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Firefox add-on disrupts Google data collection

http://www.computerworlduk.com

A computer security researcher has launched a project designed to provide people greater privacy when using Google, as the company expands the scope of data its collects about its users.

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Google funds OGG Theora

http://www.linuxpromagazine.com

Grant goes toward development of ARM-optimized video codec

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Google open-sourcing VP8 video may change Internet video forever

http://blogs.computerworld.com

Google may be open-sourcing the VP8 video codec. Internet video is about to get a lot more complicated.

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Google will release VP8 video codec under an open source license

http://www.webmonkey.com

Google will soon make its VP8 video codec open source, we've learned from multiple sources. The company is scheduled to officially announce the release at its Google I/O developers conference next month, a source with knowledge of the announcement said.

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< 2 hours left to vote for free codecs in YouTube and only 280 needed to be #1 again!

http://productideas.appspot.com

YouTube is having a special vote where only partners are allowed to submit ideas which leaves out most FLOSS people but i have a partner account and am submitting on our behalf!

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Google to Open-source VP8 for HTML5 Video

http://newteevee.com

Google will soon make its VP8 video codec open source, we’ve learned from multiple sources. The company is scheduled to officially announce the release at its Google I/O developers conference next month, a source with knowledge of the announcement said.

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HTML5 vs. Flash / Open Letter To Adobe

http://www.inatux.com

"With the introduction of HTML5 and its implementation in all major web browsers, it's becoming clear that Adobe is now in a place where a lack of innovation from the company could cause not only a loss of profit for Adobe, but also the eventual abandonment and deprecation of the product "Adobe Flash" by every product and service that currently supports it."

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Google helped fund an ARM optimised Theora free video codec

http://google-opensource.blogspot.com

Ask most computer users what their preferred video codec is and they'll look at you as if you asked what sort of motor they'd prefer in their washing machine. ``We just want it to work!'' they say. In this regard, it’s exactly the same for content creators and publishers. Every visitor to a website that can't view a video is one set of eyeballs less for a message to get through to.

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Google and Mozilla to Merge O3D and WebGL For 3D on the Web

http://news.cnet.com

Two related projects from Mozilla and Google, each with the similar goal of bringing hardware-accelerated 3D graphics to the Web, appear to be joining forces after a change in Google tactics.

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Government goes to war with Google over net censorship

http://www.smh.com.au

The Communications Minister, Stephen Conroy, has launched a stinging attack on Google and its credibility in response to the search giant's campaign against the government's internet filtering policy.

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Command Line Currency Converter For Linux

http://segfault.in

Many times I prefer to just work from the shell. The ~/.bashrc file is a great place to put functions if you are using them regularly.

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ANGLE wined3d in reverse

http://www.wine-reviews.net

Were happy to announce a new open source project called Almost Native Graphics Layer Engine, or ANGLE for short. The goal of ANGLE is to layer WebGLs subset of the OpenGL ES 2.0 API over DirectX 9.0c API calls. Were open-sourcing ANGLE under the BSD license as an early work-in-progress, but when complete, it will enable browsers like Google Chrome to run WebGL content on Windows computers without having to rely on OpenGL drivers.

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Web guru Tim Bray takes Google Android job

http://news.cnet.com

Tim Bray--co-inventor of XML, notable tech blogger, and until recently a Sun Microsystems employee--has joined Google's Android team in part to show the world what he thinks is wrong with Apple's iPhone.

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Google releases RE2 Regular Expression Library for C++

http://google-opensource.blogspot.com

Google have released RE2, a regular expression library for C++ that provides a fast, safe, thread-friendly alternative way to use regular expressions

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Google: good or evil?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk

It's been a difficult week for Google, which has been at the centre of antitrust investigations and a controversial Italian court case. Is the search giant's halo slipping, or does the 'Don't be evil' mantra still hold true?

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