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Google helped honor FTC chairman during agency inquiry

“Google contributed $25000 to honor the chairman of the Federal Trade Commission while the company was under investigation by the agency for antitrust violations, Senate records show. Google donated the money to Common Sense Media, a San Francisco-based advocacy group that gave FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz an award for his work in developing policies to help children, according to a ... Read More »

eComStation 2.2 beta demo CD released

Although it has not been formally announced, the eComStation 2.2 beta live CD has been released. This is not a complete version – eComStation isn’t free – but it does give you an impression of what this continuation of OS/2 looks like and how it works. Registration is required. Read More »

Linux 3.8 is NOT a Longterm Kernel

I said this last week on Google+ when I was at a conference, and needed to get it out there quickly, but as I keep getting emails and other queries about this, I might as make it “official” here. For no other reason that it provides a single place for me to point people at. Anyway, I would like… Read More »

Jolla Sailfish OS: software tour

“Originally stemming from MeeGo, birthed under Nokia’s watch, Sailfish has since gone its own way and is maturing into a mobile platform getting ready for launch. This week at the Mobile World Congress, we tracked down Jolla and Mosconi again, getting the opportunity in the process to check out a live Sailfish demo. We check out how notifications work, look ... Read More »