The Transport Security Administration says its techies have failed to create software that would allow passengers to appears less naked when going through scanners, so it is removing the devices.
New geopolitical rift isn't east-west or north-south: it roughly tracks commitment to free expression. The U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan, and their allies are now facing off against the likes of China, Russia, Libya, Nigeria, and dozens of other nations.
A legendary figure in the invention of the Internet weighs into a new debate about the U.S. government's role during that heady era.
OpenStack's Quantum project aims to define a general-purpose network service for cloud-computing infrastructures.
OpenStack's Quantum project is the latest evidence of how cloud computing is changing network architectures forever. What is the cloud network model, and how will it improve cloud operations?
There is an ongoing shift toward open-source licenses that are more permissive, reflecting an increased emphasis on building communities rather than protecting against free-riders.
Open Software Initiative and Free Software Foundation ask Justice Department and German Federal Cartel Office to look into the sale of Novell's 800-plus patents to Microsoft, Apple, Oracle, and EMC.
Open source runs the risk of being so insular in its ideology that it becomes irrelevant. The OSI can help by expanding its membership.
The nascent industry--led by Arduino, Chumby, MakerBot, Adafruit, and others--has never had a governing definition. Until now.
OSI seems to think it has a license proliferation problem again. It doesn't, and never has.