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Google Chairman Eric Schmidt talks Android activations, Chinese government, social change, and privacy – plus my links selection

April 18, 2013

We have got a load of tech related links to look over and various topics covering Linux, Eric Schmidt, Facebook, Windows RT and Steve Jobs.

Alright, the links are:

– Citrix bequeaths Xen to the Linux Foundation – “Citrix bequeaths Xen to the Linux Foundation Work on the Xen hypervisor will continue as a Linux Foundation Creative Project By Joab Jackson | IDG News Service In an effort to attract a more diverse set of contributors, enterprise software vendor Citrix has donated its open source Xen hypervisor to the Linux Foundation” – [podcasts.infoworld.com]

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt talks Android (operating system) activations, Chinese government, social change, and privacy – “Google Chairman Eric Schmidt spoke toAllThingsD’s Dive Into Mobile 2013 conference this morning: 320 operators, 160 countries, 700,000 apps in the Play Store, and 1.5 million sales / activations of Android every single day” – [9to5google.com]

– TNW Pick of the Day: Calendo for IOS taps and trumps Facebook for event recommendations – “During the stealth phase, Calendo claimed to have matched events “twice as effectively as Facebook”, with users increasing their event attendance from four to nine on average per month, based on 2,000 beta users” – [thenextweb.com]

– Dell affirms commitment to Windows RT – “Dell affirms commitment to Windows RT Dell is developing a successor to its XPS 10 Windows RT tablet, despite mixed reaction to Microsoft‘s OS By Agam Shah | IDG News Service Dell remains committed to Microsoft’s Windows RT, despite the poor market reception to the OS and a decline in prices of related tablets” – [podcasts.infoworld.com]

– “Review: Funny or Die‘s ‘iSteve’ – Review: Funny or Die’s ‘iSteve’ By Philip Elmer-DeWittApril 17, 2013: 8:10 AM ETWe can only hope that the first Steve Jobs biopic out of the gate is also the worst. Wozniac (Garcia) and Jobs (Long) at the Homebrew Computer Club FORTUNE — It’s hard to say exactly when the feature film called iSteve — released Tuesday on Funny or Die’s website — jumps the shark” – [tech.fortune.cnn.com]

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