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Will Android and Chrome Marry?

ZDNet | Friday October 17, 2014 08:42:05 PM | Software
Perhaps, the better question is: "When will they set the date?" Sooner or later, Google's operating systems will come together. Read more...

Video: Linux Kernel Developers Respond to Concerns About Community Culture

Libby Clark | Friday October 17, 2014 05:56:50 PM | Featured Blogs | Exclusive
Video: Linux Kernel Developers Respond to Concerns About Community Culture LWN Editor Jon Corbet asked the panelists to first respond to systemd developer Lennart Poettering’s controversial post in which he called the open source community “a sick place."  Read more...

Linux is on the Right Side of History, Says Open Source Figurehead

Administrator | Friday October 17, 2014 04:32:05 PM | Software
The Inquirer: Jim Zemlin is excited. We've caught up with him backstage at LinuxCon in Dusseldorf where, as executive director of The Linux Foundation, he has just given a keynote.  Read more...

Vitesse: Using LLVM To Speed Up Databases

Phoronix | Friday October 17, 2014 03:53:54 PM | Enterprise Computing
A new start-up is attempting to speed up PostgreSQL database performance by leveraging the LLVM compiler infrastructure... Read more...

Qt 5.4 Now In Beta With Web, Bluetooth LE, Graphics Improvements

Phoronix | Friday October 17, 2014 02:21:39 PM | Software
Digia -- well, what's being spun off into The Qt Company -- published the official beta for the upcoming Qt 5.4 tool-kit release... Read more...

AMD's Radeon R9 285 On Linux Offers Good OpenCL Performance

Phoronix | Friday October 17, 2014 02:00:00 PM | Hardware
In complementing this week's Linux review of the AMD Radeon R9 285 and follow-up articles with some extra GPU scaling tests and Catalyst AI Linux benchmarks, here's some more OpenCL R9 285 "Tonga" performance numbers under Ubuntu compared to what was shared in the original Linux review... Read more...

IBM, SAP Cloud Deal a Major Step for Enterprise Cloud Adoption

eWeek | Friday October 17, 2014 01:30:00 PM | Enterprise Computing
IBM's new cloud deal with SAP will not only connect IBM's fast-growing cloud with SAP's HANA in-memory computing capabilities, but also will tap IBM's large consulting arm to benefit customers of both companies. Read more...

GNOME Developer Comes Up With New Animated Image Format

Phoronix | Friday October 17, 2014 01:16:10 PM | Software
Jasper St. Pierre who we're usually talking about on Phoronix due to his GNOME contributions related to Wayland support, shared today he's come up with a new animated image format to compete with GIF... Read more...

Debian Is Back To Discussing Init Systems, Freedom of Choice

Phoronix | Friday October 17, 2014 12:20:45 PM | Software
The init system discussion is back on in the Debian camp... A vote will be taking place in two weeks to look at preserving the "freedom of choice of init systems.".. Read more...

Distribution Release: Tails 1.2

DistroWatch | Friday October 17, 2014 10:38:36 AM | Software
Tails 1.2 has been released. Tails is a Debian-based live distribution developed with the goal of preserving privacy and anonymity of users on the Internet.  Read more...

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