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How to Create Animations in AngularJS With ngAnimate

When used properly, animations can make a web application fun to use. Modern browsers are capable of animating different elements on a webpage by using just CSS.

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How to Create a Data Model for a REST API With LoopBack

 

Writing a RESTful API for Node and Express is time consuming. You have to design and code each model, with security, parameters, REST endpoints, and even the HTTP status codes.

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AngularJS Form Validation With ngMessages

Almost every website uses forms to perform different tasks like signing up users or obtaining their contact information.

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Rules for Making Memorable Connections

1. Convey genuine appreciation. 2. Listen with intent. 3. Use humility markers 4. Offer unvarnished honesty. 5. Blue-sky brainstorm. How to Become Insanely Well-Connected, by Chris Fralic

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Astronomical Phenomenon Stamp

A new postage stamp reveals a rare astronomical phenomenon when you touch it.

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Banana Phone

The Banana Phone made me guffaw. Who doesn’t want to talk on a banana?

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Interns at Facebook, Google Out-Earn the Average American

Alayna Treene, writing for Axios: Long gone are the days of unpaid internships, at least at these 25 companies who are paying interns more than what the average American earns.

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Microsoft's Nadella Says Company Will Make More Phones, But They Won't Look Like Today's Devices

As he told the Make Me Smart podcast, Microsoft is looking for something far more transformative, like an entirely new category of smartphone that's so original and appealing that OEMs won't be able t

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IBM Admits It Sent Malware-infected USB Sticks To Customers

IBM accidentally shipped USB drives infected with malware to some customers, the company noted in a support advisory post.

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Google To Auto-Migrate Some Users To 64-bit Chrome

Google says it will automatically upgrade the version of Chrome that some Windows users are running, in what it describes as a bet to improve stability, performance, and security.

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Surface Laptop Can Be Switched To Windows 10 Pro For Free Until 2018

An anonymous reader shares a report: Don't let the new Windows 10 S operating system stop you from buying a Surface Laptop this year.

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Qualcomm Is Seeking US Import Ban For iPhones

Qualcomm is seeking to block the sale of iPhones in the U.S. after Apple decided to stop paying them billions of dollars in licensing fees for smartphone chips.

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Samsung May Overtake Intel As World's Largest Chip Maker In 2017

According to U.S. semiconductor market research firm IC Insights, Samsung is likely to overtake Intel as the world's largest chip maker later this year.

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Court Rules In 'Sextortion' Case That Phone PINs Are Not Protected By Fifth Amendment

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNN: Can authorities access potentially incriminating information on your phone by compelling you to reveal your passcode?

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IT Contractors In Australia Are Not Being Paid Due To Dispute With Payroll Service

New submitter evolutionary writes: Plutus Payroll, an Australian payroll company, is refusing to pay contractors due to a dispute with companies using their services.

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China Makes Quantum Leap In Developing Quantum Computer

hackingbear writes: Researchers at the University of Science and Technology of China created a quantum device, called a boson sampling machine, that can now carry out calculations for five photons, bu

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WhatsApp Users Are Reporting Outages Worldwide

sombragris writes: WhatsApp, a proprietary instant messaging platform owned by Facebook and used by millions of users, is currently down according to user reports from various parts of the world.

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Hulu Launches Its Live TV Streaming Service

Hulu has officially unveiled its $40-a-month live-television streaming service to help it better compete against larger rivals like Netflix.

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Gmail, Google Docs Users Hit By Massive Email Phishing Scam

New submitter reyahtbor warns of a "massive" phishing attack sweeping the web: Multiple media sources are now reporting on a massive Gmail/Google Docs phishing attack.

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Waymo: Uber Plotted With Former Exec Before He Left Google

Ina Fried, writing for Axios: Lawyers for Google's former self-driving car unit showed internal Uber emails Wednesday that it says bolster its case that former executive Anthony Levandowski was conspi

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Facebook Hiring 3,000 To Monitor Videos After Murders, Violence Shown Live

Facebook will add 3,000 more people to its community team to review videos on the social network, says CEO Mark Zuckerberg, after several surfaced in recent weeks including a father livestreaming the

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Tips for Human Interactions

Tips for Human Interactions:1. Be kind.2. Be kind.3. Be kind. — Tina Roth Eisenberg (@swissmiss) November 15, 2016

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Simply Turn Key

Edison electric light sign, circa 1900. This made me think of what invention in my lifetime will need a similar sign? Maybe self-driving cars?

