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Linux & Cloud Computing

While reading the latest issue of the Economist, I was reminded that August 25th. marks an important anniversary for two key events:  25 years back, on August 25, 1991, Linus Torvalds launched a new operating system called Linux and on the same day in 2006, Amazon under the leadership of Andy Jesse launched the beta version of Elastic Computing Cloud (EC2), the central piece of Amazon Web Services (AWS). 386 more words

Cloud Computing

Citation & Referencing made easy using Mendeley Manager

While producing write up, it is very much essential that the writer can create the text on own. However, it is not possible to write a complete article without referring to some of the past efforts. 144 more words

Develop Skills

prpl @ Microchip MASTERs 2016

prpl Foundation, along with our members Imagination Technologies and Seltech, were excited to participate in Microchip MASTERs conference in Phoenix last week.

MASTERs is known as the “premier technical training conference for embedded control engineers”. 205 more words

Prpl Security

MySQL founder tries a new software licensing model

When it comes to open-source licenses, developers have their fair share of choices (GPL, BSD, MIT, Apache, etc.), all of them with their own pros and cons. 915 more words

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Simplenote, the planet's most useful piece of software, is now open source on iOS, macOS and Android

If you’re not using Simplenote, you’re missing out. This… well, simple note app has been a standby and lifesaver for me for years, though occasionally I have worried about its future: Will it survive if… 226 more words

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White House open-source software policy goes live

In an effort to make software developed by government agencies useful to the public as well as other agencies, the White House announced Monday that it is implementing a new policy to make code written by the federal government to be open sourced. 96 more words

Christian Science Monitor

The White House releases policy to help government agencies go open source

The White House (led by United States Chief Information Officer Tony Scott) has been pretty vocal about using technology to improve how government operates. They want to make sure code helps, not hurts, government agencies, and that the U.S. 367 more words

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