Open Source Archive

BiglyBT is Probably The Best Torrent Client Ever

If BiglyBT isn’t the best then, it’s mighty close. What with its open source nature, lack of bloats, and being free of ads. Even the name is funky. BiglyBT, developed by former Vuze developers, has just marked

Microsoft And Google Partner Up For Open Source Projects

Open source is steadily gaining acceptance at Redmond, and Microsoft have become a fair bit more interested in such software. A new initiative has the company partnering up with long term rival Google. Both companies have joined

South Korea Plans To Switch To Open Source By 2020

South Korea has become the latest country to outline plans to move away from Microsoft software in the near future, and go for open source entirely in government organizations. This report says that the retirement of Windows

Open Source Is Google’s Big Bet To Push Users Away From Microsoft Software

Open source software. Microsoft has been locked in, what seems like, a never ending battle with free and open source applications. But things are escalating fast now that Google has jumped in. The search engine giant has

Open Source No Longer A Cancer As Microsoft Aims To Get Closer To Developers

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer might have called Linux a cancer that attached itself in an intellectual property sense to everything it touches, but the company seems to have embraced the concept in recent times. In fact,

Microsoft Software Is Malware, Says The Free Software Foundation

The devil, often times, is in the details. And when it comes to details, the Free Software Foundation, the nonprofit organization that supports the free software movement, is taking no prisoners. They have just deemed all Microsoft

Microsoft Releases Source Code Of MS-DOS And Word For Windows

Keep your shirt on, people, it’s just the earliest versions! But a good gesture is a good gesture, and this is something that technology enthusiasts and nostalgic programmers will appreciate. Redmond announced that it is releasing the