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13 August 2011, 11:59

The H Roundup for the week ending 13 August

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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

Over the security focused week, Google admitted they would hand over European data to the US authorities, a fake Firefox was found fouling systems, Microsoft explained why scareware is in, a huge hole in SAP's Netweaver let anyone be an admin and Anonymous dumped 7.4 GB of US police data.

Featured articles

The week saw the first release candidate for Linux 3.1 arrive and Thorsten Leemhuis was there with the first details. Wendy Grossman followed the teens taking part in Young Rewired State 2011, using technology and young people for good, and Richard Hillesley looked at how desktop Linux has failed in the past and wondered if there wasn't a better foundation to build on.

Open Source Releases

Development Releases

Security Alerts

For everything the H has published in the last week, check out the last seven days of news.


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