Mozilla is not going ahead with its plans of blocking third-party cookies by default in the Beta version of its upcoming Firefox 22 for now as it needs more time to analyze the outcome of blocking these cookies.
Just over a year after it was released the open source office suite Apache OpenOffice has reached a milestone of 50 million downloads.
Linus Torvalds has released the second biggest ever release candidate 1 – The Linux 3.10-rc1 which has over 11,900 commits. Some of the features of the Linux 3.10 are listed hereunder.
Windows 8 is not likely to receive iTunes app anytime soon as Microsoft is still trying to convince Apple to develop a “Metro” version of the app.
Facebook promised support for HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 straight after the launch of Facebook Home but, it actually didn’t happen and users of either of the phones were disappointed when they tried to load Home on their smartphones up until they used sideloading method.
Three Canonical distributions viz. Ubuntu 11.10 “Oneiric Ocelot”, Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS “Lucid Lynx” and Ubuntu 8.04.4 LTS “Hardy Heron” have reached end of life today.
Developers over at Canonical are busy working on a custom application package installer and package format that will be specific to new packages written for Ubuntu phone and tablet using the Ubuntu SDK.