Los Angeles–based graphics company Otoy has teamed up with Autodesk to deliver high-quality gaming and graphics applications that run on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and can be accessed from any web browser.
The 4.0 Linux kernel release might not have any new features if Linus Torvalds follows through on a proposal in his email announcement of the 3.12 release. He's considering a bug-fix-only release after a question that Intel's chief Linux and open source technologist Dirk Hohndel raised on stage at LinuxCon and CloudOpen Europe in Edinburgh last month.
Finding and accessing application toolbars on Ubuntu Touch has been made easier in recent builds of the mobile OS.
A fundraising effort to pay for an independent, professional security audit of TrueCrypt, the popular disk encryption utility, has raised enough money to pay for an arguably long overdue audit of the security software.
Sitting on the exhibition floor at Powering the Cloud, you sometimes wonder how many of these companies will be still here next year: the sheer volume of flash startups is quite frightening – I can see five of them just from where I am sitting.
OpenStack Summit Red Hat made a major play for enterprise hearts and minds at the OpenStack Summit this week with a slew of announcements including an update to its cloud management platform, OpenForms, and the beta launch of the hybrid cloud-supporting RHEL OpenStack Platform 4.0.
Our friends at VentureBeat are holding a new developer event, DevBeat, November 12-13 in San Francisco. They've offered two awesome offers for the Linux community.
Specialist storage and CE wholesaler CMS Distribution has hoovered up open source distie Interactive Ideas for an undisclosed sum.
LWN executive editor Jonathan Corbet updates his report on current and future conditions of Linux kernel development.
Ladar Levison, the former operator of the Lavabit secure email service that was once used by NSA leaker Edward Snowden, has launched a Kickstarter project to raise funds to release the site's code as an open source project.
The BeagleBone Black is a Single Board Computer for $45 which runs an ARM CPU, 2Gb of flash, 512Mb of RAM and comes with many connectors allowing you to interface with electronics. Unlike the Arduino, the BeagleBone Black runs a full Linux kernel, allowing you to talk directly to your electronics from the language of your choice and with the comfort of all that RAM. In my previous article I looked at how to talk to the GPIO pins on the BeagleBone Black. This time around I'm stepping it up to talk to persistent storage in the form of an EEPROM over the Serial Peripheral Interface Bus (SPI) on the BeagleBone Black.
Brand tribalism runs our industry. It's a term that encompasses the mentality of all those fanbois and fangurls whose interaction with products simply doesn't end at the purchase and use of said products.
Good news gamers: Metro: Last Light is finally available to buy through Steam for Linux priced at £24.99/$39.99.
Debian, the foundation upon which many Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, are based, is to switch to Xfce as its default desktop environment.
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GPU power management features arrive in the latest stable release of the Linux Kernel - an update that also brings EXT4 improvements.
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OpenStack is just like a precocious child – the open-source data center management and service layer keeps on doing terrifically clever things, while infuriating everyone that deals with it.