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Where the Tech Industry's Political Donations Are Going

An anonymous reader writes: Early estimates suggest the 2016 U.S. presidential election will result in $5-10 billion in spending by candidates and organizations — much more than ever before.

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Metal Gear Solid V PC Disc Contains Steam Installer, Nothing Else

dotarray writes: The boxed copy of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain reportedly contains nothing but a Steam installer.

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Nearly Every Seabird May Be Eating Plastic By 2050

sciencehabit writes: According to a new study almost every ocean-foraging species of birds may be eating plastic by 2050.

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Apple Partners With Cisco To Boost Enterprise Business

An anonymous reader writes: Apple and Cisco announced a partnership aimed at helping Apple's devices work better for businesses.

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World's Most Powerful Digital Camera Sees Construction Green Light

An anonymous reader writes: The Department of Energy has approved the construction of the Large Synoptic Survey Telecscope's 3.2-gigapixel digital camera, which will be the most advanced in the world.

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How Artificial Intelligence Can Fight Air Pollution In China

An anonymous reader writes: IBM is testing a new way to help fix Beijing's air pollution problem with artificial intelligence.

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Netflix Is Becoming Just Another TV Channel

An anonymous reader writes: Netflix revealed in a blog post that it will not renew its contract with Epix, meaning you won't be able to watch movies like The Hunger Games and World War Z through the s

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The Long Reach of Windows 95

jfruh writes: I'm a Mac guy — have been ever since the '80s.

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3 Category 4 Hurricanes Develop In the Pacific At Once For the First Time

Kristine Lofgren writes: For the first time in recorded history, three Category 4 hurricanes were seen in the Pacific Ocean at the same time.

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The Most Important Obscure Languages?

Nerval's Lobster writes: If you're a programmer, you're knowledgeable about "big" languages such as Java and C++. But what about those little-known languages you only hear about occasionally?

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Book Review: Effective Python: 59 Specific Ways To Write Better Python

MassDosage writes: If you are familiar with the "Effective" style of books then you probably already know how this book is structured.

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Cities Wasting Millions of Taxpayer's Money In Failed IoT Pilots

dkatana writes: Two years ago at the Smart Cities Expo World Congress, Antoni Vives, then Barcelona's second deputy mayor, said he refused to have more technology pilots in the city: "I hate pilots, i

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Ask Slashdot: What Would You Do If You Were Suddenly Wealthy?

An anonymous reader writes: There are a few articles floating around today about comments from Markus Persson, aka "Notch," the creator of Minecraft.

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Google Facing Fine of Up To $1.4 Billion In India Over Rigged Search Results

An anonymous reader writes: The Competition Commission of India has opened an investigation into Google to decide whether the company unfairly prioritized search results to its own services.

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Plunging Battery Prices Expected To Spur Renewable Energy Adoption

Lucas123 writes: Lithium-ion (Li-on) and flow battery prices are expected to drop by as much as 60% by 2020, making them far more affordable for storing power from distributed renewable energy systems

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Gadget Lab Podcast: Can Amazon Make Non-Crummy Gadgets?

 Can Amazon Make Non-Crummy Gadgets?

This week, the hosts discuss Amazon's hardware business,

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15 Superb Font Effects

We have compile a list of Free Downloadable various type Fonts for personal & commercial use for Web Designers and Logo Artists by which you can save your money as well as time and focus on makin

in NETTUTS

The Beginners Guide to WooCommerce: An Introduction to Managing Orders

WooCommerce is quite a versatile plugin which allows you to convert any ordinary website into an online store. With this plugin you can sell your products to customers in the best possible way.

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Fast Web UI With Webknife

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

The modern web demands faster and faste

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Working With Nginx

The first two articles in the series have given an overview and also talked about

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The Web Audio API: Make Your Own Web Synthesizer

Robert Moog famously created one of the very first commercial modular synthesizers. His inventions consisted of banks of wires and knobs, allowing musicians to create sounds never heard before.

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JavaScript Workflow Automation Using Grunt and Gulp

When you are new to front-end development
and start mastering HTML5, CSS and JavaScript, the obvious next step is to put
your hands on tools that most
developers use to stay sane in this com

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How To Keep Microsoft's Nose Out of Your Personal Data In Windows 10

MojoKid writes: Amid the privacy concerns and arguably invasive nature of Microsoft's Windows 10 regarding user information, it's no surprise that details on how to minimize leaks as much as possible

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Outlasting The Critics

“Outlasting the critics feels like it will take a very long time, but you’re more patient than they are.” – Seth Godin

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50 Beautiful Websites with Big Background Images

Check out how these sites use beautifully large background photos.

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Twitter, Apple, and Google Stocks Tumble on ‘Black Monday’

Twitter, Apple, and Google Stocks Tumble on ‘Black Monday’

The global stock market took a si

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An Introduction to GameplayKit: Part 1

Introduction

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Building With the Twitter API: The Power of Lists

Final product imageWhat You'll Be CreatingWhat Are Twitter Lists?

Twitter Lists allow you t

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Easy Digital Downloads: Reports Part 2

In my previous article I shared some benefits of keeping records for transactions, and discussed some of the features which are exclusively a part of the reports section in the EDD plugin.

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Connecting an API-Driven Web App with Javascript

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

We have our little app looking just the way we wan

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A Working Desk for 2 / Dining Table

Table for Two is a clever desk/dining table design by Daniel Liss.

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The Beginners Guide to WooCommerce: Adding Product Images & Galleries

In the previous articles we added different types of products in WooCommerce. Images in an online store provide a visual treat to the customers and give them a better idea about any product.

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Why Google Wants To Sell You a Wi-Fi Router

lpress writes: Last quarter, Google made $16 billion on advertising and $1.7 billion on "other sales." I don't know how "other sales" breaks down, but a chunk of that is hardware devices like the Pixe

in Six Revisions

Free Windows 10 Icons

A set of 100 free icons inspired by the recently-released Windows 10 user interface.

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It's Our Birthday! Celebrate With $25 Course Bundles for Creatives & Devs!

It's Envato's 9th birthday! To celebrate, we've got two fantastic Tuts+ course bundles for you to sink your teeth (or rather, your brain) into!

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F1 Race Starts Are About to Get Way More Interesting

F1 Race Starts Are About to Get Way More Interesting

Formula One has changed how drivers start

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Build a High-Performance Mobile App With Famo.us and Manifold.js

For
the last few months I’ve been wanting to dive into this new JavaScript
framework since I saw its launch event in October of 2014.

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Meet Tuts+ Reader Rose Pajaroja

Name: Rose Pajaroja 

Location: 

Manila,
Philippines    

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The Web Audio API: Adding Sound to Your Web App

What happened to audio on the web? For a time the web was the platform to show off your taste in tunes.

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Toolbox of the Smart WordPress Developer: WP-CLI

Do you own a (virtual or actual) server? Do you like command-line interfaces? Are you bored with the regular WordPress admin panel and longing for an exciting WordPress administration experience?

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Diving for Scallops

This short documentary profiles a fisherman in Maine who practices a fading craft: diving for sea scallops on the ocean floor.

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Understanding Permissions in Android M

Introduction

Prior to the M release, the Android permissions model has been an all-or-nothing decision for users at install time.

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Easy Digital Downloads: Adding a New Discount Code

Offering discounts is a way of rewarding your customers.