Ello Formally Promises To Remain Ad-Free, Raises $5.5M
What happens if they don't follow the rules? Will they serve prison time?
Confidence Shaken In Open Source Security Idealism
Somebody saw something weird, looked at the code analyzed the logic, found the bug, reported it, and it was fixed.
Nobody said those thousand eyes would find bugs instantly.
DMCA Claim Over GPL Non-Compliance Shuts Off Minecraft Plug-Ins
So Wolvereness contributed to violation of Mojang's copyright and now wants his contribution to this violation removed from the internet?
Or am I reading this incorrectly? The DMCA notice is for CraftBukkit, but he links to the license of Bukkit which are different projects (I think).
Switching Game Engines Halfway Through Development
UnrealEngine gives you complete source access. You can do whatever you want to the engine. If you want to spend a lot of time on access to the raw data at the lowest level instead of game design, then you can do so.
On Forgetting the Facts: Questions From the EU For Google, Other Search Engines
But no information is being removed, just the search results to that information are removed.
Google To Stop Describing Games With In-App Purchases As 'Free'
Irrelevant, and bullshit.
Bullshit, because it is free as in speech. Maybe not gratis as in beer.
Irrelevant, because if a donor makes it gratis for everybody it is still gratis.
TrueCrypt Author Claims That Forking Is Impossible
Not secure in what context? Not secure to stop the NSA? Not secure to stop the average hacker? Not secure to prevent company property from being exposed to the public when a laptop is lost?
PHP Next Generation
why use node.js when you can use Java
PHP Next Generation
The PHP Hamer:
Linus Torvalds Receives IEEE Computer Pioneer Award
Besides Git we have Mercurial and Bazaar. All born around the same time so solve the same problem.
American Judge Claims Jurisdiction Over Data Stored In Other Countries
Except that the Microsoft servers in Ireland are owned by a different legal entity, Microsoft Ireland (or something), and not the US Microsoft.
It works for taxes... so it must work for other government thingies, right?
I expect to retire ...
What am I'm going to do after I retire? Go fishing? I will probably continue developing software, because that's much more fun.
First Glow-In-the-Dark Road Debuts In Netherlands
Won't the lights of the cars passing by charge the lines a bit and thus extend the duration?
Why No One Trusts Facebook To Power the Future
especially not entities who's focus is profit
AWS Urges Devs To Scrub Secret Keys From GitHub
When posting screenshots containing secret keys, just remove a large part of it. Don't use blur or swirl like filters, these can be reversed quite well.
The blurred key posted by itnews is pretty much reversible with the naked eye.
In the Unverified Digital World, Are Journalists and Bloggers Equal?
It's more rule than exception that the quality of the professional is on the same level of the amateur. Both in "journalism" and "software development".
Facebook's Face Identification Project Is Accurate 97.25% of the Time
I don't have a facebook account. So how I can disable the option of my face being recognized and tagged by facebook in pictures uploaded by others?