Q&A: Years ago, Microsoft's CEO described open source as a cancer. Times have changed. Just ask 22-year Redmond veteran and open-source proponent Mark Hill.
Newest release of open source suite comes as LibreOffice now claims 80 million active users around the world.
Microsoft's decision to open-source more of its .Net platform didn't happen overnight, or even in the past few weeks. It was a move years in the making.
Nokia sure tried hard to give us something new, but its mashup of Android, Windows Phone, and Asha gives its Nokia X phone limited powers and a nagging identity crisis.
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The software Google's browser uses to show PDF files has been proprietary for years, but now it's an open-source project called PDFium that others can scrutinize or use themselves.
Microsoft no longer supports XP users, but a host of antivirus products tested by AV-Test can still defend you from viruses.
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.
Before it was flagged and removed, one of the most successful apps on Google Play for over a week was an "antivirus" app that did nothing other than change an image.
The company now is a board member of the Open Invention Network, which offers companies free access to patents as long as they don't sue others for using Linux.
New testing outlines which Mac malware tools detect known threats the best.