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Red Hat is looking to advance the Docker Linux container application for wider enterprise use.
The Gnome Foundation does not have any cash reserves as expenses on a women outreach program had to be made ahead of actually receiving payments from sponsors.
Computerworld offers a Tip of the Hat to The Register's Chris Williams for his insights on how a lack of oversight of open source technologies contributed to to the creation -- and the two-year spread -- of the Heartbleed bug.
Mozilla, the maker of Firefox, went into damage control mode over the weekend in response to criticism that its new CEO had donated to a California anti-gay marriage ballot proposition in 2008.
For the next release of its open source MySQL, Oracle is making a number of changes designed to vastly boost the speed of the open source relational database management system.
Facebook has joined a number of other Internet services heavyweights, such as Google and LinkedIn, to better equip the MySQL relational database management system for large- scale work.
Open Compute Project Foundation leader Frank Frankovsky, who founded the project with colleagues at Facebook to help foster scalable data centers in large enterprises, has left the social-networking company for an optical storage startup.
NoSQL database vendor Basho has restaffed its executive ranks, following a recent exodus of its CEO, chief technology officer and chief architect.
Getting a jump on competing hypervisors, the open source Xen is preparing for the day when ARM processors will run virtual machines.
Mozilla last week announced it was abandoning in-house development of the single sign-on "Persona," a failed alternative to website passwords, and would hand the project to volunteers.
In managing human resources, people architecture is gaining popularity, says IT workforce analyst David Foote. He explains what it is and why it's on the rise.
Open source is free and widely available, but its benefits don't stop there. Enterprises are embracing it for its agility, a quality they value above all in these times of marketplace upheaval.
Not happy with the Google Analytics interface? We show you how to use a programming language like R to bypass Google Analytics and retrieve the data you want.
When you're a programmer who also needs word processing abilities, nothing beats a solid text editor. We look at the current versions of five of the best known.
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Matchbox computers -- small but powerful open-source devices -- are a good way to build your own system and/or carry it with you. We look at the phenomenon and offer a slideshow of examples.
OpenXchange's new word processor, OX Text, is the first in a set of Linux-based productivity apps. Can it compete with Google Docs and Office 365?
Many IT organizations aren't applying good governance practices to open-source software. Experts say the software should be documented and tracked to ensure it always runs smoothly.
Choosing open-source software is more complicated than picking traditional software. Is your IT department prepared to contribute code fixes to the community?
Not having an API is becoming like not having a website, but the interface has got to be easy for outside developers to work with.
In the third part of a three-part series, we look at two organizations that have chosen WordPress as their content management system.