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Open Source WebKit wins over Opera

Open Source WebKit wins over Opera

The news that Opera is switching its rendering engine has attracted widespread coverage. The company is moving away from its in-house Presto system. What is undoubtedly good news for the open source WebKit project may mean the open source Gecko engine is seen as being relatively more isolated. Maybe…

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Google Summer of Code 2013 is announced

Google Summer of Code 2013 is announced

Google has announced that its Summer of Code programming programme will be running again this year, and they are looking for entries… Carol Smith, of the company’s Open Source Team writes: The program offers student developers stipends to write code for various open source projects with the help of…

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Via's ARMTiGO A800 supports Linux

Via's ARMTiGO A800 supports Linux

Via Technologies has announced a 12×12.5x3cm ARM Cortex-A8-based machine, writes Steve Bush.  ARMTiGO A800 is “the world’s smallest ARM system for embedded applications, including hotel automation, digital signage and, surveillance as well as for medical and healthcare applications”, claimed the firm…

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Cray Linux runs on XE6 series of supercomputers

Cray Linux runs on XE6 series of supercomputers

Cray’s latest supercomputers, the Cray XE6 and Cray XE6m incorporate AMD Opteron 6300 Series processors. The processor’s performance-per-watt that is up to 40% higher than prior generations…

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Open source is still a software licence - Digia Qt

Digia recently acquired the full Qt business from Nokia, Juhapekka Niemi, director, Digia, Qt, talks to Electronics Weekly about how the mobile software business will develop and grow in a market where open source has growing popularity. Read the full article >>    What is Qt and how does Digia…

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Arduino Uno open-source prototyping board comes to market

Arduino Uno open-source prototyping board comes to market

A starter kit for the Arduino Uno open-source prototyping board which can be used by professional embedded system engineers and students is available from RS Components, writes Richard Wilson. The kit contains the components required to start programming with the Arduino Uno board along with a guidebook featuring 15…

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