Apache Subversion 1.7.0 Released

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"I'm happy to announce the release of Apache Subversion 1.7.0. This is a major new feature release of Subversion, containing many new features, bugfixes and general usability improvements. The full extent of the changes is too large to enumerate here, and I encourage you to read the release notes (linked to below). To download the release, please choose the mirror closest to you by visiting: http://subversion.apache.org/download/#recommended-release "

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Amazon Disables 3G Web Browsing For New 3G Kindle Touch

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On Slashdot: "Amazon's going to disable 3G web browsing on their upcoming 'Kindle Touch 3G' — even though it was a prominent feature of the last generation of Kindles. Amazon will still allow web browsing on the Kindle Touch 3G using a local Wi-Fi connection, but it's one of many unsettling details emerging from Amazon's announcement last week. Apparently Amazon's cloud will now also include a list of personal documents that you're mailing to your Kindle. And the on-screen keyboard for Amazon's bargain $79 Kindles won't be a…

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Google Drops Cloud Lawsuit Against US Government

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On Slashdot: "A year ago, Google sued the U.S. government because the government's request for proposals for a cloud project mandated Microsoft Office; Google felt, for obvious reasons, that this was discriminatory. Google has now withdrawn the suit, claiming that the Feds promised to update their policies (PDF) to allow Google to compete. The only problem is that the government claims it did no such thing."

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Amazon To Launch Kindle Tablet

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On SlashDot: Rumors abound that Amazon wants a taste of the tablet market and will unveil a Kindle Tablet later this week. The prevailing thought is Amazon will offer a device that will cost under $300 and will tether closely to its music, movie and digital book content. From the article: "Amazon has brand recognition, a bevy of existing loyal Kindle e-reader owners, and a Web-based e-commerce platform that includes one-click access to buying e-books, movies, digital music downloads, its own Android app store, and streaming media catalog. That adds up to Amazon being uniquely suited to go head-to-head…

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