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Submission + - Valve Software Confirms Work on Steam Client for LInux (

oakgrove writes: "Valve Software today in a new blog devoted specifically to Steam on Linux called Steam'd Penguins has confirmed that for more than a year a Steam client has been in the works for Ubuntu Linux. Also, in the blog post it has been confirmed that a working port of Left for Dead 2 is currently fully playable."

Journal Journal: Robin "Roblimo" Miller - Sellout!

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Submission + - Google Unveils "Project Glass" (

redletterdave writes: "Google unveiled one of its secret projects from the Google X laboratory on Wednesday, called "Project Glass." Using pieces of smart glass and a heads-up display (HUD), Google's wearable solution mixes communication technology like social networking, calling and texting, with real world elements like people, places, and things. When it all comes together, "Project Glass" creates a type of meta-reality, or "smart" reality. A video explains all of the eyeglasses' features, including calling, getting directions, setting reminders, social networking, and picture and video recording."

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