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  Facebook open sources its C++ library named Folly


Recently, Facebook open sourced its low level C++ function library for its internal use named Folly. Folly is an open sourced C++11 component library, it provides functions similar to what boost and std libraries provide, including string, vector and memory allocation, bit operation etc, to fulfill large scale high performance requirements.Currently Folly is tested with gcc4.6 on some 64 bit systems such as Fedora 17, Ubuntu 12.04 and Debian wheezy, it may also be OK on other 64 bit platforms wi...

   Facebook,Folly,C++,open source     2012-06-05 08:31:12


  Google CEO Sundar Pichai : Google is open to return to China


At the Code Conference on Wednesday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai expressed his thought on Google's position in China. He expressed the openness of Google to return to China. "Google is in China....But Google Search is not there in China...But personally for me, I care about serving users globally in every corner. I always thought Google is for everyone, that applies to China, too. So wherever possible, we want to be in China to serve Chinese users....If we do it in a right and thoug...

   GOOGLE,CHINA,SUNDAR PICHAI,CODE CONFERENCE     2016-06-02 01:09:21


  Alibaba launches NASA program


On March 9, the China E-Commerce giant Alibaba held its first internal tech conference in its headquarter Hangzhou. During this conference, Jack Ma, Alibaba founder, announced a new program code named "NASA" which aims to build up technologies serving 2 billion people in next 20 years by forming independent and powerful R&D department. On March 13, Alibaba formerly announced this program to the public. The research area of this program would include machine learning, chi...

   ALIBABA,NASA,CHINA,NEWS     2017-03-13 11:32:22


  Windows 8 will be on sale on 26th October


Microsoft announced that they would start to sell Windows 8 on 26th October. Earlier this month at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft promised that they would release Windows 8 in this October.Steven Sinofsky, Windows department manager, announced this news in Microsoft's yearly sales conference. He mentioned that the next generation Windows operating system would be on sale on the Friday 3 months later. But he didn't mention whether Surface would be released at the same time....

   Windows 8, Release date, Sale date,Surface     2012-07-19 10:38:51


  Motorola : A Google company


According to Sina Tech, Motorola Mobility has changed its company logo this week. The new logo comes with new graphic design and new font design. The new logo still has the 'M' badge and "MOTOROLA". However, the color of the 'M' badge changes from the old white to the new gray and the outer ring color also changes from red to multi-color. It is more like the Google logo's color scheme. At the same time, the "MOTOROLA" string on the logo also changes from upper case letters to lower case letters...

   Motorola Mobility,Logo,Google     2013-06-26 11:40:02


  Jelly Bean distribution reaches 0.8% in all Android distributions


Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) is a surprise Google I/O conference bringing to us. After three weeks, Google official statistics said Jelly Bean distribution had reached 0.8% in all Android distributions.The latest Android ecosystem data shows Jelly Bean has a very good start, HSPA+ version of Galaxy Nexus can upgrade the system to Android 4.1(Jelly Bean) began in early July. The Ice Cream Sandwich system distribution rose to 15.8% from 10.9%, it became the second largest system version  followin...

   Jelly Bean,Distribution,Share     2012-08-03 15:11:27


  Some famous product release venues


About product release conference, you must remember Apple Worldwide Developers Conference(WWDC), right? But do you remember where the conference is held? Actually, when companies release new products, they will hold some kind of conferences or sessions to introduce their products. But does anyone know what are the places where these conferences are held? Here geekpark summarized some product release places for us. 1. Moscone West Convention Center Moscone West Convention Center is the biggest co...

   Conference, Place,Product release     2012-10-11 20:32:22


  JavaScript: It's a Language, Not a Community


There's nothing like jsconf for bringing out the meta! Since the conference ended two blog posts have created a lot of buzz, at least within my own twitter bubble. First, Rebecca Murphey's JavaScript: It's a Language, Not a Religion. I take Rebecca's post as a cautionary tale about the dangers of hero-worship and the tendency to assume that the people we respect in one sphere share our views in other spheres. I bring it up here not because I want to discuss the content of her post but b...

   JavaScript,Language,Community     2012-04-07 10:37:40


  WeChat owns 70 million users now out of China


According to 36 Kr, on this year's Tencent Partner Conference, Tencent president Zhiping Liu announced that WeChat had more than 70 million users out of China, it entered Malaysia, Thailand, India, Indonesia, the Middle East, Mexico and other countries. And it has become the No.1 IM app in Mexico .While in early April, WeChat had only 40 million users abroad. In just three months, 30 million news users started to use WeChat.Tencent spares no effort to promote WeChat to the international market. ...

   WeChat,Internationalization,China,Tencent     2013-07-03 03:09:34


  Windows 8 will support more development languages


Windows OS already supports many development languages, including C++, JavaScript/HTML5, iVisual Basic, Visual C# and XAML. However, Microsoft is trying to add more development language supports in the next-generation PC operating system Windows 8. Microsoft revealed that they would support more development languages for Windows 8 app development at the Lang.Next Conference this week.Microsoft development manager and chief executive Martyn Lovell, claimed that "I hope the developers can create a...

   Window 8,Development languages,Lang.Next     2012-04-05 06:03:23