Welcome to the Halloween Edition of the Actuator! It’s the Halloween Edition because of the date, not because the stories are scary. Although you may be concerned that the data is coming from inside the house.
As always, here are some links from the Intertubz that I hope will hold your interest. Enjoy!
You want scary? Here’s IBM rising from the grave to buy the largest open source company in the world. Red Hat was set to make $3 billion this year selling software that runs on top of Linux, which is free. But hey, as long as they aren’t Microsoft, it’s OK for someone to profit, right?
In other news, our federal government made a decision that favored consumers. Yes, I’m scared, too.
[NARRATOR VOICE]: They are totally spying on you.
"Profits over privacy," well stated and I agree. We need better laws here. Sadly, our elected officials lack the necessary experience to make this happen.
Houston, have you tried turning it off and back on again?
If you thought the ads at the gas pump, or inside taxis in Vegas and NYC were horrible, just wait until you see them in your own car.
Yet another waste of time and money on an idea with Blockchain in the title. If this company is worth $6 million in funding, my Bacon Blockchain idea is worth at least $600 million in the first round.
As I was saying: