Title: Freaky Friday
In this episode: We turn our news section into a lightening news section and briefly discuss Ubuntu, Red Hat, Plasma Active, Tizen, GKH, Samsung and Firefox. Hear our discoveries from the last couple of months, our rants and raves and your own awesome opinions in our internet famous Open Ballot.
Update: Here's Greg Kroah-Hartman's piece on patching the kernel.
What's in the show:
- New! Lightning News:
Ubuntu introduces the HUD. Red Hat is increasing the support life of RHEL 5 and 6 to 10 years. Aaron Siego announces the first tablet PC that comes with Plasma Active pre-installed. Samsung may be merging its own custom OS interface, Bada, with Tizen, Meego's successor. Greg Kroah-Hartman is leaving Novell to become a fellow of the Linux Foundation. And Firefox 10 is now available.
- Discovery of the week:
- What's going to happen to charity shops when we've all migrated to ebooks?
- Bloomberg has opened its API for programmers.
- A crowd sourced(ish) car company called Local Motors has developed the Rally Fighter car.
- Rants and Raves
Graham and Andrew say bad and good things about stuff.
- Speak Your Brains:
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- Open Ballot: Which is the biggest threat to freedom - Google, Microsoft or Apple?
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Presenters: Ben Everard, Andrew Gregory, Efrain Hernandez-Mendoza, Graham Morrison and Jonathan Roberts
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