Rails Database Optimizations You Can Do Now

Ruby on Rails depends on its database for just about everything it does. Characteristically the database performs well but it is also one of...

FBI asks for delay in Apple encryption trial

Bureau claims it may have method of unlocking an iPhone without Apple’s assistanceBy Barry Eitel SAN FRANCISCO -- The FBI filed a motion Monday...

Global genome study shows how everyone is different, same

Project provides rich library of genetic information SAN FRANCISCO – A groundbreaking new survey of human genetics across the globe called the 1,000 Genomes Project...

23,000 displaced in California wildfires

Authorities blame drought, climate change as new study finds Sierra Nevada snowpack at lowest level in 5 centuriesBy Barry EitelSAN FRANCISCO – California...

Facebook testing emotions beyond “Like” button

New feature allows users to express empathy, excitement and “wow” By Barry Eitel SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook announced Thursday that it will test a feature that...

Several African states sign cyber-security deal

'Northern Corridor' countries want online security as millions are invested in oil and transport projectsBy Halima AthumaniKAMPALA, Uganda – Uganda, Kenya and South...

New ads try to convince more to strap on Apple Watch

Apple releases new campaign as demand dampens after huge April launchBy Barry EitelSAN FRANCISCO – Apple released four new video ads Thursday showcasing...

Tweet About Wendy’s Chicken Nuggets Breaks Twitter World Record Set By Ellen Degeneres

A tweet posted by a US teenager asking for fast food franchise Wendy’s to give him a lifetime supply of their chicken nuggets is...

Britain to tackle fake Facebook and Twitter accounts

-Prosecutors announce crackdown on social media profiles used to impersonate other peopleLONDON – Individuals in Britain who set up fake internet profiles to...

EU files antitrust charges against Google, probes Android

Google accused of artificially favoring its own shopping service and has 10 weeks to respond to charges. BRUSSELS (AA) - The European Union accused Google...

Report finds rampant software piracy in Kenya

Ahead of a crackdown, Microsoft has found that 80 pct of all software used in Kenya is pirated By Andrew Ross NAIROBI, Kenya - A new...

Play Video Games on Netflix

Netflix has chosen to release a game of their own. Making this game intriguing is the arrangement of characters that can be selected. Obviously,...

Apple building self-driving car, documents claim

New report cites documents that show Apple is looking for places to test autonomous vehiclesBy Barry EitelSAN FRANCISCO – IPhone maker Apple is...

New Snowden leaks point to NSA attacks on Google Play

- Leaked documents show the NSA, global allies attempted to hack mobile devices SAN FRANCISCO – Freshly leaked documents on Thursday reveal the NSA and...

Facebook activates Safety Check after Brussels attack

Feature allows users to let friends know their status following disastersBy Barry Eitel SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook activated its “Safety Check” feature Tuesday, following...