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  • newWhy Google created Primer
    This post was written by Jason Li and Herbert Lui. It’s a sample strategic side project teardown. Jason and Herbert will be doing monthly comprehensive teardowns of strategic side projects in this mailing list. Sign up to learn more In an age when…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 8:21pm -
  • newFuture Airbus flights could see you loaded like luggage
    You know how when you’re sat in an airline departure gate watching the trucks of luggage get loaded onto the planes like pallets? Well, that’s how Airbus thinks the future of passenger boarding might lay, according to a patent it has just been gr…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 8:13pm -
  • new10 years of Google data shows the most popular Thanksgiving recipes in each state
    When you settle in to eat your frog eye salad, dirt pudding, or pig pickin’ cake this Thanksgiving, you might be curious as to what those in other states have on their plates. With Google, all things are possible. The New York Times’ Upshot blog…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 7:48pm -
  • new11 great resources to learn and work in Python
    Roger Huang is an entrepreneur who is working on his next venture, and advising several others on growth. This post originally appeared on Code(Love). Python is one of our favorite languages. Versatile, and yet easy to grasp, it’s one of the bes…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 6:55pm -
  • newApple’s best invention is one that nobody talks about
    One of my favorite Apple inventions is one that you might not even know about — or only think of when you’re travelling. The Magsafe power adaptor that came with your MacBook, and the charger that came with older iPhones can quickly be swapped t…
    - 12 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 6:39pm -
  • newCult classic Fez re-released in limited special edition for PC and MAC
    Since we know there’s not going to be a sequel to Fez anytime soon, its creators are releasing a $100 special edition. The limited edition comes in a red canvas slipcase with an embossed Fez-style logo in gold. Inside, there’s a matching hardback…
    - 12 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 6:33pm -
  • newIs adblocking pro-consumer, the end of free content… or both?
    The debate around adblocking is one that’s likely to rage for a while longer, but using a plugin in your mobile or desktop browser is a wholly different proposition to stopping every ad on every site before it ever gets to your device. That’s the…
    - 14 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 4:39pm -
  • newTech to help you survive the most wonderful time of the year
    The most wonderful and merry time of the year is here. From basting turkeys to ringing sleigh bells and dreaming of red-nosed reindeer, it’s time for work to slow down and spending some quality time with your nearest and dearest. With Thanksgiving…
    - 14 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 4:24pm -
  • newWatching this video could help a movie pirate avoid a huge fine
    If you’re caught distributing copyrighted material without authorization, like, say if you upload and download movies on the internet, then the usual resolution is to pay a whacking great fine. However, the Business Software Alliance in the Czech…
    - 14 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 3:57pm -
  • newRaver? Protester? Telegram now lets you pull together Supergroups of up to 1,000 people
    Planning a rave? Or maybe a protest? Well, messaging service Telegram has just upped its support for mass-organizing by introducing Supergroups, which can include up to 1,000 members. Until now, group chats were only able to accommodate 200 members…
    - 15 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 3:15pm -


