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Does your web feel faster today?

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extremetech.com: Starting today, a simple but effective switch has been flipped on DNS servers across the world that should significantly decrease your page load times and increase your download speeds across the web.

Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda Resigns From Slashdot

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slashdot.org: After 14 years and over 15,000 stories posted, it's finally time for me to say Good-Bye to Slashdot. I created this place with my best friends in a run down house while still in college. Since then it has grown to be read by more than a million people.

Excellent Ways of Watching TV on Your Linux Desktop

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junauza.com: Thanks to the Internet, a lot of native as well as web applications have come up that make sure that you watch your favorite shows at the time and place you want. Here's a list.

20 Years Ago Today: The First Website Is Published

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wired.com: It was August 6, 1991, at a CERN facility in the Swiss Alps, when 36-year-old physicist Tim Berners-Lee published the first-ever website. It was, not surprisingly, a pretty basic one.

20 years of the Web

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zdnet.com: The Internet of 1991 was text-based, used almost entirely by techies, and looked nothing like what you think of as the Internet. The Web changed all of that.

Flashback: The Future of the Web 1995-Style

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webmonkey.com: Sometimes though it’s good to take a step back and remember that no one knows what the future of the web will really look like. In fact most predictions turn out to be utterly wrong. In that spirit, here’s a 1995 piece from MTV on this crazy thing called the Internet.

Governance and scarcity.

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spevack.wordpress: Most of the time that we see contentious debate come up in the Fedora Project is when the community is trying to create, or agree on, the governance or process by which a scarce resource is used or allocated.

SUSE & Patent FUD: Who Do We Boycott Now?

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fossforce.com: Now that Microsoft and SUSE have announced they plan to continue sleeping together, I wonder if the folks at Techrights are rethinking their plans to pull the plug on Boycott Novell?

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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  • Adventures in IPv6
  • Making things IPv6 capable

Fedora IPv6 Test Day tomorrow

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Fedora will be holding an IPv6 Test Day tomorrow, to test the readiness of both the Fedora distribution and project sites for IPv6. View this as an opportunity to contribute to Fedora while learning about IPv6 in real time from smart cookies who actually know what they’re talking about. I know that’s what I’m going to do. See you all tomorrow in #fedora-test-day on Freenode IRC!

Do you know about World IPv6 Day?

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  • Do you know about World IPv6 Day?
  • openSUSE and World IPv6 Day
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