​Linux adds a code of conduct for programmers

In the aftermath of Linus Torvalds apologizing for how he’s been running the Linux kernel community, Linux has adopted a new code of conduct. But some now claim this means Linux is being taken over by social justice warriors. Source: http://www.zdnet.com

September 17, 2018
Read More >>

It Only Took 37 Seconds For Two Bitcoin ‘Celebs’ To Start Fighting on a Cruise Ship

An anonymous reader shares a report: The cruise ship wasn’t big enough for the both of them. On September 10, somewhere in the Mediterranean, two well-known rivals — Jimmy Song, a venture partner at Blockchain Capital LLC and Roger Keith Ver, an early investor in bitcoin-related startups and Bitcoin Cash evangelist — in the cryptocurrency space stood awkwardly poolside. A crowd, sporting a mix of cryptocurrency-themed t-shirts and bikinis, lounged…

September 17, 2018
Read More >>

Microsoft Managed Desktop launches as a subscription service whereby Microsoft provisions, deploys and manages companies’ Windows 10 devices (Mary Jo Foley/ZDNet)

September 17, 2018

Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet: Microsoft Managed Desktop launches as a subscription service whereby Microsoft provisions, deploys and manages companies’ Windows 10 devices  —  The rumors were true: Microsoft’s MMD service, which officially starts rolling out today, is a subscription service via which Microsoft provisions … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

Read More >>

Microsoft Managed Desktop launches as a subscription service whereby Microsoft provisions, deploys and manages companies’ Windows 10 devices (Mary Jo Foley/ZDNet)

September 17, 2018

Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet: Microsoft Managed Desktop launches as a subscription service whereby Microsoft provisions, deploys and manages companies’ Windows 10 devices  —  The rumors were true: Microsoft’s MMD service, which officially starts rolling out today, is a subscription service via which Microsoft provisions … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

Read More >>

List of some of the iOS apps supporting Siri Shortcuts, now available in the App Store, including Pandora, The Weather Channel, Google News, and Trello (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

September 17, 2018

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: List of some of the iOS apps supporting Siri Shortcuts, now available in the App Store, including Pandora, The Weather Channel, Google News, and Trello  —  With today’s release of iOS 12, Apple is also rolling out a new feature called Siri Shortcuts, which allows users to create their own voice commands to take actions in apps. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

Read More >>

List of some of the iOS apps supporting Siri Shortcuts, now available in the App Store, including Pandora, The Weather Channel, Google News, and Trello (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

September 17, 2018

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: List of some of the iOS apps supporting Siri Shortcuts, now available in the App Store, including Pandora, The Weather Channel, Google News, and Trello  —  With today’s release of iOS 12, Apple is also rolling out a new feature called Siri Shortcuts, which allows users to create their own voice commands to take actions in apps. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

Read More >>

Ajit Pai Calls California’s Net Neutrality Rules ‘Illegal’

On Friday, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called California’s net neutrality bill “illegal,” saying it “poses a risk to the rest of the country.” The bill recently passed California’s state Assembly and now awaits the signature of Governor Jerry Brown. In response to Pai’s speech, Scott Wiener, California’s Senator who authored the bill, said they are “necessary and legal because Chairman Pai abdicated his responsibility to ensure an open internet.” “Unlike…

September 17, 2018
Read More >>