Cloud computing giant Rackspace has announced plans to partner up with the leading providers of open source data centers.
What’s the best new open-source project of them all? GitHub’s got about 10 good guesses on that subject.
Guest Post The market will evolve beyond an open source, services-driven revenue model when companies begin developing highly disruptive technologies that solve the hardest problems of big data.
Editor’s Pick Instagram’s new Terms of Service got your neckbeard in a twist? Try these open-source, consumer-friendly alternatives.
Credit-card-sized computer Raspberry Pi now has an app store for games, programs, tools and tutorials.
What a shock: Google Maps is not going to be available on Amazon’s Kindle Fire. Instead, Skobbler is launching ForeverMap2 on Kindle Fire — and Nook – to take its place.
Richard Stallman, the grand old man of open source software and president of the Free Software Foundation, is calling Canonical’s Ubuntu Linux “spyware” and calling on the open source community to uninstall the software, shun the company, and “give Canonical whatever rebuff is needed to make it stop.”
Acquia, the company that dresses up Drupal for enterprise customers, has closed a $30 million round of funding.
Guest Post There are a lot of start up resources out there, but here are some of the most useful free ones.
Guest Post OpenStack has grown to dominate open-source cloud infrastructure projects in just two short years. Here’s why.
Open source video platform Kaltura has raised $25 million.
It’s unlikely that you, Dear Reader, will ever experience the big-data challenges or infrastructure demands of a Facebook-scale, billion-user software platform. But if you do, you’ll be happy to know that the company is sharing a sip of its secret sauce today.
Gild Source opens its developer recruiting platform to startups
Two academically inclined tinkerers made this cool tool for hardware hackers to collaborate and share their designs free of charge.
In addition, VentureBeat has discovered, Authentec has discontinued both the original security software and its replacement … and deleted the evidence from its website (though not from Google’s cache).
Sit down with execs from any tech company in America and ask them about their biggest obstacle to growth. 99 times out of a 100, they’ll tell you about their ongoing struggle to find technical talent. Launching today, Entelo wants to change that.
HP’s open source webOS project is on schedule, and one team has already brought it to the popular Galaxy Nexus.
Editor’s Pick Today, a new class of startups is launching from nReduce, which got its start a few months ago as a self-proclaimed neo-Y Combinator. Now, eight of the best startups from its first batch are giving online demonstrations.
Twitter uses and builds a fair amount of open-source software, so it wasn’t too shocking when we read in our inboxes this morning that the social media startup has joined the Linux Foundation.
Don’t worry, hell has not frozen over. But the White House is very definitely not doing business — or government, rather — as usual. The U.S. government has released a repository of open source code for allowing citizens to create and vote on petitions, the same functionality that drives WhiteHouse.gov.
Ed tech startup rSmart took $10.75 million for its software designed for to help institutions of higher education run more effectively.
Editor’s Pick OpenROV, a mini submarine developed in a Silicon Valley garage, has been hailed by the world’s media as the key to unlocking the earth’s last frontier.
Parse, a startup beloved by businesses, brands, and developers for making it blissfully easy to create a quality mobile app, just released a new open-source clone of Instagram.
Two of the biggest names in the open source world announced a partnership yesterday. Red Hat, the North Carolina based provider of open source software for the enterprise and 10Gen, the New York based company behind the increasingly popular NoSQL database MongoDB, are partnering to help developers deliver on the promise of big data and the cloud.