  • newPutting Money Into Security
     I’ve long been immersed in the world of technology — as a hobbyist, a venture capitalist, a board member and now as a CEO. But looking back at key segments of my personal investment history, I’m struck by the story it tells about security. Ye…
    - 2 hours ago 27 Nov 15, 4:00am -
  • newThe Accessibility Of The iPhone 6s
     With each passing year, Apple releases a new iPhone. And with each passing year, I’m faced with the question of upgrading. On one hand, I want to be practical and save money. My phone still works great and runs the latest version of iOS without l…
    - 4 hours ago 27 Nov 15, 2:00am -
  • newR.I.P. Kathyrn Gould: VC Pioneer, Straight Shooter, Lover of Curse Words
     Earlier this year, I had the great pleasure of interviewing Kathyrn Gould, one of the very first women venture capitalists, and surely the sassiest. She also had — and may still have — among the better track records in venture investing history…
    - 6 hours ago 27 Nov 15, 12:45am -
  • newImmerse Me: How To Get Lost In A Story (Story Not Required)
     The media we use to tell stories has evolved considerably in the millennia since our ancestors swapped their first campfire tales. Regardless of the form stories take, the storyteller always has the same goal: transport an audience — get people t…
    - 6 hours ago 27 Nov 15, 12:00am -
  • newMachine Intelligence In The Real World
     In the past few years, I’ve been laser-focused on machine intelligence. I’ve talked to hundreds of entrepreneurs, researchers and investors about helping machines make us smarter. And in the months since I shared my landscape of machine intelli…
    - 8 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 10:00pm -
  • newGet Builds Mobile Apps And Handles Deliveries For Local Shops
     Meet Get, a new French startup that wants to be the Shopify for small retailers on mobile among many other things. With Get, local shops like your favorite bakery can effortlessly have an app for iOS and Android. Get also provides a same-hour deliv…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 8:34pm -
  • newAmazon’s New Bookstore Flips The Script
     Amazon’s new bookstore in Seattle has been getting a lot of questions and criticism — but only from people who think there’s still a distinction between online and physical retail. Analysts who try to set up a life-or-death dynamic between e-…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 8:00pm -
  • newFacebook Login Comes To The Apple TV
     The biggest shortcoming in Apple’s newly launched Apple TV is the lack of a Remote app for the iPhone. In particular, when you first set it up, you’ll have to manually enter your Netflix password, Hulu password and more using your Apple TV remo…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 7:09pm -
  • new8 Cool Everyday Carry Gifts For A Tactical Holiday
     Our friends at Everyday Carry have been looking at cool stuff for years and we asked them for some amazing advice on gear for folks who want stuff that will last us a few years after New Year’s Eve. Their collection of watches, flashlights, and b…
    - 12 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 6:29pm -
  • newThe Many Ways Of WeChat: How Messaging Is Eating The World
     In February 2011, I visited my friend Bill Huang who worked for Tencent in Shenzhen. Bill was telling me about their new messaging app, called WeChat, that had just launched. At the time, I had been using WhatsApp for more than a year. I asked Bill…
    - 12 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 6:00pm -



  • newSingaporeans are divided over whether Adam Lambert should usher in the New Year
    SINGAPORE — There's a petition war going down on one divisive topic — whether Adam Lambert should play at the New Year countdown concert in Singapore.It all started with a petition posted on Wednesday calling for the openly-gay American singer t…
    - 28 mins ago 27 Nov 15, 5:52am -
  • newProtesters can no longer abuse women at abortion clinics in Australian state
    A state in Australia has banned protesters from coming within 150 metres of an abortion clinic.The legislation — which prevents anyone from hassling, abusing or filming women entering or leaving a clinic in Victoria — passed the Upper House of t…
    - 1 hour ago 27 Nov 15, 5:13am -
  • newYou can now get home delivered gelato in Australia
    We know the early Summer heat has been freaking out some Australians recently, but here's something that will make it all better.Dessert institution Gelato Messina has partnered with food delivery service Suppertime, so you can choose one of its 40…
    - 4 hours ago 27 Nov 15, 2:24am -
  • new2 Turkish journalists jailed over Syria smuggling reports
    In new blow to media freedoms in Turkey, a court on Thursday ordered two prominent opposition journalists jailed pending trial over charges of willingly aiding an armed group and of espionage for revealing state secrets for their reports on alleged a…
    - 4 hours ago 27 Nov 15, 2:02am -
  • newAustralian music award winner calls out lack of women in impassioned speech
    Australian comedian, radio presenter and ARIA award winner, Matt Okine, has won the Australian music awards — by simply telling it how it isOkine, on-stage after winning the ARIA Award for Best Comedy Release, used his platform to call out the awa…
    - 5 hours ago 27 Nov 15, 1:17am -
  • new10 things to buy this Black Friday to survive the next one
    Black Friday is the tradition of taking the year's worth of rage you've built up, and pushing it onto the packs of rapid consumers for the prize of a microwave that doesn't smell like burnt pizzaSee also: Amazon's Black Friday site is here, almost a…
    - 6 hours ago 27 Nov 15, 12:35am -
  • newRare white lion cubs are the first miracle of the holiday season
    The Toronto Zoo's eight-week-old lion cubs made their first public appearance on Thursday, displaying their cuteness in a video on the zoo's YouTube channel.Baby animals are almost always cute — but extremely rare baby animals? Who are only eig…
    - 9 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 9:30pm -
  • newPutin agrees to cooperate with U.S.-led coalition against ISIS
    Following talks with French President Francois Hollande, Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia is ready to cooperate with the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State (ISIS) group.Hollande called for forming a broad international coaliti…
    - 9 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 9:18pm -
  • newAlec Baldwin, Dr. Spock, George W. Bush and FDR can all trace their ancestry to 1 pilgrim
    BOSTON — John Howland may not be as famous as William Bradford, John Carver and Myles Standish, notable passengers on the Mayflower that landed in Massachusetts in 1620.Yet Howland probably had a greater impact on the history of the United States…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 8:44pm -
  • new'Glitter pits' don't just embrace your body, they celebrate it
    You thought glitter lips were the end of the story, but you were wrongYou thought glitter hair roots was as glamorous as your body could get, but you were mistakenPresenting glitter armpitsA photo posted by Ava Yelena (@niceleghair) on Jun 16, 2…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 8:12pm -


