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ST announces Cortex-A7/M4 hybrid SoC and OpenSTLinux distro

Feb 21, 2019

[Updated: Feb. 23] — ST unveiled a Linux-driven “STM32MP1” SoC with dual Cortex-A7 cores and a Cortex-M4 core. The SoC will be available in April with several Raspberry Pi compatible dev boards.
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Android Things is now only for smart speakers and displays

Feb 14, 2019

Android Things will now focus solely on OEM-built smart speakers and displays. Google is discontinuing public access to i.MX8M, Snapdragon, and MediaTek based production modules for the OS.
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Latest SW ports: Ubuntu for Arm laptops and Android Go and Win 10 for the Pi

Feb 13, 2019

Pick a port, any port: Ubuntu for Arm laptops and tablets; an upcoming Android 9 Pie Go based distro for the Raspberry Pi; and a WoA installer for running full Win 10 on the Pi.
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CI platform bolsters embedded Linux and Android support

Jan 31, 2019

Electric Cloud released version 11.0 of its ElectricAccelerator build and test acceleration platform, adding out-of-the-box build support for Yocto Project, Buildroot, and Android Pie plus AWS and Kubernetes “cloud bursting.”
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Project EVE: a cloud-native vision for edge computing

Jan 28, 2019

As part of its new LF Edge initiative for open source edge computing, the Linux Foundation announced a new Project EVE based on Zededa’s cloud-native based virtualization engine for embedded containers.
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Ubuntu Core slims down, offers 10-year LTS support

Jan 22, 2019

Canonical released Ubuntu Core 18, based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, bringing 10-year support to the embedded Linux platform. Other enhancements include a reduced attack surface and easier porting of Ubuntu apps.
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Runtime security agent tailors itself to each Linux-based IoT device

Jan 22, 2019

VDOO has launched an “ERA” (Embedded Runtime Agent) for securing Linux IoT devices. The agent self-optimizes for specific systems with the help of the company’s Vision analytics software.
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Bash shell utility turns 5.0

Jan 17, 2019

A few months prior to celebrating the 30th birthday of the Bash command language interpreter, the GNU Project has released Bash 5.0, featuring bug fixes and new shell variables.
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Automotive development platforms rev up with Linux

Jan 11, 2019

Linux-driven automotive computing initiatives advanced at CES with Hyundai joining Automotive Grade Linux, and Baidu, Intel, and Nvidia unveiling new assisted and autonomous driving platforms.
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IDE supports embedded Linux development within Windows

Jan 10, 2019

Timesys’ TimeStorm IDE 5.3.2 adds support for embedded Linux development within Windows 10. Other new features include Python target debug and custom bootloader support and a streamlined, Git-based workflow.
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Baidu goes open source with Openedge analytics platform and Apollo driverless stack

Jan 9, 2019

Baidu unveiled an open source “OpenEdge” edge computing platform and an open Linux-based “Apollo 3.5” autonomous car stack. OpenEdge dev boards include an Intel-based BIE-AI-Box in-car visual analytics board and NXP-based BIE-AI-Board for IoT.
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Free IoT security platform runs on OpenWrt routers and the Raspberry Pi

Jan 9, 2019

Minim unveiled a free version of its router security platform called Minim Labs with an open source, Linux-based, “Unum” agent designed to protect home automation devices. The software is available for the Raspberry Pi and the Gli.Net B1300 router.
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Touchless health monitoring module works with Raspberry Pi

Dec 13, 2018

Olea Sensor Networks’ “OS-3010” healthcare sensor module now works with the Raspberry Pi and other Linux and Android devices. A 24GHz Doppler Radar Sensor monitors heart rate, respiration, and other signals synthesized by OleaSense software.
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A crash course in embedded Linux software deployment

Dec 13, 2018

At ELC Europe, Mender.io’s Mirza Krak surveyed popular techniques for deploying embedded Linux software, including cross-dev strategies, IDEs, Yocto-OE package management, config utilities, network boot, and updating software.
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