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What's new in the Skype for Linux beta

Microsoft is finally moving its latest Linux Skype client to beta and adding the ability to video-conference with other people using the latest model of Skype. Skype for Linux has finally gotten to beta status with new features. Microsoft has taken its own sweet time with this move. The new ...

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What's the fastest Linux web browser?

Firefox is easily the most popular Linux web browser. In the recent LinuxQuestions survey, Firefox took first place with 51.7 percent of the vote. Chrome came in second with a mere 15.67 percent. The other browsers all had, at most, scores in single percentages. But is Firefox really the fastest ...

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NGINX and the future of the web server

NGINX CEO Robertson: “Today, websites aren’t really just websites anymore, they’re applications.” Image: Colin Barker Web server company NGINX styles itself as “the secret heart of the modern web” and claims to run 60 percent of the busiest websites in the world. CEO Gus Robertson is an Australian native with ...

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5G industry to be worth $1.2 trillion by 2026: Ericsson

The 5G business will be worth $1.2 trillion by 2026, according to networking giant Ericsson, which has unveiled a swathe of programs towards 5G network readiness in 2020. “5G is no longer just a buzzword,” Ericsson CEO Börje Ekholm said at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona on Monday morning. ...

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Microsoft to discontinue Skype Wi-Fi as of March 31

Microsoft is discontinuing Skype Wi-Fi as of March 31, as reported earlier today by TechCrunch. According to a Skype Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page, users won’t be able to download the Skype Wi-Fi application after that date. Those who still have Skype Wi-Fi installed after March 31 will no longer ...

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