With the rising use of wearable devices, Underwriters Laboratories is working to establish a cyber-security framework to help protect the devices.
As more personal digital wearable devices are bought and used by consumers, the risk of data theft and related security issues rises as hackers seek to find new security vulnerabilities to cause mayhem for device users.
There is a caveat readers need to be aware of though – the survey results are somewhat helpful to Coverity, given that it’s main line of business is building tools for testing commercial software for vulnerabilities.
IBM Bolsters Spark for Analytics on Linux Mainframes
IBM continues to invest in Apache Spark -- an open source platform for big data analytics. The latest moves involve Apache Spark for Linux running on IBM mainframes, plus partnerships with three data-mining software companies.
Bodhi Pre-Release Lets Folks Try Moksha
Jeff Hoogland today announced the pre-release of upcoming Bodhi Linux 3.1.0 with new E17 fork Moksha. Hoogland released the "pre-release" so users might try his new desktop fork and report their thoughts in comments. Bodhi 3.1.0 is scheduled for release on August 24 with 3.2.0 projected for February 2016.
Erle Spider – Spider Robot Powered By Snappy Ubuntu Core
The Erle-Spider has an aluminium exoskeleton and is equipped with an ARM Cortex-A8 1 GHz processor, 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage, has accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, pressure, temperature sensors, 4 USB ports, Ethernet port, UART, I2C, microSD slot and has 18 degrees of freedom.