Slate Magazine (blog)Dear Lawmakers: Five Years Ago The Internet Rose Up In Protest & We're Still WatchingTechdirtIn case you've somehow forgotten, go and take a look at the Archive Team's world tour of sites that either went down completely or put up some sort of detailed splash page speaking out against the bills and in …Continue reading "Dear Lawmakers: Five Years Ago The Internet Rose Up In Protest & We're Still Watching – Techdirt"
InvestopediaMicrosoft Stock Gets $72 Target at CLSAInvestopediaShares of Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) ended slightly lower Tuesday, falling 0.27% even though the software giant received a strong vote of confidence by analysts at Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia (CLSA). In a research note to clients Tuesday, analyst … Source: microsoftContinue reading "Microsoft Stock Gets $72 Target at CLSA – Investopedia"
MLive.comFamily defends Michigan man accused of targeting teens for sex on internetMLive.comGRAND RAPIDS, MI – A Lansing-area man used social-media to groom teens on the internet for sexual conversation and sharing of nude photos, the FBI said. Sameer Godala is named in a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids. Source: internetContinue reading "Family defends Michigan man accused of targeting teens for sex on internet – MLive.com"
BGRWhy can't Microsoft get Windows 10 updates right?ExtremeTechNo single OS feature touches more users than Windows Update. That alone should be enough incentive for Microsoft to make sure it works nearly perfectly. But time and time again, problems crop up, sometimes for millions of users at once. Some features …Microsoft is begging you to ditch Windows …Continue reading "Why can't Microsoft get Windows 10 updates right? – ExtremeTech"
Internet Gutter: Mandela EffectGeekBut, since this is the Internet, the simplest answer isn't always the one people believe. Hardcore Mandela Effect sufferers think they've been forcibly relocated to a parallel dimension, or are living within a computer simulation that's glitching out … Source: internetContinue reading "Internet Gutter: Mandela Effect – Geek"
Hypergrid BusinessHow to develop for Microsoft HoloLensHypergrid BusinessOne of the devices that generates the greatest interest among the tech community at the moment is Microsoft HoloLens. By revolutionizing the way we perceive reality-altering solutions, the technology that stands behind HoloLens is as fascinating as it …and more » Source: microsoftContinue reading "How to develop for Microsoft HoloLens – Hypergrid Business"
TechCrunchWatch Microsoft Accelerator's Tel Aviv Demo Day hereTechCrunchTechCrunch is pleased to offer Microsoft Accelerator's Tel Aviv Demo Day today at 6:30 p.m. local time, 8:30 a.m. PST. The Microsoft Accelerator is an immersive three- to six-month program aimed at helping entrepreneurs get through the challenges of … Source: microsoftContinue reading "Watch Microsoft Accelerator's Tel Aviv Demo Day here – TechCrunch"
This Pocket-Sized Synth Uses Dial-up Internet Tricks to Share Sounds and SongsGizmodoFor electronic musicians who still like being able to perform with dials and buttons, Teenage Engineering's Pocket Operators are miniature synths that manage to pack a tremendous amount of functionality into a tiny package. And that now includes the …and more » Source: internetContinue reading "This Pocket-Sized Synth Uses Dial-up Internet Tricks to Share Sounds and Songs – Gizmodo"
RecodeMicrosoft to continue to partner with Baidu, following former VP Lu's moveZDNetGiven how long it took Microsoft to provide a statement about his new role yesterday, January 17, I'd say Lu's decision to join Baidu was not expected — other than possibly by CEO Satya Nadella, who may have known three weeks ago about Lu's …Continue reading "Microsoft to continue to partner with Baidu, following former VP Lu's move – ZDNet"
TechCrunchThe day the internet stood stillTechCrunchThe Internet is a landscape with an endless horizon. Its vastness of information, ideas, sounds, and images is matched only by its constant growth and ceaseless change. But one day, the Internet stood still. On Wednesday, January 18, 2012, websites all …and more » Source: internetContinue reading "The day the internet stood still – TechCrunch"
