Microsoft Windows 10 Build 10158: Almost ready for prime time

Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10158 on June 29, 2015 – exactly one month before the scheduled release of the final version on July 29. We took the newest version for a spin on an updated a Dell Venue 8 Pro tablet that was previously running the rather-buggy build 10130. The update process […]

Sensors Reveal How Bad Outside Air Invades Our Cubicles

Office buildings feel like their own little bubbles. The temperature and humidity is tightly controlled. The air is filtered and recirculated. You can’t hear the outside world, and if you’re in a cubicle, you might not even be able to see it. It’s easy to feel like your office is completely sealed off—an isolated pod […]

Shyp Makes Couriers Employees Before It’s Too Big to Change

The call for broader protections for on-demand workers is getting louder. And some companies are listening. Shyp, a San Francisco-based startup that picks up, packages, and ships items on demand, said today that it’s converting its couriers from independent contractors to full-fledged employees. The move, announced in a blog post by CEO Kevin Gibbon, makes […]

The technology behind bitcoin is being used in surprising ways – MarketWatch

It has the potential to disrupt the financial services industry — changing how we trade financial securities, eliminating the delays and wire fees that accompany international payments, opening bank records to the easy scrutiny of regulators and the public, advocates say. It could ensure transparent and fair elections in the developing world. It could even […]