Google Opens Maps APIs and World Becomes Dev Playground

3 days 1 hour ago
Google plans to open its Maps APIs to video game developers, which could result in far more realistic settings in augmented reality games. With access to real-time map updates and rich location data, developers will have many choices of settings for their games. The APIs will provide devs with what Google has described as a "living model of the world" to use as a foundation for game worlds.
Peter Suciu

Oracle Patches Spectre for Red Hat

3 days 2 hours ago

Linux Journal: The Red Hat community has patiently awaited a retpoline kernel implementation that remediates CVE-2017-5715 (Spectre v2) and closes all Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that have captured headlines this year.

Weekend Reading: All Things Bash

3 days 6 hours ago
Bash is a shell and command language. It is distributed widely as the default login shell for most Linux distributions. We've rounded up some of the most popular Bash-related articles for your weekend reading.


Carlie Fairchild