@BalooUriza Hum, no. Not at all. Chrome is the new IE, imposing its own standards to the industry, and above all Google is way more dangerous than Microsoft...
@ninja hi, missing u and your hair bro. Why don't you grow it out? I'm so jealous of my Asian friends 😹
"Facebook scans system libraries from their Android app user’s phone in the background and uploads them to their server
This is called "Global Library Collector" at Facebook, known as "GLC" in app’s code
It periodically uploads metadata of system libraries to the server"
Facebook nutzt wirklich JEDE Möglichkeit, den Nutzer zu tracken bzw. zu identifizieren. Oder anders: Was technisch möglich, wird auch gemacht.
Google uses Gmail to track a history of things you buy — and it’s hard to delete at https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/17/google-gmail-tracks-purchase-history-how-to-delete-it.html - discuss at https://freepo.st/freepost.cgi/post/tykeck6ama #freepost
Windows is getting a Microsoft built Linux kernel as a shipped component in windows.
Interesting fact! Did you know the phrase "Embrace, Extend, Extinguish" was used by Microsoft internally to describe their strategy for gaining control of non-proprietary software/standards and stifling competition? Now you do!
How to live without Google and other Evil Tech Giants
The current technological industry wants to normalize cloud computing, but did you know you are losing ownership of your software and freedoms in the process? #NoSaaSS
After seeing how CSS and JS can track your mouse movements I decided to compile #firefox myself. I commented out two lines to disable all CSS hover and HTML/JS onmouse(enter,leave) events. Pretty neat! Although I have no way to turn it back on for those sweet Wikipedia page previews... I hope I can figure out how to make it a per page option.
*Made possible by FOSS*
Microsoft has released their new Terminal application to GitHub, marketing it as another demonstration of their commitment to "open source". While the project is MIT licensed, did you know it is inextricably linked and dependent upon numerous proprietary SDK tools, headers, and the Visual C++ ATL.
Do not be fooled, see through the mirage of feigned support to undermine and sabotage the original ethics of the free software movement!
Microsoft insisted that EdgeHTML was much better than Chromium years ago, but now it uses Chromium for Edge.
Microsoft insisted that a syscall translation layer was much more efficient than running a VM, but now it has decided to ship a normal Linux kernel inside a "lightweight" VM.
It sounds to me just as if Microsoft is about to fire a huge bunch of actually competent core developers and keep only UI designers, UI coders and their lawyers. It's not about how Microsoft loves open-source, it's more likely just that they want to cut down the cost on these developers so that they don't need to pay as much people to keep their product running. They would like to take things free from the FOSS community.
Let's see how things would go for them.
GraphQL the ugly: Facebook has a patent on it.
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