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Bad news for Android, good news for BlackBerry: Top 10 IT news stories of the week

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NHS IT, getting your own back on hackers, Linux cold feet and Windows 9 - it's all here folks
22 Aug 2014

Munich considers dumping Linux to return to Windows - after just one year

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One of the first major migrations from Windows mulls a switch back to Microsoft due to user complaints
19 Aug 2014

Samsung launches world's first Tizen OS smartphone

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Samsung Z runs on Linux-based software and will be released later this year
02 Jun 2014

Google, Facebook, Amazon unite in a bid to ensure Heartbleed doesn't happen again

13 technology giants team up with The Linux Foundation to support ‘critical’ open source projects
24 Apr 2014

Microsoft market share dips below 90 per cent, according to web counters

Net Marketshare and StatCounter claim Microsoft market share falls below 90 per cent as MacOS gathers pace
17 Mar 2014

Canonical to ship Ubuntu smartphones this year

Three, Vodafone and EE line up as potential backers for the Linux-based smartphones
19 Feb 2014

New 'internet of things' worm discovered

Symantec announces discovery of a worm that attacks devices such as home routers, set-top boxes and security cameras running Linux
29 Nov 2013

Valve's Steam Box details to be revealed next week

Linux-based games console represents biggest crack yet in Windows operating system hegemony
18 Sep 2013

IBM to splash $1bn on Linux for cloud computing and big data

But only Linux on IBM's own Power chip architecture
18 Sep 2013

Microsoft 'has shot itself in the foot' with Nokia acquisition, says Linux International director

Jon 'Maddog' Hall claims acquisition is like Microsoft buying Dell 30 years ago
06 Sep 2013

Ubuntu starts $32m crowdsource on Indiegogo to fund its Edge smartphone

Most audacious fundraising attempt ever hopes to raise enough to produce 40,000 phones
23 Jul 2013

Customer perspective: Jaguar Land Rover and Betfair on why they chose VMware

Betfair's head of architecture believes Amazon will be the best option in the future
09 May 2013

H4cked Off: Valve's Team Fortress 2 freebies are good news for Linux

It may sound strange, but giving players a virtual penguin could draw them to Linux in droves
18 Feb 2013

Boost for Linux as Valve releases Steam games

Popular platform's support for Ubuntu could be a game changer
15 Feb 2013

Ubuntu smartphones tipped to arrive in October

Linux-based OS to reach two large regions in 2013, according to Canonical founder
07 Feb 2013

Linus Torvalds interview: 'All my daughter wanted for Christmas was a polymerase chain reaction machine'

In the final part of a three-part interview, Linux creator and Millennium Technology Prize winner Linus Torvalds talks about the new frontiers of technology – and the 'benefits' of his own 'cult of personality'
04 Jan 2013

Ubuntu – the mobile operating system of the future?

Canonical unveils Ubuntu for smartphones, with apps that can run on the phone or desktop
03 Jan 2013

Linus Torvalds interview: Linux and the future of computing

In the second part of a three-part interview, Linux creator and Millennium Technology Prize winner Linus Torvalds talks about real-world Linux and looks into the future
17 Dec 2012

Linus Torvalds interview: From VIC-20 to Raspberry Pi

In the first part of a three-part interview, Linux creator and Millennium Technology Prize winner Linus Torvalds talks about how he got Linux off the ground, the 'marketing' of Linux and Raspberry Pi
11 Dec 2012

Valve takes another step forward with Steam for Linux

Linux-based gaming platform opened up for beta registration
29 Oct 2012

SCO zombie about to die – files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy

Failed anti-Linux litigator decides to wind itself up
08 Aug 2012

Entry-level exam for Linux trialled at Birmingham City University

Linux Essentials programme intended to bridge the gap in students' IT skills
05 Jul 2012

AMD sees low-power low-cost datacentres for cloud providers

Opteron 3200 server chip launched at desktop prices
20 Mar 2012

Ubuntu prepares for ARM-based servers

Linux vendor launches new version of its client and server software, upgrades its cloud capabilities, and previews ARM-based server operating system
10 Oct 2011