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December 9, 2012
by sjvn01
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Free software father declared Ubuntu Linux to contain spyware

Richard M. Stallman, aka RMS, creator of the Gnu Public License (GPL) and the Free Software Foundation has announced that as far as he’s concerned, Ubuntu contains spyware and that Linux supporters should shun Ubuntu for spying. Specifically, RMS hates … Continue reading

November 2, 2012
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Roku Adds Killer App for Internet TV: Cross-Service Search

Roku Adds Killer App for Internet TV: Cross-Service Search

Roku has long made great, easy-to-use Internet TV streaming boxes. Now it has set itself apart from the pack by adding cross-Internet streaming service searching. I think Roku has its killer app. If you’re old enough, you recall that VisiCalc … Continue reading