Apple's new computer language Swift promises to prevent the programming problems that have plagued its predecessors.
That's according to an e-mail he sent to employees in 2010 that included "2011: Holy War with Google" as a talking point for an upcoming meeting.
The MozStumbler app is one way Android users can assist Mozilla with its quest to open up the walled gardens of Apple and Google.
If IBM were content to have the platform dictate the licensing of the application running on it, Red Hat and IBM could credibly call the solution "open." But I haven't seen IBM lining up to change its Lotus licensing to an open-source license. IBM licen
How does CNET test deadbolts? How secure is secure enough? And what about new smart features?
There will always be proprietary software, but its era as top-to-bottom lock-in may be over, declares the Open Source Initiative president and a Red Hat executive.
It's good to have discussions about lock-in points associated with cloud computing but, as a practical matter, almost every piece of software or hardware locks us in.
The search company's new offering is an incredible service for publishers--and possibly a terrible step for consumers. Is it a "helluva good business idea"?
3D Systems has some useful ideas in its Cube 3D printer, but it sacrifices too many features in the name of accessibility.
Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon--all are targets for Mozilla's plan to use Web apps to free people from ecosystem lock-in. Also: new Firefox features aplenty.