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Qantas outage pinpointed on leap second Linux bug 
By Ry Crozier | Jul 3, 2012 | Comment Now 
Check-in systems maker confirms Twitter diagnosis.
 
Microsoft promises faster Windows 8 boot times 
By Liam Tung | Sep 12, 2011 | Comment Now 
Devices will never completely shut down.
 
Linux kernel repository compromised 
By Darren Pauli | Sep 5, 2011 | Comment Now 
Damage limited by git.
 
Linux kernel repository compromised 
By Darren Pauli | Sep 1, 2011 | Comment Now 
Damage limited by git.
 
Tech giants form virtual alliance against VMware 
May 20, 2011 | Comment Now 
Promoting kernel-based virtual machine as alternative.
 
Oracle releases its own Linux kernel 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 21, 2010 | Comment Now 
Slams partner Red Hat over slow updates.
 
Linux kernel gets an update 
By Shaun Nichols | May 18, 2010 | Comment Now 
Update brings new file systems, performance enhancements.
 
Microsoft confirms low-risk zero-day in Windows kernel 
By Dan Kaplan | Jan 22, 2010 | Comment Now 
Less risky than notorious IE flaw.
 
Top secret trials for NICTA's kernel breakthrough 
By Brett Winterford | Aug 14, 2009 | Comment Now 
Intelligence community gets first dibs on secure OS.
 
New Linux kernel released without penguin 
By Iain Thomson | Mar 25, 2009 | Comment Now 
The latest version of the Linux kernel has been released by Linus Torvalds with one instantly recognisable change – no Tux the Penguin.
 
Vista kernel is vulnerable 
By Egan Orion | Nov 25, 2008 | Comment Now 
A flaw has been discovered in Microsoft's flagship Windows Vista operating system.
 
Red Hat leads open source contributions to Linux Kernel 
By Mitchell Bingemann | Apr 10, 2008 | Comment Now 
Linux distribution vendor Red Hat has streaked ahead as the leading corporate contributor to the ongoing open source project, the Linux Kernel.
 
Linux's colonel of the kernel Andrew Morton: 'Fix more bugs' 
By Charles Babcock | Oct 24, 2007 | Comment Now 
Even though enterprise products have older versions of the kernel, Morton says there is a strong need to maintain the Bugzilla database and call attention to more security issues.
 
Microsoft claims patents on Linux kernel 
By Iain Thomson | May 15, 2007 | Comment Now 
Microsoft is claiming that open source software infringes on hundreds of its patents, and plans to make the open source community pay to use them.
 
Microsoft changes course, opens kernel code through APIs 
By Ericka Chickowski | Oct 17, 2006 | Comment Now 
After several weeks of heated fingerpointing from major security firms about getting locked out of Windows Vista, Microsoft has slightly switched course with two key security ...
 
Symantec cries foul over Vista's bolted down kernel 
By Tom Sanders | Aug 11, 2006 | Comment Now 
Security features prevent competition and limit innovation, vendor alleges.
 
Linux 2.6.10 kernel hits street 
Dec 30, 2004 | Comment Now 
The newest version of the Linux kernel has been released by creator and open-source maven Linus Torvalds.
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