SoCalChris writes "6 months after release, Net Applications is reporting that Windows 8 has managed to reach a higher install base than "Other", coming in at 3.2% of OS installs."Link to Original Source
SoCalChris writes "I just heard some sad news on talk radio — Apple cofounder Steve Jobs was found dead in his Cupertino home this morning. There weren't any more details. I'm sure everyone in the Slashdot community will miss him — even if you didn't enjoy his work, there's no denying his contributions to popular culture. Truly an American icon."Link to Original Source
SoCalChris writes "Montana's governor signed a bill yesterday saying "no, nope, no way, hell no" to the Real ID Act. House Bill 287 (pdf) requires the Montana Motor Vehicle Division to not implement the provisions of the Real ID Act, and to report to the governor any attempts by any agent or agency of the Department of Homeland Security to attempt to implement the bill. Montana is the first state to implement such a law, the Billings Gazette has more info"