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  • Users greet Avaya bankruptcy with shrugs

    The news that sprawling networking company Avaya has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy is being treated with nonchalance by at least some of its customers, for whom the saga of the firm’s financial troubles has been ongoing.

    21 Jan. 17 04:53 Written by Jon Gold
  • Free Software Foundation shakes up its list of priority projects

    The Free Software Foundation Tuesday announced a major rethinking of the software projects that it supports, putting top priority on a free mobile operating system, accessibility, and driver development, among other areas.

    18 Jan. 17 09:00 Written by Jon Gold
  • Cisco calls on Arista to stop selling products in US after agency reverses patent finding

    The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency has revoked its November 2016 finding that Arista’s redesigned products don’t infringe a key Cisco patent -- as a result Cisco called on Arista to stop importing those products and recall others sold with redesigned software. The finding is the latest round in a high-stakes battle between Cisco and Arista over patents and copyrights that has been going on since 2014. In the summer of 2016 the US Trade Representative began an import ban as well as a cease and desist order covering Arista products imposed by the International Trade Commission in June where it ruled that Arista had infringed on a number of Cisco’s technology patents.

    17 Jan. 17 02:48 Written by Michael Cooney
  • The future of Drupal could be cooking in this lab

    Acquia Labs has no illusions of making self-driving cars or shooting things into space like Google X, but the budding applied research arm of enterprise open-source Drupal provider Acquia does have designs on a slew of new applications for what it anticipates will be an increasingly browserless world.

    04 Nov. 16 02:26 Written by Bob Brown
  • Mobile content spurs AT&T's need for Time-Warner

    The intrinsic value of AT&T's proposed $85 billion merger with Time Warner is based primarily on recent growth in mobile video consumption, especially among users under age 35.

    25 Oct. 16 07:01 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • Om nom Nomulus: Google open-sources TLD registry platform

    Google’s latest foray into open-source software is a cloud-based top-level-domain registrar platform called Nomulus, bringing a substantial chunk of the company’s gigantic internet infrastructure into the public eye.

    19 Oct. 16 07:36 Written by Jon Gold
  • Level 3 acknowledges network outage

    Social networks exploded Tuesday morning with customer inquiries and complaints because of a Level 3 Communications network outage across the United States.

    05 Oct. 16 03:07 Written by Bob Brown
  • Wyoming's open source enterprise code library a secret no more

    Wyoming’s 250-person Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) group knew it had a good thing in its Enterprise Extensible Code Library, but it chose to keep things under wraps outside of the state until last week when members of that team attended an annual confab for state government CIOs.

    28 Sept. 16 06:48 Written by Bob Brown
  • The next target for phishing and fraud: ChatOps

    Cloud-based chat systems introduce a unique set of requirements given the breadth and depth of access to potentially sensitive data

    24 Sept. 16 04:21 Written by By Kevin O’Brien, CEO and Co-Founder, GreatHorn Inc.
  • Which countries have open-source laws on the books?

    As the institutional use of open-source software continues to expand like an octopus, the public sector remains a key target market. Here’s a map to help you visualize just how prevalent Linux and open source have become across governments.

    01 Sept. 16 20:13 Written by Jon Gold

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