Thanks to Steve Bush, our Technology Eduitor, for flagging this amazing graphic. Ever wondered what a document of Linux distros would look like, in graphical form? Wind River has collaborated with developer of Qt for desktop and embedded development Digia to offer platform support for the Qt Commercial development framework on Wind River's VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS).
The Raspberry Pi Foundation, which intends to sell its educational computers directly, auctioned 10 of its beta production board on eBay.
For small firms, ARM has released Development Studio 5 Community Edition, a free version of its reference software development toolkit, writes our technology editor Steve Bush.
Imperas - a virtualised software specialist, and a member of the ARM Connected Community - has released its first models of the Cortex-A family of ARM processor cores.
Version 7.0 of the open-source real-time operating system FreeRTOS has been released, adding a software timer, a port to the MSP430X microcontroller, and two additional 'demos', writes Technology Editor Steve Bush.
Green Hills Software has announced RTOS and virtualisation support for Intel's latest Atom processor, the E6xx series, writes Richard Wilson. The Open Hardware Summit 2010 - at the new York Hall of Science - may have sold old, but keep an eye on the website - www.openhardwaresummit.org Healthcare costs could be cut by an app for android phones that stores and displays electrocardiograms sensed over a wireless body area network (BAN).
BeagleBoard, the ARM-based development board from Texas Instruments, has caused a stir in the open source community, but it might not ever have appeared without the intervention of component distributor Digi-Key, writes Steve Bush.
On the 22nd of March 2010, at 11 (GMT +1) SHARE will be hosting the 'Open Source Software and enterprises: the Bellagio story'. The main speaker is Giulio Urlini from STMicroelectronics
Check out a new Linux-related article on the site - Where is the cost in an embedded Linux system? Written by Andy Lunness, programme manager at STMicroelectronics, he looks at the distribution of cost in an embedded Linux system.