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How Open Sourcing Ideas Can Be Good for Your Business

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could walk down an aisle and open a random book, and it would willingly offer me any knowledge contained within. Builds your brand.

Harvard Professor Yochai Benkler: Cooperation Trumps Self-Interest

VC Cafe

Benkler cites the model of Free Open Source Software (FOSS), which now accounts for more than 40% of all software (Lerner and Schankerman).

Vaadin Raises $6 Million For Open Source Development

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During this funding round of Vaadin, Finnish Industry Investment increases its stake in Vaadin by joining eEquity as investors. Photo: Vaadin.

Open Source Spring Cleaning

Code as Craft

At Etsy, we are big fans of Open Source. Etsy as it is wouldn’t exist without the myriad of people who have solved a problem and published their code under an open source license. In every nook and cranny of our technology stack you can find Open Source code. And these are only the big examples.

Open Sourced Software Differentiates Vaadin from closed source dinosaurs

ArcticStartup

But it is not, however, how things work in the world of open source. Why would a software company reveal their source code though?

The Kick-Ass Cloud For Developers

Peter Levine

The DigitalOcean service is purpose-built for the developer, offering automated web infrastructure for deploying web-based applications.

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How to Compete Against Open Source Competition

Software By Rob

Are there exceptions in the open source world? You have a marketing budget; odds are high your open source competitor does not.

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons: Why are you Still Making.

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons

Web 2.0 Below I discuss some of the challenging problems developers face and the open source toolkits that exist to help us solve them.

Open Source Business Model

SoCal CTO

However, there are lots of companies that are making money from open source and freemium models. friend of mine has a company that builds open source applications in spaces that are a bit less innovative than Elgg, but they do very well financially through the packaging and support models. understand his frustration.

Lessons Learned: Great open source scalability tools from Danga

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Friday, September 5, 2008 Great open source scalability tools from Danga If you are trying to build a scalable LAMP service, its always best to start with the original and still quite relevant presentation, from Brad Fitzpatrick when he was at LiveJournal. The Lean Startup Intensive is tomorrow at Web 2.0.

Using Open Source to Bootstrap Your Data Service

Feld Thoughts

They’ve released the Polymaps source code on GitHub so any developer can quickly see how the API is used, play around with real production code, and modify the base examples for their own use. Tags: Open Source data simplegeo Last week SimpleGeo and their partner ? In my first company, we were heavy users of Clarion.

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5 Mobile Web Usability Rules You Can’t Afford To Ignore

Duct Tape Marketing

But how can you make sure your website users get a rich and smooth web experience? Moin Shaikh an open source tech lover. points.

The Building Blocks of the Web

Instigator Blog

Building applications for the web (or mobile) has never been easier. The building blocks of the web are getting easier to stitch together too.

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Startup Tools: Free Software open Source Directory

VC Cafe

A ttempting to create a comprehensive list of free and open source tools will probably always remain ‘work in progress’ just for the sheer depth and breadth of the Internet. Open source. web server. Open source. Open source. Open Movie Editor. Open source.

The End of the Web? Don’t Bet on It. Here’s Why

Both Sides of the Table

In it he asserts that the web is dying and in its ashes will see the rise of the “App Internet.” Enter the World Wide Web (WWW).

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Shrewd Ideas For Effective Web Design

YoungUpstarts

Your web design has a huge impact on the number of prospects you convert to clients. Google is the largest search engine on the web.

Customer Development for Web Startups

Steve Blank

Ash Maurya , the CEO of WiredReach, has extended my work by building a model of Customer Development for Web Startups.

22 Good Prototype and Wireframe Tools for Mobile and Web Design

www.onextrapixel.com

22 Good Prototype and Wireframe Tools for Mobile and Web Design. Wireframe Tools For Web Design. Onextrapixel. About. Contact. Advertise.

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11 Trends in Web Logo Design

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Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Web Design Web Development Now Trending : Sony Retires the Cassette Walkman After 30 Years September 28, 2010 Jolie ODell View Comments 11 Trends in Web Logo Design: The Good, the Bad and the Overused email share email share Do you like this story?

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11 Trends in Web Logo Design

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Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Web Design Web Development Now Trending : Sony Retires the Cassette Walkman After 30 Years September 28, 2010 Jolie ODell View Comments 11 Trends in Web Logo Design: The Good, the Bad and the Overused email share email share Do you like this story?

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Hiring A Web Developer: 11 Questions You Must Ask Ahead Of Time

YoungUpstarts

If you are a business owner who is not an expert in web development, finding someone (or an agency) you can trust to build your website is critical.

