I will put Microsoft News in a separate post as there is a lot of it.
LinuxAMD offers open-source Linux driver for hardware video decoding
Dell makes yet another move toward Linux:
Alienware X51 Ubuntu Linux compact gaming PC unveiled
A MacOS look-a-like Ubuntu-derived Linux distribution:
Pear Linux » Pear OS 7 available to download
How to Set Up Your Own Private Cloud Storage Service in Five Minutes with OwnCloud
AndroidFacebook Home for Android officially announced, ready to take over the screen
The App Economy Is In Rude Health, Says Flurry, But Mobile Browsers Are Being Squeezed By Facebook
Why Windows fragmentation will blow Windows to smithereens (cough)
Contains an interesting survey, at the time of this writing more than 60% said that because of Readers death, they were either considering leaving Google altogether or avoiding new Google services. I very much am in the avoiding new services camp, though that applies to the cloud in general, not just Google.
Dropbox and Other Cloud Storage Platforms To Get Deeper Chrome OS Integration Similar to Google Drive
Attention app developers: adds app data folders [like Dropbox].
ARM 64-bit chips seem to be on track, latest date reported is for availability in very early 2014.