It's FOSS - https://itsfoss.com/biggest-linux-news-stories-2017/
Brief: Taking a look back to some of the biggest news stories of the year 2017.
2017 has been an eventful year in the history of Linux. Lots of ups and downs throughout the year. There were a number of stories that impacted Linux users. I am just making a quick list of the most important events in the year 2017.
1. Canonical shutdowns Ubuntu Phone project, ditches Unity in favor of GNOME
This was perhaps the biggest shocker of 2017. Canonical just dropped the bomb that it was going to discontinue Ubuntu Phone project. Development of Unity 8