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Linux Mint 18.1 Codenamed “Serena”, Releasing In November/December

Short Bytes: The second release in the Linux Mint 18.x series, i.e., Linux Mint 18.1, will be released later this year in November and...

Surface Studio — Microsoft Launches Its First Ever Desktop PC

Short Bytes: At its Surface Event, Microsoft announced the much-anticipated desktop PC, dubbed Surface Studio. It's company's first desktop PC that comes with the...

Windows 10 Creators Update Coming Early 2017

Short Bytes: At its Surface event, Microsoft announced that it's bringing the next Windows 10 update in early 2017. This update will be called...

Microsoft Releases Open Source Toolkit That Understands Words Just Like Humans,...

Short Bytes: Microsoft used the CNTK toolkit to create a system which can understand words in a conversation just like humans. In a recent...

Linux 4.9 Is Going To Be The “Biggest Ever” Linux Release

Short Bytes: The next Linux kernel release, i.e., Linux 4.9, could be the biggest ever Linux release in terms of the commits. Linus Torvalds...

Now Enable Linux Kernel Livepatch On Your Ubuntu PC For Free

Short Bytes: The Canonical Livepatch service allows installation of security fixes for Linux kernel on Ubuntu without the need of rebooting the machine. The...

Linux & Open Source News Of The Week — “Dirty COW”...

Short Bytes: This week in Linux and open source news, we read about the availability of Fedora on Raspberry Pi, formation of JavaScript Foundation, and Live...

Dyn DDoS Attack: Here’s How Hackers Took Down Half Of The...

Short Bytes: As a result of a massive cyberattack on Dyn DNS, many popular online services and websites went offline on Friday. The attack comprised...

Half Of The Internet Is Down Right Now, Here’s Why (Updated)

Short Bytes: Dyn DNS is facing a massive DDoS attack that's resulting in a widespread service outage. Many websites are facing partial or complete...

Wedge 100: Facebook’s Latest Open Source Hardware Can Deliver 100G

Short Bytes: Facebook has announced that the Open Compute Project has accepted the Wedge 100 Specifications for their next-generation open network switch. The Wedge...