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AMD Going Open Source with AMDGPU Linux Driver and GPUOpen Tools

AMD is making a very important decision for its future, and it looks like the company is orienting itself towards open source, by pushing for an open source AMDGPU Linux Driver and GPUOpen, a set of open source tools aimed at developers. Like all major companies, AMD has a really hard time explaining what they are actually doing. Even if you have AMD hardware, and you have some technical knowledge, it’s still difficult to understand...

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Mobile Innovation Year in Review

There is no doubt that 2015 saw many new and exciting developments in the world of mobile. We surveyed our expert team here at WillowTree to see what they thought were the biggest mobile innovations of the year. Kevin Snead (Lead Software Engineer): Mobile Payments Mobile payments have been available for quite a while, but it seems that only since Apple entered the field with ApplePay did many retailers take notice. While many...

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Army Terminology and Military Symbols

Military terms and symbols that are used by the U.S. Army have been compiled in an updated reference manual, along with acronyms and abbreviations. See ADRP 1-02, Terms and Military Symbols, December 2015. Intended to foster a common vocabulary, the manual can also help outsiders to interpret distinctive Army expressions and patterns of speech. The manual devotes several chapters to “military symbology.” “A military symbol is a...

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CP+B L.A. Is Taking PayPal to the Super Bowl

CP+B L.A., which won the PayPal account this June (we had a bit of difficulty confirming the news with the dream client) is now creating the brand’s debut Super Bowl ad, surely the first step toward a utopian future powered by bitcoin, self-driving electric cars and space tourism. The ad in question will be 45-seconds long and air during CBS’ broadcast of the February 7 game, pitching the brand’s “global vision for the future...