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Why is IoT Popular? Because of Open Source, Big Data, Security and SDN

If you think the IoT is a new thing, think again. The term Internet of Things has been around since the late 1990s. Devices other than computers and phones have been connecting to the Internet for decades. Neither the concept nor the substance of the IoT is very novel. Yet it has been only in the...
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Embedded Linux Conference Europe 2017

ELC is the premier vendor-neutral technical conference for companies and developers using Linux in embedded products. Now in its 12th year, the conference gathers user-space developers, product vendors, kernel and systems developers to collaborate.  
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Remix OS
Remix OS is an Android based operating system that’s designed to offer a full-fledged desktop PC-like experience.

Remix OS: Is This the Droid You Were Looking For?

Ever wanted to try Android on your PC but there weren’t any really usable projects? Now you can. Remix OS is an Android based operating system that’s designed to offer a full-fledged desktop PC-like experience. The developers have done a lot of  work to implement many desktop-centric features such...
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Linux Is Part of the IoT Security Problem, Dev Tells Linux Conference

The Mirai botnet? Just the “tip of the iceberg” is how security bods at this week's linux.conf.au see the Internet of Things. Presenting to the Security and Privacy miniconf at linux.conf.au, embedded systems developer and consultant Christopher Biggs pointed out that Mirai's focus on building a...
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ELC and OpenIoT North America CFP
The deadline to submit speaking proposals for the 2017 Embedded Linux Conference and OpenIoT Summit is Dec.10, 2016.

Speak at Embedded Linux Conference and OpenIoT Summit 2017 in Portland

The Linux Foundation is seeking developers and systems architects interested in sharing their knowledge, expertise and ideas at the 2017 Embedded Linux Conference and Open Internet of Things (IoT) Summit North America. The co-located conferences, to be held Feb. 21-23 in Portland, Oregon, bring...
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Hyperledger Eyes Mobile Blockchain Apps With 'Iroha' Project

A blockchain project developed by several Japanese firms including by startup Soramitsu and IT giant Hitachi has been accepted into the Hyperledger blockchain initiative. Developed by Hyperledger member and blockchain startup Soramitsu, Iroha was first unveiled during a meeting of the project’s...
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The (Updated) History of Android

Android has been with us in one form or another for more than eight years. During that time, we've seen an absolutely breathtaking rate of change unlike any other development cycle that has ever existed. When it came time for Google to dive in to the smartphone wars, the company took its rapid-...
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Cars Will Make Up 98% of Mobile-to-Mobile Traffic by 2021

Internet radio and information services will generate approximately 6,000 petabytes of data a year. In just five years, ever more sophisticated in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems that stream music and offer real-time navigation will generate up to 98% of mobile-to-mobile (M2M) data traffic,...
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Maru OS Mixes a Custom ROM with a Dockable Debian Desktop, and Now it's Open Source

The idea of a smartphone that magically turns into a full PC has been something of a pipedream for a while now. Motorola tried it with its Atrix laptop dock, Canonical is trying something similar with its Ubuntu Unity phone OS that can dock into a monitor. Even Microsoft is giving it a go with...
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Linux Bug Leaves 1.4 Billion Android Users Vulnerable to Hijacking Attacks

An estimated 80 percent of Android phones contain a recently discovered vulnerability that allows attackers to terminate connections and, if the connections aren't encrypted, inject malicious code or content into the parties' communications, researchers from mobile security firm Lookout said Monday...
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