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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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KDE Community announces open source Plasma Mobile

Sunday 26th of July 2015 03:42:55 AM

The KDE project has thrown its hat into the mobile ring with its Plasma Mobile OS. We take a look at what has been announced so far.

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Emmy votes for Chromecast, DVDs out of race

Sunday 26th of July 2015 03:42:19 AM

Emmy voters will now receive Chromecast devices instead of DVDs for viewing videos that they'll be voting on.

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Linux Mint 17.2: tried and tested is never bested

Saturday 25th of July 2015 02:31:52 AM

A brief definitive review of why Linux Mint 17.2 is the best Ubuntu-based distribution there is for beginners; indeed, better than Ubuntu itself.

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Linux Foundation bring access to training and certification in India at reduced rate

Saturday 25th of July 2015 01:33:59 AM

The Linux Foundation has made on its courses easier to access for Indian users by offering a reduced rate about six times less than the standard price.

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NASA finds an Earth-like planet which may support life

Thursday 23rd of July 2015 10:09:41 PM

NASA's Kepler space telescope has confirmed the existence of Kepler-452b, what is believed to be one of the most Earth-like planets discovered to date.

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Microsoft patches vulnerability found in Hacking Team files

Thursday 23rd of July 2015 02:48:47 AM

Hacking Team leaks show they could exploit font drivers that run in kernel mode which could give hackers complete access to systems. Microsoft issue fix.

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Hackers succeeded in taking control of a car, remotely

Tuesday 21st of July 2015 10:06:32 PM

Wired, in collaboration with two hackers, demonstrate how they can remotely control a Jeep Cherokee, able to control almost every aspect of the car.

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ODF 1.2 is published as an international standard by ISO/IEC

Saturday 18th of July 2015 03:41:30 PM

ODF 1.2 becomes an international standard, continuing the push to make .doc and .docx irrelevant.

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Here is the video of Linus Torvalds riding a fighter jet

Friday 17th of July 2015 07:51:13 PM

Now the Linux Foundation has released a video where Linus is caught 'on-air' boarding the fighter jet.

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HBO NOW comes to Android and Amazon Fire devices

Friday 17th of July 2015 12:18:03 AM

HBO Now finally arrives on Android devices following the expiration of an exclusivity deal that was signed with Apple.

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Linus Torvalds rides fighter jets to ‘relax’ between kernel releases

Thursday 16th of July 2015 11:59:17 PM

Linus Torvalds today posted on his Google+ page "Not many people know this about me, but in between kernel pulls I relax by doing fighter jet rides."

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How to install drivers for Nvidia optimus cards

Thursday 16th of July 2015 07:59:14 PM

This is a how-to article to install nvidia-352 in laptops running Nvidia optimus cards. Compatible operating systems are Ubuntu 14.04.x LTS and above. Tested on Ubuntu 14.04.2 running on NVIDIA Corporation GF117M [GeForce 610M/710M/820M / GT 620M/625M/630M/720M].

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FSF guides Canonical towards the light by making them change their IP rights policy

Thursday 16th of July 2015 12:02:23 PM

The Free Software Foundation along with other partners have managed to get Canonical to change its IP rights policy to respect GPL software.

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Linux Foundation announce Spanish version of their ‘Essentials of Linux System Administration’ course

Wednesday 15th of July 2015 07:33:17 PM

The Linux Foundation have translated their LFS201: Essentials of Linux System Administration to Spanish, opening it up to millions in South/Central America.

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SUSE launches partner program to bring SUSE Linux Enterprise to 64-bit ARM

Wednesday 15th of July 2015 07:32:53 PM

SUSE have announced a new partner program to help deliver products using 64-bit ARM processors.

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Mirantis announce ‘cloud-in-a-box’ Unlocked Appliances

Monday 13th of July 2015 10:03:21 PM

Mirantis announces Unlocked Appliances which offer customers an easy way to deploy Mirantis OpenStack.

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Pirate Bay’s founders acquitted in Belgian court

Monday 13th of July 2015 03:05:09 PM

The Pirate Bay founders have been acquitted of copyright infringement offences by a Beligian court.

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Scientists created a computer powered by rat brain

Saturday 11th of July 2015 01:20:58 PM

Duke University scientists have created a Brainet for rats which allows the animals to 'cooperate' on tasks. It's reminiscent of the Borg.

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Hacking Team email leaks show they were thinking about helping India hack RIM servers

Saturday 11th of July 2015 01:20:27 PM

Hacking Team leaks show that they were contemplating helping India wiretap RIM servers.

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