Last week was a momentous one in the slow evolution of virtual reality. The very first Oculus Rift headset was hand-delivered to a customer by the company’s founder, Palmer Luckey. The equally lucky recipient of this futuristic device will now be able to boldly go where no man has gone before – or at least outside the Oculus headquarters and CES shows, anyway.

When administering a Linux dedicated server or VPS at the command line, you can often find yourself having to run an application that can take some time to complete. Unfortunately, when disconnecting from the server your applications will be automatically killed. This can make network issues a pain, and mean that leaving the keyboard while something is running can be tempting fate. Fortunately there’s a simple solution to this potential nightmare in the form of screen.

 

Streaming video has transformed the way first world countries consume media content. From Spotify to TuneIn, and YouTube to Netflix, conventional broadcasting and sales models have been turned on their heads by the ability to distribute media files on demand. Modern audiences are increasingly expecting instant gratification, paying monthly subscriptions for unlimited access and shunning traditional platforms like DVDs and even television.

 

If you’ve been looking at web hosting solutions for any length of time then you’ve probably heard mention of the LAMP stack. If you aren’t sure what is meant by this, read on as we are about to look over the components of the LAMP stack.

The video streaming market can easily be described as buoyant, exciting and trendy. As brands such as Meerkat and Periscope fine-tune and evolve their offerings, and YouTube continues to rake in the viewer numbers, video streaming has become an incredibly valuable tool for the young entrepreneur.

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In the first half of 2015 a third of all music revenue was generated by streaming services. This is according to the Recording Industry Association of America with the well-known streaming stalwarts of Spotify, YouTube and Pandora taking 33% of the tally. The British Phonographic Industry then released a figure which really underscored the roaring rise of music streaming: 11.5 billion streams in the first six months of 2015 versus the 14.8 billion for the entirety of 2014. Music streaming has become big business and it is also a fair playground for startups and entrepreneurs