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Top Ten of the most viewed KDE Websites

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neverendingo.blogspot: Some readers might remember, some time back we talked about setting up stats for most of our KDE Websites. Yes, we did. And i thought it is time to share something of that with you.

Microsoft Ads on FOSS Sites

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fossforce.com: Quite a few years ago, a popular Linux site began displaying ads from Microsoft on their home page.

Visualizing Linux Performance Data In New Ways

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phoronix.com: One of the items I've been working on recently for Phoronix Test Suite 3.4-Lillesand is new ways to visualize performance result data generated by the many test profiles and suites available via OpenBenchmarking.org. Here's one.

Is the web dying?

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mybroadband.co.za: The internet is surprisingly prone to old fashioned maladies such as superstition, rumour and wild speculation

It's official: Spotify is coming to the U.S.

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zdnet.com: It has been rumored that Facebook would be integrating Spotify somewhere into its social network. But regardless of the Facebook’s announcement coming shortly, know this: Spotify is officially on its way to the United States.

Facebook bans KDE’s photo uploader; all content lost

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lizards.opensuse.org: So in my head there’s a little Walter Sobchak beating on my conscience and shouting “This is what you get when you trust Facebook with your data, Will”.

Ad Bard is Shutting Down

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techdrivein.com: Ad Bard was a breath of fresh air in the already crowded advertising networks arena lead by behemoths like Google Adsense. But it's all going to end in another month or so. Ad Bard is finally shutting down.

The Six Biggest Websites On The Internet Compared

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makeuseof.com: Have you ever been curious what the six biggest websites on the Internet are, how many visitors they get, as well as the breakdown in demographics for those visitors?

IPv6 - Today or the Future?

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ostatic.com: Yesterday was the world IPv6 day and reports say that there is some good news and some bad news for us who spend most of their time in Linuxland. Some others say this is much ado about nothing. For me, I might have passed into the "can't teach old dogs new tricks territory."

Adventures in IPv6

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