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Want to run Linux on the Google Computer Engine cloud? Starting immediately, Debian Linux is Google's Linux of choice.
This shouldn't come as any great surprise, but Linux is faster than Windows, and at least one anonymous Microsoft developer is willing to admit it and explain why that's the case.
Does Linux really need another application packaging and installment system? Ubuntu will be adding another one for its Ubuntu Touch smartphones and tablets.
Microsoft has had trouble getting people to use its Windows Phone operating systems, however, it might make as much as $3.4 billion on Android phones.
See if for yourself: With one major software update, the Barnes & Noble HD e-reader has been transformed into an excellent, low-end Android tablet.
The recent Google app store software update has turned Barnes & Noble's HD e-reader into a good, low-end Android tablet.
The International Space Station's laptops are moving from Windows to Linux, and R2, the first Linux-powered humanoid robot in space, is now under-going in-flight testing.
After two years of waiting, Debian Linux, one of the most important core Linux distributions, has a new release: Wheezy.
Building on the ground-breaking work of billionaire genius Tony Stark, the first Linux-powered Iron Man suits may soon be within the reach of homebrew builders.
Barnes & Noble seeks to revitalize its Android-powered Nook tablet line over arch-rival Amazon's Kindle tablets by adding Google Play and full Android app support.
Red Hat's Gluster open-source community has been all about its namesake, the GlusterFS, but now it's expanding to cover other open-source, software-defined storage technologies.
Ready to start programming for Google Glass? The tools are out there. While only a handful of Google Glasses are out, Google quietly released its Android-based core kernel code.
Linux power users may not love Ubuntu, but everyone else can.
Hard core Linux fans won't care for it, but for the average user the new Ubuntu desktop Linux has a lot to offer.
Oracle's MySQL may be the most well-known open-source DBMS, but now, MySQL's creators are together again with the merger of MariaDB and SkySQL.
Ubuntu Touch, the version of the Linux operating system for smartphones and tablets, is now available.
A Black Duck survey and the Linux Collaboration Summit both show that open-source software and the open-source method are moving well beyond where you think they live, and into all businesses.
You read that right: Not the year of the Linux desktop, the year of the Linux car. Major automotive companies are investing in making Linux their cars' operating system of choice.
Move over Raspberry Pi, here comes Adapteva's Parallella, a low-cost parallel chip board for Linux supercomputing.
Xen, Citrix's popular open-source hypervisor, is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project with the backing of such major technology powers such as Amazon Web Services, Google, and Intel.