New open source body to promote better, healthier cities
Uber, Facebook, Google and IBM are among the early sign-ups to the new Urban Computing Foundation.
Put SMS on steroids to reduce Africa's comms barriers
Data-driven communication platforms ignore African realities, says Onli SMS founder Ivan Kartun.
Microsoft OS platform aims to make elections more secure
Microsoft's new open source platform is designed to make elections less vulnerable to vote rigging and manipulation.
Five factors to consider when choosing software for your business
When deciding between COTS, customised or platform software, you need to balance the company's immediate business needs with its long-term strategy.
Open source vulnerabilities remain unpatched for decades
A new report reveals a huge number of identified open source vulnerabilities remain unpatched for 10 years and longer.
Play nicely, Shuttleworth tells feuding foundations
Mark Shuttleworth used this week's Open Infrastructure Summit to scold open source foundations for straying from the founding principles of open source.
What the new EU copyright law means for open source
The European Union has voted to adopt controversial copyright regulations that could negatively impact the ethos of open source software.
What do MS Calculator and NSA's security tool have in common?
Both were open-sourced last month - and the impact of these moves could be significant.
Robotic process automation set to become intelligent
The rise of robotic process automation 2.0 will be a game-changer for many organisations.