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  How does CSDN dare to use plain text as password?


Recently, the China's largest Chinese IT community website named CSDN leaked its user's account information. Later today CSDN made an announcements to its users on their website. The announcement said that some user account information was leaked and the passwords of the accounts were stored as plain text in their database before 2009, and after 2009, they adopted an encryption algorithm to encrypt user password. They urged all users who registered the account before 2009 to change their passwor...

   Security,Information leak,CSDN,Plain text     2011-12-22 09:10:01


  Top 20 programming languages in April 2011


Next picture shows the Top 20 programming languages in April 2011 from TIOBE. From the picture, we can find the most popular programming languages are the different representatives of programming language styles. And some of them are popular because the platforms which use this programming language is very popular.For example C#, because of Microsoft, this language is used in .Net platform. Many users are using this programming language.Also, Java, C and C+ are the top 3 languages in he world. T...

   TIOBE,Ranking,Programming language. C,C+     2011-04-05 14:20:03


  GitHub is to raise fund


Popular social coding and code hosting site GitHub is close to make an fund raising agreement with venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. After this round of fund raising, GitHub's market value will be around $500-800million.GitHub is a very popular social coding website, the major clients are programmers from big IT companies. Recently, GitHub even becomes a platform for some big companies to recruit new programmers, some HR managers are more willing to read applicant's GitHun profile instea...

   GitHub,Fund raising,Socail coding     2012-05-22 05:22:55


  Microsoft is to release Office for iPad and Android


Microsoft plans to release Office series software on iPad and Android based tablets this November. This application's loading screen shows "Office for iOS" on iPad, this may indicate that it may also be compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch. The Office series software will also be available on Android at the same time. Some details about this application are still unknown, such as price and features. Last November there was news showed that Microsoft was developing Office for iOS. Micr...

   Microsoft,iPad,Office,Android,iOS     2012-05-24 03:33:28


  UC browser won Readers' Choice Award


China's leading mobile Internet software technology and application service provider UC excellent, its flagship product, UC browser, following the 2011 recommended by the world's leading classified information site About.com named the Readers' Choice Award in best mobile browser category, is once again awarded by About.com as Reader's Choice Award in Best Android Browser category. UC browser comes out on top in the About.com selection in two consecutive years.About.com, a part of The New York T...

   UC,About.com,Readers' Choice Aeard,2012     2012-04-03 08:08:03


  Today in history : Steve Wozniak invented Apple I in 1975


The original Apple Computer, also known retroactively as the Apple I, or Apple-1, is a personal computer invented by Steve Wozniak ion 29th June, 1975. Wozniak's friend Steve Jobs had the idea of selling the computer. Features:CPU : MCStek 6502CPU Speed : 1MHzBus Speed : 1MHzMemory : 8KbResolution : 60.05 Hz, 40*24 charactersPower : 58WPrice : $666.66The Apple I went on sale in July 1976 at a price of US$666.66, because Wozniak "liked repeating digits" and because they originally sold it to a lo...

   Apple I,History,Steve Wozniak     2012-06-29 06:00:08


  Symbian is dead


Although Nokia has repeatedly indicated that it will give up Symbian, but no one thought their actions would be so fast. This morning, some people from Nokia Italy said Symbian's life will be ended prematurely. The source revealed some information of Symbian's future.  The Nokia 808 will be equipped with the Symbian Belle FP1 system, Nokia will soon provide updates to this hand phone with Symbian Belle FP2, the platform will no longer receive any updates there after..Of course, this also me...

   Nokia,Symbian,Death     2012-05-24 04:57:16


  Global web browser market share statistic in June


The war among the leading web browsers is still on after Google Chrome took over IE as the No.1 web browser last month. Let's take a look at the market share for different web browsers in June 2012.According to statCounter.  Chrome still remains at the No. 1 position and its market share is continuously increasing. Its market share increases by 0.28% from 32.43% in May to 32.71% in June. While for IE, eve. though it lost its No. 1 position to Chrome last month, its market share still...

   Web browser, Market share,June,2012     2012-07-02 06:08:17


  30 minutes to fix Java vulnerability


On September 25, Adam Gowdiak from the Polish security consulting firm Security Explorations submitted a Java security vulnerability to Oracle and provided a proof-of-concept. The vulnerability exists in Java 5 6,7, once the user accesses hosted malware site, an attacker can remotely control the infected machine.Gowdiak later got in touch again with Oracle and got the response that the fix has reached the final stage. He can expect the patch in four months later. He eventually unbearable Oracle'...

   Java, Vulnerability,Fix     2012-10-29 11:53:43


  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