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Intel releases patches to add Linux Kernel support for upcoming dedicated GPU releases

Last week, Intel released a big patch series to introduce the concept of memory regions to the Intel Linux graphics driver, which is being...
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AMD releases AMD Open-Source Driver for Vulkan v-2019.Q1.2

Last week, the AMD team released v-2019.Q1.2 version of AMD Open Source for Vulkan (AMDVLK). This release comes with fairly small updates including a...
Amazon

Amazon FreeRTOS adds a new ‘Bluetooth low energy support’ feature

Amazon team announced a newly added ‘bluetooth low energy support’ (BLE) feature to its  Amazon FreeRTOS. Amazon FreeRTOS is an open source, free to...
mobile microphones

Hybrid nanomembranes make conformal wearable sensors possible, demo South Korean researchers with imperceptible loudspeakers...

A team of researchers from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) in South Korea has developed an ultrathin, and transparent wearable device...
IIoT startup relayr acquired for $300 million

German IoT startup relayr acquired by Munich Re for $300 million

Relayr, an IoT middleware startup based in Berlin, has been purchased by German insurance group Munich Re. The deal, which values relayr at $300...
Internet security

NSA researchers present security improvements for Zephyr and Fucshia at Linux Security Summit 2018

Last week, James Carter and Stephen Smalley presented the architecture and security mechanisms of two operating systems, Zephyr and Fuchsia at the Linux Security...
Facebook and Arm join Yocto Project as platinum members

Facebook and Arm join Yocto Project as platinum members for embedded Linux development

Last week, the Yocto Project announced that Arm and Facebook will be joining the project as new platinum members. The Yocto Project is an...

Arm unveils its Client CPU roadmap designed for always-on, always-connected devices

Arm, the world’s leading semiconductor IP company, for the first time have disclosed its forward-looking compute performance data and a CPU roadmap for their...
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Intel acquires eASIC, a custom chip (FPGA) maker for IoT, cloud and 5G environments

Last week Intel acquired eASIC, a fabless semiconductor company that makes customizable eASIC chips for use in wireless and cloud environments. The actual transaction...
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AMD’s $293 million JV with Chinese chipmaker Hygon starts production of x86 CPUs

Chinese chip producer Hygon begins production of China-made x86 processors named “Dhyana”. These processors use AMD’s Zen microarchitecture and are the result of the...