New Renesas SoCs offer 1.5GHz, 1080p, GbE, USB 3.0, PCIe
The RZ/G updates the Renesas Electronics RZ line of system-on-chips, which includes the Linux-ready RZ/A1 line of single-core, 400MHz Cortex-A9 SoCs, as well as an RZ/T line that runs an RTOS on a Cortex-M4 microcontroller. The new devices are aimed at a wide range of Linux- and Android embedded products including hand-held medical devices, digital signage, and industrial, home appliance, and office equipment devices that use a human-machine interface (HMI), says the Japanese semiconductor firm.
Fedora OpenID issues resolved
It is very likely that you have seen the issues we had with logging in to Fedora Infrastructure services, or other websites that use Fedora OpenID to authenticate you.
Mozilla Continues Moving Away From NPAPI Plugins
Firefox continues making progress on loosening web developers' and users' dependence on NPAPI plug-ins with a goal still in place to remove support for most NPAPI plugins by the end of 2016.
Linux Foundation: Security Challenges Threaten ‘Golden Age’ Of Open Source
The discovery of several high profile zero-day vulnerabilities in popular open source technologies last year served not only to show the importance of open source to the Internet and IT world, but also how woefully under-resourced so many projects were
Bodhi: Detour and Forum Themes now Moksha Compatible
Today I am happy to announce we have completed work on the first couple of themes we are updating to be compatible with Moksha.
Science on Android
I have covered a lot of different scientific packages that are available under Linux in this space, but the focus has been on Linux running on desktop machines. This has been rather short-sighted, however, as lots of other platforms have Linux available and shouldn't be neglected. So in this article, I start looking at the type of science you can do on the Android platform. For my next several articles, I plan to include occasional Android applications that you may find useful.
Linksys WRT router gains faster SoC, more RAM, OpenWrt
Linksys has launched a “WRT1900ACS” router that updates the AC version with a faster dual-core, 1.6GHz SoC, twice the RAM (at 512MB), and OpenWrt support.
In early 2014 when Linksys resurrected the hackable Linksys WRT54G WiFi router in a new WRT1900AC model, the Belkin subsidiary said the the Linux-based router would also support the lightweight, networking-focused OpenWrt Linux distribution. With the new WRT1900ACS, Linksys is making life easier for OpenWrt lovers by providing full, open source OpenWrt support out of the box.