Open Source

IBM slashes debt as Red Hat deal pays off

The company cuts its debt by $6.7 billion, with a strong performance by Red Hat boosting cloud revenue growth.


Open source community should help fight fake news

Making a fake news detection model available as a global open source project means it could be improved by the community to make detection faster, says Aroma Rodrigues, Python developer at a major bank in India.


Open source community should embrace the spirit of ubuntu

Open source is about community, but we in SA are not using it to harness the collective power of communities, says Lucky Nkosi, software engineer at BBD.


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Synthesis joins Confluent Partner Programme

Financial technology consulting company Synthesis Software Technologies joins the Confluent Partner Programme as a value-added reseller.


More partners ditch Facebook’s Libra crypto project

In a blow to Facebook’s ambitions, major payment companies including MasterCard and Visa have quit the group behind the project.


Andile Ngcaba urges embracing open source

The FTTx Council president says a data-driven environment requires fibre players and stakeholders to adopt open source architecture in designing and building networks.


Beware open source vendor lock-in

Delegates at the LinuxConf (ZA) were warned about a new, insidious threat to the open source philosophy and movement.


Will big money destroy the open source dream?

There are indications that this is already happening, according to a new research report into open source trends.


Facebook’s Libra too hot to handle as pals ‘unfriend’ project

The crypto-currency suffers a major setback after a key partner pulls out, with others reconsidering their positions.

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Are hybrid AI implementations the answer?

Open source and proprietary artificial intelligence implementations offer benefits and disadvantages, says SAS.