U.S. Supreme Court Declines Apple VS. Oracle Case

June 29, 2015 at 2:57 pm By

Developers could be finding it a bit more difficult to develop new software as Google will be forced to convince a lower court that they made fair use of Oracle’s API’s since the Supreme Court has declined to hear the case. The Supreme Court will not be ruling over the case that involves Oracle’s complaint that their API’s were copyrighted and were…

Can High-Tech Condoms Protect You From STDs?

June 26, 2015 at 2:55 pm By

Men who avoid wearing condoms may have a new incentive (beyond the really obvious one) to put one on before engaging in any sort of carnal activity. Daanyaal Ali, Chirag Shah, both 14, and Muaz Nawaz, 13, won a TeenTech award for their concept called S.T.Eye. The young trio hopes to create a condom that changes colour when it detects a…

Amazon’s Echo’s Now Has A Developer’s Kit

June 25, 2015 at 5:59 pm By

When the Amazon Echo was announced it was joked that it could replace the need for a personal assistant. Now it looks like Amazon is giving developers a chance to create commands for Alexa, the voice of Echo. “The retail giant today announced the availability of the Alexa Skills Kit, a set of APIs that lets developers create voice-driven capabilities for Alexa,” according to…

China Will Cooperate With The U.S. Over Cybersecurity

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The United States and China are now cooperating in attempts to create a safer cyber community between the two nations that could involve a code of conduct.

Here’s What The Open Container Project Means To You

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A Linux Foundation project, the Open Container Project will hold the specification and basic run-time software for using software containers. Companies supporting the effort include: Amazon Web Services, Apcera, Cisco, CoreOS, Docker, EMC, Fujitsu Limited, Goldman Sachs, Google, HP, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Joyent, the Linux Foundation, Mesosphere, Microsoft, Pivotal, Rancher Labs, Red Hat, and VMware. “The Open Container Project is a lightweight,…

High Sugar, High Fat Diet Can Hurt Brain Function

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Developers have been known to work long hours substituting candy bars and cans of soda and/or energy drinks for real food. New research shows that’s not just bad for your heath it can also impair how your brain functions. The study, done at Oregon State University, indicates that both a high-fat and a high-sugar diet, compared to a normal diet,…

Are Internet Providers Slowing Traffic To Popular Websites?

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It has come to the attention of consumers and experts that major Internet providers are slowing connections to popular websites for thousands of customers across the U.S., and it’s starting to make serious headlines.

IT Pros Diss Google For Android’s Lack Of Support For IPv6

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While there was much excitement surrounding Apple’s announcement of IPv6 for its iOS9 software update, Google is on the receiving end of criticism from IT pros because of Android’s lack of support for the new network management upgrade.

Donald Trump Devalues Developers In Speech

June 24, 2015 at 12:51 pm By

Presidential Candidate Donald Trump has said some pretty terrible things in his life. His recent speech announcing his 2016 run continues that notion with his claims that it costs him $3 dollars to get someone to build his website.

Zombie Data Center Servers Are Here

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Data centers are basically the brains of any company or organization serving as a large scale storage facility. However, it looks like some of those centers are in a comatose, zombie-like state according to experts. “A new study says that 30% of all physical servers in data centers are comatose, or are using energy but delivering no useful information,” reported Patrick…