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Chrome apps get a new lease on life through a package that turns them into Electron apps

Chrome apps get a new lease on life through a package that turns them into Electron apps

Google announced the controversial decision to kill Chrome apps on every platform other than ChromeOS, but your hard work might be saved with a package that turns Chrome apps into Electron apps. Read more...

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Laptop pioneer John Ellenby dies

Laptop pioneer John Ellenby dies

The PC industry has lost one of its quieter but more influential leaders: John Ellenby, the CEO of Grid Systems, died earlier this month at the age of 75 of yet to be determined causes. His company (particularly late designer William Moggridge) is w...
MIT's new 3D-printer makes objects that remember their shape

MIT's new 3D-printer makes objects that remember their shape

3D printing has done a lot for medical science. It's helped us create better prosthetics, manufacture artificial vertebrae and even develop smaller internal cameras. Next, it could help us revolutionize medication delivery. MIT researchers are u...

Canon’s 5D Mark IV Is Here, With 4K Capability and Improved Autofocus

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Canon’s 5D Mark IV Is Here, With 4K Capability and Improved Autofocus
The versatile 5D Mark IV has plenty of useful upgrades compared to its well-love...

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Forget Self-Driving Cars. Let’s Make Self-Driving Living Rooms

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Forget Self-Driving Cars. Let’s Make Self-Driving Living Rooms
The Tridika works like a self-driving car you can literally park alongside your ...

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The Mystery of How Cancer Cells Barrel Through Your Body

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The Mystery of How Cancer Cells Barrel Through Your Body
The subtle mechanics of densely packed cells may help explain why some cancerous...

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Security News This Week: Hillary Clinton Didn’t Delete Her Emails, She Super Deleted Them

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Security News This Week: Hillary Clinton Didn’t Delete Her Emails, She Super Deleted Them
Each Saturday we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in dept...

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This Week in National Affairs: It’s Back to School, and It’s Ugly

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This Week in National Affairs: It’s Back to School, and It’s Ugly
School is starting up again. It's going about as well as you'd expect. The post ...

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Bacon and Tatos

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Bacon and Tatos
This handy instructable will teach you the way to make Bacon and Tatos; a health...

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Skee Ball Machine

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Skee Ball Machine
It started out as a wild suggestion from a friend, "Hey can you make a Skee ...

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Hashtags

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Hashtags
The following project was made as a part of our DD203 course, under the guidance...

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Linear Motion by Rack and Pinion

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Linear Motion by Rack and Pinion
A rack and pinion mechanism can generate a linear motion, which can be adapted i...

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Bunny Box LED Light Cover

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Bunny Box LED Light Cover
I had a roll of cotton ribbon printed with simple black and white bunnies that I...

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Hacking smart cities: Dangerous connections

9 DAYS AGO
L33tdawg: Opposing Force's talk on Abusing Smart Cities happens next Friday, 26t...

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Americans want passwords, not biometrics, survey finds

9 DAYS AGO
Most people aren’t interested in fingerprint authentication and other biometric ...

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NSA zero days and encryption backdoors need clear disclosure policies

9 DAYS AGO
The government has another public balancing act on its hands with the disclosure...

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Spyware maker faces legal battle over alleged affair

9 DAYS AGO
A spyware company faces legal action after a US court ruled that its software wa...

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Millions of Steam game keys stolen after hacker breaches gaming site

9 DAYS AGO
A little over nine million keys used to redeem and activate games on the Steam p...

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UK's information commissioner responds to WhatsApp-Facebook data sharing

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UK's information commissioner responds to WhatsApp-Facebook data sharing
The UK Information Commissioner has launched an investigation into the new Whats...

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Chrome apps get a new lease on life through a package that turns them into Electron apps

2 HOURS AGO
Chrome apps get a new lease on life through a package that turns them into Electron apps
Google announced the controversial decision to kill Chrome apps on every platfor...

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7 Days: A week of Nougat, more Anniversary Update issues, and Manbang

9 HOURS AGO
7 Days: A week of Nougat, more Anniversary Update issues, and Manbang
From software updates across the board to a new North Korean streaming service c...

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Redmi Note 4 ditches Snapdragon for a deca-core Helio X20, launching in China

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Redmi Note 4 ditches Snapdragon for a deca-core Helio X20, launching in China
A little over six months since the launch of the Redmi Note 3, Xiaomi has now un...

