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This Week in Open Source News: AGL Reveals Latest Platform, OSS For Mainstream Business & More

This week in open source news, AGL reveals new infotainment platform, mainstream enterprises derive the most benefit from OSS, and more! Read on to stay on top of the latest open source news.  1) Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) recently revealed the latest infotainment platform along with a new Virtualization Expert Group (EG-VIRT) to develop a virtualized architecture. Linux Foundation Focuses on Bringing Virtualization to Your Car - RCRWirel...
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Man arrested over London City cryptocurrency boiler room scam

The Inquirer workie lost her mind over her lost investment A BAD MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN London for running one of those things called Boiler Rooms that people stuff with telephonists and try to use to sell people magic beans investments and shares in tartan paint. This chap wasn't selling anything like that though, he and his boiler room were hyping up a virtual currency that was worthless in the real world, but a wonder investment when p...
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How to Integrate Git into Your Linux Desktop

Ask a developer to name their most important tools and very often the reply will include Git. There’s a good reason for that: Git is one of the most widely used distributed version control systems. Git can be set up as a local repository, used on a LAN, or used via the official, global service. With Git you can do things like add access control to your code, display the contents of a Git repository (via the web), and manage multiple reposit...
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Mozilla Foundation commits to the fight against fake news, or does it?

Mozilla is not foxxing around when it comes to fake news SOFTWARE AND BENEVOLENCE FACTORY Mozilla has announced how it is to tackle the problem of ‘fake news' that hit the general consciousness around the time that people started to read Donald Trump's tweets. Mozilla isn't first to the fake news problem , Facebook and Twitter have made efforts, as has Google. It remains a problem because some people are obsessed with spreading fake news to...
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An Electric Musical Instrument 3D Printed Amplifier.

Basics. The amplifier is to hold within itself: two speakers, a PSU, amplifier electronics, cables, an input jack and a volume knob. I started by copying the sketch used to model the speaker, making two copies and then separating them making sure to leave enough space between them for the 10k Pot. I added circles for screws, and added outer circles to represent the screw caps. Superior Sound Quality. I wanted to have free movement of air ar...
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FrostWire 6.5.6

Title: FrostWire 6.5.6 Filename: frostwire-6.5.6.windows.exe File size: 24.23MB (25,403,768 bytes) Requirements: Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows 7 / XP 64-bit / Vista 64-bit / Windows 7 64-bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64-bit / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64-bit Languages: Multiple languages License: O...
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Tixati 2.55

Title: Tixati 2.55 Filename: tixati-2.55-1.win32-install.exe File size: 13.15MB (13,793,944 bytes) Requirements: Windows (All Versions) Languages: Multiple languages License: Freeware Date added: August 11, 2017 MD5 Checksum: 08863A4A2643142A27DE38377DA...
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Recode Daily: Uber goes to war with itself; trolls go to war with Google

Benchmark Capital, one of Uber’s earliest and biggest investors, is suing co-founder and ousted CEO Travis Kalanick. Benchmark claims that Kalanick has not honored the terms of his resignation, and has been trying to pack the company’s board with loyal allies; the main goal of its lawsuit — get him off Uber’s board . Meanwhile, Uber’s first employee, Ryan Graves, is stepping down as SVP of global operations , but will stay on as board direc...
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Innovation Relies on Humanizing the IT Organization

IT organizations are quick to talk about hardware failures, software failures, and outages, but so often the cause of IT failures can be pinned on people. We are amid a massive global shift of IT infrastructure to the cloud. This migration has fundamentally changed the way IT works. This shift represents a challenge and an opportunity for organizations and while we are always pontificating the technological challenges facing our industry, i...
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Git, SVN and Mercurial Open-Source Version Control Systems Update for Critical Security Vulnerabilit

LinuxSecurity.com: Developers around the world take note - you must update your version control systems now, or face the possibility of being exploited due to a known flaw. Original link
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The DDoS Threat: Ukraine's Postal Service Hit by Two-Day Attack

LinuxSecurity.com: The website for Ukraine's national postal service Ukrposhta was recently taken down by DDoS attacks for two days in a row, Interfax reports. Original link
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China investigates internet giants over ‘violence, rumours, porn’ - CNET

China is investigating popular social media platforms for content involving "violence, porn [and] rumours" ahead of the ruling party's 19th Communist Party Congress which will see the renewal of its leadership. Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images The internet is in trouble with China's government. Again. The Cyberspace Administration of China is investigating WeChat, Weibo and Baidu -- the Chinese equivalents of WhatsApp, Twitter and Go...
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Toyota, Intel and others form big data group for automotive tech

A collection of prominent names in the tech industry have teamed up with Toyota to work on developing big data systems to support self-driving cars and other future automotive advances. Denso, Ericsson, Intel and NTT Docomo joined hands with the Japanese car giant to  announce  the Automotive Edge Computing Consortium today. The group said it has plans to add “relevant global technology leaders” to its membership this year. The companies ha...
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Elsevier Continues To Build Its Monopoly Solution For All Aspects Of Scholarly Communication

