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Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 311view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 311 for the week April 1 - 7, 2013. Links to UWN Wiki page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Issue311 In This Issue Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) Beta 2 releasedWelcome New Members and DevelopersUbuntu StatsUbuntu Global Jam - An Early Call for Events!Showcase the diversity of the Ubuntu community!Call for nominations to the (Hardware)

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Just Six Months After Being Acquired, Twitter's Vine Hits #1 Free Spot On Apple's App Storeview story

http://techcrunch.com – Twitter acquired the mini-video-taking app Vine last October before it ever launched, sending everyone into a frenzy about the company getting into the video space. In late January, Twitter finally launched the app to much applause. (IT news)

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What Games Are: The Reviewers Are Wrong About OUYAview story

http://techcrunch.com – Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer, creator of leading game design blog What Games Are and creative director of Jawfish Games. You can follow him on Twitter here. So let’s be upfront about a couple of things. First, I went to the OUYA party at GDC. Second, I also was invited to the pre-dinner beforehand. (IT news)

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Kleiner Perkins' Bing Gordon On How Entrepreneurs Can Keep Creativity Alive [TCTV]view story

http://techcrunch.com – Bing Gordon has become known in recent years for his role as a partner at venerated Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, but anyone who knows him will tell you that he isn’t your typical finance head. (IT news)

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Google Shows Off Its New ‘Adverapp’ Concept, A Volkswagen-Branded Road Trip Journalview story

http://techcrunch.com – Google published a blog post today in which it details the first fruits of a pilot program launched last year to reimagine digital advertising for the mobile app age. (IT news)

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Google+ Hangout App Scoot & Doodle Raises $2.25M Seed, From Valley Angels & Pearson, To Get More Kids Learning Through Playview story

http://techcrunch.com – Real-time creative collaboration startup, Scoot & Doodle, which piggybacks on Google+’s Hangouts feature as the arena for its learn-through-play app aimed at middle school age through to college students, has closed a $2.25 million seed round. (IT news)

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Haiku Deck 2.0 Brings Charts, Graphs And Lists To Its Super Simple iPad Presentation Toolview story

http://techcrunch.com – Office for iPad is a long-standing rumor that frankly becomes less interesting to me with every day that passes, thanks in large part to great third-party apps like Haiku Deck that are stepping up to take advantage of Microsoft’s waffling on the matter. (IT news)

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Featured Android Game Review: Robo5 [Brain & Puzzle]view story

http://www.talkandroid.com –     We have already covered a few games from Animoca, but a new one recently hit the Google Play Store called Robo5. This is a steampunk influenced puzzle game in which you play a robot in a strange decaying future world. Your job is to climb mountains of boxes and crates. Each level presents a different scenario, and you need to get to the top in order to advance to the next level. (IT news)

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How to get EMU 1212m, 1616m, or 1010 to work with Ubuntu 12.10?view story

http://askubuntu.com – All of these models actually use the same exact PCIe card. I happen to have the 1212m model. It worked great in Windows, but unfortunately, Creative Labs E-MU only offers Windows drivers for this particular card. I have switched to using Ubuntu as my main desktop for a while now. (HowTos)

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Streaming Music Service ‘Daisy’ Raises $60 Million, Spins Out Of Beats Electronics As Standalone Firmview story

http://techcrunch.com – Project ‘Daisy,’ the streaming music service built internally by headphone and speaker maker Beats Electronics, has received a $60 million investment round that it is using to spin out as a standalone company. The news was announced in a written release from Beats, confirming a report on the funding by the Verge’s Greg Sandoval issued earlier in the evening (the Verge’s rep (IT news)