Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 08:39:55 PM
After announcing in December that it was dropping Microsoft's platform for Blackberry's QNX OS on its infotainment systems, Ford today said the first of the new systems will launch in 2016 models.
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 08:37:48 PM
In an open organization, measuring performance for particular roles like community managers may not be straightforward, especially when comparing those roles to others with more defined success metrics, goals, and outcomes. In my experience over the past six years, I've worked closely with my manager to make sure that we are in sync with my objectives and what I need to do in order to maximize my impact in my role as a community manager.read more
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 08:32:57 PM
Samuel Pitoiset today unveiled his long sought after patches for implementing NVIDIA's PerfKit performance utility as a Gallium3D state tracker for use by the open-source Linux graphics drivers...
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 08:23:21 PM
The OpenVZ team has announced
the open source code release of several Virtuozzo userspace utilities. The
utilities include prlctl, a unified command line tool to manage virtual
machines and containers; libprlsdk, Virtuozzo API C++ and python libraries,
used for local and remote communications with a dispatcher management
service; prl-disp-service, a primary Containers and Virtual machines
management service; libvzctl, a low-level library for Containers
management; libvzevent, a low-level library for Containers life-cycle
notifications from the kernel; vzctl, a utility to control a Containers;
and vztt, a utility for Containers templates management.
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 08:05:29 PM
Researchers at Dartmouth College and the University of Texas at Austin have developed an Android app that they say can predict students' grade point averages without prior knowledge of data such as SAT scores, IQ or school track records. What's more, the technology could have future applications for predicting employee performance.
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 08:00:17 PM
Chances are you have been recently ‘blessed’ with the ‘Get Windows 10′ icon in your taskbar notification tray, but how do you disable or remove it so that it is not a constant source of irritation? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has some helpful answers for a frustrated reader.Click Here to Continue Reading
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 07:51:59 PM
Although the technology itself has been around for a while, RSS is still the
way most people consume Web content. When Google Reader was ended a few
years back, there was a scramble to find the perfect alternative. You
may remember my series of articles on Tiny Tiny RSS, Comma Feed and a
handful of other Google Reader wannabes. more>>
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 07:50:58 PM
AMD is finally out with a big Catalyst Linux driver update!..
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 07:40:37 PM
Spanish phone maker BQ launches its 2nd Ubuntu Phone this month; the Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition.
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 06:56:52 PM
Microsoft today confirmed that it has acquired Wunderlist's German developer, notching another small shop with a stable of mobile productivity apps.
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 06:55:50 PM
ERP systems, most commonly associated with very large organizations, are also used by many small to mid-size companies, a niche targeted by Microsoft's Dynamics GP, which was updated this week.
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 06:43:26 PM
FireFox and Chromium are the two most popular open source browsers, though there are actually thousands out there.And what about the non-open browsers?Let's hash it out. What is it about browsers that make them so useful? What features do you like best?read more
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 06:37:08 PM
Pinterest, whose site is used by many to bookmark desired retail items, will now let its users buy those items directly from its site.
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 06:02:40 PM
David Malcom, the developer at Red Hat who has been spearheading the work on libgccjit, is making some progress on speeding up this embeddedable JIT compiler for the GNU Compiler Collection...
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 05:54:51 PM
The latest version of Google's Chrome/Chromium web-browser is now in beta for its upcoming v44 release...
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 05:46:15 PM
Open source software is changing academic research, enabling new discoveries and innovation in ways that were previously impossible. Every month I take a look at open source tools you can use in your digital humanities research and some humanities research projects that are using open source tools today.read more
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 05:46:05 PM
with Dan Cauchy, general manager of automotive at the Linux Foundation,
about the release of the AGL Requirements Specification. "In July
2014, AGL released its first AGL reference platform built on the Tizen IVI platform running HTML5 apps. The new release instead details precise specifications and requirements for any AGL-compliant IVI stack. For the first time, automakers, automotive suppliers, and open source developers can collaborate on refining the spec -- the first draft of a common, Linux-based software stack for the connected car."
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 05:37:40 PM
People In The Medieval Era Believed The Fossils Of What To Be Petrified Dragon Tongues? Stegosaurus Plates Ankylosaur Tails Shark Teeth Horseshoe CrabsThink you know the answer?
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 04:49:04 PM
This article explains the use of IBM Electronic Service Agent (ESA) and the configuration that administrators must perform for reporting hardware problems for IBM PowerKVM hosts automatically.
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 04:34:30 PM
Sure, the smart home of the future might make you toast before you wake up, order your groceries automatically, and walk the dog without you having to put on your shoes… but did you know it might even be able to save you money too?Click Here to Continue Reading
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 04:32:07 PM
Firefox 38.0.5 has been released. This version introduces Pocket, which
helps you keep track of articles and videos. Clean formatting for articles
and blog posts with Reader View is also a new feature. See the release
notes for more information.
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 04:15:58 PM
Fitbit, whose wearable devices collect data on users' fitness activities and sleeping patterns, plans on pricing its initial public offering at US$14 to $16 a share, raising up to $358 million if its stock sells on the high end of the range.
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 04:09:51 PM
Last year for the 10th Phoronix birthday I did a 60+ GPU comparison with the open-source drivers and a 30-way graphics card comparison with the binary AMD/NVIDIA Linux drivers. With Phoronix turning eleven this week, I did another large graphics card comparison under Linux... The results today aren't as large as last year, but represent most of the latest-generation AMD and NVIDIA hardware while running Ubuntu 15.04. With more games coming to Linux, there's new titles covered in this year's massive comparison including Civilization: Beyond Earth, Metro 2033 Redux, and many others.
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 04:02:24 PM
The tools available for businesses to manage their use of Infrastructure as a Service cloud computing services are not as mature as the public cloud services themselves, Gartner research director Mindy Cancila says.
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 03:54:48 PM
Intel and Canonical are collaborating around Intel® IOT Gateways and Snappy Ubuntu Core. The Intel® IOT Gateway will come with support for Snap Stores. The Snap Store supports a model where a range of applications will be deployed to a gateway. In this model, the gateway becomes a platform for multi applications (home, health, media, […]
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 03:52:30 PM
Fedora has updated kernel (F22; F21:
denial of service), libinfinity (F22; F21; F20: incorrect validation of certificates), nss (F21: cipher-downgrade attacks), nss-softokn (F21: cipher-downgrade attacks),
nss-util (F21: cipher-downgrade attacks),
ntfs-3g (F22: privilege escalation), and php-ZendFramework (F21; F20: CRLF injection).
openSUSE has updated xen (13.1: two vulnerabilities).
Ubuntu has updated apache2
(12.04: multiple vulnerabilities), ipsec-tools (12.04: denial of service), and openssl (15.04, 14.10, 14.04, 12.04: cipher-downgrade attacks).
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 03:51:53 PM
All AUR (Arch User Repository) package maintainers received an email on June 1, 2015, that notifies them about the fact that the entire software repository will be migrated to a Git-based platform starting June 8, 2015.
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 03:37:16 PM
Last month Steam Linux usage dropped below 1.0% during April, which was the lowest point we've seen it in some time with the monthly OS average attributing Linux to a 1.0~1.6% average. However, the May numbers are out and the Steam Linux usage has declined even further...
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 02:54:42 PM
Not that many years ago, buying a new PC meant spending hundreds of dollars just for an entry level machine. Fortunately these days the barrier to entry has been greatly reduced.
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 02:30:51 PM
WikiLeaks wants to raise US$100,000 to offer as a reward for whoever leaks the full text of the controversial free trade agreement, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
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