• Inside HPC

    Inside HPC

    Job of the Week: HPC System Administrator at D.E. Shaw Research
    Published. April 20, 2019

    D.E. Shaw Research is seeking and HPC System Administrator in our Job of the Week. "Exceptional sysadmins sought to manage systems, storage, and network infrastructure for a New York–based interdisciplinary research group. Ideal candidates should have strong fundamental knowledge of Linux concepts such as file systems, networking, and processes in addition to practical experience administering Linux systems. Relevant areas of expertise might include large-installation systems administration experience...

  • Collabora


    Quick hack: git-pw
    Published. April 18, 2019

    A well-known Linux kernel developer once said, a poor craftsman famously complains about his tools, but a good craftsman knows how to choose excellent tools. Here's a python-based tool that integrates git and patchwork, and can greatly improve your toolbox....

  • The Linux Foundation

    The Linux Foundation

    Open Hardware Group – CHIPS Alliance – Building Momentum and Community with Newest Member Antmicro
    Published. April 18, 2019

    Antmicro Joins CHIPS Alliance to develop open source cores, IP blocks and tools for CPUs, RISC-V-based SoCs and peripherals SAN... The post Open Hardware Group – CHIPS Alliance – Building Momentum and Community with Newest Member Antmicro appeared first on The Linux Foundation....

  • Linux and Open Source

    Linux and Open Source

    Pengwin: A Linux specifically for Windows Subsystem for Linux
    Published. April 15, 2019

    You've been able to run many Linux distros on Windows thanks to WSL for years. Now, there's a Linux distro built to work hand-in-glove with WSL....

  • Code with Dan

    Code with Dan

    4 kubectl Commands to Help Debug Pod Issues in Kubernetes
    Published. April 15, 2019

    If you’ve worked with containers a lot you’re probably good at commands like docker logs and docker exec to retrieve information about containers that may be having problems. One of the challenges that comes up as people move to Kubernetes is understanding how to get similar details about Pods and any containers running within them. […]...

  • Krebs on Security

    Krebs on Security

    Android 7.0+ Phones Can Now Double as Google Security Keys
    Published. April 11, 2019

    Google this week made it easier for Android users to enable strong 2-factor authentication (2FA) when logging into Google's various services. The company announced that all phones running Android 7.0 and higher can now be used as Security Keys, an additional authentication layer that helps thwart phishing sites and password theft....

  • Google’s Official Android Blog

    Google’s Official Android Blog

    The ultimate account security is now in your pocket
    Published. April 10, 2019

    Phishing—when an attacker tries to trick you into turning over your online credentials—is the most common cause of security breaches. Preventing phishing attacks can be a major challenge for personal and business users alike. At Google, we automatically block the overwhelming majority of malicious sign-in attempts (even if an attacker has your username or password), but an additional layer of protection can be helpful.Two-step verification (or 2SV) makes it even harder for attackers to gain access...

  • Open Source Initiative blogs

    Open Source Initiative blogs

    2019 OSI Board Election Results
    Published. March 17, 2019

    OSI elections seat two returning directors, three new directors, with the last seat to be determined through a run-off election. The OSI recently held our 2019 Board elections to seat six Board Directors, two elected from the affiliate membership, and four from the individual membership. We would like to congratulate, Pamela Chestek (nominated by The Document Foundation), and Molly de Blanc (nominated by the Debian Project) who captured the most votes from OSI Affiliate Members. We would also like...

  • All About Microsoft

    All About Microsoft

    Microsoft starts testing Android app-mirroring on Windows 10
    Published. March 12, 2019

    Microsoft showed off the ability to mirror applications running on an Android phone to a Windows 10 PC last fall. Some Windows Insiders on the latest Windows 10 19H1 build can test-drive it now....


