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Schaller: Red Hat Joins Khronos

At his blog, Christian Schaller announces that Red Hat has joined the Khronos Group, the consortium behind (among other things) the OpenGL standard. Schaller notes that "the reason we are joining is because of all the important changes that are happening in Graphics and GPU compute these days and ou...

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Microsoft shutters its standalone Open Tech open-source subsidiary

Microsoft's three-year-old Open Technologies subsidiary is 'rejoining' the company, officials say, as its goals have been achieved.

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Egg-Shaped Linux Mini-PC Targets Emerging Markets

An “Endless Computers” Kickstarter project is pitching a Celeron-based PC for emerging markets starting at $169, featuring a new “Endless OS” Linux distro. A San Francisco based startup called Endless Computers, is close to its $100,000 goal on Kickstarter. Funding packages for its Linux-bas...

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New Major OTA Update for Ubuntu Touch Released

New Major OTA Update for Ubuntu Touch Released

Canonical has finally released a third OTA update for Ubuntu Touch, and users should start receiving them in the next few hours. Ubuntu developers have been working on this update for quite some time, and it's been postponed for a few days due to some small issues. In any case,...

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Wine 1.7.41 Works More On Kernel Job Objects, MSI Patches

Two weeks ago Wine 1.7.40 added kernel job object support (after previously being a feature of Wine-Staging) and now with today's v1.7.41 release this Windows feature has been further improved...

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This Week in Linux News: New Linux-GoPro Drone, Linux 4.0, and More

This Week in Linux News: New Linux-GoPro Drone, Linux 4.0, and More

This week in Linux news, details of the new Linux-GoPro Drone from 3D Robotics are shared, Linux 4.0 is released, and more. Here are five of the most current headlines in Linux news.

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Why Nvidia Graphics Cards are the Worst for Open-Source, But the Best for Linux Gaming

The latest Nvidia graphics hardware, the GeForce GTX 900 series, “is VERY open-source unfriendly,” according to a Nouveau developer.

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High-Performance, Huge Capacity Storage Devices

While the cloud has appeared just in time to offer free (or at least cheap) and easy access to gigabytes of storage space, some people like to keep their data close to hand. Here are some of the best storage devices money can buy that will help you keep your...

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Linux 4.0 Release Boasts Unusual Numerology and Live Kernel Patching

Linux 4.0 Release Boasts Unusual Numerology and Live Kernel Patching

Linus Torvalds this week released the Linux 4.0 kernel -- a relatively small release that still holds some interesting new features. It's also a milestone for the project in a few unintentional ways, which Torvalds spells out in his  4.0 release notes .

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The Companies That Support Linux: NI

The Companies That Support Linux: NI

As new corporate members of The Linux Foundation, NI will be contributing to the PREEMPT_RT real-time Linux patchset – a key underpinning of the company's cutting edge products.

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