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Google Glass kernel software goes public

Continuing a string of revelations about its high-tech spectacles, Google makes the software kernel underlying the devices -- and the things they'll eventually let you do -- available for download.

By April 28, 2013


Thunderbolt Update plaguing MacBook Pros with kernel panics

Apple's update for supporting its new Thunderbolt adapters has caused many systems to crash and not boot properly.

By June 12, 2012


Zero-day Windows kernel bug used in Duqu infections

Microsoft says it is working on a security patch to close a hole being used by the Trojan to infect systems.

By November 1, 2011


Kernel_task taking up RAM in OS X

In OS X you may find the process "kernel_task" taking up a large amount of RAM. Here is why this is happening and what you can do about it.

By August 12, 2011


Core i7 MacBook Pros kernel panicking with NVRM read error

A number of people are noticing their 2010 Core i7 MacBook Pro systems are crashing with kernel panics in ways that coincide with a black-screen issue these same systems are having after upgrading to OS X Lion.

By August 5, 2011


Time Machine causes kernel panic

Users may find that kernel panics can occur when running system utilities like Time Machine when other programs are installed and causing issues.

By April 14, 2011


Paid developers power the Linux kernel

Contrary to open-source folklore, it is mostly paid developers who are building the Linux kernel.

By December 1, 2010


64-bit kernel now default on Apple's Mac Pro

While the phrase "640KB RAM ought to be enough for anybody" was falsely attributed to Bill Gates, it definitely outlines a way many of us think about the computing limits we're faced with. At the time this was purportedly said, computers were just transitioning to 16-bit architectures with the Intel 8088 processor (the one used in some of the first PCs), which broke through the 64-byte memory limit of the older architecture.

By August 16, 2010


Microsoft warns of flaw in 32-bit Windows kernel

Google engineer discloses vulnerability to public security e-mail list one day before a Microsoft advisory and says he told Microsoft about it last June.

By January 21, 2010


Microsoft patches critical hole in Windows kernel

November's Patch Tuesday features fixes for holes in Windows, Excel, and Word, and a critical one affecting the Windows kernel that could be used in drive-by download attacks on Web surfers.

By November 10, 2009