An anonymous reader writes By now, everyone not living in total isolation knows that HBO has announced plans to offer content streaming in 2015 with no TV subscription requirements. Many wonder what took HBO so long to make this transition.
It wasn’t because Windows 7 ate 9 that Windows 10 was given its name, it was because this next version of Windows is no mere incremental upgrade, but an OS that Microsoft hopes will usher in a new era of computing. For the first time,
Man, that was a busy week of Windows 10 news. BUILD happened, which means naturally, this was a busier week than usual when it comes to Windows 10 content. This week kicked off with the unveiling of Aero and Cortana improvements coming in build 10074.
It’s often said that content is king, but in a typical marketing department you have a hodgepodge of content. That could include carefully-crafted web copy, blog entries and FAQs along with user-generated ratings and reviews. For many companies,
Among the many new technology products and services revealed at this year’s CES, perhaps none has gotten more press coverage than Dish’s new Sling TV service. As multiple outlets have reported, this $20 per month subscription service gives subscribers access to TNT, TBS, CNN, Food Network,
A source told TechCrunch this week that Ektron, a web content management firm based in Nashua, NH has been sold to an unnamed private equity firm for around $48M plus taking on $50M in debt. The source said the actual cash exchanged in the deal would only be in the $30M range,
Adblock Plus has built a business out of helping web users ditch overly annoying ads and other unwanted digital content on the desktop by taking money from companies willing to conform to its “acceptable ads” manifesto in order to be whitelisted and have their marketing let through the gate.
Welcome to another episode of the WinBeta Podcast. Each week we discuss the top Microsoft related news. This week we discuss latest Windows 10 news including the next potential mobile build, when Windows 10 mobile will be released, dark mode in Edge, and issues with Windows 10 on the Surface 3.
Twitter has changed significantly over the past 8 years. With every new product manager and leadership cadre there have been attempts to make it more accessible to new users and more sticky for existing ones.
A Samsung press release seems to suggest that Amazon's 4K streaming will be up and running by October, to coincide with the launch of the South Korean firm's latest line of UHD TV sets.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/08/28/amazon-prime-4k-streaming-coming-samsung-tvs-october/
Today, Evernote announced one of its latest steps forward in its bid to develop services that will not just keep people using its app to store notes and thoughts regularly, but to use it for ever more purposes:
An anonymous reader writes On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a case involving the conviction of a man based solely on the analysis of his "inadvertently shed" DNA.
An anonymous reader writes "Microsoft spent billions purchasing Mojang, the studio behind the game Minecraft, and while it's unlikely to start work on a sequel anytime soon, rather than continue development of the game, it's worth considering what a Minecraft 2 will look like. After all,
An anonymous reader writes 14 years after the Anna Kournikova virus took advantage of users' ignorance about file-name extensions in order to wreak worldwide havoc,
Phopojijo writes The Khronos Group has announced the Vulkan API for compute and graphics. Its goal is to compete against DirectX 12. It has some interesting features,
Sparrowvsrevolution writes A new Wired magazine story goes inside the North Korean rebel movement seeking to overthrow Kim Jong-un by smuggling USB drives into the country packed with foreign television and movies. As the story describes, one group has stashed USB drives in Chinese cargo trucks.
jones_supa writes NVIDIA has fixed a long-standing issue in the Ubuntu Unity desktop by patching Compiz. When opening the window of a new application, it would go black or become transparent on NVIDIA hardware. There have been bug reports dating back to Ubuntu 12.10 times.
HughPickens.com writes: The NY Times reports that Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, according to State Department officials.
An anonymous reader writes Drupal has patched a critical SQL injection vulnerability in version 7.x of the content management system that can allow arbitrary code execution. The flaw lies in an API that is specifically designed to help prevent against SQL injection attacks.
ZahrGnosis writes I'm in the midst of a rather lengthy job interview; something I haven't done for some time as I've worked as a contract employee with a much lower barrier to entry for years. Recently, I've started patenting some inventions that are applicable to my industry.
rjmarvin writes Docker is teaming up with Microsoft to bring its open container technology to the next release of Windows Server. Docker Engine will work with the next release of Windows Server and images will be available in Docker Hub, which will also integrate directly into Microsoft Azure.
If Jedi had access to GoPros, there would pretty much never be a need for video games ever again because we could all live vicariously through their POV adventures.
雖然 Microsoft 的 Windows 作業系統推出多年，一直以來都被叫作視窗，不過相信沒有幾多用戶 將它和真正的窗戶拉上關係。就算是 Microsoft 的 Windows 商標，亦不會設計成一扇窗。
新加坡南洋理工大学的一组工程师在《Journal of the Royal Society Interface》上发表论文，报告他们通过在甲壳虫腿部肌肉植入微控制器和电极，创造出某种生物机器人，能根据人类主人的命令跑快或跑慢。类似的生物机器人已经存在，但这是首次创造出能变速的生物机器人，原因是工程师能直接控制昆虫的腿部肌肉，而不是操控大脑信号。
繼中油竹南站之後，Gogoro 於 5/26 啟用了苗栗的第二座 GoStation 換電站：中油中苗站。GoStation 中油中苗站位於苗栗縣苗栗市中正路 442 號，比中油竹南站向南推進約 20km，大幅降低新竹到台中的難度。而在近期，Gogoro 也將陸續開通苗栗三義站等站點，屆時騎著 Gogoro 從北部南下台中將更輕鬆。閱讀全文
Developers relying on open source code (or packages) is pretty much the norm these days. As software eats the world, the world is dining out on open source software. But, regardless of how much time utilising someone else’s code can save you as a developer,
After Overwatch revealed that its star character, Tracer, is gay in a digital comic, the internet was aflutter with support and happiness flowing in from fans of the game.Not everyone was happy with the reveal about Tracer's sexuality though — including the Russian government.