Abstract: The biggest trends of the last few years have been the move from classic desktop applications to cloud-based services and mobile phone-based apps. So where is the place for KDE in the future? Desktop, mobile and cloud apps have different advantages and disadvantages for users and developers. It is important for KDE to think about these changes and come up with concepts of how the free desktop can combine the advantages of this trends without disadvantages such as privacy issues. KDE has the best technology and a fantastic community which enables us to create great solutions for the upcoming years. We can use our existing advantages like cross-platform frameworks, network transparency, social desktop, semantic desktop and projects like Silk and combine them with open cloud services to build the best environment for users and developers. This talk will present some ideas on how the advantages of KDE as a free and portable desktop can be combined with the advantages of cloud and mobile computing so that everybody benefits.