There are two recent articles about the current state of Linux in the embedded world: “It’s raining penguins. Or rather, that’s what many people would like you to think. Linux vendors are laying off scores of workers. Linux publications are folding. So is it doom and gloom time for Linux lovers? PDF here. “The law of supply and demand will face a curious test over the next few years, as embedded Linux vendors search for a way to make engineers pay for an operating system that appeals to users largely because it’s free.” Article at EETimes.