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Hugely Popular Software Update Puts PCs At Risk To Hackers

Reuters | Jim Finkle | Posted 10.27.2012 | Technology

By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) - Computer security firms are urging PC users to disable Java software in their browsers, saying the wid...

Lessons of Indonesia -- How Little We Need to Communicate...

Misha Lyuve | Posted 04.22.2012 | Home
Misha Lyuve

For the world of Indonesia traffic to function, the inner intelligence of self-governance created a new language -- the language of honking.

BREAKING THE BARISTA: Starbucks' Priciest Drink 'Tolerable, But Not Good'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.20.2012 | Business

Ever wondered what's the most a cup of Starbucks coffee could cost? Blogger Logan Warren asked himself the same question, and with the help of a lo...

Review: Rimbaud in Java, The Lost Voyage

Jan McGirk | Posted 11.29.2011 | Books
Jan McGirk

Equal parts lit crit, biography, linguistic anthropology and social history, Rimbaud in Java: The Lost Voyage examines the remaining mysteries about Arthur Rimbaud as a fugitive from justice.

Oracle Wants To Grill Google's CEO

Posted 09.14.2011 | Technology

(SAN FRANCISCO) - Oracle Corp wants to question Google Inc Chief Executive Larry Page in the course of high stakes patent litigation between the two c...

The Faithful Shopper: Gourmet Goodies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.13.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With summer nearly here, it's time to start planning our social lives -- whether you're hosting friends or you're the guest, nothing is more special than to offer your gourmet treat or bottle of wine.

The FaithFul Shopper: Choices for Chocoholics

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.15.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's time to revisit where to buy the world's best treat -- chocolate. Whether you love your chocolate light and sweet, or dark and bitter, there are plenty of places old and new to indulge.

Beyond Google: The Art of Time-Effective Information Gathering

Geri Spieler | Posted 06.01.2011 | Technology
Geri Spieler

Conducting Internet research is a challenge. It's time consuming, often confusing and who ever thought too much information could be a problem? The In...

Oracle-IBM Pact Cuts Google's Android Off At The Knees

InfoWorld | Josh Fruhlinger | InfoWorld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Nobody at Oracle said the word "Android" in the announcement, but the pact with IBM has the potential to seriously undermine the Android platform, no ...

Women Meet in Jakarta to Harness Their Economic Power

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tamar Abrams

In a meeting room surrounded by lush tropical landscaping, 20 women from Southeast Asia are meeting in Jakarta to develop their leadership, management and advocacy skills.

Champagne Wishes and Civet Poop Dreams?

The DC Damsel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The DC Damsel

It's no wonder that the same people that chase fish eggs and bloated duck livers with fermented grape juice would consider diarrhea demitasse a delicacy.

The products we buy change us and our world

Scott Poynton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Scott Poynton

Every product comes with a story. Once we buy a product, its story becomes part of our story. It's especially important to keep this connection in mi...

Why the Oracle Acquisition of Sun Gives Me a Java Headache

Heidi Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Heidi Sinclair

Oracle has gone unchecked in amassing its dominant position to date through 73 acquisitions. But with Sun -- and the concerns it raises about the future of Java, and general market dominance-- it may finally be time to take a hard look at Oracle.

Indonesia: Prosperous Justice Party Warns Dancers Against Gyrating

The Jakarta Globe | Muninggar Sri Saraswati | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Traditional West Javanese jaipongan and bajidoran dancers may be some of the first artists to feel the effects of the stricter antipornography law pus...

Indonesia's Ferry Disaster: Sadly, It's No Surprise | Peter Gelling | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JAKARTA -- In a country of 17,000 islands, everyone and everything travels by ferry. Indonesians will wait for hours to board notoriously unreliable ...