Linus Torvalds Says Valve Is Exploring a "Second Source" Against Microsoft
The father of the Linux project, Linus Torvalds, talked about Valve and its potential role in the Linux ecosystem with the upcoming gaming consoles.
Canonical and Lenovo to Start Shipping Ubuntu-Powered Laptops in India
Canonical has numerous hardware partners around the world, and Lenovo is one of them. The two companies are now planning to release devices with Ubuntu Linux preloaded in India, starting with the Thinkpad L450 laptop.
11 features Apple 'borrowed' from Android in the last year
Apple isn't shy about taking great features from Android, its number-one rival in smartphones and tablets.
That's not necessarily a bad thing — it shows Apple is willing to adapt to customer demand. By doing that, it's giving people more incentive to switch from Android to the iPhone. In fact, Tim Cook couldn't stop talking about "switchers" — people switching from Android to the iPhone — during the company's most recent earnings call in April.
Ubuntu Touch to Get Major Battery Improvement for Meizu MX4
Ubuntu developers are working on a new OTA update for Ubuntu Touch, and it looks like it's coming along just fine. Even better, the new Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition got some special attention, and the battery life will be much better.
Review: Linux Mint 17.2 Release is Refreshed and Faster
Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela" MATE was launched last week and, as usual, I installed it on my machines to see how this distro is progressing. I found a refreshed, faster and more feature-rich distro that's well worth trying.
Samsung to train India’s Telangana youth in Tizen Tech
As part of the spread of Tizen education in India, Samsung will train the youth of the Telangana Academy on innovative digital technologies based on the Tizen operating system.
Jolla cuts hardware biz loose to concentrate on Sailfish licensing
Hardware and software outfit Jolla is to give up making hardware, with that part of the business set to be taken on by a new, yet-to-be-announced company, with Jolla then concentrating on its Sailfish OS.