An anonymous reader writes: Are you looking for some of the smart designs of black sapphire rings 2014 for men? Well we all know that diamond rings have been each single time remained as being one of the favorite choices for the engagement occasions but now this tendency is getting replaced by the sapphire rings. Link to Original Source
jones_supa writes: Microsoft Flight Simulator X from 2006 is still very popular among flight simulator aficionados, despite X-Plane offering a much more up-to-date product. In July of this year, Microsoft licensed the rights for the Flight Simulator franchise to Dovetail Games (responsible for Train Simulator). Dovetail is now releasing a "supersized" version of the classic — Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition features over 20 aircraft, 80 missions, 24,000 airports, and an updated multiplayer mode. It also comes with both Flight Simulator X: Deluxe Edition and the Acceleration Expansion Pack, with more goodies to come next year. Most interestingly, the company reiterated that it is "working on its own original titles based on Microsoft's flight technology".
Vorknkx writes: I work in a small ISP. Most of our customers have cable modems but some of them are using Canopy or Ubiquity products. To manage all that, we're using a number of programs and solutions not necessarily made for such a task that are kept up to date simply using copy and paste. We have an Access database for all our internet customers, an Excel document for our wireless users, The Dude to monitor every user and a custom-made web application to monitor traffic. Needless to say, we're starting to hit the limit and juggling between all these programs is a complete pain. Is there some kind of all-in-one solution that would allow us to eliminate all the copy and paste while keeping the same functionality?
Seeteufel writes: Openoffice.org "started to rot under Sun and the Oracle. Sadly, instead of donating the code to the Document Foundation, Oracle and IBM decided to increased some overload on the Apache Foundation and donated the code to them." What is your own opinion? How do you view the Libre vs. Apache split?
An anonymous reader writes: Computerworld asks: What will happen if big advertisers declare AdBlock Plus a clear and present danger to online business models? Hint: it will probably involve lawyers.
From the article: Could browser ad blocking one day become so prevalent that it jeopardises potentially billions of dollars of online ad revenue, and the primary business models of many online and new media businesses? If so, it will inevitably face legal attack.