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12.27.15
North Korea's version of Linux is extremely oppressive
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North Korea's version of Linux is extremely oppressive

A detailed look at Red Star OS shows how this software is all about taking your freedom away.

By J. Fingas,   12.27.15
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11.15.15
FCC: Yes, you're allowed to hack your WiFi router
11.15.15

FCC: Yes, you're allowed to hack your WiFi router

The FCC has explicitly greenlit using custom, open source firmware on WiFi routers.

By J. Fingas,   11.15.15
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11.09.15
Google just released new AI software that can learn faster
11.09.15

Google just released new AI software that can learn faster

With the help of machine learning, Google's new open source software "TensorFlow" is at least five times faster than the previous release from 2011.

By C. Klimovski,   11.09.15
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08.11.15
Pixar will open-source the code for a key movie-making tool
08.11.15

Pixar will open-source the code for a key movie-making tool

If you're convinced that you could build the next "Toy Story" with the right tools, now's your chance: Pixar has open-sourced another one of its creative programs.

By J. Fingas,   08.11.15
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08.07.15
Microsoft has iOS devs building the 'bridge' for Windows 10 apps
08.07.15

Microsoft has iOS devs building the 'bridge' for Windows 10 apps

Microsoft isn't just making it easier for iOS (and Android) developers to make Windows 10 apps, it's opening up the source code for the tools they'll use on Windows.

By R. Lawler,   08.07.15
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07.28.15
White House speeds up (and opens up) online petitions
07.28.15

White House speeds up (and opens up) online petitions

The White House is opening up the code behind 'We the People' petitions and speeding up the process of responding to your concerns.

By J. Fingas,   07.28.15
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07.16.15
Trippy exhibit uses Kinect to send kids to the wilderness
07.16.15

Trippy exhibit uses Kinect to send kids to the wilderness

Connected Worlds, a new interactive science exhibit at the New York Hall of Science, uses projectors and Kinects to teach kids about sustainability and natural resources.

By M. Lalwani,   07.16.15
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06.08.15
Apple's Swift programming language is going open source
06.08.15

Apple's Swift programming language is going open source

Last year, Apple introduced Swift, its very own programming language, which was focused on making...

By D. Hardawar,   06.08.15
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