Microsoft Dumps 1,500 Apps From Its Windows Store
I've never had a problem setting my Linux Mint search provider to Google, or DuckDuckGo, or Wikipedia (I haven't tried the others. Click on the down-arrow in the search window, select "Manage Search Engines ...", then click on the "Get more search engines ..." link. Google should be one of your choices.
HP Recalls 6 Million Power Cables Over Fire Hazard
10a. Further investigation will reveal more about their nature
Those were the days.
What Do You Do When Your Mind-Numbing IT Job Should Be Automated?
So do some real analysis...
I took two quarters of real analysis as an undergraduate, but I never took complex analysis.
Why The Korean Government Could Go Open Source By 2020
I do believe the current president is a her
Apple Announces New Programming Language Called Swift
Swift also makes extensive use of variables whose values cannot be changed. These are known as constants
What am I missing here?
NSA Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images
I'll start. There was an undergraduate math major at UCLA named named Larry (I don't recall his surname), class of 1976, who had accepted a job offer from NSA.
IBM Discovers New Class of Polymers
Comcast Offers To Shed 3.9 Million Subscribers To Ease Cable Deal
I would have modded you up, but just wanted to add that not only is it crappier service, it's more expensive
How Apple's Billion Dollar Sapphire Bet Will Pay Off
and the only substance harder is natural and synthetic diamond.
I hate to be the one to break the news to you, but there are substances haeder than corundum yet softer than diamond. SiC and BN come to mind
Microsoft Posts Source Code For MS-DOS and Word For Windows
I got rid of my LT 1400 long, long ago. Don't know if I still have any early 90s vintage floppies lying in a box somewhere in my basement.
IBM's Watson To Be Used For Cancer Treatment
Much better than developing recipes for a food truck
How Do You Backup 20TB of Data?
As I recall, those 8" floppies really didn't hold much data (I'm too old to recall how much they did hold)
Official Wayland Support Postponed From GNOME 3.12
I agree - give cinnamon a try
Massive Storm Buries US East Coast In Snow and Ice
Not the same as down south. Been there, done that, glad to be away from it. Here in Minnesota, we get the snow, the ass-freezing cold, and the biting wind chill, but typically avoid most of the ice.
Snowden Used Software Scraper, Say NSA Officials
~$ rpm -q wget
Google Doodle Remembers Computing Pioneer Grace Hopper
PL/1 was the language taught in the only programming class I ever took. I wonder if I still have the textbooks for that class buried somewhere in the basement.
EU Plastic Bag Debate Highlights a Wider Global Problem
Some Southeast Asian countries don't even have the proper infrastructure in place to dispose of the bags properly.
Do they have the proper infrastructure in place to dispose of the bags improperly?
Is a Postdoc Worth it?
If it's taken you 12 continuous years, you're either doing something you really love with no strong desire to move on, or you've done something very, very wrong.