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Channel Partner Program Roundup: HDS, Dell, Aruba Networksview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Howdy, and welcome to the Channel Partner Program Roundup, our weekly collection of happenings in the vendor partner space without all the fluffiness. (IT news)

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[ubuntu] How do I format a WD Passport HD (more)view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Firstly, I'm a complete noob. I don't even really know what "grub" is, etc. I'm an old-school DOS/Windows user so go easy on me please. ;) I want to format a Western Digital My Passport drive that currently has Ubuntu 11.10 on it. This is the drive that I have had Ubuntu on from the beginning, and I have had numerous problems after updating it to Ubuntu 12.04 LST. (Hardware)

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UNSW tops goal tally but just misses out on RoboCup 2012 final berthview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Stephen WithersA team from the University of New South Wales won the bronze medal at this year's RoboCup competition, despite scoring more goals than any other team. For the tenth time in 13 years, a University of New South Wales has finished in the top three of the RoboCup 2012 robot soccer tournament. (IT news)

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European Parliament throws out ACTAview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Sam VargheseThe European Parliament yesterday gave the thumbs-down to the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, voting to reject it by a massive majority. {loadposition sam08}Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted 478-39 to give the treaty the shove, with 165 abstaining.Despite the fact that ACTA is being pushed by the American, even a so-called close ally like Au (IT news)

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Marketing Messages Drive IBM’s Midmarket Pushview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – IBM (NYSE: IBM) has a new “Engine of the Week” feature at its Facebook midmarket page to give more marketing visibility to customers that change how they do business, typically either by deploying IBM analytics or cloud technology in concert with a channel partner. It’s not unusual to hype a customer engagement, particularly when it involves a channel partner, but IBM plans to do this (IT news)

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meeting logview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – HTML Code: 07:52:35 PM) The topic for #ubuntu-tt is: http://ubuntu-tt.org, Developing Ubuntu in Trinidad and Tobago (07:53:14 PM) trinikrono: yo (07:53:22 PM) trinikrono: whos around for the meeting (07:53:27 PM) trinikrono: metasansana: ? (08:00:53 PM) trinichica [be06ed84@gateway/web/freenode/ip.190.6.237.132] entered the room. (08:03:58 PM) kester_: I'm present (08:03:58 PM) (Hardware)

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The great data roaming rip-off: prices from $0.25 to $50 per MBview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Stuart CornerOpera Software has produced a report that highlights the enormous variation in the prices charged for international mobile data roaming. {loadposition stuart}Unfortunately the operators are not identified, and Australia is not included in the coverage either as a roaming destination or country of origin. (IT news)

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More Mayan evidence shows Dec 21, 2012, is just another dayview story

http://www.itwire.com – Featured | Written by: William AtkinsA recent poll found that 10% of people think December 21, 2012, will be an "apocalyptic collapse". Of course, 90% don't think so. (IT news)

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Linux Mint 13 “Maya” Xfce RC released!view story

http://blog.linuxmint.com – The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 13 Xfce RC. Linux Mint 13 Xfce New features at a glance: Xfce 4.10 mintMenu and MATE applets MDM Artwork improvements Search engines For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 13 Xfce“. Important info: mintMenu in Xfce Xfwm margins Xfce trash in live mode Boot hangs on system (Distributions)

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Distribution Watch: Avnet, BrightPoint, Computerlinksview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Happy Friday and welcome to this week’s Distribution Watch, which highlights the latest in disty doings you need to know about. This week the watch is on Avnet (NYSE: AVNT), BrightPoint and Computerlinks. Focus, now. Avnet: The Phoenix-based distribution powerhouse has expanded in Latin America with the opening of a new full-service technology integration center in Joinville, Brazil. (IT news)