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SwiftStack grabs $16M to help companies scale out storage across data centers

Software-defined storage startup SwiftStack took in a $16 million Series B investment round, which brings total funding to $23.6 million. Besides using some of the cash for sales and marketing, the company plans to improve its technology so that it can easily scale across multiple data centers, something SwiftStack CEO Joe Arnold said companies are calling for. 259 more words

The Benefits of Open Access

As a student, whenever I research papers online to help write an essay or formulate a thesis I often come across an abstract that would be beneficial to me. 439 more words


More open-source at Microsoft? You'd better believe it

REDMOND, Wash. — Following Microsoft’s announcement today about new partnerships with operating system startup CoreOS and big data company Cloudera, it’s clearer than it’s been in years the tech giant is committed to working with lots of partners and open-source technologies. 1,143 more words


Quebec is ripe for open source

Open-source software, once the domain of reclusive programmers with long beards and conspiracy theories, is going mainstream.

Popularized by trendy Silicon Valley startups and evangelized by companies that offer maintenance and support, software once seen as buggy and risky is gaining respect in the private and public sector. 498 more words


Open Source Astrophotography 2.2

The book I read to research this post was Open Source Astrophotography 2.2 by Karl Sarnow which is an excellent book that I read at kindle unlimited. 298 more words


Announcing the Five Finalists for The Hackaday Prize

Six months ago we challenged you to realize the future of open, connected devices. Today we see the five finalists vying for The Hackaday Prize. 411 more words


Fake Dawn app updated, and thoughts about Android API backward compatibility

Some time ago I wrote an Android app called Fake Dawn, mainly to learn about the basics of Java development on Android, and also to implement something that I can use everyday: an alarm that wakes you up gently by gradually increasing the volume and the light in a customizable way. 656 more words