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Open Source Advocates Hail Appeals Court Ruling

Free software advocates are praising a federal appeals ruling that allows greater protection for open-source software against copyright infringement. The case concerns a company, Kam Industries, that downloaded open-source code for use in a product... More...

Plurk readying itself for open APIs?

Inquisitor has reported that the nemesis to Twitter, Plurk is about to announce the release of an API. What's the big deal? Perhaps not, but the API would enable third party application development, taking Plurk... More...

Could Pandora open up Linux games?

A stealth-mode startup is readying a Linux-based handheld gaming device with WiFi, USB, and a 4.3-inch 800x480 touchscreen. The "Pandora," headquartered at OpenPandora.org for now, runs Linux on a next-generation ARM SoC with integrated OpenGL... More...

The Witcher Modding Forum Open

CD Projekt has the new modding board for The Witcher up on the official The Witcher web site. With the Djinni Toolset around the corner, I'm sure modders are already outlining their ideas for his... More...

SimCity Source Code Is Now Open

Tolkien writes "Source code for SimCity has been released under the GPLv3. For legal reasons the open source version was renamed Micropolis, which was apparently the original working title. The OLPC will also be getting... More...

Verizon Wireless to Open Network

Verizon Wireless is surprisingly embracing open networks. The nation's second largest cell phone carrier said today that customers will have the option of connecting hardware and software not sold by the company to its network.... More...

TweakVista open beta begins

Popular tweaking site TweakVista.com and Stardock have teamed up to create a new utility for Windows Vista users called TweakVista. TweakVista allows users to change many low level settings in Windows Vista as well as... More...

Sun open sources Java

Sun Microsystems has announced the release of an open-source version of its Java Development Kit for Java Platform Standard Edition. Sun has contributed the software to the OpenJDK Community as free software under the GNU... More...

Igaro CMS Open Sourced

A high-end web management software called Igaro has been Open-Sourced to the public. Starting with version 1.5, users can explore the workings of Igaro before choosing to invest in its technology. Igaro software allows web... More...

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