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Microsoft has postponed its decision to ban the sale of open-source apps on the Microsoft Store. The company has clarified it is not against FOSS, and will delay implementation to clarify its intent.
Meta has built an language model that translates across 200 languages better than the competition at an average of 44%. It has up to 54.5 billion parameters and has been open-sourced on GitHub.
Microsoft has announced that it is open-sourcing its latest GODEL conversational AI, which enables goal-oriented interactions while still providing external information, just like a real conversation.
Open-Source code is quite popular as it reduces the software development cycle. However, rampant use of the same is increasing security concerns. Companies must have some policy to deal with risks.
Microsoft has updated the policies each app should follow to be listed in the Microsoft Store on Windows 11 and 10. New rules should make it harder for bad developers to scam users with paid apps.
Microsoft has started work on XDP for Windows, which is based on a popular Linux project that enables low latency and high throughput for apps. The firm's implementation is open-source on GitHub.
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Google has pledged support for OpenSSF's Package Analysis Project for open source packages uploaded to popular repositories. It has also published the results which paint a rather interesting picture.
Nearly all Android smartphones and devices packing MediaTek or Qualcomm with a Security Patch dated prior to December 2021 remain vulnerable to an RCE security bug that can allow eavesdropping.
Following the release of 100 major versions of Chrome, Google executives have penned their thoughts on their key learnings regarding performance, security, privacy, and more since 2008.
Microsoft has introduced a new set of tools that can be used to measure system performance. The company has emphasized its utility as a way to measure browser performance on Android and Linux.
Microsoft has now open-sourced the source code of its low-code programming language for the Power Platform, Power Fx. Previously, only the documentation of the language was open-source.
Cybersecurity, financial, and tech firms are responding to President Biden's Cybersecurity Executive Order. For this, the Linux Foundation is providing the collective, and neutral forum, OpenSSF.
IBM has announced that it is open-sourcing ModelMesh, its model-serving management layer powering Watson products. ModelMesh will enable the deployment of AI models at "extreme scale" on Kubernetes.
With the launch of TriggerMesh's open-source cloud-native Integration Platform, Kubernetes users can now effortlessly connect data and applications across multiple on-premises and clouds data centers.
As a part of its commitment to U.S. President Joe Biden, Google has joined hands with the Open Source Technology Improvement Fund (OSTIF) to manage security priorities and fix flaws in eight projects.
Microsoft has worked with the open-source community, Intel, AMD, and Nvidia to offer TensorFlow-DirectML, a project that allows accelerated training of machine learning models on DirectX 12 GPUs.
Google has unveiled Private Compute Core Services that utilize a set of open-source APIs to ensure that machine learning models for Private Compute Core features update over a private path.
Microsoft has upgraded its position at the Eclipse Foundation to become a Strategic Member as of today. It will be contributing dedicated resources to work on the development of Eclipse technology.
Amazon's quantum computing service has been integrated with PennyLane to speed up the development of quantum-hybrid algorithms. It also has a new tensor network simulator that supports 50 qubits.
After a few months in technical preview, Google is bringing its open-source, cross-platform framework, Flutter, to Windows in Alpha, with the company working to add UWP support soon.
GitHub, the open-source development platform Microsoft acquired last year, has made a new purchase of its own, absorbing Pull Panda and making all of its features available for free.
Two of Vuze's core developers who recently left the company have created BiglyBT, a new multi-platform open source torrent client that is completely ad-free and is licensed under the GPL.
Microsoft has announced that the Visual Studio Code extension for Arduino is now open-source and that those interested can help improve it for the entire community of Arduino developers.
Microsoft today announced that it will be open-sourcing the Windows command line tool PowerShell. The company is making alpha releases for Linux and OS X available today on GitHub.
Many major companies such as Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Intel and Netflix have united to form the Alliance for Open Media group, which aims to create an open-source next-generation video format.
Microsoft has once again stated publicly that it has no plan to open-source its upcoming Edge browser. Many would have viewed that as a very positive move both for the browser and for the company.
The Open webOS team - which has been working for two years to bring webOS to a wider range of devices under an open-source licence - has released a new version of the OS, with a new name too.
Mozilla are getting an early Christmas present, in the form of native H.264 video support in its Firefox browser. And the provider of this not so secret Santa gift? Cisco.
A fully native VLC for Windows 8 is coming if they have a successful round of funding on Kickstarter. The app will feature everything from current releases as well some added extras.
XBMC has just been released for the Android platform. The application is essentially the best open-source media center application which offers a number of customizable options.
Imagine being able to download applications to your camera, just as you can to your smartphone. Reports indicate that researchers at Stanford University are attempting to create an open source camera. Stanford is no stranger...
Sun Microsystems will plunk down $1 billion to buy MySQL, the maker of a popular open-source database. Sun said Wednesday that it will pay about $800 million in cash for MySQL's privately held stock and...
The Dutch government has set a soft deadline of April 2008 for its agencies to start using open-source software - freely distributed programs that anyone can modify - the Netherlands Economic Affairs Ministry said Thursday....
Does the world need open-source search tools? The people at Wikipedia think so. The folks behind the public encyclopedia have launched Wikia, a project to develop a search engine, crawlers and other...
According to a post over at Gmane.org, AMD engineer Yinghai Lu has reportedly released source-code of the BIOS for the Gigabyte Technology M57SLI-S4 motherboard. This can potentially allow advanced users to "program their motherboards" by...
Several Cuban government ministers backed the move to open-source software, and away from U.S.-based Microsoft, at a technology conference held late last week. Communications minister Ramiro Valdes gave an opening keynote that advocated open source,...
The European Commission has resisted efforts by Microsoft to make it abandon its report into open-source software, it was revealed this week. But the Commission was swayed into allowing a 10-day period for feedback before...