2011-12-31

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What is Windows 8? A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary. Will GNOME 3.4 Save the Linux Desktop? From the 'I Miss GNOME 2.x' Files: There are a lot of people that don't like the changes brought to the Linux desktop with GNOME 3.

Will GNOME 3.4 Save the Linux Desktop?

Among those people is none other than the father of Linux himself, Linus Torvalds. But that could be changing as GNOME 3.4 development work continues and could build on some improvements that first debuted in GNOME 3.2 "Hey, with gnome-tweak-tool and the dock extension, gnome-3.2 is starting to look almost usable," Linus Torvalds wrote in a Google+ posting. " Now I just hope those things become part of the standard gnome shell setup and made available in the regular "system config" thing rather than hidden off…Or would that be too close to "Ok, we admit we were wRong" and thus not politically acceptable? " Intel developer Dirk Hohndel added in a comment the he is close to finding Gnome3 usable.

Facebook Accelerates PHP with HipHp Virtual Machine. From the 'Evolution of PHP' files: Facebook is a big user of PHP throughout its infrastructure, but they don't use quite the same same PHP that the rest of us use.

Facebook Accelerates PHP with HipHp Virtual Machine

A year and a half ago they launched HipHop,their own open source runtime for PHP. Last week, they officially launched the HipHop virtual machine (hhvm) which will make HipHop PHP execution faster than ever. Facebook Accounts for 1 in Every 7 Online Minutes. WordPress 3.3 Improves Usability in Open Source CMS. From the 'More Than Just a Blog' files: Yeaah, I know, WordPress is blogging software right?

WordPress 3.3 Improves Usability in Open Source CMS

Well yes and no. Is Mozilla Really Getting $300 Million from Google? From the 'How Much is an Open Source Browser Worth?'

Is Mozilla Really Getting $300 Million from Google?

Files: There is a report out that claims that the renewed Google Mozilla deal is worth $300 Million per year. WHAT? Yup I did a double take when I saw that figure too. Sure I'm a believer in Mozilla, but $300 million sure does seem like an obscene amount amount...or does it? The Google search deal - as I understood it in the past - paid Mozilla certain amount of money on a per search query basis. Appliances & Electronics. What is Pandora Internet Radio? A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary. Main » TERM » P » An Internet radio and music recommendation service that utilizes the Music Genome Project to serve music and comedy content to its listeners.

What is Pandora Internet Radio? A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary

The Music Genome Project has compiled hundreds of musical details for each song, including melody, harmony, instrumentation, rhythm, vocals and lyrics, which enable Pandora to play songs that share similar musical characteristics with the listener’s favorite songs, artists or musical genres. Subscribers are able to further refine their music selections by providing positive or negative feedback for songs chosen by Pandora. Pandora offers both a free, advertised-supported plan and a paid subscription plan for its listeners. COMPACTA. Transport Font. Some good biker quotes.... - Harley Davidson Forums: Harley Davidson Motorcycle Forum. Some good biker quotes....

Some good biker quotes.... - Harley Davidson Forums: Harley Davidson Motorcycle Forum

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Facebook’s ticker privacy scare, and what you should do about it. Amongst the recent new changes to appear on Facebook, there is a "ticker" (a rolling real time list of what your friends are doing). Not everyone has received it yet, because it's on a staggered rollout, but millions have already seen it. You'll find it on the right hand side of your Facebook page, in the collapsible chat bar. It's smashing if you want to keep fully up-to-date with your friends' activity, but there is a problem with it. The ticker makes it very simple for you to eavesdrop when one of your Facebook friends says something to someone you've never heard of - and even see what the stranger originally wrote too. Testing shows that your privacy settings are working the same as they did before, providing you used them in the first place.

The appalling enforced eavesdropping in the ticker (your friend said something to someone you've never heard of) is the result of the lax or non-existent settings of your friends, so here's the deal.. (27) Sophos. Sophos. [Hoax Alert] With the new ‘FB timeline’ on its way…Hover over my name above….(this doesn’t work!) December 28, 2011Tim Visited 124 times , 2 Visits today With the new Timeline being implemented, another hoax is spreading misinformation and confusion among Facebook users.

[Hoax Alert] With the new ‘FB timeline’ on its way…Hover over my name above….(this doesn’t work!)

The following message has gone viral and is showing up on Newsfeeds everywhere: “With the new ‘FB timeline’ on its way this week for EVERYONE…please do both of us a favor: Hover over my name above. In a few seconds you’ll see a box that says “Subscribed.” Hover over that, then go to “Comments and Likes” and “Games” and un-click it.

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