Robertson is also no stranger to legal troubles – his previous company, MP3.com, was sued by multiple companies in the record industry over its music locker business model. And in 2001, Microsoft filed a trademark infringement suit against Robertson’s Linux startup, Lindows, which last year changed its name to Linspire in a settlement with Redmond’s lawyers.
Rumors about Microsoft’s Wallop have been greatly exaggerated, mostly due to the blogging community’s inability to penetrate the site’s invitation-only front door.
They also argue that the proposal undermines a government-approved new DNS security measure known as DNSSEC that aims to prevent criminals from poisoning the domain-name lookup system with false information in order to “hijack” people trying to visit their bank online.
Imagine that your laptop display weighs 800 pounds. But you can still open it and close it and re-open it as you like, gently pushing it to just the right angle. And when you let go, it stays exactly where you put it.
Senate investigators, who say many large U.S. banks have unwittingly become conduits for dirty foreign money, see the ads as a new money-laundering danger because the “personal” banks may offer links to accounts at American institutions.
DC Business Solutions has a message on its site warning users that the software is not ready for commercial use.
The content of both sites is no longer available in public repositories, such as the Internet Archive or Google’s cache. As a result, it’s difficult to establish who posted what, and attempts to determine the threatening content of the posts is impossible because the posts themselves are unavailable for examination.
Sandberg is in Washington this week meeting with other lawmakers as well. She is expected to give a live interview with the news website Axios on Thursday.
The National Highway Traffic System Administration, which regulates auto safety, declined this year to issue a recall or fine Tesla as a result of the crash, but it warned automakers they aren’t to treat semiautonomous cars as if they were fully self-driving.
“It’s like the plagues of Egypt,” said one resident. In the Bible, locusts were the eighth of 10 plagues that God inflicted on the ancient Egyptians before Pharaoh, their leader, let the Israelites go.
These days, jails and prisons are trying to take advantage of internet and computer technology without letting inmates abuse it.
SAN JOSE, California – While traditional brick-and-mortar retailers fear an economic grinch may dampen holiday sales this year, Silicon Valley’s own version of Santa Claus expects to be ho-ho-hoing all the way to the bank.
Protecting intellectual property means telling employees what is and what isn’t secret—especially if they’re about to leave. “The critical juncture to reinforce those expectations is in the exit interview,” says John Marsh, a lawyer with the firm Bailey Cavalieri. “The employer says, “Hey, by the way, you signed this agreement about trade secrets when you started here; if you have questions, come see me. I expect you’re going to abide by this.’”
The quickest way to make a map feel like your own is to change the default icon used for markers. Mapstraction has simple marker options that make the technical process of using custom icons a cinch. The more laborious part may be creating the icon file itself. To avoid this, you can find icons others have made online for free. I list several resources on my website.
GD: Why Kickstarter versus VC funding? B: We wanted to get this out in front of people as soon as we could. Kickstarter is an excellent vehicle for that.
March is Women’s History Month. I’m proud to be a woman among the ranks of those serving! Whenever I meet a young lady who’s considering pursuing STEM-related fields as a career, I’ll be the first to proclaim how great the armed forces can be! In today’s military, well over 90% of jobs are available for women, with U.S. Navy female submariners just about to enter the operational force. There’s some incredible geekiness among the female ranks. Just read on to learn more!
James Hanken is leading Harvard’s portion of the effort to create an Encyclopedia of Life.
Photo: Jim Harrison By meticulously categorizing life, maybe there’s a chance we can save some species from extinction.
And then there’s the work. It’s pretty typical to view miners as downtrodden grunts who would have done anything else if they could have (see: Bloomberg). They’re not Stanford grads in hoodies, or dropouts in turtlenecks.
The feature that caught my attention was their claim of Linx Audio technology, a series of enhancements that allow users to enjoy a full-spectrum of sound without the volume having to be so loud. Harmonics are digitally created to allow listeners who might have lost hearing in the highest frequencies to enjoy their music better. According to Able Planet:
Supporters of President Jed Bartlet’s administration deserve to feel a little frustrated today. Yes, we’re well aware that Bartlet was not a real president and is, in fact, the fictional star of The West Wing, portrayed by the inimitable Martin Sheen. Still, we’ll grant his fans a moment to vent, because today, the Obama administration co-opted one of the most clever initiatives of the Bartlet administration and turned into an object lesson in Twitter at its dullest.