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Linus Torvalds Reflects On How He’s Been Hostile To Linux Community Members Over the Years, Issues Apology, and Announces He Will Be Taking Some Time Off

On Sunday, Linus Torvalds spoke about the confusion he had regarding Maintainer’s Summit, but more importantly, how this incident gave him a chance to realize “that I really had been ignoring some fairly deep-seated feelings in the community.” In an email to the Linux Kernel Mailing List, Torvalds apologized for hurting people with his behavior over the years, and possibly ... Read More »

Vulnerability in WebKit Crashes and Restarts iPhones and iPads

Catalin Cimpanu, writing for ZDNet: A security researcher has discovered a vulnerability in the WebKit rendering engine used by Safari that crashes and restarts the iOS devices — iPhones and iPads. The vulnerability can be exploited by loading an HTML page that uses specially crafted CSS code. The CSS code isn’t very complex and tries to apply a CSS effect ... Read More »

American Eating Habits Are Changing Faster than Fast Food Can Keep Up

Home cooking would be making a comeback if it ever really went away. From a report: Restaurants are getting dinged by the convenience of Netflix, the advent of pre-made meals, the spread of online grocery delivery, plus crushing student debt and a focus on healthy eating. Eighty-two percent of American meals are prepared at home — more than were cooked ... Read More »