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11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want to Miss This Week (8/8)view story

http://techcrunch.com –  Here’s a recap of some of our top stories from 8/2 to 8/8. The public has scrutinized the success of standalone apps like Facebook Slingshot, Twitter Music, and Instagram Bolt, but most people don’t realize that these apps are supposed to fail most of the time. (IT news)

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Debian 6.0.10 "Squeeze" Is Out and It's the Last Point Releaseview story

http://news.softpedia.com – The Debian project announced the immediate availability for download of the tenth maintenance release of the Debian 6 Linux operating system.This tenth point update is actually a very important one because it’s the last one in the life of this branch of the Debian distribution, which was released back in February 2011. (IT news)

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Google Adds Android Smartphone And Tablet Screen Mirroring To Chromecastview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Google has released a feature for Chromecast announced at Google I/O this year – Android device screen mirroring. The update today brings the much-desired feature to all Chromecast-capable devices and makes Google Cast much more similar to Apple’s competing AirPlay offering for iOS devices. Read More (IT news)

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CentOS 7 Is Based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, Available Only for 64-bit Platformsview story

http://news.softpedia.com – The CentOS development team, through Karanbir Singh, had the pleasure of announcing the immediate availability for download of the award-winning CentOS 7 Linux operating system, which is based on publicly available sources of the recently released Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 distribution. CentOS 7 is a community-derived Linux OS designed with both desktop and server deployment in mind. (IT news)

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Linux Kernel 3.15.5 Is Now Available for Downloadview story

http://news.softpedia.com – The fifth maintenance release of the current stable Linux kernel package, version 3.15, was announced last evening, July 9, by none other than Greg Kroah-Hartman. The release introduces numerous improvements and bug fixes. (IT news)

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Linux Kernel 3.4.98 LTS Brings Updated Wireless Drivers and Better PowerPC Supportview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Greg Kroah-Hartman, the renown kernel maintainer, had the pleasure of announcing on July 9 the immediate availability for download of Linux kernel 3.4.98 LTS (Long Term Support). (IT news)

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Etsy Buys French Startup A Little Market In Its Largest Acquisition So Farview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Etsy announced today that it has acquired a French company called A Little Market, a Paris-based online marketplace for handmade items. Though terms of the deal were undisclosed, Etsy says that this is its “sixth and largest acquisition to date.” A Little Market will continue to operate independently. Read More (IT news)

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Net Neutrality Shouldn’t Be Up To The FCC, Republicans Sayview story

http://techcrunch.com –  House Republicans on Friday challenged the existing framework for how net neutrality rules are set and enforced. At a hearing held by the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust law, the Republican members said the Federal Trade Commission, not the Federal Communications Commission, should have authority when it comes to net neutrality. Read More (IT news)

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Inside Jobs: The Facilities Manager Who’s Been Google, Facebook And Now Flipboard’s Secret Weaponview story

http://techcrunch.com –  On a perfect day for Scott Oligher, most of his coworkers will hardly notice the work he’s done at all. That’s because as the head of facilities at Flipboard, Oligher is in charge of making sure everything that happens behind the scenes at the company’s Palo Alto headquarters runs smoothly. (IT news)

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Missouri May Amend Its Constitution To Require Warrant For Digital Searchesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  A proposed state constitutional amendment could grant residents of Missouri stronger digital privacy protections. The amendment passed the state’s legislature, and will be voted on by the general electorate in August. Read More (IT news)

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Developers Look To Create Transparency With Microsoft Kinect V2view story

http://techcrunch.com –  At NUI Central’s Kinect for Windows Hackathon, a projector on the ceiling creates an image of sand and shrubbery on the ground. The terrain is supposed to be Afghanistan. After walking around on the small projected space expecting nothing to happen, a boom and a white flash hit my senses. I stepped on a land mine, or at least that’s what the app, Sweeper, wants me to think. (IT news)

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Google’s Tepid Plan To Boost Diversity At Tech Conferencesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Less than a month after admitting it hires too many white dudes, Google is committing to increasing the number of women and minorities in tech to better reflect society at large. Read More (IT news)