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Cops Are Offering Ring Doorbell Cameras in Exchange for Info

Amazon-owned Ring has cozied up to law enforcement, and critics say it's using police departments to help market its surveillance cameras.

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New Course: How to Connect to an API From an Angular App

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

If you want to create a web app

in Smashing Magazine

Simplify The Handoff From Sketch To Visual Studio Code With Indigo.Design

(This is a sponsored article.) If you think about it, software teams are a lot like sports teams.

in Smashing Magazine

Adventures In August (2019 Wallpapers Edition)

Everybody loves a beautiful wallpaper to freshen up their desktops and home screens, right?

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PlayStation 4 Becomes Fastest Console To Sell 100 Million

According to a recent financial report from Sony, the PlayStation 4 has become the fastest home console to reach 100 million sales.

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DoorDash Tip-Skimming Scheme Prompts Class-Action Lawsuit Seeking All Those Tips That Didn't Go To Drivers

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Gizmodo: DoorDash's years-long scheme to use customer tips to subsidize its workers' wages is finally catching up to the company.

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Sony and LG Continue To Struggle To Sell Smartphones

In news that will shock absolutely nobody, LG and Sony continue to struggle when it comes to selling smartphones.

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Gigantic, Mysterious Radiation Leak Traced To Facility in Russia

The source of a gigantic, mysterious leak of radioactive material that swept across Europe in 2017 has been traced to a Russian nuclear facility, which appears to have been preparing materials for exp

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It's 2019, and One Third of Businesses Still Have Active Windows XP Deployments

As end of support for the still-popular Windows 7 draws near, risks of unpatched operating systems are likely to be a significant security concern in the near future.

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Now Calling Balls and Strikes: Robot Umpires

An anonymous reader shares a report: Baseball's future has arrived in the Atlantic League, a collection of eight independent professional teams that span from New Britain, Conn., to Sugar Land, Texas.

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Facebook Gets Closer To Letting You Type With Your Mind

An anonymous reader shares a report: More than two years ago, Facebook revealed it was working on a project for typing words onto a computer right from your brain, without requiring invasive surgery t

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New Bill Would Ban Autoplay Videos and Endless Scrolling

A new bill, sponsored by Sen.

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Apple's AWDL Protocol Plagued By Flaws That Enable Tracking and MitM Attacks

Apple Wireless Direct Link (AWDL), a protocol installed on over 1.2 billion Apple devices, contains vulnerabilities that enable attackers to track users, crash devices, or intercept files transferred

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US Issues Hacking Security Alert for Small Planes

wiredmikey writes: The DHS has issued a security alert for small planes, warning that modern flight systems are vulnerable to hacking if someone manages to gain physical access to the aircraft.

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Elon Musk Says Tesla's Ramping Up Solar Roof Production

Elon Musk is looking to ramp up Tesla's solar roof-tile business even as the company's panel installations shrink.

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The Hottest Phones For the Next Billion Users Aren't Smartphones

Millions of first-time internet consumers from the Ivory Coast to India and Indonesia are connecting to the web on smart feature phones that cost only about $25.

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Google Reveals Fistful of Flaws In Apple's iMessage App

Google researchers have shared details of five flaws in Apple's iMessage software that could make its devices vulnerable to attack.

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AT&T Kills DirecTV Now Brand Name As TV Subscribers Leave In Droves

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: AT&T is eliminating the DirecTV Now brand name it uses for its struggling Internet-based TV service.

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Chrome 76 Arrives With Flash Blocked By Default

An anonymous reader shares a report from VentureBeat: Google today launched Chrome 76 for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS.

in Smashing Magazine

Designing And Building A Progressive Web Application Without A Framework (Part 3)

Back in the first part of this series, we explained why this project came to be.

in Six Revisions

The Definitive Website Accessibility Checklist

Your website can reach a massive audience. Reaching, as well as attracting those users, however, requires a site that anyone can access.

in Dezeen

Clayton & Little builds weathering steel barn at California winery

in NETTUTS

New Course on the WordPress Customizer for Theme Designers

The WordPress Customizer is a great way to tweak the look of a WordPress site. It's especially great for end users of your themes.

