Extended temperature Qseven COM runs Linux on Apollo Lake

Axiomtek’s “Q7M311” Qseven module runs on Intel Apollo Lake SoCs, and offers 4K and dual displays, -20 to 70°C support, plus PCIe, SATA, GbE, USB, and DP. Axiomtek’s Q7M311 module joins a growing list of Intel Apollo Lake based computer-on-modules that comply with the 70 x 70mm Qseven form factor (see farther below). Like most […] Read more

Android dev kit taps new octa-core Snapdragon 660

Intrinsyc’s “Open-Q 660 HDK” dev kit runs Android 7 on the Snapdragon 660 with 64GB eMMC, and extensive wireless, camera, and sensor features. Intrinsyc’s Open-Q 660 HDK development kit showcases Qualcomm’s new 14nm fabricated Snapdragon 660, the most powerful member of the Snapdragon 600 family. The 170 x 170mm Mini-ITX style kit costs $999 without […] Read more

Development Release: Fedora 27 Beta

The Fedora team has announced the availability of a new test release. The new development snapshot, Fedora 27 Beta, offers many package upgrades and improvements. New software packages include GNOME 3.26 and LibreOffice 5.4. The Fedora Media Writer utility now makes it possible to create Fedora images for…. Read more

Five facts you may not know about Cloud Foundry

While various new container orchestration platforms have increasingly been released in the past two years with the introduction of Docker Swarm and Kubernetes, the first and still most popular container-based Platform-as-a-Service, Cloud Foundry (CF), continues to gain adoption and continues to innovate on all fronts. This article summarizes the current state of adoption of CF while highlighting, and in some cases demystifying, some important facts about CF that may often get overlooked in the current container platforms landscape. Read more

DevOps with controls

You can have it all: quicker releases and security. In this article, learn about a discovery-focused, event-driven automation approach for controls to keep your organization safe in the cloud. Read more

The Google feed has lost its soul

Not long ago, the Google feed — the stream of card-based info at the left-most side of your Android home screen and/or inside the Google mobile app — was something uniquely spectacular.”The predictive future of search,” proclaimed The Verge — a “sign that all the different parts of Google are finally working together in a cohesive way.””A service that shows users vital information before they actually go searching for it,” noted Time — with info that’s “increasingly sophisticated.”To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click... Read more

Microsoft defends sluggish ramp up of extensions for Edge browser

Microsoft last week reminded everyone of at least one reason why Windows 10 users have not gravitated to the company’s Edge, pointing out that developers had published just 70 extensions for the browser over the past 12 months.”It has been a little more than a year since Microsoft first shipped the number one requested feature for Microsoft Edge — extensions,” wrote Colleen Williams, a senior program manager with the Edge team, in a post to a company blog. “We are excited to share a few updates on the progress we... Read more

BSD Release: FreeBSD 10.4

The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team has announced the availability of a new update to FreeBSD’s 10.x production series. The new version, FreeBSD 10.4, includes support for eMMC storage and expands Wake-On-LAN support for Intel networking cards. In addition, the GNOME desktop has been updated to version 3.18. “The…. Read more