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The Latest Legal Developments in Open Source

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 16:30

Open source software (OSS) has become a fundamental part of the IT infrastructure of virtually all companies. Such criticality naturally gives rise to legal issues as organizations protect their own interests in the context the sharing inherent with open source.

Recently there has been a shift from enforcement activity by non-profits to commercial entities with two lawsuits which enforce the GPLv2 being filed by commercial  companies in 2013. One of the lawsuits involves GPLv2 licensed code im a commercial product and has broader impacts for both commercial and open source  companies. Patent activity around open source has continued apace and contribution agreements are getting more attention as companies evolve from consuming open source to contribution back.

This webinar, presented by Black Duck with Karen Copenhaver, partner at Choate Hall & Stewart and Counsel for the Linux Foundation and Mark Radcliffe, partner at DLA Piper and General Counsel for the Open Source Initiative (OSI), will review:

  • The rise in importance of open source for commercial entities
  • Explain the lastest developments for OSS licenses, patents and contributor agreements.
  • What to look out for in the open source legal sphere during 2014.
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A Guide to M&A Success

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Wed, 04/30/2014 - 16:30

Open source software is ubiquitous and widely used in development organizations to build better software faster. The day-to-day practice of using open source software is often uncontrolled, potentially creating unknown legal, business and operational risks arising from the often overlooked and misunderstood obligations found in many open source licenses.  As a result, acquiring companies are now focusing more heavily on open source and third party code in their due diligence practices to uncover issues before M&A transactions are completed.

Join this Webinar with Black Duck Software and Anthony Decicco, Partner at GTC Law Group and learn about the new industry norms with respect to open source due diligence.  

Attendees will learn:

  • The steps involved in the due diligence process
  • Possible impacts on a transaction, due diligence and definitive agreements   
  • Challenges and common concerns of acquirers and investors and ways to address these concerns well before a transaction
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CB 7.3 – New Version Demonstration

Intland Blog - Tue, 04/29/2014 - 17:00
Join our 30-minute online webinar on 29th of April, 4:00 pm (CET) Develop software better and faster with the new release of codeBeamer ALM software solution, version 7.3. During the webinar entitled “CB 7.3 – New Version Demonstration” you will learn how to improve your
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Electric Cloud Completes $12 Million Financing Round

Electric Cloud has announced an additional $4 million tranche of funding from its current group of investors, including Siemens' Venture Capital, US Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, RRE Ventures and Rembrandt Venture Partners. The additional ...
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Klaros-Testmanagement is now also available in the cloud

The professional tool for the organization, maintenance and evaluation of test cases and test data in quality management is now also available as Software as a Service. This means that the software can be used as a service on the internet in the ...
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TestingAnywhere Plug-In Released for RemoteLaunch

Inflectra has just released a free plugin for TestingAnywhere. This allows SpiraTest or SpiraTeam in conjunction with RemoteLaunch to manage the scheduling, execution and reporting of TestingAnywhere automated tests. Testing Anywhere is a powerfu ...
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Ranorex returns from this year's STARCANADA Latest News - 10 hours 50 min ago
Ranorex just returned from its first participation at STARCANADA. 
STARCANADA is a part of the STAR family of conferences, recognized as the leader in the software testing industry for over 20 years. This year’s conference took place at the Hilton Toronto April 5-9, 2014 and with nearly 300 attendees STARCANADA is the premier software testing conference in Canada.

Throughout the event 50+ training and networking events offered opportunities to learn from recognized thought leaders in various focus tracks like Test Management, Test Techniques, Agile Testing, Performance Testing and Test Automation.

