Break Microsoft Up
Except the PS4 OS is heavily borrowed from FreeBSD and only includes OpenGL...
How did you equare x86 + AMD APU = Omg D3D?
How Mac OS X, 10 Today, Changed Apple's World
I've got three Terminal windows open at the moment (across two monitors, each with perhaps 5-7 tabs).
I came from being a reasonably long-time desktop linux user and still use it for a desktop every now and then (via FreeNX), but use it all day every day on servers.
Google x86 Native Browser Client Maybe Not So Crazy After All
The Java sandbox was at the interpreter level and did not provide protection at the OS level. The google native client stuff sandboxes it at the OS level and only allows for communication via RPC calls to the parent app (e.g. drawing on a canvas), much like the seccomp approach for Linux which is a true sandbox
Feds Pay Millions For Bogus Spy Software
It's more like sending them to the shop with the grocery money and a shopping list. There may be some unnecessary items on the list, but the rest are needed to keep the family going for the week; they know what some absolute essentials are, with the rest goes on a mix of personal interest and things which they like but can't make themselves.
When they return you get toilet paper, a $40 beef roast and an assortment of candies, with some more oversight they could've returned with something which more closely resembles your shopping list.
Geekiest Marriage Proposals Ever
You think valentines day is all about heart shaped cards? How many children are conceived every valentines day...
Geekiest Marriage Proposals Ever
This is valentines day, I'm more thinking about "Let's !"
WikiLeaks Took Advice From Media Outlets
However we all know no laws apply on the internet unless they were introduced via bills with "E-" or "cyber" in the name.
CA Sues Over DB2 Migration Tool
You've never heard of Ingres? They owned it for a while until selling it on.
You'd be surprised at the software which is acquired by large multi-national corps, Oracle being a prime example of "oh what the fuck, they own that?" syndrome.
Why Unlocked Phones Don't Work In the US
Or come to the UK where simcards for most major networks can be bought for £2 - which includes £1 or £2 calling credit and no cost for incoming calls.
Man Loses Millions In Bizarre Virus-Protection Scam
New York Judge Rules 6-Year-Old Can Be Sued
Lets just ignore that she's 89 years old and would've died soon, probably in the same way too as falling over is quite a common occurrence; only this time they have a finger to point for hospital fees, if it weren't the child it'd be the owner of a mall or the maker of her shoes etc.
So as far as my argument of socialized health care? Shit happens and people need medical treatment, it's a basic and universal need for *everybody* in the world.
Construction of French Fusion Reactor Underway
Professor Farnsworth... hrm...
New Adobe PDF Zero-Day Under Attack
xpdf is *old*. You should be using Poppler, which is actively maintained and very fast.
178 Arrested In US/EU Credit Card Cloning Ops
I'm on less than £20k per year and it's plenty enough to live on.
Google Releases Chrome 5.0 For Win/Mac/Linux
I only noticed a while ago that the dev channel was silently updating, I had a week of weird crashes, but otherwise it's been quite good.
Intel Turbo Boost vs. AMD Turbo Core Explained
The difference in heat dissipation requirements is negligible when it's a choice between 1cm or 2cm thick asbestos padding to avoid 3rd degree burns from your MacBook Pro.
Oracle Restricts Access To Sun Firmware Downloads
Oracle want your money, when it's profitable.
How I Saved the Gaming Industry
Or the SCUMM engine which was originally developed for Monkey Island and now ScummVM boasts a repertoire of [according to the Wikipedia page] 28 from Lucas Arts & Sierra On-Line games and nearly 40 games from other developers. A huge proportion of them are still extremely playable and enjoyable today because the SCUMM engine let people focus much more on story, art and interaction than software.
Sure there were some changes over the years (better graphics, CD audio, speech, higher resolutions), but they're progressive improvements.
IE 8 Is Top Browser, Google Chrome Is Rising Fast
Based on hits rather than unique visitors to one of my "adult" sites show a slightly different story.
The browser breakdown across unique visitors is similar to yours, which leads me to this stunning conclusion:
Safari users consume significantly more porn.
Microsoft Bots Effectively DDoSing Perl CPAN Testers
Well, the last I heard Bing spider was looking for `Robots.txt` rather than `robots.txt` which would explain the file being "ignored" in this case.
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