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Xperia X Compact and XZ could be part of Sony's rumoured IFA 2016 lineup

19 HOURS AGO
Xperia X Compact and XZ could be part of Sony's rumoured IFA 2016 lineup
Sony always has something to show at the IFA trade fair in Berlin, and this time...

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Italy's Earthquake Rescuers Ask Locals to Unlock Their Wi-fi to Assit in Search and Rescue

2 DAYS AGO
Italy's Earthquake Rescuers Ask Locals to Unlock Their Wi-fi to Assit in Search and Rescue


"Rescue teams searching for earthquake survivors in central Italy have asked l...

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AfPIF Brings Together Internet Players

2 DAYS AGO
AfPIF Brings Together Internet Players

If you are passionate about ICT policy, Peering, and Interconnection, then the A...

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Singapore Plans to Cut Off Internet Access for Government Agencies

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Singapore Plans to Cut Off Internet Access for Government Agencies

"Singapore is planning to cut off web access for public servants as a defence ag...

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Does Apple's Cloud Key Vault Answer the Key Escrow Question?

3 DAYS AGO
Does Apple's Cloud Key Vault Answer the Key Escrow Question?

In a recent talk at Black Hat, Apple's head of security engineering (Ivan Krsti&...

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Internet Access: A Chokepoint for Development

3 DAYS AGO
Internet Access: A Chokepoint for Development

In the 1980's internet connectivity meant allowing general public to communicate...

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Rustic Industrial butcher block table with metal base

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IKEA items used: Numerar butcherblock and Karpalund underframe I started off wit...

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Radiator Springs house bunkbed

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IKEA items used: Kura bed, Dioder ledlight and Trofast as stairs For our sons 3r...

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Mini cactus garden in an IKEA BLOMSTER bowl

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I just created a mini cactus garden with IKEA BLOMSTER bowl. Just organize mini ...

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Custom built-in fireplace surround with mantel

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Ikea items used: LACK bookshelf, BESTÅ bookshelf, VIKA ANNEFORS desk leg, Pax do...

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Hackers Help: Please, need advice painting the BESTÅ

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Hi, I want to paint a BESTA furniture because it’s not in the colors I wan...

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Watch: Fascinating panel on legal and privacy concerns for Big Data and the Internet of Things

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onlplVUL2-8&feature=youtu.be In "It's a brave...

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Do Robot Fireflies Dream of Electric Lights?

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https://youtu.be/qDSySu_mT0I What could be more magical than the flickering gl...< Everything is wrapped in black electrical tape, to hold it together and make it almost invisible in the near-dark. The parts were only a few dollars each, or else scavenged from leftover electronics. The circuit can certainly be improved, the whole package made more attractive, and the timing more flexible. If you make your own, please post the results! The world can always use more amorous robot fireflies. Rick Lieder is a photographer and artist. His 2016 book Among a Thousand Fireflies uses his backyard firefly photos to illustrate a beautiful poem by Helen Frost. You can learn more about it on his site. The PBS Nova documentary Creatures of Light features his robot fireflies.

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Hot Wheels is making a Spock-leaning-on-a-64-Buick car for Comic-Con

2 MONTHS AGO
The classic photo of Leonard Nimoy in Spock costume leaning on the 64 Buick Ri...

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The amazing, shitty robots of Simone Giertz

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Simone Giertz's oeuvre of "shitty robots" doesn't end with her marvellous sla...

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Ultra-rare unopened Leica camera for sale with X-ray to prove what's inside the box

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The Leica KE-7A is a very rare camera manufactured for the US military in the e...

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Tech fails miserably in Forbes' most innovative companies

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But don't worry, the methodology is suspect to say the least The tech industry f...

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Having offended everyone else in the world, Linus Torvalds calls own lawyers a 'nasty festering disease'

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Time for a compendium of abuse Coding curmudgeon Linus Torvalds has gone off on ...

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SpaceX Dragon capsule lands in Pacific carrying 12 moustronauts

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NASA to watch Musketeer relatives carefully The SpaceX team has successfully rec...

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Apple is making life terrible in its factories – labor rights warriors

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Manufacturers buckling under demands for cheaper iStuffs Pressure from Apple to ...

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'Fake CEO' Chinese chap cuffed in $54m fraud probe

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Money laundering charges after chief exec imitation trick Police in Hong Kong ha...

