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SUSE, the German Linux vendor and acquirer of enterprise tools like Rancher and NeuVector, has had its fair share of owners since it was founded in 1992. There was Novell,…

SUSE goes private again

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Why SUSE is forking Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Today, SUSE announced that it is creating a hard fork of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and that it will develop and maintain an RHEL-compatible distribution. SUSE says that it will invest $10 million into this project over the coming years. One major open source company forking another major open source company’s project is equivalent…

10:41 am PDT • July 11, 2023
Why SUSE is forking Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Planet Computers turned heads when it arrived on the scene almost exactly five years ago. The London-based hardware startup was banking on a bit of nostalgia for the days of…

Planet Computers hits the desktop with a line of touchscreen Linux computers

Security researchers have observed the prolific Clop ransomware operation targeting Linux systems for the first time. The good news is that the flawed encryption used by the new variant means…

A new Linux variant of Clop ransomware has major flaws, researchers say

It’s been a long time coming, but Google Cloud today announced its first Arm-based VMs, following AWS, with its Graviton instances, and Azure, which also recently launched Arm VMs. But…

Google Cloud launches its first Arm-based VMs

We tear down the deck Lumigo used to land a $29 million Series A round led by Redline Capital last year.

Pitch Deck Teardown: Lumigo’s $29M Series A deck

Google Cloud is holding its annual Security Summit this week and unsurprisingly, the company used the event to launch a few new security features. This year, the announcements focus on…

Google Cloud launches new software supply chain and zero trust security services

The Cloud Foundry Foundation today announced the launch of Korifi, a new developer experience that will offer a Cloud Foundry-compatible application platform on top of Kubernetes. Since its initial release…

Cloud Foundry Foundation launches Korifi to simplify the Kubernetes developer experience

Tech giants including Amazon, Google and Microsoft have pledged millions of dollars to bolster the security of open source software. The pledge was made during a meeting in Washington, DC…

Tech giants pledge $30M to boost open source software security

At its I/O developer conference, Google today announced the launch of Flutter 3, the latest version of its open source, multiplatform UI development framework for building natively compiled applications. It’s…

Google’s Flutter 3 adds support for macOS and Linux desktop apps

The Computer Emergency Response Team of Ukraine (CERT-UA) has disrupted an attempt by Sandworm, a hacking group known to work for Russia’s military intelligence, to take down a Ukrainian energy…

Ukraine disrupts attempt by Russian hackers to take down energy provider

Airbyte, an open source data integration platform for building ELT data pipelines, today announced the general availability of its cloud service. The company is also detailing its new compensation plan…

Open source data integration platform Airbyte launches its cloud service

The terminal often feels like an afterthought, and there hasn’t been a lot of innovation in this space for a very long time. Warp, which is launching its public beta…

Warp raises $23M to build a better terminal

Considering recent APT41 attacks, organizations that continue to leave the Log4Shell flaw unaddressed are hitting the snooze button when it comes to the wake-up calls from attackers.

Study: 30% of Log4Shell instances remain unpatched

Samsung has confirmed a security breach after hackers obtained and leaked almost 200 gigabytes of confidential data, including source code for various technologies and algorithms for biometric unlock operations. The…

Samsung confirms data breach after hackers leak internal source code

The hacking group that claims to have taken a terabyte of data from chipmaking giant Nvidia is threatening to release the company’s “most closely-guarded secrets” today unless it meets the…

Thousands of Nvidia employee passwords leak online as hackers’ ransom deadline looms

Jolla, a Finnish startup that develops a mobile Linux-based alternative to Google’s Android which has had some take-up by the Russian government in the past, is looking to restructure its…

Finland’s Jolla, maker of Sailfish OS, is trying to cut ties with Russia

Google today announced Chrome OS Flex, an early preview of a new initiative that aims to bring Chrome OS to virtually any PC (and older Intel-based Macs). Built on top…

Google wants to bring Chrome OS to your PC or Mac

Journalists, activists and human rights defenders face a constant battle to keep files safe from a growing set of digital threats and surveillance. But physical attacks can be challenging to…

This USB ‘kill cord’ can instantly wipe your laptop if snatched or stolen

If you believe you have a good idea for a startup, go for it. When venture capitalists say this is a good time to be a founder, you know they…

TechCrunch+ roundup: Deep tech predictions, HashiCorp’s IPO, enterprisewide AI

Red Hat promised that it would continue to support each CentOS release for about a decade. However, the company changed its mind and suddenly cut support for the latest CentOS…

Haven’t switched from CentOS 8 yet? Here are your options

GitHub gets a new CEO

8:10 am PDT • November 3, 2021

GitHub CEO Nat Friedman is stepping down from his role on November 15 to become the Chairman Emeritus of the Microsoft-owned service. Thomas Dohmke, who only recently became GitHub’s chief…

GitHub gets a new CEO

Unity, the platform that enables creators to develop 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles and augmented and virtual reality devices, launched a beta version of Unity…

Unity launches Unity Gaming Services to simplify development of cross-platform, multiplayer games

When Microsoft announced Windows 11, it didn’t mention anything about how it wanted to annoy users with a less functional taskbar, but it did talk quite a bit about how…

Microsoft starts testing Android apps on Windows 11

Over the course of the last decade or so, open source changed dramatically. What was once mostly a philosophical discussion about cathedrals, bazaars and the evils of Microsoft — which…

SaaS’ future will be open sourced

Yubico, the maker of hardware security keys, has unveiled the YubiKey Bio, its first key to support biometric authentication for passwordless logins and multifactor authentication (2FA) The launch of the…

Yubico’s new hardware key features a fingerprint reader for passwordless logins

Web 1.0 was the static web, and Web 2.0 is the social web, but Web 3.0 will be the decentralized web. It will move us from a world where communities…

Crypto’s networked collaboration will drive Web 3.0

It is impossible to compare where the IP camera industry stands today to where it stood 25 years ago without being impressed.

The past, present and future of IoT in physical security

Linux is set for a big release this Sunday August 29, setting the stage for enterprise and cloud applications for months to come. The 5.14 kernel update will include security…

Linux 5.14 set to boost future enterprise application security

While the government has made a number of moves in a more open direction in recent years, the story of open source in federal IT has often seemed more about…

The stars are aligning for federal IT open source software adoption