Welcome to the open source renaissance

Ever-popular among developers, open source technology has moved away from the fringes of tech right to the center of the enterprise, thanks to its high level of security and agility.…

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True or false: Citrix is more compatible with AWS

In the wake of CloudStack's announcement, Cloudscaling's CTO, Randy Bias, takes issue with its claims of “AWS compatibility” and “true Amazon-style architecture.” According to Bias, "no one should be under the illusion that CloudStack is more AWS/Amazon compatible than any other open source cloud software."…

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Joi Ito: Open-source hardware is a no brainer

The coming wave of open-source hardware, 3-D printing and other breakthroughs will open the floodgates to tech innovation, just as open-source software sparked the last tech boom by fueling the Google, Facebook software empires, said Joi Ito, director of MIT's Media Lab.…

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How Xamarin gave Mono a life after Novell

Xamarin, the company born earlier this year when Novell laid off the entire workforce dedicated to maintaining Mono, the open-source implementation of Microsoft's .NET development framework, was up against big odds. But at just seven months old, Xamarin is now profitable without VC backing.…

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