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.

Indians make Open Sauce mandatory
Published in News


So long as it is super spicy

The Indian Government has issued orders that all new software purchase have to be Open Source.

Apple buys and closes open source Database outfit
Published in News


A clash of two religions

Apple has shut down an open-source database outfit called FoundationDB after quietly buying up the outfit and not mentioning it.