Google's Chrome OS currently relies upon Upstart as its init system, but work done by an Intel developer is pushing towards systemd support.
Dave Burke, VP of Engineering for Android at Google, announced the final developer preview today of Android 7.0 "Nougat". This marks the last milestone release before the public rollout of Android 7.0 devices later this summer.
Google engineers working on Android have been experimenting with using Mesa on Android.
With Google Play and Android app support hitting Chromebooks it's now possible to run Windows applications/games on Chromebooks via CrossOver For Android.
Last week we reported on Kristian Høgsberg, the founder of Wayland and a long-time Linux graphics developer, leaving his position at Intel. We now know he headed off to Google.
Some exciting non-Polaris news today is that Google has open-sourced SwiftShader, the library they use for high-performance graphics rendering on the CPU.
Chrome 52 Beta may have just been released, but I'm already looking forward to Chrome 53 for very significant performance improvements!
While Firefox beta users are busy trying out Electrolysis by default, Google engineers today released their 52 Beta for Chrome early testers.
After months of Android-x86 6.0 test releases, the Android-x86 "Marshmallow" release is up to the release candidate phase.
The Chrome platform driver updates were sent in on the last day of the Linux 4.7 kernel merge window.
Google has officially released the Chrome 51 web-browser update.
There were a lot of exciting Google announcements yesterday in kicking off the company's annual I/O conference while today there's a big piece of news: the Google Play store is coming to Chrome OS. Yes, all Android apps.
For kicking off the Google I/O conference today, Google announced the third developer preview of the upcoming Android N.
A day after Mozilla released the Firefox 47 Beta, Google has released their beta of the Chrome/Chromium 51 web-browser.
Google announced this week the participating student projects for this year's Summer of Code.
The exciting day has continued of open-source/Linux news with Google now releasing Chrome 50.
One month after publishing the first developer preview of the upcoming Android N, Google today announced Android N Developer Preview 2 with exciting changes.
Google developers have announced the beta release of the Chrome 50 web-browser.
With an effort led by John Stultz at Linaro, developers have managed to get a Google Nexus 7 tablet running on a mainline Linux kernel.
In a surprise move and while Android Marshmallow adoption isn't yet too great, the first developer preview release of Android N is now available.
While Firefox, WebKit, and other browsers / layout engines have supported APNG (Animated PNGs) for some time in hopes of finally unseating GIFs for being a modern animated image file format, it doesn't look like that will happen with Google's Chrome/Chromium being among the few still resisting support for that file format.
For fans of Google's Go programming language, version 1.6 was released today.
Google engineers have open-sourced today a new suite of libraries and tools relating to OpenGL called ION.
Google has released the Chrome 49 beta today for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, OS X, and Windows.
Google is planning to enable support for Brotli compression within the next release of the Chrome web-browser. Brotli offers much better compression rates over other alternatives.
Google announced today the stable release of their Chrome 48 web-browser for Linux, OS X, and Windows.
Up to now the LLVMpipe Gallium3D-based software rasterizer has been one of the GPU drivers to be black-listed by Google's Chrome/Chromium web-browser, but that may soon change.
It turns out that with Google's Pixel C Android tablet, they decided to use the open-source Nouveau DRM kernel driver by default for this ARM device powered by NVIDIA's Tegra X1 SoC.
Following this week's release of Chrome 47, Google has announced the beta release of Chrome 48.
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