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July 2, 2014

08:24
Google services are everywhere. But knowing which ones to include in new apps is difficult due to the company's perceived lack of long-term commitment to its products and APIs.
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07:27
Matthew Miller just announced that there is to be an election later this month for 3 positions in the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo). FESCo is a fully community elected body and represents the technical leadership in Fedora. The nomination period starts tomorrow (July 2nd), with the election scheduled to be held from July 15th to the 22nd.
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06:30
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Openfire, the worst ofwhich could lead to a Denial of Service condition.
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05:33
In today's open source roundup: XFCE might just be the best Linux desktop ever created. Plus: Is Android Wear the new iPad? And how to install and dual-boot SteamOS.
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04:36
MapR, which provides Big Data solutions based on open source Hadoop, has received $110 million in a new financing round led by Google Capital. Apache Hadoop vendor MapR has received the blessing—and financial backing—of Google (GOOG), whose investment fund, Google Capital, led the latest, $110 million financing round for the Big Data company.
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03:39
SolidRun has launched three Linux- and and Android-ready, open source “HummingBoard” SBCs based on 1GHz Freescale i.MX6 SoCs, with a Pi-like 26-pin connector. The HummingBoard has changed considerably since it was revealed in April without pricing details. Several features were slashed, and others appear only on the high-end HummingBoard-i2eX, which sells for $100 to $117.
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02:41
The OpenSSL project, having suffered sharp criticism following the revelation of a string of serious security vulnerabilities, has published a roadmap explaining how it plans to address users' concerns.
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01:49
The Linux Foundation and its partners have released the first version of Automotive Grade Linux, the open source platform for use inside connected cars.
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00:52
Love them or hate them, presentations are a major part of life in both academia and business. Traditionally, creating a presentation meant using Microsoft's PowerPoint, but Apple's Keynote and LibreOffice/OpenOffice.org's Impress are solid alternatives. read more
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July 1, 2014

23:55
So how does a service like that get a Swiss company into trouble with Paypal?
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22:57
Red Hat has introduced a new certification for cloud-management solutions for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform through the OpenStack Cloud Infrastructure Partner Network.
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21:31
At June 2014's Linux Enterprise User Summit on Wall Street, Alan Clark, SUSE's director of industry initiatives and open source and chairman of the OpenStack Foundation, explained why and how to deploy open-source clouds in your business.
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20:34
The development team behind the HandyLinux operating system had the pleasure of announcing on June 30 that version 1.5.1 has been released and is now available for download. This build introduces several new features, updated packages, and fixes various bugs.
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19:37
Love them or hate them, presentations are a major part of life in both academia and business. Traditionally, creating a presentation meant using Microsoft's PowerPoint, but Apple's Keynote and LibreOffice/OpenOffice.org's Impress are solid alternatives. The problem with all those applications (aside from the closed source nature of the first two) is that you need those applications installed in order to view the presentations you've created. You can try your luck opening the file in Google Drive or the like, but your success will vary.
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18:40
This tutorial shows how to dual-boot Linux Mint 17 and Windows 8 on a computer with two hard drives and UEFI firmware. For a guide on how to perform the same operation on a computer with one hard drive, see How to dual-boot Linux Mint 17 and Windows 8 on a PC with UEFI firmware.
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17:43
Fotoxx, a complex and free image manipulation software for GNU/Linux platforms, has reached version 14.07 on June 30 and is now available for download from Softpedia or via the default software repositories of your Linux distribution.
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16:46
Today we are excited to release our new KDE release of Black Lab Linux 5.0.2. This release was a major rework of our previous KDE efforts and we worked on 3 main goals..
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15:48
I am frequently asked, "Why did you decide to make your product open source?"read more
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14:51
It’s not always easy to spot the compromises in the technology we use, where we’ve allowed corporate interests to trump public ideals like privacy and press freedom. But sometimes new developments can cast those uneasy bargains into relief—and show that the public may not have even been at the table when they were made.That was the case last month when, with an unassuming post to Twitter, technologist Micah Lee unveiled his latest project. It’s called OnionShare, and it’s a tiny free software app that creates a direct connection between two users, allowing them to transfer files without having to trust a middleman site like DropBox or Mega.
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13:54
Greg Kroah-Hartman had the pleasure of announcing earlier today, July 1, that the third maintenance release for the current stable 3.15 branch of the Linux kernel is available for download, urging users to upgrade as soon as their Linux distributions update the respective packages on the official software repositories.
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