Day: October 15, 2013

Apple updates Java, removes Java plugin

Apple is progressively moving away from supporting its in-house developed Java runtime for OS X…….

Yahoo’s CEO asks for another pass in Q3

Users are loving Yahoo’s 15 product updates from the quarter, according to CEO Marissa Mayer. But don’t ask what that does for Yahoo’s bottom line…….

Ask Slashdot: Why Isn’t There More Public Outrage About NSA Revelations?

Nerval’s Lobster writes “This morning we discussed news that the National Security Agency (NSA) has siphoned up millions of online address books and contact lists. The Post drew its information from top-secret documents provided by government whistleblower Edward Snowden, who spent the summer feeding information about the NSA to a variety of news outlets. Snowden’s…

Stanford scientists ‘eavesdrop’ on the human brain

A new method of recording brain activity affords scientists unprecedented monitoring — and yes, it involves temporarily removing a portion of a patient’s skull to insert packets of electrodes. The research could one day lead to mind-reading devices, the scientists say…….

Give it a wrist, fellas: Sony’s back with a $200 Android smartwatch

If at first you don’t succeed………

Apple’s Steve Jobs was a SEX-crazed World War II fighter pilot, says ex

Former Jobsian squeeze dishes the dirt on iPod godhead……

7 capable crossovers and SUVs

The modern SUV has evolved to serve a variety of roles, both on the road and off. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorites…….

HANA has her sisters: GridGain and ScaleOut bring in-memory to Hadoop

GridGain releases its v1 two weeks after ScaleOut releases its v2……

Intel CEO takes on Apple A7, cites ‘Moore’s Law advantage’

Responding to an analyst’s question, Intel CEO waxes eloquent about the advantage of Intel’s manufacturing technology compared with Apple’s…….

Run a server on your Gb/s Google Fiber? OK, fine, fine … maybe a small one

Multiplayer gaming’s OK, but they better not catch you making money……