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.
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  • 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…

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  • 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- 24 readers -
  • Facebook Adds Device-Level Targeting to Mobile App Ads

    …. As a result, we are enhancing our mobile targeting for developers. Available in the next few days, you will be able to reach people using specific mobile devices, such as a Samsung Galaxy S5, iPhone 5s or HTC One. For example, you can deliver ads to people specifically using a Google Nexus 10 with a minimum OS version of 3.0, who are on Wi-Fi. Previously…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 11 readers -
  • Wedge, FBOSS Aimed At ‘Disaggregation’ Of Facebook’s Data Centers

    …, and more efficient. This approach has guided Facebook from the beginning, as we've grown and expanded our infrastructure to connect more than 1.28 billion people around the world. Over the past three years, we've been working within the Open Compute Project to apply this principle to open designs for racks, servers, storage boxes, and motherboards…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 7 readers -
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