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Google Earth 7 will not start on Fedora 17 64bitview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I installed the new available Google Earth 7 version for 64bit from http://www.google.de/intl/de/earth/d...inux_dl=rpm_64 If i launch GE, the program crashes with the following messages in the log file. Quote: Major Version 7 Minor Version 0 Build Number 0001 Build Date Oct 29 2012 Build Time 19:13:39 OS Type 3 OS Major Version 3 OS Minor Version 6 OS Build Version 3 (HowTos)

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With 4.5M Users, Instructure Takes On The Courseras & Udacities Of The World With Its Own Open Course Networkview story

http://techcrunch.com – Instructure launched Canvas in 2011 to give educational institutions an alternative to the ubiquitous (but much criticized) software of educational giants like Blackboard. (IT news)

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Poikos Takes The Prize At The Pioneers Festival In Viennaview story

http://techcrunch.com – The Pioneers Festival kicked off in Vienna this week and by the looks of the 2,300 attendees at the amazing Hofburg Imperial palace, the conference is shaping up to be a stand-out event in Europe, not least because it is enormously upbeat and positive. Something we need more of in Europe. (IT news)

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LG Spectrum 2 now available on Verizon for $99view story

http://www.talkandroid.com –   LG announced the Spectrum 2 available today on Verizon for $99 with a two-year contract. The Spectrum sequel gets bumped up to a 4.7-inch True HD IPS 720p display, sports a dual-core 1.5GHz processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 , 8-megapixel rear camera, and 16GB of internal storage with a microSD slot. (IT news)

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New Canonical Portal Promotes Ubuntu for the Enterpriseview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Do you make decisions about IT for a business but lack a strong technical background? If so, Canonical wants to talk to you — which is why it has created a new portal, called “Ubuntu Insights,” targeted at promoting Ubuntu in the enterprise. (IT news)

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4MLinux Media Edition 4.1 Distribution Is Available for Downloadview story

http://news.softpedia.com – 4MLinux Media Edition, a special distribution with a wide set of multimedia tools and software, is now at version 4.1. As expected, it uses 4MLinux 4.1 as the core, but it has a few other applications: for playing (MPlayer SVN-r35119-4.6.2, xine 1.2.2, TiMidity++ 2.14.0, MikMod 3.2.2), for recording (Audacity 2.0.2, SoX 14.4.0), and for ripping media (cdrkit 1.1.11, MEncoder SVN-r35119-4.6.2, FFm (General)

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Y Combinator Of Education Imagine K12 Launches Its 3rd Cohort, Bringing The Digital Revolution To Classrooms Near Youview story

http://techcrunch.com – The number of startup accelerators has grown exponentially over the last few years. There are now over 100 of them scattered throughout the U.S. — a fairly dramatic increase from 2007, when there were just about four, according to Y Combinator’s estimates. Today, when it seems that every vertical — mobile, gaming, hardware, etc. (IT news)

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New DMCA ruling upholds rooting of phones not tabletsview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – The latest ruling in the ever complicated Digital Millennium Copyright Act continues to list smartphones as exempt from the rules prohibiting rooting and Jailbraking as it did in 2010. (IT news)

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Samsung dominates world smartphone market, sets record in third quarter for units shippedview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – As financial results continue to be released for mobile phone companies and manufacturers, we are beginning to get a better picture of what the condition of the global smartphone market is like. (IT news)

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Linux is not interperting unicode codes from wireless key boardview story

http://askubuntu.com – I am using Lubuntu 12.10. I have tried this on Arch Linux as well with kernel v3.6.3. I am using a Logitech mk320 wireless keyboard. When I try to type Unicode characters using + an Unicode character code it writes a letter instead. I think that it may have to do with the key map and the kernel but I am not very sure though. (HowTos)