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Today, Linux rules supercomputing. It wasn't always that way. Here's how Linux moved from being Linus Torvald's hobby operating system to being the OS of choice for high-performance computing.
Canonical believes that Ubuntu can be one operating system and Unity the one interface you need for your PC, your smartphone, and your tablet. Here's how they'll do it.
This latest version of Android Jelly Bean has many good, new features for both developers and users.
It looks like Ubuntu Edge will reach the $32 million goal that Mark Shuttleworth set to begin building the hybrid smartphone PC. But will it have a market? Could it replace the traditional PC?
It may be trailing LibreOffice, but OpenOffice is still alive and kicking -- now with better Microsoft Office Open XML support.
Who says you need millions for a supercomputer? Not Adapteva, which has started shipping its $99 Parallella single-board parallel processing board.
In three years OpenStack has come out of nowhere to be one of the most popular cloud programs around. How did that happen? Jim Curry, one of OpenStack's founders, explains.
GitHub, the popular open-source development community site, is finally getting its licensing act together. It's high time since Black Duck has found that 77-percent of GitHub projects have no declared open-source license.
With OEMs still not releasing Google's fix for the security hole discovered by Bluebox Security researchers have released of a mobile application that fixes the vulnerability.
The open-source Eucalyptus cloud project has just released a new version that's improved its Amazon Web Service cloud interoperability.
The latest Linux kernel is coming with new features and a tongue-in-cheek nickname and logo.
CompuLab's soon-to-be-released inexpensive ARM-powered Utlite PC can run Android or Ubuntu.
Google fixes Android's security problems relatively quickly, but the OEMs and carriers are painfully slow to implement them. Isn't it time for Google to take a page out of Microsoft's playbook and implement regular direct-to-user security updates?
Oracle will soon be announcing that it's discontinuing development of its Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Sun Ray software and hardware, and Oracle Virtual Desktop Client product lines.
Google released the Bluebox Security fix days ago but only a handful of OEMs have released the patch to customers. On the bright side, there's now an Android app available to scan for the security hole.
Supercomputers are getting faster than ever, but the next generation, which will be able to do a quintillion floating point operations per second, needs software that can keep up.
Yes, the PC market is going to hell in a hand-basket -- except for the sub-$300 market where the Linux-based Chromebook is leading the way to growth.
Verizon Wireless joins the Ubuntu Carrier Advisory Group. This move sets Verizon up to be the first carrier to bring the Ubuntu-Linux based smartphone to the US.
Officially, Red Hat still isn't saying that MariaDB, instead of Oracle's MySQL, will be its default database management system in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. But off-the-record people close to Red Hat tell a different story.
XenServer, the first major open-source hypervisor, returns to its open-source roots with its latest Citrix release.