PRQA Adds Open Source Extensions & Expands ANSI/ISO Support for QA-C

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| QA-C 7.1 now adds broad support for the open source Gnu Compiler Collection
| (GCC) extensions plus it delivers expanded analysis support for ANSI/ISO
| Standard C99.

Partnership to market embedded SQL database

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| A Japanese embedded Linux development firm will market a Swedish embedded SQL
| database for the Japanese market. The partnership between Lineo and Mimer
| Information Technology includes plans for Lineo to distribute Linux versions
| of Mimer's SQL Embedded database.


Microsoft Worried Over Linux Dominance In Embedded Space

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| Renames its family of products to target the embedded market.

Who's afraid of embedded Linux? Microsoft

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| ...Microsoft is fighting a losing battle here. It's like gravity.
| Eventually you just stop fighting and learn to accept it. Even Microsoft.

Linux still top embedded OS

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| In a new whitepaper on Linux in the embedded market, VDC researchers cite the
| following reasons for Linux's popularity:
| * Licensing cost advantages
| * Flexibility of source code access
| * General familiarity
| * Maturing ecosystem of applications and tools
| * Growing developer experience with Linux as an embedded OS