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Fedora 20 Cinnamon, KDE and MATE screen shotsview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – Fedora 20 has finally been released. It is code-named Heisenbug. As with each release, installation images for the major desktop environments, hardware platforms, and the Cloud, are accounted for. Aside from installation images for the GNOME 3 desktop, installation images for KDE, MATE, LXDE and Xfce desktops are also available. (General)

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Amazon Raises Its Game Against Alibaba, Will Expand AWS Cloud Services To China In 2014view story

http://techcrunch.com – Another step ahead for Amazon in its bid to become the world’s biggest cloud computing platform for businesses, and to specifically take aim at a big regional competitor in Asia, Alibaba: today it announced that it would extend its Amazon Web Services suite of products to China beginning with a limited preview in early 2014. You can apply for early access on the AWS China homepage here. (IT news)

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We've all heard this before... friend had a drive failure (IDE).view story

http://forums.anandtech.com – Friend of mine finally called me tonight. His GF's IDE HDD evidently failed. Says it beeps on boot, and asks to insert a boot disk. Says it made funny grinding noises ealier, and the last four months, it's been running much slower than usual. (Hardware)

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Box app improves picture navigation and UI polish in latest updateview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Box, one of the top cloud-storage services, has written up a blog post about what they’re doing to make their Android app experience top-notch. (IT news)

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Fedora 20 releasedview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Quote: Fedora 20, code-named “Heisenbug,” is available today, but don’t worry–it won’t disappear when you try to look at it. This release brings tons of new features paves the way for exciting work to come in future releases of Fedora. Let’s take a quick look at some of the highlights while you’re waiting for the download to finish. (HowTos)

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LXer: Dreamhost Aims to Accelerate OpenStack Cloud Adoptionview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Dreamhost has emerged in recent years to become one of the world's most popular shared hosting providers. The company is now expanding its lineup with new cloud compute and storage services, leveraging the open-source OpenStack platform serving as the foundation. Helping to fuel Dreamhost's expansion is a new $30 million round of financing. Read More... (HowTos)

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Setting up Hadoop using Cloudera Manager on corporate cloudview story

http://stackoverflow.com – I've a corporate cloud env that allows me to create 4 VMs with pretty high config (like 16 Gig RAM and 130 Gig drive space). (HowTos)

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Amazon Kinesis Now In Public Beta For Developers To Build Real-Time Appsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Amazon Kinesis, the company’s new data streaming analytics platform, is now in public beta. It allows developers to build real-time apps without managing the complexity of multiple clusters. (IT news)

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Win Free Linux Loot: Who Said This?view story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – The Linux Foundation today is premiering its end-of-year video, Linux 2013: Changing the World One Line of Code at a Time. It was a phenomenal year of growth for Linux. It is the fastest-growing operating system in the enterprise where it’s supporting the latest advancements in cloud computing, big data, storage, power and more. (General)

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2013: The Year of the Linux on the…Everythingview story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – In the Linux community we love predicting that “this is the year of Linux in cars, or in gaming, or yes, even the desktop.” But in fact, this was the year of Linux in everything. From smartphones, tablets,   consumer appliances and cars, to the open cloud and high-performance computers, to gaming platforms and more, Linux was, and is, literally everywhere. (General)