The Linux Mint project has released a beta ISO of LMDE 4 to third-party mirrors. The official announcement is still to be made and the stable release of LMDE 4 could be around one month away.
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Tesla has been given permission by a German court to continue felling trees in a 91 hectare plot of forest land that the firm owns. It had been told to stop work earlier this week by another court.
Google has announced that four SteamWorld titles will be coming to the Stadia store in the near future. It also used the announcement to remind people of the other games that are coming this year.
Sony has announced a new entry-level device called Xperia L4. The device will go on sale in Spring 2020 in select markets. The Japanese firm has not yet announced pricing but it should be affordable.
The creator of the cut, copy, and paste functions, Larry Tesler, died on Monday at the age of 74 according to one of his previous employers, Xerox. He also worked at Apple, Amazon and Yahoo!.
Google has outlined what happens to games and saved game data when a Stadia Pro account lapses into a Stadia Base account. The info comes as the first Pro trials approach their end.
Samsung phones around the world received a weird Find My Mobile notification on their devices in the last several hours. Initially, users thought their accounts were somehow compromised.
Let's Encrypt has announced a new feature called multi-perspective domain validation. This measure will help prevent network attacks that will ultimately result in a more secure browsing experience.
AMD has launched two new EPYC processors; the AMD EPYC 7662 and the AMD EPYC 7532. They're available in Dell and Supermicro servers with HPE and Lenovo launching products in the coming months.
Uber has launched a new feature which allows passengers to report non-emergency issues. With the feedback, Uber will be able to further refine its service and ultimately help drivers address issues.
Mozilla has launched Firefox Private Network apps for Windows and Android as betas. Unfortunately, Mozilla's service is only available for customers in the United States and requires an invite.
Facebook has complied with a page block request by the Singaporean government. The page belonged to a news site which the government alleged published fake news regarding coronavirus.
Google has announced that 19 more phones will be able to play Stadia games from Thursday, February 20. The list includes several Samsung Galaxy handsets, Razer Phone 1 & 2, and Asus ROG Phone 1 & 2.
IDC has forecasted that ICT spending this year will reach $4.3 trillion. It said that the current political landscape and a slow economy are reasons for the figure not being even higher.
LG has announced the LG K61, LG K51S, and LG K41S. Each mid-range device will launch in the Americas, Europe, and Asia but the South Korean firm has not provided any information on pricing.
Apple has provided an update to its previous revenue guidance. It factors in COVID-19 and the slowed rate at which factories are coming back online. It said its China retail stores were opening too.
Those looking to switch broadband providers can take advantage of a £35 setup fee reduction from Virgin Media this week. The temporary deal winds up at the end of Sunday, February 23rd.
Tesla has been forced to stop work on its fourth gigafactory after a court ordered a temporary halt yesterday. The Green League has been protesting construction over wildlife and water concerns.
IBM has announced that it's withdrawing from the RSA Conference. The organisers of the event accepted the decision but have, so far, decided to keep the security conference on as planned.
Mozilla has added support for lazy loading of images and iframes in the latest Nightly build of Firefox. It's disabled by default but enabling it to try out is simple enough, here's how to do it.
O2 has announced that orders for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip can be placed. Monthly contracts can be customised based on length, data, and how much you want to pay for the phone upfront.
Panasonic has launched a new IoT solution for customers in India called Miraie. One noteworthy feature is that the platform is updatable which could minimise security risks for connected devices.
Nokia has announced that its technology will upgrade Iliad Group networks to support 5G. It will also modernise the technology already in place so that it's ready for new services of the future.
Telegram 5.15 has been released for Valentine's Day. It improves user profiles, media viewing, and lets you make friends easier with People Nearby 2.0. There are also animated heart emoji.
New rules set to come into effect tomorrow will help phone, broadband, and pay-TV customers avoid out-of-contract charges. Providers will offer new deals for those about to finish a contract.
Facebook Dating launch in Europe has been hampered by the Irish Data Protection Commission. It was due to arrive today in time for Valentine's Day but now Facebook is delaying the launch.
Google's purchase of Looker has been approved by UK, US, and Austrian competition bodies. Looker is a business intelligence firm and will join Google Cloud with integration due in the next few months.
Tesla is seeking approval from the Chinese authorities to build the long-range variant of its Model 3. If it gets approval, it will no longer have to import the vehicle from the United States.
Canonical has released the fourth point release of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. This update rolls in the latest updates saving you time post-installation. It also enables support for newer hardware.
Nokia and Deutsche Telekom have announced their withdrawal from MWC 2020. Other network operators may pull out later today and the organisers said earlier they're considering cancelling the event.
China has launched a service over the weekend that allows people to check whether they were in close contact with anyone that may have been, or definitely was, suffering from COVID-19.
Google is set to start its appeal against the European Commission after it was handed a fine back in 2017 for using its dominance in search to allegedly crowd out rival shopping comparison firms.
The UK's media regulator is set to get new powers which will allow it to fine social media companies if they don't act promptly to remove harmful content. The government will make a statement later.
Mozilla has pushed Firefox 73. While the update isn't huge, it has made life easier for the visually impaired by handling High Contrast Mode better and adding global zoom settings.
Germany is planning to follow in the steps of the UK when it comes to Huawei's involvement in 5G networks. Banning the Chinese firm is too costly but its involvement can be limited.
Nielsen has released a new report that studies video streaming services. It looked at why people choose particular services, which are doing best, and what to do to avoid shedding customers.
EE has announced that it's now BritBox's exclusive mobile partner. As part of the agreement, EE's pay monthly customers will get six months worth of BritBox for free. BritBox usually costs £5.99p/m.
AMD has announced the Radeon Pro W5500 and Radeon Pro W5500M GPUs. The firm said that both products have better performance when compared to the competition while lowering power usage.
The ride-hailing firm, Ola, has launched in London. Seeing Uber's experience, Ola is putting safety and driver support first and foremost. The firm is offering perks for those who sign up early.
Samsung has given us a look at several new displays that it'll be showing off at ISE 2020 from tomorrow. There's a new 'The Wall' display, the Samsung Flip 2, and a new QLED 8K Smart Signage display.