Archive for April, 2010

Microsoft: IE9 HTML5 video will only do H.264

Freitag, April 30th, 2010

Microsoft’s General Manager for Internet Explorer has announced that the company will only support H.264 video in Internet Explorer 9
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OLPC laptops for East Africa and Palestinian children

Freitag, April 30th, 2010

The East African Community and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency have both signed partnerships with the One Laptop per Child initiative to bring laptops to students
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Canonical releases Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx"

Freitag, April 30th, 2010

Canonical has released the final version of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, also known as "Lucid Lynx". This Long Term Support edition of the distro has a new look and feel, better Ubuntu One integration, a new installer and improved hardware support
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LLVM 2.7 released

Donnerstag, April 29th, 2010

After six months of development, the LLVM developers have released version 2.7 of the Low Level Virtual Machine compiler infrastructure, complete with a self-hosting Clang compiler
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Oracle releases VirtualBox 3.2.0 Beta 1

Donnerstag, April 29th, 2010

Oracle has released the first beta for what will become version 3.2.0 of its open source VirtualBox desktop virtualisation application for x86 hardware, adding a number of new features like support for Mac OS X guests and re-branding it as Oracle VM VirtualBox
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HP buys Palm

Donnerstag, April 29th, 2010

Palm, and it’s Linux based WebOS, are being acquired by HP in a $1.2 billion deal
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Red Hat expands cloud services

Mittwoch, April 28th, 2010

Red Hat has announced that it is expanding its cloud services offering. Together with Amazon, Red Hat’s first Premier Certified Cloud Provider, the company is allowing users to extend their RHEL subscriptions into the cloud using Amazon Web Services
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Mozilla publishes Firefox for Android pre-alpha

Mittwoch, April 28th, 2010

Mozilla has published a very early pre-alpha build of its Firefox for Mobile browser, also known as "Fennec", for Android devices, with the aim of collecting feedback from the community
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HTC signs patent deal with Microsoft for Android

Mittwoch, April 28th, 2010

HTC is to pay Microsoft royalties on its Android based mobile devices under the terms of the new patent agreement
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Google Summer of Code 2010: Accepted students announced

Dienstag, April 27th, 2010

Google has published a list of the 1,025 students accepted for this year’s Google Summer of Code (GSoC) event
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