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Docker containers to take a bite out of virtualisation market, says Forrester

Docker containers to take a bite out of virtualisation market, says Forrester

The launch of Docker version 1.0 will disrupt the server virtualisation market and speed cloud adoption as businesses run applications on Linux containers, according to analysts Forrester Research. read more »

Start-rite is latest UK brand to be hit by Heartbleed bug

Childrens' shoe brand Start-rite warns customers their data could have been impacted by the Heartbleed vulnerability. read more »

Cern expands open source system use with Red Hat

Cern, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, has deployed open source Red Hat systems for mission-critical applications read more »

Linus Torvalds suspends key Linux developer

An argument between developers of some of the most basic parts of Linux turned heated this week, resulting in a prominent Red Hat employee and code contributor being banned from working on the Linux kernel. read more »

Open source software used for Foreign Office Crisis Hub

More details about the Foreign Office's recently announced digital Crisis Hub have emerged. read more »

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In Depth

The manual cost of managing open source and third-party code

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 »

LibreOffice 4.0 - Six new features coming to open source suite

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 »

Hadoop creator Doug Cutting outlines vision of big data platform

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 »

The 5 key forces driving open source today

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 »

Linux voting machines re-ignite e-voting debate in Belgium

Despite vocal mistrust of e-voting, 151 Flemish municipalities in Belgium will use new electronic voting machines in October 14 elections. read more »

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Blogs

OpenStreetMap: the Next Truly Indispensable Open Project

Last year, I described OpenStreetMap (OSM) as the "open source of maps". On the occasion of the project's tenth anniversary, I'd like to explore this important example of open collaboration in a little more detail, and explain why I think...read more »

TTIP Update XXXV

According to the publication "Inside US Trade", which tends to be pretty good when it comes to sourcing its information, the next round of TTIP talks won't take place until the end of September - obviously the negotiators felt they...read more »

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