It’s Episode Twenty-Two of Season Nine of the Ubuntu Podcast! Mark Johnson, Alan Pope, Laura Cowen, and Martin Wimpress are here again.
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We’re here – all of us!
In this week’s show:
- We discuss the news
- Microsoft has won a major privacy victory against the US gov for data held overseas
- Microsoft ordered to fix ‘excessively intrusive, insecure’ Windows 10
- The source code of the Apollo 11 guidance system that took the US to the moon in 1969 has been uploaded to GitHub
- US telecoms giant Verizon is acquiring Yahoo! for $4.8bn
- The EU-funded FOSSA project will audit the security of KeePass and Apache HTTP Server
- Japanese technology company Softbank has made an offer to buy ARM
- We discuss the community news:
- Improved Unity Desktop performance in low graphics mode coming
- Ubuntu forums were hacked
- Ubuntu Fairphone 2 port is coming along nicely
- Unity Desktop can run on Windows 10 – kinda
- Mozilla Thunderbird 45 has finally made it to the main Ubuntu Linux repositories
- Skype announced a brand new Linux client, which is now in alpha
- Alternative to Skype, Ring, is free software for universal communication which respects freedoms and privacy of its users
- Chinese consortium buys Opera browser for $600m
- Watch Netflix in Vivaldi web browser
- We mention some events:
- Fedora Flock – 2-5 August – Krakow, Poland
- FOSS Talk Live – 6 August – London, UK
- Wuthering Bytes 2016 – 2-11 September – Hebden Bridge, W. Yorks, UK
- UbuCon Europe – 18-20 November – Unperfekthaus, Essen, Germany
- We discuss going to Snappy Sprint in Germany and visiting nuclear power stations and the like around the South East of the UK.
This week’s cover image is of Margaret Hamilton.
That’s all for this week! If there’s a topic you’d like us to discuss, or you have any feedback on previous shows, please send your comments and suggestions to [email protected] or Tweet us or Comment on our Facebook page or comment on our Google+ page or comment on our sub-Reddit.
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Wow, power stations, bunker and an observatory – amazing geeky trip, am a bit envious @popey/@sil