Just as I had said two weeks ago: expect Intel “Ivy Bridge” open-source Linux support to be pushed to the Linux 2.6.40 kernel.
The bug introduced during the development of the Linux 2.6.38 kernel causing excessive power consumption is very real, is occurring on many different hardware platforms, and has just been deemed a bug of high importance by the Ubuntu Kernel Team.
The outage of Sony’s PlayStation Network and Qriocity service, now in its fourth day, looks set to continue after the company said on Sunday that it is “rebuilding” its system to better guard against attacks.
It appears that there’s a big power management regression in the Linux kernel for the 2.6.38 and 2.6.39 development releases, including the kernel to ship with Ubuntu 11.04 next week. It’s reportedly causing a 10~30% increase in power consumption on many laptop computers.
A jury in the Eastern District of Texas told Google that it owes Bedrock Computer Technologies $5 million in damages for using versions of Linux that infringe on Bedrock’s patents.
Apple’s next-generation iPhone will have a faster processor and will begin shipping in September, three people with direct knowledge of the company’s supply chain said.
Incredibly hilarious music video about VHA’s ongoing struggles with their network.
Lee Holdsworth believes his second place in race six of the V8 Supercars championship at Hamilton will be the turning point of Fujitsu Racing’s season after a slow start to the year.
The music and books retailer HMV and the music giant EMI are two of the grand old dames of Britain’s music industry. But the future of both these historic enterprises, with a pedigree of recording talent going back almost a century, is in doubt.