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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.
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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.
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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.
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Open source ResinOS adds Docker to ARM/Linux boards

Oct 17, 2016 — 2,924 views

Resin.io has spun off the Yocto-based OS behind its Resin.io IoT framework as a ResinOS 2.0 distro for running Docker containers on Linux IoT devices.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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