Open-sourced Technology Levels the Playing Field Between Tech Giants and Startups

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The contest between proprietary technology and open source has been ongoing for a decade.Today, some of the most premium technology is open-sourced and free. Even Google's highly prized Borg software is becoming open-sourced. Great benefits with open-source.

Microsoft: we were wrong about open source

The Verge

Microsoft has admitted it was wrong about open source, after the company battled it and Linux for years at the height of its desktop domination. Microsoft president Brad Smith now believes the company was wrong about open source. Image by Alex Castro / The Verge.

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Amazon unveils Distance Assistant, an open source platform to enforce physical distancing among workers

Venture Beast

Amazons Distance Assistant is an open source tool that taps AI and augmented reality to enforce social distancing among workers. Read More.

Al-Qaeda Innovations Correlated To Unauthorized Disclosures By Snowden: Independent Verification Through Open Source Intelligence

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Analysts can use Recorded Future to visualize information in multiple intuitive ways that can help draw out insights from an incredible array of sources. By Bob Gourley. Students of history know what happens when adversaries learn how the good guys collect intelligence on them.

Mozilla Common Voice updates will help train the ‘Hey Firefox’ wakeword for voice-based web browsing

Venture Beast

Mozilla updated Common Voice, its open source collection of transcribed voice data. It now contains over 7,000 hours of speech across 54 languages. Read More.

Managing open-source mobile security and privacy for activists worldwide | Salted Hash Ep 18

Network World

Porup about the group's easy-to-use secure apps, open-source software libraries, and customized mobile devices being used around the world Nathan Freitas, who heads The Guardian Project, talks with host Steve Ragan and senior writer J.M.

Your car is about to go open source

Galido

“Today, automakers are having a hard time getting their customers to buy informatics systems because they only can do 10% of what a mobile phone can do,” said Rudi Streif, who leads the Automotive Grade Linux workgroup for the Linux Foundation.

The Threat Brief: Providing daily context on threats to your mission

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Analysis Big Data CTO CTOvision Admin Cyber Security DoD and IC Health IT Mobile News Open Source Technology News The Future ThreatBrief The newly revised formats and enhanced reporting of our daily ThreatBrief have caused readership to take off.

CDH Users: If you have done impactful things with data please share how what and why

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Nominations are open through September 12, 2014. Analysis Big Data CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC Health IT Mobile Open Source By Bob Gourley.

Learn Big Data Design Patterns in 11 Dec 2014 Webinar

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The partnership between Intel Corporation and Cloudera announced in 2014 enabled a closer coordination of engineering and development activities between the two firms and has resulted in more capabilities being placed into the core open source Apache Hadoop framework plus improved capabilities being made available in technologies fielded by Intel and available to enterprises today.

Carahsoft: IT Solutions for Government

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Portfolios on the site are broken into categories of Big Data , Cybersecurity , Cloud Computing , Citizen Engagement , Geospatial , Mobility , Virtualization , Open Source and Intelligence. Events Big Data Cloud Computing Internet of Things Open Source

IBM Acquires Red Hat, Gains a Competitive Edge

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Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of open source cloud software. IBM will become the world’s #1 hybrid cloud provider, offering companies the only open cloud solution that will unlock the full value of the cloud for their businesses.”.

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Identity Relationship Management Market to Exceed $50 Billion by 2020

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Identity services must be in place regardless of sector — retail, finance, insurance, healthcare, government, cloud service, education — in order to extend business reach via social, mobile, cloud, and the Internet of Things. ForgeRock Open Identity Stack ( [link] ).

HackerOne CEO Mårten Mickos: COVID-19 is ‘the planet’s warning’ to accelerate digital civilization

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A native of Finland, he’s the former CEO of MySQL, the open-source database company that was sold to Sun Microsystems in 2008. So WiFi, VPN, authentication, passwords, mobile phones and so on. Tech HackerOne Mårten Mickos Nordic Innovation Summit Open Source Security

Google and Canonical bring Flutter apps to Linux and the Snap Store

Venture Beast

Google is partnering with the Ubuntu Desktop team at Canonical to bring Linux support to its open source UI framework Flutter. Read More.

