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Far from just being that character in Pulp Fiction, GIMP is also an open-source alternative to Photoshop that's given away freely for all to use. Unfortunately, there's been a kerfuffle between the project's creators and SourceForge, one of the places that the software is available to download. Th...

May 29th 2015 at 9:46am 0 Comments
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High school is teenage tribalism, which is why the Lip Service kids aren't going to hang with the Forever 21 set in the lunch hall. Now, however, Hot Topic has realized that it's got plenty in common with ThinkGeek, and has decided to swallow the niche retailer in a deal worth $122 million. Hot To...

May 27th 2015 at 8:51am 0 Comments
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Goodbye, Google Code. The technology giant has decided to close its project hosting and code collaboration site because, well, there are simply better alternatives on the web. Google says it launched the platform back in 2006 because it was unhappy with the "limited" options available to the open...

March 13th 2015 at 8:36am 0 Comments
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Last Wednesday the SourceForge page for popular open-source disk encryption software TrueCrypt started recommending the use of BitLocker on Windows instead. Visitors were told that the application was "not secure" anymore. Of course, social networks exploded with speculation, with people claiming...

May 30th 2014 at 1:33pm 0 Comments
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Dice Holdings, the unimaginatively named owner of technology jobs site Dice.com has purchased Geeknet's media business for a cool $20 million. The deal hands over control of the world-famous Slashdot, Freecode and SourceForge to the careers company, commencing the careers site's push into tech con...

September 19th 2012 at 10:39am 0 Comments
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Ryan McDougall has announced the formation of a new Sourceforge project, called VoIP for Virtual Worlds. The long-term goal is to create an interoperable open-source standard for all virtual worlds. To help the project find its feet, the initial short-term goal is to create an open-source replacemen...

March 21st 2008 at 12:30am 0 Comments
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Sourceforge - billed as the largest open source website in the world -- is now host to the source code project for the RealXTend viewer (rexviewer) for Second Life. RealXtend claims to have replaced all of the license encumbered portions of the viewer with GPL-friendly alternatives, though they are...

March 17th 2008 at 9:59am 0 Comments
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Historically, one of the main raps against TiVo has been its lack of support for non-Windows users with respect to transferring recordings off of the set-top box; TiVoToGo is a privilege served up to Windows users only. Well that's all about to change, if the crafty coders over at Sourceforge have a...

December 4th 2006 at 9:53am 0 Comments
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For those of you without antivirus protection for your Mac (which I guess is all of you, right?) there's always ClamAV. And while Clam is fantastic, updating the package requires a cumbersome trip to Sourceforge to download and compile on your machine. Fortunately, Macosxhints has a post with a shel...

April 17th 2006 at 6:00pm 0 Comments