EU Commission fines Microsoft $731 million, but does it really matter?view story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – From LinuxBSDos.com.The EU Competition Commission, which levied a fine on Microsoft, had indicated long before the announcement what was in store, so “EU fines Microsoft” was expected. What we did not know was how much the fine was going to be. The fine was for failing to offer users of Microsoft operating system a choice of Web browsers, after agreeing to do just that. (General)

Matter, A For-Profit Media Accelerator Backed By KQED, Knight And PRX, Debuts First Classview story

http://techcrunch.com – Public broadcasters continue to face a lot of pressure as going concerns in the face of bigger overall pressure for the media industry, and like all media companies, they are looking towards a new generation of entrepreneurs for innovation. (IT news)

Framebench Is A Google Docs For Creative Collaborationview story

http://techcrunch.com – Framebench is a newly launched platform for creative collaboration, specifically aimed at those working in digital agencies and other creative design firms. (IT news)

BBC iPlayer updated with Android 4.2 support, fresh UI and improved video qualityview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – After unleashing a breadth of information regarding future plans for its iPlayer Android app, the BBC has released an official update, bringing numerous fresh features to the radio and TV-streaming application. Users can now experience a polished UI, keeping in line with Google’s very own Holo style guidelines. (IT news)

BBC Media Playerview story

http://androidforums.com – Hi everyone I am using Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.1.1 and Flash player I cannot get BBC i-player (or Media Player) to work - I get a message saying it needs an important update but I can't work out how to get the update. Can anyone help please? Thanks. (General)

Apple Vs Motorola Mobility: U.S. Judge Dismisses Apple Patent Licensing Lawsuitview story

http://techcrunch.com – A judge in a U.S court has dismissed a case brought by Apple against Google-owned Motorola Mobility. Apple had complained Motorola was seeking excessive royalties for standards-essential patents. It’s another small blow for Apple in its legal war against Android. (IT news)

GNOME Foundation: Minutes of the Board meeting of October 2, 2012view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – = Minutes for Meeting of October 2nd, 2012 = == Next Meeting == * Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 14:00 UTC == Attending == * Emmanuele Bassi * Rosanna Yuen * Joanmarie Diggs * Tobias Mueller * Bastien Nocera * Shaun !McCance * Andreas Nilsson * Seif Lotfy === Regrets === * Karen Sandler (on leave) === Missing === == Board Meeting Agenda == * GUADEC 2013 bids * We've gotten two (Software)

GNOME Foundation: Minutes of the Board meeting of October 16, 2012view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – = Minutes for Meeting of October 16th, 2012 = == Next Meeting == * Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 == Attending == * Emmanuele Bassi * Rosanna Yuen * Joanmarie Diggs * Tobias Mueller * Bastien Nocera * Shaun !McCance * Karen Sandler * Seif Lotfy === Regrets === * Andreas Nilsson === Missing === == Board Meeting Agenda == * Welcome back Karen! * Karen is back from her parental le (Software)

Qik Founder’s Story: Taking Mobile Video Out Of The Garage And Putting It Into The Hands Of Skypeview story

http://techcrunch.com – Editor’s note: Bernard Moon is co-founder and CEO of Vidquik, a new web conferencing and sales solutions platform, and co-founder of SparkLabs, a recently launched startup accelerator in Seoul, Korea. Follow him on Twitter.  I met Qik co-founder Ramu Sunkara through the University of Wisconsin-Madison alumni network while seeking advice for Vidquik. (IT news)

Acer delays Windows RT tablets over Surface concernsview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Quote: Taiwanese computer maker Acer has put back the launch of its Windows RT tablets following mixed reviews for Microsoft's own Surface device which is powered by the new operating system. Acer said it was now unlikely to distribute the product before April. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20156061 :rtfl::rtfl::rtfl: (HowTos)