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  • CoreOS Raises $8M Series A Round, Launches Managed Linux As A Service

    CoreOS Raises $8M Series A Round, Launches Managed Linux As A Service

    CoreOS, a Linux distribution optimized for very large server deployments, today announced that it has raised a $8 million Series A funding round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers with follow-on investments by Sequoia Capital and Fuel Capital. This comes after a previous investment from Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital last year. Read More

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 Is Here, Guarantees 10 Years Of Support

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 Is Here, Guarantees 10 Years Of Support

    Red Hat released version 7.0 of their Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) flagship operating system today. It boasts Windows interoperability, a new default file system, Docker containerization and guarantees 10 years of support across any future major or minor releases. Perhaps most importantly it updates the underlying Linux kernel that was used in RHEL 6.x from 2.6.32 to 3.10. All of this… Read More

  • Red Hat To Bring Docker Support To Enterprise Linux And OpenShift

    Red Hat To Bring Docker Support To Enterprise Linux And OpenShift

    Red Hat and Docker.io today announced an expanded collaboration that will bring Docker’s container technologies to the Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux high-touch beta program and its OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service offering. Read More

  • Red Hat Teams With Google Compute Engine To Ease Cloud Management

    Red Hat Teams With Google Compute Engine To Ease Cloud Management

    Red Hat announced a deal today in which Red Hat Enterprise Linux customers could move their subscriptions to Google Compute Engine, a deal that could benefit both companies. Red Hat offers what it calls a “bring your own subscription” plan. For instance, Red Hat Linux customers can shift their installations from on-premises to a public cloud provider of their choice as long… Read More

  • Maxthon Releases Its First Browser For Linux

    Maxthon Releases Its First Browser For Linux

    Maxthon has launched its first cloud browser for Linux. The release is partly due to requests from Maxthon’s users, but also because the open-source operating system has become speedier, says Karl Mattson, the company’s vice president. Read More

  • Financial Firms Looking To Linux, Windows 7 As XP Support Dries Up

    Financial Firms Looking To Linux, Windows 7 As XP Support Dries Up

    In an unsurprising move, ATM operators and other financial organizations are beginning to look to Linux as a replacement for their outdated Windows XP installations. That these organizations are deciding to move from XP only now is a testament to the staying power of the OS and a certain conservatism in financial circles. Read More

  • GOG.com To Release Games On Linux This Fall

    GOG.com To Release Games On Linux This Fall

    Some good old games are about to come to Linux. GOG.com just announced that it has been working on supporting Linux for sometime and expects to launch titles this Fall. Mint and Ubuntu will get the GOG.com treatment, says the press notice. Details are still on the light side. The company hasn’t released any specifics including the first titles to be released, but this is a big step a… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Free Shipping

    Gillmor Gang: Free Shipping

    The Gillmor Gang – Doc Searls, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — talk the usual smack about the complete fantasy known as IM interoperability. You’d think these stalwarts would acknowledge the Sisyphean nature of the task, but no siree Bob. Instead we have a real life get together brought to you in 6-frame stop animation courtesy Kevin Marks’ LTE. Doc Searls… Read More

  • Valve CEO Gabe Newell Says Linux Is The Future Of Gaming, Hints At SteamBox Announcement

    Valve CEO Gabe Newell Says Linux Is The Future Of Gaming, Hints At SteamBox Announcement

    In his keynote today at Linuxcon, Valve CEO and Founder Gabe Newell said Linux is the future of gaming and hinted about the announcement next week of a gaming box built on the open-source operating environment. As proof of Linux bright future Newell pointed to Steam, the company’s online platform. Since it launched last Spring, developers have created 198 games on the platform. Read More

  • Your Arduino Is In My Android Device! UDOO Mixes It Up With An All-In-One Solution

    Your Arduino Is In My Android Device! UDOO Mixes It Up With An All-In-One Solution

    For most beginning hardware hackers, Arduino is hard and Linux/Android is easy. The folks at UDOO, a Kickstarter project that ends tonight, aim to solve that by mixing the best of both worlds. The UDOO device contains an ARM processor (dual or quad core) as well as an Arduino microprocessor. This allows you to program the Arduino using the tools you’re familiar with including a… Read More