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Innovation: Many Good Things, With An Open Twist

Gone are the days when open source was a concept that applied mainly to the arts and software. Today, open source fires innovation in many things, from gadgets and cars to prosthetic limbs…

OpenStreetMap: An Open Source Alternate to GoogleMaps

This article introduces OpenStreetMap, which is bound to interest students, engineers, trekkers, cartographers, government officials, law enforcement authorities and anyone who makes use of maps. It doesn’t matter whether you are a trekker,…

The Status of Research in Localisation

In this 10th and concluding article in the series on localisation, the author take a closer look at the challenges for Indian language localisation and the current status of research in the field….

Want Freedom? Initiate Linux In Your Life Today

If you are a newbie in the Linux domain, this article is for you. The author explores the ins and outs of the operating system and tells you why you should choose Linux…

Use Fedena to Manage Your School

Fedena is an open source tool developed by Bengaluru-based Foradian Technologies that can automate the tasks of managing a school. This article covers its features, with detailed installation instructions. A number of open…

What Makes Magento the Best E-commerce Platform?

Magento is an open source e-commerce platform that besides having rich features, offers users unparalleled flexibility to manage the content, looks and functionality of their eCommerce store. Moreover, it offers a spontaneous administration…

“Asterisk offers superior features at reduced cost”

Devasia Kurian, managing director, *astTECS gets into a freewheeling chat with Team OSFY and talks about Asterisk and its pace of adoption in India. Q Why should one go in for Asterisk and…

Secure Your Career with ‘Ethical Hacking’!

In the dark alleys of virtual space, cyber crooks, a.k.a. hackers, are persistently coming up with novel attacks to knock out even the latest anti-fraud defences. If a report released by software security…

Get Fit With Android

Sports and technology have always been tied together in one way or another. With the miniaturisation of technology and increased functionality, it is now possible to turn every portable device into a sports…

What it Takes to be an Open Source Expert

OSFY speaks to industry leaders to bring you their thoughts on this hot topic… While open source gradually exerts its control over almost every aspect of technology, it has emerged as a clear…

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