Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) | Safe or Not?


As the name suggests, Free and Open Source software (FOSS) is a crossover between Free Software and Open-Source Software. To understand all of this in-detail, let’s first understand what is an Open-Source Software? What is an Open-Source Software?

8 Open Source Projects from Google


For many Google has become the patron saint of open source, and the number of open source projects Google supports or directly develops seems to increase every day. Some of Google’s own open source projects, like Android, have become as common as their proprietary competitors, yet many do not even realize they are using software with free and open source components.


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Is Open Source the new black?

The Way of the Web

Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives → Is Open Source the new black? July 15th, 2010 · View Comments It seems as if Open Source is becoming fashionable, particularly when it comes to maps. Although I believe open source is a very useful and viable way to work, I do worry about companies leaping into it without some careful planning and research.

Social Media On The Farm: Crisis Management, Market Research, Education And APIs

The Realtime Report

As a mobile-friendly platform, Twitter has been used by farmers to share information, check realtime conditions, and connect with customers from its earliest days – CNN reported on this as early as 2009. Some farmers report that they are now getting more market intelligence from Twitter than from traditional sources such as the USDA. A group called Open Food is collaborating on an open source API to share data about food.

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T-Mobile G2: My New Mobile Obsession

Ari Herzog

My new obsession is the T-Mobile G2. Here’s a picture I snapped of the two phones side by side : Launching last fall to many positive early reviews , the phone runs on the open source Android operating system and is pre-installed with every mobile application in Google’s arsenal. Asking people around my town what they thought of T-Mobile, their responses were generally favorable. It’s funny what 12 months does to a person.

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How to create mobile-friendly content with Google’s AMP

How Accelerated Mobile Pages can fuel your mobile marketing strategy. Target audience: Businesses, brands, mobile marketers, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, educators, journalists, Web publishers. A lot has been said about Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) and how it affects business owners, startups and digital marketers. Google is placing more and more emphasis on speed and mobile friendliness. Mobile Tools To Discuss Living/Dead Relationship Technology With New RootsTech Conference

Stay N' Alive

In fact, I even have mockups from before Facebook was popular on a way to take my previous Open Source project, Jeans (the original platform for this blog, in fact – click to see my very first post!), With the advent of mobile, social networks, new database technology, new hardware technology, we are now able to find ancestors and learn more about our origins in new and unique ways. One of my favorite things to do is research my family history. To Discuss Living/Dead Relationship Technology With New RootsTech Conference

Stay N' Alive

In fact, I even have mockups from before Facebook was popular on a way to take my previous Open Source project, Jeans (the original platform for this blog, in fact - click to see my very first post!), With the advent of mobile, social networks, new database technology, new hardware technology, we are now able to find ancestors and learn more about our origins in new and unique ways. One of my favorite things to do is research my family history.

49% of the world’s top 100 blogs are using WordPress

The Way of the Web

More and more themes are now coming with responsive design as standard (meaning your site automatically works on mobile/tablets), and it’s really easy to find extremely talented designers and developers who are not only familiar with WordPress, but the relative ubiquity of it keeps prices fairly realistic. Blogging open source wordpress domain names platforms setup wordpress hosting

50 Amazing Mobile Marketing Statistics That Will Move You to Action

Writtent Blog

Mobile isn’t just a trend, it’s a total revolution in the way consumers interface with technology and businesses. In fact, experts estimate that mobile usage will overtake desktop and laptop usage by the end of this year. Cultural shifts can eat a weak marketing strategy for lunch, which is why it’s crucial for small businesses to immerse themselves in the realities of mobile, and adapt to the change. Mobile devices will account for 25% of global internet traffic by 2014.

Thank you and some free books for Christmas reading

The Way of the Web

‘Insider’s Guide to Mobile: Free Edition’ by Tomi Ahonen. Blogging books ebooks free books gaming hacking inspiration marketing open source pdf Virtual Worlds WritingIt’s the season of goodwill, so it seems a perfect time to say thank you to everyone that’s visited my blog, followed or message me on social networks, or kindly referred me to potential new clients.

Building the Bambu Mobile App in React Native

Sprout Social

Early solutions tried to bring web resources to mobile, but never had the experience users expected. Then in 2015, Facebook released a variant of its popular React library on mobile called React Native. On top of all this, React Native is open source, allowing for it to grow and maintain a strong community of developers. So when our mobile team here at Sprout started work on the mobile app for our employee advocacy product Bambu , we chose to build it in React Native.

Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Is Open Source the new black? Social networks don’t make students dumb → Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives July 16th, 2010 · View Comments The idea of gaming with all your friends regardless of which console they use is fairly unusual, even today, but it’s already a reality in the mobile games market. Maybe the platform wars will finally come to an end if this becomes normal (mobile or console).

[SOLVED] WordPress Gives A HTTP Error When Uploading Images To The Media Gallery

SocMed Sean

Sometimes, the open source nature of the CMS can introduce bugs or incompatibilities that can cause errors or even bring an entire site down. Open your browser again and log in to your WordPress console. You’ll need to open a ticket with your host and have them fix the issue. If you are logged in via cPanel, open the File Manager. Open the.htaccess file with a code editor like Notepad++.

Google Chrome Under Attack, Here’s How To Stay Safe


The detected susceptibility is related to the open-source JavaScript rendering engine that Chrome and other browsers like Vivaldi, Opera, Brave, and Microsoft Edge based on Chromium use. We hope this information has been an eye-opener for you.

Top 10 Web Development Trends Transforming 2021


Due to the simplicity of single-page websites, they work well on mobile as well as desktop. Dark-themed UI has already been seen in various mobile applications, but these days it is also applicable to websites. Either Open source or SaaS CMS can be opted for by your company.

Now Might Be the Time to Switch from Internet Explorer

The Social Media Incubator

Firefox is an open source web browser, which means there is an entire community of volunteer Web developers working on improving the code all the time. Google Chrome is faster than your average Web browser, as long as you don’t have open too many tabs. Opera has done a good job of making its Web browser compatible with multiple devices, including your desktop and laptop computers, mobile phone, and tablet.

Seriously!! Can We Run Windows 10 on an iPhone X?


Image source: However, what happens if it isn’t the most secure mobile operating system as it claims. Add the source: [link]. An open source application, UTM functionalities are iOS 11+ supported and all free. .

Social Media News Ticker: Embed Tweets Within Tweets on Twitter, Instagram Expands Ads Outside U.S.

The Realtime Report

Twitter’s mobile apps now let you embed tweets inside tweets - Twitter mobile users on iOS and Android can now embed tweets that are linked to a tweet; it’s a much cleaner look (embedded tweet vs. ugly link), but it’s unclear whether the feature has been rolled out to all users or is simply being tested (The Next Web).

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Get All Guns Blazing And Block Ads On Android


Open Chrome. Blokada – It is open source and free. Saves battery and mobile data. Source: Source: It is free and open source. Android devices have become such an intrinsic part of our lives.

Best Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office Word


Standardization is tricky, so make sure that the platform you’ll use can also be opened in Microsoft Word. Additionally, sometimes it’s extremely difficult to open older files because the formatting standards changed through the time. It boasts mobile apps. It’s hard to open older files. Libre Office is open-sourced by its huge community that works on bringing useful updates and assets daily. Completely free and open-sourced. Open 365.

WHO is Ready to Launch Coronavirus App Today


The app has been developed as an open-source tool that will be quite similar to WhatsApp chatbot at the initial stage. . The mobile operating systems based apps will be based on the GPS tracker to give the users a better picture. Image source:

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Best Custom ROMs For Android 2020


Not all but many devices support this free and open-source operating system for the Android mobile platforms. Lineage OS serves as the source development for other ROMs. Omni ROM is a custom Android ROM that is feature-packed and based on Android Open Source Project.

8 Critical SEO and Digital Marketing Opportunities

Adam Sherk

Hosted and Mobile-Specific Article Formats. As a user I like the new hosted and mobile-specific article formats, be that Facebook Instant Articles , Apple News Format or Google’s AMP project. Fast and clean is a good combination, especially on mobile. The open source nature of AMP is a plus but I’m not a fan of having to create separate URLs.

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ebay X.Commerce & If Indian eCommerce has Missed the Bus?

Atom Thought Open sourced ecom platform-alongwith mcommerce and hosted shopfront options. PayPal: mobile and web payments (USD1.5B). At the centre of the ebay nervous system is the Open Sourced Web & Mobile Platform- Magento-this platform can enable anyone to start a shop, and enables customers to transact. from a web or mobile platform. This will also be integrated with the Open Source Platform. Mobile Marketing!

Social Media News Ticker: Instagram Launches Bolt, Foursquare Debuts New Logo, Facebook Drops Gifts

The Realtime Report

Facebook forces users worldwide to download Messenger for mobile chat – Facebook is no longer allowing messaging in its main iPhone and Android apps; now users worldwide must download its standalone Messenger app. Mobile web, iPad, feature phone, Windows Phone, Paper, and desktop users can still message in their main Facebook apps or sites like before.

