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17 December 2011, 11:59

The H Roundup for the week ending 17 December

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The H Roundup Welcome to The H Roundup, your rapid review of the week with the most read news on The H, the security alerts and open source releases, and the essential feature articles – all in one quick-to-scan news item.

Top News

The Mozilla developers are having problems with the size of their open source Firefox web browser, an update to the PuTTY SSH client for Windows closed a security hole that caused it to retain passwords in memory, and a Google-funded study found that Chrome is the most secure browser. Following a report from Lookout Mobile Security, Google pulled more than twenty applications from its Android Market, and European IT authorities announced plans to work together to improve interoperability with OOXML in LibreOffice and

Featured Articles

This week, The H discussed the news that HP will open source its webOS software and the possibility that it could become a backup option, a Plan B, to Google's Android operating system. Thorsten Leemhuis detailed some of the infrastructure changes in the upcoming Linux 3.2 kernel and Glyn Moody asked what Mozilla's future holds and what it should do to help the open web.

Open Source Releases

Security Alerts

For everything The H has published in the last week, check out the last seven days of news. To keep up with The H, subscribe to the RSS feed, or follow honlinenews on Twitter. You can follow The H's own tweeting on Twitter as honline.


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