A Finland-based firm is offering a modular smartphone that's simpler than Google's Project Ara. The open-source device is slated to hit the market in the latter half of 2015.
3D Robotics and other drone makers have joined Intel and Qualcomm in an effort to formalize the creation of open-source hardware and software for the unmanned aerial vehicles.
This year's Grand Prize winners were a trio of bright young women from Ireland who presented a project that uses soil bacteria to speed up cereal seed germination. But that's not the only incredible project at Google's annual science fair, and we discuss a few of our favorites on today's show.
On today's show, we praise the amazing finalists of this year's Google Science Fair, check out a "hack" that allows you to use IKEA products and your iPhone as a game controller and give our blessing to a custom, open-source robot named Jimmy.
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.