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Real-world usability in the modern digital workplace

We shouldn't be just creating a great user experience for our customers. We also need to provide it to our staff too.

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Designing Voice Experiences

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Gable wall conceals double-height atrium in Austin home by Design Hound

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Qualcomm Says Apple To Stop Paying Royalties

Apple has decided to withhold royalty payments to its contract manufacturers that are owed to Qualcomm, until a legal dispute between the companies is resolved, the chipmaker said on Friday.

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An Open Letter on DRM To the Inventor of the Web, From the Inventor of Net Neutrality

Tim Wu, a law professor at the Colombia University, and best known for coining the term "net neutrality," has published an open letter to Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the web and director of the Wo

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Open Ports Create Backdoors In Millions of Smartphones

An anonymous reader writes: "Mobile applications that open ports on Android smartphones are opening those devices to remote hacking, claims a team of researchers from the University of Michigan," repo

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Airbnb Gives In To Regulator's Demand To Test For Racial Discrimination By Hosts

As part of an agreement with California regulators, Airbnb will allow the government to test for racial discrimination by hosts.

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Washington State Orchard Owners Look To Robots As Labor Shortage Worsens

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Seattle Times: Harvesting Washington state's vast fruit orchards each year requires thousands of farmworkers, and many of them work illegally in the United Sta

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Apple, Tesla Ask California To Change Its Proposed Policies On Self-Driving Car Testing

Tesla and Apple have asked the state of California to change its proposed policies on self-driving cars to allow companies to test vehicles without traditional steering wheels and controls or human ba

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WikiLeaks Reveals the 'Snowden Stopper': CIA Tool To Track Whistleblowers

schwit1 quotes a report from Zero Hedge: As the latest installment of it's "Vault 7" series, WikiLeaks has just dropped a user manual describing a CIA project known as "Scribbles" (a.k.a.

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Amazon's Alexa Can Now Whisper, Bleep Out Swear Words, and Change Its Pitch

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Amazon is trying to make its Alexa voice assistant sound more humanlike.

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A Database of Thousands of Credit Cards Was Left Exposed on the Open Internet

A US online pet store has exposed the details of more than 110,400 credit cards used to make purchases through its website, researchers have found.

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IT Leaders Will Struggle To Meet Future Demands, Study Says

When it comes to meeting future demands, IT leaders in the UK are lagging behind those in Germany and the US.

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Elon Musk Outlines His 'Boring' Vision For Traffic-Avoiding Tunnels

Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed new details about his futuristic tunnel-boring project during his TED talk on Friday.

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NSA Halts Collection of Americans' Emails About Foreign Targets

The NSA is stopping one of the most disputed forms of its warrantless surveillance program (alternative source), one in which it collects Americans' emails and texts to and from people overseas and th

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We're Getting Closer To Mass Production of Bones, Organs, and Implants

Medical researchers have been able to create certain kinds of living cells with 3D printers for more than a decade.

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Report Shows Another Diversity Challenge: Retaining Employees

An anonymous reader shares a report: Women, blacks and Latinos are far more likely to quit jobs in tech than white or Asian men, according to a new report by the Kapor Center for Social Impact.

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The Internet-of-Things is Maturing

An anonymous reader shares a report: The "Internet of Things" (IoT) category is starting to mature in terms of startup investments, according to a new report from Silicon Valley venture capital firm W

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How ‘Easy’ and Persuasive UX Design Can Increase Website Conversions

Kyle Racki recently interviewed me for the Proposify Biz podcast. You can listen to the show on their website, or Kyle has produced a great post summarising the key points we covered.

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Friday Link Pack

(via) – I would like this step stool in my home. Also available in white.

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15 Best Swift App Templates

Introduction

Mobile users have come to expect the UI consistency and performance that can only come from native apps.

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Promises

“Promises are like debt — they accrue interest. The longer you wait to fulfill them, the more they cost to pay off.” – Jason Fried Don’t Promise, by Jason Fried

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Quick Tip: Introducing Android O’s Adaptive Icons and Pinned Shortcuts

In this series of quick tips we’ve been looking at some of the upcoming UI changes you can start working with today, via the Android O Developer Preview.

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New Short Course: React State Management With MobX

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

If you're a JavaScript developer who wants to learn mo