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Make Your Android Smartphone Work For You!

In recent years, there has been phenomenal growth in the use of smartphones. With the increasing popularity of the Android platform, the open source community has been taking a special interest in the…

A Peek Into Storage Solutions

Open source storage is similar to all other commercial storage products and can fulfill business needs like building Storage Area Network or Network-Attached Storage, file synchronisation and array clustering. We can develop and…

A Peek Into Some Android Apps

The world is changing everyday and so are our technology aspirations. The app development is the most competitive arena of the tech world wherein everybody wants to lead. Everyday hundreds of apps are…

“Good coding skills and the correct attitude can get you hired”

The job scenario in the IT world looks a bit gloomy with the current economic slowdown. But companies like NetApp are all set to buck the trend and continue with ‘smart’ hiring. Diksha…

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An Introduction to Bitcoin: The Open Source Cryptographic Currency

Bitcoin is the new ‘virtual currency’ that has aroused the interest of millions of people, financial and banking institutions, and government agencies. As it is relatively new, much is not known about it….

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“Linux interoperability has been enabled through work across Microsoft”

Players in the Linux community often find Microsoft and open source technology not quite in sync. Ironically, Microsoft is one of the major contributors to the Linux kernel, but is still perceived as…

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Are Distro Release Cycles Too Short?

We bring you the thoughts of the open source community on this hot topic The regularity with which different flavours of the Linux distributions keep arriving in the market has revolutionised the open…

Achieving Hundred Per Cent Growth with Open Source!

Making money out of something that is free is not child’s play. But companies like Taashee Linux Services are encouraging examples of organisations that can make money out of open source technology. The…

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What Are Tizen’s Chances of a Prime Time Smartphone Entry?

A recent spike in the development of open mobile OSs has led to the release of exotic sounding distributions. An OS that is yet to grab the headlines is one that is mobile-optimised…

A Successful Start-up That Chose To Go the Open Source Way

What does it take to get a start-up going? Well, nothing much; just a great idea, a few devoted professionals and, of course, funds. Helical IT Solutions seems to have them all. A…

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