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Smaller Companies Advancing On-Line Storage

Smaller companies can and must take greater risks than larger companies in order to create new market niches and grow their product offerings. Small innovative companies are a major source of advanced development and products that develop new markets and meet human needs. In this piece we will look …

To Make The Most Money As A Programmer, Learn This Language

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: Financially speaking, which computer languages can earn the most for the programmer?</i><p><i>Answer by Carter Page, Engineering Manager at Google, on Quora</i><p>There is a short answer, but this a borderline religious discussion, so it requires some context first.<p>I’ve …

Programming

8 barriers to overcome when learning to code

While being a mentor for a JavaScript Web development course, I’ve seen many beginner programmers jump into learning with enthusiasm and then immediately hitting a wall.<p>Most of the students usually struggle with the same barriers. But once they learn to overcome them, they get instant benefits:<p>they …

5G Vs 4G: Will 5G Technology Bring New Dimensions To Wireless?

<b>Building technology that will connect billions of people and things to the internet, and to one another, without wires.</b><p>While much of the world is …

Dish is in talks to acquire T-Mobile

Satellite-TV carrier Dish Network Corp. finally may have found the merger partner it has been looking for, adding to the wave of consolidation reshaping the nation's media and telecom industries.<p>The Englewood, Colo., company reportedly is in talks to acquire T-Mobile USA Inc. in a deal that would …

Buying a home is getting easier — at least in one way

Buying a home has gotten a little bit easier — at least in terms of getting a down payment together — and young people may finally be ready to make a …

Real Estate

Robust U.S. jobs report boosts chances of Sept Fed rate hike

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth accelerated sharply in May and wages picked up, signs of strong momentum in the economy that bolster prospects for a Federal Reserve interest rate hike in September.<p>Nonfarm payrolls increased 280,000 last month, the largest gain since December, the Labor …

FBI says crypto technology, promoted by Apple and WhatsApp, is helping terrorists

Encryption is creating “dark spaces” that are aiding ISIS and other terrorist organizations, the FBI has warned — even as Apple and Facebook reaffirm their strong support for the technology.<p>Speaking at a Congressional hearing on Wednesday, the AFP reports, FBI assistant director of …

Privacy

Office 2016 Racks Up 1M Testers Across OSX And Windows

Microsoft’s Office product remains popular, unsurprisingly, given its historical record. According to the software company, more than a million folks are using the Office 2016 preview on OS X and Windows.<p>So, is one million quite a lot, not that many, or something in between? We have some historical …

Yahoo to shut down its Maps site

Yahoo is telling its Maps service to hit the road.<p>The company announced Thursday that it is shutting down its Maps site at the end of June, eight years after Yahoo launched the product.<p>But the service will not be going away completely. The company said some of its other services, including its …

Facebook Messenger now lets you send mapped locations

Facebook Messenger on Thursday rolled out the ability for iOS and Android users to send locations on a map from inside the app.<p>Previously, most …

Chrome will 'intelligently' pause Flash content like auto-playing ads

Few things are more annoying on the internet than auto-playing Flash ads, especially if it has audio. If you don't already have an ad-blocker installed, then you might want to consider getting the upcoming version of Chrome. Google has announced today that it's been working with Adobe to introduce …