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Ubuntu Karmic Koala released

Ubuntu 9.10, Karmic Koala, was released overnight. More of this week's news in this edition of the Roundup.

Ubuntu 9.10, Karmic Koala, was released overnight. Take a look at this photo gallery for new features and enhancements to the popular Linux distribution.

With the help of Adobe Flash Builder for Force.com, developers can now build cloud RIAs on the Force.com platform. The new tool is a result of a partnership between Adobe and Salesforce.

Microsoft intends to open up its Outlook PST format, letting developers interact with .pst files using their preferred programming language.

On a different note, the Redmond giant has backed out of the "Family Guy" deal after all, saying it doesn't "fit with the Windows brand".

Facebook has unveiled its developer roadmap, detailing the novelties it plans to push through in the near future. Amongst these is a new API called Open Graph that will allow external websites to implement features of Facebook fan pages.

Firefox's popularity seems to be growing at a rapid rate. Its user base grew by a staggering 30 million over the past eight weeks.

Check out this week's videos for the revamped 13-inch MacBook, how to fix Ethernet driver problems in virtualised Windows 7, and our interview with Tracey Fellows, the MD of Microsoft Australia and NZ.

In feature articles we looked at how to research a company before a job interview and Visual Studio's T4 templates.

—Posted by Lana Kovacevic.

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