GNU C Library v. 2.28 Released, Purism Update on Librem 5 Communication Apps, Istio v. 1.0 Now Available, 4.18 Kernel Delayed and City of Rome Switching to LibreOffice

News briefs for August 1, 2018. The GNU C Library version 2.28 was released this morning. New features include localization data for ISO 14651 has been updated to match Edition 4, introducing significant improvements to the collation of Unicode characters; it now can be compiled with support for Intel CET, …

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Another China-Google rumor is here, but is it true?

A new rumor centering on Google’s expansion into China hit the internet today. This time, there are three codenames involved: “Dragonfly,” “Maotai,” and “Longfei.” There have been multiple rumors surrounding a China-Google compromise over the years — but none have ever panned out. Google is by far the most ubiquitous …

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JBL Link View Smart Display price, release date, and availability

The JBL Link View is available for pre-order directly from JBL’s website for $249. The Google Assistant-powered Smart Display won’t ship until September 3. Unless LG releases the ThinQ View soon, the JBL Link View will be the second Smart Display to hit the market. At Google’s I/O 2018 developer conference, Google …

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Linux Foundation Networking (LFN) Continues Rapid Global Growth With Addition of Eight New Members

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Linux Foundation Networking Fund (LFN), which facilitates collaboration and operational excellence across open networking projects such as ONAP and OPNFV, today announced the addition of eight new Silver and Associate members, continuing its rapid global growth. New LFN members ARRIS International plc, Affirmed …

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New Issue: Linux Journal August 2018 with a Deep Dive into Containers

The recent rise in popularity of container technology within the data center is a direct result of its portability and ability to isolate working environments, thus limiting its impact and overall footprint to the underlying computing system. To understand the technology completely, you first need to understand the many pieces …

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