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2008-09-16 15:00:18

By GARDNER, Chris Catalyst IT founder and director Don Christie, one of New Zealand's biggest advocates of free, open source software, shares his passion with Technology editor Chris Gardner -------------------- There is a quiet revolution going on among the world's computer users.

2008-09-16 15:00:18

By WALLES, Hayden Open source software is more than a catchphrase and may even change the future of copyright, writes Hayden Walles. -------------- ------ Open source software may sound like just another passing buzzphrase, but it is no fly-by-nighter.

2008-09-11 09:00:10

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) today announced a global call to action for organizations and consumers to embrace open source software as part of its sponsorship of Software Freedom Day (SFD) on September 20, 2008.

2008-09-05 12:00:18

Transverse, a pioneer of open source business solutions, is officially announcing its company launch today.

2008-08-27 12:00:53

Keith Bright, one of the world's leading evangelists for open approaches to technology and a key leader of IBM's initiative to drive innovation using Linux and open source software, will be the keynote speaker at "The Orange Conference," hosted by MPower for clients, partners and other members of the nonprofit community.

2008-08-15 15:24:23

Open source software advocates have hailed a court ruling protecting its use, even though it is given it away for free.

2008-08-11 03:00:16

By Rozana Sani FREE, open source office productivity tools are fast becoming the preferred alternative for users who are concerned about cost savings. Rozana Sani speaks to representatives of Sun Microsystems and IBM to get their views.

2008-07-22 09:00:36

OpenLogic, Inc., a provider of enterprise open source software solutions encompassing hundreds of open source packages, today announced the results of a survey of corporate open source users regarding open source support.

2004-11-30 12:00:12

MySQL, a software maker based in Uppsala, Sweden, is giving away five million copies of its best product: a database so powerful that global banks use it to track their credit risks and scientists rely on it to catalog the chain of chromosomes that make up the human gene.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.