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+ - Rob Pardo says farewell to Blizzad->

motang writes: Rob Pardo, Blizzard employee of 17 years who has worked on WarCraft and Diablo is leaving the company.
"I'm looking forward to new challenges in my career, but I will always cherish the time I spent with you all and the amazing and collaborative teams at Blizzard," Pardo said. "It was both satisfying and humbling, and it made me a better developer and a better person. I look forward to playing Blizzard games as a player for many years to come. Most important, now I have plenty of time to learn how to build a competitive Hearthstone deck."

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+ - Opera Releases a new version for Linux

motang writes: Opera released Opera 24 for Linux. Currently it is in testing (developer) mode, and only for 64bit Ubuntu, but hey it's a start since everyone thought Linux support was abandoned.

In my test it is pretty rough around the edges, only has ambiance theme as it has been hard coded, and all the window controls are on the right and not on the left like what Unity has. But it is a start.

+ - Linode hacked, CCs and passwords leaked 6 6

An anonymous reader writes: On Friday Linode announced a precautionary password reset due to an attack despite claiming that they were not compromised. The attacker has claimed otherwise, claiming to have obtained card numbers and password hashes. Password hashes, source code fragments and directory listings have been released as proof. Linode has yet to comment on or deny these claims.

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