Linux News for Jul 31, 2013
Intel's first open-source PC on sale for $199 (Jul 31, 2013, 23:00)
PC World: Intel has shipped its first "open-source PC," a bare-bones computer aimed at software developers building x86 applications and hobbyists looking to construct their own computer.
Networking SBCs run Linux on multicore i.MX6 SoCs (Jul 31, 2013, 19:00)
LinuxGizmos: Gateworks Corp. announced a family of six Linux-ready single board computers for network processing running Freescale's ARM Cortex-A9-based i.MX6 processors.
Free iOS 7-like Control Center app for Android (Jul 31, 2013, 15:00)
ITworld: Control Center is a free app for Android that strongly resembles the control center in Apple's iOS 7 operating system.
What If Ubuntu Edge Misses Fundraising Goal? (Jul 31, 2013, 14:00)
FOSSforce: It's beginning to look as if the naysayers are right about Mark Shuttleworth's hopes to raise $32 million to produce about 40,000 Ubuntu Edge devices.
Mozilla Grows Peach Fuzz with Blackberry; Debuts Security Minion (Jul 31, 2013, 13:00)
Datamation: Security for Mozilla and Blackberry is set to get boost thanks to a little Peach Fuzzing.
IBM Brings More POWER to Linux (Jul 31, 2013, 12:00)
ServerWatch: IBM's Power 750 server is getting a new Linux flavor.
Microsoft Cozies Up to Linux Via Virtualization (Jul 31, 2013, 11:00)
OSTATIC: And that's all because of Azure.
13 apps that will make you wish you had an Android smartphone (Jul 31, 2013, 10:00)
FP: In most cases, developers prefer to make new smartphone apps for iPhone first, only moving to Android and other platforms once they get some traction.
Poor countries saving money by using Linux (Jul 31, 2013, 09:00)
IT World: Linux has so much to offer, with little or no cost.
IBM's New Linux Box Combines the Best of Watson + Open Source (Jul 31, 2013, 07:00)
Silicon Angle: IBM just pulled the curtains back on the PowerLinux 7R4, an open system that sports a scaled-down version of Watson's brain.
Android 4.3 Update Brings TRIM to All Nexus Devices (Jul 31, 2013, 03:00)
AnandTech: TRIM (and its equivalents) establishes that communication between file system and eMMC/NAND controller.