Slashdot Items Tagged "opensource"

Date / Time Story
Friday July 22, 2016 @08:21PM Cyanogen Inc. Reportedly Fires OS Development Arm, Switches To Apps
Monday July 18, 2016 @01:52AM How (And Why) FreeDOS Keeps DOS Alive
Saturday July 16, 2016 @04:59PM First Open Source-Based Database Completes U.S. Security Review
Saturday July 16, 2016 @10:49AM Microsoft 'Patch' Blocks Linux Installs On Locked-Down Windows RT Computers
Friday July 15, 2016 @11:01PM AT&T Open Sources Its SDN Framework To The Linux Foundation
Friday July 15, 2016 @08:15PM Google Decided To Nix Its Oculus Rift Competitor
Thursday July 14, 2016 @07:44PM A Smaller Version of Raspberry Pi 3 Is Coming Soon
Thursday July 14, 2016 @12:38PM Dropbox Open Sources New Lossless Middle-Out Image Compression Algorithm
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @08:34PM Tor Project Installs New Board of Directors After Jacob Appelbaum Controversy
Monday July 11, 2016 @07:52PM Google To Train 2 Million Indian Android Developers
Sunday July 10, 2016 @10:36AM Ubuntu's Unity desktop environment can run in Windows
Saturday July 09, 2016 @12:48AM Researchers Find Over 6,000 Compromised Redis Installations
Friday July 08, 2016 @05:35PM Mesa 12.0 Released With OpenGL 4.3 Support, Intel Vulkan and More
Thursday July 07, 2016 @06:58PM Debian Founder's 2015 Death Ruled A Suicide
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @08:19PM KDE Plasma 5.7 Released
Monday July 04, 2016 @04:42PM Bulgaria Got a Law Requiring Open Source
Saturday July 02, 2016 @04:45PM Linux Mint 18 'Sarah' Released, Supports Generic GTK X-Apps
Saturday July 02, 2016 @02:04PM Linux Grabs More Than 2% of Desktop Market Share
Saturday July 02, 2016 @01:11PM Red Hat Exec Marries A Couple At Red Hat Summit
Saturday July 02, 2016 @12:19AM Amazon's Alexa Virtual Assistant Can Now Order Millions of Prime Products For You
Friday July 01, 2016 @06:55PM Slackware 14.2 Released, Still Systemd-Free
Friday July 01, 2016 @05:16PM Microsoft Will Be Largest Infrastructure As A Service Vendor By 2019, Says Morgan Stanley Survey
Friday July 01, 2016 @12:21AM Data Can Help Fix America's Overcrowded Jails, Says White House
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @07:25PM DMCA Notices Remove 8,268 Projects On Github In 2015
Monday June 27, 2016 @04:38PM Google's Satellite Map Gets a 700-Trillion-Pixel Makeover
Monday June 27, 2016 @01:07PM .NET Core 1.0 Released, Now Officially Supported By Red Hat
Saturday June 25, 2016 @05:06PM Ubuntu-Based Peppermint 7 Released
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @06:47PM Sony Agrees To Pay Millions To Gamers To Settle PS3 Linux Debacle
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @04:48PM The New Censorship: 'How Did Google Become The Internet's Censor and Master Manipulator?'
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @03:32PM Elon Musk's Open Source OpenAI: We're Working On a Robot For Your Household Chores
Monday June 20, 2016 @05:00PM Red Hat Launches Ansible-Native Container Workflow Project
Saturday June 18, 2016 @06:02PM KDE Bug Fixed After 13 Years
Thursday June 16, 2016 @07:07PM Microsoft Open-Sources 'Checked C,' A Safer C Version
Thursday June 16, 2016 @03:58PM Microsoft is Working On Software For The Legal Marijuana Industry
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @09:46PM Software Industry Has $1 Trillion Economic Impact In US
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @03:58PM Pinterest Acquires Team Behind Fleksy; To Open Source Some Technology Designed For Blind
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @04:44PM The Biggest Maker of Raspberry Pis Has Been Acquired For $871 Million
Sunday June 12, 2016 @11:10AM Interviews: Ask Perl Creator Larry Wall a Question
Saturday June 11, 2016 @06:36PM Interviews: Ask Perl Creator Larry Wall a Question
Saturday June 11, 2016 @05:13PM Ask Slashdot: What's The Best CMS?
