SnoozeTabs and Pulse: New Experiments Coming to Firefox Test Pilot

By Nick Nguyen Since launching the new Firefox Test Pilot program in May 2016, we’ve debuted several experiments with the goal of finding browser features that users love and incorporating them into future versions of Firefox. Today, we’re continuing our efforts toward creating a more modern and better performing Firefox with two new Test Pilot experiments.

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How China Mobile Is Using Linux and Open Source

By Swapnil Bhartiya China Mobile is one of the biggest telecom companies in the world, with more than 800 million users in China — all of whom are served with open source technologies. During the 2016 Mobile World Congress, China Mobile declared that the operational support system running their massive network would be based on open source software. China Mobile is not alone; many major networking vendors are moving to open source technologies.

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Linux Kernel 4.10 Released — Happy Anniversary!

By Paul Brown Kernel 4.10 has the honor of being christened the “Anniversary Edition” by Linus Torvalds. I[he]#039[/he]m guessing this is because of the recent 25th anniversary of the release of Linux 0.01. Admittedly, it is a bit late for that (the anniversary was back in September); however, Linus had not named any of the recent releases for the occasion, opting instead for naming them after several deranged animals.

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