Google+ goes 25m+ users in record timeview story

http://www.itwire.com – Digital measurement company “comScore” has scored Google+ as having 25m+ users, getting to that rather nice number super quickly. (IT news)

Scammers Are Using VLC Media Player To Spread Malwareview story

http://techie-buzz.com – One of the greatest things about an open source project is sharing the source code with everyone, and fixing bugs and adding new features as a community. However some time it gets abused. In a recent blog post, VLC developer Ludovic Fauvet said that scammers are taking advantage of the availability of the VLC source code to trick users. (General)

Patent trolls chase app developers out of the U.S.view story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Kootol Software Ltd. has sent & a notice& to Apple, Faccebook, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Twitter, and several dozen other tech companies regarding a soon-to-be-awarded patent on a & core technology& apparently involving social networking. Meanwhile, legal attacks by & patent troll& Lodsys are causing small app developers to withdraw from the U.S. (Embedded)

Those Birds Sure Are Pissedview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – A while back, Google released a free beta version of the immensely popular cross-platform game Angry Birds in their Chrome web store. In Chromium, only the SD version renders properly for me (WebGL vs. Canvas I assume but I haven’t had a chance to look all that deeply), but YMMV. It’s pretty nutty how addictive [...] (Software)

Integrare Google+ in Ubuntu e Unityview story

http://www.oneopensource.it – Ormai da qualche settimana in rete rimbalzano tutorial e impressioni su Google+, e se c’è chi comunque non è convinto dal nuovo social network di Google, tanti altri ne sono entusiasti e gli utenti di Ubuntu 11.04 hanno colto l’occasione per sperimentare un po’ con le API di Unity. (Software)

How To Set Up A Web-Based Enterprise Password Manager Protected By Two-Factor Authenticationview story

http://howtoforge.com – How To Set Up A Web-Based Enterprise Password Manager Protected By Two-Factor Authentication While it is great that more services such as Facebook and Google are offering two-factor authentication, there are still plenty of services that do not. What is the next best thing? Using a password manager and incredibly complex passwords. (HowTos)

Extension Watch: Google Font Previewerview story

http://www.linux-magazine.com – The Google Web Fonts repository is a real treasure trove for anyone looking for high-quality open source fonts, but finding the font you like among dozens of available typefaces can be a time-consuming task. (Distributions)

BleachBit 0.8.8 released and installation instructions includedview story

http://www.ubuntugeek.com – BleachBit quickly frees disk space and tirelessly guards your privacy. Free cache, delete cookies, clear Internet history, shred temporary files, delete logs, and discard junk you didn’t know was there. Designed for Linux and Windows systems, it wipes clean 90 applications including Firefox, Internet Explorer, Adobe Flash, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari,and more. (HowTos)

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)

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)