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30 June 2012, 14:37

The H Roundup for the week ending 30 June

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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

Microsoft released an update to the Windows Update function itself that caused problems on some user's systems, after which the company mistakenly deployed a Skype update over its Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). There were security concerns over over the new tab thumbnail feature in Firefox 13 as a major update, 14.0, to the Android version of the open source web browser arrived. HP worked with the community to publish the final component required to publish an open source version of webOS for the TouchPad Tablet, and the Free Software Foundation took offense when Microsoft's reputation database listed as a gambling site.

Featured Articles

This week, Richard Hillesley looked at why companies give away their code under free and open source licenses, a new edition of the Kernel Log detailed the networking changes coming in the upcoming Linux 3.5 release and Chris von Eitzen rounds up the last quarter of Linux news. The H also published the Community Calendar for July.

Open Source Releases

Security Alerts

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