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Amazon - Press Room - Press Release

<i>New, fully managed service brings the proven machine learning technology that powers predictive applications across</i><p>Amazonto all developers – no …

Introducing Atlas: Netflix's Primary Telemetry Platform

Various previous Tech Blog posts have referred to our centralized monitoring system, and we've presented at least one talk about it previously. …

11 Skills You Need To Master To Land A $100,000 Engineering Job At Google

Engineers are the rock stars there — and they're paid accordingly.<p>Interns start at $70,000 to $90,000 salaries, while software engineers pull in $118,000 and senior software engineers make an average of $152,985.<p>But one does not simply walk into the Googleplex.<p>The company receives upwards of 2.5 …

​Xiaomi plans to expand sales to 10 new markets, but the US isn't one of them

Looking forward to the day you can buy a Xiaomi smartphone in the US? Keep waiting. The company's founder announced the first ten countries in Xiaomi's international expansion today, and the United States didn't make the cut. A shame, perhaps, for fans of the company's affordable, well-specced …

Finally some recognition...

xorg/xserver - X server

diff --git a/configure.ac b/configure.ac<br>index f589d6d..6e01b54 100644<br>--- a/configure.ac<br>+++ b/configure.ac<p>@@ -633,6 +633,7 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(dmx, …

Scribd takes on Amazon, brings its subscription e-book service to Kindle Fire tablets

The whole point of owning an Amazon tablet is that you're eventually gonna buy stuff. Want movies? Amazon's got you covered. Music? Time to check out Amazon's MP3 store. And then, of course, there's books: Amazon expects you to buy lots and lots of reading material through the built-in Kindle app. …

Google’s Chromebooks Have Hit Their Stride

It looks like Microsoft was right to worry about Google’s Chromebook project. According to the latest numbers from NPD, Chromebooks accounted for 21 percent of all laptop sales and almost 10 percent of all computer sales to businesses in 2013. That’s up from virtually nothing in the year before. …

Elon Musk: Triumph of His Will

For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers again, or b) a man so distracted by vision that his life's work is a series of brilliant disappointments.<p>…

Why Blitline is using Docker - Docker Blog

Head of Marketing and Community at Docker<p>2 Responses to “Why Blitline is using Docker”<p>Leave a Reply<p>Related Posts<p>dgab, docker governance advisory …

qstats – quick and dirty statistics tool for the Unix pipeline

Back when 200MB hard drives were the size of washing machines and programs had no choice but to be as efficient as possible, Unix was born. In a …

VMware Launches Network Hypervisor, Signaling Deeper Competition With Cisco

VMware announced its network virtualization platform today based upon its own internal technology with Nicira, which it acquired last year.<p>NSX is a network hypervisor that abstracts the server. It exposes virtual networks, but they have the capability to be programmed, similar to virtual machines. …

Tiptop Speakers Launches On Kickstarter To Take Advantage Of Your Room’s Natural Acoustics

Look over to one of the upper corners of the room you’re in. What’s there? If you’re like me, probably nothing.<p>Three Stanford product design majors are building a speaker to take advantage of the wasted space and natural acoustics of the corners of your room.<p>The Tiptop speaker is a small pyramid …

Workflow in Tmux (Example)

Tmux has three levels of hierarchy when it comes to organizing views: Sessions, windows, and panes. Sessions are groups of windows, and a window is a …

Whose Water Is It Anyway? | Tehelka - Investigations, Latest News, Politics, Analysis, Blogs, Culture, Photos, Videos, Podcasts

Once we worshipped water. Once water was a community resource. People drew water from a common well. And then the cities began to get water in their …

How to Prototype an App in 1 hour: meet POP

<i>Business Prototyping tools review – No business plan survives the first contact with the customer. During our Business Prototyping phase, we help our</i> …

DIY: An Easy Way to Grow Celery from Its Root

Only recently have I begun to appreciate the celery stalk—adding it to soups and grinding it down into a salt—as my new kitchen secret for adding …

BBC details iPlayer's open source TV Application Layer

The modern challenge for any content distributor is maximizing its reach. That means doing everything -- within reason -- to get your content in front of those who might want it. That's easier said than done, no doubt, and the BBC's plan is to do whatever it takes to get iPlayer on every connected …

The final OUYA retail console is ready, we go hands-on

It's been a long time coming, and now the Android-powered, Kickstarter-funded OUYA video game console is finally heading to backers. Sure, the final retail units for non-backers won't be available until June, but around 50,000 lucky folks who pledged over $99 to OUYA's massively successful campaign …

There's a Hole in 1,951 Amazon S3 Buckets

Cloud hosting and cloud storage is all the rage, but there are still some common pitfalls that many organizations overlook. In this blog post, I will …

GNOME 3.8 Released

The GNOME Project has officially released GNOME 3.8 today. This latest version of GNOME 3 delivers major new features, a brand new application and a …

Go Concurrency

Raspberry Pi and the rise of small computers

<b>If small is beautiful, then in recent months the computer world has been burgeoning with beauty thanks to the growing number of teeny, tiny machines being released.</b><p>The Raspberry Pi has led this pack, purely because more than a million of them have been sold since orders started being accepted on 29 …

Mirantis Adds Fuel to OpenStack

In a move that promises to make it easier for organizations to deploy standardized public and private clouds based on OpenStack, systems integrator …