Open source would not have prevented  VW problems
Published in News

Not enough checkers in the universe

The recent VW emissions scandal has led many to suggest that such software should be open source to prevent car makers getting away with this sort of thing.

Linux Game of Thrones begins
Published in News

Linux kernel forked over bad manners expect a high body count

A Game of Thrones style war has broken out amongst the weirdie beardies of Open Source Land which has now split the Linux kingdom just as "Winter is a Coming."

Linux Vulkan will be closed source
Published in Graphics

At least for now 

AMD has confirmed that although it has a Linux driver for its Vulkan card it will initially be closed source.

ARM gets open saucy with mbed
Published in Processors

mbed with me dinner

Fabless chipmaker ARM has released some of the source code for its operating system for the Internet of Things.

AMD's open source Fury disappointing
Published in Graphics

At least for now

AMD's open source drivers for its Fury platform have proved rather disappointing.

Open Source GPU now out
Published in Graphics

Hoping that MIAOW is not a catastrophe

An open saucy general-purpose graphics processor (GPGPU) has been unveiled at the Hot Chips event.

OpenStack missing important bits says Intel
Published in News

Promises to help it out

Intel has told OpenStack fans that their favourite software is missing some important bits, and it wants to help out.

Nvidia supplies open saucy reference headers
Published in News

Catching up with Intel and AMD

Nvidia will begin supplying hardware reference headers for the Nouveau DRM driver in a move that will see it catching up with AMD and Intel on supplying the steadily growing Linux gamer market.

Ubuntu phone reaches EU
Published in Mobiles

This is the dawning of the Age of Aquaris

The first Ubuntu-powered smartphone, the Aquaris E4.5 has been released in the EU with a budget friendly €170 price tag.