Open source in the realm of social justice

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.

Black Duck report highlights open source vulnerabilities

May 31, 2017

With open source software becoming mainstream, many organisations use it without even being aware of its presence, making them vulnerable to attack.

Extend open source collaboration techniques to skills development

Mar 28, 2017

The willingness to collaborate, key to open source, should be applied to SA's skills training and development, says Muggie van Staden.

Global Hadoop spend to hit $800m in 2017

Mar 13, 2017

The open source software framework witnessed unprecedented growth over the past 10?years, says Forrester.

Doing things differently

Sep 8, 2015

Open source software gives companies the edge.

Obsidian acquires 25% GuruHut stake

Jan 19, 2015

The companies believe the alliance will benefit the domestic open source software industry.