While criticizing US surveillance activities as a threat to democracy, Google's CEO says more sharing could also save hundreds of thousands of lives.
CERN set the Web on fire by releasing open software without royalty payment requirements. Two decades later, proprietary technology has found a foothold.
Both Obama administration and House Republicans "have a long way to go" when it comes to allowing programmers and the public access to key government data, forthcoming report says.
The CEOs of Telecom Italia, China Mobile, Vodafone, and AT&T Mobility hit the common theme of a need to cooperate even as the industry faces regulatory and competitive pressure.
Google's Data Liberation Front is accelerating efforts to differentiate its employer from Facebook by allowing users to take their data elsewhere with one or two clicks.
Amid criticisms that Google is grabbing tighter control over Android's reins, Android chief says he and company remain committed to keeping effort an open-source project.
Nokia's CEO says his company is not for sale, declaring it will move three times faster than before to bring out distinctive Windows Phone handsets.
The open nature of the Android Market is adversely affecting the overall quality of apps and causing users to return large numbers of Motorola devices, according to the company's big cheese.
For all Google's missteps vis-a-vis open source, the company's dependence on and promotion of open technology is clear.
Microsoft claims that openness is the future of its Live Mesh service. Given its track record, I'm not holding my breath.