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Facebook benefits from formalising management of open source

Facebook benefits from formalising management of open source

Facebook has relied on open source since its inception, but it didn't formalised those efforts until 2013 when infrastructure engineer Blake Matheny started overseeing its open source projects - and it has gained big benefits. read more »

Microsoft, IBM back foundation for Node.js Web runtime platform

Microsoft, IBM, and the Linux Foundation are among a number of organisations joining an initiative to manage Node.js, a popular runtime software that provides interactive Web interfaces for users. read more »

Linux Foundation security group focusses on key projects to prevent next Heartbleed

The Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), set up in a bid to prevent another Heartbleed-style vulnerability, is to focus on a small number of critical open source projects that need extra support to remain secure read more »

DDoS malware for Linux systems comes with sophisticated custom-built rootkit

A malware program designed for Linux systems, including embedded devices with ARM architecture, uses a sophisticated kernel rootkit that's custom built for each infection. read more »

'Ghost' vulnerability poses high risk to Linux distributions

A fault in a widely used component of most Linux distributions could allow an attacker to take remote control of a system after merely sending a malicious email. read more »

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Windows Server 2003 Migration: what you need to know

Support for Windows Server 2003 ends in July 2015, ComputerworldUK Editor Mike Simons discusses the migration options with Dell and Microsoft. Find out more


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Google Nexus series

The latest news, features and slideshows about Google's Nexus series, including the Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet.


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Part 2 of your journey to virtualisation

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Windows 8

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In Depth

Facebook benefits from formalising management of open source

Facebook has relied on open source since its inception, but it didn't formalised those efforts until 2013 when infrastructure engineer Blake Matheny started overseeing its open source projects - and it has gained big benefits. read more »

Microsoft, IBM back foundation for Node.js Web runtime platform

Microsoft, IBM, and the Linux Foundation are among a number of organisations joining an initiative to manage Node.js, a popular runtime software that provides interactive Web interfaces for users. read more »

Linux Foundation security group focusses on key projects to prevent next Heartbleed

The Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), set up in a bid to prevent another Heartbleed-style vulnerability, is to focus on a small number of critical open source projects that need extra support to remain secure read more »

DDoS malware for Linux systems comes with sophisticated custom-built rootkit

A malware program designed for Linux systems, including embedded devices with ARM architecture, uses a sophisticated kernel rootkit that's custom built for each infection. read more »

'Ghost' vulnerability poses high risk to Linux distributions

A fault in a widely used component of most Linux distributions could allow an attacker to take remote control of a system after merely sending a malicious email. read more »

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White Papers

Take control of open source software usage in your development organisation

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Open source governance in highly regulated companies

Open source software can empower developers, increase innovation and improve competitiveness read more »

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Blogs

Open Source Mandatory for Indian Government Projects

Potentially big not just for free software in India, but everywhere else too.read more »

Embedded Linux Keeps on Growing, IoT Next Big Win

Even Android can't compete with vanilla Linuxread more »

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Securing the Enterprise

Join ComputerworldUK's editor in chief, Mike Simons, and Dell executives in a series of video discussions on how to respond to cyber criminals


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HP Data Protection Zone

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Transition to the Agile Data Center

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