The European Commission has taken the decision to start releasing its software under open source licenses. It believes this will benefit society as others can make use of the code.
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The coalition set to lead Germany next month has said it's committed to the concept of Public Money, Public Code. This means that software funded by taxpayers will be released under a FOSS license.
By acquiring jClarity, Microsoft aims to make Azure the go-to platform for Java developers and improve the performance and end-user experience of the apps built on the cloud-computing service.
The anime studio behind the Evangelion movies, said it will be switching to the 3D graphics software, Blender. Khara (the studio) also joined the Blender Foundation's Development Fund.
The organisation behind the world's largest particle accelerator has launched the Microsoft Alternatives project as it looks to move away from Microsoft software in favour of open source alternatives.
Microsoft has become quite the fan of open-source software, and now it's making the Windows 10 Calculator app available for anyone to dive into. Users can learn from and contribute to the code.