Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 23, 2013
Verizon planned to make Siri an Android exclusive before Apple purchase (Jan 23, 2013, 19:00)
AI: Before Apple swooped in to purchase Siri, U.S. carrier Verizon was working on a deal that would make the intelligent voice-controlled assistant exclusive to Android devices on its network.
SolusOS Shows off GNOME Fork in New Alpha (Jan 23, 2013, 14:00)
OSTATIC: This will eventually be a distro-agnostic desktop environment providing the classic experience of GNOME 2 in a GTK3 environment.
Aussies and Linux! Ouya! (Jan 23, 2013, 13:00)
Kickstarter: American McGee (famous for Quake, Alice, and Alice: Madness Returns) has added Linux as a launch platform for his new game Akaneiro. They're halfway to their Kickstarter goal with 10 days left.
Open Source Outfit Bags $30M in Funding — And That Seems Small (Jan 23, 2013, 11:00)
Wired: On Tuesday, the Portland, Oregon based IT automation company Puppet Labs announced that it had raised $30 million from tech giant VMware, and that figure actually seems small.
Small Business Trends: Linux & Open Source in 2013 (Jan 23, 2013, 10:00)
Small Business Computing: What does 2013 promise for the Linux customer? Just about everything. Let's look at a sampling of some excellent Linux software that could benefit your small business.
Professional Graphics Creation on Linux (Jan 23, 2013, 09:00)
Linux.com: There is far more to multi-media production on Linux than GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program), the beloved drawing and painting program, though it seems that is all there is because it gets all the attention.
Fedora Linux considering switching out MySQL for MariaDB (Jan 23, 2013, 04:00)
ZDnet: Fedora Linux's developers are considering replacing MySQL with MariaDB.
Red Hat Set to Integrate ManageIQ with CloudForms for Cloud Management (Jan 23, 2013, 02:00)
Datamation: Cloud orchestration capabilities set to merge into new and improved CloudForms.