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>>   Linux
Unreal Engine 4 patched, now supports Linux and Steam OS 
Games On Net - 2 Hours ago
Developers celebrate public holiday with patch that forces them to rewrite all their code. Update 4.1 they’re calling it, but in reality it’s the patch that adds Steam OS and Linux support (as well     Add Comment

New course to cater to Linux newbies 
ITWire - 49 Minutes ago
rce As the use of GNU/Linux grows and spreads, training has become more and more of a necessity if one wants to join the burgeoning ranks of administrators.    Add Comment

Linux Foundation Aims to Prevent Next Heartbleed, Recruits Tech Giants - 
Linux Today - 109 Minutes ago
IBM, Intel, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Microsoft and others join the Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative to prevent future crises like Heartbleed. The Linux Foundation has assembled many of     Add Comment

End of XP support prompts China to develop Linux-based OS 
Want China Times - 2 Hours ago
Notebook computers running the Windows 8 OS displayed at a store in Yinchuan in Ningxia, April 8. (Photo/Xinhua) China will focus on the development of a new operating system based on Linux to cope     Add Comment
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>>   Open source
After Heartbleed, tech giants team up to fund open-source projects 
Melbourne Age - 2 Hours ago
How to avoid Heartbleed heartache The hidden costs of Heartbleed bug Google held on to Heartbleed bug data The world's biggest technology companies are donating millions of dollars to fund improvements     Add Comment

Tech giants team up to fund open-source projects 
Sydney Morning Herald - 66 Minutes ago
The world's biggest technology companies are donating millions of dollars to fund improvements in open source programs such as OpenSSL, the software whose Heartbleed bug has sent the internet into turmoil.     Add Comment

Unreal Engine 4 patched, now supports Linux and Steam OS 
Games On Net - 2 Hours ago
Developers celebrate public holiday with patch that forces them to rewrite all their code. Update 4.1 they’re calling it, but in reality it’s the patch that adds Steam OS and Linux support (as well     Add Comment

Mozilla’s new CTO is Andreas Gal, who stuck around after a one-off project with  
Venturebeat - 3 Hours ago
Above: Andreas Gal, Mozilla's new chief technology officer. Image Credit: Hubert Figuière/Flickr Mozilla has found someone to step in to its chief technology officer position, which Brendan Eich dropped
Mozilla Names New CTO: Andreas Gal Replaces Brendan Eich After Prop 8 Scandal Atlanta Journal And Constitution
Andreas Gal is the new CTO of Mozilla TechWhack
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>>   OS news
K-Station for iOS 
ZDNet - 50 Minutes ago
can check the progress of the job.Connection to the K-Station web server is required. License Free File Size 1.14 MB Version 1.1 Operating System i 9 System Requirements Compatible with iPhone     Add Comment

Create double-exposure shots with Union for iOS 
CNET.co.uk - 3 Hours ago
Union is a photo editor that lets you create cool-looking blended and double-exposure photos in only a few steps. With several tools to adjust each image so that they look good together naturally, it's     Add Comment

After Heartbleed, tech giants team up to fund open-source projects 
Melbourne Age - 2 Hours ago
How to avoid Heartbleed heartache The hidden costs of Heartbleed bug Google held on to Heartbleed bug data The world's biggest technology companies are donating millions of dollars to fund improvements     Add Comment

The best focused-writing apps for OS X 
MIS Asia - 110 Minutes ago
If you use a Mac, you work with text. Your documents may be short (tweets and iMessages) or long (reports, stories, or even novels), but you need an app to handle that text. Depending on the type of writing     Add Comment
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>>   Internet news
Exclusive: Google mulling Wi-Fi for cities with Google Fiber 
CIO IT-Strategie für Manager - 2 Hours ago
The disclosure is made in a document Google is circulating to 34 cities that are the next candidates to receive Google Fiber in 2015. Specific details of the Wi-Fi plan are not included in the document,
Exclusive: Google may offer Wi-Fi for cities with its Google Fiber Computerworld
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Google may bestow Wi-Fi in its Google Fiber cities 
CNET.co.uk - 61 Minutes ago
Google As Google lays the groundwork for its super-high-speed Internet service in various US cities, it's said to also be sniffing out possible Wi-Fi networks in those same locations, according to IDG     Add Comment

Facebook's Moves buy and the land grab of 2014 
CNET News - 3 Hours ago
Artwork at Facebook's Menlo Park campus Facebook Mark Zuckerberg is a man of his word. Just one day after Facebook's chief promised more private ways of sharing during an earnings call, he gave us     Add Comment

Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe, settle employee-fiddling class action suit 
I4U - 3 Hours ago
Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe, settle employee-fiddling class action suit    Add Comment
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>>   Blogging
Twitter Wants to Be Your TV 
BusinessWeek - 51 Minutes ago
Profitability doesn’t appear to be in Twitter’s Twitter aims to take advantage of the sales strength of media companies that have more established relationships with sponsors. Its salespeople approach     Add Comment

Succeed Without Overworking: Twitter Cofounder Shares His Secret 
Forbes.com - 82 Minutes ago
Stop me if you’ve heard this before. To succeed, you must eat, sleep and breathe your work. You should put your blinders on, block out all distractions and keep your eyes on the prize. For most     Add Comment

