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Firefox 66 Now Available, the Kodi Foundation Joins the Linux Foundation, Nextcloud Founder Writes Open Letter against the EU Copyright Directive, Tetrate Hosting First Server Mesh Industry Conference and SiFive Announces HiFive 1 Revision B Dev Board

News briefs for March 19, 2019.

announces the release of Firefox 66 this morning. With this new version, Firefox now prevents
websites from playing sound automatically, has an improved search experience,
smoother sc…

The JS Foundation and Node.js Foundation Have Merged to Form the Open JS Foundation, GNOME 3.32 Now Available, Qt 5.12.2 Patch Release, Kernel Update for Ubuntu 14.04, Debian GNU/Linux Project Leader Nominations

News briefs for March 15, 2019.

The JS Foundation and the Node.js Foundation are merging to form the OpenJS
Foundation. ZDNet
reports that the Linux Foundation made the announcement this week at the
Open Source Leadership S…

Streamlio Launches Streamlio Cloud, Firefox Announces Firefox Send, GraphQL Foundation Collaborating with the Joint Development Foundation, the Fedora Project Is Sponsoring Libravatar and the Linux Foundation Announces Community Bridge

News briefs for March 13, 2019.

Streamlio announces Streamlio Cloud, “its new cloud-native service for fast
data”. Streamlio Cloud is powered by Apache Pulsar and runs within Amazon
Web Services. The press release quotes S…

The Linux Foundation Announces the CHIPS Alliance, Raspberry Pi-Driven Dream Machine, Purism’s Librem 5 Phone to Have Lockdown Mode, Avidemux 2.7.2 Now Available and sway 1.0 Released

News briefs for March 12, 2019.

The Linux Foundation yesterday announced it is forming the CHIPS Alliance
project to “host and curate high-quality open source code relevant to the
design of silicon devices. CHIPS Alliance w…

Audacity’s New Version 2.3.1 Restores Linux Support, NVIDIA Is Acquiring Mellanox, Flickr Announces All CC-Licensed Images Will Be Protected, ExTiX 19.3 Released and Two Fedora Test Days

News briefs for March 11, 2019.

recently released version 2.3.1. This new version restores Linux
support, which was missing in the previous version, and also fixes more
than 20 bugs and improves Audacity for macOS….

Microsoft Released the Code for Windows Calculator, Skype for Web Has Launched but It Won’t Work on Linux, Google Debuts Google Coral, Wrath: Aeon of Ruin Coming to Linux and Fedora 30 Wallpapers

News briefs for March 8, 2019.

Microsoft has published the code for Windows Calculator and released it
on GitHub under the permissive MIT license. Ars
Technica reports that “The repository shows Calculator’s surprisingly lon…

Purism Announces PureOS Is Now Convergent, LibreOffice 6.2.1 Now Available, Security Patch for Ubuntu 18.0.4 LTS, Bugfix Update for Plasma 5 and KaOS 2019.02 Recently Released

News briefs for March 6, 2019.

announces that PureOS is now convergent, which means “being able to make
the same application code execute, and operate, both on mobile phones and
laptops—adapting the applications to s…