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  • India Asks Tech Companies To Use Open Source Technologies For Connectivity

    A day after taking a tough stand on Facebook’s Free Basics and banning it from India, TRAI (Telecom Regulator Authority of India) has also given a cue to the tech giants like Facebook and Google over the use of open source software. TRAI has hinted to these companies that their connectivity framework would only be accepted in India if they followed an open source approach.

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    Ram Sewak Sharma, who is the current chairman of TRAI, has clearly put a stress on using open source technology over a company specific product in making the internet reach to the remote areas. In a recent summit hosted by the Internet and Mobile Association of India, he said,
    "I don’t like to comment on a specific product. But India has adopted an open source policy and open API [application program interface] policy. The whole objective is that there should not be a situation of a vendor lock-in."

  • Bluehost Develops Open Source Script To Update Two Million WordPress Sites

    The cloud-based solutions provider's custom script reduced WordPress-related technical issues by 18 percent.

  • What's New in February '16 in Open Source CMS

    By any measure, WordPress is the most popular content management system on the planet. But that distinction also makes it especially popular with hackers and attackers.

    Early this month Menifee, Calif.-based security company Sucuri reported a spike in WordPress infections, with a large number of sites getting injected with the same malicious scripts. Sucuri called it "a massive admedia/adverting iframe infection" characterized by the injection of encrypted code at the end of all legitimate .js files.

  • Dive into Apache Hadoop open source technology

    On this week’s NFV/SDN Reality Check, we look at some top news items from across the space as well as speak with Cloudera on CSPs adopting Apache Hadoop open source technology

  • Vote for Presentations - OpenStack Summit Austin 2016

    The first OpenStack Summit this year will take place in Austin (TX, US) from April 25-29, 2016. The "Call for Speakers" period ended some days ago and now the community voting for presentation started and will end 17th February, 11:59 PST (18th February 7:59 UTC / 08:59 CEST).

  • Liberty Eiffel wrapper for IUP toolkit

    Since a couple of months ago I’m working in a Liberty Eiffel wrapper to the IUP toolkit. IUP is a multi-platform toolkit for building graphical user interfaces. This is still under development, but I think the current state is enough to start playing with it. Here some screen shots:

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