It’s Episode Three of Season Eight of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Martin Wimpress, and no Laura Cowen are connected and speaking to your brain.
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In this week’s show:
- We look at what’s been going on in the news:
- Sci-Fi and Fantasy author Sir Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66
- Google has announced that they will be shutting down Google Code, their open source software hosting platform
- Cisco has announced that, in order to circumvent government interception tactics, it will ship networking orders to dead-drop addresses
- A blogger has posted details about possible violations of the GPL by BQ, manufacturers of the first Ubuntu phone
- Alexander Hanff, CEO of Think Privacy Inc, has posted a review of the privacy on Ubuntu for phones
- Privacy-focused search provider DuckDuckGo has announced its annual donations to Free and Open Source Software projects, based on nominations from the community
We also discuss some gadget news:
- The BBC has announced a plan to give a free programmable hardware device to every Year 7 school child in the UK, 1 million devices in total
- Google have also announced the new model of their high-end Chromebook, the Pixel
And we mention an event:
That’s all for this week, please send your comments and suggestions to: [email protected]
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Enjoyed your podcast. Good all around coverage of Linux news and issues. And as a user of Google task – I took note of Martin’s comment about the possibility of Google killing ‘Google task’.
As a previous user of Google notebook, reader which were killed-ed (sic) by Google, I had a feeling that ‘Google task’ is facing the same fate.
Keep up the good work!