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Hell freezes over: Microsoft and Ubuntu bring Linux's Bash shell to Windows 10

You read that right: The popular Bash shell command is coming to Windows 10, with Ubuntu's help.

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Apple's Swift programming language is now open-source and available on Linux

Apple's Swift now supports Linux, but don't think you'll be playing iOS games on Ubuntu anytime soon.

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Microsoft Visual Studio tweaks shower Linux with more love

Microsoft said it loves Linux now, and new tweaks to Visual Studio will appeal to open-source loving developers.

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Microsoft will release its hackathon help tool to the world

Microsoft is planning to bring its internal tool for running hackathons to the public next year, starting by allowing a few select colleges to test drive it at their own events.