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Person or computer: could you pass the Turing Test?

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of famed British mathematician Alan Turing, who designed a test in which a human converses with another human and a computer program, and then attempts to determine which is the human and which is the computer.

By May 2, 2012


The open-source license landscape is changing

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.

By June 17, 2011


Microsoft's contract with Nokia rumored at $1B

The partnership between Nokia and Microsoft announced last month now has a reported dollar figure. Also, Nokia announces that it's selling off the commercial licensing part of its Qt business.

By March 7, 2011


Mr. DisplayLink goes to Linux

Today, DisplayLink announced it is planning to bring its technology to Linux.

By May 15, 2009


Nokia updates Qt open-source developer platform

The cell phone maker is updating the Qt development platform and adding open-source license options. Go write some cross-platform code.

By March 3, 2009


Sun: OpenOffice still a 'great international effort'

Development projects are underway to improve performance issues in the open source project, which remains a strong focus within the community, says exec.

By March 5, 2009


Google bans the Mozilla Public License

Google has wrongly banned the Mozilla Public License from its accepted licenses for Google Code. This is wrong-headed and misguided.

By August 2, 2008


Q&A: Google's open-source balancing act

Google uses a "ton" of open-source software. An insider tells how Google balances its own priorities with the demands of the open-source movement.

By May 28, 2008


The ExtJS debacle: What should its licensing strategy be?

GPL'ing your core is a good way to protect the core and of monetizing a decent slice of your adoption. But it's better utilized when a project is a bit further along, and it's arguably not a great model for software that will generally have the most valu

By April 29, 2008