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GNOME change proposal: much smoke, no fireview story

http://www.itwire.com – What is it about GNOME that makes people rise up in arms whenever any change is proposed in the desktop environment? (IT news)

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Android OS 3.1: it’s out, but most don’t have it yetview story

http://www.itwire.com – Google may well have released its Android OS 3.1 Honeycomb update at its recent I/O developer event, but this update needs to be tested and then rolled out by manufacturers and carriers as quickly as possible. (IT news)

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Google's Chromebook: Notebook as a service?view story

http://www.itwire.com – Google has revealed the first production Chromebooks - notebooks running Chrome OS - along with a leasing plan that includes remote management tools, support and more for as little as $US20 per month. (IT news)

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Google's new spin: browser version numbersview story

http://www.itwire.com – About 12 years ago, when GNU/Linux was first being touted as a desktop system for the somewhat less technically minded, one of the well-known distributions suddenly advanced its version number from 4.0 to 7.0 in one go. (IT news)

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Is there something dangerously wrong with Facebook?view story

http://www.itwire.com – When a website “accidentally” bans a gay kiss, stops Kate Middletons who aren’t princesses-to-be from accessing their own accounts, becomes an all-around time-waster that ruins relationships and invades your privacy, and its owner suggests there is too much “free speech”, it’s time to take stock. (IT news)

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Google told to pay $US5m in Linux patent suitview story

http://www.itwire.com – A jury in Texas has ruled against Google in a patent suit concerning the Linux kernel and ordered the company to pay $US5 million in damages to Bedrock Computer Technologies which filed the suit in June 2009. (IT news)

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European Court of Justice To Outlaw Internet Filtering; Esp. For Copyright Enforcementview story

http://falkvinge.net – European Court of Justice gave a preliminary opinion that will have far-reaching implications in the fight against overaggressive copyright monopoly abusers. It is not a final verdict, but the advocate general’s position; the Court generally follows this. The Advocate Generals says that no ISP can be required to filter the Internet, and particularly not to enforce the copyright monopoly. (IT news)

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NASA Space Shuttles get their walking papersview story

http://www.itwire.com – On Tuesday, April 12, 2011, NASA administrator Charles Bolden announced the facilities where four of the remaining space shuttle orbiters will be housed for public display after the Space Transportation System (STS) program is retired later this year. (IT news)

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Ball's the new CTO at NewSatview story

http://www.itwire.com – NewSat has appointed David Ball to the role of chief technology officer. (IT news)

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Kroll Ontrack improves odds of Oracle data recoveryview story

http://www.itwire.com – Kroll Ontrack claims it has improved its success rate for recovering from Oracle data losses. (IT news)

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Communications Australia harnesses intelligence from social networks to help contact centresview story

http://www.itwire.com – Communications Australia - a systems integrator specialising in unified communications and contact centres - has become a channel partner of hosted contact centre systems provider, Interactive Intelligence, and has developed technology designed to gather and analyse information from a variety of social networks to provide meaningful information to contact centre operatives. (IT news)

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Bond University Blinks at would-be studentsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Bond University has adopted an online course prospectus that uses local technology to display appropriately on a variety of different mobile device types. (IT news)