We (may) now know the real reason for that IBM takeover. A distraction for Red Hat to axe KDE • The Register

While everyone was distracted by IBM’s $34bn takeover bid, Red Hat quietly wrote a death-note for KDE – within Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) to be precise. On October 30, the Linux distro biz emitted Fedora 29 and RHEL 7.6, and in the latter’s changelog the following appears, which a …

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Samsung is still the number one OEM, but Huawei is inching closer

The latest smartphone shipment numbers from Counterpoint show big year-on-year gains in market share for Huawei and Xiaomi. Despite a drop in shipments, Samsung is still number one by a fairly large margin. HMD Global, owners of the Nokia brand, had the largest year-on-year percentage increase. Huawei and Xiaomi were the big …

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