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Gnome can get drunk, legally, as it turns 18

Thursday 13th of August 2015 05:30:15 PM

The GNOME Project is 18 on Saturday and during that time has taken some hits, now it wants to spread awareness via social media.

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Fedora 23 Alpha released, includes better security and Cinnamon spin

Thursday 13th of August 2015 01:42:57 PM

The Fedora 23 alpha is here on time and comes with GNOME 3.18 and a new Cinnamon spin.

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Motorola accidentally announced Moto X Pure Edition release date?

Thursday 13th of August 2015 01:42:29 PM

A seemingly eager Motorola employee accidentally posts launch data of Moto X Pure Edition to Twitter.

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Remember Ubuntu One? Canonical open sources server side code

Tuesday 11th of August 2015 12:42:10 PM

The server-side code for Ubuntu One has finally been released after the engineering team had to spend time focusing on other projects.

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Firefox 40 released, here’s what you’ll find

Tuesday 11th of August 2015 02:39:28 AM

Firefox 40 rolls out August 11th, the version brings better performance to Linux users, warnings about unsigned extensions and support for Windows 10.

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Sundar Pichai becomes Google SEO as the company restructures

Tuesday 11th of August 2015 02:38:38 AM

Larry Page has just become the CEO of a new company called Alphabet, Google has now become a subsidiary of Alphabet and its new CEO is Sundar Pichai.

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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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