Press for Black Duck Software

Black Duck Software today announced its inclusion in Software Magazine's Software 500 ranking of the world's largest software and service providers, now in its 28th year.

Black Duck Software (www.blackducksoftware.com), a leading provider of products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source software (OSS), today announced its participation in the 2010 Global TMT Crossroads Conference.  Tim Yeaton, Black Duck's President and CEO, will make a presentation at the prestigious UBS conference – a gathering of the top minds from leading technology, media and telecommunications companies.

Black Duck Software (www.blackducksoftware.com), a leading provider of products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source software (OSS), today released a white paper discussing opportunities the Android platform has created for mobile device manufacturers, carriers and software developers. The paper reviews challenges presented by Android's complexity and details how to take advantage of Android's abundance while following best practices for open source software use, management and license compliance

When Alan Shimel reported on the recent court decision against Westinghouse Digital in the BusyBox suit, he talked of the GPL having teeth. Think about the teeth of a saw. Very useful, but requiring understanding and care. It's surprising how misunderstood the license is, especially given its popularity.