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Google To Take 'Apple-Like' Control Over Nexus Phones

Soulskill writes: According to a (paywalled) report in The Information, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wants the company to take greater control over development of their Nexus smartphones.

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Harvard: No, Crypto Isn't Making the FBI Go Dark

Trailrunner7 writes: The FBI and other law enforcement and intelligence agencies have warned for years that the increased use of encryption by consumers is making surveillance and lawful interception

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Jaguar Land Rover To Test Autonomous Cars In 'Living Lab'

An anonymous reader writes: British automaker Jaguar Land Rover has announced its £5.5 million investment in a 'living lab' for the testing and development of connected and self-driving car tech

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One Hoss Shay and Our Society of Obsolescence

szczys writes: The last time you replaced your smart phone, was the entire thing shot or had just one part gone bad?

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Former Yahoo Employee Challenges the Legality of Yahoo's Ranking System

whoever57 writes: A former employee of Yahoo is challenging Yahoo's performance review and termination process. The ranking system was introduced to Yahoo by Ms.

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Dutch Police Train Bald Eagles To Take Out Drones

Qbertino writes: Heise.de (German article) reports that the Dutch police is training raptor birds — bald eagles, too — to take down drones.

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The Feds' Freeway Font Flip-Flop

McGruber writes: Citylab has the news that the U.S. Federal Highway Administration is revoking its 2004 approval of the "Clearview" font for road signs.

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How To Build a TimesMachine

necro81 writes: The NY Times has an archive, the TimesMachine, that allows users to find any article from any issue from 1851 to the present day.

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After More Than a Decade, MSN Chat Authentication Is Documented

An anonymous reader writes: After MSN Chat closed in 2003, and then again in 2006, some guy has finally documented the authentication system used — over a decade later!

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U.K. Researcher Receives Permission To Edit Genes In Human Embryos

sciencehabit writes: Developmental biologist Kathy Niakan has received permission from U.K. authorities to modify human embryos using the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology.

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Ask Slashdot: How Do I Reduce Information Leakage From My Personal Devices?

Mattcelt writes: I find that using an ad-blocking hosts file has been one of the most effective way to secure my devices against malware for the past few years.

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Triple M.2 NVMe RAID-0 Testing Proves Latency Reductions

Vigile writes: The gang over at PC Perspective just posted a story that looks at a set of three M.2 form factor Samsung 950 Pro NVMe PCIe SSDs in a RAID-0 array, courtesy of a new motherboard from Gig

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Let's Tear Down a Kiva Bot!

Ben Einstein, writes new submitter Robofenix2, has torn down a Kiva bot -- a mobile ground-based warehouse delivery drone, aka Amazon's busiest employee.

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What Happened To Norse Corp.? Threat Intelligence Vendor Disappears

itwbennett writes: Over the weekend, Brian Krebs reported that Sam Glines, CEO of threat intelligence vendor Norse Corp., was asked to step down by the board of directors and employees were told that

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Fine Brothers File For Trademark On Word "React"

DewDude writes: You've probably seen them on YouTube: Fine Brothers are the two behind the video series Teens React, Kids React, and Elders React.

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Respect

“Respect yourself and others will respect you.” ― Confucius

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11 Hand Written Fonts Collection

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

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Sculptures in Nature

These Geometric Sculptures in Nature by Martin Hill are breathtaking.

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♥ / Squarespace

Big thanks for Squarespace for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed continously. Over the years, they have become a loyal and supportive partner in my labor of love. So much gratitude! Needs vary.

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My favorite Nightlight

This GRDE LED nightlight is one of my favorite practical objects in my house. Never thought I’d say that about a nightlight.

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Hachette Job

'Twas the tenth year of the second millennium whence I happened upon a somewhat modest volume inside which there was to be found, described in line and word, a city so French it is now known by some a

in Dezeen

Fabre/deMarien's Tirepois apartments feature metal cladding and recessed windows


in NETTUTS

How to Create Custom View Controller Transitions and Animations

Introduction

UIKit is a very powerful framework and provides various ways to transition between view controllers.

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A Smooth Refresher on Python's Lists

Python is a wonderful language.

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Friday Link Pack

– So, I am not at all into guns, or own one, but this vintage print of two women facing each other with guns is weirdly intriguing.

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15 Freshly Baked Free Fonts for Designers

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

How to Install a WordPress Plugin

One of the challenges of writing articles focused on web development and software development is making sure anyone and everyone who wants to learn a skill is able to do so.

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Want to Learn Something New, in Just 60 Seconds?

In most of our tutorials and courses at Envato Tuts+, we aim to cover a topic in depth, giving you a comprehensive understanding of the concept or skill we're teaching.

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Desktop 3D Printers Shown To Emit Hazardous Gases and Particles

An anonymous reader writes: A new study in the journal Environmental Science & Technology by researchers at Illinois Institute of Technology and The University of Texas at Austin sheds more light

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Federal Regulators Say a Theranos Lab Has Serious Problems

Federal Regulators Say a Theranos Lab Has Serious Problems

Today embattled drug testing star

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Turns Out Even Kevin Smith Had Lines in The Force Awakens

Turns Out Even Kevin Smith Had Lines in The Force Awakens

A supervising sound editor on the movie has taken

in Dezeen

Deep-set windows maintain privacy for overlooked Gangnam residence by OBBA


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iOS 9: An Introduction to the Contacts Framework

Introduction

With iOS 9, OS X El Capitan, and watchOS 2, Apple introduced a brand new framework, Contacts.

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Factory Girl 201

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

My second article abou

in NETTUTS

New Short Course: Get Started With Lumen

If you want to get up to speed on Lumen in no time, our new short course, Get Started With Lu

in NETTUTS

Create a Custom Shipping Method in OpenCart: Part One

Although OpenCart provides a number of useful shipping methods in the core itself, there's always a chance that you'll need to create your own.

in NETTUTS

It's Back... Student Subscriptions for Just $45!

For a limited time only, if you're currently a student, you can grab a full year of learning on Envato Tuts+ for 

in Smashing Magazine

★ “Busting Myths and Horror Stories Of Designing For The Web!” ★

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Connection

“I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength fr

in NETTUTS

Fortifying Security in WordPress, Part 2

In the previous part of this mini-series, we covered some tips and tricks that are very important for hardening your WordPress projects.

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Introduction to Google DFP: Debugging Ad Delivery

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

This is the fifth tutorial in a

in Boagworld

An easy step to becoming a more effective digital team

Many of the changes you need to make as a digital team are outside of your control. But there is one thing you can do; sort your working environment.

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US Could Lower Carbon Emissions 78% With New National Transmission Network

mdsolar writes with this story from Smithsonian magazine about how building a national transmission network could lead to a gigantic reduction in carbon emissions.