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open-source hardware

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Heartburn from Heartbleed forces wide-ranging rethink in open source world

Experts caution that the notorious security bug heralds "open season on open source" and will force changes in how open-source code gets vetted as secure.

By April 24, 2014

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Open-source Death Star project launched on Kickstarter

Now that the U.S. government has wimped out on building a Death Star, a Kickstarter project has emerged to raise funds to construct the deadly spaceship using open-source hardware and software.

By February 6, 2013

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Pulling back from open source hardware, MakerBot angers some adherents

What happens when a prime example of the open-source hardware movement locks down its products?

By September 27, 2012

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Twitter gives SPDY a leg up on Apple hardware

The company releases an open-source software that lets people build Google's network technology into iOS and OS X software.

By December 20, 2013

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Source code snippets open door for raw photos on Android

It's not built into Android yet, but Google has been overhauling the OS's camera interface to be more photography-friendly.

By November 18, 2013

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Ford unveils OpenXC, invites open-source applications

At TechCrunch Disrupt, the automaker and partner Bug Labs announces a new system that will allow developers to create open-source hardware and software applications.

By September 12, 2011

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Mozilla: In 2014, all your hardware belongs to us

Mozilla plans to adapt Firefox OS to tablets, Panasonic smart TVs, and even desktop PCs while upgrading smartphone hardware.

By January 6, 2014

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Open-source hardware standards formally issued

The nascent industry--led by Arduino, Chumby, MakerBot, Adafruit, and others--has never had a governing definition. Until now.

By July 13, 2010

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Linux-based KDE tablet hopes to spark open-source movement

If you want a tablet that's more open than iPad and Android devices, then this Linux-based tablet might be for you.

By January 31, 2012

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Paging Raven II, the open-source surgery robot

Developed at UC Santa Cruz and the University of Washington, the Raven II is being tested as a lightweight surgery robot.

By January 20, 2012