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Government to launch India’s own open source collaboration platform

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Months after rolling out a policy to support open source software development, the Indian government is now all set to launch its own collaboration...

“The independence of a community is important for a successful open...

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There is no harm if a company works closely with the open source community, but if it starts dominating the community… that could be...

Jobs are aplenty for people with expertise in open source technologies!

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Dr Mendus Jacob, managing director and CEO of IPSR. Although South India has an edge when it comes to the adoption of open source technology,...

We Strongly Believe In FOSS Philosophy: Unmukti

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Open source has always been considered to be complicated, which merits intensive training and learning. But nowadays, we have firms like Unmukti, who share...

TutorVista: Using Open Source in Digital Education

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TutorVista, a digital tutoring website, uses open source software to mimic a classroom experience and maintain its database. TutorVista is an online tutoring service that...

About JBoss Application Server 7 and Goals for 2012: An Interview

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The JBoss' Users and Developers Conference (JUDCon) was held in January at Bangalore, and featured discussions by top open source developers from around the...

Localisation: An Introduction

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This article is aimed at language computing enthusiasts interested in using computing devices in their native language, developers interested in supporting localisation, linguists interested...

Microsoft: We Don’t Compete with Linux, But with Linux Vendors

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With initiatives like the Imagine Cup and PhoneGap Meetup, Microsoft is surely taking many steps forward to engage with open source communities across the...

M.Sc. in FOSS from Anna University: AU-KBC’s C. N. Krishnan Throws...

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The real bottleneck in the growth of FOSS in India is inadequate and commercially sustainable deployment with 'real world users'... Under Anna University's new two-year...

Exploring Software: Easier Healthcare Using IT

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This article is not so much about trying out any software as about the need we all feel for reliable care-givers for the elderly...