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Open Source Wrap Up: The White House’s Open Data Map & Microsoft’s Open Browser

If you love open data and tinkering with digital maps, then the White House has a treat for you! The Obama administration recently released an interactive open data map showing various […]





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Developing Enterprise-Ready Plugins

My greatest surprise at the Jenkins User Conference (JUC) 2014 in Boston was how many enterprise Jenkins CI users had developed plugins for their own use. I had not pictured […]





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Open Source Wrap Up: News From LinuxCon & GitHub’s Chart of Top Coding Languages

LinuxCon brought big announcements, excitement, and surprises to Seattle this week. IBM introduced two Linux-only mainframe servers, the Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) launched a new security badge program, and Linux creator […]





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Why Companies Support Open Source Software: Divio’s Perspective

Beginning roughly 30 years ago as mostly a hobbyist pastime, open source software has now become a powerful and pervasive force in companies of all shapes and sizes. Android dominates the mobile OS […]





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Open Source Wrap Up: Android Experiments and Other New Project Releases

A celebration of creativity and code! That is how Google announced Android Experiments, the open mobile platform’s new online destination celebrating the most inspiring projects from the global Android developer community. […]





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Las Vegas – Where Black Hats and Black Ducks Meet

Last week the Black Duck team attended Black Hat 2015.  This multi-day conference and tradeshow is where security researchers, hackers, vendors, and other showmen meet to review the last year […]





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Open Source and The Internet of Things: A Reality Check

Every time I turn around, a company or consortium announces another Internet of Things (IoT) platform. And, while only some of the touted IoT underpinnings are open source, there is […]





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Open Source Wrap Up: GitHub’s $2B Valuation & HP’s Acquisition of The Stackato PaaS

It’s always nice to see VC’s supporting the development of open source software. Raising $250 million in a new round of funding, GitHub is now valued at $2 billion. And you […]





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Is Your Android Device At Risk of ‘StageFright?’ 950 Million Devices Exposed By New Security Vulnerability

Yesterday, stage fright became more than just a common phobia. It is now a very real security threat to most Android-based devices. Discovered by Joshua Drake at Zimperium zLabs, vulnerabilities uncovered […]





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Open Source Wrap Up: OSCON & The Cloud Native Computing Foundation

The O’Reilly Open Source Convention, famously known as OSCON, took over Portland, Oregon once again this week. As expected, many organizations used this popular annual event to announce new open source […]





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