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Microsoft goes open source, cross-platform with .NET developer tech

Microsoft is porting its server-side .NET stack to Linux and Mac OS X, and is making more of that stack available as open source.

By November 12, 2014

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LibreOffice makes its case as open source alternative to MS Office

Newest release of open source suite comes as LibreOffice now claims 80 million active users around the world.

By July 30, 2014

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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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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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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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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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Open source powers big data index

Interest in open-source tooling and infrastructure for big data keeps growing among developers and traditionally proprietary companies.

By June 13, 2012

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MIT open-sources online learning

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.

By December 19, 2011

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Apple's lossless audio format goes open source

Apple's lossless encoder and decoder has gone open source, 7 years after it was introduced to let users rip CD-quality music into files that could be archived.

By October 28, 2011

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Open-source BPM startup BonitaSoft raises $11 million

Can the cloud and platform-as-a-service breathe life back into business process management? $11 million for BonitaSoft thinks yes.

By September 14, 2011