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Facebook adds feature for finding nearby friends - Brisbane Times

Technical Google News - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 06:14

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Facebook adds feature for finding nearby friends
Brisbane Times
If you think it's been too long since the world has had a good old-fashioned freak-out over a Facebook privacy issue, then here's some good news. The social network has announced plans for a new feature called Nearby Friends, which as the name suggests, ...
Facebook rolls out 'Nearby Friends,' a real-time friend trackerWashington Post (blog)
Get ready for new Facebook privacy freakout: 'Nearby Friends'Los Angeles Times

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The Best of the Week (Apr. 4): SQL Zone

Dzone feeds - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 03:57

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the SQL Zone. This week's best include 10 reasons Java rocks more than ever, a very bad idea in MySQL, warnings about using native SQL in Hibernate, and more.

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Reflecting on Progress in the API Economy

Dzone feeds - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 03:57

The number of APIs is clearly growing rapidly – but it is increasingly difficult for directories to keep up, and many of these APIs are private or semi-private. Some clear use-cases for APIs have emerged and many companies are combining them to suit their business.

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How/command to block/unblock an IP address in your Linux server – IPTables command to block/unblock an IP

Dzone feeds - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 03:57

We have already discussed about the IPTables basics in Linux and also some common usages of it to secure your Linux server. By using iptables you can block particular IP address or a range of IP addresses on your server to protect your server. In this way you can block IPs which are in listed on your secure log for unnecessary login attempts or something like that. That’s why, simply you can secure your server from unwanted connections. To block an IP address from server, you need to add blocking rules to your iptables INPUT chain. The important iptables switches required to perform this actions are;

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Vaadin and NetBeans: Transporting Desktop Users to the Web

Dzone feeds - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 03:57

Healthcare system development in Portugal with Vaadin and NetBeans.

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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop arrives this week as Windows XP alternative

Dzone feeds - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 03:56

The Ubuntu 14.04 LTS download, which will be available from Thursday 17 April, offers a range of performance improvements. Canonical said, "Users will notice a slicker experience, with improvements to the Unity [user interface]. The release also includes all the tools required for business use including remote delivery of applications, compatibility with Windows file formats, browser-based cloud solutions and the Microsoft Office compatible Libreoffice suite."

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Winning SaaS Customers Requires Patience

Dzone feeds - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 03:56

While you, a SaaS vendor, thinks your solution is the most important priority, the customer has other items on their to-do list. And the particular problem your solution is addressing just might not be at the top of the list right now. That doesn't mean they don't have a problem that you can solve.

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What is SaaS? What is PaaS?

Dzone feeds - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 03:56

SaaS or Software as a Service is a model of software delivery when all the software and data is stored in the "cloud". SaaS or Software as a Service is a model of software delivery when all the software and data is stored in the "cloud".

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Whose Function is It Anyway?

Dzone feeds - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 03:37

Chris also discusses how tech companies, specifically, can up their skills by learning improvisation basics, and how this all fits in with companies on their own DevOps transformation journey, plus illuminates some surprising facts about what the basics of improvisation are about!

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DevOps and Log Management Tools Drive Agile IT

Dzone feeds - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 03:36

XpoLog has written some background on DevOps and tools that are available for developers as well as explaining how IT log analysis helps. Complex IT environments have made troubleshooting increasingly difficult, but remedies including the DevOps trend and IT log analysis tools have emerged in response. These approaches can be a powerful combination for faster resolution.

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Scrap your interfaces

Reddit News - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 03:15
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