  • newNASA Concludes That Comets, Not Alien Megastructures Orbit KIC 8462852
    MarkWhittington writes: Back in October, findings from the Kepler Space Telescope suggested that something strange was going on around a star called KIC 8462852. Kepler was built to detect exoplanets by measuring the cycles of dimming light from othe…
    - 2 hours ago 27 Nov 15, 4:01am -
  • newApple Looks To Introduce OLED Displays In iPhone Models From 2018
    An anonymous reader writes: Apple is expected to integrate organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display technology in its iPhone handsets from 2018. The Cupertino-based giant will jump from liquid crystal display (LCD), which has been used in iPhones…
    - 5 hours ago 27 Nov 15, 1:30am -
  • newGreenwald: Why the CIA Is Smearing Edward Snowden After Paris Attacks
    JoeyRox points out that Glenn Greenwald has some harsh words for the CIA in an op-ed piece for the LA Times. From the article: "Decent people see tragedy and barbarism when viewing a terrorism attack. American politicians and intelligence officials s…
    - 6 hours ago 27 Nov 15, 12:39am -
  • newUbuntu 16.04 LTS Will Ship With Linux Kernel 4.4 LTS
    prisoninmate writes: The current daily build of the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) remains based on the Linux 4.2 kernel packages of the stable Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) operating system, while the latest and most advanced Linux 4.3 kernel is tra…
    - 7 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 11:42pm -
  • newJapanese Company Makes Low-Calorie Noodles Out of Wood
    AmiMoJo writes: Omikenshi Co, an Osaka based cloth manufacturer best known for rayon, a fibre made from tree pulp, is expanding into the health food business. Using a similar process, Omikenshi is turning the indigestible cellulose into a pulp that's…
    - 8 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 10:49pm -
  • newFree Pascal Compiler 3.0.0 Is Out; Adds Support For 16-Bit MS-DOS, 64-Bit iOS
    Halo1 writes: Twenty-three years ago, development started on the first version of the Turbo Pascal and later also Delphi-compatible Free Pascal Compiler, for OS/2 no less. Two decades and change later, the new Free Pascal Compiler 3.0.0 release still…
    - 8 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 9:55pm -
  • newRussians Build Nuclear-Powered Data Center
    judgecorp writes: The government-owned Russian energy company Rosenergoatom is building Russia's largest data center at its giant Kalinin nuclear power station. Most of the space will be available to customers, and the facility expects to be in deman…
    - 9 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 8:58pm -
  • newSoftware Freedom Conservancy Asks For Supporters
    paroneayea writes: Software Freedom Conservancy is asking people to join as supporters to save both their basic work and GPL enforcement. Conservancy is the steward of projects like Samba, Wine, BusyBox, QEMU, Inkscape, Selenium, and many more. Conse…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 8:11pm -
  • new900 Embedded Devices Share Hard-Coded Certs, SSH Host Keys
    An anonymous reader writes: Embedded devices of some 50 manufacturers has been found sharing the same hard-coded X.509 certificates (for HTTPS) and SSH host keys, a fact that can be exploited by a remote, unauthenticated attacker to carry out imperso…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 8:00pm -
  • newCzech Judge Cuts Deal With Software Pirate: Get 200K YouTube Views Or Pay Huge Fine
    An anonymous reader writes: A judge allowed a software pirate to make a anti-piracy PSA and get away from paying a $373,000 / €351,000 fine he owed Microsoft and other software manufacturers. The only condition was that his video should get over 20…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 7:13pm -