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The Galaxy Fold Has Been Fixed, Samsung Says

The company will make its folding smartphone available to consumers—once again—this fall.

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Design Questions Library

The Design Questions Library is part of d.school’s recently launched “Public Library“, a digital collection built to help you go beyond the basics and dive deeper into the nuances of

in Smashing Magazine

The Essential Guide To JavaScript’s Newest Data Type: BigInt

The BigInt data type aims to enable JavaScript programmers to represent integer values larger than the range supported by the Number data type.

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Walkman’s 40th Anniversary

I remember how the buttons felt on this Walkman. It was my most priced possession. And my heart broke when someone broke into our car and stole it. Happy 40th Walkman Anniversary, SONY!

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Travel Scarf

A scarf that hides your passport or cash? Brilliant!

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I want to know how you spend your time

Love this, by Jamie Varon.

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Are Millennials Spending Too Much Money On Coffee?

An anonymous reader quotes the Atlantic:
Suze Orman wants young people to stop "peeing" away millions of dollars on coffee.

in Six Revisions

Web Design vs. Web Development: Key Distinctions to Help Decide Which One You Need

Whether you just want to update your current website or build one from scratch, you might find yourself wondering what the differences are when it comes to web design versus web development.

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33 Best Amazon Prime Day Alternative Deals From Walmart, eBay, Etc

Prime Day is so popular that Amazon competitors like Walmart and Target counter it with their own sales. We've collected the best of the rest.

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Amazon Prime Day 2019: The Absolute Best Tech Deals Online

We scoured Amazon's labyrinth of discounts to bring you the best Prime Day deals.

in NETTUTS

Create an Online Community for Your WordPress Site With UserPro

When you think of social websites, chances are that social networks such as Facebook immediately spring to mind, but the ability to create a profile and connect with other users can be a valuable a

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Tiny Tattly Tins

Tattly just launched Tiny Tattly Tins! (Say that 10 times really fast!) They make me so happy! These tins are so teeny-weeny-tini you can take them anywhere!

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Intention/Tension

“Too much intention creates tension.” – Moojiji

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I Don’t Know

Love this painting by Wayne White.

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Attention – Energy

“Life is about the management of energy, where you place your attention, is where you place your energy.” — Dr. Joe Dispenza

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How Couples Meet

This graph from a Standford University Paper on “How Couples Meet” caught my attention.

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The World’s Largest Election

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India Plans Historic Launch of a Rocket to the Moon

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is planning to launch a rocket to the moon.

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Google Tries Social Networking Again, Challenging Facebook Events

What's Google working on after shuttering Google+ ?

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America's FBI Wants To Build a Social Media-Monitoring Tool

America's FBI "wants to gather more information from social media," reports Engadget.

Friday, it issued a call for contracts for a new social media monitoring tool.

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Should Local Governments Pay Ransomware Attackers?

At least 170 local or state government systems in America have been hit with ransomware, and the French Interior Ministry received reports of 560 incidents just in 2018, according to Phys.org.

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Doing Five Things Could Decrease Your Risk of Alzheimer's By 60%

"Light-to-moderate" alcohol consumption can help reduce your risk of Alzheimer's disease.

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Minecraft Earth Begins Closed Beta In Two Weeks on iOS

The Minecraft team has released "a handy video to illustrate exactly what to expect from the Minecraft Earth beta" on the Minecraft blog.

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Nomads Travel To America's Backroads and Walmarts -- to Stock Amazon's Shelves

The Verge recently profiled "a small group of merchants who travel the backroads of America searching clearance aisles and dying chains for goods to sell on Amazon.

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IQ Test Scores Increased For a Century. But Did it Help?

IQ test scores have been increasing for 100 years, reports a senior journalist at BBC Future.