In this episode: Google is nearly gone from Firefox. FreeBSD gets one million dollars. Gnome defends itself against Groupon and the latest LibreOffice breaks the bank. We’ve got a Finds section of epic proportions, plus Neurons to vocalise, and a Voice of the Masses that tries to make sense of the vitriuol behing the systemd debates.
What’s in the show:
Mozilla has abandoned its long-standing and lucrative arrangement with Google, switching to Yahoo and Bing in some territories. WhatsApp founder, Jan Koum, has donated $1,000,000 USD to the FreeBSD Foundation. WhatApp is also integrating TextSecure for one-to-one text chats with the Android client. The Jolla Tablet has become an unprecedented crowdfunding success. The GNOME community has successfully defended the GNOME Trademark against Groupon. And the latest version of the spreadsheet application in LibreOffice, Calc, breaks many documents. A new general resolution from Debian developers has decided packages still aren’t obliged to support other init systems. A few developers have stepped down, including former Debian project lead, Ian Jackson, who has resigned. Also, the EFF and Mozilla are going to offer their own SSL certification.