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30 min ago | Albany Times Union
In May, Grace Choi presented a startup at New York technology conference, TechCrunch Disrupt. Her idea seemed too good to be true.
2 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Alameda County has unveiled a new and improved disaster awareness website designed to put the best available information on emergency preparedness under one easily accessible heading. The website, ready.acgov.org , is available through all computer, smartphone and tablet formats, and it provides various checklists, informational videos, multimedia presentations and a "Make a Kit" overview to deal with fires, earthquakes, flooding, pandemics and other disasters that could conceivably happen in the Bay Area.
3 hrs ago | West Australian
Lockheed Martin Corp on Monday said it has delivered the next version of the computer-based logistics system used to support the F-35 fighter jet to the U.S. military for flight testing. That paves the way for the system's deployment in the first quarter of 2015 to nine military bases in the United States where F-35 Lightning II training and testing is taking place.
3 hrs ago | NewsFactor
The National Security Agency is hacking into corporate servers and attacking global ISPs as part of its effort to map off the entire Internet according to a report Sunday in Der Spiegel, a German daily, citing new documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. The spy agency is also placing under surveillance the CEOs and other employees at telecom companies it considers vital to the infrastructure of the Internet, the documents reportedly reveal.
6 hrs ago | Macworld UK
Phablet [fab-lit]: Noun. A mobile device that combines the features of a smartphone and a tablet computer and is larger than a typical smartphone but not as large as a typical small tablet -- Dictionary.com Phablet [ fab -lit]: Noun.
10 hrs ago | Castanet.net
Are you setting up a new computer? I do that all the time, so I have a routine for setting up the new machine and transferring files from the old. If you decide to do this yourself, these tips should keep you from reaching for the Aleve.
15 hrs ago | CIO
Apple's new programming language Swift has been public for a few short months, but the Apple faithful are already bowled over. They toss around words like "cleaner," "simpler," "modern," and "powerful."
When you're racing a solar powered experiment on wheels across the Australian outback, the last thing you need is IT equipment failure. Thankfully this wasn't the case for the University of Western Sydney's solar car team in 2013's 3000 kilometre race from Darwin to Adelaide.
It's important to understand that like the iPhone before it, the Apple Watch isn't at all what its name would imply. Let's call it what it is: a wrist-top computer.
Take a look at the Dragon 32, Swansea toy company Mettoy's knee-jerk attempt to get some loving as the ZX81 and VIC-20 started cascading into British homes. Mettoy's source of inspiration was an odd one: Tandy's American TRS-80 Color Computer, or CoCo to some of its fans.
A CHARITY is appealing for donations of unwanted laptop computers to help improve the IT skills of carers across Airedale. The organisation's CReate service runs free weekly IT workshops for carers in Airedale, as well as Bradford and Ilkley .
Key Responsibilities a Install, configure and maintain servers, PCs, peripherals, IT tools/equipment, packaged software, antivirus, utilities, software tools and software patches. a Install, administer and upgrade the computer network infrastructure.
While many parents allow their children to bathe in the glow of tablets, smartphones and computers day and night, Steve Jobs limited the time his kids spent on gadgets at home. When Steve Jobs was running Apple, he was known to call journalists to either pat them on the back for a recent article or, more often than not, explain how they got it wrong.
There have been an upsurge in complaints about a cold call computer virus scam in B.C. Seniors in B.C. have reported a surge in cold calls warning them that their computers have been infected with a virus-and if they give the caller remote access to their machine, it can be fixed. The problem is, there's no way for anyone to know if you are having computer problems, until they access your machine and, in this particular scenario, that access comes with a fee.
Telecenters, libraries, schools, and other public places where people access computer technology generally must decide which information and communication technologies to make available to the public. These decisions are often made based on a conception of which ICT uses are worthwhile, and often venues end up privileging instrumental uses-when people use the technology as an instrument toward productive goals-over non-instrumental uses, such as gaming or chatting.
A laptop owner repeatedly begged members of the public for money in York city centre because he had run out of electricity, York Magistrates Court heard. Anthony Hugh Turner, 35, of Aberforth House, Lowther Street, York, was seen begging on Skeldergate Bridge on July 28, and on the same bridge and on Finkle Street on July 30. He told district judge Adrian Lower he had run out of electricity because he had left his laptop computer on and needed some money to get his electricity back on.
Cloud computing involves displacing data storage and processing from the user's computer on to remote servers. It can provide users with more storage space and computing power that they can then access from anywhere in the world rather than having to connect to a single desktop or other computer with its finite resources.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:31 pm
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