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Windows makes classics like WordPad, Fax and Scan, Character Map and XPS Viewer available for Insiders

With its introduction of the Desktop App Converter tool last March, Microsoft let developers convert their Win32 and .Net apps to modern desktop …

What Is Cloud Computing Good For?

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Cloud computing is a big deal, and only getting bigger. The simple idea of moving large computing tasks from smartphones and desktops into bulky data centers via internet links is gathering a ton of steam. Companies like <b>Amazon.com</b> and <b>Microsoft</b> are building billion-dollar …

11 classic sci-fi novels you must read, and re-read, and their movie counterparts

Dinosaurs, space, and the future! As far back as I can remember I’ve been obsessed with all things sci-fi. It could have been the first of countless …

10 things Apple Music users need to know

When Apple Music launched, it was immediately apparent the app wasn't as intuitive as we had come to expect from Apple, a company known for thinking through each feature down to the pixel. While Apple has worked hard to update the Music app since its release, there are still some features that are …

Leaders Need to Accept That It’s Okay to Work From Home

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

America’s nukes are still controlled by 8-inch floppy disks

The title of the report on the government's information technology infrastructure — "Federal Agencies Need to Address Aging Legacy Systems" — is what we'd classify as an understatement.<p>"Agencies reported using several systems that have components that are, in some cases, at least 50 years old," the …

Nuclear Weapons

6 road-trip apps to make the miles fly by

TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — Hitting the road this summer? Forget Yelp and those hotel booking apps — they're useful, but boring. Instead, pack along these apps to liven things up along the way. You might even learn something.<p>DISCOVER THE QUIRKY<p>Consult Roadside America's database of offbeat tourist …

Google's AI Chip Could Be a Threat to NVIDIA

Image Source: NVIDIA.<p>Graphics chip company <b>NVIDIA</b> has had great success selling its products to enterprise customers. During NVIDIA's latest quarter, the company's data center segment generated $143 million of revenue, up 63% year over year. GPUs are far more efficient than CPUs for certain tasks, …

Microsoft's Windows 10 push comes to shove for some users

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft really, REALLY wants you to upgrade to Windows 10.<p>Since last summer, the tech giant has pushed and prodded PC owners …

Software

ECS Liva Pro Mini Desktop PC Unveiled

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has unveiled a new addition to the range of desktop mini PCs this week, which is now much easier to upgrade when …

Why shouldn't journalists stand up for the national anthem?

In my 45-year-old journalism career, I have taken copious notes when covering events. So has any reporter. I have also stood for anyone’s national …

Report: Indian government rules Apple must sell 30% locally sourced goods to open retail stores

In India, it’s required that any company wanting to set up a retail location must sell at least 30 percent locally sourced goods, but reports claimed that because of Apple’s “cutting-edge technology,” it would be able to circumvent this requirement. According to a report from Reuters today, …

Government (India)

Salesforce Inks Major Deal With Amazon Web Services

We knew Salesforce and Amazon Web Services were getting cozy, ever since Salesforce’s recent earnings call when its chief executive, Marc Benioff, …

Walgreens brought Theranos to its stores without even testing the technology

The partnership continues to sour<p>Walgreens partnered with Silicon Valley blood-testing company Theranos in 2013 without ever testing the technology, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i><i>.</i> Theranos wellness centers are currently in 40 Walgreens stores in Arizona, as part of a deal to put the company's …

Genetic Engineering