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Ubuntu

Submission + - FUD over Amazon Ads in Ubuntu 12.10 Should Be Ignored (benjaminkerensa.com)

bkerensa writes: The recent FUD over Amazon Ads coming to Ubuntu 12.10 should be ignored because in reality ads will not be found in 12.10 unless you are seeing them on a third party website you go to in a web browser.

The Unity Shopping Lens is hardly an advertisement but instead is a suggestion engine and very unobtrusive at that.

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Submission + - Why Netflix, Instagram and Pinterest could have avoided downtime (benjaminkerensa.com)

bkerensa writes: If you were at staying at home last night trying to enjoy a wholesome show or movie on Netflix or perhaps you were out snapping photos with Instagram that you might later share on Pinterest then you would have quickly found out that all three services were down for a couple of hours due to an electrical storm

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