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MeshCommander v0.4.2 released

As it’s been cold and snowing in Oregon for the past few days, a great time to catch up on code releases and fixes. As part of catching up, I released MeshCommander 0.4.3 with plenty of bug fixes and the addition of Intel® AMT Alarm Clock support...

Missteps in Securing Autonomous Vehicles

Recently an autonomous car company highlighted some plans to keep their vehicles safe from hacking. Yet their plans won’t actually make them secure. Such gaffs highlight issues across many different industries where cybersecurity is not...

Spora Adds a Wretched New Feature to Ransomware

Spora, a new ransomware variant recently discovered, has emerged with advanced features which will cause problems for security solutions working to protect against this type of malware.  I was afraid of this. The motivation and resources are...

Metal Minds

Deep Learning, DNN Primitives, Theano* and more this month.

Neutron Quality of Service in OpenStack

Quality of Service (QoS) refers to the overall performance of a network and is used in telephony and computer networks to describe the customer’s experience with the network. The most straightforward way of guaranteeing a good quality of service to...

The Schiaparelli Lesson – Unusual and Faulty Conditions

I am really sad that the European Space Agency (ESA) lost their Schiaparelli lander, as we will miss out on a lot of Mars science – even though it was mostly a test for how to land on Mars. From a software engineering and testing perspective, the...

Resetting the lowest n set bits

Already a couple of years ago, the Bit Manipulation Instruction Set 1 (BMI1) introduced the instruction BLSR, which resets the lowest bit that is set. (The corresponding intrinsic _blsr_u32/64 wraps this instruction with some nice C/C++ function...

Security Innovation Must Effectively Address Cyber Risks

Intel & Hardware-based Security Intel launched a new set of 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processors this week, and with them come practical advances in cybersecurity. These advancements are critical at this point in time, as cyber threats lurk around...

Cyber Risks Compound with Technology Adoption

Just how reliant are we on computing infrastructure?  Sometimes it takes just a little outage to get a taste of the interwoven dependency we don’t readily see. Lines of Travelers Source: pic.twitter.com/VGLUOUiaoP (with approval) It can be...

Filter by Host Aggregate Metadata or by Image Extra Specs

Motivation Cloud Management systems, like OpenStack, were designed from scratch to take the control of a group of homogeneous nodes and, on top of that, build a complex infrastructure of virtual machines interconnected with a mixed virtual and...

12 Most Popular Intel® Software Developer Stories for 2016

The best articles, blogs, and videos from the Intel® Developer Zone published in 2016.

A glimpse about c-states and SoC Watch on Intel® Quark MCU D2000

To better understand this article and example, you are recommended to have an experience to use Intel® System Studio for Microcontroller to build the example code before. Here is the tutorial link you may take a look at first. You can visit Mouser...

Intel® Developer Mesh – A Community for Software Developers

Are you a software developer? Are you looking for the right place to showcase your work and collaborate with like-minded people? Do you want to connect with the world’s brightest minds? If you said yes to any of these questions then Intel® Developer...

Interview with Lee Bamber about his latest project: MyWorld

Intel® Software Innovator and Intel® Black Belt Lee Bamber talks to us about his latest project, MyWorld, currently on Kickstarter. Before we talk about your game, tell us a bit about your background. I could be described as an old-school 8-bit...

Innovator Interview: Paul Langdon

Paul Langdon, based in Connecticut, is a very active member of the Intel® Software Innovator Program and also very involved in his local developer community. His background in education plays a big role in his life as he not only uses his skills to...

Doctor Fortran in "To Be Continued"

This is my last blog post as an Intel employee (see Doctor Fortran in "Thirty-Eight") but I intend to keep active in the Fortran (and Intel Developer Zone) community. First, though, I'll take a short break. Future Doctor Fortran posts will be found...

Previous Doctor Fortran blog posts

Previous "Doctor Fortran" blog posts can be found here. You may also find of interest Visual Fortran Newsletter Archive (for DVF/CVF)

Intel® Ultimate Coder Challenge for IoT

The 2016 competition may be over but the innovation never ends. Watch videos of the finalists and winners and find out what they are up to now.

Biggest Cybercriminal Ad-Fraud Rakes in Millions per Day

Methbot is a state-of-the-art ad fraud infrastructure, capable of hosting legitimate videos and serving them to 300 million fake viewers a day. Each view earns the criminals about $13, translating to around four million dollars a day. Over the...

Accountability for Security

Recently I attended one of the largest innovation events in the finance industry, Money 20/20. As expected in a conference of this magnitude, the size and social experience felt overwhelming. Although it is marketed as a “financial innovation...

Achieve More With Intel® Xeon® E5 Optimized Software

Bestselling author James C. Collins is well known for the oft-used axiom: “Good is the enemy of great.” In short, settling for what works is always going to keep you from doing your best. It’s a mentality that makes a lot of sense when considering...

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Overview of an Intel Software Guard Extensions Enclave Life Cycle

Life Cycle of an SGX Enclave SGX Enclave: Intel SGX provides hardware features that creates a form of user level TEE. The enclave is an isolated region of code and data within applications address space. Data within an enclave can be accessed by...

Top Trending on IoT: Our Most Popular Intel® IoT Developer Stories for December

Read about the new version of the Intel® IoT Developer Kit. And don't miss out on the Intel® Joule™ Developer Innovation Challenge....entries close at the end of this year.

Avalanche Cybercriminal Infrastructure Takedown

Congratulations to the multinational government agencies involved in the takedown of the Avalanche cybercriminal infrastructure!  The U.S. Attorney’s Office, FBI, Europol, German Police, and others from over 40 countries were involved in...

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DWX17 – Call for Papers for the Cross-Platform- and Web-Backend-Day

#### See English version below #### Die Developer-Week ist eine der größten Entwickler-Konferenzen in Deutschland. Dieses Jahr war ich als Programmverantwortlicher für den Cross-Platform Day zuständig. Ich habe während der Konferenz und sogar noch...

Democratizing 3D Content Creation: Tilt Brush to Adobe’s Project Felix

For the 2D artist and designer, creating 3D concept art, 3D product photography, or 3D UIs has been challenging. Typically, this work is only in reach to those skilled with and trained in 3D tools.  This post will expose new possibilities for...

Announcing Ubuntu* and Wind River Pulsar* support with Intel® IoT Developer Kit 5.0

We are very excited to announce the release of Intel® IoT Developer Kit 5.0!  This release brings Ubuntu* support for the Intel® Joule™ development platform and Intel® IoT Gateway, providing developers with additional OS options for their IoT...

Did You Forget to Patch Your IP Camera?

IP cameras are usually a purchase, install, and don’t-touch type of device.  But in the current climate of cyber-attacks, they now require regular updates and patches.  Otherwise your security tool may be hacked, leak video, or join a...

This Ransomware Turns Victims Against Their Associates

Popcorn Time ransomware, a newcomer to the malware scene, has an incentive program for victims.  If they successfully infect others who pay, they will get their files unlocked for free.  Sacrificing others to save your own files.  This is a new...

How to Reduce Your Data Center Footprint

Learn about innovative ways to address the rapidly increasing growth of Video streaming demands while reducing your data center footprint and costs.

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