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2014-07-22 12:36:37

Survey Finds 75 Percent Put Consumers at Risk with Poor Software Component Control FULTON, Md., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three out of four organizations that build software applications either have failed to adopt policies to prevent the use of vulnerable software components or have neglected to ban even a single component to enforce existing policies, according to a new survey sponsored by venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA) and software supply chain management...

2014-07-08 08:37:36

UPPSALA, Sweden, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Document content on Moodle, the popular open-source e-learning software, will now be speech-enabled using the docReader [http://www.readspeaker.com/readspeaker-docreader ] service from ReadSpeaker. Speech-enabled content improves accessibility by allowing learners to consume information in the way they are most comfortable. Learning disabilities, visual impairments, and second-language challenges are just a few examples of why some...

2014-07-01 08:34:45

Company Joins Program to Drive Momentum of Open Source System Adoption SAN FRANCISCO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Range Networks, the leading provider of commercial open source cellular systems and leader of the OpenBTS(TM) software project, today announced that it has joined the Open Invention Network (OIN) to promote the Linux open source ecosystem. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130320/MM81007LOGO NEWS FACTS: -- Commitment to the future of open source software: Founded in...

2014-06-20 23:05:20

Game Development Framework, SOOMLA, Experiences Rapid Growth as Their Games Hit The Top Charts Tel-Aviv, Israel (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Today, SOOMLA, an open source framework for mobile game developers, has two reasons to celebrate. The framework that started as a small open source project recently reached 20M installs and is rapidly gaining more momentum as games with SOOMLA inside are reaching the top charts in the Apple and Google app stores. Rapid growth of installs in 2014...

2014-06-18 23:06:08

Appnovation Technologies is happy to announce the launch of their Open Source Caddie service. Caddie is the service component of the IT service leader’s Canopy Initiative that aims to “enable open source for the enterprise.” Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Appnovation Technologies is happy to announce the launch of their Open Source Caddie service. Caddie is the service component of the IT service leader’s Canopy Initiative that aims to “enable open source for the...

2014-06-16 23:13:04

Appnovation Technologies is proud to announce that they are now a supplier on the United Kingdom Government's G-Cloud Framework for open source IT solutions development. London, UK (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 Appnovation Technologies is happy to announce that they are now a supplier on the United Kingdom Government’s G-Cloud Framework. The global leader in open source IT solution development has been included on the CloudStore making them applicable to supply the UK’s Public Sector with...

2014-06-16 04:21:55

LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenDesk, the five person UK start-up that aims to disrupt the global market for furniture, is today launching a crowdfunding campaign allowing anyone in the UK to get a stake in a business with global aspirations. The start-up, which is less than one year old, has already built a global footprint, selling in 37 countries through a network of over 200 professional workshops. The revolutionary idea behind OpenDesk is local making....

2014-06-13 12:27:57

Free and Open Source Software for Financial Institutions Bringing Financial Services to the Poor in Developing Countries SAN FRANCISCO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mifos Initiative today launched its Mifos X Platform for Financial Inclusion. The Mifos X Platform is a free and open source core banking system for responsible financial services organizations bringing financial services to the 3 billion unbanked poor globally - the proven method to lift the poor...

2014-05-15 12:43:47

Global software design and development company launches new site offering open source and free projects CHICAGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago-based software design and development company, Devbridge Group, today revealed the launch of a new website dedicated to open source and free content. Sourcery is the result of constant experimenting by the developers and designers of Devbridge Group. The responsive, cloud-based site was born from specific challenges and houses powerful...

2014-05-14 23:09:51

Scientists announce an online platform concept, scikick.org, offering worldwide cutting-edge research access to anyone. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 The Internet has taken open education enthusiasts and entrepreneurs on a roller coaster ride. It has both raised – and dropped – their expectations and hopes. From Wikipedia to Open Source and MOOC’s, open knowledge platforms have brought with them the promise of transforming traditional, upstart educational systems into one that...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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