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Bruce Perens quits Open Source Initiative amid row over new data-sharing crypto license: 'We've gone the wrong way with licensing'

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/03/osi_cofounder_resigns/

2 weeks ago

Special report Distributed app platform's proposed agreement 'isn't freedom respecting,' he says

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PicoTorrent is an open source lightweight Bittorrent client for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/04/picotorrent-is-an-open-source-lightweight-bittorrent-client-for-windows/

2 weeks ago

qBittorrent is arguably the go-to choice for many users, with Deluge and Transmission being good alternatives. And if you're still using uTorrent, you probably shouldn't. PicoTorrent is another option that you could […]

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IBM tailors Swift relationship after 'review of open source priorities'

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/17/swift_ibm_pulls_back_open_source_priorities/

4 weeks ago

Big Blue leaves Swift server workgroup, future of Kitura server app framework uncertain

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AwesomeWallpaper is an open source program that lets you set videos, your system information or galleries as your desktop background

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/17/awesomewallpaper-set-videos-system-information-or-galleries-as-your-desktop-background/

a month ago

Bored with your desktop background? AwesomeWallpaper is an open source application which can help you spice it up in a few ways. The program runs from the system tray and you can […]

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FUSE for macOS: Why a popular open source library became closed source and commercially licensed

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/16/fuse_macos_closed_source/

a month ago

Interview Maintainer: 'Most companies were reluctant to support the project their product depends on because it is available for free'

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Pinner is an open source program that lets you access your favorite files, folders, applications and URLs from one place

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/16/pinner-is-an-open-source-program-that-lets-you-access-your-favorite-files-folders-applications-and-urls-from-one-place/

a month ago

Earlier this month, we discussed a freeware shortcut tool called Biniware Run. While it's more of a speed dial application, there is an open source alternative for it that is called Pinner […]

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RemindMe is an open source offline desktop calendar application for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/14/remindme-is-an-open-source-offline-desktop-calendar-application-for-windows/

a month ago

Desktop calendars are somewhat of a rarity and these days most people either use cloud-based solutions or the calendar app on their mobile phone for reminders. If you're like me and prefer […]

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HTTP Downloader is an open source download manager for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/10/http-downloader-is-an-open-source-download-manager-for-windows/

a month ago

HTTP Downloader is an open source download manager for Windows. It works with FTPS and HTTPS protocols as well. The program's interface is quite basic and yet modern at the same time. […]

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Netflix: Our Metaflow Python library for faster data science is now open source

https://www.zdnet.com/article/netflix-our-metaflow-python-library-for-faster-data-science-is-now-open-source/

2 months ago

Netflix's Metaflow Python tool helps data scientists deploy machine-learning models to production faster.

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Logz.io moves toward application observability in the cloud, raises questions on open source

https://www.zdnet.com/article/logz-io-moves-towards-application-observability-in-the-cloud-raises-questions-on-open-source/

2 months ago

Logz.io unveils its cloud offering for infrastructure monitoring based on open source platforms Elastic and Grafana. Its strategy may give it an edge, but also raises open source sustainability questions

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UNSW to open source its Microsoft classroom platform on GitHub

https://www.zdnet.com/video/unsw-to-open-source-its-microsoft-classroom-platform-on-github/

2 months ago

Starting with its artificial intelligence-driven Q&A chat bot called Question.

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Criptext is a free encrypted email service with open source apps for Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and iOS

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/28/criptext-is-a-free-encrypted-email-service-with-open-source-apps-for-windows-linux-macos-android-and-ios/

2 months ago

Criptext is a free encrypted email service for Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and iOS. It has been around for a while, but I thought it may be worth looking into. Before we […]

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Split or Merge PDFs with PDFsam Basic, an open source program for Windows, Linux and macOS

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/27/split-or-merge-pdfs-with-pdfsam-basic-for-windows-linux-and-macos/

2 months ago

PDFs have long been a commonly used format for eBooks, digital manuals or documents thanks to how content is presented regardless of operating system that is used and great support for PDF […]

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QOwnNotes is an open source note taking tool for Windows, Linux and macOS that supports Markdown

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/22/qownnotes-is-an-open-source-note-taking-tool-that-supports-markdown/

2 months ago

Ever wanted a note taking tool that supports Markdown? QOwnNotes may be worth a look (or two) if that is the case. QOwnNotes is a cross-platform open source note taking program for […]

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FalconX is an open source program that can center the taskbar icons

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/21/falconx-is-an-open-source-program-that-can-center-the-taskbar-icons/

2 months ago

One area in Windows that has not evolved over different versions that much is the taskbar. Microsoft made the last fundamental change to it when it released Windows 7. The company made […]

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UNSW to open source its Microsoft classroom platform on GitHub

https://www.zdnet.com/article/unsw-to-open-source-its-microsoft-classroom-platform-on-github/

2 months ago

Starting with its artificial intelligence-driven Q&A chat bot called Question.

SourceMicrosoftClassroomPlatformGithub

NVIDIA GPUs now work with Arm processors, Magnum open source I/O accelerates data workloads for AI

https://www.zdnet.com/article/nvidia-gpus-now-work-with-arm-processors-magnum-open-source-io-accelerates-data-workloads-for-ai/

2 months ago

NVIDIA expands its ecosystem, flexes its software muscle, and takes a bet on new processors, workloads, and use cases. The developments paint a new picture in the AI chip race in the cloud and the edge.

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Free Shooter is a simple and open source screenshot tool for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/18/free-shooter-is-a-simple-and-open-source-screenshot-tool-for-windows/

2 months ago

ShareX is the favorite screenshot tool of many users but many are also using built-in screenshot tools like the Windows Snipping Tool or other third-party solutions such as Martin's current favorite PicPick. […]

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HPE launches container platform, aims to be 100% open source Kubernetes

https://www.zdnet.com/article/hpe-launches-container-platform-aims-to-be-100-open-source-kubernetes/

2 months ago

HPE Container Platform aims to differentiate itself by staying pure open source Kubernetes and address container sprawl with its BlueData software.

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GNS3 is an open source graphical network simulator for Windows, Linux and macOS

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/13/gns3-is-an-open-source-graphical-network-simulator-for-windows-linux-and-macos/

2 months ago

GNS3 is a graphical network simulator which lets you to create a virtual network. You don't need any hardware like routers, switches, or even endpoints (workstation computers). This open source tool can […]

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