Open Source

The great big open-source census: Most-used libraries revealed – plus 10 things developers should be doing to keep their code secure

3 days ago

Linux Foundation hears your gripes about naming schemes, legacy code, and more


Red Hat finds enterprise users are adopting open-source software at a rapid pace

7 days ago

The Red Hat survey found that proprietary software usage is in decline as open-source software continues its take over of the enterprise software world.


Petition asking Microsoft to open-source Windows 7 sails past 7,777-signature goal

4 weeks ago

The Free Software Foundation really set the bar high there


So long, Sonos: Meet the open-source audio system that will never die

4 weeks ago

Imagine an open-source, modular audio system with interchangeable cloud services. It's the audio system that consumers -- and our environment -- deserve.


Copy-left behind: Permissive MIT, Apache open-source licenses on the up as developers snub GNU's GPL

a month ago

Share all our code modifications with others? Think again, hippie


Why 2019 was the year of Linux and open-source software

2 months ago

These five stories show why the future of technology belongs to Linux and open-source software.


Linux and open-source rules: 2019's five biggest stories show why

2 months ago

This was the year when, once and for all, it became clear that the future of technology belongs to Linux and open-source software.


LibreOffice 6.4 nearly done as open-source office software project prepares for 10th anniversary

2 months ago

A decade later, has LibreOffice succeeded? With business still hooked on Microsoft Office, not really


Amazon slams media for not saying nice things about AWS, denies it strip-mines open-source code for huge profits

2 months ago

Turns out even with the luxury and protection of billions of dollars, you still can't take any criticism


Cambridge boffins and Google unveil open-source OpenTitan chip: Because you never know who you can trust

4 months ago

RISC-V-based design for Root of Trust blueprints announced


Not LibreOffice too? Beloved open-source suite latest to fall victim to the curse of Catalina

4 months ago

Move to bin? Or cancel? There are more options on this version of macOS, but it's still a PITA


Microsoft introduces new open-source specs for developing cloud and edge applications

4 months ago

Microsoft is introducing two new specs, the Open Application Model and Dapr, with the aim of making building cloud, edge and Kubernetes apps easier.


Open-source companies gather to gripe: Cloud giants sell our code as a service – and we get the square root of nothing

5 months ago

Analysis Biz bods head to Open Core Summit to ponder how to, you know, get paid


WinOTP Authenticator is an open-source alternative for WinAuth

5 months ago

Some days ago, we told you about Authenticator, an open-source 2-step verification app for iOS. The app generates codes for two-factor authentication use. Many web services support 2FA to add another layer […]


Authenticator is an open-source 2-step verification app for iOS

6 months ago

When it comes to iOS, open-source apps are something of a rarity but that doesn't mean they don't exist. If you're looking for an alternative for Google Authenticator, Microsoft Authenticator, LastPass Authenticator, […]


Beeftext is an excellent open-source text snippet tool for Windows

6 months ago

If you liked Quicktext for Thunderbird, but wanted a similar text snippet tool for other applications, you may want to take a closer look at the free open source application Beeftext as […]


Pat Gelsinger vows to upgrade VMware's once 'bad' open-source rep to the 'very' best by 2021

6 months ago

VMworld CEO makes commitment ahead of event's second-day news flurry


Sidebar Diagnostics is an open-source application that displays hardware information on your desktop

6 months ago

Do you want a resource friendly program to keep an eye on your computer's hardware? You should give Sidebar Diagnostics a try. It is a free and open source application. When you […]


KeePassium is an open-source KeePass client for iOS

7 months ago

About a month ago, I wrote an article about a KeePass client for iOS, called Strongbox. I also mentioned an alternative app named KeePassium and that I followed development of the application […]


Kubernetes reports the results of its open-source security audit

7 months ago

All programs need security audits, but the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) took a new open-source approach and revealed all to its users.