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Enterprises benefit from IBM-Red Hat deal, but success depends on culture
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Enterprises benefit from IBM-Red Hat deal, but success depends on culture

October 30th, 2018 | by Grace Chng
It seems like a good deal for both IBM and Red Hat but will the open source community that empowers Red Hat continue to support...
Q&A: Open source still matters
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Q&A: Open source still matters

January 21st, 2016 | by Aaron Tan
While open source software (OSS) used to be a divisive force in the IT industry, it's no longer the case today - more enterprises are now embracing OSS, from databases and storage to middleware in their IT...
New tool to track use of open source Web code
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New tool to track use of open source Web code

January 2nd, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
With no way of tracking how well open-source Javascript libraries are used on websites, developers are often unable to gauge the impact of their work in the larger community. That is set to change with a new tool developed...
Microsoft goes big on open source with .Net
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Microsoft goes big on open source with .Net

November 17th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
When former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer famously called Linux a cancer over a decade ago, little did he realise that open source software would go on to become a big part of the technology industry. Around that time, Microsoft...
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Ouya’s US$8.5 million and the crowdfunding effect

August 13th, 2012 | by Chan Chi-Loong
With the smashing success of open source Android console Ouya's crowdfunding experiment on Kickstarter, there is little to doubt that crowdfunding has matured to the point where it will be a disruptive force in the...
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Open-source stuff for Windows

December 18th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
When you hear geeks talk about “open source” software, things always end up with this impossible divide between Linux and Windows (okay, “proprietary software” for you Linux cultists out there – like...