    Data loss, thanks to buggy driver or hardware
    Published. February 6, 2019

    So this happened on the 3rd, on one of my systems Feb 3 03:02:39 calculon kernel: [195271.041118] INFO: task kworker/20:2:757 blocked for more than 120 seconds. Feb 3 03:02:39 calculon kernel: [195271.048116] Not tainted 4.20.6.nlytiq #1 Feb 3 03:02:39 calculon kernel: [195271.052678] "echo 0 > /proc/sys/kernel/hung_task_timeout_secs" disables this message. Feb 3 03:02:39 calculon kernel: [195271.060626] ... Read moreData loss, thanks to buggy driver or hardware...

  • Tech Design Forums Blog

    Tech Design Forums Blog

    Mentor Embedded Linux launch targets enterprise-class gap
    Published. February 21, 2019

    The suite is based on Debian and aims to offer the performance and configurability needed for robust and scaleable enterprise-class applications in medical, industrial, aerospace and defense markets....

  • RTOS

    CEC – Connecting Edge Devices to the IoT using Amazon FreeRTOS
    Published. March 8, 2018

    Amazon FreeRTOS is a new operating system designed help embedded software developers easily connect their devices to Amazon Web Services (AWS). Amazon FreeRTOS is based on the popular open source FreeRTOS kernel but extends those capabilities by providing developers with connectivity libraries such as MQTT, TLS, device provisioning and even firmware updates. In this course, … Continue reading CEC – Connecting Edge Devices to the IoT using Amazon FreeRTOS...

  • Laptops and Desktops Blog

    Laptops and Desktops Blog

    System76 prepping updated Darter Pro Linux laptop
    Published. January 31, 2019

    The forthcoming notebook will ship with eighth-generation Core processors and either Ubuntu or the company's own Pop!_OS....

  • Security Intelligence

    Security Intelligence

    Where Can IT Get Expert Guidance for Managing Android in the Enterprise?
    Published. January 15, 2019

    IT decision-makers need to fast-track the EMM selection process to stay ahead of the evolving threat landscape and more effectively manage Android devices. The post Where Can IT Get Expert Guidance for Managing Android in the Enterprise? appeared first on Security Intelligence....

  • Electronics Engineering Video Blog

    Electronics Engineering Video Blog

    EEVblog #1163 – Xmas Mailbag
    Published. December 28, 2018

    Xmas Mailbag SPOILERS: Mand Labs electronics learning kit: (yes, 27 minutes of it) 27:08 Petzl climbing harness 33:20 RC2014 home brew DIY Z80 computer kit on Tindie 39:00 Custom test leads 40:40 Aircraft 121.5MHz emergency beacon and altitude sensor teardown 51:30 Monero miner, and some Linux GPL hate! EPIRB Teardown: Petzl harness gear loop ......

  • Red Hat Security Blog

    Red Hat Security Blog

    New Red Hat Product Security OpenPGP key
    Published. August 22, 2018

    Red Hat Product Security has transitioned from using its old 1024-bit DSA OpenPGP key to a new 4096-bit RSA OpenPGP key. This was done to improve the long-term security of our communications with our customers and also to meet current key recommendations from NIST (NIST SP 800-57 Pt. 1 Rev. 4 and NIST SP 800-131A Rev. 1). The old key will continue to be valid for some time, but it is preferred that all future correspondence use the new key. Replies and new messages either signed or encrypted by...

  • Irdeto Perspective

    Irdeto Perspective

    Understanding and Management – the key to Android TV implementations
    Published. September 14, 2018

    In recent times, Google has begun to make serious, some might say game-changing in-roads, into the middleware market. So much so that Android TV (Operator Tier) is arguably the middleware that is on the fastest track to growth....

  • Functional Verification Blog

    Functional Verification Blog

    Simulation Acceleration—Maximizing Simulator Performance
    Published. May 25, 2016

    "Simulation Acceleration” or “Accelerated Verification” are terms commonly used to describe a verification environment in which the Device Under Test is synthesized and runs on the emulator, while the testbench runs on the simulator. This blog describes a technique for maximizing the performance of the simulator and thus increasing the overall performance of the Simulation Acceleration. In Simulation Acceleration (SA), the verification environment is partitioned into two levels. The lower...

