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Despite becoming one of the most widely used programming languages on the Web, PHP didn't have a formal specification -- until now.
Intel's answer to the popular $25 Raspberry Pi credit-card sized PC, the Galileo Gen2, is set to be available in August for around $60.
Microsoft has joined what began as a Linux Foundation effort to create an open platform for the Internet of Things. It's a move that may be a telling sign regarding Microsoft's plans for home automation, and even for the Xbox.
Hoping to simplify life for system administrators, CoreOS has launched a commercial Linux distribution that continually updates itself, eliminating the need to perform major upgrades.
For the Internet of Things, collecting data is only half the battle, and public transit agencies know that as well as anyone.
Brendan Eich's ignominious departure from Mozilla this spring wasn't, as most of us think, due only to his opposition to gay marriage.
The Mozilla Foundation and chip maker Spreadtrum have partnered with two Indian vendors to launch ultra-low-cost smartphones in the next few months. Spreadtrum said the phones could cost just US$25.
Google has underlined its support for the newly emerging Docker container technology, releasing a number of new tools to help users make the most of the open-source virtualization software.
Apache Mesos, a software package for managing large compute clusters that's been credited with helping Twitter to kill its Fail Whale, is being primed for use in the enterprise.
The emerging Tizen OS has attracted few radical types, just as other open source platforms like Android did in their early days.
There's a reason the theme song at this year's Open Business Conference was 'Happy.'
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.
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