• Linux and Open Source

    Linux and Open Source

    Ubuntu Core doubles down on Internet of Things
    Published. January 22, 2019

    Besides the cloud, Canonical is staking its Linux future on the Internet of Things with its new Ubuntu Core release....

  • The Linux Foundation

    The Linux Foundation

    How Blockchain Changes the Nature of Trust
    Published. January 22, 2019

    Blockchains have to be trusted in order for them to succeed, and public blockchains can cause problems you may not... The post How Blockchain Changes the Nature of Trust appeared first on The Linux Foundation....

  • Google’s Official Android Blog

    Google’s Official Android Blog

    This holiday season, keep calm and Google Fit on
    Published. December 10, 2018

    Earlier this year, we redesigned Google Fit around new activity goals based on American Heart Association and World Health Organization physical activity recommendations. Many of you have shared your feature requests and today—just in time for the busy holidays—we're bringing new updates to make it easier to achieve your health goals.Quicker access to your progress and improved activity loggingYou can now see your progress at a glance on your Android home screen with new Google Fit widgets. Pin...

  • All About Microsoft

    All About Microsoft

    Windows Phone users: Your reminder that support ends in December 2019
    Published. January 18, 2019

    Microsoft will no longer provide free security updates or hotfixes for Windows 10 Mobile after December 10, 2019, and recommends users go with Android or iOS. (Yes, really.)...

  • 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....

  • Inside HPC

    Inside HPC

    Video: Five Things to Know About SUSE Linux Enterprise for HPC
    Published. January 14, 2019

    In this video, Jay Kruemcke from SUSE talks presents: Five Things to Know About SLE HPC. "SUSE Linux Enterprise for High Performance Computing provides a parallel computing platform for high performance data analytics workloads such as artificial intelligence and machine learning. Fueled by the need for more compute power and scale, businesses around the world today are recognizing that a high performance computing infrastructure is vital to supporting the analytics applications of tomorrow." The...

  • Collabora


    Linux Kernel 4.20
    Published. January 7, 2019

    A few weeks ago, in the final days leading up to Christmas, Linus Torvalds released Linux Kernel 4.20. Collaborans were once again active during this development cycle, contributing 22 patches, 112 reviews & 55 sign-offs. Here's a look at their contributions....

  • 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 ......

  • Tech Design Forums Blog

    Tech Design Forums Blog

    Microchip opts for RISC-V cores in SoC FPGA
    Published. December 6, 2018

    Microsemi has put multiple RISC-V cores into a new generation of SoC FPGAs, intended for embedded systems that need to run Linux....

  • Laptops and Desktops Blog

    Laptops and Desktops Blog

    Barnes & Noble hopes book lovers give Nook another look with new $50 tablet
    Published. December 5, 2018

    The bookseller's latest challenger to Amazon's Kindle Fire 7 is a similarly dirt-cheap 7-inch Android tablet, though it offers twice the built-in storage at the same price....


    With every update, MacOSX becomes harder to build for
    Published. December 2, 2018

    Way back in the good old 90s, we had very different versions of various unix systems. SunOS/Solaris, Irix, AIX, HP/UX, this upstart Linux, and some BSD things floating about. Of course, windows NT and others were starting to peek out then, and they had a “POSIX subsystem”. Cross platform builds were generally speaking, a nightmare. ... Read moreWith every update, MacOSX becomes harder to build for...

  • Open Source Initiative blogs

    Open Source Initiative blogs

    Open Source Program Benefits Survey Results
    Published. October 17, 2018

    There are many organizations out there, from companies like Red Hat to internet scale giants like Google and Facebook that have established an open source programs office (OSPO). The TODO Group, a network of open source program managers, recently performed the first ever annual survey of corporate open source programs and revealed some interesting findings on the actual benefits of open source programs. According to the survey, the top three benefits of managing an open source program are: awareness...

  • Code with Dan

    Code with Dan

    ngAir Podcast: Containerizing Angular Apps with Docker
    Published. September 11, 2018

    I had the opportunity to chat with Justin, Bonnie, Alyssa, and Austin about Angular and Docker on the ngAir podcast recently and really enjoyed talking with everyone. We talked about the benefits of containers from a developer and DevOps standpoint, how to create custom images with Dockerfiles, how to build/push/pull images, and how to run […]...

  • 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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