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Since a few weeks ago, all non-cached API and web traffic of Wikipedia is being served by Facebook's HHVM rather than PHP proper.
6 January 2015 - HHVM - 15 Comments
The C++ file-system technical specification has been unanimously approved for the ISO C++ committee.
5 January 2015 - C++ FS TS - 23 Comments
The Khronos Group has released updated versions of the OpenCL and SYCL specifications from the Super Computing 2014 conference in New Orleans.
18 November 2014 - SC14 - 1 Comment
The Khronos Group has finalized and released their first formal specification for the cross-platform, royalty-free OpenVX standard.
20 October 2014 - OpenVX
New to the OpenGL SDK is the integration of GLUS.
15 October 2014 - GLUS - 14 Comments
The Cf4ocl project is a GPLv3/LGPLv3 initiative to provide an object-oriented interface to the OpenCL API that's OpenCL version independent.
14 October 2014 - Cf4ocl - 7 Comments
Frank Karlitschek, the founder of the ownCloud project, is making the case that PHP isn't that bad of a scripting language and should be taken to the next level with its shortcomings addressed so it can regain some of its popularity.
2 October 2014 - PHP - 57 Comments
One week after the DisplayPort 1.3 debut, VESA this morning is announcing a new advancement to the DisplayPort standard: DisplayPort over USB.
22 September 2014 - VESA - 15 Comments
Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux, has joined the Khronos Group to help push open, cross-platform, industry-standard APIs.
21 August 2014 - Mir - 79 Comments
Earlier this month at SIGGRAPH Vancouver we were surprised yet delighted by the news of Khronos developing a next-generation graphics API following OpenGL 4.5. All of the Khronos Group slides about OpenGL 4.5, OpenGL-Next, and their other industry-standard APIs have now been published from their SIGGRAPH track.
20 August 2014 - Next-Gen OpenGL - 49 Comments
The ISO C++14 draft international standard was unanimously approved and is now clear for publication.
19 August 2014 - C++14 - 15 Comments
The Khronos Group released OpenROAD today at SIGGRAPH 2014 showing off all of their cross-platform, industry-standard APIs.
13 August 2014 - Khronos Group - 8 Comments
As some surprising news this morning beyond the Khronos Group working on a new, next-generation API to succeed OpenGL in its current form, Microsoft is back to investing in GL.
11 August 2014 - WebGL - 36 Comments
The Khronos Group this morning announced OpenGL 4.5 (not OpenGL 5.0 as hoped for), but in announcing GL 4.5 from SIGGRAPH 2014 they also announced a call for participation to develop a new graphics API.
11 August 2014 - Next-Gen OpenGL - 51 Comments
Besides OpenGL 4.5, the Khronos Group announced from SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver today the release of the provisional specification for SPIR 2.0.
11 August 2014 - SPIR 2.0
Well, the next-gen OpenGL didn't end up being OpenGL 5.0 but is being billed as OpenGL 4.5. Regardless, the OpenGL 4.5 specification is out now.
11 August 2014 - OpenGL 4.5 - 65 Comments
Wednesday is the day we've been waiting for when hopefully the lid will be lifted on OpenGL 5 by the Khronos Group.
10 August 2014 - OpenGL 5 - 34 Comments
The Khronos Group has shared details about their BoF sessions to be hosted next month during SIGGRAPH and it includes detailing the next-generation OpenGL / OpenGL ES specifications.
15 July 2014 - OpenGL 5.0? - 74 Comments
The Khronos Group this morning released an updated version of the OpenVX 1.0 provisional specification.
11 July 2014 - OpenVX 1.0 - 4 Comments
Intel has asked AMD about access to their Mantle technology for experimenting with this graphics API alternative to Direct3D and OpenGL.
24 June 2014 - Mantle - 74 Comments
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