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Sprint CEO Hints at Price Hikes Ahead of iPhone 7

An anonymous reader shares a CNET report: If you're considering jumping ship to Sprint to take advantage of its "half-off" promotion, don't dawdle.

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Nintendo Shares Plummet After Investors Realize It Doesn't Actually Make Pokemon Go

Sam Byford, reporting for The Verge: Nintendo shares have skyrocketed since Pokemon Go's release and instant transformation into global cultural phenomenon, but they fell dramatically today after inve

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Suspect Required To Unlock iPhone Using Touch ID in Second Federal Case

An anonymous reader shares a report on 9to5Mac: A second federal judge has ruled that a suspect can be compelled to unlock their iPhone using their fingerprint in order to give investigators access to

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NIST Prepares To Ban SMS-Based Two-Factor Authentication

An anonymous reader writes: "The U.S.

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Vine's Source Code Was Accidentally Made Public For Five Minutes

An anonymous reader writes from The Register: Vine, the six-second-video-loop app acquired by Twitter in 2012, had its source code made publicly available by a bounty-hunter for everyone to see.

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Amazon Partners With UK Government To Test Drone Deliveries

An anonymous reader quotes a report from USA Today: [Recent rules from the Federal Aviation Administration mean delivery by drone is years away in the United States, but packages may be winging their

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China Releases Test Footage of Ballistic Missile Defense System

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Mirror.co.uk: China has released footage of its first interception test of a mid-air ballistic missile, destroying a target miles above Earth.

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Carol A Wilson reuses ranch house foundations to build Maine retreat


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Android From Scratch: Background Operations

Aside from the most basic of Android applications, everything you build will require at least some use of background threading to perform an operation.

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How to Write Your Own Python Packages

Overview

Python is a wonderful programming language and much more. One of its weakest points is packaging. This is a well-known fact in the community.

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CreativeMornings Podcast/ David Kelley

“Creative people are being asked to work on really important problems, problems that matter in the world, and the good news is we’re coming up with new-to-the-world solutions, and so it’s a

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Facebook Pitches Laser Beams As The High-Speed Internet Of The Future

An anonymous reader quotes a report from PCWorld: Facebook says it has developed a laser detector that could open the airwaves to new high-speed data communications systems that don't require dedicate

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Is digital transformation in danger of crushing your I.T. team?

Many I.T. departments are under impossible pressure. With ever more demanding needs and years of legacy and new tech, I.T. teams are looking for ways to keep up.

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Theresa May Reshuffles Cabinet, Warns Amazon and Google of Power Shift

An anonymous reader writes from a report via Ars Technica: British Prime Minister Theresa May has given a stern warning to big business, telling the public to "think not of the powerful, but you." Spe

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How to Create an Xcode Source Editor Extension

Final product imageWhat You'll Be CreatingIntroduction

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Introduction to Google DFP: Optimizing Revenue

Final product imageWhat You'll Be CreatingOptimizing Your Google Advertising Revenue

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Hand Painted Found Items

Loving this series of handpainted found items by Dirty Bandit. Long live puns!

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Building a Welcome Page for Your WordPress Product: Introduction

Right after you update WordPress, you are redirected to view a welcome page. This welcome page helps you better understand the new features and bug fixes in the current update.

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EFF Delivers 210,000 Signatures Opposing Trans-Pacific Partnership

An anonymous Slashdot reader writes:
"The TPP is simply bad for tech users and innovators," writes the Electronic Frontier Foundation, arguing the proposed trade agreement for the Pacific Rim "export

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TBD uses contrasting materials to define his-and-hers art studio in the Hamptons


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What to Expect From Swift 3

You probably know that Swift 3 is coming later this year. It is the first release that incorporates the hard work of a fantastic community.

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Securing ASP.NET Web API

Once you have your Web API developed, before exposing it to your clients, based upon your needs you may need to secure some or all parts of your API Service so that only verified users can access y

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Rake 101

This article explains the basics of Rake. It’s a super popular build tool that is written in Ruby. It offers a lot of flexibility and is used to manage all kinds of tasks.

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Quick Tip: What Is a Metaclass in Python?

This quick tip gives a brief overview of what we mean by a metaclass in Python and shows some examples of the concept.

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Shut | Sit

It took me a moment, but the Shut up and sit down poster by Playtype made me laugh.

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The Internet Doesn’t Forget

Carolyn Sewell said it. Chris Piascik illustrated it. And I am trying to teach it to my kids.

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Entire Federal Government Exempt From Robocall Laws, FCC Rules

An anonymous reader writes from a report via The Hill: Late Tuesday night, the Federal Communications Commission ruled that the entire federal government is exempt from consumer protection laws that l