Linux Foundation launches drone initiative

Linux Foundation launches drone initiative

As interest in drones for everything from truck driver training to search and rescue grows, groups are coming together to build standards for what promises to be a messy adoption and regulatory approval process. The Linux Foundation has just announced an open-source...

CloudKit transforms document access & storage in iOS 8

Just hours away from the expected launch of Apple’s iPhone 6 and not surprisingly all the talk is centered on the actual device. Few doubt that Apple’s CEO Tim Cook will have something pretty cool to show off when he walks onto the stage at today’s...

Visual Studio Online hit by another major outage

Microsoft Corp’s Visual Studio Online service for software developers was hit by its second major outage in the space of a month yesterday, and was inaccessible to users for about four hours. Microsoft has since blamed the snafu on problems with its database....

Beep, beep! Make way for Linux on connected cars

Move over Apple, Windows and Android – Linux is making its own play to become the default operating system for smart cars with the release of downloadable code from its Automotive Grade Linux project. Announced on Monday, the project is built on the Tizen operating...

Google opens Gmail to developers in bid to replace IMAP

Google has decided to lift the lid on its Gmail service, allowing every man and his dog to write apps that can access your inbox, so long as you agree to let them in. Hailed as a replacement for IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) by some observers, the new Gmail...