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Microsoft open sourced its legendary BASIC intepreter
Microsoft open sourced its legendary BASIC intepreter
Microsoft's feeling towards open source community have taken a full U-turn during the past couple of years. Most notably, company acquired the ...... 22 May 2020 - 1 comment
Microsoft to acquire GitHub
Microsoft to acquire GitHub
Several sources claim that Microsoft is about to announce its acquisition of GitHub later today. GitHub is a de facto open source distribution ...... 04 Jun 2018 - 8 comments
Apple open sourced iOS and macOS kernels, available on Github
Apple open sourced iOS and macOS kernels, available on Github
Apple, without fanfares or even a special announcement, released today the iOS and macOS kernels to the public as open source. What we are ...... 01 Oct 2017
WebOS goes open source
WebOS goes open source
HP has said today that it will be donating its webOS software to the open source community, just 20 months after purchasing Palm and webOS for $1.2 billion. ...... 09 Dec 2011 - 4 comments
Samsung's Bada may go open source next year
Samsung's Bada may go open source next year
If Apple's numerous lawsuits against Android go badly for Samsung, they may already have their future strategy mapped out in the form of Bada. ...... 20 Sep 2011
Open source software blocked from Microsoft WP7 Marketplace
Open source software blocked from Microsoft WP7 Marketplace
Jan Wildeboer, a Red Hat employee and big advocate of open source software, has posted today that Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Marketplace blocks ...... 18 Feb 2011 - 20 comments
Google getting ready to set VP8 free
Google getting ready to set VP8 free
As we predicted last year, it appears Google is preparing to turn On2's VP8 video standard into an open source project. The purchase of On2, ...... 13 Apr 2010 - 16 comments
     

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