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GNOME Foundation: Minutes of the Board meeting of July 31st, 2013view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – wiki: https://wiki.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Minutes/20130731 = Minutes for Meeting of July 31st, 2013, UTC = == Next Meeting == * Tuesday, August 13th, 2013, 16:00 UTC == Attending == * Rosanna Yuen * Andreas Nilsson * Joanmarie Diggs * Tobias Mueller * Karen Sandler * Shaun !McCance (remote) * Ekaterina Gerasimova * Marina Zhurakhinskaya * Sriram Ramkrishna * Emmanuele Bassi * Bas (Software)

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GNOME: GUADEC 2013, Day 3view story

http://www.gnome.org – GUADEC is still going here in Brno. The conference has switched modes from days of presentations to a busy schedule of working sessions. This is the first of our reports on what happened over the weekend, starting with Saturday 3rd August. As the temperature continued to rise, the conference continued at full force. A drone was seen flying around the venue, and attracted a lot of attention. (Software)

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NSA PRISM program a traffic boost for DuckDuckGoview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – From LinuxBSDos.com.The NSA PRISM program’s revelation, thanks to Edward Snowden, like everything else, has its good and bad side. The good part is, we now know that the NSA has been spying on us and everybody else. The bad part is, the NSA is still spying on us and everybody else. But there’s another side to the story. (General)

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Pearltrees Arrives On Android, Wants To Become The File Manager For The Post-PC Eraview story

http://techcrunch.com – Pearltrees, the visual and collaborative library that lets you easily organize and bookmark information in tree-like structures, finally launched its Android app for phones and tablets today. The service started out on the web in 2009 and then came to the iPad in 2011 and the iPhone last year. (IT news)

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Why Facebook Needs Trending Linksview story

http://techcrunch.com – Facebook is not working on an RSS product, we hear, but it still has a huge and truly social opportunity in news discovery. Facebook could turn what links we share with friends into an automatic Digg for the world. Over a billion people are on Facebook, and many share links to news stories and offsite content along with their commentary. (IT news)

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Why Obama Was Never Going To Be A Civil Liberties Championview story

http://techcrunch.com – President Barack Obama was never going to be a champion of civil liberties; he leads a growing sect of the Democratic party that prioritizes the collective good and mass innovation over individualism. (IT news)

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oh andview story

http://androidforums.com – Oh and tracking my log ins, everytime i logged in. Secretly pushing a patch to see and touch my screen. Vm and sprint is responsible for that. Samsung is responsible for the system update that was made to spy on me. Thats invasion of privacy 100%. Then you all sit back and act youre allowed to do that. Dont think so, i know everyone of you thats involved and ill get payback in court. (General)

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disappearing songs from my phone AND sd cardview story

http://androidforums.com – I keep noticing that songs are being deleted from my phone and also my sd card. I have all auto updates turned off. I have changed song players. I'm using fusion player now. I can't find what is deleting my songs. Is there a way to see recent activities on my phone? (General)

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Google Glass: What's With All The Hate?view story

http://techcrunch.com – Google Glass isn’t even on sale yet and there is already a noticeable backlash against Google’s first experiment in wearable computing. It’s odd to see a product that was greeted with so much hype a year ago endure the love-hate cycle so quickly – even though there are only a few thousand units in the wild. (IT news)

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Google Now's “Topics” Page Returns And Shows You How Much Google Knows About You, But It Only Works On Androidview story

http://techcrunch.com – A few weeks ago, Google briefly made a “Google Now” topics page available on the web and then took it down again. The page showed a list of topics Google believed you were interested in, based on your search history. Now this feature is back, but it’s a bit different from the leaked page. (IT news)