The move opens up Microsoft[he]#039[/he]s 60,000 patents to Open Invention Network members who are using them in the Linux system. What does that mean, specifically? Read on.
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Fuchsia is Google[he]#039[/he]s mystery operating system. At the recent Linux Security Summit, the NSA revealed what they[he]#039[/he]ve found out about it to date.
Video: Some see this as a giant leap forward for Microsoft and open source. A few, however, see Microsoft[he]#039[/he]s open-source patent move as just more of the same old, same old.
Video: By joining the Open Invention Network, Microsoft is offering its entire patent portfolio — with the legacy exception of its Windows and desktop application code — to all of the open-source patent consortium[he]#039[/he]s members.
Redis put some of the program[he]#039[/he]s code under the anti-open-source Common Clause license. Now, developers are counterattacking by forking the code.
Red Hat is adding Ansible DevOps capabilities to its Red Hat Satellite system management program.
The new IBM Secure Service Container brings a new layer of security to IBM LinuxONE and Z mainframes. Within Cloud Private, IBM claims SSC takes advantage of today’s mainframes hardware embedded capabilities to help protect your data, guard against in…
Recently, Facebook has open-sourced its machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) framework: PyTorch. Now, it’s matured to the point that a beta of PyTorch 1.0 has been released. Facebook is pushing forward with its own open-source machine…
Video: In an e-mail to the BBC, Torvalds comes over as a voice of reason in the heated Linux Code of Conduct fights.
Pulsar is a highly scalable, low-latency messaging platform running on commodity hardware. It provides simple pub-sub and queue semantics over topics, lightweight compute framework, automatic cursor management for subscribers, and cross-datacenter repl…