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Submission + - NVIDIA sues Qualcomm and Samsung seeking to ban import of Samsung phones 2

Calibax writes: NVIDIA has filed complaints against Samsung and Qualcomm at the ITC and in Delaware, alleging that the companies are both infringing NVIDIA GPU patents covering technology including programmable shading, unified shaders and multithreaded parallel processing. NVIDIA is seeking damages and a ban on US import of a raft of devices with Snapdragon and Exynos processors until there is an agreement on licensing.

Submission + - Containers vs Hypervisors: The Battle Has Just Begun (

SarahKConway writes: Xen Project's Russell Pavlicek (@RCPavlicekz) says a battle is brewing between containers and hypervisors. Is that necessary? What about unikernels? They offer potentially even greater potential for security-sensitve clouds in the future. The ideal solution is to provide the benefits of containers, while actually reducing the attack surface. In the age of the cloud, systems need a higher degree of security than ever before.

Machines certainly can solve problems, store information, correlate, and play games -- but not with pleasure. -- Leo Rosten