Entries by Benoit Cousson

BayLibre will attend FOSDEM 2015

BayLibre is really excited to attend FOSDEM at Bruxelles for the very first time. The agenda for the Embedded track looks pretty nice. We already registered for the Friday’s talk as well, named “Beer Distribution Algorithm v3.3 (stable)“. That sounds really technical. BayLibre is hiring, so if you want to meet us, we will be around. […]

Kernel Recipes 2014

Kernel Recipes 2014  BayLibre is the proud sponsor of Kernel Recipes which will take place in Paris on the 25th and the 26th of September. This is the first event we are sponsoring and here is why: Kernel recipes is the last event where kernel hackers from all over the world can meet up free […]

Interesting facts about Linux – Linux FAQ

Interesting facts about Linux – Linux FAQ. Linus Torvald was 21 when he released the Usenet port 23 years ago. The majority (95%) of Linux is written in C language. Linux has been built by a total of 13,036 contributors worldwide. The total source lines of code (SLOC) of Linux is over 17 million. The oldest […]

AMD shows off the guts of its first ARM server chip | Ars Technica

AMD shows off the guts of its first ARM server chip | Ars Technica. AMD today gave a detailed look at its first ARM-based server processor, the Opteron A1100 “Seattle.” Seattle has eight 64-bit ARM Cortex-A57 cores arranged into four pairs, with each pair sharing 1MB of level 2 cache. The SoC also includes coprocessor that accelerates AES, […]

Multiple reports say Google and Motorola are planning a Nexus phablet | Ars Technica

Multiple reports say Google and Motorola are planning a Nexus phablet | Ars Technica. Android Police claimed Google and the soon-to-be Lenovo-owned Motorola are working together on a 5.9-inch Nexus phone. Android Police pointed out the existence of a new Nexus device in the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) code base, code-named “Shamu.”  The Information chimed in, saying that […]

Teardown.com: Amazon Brings Fire to Phone Market | EE Times

Teardown.com: Amazon Brings Fire to Phone Market | EE Times. Qualcomm is the primary provider of many of the key integrated circuits, and both Invensense and OmniVision are noted for their role in delivering Amazon’s Dynamic Perspective display technology.  Amazon has undoubtedly invested heavily in software features that are not included in this BOM costing […]