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Blockchain/IoT integration accelerates, hits a 'sweet spot'

IoT and blockchain may be a natural fit, but it will still take five to 10 years before kinks are worked out and the two technologies can reach their full potential, according to Gartner.

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Microsoft ends support for Office 2010: What you can do

Microsoft Office 2010 support ends October 13, 2020. This means no more technical support, no more patches, and no more security updates. Here are your options, some of which are free.

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Open Repos provides code metrics on open source projects

Free product serves up visual analytics for major open source projects to better aid would-be contributors

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Snake bites: Beware malicious Python libraries

Malware posing as Python libraries is routinely showing up on PyPI, Python’s official package index

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Machine learning for Java developers, Part 1: Algorithms for machine learning

Set up a machine learning algorithm and develop your first prediction function in Java, then get started with Weka.

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How open source changed everything — again

The biggest open source innovations of the decade, from Git and Docker to data science and the cloud

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Magical Magento figures out how to make and take

Drawing half of contributed code from third parties, Magento seems to have cracked the code for open source success

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3 models for open source governance

How to balance makers and takers to scale and sustain open source projects, companies, and ecosystems (part 4)

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3 suggestions for stronger open source projects

How to balance makers and takers to scale and sustain open source projects, companies, and ecosystems (part 5)

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How takers hurt makers in open source

How to balance makers and takers to scale and sustain open source projects, companies, and ecosystems (part 2)

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Open source and the free-rider problem

How to balance makers and takers to scale and sustain open source projects, companies, and ecosystems (part 3)

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A cure for unfair competition in open source

How to balance makers and takers to scale and sustain open source projects, companies, and ecosystems (part 1)

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The best open source software of 2019

InfoWorld recognizes the leading open source projects for software development, cloud computing, data analytics, and machine learning

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Review: Elasticsearch 7 soars with SQL, search optimizations

Across-the-board upgrade beefs up query capabilities, boosts cluster performance, and simplifies cluster configuration

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12 Pythons for every programming need

Whether its speed, memory safety, portability, a micro footprint, data tools, or something else, one of these Python distros probably has it

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Should open source licenses fight evil?

New open source licenses attempt to legislate what we can and cannot do with software. Problem is, that’s not open

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Should open source software advertise?

Funding open source has never been more important. It’s also never been harder

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Why open source has never been stronger

With cloud companies open-sourcing their innovations, and enterprises increasing participation, open source sustainability is at an all-time high

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