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American who tore up tourist visa so he could be imprisoned 'to experience human rights abuses in North Korean prison' is sentenced to six-years hard labor Former U.S. air stewardess flying from New York to London for her honeymoon kicked cabin crew and shouted: 'F*** off.
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Microsoft had previously mentioned about utilizing their Azure cloud services for more than just offloading server data and hosting multiplayer games through titles like Titanfall . The company hinted at cloud streaming before, but new information indicates that they may be taking a similar approach to streaming in the same way that Sony is approaching the market with PlayStation Now.
8 hrs ago | Network World
While most stories about trolling scammers are amusing, it's considerably less so when a creep scams your grandparents and you are their 24/7 free tech support who mops up the mess on their PC. That is exactly what happened to Matt Weeks, aka scriptjunkie , who then developed a zero-day exploit to counter-exploit the scammers .
12 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday
'A message to the allies of America': British aid worker beheaded by ISIS after being forced to condemn UK government for backing U.S. foreign policy as 'Jihadi John' threatens another Briton is next 'The United States stands shoulder to shoulder with our close friend and ally in grief and resolve': President Obama promises to destroy ISIS in wake of beheading of British hostage British hackers as young as 16 calling themselves ISIS face extradition to U.S. 'for threatening to carry out school massacres' Inside jihadi boot camp: Islamist fighters in Syria release video of training program showing extremists abseiling down rock faces and descending zip wires Is the net closing on Jihadi John? Latest beheading video comes after days of claims special forces are on his tail Django Unchained actress and her white husband hit out at 'racist' cops who handcuffed her 'mistaking her for a ... (more)
A powerful yet easy to use workflow engine from Microsoft is also a part of the platform and allows companies to automate their business processes saving valuable time for their project teams. IPM Global was recently recognized by Constructech Magazine as a technology leader by being given their prestigious CT 50 award.
When Microsoft introduced the first Surface Pro to the world, the reception was tepid at best. This is understandable, as it was expensive, had a small screen and ran a much maligned operating system in Windows 8. In a short time however, Microsoft transformed the negative perceptions with a new CEO, Windows 8.1 and eventually, the much improved Surface Pro 3. Yes, the 3rd iteration was the game-changer that the world was waiting for.
The big talk of the week was all about Microsoft's potential acquisition of the independent studio that developed Minecraft , Mojang AB. The studio was founded by Markus 'Notch' Persson and made waves throughout the industry with the little game that blossomed into a huge brand.
In the future, you may not need a big black box with Xbox branding to play Xbox games, according to tech news blog Neowin; the site reports that Microsoft is currently testing the ability for users of an as-of-yet-unannounced service to play Xbox games via their web browser. If details are accurate, the service will function similar to OnLive , the cloud-based platform that renders games via its own hardware before streaming them to users at home.
Microsoft might be about to buy Mojang, which means, I guess, that Microsoft might be about to buy Minecraft. Let's think about that for a second.
For those of you in Texas, Microsoft is set to open up two brand new Microsoft Store locations. The two new store locations are in Friendswood at the Baybrook Mall and in Dallas at NorthPark Center.
While it may take users a while to transfer that much data, they "can now upload files up to 10GB using the desktop apps for Windows and Mac, all of the mobile apps, and the OneDrive Website," announced Jason Moore, group program manager of OneDrive, in a company blog post . Customers of the company's enterprise-flavored OneDrive for Business offering will have to wait a little longer for Microsoft to implement the new limits, he added.
Fans of the ultra-popular game "Minecraft" are revolting against creator Markus "Notch" Persson as rumors swirl about a sale to Microsoft. The fans are saying Persson's a sellout.
The children of the Arizona weapons instructor who was killed last month when his 9-year-old student lost control of an Uzi submachine gun and accidentally shot h... -- Oscar Pistorius was found guilty on a firearms charge on Friday morning and could still be convicted of culpable homicide and other charges, as ver... -- Ready, set ... go!The hotly anticipated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are available Friday for preorder.The phones officially went on sale at midnight on Apple.com ... -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has confirmed Enterovirus 68 in seven states, with at least 84 individuals infected.On Thursday, the CDC confirmed the... -- Keke Palmer made history when the curtain opened earlier this week in the Broadway production of Cinderella.
Global tech giants Microsoft and SAP will bring their cloud and mobile partnership to India to help improve cloud and data interoperability and deliver new mobile and productivity to enterprises. Under the partnership, SAP applications will be available on Microsoft's Azure cloud platform.
A Liberian health worker disinfects a taxi that had transported an Ebola patient to the ELWA Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia, on Sept. 9. A Liberian health worker disinfects a taxi that had transported an Ebola patient to the ELWA Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia, on Sept.
Rather, leaked Windows 9 screenshots are circulating on the Internet and, if they are bona fide, offer a glimpse into what the future of desktop computing may look like for Windows users. ComputerBase and WinFuture, two German technology sites, got their hands on 20 images that claim to depict the "Windows Technical Preview."
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