While Amazon was planning to deliver goods via drones, Google’s Andy Rubin was already busy working on a project which is more droid like. Google “moonshot” an ambitious “10-year vision” for building state of the art robot hardware and software plans to change the whole robotics space in the course of time. And if we trust Google, which uses open source software in large scale, these robots may be well powered by Linux.
Linux has many hypervisors, such as Xen, and it's supported by more, such as Azure, but it also has its own built-in hypervisor: Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM). Unfortunately, KVM only works on Intel and AMD processors. Earlier this year, IBM announced that it would be adding KVM support to its Power architecture, and now we know that it will be appearing sometime in 2014.
This past summer marked Moscow-based developer Anton Kirilenko's third Google Summer of Code internship with The Linux Foundation. That's three summers, three different projects and mentors, and three totally different experiences with Linux and open source software.
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Confirmation of the delay was made via the Fedora devel-announce list. Hopefully the 17 December date is met otherwise it could be difficult to ship Fedora 20 in 2013 due to the Christmas and New Year holidays.
Clement Lefebvre has announced a minutes ago, December 6, the immediate availability for download of the OEM installation images of the recently released Linux Mint 16 operating system.
As a general note, the next up is the rest of the 3.13 integration cycles and the release of 3.13 itself in about 4 - 6 weeks. 3.14 development is underway. CPUFreq work, moving AT91 to Common Clock Framework, fwserial changes that include adding build configuration options which control how many fwserial devices can exist per adapter and in total, and posix cpu timers cleanups have been submitted so far for 3.14.