Techdirt has just written about the amazing achievements of Sci-Hub , and how it now offers the vast majority of academic papers free online. One implication may be that traditional publishing, with high-cost journals hidden behind paywalls, is no longer viable . But as we noted, that doesn't mean that traditional publishers will disappear. For one thing, many are embracing open access, and finding it pretty profitable (some would say too p...
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After cancelled town hall meeting, Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai speaks at girls’ coding event

Google chief executive officer Sundar Pichai, speaking at a coding event for girls happening at Google’s campus today, emphasized the importance of engineers “building products for everyone in the world” and said that in order to do that, “we need to have people internally who represent the world in totality.” “I want you to know there’s a place for you in this industry,” Pichai said to the teams of young women who were finalists in a month...
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New video offers closer look at 'copper gold' mockup of Apple's 'iPhone 8'

  By Roger Fingas Thursday, August 10, 2017, 05:31 pm PT (08:31 pm ET) A video uploaded on Thursday offers a close-up with an alleged "iPhone 8" design dummy in "copper gold," potentially one of just three color options for Apple's upcoming flagship. The "copper gold" dummy has a flat copper color on the back, but is actually a shiny yellow on the sides, according to YouTube producer Danny Winget. He speculated however that the device might...
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Google cancels all-hands diversity meeting over safety concerns

reader comments 213 According to the Wall Street Journal , Google has abruptly canceled a company-wide meeting, scheduled for Thursday afternoon, that was intended to address employee questions about the company's diversity policies. Questions submitted by employees on the company's internal network "appeared externally this afternoon, and on some websites Googlers are now being named personally," Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote in an email ...
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Star Wars News: The Cast of The Last Jedi Hints at What to Expect and Donald Glover Talks Han Solo

Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi is only a few short months away, which means it’s time for some real concrete details to come out. Today’s Last Jedi news comes from  Entertainment Weekly , who just put up a massive cover story featuring interviews with the cast and director Rian Johnson. While they’re still understandably not revealing any specifics, they do give us a clearer picture of what the plot will look like. After the end of T...
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The Good Daughter: A Novel (Unabridged) - Karin Slaughter

Description Two girls are forced into the woods at gunpoint. One runs for her life. One is left behind.... Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's happy small-town family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father - Pikeville's notorious defense attorney - devastated. And it left the family fractured beyond repair, consumed by secrets from that terrible nig...
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Netflix takes on JFK in ‘The Crown’ season two December 8th

This will be Claire Foy's last season playing the queen as the series plans to use different actors throughout the six-decade storyline that it aims to cover. Michael C. Hall and Jodi Balfour are new faces this time around, depicting John F. Kennedy and wife Jackie. Matthew Goode is also a new addition and he plays Princess Margaret's husband Antony Armstrong-Jones, aka Lord Snowdon. The first season of The Crown won two Golden Globes and t...
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Clever new satellite propulsion system borrows a trick from inkjet printers

Why it matters to you Miniature micropropulsion system will help tiny satellites better maneuver through space. When you think about next-gen propulsion technologies for space travel, your mind probably goes to something like NASA’s EmDrive project or ion engines before it does a material like boring old water. After all, we like our propulsion materials to be rare and science fiction-sounding, as opposed to a freely available liquid that c...
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Jon Snow gets to work in the 'Game of Thrones' dragonglass mine in cleverly edited video

Well that dragonglass has to come out of the mountain somehow. In this cleverly edited YouTube video from zouru aptly titled "Jon Snow gets to work," Jon Snow....gets to work. And very loudly. We don't yet know how Jon Snow's dragonglass extraction operation is going to work exactly, but based on the pace of this season my guess is that it is already done. #hottake Original link
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Facebook Launches Watch Tab For Video Shows, Uses TV's 75-Year-Old Marketing Pitch

From a report: Facebook's push toward original video content will take a big step forward Thursday with the launch of a new section, dubbed Watch. The new tab, which Facebook FB, said late Wednesday will launch for a limited number of U.S. users for now, will feature about 40 original series, with plans to eventually scale up to hundreds of shows. Facebook said it will become available to more users in the coming weeks. The Mountain View, C...
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Chinese app devs have reported Apple for monopolist behaviour

Someone needs to update their apps, or do they? APPLE IS IN SOME KIND OF TROUBLE, as Chinese app developers are complaining that the company won't always tell them why it has kicked them off the App Store. We've already contacted Apple to see if it wants to comment on what might be rumour and speculation, but are under our editor's orders not to hold our breath for any positive response because this is not our first rodeo. Apple does not co...
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TED Talks Daily - TED

TED Talks Daily TED Genre: Education Release Date: August 9, 2017 Want TED Talks on the go? Every weekday, this feed brings you our latest talks in audio format. Hear thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable -- from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between -- given by the world's leading thinkers and doers. This collection of talks, given at TED and TEDx conferences around the globe, is also available in vide...
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