Month: November 2018

US Accuses Chinese Company of Stealing Micron Trade Secrets

The Chinese government has made manufacturing computer chips that store data—memory—a major priority of its centralized science and technology strategy. According to the US Department of Justice, China plans to do it not just through research and development, but through...

/ November 2, 2018

HBO Disappears From Dish as Monopoly Concerns Mount

When AT&T announced plans to acquire HBO’s parent company Time Warner, competitors, consumer groups, and the Department of Justice argued that the combined company would harm competition. Now those critics say their concerns are being validated. HBO and Cinemax went...

/ November 2, 2018

Airports think airplane arrival emoji looks like it’s crashing – CNET

More than 70 new emoji are coming soon, Apple announced this week. But the news sparked a debate about an existing emoji that needs to straighten up and fly right. The airplane arrival emoji has been around since 2014 —...

/ November 2, 2018

AWS Quest 2 – The Road to re:Invent

The first AWS Quest started in May of this year. As you may recall, my trusty robot companion went to pieces after burying some clues in this blog, the AWS Podcast, and other parts of the AWS site. Thanks to...

/ November 2, 2018

Tips to Set Up WooCommerce on WordPress

Ecommerce has redefined the shopping experiences of people and has offered an abundance of convenience to select and buy a product. Because it’s so easy to use, more and more ecommerce businesses are choosing to set up their online store on...

/ November 2, 2018

Top 5 Email Scams For 2018: Gullible People Beware

For as long as email has existed, email scams have also existed. But that being said, email scams have hardly remained the same, because as internet scams, in general, have become more sophisticated with each passing year so have email...

/ November 2, 2018

Ending The Crypto Winter with Garry Tan and Brett Gibson of Initialized Capital

This Hacker Noon podcast would not be possible without Datadog (and they are giving away free t-shirts) Listen to the interview on iTunes, or Google Podcast, or watch on YouTube. In this episode we sit down with Garry Tan and Brett...

/ November 2, 2018

5 Best Uses for a Search and Replace Plugin

Having a search and replace plugin is essential for your WordPress website when any changes need to be made. Search and replace plugins make it simple to find and replace text within WordPress, which solves a need that saves time...

/ November 1, 2018

2 Useful Tools to Find and Delete Duplicate Files in Linux

Organizing your home directory or even system can be particularly hard if you have the habit of downloading all kinds of stuff from the internet. Often you may find you have downloaded the same mp3, pdf, epub (and all kind...

/ November 1, 2018

Uber, Lyft, Lime and Skip offer free rides on Election Day – CNET

Uber created a polling place button to help voters figure out where to go on Election Day. Uber Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft and electric scooter companies Lime and Skip are offering free and discounted rides to help get people to the...

/ November 1, 2018

What is a snippet?

The snippet is a single search result in a set of search results and generally consists of a title, a URL and a description of the page. The content of a snippet matches parts of the search query and you’ll...

/ November 1, 2018

Announcing General Availability of VMware vSphere Platinum

Today, I am excited to announce the general availability of VMware vSphere Platinum, the latest edition of our industry leading compute platform, VMware vSphere. Included in vSphere Platinum is VMware AppDefense that extends the core capabilities of vSphere to deliver...

/ November 1, 2018