SpaceX will soon start a "fairly wide" Starlink broadband public beta after 60 more internet-beaming satellites launch.
It started as a great, open-source Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud, but today Nextcloud is becoming an all-in-one office productivity suite.
Radxa has released a single-board computer that can run Windows 10, but you'll need at least 32GB of storage.
Microsoft releases a preview of non-security fixes that it will deliver in this month's October Patch Tuesday update.
Eric S. Raymond, one of open-source's founding fathers, thinks Windows' future is a layer about the Linux kernel. He's got a point.
In porting the Xen hypervisor to Raspberry Pi 4 for IoT and industrial projects, developers met unexpected problems.
Arguably the best Linux laptop ever is getting a major speed boost.
You can argue that RHEL 7 has been the most significant enterprise Linux release ever, but all good things must end.
Will Windows lose the last phase of the desktop wars to Linux? Noted open-source advocate Eric Raymond thinks so.
Linux on Windows is continuing to grow ever more powerful and functional. Now, graphical Linux programs are being integrated into WSL.
People still think of open-source software as general programs for general problems. And, it is, but it's also become vital for vertical markets and companies as well.
Apple and Google release new tools for developers to build apps for Microsoft Windows 10 devices.
Microsoft releases a preview of Windows 10 20H2 that resolves a lot of issues for Windows 10 in the enterprise.
The Linux Foundation's Free Introduction to Linux class has just passed the million enrollment mark.
The wait is over: Microsoft's 'Chredge' browser will be available to Insider testers in preview starting in October.
Look out, Windows! With Google starting to bring over a million Android apps to Chromebooks, the Windows PC is going to face a real challenge.
Ubuntu 14.10 is a minor, but significant, step up from Canonical's last Linux desktop operating system, Ubuntu 14.04.
School will soon be in session and a Chromebook may be just what you need for the coming academic year.
Unlike Windows or Mac OS X, Linux offers a wide variety of desktop environments. Here are my picks of the most important of these PC interfaces.
There are many great Linux-powered single-board computers, starting with the new Raspberry Pi B+.
Long before people were talking about the Internet of Things, Linux-based home automation systems were available. Here are some of today's most interesting Linux-powered home gadgets.
From CDC's 40MHz "supercomputer" to 2014's Tianhe-2's 33.86 PetaFlops per second, supercomputers are continuing to push computing to its ultimate limits.
The Orange Box really is a cloud-in-a-box. But while the hardware is neat, it's the Juju DevOps software inside that makes it special.
Mint 17 is a good, solid desktop that Linux and Windows XP users alike will feel at home in.
The question isn't: "What can you do with a Raspberry Pi?" The question is: "What can't you do with a Raspberry Pi?"
We all know about the Raspberry Pi, but it's far from the only single-board computer out there that makers might find both useful and affordable.
It's smooth, pretty, and, in short, it's the nicest Ubuntu Linux desktop that's ever been.
Want to get the most out of Linux Mint, one of the most popular of the Linux desktops? Then read on!
Here's a step-by-step guide to get Windows XP running on an Oracle VirtualBox-based virtual machine on Linux Mint
There have been some pretty bad vulnerabilities before Heartbleed. Is it really any more severe than CodeRed or Blaster?
Today, Red Hat dominates enterprise Linux. Tomorrow, it wants to rule the cloud. With IBM beside it, don't bet against it. Read more: https://zd.net/2OqAQ0a
Red Hat's new survey of enterprise businesses reveals a world where almost everyone has joined the open-source bandwagon. Read more: https://zd.net/2viwrQb
Microsoft's PowerShell open-sourced scripting language is striking a chord with more developers.
Microsoft engineers have already ported the ProcDump utility and are currently working on porting ProcMon as well. More tools to follow.
The Contributor Covenant aims to address the skew towards white male contributors in open-source projects. Read more: https://zd.net/2D3yD3d
This deal is the biggest Linux and open-source acquisition ever.
Project Zero accuses Linux distributions of leaving users exposed to known kernel vulnerabilities for weeks.
The state is planning to migrate 13,000 machines.
AMD has released microcode updates for Spectre variant 2 that require Microsoft's latest Windows 10 patch.
BMW, Chevrolet, Honda, Mercedes, and Tesla all have one thing in common besides making cars: Their cars all run Linux.
Microsoft's open-source tool should make it easier to run distros on Windows 10's Windows Subsystem for Linux.
Unpatched plugins are opening the door to cryptojacking.
Malware makers, phishers, they really are all out to get you. Here's how to stop them in their tracks.