This year has been the best of times and the worst of times for open source code and security. On […]
It’s hard to imagine a company these days that isn’t using open source software somewhere, whether it’s Linux running a […]
When Unisys CISO John Frymier came in to work on Friday, Sept. 6, the phones were ringing, and continued to […]
Latest version of open source desktop boast several key improvements, but many usability issues remain The latest version of Fedora, […]
This article originally appeared in CIO magazine. As China prepares to become a full member of the World Trade Organization, […]
Cost counts for a lot, but being able to grow their own developers and adapt technology to their own needs, rather than the other way around, makes Linux increasingly popular in companies based or operating in China.
“Free” might not really mean free, but an operating system that doesn’t require user licenses makes it a lot easier to avoid piracy, in accordance with a four-year-old government push to get Chinese companies to respect intellectual property.
Major Chinese banks are moving their core infrastructure to Linux, partly in accordance with a government’s advocacy of Linux for its cost, stability, and as a platform for homegrown development.
This article originally appeared in eWeek (reprint of CIO Insight article). Since Linux doesnt require user licenses, its also a […]
As proprietary software vendors crack down on piracy, China looks to Linux as an alternative. On virtually any street in […]