Feeds

in Slashdot

The Microsoft Band Is Dead

Microsoft's fitness-band line of devices have not be very well adopted over the years.

in Slashdot

FBI Agreed To Destroy Laptops of Clinton Aides With Immunity Deal, Sources Say

An anonymous Slashdot reader quotes a report from Fox News: Immunity deals for two top Hillary Clinton aides included a side arrangement obliging the FBI to destroy their laptops after reviewing the d

in Slashdot

Amazon Bans Incentivized Reviews Tied To Free Or Discounted Products

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Amazon is making a significant change to its Community Guidelines, announced today, which will eliminate any incentivized reviews, except for those

in Slashdot

Sandpoint Town Square Home To First Public Solar Roadways Panel Installation

Two years after the Idaho-based company Solar Roadways exceeded its crowdfunding goal of $1 million for constructing roads that gather solar power, the company has completed its first public installat

in Slashdot

Apple To Make macOS Sierra Available As Automatic Download Beginning Today

Remember how Microsoft was pushing Windows 10 updates to your computers? That surely made a lot of people furious.

in Slashdot

Ubuntu 16.04 Available in Latest Insider Update To Windows 10

The latest Windows 10 Insider preview -- build 14936 -- features Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

in Slashdot

In Canada's North, a Single Satellite Outage Means Losing Basic Services

Jordan Pearson, writing for Motherboard: Around 5 PM Eastern time on Sunday, a satellite providing internet services to most of North America went offline due to a technical glitch, the CBC reported.

in Slashdot

Google, Lagging Amazon, Races Across the Threshold Into the Home

Google will unveil its answer to Amazon's Echo at an event on Tuesday, the New York Times reports.

in Slashdot

Facebook Launches Marketplace On App, Takes On eBay and Craigslist

Facebook today also announced the launch of "Marketplace," allowing users to buy and sell items on the social media platform.

in Slashdot

Samsung Says It's Taking Some Time Off For Thinking and Waiting To See How the VR Market Shapes Up

Samsung says it is taking some time off to think before creating the next-generation VR headsets. The company said it wants to see the direction the market takes over the next few months and years.

in Slashdot

Source Code For IoT Botnet 'Mirai' Which Took Down Krebs On Security Website With DDoS Attack Released

As if the state of security wasn't already a headache worldwide, we now may have one more reason to worry about: a hacker has made available the source code that could allow more people to wage the ki

in Slashdot

Tim Cook Defends Apple's Approach To Security: 'Encryption is Inherently Great'

Apple CEO Tim Cook has once again defended his company's hardline approach to security.

in Slashdot

Samsung's Next Flagship Smartphone May Not Feature a Headphone Jack

Samsung's next flagship smartphone, which may be released sooner than later due to the Note 7 fiasco, may not feature a 3.5mm headphone jack.

in Slashdot

Google Fiber Is Now a Fiber and Wireless ISP

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Google Fiber today said it has completed its acquisition of Webpass, a wireless Internet service provider that will figure prominently into its p

in Slashdot

'If KickassTorrents is a Criminal Operation, Google Should Start Worrying'

An anonymous reader writes: Polish authorities have extended the arrest of Artem Vaulin, the alleged owner of KickassTorrents. His defense team is currently preparing to fight the U.S.

in swissmiss

Not So Good | Not So Bad

This Not So Good / Not So Bad box by Tina Berning made me look. I might start one of these myself. Also, what a talented illustrator.

in swissmiss

Jam Zipper Jar Bag

Love these zip-close storage bags modeled after classic French jam jars. The design allows bags to stand when filled. Dishwasher and freezer safe, durable and leak proof.

in swissmiss

♥ / Squarespace

Big thanks for Squarespace for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed continously. Do you remember the days when you had to learn HTML to code your own websites? I do! How times have changed!

in Smashing Magazine

Finding Better Mobile Analytics

in swissmiss

The Many Sad Fates of Mr. Toledano

Phillip Toledano was terrified of growing old. So he decided to do it as many times as possible. Fascinating. (via Bas)

in Boagworld

Social responsibility for entrepreneurs

As many of you know I consider myself a practising Christian. Recently Kelly Baader interviewed me on her entrepreneurial podcast aimed at the Christian community.

