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+ - NASA's Poor Treatment of an Independent Inventor->

Submitted by LoadWB
LoadWB (592248) writes "Jed Margolin holds patents spanning four decades. When he attempted to contact NASA about possible infringement upon one of his patents he was met with numerous years of stone-walling, insults, and dubious agency and legal shenanigans, including and detailed within a 4,000-page FOIA answer. So frequently we hear of corporate juggernauts ripping the very life out of consumers (his site is also not devoid of corporate mistreatment,) but read on to see what happens when Goliath is the agency of an ever-growing and increasingly ubiquitous government."
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Amiga

+ - New TCP/IP stack for 68000-based Amigas->

Submitted by LoadWB
LoadWB (592248) writes "Direct from APC&TCP's email announcement today:

Starting today, the free demonstration and evaluation version of Roadshow is available for download from our support web page. Save for a time restriction, the evaluation version is identical to the full commercial release.

Roadshow is a TCP/IP stack for Amiga computers, which allows you to connect to the Internet, access your e-mail, web pages, chat, etc. It can also help you access and exchange files within your local home network.

The full commercial release version will be available for sale from the APC&TCP online store starting January 2013."

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Amiga

+ - AmigaOS 4.0 The Final Update released for AmigaOne

Submitted by LoadWB
LoadWB (592248) writes "Reported at Amiga.org,

"Amiga OS 4.0, The Final Update is the culmination of 5 years of development and takes the form of a stand-alone ISO image which contains a full installation of all Amiga OS 4.0 components... Availability of PowerPC hardware suitable for operation with Amiga OS 4.0 will be announced by third parties early 2007.""

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