Open Source

Linux Professional Institute undergoes transformation

The LPI will be transitioning to a membership-based organisation.


IBM, Red Hat in hybrid multi-cloud push

The companies believe that after their $34 billion merger, they will be strongly positioned to accelerate hybrid multi-cloud adoption.

5 Feb

DevOps the solution to open source vulnerabilities?

Two independent surveys come to a similar conclusion regarding a solution to reduce the risk of open source software vulnerabilities: DevOps.


Cyber espionage group targets embassies with spyware

Kaspersky Lab detects attempts to infect foreign diplomatic entities in Iran with Homebrew spyware.


The Linux Foundation brings order to the edge

A new organisation, LF Edge, aims to develop an open, interoperable framework for IOT and edge computing.


Amazon Web Services boosts open source credentials

The Amazon cloud computing unit's artificial intelligence development tool, SageMaker Neo, is now available as an open source project.

25 Jan

Microsoft acquires another open source company

Hot on the heels of its GitHub acquisition, Microsoft snaps up another open source firm, emphasising its commitment to the open source ethos.

25 Jan

IBM creates blockchain network for medical industry

The computing company and its partners establish a blockchain network to drive digital transformation in the healthcare industry.


Obsidian confirms platinum sponsorship of DevConf ZA 2019

The DevConf ZA event will take place in Cape Town on 26 March and in Johannesburg on 28 March.

21 Jan

GitHub calls for input on open source sustainability

GitHub wants open source software developers and maintainers to share the difficulties and challenges they face in ensuring the sustainability of their projects.

Jan 16, 2019

Cloudera and Hortonworks complete planned merger

The merger will allow Cloudera to deliver its enterprise data cloud on a 100% open source data platform.