Day: September 2, 2013

iPhone 5C colorful packaging pops up in leaked photos

As more rumors fly across the Web, it seems evidence is mounting that Apple may be planning to release the alleged many-hued, plastic, low-cost smartphone…….

Linux 3.11 Released

hypnosec writes “Linus Torvalds has just announced the release of Linux 3.11 as anticipated. Torvalds notes that the final version doesn’t bring in a lot more than what is already present in the rc7, but it does include fixes — most of them in networking, file systems, and audio.”……

Skyscraper’s natural death ray melts Jaguar

A man parks his car outside a London skyscraper — known as the Walkie-Talkie — under construction. He returns to find elements of his car have been melted by light reflected from the building…….

Science fiction titan Frederik Pohl dies, aged 93

Grand master passes through the final……

Visual Studio 2013 Release Candidate inches closer

Microsoft may be poised to deliver the near-final release candidate of Visual Studio 2013 sooner rather than later…….

‘Star Trek’ crew deeply disturbed by Miley Cyrus

A quite beautiful video shows that on the Enterprise the most famous of this year’s VMA performances shocked Spock. Kirk, though, seemed intrigued…….

Kubuntu Announces Commercial Support

sfcrazy writes “Kubuntu is one of those few GNULinux based distributions which brings the two leading technologies together — Ubuntu and KDE. There are quite a lot of businesses which are using this combination in their set-up. Until now there was no professional support available for Kubuntu users. To fill this gap the Kubuntu community…

Windows Phone brings global competition to iOS and Android

While iOS and Android devices still dominate the market, Windows Phone is increasingly gaining — new Kantar data shows that the platform rules 8.2 percent of the five major European markets…….

Lenovo CEO Shares $3 Million Bonus With Workers

hackingbear writes “Yang Yuanqing, founder and CEO of Chinese PC maker Lenovo, will share $3.25 million from his bonus with some 10,000 staff in China and 19 other countries. ‘Most are hourly manufacturing workers,’ Lenovo spokeswoman Angela Lee said. ‘As you can imagine, an extra $300 in a manufacturing environment in China does make an…

Telstra, Moto in lead for $AU450-plus wireless contract

Public safety upgrade ahead of the G20……