A group of open-source friendly companies are getting together to build a device that even a mother likely won't love.
The embedded Linux computing specialist fully acquires joint venture MontaVista Ltd., along with Liberte, a Linux design services company.
MontaVista demonstrates a vehicle dashboard system going from cold boot to "fully operational" in one second. The time may not translate into a desktop OS, though.
Correspondent James Hilliard talks with MontaVista Software about a variety of new Linux-powered consumer devices.
ZDNet's Patrick Houston talks with MontaVista Software about a Linux-based robot designed to carry out basic tasks for elderly people who may need help in their home.
This article incorrectly stated the title of Jim Ready. He is founder and CTO of MontaVista. This story also misidentified the chief operating officer of Mozilla. His name is John Lilly.
ARM rounds up some allies to give Linux a leg up for mobile devices using its processor designs.
Open source has moved way beyond the unwashed masses as big companies dominate the development of the Linux kernel.
The old proprietary-everything approach has failed Sony, causing the company to reportedly look to open-source Google Android to win.