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IBM Acquires Red Hat for $34 Billion (£27B)

IBM Acquires Red Hat for $34 Billion (£27B)

Largest Acquisition Yet by IBM It is now official. Open source specialists Red Hat is now part of IBM. This is IBM’s largest ever acquisition worth $34 billion USD ...

October 29, 2018 at 2:02 pm by
DragonBox Pyra Handheld PC Almost Ready After Four Years

DragonBox Pyra Handheld PC Almost Ready After Four Years

The Long Wait is Almost Over The DragonBox Pyra open source mobile game console has been announced all the way back in 2014. Now, four years later, and after evolving into a ...

July 31, 2018 at 9:06 pm by

Turris MOX is a Modular and Open-Source Router

Turris MOX is a Modular and Open-Source Router “Probably the first router configurable as easily as a sandwich. Choose the parts you actually want.” That is the ...

May 4, 2018 at 9:25 pm by

OpenRA – The Free C&C Red Alert Game Gets Update

OpenRA, the free to download C&C Red Alert/Dune 2000 project has just received a new updated release! Almost 6 months after the initial release was issued, OpenRA have ...

April 29, 2017 at 6:30 pm by
Kodi

The War on Kodi Ramps Up

Kodi, the open-source media centre software born out of the Xbox Media Center (XBMC) project, has long been wrongly conflated with piracy due to the ability of third-parties ...

April 3, 2017 at 10:00 pm by

SoundSwitch Aims To Make Audio Switching Hassle Free

If you find yourself constantly switching between your audio devices, SoundSwitch may be the software you’re looking for, the program aims to make switching devices ...

December 15, 2016 at 5:00 pm by
Obama

Obama’s Facebook Messenger Bot Now Open Source and Available to Download

The Obama Facebook Messenger bot was released in August and created to communicate with people on behalf of the president. In theory, this allows the US president to receive ...

October 16, 2016 at 7:10 pm by

Linksys Launches Next Generation WRT Router with AC3200

Linksys announced the next generation of its WRT router, the WRT3200ACM, featuring Tri-Stream 160 technology and creating the fastest Dual Band router available. With MU-MIMO ...

October 14, 2016 at 11:15 am by
Google

Google and Monotype Unveil Open Source Font Supporting 800+Languages

Google has entered into a partnership with Monotype to create a new open-source font called Noto which supports more than 800 languages and 100 writing scripts. This is a ...

October 10, 2016 at 3:45 pm by
Kodi

Pre-Loaded Kodi Boxes Face UK Legal Enquiry

A trader from Middlesbrough, UK, could become the first person to be prosecuted for selling Android TV boxes preloaded with Kodi software. 54-year-old Brian Thompson is being ...

September 27, 2016 at 10:03 pm by

Microsoft’s PowerShell Goes Open-Source

Microsoft has just announced that they will be making their popular administration and configuration management tool PowerShell open source. The process has been gradual, with ...

August 18, 2016 at 10:00 pm by

Crytek’s CryEngine Is Now Open Source

Crytek has been facing some troubles over the last few years, but the company’s impressive CryEngine is still being used for a number of very important projects, ...

May 24, 2016 at 8:00 pm by

Elon Musk Wants AIs to Compete in a New Challenge: Atari High Scores

Elon Musk may be known for his leading roles in both SpaceX and Tesla, but Musk also founded OpenAI alongside Sam Altman and others. This non-profit company seeks to advance ...

April 29, 2016 at 4:20 pm by

Visual Studio Will Now Include Xamarin

Microsoft recently brought out Xamarin, software based on letting people create programs using C# and .NET operating systems which can then be ported to both iOS and Android. ...

April 1, 2016 at 3:30 pm by

FCC May Have Caused Manufacturers To Lock Down Routers Afterall

Last year we reported that the FCC (US Federal Communications Commission) may be moving to outlaw the practice of adding custom software to routers. The misunderstanding was ...

March 24, 2016 at 9:17 am by

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