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Embrace, extend -- and kill. Microsoft discontinues RoboVM

Sat, 2016-04-16 01:32
Java to mobile compiler acquired with Xamarin is no moreMicrosoft is discontinuing RoboVM, the Java-to-Mobile compiler technology which it acquired with Xamarin a couple of months ago.…

Learning Inkscape by Video

Sat, 2016-04-16 00:17
Another great video tutorial for learning how to use a free and open source program. This time it's the popular vector drawing program, Inkscape.

Burr-Feinstein encryption bill is officially here in all its scary glory

Fri, 2016-04-15 23:03
Senators Richard Burr and Dianne Feinstein released the official version of their anti-encryption bill... The bill, titled the Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016, would require tech firms to decrypt customers’ data at a court’s request.

Apache Wookie Heads to the Attic

Fri, 2016-04-15 21:49
Apparently not everyone 'let's the Wookie win..'

Linux command line mistake nukes web boss' biz

Fri, 2016-04-15 20:34
RTFM not rm -rf, man! FFS!The owner of a web host has unwittingly deleted his customers data after executing a powerful line of code on his servers.…

Experts crack Petya ransomware, enable hard drive decryption for free

Fri, 2016-04-15 19:20
Security experts have devised a method that allows users to recover data from computers infected with the Petya ransomware program without paying money to cybercriminals.

How to run Linux desktop apps on Windows

Fri, 2016-04-15 18:06
It was only a matter of time. With Ubuntu now running on Windows 10, hackers have started porting Linux desktop and GUI apps to Windows.

A four year, action-packed experience with Wikipedia

Fri, 2016-04-15 16:51
I consider myself to be an Odia Wikimedian. I contribute Odia knowledge (the predominant language of the Indian state of Odisha) to many Wikimedia projects, like Wikipedia and Wikisource, by writing articles and correcting mistakes in articles. I also contribute to Hindi and English Wikipedia articles. read more