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Windows 10 Anniversary Update will bring even more deceptive app ads to the Start menu

When Microsoft first introduced the idea of 'promoted apps' to the Windows 10 Start menu, it was decried by many as little more than pushing ads at …

Google makes building apps easier with Android Studio 2.0

In 2013, Google launched an official integrated development environment (IDE) called Android Studio to make app development for its mobile platform faster and more visual. That must have worked, as the Play Store is now bulging with nearly 1.6 million apps, the most of any store. However, it's long …

Building developer communities, part two: Crytek

Yesterday Unity Development Interview with Unity Development’s Carl Callewaert about what they have learned about the best ways to build developer communities. Today we are talking with David Bowman, the Director of Production at Crytek on the same subject, and how social media is a vital element …

Game Development

Amazon releases Lumberyard, a triple-A-quality game engine

Amazon just released a new, free video game engine for developers called Lumberyard. Although it seems like an odd match-up — an online retailer …

How one hacker exposed thousands of insecure desktops that anyone can remotely view

Badly configured software used on thousands of machines can let hackers into X-ray scanners, industrial control systems, doctors' servers storing …

Bell Labs, the historic birthplace of world-changing innovations, is being taken over by Nokia

Nokia today (April 15) announced its intention to buy French telecom company Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 billion in stock. Included in that purchase is Bell Labs, the famed New Jersey research facility. It’s the birthplace of world-changing innovations—among them the transistor, cellular phones, solar …

Alcatel-Lucent

Nokia to buy Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6B, eyeing global market

Nokia is looking to become a "global leader" in technology with the purchase of French company Alcatel-Lucent in a deal worth $16.6 billion.<p>After increasing speculation on a possible buyout, Finnish communications and IT giant Nokia has confirmed that it has finalised a deal to buy Alcatel-Lucent …

Ctrl-Alt-Delete: Microsoft writes off Nokia, cuts 7,800 jobs

Microsoft is rebooting its phone business, writing off $7.6 billion from last year’s acquisition of Nokia and laying off thousands of workers in US …

Mobile

We took the $45,000 Nokia Ozo camera for a spin (hands-on) - CNET

<b>Editor's note, April 19, 2017:</b> <i>Nokia has announced an update to the camera's firmware (Ozo+) and Ozo Creator. According to Nokia these updates improve image processing by boosting the camera's dynamic range, color and sharpness. Depth maps can now be exported from the camera for creators to work</i> …

A missed opportunity? When Nokia doubted the iPhone

March 17, 2016 | 8:31 PM<p>When the iPhone showed up on the market in 2007, there were plenty of skeptics who weren’t sure Apple could compete in the increasingly crowded cell phone market — including some of the senior management at Nokia.<p>At the time, the Finnish company was a giant in the world of …

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CNET UK podcast 473: A rumoured smaller iPhone, robots win at board games and Nokia's 360-degree camera

The UK's greatest tech podcast discusses the coming of the Hyperloop and humanity's latest defeat in the war between man and machine.<p>What's Apple hiding up its massive shiny sleeves? Is it a new smaller iPhone designed to curb waning interest in smartphones? Or new Apple Watch software? On this …

MSI builds fan into new SLI bridges to help cool up to 4 graphics cards

There hasn’t been many compelling reasons of late to upgrade a gaming rig. The one you built two or three years ago will still easily play all games …

Periscope Logs 200 Million Broadcasts in First Year

Periscope users are watching more than 110 years of live video every day on iOS and Android, the company said.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

Refactoring: 4 Key Principles

Learn more about transforming people, process and culture with the Real Agility ProgramI believe in refactoring. The Agile Manifesto holds thatThe …

Software Development

Ten Things You Should Include In Your Startup's Business Plan

You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>It’s a question that every new startup owner has to ask him or herself: do I really need a business plan? Sure, there are plenty of small companies that operate without one, but to give yourself the best …

Helsinki and Tallinn Agree to Build the World's Longest Underwater Rail Tunnel

The link would do more than shuttle travelers—it would effectively unify the two cities.<p>This week, Finland got a step closer to building the longest undersea rail tunnel in the world.<p>The cities of Helsinki and Tallinn, Estonia, have just signed an agreement to develop a rail line connecting the two …

Stockmanns förnyade Galna Dagar erbjuder shoppingupplevelser och topprodukter

ti, mar 29, 2016 08:01 CET<p>Stockmanns Galna Dagar-kampanj har erbjudit shoppingupplevelser och stadsfestivalstämningar i redan 30 år. Denna vår, …

A Woman with a Camera - Akateeminen Kirjakauppa (inside) by Alvar Aalto 1969, Helsinki, Finland #helsinki #finland #akateeminenkirjakauppa #academicbookstore #bw #photooftheday #camera #photography #noir #blackandwhite #alvaraalto

20 Free Open Source Softwares I Found in Year 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, it is time to share a list of the best 20 Free and Open Source Software I found during this year. Some of these programs …

Linux

Mac OS + Ubuntu VirtualBox + Ubuntu Docker Image – Sergey Anisimov

This article is about how to install Docker on your Ubuntu virtual machine running on Mac OS or Windows properly so that you can use Ubuntu docker …

Linux CAD

This is an overview of free CAD software for Linux.<p>Sweet Home 3D is a free interior design application that helps you place your furniture on a house …

Raspberry Pi Zero Headless Setup

<b>Update Mar 2017:</b> Works with the new Pi Zero W!<p>So last Thursday (26th Nov 2015) the Raspberry Pi Zero was announced and made available that very day. …

Raspberry Pi

Hack Into a Linux Computer by Hitting the Backspace 28 Times

A hacking trick that sounds like a video game cheat code.<p>If you're trying to steal someone's files from his or her computer, getting past the login screen can be hard, if not impossible. But thanks to a bizarre bug in several distributions of Linux, all you need is to hit the backspace key 28 times.<p>…

Linux

5 Open Source Replacements for Accounting Software

These open source replacements for accounting software are good potential choices for businesses that are pinching their pennies.

Accounting Software

8 Reasons to Switch from Windows 10 to Linux

Windows 10 has been out in the wild for a while now. For the most part, people have been really liking it. It’s probably the most streamlined version …

Oracle v Google: Big Red wants $9.3bn in Java copyright damages

And the judge wants to ban lawyers from Googling jury membersThe <i>Oracle v. Google</i> fight over Java took a couple of twists just before the Easter …

Oracle

Facebook open-sources its Nuclide IDE based on GitHub’s Atom text editor

Facebook today is releasing its Nuclide integrated development environment under an open-source license.<p>Facebook first unveiled Nuclide at its F8 developer conference in March. In recent weeks the company gave early access to a limited number of people, but now it’s available to everyone for …

GitHub

Nuclide

Built-in Debugging<p>Building upon Chrome Developer Tools, Nuclide has first class debugging support for React Native, Hack (shown here), Flow and other …

GitHub’s Atom text editor hits 1 million monthly active users

GitHub today announced that its Atom text editor last month had more than 1 million active users. Usage is three times what it was when all of Atom become available under an open source MIT license and the software hit version 1.0, GitHub Atom community manager Lee Dohm wrote in a blog post.<p>The …

GitHub

Review Roundup: 9.7" iPad Pro is a 'Powerful' Laptop Replacement for Casual Users

Apple last week announced the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro, which marketing chief Phil Schiller described as the "ultimate upgrade" for both existing iPad and Windows PC users. Nearly one week later, a number of in-depth reviews have surfaced that offer a closer look at the new tablet beyond last week's …

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