Google, while signing the agreement with MPEG LA concerning VP8 codec, had assured that there would be a third party license agreement in place for the protection of those using the VP8/WebM. This however doesn’t seem to be the case as an open source advocate has ruled that the recently published draft VP8 patent cross-license agreement seems to be closing doors on software freedom.
Open source implementation of Apache Hadoop - Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) for Windows has just been released.
Just over a year after it was released the open source office suite Apache OpenOffice has reached a milestone of 50 million downloads.
Linus Torvalds has released the second biggest ever release candidate 1 – The Linux 3.10-rc1 which has over 11,900 commits. Some of the features of the Linux 3.10 are listed hereunder.
Version 4.0 of the open source cloud computing platform OpenNebula project codenamed “Eagle” has been released.
A new version of phpMyAdmin – a popular web-based administration tool used by websites using MySQL databases – Version 4.0, has been released which brings with it a redesigned user interface.
Debian 7.0 “Wheezy” has just been released as anticipated and planned. Here is a roundup of the new features of the just released distro.