Possible changes on the horizon for LibreOffice are raising concerns in the community, industry players decry Google's gifting of Istio intellectual property to the Open Usage Commons, and both Ubuntu and Docker push further into the AWS ecosystem.
Mozilla suspends its Firefox Send service due to misuse by hacking groups, SUSE is acquiring Rancher Labs, Google launches the Open Usage Commons, and the Flutter framework arrives on Linux.
The Linux kernel considers adopting inclusive language, Google backs the open silicon community, Tauon Music Box version 6 is out, the Android development team is hosting an AMA, and the Python Software Foundation is launching a working group to help projects obtain funding.
Mozilla's Firefox 78 rollout is not going smoothly, antirez steps down as the Redis Labs leader, Couchbase debuts a new managed service, the ArcMenu GNOME extension introduces new features, and manjaro32 closes its doors.
Ubuntu gains an unofficial rolling release version, Mastercard joins the chorus of voices warning Magento store owners to update, and two more browsers join the bandwagon on certificate lifetime shortening.
Linux Mint lands version 20 as an LTS, Mozilla welcomes an unlikely member into its Trusted Recursive Resolver program, elementary ditches Bountysource, TWRP gets closer to supporting Android 10, System76 introduces a new high-end laptop, and the EFF joins the Internet Archive's legal battle against the publishing industry.
The Open Mainframe Project announces the first LTS release of Zowe, Microsoft's Defender Advanced Threat Detection is now available for Linux, New Vector plans to rebrand several of its products, and a new Raspberry Pi powered laptop has been funded.
Older Raspberry Pis receive a near-compatible Vulkan driver, Google's upcoming Nearby Sharing may include cross-platform functionality, Free Pascal adds more target architectures with its latest compiler release, and open source projects band together to lobby the US Congress.
A now-rescinded change to the Bountysource terms of service is causing turmoil in the open source community, Apache Spark celebrates ten years of development with a new release, Krita launches version 4.3 with new tools and interface improvements, and several projects are seeking feedback.
Canonical enters the software appliance image market, Israeli researchers discover a set of major flaws in an ancient TCP/IP stack with massive ramifications for embedded and IoT devices, Google partners with Parallels to bring Windows apps to Chromebooks, and Fairphone continues to support its 2015 flagship.
The Linux Mint 20 beta is available for testing, RiskSense warns of an increasing number of open source security vulnerabilities, and Pine announces that the next Community Edition of its phone will ship with postmarketOS.
The first-ever Blender LTS is out with support for VR, the Cloud Engineer Bootcamp aims to convey students to professionals in six months, the Matrix project previews peer-to-peer messaging, and Canonical introduces two developer tools.
Lenovo doubles down on Linux support, Firefox 77 arrives with better extension permission handling, the Tor Browser's latest release focuses on exposing features to users, Nextcloud Hub 19 includes security and collaboration improvements, and the Linux Professional Institute launches a new webzine.
The Linux kernel packs version 5.7 with exciting additions, version 2.2 of the Foliate eBook reader is out with support for many more formats, and members of the Association of American Publishers sue the Internet Archive over their library lending practices.
An 8 gigabyte version of the Raspberry Pi 4 is available for purchase, Apache's Subversion celebrates 20 years of version control with its 1.14 release, Genymobile improves its ability to control unrooted Android devices over ADB, Google's Android Studio 4.0 launches with some major changes, and the Godot project previews …
Ardour 6 is out with major changes under the hood, CoreOS Container Linux is officially unmaintained, TeleIRC version 2.0.0 lands with a complete rewrite, the FIDO Alliance launches an instructional campaign, and PeerTube outlines its newest fundraising goals.
GNOME and Rothschild Patent Imaging resolve their legal dispute, massive layoffs loom at IBM, WordPress invests millions into the Matrix project, and two companies unexpectedly re-release code under open source licenses.
Microsoft's Build conference showcases a slew of Linux-related tech, Slackware adds PAM support, Red Hat's Skopeo hits 1.0, The Tor Project unveils a new community portal, and Canonical is developing a progressive release feature for Snapcraft.
openSUSE board elections are still causing friction in its community, Audacity rolls back its 2.4 update, the curl project seeks participation in its annual survey, the bootiso Bash script hits version 4.0, and Sunflower lands its first release in four years.