Here's What Happens When Justin Bieber Follows You On Twitter 
Mashable - 3 Hours ago
Justin Bieber is seen here at the premier of 'Justin Bieber's Believe' in Los Angeles in December. By Kurt Wagner 2014-04-25 00:15:19 UTC Justin Bieber followed me on Twitter yesterday. Yes, we're talking     Add Comment

Ip has Twitter debate with Transport Minister 
Fort Erie Times - 3 Hours ago
St. Catharines councillor Laura Ip showed her support for GO service to Niagara on Twitter this afternoon. And, she asked Ontario's transportation minister Glen Murray some pointed questions about the     Add Comment
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>>   Cyberculture
Facebook woos journalists with 'FB Newswire' 
MSN Philippines - 73 Minutes ago
Facebook launches FB Newswire, billed as an online trove of real-time information for journalists and newsrooms to mine while reporting on events or crafting stories - by Lionel Bonaventure In partnership
Facebook woos journalists with 'FB Newswire' (AFP) Yahoo! News Australia
Facebook woos journalists with FB Newswire Special Broadcasting Service
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Facebook courts journalists with newswire tool 
Reuters India - 81 Minutes ago
By Jennifer Saba (Reuters) - Facebook (FB.O: Quote, Profile, Research) said on Thursday that it has created a newswire tool tailored to journalists, part of a broader effort to be the go-to place for
Facebook courts journalists with newswire tool (Reuters) Yahoo! News Australia
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‘Game of Thrones’ Tops YouTube’s Q1 Trailer Rankings 
Variety - 113 Minutes ago
Monsters, dragons, superheroes and robots dominated YouTube ’s trailer views in the first quarter of 2014. HBO’s “ Game of Thrones ” and Legendary and Warner Bros.’ “ Godzilla ” took the No. 1 and     Add Comment

Cruz Facebook Picture With Tiger Pelt Causes Stir 
NewsMax.com - 2 Hours ago
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is pictured by a rug that appears to be a tiger pelt in his Houston office — and the posting is creating a lot of buzz from both critics and supporters on his Facebook page. Cruz     Add Comment
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>>   Online portals
China web porn crackdown hits Sina shares 
CNBC - 2 Hours ago
Chinese Internet firm Sina Corp has been stripped of its online publication licence after being targeted in a pornography crackdown, state media reported, prompting its share price to drop more than 7     Add Comment

Sina banned from publication over online-porn accusations 
CHINAdaily - 3 Hours ago
A man stands in front of an advertisement of Sina.com at an exhibition in Beijing, China. [File photo/dfic.cn] Sina Internet Information Service Co, one of China's Internet giants, has been suspended     Add Comment

Sina's online publishing, broadcasting licences revoked 
Telecompaper - 3 Hours ago
Chinese internet firm Sina has had its internet publishing licence and online broadcasting licence revoked. The National Anti-Pornography Office revoked the licence after it found pornographic and obscene     Add Comment

CORRECTED-AOL Microsoft lure advertisers with TV-style shows 
Kenya Star - 67 Minutes ago
(Corrects Internet Advertising Bureau to Interactive Advertising Bureau) By Jennifer Saba and Lisa Richwine NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES, April 23 (Reuters) - Technology powerhouses like Microsoft Corp and ...
AOL, Microsoft lure advertisers with TV-style shows RocketNews
Microsoft AOL lure advertisers with TV-style shows Big News Network
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>>   Online content
‘Game of Thrones’ Tops YouTube’s Q1 Trailer Rankings 
Variety - 113 Minutes ago
Monsters, dragons, superheroes and robots dominated YouTube ’s trailer views in the first quarter of 2014. HBO’s “ Game of Thrones ” and Legendary and Warner Bros.’ “ Godzilla ” took the No. 1 and     Add Comment

Adrianne Wadewitz dies at 37; helped diversify Wikipedia 
Chicago Tribune - 113 Minutes ago
The scholar, a prolific contributer who helped the demystify the online encyclopedia's inner workings, died after a rock-climbing accident at Joshua Tree. When Adrianne Wadewitz became a Wikipedia contributor
Adrianne Wadewitz, scholar who helped diversify Wikipedia, dies at 37 McClatchy DC
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Pizarro: Three-year-old YouTube sensation Mateo Beltran to lead parade at Saturday's  
San Jose Mercury News - 85 Minutes ago
Mateo Beltran, the 3-year-old San Jose boy whose video showing him insisting on having cupcakes for dinner went viral, is scheduled to kick off the parade Saturday morning at the 26th annual San Jose     Add Comment

Hillsborough families 'frightened' by Wikipedia insults 
ITV.com - 3 Hours ago
Families of Hillsborough victims have described as "deeply upsetting" the revelation that insults relating to the disaster were reportedly posted online from Government offices. Margaret Aspinall, from
Insults on Hillsborough Wikipedia page 'sent from Whitehall' | Football DailyMe.Com
Hillsborough insults added to Wikipedia pages using GOVERNMENT computers Big News Network
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