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Ancestry.com Agrees To $1.6 Billion Buyout Led By European Private Equity Firm Permira, Says WSJview story

http://techcrunch.com – Genealogy website Ancestry.com — which filed for an IPO back in 2009 – has agreed to be acquired by an investor group led by European private equity firm Permira in a deal said to be worth about $1.6 billion, or $32 per share, the Wall Street Journal is reporting. (IT news)

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Win A Copy Of Sacred Gold For GNU/Linux!view story

http://linuxgamingnews.org – Win a copy of Sacred Gold for GNU/Linux! By wogue | Published September 9, 2012 Take part on the first ever contest by woGue, and win a free copy of the Linux Games Publishing Sacred Gold RPG game! Sacred Gold was initially released in 2004 for Windows and was ported to Linux by LGP in 2009. (Distributions)

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Why is only one CPU detected on a Macbook with a dual-core processor?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I have a January, 2009 Macbook5,2. It has an Intel Core 2 Duo 2Ghz processor. Since installing Xubuntu 12.04, it runs very slowly. The CPU gadget in the top panel shows only 1 dark column to the left of the graph (apparently 1 per CPU/core, as my desktop machine appropriately shows 4 columns). (HowTos)

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UNetbootin allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for Ubuntu, Fedora, and other Linux distributions.view story

http://linuxlandit.blogspot.com – UNetbootin allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for Ubuntu, Fedora, and other Linux distributions without burning a CD. It runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. You can either let UNetbootin download one of the many distributions supported out-of-the-box for you, or supply your own Linux .iso file if you've already downloaded one or your preferred distribution isn't on the list. (HowTos)

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Cisco vs VMware: Chambers On VCE, EMC, Competition, Cooperationview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) wants to lead the market for software defined data centers and software defined networks. But Cisco must balance relationships with EMC (NYSE: EMC) and VMware (NYSE: VMW) — which recently acquired Nicira in the network virtualization market. How will Cisco move forward? (IT news)

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Cisco’s Chambers: We Will Lead Software Defined Data Centersview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) CEO John Chambers threw down the gauntlet this evening, predicting the networking company will lead the shift to software defined data centers — a hot topic as Cisco strives to balance relationships with VMware, EMC, NetApp, IBM, Intel, Citrix and Microsoft. (IT news)

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Go Deep: The Value of Vertical Knowledgeview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – There are literally thousands of technology service providers and resellers offering basically the same stuff, making it extremely challenging to distinguish their services and really stand out. It’s not for lack of trying. I’ve seen some well-intentioned tactics: funny ads, clever graphics, pages and pages of product information. But it’s not about working harder. It’s about working differently. (IT news)

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NAB tech spend holds firmview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: TechnologyNAB is gearing up to roll out a series of major new applications over the next few months which it claims will leapfrog those of its major financial sector competitors. Speaking at the bank’s third quarter financial update today the bank’s chief executive officer Cameron Clyne said that although the bank was feeling the effects of “difficult” ma (IT news)

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can't get BCM4312 [14e4:4315] after upgrade from 10.04LTS to 12.04LTSview story

http://askubuntu.com – Based on answers to other questions, I have tried b43 and STA drivers w/o success and have probably caused additional problems along the way. Also based on info requested in connection with other similar questions, I am providing the contentd of blacklist.conf, blacklist-local.conf and jockey.log. (HowTos)

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Patch Tuesday: nine wide-ranging bulletins coming (and don't overlook Adobe)view story

http://www.itwire.com – Featured | Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: SecurityMicrosoft has pre-announced nine security bulletins will be released this week, five of them rated critical and addressing vulnerabilities in a wide range of software. (IT news)