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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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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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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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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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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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Google building Spark, a Web-based development tool

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.

By November 21, 2013

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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

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Yandex suite of free Android tools sidesteps Google

The Russian search and software company announced free software that brings a Yandex-flavored experience to Android phones.

By February 20, 2014

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Open-source Scala gains commercial backing

Will Scala be the next Java, PHP or Ruby? A newly funded start-up aims to find out.

By May 12, 2011

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Popular antivirus tools for OS X tested, again

New testing outlines which Mac malware tools detect known threats the best.

By January 31, 2014