Tag Archives: mobile applications

​California’s smartphone kill-switch bill flops in the state senate

US carriers can all collectively breathe a sigh of relief today: California's mobile kill-switch bill is dead, at least for now. The would have required all smartphones sold in the state to include a remote-kill feature designed to render stolen...

Smart animation explains how tsunamis form and why they’re so scary

Smart animation explains how tsunamis form and why they're so scary

Waves come from the wind so tsunamis, which are basically bigger waves, must come from more wind, right? Not exactly. This cute animation explains that though normal waves are formed from above, tsunamis come from below from volcanic eruptions, landslides and earthquakes. They're the real monsters of the sea.

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eBay’s new mobile apps are all about you, borrow some Pinterest looks

eBay's mobile apps just got a little more personal. The company refreshed its offerings for the iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone 8 today, unveiling a new look for the apps that's customized to your habits. The highlight of the update is a new...

100-year-old people give you the best advice you will ever get

100-year-old people give you the best advice you will ever get

It may just be a Dodge ad celebrating 100 years of the company but, when 106-year-old Ethel Preston and her cronies look you in the eye and say you should do whatever the hell you want to do, you can tell they really mean it. Life is too damn short, even when you get to be one hundred years old. "Be a bad boy!" Indeed Ethel, indeed.

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DailyDirt: There Will Be Blood… And DNA And Stem Cells

Biotechnology takes time to grow and develop new stuff, but every so often, there's a big leap. And then it still takes time to verify results and perform rigorous double blind medical studies. Science fiction and CSI TV shows make it seem like we'll be re-growing body parts and curing every disease before the next commercial break. Unfortunately, biology rarely moves that fast. Here are just a few cool biotech projects that won't be available at your local drug store anytime soon, but these sci-fi-sounding projects are closer to reality now. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.

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FTC: State bans on Tesla’s direct sales model are hurting competition

Tesla has just gained a valuable ally in its battle to sell cars directly to customers: the Federal Trade Commission. The regulator now argues that state bans on direct sales are "protectionist," propping up the traditional dealership business model...

VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi-5.5.0-20131201001s-no-tools (2063969)

  Profile Name ESXi-5.5.0-20131201001s-no-tools Build For build information, see KB 2063795. Vendor VMware, Inc. Release Date December 22, 2013 Acceptance Level PartnerSupported... Published: 4/23/14

VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch Release ESXi550-201404001 (2076120)

Release Date: April 19, 2014 Download Filename: ESXi550-201404001.zip   Build: 1746018   Download Size: 333.0 MB md5sum: 3452dd2defb39d937e47d993911f9159   sha1checksum:... Published: 4/23/14

Trending Issues: System Management problems with ESXi/vCenter Server (2045393)

When you experience an issue where you are unable to perform maintenance on an ESXi host,  migrate your virtual machines, or manage your environment with vCenter Server or... Published: 4/23/14

Trending Issues: System Management problems with VMware View (2051281)

When you experience an issue where you are unable to perform maintenance on a VMware View environment,  migrate your View Desktops, or manage your environment with vCenter Server,... Published: 4/23/14

Trending Issues: Installation problems with ESX/ESXi (2045134)

When you experience an issue where you are unable to install ESX/ESXi on to your host, or you are having trouble upgrading ESX/ESXi, this is defined as an Installation issue by VMware.... Published: 4/23/14

Incident IS5781

Service: Identity Service
Incident Type: Sign-In
Status: Post-incident report published
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