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If missing some confirmation of what we will see this afternoon on the first day of Google I / O, the employees of the California firm “planted” the statue that symbolizes Android Jelly Bean Googleplex’s garden. The new version of mobile operating system will be one of the main protagonists of the conference to be held in San Francisco.
The actual details of the software are scarce. It was long rumored to be the edition 5.0, but since the advent of the alleged Nexus tablet has been mentioned as Android 4.1. Whatever the case, developments will be unveiled in less than 8 hours.
What many wonder what will special Jelly Bean . Few months have passed since the official launch of Android Ice Cream Sandwich, and it’s hard to imagine that the developers have implemented major changes. But any speculation is made from here will not be of much help.
reports circulating on the web indicate that Android 4.1 will debut in the tablet Nexus manufactured by Asus . According to the specs leaked days before the unit will present 7-inch display, storage of 8 or 16 GB, 1 GB of RAM and quad core processor NVIDIA Tegra 3, among other features.
If you want to follow the event can view live streaming from the official website of Google I / O 2012. You will find the conference schedule and find real time information announcements made by the executives.
A very good news for the Open Source community: Samsung joined the Linux Foundation as Platinum Member . The Korean company entered the recognized organization to help develop and promote Linux standards, joining other major corporate presence in the world.
For Membership highest of the Foundation, Samsung contributed $ 500 000. It now occupies the highest tier with Fujitsu, Intel, Oracle, Qualcomm, NEC and IBM. In part it is not surprising that the Asian corporation has joined the Linux Foundation, particularly by the success of Android’s hand.
What is also clear is that Samsung now want a more active role in the creation and updating of projects based on Linux. Do not forget that the company is also working on developing Tizen, the operating system created based on Meego was going to be merged with Bada.
“It is no coincidence that the increasing use of Linux and collaboration with other companies of the most successful point of Samsung. The largest handset manufacturer in the world is investing heavily in Linux because it understands the power of collaborative development and its role in the modern technology market. Winners in the market are defined by their ability to collaborate “, said the official blog of the Linux Foundation.
be seen how it helps Samsung to develop and promote new open source projects. What company would like to see working with the Linux Foundation
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MuyComputerPRO our colleagues say, the Korean tech giant has joined the Linux Foundation, nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion and standardization of hardware and software for the GNU operating system / Linux.
addition, Samsung joins as a member of Platinum, the highest level of corporate partnerships at the Linux Foundation giving it a seat on the board of directors .
Following the success
‘s strategic bet Android Linux system
‘s strategic bet Android Linux systemhas been the world’s leading mobile and record revenues and profits, its entry into the foundation is “a boost in its commitment to Linux that will help sustain its global leadership position” , says vice president of Samsung, advancing “increased collaboration and support of the growing portfolio of Linux devices” .
Meanwhile, Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, welcomed the entry of Samsung “ accelerate the development of Linux and boost innovation in contributing to Samsung advance of free software “.
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Facebook continues its particular escalation in the Internet world . If a few weeks ago news broke that the social network bought the world’s largest service Instagram, and yesterday we knew that he was preparing his own application store, today we have found that Facebook also wants compete in the storage industry in the cloud . The social network has confirmed that allow file sharing between the groups created on Facebook . This option is available for a small number of groups in the coming days, which will run in a time not yet specified, to all Facebook users.The success of services like Dropbox or Google Drive has made Facebook may also want to enter this sector. As confirmed by the social networking site Mashable, Facebook allow file sharing between the groups created in the social network. Users can upload files up 25 MB in size, except music files and executable files . However, e-books, comics, music videos and movies can be shared. Furthermore, as confirmed by the spokesman for Facebook, to prevent the spread of malicious files, inappropriate or in violation of copyright, “users can report the files in the same way they do with other content throughout the site “.
According to Facebook, more than 380 million people use the social network groups , so that file sharing can be one of the most sought after users groups.
