Links 13/1/2021: Mozilla VPN, NeoChat 1.0.1 and Sci-Hub Under Attack

Posted in News Roundup at 9:35 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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… A developer got Ubuntu Linux booting on the Apple iPhone 7

Back in March 2020 when Corellium presented Project Sandcastle to boot Android on the Apple iPhone 7 using the checkra1n jailbreak, it sparked hopes about the potential of OS-level aftermarket development on legacy iPhone models. Barring hardware failure, many of these devices may still have years of use ahead of them if power users can install any regular GNU/Linux distribution on them. In fact, a recent development …


Links 6/1/2021: Linux Mint 20.1 “Ulyssa” Released, Violent Insurrection in the United States

Posted in News Roundup at 4:22 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… way to spoil a holiday.


Part Of Apple’s Abuse Of The DMCA Against Corellium Thrown Out… But Part Of It Lives On

Almost exactly a year ago, we wrote about a very troubling case in which Apple sued Corellium, arguing that it was copyright infringement for the company to create a virtualization tool to let users create and interact with virtual iOS devices. As we noted, virtualization is a useful tool for a wide variety of issues, including security …


Links 5/1/2021: Linus Torvalds Ranting About Intel, Slacko64 Puppy 7.0 Released

Posted in News Roundup at 4:08 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… Future Nostalgia is currently closing in on that figure.

Apple (AAPL) Loses Lawsuit to Corellium Over Copyright Claim

The judge in the case ruled that Corellium’s creation of virtual iPhones was not a copyright violation, in part because it was designed to help improve security for all iPhone users. Corellium wasn’t creating a competing product for consumers. Rather, it was a research tool for a comparatively small number of customers.

Meanwhile, the judge has deferred …


Links 31/12/2020: Deepin 20.1 Released and Happy New Year!

Posted in News Roundup at 4:09 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… seen before. It’s a potential game-changer.

Apple Loses Copyright Lawsuit Against Corellium for iOS Clone

As one of the most valuable companies in the world, Apple is involved in many lawsuits, from both ends. This is one where the Cupertino company did not come out on top. Apple filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Corellium for its iOS clone that runs in the browser. However, a federal judge believes Corellium’s use of the iOS technology is “fair use.” …


Links 30/12/2020: Withdrawing GitHub-Backup From Debian, Dragonbox Pyra Shipping

Posted in News Roundup at 7:10 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… Copyrights

Apple Loses Copyright Claims Against ‘Virtual iPhone’ Maker

Corellium’s actions fell under an exception to copyright law because it “creates a new, virtual platform for iOS and adds capabilities not available on Apple’s iOS devices,” District Court Judge Rodney Smith in West Palm Beach ruled Tuesday. That Corellium sells its product “does not undermine its fair use defense, particularly considering the public benefit of the product.” …


Transcripts of Bill Gates’ Lies: Part IV (Last)

Posted in Antitrust, Bill Gates, Cablegate, Microsoft at 12:42 am by Guest Editorial Team

… so.

11 Q. You say in the next line, "In

12 particular I am curious about their deals with Corel,

13 Lotus and Intuit." Do you see that?

14 A. Uh-huh.

15 Q. You've got to say yes or no for the --

16 A. Yes.

17 Q. Did you ever receive information about

18 what revenues Netscape was getting from any of those

19 companies?

20 A. I'm quite sure I didn't.

21 Q. Netscape was getting revenues from

22 Intuit. You knew that in December of '96; correct,

23 sir? …


Links 9/10/2020: DMEMFS Proposed for Linux, LibreOffice 7.0.2 and GNOME 3.38.1 Released

Posted in News Roundup at 11:30 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… effect of his solitude in that place on his life and his body of work.


Corelation Unveils Linux and x86-64 Hardware Options for its Flagship Core Processing Solution, KeyStone

AMD Announces Four 5000-Series Ryzen CPUs

AMD announced four new 5000-series Zen3 processors in a marketing presentation titled “Where Gaming Begins” today. The processors have 6 to 16 cores and base clocks between 3.4 and 3.8 GHz with boost clocks up to 4.9 GHz. TDP is listed …


Confusion and Diffusion Tactics: Microsoft Propaganda in Twitter Calls Windows (Vista 10) ‘Linux’ and Misleads Millions

Posted in Deception, FUD, GNU/Linux, Vista 10, Windows at 9:33 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… itself, but rather another free component of a fully functioning GNU system made useful by the GNU corelibs, shell utilities and vital system components comprising a full OS as defined by POSIX.

“Many computer users run a modified version of the GNU system every day, without realizing it. Through a peculiar turn of events, the version of GNU which is widely used today is often called “Linux”, and many of its users are not aware that it is basically the GNU system, developed by the …

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