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ZDNet: Linux 'Takes The World' While Windows Dominates The Desktop

ZDNet editor-in-chief Steve Ranger writes that desktop dominance is less important with today's cloud-based apps running independent of operating system, arguing that the desktop is now 'just one computing platform among many.' An anonymous reader quotes (rss.slashdot)

Protecting Linux devices with verified boot, from ROM to Userspace

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Brave: A Privacy Focused Browser With Built-in Torrent Streaming

Brave is a new privacy and security focused web browser with built-in support for torrent downloading and streaming. The browser allows seasoned downloaders and complete novices to get their torrent fix instantly, without any hassle. Source: TF, for the (feed.torrentfreak)

Core Temp Portable 1.6

A compact, no fuss, small footprint program to monitor CPU temperature. 2017-02-19 (freewarefiles)

Google bellows bug news after Microsoft sails past fix deadline

Mess in Windows graphics library can give bad hombres access to memoryGoogle's Project Zero has again revealed a Windows bug before Microsoft fixed it.? (register)

Serious Computer Glitches Can Be Caused By Cosmic Rays

The Los Alamos National Lab wrote in 2012 that 'For over 20 years the military, the commercial aerospace industry, and the computer industry have known that high-energy neutrons streaming through our atmosphere can cause computer errors.' Now an anonymous (rss.slashdot)

Oh happy day! Linus Torvalds has given the world Linux 4.10

Complete with faster disk reads, support for more CPUs and the usual grab bag of goodnessLinus Torvalds has given us all version 4.10 of the Linux kernel.? (register)

?Kim Dotcom eligible for extradition to US in Megaupload case - CNET

After years in court, the US Government may soon have their Piracy Enemy No. 1 on home soil. (feedproxy.google)

US Customs wants to check Chinese visitors' social media accounts

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Kaby Lake CPUs

Intel's desktop Kaby Lake CPUs and their accompanying 200-series motherboards are out now, and that means good news for PC builders everywhere. See how Intel's latest CPUs influenced our picks in this edition of The Tech Report System Guide... (pcstats)

Linux Kernel 4.10 Officially Released With Virtual GPU Support

'Linus Torvalds announced today the general availability of the Linux 4.10 kernel series, which add a great number of improvements, new security features, and support for the newest hardware components,' writes Softpedia. prisoninmate quotes their report: (rss.slashdot)

Telegram Desktop 1.0.12

A mobile and desktop messaging app with a focus on security and speed. 2017-02-19 (freewarefiles)

Mark Zuckerberg's Manifesto Is a Blueprint for Destroying Journalism

The Facebook CEO published a rather long-winded post last week about where he thought his company should be headed. A number of writers have already criticized it: some say he wants to save the world, while others say he merely wants to own it. The Atlant (hardocp)

An Electronic 90V Anode Battery

One of the miracle technological gadgets of the 1950s and 1960s was the transistor radio. Something that can be had for a few dollars today, but which in its day represented the last word in futuristic sophistication. Of course,%A0it& (hackaday)

?Amazon lowers minimum for free shipping to $35 - CNET

The retail giant matches Walmart by offering free two-day shipping to shoppers who spend more than $35. The threshold used to be $49. (feedproxy.google)

Portable hub encrypts your Wi-Fi on the road [Week?s Newest Deals]

Whenever you go online, you?re vulnerable to all sorts of hazards and headaches. That makes the new portable encryption hub at the Cult of Mac Store a must-see. It?s just one of the awesome new deals we?ve got this week. You& (cultofmac)

30 Alexa skills nobody really needs - CNET

Dungeon Adventure is fun. Ordering pizza is convenient. But these Amazon Echo smart home skills are none of the above. (feedproxy.google)

fre:ac (formerly BonkEnc) 1.0.28

Free audio converter and CD ripper integrating MP3, MP4/M4A, Ogg Vorbis and FLAC. 2017-02-20 (freewarefiles)

Blizzard Ending Support for Windows XP and Windows Vista This Year

Popular Blizzard titles that include StarCraft II and Diablo III will no longer run on anything older than Windows 7. Being that there have been three major Windows releases since Vista and most gamers have moved to 7, 8/8.1 or 10, Blizzard has no real re (hardocp)

From The Editor's Desk: Fake news

All the news that's fit to fake.You'd have to insert your head fairly deep in the sand these days to avoid the term 'fake news.' It's seemingly everywhere, the notion that some media outlets either distort or invent the truth for their own gain. Recen (feedproxy.google)

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