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Articles written on May 24th, 2011

Fedora 15 Released – Includes Dynamic Firewall, GNOME 3 Among Other Features


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Note: Download the Fedora 15 cheat sheet from here. After months of development, Fedora 15, codenamed “Lovelock” has finally been released today. In keeping up with Fedora’s love for the latest software, Fedora 15, too, has a lot of amazing new features. In this article, we will look at some of the new features and…

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By Ricky on May 24th
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Fedora 15 Lovelock – Reference Cheat sheet


Fedora 15 Lovelock - Reference Cheat Sheet

Fedora Linux as usual continues to amaze Linux users with it’s cutting edge features. Fedora 15 is codenamed as “Lovelock” and already has many new features and first timers. Here is a quick recap of all new things in Fedora 15: Fedora 15 has the latest edition of MySQL database server – MySQL 5.5 Fedora…

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By Debjit on May 24th
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Report : Twitter Buys TweetDeck For $40 Million


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Twitter, the famous micro blogging website, has agreed to acquire London based company TweetDeck, a Twitter desktop client preferred by many of the social-media service’s most active users, for $40 million in cash and stock, according to a CNN report. In April, The Wall Street Journal reported Twitter was in “advanced talks” to acquire TweetDeck…

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By Nihal on May 24th
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Google Blocks Rooted Devices From Android Market Movie Rentals


Movies in Android Market Banned for Rooted Android devices

At the recently held I/O Conference, Google made an announcement that will help all movie buffs to rent and watch movies directly from the Android Market. Titled “Movie Rentals” this new feature from Google lets users rent movie titles on the Android Market’s website after which users can watch them in various ways such as…

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By Debjit on May 24th
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How To Install Firefox 5 Beta In Ubuntu Using PPA


Firefox 5 In Ubuntu

With the new accelerated development (or rather versioning) of Firefox, Firefox 5 beta had been released a few days back. In this post, we will tell you how to install from Mozilla’s PPA. As of now, there are not much visible changes between Firefox 4 and Firefox 5. There are a few improvements under the…

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By Ricky on May 24th
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Mac Defender Malware Continues To Infect Macs; Apple Continues Ignoring It


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The Mac Defender malware that was first spotted around three weeks ago continues to spread. Mac Defender is actually a very simple trojan. It disguises itself as an antivirus and warns users that their system has been infected. To remove the infection, it asks users for user permission and once it gets the permission, it…

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By Adam on May 24th
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Yahoo Ready To Deliver On Promise To Upgrade Email


Yahoo Ready To Deliver On Promise To Upgrade Email

With an ever-increasing population on Facebook, Gmail and Twitter – a worrying fact for Yahoo, it has decide to go for some changes within its popular email service in an attempt to make it more appealing. The changes announced Tuesday build upon a redesigned email format that Yahoo began testing seven months ago. The estimated…

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By Nihal on May 24th
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Google Acquires Comparison Shopping Website Sparkbuy


Google Acquires Comparison Shopping Website Sparkbuy

In what appears to be a new trend where companies are acquired for tech talent rather than products, Google has made an acquisition – Sparkbuy, in a deal of undisclosed size. The site has been shut down, and from the note that appears on it looks like the startup’s founder are joining Google as employees….

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By Nihal on May 24th
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End Of The Road For Linux 2.6; Next Release Might Be Linux 2.8 Or 3.0


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So far, we have seen 39 development of Linux 2.6 and the 40th is about to start. However, Linux 2.6.39 might be the end of the Linux 2.6 series. In an email, Linus Torvalds wrote that the numbers are becoming too big and he is thinking of giving the next release a version number of…

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By Ricky on May 24th
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