Open source vulnerabilities more than doubled in 2019
vulnerability

Open source vulnerabilities more than doubled in 2019

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

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
Hardware

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
open source

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 open source?
Software

What is open source?

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

How to learn Emacs

This tool may be old, but it's the Swiss-army knife of software
22 Apr 2020
Red Hat appoints Paul Cormier as CEO
open source

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
cloud computing

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
Bottlerocket is Amazon's new purpose-built OS for running containers
containers

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
open source

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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cyber security

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
open source

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
open source

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
IBM goes cloud-native with Red Hat OpenShift
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Cloud

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
Github code
digital transformation

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
Open Source
open source

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
Github launches ‘Patreon for coders’
Development

Github launches ‘Patreon for coders’

Github Sponsor tool allow fans to financially support open source devs
24 May 2019
View from the airport: Red Hat Summit 2019
open source

View from the airport: Red Hat Summit 2019

Red Hat shows a $34 billion acquisition and an annual tech showcase do not mix well
14 May 2019
Red Hat's success shows how to maintain a software advantage
open source

Red Hat's success shows how to maintain a software advantage

CEO Jim Whitehurst explains that without a means to scale, software firms should be turning to open source
10 May 2019
AWS launches DocumentDB in a blow to open source
AWS Dublin
open source

AWS launches DocumentDB in a blow to open source

AWS claims MongoDB's complexities means it's difficult for customers to scale their apps
10 Jan 2019
EU to fund bug bounties
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open source

EU to fund bug bounties

Ethical hackers could earn up to $100,000 if they can spot vulnerabilities in the free open source software used by the European Union
2 Jan 2019
Google launches Google Flutter 1.0 developer tool
Flutter interface with code and preview
open source

Google launches Google Flutter 1.0 developer tool

Tech giant's user interface toolkit could cut out repetition in app development
5 Dec 2018