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2014-04-02 16:35:35

NYC's largest free Open Source Drupal Conference at the United Nations (Apr 10 to 13) NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Widespread adoption of the open source Drupal web platform by NYC organizations has lead to explosive growth of New York City's annual Drupal conference, NYC Camp (aka 'nice camp'). Next week, 1,000+ attendees from over a dozen countries will attend NYC Camp 2014 at the UN (April 10-13). NYC Camp features presentations by Drupal luminaries, a conference...

2014-04-02 16:35:11

OTTAWA, Ontario, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diablo Technologies, a proven innovator in high-performance memory system interface products, today announced a joint presentation with Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, at the Third Annual Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo. The joint session will unveil industry-leading results from recent testing of MySQL performance on the Memory Channel Storage(TM) (MCS(TM)) platform in Ballroom F of the Hyatt...

Service Outage Hits WhatsApp After Reports Of Record Daily Traffic
2014-04-02 15:58:54

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online WhatsApp went through a series of "good news, bad news" Tuesday and into Wednesday -- one that wasn't likely an April Fool's prank either. The popular messaging service boasted that it reached a new daily record of 64 billion messages handled in a 24-hour period, then it experienced a service outage. On Tuesday evening WhatsApp tweeted, "new daily record: 20B messages sent (inbound) and 44B messages received (outbound) by our users =...

2014-04-02 08:43:21

CHELMSFORD, England, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of internet users across the country were Absolutely April Fooled into thinking that the Essex based agency had developed an app which allowed them to hack into Google's Gmail system. The humorous marketers at Absolute Digital Media invited the nation to enter the Gmail address of their unsuspecting victim under the premise of full access to their inbox. However, upon filling in the relevant details on the...

2014-04-02 08:41:47

Expanding the Architecture Advantages of Flash as Memory, New Flash-Aware NVM Compression Interface Reduces Latency and Boosts Usable Flash Memory Capacity by Up to 50% in Databases from Percona and SkySQL SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- [Percona Live booth #200] - Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO) today announced NVM Compression, a flash-aware interface that can double the useable capacity of ioMemory flash while eliminating the performance impact associated with disk-era...

2014-04-02 08:39:36

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LucidWorks, the company transforming the way people access information, today announced LucidWorks SiLK, a search-driven analytics solution that enables organizations to cost-effectively analyze massive amounts of device, log and other time series data. Built atop the power of Apache(® )Solr(TM), LucidWorks SiLK is a feature-rich user interface that runs atop LucidWorks Search and includes best-in-class tools, such as LogStash, Kibana and...

2014-04-01 12:32:06

As a recognized digital marketing leader, Magic Logix receives many awards and recognition for their industry contribution each year. 10 Best Design recently awarded Magic Logix the esteemed position of #1 in Drupal Development in the United States for March of 2014. CARROLLTON, Texas, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a recognized digital marketing leader, Magic Logix receives many awards and recognition for their industry contribution each year. 10 Best Design recently awarded...

April Fools' Day Mischief Abounds On The Internet
2014-04-01 09:23:47

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Check your calendar. It's April 1. You may need to remind yourself that it's April Fools' Day as you read the news today. This is the day to play pranks, and media sites can write "too unbelievable to be true" stories that would normally be reserved for publications such as The Onion. Sites that normally report serious news pepper their pages with a few fictitious headlines to keep you on your toes. Many corporations also jump to get in on...

2014-04-01 08:32:50

Open Source collaborative software development platform in use at DARPA, DLR German Aerospace Center, Open Source Projects Europe, and SourceForge, among others, to manage source code repositories, bug reports, discussions, wiki pages, blogs and more. FOREST HILL, Md., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 170 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today that Apache Allura has...

2014-04-01 08:32:17

Advanced Open Source data warehousing system in Apache Hadoop in use by Gruter, Korea University, and SK Telecom, among others, for processing Web-scale data sets FOREST HILL, Md., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 170 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today that Apache Tajo has graduated from the Apache Incubator to become a Top-Level Project (TLP),...


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Kobo Arc
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kobo Arc is a tablet computer produced and released by Kobo Inc. in November, 2012. It has a 7-inch screen and uses Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. It is the second model produced by Kobo, the first was the Kobo Vox. It comes in black or white with Wi-Fi, a micro USB port, a headphone jack, and dual speakers. It has a dual core CPU, 1 GB Ram, and 16, 32, or 64 GB of storage. It has a rechargeable battery with ten hours of reading and two weeks stand by. It is capable of...

Instant Messaging
2013-02-16 10:10:10

Image Credit: Photos.com Instant messaging (IM) is communicating over the Internet through the typing of text from one person to another. This is done on a computer or other device connected to the Internet by a cable or wireless connection and done in real time. It is text communication done specifically between users by a contact list, buddy list, or a friend list, whereas online chat is usually done by users in a multi-user environment. Some IM programs allow for video messaging by a...

Java
2013-03-16 00:00:00

Java, a programming language originally developed by James Gosling, was developed at Sun Microsystems and released in 1995. Much of its syntax is derived from C and C++ but with a simpler object model and fewer low-level facilities. The applications are normally compiled to bytecode that can run on any Java Virtual Machine regardless of computer architecture. Java, designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible, is a concurrent, class-based, object oriented language. It is...

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