Chrome OS is about to take a huge step forward for Android developers
Chromebooks are making the shift from consumption and web first machines to capable developer tools that can be used to create apps for users. With the addition of Linux apps, devs can now build Android apps on their devices. Now...
The Chromium-based Microsoft Edge may be coming to Linux
After making its debut on Windows 7 and macOS, the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge could come to Linux platform. Microsoft is currently conducting a survey, where the company is asking users about their requirements and expectations...
Bad news for Microsoft as Huawei starts shipping Matebooks with Linux
Huawei’s struggles with the US government is still far from over, with the company currently only 30 days into a 90-day reprieve from the US Commerce Department’s ban which prevents US companies from trading with the C...
Microsoft supports addition of Microsoft’s exFAT file system to the Linux kernel
Microsoft’s exFAT file system used in Windows supports many types of storage devices like SD Cards and USB flash drives. Most of the storage devices support Microsoft’s exFAT file system. Microsoft today announced tha...
Microsoft’s PowerShell 7 Preview 3 now available with Telemetry enabled by default
In April Microsoft announced an upgrade for PowerShell on all the platforms. The upgrade will bump PowerShell directly to version 7. Microsoft says the scripting solution is increasingly popular on Linux, with the bulk of their...
Microsoft continues to embrace Linux by bringing Trusted Execution Environment to the open source OS
As expected, only good things came from Microsoft joining the Linux Foundation. Together with the consortium of other companies that use Linux extensively, such as Intel and IBM; Microsoft has helped bring support for trusted ex...
No, VLC Media Player won’t put you or your data at risk (with official statement)
Popular open-source software, VLC Media Player has been diagnosed with a critical vulnerability. The vulnerability CVE-2019-13615 was identified by German security agency CERT-Bund. The vulnerability would allow hackers to gain ac...
IBM completes its huge acquisition of Red Hat for $34 billion
Back in October last year, IBM first announced its plan to acquire RedHat for $34 billion. After 9 months of the announcement, IBM today announced that it has closed the deal under which IBM acquired all of the issued and outstand...
Microsoft applies to join Linux security inner sanctum: Update – admitted
Microsoft recently revealed that it runs more Linux than Windows 10 jobs on their Azure servers. Keeping all those instances secure is obviously very important which may explain why Microsoft has applied to join one of the most im...
Linux usage share surpasses usage share of Windows Server on Azure
Usage of Linux on Microsoft Azure has grown exponentially over the past few years, and finally, it has managed to beat the usage share of Windows Server on the Cloud platform. Microsoft Linux developer confirmed saying, “The...