There's no doubt that companies spent a ton of money in the FCC's latest wireless auction -- $44.9 billion of it, to be precise. But who was it that was so eager to part with their cash? You don't have to wonder for much longer. The FCC has revealed ... [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Engadget
At long last, Google Now will support third-party apps. That means that in addition to serving you helpful information like when your next appointment is and how long it'll take you to get to the airport, Google's predictive search app will now push ... [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Engadget
The results from Uber's six-week-long external privacy audit, spurred on by several high profile security controversies, are in. And, surprisingly, the final report looks positively rosy for the on-demand taxi company . "Uber has dedicated significan... [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Engadget
The CoreOS Linux distribution and its open source components are being widely incorporated by companies on the bleeding edge of distributed computing. CTO and co-founder Alex Polvi will discuss the future of servers, enterprise IT and Internet security at Collaboration Summit 2015 next month. [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Linux
If you missed out on the cult classic Indigo Prophecy (("Fahrenheit" in Europe), the first stab at a pseudo-cinematic game from Heavy Rain developer Quantic Dream, you've now got a good reason to give it a spin. A revamped version of the title has ju... [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Engadget
Yet another project is graduating from experiment to proper part of Google. Only two weeks ago, Glass left the confines of the Skunk Works-like Google X and became its own division headed up by Nest co-founder Tony Fadell. Now Project Tango, the 3D-s... [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Engadget
Let's be honest: Kids are really easy to entertain. Give 'em something that makes noise and flashes some pretty colors and they're set. And that's pretty much what Vine does, ad infinitum. There's sounds, and sites and it loops forever or until the k... [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Engadget
Open Source Careers A collection of articles about jobs and careers in open source. I have been working in the computer business for over 40 years, but the best years have been the last 17 or so working with Linux and open source software. I got into the computer business... [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Linux
Web Upd8: There are almost three years since Google Drive launched and we have yet to see an official client for Linux. [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Linux
Jolla is taking a second crack at its Indigogo campaign that crowdfunded its first tablet into existence. [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Linux
Living a wholly private life on the internet is getting to be impossible, but months of thinkpieces and public outcry finally seem to have done a little good where one company is concerned. According to the New York Times, Verizon Wireless is giving ... [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Engadget
Open Electronics: Another beautiful board is coming to kickstarter: it's tiny and powerful. Black Swift runs on OpenWRT Linux, and it can be programmed in a bunch of languages, ranging from C/C++ to PHP, Python, Perl, and Bash scripting (there's also a Node.js port). [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Linux
Samsung has been pretty silent when it comes to tablets in the last few months. The Korean tech giant rolled out the Galaxy Tab Active at IFA 2014, but that was just a rugged, re-branded version of the Galaxy Tab 4 8.0-inch model. Anyhow, the first rumors related to Samsung's... [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Linux
With the GNOME 3.16 series, Mutter uses GTK+ for drawing all window decorations regardless of using client-side decorations, and there's also many other GTK+ improvements... [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Linux
Other communications features include a chat history for all conversations, making it possible to locate a previous message across devices. [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Linux
It's been a long time since last hearing of any major innovations or improvements to VirtualBox, the VM software managed by Oracle since their acquisition of Sun Microsystems. Is there any hope left for a revitalized VirtualBox?.. [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Linux
The patent issue is finally dealt with at the open source Internet of Things group. [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Linux
Another day, another round of Intel Broadwell Linux benchmarks. Being looked at this morning are some GCC vs. Clang compiler benchmarks for this latest Intel microarchitecture succeeding Haswell. [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Linux
Amazon Web Services has decided to deliver a new AWS SDK to their Go-using customers. AWS currently offers SDKs for seven different programming languages – Java, C#, Ruby, Python, JavaScript, PHP, and Objective C (iOS), and we closely follow the language trends among our customers and the general software community. Since [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Linux EnterPrise
Amazon Web Services has decided to deliver a new AWS SDK to their Go-using customers. [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: Linux