High number of adults unable to do basic mathematical tasks

News Items, Software development Concepts
High number of adults unable to do basic mathematical tasks Adults have had difficult times dealing with employment and career advancement but now there is proof that Adults cannot perform simple math. Participants were asked questions such as: "Suppose, upon your trip to the grocery store you purchase four types of tea packs: Chamomile Tea (US$4.60), Green Tea (US$4.15), Black Tea (US$3.35) and Lemon Tea (US$1.80). If you paid for all these items with a US$20 bill, how much change would you get?" Four in every ten adults in places like England, Canada, Spain and the US can't make this straightforward calculation even when they had a calculator to hand. Similarly, less than half of adults in places like Chile, Turkey and South Korea can get the right answer. The results clearly highlight how…
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GitHub DDoS attack put them offline for 10 minutes

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GitHub DDoS attack put them offline for 10 minutes GitHub recently revealed that the web site was crippled for a full 10 minutes forcing it to be offline for 10 minutes while the engineers recovered the systems.  This is one of the largest-known DDoS attack in history. DDoS or distributed denial of service in full is a cyber attack that aims to bring websites and web-based services down by bombarding them with so much traffic that their services and infrastructure are unable to handle it all. It’s a fairly common tactic used to force targets offline. The Chinese government was widely suspected to be behind a five-day-long attack in 2015 and this newest assault tipped the scales at an incredible 1.35Tbps at peak.  This time there has been no culprit discovered but this…
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Be the first to hear about the next Windows 10 Update

Microsoft Development
Be the first to hear about the next Windows 10 Update RSVP now for the Windows Developer Day livestream on March 7th, at 9:00 AM PST, and you'll be the first to hear the latest news on tools and features for devs coming in the next Windows 10 Update. The livestream will include a keynote by Kevin Gallo, VP of the Windows Developer Platform, and the Q&A to follow. No matter what you're working on, you'll find plenty of improvements that will make your software even more compelling. You'll also get inside info on: Building for the modern workplace—Code never dies, it just gets upgraded, refined, and improved. We'll discuss improvements on how we're evolving our platform to make it easier than ever to update your existing code with new…
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Windows 10—Fall Creators Update SDK is now available Sweepstakes

Microsoft Development, Software development Concepts
  Windows 10 SDK Fall Creators Update SDK Downloads and tools for Windows 10 Visual Studio 2017 The latest version of Visual Studio, released October 2017 The latest Windows Standalone SDK (ver. 10.0.16299.15) Templates for Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps for tablet, phone, PC, Windows IoT, or Xbox Templates for Windows desktop applications Windows 10 Mobile emulators Log in and take a chance *No Purchase Necessary. Open only to Universal Windows Apps developers 18+. Sweepstakes ends November 17, 2017. For details, see Official Rules Download the Windows 10—Fall Creators Update SDK today. Want to learn more about what’s in it? Get the overview by watching the Windows Developer Day keynote and dive deeper with over 18 sessions on Windows 10 features and capabilities here. And don’t forget to enter an epic sweepstakes with amazing prizes.…
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Register for the PASS summit 2017

Idera, Software Events
PASS summit 2017 The PASS summit brings you three days of inspiring, jam-packed educational opportunities focused on the Microsoft Platform, professional connections, and new skills and know-how you can put to use immediately. Don’t forget to stop by the IDERA booth for your chance to win one of 3 apple watches! What to expect this year at the summit: More than 5,000 registrants from more than 2,000 companies Representatives from 52 different countries Over 200 technical sessions presented by industry experts from around the world including more advanced sessions than years before 70+ hours networking with MVPs, experts and peers Inspiring keynote speakers that include Rohan Kumar, Rimma Nehma, and Heather Ritchie, An opportunity to connect, share and learn
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