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Google offers baseball bat and some chains with which to hit open source software

For a while now, Google’s Chrome team has had a fuzzing tool to help them find bugs in the browser before bounty hunters do. Now, Mountain View has decided the same techniques can be applied to open source software in general. The company’s emitted the first generalised version of its OSS-fuzz software at GitHub. A […]

It is time for a pen-first Microsoft operating system (and it should be open source)

On the eve of launch of the latest generation of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 we are reminded once again of Microsoft’s failed Courier project, which was one of the first to propose a pen-first operating system. At the time the project was cancelled as Microsoft was not convinced that the user interface was productivity-focussed […]