Today, May 13, 2016, Bodhi Linux developer Jeff Hoogland announced the release and immediate availability for download of the Bodhi Linux 3.2.1 operating system.
Datamation: The founder of Ubuntu Linux, discusses his views on what OpenStack is doing right and what it's doing wrong.
Debian developer Petter Reinholdtsen today informed the community about the availability of the latest ZFS for Linux implementation of the ZFS filesystem for Linux kernel-based operating systems.
At CoreOS Fest in Berlin, Greg Kroah-Hartman, Linux kernel developer and maintainer of the stable branch, talked about an inconvenient truth about Linux and security: vendors are notoriously bad about implementing patches.
For the last 15 years the kernel community has been following a rule to fix things as soon as possible. The Linux community fixes the bugs and pushed them so that vendors can push them to their users.
The latest smartphone OS data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech for the three months ending March 2016 shows Android continuing to grow sales across the EU5, US, and Urban China. There were solid gains in the EU5 (Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain), up 7.1% points to 75.6%. In the US, Android share increased 7.3% points to 65.5%, and in China, it rose nearly 6% points to over 77%.
On a day when Google parent Alphabet passed Apple’s market cap, Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reported that the Android operating system is making further share gains across international markets. Some of this comes at the iPhone’s expense and some from people switching from Windows handsets.
Android’s market share in the US increased to nearly 66 percent, according to Kantar data, compared with the iPhone’s 32 percent. (These figures are quite different from other data providers such as comScore.)
Popular fast food chain Pret A Manger now accepts Android Pay, according to tags on payment terminals in one of its London outlets, suggesting an imminent launch of the mobile payment service in the UK.
UK food outlet Pret A Manger now accepts Android Pay. The only problem is that Android Pay hasn’t officially launched in the UK. “We now accept Android Pay” tags have been attached to the company’s payment terminals and multiple other Android Pay mentions have been spotted online, leading to speculation that Android Pay will be launched any day now.
While Android Pay has been alive in the US for some time now, Google is yet to launch its mobile payments system across the pond in the UK. Back in March they stated that the service would go live ‘within months’, but it appears Barclays has beaten them to market. Having already announced that it won’t be supporting Android Pay, the popular bank today announced a new Android-based mobile payment service which will go live next month.
Do Androids dream of 3D Touch? Nope. Much brouhaha has been made about Apple's 3D Touch technology, and the innovations it brings to the iOS user interface. It all sounds a little hypocritical to me. The only reason iOS users are celebrating is because their interface is crippled to begin with, thanks to the inclusion of just the single, oh-so-iconic-and-endlessly-copied, home button.
SDXcentral: It’s ridiculously early in the existences of Open-O and Open Source MANO (OSM), two open source NFV management and network orchestration (MANO) efforts that emerged at almost the same time this year
No matter how great hardware is, you need software to make it have any value. After all, what good is a computer without an operating system? Who would want a powerful graphics card without drivers? A good computing experience is the successful marriage between hardware and software.
A great example of this is the Raspberry Pi. At first, the specs and diminutive size pull you in, but then you must ask, what can you do with it? You will need to install an operating system to get started, and one of the most popular is Raspbian. Today, that lightweight Linux distro gets a big update. There are some significant updates here, so trust me when I say you need to get it!