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Windows Server 2019 will feature Linux and Kubernetes support

Microsoft announced today that it will launch the next major release of Windows Server later this year with better support for hybrid workloads, Linux workloads, and hyper-converged infrastructure.<p>This release will succeed Windows Server 2016, which was made generally available in October 2016. …

Report: Egypt cuts military ties with North Korea

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's defense minister, on a visit to Seoul, announced that his country has cut military ties with North Korea, according to a report …

Sweden breaks wind power record by half a million kWh after intense weather and storms

Sweden has generated more energy from wind power than it ever has before.<p>Nearly 5.7 million kWh of wind power was generated as the country harvested …

Renewable Energy

Here are the first things you should do with your new Android smartphone

If you happened to just get a new Android phone, there are a couple of things that you should do to get the most out of it. While some of these tips are pretty simple and straightforward, some will help you make sure everything is backed up and protected against the worst…<p>– Setup lockscreen and …

New device would use electricity to plug gushing wounds

Zapping your nerves to jumpstart the blood clotting process<p>For centuries, if a doctor wanted to stop a bleeding wound, he would use the tourniquet method: Tightly wrap a piece of cloth around the area, which would essentially cut off blood flow to and from the wound. That ancient practice is still …

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria Will Attempt to Sum Up 8 Years of President Obama – Variety

Fareed Zakaria has a tough challenge ahead of him: Trying to sum up President Barack Obama’s eight-year tenure as U.S. President in about two …

Obama Administration

Why are thousands of geese dying in a toxic pit in Montana?

Several thousand snow geese may have died after landing in a former open-pit copper mine in Montana that is now filled with highly acidic water.<p>A Nov. 28 snowstorm forced the migrating geese to take refuge in the Berkeley Pit, a 900-foot-deep pit lake of heavy metals and other dangerous chemicals …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 9 Things

Or do them all. They work. Science says so.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, but many people aren't (especially people who live in Burundi.)<p>So how can you be happier?<p>If you want to be happier, there's good news and bad. Unfortunately, approximately 50% of your happiness, your "happiness set-point," is …

Happiness

Graphics in Samsung's next super phone will look much prettier thanks to this chip

ARM Holdings, whose technology is the basis for Apple and Samsung processors, has created a new CPU and GPU that work better for VR and other intensive tasks.<p>You may think your iPhone or Galaxy device works just fine today. But wait until you see what it could do with new chips coming in …

Galaxy S7 Edge unboxing and first 48 hours

One of the highlights of last month’s Mobile World Congress was undoubtedly Samsung’s introduction of the new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, and just a few weeks later, the new flagships are now starting to hit the shelves. With a few welcome improvements and refinements over last year’s handsets, …

Daniel Yergin Talks to James Surowiecki About the Oil Industry

Conventional wisdom says that cheap oil helps stimulate the economy. But Daniel Yergin, who won the Pulitzer for his history of the oil industry, “The Prize,” tells <i>The New Yorker</i>’s James Surowiecki that the United States’ relationship to oil has grown much more complicated. As domestic production …

Asian shares fall on weak dollar, China worries

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares sagged Tuesday as oil prices gave up overnight gains. A weaker dollar weighed on Japanese stocks following the release of …

Microsoft recaps all of the Office 365 updates from February

Microsoft issued quite a few updates to all of the Office apps throughout the month of February. Today, they recapped those updates, including both …

Internet by light promises to leave Wi-Fi eating dust

Connecting your smartphone to the web with just a lamp—that is the promise of Li-Fi, featuring Internet access 100 times faster than Wi-Fi with …

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow comes to the Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920C)!

When it rains, it pours. That might not be completely applicable here, but Samsung has started rolling out Android 6.0.1 for the Galaxy Note 5, soon …

Google says Comodo's 'secure' browser isn't safe to use at all

In an advisory published today, a Google engineer has pointed out that security firm’s Comodo suite of tools to stay safe online actually exposes users to possible attacks.<p>Tavis Ormandy, an information security engineer at Google, reports that the Comodo Internet Security suite installs a new …

Dark web browser Tor is overwhelmingly used for crime, says study

There is an "overwhelming" amount of illicit and illegal content on the dark web, a new study shows.<p>That statement might seem self-evident. But the Tor browser was created to protect the anonymity of vulnerable people online. It is a web browser just like Google Chrome or Internet Explorer, but it …

Hidden Lion Population Discovered in Ethiopia

A population of at least 100 lions has lived undiscovered in northwest Ethiopia — until now.<p>Researchers in Oxford’s Wildlife Conservation Research …

Microsoft wants to put data centers at the bottom of the sea

Microsoft is on a mission to put its server farms at the bottom of the ocean. That might sound self-destructive, but there's method in the madness -- such an approach, the company believes, could make data centers faster, greener and easier to set up. In August last year, engineers placed an …

Coastlines

4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites Under Threat From Too Much Tourism

A number of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites face major challenges, including the following:<p><b>Machu Picchu, Peru</b><p>This magnificent “lost city of the Incas” …

Airmail for iOS is here: the email app that can do everything

The most popular email apps usher in some sort of innovation: Sparrow had incredible simplicity, Mailbox had snoozes, and Inbox has its intelligent cards and bundles. Their popularity came from changing the way we work with email — so it's easy to overlook today's launch of Airmail for iOS, which …

Oil prices hit 12-year low as fears about China grow

Oil prices slumped to a 12-year low on Thursday, as another dramatic fall on China's stock markets stoked fears of slowing demand in the world's second biggest economy.<p>U.S. crude futures dropped more than 5% in early trade to just above $32 per barrel -- the lowest since December 2003 -- before …

Four new elements have been added to the periodic table

Confirmed discoveries complete the table's seventh row<p>Four new elements have been permanently added to the periodic table, after their discoveries were verified by the global chemistry organization that oversees the table. The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) last week …

Samsung's latest smart fridge has cameras and a huge display

One of the highlights of CES is always the wacky new appliance tech (and associated bickering) from Samsung and LG. This year looks to be no exception thanks to a new "Family Hub" refrigerator from Samsung. The imposing-looking model is equipped with a 21.5-inch, 1080p monitor and cameras inside so …

Chelsea striker Diego Costa says sorry for hurling bib at Jose Mourinho but hints at Atletico Madrid return

Despite winning his place back in Jose Mourinho's starting XI, Costa has refused to rule out moving back to Spain<p>Diego Costa has left the door open for a move back to Atletico Madrid, despite admitting he was wrong to toss a bib in the direction of Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.<p>Striker Costa has …

Soccer

What is http/2 and Why Does Your Website Need It?

Hypertext Transfer Protocol (or HTTP) is the protocol used to request information from a server so you can see the webpage you request on your …

What Small Businesses Need to Know About Digital Transformation and Disruption

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Although a small or medium-sized business’s digital transformation may not be as large an undertaking as it would be for a big corporation, it is every bit as significant.<p>Some small businesses think their size creates some kind of …