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Comment It is sad (Score 1) 91

I haven't used google in a while just because of their invasive nature. I just tried a search for "Mustang" on google, over half the initial visible results page is ads for me to buy a car. DuckDuckGo, not so much. Sticking with DDG. Google has gone downhill a lot.

Comment My .$02 (Score 3, Insightful) 507

Our development and project management groups (~ 50 people) moved from waterfall to scrum/agile 2 years ago. Since then, we have seen a significant increase in quality and velocity. It is also more comfortable for the devs on the teams because they know exactly what the PM process will be and what is expected. I don't know that Scrum/Agile is the best practice out there but in our case, it has brought increased productivity, higher product quality, less worry and overall comfort with all our processes.

Comment Doubt it will work well (Score 2) 474

I gave the CC built in WiFi a shot but it's horrible coverage and firmware (features) turned me away. I did a live chat and had them turn the WiFi off and they did it immediately, that way I could just use my own. It comes back on automatically about every 6 months (I'm assuming because of some upgrade) and I just live chat with them and have them turn it off. It has a big bright light when it's on so it's easy to tell. If this happens to me (near Houston), I'll just contact them again.

Submission + - Enterprise Mobile App Development (

AppsDevelopment writes: Today smart phones outsell PC's and mobile computers are spreading faster than any other consumer technology in history. It has revolutionized the way we do business, travel, shop and communicate with the world. So, why not introduce one in organization? Building an effective mobile application for workforce helps entrepreneurs meet the high standard of work efficiency and time.

IOS Mobile App Development has scoped larger opportunities for both entrepreneurs and users. Be it for Entertainment & informative activities like mobile games, or educational apps, the iOS App Developers are very vigilant in developing the mobile apps. Companies like Openwave Computing LLC, NYC take a strategic approach to their mobile projects and create a comprehensive one at an affordable price.

Submission + - Antivirus vendor Avast suffers embarrassing forum hack

oyenamit writes: In what might turn out to be an egg on the face scenario, antivirus company Avast announced that their community forums have been hacked and have been taken down. Avast CEO Vince Steckler has blogged that the attack affected less than 400,000 of Avast's 200 million forum users and that it is not yet known how the attacker breached the forum. Vince goes on to warn that "even though the passwords were hashed, it could be possible for a sophisticated thief to derive many of the passwords".

While the attack affected only the community forum and the payment, license related data was not compromised, it serves as a good wake-up call for everyone that very little out there is truly secure.

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