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July 12, 2014
China revealed exactly what patents Microsoft has in its Android patent portfolio. After examining these patents, M-Cam doubts the validity of many of Microsoft's Android claims.
Leaked benchmarks show Via’s 64-bit Isaiah II edging out AMD’s Kabini and trouncing Intel’s Atom Z3770, amid speculation it may run both x86 and ARM code. German site 3Dcenter.org has published (translation) SiSoft Sandra benchmarks said to be leaked by Via Technologies subsidiary Centaur Technology for an upcoming Isaiah II architecture, the first major x86 refresh since the much neglected Via Nano. The benchmarks show the processor soundly beating the quad-core, 2.4GHz Intel Atom Z3770 (Bay Trail-T) tablet system-on-chip while edging out a 2GHz, quad-core AMD Athlon 5350 “Kabini” SoC.
CodeWeavers latest CrossOver has many improvements, one of which is that it makes it easier than ever to install Windows applications on Linux.
What do the numbers behind an open source project tell us about where it is headed? That's the subject of Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona's OSCON 2014 talk later this month, where he looks at four open source cloud computing projects—OpenStack, CloudStack, Eucalyptus, and OpenNebula—and turns those numbers into a meaningful analysis.
Lend your Raspberry Pi's processing power to a good cause using BOINC, helping to cure disease along the way. Some people manage to use their Raspberry Pis all the time. Whether they’re powering a robot, an automated house, a media centre or even a normal desktop PC, there are some excellent ways to keep your Pi occupied.
Retrobooster has just released onto Steam and brings with it skill based old school gameplay as you pilot your ship through caves trying not to bounce off too many walls and explode, oh and it's bloody hard too.
July 11, 2014
A content management system (CMS is a computer application that allows publishing, editing and modifying content, organizing, deleting as well as maintenance from a central interface. CMS’s are often used to run websites containing blogs, news, and shopping. Many corporate and marketing websites use CMS’s. CMS’s typically aim to avoid the need for hand coding, but may support it for specific elements or entire pages. Some of the most famous open source CMS are Worpress (I use it to run linuxaria.com), Drupal and Joomla, they are (IMO) 3 old and solid CMS that can handle the majority of the needs, but there are much more open source CMS solutions and today I want to show you 4 less known solutions
Cloudera and Capgemini have partnered to deliver new Big Data analytics services and tools based on Apache Hadoop.
At least 80% of all audio calls, not just metadata, are recorded and stored in the US, says whistleblower William Binney – that's a 'totalitarian mentality'
Tracker, a semantic data storage software used on desktop PCs and mobile devices alike, powered by the latest GNOME technologies and designed to act as a central repository of user information, reached version 1.1.1 on July 10, 2014.
We have good news for those of you who like action-adventure hack and slash games as we have a neat screenshot of Darksiders running on Linux!
On July 10, KDE officially announced the immediate availability for download and testing of the first Beta release of the upcoming KDE Software Compilation 4.14 graphical desktop environment.
Open source news for your reading pleasure.July 5 - July 11, 2014In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the Xiki shell Kickstarter, a Raspberry Pi competitor called HummingBoard, and more!read more
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