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Dell spiffs up Project Sputnik laptop for open-source devs

Introducing Sputnik 3 and its unofficial big brother<p>It looks like privately-held Dell is still backing Project Sputnik, a set of developer-oriented …

Google Makes Latest Chrome Build Open PDFs by Default

Google is changing the way its browser handles PDF files, starting with the Chrome Canary channel. Citing security concerns, the company wants Chrome to open PDF files by default, bypassing any third-party programs such as Adobe Reader or Foxit Reader.<p>The modification was first noted by developer …

Jailed Anonymous hacker Jeremy Hammond: 'My days of hacking are done'

Jeremy Hammond, the Anonymous hacktivist who released millions of emails relating to the private intelligence firm Stratfor, has denounced his prosecution and lengthy prison sentence as a “vengeful, spiteful act” designed to put a chill on politically-motivated hacking.<p>Hammond was sentenced on …

Try this, Apple: Xbox greets PlayStation 4 with a nice tweet

There's too much fighting in the world.<p>Wars are everywhere. And then sporting and business entities co-opt the postures and the language, making themselves look faintly silly.<p>How unusually pleasant, then, for Xbox to offer simple congratulations to Sony on the launch of its PlayStation 4.<p>The Xbox …

Some Retina iPad minis Reportedly Experiencing Image Retention Issues

- Nov 15, 2013<p>Hey, what’s an Apple product launch without an issue or two? It seems some Retina iPad minis are demonstrating image retention issues. …

Phil Schiller in Samsung retrial: making a smaller iPad 'wasn't about the competition'

In front of a courtroom jury this morning, Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller claimed that Samsung's patent infringement has weakened "the view that the world has for Apple." By copying the company's marquee iPhone and iPad products, Samsung has effectively diluted Apple's brand, Schiller argued. …

Just.me’s Assets Are For Sale, And Founder Keith Teare Wants To Buy Them

The assets of mobile messaging startup Just.me are for sale. Yet when founder Keith Teare called me to discuss the news, he argued that it’s not a failure.<p>“I feel like Just.me is not successful, but it is not a failure,” Teare said. “I don’t feel defeated — I feel like we’re in the middle of a …