Houdini Engine for Autodesk Maya
SideFX have released Houdini Engine for Maya, with 3ds Max and Unreal versions coming soon.
Autodesk - Perpetual License Changes
Autodesk have detailed the next phase of their transition to a subscription-based service for their software lineup.
Arnold Light Passes Tutorial
In this free tutorial video, Sven Akelian demonstrates how to get lighting passes out of the Arnold renderer.