US Navy Develops World's Worst E-reader
Finally, this generation will have something to buy at Military Surplus stores.
7.1 Billion People, 7.1 Billion Mobile Phone Accounts Activated
But who cares when you're trying to compare network sizes?
They're pointing out that they have the power to shut off or control a large number of devices. Imagine if the GSM LTE protocol was worked such that anything on the network had to be capable of showing an ad from one of the telco's choosings?
It might even work in their favor to be able to target someone repeatedly. It's not about how many eyeballs you get to it's how targeted can you make your ad to the eyeball it does get.
Did the Ignition Key Just Die?
In the US. They're just as prevalent in Europe.
Same with diesel engines.
Not Just a Cleanup Any More: LibreSSL Project Announced
I doubt anything the OpenBSD group develops is going to be under the GNU licenses.
Student Records Kids Who Bully Him, Then Gets Threatened With Wiretapping Charge
I had to have a 'talk' with counselors after I said I thought they had a decent plan. Then offered improvements on their design and how much easier it would be at my school (because of how they lock the doors) just to prevent this same thing from happening.
The Era of Facebook Is an Anomaly
You mean how everyone just uses Gmail for their mail now?
WhatsApp: 2nd Biggest Tech Acquisition of All Time
Clearly you don't think like facebook exces. You just charge $32. Tada, 1 year break even.
Financing College With a Tax On All Graduates
The US is the only country that does that.
Enlightenment E19 Pre-Alpha Released
Login as >console and you should be dropped into a darwin environment.
Ask Slashdot: Why Are We Still Writing Text-Based Code?
Did they make big yellow things?
Peanut Allergy Treatment Trial In UK "A Success"
Blend 70,000 peanuts. Administer to 1,000 people.
High School Students Develop Linux Imaging and Help Desk Software
Which is why they teach LaTeX.
If you want to spend 20% of your effort on formatting my school suggests using Word.
If you want to spend 5% on your formatting and 95% on your content you use LaTeX.
FreeBSD 10.0 Released
I've run the ZFS kernel module for a while. No crashes or other issues.
Why the World Needs OpenStreetMap
... So download the app. Drive on the new road. Map updated.
Google Testing Smart Appliance, Would Compete With Nest Thermostat
Have you looked at what normal multi-zone temp monitoring costs?
Estonia Sharing Its Finnish-Made E-Government Solution With Finland
Then perhaps it should work like a group of united States. Where states are left up to their own vices for setting up laws and services. And if one state does something that another likes they can adopt it. Like Finland adopting Estonia's system. And the federal government is left to do little more than the EU does. Central currency, regulate trade between states, etc.
Get Ready For a Streaming Music Die-Off
And here I am still listening to all my shoutcast stations like I always have been. Some of the DJs don't speak English or do so with an accent. But as long as we're connected to Europe I can still stream music from them.
Death to the Trapezoid... Next USB Connector Will Be Reversible
Someone finally sat down and studied Yoka-yoke design principles.
Winamp Shutting Down On December 20
I switched to foobar2000 a long time ago as my light weight music player.
Raspberry Pi Hits the 2 Million Mark
You use them where you'd use a microcontroller and use the Pi where you'd use a microprocessor.
Because I don't want my gyrocopter worrying about what the ethernet driver is doing when it is balancing.
The same reason cars use microcontrollers as their ECU and a RTOS.
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