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The Android Runtime On Chrome OS Makes Use Of Wayland

With Google's Android Runtime for Chrome (ARC) it turns out that this technology for letting Android apps run on Chrome OS is making use of the Wayland protocol and could open up other Wayland clients to running on Chrome OS.

7 September 2016 - ARC Uses Wayland - 54 Comments
LLV8 Is An Experimental LLVM Compiler For V8 JavaScript

LLV8 is an experimental compiler for the V8 JavaScript Engine as shipped in Chrome, etc. LLV8 makes use of LLVM's MCJIT for code optimization and while it takes longer to compile this way, the generated code should be superior.

7 September 2016 - V8 JavaScript - 7 Comments
Final Developer Preview Released Of Android 7 "Nougat"

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.

18 July 2016 - Android 7 "Nougat" DP - 15 Comments
The Founder Of Wayland Has Joined Google

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.

14 July 2016 - Kristian Is At Google - 17 Comments

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