• 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....

  • 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....

  • 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....


    Interesting articles on systemd and ZFS
    Published. January 29, 2019

    The systemd article is on LWN, and discusses the “tragedy” of it. The ZFS post was linked from HackerNews and discusses risk to ZFS’s future from the perspective of FreeBSD leveraging ZFS on Linux as its upstream. Ok, first onto systemd. For those who don’t know systemd, think of it as the borg that ate ... Read moreInteresting articles on systemd and ZFS...

  • All About Microsoft

    All About Microsoft

    Microsoft delivers promised end- to-end Skype encryption option
    Published. August 20, 2018

    Microsoft has enabled end-to-end encrypted Private Conversations for all Skype consumer customers on Windows desktops, iOS, Mac, Android and Linux....

  • Barr Code

    Barr Code

    New BlueBorne Security Flaw Affects Embedded Systems Running Linux
    Published. October 16, 2017

    A major security flaw in the Bluetooth communications protocol was recently discovered and has since been confirmed as exploitable in the real world. It is important that designers of embedded systems are aware of this security issue potentially affecting their products. So-called “BlueBorne” is an attack that can be performed over the air against an […]...

  • 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......

  • Functional Verification Blog

    Functional Verification Blog

    UVM-ML OA: Now Within Incisive Platform As Well!
    Published. February 23, 2016

    Open-source software has many advantages. In short: you can see it (the code), you can inspect it ( check out what Coverity revealed in the Android kernel ), and you can change it. But the fact that open-source software is not commercial also raises concerns: Is it “polished” enough? Is it thoroughly tested? How hard should I work to make it part of my product? What is the level of support? Etc. Yes, life is always a compromise… Cadence has been providing its multi-language solution (UVM-ML...

  • Mocana IoT Security Blog

    Mocana IoT Security Blog

    This Week’s Top Ten
    Published. May 2, 2014

    Here are the Top Ten blogs for the week ending May 2, 2014: 1. NIST Tool Vets Government Apps 2. New Android App Opens Doors—Literally 3. Shipping Is A New Criminal Hacking Target 4. OnePlus One Smartphone Uses Cyanogenmod OS 5. Kali Linux (BackTrack 6) Now Available 6. Create Your Own Cellphone Network 7. Samsung […] The post This Week’s Top Ten appeared first on Mocana DeviceLine Blog....

  • Electrical Engineers  Talk Tech

    Electrical Engineers Talk Tech

    An Interview with PICMG President and Chairman Joe Pavlat
    Published. July 29, 2013

    PICMG is the standards organization responsible for AdvancedTCA, MicroTCA, CompactPCI, and several other hardware form factors. They’ve had a VERY busy twelve months, with myriad standards updates on the way. From CompactPCI Express, to faster Ethernet, to lower priced memories … Continue reading →...

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