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semiconductor giant has taken an interesting step that could upset its natural ally, Microsoft. Intel has joined The Document Foundation and as a result of this alliance has begun shipping LibreOffice in its application store, called AppUp Store .
funny thing is that the name of that edition is unique LibreOffice “ LibreOffice for Windows from SuSE “, which makes clear that the version is at least ” retouched “by SUSE, which as you know has an agreement with Microsoft for years to be as inclusive as possible in Windows.
suite is offered in AppUp available in five languages, including Spanish , and although we all know LibreOffice was already available for Windows since its inception, the fact that Intel’s offering from his shop application is a striking fact.
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motor giant Toyota Joins Linux Foundation as a member of gold to maximize their own investment in Linux systems and Open Source technology collaboration, the “perfect field to innovate technology ecosystem in the car “.
Yesterday, July 5 Toyota announced the addition of the Linux Foundation, a member of any weight that goes to show that the interest Linux and Open Source environment is a framework that highest level companies do not want to leave out.
Kenichi Murata, project manager of the Electronics Division for the Development of Toyota Motor Corporation, “ Linux gives us the flexibility and technological maturity required to develop in our vehicles, information systems, communication and entertainment to meet the expectations of our customers “. “The Linux Foundation provides a neutral forum in which we can work with leading companies in the world of technology in open innovation that accelerates this evolution.”Toyota
lies with this step as the first of the auto giants to join the Linux Foundation almost at the highest level, along with other prominent members of the same.
Mark Shuttleworth hinted already very favorably disposed to the outcome that is meant by the title of this post, and although there is still some time for all the parts fit together, the decision is taken: Lubuntu joins the family .
say, Mark Shuttleworth made it clear his appreciation for this “spin” in their responses on the Ubuntu Open Week, even before and congratulated the team Lubuntu for the release of version 11.04, which indeed deserve praise at the same level as the rest of the family (this is personal assessment after testing and check the distro and work in it).
In his latest keynote at the Ubuntu Developer Summit, the leader of Canonical weight while holding left, behind the scenes, meeting with Julien Lavergne, Lubuntu responsible for closing the deal that will be officially announced in the coming weeks .
Before you get that ad is working to integrate all parts of the machine in a stable (in terms of organization) and add the images to download Lubuntu in Canonical’s official website, in order to promote the new arrival in the best way .
And so we find the ace up the sleeve of Mark Shuttleworth to carry out its commitment to reach 200 million users in 4 years: resurrecting all the planet Pentium II Lubuntu (is joke).
As stated in the announcement, “ Yahoo! uses the Linux operating system as an integral part of its technical infrastructure and development “so that” to join the Linux Foundation can maximize their investment in Linux, while giving direct support to the Linux developer community “.
Yahoo! also help with legal issues, working groups of the Linux Foundation, initiatives focusing on virtualization and cloud computing , including the Linux Foundation End User Summit. In fact, his presentation took place at the very top with a lecture by Sven Dummer, director of engineering at the company, called ‘What’s in store for Linux in the enterprise and the cloud? “, Which can be seen on video at this link.
As the most striking
, this is not the only important addition to the Linux Foundation has received in recent days, that counts as a new member to Open Source development company Igalia , which contributes projects such as GNOME, WebKit, Meegan, GStreamer, Qt and Linux kernel itself.
One of the most important news of today, Panasonic has joined the Linux Foundation as a member of Gold (Gold Member), like many other leading companies in the technology sector, as in the case AMD, Nokia, Motorola, Google, HP and many more.
big step Panasonic is the certainty that the development of Linux-based platforms will start to grow further, and now a major player in the Japanese market, since Panasonic is one of the companies greater presence in the mobile market Territory Japan.
level gold inside the Linux Foundation is the second step of the organization, and is obviously a place of considerable importance for decision-making.
Seeing the progress that Linux has had in the last 2 years, being used as a basis for large-scale operating systems, such as Meegan, Chrome OS, Android, LiMo, WebOS, Maemo, and many other systems operating showing the power that Linux has to be developed in this type of devices.
Panasonic will unfold in the development of embedded Linux, which is extremely interesting for mobile platforms and handheld devices such as tablets.
no doubt great news, to continue waiting for an open source world , at least in matters relating to the mobile operating systems, which undoubtedly has been shown as an operating system like Android may be the most sold in the market sector higher.
We will see that success achieved
Panasonic related developments Linux Foundation , and implements new features on their devices.
Link: Press Release