Linux Foundation open-sources coronavirus tracing apps
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Linux Foundation open-sources coronavirus tracing apps

The projects, based on the Google and Apple API, aim to support public health contact tracing efforts
21 Jul 2020
Google launches open source trademark initiative
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Google launches open source trademark initiative

The Open Usage Commons to help open source projects assert and manage their project identity
8 Jul 2020
SUSE acquires Kubernetes startup Rancher Labs
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SUSE acquires Kubernetes startup Rancher Labs

The deal will enable SUSE customers to "seamlessly innovate across their business from the edge to the core to the cloud"
8 Jul 2020
Open source vulnerabilities more than doubled in 2019
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Open source vulnerabilities more than doubled in 2019

As open source is becoming more widely used, so are exploitable security vulnerabilities
9 Jun 2020
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GitHub’s open source supply chain hit by Octopus Scanner malware
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GitHub’s open source supply chain hit by Octopus Scanner malware

Hackers target developers by abusing build processes to infect files that spread between NetBeans projects
2 Jun 2020
Bumper 8GB Raspberry Pi 4 now on sale for $75
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Bumper 8GB Raspberry Pi 4 now on sale for $75

The latest iteration of the open source microcomputer targets power users and those running heavy workloads
28 May 2020
Microsoft admits it was wrong about open source
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Microsoft admits it was wrong about open source

President Brad Smith says the company was on "the wrong side of history" at the start of the century
19 May 2020
What is Chromium?
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What is Chromium?

We take a look at Google's open source coding project, and the platforms it has inspired
4 May 2020
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What is open source?
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What is open source?

What is open source software and how do vendors make their money?
29 Apr 2020
How to learn Emacs
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How to learn Emacs

This tool may be old, but it's the Swiss-army knife of software
22 Apr 2020
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How to build your own firewall with pfSense
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How to build your own firewall with pfSense

Create your own physical or virtual appliance with this open source software
15 Apr 2020
Red Hat appoints Paul Cormier as CEO
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Red Hat appoints Paul Cormier as CEO

Former president of products and technology replaces Jim Whitehurst as boss of the open source giant
6 Apr 2020
Canonical launches Managed Apps to simplify cloud operations
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Canonical launches Managed Apps to simplify cloud operations

Services allows critical apps to be deployed and operated as a fully managed service.
1 Apr 2020
Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?
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Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?

Can the open-source OS really stand up to Microsoft's enterprise juggernaut?
31 Mar 2020
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Bottlerocket is Amazon's new purpose-built OS for running containers
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Bottlerocket is Amazon's new purpose-built OS for running containers

The open source system features a single step process to support automated updates
11 Mar 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: Opening up to open source
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The IT Pro Podcast: Opening up to open source

Puppet's Nigel Kersten joins us to talk community, knowledge-sharing and enterprise adoption
31 Jan 2020
Understanding your open source risk
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Understanding your open source risk

Open source libraries can introduce vulnerabilities to your code
27 Jan 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: Does open source have a place in public sector IT?
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The IT Pro Podcast: Does open source have a place in public sector IT?

We explore how open source and open standards can help organisations overcome budget squeezes and avoid vendor lock-in
10 Jan 2020
View from the airport: Linux Open Networking Summit 2019
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View from the airport: Linux Open Networking Summit 2019

When it comes to the future of networking, the Linux Foundation is headed for the edge
1 Oct 2019
What to expect from Open Networking Summit 2019
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What to expect from Open Networking Summit 2019

We head to Antwerp to hear about the latest advancements in open source networking with a heavy dash of edge computing
20 Sep 2019
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IBM goes cloud-native with Red Hat OpenShift
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IBM goes cloud-native with Red Hat OpenShift

IT giant uses its latest acquisition to lever open the public cloud
1 Aug 2019
Open APIs to fuel next-stages of NHS digitisation
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Open APIs to fuel next-stages of NHS digitisation

NHSX deputy CEO hopes to echo the success of the popular Trainline app
11 Jul 2019
Microsoft bids for behind-the-scenes access to Linux flaws
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Microsoft bids for behind-the-scenes access to Linux flaws

Request to join security lists come as the firm reveals Linux usage on Azure VMs outweighs Windows usage
1 Jul 2019