Novena laptop goes open source with Bunnie Huang



The long-awaited open-source Novena laptop is now available via a limited Crowd Supply campaign run by Bunnie Huang and Sean Cross.

Open source gaming with the DragonBox Pyra

The DragonBox Pyra, powered an ARM Cortex-A15 (dual-core TI OMAP 5) processor, is expected to be an open source 5-inch handheld game console. 



Open Source Spat: OpenBSD versus FreeBSD

What happens when people, who are supposed to advocate openness and collaboration among developers, start to snipe at each other's ability to deliver the goods? It's like the Peloponnesian War without the hunky warriors, action, and historic relevance.

Linux geezers need fresh meat

Open saucers have a breeding problem. The generation of those who started developing Linux and similar software are getting old and there are no over-enthusiastic young bucks seeking to take their place.

Entire state moves to open source

In a victory for the free software movement, the Spanish autonomous region of Extremadura has started to switch more than 40,000 government PCs to open source.

Huang designs an open-source laptop

Laptop powered by open operating system and designed around open hardware.

Bill Clinton fights the zero sum game with Open Source

I’m at Dell World 2012, Bill Clinton is speaking and the former president is still amazing. 

HP promises open WebOS by September

HP's announced its timetable for making its WebOS open source, delivering on plans announced late last year.

HP’s webOS goes open source



Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced that its webOS software and accompanying ENYO app framework will be "contributed" to the open source community - making an official resurrection of the TouchPad extremely unlikely.  


Search engine aims to give power to the people

Five years in the making, a new 'uncensorable' search engine has launched.

Scientists develop open-source genome analyzer

Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have developed a desktop genome analyzer.

Facebook open sources green datacenter specs

Facebook's finished building its new datacenter at Prineville, Oregon, and is inviting all the neighbors in for a peek. In what it's calling the Open Compute Project, it's opened up the designs and specs for all to see.

Open source safest for healthcare IT, study claims

Open source software is actually more secure than its often more expensive alternatives, say researchers at the University of Warwick and UCL Medical School.

'Secure' social network Diaspora releases source code

A new competitor to Facebook which promises to preserve users' privacy has released its code to developers, and is promising an October launch.

New, open source PS3 jailbreak may get round piracy claims

A new, open source jailbreak for the PS3 has been released by modder Mathieu Hervais, with the claim that it doesn't promote piracy.

In-Vehicle Infotainment goes MeeGo

Are you sick and tired of your passive and outdated digital dashboard? Have you ever wanted to customize or replace your traditional in-vehicle entertainment system?

Meego is already available on netbooks

The mobile operating system created by Intel and Nokia is going to have a tough time making a splash against Android and iPhone OS, but Meego is now available on netbooks where it stands to make some inroads.

Java creator says goodbye to Larry Ellison and ditches Oracle

Well, that didn't take too long! James Gosling, the well-known father of the Java computer language, has officially bid adieu to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.

UK PS3 owner gets £84 rebate for Linux deactivation

A resourceful guy in the UK thinks that Sony's disabling of the "Install Other OS" feature from the PS3 violates EU standards. Amazon, the e-tailer from which he bought the console, agrees.

Prefab system 'makes all software open source'

A University of Washington team has developed a system it says makes all software effectively open source, allowing users to add custom features to any program.