CoverHound Lands $4.5M From RRE, Bullpen & Blumberg To Become The Kayak Of Online Insuranceview story

http://techcrunch.com – Car insurance is a necessary evil for all drivers. Of course, if you don’t happen to be accident prone, paying expensive monthly or annual bills is a headache and seems equivalent to setting your wallet on fire. (IT news)

Friendly Assistant - Give command, search information for Android's phones.view story

http://forums.androidcentral.com – Friendly Assistant - Give command, search information for Android's phones. https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...huy.talkwithme Friendly Assistant is a interactive application, help you control your Android Phone use your voice. (HowTos)

Unlocking Your Phone Is Now Illegal, But What Does That Mean For You?view story

http://techcrunch.com – All the salacious headlines are (mostly) true — as of today, you can’t unlock a carrier-subsidized smartphone on your own before the contract associated with it runs out without technically running afoul of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. (IT news)

Full Circle Magazine #69 is OUT!view story

http://fullcirclemagazine.org – This month: * Ubuntu News. * How-To : Programming in Python, LibreOffice, and Ubuntu Gnome 2 Style. * Graphics : Blender, and Inkscape. * Review: Sony Google TV. plus: Q&A, Command & Conquer, Linux Labs, Ask The New Guy, My Story, and so much more!   Cooooome and get it! http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-69/ (Distributions)

Professional Graphics Creation on Linuxview story

https://www.linux.com – Some of Linux's most brilliant crown jewels are professional-quality graphics-creation applications. There is far more to multi-media production on Linux than GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program), the beloved drawing and painting program, though it seems that is all there is because it gets all the attention. (Software)

New Samsung Galaxy Note II colors introducedview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Samsung has started advertising two new colors for their monster smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Note II, in the South Korean market. Samsung seems to be fond of producing different color choices for their devices as the life cycle progresses. (IT news)

The coproc keyword - Fixes to the examples, grammar, and spelling. (Someone should review these examples for correctness).view story

http://wiki.bash-hackers.org – :V4: Synopsis coproc [NAME] command [redirections] Description Bash 4.0 introduced coprocesses, a feature certainly familiar to ksh users. The coproc keyword starts a command as a background job, setting up pipes connected to both its stdin and stdout so that you can interact with it bidirectionally. Optionally, the co-process can have a name NAME. (HowTos)

Sudo apt-get update fail: Malformed line 59view story

http://www.unix.com – I am trying to update/add a repository. (HowTos)

Review: Google Chromebook for 30 Daysview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – A Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) Chromebook has arrived at The VAR Guy’s doorstep. Starting January 14, our resident blogger will live on the cloud-centric notebook (running Google’s Chrome OS) for 30 days. Why should channel partners, businesses and consumers care about this niche (but promising) form factor? (IT news)

Just Give The Dish DVR Its Nomination Back, CNETview story

http://techcrunch.com – Here we go again. There is a CONFLICT OF INTEREST in the tech news media. (IT news)