How did SpaceX snap this stunning rocket-landing photo?

Everything came right for SpaceX on Saturday when it successfully landed another of its rockets on a floating platform after a four-month break. Heck, it even managed to snap a stunning photo just moments before the rocket touched down. The post How did SpaceX snap this stunning rocket-landing photo? appeared first on Digital Trends. Read …

Verizon to redirect calls made from dangerous Galaxy Note 7 phones

Enlarge (credit: University of Liverpool) There are reportedly still thousands of Verizon Wireless customers using the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, which was discontinued shortly after its unveiling last year when at least 140 of the devices overheated or caught fire. Verizon is now stepping its efforts up a notch by redirecting non-emergency phone calls made by …

Guilty SPARC: Oracle euthanizes Solaris 12, expunging it from roadmap

Enlarge / The Sun is apparently setting on Solaris, based on Oracle’s latest roadmap. Rumors have been circulating since late last year that Oracle was planning to kill development of the Solaris operating system, with major layoffs coming to the operating system’s development team. Others speculated that future versions of the Unix platform Oracle acquired with Sun …

Backblaze brings its dirt cheap cloud backups to the enterprise

(credit: Photograph by Beer Coaster) Cloud backup provider Backblaze has launched a new business-oriented backup service called Business Groups that gives its low-cost cloud backup service enterprise manageability and administration. Backblaze does betray its non-enterprise origins, however, by offering clear pricing without hiding behind “ask us for a quote” forms; $5 per month per PC, …

Mississippi AG Jim Hood sues Google—again

Enlarge / Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood (R) at a news conference in 2015. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is sparring with Google once more. Last year, Hood and Google wound down a court dispute over Hood’s investigation into how Google handles certain kinds of online content, from illegal drug ads to pirated movies. …

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