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How Open Source Powers Innovation
opensource.com, November 16th, 2022
If you're looking for the next big thing in computing technology, start the search in open source communities.

One possible answer is the corporate research lab. More long-term focused than most company product development efforts, corporate labs have a long history, going back to Thomas Edison's Menlo Park laboratory in New Jersey. Perhaps most famous is Bell Labs' invention of the transistor-although software folks may associate it more with Unix and the C programming language.

Nearly all apps around today are using open source software

New research has indicated that the majority of today's apps are built using open source software (OSS), once again demonstrating its importance

According to GitHub's Octoverse 2022 report(opens in new tab) on the state of open source software, 90% of the Fortune 100 companies use OSS to some capacity, compared to the findings of the company's first report in 2012 where companies were only using OSS to run their web servers.


While it's invisible to users, open-source software underlays all of 5G.

Odds are today that the smartphone by your side is now running 5G. For years, 5G wasn't able to deliver on its high-speed, low-latency promises. Things have changed. Today, 5G is finally delivering on its performance promises. A big reason for that, proclaimed Arpit Joshipura, the Linux Foundation's general manager of Networking, Edge, and IoT at ONE Summit North America, a networking trade show, is 5G's open-source networking foundation.

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