The deluge of additions and upgrades at the Amazon Web Services summit last week just wasn't enough for the Internet giant.
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Does Tizen have a future, or is it going to be another unlaunched Linux-based mobile operating system?
From the truth-is- stranger-than-fiction files, Microsoft -- along with its mobile-dev tool partner Xamarin -- is creating a new foundation to open source more .Net technologies.
Galaxy smartphone maker files for U.S. patent to unlock mobile devices when users touch-and-drag drawings that have at least one intersection point. These diagrams also can be customized to launch specific apps.
The US National Security Agency has collected almost 200 million mobile phone text messages a day from around the world, according to the latest revelations from the Edward Snowden files.
Ubuntu Touch isn't ready for every user yet. But power smartphone users, Ubuntu Linux fans, and developers will want to give this new contender in the mobile device operating wars a close look. It has great potential.
Samba, which has been bringing Windows-compatible file sharing to Linux servers, Mac servers, and desktops for years, takes another step forward.
Exclusive: Figures provided to ZDNet show that the ATO has spent over AU$45 million working on E-tax across Windows, Mac, Linux, mobile, and web platforms.
Can the open-source, Linux-based Firefox mobile operating system become a mobile-space player? The question is far from answered but Mozilla has a new supporter: major electronics contract manufacturer Foxconn.
The new computer should outmuscle Android consoles using mobile chips, and may be able to run the Linux version of Steambox.
Support from industry giants Samsung and Intel will only help the Linux-based mobile platform that much, and support from device makers and developers is crucial for its long-term future.
Ubuntu appears to be getting ready to break into the fiercely competitive mobile ecosystem. Does the Linux distro have what it takes to be a game changer?
Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth promised to make his popular desktop Linux more suitable for mobile devices and the cloud -- which are key imperatives for any desktop OS vendor going forward
The figures don't lie: Android not only has almost three-quarters of global mobile device sales, but it's outselling PCs too. So the Linux-based OS is the new Windows, not only due to its ubiquity, but because it represents a key aspect of Windows that Microsoft is throwing away: openness.
Chinese Web giant says its Linux-based mobile operating system provides a choice for local phonemakers over Google's Android as it offers a better user experience with no challenges to functionalities such as maps and e-mail.
The team behind the open-sourced successor to HP's failed mobile platform has said it will only run on hardware that supports at least the 3.3 release of the Linux kernel
The ex-Nokians have inked their first sales and distribution contract for smartphones running the Linux-derived mobile operating system
Not only can mobile device users access their cloud-based files with Box, but they can access and edit those files directly on smartphones and tablets with third-party apps.
Telecoms authority files complaints against several mobile operators for allegedly flouting mobile number portability regulations, says report.
The Open Invention Network, a Linux patent protection consortium, is expanding its defense to related open-source programs such as KVM, Git, OpenJDK, and WebKit. Mobile Linux distributions like Android, MeeGo, and webOS will also soon be expressly protected.
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