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.
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.
Newest release of open source suite comes as LibreOffice now claims 80 million active users around the 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.
The storied tech institution launches MITx, an initiative to create an open-source online-learning software platform that can be used by other schools and complement its OpenCourseWare content.
The online programming tool, still in its early stages, is for writing Web apps within a Web browser. The open-source tool itself is built with Google's new Dart language.
Can the cloud and platform-as-a-service breathe life back into business process management? $11 million for BonitaSoft thinks yes.
The Russian search and software company announced free software that brings a Yandex-flavored experience to Android phones.
Will Scala be the next Java, PHP or Ruby? A newly funded start-up aims to find out.
New testing outlines which Mac malware tools detect known threats the best.