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Google Brings Open Source to the Sky - Why Now?

Jan 23, 2012, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])


"For thousands of years, astronomers have shared maps of the sky and it's only fitting that Google has decided to open source their tool. Google's decision though isn't about altruism though, the way I see it, it's more about Google offloading - yet another project - as they continue to trim what used to be Google Labs to nothing.

Don't get me wrong, I think that stardroid being open source is a great thing, but why now?

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