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Open-source software (OSS) is a type of computer software in which source code is released under a license in which the copyright holder grants users the rights to study, change, and distribute the software to anyone and for any purpose. Open-source software may be developed in a collaborative public manner. Open-source software is a prominent example of open collaboration.

AMD publishes GPUFORT as Open Source to address CUDA’s dominance

“NVIDIA dominates the parallel computing industry largely thanks to its own solution, CUDA. In response to this domain, AMD has published the source code of GPUFORT , a project that will be under Radeon Open eCosystem (ROCm) and that aims to …

Ubuntu 21.10 has landed

“Today, Canonical released Ubuntu 21.10 – the most productive environment for cloud-native developers and AI/ML innovators across the desktop, devices and cloud. “As open source becomes the new default, we aim to bring Ubuntu to all the corners of …

CircuitPython 7.0.0 Released!

“This is CircuitPython 7.0.0, the latest major revision of CircuitPython, and is a new stable release. Notable additions to 7.0.0 since 6.3.0 - Support for the CircuitPython development workflow over BLE. - Camera support on ESP32S2 …

Open source SystemVerilog tools in ASIC design

“Open source hardware is undeniably undergoing a renaissance whose origin can be traced to the establishment of RISC-V Foundation (later redubbed RISC-V International). The open ISA and ecosystem, in which Antmicro participated since the beginning as a Founding …

RISC-V Launches the Open Hardware Diversity Alliance

” RISC-V International, a global open hardware standards organization, today announced the launch of the Open Hardware Diversity Alliance. The global Alliance, created by CHIPS Alliance, OpenPOWER Foundation, RISC-V, and Western Digital, will develop and provide learning and networking …

Linux Kernel 5.14 Released, This is What’s New

“Announcing the latest kernel’s arrival on the Linux Kernel mailing list Linux founder Linus Torvalds couldn’t resist acknowledging the attention his ‘hobby’ project has received for its 30th anniversary recently, remarking: “I realize you must all still be …

Happy birthday, Linux: From a bedroom project to billions of devices in 30 years

“Greg Kroah-Hartman talks to El Reg about world domination, what was, and what may be for the kernel On August 25, 1991, Linus Torvalds, then a student at the University of Helsinki in Finland, sent a message to the comp …

Debian 11 bullseye released

“After 2 years, 1 month, and 9 days of development, the Debian project is proud to present its new stable version 11 (code name bullseye), which will be supported for the next 5 years thanks to the combined work of …

Meet the Open-Source Software Powering NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter

“Created at NASA’s JPL, the open-source flight software called F Prime isn’t just powering humanity’s first interplanetary helicopter; it’s also powering inspiration at multiple universities. When NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter hovered above the Red Planet …

Samsung Electronics Adopts International Open Source Standard

“Samsung Electronics today announced the adoption of OpenChain ISO (International Organization for Standardization) / IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) 5230:2020, the first international standard for open source compliance. The company joins a growing community of companies in the field of consumer …