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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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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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Google open source code-in contest for school students

Google open source code-in contest for school students

Google has announced its Code-in contest will begin this November, introducing pre-university students to the world of open source development.

From late November to mid January, students will be able to work with 10 open source projects on a variety of tasks, says Google. The contest starts November…

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