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  • Ohloh Wants to Fill the Gap Left by Google Code Search

    Ohloh Wants to Fill the Gap Left by Google Code Search

    I wrote last week that GitHub is the Library of Alexandria of code. That’s not quite accurate since there are still many important open source projects hosted else where, including other repositories like Sourceforge as well as open source foundations like the Apache. Google Code Search, introduced in 2006 was meant to make it easy to search for open source code no matter where… Read More

  • Geeknet Sells Open Source Directory Ohloh To Black Duck Software

    Open source software company Black Duck Software (which is backed by close to $40 million in funding from Red Hat, Intel Capital and others) has acquired Ohloh, a free public directory of open source software and people. Ohloh, sold by its previous owner and operator Geeknet (formerly known as SourceForge), will be integrated with Black Ducks’ free code search site in an effort… Read More

  • Black Duck Software Gets $9.5 Million To Help You Ship Better Software More Quickly

    Black Duck Software, a company specialized in helping software developers ship products based on open source software more rapidly, also known for its acquisition of open source code search engine completed in April 2008, has announced a $9.5 million capital raise today. The company received $4.5 million of venture debt financing from Gold Hill Capital in addition to $5 million… Read More