Ask.fm, a social network startup built around a Q&A format which has a predominantly teenage user-base, has announced changes to its safety policy after completing an internal audit of its procedures. This follows heightened concerns about bullying on the site, following the suicide of U.K. teenager Hannah Smith earlier this month.
I know it's like an old debate but is there a way to get MagicJack to work in Ubuntu 9.10? Virtualbox, VMware, and Wine don't work for it so is there a user-made driver I can download or a free alternative service that can use the device? Our house phone runs off of it in Vista but since I prefer Linux I'm being pressured to make it work.
Mandriva’s financial troubles are no mystery to anyone following open-source software. The company behind one of the most popular Linux distributions has been struggling to stay afloat. At one point, it seemed like the only way out was to sell the company, but now it looks like it may have come up with a solution that doesn’t involve a...
Bazaarvoice just announced that it’s selling PowerReviews for $30 million in cash.
The news comes after an acquisition deal in 2012, followed by an antitrust suit in which the US Justice Department argued that by bringing together two major consumer review sites in one company, the acquisition would reduce competition.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has revealed that U.S. government intelligence agencies spied on NGOs and human rights organizations such as Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch as part of its dragnet mass surveillance programs. Read More
Times are tough at Sharp and the 100-year old company is desperate to turn things around. A Japanese news outlet revealed yesterday that massive layoffs are looming, and Sharp plans to relieve itself of several overseas ventures and manufacturing facilities.
Reuters is reporting that part of the plan could be to shrink its solar panel business, closing assembly units in the US and Europe.
A former senior sales consultant who worked in for IBM in Melbourne has filed a $1.1 million lawsuit against the technology giant for sexual harassment, unlawful discrimination and bullying, noting she feels "worthless" after an alleged ordeal at the company she had formerly put on a "pedestal".