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Innovation, quality, and growth are named as key motivators for using open source software.
Web usage for Google's Chromebooks may be weak, but shipments remain strong.
Microsoft's top executive for mobile phones took shots at both iOS and Android today, calling Apple's operating system "boring" and claiming Google's is "a mess."
This new update to the up-and-coming distro adds key beginner-friendly features.
Microsoft's Windows Blue update coming this summer may allow users to access the desktop version of Windows.
Plans are already afoot for a brand-new replacement for the distro, which was just updated last week.
In an effort to attract a more diverse set of contributors, enterprise software vendor Citrix has donated its open source Xen hypervisor to the Linux Foundation.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is seeking to revive its mobile operating system, with a new name, new partners and more money, after Google threatened to block the companies from bringing aboard handset vendors for the OS.
A 'Lite' version of Fuduntu is among the brand-new features introduced this week.
Dell's diminutive Alienware X51 gaming desktop recently started shipping with Ubuntu Linux. Could it be the first PC anointed with Steam Box status?
Microsoft has been mum, even though it has acknowledged Blue and said it will now pursue a faster development and upgrade cadence.
Also available for testing is an updated version of the newly official Ubuntu GNOME remix.
Demand is especially high for developers with kernel know-how, says SUSE's Michael Miller.
If you're still using Ubuntu 11.10, Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop, or Ubuntu 8.04 Server, it's time to upgrade.
Charlie Kindel, who ran Windows Home Server and Windows Phone developer experience, says he's now at Amazon.