Àlex Corretgé

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Why your database must fit your data

How using the right tool for the right job can save you time and money<p><i>For a summary, read the first paragraph, the image captions and the …

Google adds a snooze button to Inbox emails (updated)

No, you don't need to reply to that email immediately in the middle of dinner. Now Google's trying to help that happen, with Snooze. A new addition to its Gmail Inbox app, users can "snooze" emails with automatic quick settings or their own customized reminders. You can delay a message for later …

L'Android x86 s'actualitza a la penúltima branca

<b>La 4.4.4 encara es troba en fase de release candidate, però ja es pot fer servir en dispositius com ara netbooks, erigint-se en un possible substitut</b> …

New in Symfony 2.7: Twig as a First-Class Citizen

When I started to work on Symfony2, Twig didn't exist. Anyway, to ease using PHP as a templating engine, I created the Symfony Templating …

What Angel Investors Are Actually Buying From Your Startup

Here’s a hint: It’s not your company.<p>How many times have you heard startups are hard and companies fail? You know the drill. Think about it: If angel investors were actually buying your company, they would be much more interested in its outcome. But they aren’t.<p>Sure, angel investors are taking a …

Carlos Slim Is About to Be Top New York Times Shareholder

Billionaire Carlos Slim is poised to become the largest shareholder in the New York Times Co. after already almost doubling his money from an …

Cyberattack Results In Physical Damage To German Steel Mill's Blast Furnance

A report [pdf link] recently released by Germany's Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) details only the second known cyberattack that has …

Ciberatac en nom de l'Estat Islàmic contra l'exèrcit dels EUA

Notícies<p>Dilluns 12.01.2015 19:42<p>Ciberatac en nom de l'Estat Islàmic contra l'exèrcit dels EUA<p>Ataquen els comptes de Twitter i YouTube del comandament …

Tech Time Warp of the Week: Watch IBM Explain How Computers Work in 1965

This IBM video is from 1965, back when computers took up an entire room, but it's still surprisingly informative today. Yes, it feels like something …

The Common Characteristics of Successful Freemium Companies

Is there a common characteristic of successful freemium companies? Piotr asked this question earlier this week. This is the framework I’ve seen work …

The Ultimate SaaS Metrics Cheat Sheet

Presenting: <b>The Ultimate SaaS Metrics Cheat Sheet</b><p>A perfect, quick resource to learn about the following:<p>Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR)<br>• Classifying MRR …

PDD Manifesto

Hi everyone.<p>I’ve been talking about PDD for a while. Pragmatism-Driven Development, a methodology that takes in account the development environment …

SAP in the cloud: Moving up from IaaS to PaaS - Cloud computing news

January 7, 2015 | Written by: Sabin Popa<p>Categorized: Archive<p>Share this post:<p>David Weck has recently posted a very interesting blog article “What’s …

Cloud Computing

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A final minor version of PHP 5 shall be made, PHP 5.7. Its feature freeze should coincide with that of PHP 7, however it will be released earlier (a …

Expansión publica les cites més importants del 2015 per als creadors de “start up” | Noticias y Eventos de La Salle BCN

El diari Expansión va publicar ahir, 8 de gener, l’article <b>“Les cites que no es poden perdre els creadors de start up“</b> en la secció …

Game Theorists Crack Poker

A new computer algorithm can play one of the most popular variants of poker essentially perfectly. Its creators say that it is virtually “incapable …

Artificial Intelligence

RT @Arvid: After seeing a real Enigma at @ComputerHistory, it is time to go see The Imitation Game http://t.co/JdEDQpMtQS

Google is Donating Nearly $300,000 to Charlie Hebdo

<b>Update:</b> <i>Mashable reports that more donations are coming in to help Charlie Hebdo. The French government is pledging about $1.2 million, while Guardian Media Group is pitching in another $150,000, and a crowdfunding campaign has already raised close to $75,000.</i><p>Following the horriifc attack on French …

France

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Android TV's rise is bad news for (most of) Google TV

The writing has been on the wall since Android TV appeared last summer, but now it's official -- Google TV (and all the hardware that used it) is yesterday's news. Google gave developers confirmation that "most Google TV devices won't support the new platform," although a small subset of devices …

Google TV

Data-Driven Predictions for 2015

2015 will bring about big changes to e-commerce technology and the way that apps’ performance is measured. At SimilarWeb, we’ve been analyzing the data and here are our four predictions for the year ahead.<p>Rankings and ratings data used in this articles has been collected directly from app stores. …

Podeu imaginar l’edifici urbà del futur?

Sembla interessant i si mirem realment, el que han fet és agrupar tots els coneixements actuals, muntant-los sobre una estructura de peces …

The Best Way To Tell An Employee “Good Job”

Telling your employees “good job” can make you rich.<p>Just ask Quintiles.<p>Quintiles, a Fortune 500 company and the world’s largest provider of …

Employment