This week in Linux and open source news, R3 has made its blockchain platform’s code public, a newly identified vulnerability threatens Android phones, and more! Keep your finger on the pulse of OSS with this weekly digest.
1) Corda’s code will be contributed to the Hyperledger Project.
R3 Blockchain Code Goes Open Source– Banking Technology
2) Rowhammer attack targets an Android phone’s dynamic random access memory.
3) “SUSE announces plans for server and storage versions of Linux supporting 64-bit ARM SoCs.”
SUSE Preps Linux for ARM Servers– EE TImes
4) Dirty COW: A nine-year-old bug in the Linux kernel has been recently revealed.
5) “The same internal, deep learning tools that Microsoft engineers used to build its human-like speech recognition engine, as well as consumer products like Skype Translator and Cortana, are now available for public use.”