Up to 20% of Android apps could be spywareview story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Security, Mobile, Android (General)

Open source media player embraces HDview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – VideoLAN is shipping version 1.1 of its cross-platform, open source VLC media player, adding hardware acceleration, WebM support, and faster HD decoding, but deleting Shoutcast support. Meanwhile, several industry reports suggests possible reasons for Adobe's temporary suspension of its beta 64-bit Linux version of Flash.... (Embedded)

Facebook is testing a News Feed for lonersview story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Internet, Social Software (General)

Let's Deep-Six Facebook and Do Open Source Social Networking Instead - Con: Steven Bristolview story

http://www.linuxinsider.com – Steven Bristol is a partner and "chief nerd" at Less Everything, a company that focuses on building easy-to-use Ruby on Rail Web apps. The company created LovdbyLess, a free open source social network platform, after getting requests from customers. (General)

The Unbuntu SEO Experimentview story

http://linuxo.com – Tech Source: "They sometimes misspelled or mistyped the word ubuntu and use keywords like unbuntu, ubunto, ubundu, and others. (General)

The Beat Goes On: Open Source Multimedia Tools Part 2view story

http://linuxo.com – Linux.com: "Last week, I started to share information on FOSS multimedia tools, covering some integrated multimedia distributions and some audio tools. This week, in part two, I will cover video editing, scanning, converting from one format to another, and publishing your creative arts." (General)

Virgin America Runs Massive Workloads on Linuxview story

http://linuxo.com – Linux.com: "Virgin America's Ravi Simhambhatla is delivering a keynote at this year's LinuxCon North America. He will be giving us the CIO view on how to sell the value of open source internally when cost isn't the only driving factor." (General)

International Free and Open Source Software Law Review 2.1 Availableview story

http://linuxo.com – IFOSSLR: "Case Law Reports: Italian Constitutional Court gives way to Free-Software friendly laws" (General)

Firefox 3.6.4 with 'crash protection' releasedview story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Mozilla, Browsers (General)

Open Ballot: freedom or function?view story

http://www.tuxradar.com – For our next podcast, we want to know whether the primary reason you use open source software is for its freedom or for its function. (IT news)