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Twitter turns to open source to prevent service disruptions

Drastically changing the infrastructure made Twitter more reliable read more »

Open Virtualisation Alliance joins the Linux Foundation

But the developer community for OVA's Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor project will remain separate and independent read more »

GOV.UK turns one and celebrates with average 9m weekly visits

The single domain for government services has had a successful first year read more »

Percona challenges Oracle with alternate MySQL release

Percona Server 5.6 replicates some features only found in the enterprise edition of Oracle's MySQL database read more »

Canonical's Saucy Salamander gives Ubuntu some speed

The new version of Ubuntu will also come with the latest edition of OpenStack read more »

CGI opts to launch new open source centre in Scotland

Grant from the Scottish government helps move which aims to create 250 jobs in the area read more »

Google to pay rewards for open-source code security fixes

The program aims to improve critical open-source tools widely used across the Internet read more »

Facebook open-source cache squeezes more from flash disks

Facebook's homebuilt Flashcache can reduce wear and tear on SSDs while boosting data throughput to users read more »

World Wide Web Consortium criticised over inclusion of DRM in HTML5

Electronic Frontier Foundation and Free Software Foundation raise objections read more »

BMC puts Hadoop on the company timesheet

BMC's Control-M automated workflow software can incorporate big data-styled Hadoop jobs as well read more »

Canonical misses smartphone crowdfunding goal by $19 million

The company still intends to ship Ubuntu-based smartphones next year read more »

Linux popularity rises as enterprises conquer 'irrational fears', claims SUSE

Security cited as major attraction read more »

Hackers targeting servers running Apache Struts applications, researchers say

A tool for exploiting known Struts vulnerabilities is available on Chinese hacker forums, Trend Micro researchers said read more »

Joomla patches file manager vulnerability responsible for hijacked websites

Patch also addresses flaw linked to malware distribution and phishing campaigns read more »

Solar-powered Ubuntu laptop to launch

Never plug in again... read more »

Firefox and Chrome boost in-browser debugging capability

Mozilla Firefox gives developers more customisation control. Google Chrome introduces an in-browser code editor read more »

Microsoft launches Office app for Android smartphones

Free ... with an Office 365 subscription read more »

Red Hat Enterprise Linux gets cozy with MongoDB

MongoDB user access can now be controlled and managed by Red Hat Enterprise Linux's Identity Management package read more »

Microsoft to offer Java as a service

Microsoft speeds by Oracle in offering Java SE as a cloud service read more »

Canonical to crowdfund first batch of Ubuntu Edge phones

The company hopes to raise $32 million to produce 40,000 Ubuntu Edge phones, which will double as PCs when docked read more »

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