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2009-09-23 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity(R), the software integrity leader, today released the 2009 Coverity Scan Open Source Report. This report is the result of the largest public-private sector research project focused on open source software integrity. Originally initiated with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the 2009 Coverity Scan Open Source Report details the findings from analyzing more than 11 billion lines of open source code from 280 open source projects over...

2009-09-18 06:45:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Sugar Labs (R), nonprofit provider of the Sugar Learning Platform for children, and the Free Software Foundation (FSF), which promotes computer users' right to use, study, copy, modify, and redistribute computer programs, have announced joint efforts to collaborate and promote Sugar on the occasion of Software Freedom Day, September 19th. The FSF will host an event in Boston featuring Sugar Labs Executive Director Walter Bender, FSF president...

2009-08-21 10:40:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity announced today that open source strategist David Maxwell will debate the merits of popular and often competing open source licenses with leading open source advocates Mike Milinkovich of the Eclipse Foundation and Matt Asay of Alfresco. The event, sponsored by the Free and Open Source Software Learning Centre (FOSSLC), aims to provide those using or considering using open source licenses a deeper understanding of key differences in business,...

2009-08-18 07:30:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Joining a broad cross-section of more than 1,000 companies, academic institutions, communities, related groups and individuals, The Linux Box is now part of Open Source for America, a unified voice for the promotion of open source in the U.S. Federal government sector. Open Source for America strives to effect change in government to encourage broader support of open source technologies and the open source development community. "We've received...

2009-07-22 12:26:00

WESTFORD, Mass., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- EnterpriseDB, the leading enterprise-class open source database company, today announced that it has become a founding member of Open Source for America, a coalition of more than 50 companies, academic institutions, communities, related groups and individuals dedicated to promoting the adoption of open source technology in the U.S. federal government sector. "The economic and technological benefits of open source technologies like the PostgreSQL...

2009-07-21 23:34:00

WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a broad cross-section of more than 70 companies, academic institutions, communities, related groups and individuals joined together to announce the formation of Open Source for America, an organization that will serve as a unified voice for the promotion of open source software in the U.S. Federal Government arena. To register or learn more about the coalition, visit www.opensourceforamerica.org. With the U.S. Federal Government...

2009-07-21 18:45:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Multiven, the global leader in premium multivendor IP network maintenance services, today released the third installment of the Multiven Dossier titled "Software Consumer Bill of Rights." This Dossier is aimed at ensuring consumer protection rights for all purchased software and hold software manufacturers liable for their software much the same way manufacturers of physical products are held liable for their product's inability to function as...

2009-07-21 07:05:00

HOUSTON, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- click2try(TM) (http://www.click2try.com) today announced its White Label service to bring the benefits of the click2try(TM) technology to commercial Open Source software vendors. The company's click2try.com site provides users free and subscription-based access to preconfigured application virtual machines. The White Label service lets a commercial Open Source software vendor deliver a live sandbox of software applications right from the vendor's...

2009-07-15 09:01:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Jaspersoft, provider of the world's most widely used business intelligence (BI) software, today announced two executive promotions in sales and engineering that represent expanded roles to address the increasing demand for open source BI software. The global marketplace has experienced a transformation over the last 12 months, which is prompting more new users of open source software than ever before. A Forrester Research study released this year...

2009-06-15 01:00:00

LONDON, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- - With Photo UK HR Software company Vizual is taking the unprecedented step of giving away its HR.net Lite Human Resources software free of charge. This is the first time that fully functioning HR software has been available as free software - and it's not time limited either. UK businesses typically pay from GBP300 to GBP1,000+ for this level of Human Resources software. "Vizual can do this, because we are a well-established company,...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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