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19 May 2012, 11:59

The H Roundup for the week ending 19 May

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The H Roundup icon 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

A beta of version 9.2 of the open source PostgreSQL database arrived with scalability improvements, a sniffer tool for displaying other user's messages from the WhatsApp message service was pulled from the Google Play market, and a self-confessed botnet operator took to the Reddit social news web site to answer reader questions. The web site for the popular open source Notepad++ text editor was compromised, and version 2.0 of PulseAudio was released with an improved jack detection feature.

Featured Articles

This week, The H provided some tools and tips for the Linux init system, and Andrew Black took a look at the Internet of Things, a future where every device around you can send and receive data across the internet.

Open Source Releases

Security Alerts

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