Jody Blommaert

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Oscar Pistorius release date put on hold

Oscar Pistorius’s release from prison has been put on hold by the South African government. The Paralympian, convicted of culpable homicide for the killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, was due to be moved to house arrest on Friday after serving 10 months behind bars. But Michael Masutha, the …

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Google to speed up Chrome with the next version of HTTP, not its own tech

Google is giving up on its homegrown SPDY protocol, which aimed to deliver a faster web browsing experience in Chrome than tried and true HTTP. Instead, it's adopting HTTP/2 -- an upgraded version of the protocol that's close to being standardized -- in Chrome 40 in the next few weeks. All of that …

Windows 10 will be free for Raspberry Pi 2

Microsoft is working on a free version of Windows 10 for the newly announced Raspberry Pi 2. The operating system will be made available to the maker …

Rovend tienerduo 'Bonnie en Clyde' gepakt

De twee Amerikaanse tieners die van huis wegliepen en daarna op rooftocht trokken, zijn opgepakt. De 18-jarige Dalton Hayes en zijn 13-jarige …

Goedemorgen! Bij het 'drukken' van de krant zou de Marokkaanse Belg die een aanslag wilde plegen in Verviers nog vast zitten. Vanochtend hebben Belgische media echter gemeld dat hij niet is opgepakt. http://telegraaf.nl/telegraaf-i Verder vandaag: * Burgemeesters zijn uiterst terughoudend bij het vragen om militaire bijstand...; * ... Terwijl in Frankrijk en België nu veel soldaten op straat zijn; * Chaos in nazorg met MH17; * In De Financiële Telegraaf: Door de dure euro worden vakanties duurder; * In Telesport: Zuinige zege van PSV, PEC Zwolle wint met 4-1 en tik op de wang voor ADO. Fijne zondag!

Google searches for a way to avoid Microsoft’s fate

The news that Google’s share of the web-search market in the US has suddenly dropped is interesting. According to an independent analytics firm, StatCounter, last month Google’s market share dropped to 75.2%, compared with 79.3% a year earlier. That is its lowest share since 2008, when StatCounter …

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Apple’s Well-Crafted Vanishing Point

It’s a standard Apple play to shave a few atoms off the waists of its gadgets come refresh time — allowing the company’s marketing department to crow about thinner flagships that also pack more power and boast better screens, or both.<p>If rumors about a next generation model of the MacBook Air are to …

How Google Tries To Figure Out Our Hidden Needs

To figure it out, the company conducts an annual "Daily Information Needs" study.<p>Since 2011, the company has selected a group of volunteers to spend three days filling Google in on what they want to know. Eight times a day, at completely random times, Google pings them with the question, "What did …

The Aurisonics Rockets in-ear headphones are out of this world

The Aurisonics Rockets in-ear headphones are made in Nashville, Tenn., come with a five-year warranty and sound downright terrific, says the Audiophiliac.<p>Chances are, you've never heard of Aurisonics, so here's a little backstory<b>:</b> it's a company based in Nashville, Tenn., founded in 2011 by audio …

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Weer iemand die zich 'doodgamet'

Gamen, hartstikke leuk. Behalve als je het te lang achter elkaar doet...<p>Een 32-jarige man werd in een internetcafé in de Taiwanese stad Kaohsiung …