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Dead Island: GOTY Edition Releasedview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Do you like murdering zombies on tropical islands? Dead Island is pretty great at it and is somewhat surprisingly now available for Linux years after it was released. By far the most fun you’ll ever have brutally slashing melee weapons at zombies. Plug in a 360 pad for bonus analog control over your attacks. Dead […] (Software)

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Linux 3.18 To Add Support For Firmware Core Dumps To User-Spaceview story

https://www.linux.com – Besides Greg KH sending in the USB changes for Linux 3.18 he also sent in the driver core changes for the 3.18 merge window. (Software)

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XMind 6 Public Beta Now Availableview story

http://www.xmind.net – It’s that time of year again for the new XMind! Yes, we name it XMind 6, which will be the next major release of XMind. In this new version, we’ll bring eight big new features and a dozen significant improvements, along with most of known bugs fixed. Why do we name the next big release XMind 6? Let’s look back to our history. (Software)

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The XPrize Foundation Announces $15-million Open-Source Literacy Prizeview story

https://www.linux.com – The XPrize Foundation, best known for its spaceflight challenges, has announced an earthly focus: Creating an open-source application that can teach teach a child to read, write, and perform arithmetic without a teacher. The XPrize Foundation, best known for its spaceflight challenges, has announced an earthly focus: Creating an open-source application that can teach teach a child to read, writ (Software)

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GNOME 3.14 Officially Releasedview story

https://www.linux.com – GNOME 3.14 has been officially released today as the latest major advancement to the GNOME Shell driven desktop environment... GNOME 3.14 has been officially released today as the latest major advancement to the GNOME Shell driven desktop environment... Read more at Phoronix (Software)

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Free Software Foundation statement on the new iPhone, Apple Pay, and Apple Watchview story

http://www.fsf.org – Today, Apple announced new iPhone models, a watch, and a payment service. In response, FSF executive director John Sullivan made the following statement: It is astonishing to see so much of the technology press acting as Apple's marketing arm. (Software)

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Former Red Hat Executive Brian Stevens Lands at Googleview story

https://www.linux.com – The mystery's over. Red Hat's Brian Stevens is now Google's VP of Cloud Platforms. While not officially announced yet, Brian Stevens' LinkedIn profile lists his new title. (Software)

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Development: GNOME 3.13.90 beta tarballs due (and more)view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – Hello all, We would like to inform you about the following: * GNOME 3.13.90 beta tarballs due * API/ABI, UI and Feature Addition Freeze; String Change Announcement Period * New APIs must be fully documented * Writing of release notes begins Tarballs are due on 2014-08-18 before 23:59 UTC for the GNOME 3.13.90 beta release, which will be delivered on Wednesday. (Software)

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Darksiders 2 Is Coming To Linuxview story

https://www.linux.com – Leszek Godlewski, the developer that presented this week at GDC Europe on advanced Linux game programming, just shared that Darksiders 2 will be coming to Linux... Leszek Godlewski, the developer that presented this week at GDC Europe on advanced Linux game programming, just shared that Darksiders 2 will be coming to Linux... Read more at Phoronix (Software)

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Viber 4.2 Finally Released For Linuxview story

https://www.linux.com – Several Phoronix readers have written in this weekend to share that the Viber Linux client is finally up to par with the Windows version... Several Phoronix readers have written in this weekend to share that the Viber Linux client is finally up to par with the Windows version... Read more at Phoronix (Software)

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Distribution Release: PCLinuxOS 2014.08view story

https://www.linux.com – Distribution Release: PCLinuxOS 2014.08^Bill Reynolds has announced the release of PCLinuxOS 2014.08, the latest update of the project's "KDE", "FullMonty", "MiniMe", "LXDE" and "MATE" editions.  Distribution Release: PCLinuxOS 2014.08^Bill Reynolds has announced the release of PCLinuxOS 2014.08, the latest update of the project's "KDE", "FullMonty", "MiniMe", "LXDE" and "MATE" editions. (Software)

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GNOME: Call for GNOME.Asia Summit 2015 Host Proposalsview story

http://www.gnome.org – The GNOME.Asia Committee is inviting interested parties to submit proposals for hosting the GNOME.Asia during the 2nd quarter of 2015. The GNOME.Asia Summit is the featured annual GNOME Conference in Asia. The event focuses primarily on the GNOME desktop, but also covers applications and the development platform tools. (Software)