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Open source community sees risk and reward in IBM purchase of Red Hat

On a media call the morning after announcing Big Blue's acquisition of Red Hat, executives answered reporter questions typed into a web form and...

Telus embraces GitHub’s open source community to create digital platform

Telus Corp. is embracing digital transformation, and has even been ‘open’ to using open source software for its digital platform as it attempts to...

Microsoft acquisition of GitHub made official

Microsoft Corp. is increasingly investing in open source, on Friday officially completing its acquisition of coding development platform GitHub. The $7.5 billion acquisition was originally announced...

Hashtag Trending – Google’s Kubernetes support; Product Hunt podcast; weird iPhone cases

Google makes a big announcement at Open Source Summit, Product Hunt is launching a podcast (again), and 10 iPhone cases that go beyond protecting...

Government, enterprise interest in Red Hat and open source skyrocketing

A popular quote from Mohandas Gandhi graces most of the Red Hat Canada offices across the country: "First they ignore you, then they laugh...

Red Hat connections to the Hamilton Tiger Cats

HAMILTON, ONT. – You can easily make a case that Red Hat saved the Hamilton Tiger Cats from extinction. You can also make the...

First look at SAS Viya’s new cloud analytics applications

Cary, N.C.-based analytics software firm SAS Institute announced on Monday that its Viya cloud platform is ready to ship and showcased two solutions that...

Sharing economy: It’s a wild ride but it’s here to stay, says Zipcar co-founder

One of the sharing economy's global innovators came to Canada on Tuesday to proclaim that the trend is not only here to stay, but...

How Thalmic Labs’ open source approach helped a man regain use of his arm

When Thalmic Labs made the decision to go open source with its Myo arm band, it probably never imagined that doing so would lead...

Jewelbots: girl power packaged in an Arduino wearable

The future of the technology industry is in the hands of tween girls, according to the founders of Jewelbots, a new startup that is...

Microsoft acquires firm dedicated to building on open-source code

Microsoft Corp. is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to embracing the open-source community and acquiring Mountain View, Calif.-based Revolution...

New Toronto accelerator seeks ‘Bitcoin 2.0’

The Toronto-based Bitcoin Decentral building that's become the hub for everything related to cryptocurrency in Canada announced today a new accelerator program dedicated to...

Could BlackBerry learn from WebOS’ open source life support system?

You can't help but wonder if we're seeing the last days of the BlackBerry platform as an active and healthy member of the mobility...

Get more out of your Canon dSLR with open source software

It doesn't take long working with video until you realize the most critical quality element is also a counterintuitive lesson in production. The most...

AVG snags Canadian CEO from Mozilla

Amsterdam-based security software vendor AVG Technologies N.V. has a new head honcho - Canadian Gary Kovacs will be the firm's new CEO and managing...

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