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20 news items

 
ZDNet
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:28:05 -0700

The logic is understandable - how can a software with source code that can easily be viewed, accessed and changed have even a modicum of security? opensource-security-question Open source software is safer than many believe. But with organizations ...
 
PR Web (press release)
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:56:15 -0700

HealthWare Systems today announced a multi-year agreement with Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, a 128-bed hospital located in Mattoon, Illinois. Sarah Bush Lincoln will use ActiveDEFENDER, HealthWare Systems' closed-source software module for ...
 
opensource.com
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 02:11:24 -0700

This event, along with a general trend towards closed source software, caused Stallman to start the GNU Project and found the Free Software Foundation. The story of that troublesome printer and the subsequent developments in the free software and open ...
 
CNET
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:51:19 -0700

The same with Windows or Mac OS or Adobe or any other closed source software. DouglasGJ 5pts. Now Apple has to come up/out with a program to eliminate this crap, U2 music, off Ipad/Ipod/IPhone etc..not just hide it behind Icloud! - Tha's BS! I have it ...
 
Forbes
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:51:34 -0700

And in storage there are plenty of vendors looking to combine commodity hardware with open or closed source software to throw vendors like EMC and NetApp off their perches. But within all this lie traditional vendors who are finding ways to lessen the ...
 
Gamasutra (blog)
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:37:34 -0700

It is not required to ignore closed-source software either as long as there is a tool open enough for the project at hand. In other words: developers are very free to choose which tools they use for a specific project and some of them impose no ...

FedScoop

FedScoop
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:33:45 -0700

“On the legal and security side, it's easier to do closed-source software even though all the government security frameworks are about public exposure of information. If the source code is already open source, you can mitigate that risk, but it's not a ...
 
IT Business Net
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 19:15:00 -0700

Data mining software has a buyer power score of 4.2 out of 5, representing a high level of negotiation power for buyers. The rising sophistication and capabilities of open-source software (i.e. software with a source code that has been released to the ...
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