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Android tips and tricks: 10 great ways to boost your phone experience

There are many easy things you can do to improve your Android experience. Here are some of the best.

What is Docker and why is it so darn popular?

Docker is hotter than hot because it makes it possible to get far more apps running on the same old servers and it also makes it very easy to package and ship programs. Here's what you need to know about it.

​Meet the Scarlett Johansson PostgreSQL malware attack

An image of the popular actress is being used as a malware attack vector on the open-source DBMS PostgreSQL.

​Linus Torvalds slams CTS Labs over AMD vulnerability report

Linux's creator said he thinks CTS Labs' AMD chip security report "looks more like stock manipulation than a security advisory" and questions an industry.

​Former Docker CEO takes over Storj Labs' top spot

Storj Labs has announced Ben Golub, Docker's co-founder and former CEO, is now Storj Labs' executive chairman and interim CEO.

​Linux beats legal threat from one of its own developers

Linux has beaten many legal challenges over the years, but until now, it hasn't had to win a battle over one of its own.

Microsoft says AI and machine learning driven by open source and the cloud

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are rapidly gaining importance, and Mark Russinovich, Microsoft Azure chief technology officer, believes it's because of open-source software and the cloud.

​GitHub makes open-source project licensing easier with an open-source program

How do you address handling open-source licensing for your program? By using an open-source program!

​Kubernetes graduates to full-pledged, open-source program

Kubernetes, which has taken the cloud container orchestration world by storm, has now graduated from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

Good-bye JEE, hello Jakarta EE

Oracle waves good-bye to Java Enterprise Edition, as the Eclipse Foundation takes over Java EE under a new name, Jakarta, and without the "Java" trademark.

​Nokia attempts a smartphone comeback with Android

By using a standardized, secure version of Google's Android in its new smartphones, the Nokia brand seeks to rise from the ashes.

​Open-source cloud royalty: OpenStack Queens released

The latest version of the open-source OpenStack cloud boasts better container and new GPU support.

​The 10 best ways to secure your Android phone

Malware makers, phishers, they really are all out to get you. Here's how to stop them in their tracks.

​Purism adds open-source security firmware to its Linux laptop line

Purism, the Linux hardware vendor for users who want as much control as possible over their gear, has integrated Heads open-source CPU firmware into its PCs.

​Docker has a business plan headache

Docker is the container technology of choice, but that doesn't translate into Docker the successful business.

​Show-stopping bug appears in npm Node.js package manager

A new release of the JavaScript and Node.js package manager, npm, fatally changes file permissions. While that's been fixed, the entire messy process revealed more fundamental problems.

​Red Hat introduces updated decision management platform

Business process management doesn't have to be a pain with the right platform.

​Bogus Linux vulnerability gets publicity

No, there's not a new security hole that gives attackers complete control over Linux servers. But, if you use a poor password, yes, you can still get hacked. Imagine!

Servers? We don't need no stinkin' servers!

You may be moving your mission-critical applications to a serverless architecture sooner than you think.

​The most popular Linux desktop programs are...

The most recent Linux Questions poll results are in, and the the winners of this popular desktop Linux survey have been revealed, with many expected winners and at least one big Microsoft surprise.