  • The Moth

    The Moth

    Multi-Device Development in Visual Studio
    Published. May 28, 2014

    You've read on Soma's blog post that Microsoft is broadening Visual Studio's reach to other platforms (including for example Android)…  specifically this is what Soma wrote: "With bring-your-own-device trends in the enterprise, and heterogeneity in the consumer mobile device market, developers are increasingly focused on building apps that can target a variety of devices. We are committed to enabling developers to build apps for this heterogeneous, mobile-first world with Visual Studio for...

  • Arduino Blog

    Arduino Blog

    Morse code input for Android with Arduino
    Published. July 12, 2018

    Morse code may not be as widely used as in its heyday, but it still certainly has its adherents. One avid user is Tanya Finlayson, who has been using this as her method of communication for roughly 40 years. Now, with the Gboard phone keyboard supporting input via dots and dashes, the world of Android […]...

  • Steven Brown's Blog

    Steven Brown's Blog

    AMIQ and Cadence demonstrate Accellera PSS v1.0 interoperability
    Published. July 12, 2018

    There’s nothing like the heat of a DAC demo to stress new technology and the engineers behind it! Such was the case at DAC 2018 at the new locale of Moscone Center West, San Francisco. Cadence and AMIQ were two of several vendors who announced and demonstrated support for the new PSS v1.0 portable stimulus standard. An SoC example was used to show the PSS v1.0 interoperability of Cadence Perspec System Verifier and AMIQ Design and Verification Tools (DVT) Eclipse integrated development environment...

  • Stephane Boucher's DSP Blog

    Stephane Boucher's DSP Blog

    Windows XP and Win32 - the Platform of the Future!
    Published. October 7, 2013

    Over the past decade I often wondered why anyone uses Windows.  It's just so... proprietary.  And pedestrian.  As I grew up my OS of choice went nothing to CPM to DOS (on Apple ][), GEM on Atari ST,  MS-DOS, DOS extenders, Mac OS, Windows NT, Windows XP, Linux...  Now, I again find myself a fan of Windows XP, the platform of the future.  (I am still a fan of bare......

  • Mocana IoT Security Blog

    Mocana IoT Security Blog

    Mocana's Weekly News Roundup, Ed 17
    Published. November 13, 2015

    To summarize many of these articles, there is a "lack of priority in mobile security." (see first article below) As mobile devices become more integrated into our daily lives, it is essential we address the problems that lack of proper security poses to our personal and professional lives.  Both Apple and Android well as many apps that run on those platforms have proven security risks and flaws. ...

  • Verification Horizons Blog

    Verification Horizons Blog

    Accellera Approves UVM 1.2
    Published. July 9, 2014

    Accellera has announced the completion of a multi-year effort to update its latest edition of the Universal Verification Methodology (UVM).  In completing this effort, the UVM 1.2 Class Reference Document was approved as an Accellera standard and the UVM Working Group has supplied an accompanying open-source reference implementation.  Questa supports UVM 1.2. In addition to […]...

  • Electrical Engineers  Talk Tech

    Electrical Engineers Talk Tech

    Part 2: LynuxWorks becomes Lynx Software Technologies
    Published. June 9, 2014

    LynuxWorks reboots to real time roots as “Lynux Software Technologies”. In this Part 2 of 3, I editorialize three companies in the embedded market that are changing or enhancing their strategies. What you need to know…and why they’re doing it. For … Continue reading →...

  • Rands In Repose

    Rands In Repose

    If You Happen to Building a New Operating System…
    Published. April 6, 2014

    You could do a lot worse than the design for webOS. The team recently released a wiki full of documents, design assets, and working samples to the open source community. Gorgeous examples of flat design.#...

  • Ed Burnette's Dev Connection

    Ed Burnette's Dev Connection

    PlayFirst abandons PC/Mac market for greener mobile pastures
    Published. October 9, 2012

    PlayFirst calls it quits on PC and Mac, doubling down on iOS and Android instead. Flo fans will just have to go buy a tablet to get their daily dash on....

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