Katherine NoyesU.S. Correspondent, PCWorld Follow me on Google+

Katherine Noyes has been an ardent geek ever since she first conquered Pyramid of Doom on an ancient TRS-80. Today she covers enterprise software in all its forms, with an emphasis on Linux and open source software.

Download Firefox 14.0.1 for Extra Browsing Security

This latest major release of Mozilla's popular browser adds several new features to keep users safe on the Web.

Linux Developers Step Up to the Secure Boot Challenge

Based on Intel's Tianocore, a new virtual platform could give Linux distributions a better way to experiment with possible solutions.

Cure Sick Windows PCs with This New Linux 'Fix-on-a-Stick'

Armed with a Windows app and a custom version of Linux, these USB devices are designed to restore infected or bloated Windows PCs back to health.

Dell's Ubuntu Laptop Program Enters Beta, 'Blows Away' Expectations

Response to the company's developer-focused 'Project Sputnik' has been overwhelming, it says.

Two More Tiny Linux PCs Each Cost Less Than $100

The Linux-powered revolution continues with these flexible, low-cost devices.

Remember MeeGo? It's Coming Back This Year in Two New Phones

Led by numerous ex-Nokia officials, Finnish startup Jolla aims to create its own mobile hardware and MeeGo-based OS.

Mozilla Puts the Brakes on Thunderbird

Security updates will continue, but new innovation will depend on community involvement, the foundation says.

Like Open Source? For Collaboration, Try Group-Office 4.0

Available in a free, open community version as well as a paid one with support, this newly upgraded software offers a fresh groupware alternative.

LibreOffice for Android Is in the Works

Though still 'fairly horrific' for tablet devices, the software is coming along nicely, a developer reports.

Mageia: A Linux Distro on the Rise

Having sprinted up the popularity charts, this distribution is worth a closer look.

Free Software Foundation: Ubuntu's Secure Boot Plan Won't Fly

Fedora Linux's proposed approach is better for users, the advocacy group says.

Sabayon 9: One Linux Distro, Three Desktop Flavors

Currently at No. 14 on DistroWatch's page-hit popularity rankings, Sabayon Linux recently got a major upgrade.

Google Rolls Out Chrome for Android and iOS

Some 310 million active users have already embraced the popular browser, Google says.

New Asus PC Comes with Ubuntu Linux Preloaded

This 11.6-inch netbook PC is also among the first to feature the new Intel Atom Cedar Trail dual-core CPU.

Firefox for Android Gets a 'Screaming Fast' Upgrade

Also included in Mozilla's new mobile browser are a fresh new look, a more personalized approach, and Flash support.