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Open-source Linux a step closer to automotive use

The Automotive Grade Linux project announced the release of its Unified Code Base 2.0, implementing support for audio stream routing, rear-seat entertainment and apps.

By July 11, 2016

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​Apple makes Swift 2 programming language open-source

Apple's programming language is opening itself up to the masses, meaning more apps on more platforms, and more tools in the hands of developers.

By June 8, 2015

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Open Source Virtual Reality gains 13 more partners, gives away VR kits to universities

Software, hardware, interfaces and audio: OSVR has new partners in the fold in advance of its June launch, and a plan to seed some headsets to universities.

By February 10, 2015

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Dead and buried: Microsoft's holy war on open-source software

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.

By June 1, 2014

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Linux Foundation fuels open-source drone efforts

3D Robotics and other drone makers have joined Intel and Qualcomm in an effort to formalize the creation of open-source hardware and software for the unmanned aerial vehicles.

By October 14, 2014

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Chrome a bit less secret as PDF reader goes open-source

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.

By June 11, 2014

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Microsoft's 3 year journey to an open-source .Net

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.

By April 7, 2014

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Google pays coders to improve open-source security

A new program aims to build deeper security mechanisms into open-source software. Perhaps it will keep security experts from contracting with nefarious hackers or the NSA instead.

By October 10, 2013

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Google adds 79 open-source patents to lawsuit-free pledge

Web giant adds patents related to software used to manage data centers to the patent collection it's making freely available to anyone, without fear of legal repercussion.

By August 8, 2013

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Microsoft offers Kinect code samples under open source

The software giant, hoping to get more developers writing PC applications to use its motion-sensing controller, is offering some pieces of code under an Apache 2.0 license.

By March 11, 2013