A Black Duck survey and the Linux Collaboration Summit both show that open-source software and the open-source method are moving well beyond where you think they live, and into all businesses.
One of the best-known Android developers is leaving Samsung for a new, as yet unknown project.
Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt actually did not say that Chrome OS and Android would remain forever apart.
Many people know that Chrome OS is based on Linux. But where did Google's operating system actually come from -- and what is it made of today? Here's its story.
Red Hat spells out its big data plans, which includes more Hadoop integration.
Dump Microsoft Office, with its new licensing restrictions, and get LibreOffice instead.
LinuxQuestions' annual members choice survey is in and the top Linux distributions and open-source programs are sometimes quite surprising
Both Fedora and openSUSE will be replacing Oracle's MySQL with its open-source fork--MariaDB.
There's a new major version of open-source LibreOffice office suite on its way, but developers, not end-users, will be the ones who will notice the real changes.
Does open-source software still seem "new" to you? Think again, its roots go back decades.
MariaDB, the MySQL fork database management system, is throwing down the gauntlet to Oracle by forming a foundation to promote its alternative DBMS software.
After taking a design path that sent many of its users running to other desktops, GNOME seems to be giving its users what they want: a GNOME 2.x style desktop. But, is it too late? Will GNOME fans come back?
Ever wonder why the phone carriers spent so much time on their own software apps and stores? So did Verizon, and, after due consideration, they're dropping out of the Android and BlackBerry app business.
The newest version of Ubuntu Linux is almost here and it's looking pretty good, but it also has some quirks and it's slower than I'd like.
The latest version of Ubuntu Linux is ready for your inspection.
If you want a cloud of your own, ownCloud makes it easier than ever to build a private cloud of your own and you can also use it to manage your use of public cloud storage services, such as Amazon S3, Box, and DropBox.
Microsoft, as it did with Vista, is giving Linux another chance to make the gains in the PC market with Windows 8, but can Linux take advantage of this opportunity?
In the opening keynote at LinuxCon, Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin observed that open source is now key to how all companies use to develop software—and yes he meant Apple, Microsoft, and VMware as well.
The latest update to the long-term support version of Ubuntu 12.04 brings a few improvements to the popular Linux operating system.
Office 2013 will, after years, finally fully support Open Document Format, Adobe's PDF, and, oh yes, Microsoft's own Open XML document standard.