It hasn’t been a fun time to be Intel. Last week the company revealed two chip vulnerabilities that have come to be known as Spectre and Meltdown, and have been rocking the entire chip industry ever since (not just Intel). This week the company issued some patches to rectify the problem. Today,
Look away now if you own bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. This won’t be breaking news to you if you are invested, but today has seen the entire crypto market fall by double-digit percentages. The price of bitcoin slumped by 15 percent to drop below $12,000 for the first time since December 4.
Apple is now facing questions about how it slows down older iPhones in China. The Xinhua state news agency reported yesterday that the Shanghai Consumer Council has written to Apple asking it to explain the performance hit and any remedies it is offering to consumers. Read More
Airbnb has today announced a new feature that will help users manage their payments on the platform. The feature, aptly albeit unimaginatively named Pay Less Up Front, lets users pay for a part of their trip upon booking and the rest near the time of check-in. Before now,
AngelList has expanded its syndicates program to India in the latest overseas move for the US crowdfunding platform. The launch comes some 18 months after we reported that AngelList had hired Utsav Somani to launch the service and develop its business generally in India,
Twitter is pushing back against claims made by conservative activist group Project Veritas that its employees monitor private user data, including direct messages. In a statement to BuzzFeed News, a Twitter representative said “we do not proactively review DMs. Period.
Tech.co, an online platform and events organizer for startups, announced today that it has been acquired by digital marketing firm MVF. The deal’s terms were undisclosed. Read More
Ten years ago today, Steve Jobs triumphantly held up a manilla interoffice mail envelope to a round of applause at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. It was a silly gimmick, but it got the point across. A year after introducing the Macworld crowd to the iPhone,
Intel had a bad week last week. It was so bad that the chip maker has to be thrilled to have CES, the massive consumer technology show going on this week in Las Vegas, as a way to change the subject and focus on the other work they are doing. For starters,
Luma, a three-year-old, Atlanta, Ga.-based maker of smart WiFi routers, has been acquired by First Alert, a maker of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors that is itself a subsidiary of Newell Brands, a public company whose other holdings include Rubbermaid. Terms of the deal aren’t being disclosed,
New York-based Boxed, the startup for buying food and household items in bulk, is in talks to be acquired by Kroger for about $500 million. Other retailers are also expected to be making bids.
The Daily Show is scheduled to air a segment on the plight of the glasshole tonight. It follows Sarah Slocum , who was allegedly assaulted in a San Francisco dive bar for recording patrons with Google Glass before going on a self-promotion tour that lasted most of the spring.
Sigourney Weaver and other cast members of the 1979 Alien movie are reprising their roles for bonus content for Sega's upcoming Alien: Isolation game.Weaver will return as Ellen Ripley, a role she hasn't revisited in 17 years. She is joined by Tom Skerritt, playing Dallas,
No, this isn't another golf ball from outer space . In fact, it's a simulated image of the interior of a supermassive star weighing 55,500 times more than our Sun.Read more...
Good news, America. Our president, Barack Obama, is finally standing up for the internet, and asking the FCC to classify it as a public utility. In other words, he's asking the agency not to allow destructive things like fast lanes (a.k.a. paid prioritization) or throttling.
SQL Server 数据库安装后会包含 4 个默认系统数据库：master, model, msdb, tempdb。master 数据库包含用于记录整个服务器安装信息和后续创建的所有数据库的信息。model 数据库是一个模板数据库。
许多人在 2013 年把那年预言为微型游戏主机之年（现在来看是个莫大的错误），以 OUYA 为首的 Android 微型主机们引起了相当大的轰动，OUYA 高达 850 万美元的众筹资金说明了当时的市场极其看好这种模式，只不过后来一系列因素导致微型主机迅速陨落，当时的员工 Tadhg Kelly 在 TC 上发文反思了几点因素。