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Submission + - Why Windows is not ready for general usage (grep.be)

An anonymous reader writes: There's this new Windows thing that people keep talking about, and which attempts to replace Linux as the major operating system. I've given it a look, but there's a wide range of problems with using it.
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Submission + - Apple Hides Samsung Apology So It Can't Be Seen Without Scrolling

An anonymous reader writes: Apple today posted its second Samsung apology to its UK website, complying with requests by the UK Court of Appeal to say its original apology was inaccurate and link to a new statement. As users on Hacker News and Reddit point out, however, Apple modified its website recently to ensure the message is never displayed without visitors having to scroll down to the bottom first.
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Submission + - Ugandan seeks to build African space shuttle (bbc.co.uk)

An anonymous reader writes: Who says that only big, militaristic states are capable of manned space flight? The BBC reports of an attempt by a non-South African by the name of Chris Nsamba to build what he hopes would be the first crewed spacecraft designed and built in Africa. Not that Nsamba, the Ugandan founder of the self-styled African Space Research Programme, doesn't have any good role models. NASA's first African American flight director, Kwatsi Alibaruho, traces his roots to Uganda.

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