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Linux & Open Source News Of The Week — Microsoft Joins Linux...

Short Bytes: Last week, Microsoft left a big mark in the open source world by joining the Linux Foundation as a Platinum Member. We also...

It’s Official: NASA’s Physics Defying EM Drive Just Passed Peer Review

Short Bytes: EM Drive, NASA's experimental Impossible engine, isn't just a hollow claim. The validity of this engine has gained some more credibility, thanks...

openSUSE Leap 42.2 And Zorin OS 12 Released With Linux Kernel...

Short Bytes: openSUSE Leap 42.2 was released earlier this week with an aim to deliver a stable Linux desktop experience to professionals and IT...

Students Code An Open Source Fix For Facebook’s Fake News Problem...

Short Bytes: A group of college students have developed a Chrome extension, FiB: Stop Living A Lie, to detect fake news stories on Facebook. They...

“Changed” Microsoft Can’t Kill Linux, Says Linux Foundation Director

Short Bytes: Microsoft's recent announcement to join the Linux Foundation has stirred news waves around the world. Assumptions are made that this is Microsoft's strategy to...

Kaspersky OS: Antivirus Firm Launches Its Own “Hackproof” OS, Based On...

Short Bytes: A built-from-scratch operating system was in the development for the last 14 years at the Kaspersky Lab. Known as Kaspersky OS -...

What.cd, World’s Largest Music Torrent Website, Shuts Down

Short Bytes: What.cd, a widely popular music torrent website that first appeared in 2007, has shut down. This is a result of an operation...

Microsoft Replaces Command Prompt With PowerShell As Windows 10 Default Shell

Short Bytes: In the latest Windows 10 Insider Build 14971, Microsoft has replaced Command Prompt with PowerShell as the default shell system. Microsoft calls it a...

SpaceX Plans Worldwide Gigabit Speed Internet With 4,425 Satellites

Short Bytes: Just like OneWeb and Airbus, SpaceX is planning to develop a worldwide internet network with more than 4,000 low-orbit satellites. The satellites...

Microsoft Joins Linux Foundation As Platinum Member

Short Bytes: At the Connect(); conference, Microsoft surprised the Linux community by announcing that the company is joining the Linux Foundation as a Platinum...