Rugged PC/104 and EPIC SBCs run Linuxview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Adlink announced two rugged & 740& -branded single board computers (SBCs) based on Intel's & Pineview& Atom processors. The CoreModule 740 is a general-purpose PC/104-Plus board equipped with the Atom N450 while the ReadyBoard 740 is an EPIC-format SBC that uses either a dual-core D510 or single-core D410 Atom, plus a Broadcom Crystal HD H.264 video decoder.... (Embedded)

HTC settles with Microsoft in Android patent dealview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Microsoft and HTC have signed a patent agreement protecting the handset maker from Microsoft patent lawsuits over its industry-leading Android smartphones. HTC will have to pay royalties to Microsoft, which for the first time is enforcing its alleged Linux-related patents on an Android-based product, but the agreement could help it defend against a lawsuit from Apple.... (Embedded)

Google nixes Verizon Nexus One launchview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Google announced yesterday that it would not offer its Nexus One smartphone on Verizon's network, referring consumers instead to the HTC Incredible, reports eWEEK. In other Android news, Motorola is offering Skyhook's location technology on its Android phones instead of Android's native tools, potentially representing a major loss of valuable location-based information for Google.... (Embedded)

Fanless PC supports Core i5/i7 CPUsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Advantech announced a fanless industrial computer that supports Intel Core i7 or i5 CPUs. Sporting six programmable function keys on its front panel, he ARK-3440 has two 2.5-inch drive bays, two gigabit Ethernet ports, four expansion slots, and six USB 2.0 ports, the company says.... (Embedded)

MontaVista targets OMAP and MIPS SoCs with Android kitview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – MontaVista announced a & rapid deployment program& offering software reference platforms for Android development on Texas Instruments's ARM Cortex-based OMAP3x and MIPS Technologies' MIPS processors. The reference platforms include a system-wide Automated Test and Validation Suite, as well as integrated IPTV, DTV, and video on-demand engines, says the Cavium subsidiary.... (Embedded)

Japanese tech giants tip Linux-compatible mobile OSview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Six Japanese technology firms have announced they are developing a new application platform for mobile phones that will be compatible with Linux, Symbian, and possibly Android. Developed by NTT DoCoMo, Renesas, Fujitsu, NEC, Panasonic, and Sharp, the unnamed, multimedia-focused mobile platform is scheduled for arrival in phones in early 2012, say the partners.... (Embedded)

Seven-inch tablet runs Androidview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Shenzhen-based Eken announced a seven-inch tablet computer that runs either Android or Windows CE 6.0. The M001 has a 600MHz ARM-based processor, 128MB of RAM and 2GB of flash storage, an SD slot, stereo speakers, and 802.11b/g wireless networking, the company says.... (Embedded)

Multi-core-ready network acceleration stack tackles growing IP trafficview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Wind River announced a networking acceleration stack for Linux and VxWorks aimed at accelerating IP packet forwarding on carrier-grade telecommunications equipment. The Wind River Network Acceleration Platform manages processing operations over multiple cores to accelerate control and data plane activities and deliver & multiple gigabit Ethernet wire-speed performance,& says the company.... (Embedded)

ARM9 SoCs get hardware encryptionview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Atmel is using this week's ESC (Embedded Systems Conference) in Silicon Valley to launch two ARM-based system-on-chips (SoCs) featuring hardware encryption and authentication. The SAM9G46 and SAM9M11 support 256-bit AES, triple DES, and SHA, and they'll run Linux on 400MHz ARM929EJ cores, the company says.... (Embedded)

1GHz SoC touted for single-Watt consumptionview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Marvell is shipping a new member of its Linux-ready Armada line of system-on-chips touted for delivering up to 1GHz performance while consuming less than a single Watt. A slower but more power-efficient version of the Armada 300, the Armada 310 offers 256KB L2 cache, plus PCI-express, gigabit Ethernet, and USB 2.0 connectivity, says the company.... (Embedded)

Intel releases upgraded netbook for kidsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Intel announced a fourth generation of its Classmate PC for the education market. The device features a 10.1-inch screen that pivots into tablet mode, a rotating camera, a six-cell battery that lasts 8.5 hours, plus optional GPS, 3G, and WiMAX, the company says.... (Embedded)

LynuxWorks Separation Kernel wins Intel Embedded Alliance Software Innovations Awardview story

http://www.lynuxworks.com – Intel Embedded Alliance recognizes LynxSecure for utilizing Intel's virtualization technology and allowing developers to fully leverage the power of multicore architecture. (Embedded)