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Hadoop: Bigger than Spring, JBoss and MySQL combined?

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Rob Bearden, new CEO of Hortonworks, the Hadoop startup that spun out of Yahoo in June 2011 , knows a thing or two about making open source software profitable. He was COO at both JBoss and SpringSource leading up to their acquisitions by Red Hat and VMware, respectively, for a combined...
Hadoop: Bigger than Spring, JBoss and MySQL combined?

Free as in awesome: our favorite open source apps for Ubuntu 12.04

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Ubuntu 12.04, codenamed Precise Pangolin, was released last week, and I’ve been updating my Linux boxes to the shiny new version of the operating system. The upgrade system has gotten a lot smoother in recent years, but I still like to do a fresh installation for each release on...
Free as in awesome: our favorite open source apps for Ubuntu 12.04

Review: iSpy lets you monitor and record multiple webcams and IP cameras for free

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Video surveillance isn't just for governments. With a simple webcam, you too can keep a close eye on what's happening in your home or office. Developerinabox's iSpy is an open-source application that lets you connect to a number of cameras and microphones, monitor them for movement and sound, and...
Review: iSpy lets you monitor and record multiple webcams and IP cameras for free

After 15 months in development, Nokia releases the first Qt 5 beta

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Qt, the cross-platform, C++ open source application framework developed largely by Nokia (originally Trolltech), has just released Qt 5 Beta, a major release 15 months in the making. It is currently being used by over 450,000 developers. For those that do not know, Qt has existed for some 20 years, and now the framework...
After 15 months in development, Nokia releases the first Qt 5 beta

You're Nuts If You're Not Using VLC Media Player

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VLC Media Player is a free, open-source application that does one thing very well: It plays nearly any media file you can imagine. Initially released in 2001, the app has been continually developed and improved ever since. It's now indispensable for people who watch videos and listen to audio on...
You're Nuts If You're Not Using VLC Media Player

iPhone app lets visually impaired type and text

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While Siri and VoiceOver can assist visually impaired iPhone users, new software out of the Georgia Tech College of Computing looks to supplement these accessibility options. BrailleTouch is a prototype application that uses traditional Braille input on the iPhone’s touchscreen, allowing people to type up to 32 words per minute...
iPhone app lets visually impaired type and text

XBMC launches official "end-user friendly" release for Android

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XBMC, the open source application that essentially turns any compatible device into a media streaming set top box, has announced a "fully functional" release version of XBMC for Android. Several improvements have been made to this particular iteration of XBMC. For one, it's been customized to offer hardware accelerated...
XBMC launches official "end-user friendly" release for Android
Killed email device Peek resurrected with open source app framework
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Red Hat acquires FuseSource

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Red Hat is adding FuseSource to its middleware stack. FuseSource is one of those companies that makes software frameworks that big businesses use every day, but chances are you’ve never heard of them. Linux giant Red Hat however, did know about them and brought them from parent company Progress Software.FuseSource...
Red Hat acquires FuseSource

OS X task launcher app Quicksilver finally leaves beta

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After almost a decade, task launcher application Quicksilver is finally shedding beta from its name with the release of a full 1.0.0 version. Quicksilver is an open-source application that lets you set your own shortcut/hot keys to launch other apps, open windows and delete files — pretty much anything....
OS X task launcher app Quicksilver finally leaves beta

Wine for Linux is going mobile: You will soon be able to run Windows apps on Android

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Wouldn’t it be great if you could run Windows applications on your Android smartphone or tablet? Well, that may one day be a reality, and the person who is working on the new project is the best man for the job. That’s right: Wine for Android is coming. For those...
Wine for Linux is going mobile: You will soon be able to run Windows apps on Android
Donay Launches A New Way For Businesses And Users To Incentivize And Reward Open Source Programmers At Disrupt NY

Meet ownCloud 5, The Open Source Dropbox

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ownCloud is a free software suite, written in PHP, that provides file storage, synchronization, and sharing. It provides the same basic features of Dropbox or Box.net. It also provides a whole lot more. ownCloud was started three years ago when Frank Karlitschek wanted a free software alternative to proprietary solutions....
Meet ownCloud 5, The Open Source Dropbox
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