It was 30 years ago today -- Sept. 27, 1983 -- that the seeds were planted for both Linux and the open-source software movement.
Valve's Steam Box endeavor is ostensibly designed for the living room, but make no mistake: SteamOS is a serious threat to Windows.
The Linux-based SteamOS isn't even available yet but it's already making waves.
A Linux kernel developer described the problem posed by vampire mice at a LinuxCon North America presentation.
Canonical's vision of one OS to rule all devices is nearing release.
The open source operating system offers safe haven from the impending hacker free-for-all.
IBM will invest $1 billion to promote Linux development over the next five years as it tries to adapt Power mainframes and servers to handle cloud and big data applications in distributed computing environments.
Open source trumps walled gardens, says Valve's Gabe Newell—but that's not all he said.
Although not originally designed for telephones or tablets, the Linux kernel is now getting more contributions than ever from mobile and portable device vendors, whose input is driving a heretofore unseen rate of development for the open source project.
It was 22 years ago on Sunday that Linus Torvalds announced in a newsgroup posting that he was creating a free operating system, a message he echoed in his announcement Sunday of the latest Linux kernel release candidate.