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Open source code is common, potentially dangerous, in enterprise apps

The common practice of incorporating existing open source code in new software leaves the product open to unanticipated vulnerabilities that could be exploited by attackers.


Volkswagen chooses OpenStack for private cloud

The second largest car manufacturer in the world, Volkswagen Group, will use the open-source cloud computing platform OpenStack to build a private cloud that will host websites for its brands including VW, Audi and Porsche, and be a...

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Ouch, Red Hat gets a slapping. Volkswagen chooses Mirantis for its OpenStack needs

Bring your popcorn because the soap opera continues.

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REVIEW: Linux Mint 17.3 delivers better interface plus long-term support

The latest version of Linux Mint, dubbed “Rosa,” offers long-term support and in our tests we found that it delivers an improved user experience no matter which interface is selected.

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Ubuntu on Windows - The good, the bad and the just plain weird

Yesterday, Microsoft (in cooperation with Canonical) announced Ubuntu... for Windows. In a nutshell this does for Windows what WINE does for Linux. It provides an emulation layer, on top of Windows, that allow x86 Linux binaries run....

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Will openSUSE develop the SUSE Phone?

I am currently in the process of interviewing the leaders of every single Linux distribution on the planet, with the goal of simply helping us all to better get to know the people behind the projects. Having just wrapped up...

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Feds tackle open source code quality

Even as the White House is calling on federal agencies to make more use of open source projects, there's also a federal effort under way to reduce the number of vulnerabilities in those products via better code review tools and bug...

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Microsoft is reported to announce Ubuntu Linux runs on Windows 10

Windows 10 could become as popular with developers as Macs and Linux machines if true.

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Getting to know the man leading Fedora

Some years back, I had the good fortune to meet Matthew Miller – who has been the Fedora Project Leader since 2014 – and immediately liked the guy. Very easy to chat with. Opinionated... but reasonable. Friendly as all get out.

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GitHub releases Scientist: So developers and operations can measure twice, cut over once

GitHub recently released a new open source tool that is designed on helping modernize legacy code safely and reliably.

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Inside Bank of America’s IT transformation

Over the past couple of years Bank of America has embarked on a strategic plan to embrace a software-defined, incredible agile and flexible infrastructure environment that has reaped simplification and savings.

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Has open source hell frozen over?

Bryan Lunduke is lousy with compliments of Ubuntu.


How enterprises use Github may predict whether they disrupt or are disrupted

Success or failure in the disruption and transformation cycle may hinge on participation in Github’s repository and open source communities.

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Reviewing the Lenovo 11e: A sub-$300 Thinkpad with great Linux support

A review of Lenovo's 11e laptop, an affordable and impressive laptop that supports Linux.

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KDE Neon and the value of communication

An article on KDE Neon riled up the Linux community, so I dug a little deeper to try to clarify the situation.

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KDE's new Linux distro: Terrible idea, or simply a huge mistake?

KDE's recently announced Linux distro, KDE Neon, seems like a questionable move that has the potential for disaster.

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10 of today's really cool network & IT research projects

New enterprise and consumer network technologies are coming fast and furious these days via well-heeled startups, and yes, even from more established tech players. But further back in the pipeline, in the research labs of universities...

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TiddlyWiki: A free, open source wiki revisited

TiddlyWiki: A free, open source wiki revisited

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Facebook to shutter Parse: Where do developers go now?

Facebook announced it will soon shut down Parse, the Mobile Back-end as a Service the company acquired in 2013. How do developers migrate off of Parse, and what are the best alternatives?

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Linux conference season 2016 kicks off with SCaLE and FOSDEM

The 2016 Linux conference season will begin with the Southern California Linux Expo in Pasadena and FOSDEM in Brussels.

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