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November 1, 2012  2:09 PM

Dragon’s Den for developers: FundaGeek

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source, Software development

Entrepreneur and inventor website FundaGeek has launched a software development stream at fundageek.com/software to assist software developers in securing funding for their projects. With a strong leaning towards independent open source innovators,...

November 30, 2011  10:32 AM

ARM serves Android to continue UK tech export success

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, ARM, Mobile, Open source, SDK, Services, Software development

Cambridge based ARM continues to be one of the UK's top success stories it seems. The company describes itself as the "world's leading semiconductor intellectual property (IP) supplier" and has certainly carried forward the UK's ability to sell "services" (rather than goods) in recent times. This...


October 17, 2011  9:49 AM

Free software testing on USB for students to web developers

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source, Software development, Student, Testing

A bit of semi-random open source software searching is generally beneficial for the soul and spirit at least once a month. My most recent expedition in this vein led me to find Mantra, an open source browser-based security framework for penetration testing and security assessments. Mantra then, or...


September 22, 2011  6:57 PM

Droids spotted in Islington for London Mobile Week

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Mobile, mobile apps, Software development

The Droidcon mobile software application development conference is scheduled for the 6th and 7th of October in London. Held at Islington's Business Design Centre, this event is being sponsored by HTC and is part of the London Mobile Week initiative which...


December 10, 2010  7:44 AM

Kept alive by Power Point, Hadoop World 2010

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Distributed applications, Hadoop, Open source, Software development

As is unfortunately the case with some open source news, there's not enough corporate muscle behind it to raise general awareness. I have to confess that I missed news of Hadoop World in New York City back in October, but there is one saving grace when reviewing a conference post ante so-to-speak...


August 17, 2010  11:42 AM

Accenture predicts open source adoption, but does it “join in” too?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source, Outsourcing, Software development

Technology consulting and outsourcing firm Accenture used its appearance at the


June 25, 2010  11:56 AM

Intellectual property and open source without the legalese

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
innovation, Intellectual property, legalese, Open source, Software development

Any software programmer or IT specialist who has tried to get their head around the legalese that proliferates throughout the books and white papers available on


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