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'Emotional tribulations' within software giant on open-sourcery

Surprise, surprise; snake-charmer EMC is open-sourcing its ViPR Controller product.

And we're off: Ubuntu 15.10 'Wily Werewolf' is now open for development.

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Retired pastor James Anderson, age 84, learned how to use Linux nine years ago so that he could fix up old pentium laptops and send them to schools and nonprofits in Africa.

The open source community lives and grows through collaboration. That collaboration is driven online but we’ve witnessed first hand how much can be done and quickened by face-to-face meetings. 

Canonical has got together with one of the UK’s leading online electronics retailers to launch a new range of budget Ubuntu laptops. will sell three 15.6-inch HP laptops pre-loaded with Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS from the end of May 2015. The notebooks are being aimed at business users and all feature a large LED screen and AMD processor with integrated Radeon […]

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AWS not the boss of you? Try these VPS options...

Running your own virtual private server (VPS) was once limited to either profitable side projects or those with money to burn. The relatively high monthly costs (often $40-$60 per month) made it too expensive for personal projects that didn't generate income and more serious endeavors often used dedicated hardware, leaving VPS as a kind of no man's land in the middle.

Review The future is coming, Still

Systemd is here. It’s arrived in Vivid Vervet, the latest, just-released distro of Ubuntu – 15.04.

Ignite 2015 And DIY Azure on the verge of summer release

Microsoft has shipped the second Technical Preview of what it's now officially calling Windows Server 2016 and has announced Azure Stack, a new offering that bundles up Redmond's public cloud infrastructure into a version that can run in customers' own data centers.

Docker faces challenge as CoreOS's open container format gains allies

Linux has a well deserved reputation as being one of the most secure platforms for individuals and businesses. This is largely due to the way security is integrated into the system, but there is a great risk in being too complacent. Recent events serve to remind us that there is no such thing as an uncrackable system. more>>