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Microsoft offers preview of real-time translation service for Skype

L'Inq - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 3:11pm

Promises super great fun time. Much destiny hippos.


AMD's Windows Catalyst Driver Remains Largely Faster Than Linux Drivers

Phoronix - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 3:00pm
With last week having delivered our latest Linux vs. Windows NVIDIA benchmarks where we found that the NVIDIA Linux driver can outperform the Windows 8.1 driver with OpenGL workloads, the tables have turned to looking at the AMD Windows vs. Linux performance using the latest code. In this Ubuntu 14.10 vs. Windows 8.1 comparison, the open-source Radeon driver on Linux is also being tested against the Catalyst drivers.

Canonical Developing LXD As A New Linux Hypervisor

Phoronix - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 2:58pm
Canonical's latest effort for pushing Ubuntu further in the cloud and within enterprises is LXD, a new high-performance hypervisor derived from the concepts of LXC...

iBail: <i>American Psycho</i> actor Christian Bale rejects Steve Jobs role

El Reg - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 2:58pm
iWould rather play a rubber-clad superhero

Batman Begins actor Christian Bale has declined the opportunity to channel the spirit of Steve Jobs and will no longer star in a biopic about the erstwhile Apple supremo.…

Intel extends its fanless Core M mobile chip range

L'Inq - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 2:45pm

Claims 2.9GHz Turbo Boost at 4.5W TDP


Having a Web Summit? Get some decent Wi-Fi!

El Reg - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 2:28pm
Embarrassing outage as 22,000 people arrive at tech conference

Web Summit  It’s never a good thing for conference organisers when their Wi-Fi goes down – but it’s even worse when you’re positioning yourself as the première European tech conference of the year, Web Summit.…

Hold onto your hats and follow the BYOD generation

El Reg - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 2:23pm
Resistance is futile

A recent survey has suggested that young people would be willing to accept lower pay as long as they could use their own mobile devices in the workplace…

D-Link announces myDLink Home Smart devices

L'Inq - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 2:20pm

Turn your lamps on from Lisbon and your music from Milan


Acer Aspire Switch 12 with Intel Core M chip will be available in December

L'Inq - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 2:09pm

Windows 8.1 convertible can transform into five different modes


Amazon is the leering monolith in the cloudy room – OpenStack boss

El Reg - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 2:01pm
Azure and Google don't even qualify as scary, apparently

The COO of the OpenStack Foundation took aim at Amazon as “the monolith in the room” today, before claiming its power to dominate the future of the cloud was already on the wane.…

Google stops production of the Nexus 5

L'Inq - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 1:45pm

But the Nexus 6 is still not available in the UK


Improving JavaScript: Google throws AtScript into the mix

El Reg - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 1:32pm
Better JavaScript ... even works with Microsoft's TypeScript

Google’s Miško Hevery, co-inventor of the popular AngularJS framework, has announced a new project to improve JavaScript by adding type annotations and other features.…

Why government is finally learning the lessons of the private sector

Thinq - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 1:22pm

ITProPortal spoke to Julia Glidden, founder and president of 21c Consultancy about how government is finally learning the lessons that the private sector has learnt from the new digital age.

Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/11/04/why-government-is-finally-learning-the-lessons-of-the-private-sector/

Intel Has More Graphics Changes Ready For Linux 3.19

Phoronix - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 1:15pm
Daniel Vetter has sent in his latest drm-intel-next pull request for DRM graphics driver code targeting the Linux 3.19 kernel...

Red Hat releases Cloud Infrastructure 5 for OpenStack

L'Inq - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 1:10pm

Adds Satellite 6 lifecycle management tool into the mix


openSUSE 13.2 Officially Released, Uses Btrfs As Default

Phoronix - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 1:01pm
After one year of development and a change in their development practices, openSUSE 13.2 was officially released this morning...

How Hollywood film-makers wove proper physics into <i>Interstellar</i>

El Reg - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 12:56pm
Nolan: 'Extremely spectacular algorithms'

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero Edition could explain empty desks

L'Inq - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 12:56pm

Activision has big plans for latest game


Raj Samani: The Director’s Cut

El Reg - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 12:44pm
A security expert's tale

Regcast after dark  After our recent Regcast in which Raj Samani of McAfee's Intel Security scared us to death about security threats businesses are facing (before showing us how automating our security systems means we’re not doomed if we do the right thing), we got the sense he had more to say.…

iPad Pro price, release date and rumours

L'Inq - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 12:38pm

Everything you need to know about Apple's first business-focused tablet