opensource

  • HP Launches The Beta Release Of Open WebOS

    HP Launches The Beta Release Of Open WebOS

    Gone are the days of HP’s TouchPad and Palm ambitions, but HP is moving ahead with its plans to make webOS, it beleaguered mobile operating system, live on as open-source supported platform. Today it’s launching the beta release. The news is getting announced in a blog post: “It has taken a lot of hard work, long hours and weekend sacrifices by our engineering team to deliver… Read More

  • New MySQL Fork Turns Back The Clock

    New MySQL Fork Turns Back The Clock

    Drizzle is a newly announced fork of the open source MySQL project. The developers of the project are taking MySQL back to its roots as a light-weight web application database by removing many of the features introduced in MySQL 5. The fifth version of MySQL was in development for years as some users demanded features such as views, stored procedures, transaction handling, clustering and more. Read More

  • OpenStreetMap inks deal with Yahoo! Maps

    OpenStreetMap inks deal with Yahoo! Maps

    In a major step forward for opensource geodata, Yahoo! Maps has green-lighted a deal with OpenStreetMap, raising the possibility of breaking the stranglehold on mapping data in the UK. Mikel Maron, a freelance web developer and one of the heads of OpenStreetMap, told TechCrunch UK&I that Scott Reagan and Jeremy Kreitler of the Yahoo! Maps team in US have given permission for OpenStreetMap… Read More