6 Best Video Repair Software For Windows 10 To Repair Corrupt Videos


It is a cross platform which is open source. Features: Supports video files recorded using camera, mobile and even drone. Features: Fixes videos from leading camera brands, the likes of Sony, Nikon, Canon, GoPro and even supports videos from mobile phones.

Best Microsoft Office Alternatives for PC in 2020?


LibreOffice is a free-to-use open source productivity suite available for Mac, Windows, and Linux platforms. Apart from this, you can’t edit files on LibreOffice with your mobile device because it only allows you to read documents on its mobile app.

The CIA is Watching Your Every Tweet

Freelance Social Media

“It’s part of a larger movement within the spy services to get better at using ”open source intelligence” — information that’s publicly available, but often hidden in the flood of TV shows, newspaper articles, blog posts, online videos and radio reports generated every day.&#

Looking Into The Social Media Past


Hulu Opens To The Masses Tomorrow , March 2008. … People all over the world will be able to have more meaningful mobile experiences, better internet applications (read: the end of Microsoft world domination), and easier-to-use interfaces.&#. Tech Alliance Announces Android Open Platform For Mobile Devices , November 2007.

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The Best Final Cut Pro Alternatives 2020 (Free & Paid)


With the new update called Premiere Rush , you can start editing videos on your mobile device & continue that on your PC (if more editing needed). Though the UI design looks a bit old but the way this open-sourced & FREE tool works is commendable.

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Top 10 reasons to use WordPress [Beginner’s Guide]


There are many open source platforms such as WordPress , Joomla, Drupal , and Magento and it is very confusing for the beginners to decide which CMS to use for their blog or website. Free and open source. WordPress is an open source and widely used free software. Mobile Friendly. Due to the latest algorithm update of Google, it is penalizing and not giving rank to that website which is not mobile friendly. Facebook 0. Twitter 0. LinkedIn 0.

7 steps to shutting down a social media site

Laurel Papworth

Notification email or blog post is sort of pre point 1 – how you open the issue and touching on the other 7 points: Hello. Radar was born a short time later, and focused on delivering a real-time, mobile stream of pictures and conversation shared by you and your friends on any phone… long before the iPhone made this a far easier experience to develop. In one virtual world we opened up the gates to all the “scarce&# goodies.

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The Feud Over Apple Privacy Label – Tech-Giants Don’t Like It


Also Read: Can Open Source be Helpful to Extend Apple’s Home Automation to More Devices? Recently Apple did something really out of the box and something that we all wanted as users – Apple made Transparency mandatory. Apple did it in a somewhat exciting fashion – Apple Privacy Labels.

Check Out The Best Face Filter Apps For Selfies (Android/iOS)


Mobile manufacturers are also trying their best to give extra perks to users with camera qualities to get better pictures than before. Image source: Our whole life is out on the open because of social media & it has become a part of the lives that we cannot deny.

CRM for the SMB

Small Business Mavericks

SugarCRM – Companies looking for a high level of flexibility and ownership over their CRM will want to take a look at SugarCRM, the leader in open source CRM software. Maximizer CRM has strong capabilities for contact and opportunity management, but their mobile integration is the one that shines. By Lauren Carlson. Tradtional CRM systems were relegated to the large enterprise space due to cost, maintenance and overall risk involved. But times have changed.

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The Top 130 Minnesota Tech Companies on Twitter

Webbiquity SMM

Modus is a mobile-first, AI-powered Sales Hub that helps field and channel reps get sales done with easy access to content, intelligent tools and microlearning. We design and build remarkable mobile apps. Low-code, flexible, customizable & open integrations.

Free Culture and Attention as Currency

Waxing UnLyrical

Most web assets from the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Google, Tumblr, Foursquare and a gazillion others appear to be free, opening floodgates of content, ranging from the genius of Wikipedia/ Ushahidi to the apparently innocuous LOLcats. While the repercussion of such an open and free culture invites a discussion in itself, let’s talk about in the context of the startup ambience. To begin with, let us do away with presumptions of terms like “free” and “open.”

7 Ways to Repurpose Your Video Content

agora pulse

Converting a video to an audio file is straightforward using the open source podcast editing software Audacity. It’s a great way to create an opening to your videos and is available for both iOS and Android. Over the last few years she's been focussing on video, most of which she creates directly from her mobile phone. Let’s face it, creating video content for social media can be unrewarding.

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Best Slow Motion Video Apps for Android


However, this doesn’t mean that they do not want the amazing camera features the latest mobile devices have. Slow Motion Video FX by Bizo Mobile is an amazing app that easily records slow motion videos from your Android phone.

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