So while hubby stayed back home in the air conditioned house, I took off in the early morning and made my way on the metro, down to the center of the city. There was a long line already forming when I arrived at the Capital about 9 am. We all patiently waited for the security stalls to be set up and manned. Then, one by one, we filed through metal detectors and politely answered strategic questions posed by Capital Police officers.
Some Silicon Valley startups won’t even consider applicants who don’t have a GitHub account. At Facebook, about half of new engineering applicants attach a GitHub link to their resumes. “It’s becoming part of the package,” says Adam Ward, a recruiting director at Facebook. “People do show their personalities through their accounts. You see how they take and give feedback.”
The wooden housing serves as both a camera and a darkroom: focusing is applied manually via a sliding wooden dowel, and two small trays of chemical and photosensitive paper are stored within the box itself. Once the image is made, the photographer uses a light-tight sleeve to slide one of their arms through, where they process the prints by hand.
That could be one reason Apple plans to open the first branded retail store north of San Francisco in the upscale Bellevue Square Mall, less than two miles from Bill Gates’ Medina, Washington, mansion.
Here’s the thing: I probably got my stuff back faster than you would have. I’ve been a technology journalist for more than a dozen years, and in that time I’ve made lots and lots of contacts. Meanwhile, my Tumblr post spread like warm butter across the piping hot English muffin of the internet.
Wright, of the National Air Traffic Services, said his organization “believes that the sort of significant change that will enable European service providers to meet future demands for air traffic can only come from an international initiative such as single European skies.”
Nanda said that the Intelligence Bureau has been notified about the virus it received. But an official there admitted, “There is no high-level coordination between the governments of India and Pakistan to curb this cross-border cyberwar. The general perception among decision makers is that the hacking has so far been harmless, nothing more than immature expression of patriotism from both sides.”
The federal court instructed the six-member FEC to draw up regulations that would extend the nation’s campaign finance and spending limits to the web.
A handful of cyber security stocks have rallied since the hacking of the credit-reporting company Equifax was disclosed last week.
This item has been corrected to delete an incorrect reference to Siri’s male voice coming for the first time.
However, in an echo of Edinburgh, protesters did smash windows at the Royal Bank of Scotland and entered the building; as of 4 pm UK time the police are reporting 19 arrests and estimate there are around 4,000 protesters in the streets of the City.
With the launch of the first iPhone in 2007, Apple declared war against mobile Flash. Apple is supporting HTML5 and its efforts have influenced the online video landscape significantly. Many major websites are starting to use HTML5, and video players such as Brightcove are serving up HTML5 videos for devices not compliant with Flash. Separately, Apple has worked with companies like YouTube to produce iPhone-compatible versions of their sites.
“The political impartiality of the Investigative Committee should be seriously questioned after the Navalny’s charging,” muckraking, Moscow-based online journalist Andrei Soldatov tells Danger Room. “Navalny seems to be another one in the long line of protesters prosecuted by the Investigative Committee this summer with the clear aim to suppress the political activism by the autumn when the new wave of protests is anticipated.”
Many of Mr. Lore’s promises didn’t pan out. Less than three months after the site’s launch, he surprisingly abandoned Jet’s fundamental business model–$50 annual membership fees — forcing the company to skim from commissions. As a result, Mr. Lore said discounts would be smaller, just 5% less than competitors, making it more difficult to compete purely on its price slashing.