Open source

Google, Facebook, Amazon unite in a bid to ensure Heartbleed doesn't happen again

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13 technology giants team up with The Linux Foundation to support ‘critical’ open source projects
24 Apr 2014

Microsoft Build 2014: Microsoft open sources a slew of software with .NET Foundation

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Project Roslyn released into the wild live on stage in San Francisco
04 Apr 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Intel to focus Hadoop efforts on Cloudera after buying major share stake

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Intel's big data initiatives to remain open source while the company focuses on Cloudera's distribution of Hadoop
27 Mar 2014

GreenDataNet project aims to run urban data centres on 80 per cent renewable energy

Consortium looking to apply smart grid thinking to data centre design
14 Mar 2014

Viber explains why it ditched MongoDB and Redis in favour of Couchbase

Rapid growth in traffic meant the MongoDB / Redis system struggled to scale
21 Feb 2014

Intel launches big data software suite - free to a good home

Open source Intel Data Platform aiming to be the 'operating system' for big data
14 Feb 2014

Getting touchy-feely with the Fairphone

Computing checks out a prototype of the new crowd-funded ethically sourced smartphone
19 Sep 2013

Valve's Steam Box details to be revealed next week

Linux-based games console represents biggest crack yet in Windows operating system hegemony
18 Sep 2013

IBM to splash $1bn on Linux for cloud computing and big data

But only Linux on IBM's own Power chip architecture
18 Sep 2013

Spotify adds Hortonworks to its favourites list

Open-source Hadoop distributor to improve personalisation and analytics at music site
16 Sep 2013

Google working on migrating from MySQL to MariaDB

Google has been working with the MariaDB Foundation since the beginning of the year
13 Sep 2013

UK government culture holding back open source adoption

Steve Nice, CTO at Reconnix, the open source ecosystem company, assesses the current state of open source adoption in the public sector
30 Aug 2013

Crowdfunded Fairphone goes into production

New phone aims to draw attention to dire conditions in the electronics supply chain
10 Jun 2013

Database shakedown: Five reasons why there’s a revolution going on

10gen CEO Max Schireson explains why there is room in the market for a new generation of providers
06 Jun 2013

Computing Tech Tiff debate: order or chaos in mobile phone platforms?

Technology debating reaches critical mass in new video series
30 May 2013

SkySQL merges with MariaDB to make 'next generation' open-source database

Original MySQL team members reunited through merger
24 Apr 2013

Nokia Entertainment: Why we went Mongo

Nokia tells Computing about the pros and cons of NoSQL database MongoDB
11 Apr 2013

Google's Blink moves Chrome browser away from Apple's Safari

New fork of WebKit promises faster development, especially on mobile platforms
05 Apr 2013

iOS 'has had its revolutionary moment' in increasingly competitive mobile market, says Red Bend

Little development room left for Apple as rival platforms appear, says VP Kinder
22 Mar 2013

MWC: Firefox OS running on the ZTE Open

Mozilla takes us through the company's new Firefox OS mobile platform on ZTE's new Open device.
06 Mar 2013

MWC: What can Firefox OS offer to the smartphone market?

Mozilla explains how its new mobile platform will affect the market, and the enterprise user
06 Mar 2013

Ubuntu likely to struggle on the smartphone, says SugarCRM CEO

Will need to be really special to stand up to Android and iOS
06 Mar 2013

H4cked Off: Valve's Team Fortress 2 freebies are good news for Linux

It may sound strange, but giving players a virtual penguin could draw them to Linux in droves
18 Feb 2013

Boost for Linux as Valve releases Steam games

Popular platform's support for Ubuntu could be a game changer
15 Feb 2013