Tesla Starts To Release Its Cars’ Open-Source Linux Software Code

An anonymous reader writes: Tesla cars are powered not only by batteries but by open-source software. Until recently, though, Tesla hasn’t lived up to its obligations under open-source licenses, but now Tesla is finally releasing some of its Linux source code for the Model S and X cars. The Tesla GitHub repository contains the code for the Model S/X 2018.12 software release. Specifically, it holds the system image on the…

June 1, 2018
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Sources: Samsung will announce Galaxy Note 9 on August 9 at an “Unpacked” event in New York (Mark Gurman/Bloomberg)

June 1, 2018

Mark Gurman / Bloomberg: Sources: Samsung will announce Galaxy Note 9 on August 9 at an “Unpacked” event in New York  —  – Device upgrades to focus on camera system, faster processor  — Apple also plans larger iPhone model for later in the year  —  Samsung Electronics Co. plans to highlight … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Instagram explains how its feed works and says users are now seeing 90% of friends’ posts after an algorithm change, compared to 50% previously (Josh Constine/TechCrunch)

June 1, 2018

Josh Constine / TechCrunch: Instagram explains how its feed works and says users are now seeing 90% of friends’ posts after an algorithm change, compared to 50% previously  —  Instagram users were missing 70 percent of all posts and 50 percent of their friends’ posts before the app ditched the reverse chronological feed for an algorithm in July 2016. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Top US Antitrust Official Uncertain of Need For Four Wireless Carriers

An anonymous reader shares a report: The head of the U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust division, Makan Delrahim, declined on Friday to support the Obama administration’s firm backing of the need for four U.S. wireless carriers. Asked about T-Mobile’s plan to buy Sprint for $26 billion, Delrahim declined to reiterate the view of President Barack Obama’s enforcers, who had said that four wireless carriers were needed. Instead, Delrahim told reporters, “I…

June 1, 2018
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Sources: Microsoft has recently held talks to buy GitHub, which was valued at $2B in the latest financing round in 2015 (Chloe Aiello/CNBC)

June 1, 2018

Chloe Aiello / CNBC: Sources: Microsoft has recently held talks to buy GitHub, which was valued at $2B in the latest financing round in 2015  —  – The talks have come amid GitHub’s struggle to replace CEO and founder Chris Wanstrath, who stepped down 10 months ago.  — GitHub was last valued at $2 billion in 2015 … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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How CIOs transform IT for the digital era

Companies are facing a digital imperative to revamp business operations to better serve customers. To accommodate these shifts, CIOs are making sweeping organizational changes, adding key roles, reskilling employees, setting up innovation labs and experimenting with emerging technologies to meet strategic mandates issued by their CEOs and boards. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story) Source: http://www.cio.com

June 1, 2018
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