Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 software stack still under wraps | ZDNet
Cheapest way I know of that gets you to an ARM-based Linux server that can have a SATA drive:
Cubieboard gets a dual-core upgrade ($59 Android, Linux mini PC) - Liliputing
Mir is a replacement for X11. It is made to support mobile devices as well as desktop. It is simpler, which is part of the problem as features used by things like Gnome are not available.
Canonical's Mir move doesn't sit well with some Linux developers - Network World
If you read this blog, you probably know the answers:
The most popular end-user Linux distributions are... | ZDNet
Microsoft made a serious mistake when they made the City of Munich mad.
City of Munich spreads the gospel of Linux with Lubuntu giveaway - Network World
LibreOffice love sees Microsoft removed from thousands of PCs in South Tyrol | ZDNet
LibreOffice is getting better, even better - Open Source Insider
Firefox OS and Tizen are probably the new comers to watch:
Shisutena to launch a 10 inch Tizen Linux tablet in Japan - Liliputing
Google's new competitor duo: Firefox and Foxconn - CBS News
Firefox OS: Will Mozilla's Secret Sauce Be Enough? | Mobile | LinuxInsider