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  Stanford Computer Science '10-'11 Salary Survey Results


CS/EE UndergradsData: I received 140 responses which described 360 job offers. 95% of the job offers were primarily located in the Bay Area, 5% were from the Midwest and East Coast. 10% of the job offers were from start-ups.Salary offers ranged from $64,400 to $100,000. The average salary offer was $79,914. The median salary offer was $ 82,200.About 70% of students were offered stock options. About 80% of students were offered signing bonuses. And about 60% were offered relocation assistan...

   Stanford,Computer science,Salary,Survey     2011-12-25 00:54:41


  Galaxy S III will be released today at London


At 19:00 May 3 (London time), Samsung will release its next-generation flagship mobile phone products GALAXY, SIII in London, England. This latest Samsung mobile phone will have a quad-core processor, with blue and white two colors and screen size of more than 4.65 inch (there is news that the size will be up to 4.8 inch).Europe's largest mobile phone retailer CarphoneWarehouse confirms the new Galaxy phone does have blue and two different colors.Quad-Core CPUCeramic casingPhone screen p...

   Samsung,S III,release,London     2012-05-03 05:44:16


  Google to build Google Babble to unify all its chat tools


--Note : Image is from www.36kr.com If Google Talk / Hangout / Voice / Messenger are put  together, what will you find?They are all chat tools launched by Google, but with careful comparison, you will find that the difference between them is not very big. The useful tools are Google Talk and Google+, but both of them needs to be improve their user experience.According to Geek.com, Google is planning to launch a chat application Google Babble which will integrate all its chat tools and serv...

   Google Babble,Chat tool     2013-03-19 13:02:47


  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


  What can .htaccess file do?


A .htaccess file is a directory-level configuration file supported by several web servers, that allows for decentralized management of web server configuration. What can a .htaccess file do? We summarized some of them here.  Hope it may help you. 1. Timezone settingSometimes when you use date() or mktime() functions in PHP, , it may display some weird information because of the timezone difference. For example, one possible warning is :Warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the syste...

   .htaccess,setting,tip     2012-06-15 06:39:39


  Microsoft is to promote 80-inch Win8 Tablet PC


Microsoft VP Frank Shaw told Wired that Microsoft is going to offer 80-Inch Windows 8 Tablets PC. He said that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has one such tablet PC, “Steve Ballmer has an 80-inch Windows 8 tablet in his office. He’s got rid of his phone, he’s got rid of his note paper. It’s touch-enabled and it’s hung on his wall.”He mentioned the display screen of the 80-inch Windows 8 tablet PC will not be made by Sharp. Earlier this year, at the CES in Las Vegas, Sharp showed an 80-i...

   tablet pc,Window 8,80-inch,Microsoft     2012-05-28 06:05:33


  Samsung will build its own mobile browser


According to the Korean IT News, Samsung is developing its own brand mobile browser based on WebKit, make its the default browser for future Gaxlaxy products.Samsung has posted recruitment advertisements for recruiting Webkit developers in its Advanced Software Platform Lab located in the Silicon Valley. Webkit is an open-source browser engine, Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome are based on this open source engine.For many users, the phone's built-in default browser is still the most used, so S...

   Samsung,Browser,Webkit     2012-09-24 22:32:00


  Making Your Tech Conference Presentation, and Experience, Not Suck


Tech conferences are incredibly expensive, and not just in dollars. Even free conferences like BarCamps incur the expense of the attendee’s time. Taking time off from work or family is a hassle at the very least, and it’s time that isn’t billable. The draw of the conference boils down to those 45 minute sessions, and speaker and attendee alike should make the most of it. Speakers often start off by wasting time. They front-load the presentation with worthless information. If you are a...

   Soft skill,Tech presentation,Advice,Highlight     2011-12-20 08:50:00


  Opinion: Top 5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Started My Own Business


1. However much money you think you'll need to start a business, you should take that number and double it I thought I had strategically planned every penny when I first started, but I had no idea that there would be so many unanticipated costs. Since we have a home office, I use temporary commercial office space and conference solutions for meetings and demonstrations. We always like to buy lunch for our clients, and we like them to lunch well. By the time everything is factored in, depen...

   startup,own ownership,business,care     2011-08-22 12:10:18


  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