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Google publishes documentation explaining the Fuchsia Operating System

You’ve probably seen mentions of the Fuchsia operating system here and there since it has been in development for almost 2 years. It’s Google’s not-so-secretive operating system which many speculate will eventually replace Android. We’ve seen it grow from a barely functional mock-up UI in an app form to a

The importance of web design and SEO for starting an ecommerce business

Web design and SEO… These are topics that keep web developers, search engine marketers, and web entrepreneurs up at night. Irrespective of your chosen niche, the success of your website, any website, depends on the number of visitors it gets on a daily basis. It’s a simple

IS IT TIME TO RETHINK THE OPERATING SYSTEM?

As someone who has been working in IT in one way or another for most of my life, I have had the chance to see firsthand just how much the concept of an operating system has evolved over the last 30-plus years. Today’s operating systems barely even

The low-paid workers cleaning up the worst horrors of the internet

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Essential gadgets for the wildlife enthusiast

Bushnell 10×42 Legend M Series binoculars Whether you are trying to focus on a tiny minivet in the undergrowth, or a big cat lazing by a waterhole, good binoculars are essential. These ones from Bushnell are top-of-the-class. They are also waterproof (including the lenses). At 10x42mm, you get

This Chinese journalist’s priceless eye-roll has taken the Internet by storm – and now she’s social media’s latest accidental celebrity

An exasperated journalist unknowingly stole the show when her eye-rolling at a fellow reporter was broadcasted live and went viral on social media. A seemingly trivial moment during a media conference of the 13th National People’s Congress has shown that actions indeed speak louder than words after

CRYSTAL HAIR’ IS THE LATEST COLOUR TREND TO CATCH THE INTERNET’S ATTENTION

Once upon a time, we thought that hair came in a variation of about, umm… five shades: blonde, brunette, black, red and grey. Oh, how wrong we were! With the help of the internet — specifically Instagram and Pinterest — a whole new world of hair colours has opened

The Latest: Sri Lanka orders social media networks blocked

The Latest on religious violence in Sri Lanka (all times local): 2:30 p.m. An internet company official says the government has ordered popular social media networks blocked across a swathe of central Sri Lanka in an attempt to stop the spread of religious violence. The official, speaking on condition

SPEND THE WEEKEND LEARNING CODING, WEB DESIGN, OR EVEN A NEW LANGUAGE

Whatever plans you have for this weekend, cancel them immediately, because Udemy is running another sale on game development courses. OK, that might be a little extreme, so maybe you could enhance your weekend plans by sitting down and learning how to code, build a website, or even start

How social media impacts athletes at the Olympics

Nicole W. Forrester, Assistant Professor, School of Media, Ryerson University There has always been a symbiotic relationship between media, sports and athletes. Sports provides content for media, which in turn promotes the performances of athletes. But the advent of social media has disrupted this traditional connection. Rather than