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Ubuntu Core 16 gets smaller and snappier

Nov 3, 2016 — 3,101 views

Canonical released its lightweight Ubuntu Core 16, now completely built with snap packages, featuring a smaller footprint and better lifecycle management.

Linux kernel honcho: tough love for FOSS scofflaws

Nov 1, 2016 — 2,400 views

Lead Linux maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman talks about open source compliance, aging kernel developers, and Linux on microcontrollers.

Open source OSes for the Internet of Things

Oct 27, 2016 — 4,691 views

Previous posts in this IoT series have examined frameworks, development hardware, privacy/security issues, and smart hubs. But it all starts with the OS.

Open source ResinOS adds Docker to ARM/Linux boards

Oct 17, 2016 — 2,924 views has spun off the Yocto-based OS behind its IoT framework as a ResinOS 2.0 distro for running Docker containers on Linux IoT devices.

Kura-based Linux IoT framework adds multi-cloud support

Oct 10, 2016 — 1,383 views

Eurotech released v4.0 of its ESF IoT framework, adding multi-cloud support, and it spun a new ReliaGate 20-25 gateway with Yocto instead of Red Hat.

New "Qt Lite" adds 2D renderer, targets 16MB RAM Linux systems

Oct 6, 2016 — 1,914 views

Qt 5.8 will include IoT-oriented “Qt Lite” technology that enables fine-grained configuration and supports small-footprint IoT gizmos without OpenGL.

Open source compliance specs advance at LinuxCon

Oct 4, 2016 — 596 views

The Linux Foundation announced the SPDX 2.1 and OpenChain 1.0 specs, which aim to clarify and standardize open source compliance and management.

Dueling Arduinos reunite with new Arduino Foundation

Oct 3, 2016 — 874 views

Arduino LLC and Arduino Srl have settled their legal disputes, and will reunify under an Arduino Holding company and a not-for-profit Arduino Foundation.

Linaro beams LITE at Internet of Things devices

Sep 29, 2016 — 898 views

Linaro launched a “Linaro IoT and Embedded” (LITE) group, to develop end-to-end open source reference software for IoT devices and applications.

Open source projects for the Internet of Things, from A to Z

Sep 21, 2016 — 3,947 views

This guide to 21 open source projects for IoT ranges from standards organizations to open source frameworks and dev tools.

An open source perspective on the Internet of Things (part 1)

Sep 14, 2016 — 1,660 views

This post is the first in a series that examines the IoT, with a focus on Linux and other open source technologies used in home and industrial automation.

How IoTivity plus AllJoyn could form a "best-of-breed" IoT framework

Aug 29, 2016 — 1,451 views

IoTivity and AllJoyn have much in common, including the ability for devices to find and communicate with each other without requiring cloud services.

Is Fuschsia Google's answer to Samsung's Tizen?

Aug 15, 2016 — 2,122 views

Google is prepping an open source “Fuchsia” OS that can target IoT, handhelds, and laptops. It uses a new “Magenta” kernel, based on the “LK” project.

What's new in IoTivity v2.0 (video)

Aug 15, 2016 — 529 views

In an ELC talk in May, Vijay Kesavan of Intel’s Communication and Devices Group outlined plans to support new platforms and IoT ecosystems in IoTivity v2.0.

Exploring the security challenges in Linux-based IoT devices

Aug 4, 2016 — 1,045 views

In a talk at the Embedded Linux Conference, Mike Anderson, CTO of The PTR Group, explored the unique security challenges that face Linux-based IoT devices.

Free IoT development and management platform adds Arduino

Aug 3, 2016 — 1,944 views

myDevices announced Arduino support for its web- and mobile-based, Raspberry Pi compatible “Cayenne” drag-and-drop IoT development and management platform.