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Apple ceding open-source app market to Google?

Apple's cumbersome approval and development process may be turning open-source developers to Google Android, which could prove to be a big loss for Apple and its customers.

By January 5, 2010

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Business intelligence is nice, personal data apps are better

Companies use operational data to improve efficiencies, but the truly exciting intelligence/data movement is in the area of personal data applications like Lose It, Runkeeper, and Wesabe.

By July 13, 2009

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Jetpack may be the only speed boost Firefox needs

Google Chrome just got faster, but until it and other competing browsers get Firefox's community, Firefox will continue to outpace its rivals.

By May 22, 2009

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Oracle can help Sun, but will it lose MySQL?

Oracle risks alienating MySQL's developers, given that it might have little incentive to ensure its future success. This could provide fodder for a fruitful fork--by Red Hat.

By April 23, 2009

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The critical need for open-source health care

The U.S. health care system is a mess, but an open-source middleware broker that connects disparate data sources could help.

By April 16, 2009

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Obama wants to know: Why open source?

President Obama is asking Sun Microsytems' chairman to fill him in on the benefits of open-source software.

By January 22, 2009

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Open-source developers' heads are in the cloud

A survey suggests that 40 percent of the coders plan to deploy applications via the cloud, seemingly overlooking the inapplicability of open-source licensing to the cloud.

By January 21, 2009

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Red Hat returns to venture game with JasperSoft investment

Red Hat is putting money into JasperSoft, perhaps validating the open-source business intelligence vendor.

By December 10, 2008

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At what point does the stock market tumble become funny?

We are living through a massive sell-off on the stock markets, fueled by sheer panic. At what point does panic become funny?

By November 20, 2008