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Microsoft prepares Windows 10 for panoply of sensors

A unified sensor interface will allow Windows 10 devices to support a slew of new environmental, biometric, proximity and motion sensors

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Seven killer Linux apps that will change how you work

Here are seven killer Linux office productivity apps you may not know about.

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Review: Dell's Ubuntu-powered M3800 Mobile Workstation is a desktop destroyer

I finally got my hands on Dell's M3800 Mobile Workstation and found an impressive machine.

Linux ‘code of conflict’ takes aim at developers’ bad-tempered reputation

The world of Linux kernel development can be a contentious place. But a “patch” authored by senior developer Greg Kroah-Hartman is looking to raise the tone a bit.

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How 2 Legal Cases May Decide the Future of Open Source Software

The open source universe may soon be less collaborative and more litigious. Two cases now in the courts could open the legal floodgates.

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Demand for Linux jobs shooting up fast

The Linux Foundation released a report this week that says employees with Linux skills are in high demand, with hiring managers working hard to bring them in.

Red Hat strips down for Docker

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Atomic Host contains only the tools needed for developing and running Docker containers

Docker buys SDN start-up for container networking

Linux container company Docker this week said it would acquire SDN start-up SocketPlane, a developer of a native networking stack for Docker software.

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The contradictions of software releases and updates

Keeping up with the new features of software releases and upgrades is becoming more and more difficult.

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How to run Linux and Chrome OS on your Chromebook

Love your Chromebook, but want to run Linux programs too? Here’s how to run Linux and Chrome OS on your Chromebook simultaneously.

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Ultimate guide to Linux desktop environments

A compilation of one Linux expert's adventures with 10 desktop environments.

Firefox OS coming to US, developed markets in 2016

Mozilla and telecom carriers see demand for high-end flip phones

OpenStack Board Member Rob Hirschfeld on the impact of DevOps, SDN, Docker & more

Listen as RackN CEO and Crowbar Co-Founder Rob Hirschfeld shares his thoughts on hot topics for OpenStack in 2015.

Torvalds: ‘People who start writing kernel code get hired really quickly’

Now more than ever, the development of the Linux kernel is a matter for the professionals, as unpaid volunteer contributions to the project reached their lowest recorded levels in the latest “Who Writes Linux” report.

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The Raspberry Pi 2 is more powerful, but you still get what you pay for

It has more memory and a better processor than the Pi 1, but comparing it to, say, an Apple Mac would be bananas

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Pi Day comes early: Raspberry Pi 2 debuts with Windows 10 support

A roundup of Raspberry Pi 2 coverage from around the Web, via Storify

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Review: Kdenlive, the Linux video editor I want to use

Finally, a video editor for hobbyists that runs well on Linux.

Linus Torvalds diversity gaffe brings out the best (and worst) of the open source world

Comments by Linus Torvalds have prompted a new debate on the role of meritocracy, diversity and inclusiveness in the open-source community.

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What the heck are Ubuntu Unity's Scopes?

With Canonical prepared to launch Ubuntu-powered phones, I try to figure out the most frustrating feature of the Ubuntu Unity interface.

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