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Calibre eBook Editor and Reader Optimized for Better Mouse Controlview story

http://spd.rss.ac – Calibre is an eBook reader, converter, and editor, just to pinpoint some of the major features of the application. A new update has been released for it and the developer has made a number small improvements to the app. The development cycle of Calibre has been rather quiet and very few new features or major changes have been made in the past few weeks. (IT news)

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Linux-Powered Librem 15 Laptop Crowdfunding Campaign Is a Major Successview story

http://spd.rss.ac – Librem 15 is a new Linux-powered laptop that will ship with completely free applications, drivers, and kernel. The crowdfunding campaign for this laptop is almost over and it has been a resounding success. It's not every day that we get to see so much support for a laptop that runs a Linux system, especially in the crowdfunding effort for a quality device that is actually quite expensive. (IT news)

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Pure Storage Releases VMware Storage Replication Adapter, Plug-inview story

http://thevarguy.com – Pure Storage is rolling out a free Storage Replication Adapter for VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager as well as an updated vSphere Web Client Plug-in. (IT news)

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Effective Backup Methods You May Never Have Consideredview story

http://thevarguy.com – The most exciting thing about IT (at least for me) is how differently people approach projects they work on and problems they encounter. IT is not so different from writing, really. We’ve all got our own voice and our own style, and we’ve all got budgets and timeframes we’re forced to work within. The VAR Guy Blog read more (IT news)

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Explaining the Big Data Productivity Gapview story

http://thevarguy.com – Big data is one of the hottest topics. Yet almost no organizations are effectively leveraging Hadoop and other big data technologies in their infrastructure, according to a report out this month from Capgemini Consulting. Why, you ask? Here are some answers to the gap between big data's potential and its actual productivity. read more (IT news)

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India’s Mad Street Den Raises $1.5M To Bring The Benefits Of AI To Apps And Servicesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Mad Street Den, a one-year-old artificial intelligence startup based in Chennai, India, has closed a $1.5 million seed round to bring technology developed in the labs to consumers in a useful way. Read More (IT news)

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Jay-Z Gets Into Music Streaming With $56M Bid For Aspiro, Owner Of WiMP And Tidalview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Dr. Dre might not be the only rapper in the music streaming business for long. That’s because Jay-Z is making a move to buy Aspiro, a Swedish company that operates the WiMP Music service and Tidal, as it is known some markets. Read More (IT news)

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Bill Gates Inadvertently Shows Off Ubuntu on His Facebook Pageview story

http://spd.rss.ac – Bill Gates is much more involved in philanthropy than Microsoft these days and he's done some great work regarding the eradications of certain diseases and to improve the quality of life in a number of third world countries. (IT news)

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Camera App for Ubuntu Touch Gets Major Improvements – Galleryview story

http://spd.rss.ac – Ubuntu Touch is almost ready, but some of the core apps are still updated. The camera app recently received an upgrade and numerous features have been added. Many smartphones users are actually making the most of their cameras, so it's very important to have a powerful camera app that has all the features people might want. (IT news)

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Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen) with 4G, front camera in making?view story

http://www.themobileindian.com – Various reports point out a new version of Moto E with front camera and even 4G connectivity. (IT news)

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Xiaomi Mi 4 with 64GB internal storage to be launched in 2 weeksview story

http://www.themobileindian.com – The Mi4 64 GB version will have the same specification as that of 16GB model. (IT news)

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Google is Making Skin to Test for Cancerview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Google has been known to get involved in some unusual projects, like Google Glass, Project Ara, and self-driving cars. However, the goings-on at its life sciences division take the cake in terms of unusual endeavours. Google has been working on a bracelet that can detect cancer cells. (IT news)