• Q4OS and TDE: A Juicy Little Linux Secret

    By Jack M. Germain Apr 12, 2019 9:46 AM PT Q4OS and the little-known Trinity Desktop Environment (TDE) are an unbeatable combination that provides a powerful and flexible computing platform. I periodically revisit releases of interesting Linux distros and developing new desktops in my weekly quest for exciting and innovative choices. I am always looking […]

  • EU's New Copyright Directive Could Break the Internet

    By John P. Mello Jr. Apr 16, 2019 5:00 AM PT A copyright directive that some fear could break the Internet cleared the final hurdle in the European Union on Monday. The Council of the European Union approved the directive, which makes platforms for user-uploaded content — like Google and Facebook — legally liable for […]

  • Foxconn's Gou says may run for Taiwan president, step back from daily business

    TAIPEI (Reuters) – Foxconn’s Chairman Terry Gou said on Tuesday he is considering whether to run for Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election, a day after Reuters reported the tycoon planned to step down from the world’s largest contract manufacturer. Terry Gou, founder and chairman of Foxconn, greets during an event that marks the 40th anniversary of […]

  • Gatwick drone attack possible inside job, say police

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The travel plans of about 140,000 people were disrupted as a result of the drone attack The drone attack that caused chaos at Gatwick before Christmas was carried out by someone with knowledge of the airport’s operational procedures, the airport has said. A Gatwick chief told BBC Panorama the […]

  • Microsoft's Edge Goes With the Chromium Flow

    By Jack M. Germain Apr 10, 2019 5:00 AM PT Microsoft on Monday released the first Dev and Canary channel builds of the next version of Microsoft Edge, which is based on the Chromium open source project. The company last year revealed that it was reworking its Edge browser to be based on Chromium. Now […]

  • Report: Apple Is Gearing Up to Debut Mini-LED Display Tech

    By John P. Mello Jr. Apr 10, 2019 10:02 AM PT Apple plans to introduce a number of new products in the next two years that will sport a new display technology, according to master Apple watcher Ming-Chi Kuo of TF International Securities. Based on Kuo’s predictions, which were reported widely on Tuesday, Apple will […]

  • Should cyber-security be more chameleon, less rhino?

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Do we need to rethink our approach to cybersecurity? Billions are being lost to cyber-crime each year, and the problem seems to be getting worse. So could we ever create unhackable computers beyond the reach of criminals and spies? Israeli researchers are coming up with some interesting solutions. The […]