Fraudster calls one of Britain's leading internet expertsDaily MailThis is the toe-curling moment two fraudsters tried – and failed – to rip off one of Britain's top internet security experts. Matt Horan turned the tables on the cold callers, who appear to work for one of several Asian call centres set up to pester …and …Continue reading "Fraudster calls one of Britain's leading internet experts – Daily Mail"
WIREDMicrosoft Thinks Machines Can Learn to Converse by Making Chat a GameWIREDMicrosoft is buying a deep learning startup based in Montreal, a global hub for deep learning research. But two years ago, this startup wasn't based in Montreal, and it had nothing to do with deep learning. Which just goes to show: striking it big …Continue reading "Microsoft Thinks Machines Can Learn to Converse by Making Chat a Game – WIRED"
PCWorldMicrosoft is bringing Cortana to the Android lock screenThe VergeMicrosoft recently overhauled the user interface of Cortana on Android, but the company has more plans for the digital assistant. The software maker is currently testing out a new way to access Cortana from the Android lock screen, with just a swipe …Microsoft wants to make …Continue reading "Microsoft is bringing Cortana to the Android lock screen – The Verge"
The Indian ExpressMicrosoft offers to collaborate with Andhra Pradesh on e-governance, cyber securityThe Indian ExpressChief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, who is currently in Davos, met Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday.Nadella suggested that Andhra Pradesh should nurture hybrid cloud technology and that it will be a great leap in technology for India and Andhra …Microsoft CEO …Continue reading "Microsoft offers to collaborate with Andhra Pradesh on e-governance, cyber security – The Indian Express"
San Francisco ExaminerSF's model for citywide gigabit-speed internet service could come by JuneSan Francisco ExaminerSan Francisco is expected to finalize a contract this month with a consultant to lead The City toward the creation of a high-speed internet service for all residents and businesses. The City may have suffered a setback in November when it …Continue reading "SF's model for citywide gigabit-speed internet service could come by June – San Francisco Examiner"
ForbesMicrosoft Warns Windows 7 Has Serious ProblemsForbesIn a new post on the official Microsoft Newsroom, the company has warned Windows 7 users the ageing platform suffers from a number of serious failings including security deficiencies and hardware restrictions while reiterating all support for the …Microsoft to add ebook store to Windows 10The VergeMicrosoft Buys 3D …Continue reading "Microsoft Warns Windows 7 Has Serious Problems – Forbes"
CNETMassive alligator casually strolls into internet stardomCNETIf you live in the US state of Florida, you live in a world full of alligators. The large reptiles are known to reside at the Circle B Bar Reserve nature preserve near Lakeland. That's where Facebook user Kim Joiner encountered a particularly gigantic …Log into Facebook | FacebookFacebookCircle B …Continue reading "Massive alligator casually strolls into internet stardom – CNET"
I just found my 16-year-old diary on the internet and it's horrifyingThe VergeAs I steadily hit the ripe age of 33, I realize I've now spent most of my life on the internet. For my (nearly) 15-year-old daughter, that's just natural, and when I witness her sending off hundreds of Snapchats a minute it makes …Continue reading "I just found my 16-year-old diary on the internet and it's horrifying – The Verge"
NDTVMicrosoft shows off its new Xbox One dashboardThe VergeMicrosoft revealed last week that it's planning to rebuild the Xbox One dashboard with a focus on speed. While the software giant revealed common tasks will be faster, Mike Ybarra, head of platform engineering for Xbox, has now teased exactly what the …Xbox One's New Dashboard Revealed …Continue reading "Microsoft shows off its new Xbox One dashboard – The Verge"
The SunThousands of internet users fooled into thinking photoshopped image of a FLYING SHARK was named National …The SunA FAKE picture of a shark launching out of the water has fooled thousands into thinking it has won the National Geographic 2016 'Photo of the Year' competition. The photoshopped shark has been shared thousands of times …Continue reading "Thousands of internet users fooled into thinking photoshopped image of a FLYING SHARK was named National … – The Sun"
