Police Can Peek at Snapchat’s Vanishing Photos

Originally posted on Tech:
A photo opened through Snapchat will vanish from the user’s screen after 30 seconds, a comforting thought for its users. So they might be discomfited to know that an unopened photo can linger on the company’s servers for upwards of 30 days and it might even be shared with the police. Conditions apply, of course. Police can only see an unopened… Continue reading Police Can Peek at Snapchat’s Vanishing Photos

Querying Composite Instance States in SOA-INFRA Dehydration Store for Oracle SOA Suite 11g Processes

Originally posted on Oracle Technologies Primer:
If you have a large number of composite instances present for a single or multiple composites the Enterprise Manager will not be a very ideal place to look at if we want to know the states of these instances. We can however connect directly to the SOA_INFRA schema for our Oracle SOA Suite installation to execute a few scripts… Continue reading Querying Composite Instance States in SOA-INFRA Dehydration Store for Oracle SOA Suite 11g Processes

Identify your OBIEE users by setting Client ID in Oracle connection

Originally posted on rmoff:
You get a call from your friendly DBA. He says the production database is up the spout, and it’s “that bee eye thingumy causing it”. What do you do now? All you’ve got to go on is a program name in the Oracle session tables of “nqsserver@MYSERVER (TNS V1-V3)” and the SQL the DBA sent you that if you’re lucky will… Continue reading Identify your OBIEE users by setting Client ID in Oracle connection

GTA 5 Online Road Block

Originally posted on 2014kyoung:
Grand Theft Auto Online, ¬†allows players to form gangs and complete new heists, is having some trouble getting the gamers online. Some gamers are¬†experiencing server issues that have locked out some gamers and made it difficult for those who have gotten in to play the game. I hope they get this straight because alot of people like playing GTA 5 this… Continue reading GTA 5 Online Road Block

Nexus 5 smiles again for the camera

Originally posted on Gigaom:
An alleged new image of the Google(s goog) Nexus 5 handset appeared online in an unlikely place: the MacRumors forums. The image, posted on Monday, was spotted by Droid-Life which also reports expected specifications for the as-yet unannounced smartphone. The picture looks legitimate based on the Nexus logo readable in landscape mode; the camera sensor and flash placement also jive with… Continue reading Nexus 5 smiles again for the camera