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Error'd: Just Another Slow News Day

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Error'd: Just Another Slow News Day

"All the news that's fit to print, eh?" Jared S. writes.

 

"And now, here ...

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It's Dark In Here

2 DAYS AGO
It's Dark In Here

September 17, 20XX

Dear Susanna,

I hope the fresh start of a new college s...

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Representative Line: Accuracy in Comments

3 DAYS AGO
Representative Line: Accuracy in Comments

Comments are rough. I always take the stance that code should always be clear en...

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Your Code Might Be Unmaintainable…

4 DAYS AGO
Your Code Might Be Unmaintainable…

Let’s talk about maintainability.

Those of you that know me know that in ...

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CodeSOD: An Angular Watch

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CodeSOD: An Angular Watch

Let’s talk a little bit about front-end development. Even at its best, it&...

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Newly Discovered Great White Nursery Is 'Holy Grail' of Shark Research

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"Probably the most significant discovery we’ve ever made on the ocean."

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Hackers Can Now Unlock Phones With a VR Headset and Facebook Photos

13 HOURS AGO
Researchers prove that devices can be spoofed by photos taken from social media....

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Our Galaxy Has a Twin, and It's Made Almost Entirely of Dark Matter

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Dragonfly 44, a galaxy in the Coma constellation, is made almost entirely of dar...

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This 'Star in a Jar’ Could Produce a Nearly Unlimited Supply of Energy

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Physicists argue that a spherical tokamak is the best candidate for a pilot nucl...

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Facebook embraces algorithms and eschews human headlines in trending topics

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Facebook's Trending Topics feature has faced a good deal of criticism in recent ...

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Opera sync servers hacked, usernames and passwords at risk

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Opera Software is advising all users of the sync feature of its Opera browser to...

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Microsoft combats hate speech based on gender, disability, religion, age, and more

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The internet and web together are two of mankind's greatest inventions. Not only...

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Ubuntu Linux 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) Beta 1 now available for download (don't talk back)

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Linux celebrated a 25th birthday yesterday -- a spectacular open source mileston...

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DarkAudacity gives Audacity’s classic audio editor a UI update

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DarkAudacity, a mildly redesigned branch of the classic open-source audio editor...

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AMC backs off suggestion that it will allow texting in theaters

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"Not today, not tomorrow, and not in the foreseeable future."

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Help save 17 years of PC game modding history

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Download your backups before GameFront's mod-hosting platform shuts down April 3...

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Numbers for new B-21 bomber program don’t add up, according to researcher

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Congressional researchers raise flags that Northrop may have underbid to win.

Rea...

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Ancient shopping lists point to widespread Bible-era literacy

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Handwriting recognition algorithm suggests even lower-rank soldiers were writing...

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First-person drone racing descends upon Wembley Stadium

4 MONTHS AGO
90,000-capacity venue is a nearly perfect arena for the emerging sport of FPV.

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How to Turn an Old Hard Drive Into an External Drive

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How to Turn an Old Hard Drive Into an External Drive

So you’ve upgraded the hard drive in your computer, and you’re left ...

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How to Set Your iPhone to Remember Where You Parked

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How to Set Your iPhone to Remember Where You Parked

It’s no fun to end your trip wandering around looking for you car. Now, th...

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How to Share Ring Doorbell Access with Other Household Members

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How to Share Ring Doorbell Access with Other Household Members

If you don’t want to leave your spouse or roommate in the dust with your s...

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How to Disable “Raise to Listen” for Audio Messages in iOS

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How to Disable “Raise to Listen” for Audio Messages in iOS

Your iPhone’s Raise to Listen feature lets you record or listen to an audi...

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QNB Confirms Leak, Downplays Damage

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Important Information Security Questions Remain Unanswered Following a massive d...

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A Cyber Revolution: Advanced Attacks Increasing in EMEA Reflect Political Tension

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Financial, geopolitical and economical changes made 2015 a very busy year for th...

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How cybercrooks hit you where you live using country-specific attacks

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Cybercriminals are customizing their attacks to different regions, similar to ho...

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Axis Communications celebrates 20 years of AXIS 200 - world's first network video camera

3 MONTHS AGO
Axis will continue to add value and innovation for the future of connected devic...

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(USA-TX-Houston) Lead Cyber Policy and Governance Architect– Global Technology Infrastructure

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JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm wit...

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