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Cinnamon 2.8 to Add Device Vendor and Model Information, Better Box Pointersview story

http://spd.rss.ac – Apparently, the creator and lead developer of the Linux Mint project, Clement Lefebvre, already works on the next major release of the acclaimed Cinnamon open-source desktop environment. According to Mr. Lefebvre, Cinnamon 2.8 will bring (for now) features like (IT news)

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Farewell To Flash: What It Means For Digital Video Publishersview story

http://techcrunch.com –  It’s been more than five years since Steve Jobs wrote his infamous “Thoughts on Flash” letter citing the high level of energy consumption, lack of performance on mobile and poor security as the reasons his company’s products would not support Adobe Flash technology. Finally, it appears we’re getting closer to the curtain closing on Flash. Read More (IT news)

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Crowdsourcing Dystopiaview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Violent extremism starts with an idea and an entrepreneur. On offer is a belief system that promises to upend the status quo, to change the world and take you with it. Investors commit at different levels from different places, but everyone involved belongs to a unified cause. Once in, you’re a team of heroic proportions, larger than life. Read More (IT news)

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Lakestar Joins Europe’s Heavy-Hitter VCs With New $385M Fundview story

http://techcrunch.com –  As the European startup scene has matured over the last few years so too has the VC scene. But a handicap has always been the issue of follow-on funding. Gradually, however, the most successful firms have managed to raise new funds based on past successes. One such has been Lakestar, the early investors in Spotify, Skype and Facebook. Read More (IT news)

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Enlightenment 0.19.9 Open-Source Desktop Environment Is Out with 28 Bugfixesview story

http://spd.rss.ac – The developers of the Enlightenment open-source desktop environment used in numerous GNU/Linux operating systems have announced the release and immediate availability of the ninth maintenance version of Enlightenment DR 0.19. According to the attached release notes, Enlightenment 0.19.9 fixes 28 issues reported since the last point release of the modern desktop environment. (IT news)

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New MakuluLinux Aero 10 Beta Build Looks Like Windows Vista - Galleryview story

http://spd.rss.ac – Jacque Montague Raymer is currently in Hong Kong (lucky him) and has just informed Softpedia about the new features implemented in the upcoming Beta build of his MakuluLinux Aero 10 distribution, which uses the Cinnamon desktop environment with a theme that resembles the look of Windows Vista. MakuluLinux Aero 10 Beta build 2.3 is not available for download at the moment of writing this article (IT news)

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Here's How to Watch Hulu Movies and TV Shows on Ubuntu Linuxview story

http://spd.rss.ac – IT expert Nathan Haines published a tutorial instructing users of the Ubuntu Linux operating system about how to watch movies and TV shows on the American streaming service Hulu. We reported last week about the changes made by Hulu t... (read more) (IT news)

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Linus Torvalds Chickened Out and Delayed the Release of Linux Kernel 4.2 for One Weekview story

http://spd.rss.ac – Linus Torvalds announced a few minutes ago that the eight and last RC (Release Candidate) version of the anticipated Linux 4.2 kernel is now available for download and testing. According to Mr. Torvalds, Linux kernel 4.2 RC8 is a small Release Candidate version that contains last-minute reverts for things that weren't ready to be part of this release after all. Most of the changes are ... (IT news)

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Mirantis Announces Second Straight $100m Round And Intel Partnershipview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Last October, Marantis, the pure-play OpenStack vendor announced a $100 million round. Just 10 months later, it’s back with an identical announcement. This time the investment is led by Intel Capital and includes a partnership with Intel to help accelerate OpenStack in the enterprise. (IT news)

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Next-Gen Cybersecurity Is All About Behavior Recognitionview story

http://techcrunch.com –  In the wake of devastating personal information leaks, like Target’s back in 2014 affecting more than 70 million customers and the more recent Ashley Madison data breach, concerns over cybersecurity are at an all-time high. Financial advisers overwhelmingly cite cybersecurity as their number-one concern, with business owners and everyday consumers sharing in those worries. (IT news)

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Logic Supply Announces Fanless, Intel Atom-Based Internet of Things Gatewayview story

http://spd.rss.ac – The Logic Supply hardware company, known for selling all sorts of industrial and embedded computers powered by GNU/Linux operating systems like Ubuntu, announced the general availability of a fanless Internet of Things (IoT) gateway. Designed from the ground up to ease the control and management of energy and operational data in industrial sites and commercial buildings, the new CC150 fanless c (IT news)

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More details on BlackBerry’s ‘Venice’ smartphone leaks on Twitterview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Remember BlackBerry’s Experience Suite announced back at MWC 2015? (IT news)