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IBM, Google and Lyft Launch Open Source Microservices Management Platform, Istio

Google, IBM, and Lyft on Wednesday announced the first public release of Istio, an open source project that provides a uniform way to connect, secure, manage and monitor microservices. Istio adds traffic management to microservices and creates a basis for...
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Gender Bias Exists in Open-Source Programming – Study

A paper presented the outcome of a large scale study on gender bias, by comparing the acceptance rates of contributions from men versus women in an open source software community.   The paper, Gender Differences and Bias in Open Source:...
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Google Consolidates Open Source Projects in One Place

Google Wednesday launched opensource.google.com, a new website for its open source projects which the company says ties together all its initiatives with information on how it uses, releases and supports open source. The new site will include a comprehensive list...
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Apteligent Open-Sources Its Xamarin SDK to Enable .NET Developers Build Native Apps

Apteligent, a provider of analytics and mobile business insights, said Thursday it has decided to open source its Xamarin component. Xamarin, which was purchased by Microsoft about a year ago, enables .NET developers to build native apps. Apteligent offers a...

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Publishes Source Code on Github

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has published source code on Github for a sample application enabling a user to access and track the status of a trademark. This is an offshoot of the new Federal Source Code Policy,...
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Radisys, CORD Partner on Open Source EPC for the M-CORD Project to Accelerate 5G Deployments

CORD Project, the community advancing the open source service delivery platform that combines SDN, NFV, and elastic cloud services to redefine network access, on Thursday announced what it called “the first open sourced disaggregated and virtualized Evolved Packet Core...
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OMB Unveils Code.gov, Federal Open Source Platform

The White House's Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has launched Code.gov, a platform for all of the federal government's custom-developed software. Federal CIO Tony Scott made the announcement on Thursday, calling it an “unprecedented action to help Americans engage with...
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Chain, Visa’s Blockchain Collaborator, Open Sources Developer Platform

Chain, a provider of blockchain technology solutions, on Monday released Chain Core Developer Edition, a free and open source version of its distributed ledger platform that enables organizations to issue and transfer assets on permissioned blockchain networks. Visa recently said...
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Ericsson, Red Hat Collaborate to Push Adoption of Open Source Platforms

Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions and Ericsson have partnered to to deliver fully open source and production-ready cloud infrastructure, spanning OpenStack, software-defined networking (SDN) and software-defined infrastructure (SDI). Both companies are working together to enable...
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Cloudera, Intel Donate Apache Spot, Open Source Project for Cybersecurity

Cloudera, a global provider of secure data management and analytics platform built on Apache Hadoop and the latest open source technologies, said last week it is collaborating with Intel to donate Spot to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). Apache Spot...
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Facebook Disables Ad Blockers: Open Source Community Figures Out a Way Around It Instantly

In what seems to be a digital cat and mouse game, Facebook announced Tuesday that it will circumvent (or at least try to) users with ad blocking software and force them to view ads. As can be expected, users...
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Adobe Canvasses For Open Standard For Cloud-Based Digital Signatures

Adobe announced Tuesday the Cloud Signature Consortium, a group comprised of leading industry and academic organizations committed to building a new open standard for cloud-based digital signatures across mobile and web – so anyone can digitally sign documents from...
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Open Source Cloud Computing Tech Usage Gaining Traction In Government: Survey

Three out of four government IT professionals use open source technology for their respective agency’s on-premises, scalable cloud infrastructure services, according to a new survey by Scoop News Group, a government IT media company. Most those surveyed were favorable about the...
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Tor Project Launches Tor Messenger, Anonymous Chat App

The Tor Project, a non-profit which runs the Tor network, a system of routes and servers designed to disguise Internet activity, has launched the beta version of Tor Messenger, an encrypted message client. This new project is aimed at those...
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Google to merge Chrome OS and Android

A new report in The Wall Street Journal indicates that Google plans to merge Chrome OS and Android by 2017. Chrome OS is the operating system that currently runs on Chromebooks. Chromebooks will get a new name and an...