This free font integrates regionally appropriate Japanese, Chinese, and Korean language promises to be a boon to designers and developers.
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.
In shareholder conference comments and while talking to a BBC reporter, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk hints at opening up electric car technology to competitors.
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.
The company now is a board member of the Open Invention Network, which offers companies free access to patents as long as they don't sue others for using Linux.
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.
Ever wanted a quad- or hexacopter of your very own? Hex is a super-cool build-it-yourself kit for a quadcopter you can control with your smartphone.
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.