November 5, 2015

This Week in Linux News: Linux Foundation's Open API Initiative Launches, Xiaomi To Sell Two Linux Laptops, & More

Open API InitiativeThis week in Linux news, The Linux Foundation's Open API Initiative launches, a leading smartphone manufacturer plans to release two Linux laptops in 2016, and more! Catch up on the latest Linux news with our weekly digest. 

1) The Linux Foundation's new Open API Initiative intends to make the next generation of APIs easier to work with.

Linux Foundation Throws its Weight Behind Open APIs- InfoWorld

2) A privatley-owned Chinese electronics manufacturer plans to sell Linux laptops in the coming year. 

Xiaomi Will Start Selling Two Linux Laptops in 2016- Hacked News

3) Red Hat will support Microsoft's version of Linux on cloud-service Azure.

Microsoft Links Open-Source Arms with Linux Frenemy Red Hat- Wired

4) Twitch social video platform/gamer community is now collectively installing Arch Linux.

After beating Dark Souls and Pokemon, Twitch is installing Arch Linux- PCWorld

5) Most common Linux/Window security vulnerabilities are easy to guard against, but security is oft-overlooked.

Be on the Lookout for Linux Security Vulnerabilities- TechTarget

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