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GearBest announce new flash sale

Sunday 9th of August 2015 12:23:24 AM

Chinese retailer, GearBest, have announced a flash sale starting 11th August where you can buy dual boot (Android/Windows) tablets.

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Scientists manage brain to brain communication for the first time

Saturday 8th of August 2015 07:59:19 PM

Scientists make an important step in bring brain-to-brain communication to the masses.

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Privacy Badger graduates to v1.0, protects users from spying ads

Saturday 8th of August 2015 12:49:46 PM

The EFF have released the initial stable build of its Privacy Badger extension which is designed to stop third party trackers following you on the web.

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Linux Mint 17.2 KDE and XFCE editions released

Saturday 8th of August 2015 03:05:53 AM

Linux Mint 17.2 KDE and Xfce editions have been released. While the KDE version doesn't see as many new changes, Xfce receives lots after move to Xfce 4.12.

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Mozilla patches Firefox for vulnerability

Saturday 8th of August 2015 03:04:04 AM

Mozilla have pushed a patch for Firefox, bumping it up to 39.0.3. The patch fixes a vulnerability being exploited via ad content.

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CoreOS’ Tectonic now runs on Mirantis OpenStack

Saturday 8th of August 2015 03:03:35 AM

CoreOS and Mirantis have just announced that CoreOS' Tectonic has been integrated into the Mirantis OpenStack distribution

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Ubuntu powered BQ Aquaris available in US

Saturday 8th of August 2015 03:02:31 AM

The BQ Aquaris Ubuntu Edition phones are now available worldwide but watch out, make sure your carrier operates on frequencies compatible with the device.

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How to install LibreOffice 5.0 on major Linux distros

Thursday 6th of August 2015 09:16:57 PM

This guide will help you get your hands on LibreOffice 5.0 prior that.

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Ada Initiative to shut down in October

Thursday 6th of August 2015 06:29:21 PM

Ada Initiative, fighting for women in open technology, have unfortunately decided to close up shop being unable find a suitable executive director.

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Amid Windows 10 bashing, open source tool turns up to disable spy features

Wednesday 5th of August 2015 02:25:23 PM

Windows 10 turned out a be a huge disappointment for privacy advocates, luckily a developer looking to improve their skills have programmed a fix.

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Who says Linux isn’t good for gaming? It’s got a Steam exclusive now!

Wednesday 5th of August 2015 02:25:06 PM

Steam gets its first Linux exclusive game, is this a sign of things to come?

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Linux Foundation continues drive to make courses multi-lingual

Tuesday 4th of August 2015 01:28:29 PM

The Linux Foundation have announced the availability of its LFS201 course in the Portuguese language, this joins the English and Spanish versions.

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LibreOffice 5.0 is out tomorrow, here’s some new stuff (including editing in Android)!

Tuesday 4th of August 2015 01:28:14 PM

LibreOffice 5.0 is almost upon us. We get image cropping (finally) and editing on Android!

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The Google v Oracle case is getting about as laggy as those old Android devices!

Tuesday 4th of August 2015 01:27:39 PM

Judge William Alsup tell Oracle and Google to go into mediation over copyright issues until he can see to them next year.

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Ubuntu MATE donates surplus funds to open source projects

Tuesday 4th of August 2015 03:59:29 AM

The maintainers of Ubuntu MATE have donated money to various open source projects this month. The beneficiaries of the donations all have something to do with Ubuntu MATE and have helped it exist in its current state by one means or another.

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More malware turns up on Macs

Tuesday 4th of August 2015 03:58:23 AM

The Black Hat conference is fast approaching and at the conference this year three hackers will be demonstrating a flaw in the Mac firmware.

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Mirantis and AppFormix partner to optimise enterprise cloud computing and improve infrastructure efficiency

Monday 3rd of August 2015 09:53:12 PM

Mirantis and AppFormix team up to brings more control over system resources, allowing operators measure apps and infrastructure resources in real-time

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Stagefright could be the worst Android exploit

Wednesday 29th of July 2015 12:16:00 PM

A new exploit called Stagefright has been uncovered, more details will emerge next week at conferences, meanwhile patches get released.

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Ubuntu Archive Still Free Software

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Xubuntu 15.10 Beta 1 Drops Gnumeric and Abiword in Favor of LibreOffice Writer and Calc

Canonical has announced the release of the first Beta build for Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) opt-in flavors, which include the well-known Xubuntu distribution built around the lightweight Xfce desktop environment. Read more

Technology, the law and you: Open-source software

But “free as in beer” isn’t really the point – huge numbers of corporate open-source users opt for paid commercial versions of open-source projects, for simplicity and support. And then there are all those various licenses that protect the openness of the software – GPL, Apache, Eclipse. But the good news is that, with very few exceptions, there aren’t many legal issues for the average company to worry about. Read more

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