"Breaking: Mars becomes the second planet that has more computers running Linux than Windows." https://nitter.42l.fr/mikko/status/1362763793042972673
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Forbes: Now the company is delivering a serious punch to the face of megacorp cloud companies by offering what it calls "one-click migration" from OneDrive, Dropbox, and Google services!
Petabyte tape cartridges are coming down the line – Blocks and Files
Fujifilm is working on a petabyte tape cartridge. This behemoth could go into production from 2035, according to a slide deck in a company press briefing today. A 1PB tape far exceeds the highest capacity on the LTO roadmap, which extends out from the-about-to-be-delivered LTO-9, with 18TB raw capacity, to LTO-12 and 144TB. Assuming a […]
Petabyte tape cartridges are coming - https://blocksandfiles.com/2021/02/04/petabyte-tape-cartridges-are-coming/
...and the app is back: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=im.vector.app. Huge thanks to everyone for your patience and support on this, and apologies for the inconvenience. Thanks also to Google for being transparent and apologetic once we'd established contact. Now, back to preparing for @FOSDEM@twitter.com!
Google have suspended Element in the Play Store without notifying us; we're reaching out to find out what's going on. Apologies for the inconvenience; in the interim there's https://f-droid.org/en/packages/im.vector.app/ but it's a few versions behind. We'll post updates here.
Looks like Google pulled the #Matrix client, #Element from the Play store
Before I buy a new HDD I find it's always best to stop by Backblaze's performance reviews https://www.backblaze.com/blog/backblaze-hard-drive-stats-for-2020/
Distrowatch News: Development Release: Qubes OS 4.0.4 RC2 Qubes OS is a security-oriented Linux distribution whose main concept is "security by isolation" by using domains implemented as lightweight Xen virtual machines. The project's latest development snapshot is Qubes OS 4.0.4-rc2 which updates its operating system tempates and packages. "We're pleased to announce the second release candidate.... http://distrowatch.com/11135
#BitWarden now has an "emergency access" feature https://bitwarden.com/help/article/releasenotes/#2021-01-19
All communication in #signal goes through these tech giants: Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Cloudflare
Just texting goes through Amazon.
Group chat will also go through Google.
#GAFAM is toxic to free software, supports mass surveillance and a lot other very bad things. Supporting such companies means also supporting their culture and their dominance. It's never just about the privacy of a single person.
Briar is about to get 2 new functions that you might like.
- self-destructing messages
- profile pictures.
Want to deploy your own @firstname.lastname@example.org server ? Learn how to do it securely using @FedoraCoreOS@twitter.com
The Mobian CE #PinePhone is now available for purchase in the Pine Store!
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