View from the airport: Red Hat Summit 2019
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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
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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
Ubuntu vs Mint: Which one is better?
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Ubuntu vs Mint: Which one is better?

They may be two of the most popular Linux distributions, but what are the differences?
27 Mar 2019
Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?
operating systems

Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?

Can the open source upstart really stand up to Microsoft's enterprise juggernaut?
12 Feb 2019
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AWS launches DocumentDB in a blow to open source
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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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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
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Google launches Google Flutter 1.0 developer tool

Tech giant's user interface toolkit could cut out repetition in app development
5 Dec 2018
What does a Microsoft buyout mean for GitHub?
GitHub and Microsoft
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What does a Microsoft buyout mean for GitHub?

Those that use GitHub for a living share their predictions for the platform
26 Nov 2018
IBM's Red Hat acquisition could be "disastrous"
IBM and Red Hat merger
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IBM's Red Hat acquisition could be "disastrous"

Nigel Kersten says claims that the deal is a cloud play are "ridiculous"
23 Nov 2018
Why Web 3.0's 'data democratisation' is a boon for business
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Why Web 3.0's 'data democratisation' is a boon for business

GDPR wants to hand more power to data subjects, and Web 3.0 is gearing up to capitalise on that
22 Nov 2018
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Linus Torvalds returns to work on Linux development
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Linus Torvalds returns to work on Linux development

He's spent the last month seriously thinking about how he treats people in the Linux community
24 Oct 2018
EC approves Microsoft's purchase of GitHub
GitHub and Microsoft
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EC approves Microsoft's purchase of GitHub

The European Commission declared the merger would not be anti-competitive
22 Oct 2018
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Microsoft joins Open Invention Network in open source U-turn
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Microsoft joins Open Invention Network in open source U-turn

The Redmond firm has made 60,000 patents available to OIN members
11 Oct 2018
How to securely run Windows XP software
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How to securely run Windows XP software

If you can't ditch that vital piece of XP software, you can now run it using a secure open source OS
10 Oct 2018
Cloudera and Hortonworks announce $5.2bn merger
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Cloudera and Hortonworks announce $5.2bn merger

The companies hope to maintain profitability by offering an all-encompassing open source platform
4 Oct 2018
What is GitHub?
Github code
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What is GitHub?

If you want to try some really cutting-edge tools that are constantly being updated, you need to get into GitHub
7 Sep 2018
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The best open source CRM software
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The best open source CRM software

What makes a good CRM package?
30 Jul 2018
Google's Cloud Services Platform seeks to cut cost of hybrid
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Google's Cloud Services Platform seeks to cut cost of hybrid

The new platform will combine Kubernetes and Istio into a single managed service
25 Jul 2018
Tech giants make it easier to transfer your data
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Tech giants make it easier to transfer your data

The Data Transfer Project aims to give people more control over who has their information
23 Jul 2018
Is open source open for business?
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Is open source open for business?

Why businesses are increasingly ditching proprietary vendors in favour of the open source community
2 Jul 2018
Google laments missing out on GitHub
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Google laments missing out on GitHub

GitHub's acquisition could have been very different...
28 Jun 2018
How UNICEF is using big data to map all schools in S.America
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How UNICEF is using big data to map all schools in S.America

UNICEF turns to open source to highlight areas with disconnected schools and chronically underdeveloped infrastructure
22 Jun 2018
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How to build a Raspberry Pi-powered robot
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How to build a Raspberry Pi-powered robot

Want to create your own tiny PiBot? Here's how
13 Jun 2018
Microsoft bought GitHub to rebuild devs trust, says new CEO
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Microsoft bought GitHub to rebuild devs trust, says new CEO

Devs won’t be forced to use Microsoft logins, says ex-Xamarin boss
8 Jun 2018
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