Open Source

GitHub announced it is releasing native mobile applications for iOS and Android, and unveiled a new approach to open source security during its annual developer event in San Francisco this week. From today a mobile version of GitHub is available through a public beta with android “coming soon”. The mobile

Software developers aren’t introverts writing closely guarded code in a dark room. At least not anymore. The rise of open source has shown software development is fundamentally a collaborative, community endeavour where millions of developers share and build on each other’s work. That’s according to GitHub CEO Nat Friedman who

Microsoft Australia’s technology chief, Lee Hickin, today declared the company’s commitment to open source software while speaking at an event hosted by one time adversary and open source giant, Red Hat. Microsoft has evolved into an open source company as it transformed, Hickin said, and around half of the services

Red Hat is now officially part of IBM. The acquisition finally closed overnight after getting the green light from EU regulators at the end of June. IBM announced its intention to buy Red Hat in October 2018 in an all cash deal worth US $34 billion, making it one of

Red Hat announced the latest version of  its Kubernetes platform, OpenShift, this week along with the news that the service will for the first time be integrated with a public cloud, in this case Microsoft’s Azure. Both companies said making the seperate Azure version of OpenShift, named Azure Red Hat

This week Red Hat announced several new releases of its open source software products and signalled it is betting big on an “open” hybrid cloud future. According to the open source giant it is an environment where public cloud providers will not be able to match its hybrid offerings, despite

Open source software and its associated culture of innovation and collaboration are now proving the difference in digital transformation, according to Jim Whitehurst, CEO and president of Red Hat. Indeed he told media and analysts at the company’s annual conference in Boston this morning that open source is where innovation

The continued fragmentation of the marketing technology market is driving organisations to adopt more open source software solutions, as proprietary products fail to live up to their billing, according to SaaS vendor Acquia. Sign up to Which-50’s Digital Marketing Newsletter Acquia has expanded from its traditional enterprise level web content