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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...

Source SDK beta with Ep2 game code released

The Source engine is a 3D game engine developed by Valve Corporation. Its unique features include a large degree of modularity and flexibility, an artist-driven, shader-based renderer, accurate lip sync and facial expression technology, and... 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...

Open Source gets European Boost

A report funded by the European Commission has concluded that open source software could offer considerable savings to organizations with little effect on their business. In "almost all" cases, long-term costs could be reduced by... More...

Amsterdam to Evaluate Open Source

The city of Amsterdam's administration will spend a total of $393,900 next year evaluating Linux on the desktop. The Amsterdam city council said that "the use of open software can ensure better exchange of data... More...

Source Engine does a 360

Valve Software announced today that a version of the Half-Life 2 engine dubbed "Source" was to be made available as a middleware solution for developers on the Xbox 360. Currently the gaming world is in... More...

Counter-Strike: Source Update

From Steam Update News: Soon, we'll be releasing the first in a series of updates to Counter-Strike: Source which will be focused on moving the core Counter-Strike gameplay forward The... More...

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