Ilgaz writes: Erdogan Ceren, a 22 years old person committed suicide after citing romantic reasons on a live Facebook broadcast. Hours later, abuse reporters lived another shock that Facebook refused to take down the horrific video saying it doesn't violate their community standards.
Ilgaz writes: Ubuntu developer Dimitri suggests dropping i386 support from Ubuntu and naturally,derivatives such as Kubuntu citing 3rd parties (Google and couple of "cool" developers named) dropping 32bit support&maintenance. On the other hand, Windows 10 which switched to rolling update model and will be the last ever Windows major version does support i386 and will continue to do so in foreseeable future.
Ilgaz writes: Turkcell, a Turkish telecommunications giant which was recently critized for sponsoring a foundation who is close to Turkish Islamist government for doing nothing against their child abusing members, filed a lawsuit in Turkish courts to ban access to several Turkish accounts within Turkish network space.The Leak of lawsuit paperwork already created a serious backslash against the company causing the hashtag #tecavüzcell (#rapecell in English) start trending. Link to Original Source
Ilgaz writes: "Andrew Orlowski of The Register calls Nokia Ovi store a failure even before its official launch; starting with the name and explains what went wrong from the start. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/05/29/nokia_ovi_please_start_again/ He also questions why Nokia acquired a mapping company for $8.1 Billion if it won't do anything to increase Nokia Maps application awareness."
Ilgaz writes: It seems you will have to install MS Silverlight 2 to watch US President's inauguration online. As there is no working Silverlight 2 capable alternative on these systems; everyone running Mac PPC, Linux and FreeBSD has been left out. Should the president of USA use/sponsor a convicted monopolies not-so-popular plugin instead of popular and/or free technologies? http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/01/17/obama_silverlight/
Ilgaz writes: "As Google's Android struggles to make it into concrete products, Nokia has probably dealt it a knockout blow by buying Symbian entirely and helping to take the whole Symbian ecosystem open source. Nokia has enlisted the support of other Symbian investors and supporters to unite all the disparate elements of the handset OS into one single, open platform under the umbrella of the Symbian Foundation."
Ilgaz writes: "Opera Software announces Opera Mobile 9.5 which will be available on all major platforms including Symbian, Windows Mobile and Linux, as both a standalone browser and as a SDK. They also provided a Video showing its main features at http://www.opera.com/b2b/solutions/mobile/video/ . Opera Mobile is currently shipped on more than 100 million phones."
Ilgaz writes: "Tom Krazit from CNET reveals
that replacing a dead iPhone battery could cost $85 with the added
service price and shipping since iPhone batteries are not
user-replaceable unlike other cell phones.
Perhaps checking Battery
University would be a nice idea."
Ilgaz writes: The Register has spotted four 4.7GHz — yep, you read that right — Power6 chips cranking on Oracle 11i. The speedy chips confirm IBM's boasting that Power6 would arrive near 5GHz. They also show that IBM's customers have a lot to look forward to in terms of raw performance.