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Africa to benefit as satellites beam Bitcoin from space

Blockstream unveils a service that broadcasts real-time Bitcoin blockchain data from space to almost everyone on the planet.

Blockstream Satellite allows anyone to operate and maintain Bitcoin nodes.

Software

Amazon Web Services joins Microsoft at CNCF

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has become the latest "big name" member of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) – part of the Linux Foundation – set up to sustain and integrate open source technologies to orchestrate containers as part of a microservices architecture.

Software

All open source components are not created equal

Blindly trusting the quality of open source parts flowing into development lifecycles introduces significant risk for organisations.

Reuters

Bitcoin tech faces split, may create clone virtual currency

The digital currency's underlying code could be split to create a clone called "Bitcoin Cash", potentially providing a windfall for holders.

Software

Any Linux you like, as long as it's green


Software

Open source components growing on a massive scale

Between 80% to 90% of every modern application comprises open source components, a report estimates.

Hardware

Rittal joins Open19 Foundation

The foundation's standardised, modular IT infrastructures ensure higher efficiency, reduced costs and greater flexibility in the data centre.

Channel

SUSE, Supermicro partner for converged solutions

The first joint solution sees Supermicro and SUSE integrate OpenStack into a market-ready offering.

Software

Obsidian Systems, Talend host technology-centric information sessions

The sessions will focus on big data to empower data-driven organisations to create new business channels.


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