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Raspberry Pi
Get details on the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ SBC. Image courtesy Raspberry Pi.

Raspberry Pi 3B+ Speeds Up Three Ways

Earlier this week, the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ SBC touched down with the refreshing lack of hype and hoopla typical of Raspberry Pi product introductions. The modest launch may also be a tacit admission that this upgrade to the insanely popular Raspberry Pi 3 Model B checks off only one major wish-...
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How to Build Something ‘Useful’ With a Raspberry Pi

In honor of Pi Day, Chaim Gartenberg and I cooked up a tiny little Raspberry Pi project for yesterday’s episode of Circuit Breaker Live. We started with a simple concept: a button that says “Why?” when you press it, in honor of our favorite podcast. So we knew we’d need a button, some sound files,...
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Automotive LInux
Share your knowledge and expertise with industry-leading developers, architects and executives at Automotive Linux Summit and Open Source Summit Japan. Submit your proposal by March 18.

Speak at Automotive Linux Summit & OS Summit Japan — 4 Days Left to Submit a Proposal

Automotive Linux Summit (ALS) connects the developers, vendors, and users driving innovation in Automotive Linux. Co-located with Open Source Summit Japan, ALS will gather over 1,000 attendees from global companies leading and accelerating the development and adoption of a fully open software stack...
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Lime Microsystems is collaborating with the European Space Agency to make its Ubuntu Core-driven LimeSDR Mini boards available for developing applications running on ESA’s communications satellites.

Open Source LimeSDR Mini Takes Off in Satellites

The topic of 5G mobile networks dominated the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, despite the expectation that widespread usage may be years away. While 5G’s mind-boggling bandwidth captivates our attention, another interesting angle is found in the potential integration with software...
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The Shift to Linux Operating Systems for IoT

IoT devices are considered embedded devices, which in short means a computer attached to something else, whatever that something else might be. This is in contrast with laptops, desktops, and servers, for which the computer in them is the end and not just the means. While these terms are not formal...
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Postage-Stamp Linux

We’ve come a long way from the early days of big iron, and few things demonstrate that better than Microchip’s new SAMA5D27. What’s a SAMA5D27, you ask? It’s a postage stamp that runs Linux. Well, not literally a postage stamp, but a fully realized microcontroller that measures about 1½ inches (...
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ELC +OpenIoT
Last chance to register for ELC + OpenIoT Summit, happening in Portland March 12-14.

One Week Until Embedded Linux Conference + OpenIoT Summit in Portland: Will You Join Us?

In just one week, you could be in good company, joining 900+ developers, architects, practitioners, and Embedded Linux and Industrial IoT technologists. Sign up for ELC/OpenIoT Summit updates to get the latest information: Taking place March 12-14 at the Hilton Portland, ELC + OpenIoT Summit will...
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AMD Ryzen
Eric Brown rounds up some recently announced processors along with news from this week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and Embedded World in Nuremberg. (Image courtesy AMD)

Hot Chips Face Off at MWC and Embedded World

This week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and Embedded World in Nuremberg are primarily designed to showcase smartphones and embedded systems, respectively. Yet, increasingly the shows are focused on the processors that drive them. The only major chip announced in conjunction with this week’s...
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​Purism Adds Open-Source Security Firmware to its Linux Laptop Line

In its latest news, Purism announced that it has successfully integrated Trammel Hudson's Heads security firmware into its Trusted Platform Module (TPM)-equipped Librem laptops. Heads is an open-source computer firmware and configuration tool that aims to provide better physical security and data...
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Check out the new apprentice-level training courses being offered at ELC + OpenIoT Summit.

Embedded Apprentice Linux Engineer Courses Coming to a Conference Near You

The 2018 conference season -- which, let's admit, lasts from January 1 to December 31 these days -- is already in full swing. And, the various conferences and summits held around the world provide meeting grounds for people who create, maintain, govern, and promote open source.   However, as the...
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