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Aqua Security Launches Microsoft Azure Marketplace Private Offers

Aqua Security has announced a new Private Offer for software licensing and procurement directly through Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Software purchased directly from Aqua can easily be installed on Azure while still taking advantage of streamlined deployment through the Azure Marketplace.  The Aqua...
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Epic Games Awards Open Source 3D Creation Tool Blender With $1.2 Million

Epic Games has announced that they have donated $1.2 million in cash towards the Blender Project, an open source tool to create 3D graphics animation and even entire games. This award is part of the Epic MegaGrants Initiative which Epic Games has committed $100 million. This program was created to...
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Linux May Gain Protection Against Hyper-Threading Attacks

Oracle security researchers have been working on security feature for Linux kernels that could protect Linux-based systems against attacks that affect Intel’s Hyper-Threading (HT) feature. Multiple side-channel threats the feature's vulnerable against, including L1TF/Foreshadow and the MDS attacks...
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London Launches Open Source App for Homebuilding

Bryden Wood, Cast, and the Mayor of London have launched a new app to speed up the capital’s home building. The freely-available app, titled PRISM, is aimed at the design and construction of high-quality, factory-built homes to address the current demand of 50,000+ houses per year. London will be...
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A New Open Source JavaScript engine by Facebook

Facebook has released a new open-source JavaScript engine, Hermes, to speed up start times for native Android apps built with Facebook's own React Native JavaScript framework. Facebook software engineer Marc Horowitz unveiled the new JavaScript engine at the Chain React 2019 conference on Thursday...
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Kali Linux now available for Raspberry Pi 4

Kali Linux is a specialized distribution targeted at security professionals that also shows up on popular TV show, Mr. Robot. Kali Linux is now compatible with the Raspberry Pi 4. Currently, the distro is only available as a 32-bit OS, but the project is planning on releasing a 64-bit version soon...
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GNOME Software Moving Forward With Disabling Snap Plugin

Michael Larabel of Phoronix reports that GNOME developers are planning to disable the Snap plug-in for GNOME Software. Canonical has begun writing their own Snap Store. They don't plan to use GNOME Software in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and thus have taken their developers away from working on the upstream...
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Cloudera Goes Open Source

Cloudera has announced changes to its licensing policy that will make its entire product portfolio available under open-source terms, effectively adopting Hortonworks’ business model. The move has important implications for the industry’s ongoing debate about how business models can be built upon a...
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Microsoft's Quantum Development Kit goes open source on GitHub

Microsoft has open-sourced its Quantum Development Kit (QDK) on GitHub. The QDK, which launched in preview last year, gives developers access to the Q# programming language, quantum simulators, and the libraries needed to start experimenting with quantum computing before it goes mainstream. "By...
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Wind River Linux offers containers and cloud-native approaches for embedded computing software development

Wind River Systems is introducing enhancements to the Wind River Linux software to ease the adoption of containers in embedded computing systems. Enhancements provide resources such as pre-built containers, tools, and documentation, and support for frameworks such as Docker and Kubernetes. With...
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