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The Road Ahead for Open Source

Linux and the open source business model are far different today than many of the early developers might have hoped. Neither can claim a rags-to-riches story. Rather, their growth cycles have been a series of hit-or-miss milestones. The Linux desktop has yet to find a home on the majority of consumer and enterprise computers. However, […]

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Sony’s Open Devices program now supports the Xperia XZ2 and XZ3

Sony Mobile may not be making as much as other OEMs like Samsung, but they have worked with the open source community quite a bit. In the Android community, we have seen this in a number of ways with the company’s Open Devices program being one of their popular contributions. Sony ends up adding a […]

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Open Source Software: 20-Plus Years of Innovation

Open source led to a new software development and distribution model that offered an alternative to proprietary software. No single event takes the prize for starting the technology revolution. However, Feb. 3, 1998, is one of the more significant dates. On that day, Christine Peterson, a futurist and lecturer in the field of nanotechnology, coined […]

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The Future of Open Source

Linux and the open source business model are far different today than many of the early developers might have hoped. Neither can claim a rags-to-riches story. Rather, their growth cycles have been a series of hit-or-miss milestones. The Linux desktop has yet to find a home on the majority of consumer and enterprise computers. However, […]

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