Conversational AI startup Rasa shows steady growth with fresh $26 million

Venture Beast

Rasa, a startup developing open source conversational AI tools, raised $26 million in venture capital from Andreessen Horowitz and others. Read More.

All You Need to Know About VMI for Mobile Apps

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VMI stands for Virtual Mobile Infrastructure and basically, it provides end users with a highly effective and an efficient way to have access to delicate mobile applications and information without much hassle. It allows end users to have the organic and unadulterated mobile experience.

IBM to Acquire Cloudant: Open, Cloud Database Service Helps Organizations Simplify Mobile, Web App and Big Data Development

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a privately held database-as-a-service (DBaaS) provider that enables developers to easily and quickly create next generation mobile and web apps. . Cloudant will extend IBM’s Big Data and Analytics , Cloud Computing and Mobile offerings by further helping clients take advantage of these key growth initiatives. ” Organizations are being challenged to quickly create engaging and data-rich mobile and web apps.

Docker Turns 1.0: Production-Ready Containers for Moving Apps Out

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Open source community project solves decades-old application mobility problem in 15 months. Read More. Technology

Google, like Samsung, is eavesdropping on your private conversations

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I opened Task Manager (I’m working on Windows. Apparently the issue is that someone added the non-open source component for Google Now to the open source code for Chromium. If you use Google Chrome , you could be subject to eavesdropping by Google.

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Fed Tech Roundup November 12

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Does T-Mobile's Free Video Plan Violate Net Neutrality? T-Mobile Video Plan Could Test FCC's New Net Neutrality Rules - New York Times. Open source software gains traction in federal IT - FedScoop. News BAE DISA Navy Robot T-MobileThe following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com ): Fed Tech Ticker. Nextgov: Fiscal 2016 Defense Bill Contains Cyber Screening Provision - ExecutiveGov.

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The battlefield for mobile platforms and mobile applications becomes clear: fragmentation, innovation, and dead-ends

Trends in the Living Networks

I was just interviewed on Sky Business this morning about the news coming out from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. In the plethora of announcements, what stands out for me is the increasing clarity of the emerging platforms battle, which is happening on two levels: mobile operating system and applications. Mobile operating system. The launch of the iPhone 3G redefined how people thought about mobile devices. Mobile applications.

What is Bootstrap and How Do I Use It?

Galido

While traditional html could be used, today’s technologies require mobile support with responsive design. Bootstrap is a free, open-source, front-end website framework for designing websites and web applications. Free and Open source. Mobile Programming

Join 11 Dec 2014 Webinar For Latest In Big Data Design Patterns From Intel and Cloudera

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The partnership between Intel Corporation and Cloudera announced in 2014 enabled a closer coordination of engineering and development activities between the two firms and has resulted in more capabilities being placed into the core open source Apache Hadoop framework plus improved capabilities being made available in technologies fielded by Intel and available to enterprises today. By Bob Gourley.

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Best Online Learning Platforms for Employees 

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The platform’s intuitive interface offers mobile-first learning opportunities coupled with a variety of other, responsive features like: Creation, publishing & delivery of multiple content formats. Deliver blended, mobile learning in a transparent and secure way.

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Tech Titans To Visit At Geoint: Here is my take on the must-see firms on the expo floor

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While there, be sure to ask about: Optensity (say hello to CEO Pam Arya) and Pentaho (great for connecting all info sources in the modern enterprise into an open integration framework). By Bob Gourley. This is a follow on to our post on planning your time at the Geoint Symposium.

Best IT and Tech Blogs – Must Read Information Technology Resources 2019

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These areas of IT include general IT and technology, security, IT feeds, cloud computing, data center, mobile, social media, tips and tricks, virtualization, and operating system and software blogs. You can learn more on various topics including cloud, enterprise, hacking, mobile, and more.

Tech Blogs – Best Must Read Tech Resources 2019

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These areas of tech include general IT and technology, security, IT feeds, cloud computing, data center, mobile, social media, tips and tricks, virtualization, and operating system and software blogs. You can learn more on various topics including cloud, enterprise, hacking, mobile, and more.

Best Tech Blogs – Must Read Tech Resources 2019

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These areas of tech include general IT and technology, security, IT feeds, cloud computing, data center, mobile, social media, tips and tricks, virtualization, and operating system and software blogs. You can learn more on various topics including cloud, enterprise, hacking, mobile, and more.

