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Carpete dies!view story

http://www.linuxformat.com – 500 students have just started the Open University's first Linux course, and now have 70 days to master the basic skills of installation, configuration and software management. This is a real chance for a lot of people to get a solid qualification in Linux, and also to participate in a (relatively) small, helpful community that is all learning Linux at the same time. (General)

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Cloud.com Unveils Open IaaS Platformview story

http://www.linuxinsider.com – A newly rechristened Cloud.com on Tuesday unveiled its CloudStack Platform, an integrated software solution that lets enterprises and service providers quickly and easily build, manage and deploy Infrastructure as a Service cloud computing solutions. (General)

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ACT Budget: Tech overhaul for busesview story

http://www.itwire.com – The ACT government will spend $12.5 million on a new GPS-based smart public transport system that it says will make its Canberra bus services more reliable. (IT news)

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Firefox 3.7a5pre: Tabs on Top, New Add-on Managerview story

http://linuxo.com – InaTux: Quick: As of Feb. 2nd, 2010, out-of-process plugins (OOPP) are now on by default for Windows and GNU/Linux builds and will load Flash and all other plugins in a separate process by default. Now..."" (General)

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Next generation DECT cordless phone standard finalisedview story

http://www.itwire.com – The DECT Forum, ETSI and the Home Gateway Initiative (HGI) have announced completion of CAT-iq 2.0 related standards, the next generation of the DECT standard for cordless phones that is much less vulnerable to eavesdropping than the current standard (IT news)

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Red Hat, Novell Win Open Source Patent Caseview story

http://linuxo.com – Datamation: "Think you can scare Linux vendors into submission with a patent challenge? Think again. Linux vendors Novell and Red Hat have won a patent verdict in a Texas jury trial." (General)

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The Appalling Reaction to the Apple iPhone Leakview story

http://linuxo.com – ABC News: "The contempt that Apple (and Steve Jobs in particular) holds toward the media -- and its willingness to manipulate the press for its own ends -- should have produced a media backlash. There should be inside-Apple scoops in the press every week as intrepid reporters go over, under and around every arbitrary barrier Apple puts in front of them." (General)

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wearable linux computer, makes you feel like cap'n crunchview story

http://linuxo.com – Handle With Linux: "This is the 1D/2D scanner imager available as an extension to the wearable w200 rugged Linux computer. Finally the Linux equivalent of the cap'n crunch secret decoder ring." (General)

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Facebook: Friend, or Frenemy?view story

http://linuxo.com – Linux Pro Magazine: "Meanwhile, back on the farmville, Facebook doesn't seem to be taking anyone's privacy into consideration. " (General)

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iPad comfortably beats iPhone to 1 million mark - Can other OEMs grab some of the success?view story

http://blogs.zdnet.com – It took the iPhone 74 days to hit the magic 1 million sales mark. The iPad has accomplished the same feat in under half the time. (General)

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openSUSE 11.3 Milestone 6 Focuses on Stabilityview story

http://news.softpedia.com – openSUSE 11.3 is shaping up and the sixth milestone snapshot has now been released. openSUSE 11.3 Milestone 6 comes with a lot of bug fixes, but little in terms of new features. This late in the development cycle, the focus has been on stability and squashing bugs. There is one more milestone release planned, coming later this month, and then it's ... (General)

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Sen. Conroy agrees circumvention makes filter pointlessview story

http://www.itwire.com – $24M buys the Government an Internet filter which they can install, but cannot stop people bypassing.  Senator Conroy says so. (IT news)