Facebook Buying Oculus VR For $2 Billion
Orwell wrote about this in 1946: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P...
Who's On WhatsApp, and Why?
If a new app (Wazapp) can't provide high res screenshots on its homepage, then it's probably not offering the best deal in town.
QuakeNet: Government-Sponsored Attacks On IRC Networks
Yes, please fuck the beta.
Apple Fined In Taiwan For iPhone Price Fixing
And exactly why shouldn't a company be allowed to decide how much its product should cost?
It's not like Apple has a monopoly.
Square Debuts New Email Payment System
And spoofed headers don't exist...
Under the Hood With Battlefield 4
Squads are 5 people, not a HUGE increase from 4 that BF3 had.
Is Choice a Problem For Android?
Penetration of computers/PCs is decreasing, in favour of tablets and Mac.
We're at the tipping point.
People want things to work, not tinker.
Is Choice a Problem For Android?
So you're actually trying to imply that people buy phones based on the OS? And not on the price and features?
Aren't around 99% of low price phones based on Android?
Belgium Plans Artificial Island To Store Wind Power
Yes. Slashdot wrote about it i december: http://news.slashdot.org/story/12/04/30/1155243/new-study-suggests-wind-farms-can-cause-climate-change
Google Fiber Draws Startups To Kansas City
Why do you need fiber to start your company?
You're very unlikely to be allowed to run servers off of it and when has the biggest obstacle to a startup been "dang, i have to wait 5 seconds instead of 1 to download this massive thing"?
Slashdot Coming Attractions
If something that is 2 days old doesn't count as news, then I don't read news.
The people who want news the second it's released can go somewhere else, I'm here for the discussions.
New Study Confirms Safety of GM Crops
The latest vaccine that was prompted in Finland (and Sweden) turned out to be not-so-good.
Ask Slashdot: Best Tools To Aid When "On Call"?
Maybe you can reconfigure/hack Lark (http://www.lark.com/) in some way?
Google Switching to SSL By Default For Logged-In Users
Since Google accounts for 90% (or more) of the searches performed, what use is the keyword-part of Google Analytics?
Or will they in some magical way make it work with GA, but no other tracking tool?
Can Newegg Survive the Post-PC Future?
Magma is the company: http://magma.com/thunderbolt.asp
It doesn't however state anything about video cards, but everyone (including God himself) hopes and wishes that it will be possible
Swedish Daycare Tracks Kids With GPS Devices
Malmö is the most crimeridden place is Sweden, which might explain this move
External Thunderbolt Graphics Card On Its Way
Most of the time my laptop moves between the office and my home. Once in a while, I want to play a game (or two) and for quite obvious reasons, I don't want a gaming rig (ugliness and space).
I'd rather have a small device I connect between my laptop and my screen (external screen both at home and at work) for when I need to play.
Point of a portable? Being able to use it as a portable computer MOST of the time.
Six-Drive SATA III SSD Round-Up Shows Big Gains
Howcome all 6 disks got an award? Either "recommended" or "editors choice".
Is that the only way to keep everyone happy, and the freebies coming?
Man Ordered At Gunpoint To Hand Over Phone For Recording Cops
Perhaps http://www.bambuser.com/ ?
Google Unveils Beta Chrome OS Notebook
"with Verizon Wireless providing cellular connectivity which comes with 100MB of free data per month for the first two years"
Surely that can't be right. What can you do with 100 MB?
Not even Verizon can be that cheap..
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