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Open-source EdgeX Foundry seeks to standardize Internet of Things

Fifty companies have joined up to unify Internet of Things edge-computing programming.

Mirantis enters the Kubernetes game and ups its OpenStack play

Besides managing OpenStack clouds, Mirantis is adding cloud container management to its skillset with Kubernetes.

Dell's new high-end all-in-one PC offers Ubuntu Linux or Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Do you want a no-expenses spared Linux desktop? Then check out the new Dell Precision 5720.

Docker LinuxKit: Secure Linux containers for Windows, macOS, and clouds

Docker introduces lightweight Linux containers for other platforms.

Red Hat steps up its Kubernetes game with OpenShift Container 3.5

Red Hat wants you to manage your cloud containers with OpenShift Container Platform 3.5.

Big Linux bug, low security concerns

A long-fixed bug in how Android and Linux handles UDP network connections has caused a lot of unnecessary worry.

Ubuntu 17.04: The bittersweet Linux release

Ubuntu 17.04 is another solid desktop release, but Unity, its default desktop, is being retired. This new distribution's real improvements are in its cloud and server versions.

Canonical CEO Jane Silber resigns

Mark Shuttleworth, Canonical and Ubuntu's founder, will take over the top spot at the Linux powerhouse.

Red Hat's Ansible 2.3 DevOps tool released

Red Hat is steering its DevOps program into network management.

Where does the Ubuntu Linux desktop go from here?

Ubuntu's moving to a Gnome 3 desktop from here on out. Here's the plan.

PAX: Android patent protection consortium formed

Google and other Android vendors are united in a new patent-protection group.

Ubuntu switches to GNOME desktop and gives up smartphone hopes

Canonical is re-shifting its priorities to its strong suit: The cloud and the Internet of Things.

Sorry Windows, Android is now the most popular end-user operating system

The rise of smartphones has led to Android becoming more popular, says StatCounter, but by such a fine margin that not everyone agrees.

Linux Foundation offers Hadoop training

The online class will provide students with basic knowledge of the leading big data program.

Enterprise container DevOps steps up its game with Kubernetes 1.6

The popular enterprise container DevOps program, Kubernetes, is now ready to handle up to 5,000 nodes in a single cluster.

Google presents its open-source goodies to the world

​Google creates a lot of open-source software. Now, they've put much of it in one easy-to-find place along with the company's own open-source philosophy.

Red Hat software-defined storage takes another step forward

Red Hat has just released Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.2.

Red Hat releases the last of the RHEL 6.x line

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 has just been released.

Old Linux kernel security bug bites

A Linux developer discovered a serious security hole that's been hiding for years in an out-of-date driver.

Daimler joins Linux's Open Invention Network patent-protection group

Daimler, owner of Mercedes-Benz, has joined the Linux and open-source patent-protection organization.