Microsoft's Cloud Storage Service OneDrive Now Offers 15GB For Free
There are lots of cloudstorage providers: Hubic offers even 25 Gb for free. So Microsoft still is not very special with their 15 Gb offer.
Plaintiff In Tech Hiring Suit Asks Judge To Reject Settlement
If they get away with this type of stuff in the US, image what they get away with in countries with extremely corrupt governments.
You really think there are countries which are more corrupt then the US government?
Senator Accuses CIA of Snooping On Intelligence Committee Computers
She's crazy. She's a liar. She's a hypocrite.
Sound like a real politician and a real good one.
Tim Cook: If You Don't Like Our Energy Policies, Don't Buy Apple Stock
The best interest of the shareholders is not always ROI in terms of money. Par example think of continuity which is far more important then short term profits.
Is Whitelisting the Answer To the Rise In Data Breaches?
Installing everything in one huge server running virtual servers should make it easier by creating virtual network segments. And even with such segments it is questionable if the potential damage in one segment is not a reason to whitelist within each networksegment too.
Network Solutions Opts Customer Into $1,850 Security Service
Aside from the obvious answer that a significant number of professional politicians are also Lawyers?
A significant number of professional politicians (and lawyers) are also liars.
Encrypted Messaging Startup Wickr Offers $100K Bug Bounty
Any linuxdistro does have several mailservers to choose from which can be combined with Roundcube webmail.
Wisconsin Begins Using Cheese To De-Ice Roads
I suppose cheese brine uses consumergrade salt while a mixture of rock salt and brine has been known as de-icing method for quite a while now.
LinuxDevices Content Returns To the Web
This is really about old news. Who cares about the state of Linux embedded of 2012 or 1999? Show me current state for 2014 that would be interesting.
Nobody Builds Reactors For Fun Anymore
That is a part of the problem according to this article on Slashdot: physicist Peter Higgs: No University Would Employ Me Today. Only projects that promises short term gains are well funded.
Gate One Will Support X11: Fast Enough To Run VLC In Your Browser
VNC is terrible on both LAN and WAN but SPICE is a lot better and on par with RDP in my experience. And imo there are plenty opportunities to improve both but it is hard work and not many interested.
The Battle For the Game Industry's Soul
Apparently not! The masses are moving to casual gaming on tablets (p.e. Angry birds as best known casual game) and indeed consoles. But consoles have to do it for a longer period of time with the same hardware and are not reaily well suited for the next AAA game to be released in 3 or 4 years from now.
New Snowden Revelation: Terrorists Attempting To Infiltrate CIA
Welcome to reality. USA: the land of the great bastards also called U.S. government.
US Forces Ready To Strike Syria If Ordered
Iraq having weapons of mass destruction, which were never there.
DEA Program "More Troubling" Than NSA
Wrong point of view imo: what if 50,000 innocent civilians or small offenders are trialed and jailed based on incomplete or by DEA made up evidence? And generally speaking if there is no justice to a criminal there will be no justice for the innocent.
Ask Slashdot: Hardware Accelerated Multi-Monitor Support In Linux?
arandr is a standard package in Debian and can be used with Xfce too. http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/arandr
US Promises Not To Kill Or Torture Snowden
You should realize that the USA nowadays is just acting like any other terrorist group and who is gonna believe a terrorist group?
Windows Software Coming To Android Via Wine
Of course it is nice to see it is possible to run wine on Android but does it have usefull IRL applications?
Death of Printed Books May Have Been Exaggerated
I question that. When a book is print ready you have still the costs of printing but you can make infinite digital copies. So the publisher chooses to sell less books with a better margin then lower the price of ebooks and sell a lot more.
Ask Slashdot: Linux-Friendly Motherboard Manufacturers?
So far I have not encountered any difficulties installing Ubuntu on MSI motherboards and they are not very expensive either. Of course YMMV.
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