News briefs for Nov 7, 2018.
Radxa is rising a Raspberry Pi counterpart called a Rock Pi that runs Linux or
Android on a hexa-core Rockchip RK3399 SoC. LinuxGizmos
writes that a Rock Pi will closely compare a RPi 3 blueprint and “may be a most
affordable RK3399 formed SBC yet, starting during $39 with 1GB RAM”.
Mender.io, a open-source refurbish manager for IoT,
announces a collaboration
with Google Cloud IoT Core “to emanate a anxiety formation enabling rapid
and updates of issues in IoT devices”. Thomas Ryd, CEO of Northern.tech, a company
behind a Mender.io plan says, “Almost daily news stories disseminate about bricked
devices due to bad home-built refurbish tools. We are desirous to residence this common
problem with an open-source project.” The partnership has “resulted in
a educational and anxiety formation to simply detect issues with Cloud IoT Core and
the ability to scold those issues around updates to IoT inclination with Mender. Users of
Cloud IoT Core now have a secure and strong approach to keep their Linux inclination securely
updated.” See a Google
blog post for some-more details.
announces a new initiative to support open-source projects and
communities. The association skeleton to offer giveaway entrance to a apparatus apartment “enabling
developers to precedence exam automation software, low formula analysis, and security
capabilities for their open-source projects”. To be eligible, developers contingency “prove
they are an active writer and critical to an open-source plan that is recognized
within a tellurian open-source community. The giveaway user licenses will be current for one
year.” Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org for some-more information.
The Linux Foundation is combining a new substructure to support a open-source
GraphQL specification. eWeek
reports that “the pierce to emanate a new vendor-neutral independent
foundation underneath a Linux Foundation will assistance serve allege a growth of
GraphQL”. The GraphQL started out as an inner plan during Facebook for a newsfeed
API and was open-sourced in 2015. Currently, a selection is used “beyond
Facebook by web properties including GitHub, Shopify, Twitter and Airbnb, among
Keeper Security announces a new BreachWatch dim web monitoring product.
BreachWatch searches a dim web for user accounts from compromised websites and
notifies users when it finds their comment information, alerting them to refurbish their
credentials. BreachWatch is accessible for iOS, Android and Linux. See a press
release for some-more information.