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Top 10 Open Source Developments of 2015 0

Top 10 Open Source Developments of 2015

By Jack M. Germain • LinuxInsider • ECT News NetworkDec 2, 2015 9:24 AM PTOpen source is driving an ever-expanding market. The notion of community-driven development is a growing disruption to proprietary software controlled...

Tech Titans Launch Breakthrough Energy Coalition 0

Tech Titans Launch Breakthrough Energy Coalition

High-tech honchos and venture capitalists from around the world — and one university — on Monday officially announced their participation in the Breakthrough Energy Coalition, a new fund to support companies doing clean energy...

Losing Headphone Jack Would Allow Thinner, More Functional iPhone 7 0

Losing Headphone Jack Would Allow Thinner, More Functional iPhone 7

By John P. Mello Jr.Dec 2, 2015 11:35 AM PTApple intends to peel the 3.5-millimeter headphone jack from the next version of the iPhone, according to a Japanese blog post published last week.

‘Tis the Season for Online Predators 0

‘Tis the Season for Online Predators

By John P. Mello Jr.Dec 3, 2015 5:00 AM PTWhile visions of holiday shoppers dance in retailers’ heads, those visions are also on the minds of online marauders.

Sluggish Download and Install Subtract From Netrunner’s Pluses 0

Sluggish Download and Install Subtract From Netrunner’s Pluses

Linux Picks and Pans last reviewed Netrunner in 2013 andgave it five stars. This was the standard Netrunner edition built upon Kubuntu, Ubuntu’s KDE desktop version. The Netrunner Rolling edition, released in 2014, is...

Google Updates Android for Web Lite 0

Google Updates Android for Web Lite

By Richard AdhikariDec 3, 2015 9:33 AM PTGoogle on Monday announced an update to Data Saver mode in Chrome on Android designed to make loading Web pages on a slow wireless connection easier.

At $60K, Nokia’s Ozo VR Camera Is Priced Right for Pro Filmmakers 0

At $60K, Nokia’s Ozo VR Camera Is Priced Right for Pro Filmmakers

Nokia this week revealed its Ozo virtual reality camera system. Priced at US$60,000, it will ship in the first quarter of 2016. Nokia is clearly targeting a market a tier or two higher than...

Social Media’s Troubling Terrorist Infestation 0

Social Media’s Troubling Terrorist Infestation

For individuals, social networking means sharing small moments and major events in life. For businesses, social media marketing can help build brands. For terrorist groups such as ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and...

Wikipedia Uses AI to Assist Human Editors 0

Wikipedia Uses AI to Assist Human Editors

By John P. Mello Jr.Dec 4, 2015 11:02 AM PTThe Wikimedia Foundation this week rolled out a service designed to improve the quality of Wikipedia articles.

Yahoo Reintroduces a Messenger for This Millennium 0

Yahoo Reintroduces a Messenger for This Millennium

By David JonesDec 4, 2015 12:05 PM PTIn the midst of takeover speculation, Yahoo on Thursday reintroduced its standby Messenger app in a more robust version, with a set of features designed to breathe...