Operating Systems

An operating system (OS) is a collection of software that manages computer hardware resources and provides common services for computer programs. The operating system is an essential component of the system software in a computer system. Application programs usually require an operating system to function.Time-sharing operating systems schedule tasks for efficient use of the system and may also include accounting software for cost allocation of processor time, mass storage, printing, and other resources.
Posts about Operating Systems
  • Microsoft is Gifting Windows 10 to Users

    … By Karen Fratti on Jan. 21, 2015 - 3:30 PM Microsoft made some big announcements Wednesday, saying it will give its Windows 10 operating system away for free to customers, introducing a revamped Office for mobile and revealing that its Xbox One will stream to any PC or tablet. If you haven’t been using Windows, you won’t get a free upgrade…

    AllTwitter- 20 readers -
  • REPORT: Facebook Advertising, from Awareness All the Way Through to Sales

    …) Education level Connectedness to your page (fan versus friend of fan versus no connectedness at all) Based on usage: Type of operating system (i.e., iOS versus Android) Desktop versus mobile Type of Internet connection Lookalikes: Scale demand for products and services with lookalike modeling, a native Facebook capability allowing advertisers to find…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 29 readers -
  • How Does Facebook Group Android Devices?

    … into our internal tools. Just like not all phones are made equal, not all 3G networks are equal. Looking at the network latency between devices and our servers, as well as the transfer rate for sufficiently large images, our Android app computes its own “connection quality” score, ranging from poor to moderate to good to excellent. Then, regardless…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook How To's- 11 readers -
  • Facebook Adds Device-Level Targeting to Mobile App Ads

    … Facebook is sharpening the precision of the targeting options available for its mobile application ads, allowing developers to target specific devices, rather than simply operating systems and versions. The social network said in a post on its developer blog that device-level targeting should be available "in the next few days," with Software…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 12 readers -
  • Wedge, FBOSS Aimed At ‘Disaggregation’ Of Facebook’s Data Centers

    …: Broadcom, Intel, Mellanox Technologies, and Accton have already contributed designs for open switches; Cumulus Networks and Big Switch Networks have made software contributions; and the development work and discussions in the project group have been highly productive. Today we're pleased to unveil the next step: a new top-of-rack network switch, code…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 7 readers -
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