Friday June 10, 2016 @06:35PM Ready CEO: Coding Snobs Are Not Helping Our Children Prepare For The Future
Friday June 10, 2016 @10:18AM Mozilla Will Fund Code Audits For Open Source Software
Thursday June 09, 2016 @07:57PM Lenovo and Motorola Unveil PHAB2 Tango AR and Modular Moto Z Smartphones
Thursday June 09, 2016 @04:41PM Microsoft Makes Minecraft Education Edition Available To Schools
Thursday June 09, 2016 @03:53PM A Solution To the Security Guidelines Proposed By FCC For Home Routers
Thursday June 09, 2016 @02:27PM Microsoft Has Created Its Own FreeBSD
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @04:58PM Google's AI 'TensorFlow' Software Is Coming To iOS
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @04:55PM Firefox 47 Arrives With Synced Tabs Sidebar, Better YouTube Playback
Monday June 06, 2016 @05:50PM Biden Unveils Open-Access Database To Advance Cancer Research
Thursday June 02, 2016 @01:39AM Apple Releases First Preview of Swift 3.0
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @07:17PM CoreOS Launches Torus, a New Open Source Distributed Storage System
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @04:54PM Google's 'Project Magenta' Art Machine Composes Its First Song
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @04:55PM Nearly 1 In 4 People Abandon Mobile Apps After Only One Use
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @12:31AM Ubuntu Phones To Feature Wireless Display Support With OTA-11 Update
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @12:13AM Microsoft Will Stop Spamming Android Users With Office Ads In The Notification Tray
Saturday May 28, 2016 @01:30PM Op-ed: Oracle Attorney Says Google's Court Victory Might Kill the GPL
Saturday May 28, 2016 @11:51AM NetBSD 7.0.1 Released
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @05:32PM CentOS Linux 6.8 Released
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @06:03PM Apple To Open Up Siri To Developers, Release An Amazon Echo Competitor
Sunday May 22, 2016 @11:13PM Microsoft Urged to Open Source Classic Visual Basic
Sunday May 22, 2016 @02:37PM Hundreds of Drupal Sites Targeted With Fake Ransomware
Sunday May 22, 2016 @12:11PM Ask Slashdot: Have You Migrated To Node.js?
Saturday May 21, 2016 @12:23PM Linux Advocate Suggests Using More Closed-Source Software
Thursday May 19, 2016 @02:18AM Android Wear 2.0 Gets A Keyboard, Standalone Apps, Activity Recognition, New UI
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @05:46PM Google Turns Firebase Into Its Unified Platform For Mobile Developers
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @04:57PM Google Announces New Virtual Reality Platform 'Daydream'
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @04:46PM Firefox Tops Microsoft Browser Market Share For First Time
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @04:38PM SourceForge Tightens Security With Malware Scans
Monday May 16, 2016 @05:43PM Raspberry Pi Zero Gains Camera Support, Keeps $5 Price
Sunday May 15, 2016 @11:57PM Linux Kernel 4.6 Officially Released
Sunday May 15, 2016 @01:23PM Anonymous Begins Teaching Hacktivism on IRC
Saturday May 14, 2016 @01:27AM Google Devs Planning Flash's Demise With New 'HTML5 By Default' Chrome Setting
Saturday May 14, 2016 @12:05AM ZFS For Linux Finally Lands In Debian GNU/Linux Repos
Friday May 13, 2016 @10:21PM Brazilian Devs Launch Tiny $1 STEM-Oriented Microcontroller Board On Indiegogo
Friday May 13, 2016 @12:36PM Linksys WRT Routers Won't Block Open Source Firmware, Despite FCC Rules
Thursday May 12, 2016 @07:35PM Mozilla Fights FBI In Court For Details On Tor Browser Hack
Thursday May 12, 2016 @05:33PM Dangerous 7-Zip Vulnerabilities Flow To Top Security, Software Tools
Thursday May 12, 2016 @05:06PM Opera Adds Power-Saving Mode, Offers 'Up To 50 Percent' Longer Battery Life
Thursday May 12, 2016 @04:37PM Google Open-Sources SyntaxNet Natural-Language Understanding Library, Parsey McParseface Training Model
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @11:09AM Facebook Open-Sources Capture the Flag Competition Platform As It Encourages Students
