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ComputerWorld Says Newest Windows 10 ‘Isn’t Ready for Prime Time’

“Despite Microsoft’s assurances, Windows 10 1803 isn’t ready for prime time,” writes ComputerWorld’s Woody Leonhard, adding “Microsoft’s patches in June took on some unexpected twists…” Win10 1803 was declared fully fit for business, a pronouncement that was followed weeks later by fixes for a few glaring, acknowledged bugs — and stony silence for other known problems. We’re continuing the two-big-cumulative-updates-a-month ... Read More »

Bitcoin Drops Below $6,000, An 8-Month Low

An anonymous reader quotes Reuters: Bitcoin’s value slid to its lowest level since November on Friday, as waning investor interest and recent negative headlines from global regulators weakened demand for the cryptocurrency and most of its rivals. Virtual currencies, including the best-known and biggest, bitcoin, have been stuck in a downward trend for most of 2018 after last year’s frenzied ... Read More »

The Quest To Find Nuclear Fuel On the Moon

Bloomberg Businessweek Middle East reports: India’s space program wants to go where no nation has gone before — to the south side of the moon. And once it gets there, it will study the potential for mining a source of waste-free nuclear energy that could be worth trillions of dollars. The nation’s equivalent of NASA will launch a rover in ... Read More »

Ask Slashdot: Is There a ‘Gig Economy’ Site For Tech Skills?

“Where I can meet up with people who just need solutions implemented?” asks Slashdot reader datavirtue: Somewhere people can go when they have a solution designed in-house with documented requirements and are in need of a competent engineer(s) to assist with implementation. Where timelines and price estimates and rates are well defined and enforced. If they like me, and agree ... Read More »