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Google opens web-book sourceview story

http://www.itwire.com – Google has released the source code to its '20 Things I Learned about Browsers and the Web' web-book. (IT news)

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Low-cost ARM board to speed up developmentview story

http://www.itwire.com – A non-profit that creates Linux-based tools and software for devices using ARM processors has welcomed Samsung's release of a low-cost ARM-based board to help build applications for tablets, smartphones and other connected screens. (IT news)

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Stallman does not blame Palestinians for boycottview story

http://www.itwire.com – Free Software Foundation founder Richard Stallman says that he does not blame Palestinians for their non-violent boycott of Israel which resulted in him having to cancel some talks scheduled in Israel. (IT news)

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Federal Government voom-vooms virtualview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Federal Government is moving ahead with virtualisation faster than the private sector according to Ann Steward, the Government CIO, as it seeks an ICT trifecta of increased productivity, efficiency and sustainability. (IT news)

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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)