TechwormHow To Download A Complete Website To Browse Offline Without InternetTechwormOur life is now centered around Internet and data connection. Without the Internet connection, we can not use our smartphones or laptops to their optimum potential. This is true when sometimes we need to access very important web pages but can't due to … Source: internetContinue reading "How To Download A Complete Website To Browse Offline Without Internet – Techworm"
Tech TimesDumb WhatsApp Scam Spreads Malware, Touting 'Free Internet' Without Wi-Fi: BewareTech TimesA pretty dumb WhatsApp scam is making rounds in chain mail form, promising "free internet" without Wi-Fi on an invite-only basis. First of all, the scam is quite dumb to begin with because the only way to use WhatsApp without Wi-Fi is to …Continue reading "Dumb WhatsApp Scam Spreads Malware, Touting 'Free Internet' Without Wi-Fi: Beware – Tech Times"
Brainerd DispatchHigh-speed internet attractsBrainerd DispatchTwo of the primary reasons why GovMint.com chose to add an office in Crosslake were the workforce and the broadband internet service, Martin said. GovMint.com hires battle-tested sales people who can establish relationships with customers and can … Source: internetContinue reading "High-speed internet attracts – Brainerd Dispatch"
Business InsiderFacebook and Alphabet's dreams of internet drones are crashing into a turbulent realityBusiness InsiderIt sounds like something out of science fiction: A solar-powered, autonomous drone that can fly for weeks or even months at a time, beaming high-speed internet to parts of the planet that have never been connected before. That was Google's ambitious …Continue reading "Facebook and Alphabet's dreams of internet drones are crashing into a turbulent reality – Business Insider"
ABC15 ArizonaProposal funds rural high-speed internet with phone bill feeABC15 ArizonaPhone bills would go up slightly under an Arizona Corporation Commission member's proposal to help fund high-speed internet for rural schools and libraries in Arizona. The commission approved a sample order that estimates the year-long increase at 15 …and more » Source: internetContinue reading "Proposal funds rural high-speed internet with phone bill fee – ABC15 Arizona"
Internet Archive Launches Chrome Extension That Replaces 404 Pages With Archived CopiesBleepingComputerThe Internet Archive has launched on Friday a Chrome extension that will detect "Page not found" and other web errors and replace them with a copy from its Wayback Machine, if available. The extension is already available on the Chrome Web Store.and more » Source: …Continue reading "Internet Archive Launches Chrome Extension That Replaces 404 Pages With Archived Copies – BleepingComputer"
The Denver PostCuba sees boom in internet access as ties with US growThe Denver PostThe 55-year-old theater producer connected the device to his phone and his laptop computer, which instantly lit up with a service unimaginable in the Cuba of just a few years ago — relatively fast home internet. “It's really easy to sit …Continue reading "Cuba sees boom in internet access as ties with US grow – The Denver Post"
New York TimesElectroshock Therapy for Internet Addicts? China Vows to End ItNew York TimesHONG KONG — At the Addiction Treatment Center in eastern China, more than 6,000 internet addicts — most of them teenagers — not only had their web access taken away, they were also treated with electroshock therapy. The center, in Shandong Province …and …Continue reading "Electroshock Therapy for Internet Addicts? China Vows to End It – New York Times"
CNNCubans find Internet, like change, is slow to comeCNNFor all its strides in health care and education, communist Cuba's level of Internet connectivity is among the lowest in the world. The island's poor, outdated communications infrastructure has long conspired with the government's deliberate decision …Statement by the President on Cuban Immigration PolicyWhitehouse.govall 581 news articles » …Continue reading "Cubans find Internet, like change, is slow to come – CNN"
New internet service provider expands to JoplinJoplin GlobeIt doesn't threaten with storms or rainfall, nor is it white and fluffy. In fact, fiber optic cables are the only tangible evidence of its presence. But there it is, ready to provide Joplin residents with another option for wireless internet access … Source: internetContinue reading "New internet service provider expands to Joplin – Joplin Globe"