Crowdfunding campaign launched to stop EU’s new copyright regulations
Over five million people have already signed up in protest at the EU’s action.
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.
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.
Further transformation ahead for open source industry
Muggie van Staden, MD of Obsidian Systems, weighs in on the four major deals in the open source software arena in the past year and predicts more ahead.
Contributions to GitHub soar. But where are the South Africans?
Egypt and Nigeria are the only Africa countries to make it into the top 10 countries to produce new GitHub sign-ups.
Microsoft's $7.5bn GitHub deal set for EU approval: sources
The US software giant looks set to win unconditional €EU antitrust approval for its $7.5 billion purchase of the coding Web site.
Open source plays vital role in scientific advances
Researchers from Chile relied on open source software and hardware when they developed a low-cost fluorescent imaging system.
Microsoft-GitHub acquisition speculation confirmed
Is the fox about to gain control of the hen house?