Amazon Web Services (AWS) added support today for a browser specification that defines ways for apps to allow resources to be accessed by web pages from different domains. The practice is called Cross Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) and has been requested by AWS users for the past few years.
With social networking having permeated the way we look for jobs, share photos and music, and discover news, a startup named Lore is on a mission to do the same for higher education, and potentially re-shape the way teachers and students communicate. Formerly known as CourseKit, the Thiel and Founder’s
We’ve been using the Tweetbot for Mac alpha for several weeks now. It’s about time that a more polished beta version arrive, we’d say — and the new 0.8 revision does its best to justify moving one letter up the alphabet. Most of the upgrade focuses on improved multi-column and keyboard support, along
As kids head back to school this month and next, some will find a rather new arrangement greeting them: blended classrooms.
These don’t feel like the ways that many of us attended class, with a single teacher lecturing at students from front and center ("Bueller?"). As it’s difficult–if not impossible–for
I participated in a panel discussion at LinuxCon today with other journalists who cover Linux and open source goings-on, including our own Alex Williams. One of the questions that was asked was "What was the most important story for you this week?"
The answers from my peer journalists were interesting,
We were still wearing our winter jackets when Sigma announced its 19mm F2.8 toutin’ (28mm equivalent) DP1 Merrill compact was getting a (pseudo) 46-megapixel sensor overhaul. Now, we finally get word on when we can take the refreshed snapper for a spin: mid-September. If you’re interested in an autumnal
Steam has developed a reputation as a haven for indie games like Super Meat Boy, so it’s only fitting that store owner Valve has just launched a section to welcome more of those games into its tent. Greenlight lets small developers submit titles and have gamers vote as to whether or not the candidates
Oh poor, poor Grooveshark. Not long after surprisingly making its way back to the Android Market Google Play store, the streaming service’s Android application appears to be long gone yet again. If you’ll recall, the music app was pulled from Mountain View’s shop a few months back; this due to many claims
This week we’ve had an opportunity to take a peek at a rather interesting – and extremely simple – accessory for the iPad. It’s a magnetic stand called “Magnus” and it’s made by the folks at Ten One Design. This combination of aluminum and integrated magnets
After Digg’s long fall, Betaworks acquired the site in July and put its News.me team in charge. Six weeks later, the new operators launched a complete overhaul of Digg. However, while interest in Digg had remained (a surprising amount, according to new CEO John Borthwick), the new site removed user access