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Posted on Jul 11, 2024 by Raul Muñoz

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The original Qualcomm® RB3 development kit was, from the hardware standpoint, the stuff that embedded developers’ dreams are made of. Earlier this year, Qualcomm Technologies announced the release of Gen 2 of the Qualcomm RB3 kit. This new version is fully integrated into the standard embedded Linux workflow: it ships with Qualcomm® Linux® platform, a comprehensive package of software, tools, and documentation designed for Qualcomm Technologies' IoT platforms. Now, embedded developers can work with the Qualcomm RB3 Gen 2 hardware in their favorite development and build environments, including the Yocto Project/Open Embedded.

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Posted on Jul 5, 2024 by Vanessa Maegima

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The implementation of the European Union’s (EU) Cyber Resilience Act (CRA) will require every manufacturer of connected embedded devices selling into the European market to follow cybersecurity best practices. One basic element of cybersecurity protection is the timely updating of the Linux® operating system and application code.

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Posted on May 14, 2024 by Tyler Baker

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The use of containers is becoming mainstream in the development of embedded computing and IoT devices.

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Posted on Apr 19, 2024 by Anna Chadenkova

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For this Insider’s View, Anna Chadenkova, Senior Marketing Manager, sat down with Caio Pereira, a Customer Success Engineering Lead, to talk about the ways he helps customers in their use of the FoundriesFactory™ platform – and about the most rewarding part of his job.

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Posted on Apr 18, 2024 by Andre Detsch

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The FoundriesFactory™ platform has been from the beginning a platform for developing, securing and maintaining embedded devices based on the Linux® operating system (OS).

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Posted on Feb 22, 2024 by Daiane Angolini

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This post introduces the reproducible build and how we can plan to take advantage of its features during the software release process.

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Posted on Feb 1, 2024 by Raul Muñoz

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I've worked in tech for years but never fully grasped how secure connections form. The term "security" used to unsettle me .

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Posted on Jan 25, 2024 by Anna Chadenkova

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In conversation with Camila Macedo, a recently hired software engineer at Foundries.​io, Marketing Director Anna Chadenkova discusses her perspective on the state of open-source software in the embedded device industry as we move into the mid-2020s.

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Posted on Jan 22, 2024 by Volodymyr Khoroz

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This post describes new additions to the FoundriesFactory® backend and Fioctl®, which allow for adding several signatures to your updates metadata.

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Posted on Jan 16, 2024 by Raul Muñoz

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The versions – three of them to date – of the GNU General Public License (GPL) were drafted with the intention of maintaining legal protection for the principle of open-source software: that it should protect the freedom of the user of software ‘to share and change all versions of a program – to make sure it remains free software for all its users’.