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832 TB – ZFS on Linux – Project “Cheap and Deep”: Part 1

Posted By Jon on Aug 3, 2017 | 58 comments<p>This is Part 1 of my “832 TB – ZFS on Linux” series – if you’re looking for Part 2, follow the link …

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Google Babel: an ambitious messaging platform rumored ahead of I/O event

Cross-platform service could bring sanity to Google's messaging madness<p>Over the past couple of weeks, rumors have been swirling that Google is working on a cross-platform messaging service called Babel that will tie together all of its existing communication products, from Google Talk and Hangouts …

Apple v. Samsung heads to Supreme Court: What you need to know

FAQ: Remember that tiff about how Galaxy phones look like iPhones? The highest court in the land hears arguments Tuesday.<p>The biggest patent case to hit the modern tech world is back again.<p>Apple and Samsung will appear before the US Supreme Court on Tuesday to argue why their opponent was wrong when …

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Snapchat reveals its $130 Spectacles and rebrands as Snap Inc.

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel has finally taken the wraps off the company’s long-rumored glasses project, Spectacles.<p>Corroborating everything we’ve previously heard, Spiegel revealed that Spectacles are a set of $130 sunglasses that sport an integrated video camera with a 115-degree lens.<p>Content …

Justice Scalia spent his last hours with members of this secretive society of elite hunters

When Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died 12 days ago at a West Texas ranch, he was among high-ranking members of an exclusive fraternity for hunters called the International Order of St. Hubertus, an Austrian society that dates back to the 1600s.<p>After Scalia’s death Feb. 13, the names of the …

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VMware is trying to hire angry employees away from crashed unicorn Good Technology

That would be Sanjay Poonen, the general manager running VMware's competitor to Good.<p>He's reaching out to disenfranchised Good employees, trying to hire them for VMware, sources tell us.<p>To recap, Good Technology sold to its long-time competitor BlackBerry for $425 million in September, but as the …

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The Blockchain Might Be The Next Disruptive Technology

Florian Graillot Contributor<p>Florian Graillot is a VC investor at AXA Strategic Ventures.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Bitcoin Might Be The Next Big Thing In The Remittance Market<p>To process a transaction, you need first to make sure the sender owns the asset he wants to transfer, and make sure he …

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How a California real estate developer helped create Apple as we know it

With an innovative architectural style that brought elegant living to the masses, real estate developer Joseph Eichler left an indelible mark on California in the 1960s.<p>His beautifully simple blueprints also had an undeniable impact on Apple’s co-founders — although Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs …

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Powerful people have a distorted perception of time

Maria Konnikova, writing in the New York Times, made the point recently that there’s much more to poverty than just a shortage of money. Being poor, she said, brings with it other abstract deficits, most notably a lack of time. She quoted Sendhil Mullainathan, an economist and the author the book</i> …

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Elon Musk to world: All our patents belong to you

The billionaire co-founder and CEO of Tesla Motors announced the company will now open-source its electric vehicle patents.<p>The lobby of Tesla Motors' …

Apple v. Samsung jury will mull 53 pages of instructions to prepare verdict

Closing arguments in the patent-infringement case between the world's two largest smartphone makers will take place Tuesday. Then it's up to the eight-person jury in the San Jose, Calif. federal court to decide who prevails.<p>SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The jurors on the Apple v. Samsung patent-infringement …

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Apple Reveals Additional Embedded Authentication Systems

Apple's Patent Background<p>Electronic devices, and in particular portable electronic devices, are used to store personal information. For example, …

Waiting for patent reform is costing us billions — here are the numbers

After almost three weeks of heated debate, palace intrigue, semantic suggestions, and false starts, the Senate Judiciary Committee left for April Recess on the doorstep of an historic deal to curb the scurrilous practices of patent trolls.<p>The prospective deal, spearheaded by Senator Charles Schumer …

Major Smartphone Trial Disrupted by People Using Their Smartphones

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The judge presiding over a major lawsuit brought by Apple against Samsung is losing her patience …

Who is winning the 'crypto-war'?

<b>In the war over encryption between the NSA and privacy activists, who is winning?</b><p>Ladar Levison sits exhausted, slumped on a sofa with his dog Princess on his lap. He is surrounded by boxes after he moved into a new house in the suburbs of Dallas, Texas, the previous day.<p>He describes his new home as …

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Right Brain, Left Brain? Scientists Debunk Popular Theory

Maybe you're "right-brained": creative, artistic, an open-minded thinker who perceives things in subjective terms. Or perhaps you're more of a "left-brained" person, where you're analytical, good at tasks that require attention to detail, and more logically minded.<p>It turns out, though, that this …