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @06:48AM Italian Military To Save Up To 29 Million Euro By Migrating To LibreOffice
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @12:43AM Mozilla Launches Test Pilot, A Firefox Add-On For Trying Experimental Features
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @09:14PM NASA's Planet Hunter Spots Record 1,284 New Planets, 9 In A Habitable Zone
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @08:08PM Open Source Artificial Pancreas Helps Engineer's Son Survive With Type 1 Diabetes
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @02:40PM 11 Years After Git, BitKeeper Is Open-Sourced
Saturday May 07, 2016 @08:05PM Linux Mint 18 Will Ship Without Multimedia Support
Thursday May 05, 2016 @04:38PM Unity 8 And Snaps Are Conquering The Ubuntu Desktop After Ubuntu 16.10
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @06:34PM DuckDuckGo Is Giving Away $225,000 To Support Open Source Projects
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @02:59PM No One Should Have To Use Proprietary Software To Communicate With Their Government
Friday April 29, 2016 @07:00PM Devuan Releases Beta of Systemd-Free 'Debian Fork' Base System
Thursday April 28, 2016 @12:08PM Almost Two-Thirds of Software Companies Contributing To Open Source, Says Survey
Tuesday April 26, 2016 @03:41PM Node.js Version 6 Released With LTS
Tuesday April 26, 2016 @12:03PM Open365 Is An Open Source Alternative to Microsoft Office 365
Monday April 25, 2016 @04:34PM Software Audits: How High-Tech Software Vendors Play Hardball
Monday April 25, 2016 @03:49PM Mozilla Seeks New Home For Email Client Thunderbird
Friday April 22, 2016 @12:48AM Turns Out That Snaps Are Not Secure In Ubuntu With X11
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @04:26PM Scientist Shrinks Arduino To Size Of An AA Battery
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @09:37AM Data Center Management Darling Mesosphere Embraces Open Source
Monday April 18, 2016 @04:31PM YouTube Introduces Live 360 Video Streaming and Spatial Audio
Sunday April 17, 2016 @03:15PM Google's Android N OS Will Support Pressure-Sensitive Screens
Saturday April 16, 2016 @06:57PM Open Source Headset Enables New Mind-Controlled Devices
Friday April 15, 2016 @06:31PM FBI May Be Hoarding a Firefox Zero-Day
Friday April 15, 2016 @06:19PM Ubuntu Linux Continues To Dominate OpenStack and Other Clouds
Thursday April 14, 2016 @06:22PM Google Launches Customizable 'Live Cases' For Nexus Devices
Thursday April 14, 2016 @06:02PM GoPro Announces Third-Party Developer Program With Over 100 Partners
Thursday April 14, 2016 @01:10AM Chrome 50 Updates Push Notifications, Drops Support For Old Windows and OS X Versions
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @05:40PM Jigsaw Ransomware Deletes Your Files If You Don't Pay Or When You Reboot Your PC
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @04:25PM The Future of Firefox is Chrome
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @04:07PM Badlock Vulnerability Falls Flat Against Hype
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @02:16PM Facebook Announces 'Surround 360' Open Source VR Camera
Sunday April 10, 2016 @07:07PM Academics Claim Google Android 2FA Is Breakable
Friday April 08, 2016 @08:51PM UbuntuBSD Is Looking To Become An Official Ubuntu Flavor
Friday April 08, 2016 @05:38PM Infographic: Ubuntu Linux Is Everywhere
Friday April 08, 2016 @10:27AM Adobe Patches Flash Zero-Day Exploited By Magnitude Exploit Kit
Thursday April 07, 2016 @06:28PM Google Launches Android Studio 2.0 With Instant Run, Faster Android Emulator, and Cloud Test Lab
Thursday April 07, 2016 @05:24PM Google May Adopt Apple's Swift Programming Language For Android, Says Report
Thursday April 07, 2016 @03:53PM OpenStack Mitaka Aimed at Simplifying Cloud Operations
Wednesday April 06, 2016 @08:39PM Outdated and Vulnerable WordPress, Drupal Versions Contributed To Panama Papers Breach
