AvatarMind is prepping a mobile, humanoid “iPal” companion robot with an Android/ROS SDK, natural language capability, and face and emotion recognition. AvatarMind recently began shipping an early version of its mobile, humanoid iPal robot in China, and is now preparing for a U.S. release. Applications include conversational companionship for elders, special needs children, and hospital […]
By Marius Nestor Canonical today released the Final Beta release of its forthcoming Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) operating system, allowing anyone to see what they prepared for this new Ubuntu version that will be hitting the streets on October 19, 2017.
With Ubuntu 17.10 discontinuing the 32-bit desktop ISOs, here is the last time it makes sense comparing the Ubuntu 32-bit (i686) versus x86_64 performance.
By corbet The EFF highlights
a number of attacks against distributors of add-ons for the Kodi streaming media system.
“These lawsuits by big TV incumbents seem to have a few goals: to
expand the scope of secondary copyright infringement yet again, to force
major Kodi add-on distributors off of the Internet, and to smear and
discourage open source, freely configurable media players by focusing on
the few bad actors in that ecosystem. The courts should reject these
expansions of copyright liability, and TV networks should not target
neutral platforms and technologies for abusive lawsuits.”
After being twice delayed, the beta of Fedora 27 is cleared for release next week…
By Jack Wallen If there is one flavor of Linux that is best suited to help users transition from their current platform to Linux, I would have to go with ZorinOS. This conclusion might surprise a good number of Linux faithful.
ServerWatch: Enterprise Linux vendor SUSE is updating a number of different platforms this week, including its Kubernetes based CaaS Platform.
From: Linux Today
Of the many improvements I am excited for with the GTK4 toolkit is the introduction of a Vulkan renderer…
By the end of the calendar year Intel has reiterated the first 10nm Cannonlake devices are expected to market. It’s looking like among the first Cannonlake designs will be a new Google Chromebook…
By Eric Brown The open source Linux phone movement is heating up again with new ZeroPhone and Librem 5 launches and software projects like Halium OS and PostmarketOS. Just when it seemed that the dream for an open source Linux phone had run its course, several new hardware and software projects have emerged, and some older projects have sought new life as aftermarket replacements.