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April 2015

Facebook gives in on patent grant

Late Friday, Facebook announced it's finally giving in to pressure from the open source community and fixed its open source patent grant. While most people felt the intent was good and welcomed the original version of the grant, it was…

Open source is better off without FoundationDB

Database startup FoundationDB mysteriously vanished at the end of last month, along with both the downloads of its proprietary database and its open source projects.As it turned out, Apple bought the company for internal use. I was…