Microsoft joins the Linux Foundation, no really

There was a time when Microsoft and the Linux community seemed to be at war. Things have been changing for a while. Microsoft has built its own Linux distro for cloud software. Windows 10 includes a built-in Linux subsystem aimed at developers, but available for anyone to use. And now Microsoft has joined the Linux […]

Goodbye MeeGo, hello Tizen: Mobile OS for tablets, netbooks, phones

There’s a new open source, Linux-based mobile operating system in town. The Linux Foundation has announced the launch of Tizen, an operating system aimed at smartphones, tablets, netbooks, and other devices including in-vehicle entertainment systems and smart TVs. While the Linux Foundation will host the project, it will be led by Intel and Samsung. The […]