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Device Tree Overlay Support Lands Upstream

Administrator | Thursday August 28, 2014 04:12:15 PM | Embedded / Mobile
Device Tree Overlay Support Lands Upstream Beagleboard.org: Pantelis Antoniou originated device tree overlay support for the purpose of enabling dynamic hardware configuration under Linux on devices like BeagleBone that use device tree for hardware configuration.  Read more...

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...

2014 Kernel OPW Internship Report

LWN | Thursday August 28, 2014 12:59:44 PM | Software
Sarah Sharp has posted an update on the kernel internships managed through the Outreach Program for Women, with an emphasis on what past participants are doing now.  Read more...

LibreOffice 4.3.1 Released

Phoronix | Thursday August 28, 2014 12:30:46 PM | Software
LibreOffice 4.3.1 (codenamed "Fresh") has been released ahead of the LibreOffice Conference next week in Bern, Switzerland... Read more...

Samsung Announces the Gear S While LG Officially Unveils the G Watch R

ZDNet | Thursday August 28, 2014 12:00:00 PM | Embedded / Mobile
We know that September is going to be busy, but this week is turning out to be active too with two new smartwatches announced by Samsung and LG ahead of the IFA event. 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...

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