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Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 388view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 388 for the week October 13 - 19, 2014. Links to UWN Wiki page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Issue388 In This Issue Final Freeze for Ubuntu 14.10 (utopic) in effectUbuntu StatsUbuntu Cloud NewsRandall Ross: Why Smart Phones Aren't - Reason #2 & Reason #3Joe Liau: Documenting the Death of the Dumb Telephone - Part 1: U (Hardware)

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Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 388view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #388 for the week October 13 – 19, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Final Freeze for Ubuntu 14.10 (utopic) in effect Ubuntu Stats Ubuntu Cloud News Randall Ross: Why Smart Phones Aren’t – Reason #2 & Reason #3 […]More... (Hardware)

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App Store Downloads Top 85 Billion, Revenue Up 36 Percent Year-Over-Yearview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple CEO Tim Cook announced today during the company’s FY Q4 2014 earnings call that Apple’s cumulative App Store downloads have now topped 85 billion up from 60 billion around a year ago. The number was announced alongside news of Apple’s massive quarter, and its record-breaking sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices. (IT news)

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Disability Cases Last Longer as Backlog Risesview story

http://forums.anandtech.com – RALEIGH, N.C. (Hardware)

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Gmail For Android Will Soon Support Yahoo Mail, Outlook And Other Email Servicesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Use email? Own an Android device? Not a fan of Gmail? There’s good news coming your way. Google is preparing a major update for Gmail for Android that will, among many things, finally handle email accounts from other service providers, such as Microsoft Outlook, Yahoo and AOL [mandatory disclaimer: AOL is, of course, the owner of TechCrunch]. (IT news)

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HBO's Streaming Service May Cost Almost 2X as Much as Netflixview story

http://hardforum.com – There is usually a catch when you get really good news, always waiting for that ‘but’ that always lingers at the end. With the news HBO is finally creating a freestanding service, the ‘but’ looms overhead like the Sword of Damocles. In this case, the eventual higher cost of standalone service to consumers according to Martin Peers over at The Information. (Hardware)

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Newsly Hack Is Tinder For News Articlesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Tinder’s interface for quickly filtering people you might like to date from those you definitely don’t is being applied to all sorts of other sorting tasks. We’ve had multiple Tinders for shopping, for instance. And here at the Disrupt Europe 2014 hackathon in London we’ve just seen a Tinder for news stories, called Newsly, presented on stage. Read More (IT news)

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#Gamergate Shows Tech Needs Far Better Algorithmsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  If Gamergate teaches us anything — beyond, of course, vastly obvious observations about the toxicity of certain Internet demographics (which is hardly new news) — it’s that algorithms and formulaic behaviour can and are being gamed. Read More (IT news)

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Convergence In The Internet Of Things Is Priming The Tech World For A Major Cultural Shiftview story

http://techcrunch.com –  To anyone who is tuned into the tech world, it should not come as earth shattering news that machine-to-machine (M2M) technology and the Internet of Things have hit a major convergence point in the tech industry. What is fairly new however is that the two have become so closely intertwined with each other that you can no longer think about one without thinking of the other. Read More (IT news)

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[itmedia.co.jp] Another Gaming Headset From audio-technicaview story

http://www.overclock.net –  "http://www.itmedia.co.jp/lifestyle/articles/1410/16/news171.html The news is not about..." (Hardware)