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Nvidia tears wraps off GeForce Titan X (again) and $10,000 GPU brain for DIY self-driving cars

The Register - Tue, 17/03/2015 - 17:33
GTC 2015 Hardware teased at games conf – plus AI dev kits

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang confirmed the arrival of the GeForce Titan X just a few minutes ago today, dubbing it Nvi's fastest single-chip GPU to date. He also showed off two development kits: a $15,000 deep-learning system, and a $10,000 DIY self-driving car brain.

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Linux Kernel Developer Work Spaces Video: Stephane Graber, LXC

Linux.com - Tue, 17/03/2015 - 17:29

Stephane Graber is a software engineer at Canonical Ltd. where he is a project leader for LinuxContainers.org, including LXC. In this video he takes us on a tour of his home office in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and answers our questions about his work space.

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HP reveals lucky seven new storage products in Vegas

The Register - Tue, 17/03/2015 - 08:58
HP GPC 2015 Septet promises more-for-less storage story for mid-size companies

Pre-split and with a new head of storage starting HP has used its Global Partner Conference in Las Vegas to reveal a raft of storage announcements to maintain momentum while the new man gets his office chair warmed up.

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OpenSSL preps fix for mystery high severity hole

The Register - Tue, 17/03/2015 - 01:39
Speculation builds about heir to Heartbleed or pal for POODLE

The OpenSSL Project will repair a "high severity" security hole in updates due Thursday.

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AMD, ARM, Imagination, Samsung alliance publish official shared GPU-CPU blueprints

The Register - Tue, 17/03/2015 - 00:30
HSA Foundation rolls out 1.0 spec to grab devs' attention

An effort to tightly knit together graphics chips, processors and other hardware to boost things like video search on your desktop has taken a step forward.

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Red Hat 7.1 is here, CentOS 7.1 coming soon

Zdnet news - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 21:38
These two popular enterprise Linux server operating systems are getting an Active Directory and container friendly refresh.


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NASA wants you to help space mining corp strip mine the Solar System

The Register - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 21:26
Oh, and possibly save the world and win some cash

NASA is crowdsourcing the hunt for asteroids in Earth's purview, and has teamed up with the proposed space mining corporation Planetary Resources to use your spare compute time to the project.

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Kernel Developers Summarize Linux Storage Filesystem and Memory Management Summit

Linux.com - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 19:31

A group of three Linux kernel developers kicked off the Linux Foundation Vault storage conference on Wednesday morning by hashing out proposed changes to the kernel and the stack from the Linux Storage Filesystem and Memory Management Summit, which took place earlier in the week.

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Ext4 Filesystem Improvements to Address Scaling Challenges

Linux.com - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 18:38

The eExt4 filesystem causes a number of scaling and performance issues, which Jan Kara, Linux kernel engineer at SUSE, addressed in his presentation at The Linux Foundation’s Vault storage conference last week.

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Hackable media box based on the Raspberry Pi compute module: Five Ninjas Slice

The Register - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 15:02
Review Come and fiddle with our Linux-powered toy

My original idea was to review the Raspberry Pi Compute Module. But the thing about the Compute Module is that it’s not an end-user product: it was designed for manufacturers looking for an ARM-based platform on which they can build devices they can sell.

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Raspberry Pi 2 Makes It Easier Than Ever to Just Do Stuff

Linux.com - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 06:33

I can use this 'smaller-than-my-wallet' device, which packs the power of a moderate PC and can run a full-fledged Linux OS, anywhere I want. 

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Mozilla peers into processes with student-built forensics probe

The Register - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 05:02
Masche goes open source for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Student hackers from the University of Buenos Aires have developed with Mozilla an open-source forensics tool to analyse memory of running processes.

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Meet Blueberry, Linux Mint’s New Bluetooth Setup Tool

Omgubuntu - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 04:04

What do you do when the default Bluetooth confirmation utility is less than ideal for your users? Why you dive in and improve it! This is Linux after all!

The post Meet Blueberry, Linux Mint’s New Bluetooth Setup Tool first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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VMware wants amicable end to 'meritless' Linux-lifting lawsuit

The Register - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 02:58
Free Software Conservancy says Virtzilla 'flagrantly' used Linux code in products

VMware thinks it will be possible to find an amicable resolution to the lawsuit alleging it has pinched parts of the Linux kernel.

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Oracle adds secure-ish boot support to its Linux distro

The Register - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 00:53
But how secure is it?

Oracle has released a new secure-boot version of its Linux, but the new issuance is attracting criticism that it's not actually secure.

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7 Android and Linux Smartwatches to Take on the Apple Watch

Linux.com - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 19:24

Our slide show of seven compelling Android- and Linux-based smartwatches features five Android Wear models, plus Tizen and WebOS-based watches .

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Ubuntu at Mobile World Congress (Video)

Omgubuntu - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 19:09

Canonical has uploaded a short video recapping their booth at this year's Mobile World Congress 2015.

The post Ubuntu at Mobile World Congress (Video) first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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SanDisk Looks to Meet Demand for New Data Center Storage Architectures

Linux.com - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 17:27

Most of what SanDisk sells goes into mobile devices. But going forward, SanDisk is determined to enter the systems business too, noted Allen Samuels, chief software architect of SanDisk’s emerging storage solutions, in his keynote at the Linux Foundation’s Vault storage conference this week in Boston.

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Hurry shipmates - the black hats have hacked our fire control system

The Register - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 16:03
Infosec younglings stave off cyber-assault on WWII cruiser

The final instalment of Blighty's Cyber Security Challenge, a ten-month process to find new talent for Blighty's infosec workforce, will conclude this afternoon.

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After months of teasing, VMware finally allows us all the joy of six

The Register - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 06:31
vSphere the sixth becomes generally available and it looks like plenty of you will install it

VMware's teased us about vSphere 6 since August 2014's VMworld, then threw a big launch bash for it on February 2nd. And on Thursday Virtzilla got around to actually making it available.

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