An Immutable All-Snap Ubuntu Desktop Is Coming Next Year
Ubuntu plans to release an all-snap immutable version of Ubuntu for the desktop, a move that could be a turning point for the Linux distro.
WhatsApp Multi-Phone Mode Rolling Out to iPhones
WhatsApp’s biggest feature in recent years is now rolling out to iPhones after initially debuting on Android.
OpenAI CEO Signs Open Letter Warning of AI-Caused ‘Extinction’
OpenAI CEO Sam Altman has signed an open letter warning of the dangers AI poses, including the extinction of humanity.
Consumer Groups Want Antitrust Probe Of TV Everywhere
Free Press and a number of other consumer groups are calling on federal antitrust authorities and Congress to investigate agreements among large media companies to stifle competition for online television programming.
Yahoo Sale Of Zimbra To VMware Rumored
At the moment, the Zimbra homepage bears a "BUY ZIMBRA" button and a stamp reading "a Yahoo division." But according to a new report, a sale of Zimbra (and not just a Zimbra product) may soon take place, making "a VMware division" a more accurate statement.
ChaCha Closes $7 Million Round of Funding
Answers service ChaCha announced today that it has closed a $7 million E round of funding. The service lets users go online, call, or text questions on mobile phones and receive answers "within minutes" for free. The service has an iPhone app and lets people ask questions via Twitter as well.
This round of funding might be particularly significant for the company. "We believe this latest round provides ChaCha the cash required to reach profitability," says CEO Scott A. Jones.