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3.14.77: longterm

Linux Kernel - Sat, 2016-08-20 09:53
Version:3.14.77 (longterm) Released:2016-08-20 Source:linux-3.14.77.tar.xz PGP Signature:linux-3.14.77.tar.sign Patch:patch-3.14.77.xz (Incremental) ChangeLog:ChangeLog-3.14.77
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Google is killing Chrome apps on Mac, Windows and Linux

LinuxWorld News - Fri, 2016-08-19 23:52
Three years after introducing special apps that run inside the Chrome browser, Google announced Friday that it will be removing them from Windows, Mac and Linux by early 2018.

These are the lessons Trulia learned from building a chatbot

LinuxWorld News - Fri, 2016-08-19 21:46
Bots are all the rage. Here's what real estate tech company Trulia learned from building one.

The NBA is holding its first hackathon - should your company, too?

LinuxWorld News - Fri, 2016-08-19 20:17
Companies large and small have already embraced the hackathon as a way to foster collaboration and innovation, and now the NBA has announced that it's jumping on board.

Airbus to complete a self-driving, flying-car prototype next year

LinuxWorld News - Fri, 2016-08-19 20:13
Citing the growth of urban congestion and traffic, Airbus sees an enormous opportunity to introduce autonomous flying vehicles that would be used as ride-sharing and ride-hailing services for "millions" of people.

Ransomware attracts FTC attention

LinuxWorld News - Fri, 2016-08-19 20:10
The FTC will host panel discussions on ransomware next month to highlight the crime wave and offer businesses and consumers ideas to avoid becoming victims.

New law in Mass. attempts to raise IT pay for women

LinuxWorld News - Fri, 2016-08-19 19:57
A new law in Massachusetts that goes into effect in 2018 aims to shrink or eliminate the pay gap between women and men in the workplace.

Chinese approval clears the way for Dell's huge EMC buy

LinuxWorld News - Fri, 2016-08-19 19:02
Dell’s massive acquisition of EMC reportedly has passed legal muster in China, clearing what is expected to be its last hurdle.

One smart plug isn't so bright when it comes to security

LinuxWorld News - Fri, 2016-08-19 17:43
Smart sockets that let you control an electrical plug over the Internet may sound cutting edge, but they can also be rife with security flaws.

Shared code in Snowden leaks and NSA breach support hackers' claims

LinuxWorld News - Fri, 2016-08-19 16:24
Documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden share a malware tracking code with several files released this week by hacking group Shadow Brokers, according to a news report.

Gradle build sharing comes out of the cradle

LinuxWorld News - Fri, 2016-08-19 10:00
The build automation system's founder also wants to address feature creep with CI systems

Judge rejects Uber’s settlement with drivers over employee classification

LinuxWorld News - Fri, 2016-08-19 06:22
A federal judge in California has rejected a proposed settlement between Uber Technologies and drivers in Massachusetts and California, in lawsuits that claimed that they should be classified as employees with full benefits rather than as independent contractors.

Eddie Bauer is latest retailer to be hit by point-of-sale malware

LinuxWorld News - Fri, 2016-08-19 04:57
Clothing retailer Eddie Bauer has informed customers that point-of-sale systems at its stores were hit by malware, enabling the theft of payment card information.

next-20160819: linux-next

Linux Kernel - Fri, 2016-08-19 04:08
Version:next-20160819 (linux-next) Released:2016-08-19
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Are your fragile packages safe? Ask Intel's tiny IoT chip

LinuxWorld News - Fri, 2016-08-19 00:40
An IoT shipping label Intel demonstrated at IDF this week could report on shipping conditions in real time without needing a battery to stay powered.

The NSA's hoard of cyber weapons makes some experts nervous

LinuxWorld News - Fri, 2016-08-19 00:30
The disclosure this week of a cache of files supposedly stolen from the National Security Agency has put a spotlight on secret cyber weapons the NSA has been holding -- and whether they should be disclosed.

Intel's new Atom chips bring 4K video to VR headsets, robots

LinuxWorld News - Thu, 2016-08-18 20:59
In 2009, Apple CEO Tim Cook memorably trashed Atom-based netbooks for being "junky" hardware that underperformed. Intel's Atom chips have come a long way since, with the latest generation being the most impressive.

What I Wish I’d Known When I Was an Embedded Linux Newbie

Linux Journal - Thu, 2016-08-18 18:00

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The Linux Foundation Gives PNDA a Home

Linux Insider Embedded - Thu, 2016-08-18 12:00
The Linux Foundation on Tuesday added PNDA -- the Platform for Network Data Analytics -- to its project menagerie. PNDA provides an open source, scalable platform for next-generation network analytics. It integrates data from multiple sources on a network and works with Apache Spark to crunch the numbers in order to find useful patterns in the data more effectively. The project is now available in its initial platform release. Early PNDA supporters include Cisco, Deepfield, FRINX, Intersec, Moogsoft, NGENA, Ontology, OpenDataSoft and Tupl.
Categories: Embedded, Linux

Intel's Project Alloy Tosses Reality Into a Blender

Linux Insider Embedded - Wed, 2016-08-17 22:22
Intel on Tuesday presented its virtual reality vision -- a vision that mixes virtual and real worlds into a kind of merged reality -- to developers attending a conference in San Francisco. Mixing reality and unreality sometimes can be a recipe for disaster, but Intel thinks it will be a formula for success. At the center of Intel's vision is its Project Alloy mobile headset and its cutting edge RealSense software. The Alloy head-mounted device departs from other VR devices in that the headset housese all sensors and computing power.
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