Japan, China and South Korea have agreed to jointly develop a new computer operating system based on Linux as an alternative to the dominant Windows by Microsoft. The three countries would help their private sectors develop Linux, an open-source OS that can be copied and modified freely.
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- How to become an Alexa developer: The... — How to become an Alexa developer: The smart person’s guide – TechRepublichttp://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-become-an-alexa-developer-the-smart-persons-guide/?ftag=TREe09998f&bhid=27689259515740508250262421970472Alexa has evolved beyond the Amazon Echo into one of the hottest new platforms in tech. Learn how developers and businesses can leverage the technology. Alexa has helped to drive interest in the use of voice technology. While other services such as Apple Siri, [...]
- We try Japan’s non-melting ice ... — We try Japan’s non-melting ice cream to see if it’s for real – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/news/we-try-out-japans-non-melting-ice-cream-to-see-if-its-for-real/?ftag=CAD1acfa04&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756Kanazawa Ice’s non-melting ice cream lasted longer under the hot Tokyo sun than I did. It’s made with polyphenol liquid extracted from strawberries, which apparently makes it harder for the water and oil in the ice cream to separate, allowing the popsicle [...]
- To tackle Google’s power, regulators ... — To tackle Google’s power, regulators have to go after its ownership of data | Technology | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jul/01/google-european-commission-fine-search-engines?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=233216&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2Alphabet has so much data on each of us that any new incoming email adds very little additional context. There are, after all, diminishing returns to adding extra pieces of information to the billions it already possesses. Second, [...]
- Twenty Years After the Handover to Ch... — Twenty Years After the Handover to China, Hong Kong Remains a City on the Edge | The New Yorkerhttp://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/twenty-years-after-the-handover-to-china-hong-kong-remains-a-city-on-the-edge?mbid=nl__daily&CNDID=50268964&mbid=nl_170701_daily&CNDID=50268964&spMailingID=11383573&spUserID=MjA0NTE2Mjc4MjE5S0&spJobID=1200069440&spReportId=MTIwMDA2OTQ0MAS2In the fall of 1989, the American consul-general in Hong Kong, Donald Anderson, asked a retired local politician to imagine the future: What might life be like after July 1, 1997, the day that Britain’s century-old lease [...]
- How to protect yourself against Petya... — How to protect yourself against Petya malware – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/how-to/petya-goldeneye-malware-ransomware-protect-yourself-against/?ftag=CAD3c77551&bhid=27547158291070567978960326502559There are two ways Petya/GoldenEye attacks a computer. “The exploit attacks vulnerable Windows Server Message Block (SMB) service, which is used to share files and printers across local networks,” said David Sykes, business security expert at Sophos. “Microsoft addressed the issue in its MS17-010 bulletin in March, [...]