With this week marking the 25th anniversary of the open source Linux OS, The Linux Foundation has issued a new report on the massive development effort that shapes the Linux kernel.
Google today announced Android 7.0 Nougat, a major upgrade of its flagship mobile OS, is finally rolling out to users.
The open source MongoDB database is featured prominently among a pack of Big Data NoSQL offerings all identified as "Leaders" in a new report from Forrester Research Inc.
In its push to spur Windows 10 and Universal Windows Platform development, Microsoft has placed a new community toolkit on the GitHub open source code repository, featuring animations, controls, code helpers and more.
A Russian company behind the PVS-Studio static code analyzer claims to have used the tool to discover more than 10,000 bugs in various open source projects, including well-known offerings such as the Firefox Web browser and the Linux kernel.
Microsoft has published introductory videos to help programmers learn about Visual Studio Code, its free, open source code editor for development on Windows, Linux and OS X machines.
Google yesterday announced Go 1.7, the latest edition of its open source programming language, with compiler improvements among a host of new features.
Companies often take to the newswires to trumpet being featured in Gartner "Magic Quadrant" research, but Talend just did it with a twist, claiming its inclusion in a new data integration report marks a milestone for the open source movement.
Hortonworks today announced its Big Data streaming analytics tool, DataFlow, is now at version 2.0, sporting the integration of several more technology projects under the Apache Software Foundation umbrella.
Mozilla, the open source champion that makes the Firefox Web browser, announced that it has funded nine community projects to the tune of $585,000 in the second quarter of this year as part of a new support program.
Open source champion Red Hat Inc. has integrated two self-support sites -- Stack Overflow and JBoss Developer forums -- with its free developer program, giving coders more choices to seek help with their programming problems.
Both the Visual Studio Code and Atom open source code editors, which share Electron-based technology roots, have come out with updates this week.