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?
Transformer-Style Scooter Lets You Ride Your Briefcase To Work
Really... it's 2014. A Briefcase?!
Confirmed: Earth's Oldest Rock In Australia
The old stuff is always at the bottom of a pile.
Can Wolfram Alpha Tell Which Team Will Win the Super Bowl?
Of course not. This is just as stupid as asking if you could calculate somebody's phone number.
Yahoo Advertising Serves Up Malware For Thousands
This wouldn't be an issue if they could only serve image or text only ads. Possible image based exploits can easily be prevented by re-saving the uploaded image so that the image only contains valid content.
But no, ad farms want to provide functionality to reach maximum annoyance for the users. You can blame Java all you want, but it's not the source of this problem.