  • newSony confirms official PS4 Remote Play app for Windows and Mac
    Well that was quick. It's only been a couple of days since someone came up with an unofficial app to stream PlayStation 4 gaming to PC, but earlier today, Sony's awesome Shuhei Yoshida confirmed on Twitter that his company is "indeed working on an of…
    - 1 hour ago 27 Nov 15, 5:10am -
  • newLG's spending billions to make more OLED things
    LG's OLED 4K TVs are jaw-droppingly gorgeous, but the price still isn't anywhere near the level it needs to be for mass consumer adoption. Hopefully the company's new manufacturing plant can help that a bit thanks to economies of scale. A Reuters rep…
    - 3 hours ago 27 Nov 15, 3:00am -
  • newScientists create gold nuggets that are 98 percent air
    Researchers at ETH Zurich have accomplished a bit of modern-day alchemy, transforming 20 carat gold into a lightweight foam. Well, technically it's an aerogel: an exceedingly light and porous matrix of material. It's so porous, in fact, that the foam…
    - 5 hours ago 27 Nov 15, 1:30am -
  • new'Spencer' the robot is here to help guide lost airline passengers
    Meet Spencer. This armless automaton will begin a test run in Schiphol Amsterdam Airport at the end of the month, greeting and guiding harried travellers through the transport hub's famously confusing terminal system. Navigating it is so challenging,…
    - 6 hours ago 27 Nov 15, 12:01am -
  • newNASA to test sugary bacteria as space-based power source
    Following its successful harvest of red leaf lettuce, NASA has announced plans to launch genetically engineered bacteria into orbit to see if they can be harnessed by future astronauts as potent survival resource. The experiment is scheduled to take.…
    - 7 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 11:31pm -
  • newMozilla says it doesn't need Google's cash to survive
    For many years, Firefox's survival was tied into how generous the folks over at Google were feeling, since the company effectively bankrolled the browser. Times have changed, and in an interview with CNET, Mozilla's Denelle Dixon-Thayer said that its…
    - 7 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 11:02pm -
  • newThe biggest data center in Russia will be nuclear powered
    According to the news agency Telecom Daily, the Rosenergoatom power company is building what will be the largest data center in Russia -- and they're plopping it right on top of the Kalinin power station. Located about 120 miles northwest of Moscow,.…
    - 8 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 10:32pm -
  • newTarantino explains why he thinks 70mm is better than digital
    Famed film director Quentin Tarantino is well-known for his purist cinematic tastes and revelry of antique movie production techniques. His fondness for old-school cinema is on full display in his upcoming release, The Hateful Eight, which is being c…
    - 8 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 10:03pm -
  • newScientists use 'spooky action' to mail electron messages a mile
    Researchers at Stanford University announced Tuesday that they had successfully leveraged the "spooky" interaction of entangled electrons to send a message between them over a span of 1.2 miles. This is by far the longest distance that scientists hav…
    - 9 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 9:04pm -
  • newStretchable square of rubber doubles as a keyboard
    There's a whole branch of science that's dedicated to turning flexible surfaces into sensors that can be used as an artificial substitute for skin. These materials could then be used to give robots a sense of touch, or even to restore feeling for peo…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 8:05pm -

