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Git 2.1 Released: What's New

Libby Clark | Thursday August 28, 2014 02:00:00 PM | Software
InfoQ: Two-and-a-half months after Git 2.0, a new version of Git has been released. Read more...

The Most Energy Efficient Radeon GPU For AMD Linux Gaming

Phoronix | Thursday August 28, 2014 01:50:00 PM | Hardware
In continuation of yesterday's 20-Way Radeon Comparison With Open-Source Graphics For Steam On Linux Gaming, here's a look at the most (and least) energy efficient Radeon GPUs when running Steam games on Linux along with other OpenGL tests while using the very latest open-source graphics drivers. Read more...

IBM Watson Delves Even Deeper Into Data

eWeek | Thursday August 28, 2014 01:00:00 PM | High Performance
IBM beefed up its Watson cognitive computing system to show formerly unseen connections in data that can lead to breakthrough discoveries. Read more...

Red Hat CTO Unexpectedly Quits, Amid Rumors of Executive 'Friction'

ZDNet | Wednesday August 27, 2014 10:12:05 PM | Enterprise Computing
In a surprising move, long-time Red Hat executive Brian Stevens has stepped down from the company, as staffers suspect friction in the executive suite. Read more...

Containers vs Hypervisors: The Battle Has Just Begun

Russell Pavlicek | Wednesday August 27, 2014 10:01:54 PM | Enterprise Computing | Exclusive
Containers vs Hypervisors: The Battle Has Just Begun Let me make one thing clear up front: I like Docker. But there are a few loud, but lonely, voices in the crowd who proclaim, “The battle is over! Containers have won! Hypervisors are obsolete!” I'm sorry, that's just wrong. Read more...

HP Security Study Finds Internal Defenses Lacking

eWeek | Wednesday August 27, 2014 08:50:00 PM | Enterprise Computing
Apparently spending more money on security doesn't necessarily mean an enterprise is actually more secure, HP's State of the Network Security survey finds. Read more...

Samsung's Tizen Mobile OS Failing to Impress Device Makers, Pundits

eWeek | Wednesday August 27, 2014 04:45:00 PM | Embedded / Mobile
Samsung sees Tizen as an ideal choice for wearables and is looking to get it on smartphones and other platforms. But can it be a viable alternative to Android? Read more...

Mozilla Unveils $33 Intex Cloud FX Smartphone

Administrator | Wednesday August 27, 2014 03:53:34 PM | Embedded / Mobile
Mozilla Unveils $33 Intex Cloud FX Smartphone Wall Street Journal:  Mozilla, known for its Firefox web browser, is venturing into the low-cost smartphone market by launching a cellphone priced at about $33 in India. Read more...

Linux Doesn't Need to Own the Desktop

OStatic | Wednesday August 27, 2014 03:13:37 PM | Software
Linux Doesn't Need to Own the Desktop Linus Torvalds issued Linux 3.17 rc-2 on Monday of this week, and he deviated from his normal schedule in doing so, because August 25 happens to mark the 23rd anniversary of the original Linux announcement.  Read more...

Netflix Open Sources More of its Useful Utilities

OStatic | Wednesday August 27, 2014 02:55:14 PM | Enterprise Computing
Netflix Open Sources More of its Useful Utilities Cloud computing platforms make headlines every day now, including leading open source platforms such as OpenStack, but few organizations have the cloud expertise that Netflix has.  Read more...

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