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Days after Mozilla released Firefox 19, Google has pushed its Chrome 25 web-browser into their stable channel.
22 February 2013 - Chrome 25 - 3 Comments
It was just earlier today that Google announced the Chromebook Pixel, a much-speculated device with a very high resolution display and high-end hardware running their Chrome OS operating system. Google has already begun pushing Linux kernel patches enabling support for this expensive Google notebook.
21 February 2013 - Chromebook Pixel - 17 Comments
Google continues to show commitment to supporting Coreboot as a viable alternative to traditional BIOS / UEFI. The latest work that comes via the Googleplex is support for the "Butterfly", or known to the masses as the HP Pavilion Chromebook.
11 February 2013 - Google Coreboot - 2 Comments
Google has open-sourced C++ B-Tree, their C++ template library for implementing B-tree containers with similar interfaces to the standard STL map/set/multimap/multiset containers.
11 February 2013 - Google Containers - 4 Comments
Google pushed out a patch-set on Friday for enabling mainline Linux kernel support for more of the devices found on modern Chrome OS notebooks.
2 February 2013 - Patches - 1 Comment
With the Chrome 25 web-browser, Google is bringing Native Client (NaCl) support to the ARMv7 architecture. Native Client allows for "high performance" C/C++ code to be run within the web-browser.
23 January 2013 - Native Client ARM - 8 Comments
The Google Native Client (NaCl) team is looking to upstream some of their LLVM changes such as support for Software Fault Isolation (SFI). As part of pushing forward the changes for Native Client in LLVM, they're also looking to see mainlined the x32 ABI support. X32 is the Application Binary Interface that looks to take advantage of common x86_64 CPU features like increased CPU registers and more instruction set extensions while using 32-bit pointers.
16 January 2013 - Google Native Client - 23 Comments
14 January 2013 - Chrome 25 Browser - 9 Comments
Google's canning their engineering efforts in Atlanta, Georgia this month. Their engineering staff is moving on, but as one last effort, they were allowed to open-source portions of their last project: Collide.
4 July 2012 - Collide - 2 Comments
Google's Chrome web-browser reached version 20 yesterday and for Linux users this marks the point that the web company has taken over Flash Player support on Linux from Adobe using its PPAPI implementation.
27 June 2012 - Flash - 66 Comments
For those that haven't heard, for Google's Chrome web-browser and ChromeOS operating system, they have their own Linux video playback acceleration API.
1 June 2012 - Hmmm - 27 Comments
The Chromium web-browser is back to running on Wayland.
4 May 2012 - Chromium - 10 Comments
Arun Raghavan while working for Collabora has made additional progress in his porting of the PulseAudio stack to Android. He has made progress in replacing Google's AudioFlinger audio subsystem with the once-controversial PulseAudio.
30 April 2012 - PulseAudio - 13 Comments
Google has published their list of accepted projects for this year's Google Summer of Code. Here's a list of some of the most interesting projects that the student developers will be attempting.
24 April 2012 - Summer of Code - 11 Comments
Google has committed to the open-source Coreboot BIOS implementation support for Cougar/Panther Point chipsets as found with Intel's Sandy Bridge and soon-to-launch Ivy Bridge processors. Google's planning to use Coreboot in conjunction with these newer Intel CPUs for future Chrome OS hardware to result in a very fast boot time.
4 April 2012 - Chrome OS Coreboot - 14 Comments
Greg Kroah-Hartman was asked today during a panel he was moderating at the 6th annual Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit about Google's Android on the mainline Linux kernel.
3 April 2012 - It's There - 10 Comments
There's a chance we might see multi-GPU and remote support heading to Weston / Wayland this summer.
16 March 2012 - Google Summer of Code
Google's Chrome web-browser is now up to version 18 beta and this latest release features greater GPU acceleration to speed-up your web-browsing experience, but there's a few caveats.
10 February 2012 - Google Chrome - 8 Comments
There's emerging support within the DirectFB project for running atop Google's Android platform.
30 January 2012 - Support - 3 Comments
Google's 2011 Code-In, which is a winter program similar to their Summer of Code, ended earlier this month with many contributions to some leading open-source projects.
30 January 2012 - Not-GSoC - 7 Comments
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