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51 min ago | NewsFactor

IBM Targets Big Data with Power8 Line

The new Power8 processor Power Systems servers from IBM are "the first truly disruptive advancement in high-end server technology in decades, with radical technology changes and the full support of an open server ecosystem [designed for] massive data volumes and complexity," said Tom Rosamilia, senior VP of IBM Systems and Technology.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, Open Source Software

51 min ago | LXer Linux News

Out Of The Park Baseball 15 Released On Linux

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software

5 hrs ago | Linux Journal

New Products

SUSE opines that the differentiating factor in its new live, runtime patching solution for the Linux kernel, called kGraft, is its status as the only competing solution in the upstream Linux kernel.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software

9 hrs ago | GamesIndustry.biz

Epic adds consoles to $19 Unreal Engine 4 program

When Epic Games announced its $19 subscription-based Unreal Engine 4 program last month, one of the caveats was that it would not include support for consoles.

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Related Topix: Epic, Video Games, Unreal Engine 4, Science / Technology, Open Source Software

10 hrs ago | Freshmeat

Linux Test Project 20140422

Linux Test Project is a joint project started by SGI, OSDL, and Bull developed and maintained by IBM, Cisco, Fujitsu, SUSE, Red Hat, Oracle, and others.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, CPU

12 hrs ago | CNET News.com

Tech titans join forces to stop the next Heartbleed

The Linux Foundation's new Core Infrastructure Initiative creates a virtual Justice League of the biggest tech firms to ensure that open source code gets the cryptographic scrutiny that it desperately needs.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, ITA Software, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Intel, Core Security Technologies

15 hrs ago | GigaOM

Linux trailblazer Mark Shuttleworth on why it's OpenStack that matters now

On this week's Structure Show, Canonical's Mark Shuttleworth on why we have to move on from the operating system wars to get to cloud goodness.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Ubuntu

17 hrs ago | LinuxInsider

Reading Into the Red Hat CentOS Deal

Red Hat has proven many times that it can acquire and oversee open source projects without tainting them with commercial efforts or otherwise fouling them up.

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Related Topix: Red Hat, Internet, Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Cloud Computing

Wed Apr 23, 2014

OStatic

Linux Kernel Song, Think Before Switching, and RH RC Ready

In today's Linux news, Paul McNamara is reporting that a band has released " its debut album as a Linux kernel module."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Ubuntu

Linux Today

BeagleBone Black Rev C Unveiled With Debian Linux

This week the new BeagleBone Black Rev C development board has been unveiled offering a similar board to that offered by the Raspberry Pi mini PC and Arduino UNO.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software

CNET News.com

Server from IBM, Google, others part of effort to best Intel in data centers

IBM hooks up with industry heavyweights including Google, Ubuntu Linux, and Nividia, to establish "open" ecosystem based on its new Power8 compute architecture to take on Intel.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Startups, Intel, Ubuntu, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, NVidia

Data Center Knowledge

IBM Unveils New POWER8 Systems, Built for Big Data

IBM unveiled new Power Systems servers Wednesday, leveraging POWER8 technology for a new era of big data and open innovation.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Ubuntu, Science, Computer Science

EETimes

Re: No different than the cost of 'NOT-Free'

Go to Google and search for "Open source software qaulity" without the quotes. Pick off the first article in the search referencing Coverity.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

InfoWorld

You want to replace Windows XP with Linux? Seriously?

Web browser or Office suite? Microsoft's and Google's office productivity and collaboration clouds pit rich and complex against simple and lean more IT organizations are inundated with the support issues and headaches that accompany supporting a mobile workforce.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft, Startups, Ubuntu

EETimes

Re: Trend 11? 12?

FreeRTOS is not an RTOS it is only a small kernel thar runs on virtually all mid size and larger MCU devices.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software

Tue Apr 22, 2014

LXer Linux News

The GDC Video On Approaching Zero Driver Overhead In OpenGL Is Now Up

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CNet News

Google Names Participants for 2014 Summer of Code Program

The 2014 Google Summer of Code program will involve 1,307 college students this year, who were selected from a pool of 4,420 applicants.

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Related Topix: Computers, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Portland State University

InformationWeek

Red Hat Containers OS-Centric: No Accident

Red Hat's critics say containers are the wrong idea, and too focused on the operating system.

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Related Topix: Red Hat, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, VMware, Socialcast, Software

TechNewsWorld

Heartbleed and Heartache in FOSS Town

FOSS fans "are quick to say that ... 'many eyes make the bugs shallow,' but if the eyes are looking at the television, or Google+ or whatever instead of the code, things can be missed," noted Google+ blogger Brett Legree.

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Related Topix: ITA Software, Science / Technology, Open Source Software

Bit-tech.net

Windows 8.2 rumoured for autumn launch

Microsoft is rumoured to be planning Windows 8.2 for an autumn launch, to be followed by Windows 9 and a new product dubbed Windows Cloud.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Ubuntu, Open Source Software, Science / Technology

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