in swissmiss

Jewelry Box Of Treasures

This book-shaped jewelry box made me smile!

in Dezeen

Montana house by HUUM sits beside the Yellowstone River


in NETTUTS

Who Needs AMP? How to Lazy Load Responsive Images Quick and Easy with Layzr.js

Google's "Accelerated Mobile Pages" (AMP) project has, of late, helped influence websites to become faster.

in NETTUTS

Get Started With Firebase for Android

Mobile applications need a back-end server in order to perform tasks such as authenticating users and synchronizing user data across multiple devices.

in NETTUTS

New Coffee Break Course on React Router

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

When creating a single-page web app, routing i

in Boagworld

Stop Talking About Accessibility. Start Talking About Inclusive Design.

By talking about accessibility we marginalise it to being about disability. In truth, making your digital services accessible benefits everybody.

in swissmiss

How Boeing Builds a 737 in Just Nine Days

This blows my mind: How Boeing Builds a 737 in Just Nine Days

in Slashdot

HP To Issue 'Optional Firmware Update' Allowing 3rd-Party Ink

Soon after the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) issued a letter to HP, calling for them to apologize to customers for releasing firmware that prevents the use of non-HP ink cartridges and refilled

in Slashdot

Cloudflare: We Can't Shut Down Pirate Sites

CloudFlare has said it cannot shut down piracy websites.

in Slashdot

The United Nations Will Launch Its First Space Mission In 2021

The United Nations will send its first ever mission to space in 2021. It said it intends to send Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser spacecraft into a two-week, low-Earth orbit flight in 2021.

in Slashdot

US Warns Samsung Washing Machine Owners After Explosion Reports

Samsung may have a new problem on its hands, and it feels too familiar. The U.S.

in Slashdot

Facebook, Amazon, Google, IBM, and Microsoft Come Together To Create Historic Partnership On AI

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: In an act of self-governance, Facebook, Amazon, Alphabet, IBM, and Microsoft came together today to announce the launch the new Partnership on AI.

in Slashdot

Spotify in Talks To Acquire SoundCloud

Janko Roettgers, writing for Variety: Spotify is in advanced talks to acquire rival music service SoundCloud, according to a report by the Financial Times.

in Slashdot

Banks Adopting Blockchain 'Dramatically Faster' Than Expected

Banks and other financial institutions are adopting blockchain technology "dramatically faster" than initially expected, with 15 percent of top global banks intending to roll out full-scale, commercia

in Slashdot

Amazon Looking To Abandon UPS, FedEx In Favor of Its Own Delivery Service

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: A report by The Wall Street Journal claims that Amazon is building its own shipping service to replace FedEx and UPS, giving it more control over

in Slashdot

D-Wave's 2,000-Qubit Quantum Annealing Computer Now 1,000x Faster Than Previous Generation

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Tom's Hardware: D-Wave, a Canadian company developing the first commercial "quantum computer," announced its next-generation quantum annealing computer with 2,

in Slashdot

Verizon Technician Is Accused of Selling Customers' Call Records and Location Data To Private Investigator

A former Verizon technician who worked in Alabama is being accused of selling customers' private call records and location data to an unnamed private investigator.

in swissmiss

Friday Link Pack

Watch this video on The Scene. Imagine if a reply-all e-mail chain jumped from the screen into your everyday life. What a nightmare. – God bless free wifi. Yes.

in Ace Jet 170

Depero Futurista

I just got an email from Russell from Designers & Books. In October they launch a Kickstarter to re-publish Depero's Bolted Book. So, nothing really important then. (Oh my god!

in Dezeen

Zig-zagging roof covers Buenos Aires holiday home by Estudio Borrachia


in Ace Jet 170

Europe in Maps

Here's real treasure for the map fiend: A topographical study of the region known as Europe.

in NETTUTS

Apply Photo Filters With Core Image in Swift

Final product imageWhat You'll Be CreatingThe Power of the Core Image Framework

Core Image i

in NETTUTS

WordPress Development With VVV

Japh, in his previous article, has explained the rationale—and eventually convin

in swissmiss

Enlarge the Box

“Every problem, every dilemma, every dead end we find ourselves facing in life, only appears unsolvable inside a particular frame or point of view.