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How a pilot scheme in Havana might point the way to an internet-connected Cuba......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcMar 2nd, 2017

Survey Says: Raspberry Pi Still Rules, But X86 SBCs Have Made Gains

DeviceGuru writes: Results from's annual hacker-friendly single board computer survey are in, and not surprisingly, the Raspberry Pi 3 is the most desired maker SBC by a 4-to-1 margin. In other trends: x86 SBCs and Linux/Arduino hybri.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Handle WPF Application Exceptions all in one Place

Language: .NET, Expertise: Intermediate - Learn how to handle all of the exceptions from your WPF applications all in one place......»»

Category: dotnetSource:  devxRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Verizon Is Killing Tumblr"s Fight For Net Neutrality

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: In 2014, Tumblr was on the front lines of the battle for net neutrality. The company stood alongside Amazon, Kickstarter, Etsy, Vimeo, Reddit, and Netflix during Battle for the Net's day of action......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Silitech reports losses for May

Chassis maker Silitech Technology has reported a net loss of NT$14 million (US$459,648) or NT$0.08 per share on revenues of NT$158 million for May. The company also reported a loss of NT$64.4 million or NT$0.36 per share for the first quarter of 2017.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

For thousands of U.S. auto workers, downturn comes fast

After seven straight years of U.S. sales gains, the days when auto assembly and parts plants throughout the Midwest were running flat-out because of high demand for nearly every type of vehicle are over......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Tesla gains an Autopilot director, loses an Autopilot VP

Lattner leaves after just six months; Karpathy comes from OpenAI nonprofit. Enlarge (credit: Scott Olson | Getty Images) On Tuesday, Tesla’s vice president of Autopilot software Chris Lattner announced that he would be leaving Tesla just s.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

CarMax Q1 net jumps 21% on delayed consumer tax refunds

CarMax's earnings surged 21 percent in its fiscal first quarter on a bump in used-vehicle sales driven by a delay in federal tax refunds......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Sweden Passes Bill To Become Carbon Neutral By 2045

Sweden is the first country to significantly upgrade its carbon ambitions since the Paris accord in 2015. The country has passed a new bill committing to cut its net carbon emissions to zero by 2045. New Scientist reports: The law was drawn up by a c.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

These undergrads built a Generative Adversarial Net that creates art

 I can’t tell you for sure if we have reached peak GAN but there are far more people messing around with them than there were a year ago and that’s a great thing. Two undergraduates at William’s College taught themselves introd.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

NYTimes: Move Over, Bitcoin. Ether Is the Digital Currency of the Moment.

An anonymous reader shares a report: The price of Bitcoin has hit record highs in recent months, more than doubling in price since the start of the year. Despite these gains, Bitcoin is on the verge of losing its position as the dominant virtual curr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

Display of Bit Field on UI

Language: .NET, Expertise: Intermediate - Learn how to cast fields with 'Bit' data types explicitly to Int and show the actual values......»»

Category: topSource:  devxRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

Equipment Already In Space Can Be Adapted For Extremely Secure Data Encryption

Orome1 quotes a report from Help Net Security: In a new study, researchers from the Max Planck Institute in Erlangen, demonstrate ground-based measurements of quantum states sent by a laser aboard a satellite 38,000 kilometers above Earth. This is th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

Bits: Arianna Huffington Gains Power at Uber

Ms. Huffington, a founder of The Huffington Post who joined Uber’s board last year, has been helping fill a leadership void at the troubled company......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

Cable lobby tries to stop state investigations into slow broadband speeds

Besides gutting net neutrality, industry wants less scrutiny of speed claims. Broadband industry lobby groups want to stop individual states from investigating the speed claims made by Internet service providers, and they are citing the Federal.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

Jeff Bezos asks Twitter how he should donate his money

With a net worth of around $82 billion, Jeff Bezos sits behind Bill Gates and Spain’s Amancio Ortega at the top of Forbes’ rich list. When it comes to his philanthropic work, the Amazon CEO and founder has often focused on long-term plans.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

How to write a meaningful FCC comment supporting net neutrality

Former FCC official explains how to get your point across to Ajit Pai. Enlarge / Protestors object to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's plan to eliminate net neutrality rules before Pai's appearance at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC o.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 16th, 2017

Netflix will join net neutrality "Day of Action" after all

After being on the front lines of net neutrality action for years, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings recently declared that it is no longer its "primary battle ... because we're big enough to get the deals we want." That caused a lot of conster.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 16th, 2017

Capture Errors from a BackGroundWorker Component in the RunWorkerCompleted Event

Language: .NET, Expertise: Intermediate - Learn how to use the Error Property of the RunWorkerCompletedEventArgs argument to determine if any errors have occurred during the DoWork of the BackGround Worker......»»

Category: dotnetSource:  devxRelated NewsJun 16th, 2017

Netflix pivots on net neutrality

In a tweet today, Netflix confirmed its participation in the July 12th Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality. This day of protest seeks to raise the alarm about net neutrality which is in danger thanks to a bill President Trump signed ov.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJun 15th, 2017

Netflix joins Amazon and Reddit in Day of Action to save net neutrality

Netflix changes tune, says it “will never outgrow the fight for net neutrality.” Enlarge / Netflix took an active role in fighting for net neutrality rules in 2014. (credit: Yuri Victor) Netflix is now planning to participate in the "Inte.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 15th, 2017