Palm-sized mini PC projects display, uses IR for touch

 LinuxGizmos: TouchPico is prepping an Android 4.2 mini-PC that doubles as a pico-projector and approximates touch input via an infrared stylus and camera.

Heartbleed Flaw Is Still a Risk, Report Finds

eWEEK: A Venafi report claims that only 3 percent of big companies have fully patched for Heartbleed.

Distribution Release: SolydXK 201407

Arjen Balfoort has announced the release of SolydXK 201407, an updated build of the project's Linux distributions with a choice of Xfce (SolydX) or KDE (SolydK) desktops, based on Debian's "Testing" branch.

Arjen Balfoort has announced the release of SolydXK 201407, an updated build of the project's Linux distributions with a choice of Xfce (SolydX) or KDE (SolydK) desktops, based on Debian's "Testing" branch: "The Home editions were upgraded to the latest upgrade pack and the Business editions were upgraded....

Who Funds Tor Project May Surprise You, or Maybe Not

NEWS ANALYSIS: The U.S government is helping foot the bill for the Tor Project, even as new attacks against the anonymous network platform are disclosed.

NEWS ANALYSIS: The U.S government is helping foot the bill for the Tor Project, even as new attacks against the anonymous network platform are disclosed.
Read more at eWeek

Linode Releases Open Source Cloud Hosting Documentation

 The VAR Guy: Cloud hosting provider Linode has made the documentation for its platform open source, allowing anyone to access the information and contribute to it.

Google, Linaro Develop Custom Android Edition For Project Ara

rtoz writes with this excerpt from an IDG story about the creation of an Android fork made just for Google's modular cell-phone project : A special edition of Android had to be created for the unique customizable design of Project Ara, said George Grey, CEO of Linaro. ... Android can already plug and play SD cards. But Grey said additional OS functionality is needed for storage, cameras and other modules that are typically inside smartphones, but can now be externally added to Project Ara.

[$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for July 31, 2014

The LWN.net Weekly Edition for July 31, 2014 is available.

DSA-2994 nss - security update

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in nss, the Mozilla Network
Security Service library:

DSA-2993 tor - security update

Several issues have been discovered in Tor, a connection-based
low-latency anonymous communication system, resulting in information
leaks.

Red Hat starts work on 64-bit ARM servers

 ZDnet: Red Hat and its partners are betting that 64-bit ARM processors are ready for the data center.

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