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  Sony is to release PlayStation4 in 2015


According to Japanese media, Sony may release its flagship game console PlayStation 4 in the Christmas 2013, codenamed Orbis, As the source of the message is very reliable, so the possibility of a new generation of Sony PlayStation 4 game console to the market next year is still quite large. Sony has registered the Orbis domain name, but people are still unable to obtain relevant news on the Orbis website. The release plan on the Sony PlayStation4 game console will be officially launched this s...

   Sont,PS4,PlayStation,High resolution     2012-04-04 08:44:13


  Silicon Valley engineers have something to say about work from home


Quitting from Google and joined Yahoo which was thought as a declining giant, Marissa Mayer has been trying to prove that she has the ability to lead this Internet giant to reverse the decline. In order to boost the low morale of the employees, Meyer tried to transplant Google's work culture to Yahoo with office decoration, free lunch and issuance of smart phones, these generous measures let her win the applause of the Silicon Valley.But a recent ban issued by Meyer has attracted a lot of contro...

   Work from home,Yahoo, Marissa Mayer     2013-03-07 02:39:23


  Steve Ballmer will retire from Microsoft within one year


Microsoft today announced on its official website that CEO Steve Ballmer will retire from Microsoft with 12 months. But he will remain as the CEO until the successor is named. Steve Ballmer commented on his retirement as : There is never a perfect time for this type of transition, but now is the right time, We have embarked on a new strategy with a new organization and we have an amazing Senior Leadership Team. My original thoughts on timing would have had my retirement happen in the middle of...

   Microsoft,CEO,Retirement     2013-08-23 08:34:10


  There is no privacy in front of Facebook Home


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the release of Facebook Home application. It will be available for Android users on 12th April. But there is one thing to be noted. What's about our privacy? Facebook is questioned by public about its privacy issues. Facebook Home is deeply integrated with Android and has fully control of the entry of user. This makes people who care about privacy alert. The editor of Gigaom Malik expressed his own worries in one article. Here is what he wrote: The new Hom...

   Facebook Home,Privacy     2013-04-05 10:51:46


  Do American teenagers hate Facebook?


PewInternet released latest survey report about Internet and life. The report shows that Facebook is still the favorite social network of American teenagers, but it's also the most criticized one. Although some people enjoyed staying on Facebook, most people are complaining that there are more and more adult contents and negative social interactions on Facebook. The key findings are: Teens are sharing more information about themselves on social media sites than they did in the past. Teen Twitte...

   American teenage,Facebook,Survey     2013-05-26 10:37:40


  Emotion analysis on Twitter for past 5 years


Emotion analysis is a new research direction in computer science in these years, what it does is expressing emotions and feelings of people with data. The means to do emotion analysis include natural language processing, statistical and signal processing. The platforms which are most suitable for emotion analysis are also microblogging like social networking platform, Twitter is one good example.Computing Laboratory of the University of Vermont project Hedonometer conducted emotion analysis for...

   Emotion analysisTwitter,Hedonometer,happiness     2013-05-08 06:17:25


  HTML Email Guide


Many of us may subscribe to some newsletters to get update about their site or information about a topic such as JavaScript Weekly, we may receive an email every week or every month to know what's happening there. The email we receive is just a simple HTML page but with an Email format called HTML Email. It seems it's simple to write this kind of HTML Email. But the thing is it's not so easy. It takes much effort by just designing an Email template. Whether the HTML Email can be displayed norm...

   HTML Email,Guide     2013-06-16 03:38:36


  New features in PHP 5.5


Just a few days ago, the PHP official website was redesigned. It seems we directly go from Web 1.0 era to Web 2.0 era. In addition to this new change, PHP 5.5 was also released. Some new features are added in this release. Here we summarize some of them. Enable OPCache by default When installing PHP 5.5, the Zend OPCache will be compiled as OPCache by default and OPCache is enabled by default. Some changes to the language itself Add Generator function getLinesFromFile($fileName) { if (!$file...

   PHP 5.5,New features,Generator     2013-07-05 03:13:22


  How does computer boot up?


The whole boot process of computer can be summarized in 4 phases. 1. BIOS In the 70's  read-only memory(ROM) was invented. The boot program is written into ROM, the first thing the computer does is to read and execute this program when it's powered on. The program in this chip is called "Basic Input/Output System" (BIOS). 1.1 Power-On Self-Test The BIOS will first check whether the computer hardware can fulfill the basic conditions for booting up, this process is called Power-On Self-Test...

   Computer, boot, partition     2013-02-23 23:19:47


  What happens on the Internet in one minute?


In one minute, 216,000 images are shared on Instagram, $83,000 sales happen on Amazon, 1.8 million Likes are clicked on Facebook, also 72 hours videos are uploaded to YouTube. This image is from Omee and it shows us what happens on the Internet in one minute. For example, how many Tweets are posted, how many pictures are viewed, how many minutes communication through Skype. The data on the graph is from PC Mag, Business Insider and other websites. In one minute, 2 million searches on Google, 70...

   Infographic,60 seconds,Internet     2013-08-01 06:47:51