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Help The Social NetworkTM make the kernel better

Facebook wants better comms performance from the Linux kernel, and is recruiting developers to get it.

Black Hat 2014 Destroy the software industry before it destroys the world, says Dan Geer

Computer security luminary Dan Geer has proposed a radical shakeup of the software industry in hope of avoiding total disaster online.

Microsoft's wrestling match with Samsung may just be a contract fight, or it could be the beginning of a war over the validity of Microsoft's Android patents.

The benefits for users are almost too numerous to count, but most IT professionals agree that cloud computing epitomizes constant change. Its ability to provide ubiquitous, on-demand access to a shared pool of networks, servers, storage, and services whenever and wherever they are needed is creating both market opportunity and market upheaval.

From Unity, to GNOME, to Cinnamon and more, there is a desktop for every kind of user to be found within the Linux landscape. To that end, I want to take some of the most popular desktops and match them to end users.

Docker's container take on virtualization keeps getting more and more popular as openSUSE adopts it for use.

Katherine Noyes presents three key features in Linux 3.16, the latest in the series known as "Shuffling Zombie Juror."

ownCloud, the open source private cloud for small to medium sized businesses, pulls in great developer support with its latest release.

Ardent Linux gamers will have seen last week as a good one, as rising game distribution service GOG.com brought a batch of more than 50 classic PC and indie titles to the platform, many for the very first time.

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ectoman (594315) writes Opensource.com has a summary of an interview with Michael Tiemann, co-founder of Cygnus Solutions and one of the world's first open source entrepreneurs. Now VP of Open Source Affairs at Red Hat, Tiemann offers an historical perspective on what makes open source businesses successful, and shares how he dealt with the open source movement's early skeptics. "A lot of the skepticism is a response to the abstract; it's a response to the unknown," Tiemann says, "And when you bring a concrete success story with just absolutely stellar credentials that doesn't just outperform the field, but embarrasses the field, then the skeptics begin to look like they're on the wrong side." The full audio interview on Hacker Public radio (~1 hour).

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