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Churn: The Problem Of The New Tech Journalismview story

http://techcrunch.com – A decade ago, the news cycle for a CE product worked like this: a PR person contacted a major title – Laptop, say, or PC Magazine – and offered an exclusive for a cover story. “Hey,” they’d say. “Hot new laptop coming out! (IT news)

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Democratic Whoopsy: Kim Jong-Un and Mohamed Morsey Lead Time’s ‘Person Of The Year’ Pollview story

http://techcrunch.com – The Internet has a hard time taking things seriously and will happily enact silly vengeance on websites daring enough to leave important tasks up to a vote. Time’s coveted “Person of the Year” poll has been hijacked by thousands of pranksters who have voted up the not-so democratic icons, North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un and Egypt’s Mohamed Morsey. (IT news)

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Facebook Users Will In Fact Vote On If They’ll Lose The Ability To Vote, Other Privacy Changes Denounced By EPICview story

http://techcrunch.com – Some 17,800 Facebook users have commented on proposed changes to Facebook’s governing documents, enough to trigger a vote on whether they’ll go into effect. (IT news)

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How to install & configure tor, vidalia, privoxy, & polipo privacy software on Centos 6view story

https://www.centos.org – The question is how does one install and configure a typical installation of tor, vidalia, polipo, and privoxy on Centos 6.1. Privoxy installed and started easily via (HowTos)

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First Details On Facebook’s “View Tags” Cookie Ad Tracking That Shows Sales From Impressionsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Facebook is on a quest to quantify the value of its ads, and TechCrunch has attained the first public details on its recently expanded ad tracking program called “View Tags” that looks beyond clicks. It lets advertisers drop cookies on people who see their Facebook ads and track if they buy something later. (IT news)

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Obama Wins The Election! Here’s His Technology Agendaview story

http://techcrunch.com – Barack Obama has won the election! What does this mean to the future of innovation and the technology industry? (IT news)

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GNOME Foundation: Minutes of the Board meeting of October 2, 2012view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – = Minutes for Meeting of October 2nd, 2012 = == Next Meeting == * Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 14:00 UTC == Attending == * Emmanuele Bassi * Rosanna Yuen * Joanmarie Diggs * Tobias Mueller * Bastien Nocera * Shaun !McCance * Andreas Nilsson * Seif Lotfy === Regrets === * Karen Sandler (on leave) === Missing === == Board Meeting Agenda == * GUADEC 2013 bids * We've gotten two (Software)

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GNOME Foundation: Minutes of the Board meeting of October 16, 2012view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – = Minutes for Meeting of October 16th, 2012 = == Next Meeting == * Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 == Attending == * Emmanuele Bassi * Rosanna Yuen * Joanmarie Diggs * Tobias Mueller * Bastien Nocera * Shaun !McCance * Karen Sandler * Seif Lotfy === Regrets === * Andreas Nilsson === Missing === == Board Meeting Agenda == * Welcome back Karen! * Karen is back from her parental le (Software)

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Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 290view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 290 for the week October 29 - November - 4, 2012. Links to UWN Wiki page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Issue290 In This Issue Raring Ubuntu Developer Summit Complete! Call for IRC Operators Ubuntu Stats LoCo News Canonical Design Team: Ubuntu: Designing for a good purpose Benjamin Kerensa: On Privacy and Unity Barneedhar: Ask Ubun (Hardware)

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New Jersey Allows Voting By Email And Fax For Hurricane Victimsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Wow. Registered voters in New Jersey displaced by Hurricane Sandy will be permitted to vote by fax or email in the upcoming election. New Jersey, along with about a dozen other states, already permit overseas and military voters to return signed ballots electronically. (IT news)