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What is GitHub? – The Economist explains

Microsoft will have to treat its new purchase very carefully STEVE BALLMER, Microsoft’s former chief executive, became an internet meme when he gave a speech to employees in which he bounced across the stage shouting “developers” over a dozen times. While much has changed since Mr Ballmer’s chant, developers remain …

Adobe to pull plug on Flash, ending an era

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Adobe Systems Inc’s Flash, a once-ubiquitous technology used to power most of the media content found online, will be retired at the end of 2020, the software company announced Tuesday. Adobe, along with partners Apple Inc, Microsoft Corp, Alphabet Inc’s Google, Facebook Inc and Mozilla Corp, …

Adobe Flash has begun to die – Business Insider

Deaths are rarely to be celebrated, but this is one passing that certainly won’t be widely mourned. Deaths are rarely to be celebrated, but there is one passing that certainly won’t be widely mourned: that of Adobe’s Flash. 2015 was the year the bug ridden security flaw finally went into …

Windows 10 review – Tech Insider

The newest version of Windows is nearly perfect. It’s been a rough three years for Windows. Windows 8, which launched in 2012 with the promise to revolutionize the way we use computers, didn’t even come close to that ideal. It was designed to run on devices that are primarily controlled …

5 things Microsoft users should know about Windows 10

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft has taken the wraps off Windows 10, the next big version of its iconic operating system. Consumers and businesses won’t get it until 2015. After unveiling a sneak peek to the press on Tuesday, Microsoft today is making available a technical preview for IT professionals and other very experienced computer users who apply for …

Apps That Organize Your Trips – NYTimes.com

Tired of printing confirmation emails for every flight, hotel, car and restaurant table you reserve? Or typing the contents of all those emails into your calendar? Time for a travel organization app. There are several, and they can swiftly transform your emails into a single, easily shareable itinerary with confirmation …