Why Raspberry Pi's immune to the Meltdown and Spectre bugs
vulnerability

Why Raspberry Pi's immune to the Meltdown and Spectre bugs

The tiny $35 microcomputer is your safest bet to avoid the crippling chip flaws
8 Jan 2018
Linux celebrates its 25th birthday today
Linux

Linux celebrates its 25th birthday today

The open source operating system is still getting 4,000 new lines of code a day
25 Aug 2016
Microsoft brings SQL Server to Linux
Linux

Microsoft brings SQL Server to Linux

CEO Satya Nadella says data, not server operating system, is Redmond’s core asset
8 Mar 2016
IBM goes big on open source with dedicated Linux mainframes
Linux

IBM goes big on open source with dedicated Linux mainframes

New LinuxONE systems will run up to 8,000 virtual machines
17 Aug 2015
Developer takes on VMware in open source copyright suit
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virtualisation

Developer takes on VMware in open source copyright suit

Virtualisation specialist denies that it failed to publish adjusted Linux code included in product
9 Mar 2015
Mac OS X & iOS have most security bugs, claim researchers
Security

Mac OS X & iOS have most security bugs, claim researchers

A study by GFI has revealed Apple's platforms have more vulnerabilities than Windows or Linux
27 Feb 2015
Linux 'Ghost' vulnerability uncovered
Security

Linux 'Ghost' vulnerability uncovered

Security researchers said the issue affects the system's GNU C Library
29 Jan 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio and .NET coming to Mac and Linux
Software

Microsoft Visual Studio and .NET coming to Mac and Linux

The systems will be open-sourced, allowing everyone to access the development tools
13 Nov 2014
HP Ubuntu laptop (255 G1) review
Laptops

HP Ubuntu laptop (255 G1) review

HP’s latest notebook saves money by ditching Windows for Ubuntu. Is your next notebook Open Source?
4 Nov 2014
Mac OS X & Linux users warned over Bash Bug risk
Security

Mac OS X & Linux users warned over Bash Bug risk

New vulnerability, billed as "bigger than Heartbleed", has been uncovered by security researchers
25 Sep 2014
Jibo the social robot gets $300k funding in 24 hours
Hardware

Jibo the social robot gets $300k funding in 24 hours

MIT professor wants Jibo the robot to be part of your family
17 Jul 2014
Linux creator: "Not everyone needs to learn code"
Linus Torvalds
Business strategy

Linux creator: "Not everyone needs to learn code"

Linus Torvalds also takes aim at the broken US patents system
10 Jun 2014
Intel unveils Edison - a PC the size of an SD card
Mobile

Intel unveils Edison - a PC the size of an SD card

Chipmaker also announces Bluetooth headset called Jarvis.
7 Jan 2014
IBM invests another $1bn in Linux
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Server & storage

IBM invests another $1bn in Linux

Big Blue looking to boost hardware ambitions by utilising the popularity of Linux.
17 Sep 2013
Q&A: Jon maddog Hall
Q&A
Business strategy

Q&A: Jon maddog Hall

We speak to the free software champion about where he thinks the industry is headed.
22 Aug 2013
Criminals offer Linux "Hand of Thief" trojan for $2000
malware

Criminals offer Linux "Hand of Thief" trojan for $2000

Russian crooks develop malware to target open source software.
9 Aug 2013
Ubuntu forum hack details start to emerge
Offline
hacking

Ubuntu forum hack details start to emerge

Updated: Discussion board taken offline while Canonical claims it is getting closer to identifying root cause of hack.
23 Jul 2013
Ubuntu OS on Nexus 10 review
Mobile

Ubuntu OS on Nexus 10 review

A mobile OS which scales up to the full desktop. But does the beta work?
26 Mar 2013
Ubuntu smartphones set for October 2013 release date
Ubuntu OS
Mobile

Ubuntu smartphones set for October 2013 release date

Handsets to launch in two regions, although manufacturer remains a mystery.
7 Feb 2013
Ubuntu smartphone OS: Does it have viable business use?
Ubuntu on smartphones
Mobile

Ubuntu smartphone OS: Does it have viable business use?

We take a look at the Ubuntu smartphone OS, which will be available for Nexus handsets, and ask if it has the potential to be used in the business env…
3 Jan 2013
Ubuntu smartphone OS coming to Galaxy Nexus devices
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Mobile

Ubuntu smartphone OS coming to Galaxy Nexus devices

Canonical unveils mobile OS to run on Android devices.
2 Jan 2013
Bridging the Linux security skills gap
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Careers & training

Bridging the Linux security skills gap

Linux is at the very heart of the internet at an infrastructure level and its reach stretches far and wide. So where have all the Linux security exper…
15 Oct 2012
US Government calls for Adobe Flash Player upgrades
Security flaw
Software

US Government calls for Adobe Flash Player upgrades

Warning follows discovery of "critical" flaw that could leave users vulnerable to attack.
11 Oct 2012
University of Cambridge offers free Raspberry Pi course
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Business strategy

University of Cambridge offers free Raspberry Pi course

Twelve step course will teach students how to build an operating system for £29 computer.
5 Sep 2012