Nokia transfers Symbian development and 3,000 employees to Accenture, will downsize workforce by further 4,000

Nokia’s already done quite a bit to cut ties with last year’s big push for Symbian and Qt development, though this is perhaps the biggest step yet. The Finnish company has announced it’s transferring responsibility for Symbian development to consulting and outsourcing firm Accenture, which sounds odd given the latter outfit’s inexperience in delivering mobile… Read more Nokia transfers Symbian development and 3,000 employees to Accenture, will downsize workforce by further 4,000

How To Build a Linux Firewall

So you’re looking at some old P3 desktop tower and giving serious consideration to putting it out to pasture. Well as luck might have it, there are some additional options you might want to consider. While running something on your network with lots of bells and whistles like Splunk really needs a server environment to thrive, you […]

ThinkGeek Gadgets For The Home Office

Getting bogged down in the office space can be a real drag come midweek, especially as we look forward to the weekend. But with some help from silly and fun items scattered throughout the work space, your work space can be made to be just a little more fun. For those of us who work from home, […]

Yahoo Plus: The New Face Of Nigerian Scams (419)

To Adeolu Alabi, a 28-year-old university dropout, crime pays–and in hard currency, too. The young man, who abandoned his studies–for reasons he was reluctant to disclose–at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye in Ogun State, seems to have everything he needs. He owns an apartment in FESTAC Town in Lagos, owns three cars, dresses trendily and… Read more Yahoo Plus: The New Face Of Nigerian Scams (419)

How To Combat Software Piracy

Recently it came to my attention that my buddy Glen Allsopp had one of his WordPress plugins being “sold” or offered with request of a donation, without his permission. To make matters worse, Glen gives away this plugin for free and no one should have to pay for something when the product’s creator intended this to […]

Beyonce to Sasha Fierce: Symbolic Occult Rebirth

Along with her new album, Beyonce has presented her fans to a new alter-ego named Sasha Fierce. The singer affirms that this new persona is the fun, more sexual and more aggressive side of her. This is however the “general public” version of the story. The esoteric meaning revealed by the  symbols surrounding this new persona is… Read more Beyonce to Sasha Fierce: Symbolic Occult Rebirth