News and Events

How Our Relationship with the Internet has Changed in the Last 20 Years

With more than 1 billion websites online, it is fair to say the internet has transformed the daily lives of people across the world. It now impacts almost every aspect of a person’s life. Find out how our relationship with the internet has changed in the last 20 years. Fast Adoption On…

How China Is Changing Internet

In China, a sheltered internet has given rise to a new breed of app, and American companies are taking notice. What was once known as the land of cheap rip-offs may now offer a glimpse at the future.     Source: The New York Times

A Christmas Easter Egg in New Google Maps

Google Maps Easter Egg for Christmas Today the Pegman icon from the new Google Maps looks different: it now wears a Santa hat as long as classic Google Maps still has the standard icon.     If you are curious about the 200 outfits created when Pegman was added to the new Google…

Google Officially Buys Waze

Today Google announced it had acquired Waze. Brian McClendon, said Waze product development would remain in Israel as a separate team, 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 search capabilities” McClendon said. The deal was worth $1…

WWDC 2013 - Apple presents new iOS 7, OSX, And More

Today at its WWDC event in San Francisco, Apple made several key product announcements, they previewed an updated Mac Pro line of desktop computers. The device is cylindrical in shape. The new models will support up to a 12 core Xeon processor from Intel, while its DDR RAM will run…

Thousands of Tumblr blogs migrate to Wordpress after Yahoo deal

It's official: Yahoo have purchased blogging giant Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash, of which CEO David Karp will receive $250 million. Yahoo has gone through a spate of purchasing hot startups recently, such as GoPollGo and Summly, but none of the acquisitions have been on the scale of Tumblr.  And it would seem that…

Programming

The HTML5 Quick Learning Guide

HTML5 syntax is compatible with both HTML4 and XHTML1. Want to close empty elements with a slash? Go for it.…

How to Create a Password Strength Indicator With jQuery

If you are building a system that allows the users to login in, then it is always a good idea…

21 PHP Libraries You Should Know About

The aim of the Standard PHP Library-or SPL is to provide a standard library of interfaces which allows developers to…

How to Retrieve Twitter Timeline and Hashtags in PHP

How to Retrieve Twitter Timeline and Hashtags in PHP (Twitter OAuth API 1.1) So, here we offer a guide that explains…

Servers

Install Java in Ubuntu 16.04

Java and the JVM (Java's virtual machine) are widely used and required for many kinds of software. This article will…

How to install and setup Varnish in Ubuntu 16.04

One of the problems with running a site with many users is that the constant requests for dynamic content can…

Install HHVM + Nginx on Ubuntu 14.04

  The LEMHH software stack is a group of software that can be used to serve dynamic web pages and web…

Display Linux TCP / UDP Network and Socket Information with the 'ss' command

The ss command is used to show socket statistics. It can display stats for PACKET sockets, TCP sockets, UDP sockets,…

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