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Firefox VPN beta to be released as Mozilla VPN

Mozilla looks ready to roll out its recently launched beta VPN, Firefox Private Network, and now will be known henceforth at Mozilla VPN. Mozilla says “The VPN will exit Beta phase in the next few weeks, move out of the Firefox Private Network brand, and become a stand-alone product, Mozilla VPN, to serve a larger […]

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Edge for Linux listing goes official

We recently reported on a glimpse of Microsoft’s Edge browser for Linux showing up on a Microsoft Engineer’s PC during Microsoft’s annual build developer conference. Microsoft has historically been hostile toward Linux and the open-source community in the past, but under the Nadella era Microsoft has embraced open source and Linux. When Microsoft announced its […]

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We finally get a glimpse of Edge for Linux

Until now we had never seen Microsoft’s Edge browser Linux even though we have known that is was coming since 2019. Microsoft has embraced open source and Linux over the last half decade. When Microsoft announced its new Chromium based Edge browser, it announced that it was not only coming to Windows 10, 8 and […]

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Windows Subsystem for Linux is getting GUI Apps and GPU Support

As part of the Microsoft Build 2020 news today, Microsoft announced a number of improvements for Windows Subsystem for Linux. Microsoft is adding support for GPU hardware acceleration and Linux GUI app support. This is coming as part WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux) version 2 and it will enable Linux GUI Apps to run right […]

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Microsoft’s offering $100,000 to hack its custom Linux OS, Azure Sphere

Microsoft Azure Sphere was announced two years ago, it consisted of a Microsoft built Linux OS and several hardware kits. The focus for Azure Sphere is to create a secure managed IOT ecosystem, that is kept secure by Azure Sphere Cloud Security Service. The security service provides authentication, threat response, and on-device and application failure […]

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Firefox FPN beta rolling out for Windows 10, Chrome OS Android and iOS

Mozilla recently launched a beta for its VPN, Firefox Private Network, adding yet another VPN service for both desktop and mobile. Now access to the ‘Full device VPN’ is seeing a wider rollout, which costs $4.99/month. The full device VPN allows you to choose from 30+ countries & you can connect up to 5 devices. […]

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Windows 10 integrating Linux file access into File Explorer

Microsoft has been adding Linux right into Windows 10 for a while now with features like the Linux subsystem and publishing many popular apps like the upcoming Edge browser for Linux. Microsoft is now planning to integrate Linux file access right into the Windows 10 File Explorer. Also a part of that integration, you will […]

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Ubuntu 20.04 Release Date & Features

Planned Focal Fossa features By Platform De.Central | Source: Canonical

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Platform Agnostic Apps & the App Layer. Part 3

We have been retrained by Apple ever since the iPhone was released with its App Store in toe, to believe that going to Apple for our Apps was safer than going to the web. But is that true? In this installment we will examine Application types, interoperability of apps, content distribution models past, present and […]

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Microsoft’s Azure Sphere, & a possible Fuchsia OS competitor

Microsoft Azure Sphere was announced two years ago, it consisted of a Microsoft built Linux OS and several hardware kits. The focus for Azure Sphere is to create a secure managed IOT ecosystem, that is kept secure by Azure Sphere Cloud Security Service. The security service provides authentication, threat response, and on-device and application failure […]