Ranorex was pleased to welcome the attendees on the Expo floor to showcase its latest innovations in automated testing for desktop, web, and mobile applications.
Thank you to all our visitors for their high level of interest and we look forward to new opportunities with customers and partners in Canada and beyond.
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Microsoft Principal Architect Joins GenieDB MySQL Database-as-a-Service

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:37
GenieDB, a provider of a MySQL Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS), today announced that it has appointed Matt Peebles to the position of Chief Architect to lead the product design of GenieDB's globally distributed MySQL service. With his database ...
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Boston Medical Center Supports High-Quality Care with Oracle Database Appliance

Oracle Database News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 13:00
Boston Medical Center Supports High-Quality Care with Oracle Database Appliance -- ODA Helps Academic Medical Center Enhance Treatment and IT Operations /us/corporate/press/2191978 en
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Membrane Monitor

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:03
Membrane is an open-source, reverse HTTP proxy framework written in Java, licensed under ASF 2.0, that can be used as a Service Virtualization layer, an API Gateway, a synchronous ESB for HTTP based Integration, a Security Proxy. The tool monitor ...
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Altia Releases Altia Design 11.1 – New GUI Development Editor

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:58
Today Altia, Inc. announced the release of Altia Design 11.1, the centerpiece of Altia’s user interface development tool suite. With the new features rolled into Altia Design 11.1, users are equipped to develop better GUIs than ever before ...
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Typesafe Releases "Akka Streams" to Simplify Data Streaming on the JVM

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:56
Typesafe, provider of the world's leading Reactive platform and the company behind Play Framework, Akka, and Scala, today announced the release of Akka Streams, the first implementation of the new Reactive Streams specification.
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MySQL April Newsletter - Latest MySQL 5.7 DMR and MySQL Workbench 6.1 GA

MySQL AB - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 01:59
Welcome to the MySQL Newsletter for April 2014. We recently announced many new product releases, including the latest MySQL 5.7 development milestone release (DMR), the general availability of MySQL Workbench 6.1, as well as the release candidate of MySQL fabric. Learn more details on the new features and improvements in this edition.
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Resource Article on Covering Your Build Server

Covering Your Build ServerDevelopment teams are often interested in collecting code coverage on their build servers. With NCover and Code Central, you can easily monitor any number of build servers and test machines and collect coverage data.  Covering your build server is a key component of an automated process to ensure overall code health.

Code Central can collect coverage directly if it is installed locally on the build server or it can connect to any machine with Collector installed and collect coverage remotely.

The three steps for covering your build server are:

  • Create A Project
  • Build The NCover Run Command
  • Integrate the NCover Run Command Into Your Build Scripts
We have pulled together a single online resource that walks you through each of the steps at

If you have any questions with getting setup, please feel free to contact technical support.

The post Resource Article on Covering Your Build Server appeared first on NCover.

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American Modern Insurance Group Deploys Oracle Exadata Database Machine to Support Insurance Claims

Oracle Database News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 13:00
American Modern Insurance Group Deploys Oracle Exadata Database Machine to Support Insurance Claims Process -- Leading Insurance Provider Reduces Costs, Ensures High Availability and Maximizes /us/corporate/press/2191967 en
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Morris Medical Monday: Wiki spaces in Polarion MedPack

Polarion Software - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:00
Morris Medical Monday. Polarion consultant Daniel Morris walks you through the pre-defined Wiki spaces in Polarion's MedPack extensions for medical device developers.
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Top questions asked by industry analysts about Siemens’ investment in Polarion Software

Polarion Software - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 17:36
Polarion's SVP for Strategy and Business Development, Stefano Rizzo, talks about the questions being asked by industry analysts about Siemens' investment in Polarion Software.
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Perform Effective Code Reviews with Code Review Bundle

Software Development Tools Directory - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:19
Devart team is pleased to offer the Code Review Bundle - tools for the full-scale code review. It provides the great chance to equip a development team with two essential tools that complement each other and allow developers to conduct the code r ...
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Understanding Software Development and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)

Intland Blog - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 09:57
codeBeamer ALM software is the Orchestra of ALM software solutions in that it provides a holistic approach to Enterprise software development.  In a musical orchestra a conductor co-ordinates groups of professional musicians who play in unison, separated by section (brass
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Appvance Adds JMeter Testing To PerformanceCloud

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:30
Appvance has announced the addition of JMeter compatibility in Appvance PerformanceCloud, its next generation cloud testing platform that combines functional, performance, stress, load tests and APM. JMeter is widely used by individual software p ...
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