Monday April 04, 2016 @10:57PM Ubuntu Budgie Could Be The New Flavor of Ubuntu Linux
Monday April 04, 2016 @04:53PM Taliban App's Publication Points To Holes In Google's App Review Process
Monday April 04, 2016 @11:19AM US Govt Commits To Publish Publicly Financed Software Under FOSS
Sunday April 03, 2016 @05:39PM There Are Some Super Shady Things In Oculus Rift's Terms of Service
Sunday April 03, 2016 @11:33AM Head of Oracle Linux Moves To Microsoft
Friday April 01, 2016 @07:05PM $40 Hardware Is Enough To Hack $28,000 Police Drones From 2km Away
Friday April 01, 2016 @05:51PM Windows 10 Anniversary Update Will Bring Android Notifications To Your PC
Thursday March 31, 2016 @05:06PM Intel Launches Xeon E5 v4 Family of Processors Based On Broadwell-EP
Thursday March 31, 2016 @12:29PM Microsoft Makes Xamarin Free In Visual Studio, Will Open Source Core Xamarin Tech
Thursday March 31, 2016 @07:34AM CloudFlare Wants Tor To Change Or Risk CAPTCHA Blockades
Thursday March 31, 2016 @01:34AM 13-Year-Old Linux Dispute Returns As SCO Files New Appeal
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @12:21PM MIT Media Lab Defaults To Free and Open Source Software
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @06:21AM Confirmed: Microsoft and Canonical Partner To Bring Ubuntu To Windows 10
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @09:55PM Torvalds' Secret Sauce For Linux: Willing To Be Wrong
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @01:19AM Git 2.8 Officially Released
Monday March 28, 2016 @05:34PM Oracle Seeks $9.3 Billion For Google's Use Of Java In Android
Monday March 28, 2016 @05:07PM Fredkin Gate Breakthrough Brings Quantum Computing Within Closer Reach
Monday March 28, 2016 @08:04AM Ubuntu Tablet Now Available For Pre-Order
Sunday March 27, 2016 @08:58AM New Attack Discovered On Node.js Package Manager npm
Saturday March 26, 2016 @10:25PM Linux 4.6 Brings NVIDIA GTX 900 Support, OrangeFS, Better Power Management
Friday March 25, 2016 @08:21PM Amazon's Raspberry Pi Guide Lets Coders Build An Echo
Friday March 25, 2016 @10:01AM Chromium Being Ported To VC++, Scrubbed of Compiler Bugs
Thursday March 24, 2016 @08:16PM Microsoft and HP Enterprise Invest $73.5 Million In Mesosphere Startup
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @09:11PM AMD Releases Open-Source Driver Support For Next-Gen Polaris GPUs
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @08:39PM Google Opens Access To Its Speech Recognition API, Going Head To Head With Nuance
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @04:32PM OLO, World's First Portable 3D Printer Prints On Top Of Smartphones
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @04:14PM GNOME 3.20 Officially Released
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @02:19PM Red Hat Becomes First $2 Billion Open-Source Company
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @12:13AM Apache PDFBox Hits 2.0
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @12:14PM Wine Makes It Possible To Run Vulkan Windows Programs On Linux
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @09:19AM Tor Project Says It Can Quickly Catch Spying Code
Monday March 21, 2016 @02:28PM Apple Unveils Smaller iPhone SE, Starting At $399
Monday March 21, 2016 @09:15AM Rust-Based Redox OS Devs Slam Linux, Unix, GPL
Monday March 21, 2016 @08:32AM Toonz Software, Used By Studio Ghibli and 'Futurama', Goes Free and Open Source
Sunday March 20, 2016 @11:51AM Snowden: What Happened In 2013 Couldn't Have Happened Without Free Software
Sunday March 20, 2016 @10:22AM Studio Ghibli Animation Software Going "Open Source"; Details Pending
Saturday March 19, 2016 @10:42PM Building A Global Network Of Open Source SDR Receivers
Saturday March 19, 2016 @10:31PM Canonical Finally Lets Users Move The Unity Launcher To Bottom In Ubuntu 16.04
Saturday March 19, 2016 @09:50PM Pale Moon Devs Ponder Dropping Current Codebase And Starting From Scratch
Saturday March 19, 2016 @03:01PM NY Bill Would Provide Tax Credit For Open Source Contributors
