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Fujitsu Confirms It Will End Mainframe Sales in 2030

Bad news for banks? Mainframe sales will end in 2030, and support will cease by 2035, Fujitsu reveals in roadmap…

3 months ago

Linux Vulnerable To Fifteen-Year-Old Security Bugs

Linux kernel's support for older hardware means some systems are vulnerable to flaws found in fifteen-year-old SCSI and iSCSI drivers

1 year ago

SpaceX Starlink Satellites ‘Run Linux Computers In Space’

SpaceX runs its Starlink satellits like servers in a data centre, with each launch of 60 satellites containing more than…

2 years ago

IBM Targets COBOL Skills Shortage Brought On By Pandemic

US states are struggling to find programmers skilled in 60-year-old COBOL programming language as coronavirus puts pressure on ageing government…

2 years ago

Microsoft Adds Automatic Updates To Custom Linux Kernel

Latest version of Windows Subsystem for Linux uses Windows Update for automatic installation and updates of Microsoft's custom-built Linux kernel

2 years ago

Canonical Releases Ubuntu 19.10 ‘Eoan Ermine’

New open source Linux distribution comes with update to Charmed OpenStack and additional support for Raspberry Pi

3 years ago

Build 2019: Microsoft To Ship Linux Kernel With Windows 10

The move marks the first time a full-blown Linux kernel has been included as a component of Windows

3 years ago

Linus Torvalds Back In Charge Of Linux Kernel Development

Hug a coder. Month long sabbatical for Linux creator ends, amid updated 'code of conduct' for entire community

4 years ago

Linus Torvalds To Take A Break After ‘Unprofessional’ Behaviour

Creator of Linux operating system kernel to take sabbatical, after admitting email attacks were 'unprofessional'

4 years ago

ARM, HPE, SUSE To Build UK Supercomputer For AI Research

The supercomputer is to be powered by ARM and SUSE Linux and sited in clusters at Edinburgh, Bristol and Leicester…

4 years ago

Torvalds Releases Linux 4.15 With Improved Meltdown, Spectre Patches

CPU security issues required the longest Linux kernel development cycle since 2011, as Linus Torvalds releases Linux 4.15

4 years ago

Barcelona Aims To Oust Microsoft In Open Source Drive

The Catalonian capital is aiming to supplant proprietary software including Outlook, Office and Internet Explorer by the spring of next…

4 years ago

Fix For Intel Chip Design Flaw Likely To Hurt Performance

Linux and Windows kernels to be redesigned because of Intel chip design flaw, but fix will likely slow PCs down

4 years ago

Munich Approves €49.3m Windows 10 Migration Plan

The city Linux desktop programme has come to an end with the vote to spend more than €50m euros to…

4 years ago

Samsung DeX Offers Linux On S8 Handsets

Open source desktop experience for mobile...trial sees Linux distributions run on Galaxy devices

5 years ago

Linus Torvalds Wants Attackers To Join Linux Kernel Development

Speaking at the Open Source Summit in L.A., the Linux creator said he wants hackers to join Linux before they…

5 years ago

Linux 4.13 Kernel Launches With Accelerated Security Feature

Fourth new Linux kernel milestone of 2017 is now available, providing improved performance and security features including Kernel Transport Layer…

5 years ago

New Canonical Services Aim To Simplify Cloud & Bare Metal Kubernetes Containers

Canonical's new consulting services offer reference architectures and support for Kubernetes Canonical deployments

5 years ago

Microsoft Uses AI Bug Hunter To Detect Security Risks

Microsoft Security Risk Detection could help developers find and fix security vulnerabilities in software before it's released.

5 years ago

Servers Affected By Serious Flaw In Unix-Like Systems

Linux, BSD and Solaris are all affected by memory management bugs that could allow attackers to execute malicious code

5 years ago

Toyota Adopts Open Source Software For In-Car Systems

Spread of open-source software continues into vehicles with Toyota opting for Linux-based platform

5 years ago

Tales In Tech History: Unix

Unix was one of the most popular server operating systems, but its life has been marred by bitter legal battles

5 years ago

Samba Vulnerability Could Usher In Another WannaCry Worm

The security hole could affect thousands upon thousands of Linux and Unix based machines

5 years ago

Snowden Advocates the Need for Open Source And OpenStack

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says that open source and OpenStack can help users avoid the silent vulnerability of things they…

5 years ago

Docker Opens Ups Container Platform With LinuxKit And Moby Project

At DockerCon 17, Docker announces a pair of new projects to help developers and organisations build their own container-optimized Linux…

5 years ago

Mark Shuttleworth Returns As Canonical CEO, Slams Some ‘Free Software’ Users

Ubuntu founder has choice words for some free software users - calls them anti-social and haters

5 years ago

Canonical Ends Linux Smartphone Ambition, Looks To IoT And Cloud

Canonical ends phone and convergence shell Unity, and concentrates on the cloud and IoT

5 years ago

Ubuntu Linux Falls On Day 1 Of Pwn2Own Hacking Competition

First day of Trend Micro-sponsored Pwn2Own competition awards $233,000 to security researchers for exploiting software

5 years ago

FSFE: City Of Munich Might Not Ditch Linux After All

FSFE campaigning forces a delay in Munich Mayor's mandate to return to Microsoft software

5 years ago

Munich May Ditch Linux Desktops For Windows

A proposal set for a vote this week would see council workers shifting to a Windows client with 'industry-standard' applications

5 years ago