Apple's cumbersome approval and development process may be turning open-source developers to Google Android, which could prove to be a big loss for Apple and its customers.
CIOs aren't buying the "freedom" message for open source. They're buying tangible benefits that open source delivers.
Open source is very good at breaking up old monopolies, but what happens when open-source projects monopolize markets?
A new study about open-source business intelligence shows that all markets start to look alike thanks to the leveling effect of freely available software.
Open source has traditionally relied on geeks for development and word-of-mouth marketing. To reach the next level, however, open source needs more focus on UI.
Untangle CEO Bob Walters suggests the key to a winning SMB market strategy is to go long on open source and ease of use, while keeping complexity at arm's length.
Open source has a much broader message to sell than freedom.
The SMB market is billed as a natural for open source, but most open-source vendors continue to emulate the complexity of enterprise software, stifling their relevance.
If Qualcomm wants its new open-source subsidiary to be more than just marketing, it needs to start contributing actual code.
Boo-Keun Yoon, co-CEO of Samsung and head of the consumer electronics business, tells a German publication that the company is working on televisions running the open source operating system.