Why You Need to Upgrade Ubuntu Every 9 Months

It’s that time again, when Canonical announce that support for one of its standard Ubuntu builds has come to an end. But what does this mean to the end user? As of February 4th 2016, Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet will receive no future security notices, critical fixes, updated packages from the main archives, and instead…

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IBM Embraces Blockchain with New Bluemix Cloud Services and Code | Open Source Application Software Companies content from The VAR Guy

Is blockchain — the distributed database behind cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin — ready for prime time? IBM clearly thinks so. This week, the company announced new Blockchain-as-a-Service offerings in the cloud, a move that follows its recent contribution of 44,000 lines of open source code to the Hyperledger project.

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