MATE-Desktop 1.11 Released, Working Towards MATE 1.12
MATE developers are currently working towards MATE 1.12. MATE 1.12 is expected to have full support for GTK3, initial support for Wayland, support for GNOME Account Servers, full support for systemd's logind, xf86-input-libinput driver support, and various other changes. The work-in-progress items can be found via the MATE-Desktop Roadmap.
Enlightenment 0.20 Alpha Has Full Wayland Support, Better FreeBSD Support
Enlightenment DR 0.20 Alpha has been released as the first step towards E20 with one year having passed since E19.
Enlightenment E20 in its current state has full Wayland support with much better, more featureful support than what's found in E19. That's why Wayland support was removed from E19 rather than for any nefarious reasons.
A decade of Linux patent non-aggression: The Open Invention Network
One reason why Linux weathered patent attacks and trolls to become today's dominant server and cloud operating system is because the Open Invention Network united its supporters into a strong patent consortium.