Random Sampler: Appeasing trolls, Firefox boosts market share, and more

A random sampler of news from around the web related to open source.

Some of the news today was surprising, but some not so surprising. Here goes:

What else? Well, a man is selling his entire life on eBay and it's currently going for around $300,000. Bargain? If he has any talent whatsoever he might be a steal for a company in need of cheap labor. What's $300,000 over 30 years? :-)

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Microsoft leaves Apple in the dust with tablet and laptop innovation in 2015

Will there be one Apple Ring to rule them all? That's what a patent application says. Plus, building the thinnest gadget isn't innovation anymore and Apple just got a reality check from Microsoft.

by Brian Tong