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  2013 Google Code Jam is around the corner

According to Google Code Jam, the registration time of Google Code Jam 2013 will start on 12th March, and the deadline for registration will be 14th April 00:00UTC. This year the champion will get $15,000. Besides the prize and title, the champion will be enrolled in the qualification round in 2014 directly. Since 2003, Google Code Jam attracted many professional and students to solve the hardest algorithm problems in the world. Last year, there were over 35000 programmers participated in this c...

   Google,Code Jam 2013     2013-03-13 05:48:24

  Office 2013 RT for Windows RT tablets may rule out macros and VBA

Office 2013 RT is the office suite optimized for Windows RT system running on ARM tablet PC, Microsoft plans to release a preview version later this year. However, according to TheVerge, Microsoft may remove some features in this version of the Office suite.The so-called optimization, certainly require some changes to Office based on ARM tablet architecture. To remove some features may be because of battery life and machine reliability considerations. Macrso, third-party add-ons, and VBA will be...

   Office 2013,Macro,Window RT     2012-08-07 14:17:53

  Read 10 new books from O'Reilly for free

Recently O'Reilly provided free access to some books. Some of them are even in early release status. Here we recommend 10 of them. 1、Mastering Perl 2、Git Pocket Guide 3、Vagrant: Up and Running 4、High Performance Browser Networking 5、802.11ac: A Survival Guide 6、Test-Driven Development with Python 7、Interactive Data Visualization for the Web 8、HTML5 Canvas 9、Programming JavaScript Applications 10、Agile Data Source :

   O'Reilly,Free book,Early release     2013-07-03 07:56:20

  China has 591 million netizens now

CNNIC(China Internet Network Information Center() released its 32nd research report on Internet usage in China on July 17 Beijing Time. According to the report, China has 591 million netizens until June 2013, among them 464 million are phone Internet users. Chinese netizens surf the Internet 21.7 hours a week. The report shows that China's netizens reached 591 million as of the end of June 2013,  an increase of 26.56 million people compared to the end of 2012. Internet coverage rate is 44...

   CNNICInternet usage     2013-07-18 02:27:52

  Qihoo 360 confirms the cooperation with Google

Affected by the news that Qihoo 360 would cooperate with Google, Qihoo 360 and Baidu are treated differently in capital market at the beginning of 2013. Analysts have high expectations on Qihoo 360 and increase its performance expectations for fiscal year 2013, while Baidu suffered price target downgrades.According to Sina technology news, Qihoo 360 confirmed this news to ZDNet, but they refused to disclose more details. According to Qihoo 360, there is some kind of cooperation existed between ...

   Qihoo 360, Google, Search, Baidu     2013-01-04 12:06:17

  Google completes acquisition of Waze

Yesterday there was news about Google's acquisition of Waze with 1.3 billion US dollars. Today Google officially released news that they had completed the acquisition of Waze. However the price is not unveiled. Google said on its official blog : The Waze product development team will remain in Israel and operate separately for now. We’re excited about the prospect of enhancing Google Maps with some of the traffic update features provided by Waze and enhancing Waze with Google’s searc...

   Google,Waze,Acquisition     2013-06-11 13:02:42

  Skype wins its position in Windows 8.1

According to The Verge, Skype finally wins its position in Windows 8.1 after acquired by Microsoft. Microsoft will drop the existing communications applications on existing Windows and replace it with Skype. Skype and Windows 8.1 will be more closely associated and this is what Microsoft expects. On Windows 8.1, users can still use Skype for voice or video calls even it's in lock screen mode.In February, Microsoft announced that Windows Live Messenger users would be forced to upgrade to Skype, ...

   Skype,Windows 8.1,Build 2013     2013-06-27 23:49:13

  jQuery 2.0 will drop support for some IE6/7/8 oddities

jQuery official website releases its road map for the future jQuery development. This road map reveals that jQuery 1.8 will be released within a month and other consecutive versions will follow the following release plan:jQuery 1.9 (early 2013): many of the interfaces already deprecated in version 1.8 will be removed; some of them will be available as plugins or alternative APIs supported by the jQuery project. IE 6/7/8 will be supported as today.jQuery 1.9.x (ongoing in 2013 and beyond): This v...

   jQuery 2.0,jQuery,IE support     2012-06-29 05:20:27

  Samijyon : A tablet from North Korea

According to Sina Tech, North Korea Tech posted an article about Samijyon. Samijyon is a model of Android  tablet manufactured by North Korea. You can buy it with $200 in North Korea. Smajiyon's hardware configuration is as good as Samsung and Apple, but it doesn't allow WiFi connection and ordinary North Koreans cannot connect to Internet as well, users can only connect to domestic network of North Korea. On this tablet, there are no built-in Google apps such as Gmail and Google Play. But...

   Samijyon,North Korea,Tablet     2013-08-03 22:01:35

  Are you ready for Facebook's phone?

According  to Sina Tech, Facebook will announce its own phone today in US. They will also release its new Android application. The Facebook phone is manufactured by HTC, the model will be HTC First. This will be a deeply customized Facebook phone, some IT professionals think this phone's name is very similar to HTC's flag model HTC One. This phone may provide a home screen application named Facebook Home. Facebook Home adopts the minimization design, it can display photos in full screen. T...

   Facebook phone,HTC,Facebook Home     2013-04-04 07:01:12