Popular Science

  • newWhat Are You Doing For Thanksgiving?: Paul Liebrandt
    Paul Liebrandt Leslie Hassler Paul Liebrandt is a British chef who has been awarded two Michelin stars and earned three stars from the New York Times at age 24. He has opened two restaurants in New York, Corton and the El…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 8:45pm -
  • newWhat Are You Doing For Thanksgiving?: Tara Whitsitt
    Tara Whitsitt Tara Whitsitt Tara Whitsitt is an artist, food activist, and fermentation educator who just completed a two-year project called Fermentation on Wheels. During that time she travelled across the United States…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 7:45pm -
  • newWe Made Our Own Edible Water Bottles. Should You?
    When I first heard about edible water bottles—blobs of water encased in edible membranes—I was impressed. Waste from discarded plastic bottles is a huge problem, so a product that replaces plastic with a biodegradable material should get a b…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 6:53pm -
  • newWhat Are You Doing For Thanksgiving?: Dave Arnold
    Wikimedia Dave Arnold is a food innovator, writer, and host of the radio show Cooking Issues. Arnold is the founder and president of the Museum of Food and Drink and the brains behind Booker and Dax, a food and drink research lab in…
    - 12 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 6:32pm -
  • newWhat Are You Doing For Thanksgiving?: Caleb Harper
    Caleb Harper Joi Ito Caleb Harper is the founder of CityFARM at the MIT Media Lab, a program dedicating to exploring the future of agriculture through “food computing.” Popular Science spoke with him about his Thanksg…
    - 12 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 5:55pm -
  • newWhere Did Green Bean Casserole Come From?
    Casserole Photo by Rosalyn Davis via Flickr Foods like the green bean casserole feel to me like they've been around forever. They're a strange combination of ingredients that somehow seems to work, and they make it onto p…
    - 14 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 4:00pm -
  • newWatch Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons Inflated In 360-Degree Video
    The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade happening today in New York City is, like the holiday itself, a time honored American tradition. And with just over 60 balloons in its parade, Macy’s is also one of the nation’s largest consumers of heliu…
    - 15 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 3:23pm -
  • newWhat Are You Doing For Thanksgiving?: Harmony Lu
    Harmony Lu, pastry chef, eating steak from the kitchen at Alexander's Steakhouse Taipei. Harmony Lu Harmony Lu is the pastry chef and mastermind of modernist desserts at Alexander’s Steakhouse Taipei, the newest locatio…
    - 15 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 3:00pm -
  • newHow Hard Will Yahoo Be Hit Over Fantasy Sports Gambling?
    Yahoo recently came into the crosshairs of the New York attorney general as part of a growing effort to control (and shut down) fantasy sports gaming on the internet, and it’s unclear how much of a problem it would be for the company if they…
    - 15 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 3:00pm -
  • newWhat's The Deal With Jellied Cranberry Sauce?
    Cranberry sauce Gene Ham via Flickr That wriggly jellied can-shape cranberry sauce is common on holiday tables in the United States. It's probably hanging out on its own, shoved to a corner, on a tiny plate. But it's usua…
    - 16 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 2:00pm -



Information Week

  • newRaspberry Pi Zero Lists For Just $5
    If it wasn't impressive enough that Raspberry Pie has fit an entire computer into an area smaller than a credit card, it's offering the PC for just $5.
    - 13 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 5:06pm -
  • newAmazon Forces Password Reset For Some Users
    Amazon told an unknown number of customers that their passwords could have been potentially exposed to a third party, but claimed it has corrected the issue.
    - 14 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 4:06pm -
  • new8 Ways You're Failing At Data Science
    Data scientists and the Wizard of Oz have something in common: Few people really know what they do behind the curtain, which makes it hard to tell good from bad data science. These tips can help you discern the difference.
    - 15 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 3:06pm -
  • newBest Black Friday Tech Deals
    Looking for discounted prices on phones, tablets, and other mobile gear and plans on Black Friday? Here's a quick primer.
    - 16 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 2:06pm -
  • newCyberwar Part 2: Government Hacks Threaten Private Sector
    When you hear the term cyberwar, you think about threats to government, but private sector companies are also at risk. In the second of our three-part series on cyberwarfare, we identify three vulnerabilities and offer IT leaders suggestions on what…
    - 17 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 1:06pm -
  • new9 Hot Gadgets To Watch This Black Friday Weekend
    It's that time of year again: Black Friday madness right after the turkey dinner. If you're a geek, or have to buy a gift for one, here are nine hot tech gadgets to check out between Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
    - 18 hours ago 26 Nov 15, 12:05pm -
  • Google Pledges $1 Million To Special Ed Via Android Pay
    Google promises to donate $1 for every Android Pay purchase towards special needs education projects. It will donate up to $1 million this holiday season.
    - 2 days ago 25 Nov 15, 6:06pm -
  • HP Reports Mixed Q4, Its Final Quarter Before Company Splits
    HP reported mixed results in its final quarter as a single company this week with revenue declines, but promises of more focused efforts in the future as HP Enterprise and HP Inc. pursue separate paths.
    - 2 days ago 25 Nov 15, 5:12pm -
  • What CIOs Think About Online Holiday Shopping At Work
    In the next few weeks workers will be tempted to peruse the Internet for killer discounts on four of the busiest online single-day shopping events of the holidays. A recent survey reveals the likelihood of whether your boss will be a Grinch or offer…
    - 2 days ago 25 Nov 15, 4:05pm -
  • Windows 10 November Update Returns After Privacy-Setting Glitch
    After pulling its Windows 10 November update after reported problems with some users' privacy settings preferences, Microsoft reinstates the update.
    - 2 days ago 25 Nov 15, 3:35pm -

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