Friday March 18, 2016 @06:07PM More Devs Now Use OS X Than Linux, Says Survey
Friday March 18, 2016 @02:15PM Pwn2Own 2016 Recap: Hackers Earn $460,000 For 21 Hacks
Friday March 18, 2016 @11:47AM US Government Pushed Many Tech Firms To Hand Over Source Code
Friday March 18, 2016 @10:47AM NY Bill Would Provide Tax Credit For Open Source Contributors
Thursday March 17, 2016 @11:38PM Microsoft Tries Hard To Play Nice With Open Source, But There's an Elephant In the Room
Thursday March 17, 2016 @11:19AM Tim Cook Talks About Encryption, Right to Privacy, Public Safety, and DOJ
Thursday March 17, 2016 @09:08AM The Law Is Clear: the FBI Cannot Make Apple Rewrite Its OS
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @06:46PM Reports: NVIDIA Launching a Distro of Its Own
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @04:27PM CyanogenMod 13.0 Release 1 Released
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @02:36PM Odroid C2 Challenges Raspberry Pi 3 On Hardware But Not Ecosystem
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @10:51AM Apple Files Final Response In San Bernardino iPhone Case
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @07:00PM DOJ Threatens To Seize iOS Source Code
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @04:14PM Steam Stealer Malware Becomes Extremely Sophisticated, Remains Very Cheap
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @09:42AM Mozilla's New Servo Browser Will Hit Alpha In June 2016
Monday March 14, 2016 @12:52PM Microsoft to Open Source Minecraft-Based Project AIX
Monday March 14, 2016 @08:46AM Obama Administration Supports Recycling Code and Open Source
Sunday March 13, 2016 @09:46AM GNU Project Introduces Gneural Network AI Package
Saturday March 12, 2016 @02:19PM Hotel Experience With Android Lightswitches
Saturday March 12, 2016 @01:06PM TP-Link Blocks Open Source Router Firmware To Comply With FCC Rules
Saturday March 12, 2016 @11:56AM The Source of All Major Android Banking Trojans Just Got Updated To V2
Saturday March 12, 2016 @03:05AM Critical Bug In Libotr Opens Users of ChatSecure, Adium, Pidgin To Compromise
Friday March 11, 2016 @11:03PM Qubes OS 3.1 Has Been Released
Friday March 11, 2016 @08:01PM An Inside Look At How Netflix Builds Code
Friday March 11, 2016 @03:57PM 'Serious Sam 1' Engine Released As Open Source
Friday March 11, 2016 @10:05AM One Solution to MITRE's Overworked CVE System: Build a New One
Thursday March 10, 2016 @08:45PM Tor Users Can Be Tracked Based On Their Mouse Movements
Thursday March 10, 2016 @05:21PM Report Finds OpenStack Still Being Debated In The Industry
Thursday March 10, 2016 @01:56PM 9 Open Source Alternatives To Picasa
Thursday March 10, 2016 @11:23AM Dell Open Sources DCEPT, a Honeypot Tool For Detecting Network Intrusions
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @05:29PM Google Launches Android N Developer Preview And Beta Program
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @04:49PM Ubuntu Drops Support For AMD's Catalyst GPU Driver
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @02:34PM Microsoft Releases First Public Preview of RTVS Under MIT and GPLv2 Licenses
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @08:45PM KeRanger Mac Ransomware Based On Linux Forebear, Not Windows
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @08:33PM ScummVM, Update With a Bang
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @05:51PM OwnCloud Server 9.0 Officially Released
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @01:44PM Open Source-happy Microsoft Joins Eclipse Foundation
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @10:56AM Using Kexec Allows Starting Linux In PlayStation 4
Monday March 07, 2016 @06:00PM Microsoft Brings SQL Server To Linux
Monday March 07, 2016 @05:38PM Hacker May Have Discovered Plans For A Tesla P100D
Sunday March 06, 2016 @08:53PM Raspberry Pi 3 Is a Nice Upgrade, But Alternatives Exist With Faster Performance
Sunday March 06, 2016 @12:35PM BorgBackup 1.0.0 Released
Saturday March 05, 2016 @08:19PM Hundreds of Hackers Celebrate Open Data Day