Cloud4Good: Cloning, Compiling and Deploying the Child Finder Xamarin Mobile App

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GitHub – our source code repository for the system. Mobile App Design Session. We had an idea of the users that were going to use the mobile app (personas) and this was officers investigating a case. Open Visual Studio. Double click the Solution to open it up in Visual Studio. SimpleIoC – We pulled in some classes from MVVMLight open source project.

The critical role of portable large screen devices in enabling mobile media

Trends in the Living Networks

The intention is to design it, then open source the design and software so anyone can build it, thus making an inexpensive web tablet available to many. The development of mobile media requires rich media devices.

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Top Tech Websites 2019

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These areas of tech include general IT and technology, security, IT feeds, cloud computing, data center, mobile, social media, tips and tricks, virtualization, and operating system and software blogs. You can learn more on various topics including cloud, enterprise, hacking, mobile, and more.

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Understanding Readium – Features, Architecture and Alternatives

Kitaboo

The Open Source Foundation aims to develop technology for expediting the adoption of ePUB3 and the Open Web Platform by the Digital Publishing Industry. It strives to deliver leading-edge functionality that is fully specified, free, open, and interoperable.

NGA announces creation of unclassified lab to answer key intelligence questions

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GEOINT Pathfinder, an effort largely outside agency walls, will develop partnerships and solutions to deliver high-quality geospatial intelligence at various unclassified levels to customers via mobile devices. “We By Bob Gourley.

December Tech Trends Report and 2016 Enterprise Tech Projections

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Mobility : This is the greatest leap in humanity's ability to stay connected since the advent of spoken word. Open up new methods for criminals to steal information. And to tailor your news by topic area please visit the sites below and subscribe to the specific social media feeds and newsletters that most interest you: ThreatBrief.com - Providing an updated feed of open source threat intelligence reporting, including a daily report.

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MOBI to ePUB Conversion Made Easy with These 7 Converters

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When it comes to MOBI eBook format, it is specialized for Kindle devices, and since Kindle is not an open-source format, the eReaders which support MOBI are not many. The MOBI file extension was created by Mobipocket for eBook readers (Kindle, Windows Mobile, Palm OS, etc.),

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Ten Interactive Online Platforms to Deliver Holistic Learning to Students

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Besides, this interactive online platform also delivers learning at all times – online, offline and on the mobile. SAP Litmos: This interactive online platform is well-suited for remote learning on all types of devices including mobile.

Best IT Blogs – Must Read Information Technology Resources 2019

Galido

These areas of IT include general IT and technology, security, IT feeds, cloud computing, data center, mobile, social media, tips and tricks, virtualization, and operating system and software blogs. You can learn more on various topics including cloud, enterprise, hacking, mobile, and more.

Enhancing the User Experience: Fantastic Android Q Features Proving Google as the Ultimate Winner

Galido

Hence, Google has introduced an open-source operating system running excellently over the smartphones and furnishing the customization needs of smartphone manufacturers, Android. . Mobile New Gadgets & Hardware

CIOs and CMOs: What’s Going On With This Relationship?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Specifically, the arrival of such new technologies as social media and mobile advertising means that the CMO is going to have to learn more about how IT systems work than ever before. Blue Elephant Consulting – Your Source For Real World IT Department Leadership Skills™.

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Online Training Solutions and the Art of Enterprise Training Delivery

Kitaboo

Online training solutions, therefore, open up fresh avenues for organizations to customize their learning and development initiatives and gain more from their ROI. Mobile Learning: Mobile devices and tablets have revolutionized the way we consume our content.

Virtual RANs Simplify Administration and Increase Flexibility

Dataconomy

Virtual radio access networks (vRANs) represent the next stage of network virtualization and present a new use case for edge datacentres in mobile infrastructures. Implementations based on open source are currently being introduced, primarily in 4G LTE networks.

New jailbreak tool works on Apple?s just-released iOS 13.5

The Verge

the just-released version of Apple’s mobile operating system, Wired reported. The jailbreak tool is not open source, and the group didn’t say which vulnerability in iOS it exploited to build the tool. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge.