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If the Humble Bundle for PC and Android 10 hasn't tempted you so far, well done on resisting. But with a bunch of extra titles just added, think you can keep it up?

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Black Duck Software President and CEO Lou Shipley writes that the proliferation and democratization of open source has organizations increasingly using, adopting, and contributing to OSS to gain strategic advantages – better, faster, cheaper, and more innovative products and services. 

Brisk business for Navio team down at Indiegogo

Anyone with an interest in Raspberry Pis and autopilots – in common with the Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) team – should nip down to Indiegogo to check out the Navio: an impressive-looking autopilot shield for the diminutive fruity computer.

Ubuntu One is now formally in shut-down. You have until July 31 to grab your files or they will be lost forever.

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New submitter Tailhook writes: "Linux Mint 17 'Qiana', a long term support edition of Linux Mint, has been released. Mint 17 is available in both MATE and Cinnamon editions. Mint 17 is derived from Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) and will receive security updates until April, 2019. The Cinnamon edition provides Cinnamon 2.2, with a much improved update manager, driver manager, HiDPI display support and many usability refinements. This release of Mint establishes a baseline on which the next several releases will be based: 'Until 2016 the development team won't start working on a new base and will be fully focused on this one; future versions of Linux Mint will use the same package base as Linux Mint 17, making it trivial for people to upgrade.'"

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Computex We'll get you this time, Intel, says Cavium

ARM vendor Cavium has revealed 48-core silicon it reckons will pitch it into high-end data centre and server apps.

Patch! Patch! Patch!

The GNUtls woes continue, with another critical flaw discovered and patched after researchers worked out malicious servers could hijack users of the cryptographic library.

Want a fully open source Platform-as-a-Service cloud framework? Apache's just made Stratos a top-level project.
A new flaw has been discovered in the GnuTLS cryptographic library that ships with several popular Linux distributions and hundreds of software implementations. According to the bug report, "A malicious server could use this flaw to send an excessively long session id value and trigger a buffer overflow in a connecting TLS/SSL client using GnuTLS, causing it to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code." A patch is currently available, but it will take time for all of the software maintainers to implement it. A lengthy technical analysis is available. "There don't appear to be any obvious signs that an attack is under way, making it possible to exploit the vulnerability in surreptitious "drive-by" attacks. There are no reports that the vulnerability is actively being exploited in the wild."

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Linux has already transformed data center economics on the server side, and Cumulus Networks is set to do it again – this time through the network.