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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, 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »more news ..
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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In the past, developing all software internally was a point of pride. Today, the complexity of modern software, coupled with the pressures to release products on tight deadlines, has made delivering projects that rely exclusively on internal code development almost impossible. read more »
It's hard to believe LibreOffice has only been around about two years, so thoroughly has it come to dominate as the leading free and open source productivity suite, but late last week a release candidate for its next major version appeared. read more »
Doug Cutting, creator of Hadoop and founder of the Apache Hadoop Project, says big data is not hype and it's not a bubble. He lays out his vision of how Hadoop will become the Holy Grail of big data systems read more »
From the rise of foundations to emerging revenue models, the open source movement is primed for even greater impact on tomorrow's technologies read more »
Despite vocal mistrust of e-voting, 151 Flemish municipalities in Belgium will use new electronic voting machines in October 14 elections. read more »more in depth ..
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