Letting someone watch themselves die and ensuring they're impotent to stop it is a bad strategy....
At the O'Reilly Open Source Convention in Portland, Ore., ZDNet's David Berlind asks how Microsoft's shared source development model can coexist with open-source development.
Nearly seven years after Redmond first released its .Net Framework, the company is making the source code for its libraries available to developers.
QNX Neutrino project will let people see and tinker with the embedded operating system's source code--but not ship products with it.
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab say code is shared in the two threats and that there was an exploit in Stuxnet that was previously unknown.
Microsoft can't seem to fully embrace open source, even when it tries to do so.
Open source makes the most sense for enterprises. Why? Because if they want to interoperate with their own code, they need code that is extensible, permeable...open.
Move to help open-source programmers but not open-source companies is a new chapter in the company's ambivalence toward the movement. Here's the full history.