Tag Archives: U.S.

The Computer That Predicted the U.S. Would Win the Vietnam War

Want to receive exclusive insights from The Atlantic—while supporting a sustainable future for independent journalism?  Join our new membership program, The Masthead. At just about the halfway point of Lynn Novick and Ken Burns’s monumental documentary on the Vietnam War, an army advisor tells an anecdote that seems to sum up the relationship between the military and computers during the mid-1960s. ... Read More »

U.S. Bank and Sage Announce AP Optimizer to Streamline Invoice Payments

U.S. Bank (NYSE:USB) and Sage (LON:SGE) announced this week at Sage Summit 2016 in Chicago a new partnership that will benefit Sage customers in the U.S. and Canada. The partnership centers around the introduction of AP Optimizer, an application built by U.S. Bank that lives inside the Sage Live accounting platform. Its purpose, according to Bradley Matthews, head of Middle Market ... Read More »

Google’s,low-cost,Android,One,program,may,expand,to,the,U.S.

When Google launched its Android One program in 2014 it was designed for one main reason: to create a system of standards for phones in developing countries. Targeting emerging markets in Pakistan, India, the Philippines, Indonesia, and others, the program dictated minimum hardware standards and limited software tweaks to insure people everywhere had access to low-cost phones that still provided ... Read More »

U.S. convicts Russian hacker in credit card theft scheme

Jurors in a U.S. federal court have convicted a Russian hacker of stealing and selling more than 2 million credit card numbers. On Thursday, the jury in Seattle found Roman Valerevich Seleznev guilty of charges related to his hacking of point-of-sale systems. Seleznev was arrested in 2014 after U.S. authorities accused him of installing malicious software on point-of-sale systems in ... Read More »

five pointers to crack u.s. IAS Prelims 2016 in 60 days

The Civil services preliminary exam to be carried out via the Union Public services exam is believed to be the hardest level within the entire process of an IAS selection. Out of 100 candidates, who write the Prelims, 97 won’t clear prelims because of foremost reasons: only some vacancies lack of right approach The exam is scheduled to be held ... Read More »

Chromebooks surge beyond Macs in the U.S. for the primary time

t may also have taken nearly five years, but it’s finally professional: Chromebooks aren’t any funny story. more Google-powered laptops shipped than Macs within the U.S. for the duration of the primary threemonths of 2016, IDC marketplace analyst Linn Huang recently informed The Verge. (Disclosure: IDC and PCWorld are both owned by using global statistics group, but have no editorial ... Read More »

‘Doctor Who’ is departing Netflix, at least in the U.S.

Netflix users in the United States will lose a binge-watching mainstay this month with the departure of Doctor Who. On February 1, Netflix will lose all eight modern seasons of the BBC-produced sci-fi series, along with a collection of classic Doctor Who episodes spanning 18 seasons. The disappearance only applies to the U.S. version of Netflix, as the show will ... Read More »