Bill Gates Is First Guest Editor In Time Magazine’s 94-Year History

Long-time Slashdot reader theodp writes: Time invited Bill Gates to be the first guest editor in the 94-year history of the magazine. Among the news Bill deemed fit to print in Time’s first augmented-reality-enhanced issue were articles by wife Melinda and pal Bono, both of whom graced the cover of Time with Bill as the 2005 Persons of the Year… Another article reveals that “the four learning hacks Bill Gates…

January 6, 2018
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Linus Torvalds Says Intel Needs To Admit It Has Issues With CPUs

troublemaker_23 shares an article from ITWire: Linux creator Linus Torvalds has had some harsh words for Intel in the course of a discussion about patches for two bugs that were found to affect most of the company’s processors… Torvalds was clearly unimpressed by Intel’s bid to play down the crisis through its media statements, saying: “I think somebody inside of Intel needs to really take a long hard look at…

January 6, 2018
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iMac Pro (8-core, 32GB RAM): same great screen, RAW video editing is a big plus, awesome space gray color, good value, but no access to RAM, upgrades are costly (Max Yuryev/AppleInsider)

January 6, 2018

Max Yuryev / AppleInsider: iMac Pro (8-core, 32GB RAM): same great screen, RAW video editing is a big plus, awesome space gray color, good value, but no access to RAM, upgrades are costly  —  Apple’s new, high-end iMac Pro packs a ton of power into a svelte, all-in-one desktop machine. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Bitcoin Debit Cards Suspended After Upstream Visa Rules Infraction

At least four pre-paid debit cards that accept cryptocurrencies abruptly suspended service on Friday. An anonymous reader quotes TheNextWeb: Speaking to their customers on Twitter, the affected companies have said the move is the result of actions from their card issuer, [WaveCrest], who was acting on behalf of Visa Europe… A statement from Visa Europe obtained by The Daily Beast reporter Joseph Cox said the action was taken due to…

January 6, 2018
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Rust 1.23.0 Released, Community Urged To Blog Ideas For 2018 Roadmap

An anonymous reader quotes the official Rust blog: The Rust team is happy to announce a new version of Rust, 1.23.0… New year, new Rust! For our first improvement today, we now avoid some unnecessary copies in certain situations. We’ve seen memory usage of using rustc to drop 5-10% with this change; it may be different with your programs… The documentation team has been on a long journey to move…

January 6, 2018
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Network Packet Forensic using Wireshark

January 6, 2018

Today we are going to discuss “Network Packet Forensic”  by covering some important track such as how Data is transferring between two nodes, what is “OSI 7 layer model” and Wireshark stores which layers information when capture the traffic between two networks. As we know for transferring the data from one system to other we need a network connection which can be wired or wireless connection. But in actually transmission…

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Network Packet Forensic using Wireshark

January 6, 2018

Today we are going to discuss “Network Packet Forensic”  by covering some important track such as how Data is transferring between two nodes, what is “OSI 7 layer model” and Wireshark stores which layers information when capture the traffic between two networks. As we know for transferring the data from one system to other we need a network connection which can be wired or wireless connection. But in actually transmission…

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Report: China’s tech funding rose to record $58.8B in 2017, up from $56.1B in 2016; logistics and transportation sector raised the highest at $16.8B (Steven Millward/Tech in Asia)

January 6, 2018

Steven Millward / Tech in Asia: Report: China’s tech funding rose to record $58.8B in 2017, up from $56.1B in 2016; logistics and transportation sector raised the highest at $16.8B  —  China’s startups and tech giants pulled in a record US$58.8 billion from investors in 2017, according to the Tech in Asia database. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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