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Sony Steals Feature From Your PlayStation 3

If the messages in EFF’s inbox today are anything to go by, a lot of people are upset and angry — with good reason — over Sony’s announcement that it is going to disable a feature that allows people to run GNU/Linux and other operating systems on their PlayStation 3 consoles.

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Linux/Unix

Novell rejects “inadequate” $2B takeover bid

Novell’s CEO on Saturday notified customers that the open source software company has rejected hedge fund Elliott Associates’ roughly $2 billion bid to take it private.

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Linux/Unix

Hands-on: Ubuntu One music store will rock in Lucid Lynx

Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, has announced the official launch of the Ubuntu One music store. Integrated into the Rhythmbox music player in the upcoming Ubuntu 10.04 release, the store allows users to purchase downloadable songs and albums.

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Technology news

Telstra announces boardroom shake-up as Milne and Maclellan quit

Telstra (ASX:TLS) has announced a shake-up of its executive team after voice, broadband and media group managing director, Justin Milne, quit.

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EVERYWHERE MAN: Internode ads lure BigPond customers

Internode has launched a cheeky ad campaign featuring a blue VW kombi van, pointing out its superior value compared to BigPond.

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Sports news

Phase two engaged

V8 Supercars Australia revealed today that the Car of the Future (CoF) plan has an ulterior motive: making the sport even bigger, both nationally and internationally.

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Sports news

Car of the Future released

With the release of Car of the Future today (Monday), the future of V8 Supercars has been secured while the door has been left open for more manufacturers to join the category.

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Technology news

iiNet buys Netspace for $40 million

Worst-kept secret out of the bag.

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Technology news

iiNet deal sees Netspace founders leave

Netspace co-founders and sole investors Stuart Marburg and Richard Preen plan to leave the internet service provider before its $40 million acquisition by rival iiNet is completed by the end of April, iiNet chief Michael Malone revealed this afternoon.

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Sports news

Webber apologises for Hamilton crash

Mark Webber has apologised for crashing into Lewis Hamilton in the closing stages of the Australian Grand Prix and was subsequently reprimanded by the stewards as a result.

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