Google Opens Maps APIs and World Becomes Dev Playground

4 days 20 hours 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

4 days 22 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

5 days 2 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