How much are free, open source operating systems worth? The outcome of the financial crisis currently besetting OpenBSD, an open source OS that is particularly important in servers and embedded devices, could provide a clue, as the OpenBSD Foundation seeks $20,000 to pay overdue electricity bills.
They’re back at it again. Apple has requested the United States International Trade Commission to broaden the import ban on Samsung. If successful, it would include a larger amount of Samsung handsets banned.
When it comes to defining open source, licensing is a critical topic since it's the license that helps to make an application or effort open. But for Michael Tiemann, president of the Open Source Initiative, it's not necessarily the only key success factor for open source projects.I have come to b ...
Big organizations such as Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), which has been developing proprietary tools for handling huge amounts of information for years, may have an early advantage in the world of Big Data. But the open source ecosystem is busy creating its own solutions, with Drill, one of the newest Apache Incubator projects, as one of the clearest examples.