Google joins the Open Compute Project

 Google today announced that it is joining the Open Compute Project (OCP), a five-year-old project founded by Facebook and a number of other companies that aims to drive IT infrastructure ...

Google joins the Open Compute Project

 Google today announced that it is joining the Open Compute Project (OCP), a five-year-old project founded by Facebook and a number of other companies that aims to drive IT infrastructure ...

Google Open Sources Its Seesaw Load Balancer

 Google announced today that it is open-sourcing Seesaw — a Linux-based load balancing system. The code for the project, which is written in Google’s Go language, is ...

Google CEO Pens Open Letter Supporting Muslim Tolerance In U.S. And Beyond

 Google chief executive officer Sundar Pichai is the latest tech executive to issue an open call for tolerance after Donald Trump called for a ban on Muslims entering the United ...

Wayfindr Is Building An Open Standard For Indoor Navigation By Beacon

 A project to probe the viability of using low power Bluetooth Beacon technology as an aid for indoor navigation — with a special focus on helping blind and visually impaired ...

Apple’s Swift Programming Language Is Now Open Source

 Swift, Apple’s programming language aimed at OS X and iOS developers, has gone open source under the Apache License. This means all of the source code, including the code ...

Google Open Sources Two Tools To Import Mail Into Gmail

 If you’ve ever been stuck using another email service and want to move over to Gmail, importing all of your mail is a real pain in the ass. Think Apple’s Mail client ...

Apple Confirms It Will Open A Retail Store In Singapore, Its First In Southeast Asia

 Apple has confirmed that it will open its first retail store in Southeast Asia, located in Singapore, as the U.S. phone maker begins to increase its efforts in the region’s ...

Open Network Linux Simplifies Open Compute Project Switch Configuration

 Big Switch Networks, Facebook and NTT, announced today that they have come together to create a unified operating system for the Open Compute Project‘s (OCP) open source ...

Yahoo’s Open Source Omid Project Brings Scalable Transaction Processing To HBase

 A while back, Yahoo quietly made the code to Omid, an open source transaction processing system for the Apache HBase Hadoop big data store, available on GitHub. This is the same ...

Google Hopes Open Source Will Give Its Cloud A Path To The Enterprise

 “Google is not an enterprise company and we are trying to become cognizant of what the enterprise needs,” Craig McLuckie, Google’s product manager in charge ...

Facebook Confirms Live Broadcasting Will Soon Open To Journalists And Verified Profiles

 Facebook plans to open up its Periscope livestreaming competitor to more than just celebrities. In replies to requests from Verified Pages about when they’d get access to ...