Samuel Maddock writes that the adoption of the "encrypted media extensions" by the World Wide Web Consortium has had just the sort of effect that people were worried about four years ago. "No longer is it possible to build your own web browser capable of consuming some of the most popular content on the web. Websites like Netflix, Hulu, HBO, and others require copyright content protection which is only accessible through browser vendors who have license agreements with large corporations."
We all love the Python language. But it's the 200,000+ packages that actually make Python incredibly useful and productive. But installing these libraries and sometimes even Python itself can vary across platforms. In particular, Windows has had a hard time.
#Microsoft #entryism , aided by misleading media (the whole “loves #Linux ” canard), has been spectacularly successful; while nobody paid attention Microsoft was put in charge of the #kernel used on billions of computers
Microsoft entryism, aided by misleading media (the whole "loves Linux" canard), has been spectacularly successful; while nobody paid attention Microsoft was put in charge of the kernel used on billions of computers
#microsoft #entryism inside #linuxfoundation a lot less 'amusing' when the Foundation's vice chair is former Microsoft manager and releases of Linux (longterm releases) are announced by Microsoft employees (Levin)
U.S. officials have asked the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to turn over documents regarding the university's contacts with foreign governments and donations from foreign sources, including those coming from Russia, China, and Saudi Arabia.
Untold amounts of foreign donations are flowing into America's political system, with little accountability or limits. Although election experts say it's impossible to accurately estimate the extent of foreign financial influence over U.S. elections, many agree it has increased substantially since a landmark Supreme Court ruling nearly a decade ago opened the flood gates.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY by member 'caffeine-overclock' over at Reddit: Elop killed Nokia twice: First by announcing the move to Windows Phone 9 months before they could deliver, and again by announcing that no more MeeGo phones would be produced the day...
Ok, the truth is seeping out, and this is smelly shit. I apologize for the language. We have news about Elop and his incentives. Yes, Elop had a contract that would pay him 25 million dollars if he managed to...
Rohit Chopra, a Democrat on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), on Friday testified before a House panel that he is concerned the U.S. government is "too often captured" by the country's largest tech companies.