The open API secret

Start Up Blog

The biggest flip the technology age has done on the industrial era is the open API. For the uninitiated, an open API (Application Program Interface) is a word used to describe sets of technologies that enable websites to interact with each other. Existing web companies get their new product development for free. applications.

Native App vs. Web App: Which Is Better for Mobile Commerce?

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Sourcebits offers design and development services for iOS, Android, Mobile and Web platforms. ); // Welcome to Mashable! Have an account?

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Startup Tools: Free Software open Source Directory

VC Cafe

A ttempting to create a comprehensive list of free and open source tools will probably always remain ‘work in progress’ just for the sheer depth and breadth of the Internet. Open source. web server. Open source. Open source. Open Movie Editor. Open source.

Startup Tools: Free Software open Source Directory

VC Cafe

Attempting to create a comprehensive list of free and open source tools will probably always remain ‘work in progress’ just for the sheer depth and breadth of the Internet. Open source. web server. Open source. Open source. Open Movie Editor. Open source.

Startup Tools: Free Software open Source Directory

VC Cafe

A ttempting to create a comprehensive list of free and open source tools will probably always remain ‘work in progress’ just for the sheer depth and breadth of the Internet. Open source. web server. Open source. Open source. Open Movie Editor. Open source.

How Web APIs Unlock Value in the Cloud

mashable.com

How Web APIs Unlock Value in the Cloud. That is where a web API comes in. Just as the power of crowds has populated the social content repositories of Web 2.0 — YouTube videos, Facebook updates, tweets, and more — the web API enables designers and developers to re-purpose the body of knowledge that is the cloud.

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Highlighting Israeli Q2 2011 Israeli VC Investments

VC Cafe

Donanza – the freelancer jobs marketplace, operates like a “Kayak&# finding freelancers the best gigs across sources.

The Dentist Office Software Story

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Around this time, an open source community crops up to build an open source version of dental office software. This open source project is called DentOps. mobile VC & Technology Web/Tech ————-. Two young entrepreneurs graduate from college, and go to YC. Meanwhile, Dent.io

Moving to ‘open’

Start Up Blog

The world is quickly moving to ‘open’ whether we like it or not. entrepreneurship web 2.0 internet business philosophy culture cluetrain manifesto revolution open world open source secret wikileaks organizations new worldIt is a cultural decision. Which way is your organization leaning?

Christine: Open Source Dynamics Discussion

Christine.net

Quick Followup: VCTips at Web 2.0 Christine (.net) net) technology and society Tweets follow me on Twitter Snaps www. United States License.

Yandex wedge ‘open-source’ Android open

ArcticStartup

It includes Yandex made maps, search, web browser and webmail apps, a 3D launcher and an all important app store. Nobody.

The Collaborative Web: Github is the New Flickr

This is going to be BIG.

Once with Docracy, once with a super cool company launching in the first quarter of 2013.). I was chatting with Thor Muller a couple of weeks ago about web trends--and he made a very insightful point as I talked about how I see more and more models around getting people to work together in different ways. Need to find a collaborator?

Netflix's Advice on Moving to Amazon Web Services

www.readwriteweb.com

To scale the service, Netflix has moved its API and other operations to Amazon Web Services (AWS) over the past several months.

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How A Dorm Room Side Project Became The Web's Hottest Operating System

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Buytaert also spends a lot of time and energy evangelizing for the open-source software movement. Buytaert graduated in 2007.

Web Tools to Blur Your Digital Footprint

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Mobile TextSecure TextSecure is an open source app that encrypts text so that no one can read it. Its messages also self-destruct.

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons: Why You Need to Learn.

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons

Web 2.0 What we have seen is a dramatic increase in the importance of JS to the web community. Open Source to the. Web 2.0

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Untangle Goes Open Source (GPL)

Entrepreneurship Blog

Earlier this morning we formally announced that we are open sourcing Untangle's network gateway platform. In building the Untangle Platform and applications, we used more than 30 open source projects like SpamAssassin, Snort and OpenVPN, and now we're proud to be joining the GPL club ourselves.

Startup Success Podcast, Open Source For-Profit Startups, One.

Software By Rob

Open Source, For-Profit Startups – “FairSoftware is the place to start and grow your online business. good weekly listen.

Mastery And Mimicry

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Last weekend an email arrived in my inbox with the subject line "Hello From MIT" That got me to open it. Open-source software educates its potential contributors. hallmark of cyclical tools is that they create open loops: the bike strengthens its rider to do things other than just pedal the bike. They speak to me.

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