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Mon Dieu! No More Work Email At Home For Some French Workers – NPR (blog)

Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2014

i i hide captionShe can now enjoy the view instead. Laurent Delhourme/iStockphoto She can now enjoy the view instead. Laurent Delhourme/iStockphoto French workers already enjoy a 35-hour workweek and at least five weeks of vacation. Now, many of them won’t have to check their work email after 6 p.m. That’s because of an agreement signed last week by unions and the consulting and tech industries. Under the deal, about 1…

iPad Air 2, 12-inch MacBook, Apple ‘phablet’ coming, says KGI analyst – CNET

Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2014

An second-generation iPad Air is expected with an ‘A8′ processor and touch ID. Apple Expect a redesigned 12-inch MacBook, an iPad Air 2, and a 5.5-inch phablet, according to an oft-cited purveyor of Apple rumors. Among the reams of data from KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi-Kuo released Wednesday are more detailed predictions of upcoming devices. Here’s an overview of the stack of predictions Kuo cited in his report, according to…

The Desktop Kabini Review Part 1: AMD Athlon 5350 (AM1) Tested – AnandTech

Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2014

Each of these APUs features up to four 28nm Jaguar cores and a 128 SP implementation of AMD’s GCN GPU. We’ve gone over both the Jaguar and GCN architectures in previous articles, so we won’t spend a lot of time recapping them here. Jaguar is the latest in AMD’s line of “cat” cores, designed to go up against Intel’s Atom. GCN on the other hand is a well known GPU…

The Internet’s Telltale Heartbleed – New Yorker (blog)

Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2014

When you log on to a secure Web site—your bank’s, for example—you see a green-padlock icon at the top of your browser window, which confirms that your connection is secure. In order for browsers to communicate securely with servers, there is a standard set of steps that both sides must perform to create, and to maintain, that secure connection. This protocol is called Transport Layer Security, or T.L.S., and everything…

Apple Poised to Add Four Digital Agencies, Including Huge and AKQA – AdAge.com

Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2014

Apple’s Fifth Avenue store in New York City. Credit: Apple Apple is set to add four digital agencies to its roster, including WPP’s AKQA and Interpublic Group’s Huge on the West Coast, as well as small, New York-based indie shops Area 17 and Kettle, Ad Age has learned. The agencies declined to comment. Apple didn’t immediately respond to requests for comment. The scope of the work being assigned across the…

Lenovo Ideapad A10 quick-read review: Android not ready for the laptop – Indian Express

Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2014

What should your second laptop be, the one you use for portable computing? So far, the options seemed limited to Windows netbooks and the new line of Google’s Chromebooks. But Lenovo has a new contender in mind: the Android-toting Ideapad A10. Specs: 10.1″ IPS touchscreen (1366×768 px resolution) | 1.6GHz quad-core Rockchip RK3188 Cortex-A9 processor | 1GB RAM | 16GB internal memory, microSD up to 64GB | VGA webcam |…