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OpenSUSE Leap 42.2 is ready for testing, first alpha released

The first alpha of openSUSE Leap 42.2 is available for download.

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5 open source skills in high demand

The open source job market is booming and companies need talent to drive their business. Here are the five most in-demand skills for open source IT professionals.

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Open source is a positive sum game, says Cloud Foundry CEO

Cloud Foundry embraces the multi-cloud at its 2016 Summit.

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Linus Torvalds wins the desktop; Chromebooks outsell Macbooks

2016 just might be the year of the Linux desktop.

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Open source job market booming

The demand for open source talent is high, according to a new report from and The Linux Foundation.

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Q&A: Open source veteran Brian Behlendorf on leading the Hyperledger Project

"The blockchains, marked contracts, distributed ledgers and databases in general are really about building the next generation stack for the Internet," says Behlendorf. It's "hard to imagine an industry that isn't going to be...


Apprenda acquires Kismatic, releases a new Kubernetes distribution

The platform as a service provider gains container smarts.

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BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition review: A rocky start to a new era

Consider this tablet not for what it is, but for the potential it has.

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Linux 4.6 targets mobile with ARM, touch support

The new kernel also features performance improvements and backing for 13 SoC systems

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Google’s machine learning gains natural language understanding

Open source SyntaxNet framework and Parsey McParseface parser allow researchers to train NLU models and analyze English text

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How to make containers more secure

CoreOS's Matthew Garrett talks about the security risks in containers and how he and others are working to mitigate such risks.

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Linux can't keep you safe if you don't update it

"Your machine is insecure unless you're running my kernel," says Greg Kroah-Hartman.

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Open Data Platform Initiative looks to ease fears

In an effort to address concerns that the ODPi is a vendor organization designed to exert undue influence on Apache Hadoop ecosystem projects, the Linux Foundation organization announced a gold sponsorship of the ASF.

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Apache incubating project promises new Internet security framework

The newly announced Apache Milagro (incubating) project seeks to end to centralized certificates and passwords in a world that has shifted from client-server to cloud, IoT and containerized applications.

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Linux is the largest software development project on the planet: Greg Kroah-Hartman

Greg Kroah-Hartman discusses the inner workings of the massive development project that is Linux.

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Dangerous 7-Zip flaws put many other software products at risk

Two vulnerabilities recently patched in 7-Zip could put many software products and devices who bundle the open-source file archiving library at risk of compromise.

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6 important announcements from day 1 of CoreOS Fest, Berlin

New technologies, more open source, more funding

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Ones to watch: Influential women in open source

These women are a force in open source.

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