Open source vs free software: what's the difference?

Free software is a social movement, while open source is a development methodology.

Open source: Just another buzzword?

Open source software is increasingly present in our lives, several decades later, and we don't always realise it.

Why you should develop code that your competitors can freely use

Research suggests that actively contributing to open source software development has financial and productivity benefits for businesses.

OSS scores lower on security compliance: survey

Apr 17, 2018

16% of open source projects are less secure than Webgoat: a global software intelligence company has found.

Has OSS finally come into its own?

Feb 27, 2018

We are using open source software without realising it, and now the business case for enterprise seems to be here.

Open source in the realm of social justice

Feb 5, 2018

The open Web and its power to drive inclusion, participation and global impact cannot be underestimated, says an open data advocate.

Open source developers getting better at secure practices

Nov 16, 2017

There has been significant adoption of security software development practices, the 2017 Coverity Scan Report has found.

Europe pledges support for open source government solutions

Oct 18, 2017

Open source software has been recognised as a key driver towards achieving ambitious governmental digitisation goals by ministers from 32 countries.

New approach to developing open source software

Sep 5, 2017

In a new course at MIT, undergrads learn about the development of OSS, as well as managerial skills required to guide projects.

Obsidian Systems, Talend host technology-centric information sessions

Jul 14, 2017

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

Open source to blame for rise of ransomware?

Jul 4, 2017

HackerOne's report says open source projects featured highly in bug bounty programmes launched between January 2016 and 2017.

Toyota uses open source software in new in-car tech

Jun 1, 2017

The infotainment system of its revamped Camry sedan will run on a Linux-based platform.