Pixel: The Potential Photoshop Killer for Linux

According to the results of a survey conducted early this year by Novell, Adobe Photoshop tops users’ lists as the most critical application not available on Linux. While Adobe continues to only support Windows and Mac OS X with most of its products for its own, unknown reasons, alternatives are becoming increasingly popular with the ever-growing Linux user base.

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US Citizens Can Now Be Deemed “Enemy Combatants” and Stripped of All Rights

A federal appeals court Wednesday ruled President Bush has the authority to designate U.S. citizens as “enemy combatants” and detain them in military custody if they are deemed a threat to national security.

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We Are Now Officially Living In A Dictatorship

Its official, fellow Americans. A fantastic article breaking down exactly why things are just that bad here in the States.

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Intel proudly shows off snooping tech

AMT can effectively snoop on what’s inside your PC. The principle is simple. Details about a VPro or Centrino based PC are saved into non-volatile memory. But, scarily, this information can be read even if the machine’s power switch is in the ‘off’ position.

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Review of Konqueror – web browser and file manager for KDE

Konqueror was developed to be a universal file manager, web browser and file viewer for the K Desktop Environment (KDE). It was released to the world on 14 June, 2000. At that time, it was described as “the next generation web browser, file manager and document viewer”. This isn’t very far from the truth. Read a review by Softpedia.

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Intel’s Spy Software Extends To The Home

Given that its Active Management Technology (AMT) is building built into its desktop and laptop processors, this snooping tech will soon find its way into the home, according to Intel’s Brendan Traw.

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Encryption expert teaches security

Good write-up on Bruce Schneier and his efforts to bring security awareness to the masses.

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