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Linux based Boss to replace Microsoft's Windows as OS for Indian Government

Government of India creates its own Linux based operating system called BOSS<p>Whether be it the countless attacks by Chinese hackers on key government …

Linux Light Bulbs Allow Devices To Talk To Each Other With Flashes Of Brilliance

Who’s the leader of the club that’s made for you and me? M-I-C- See? See the visible light carrying data quickly and easily from light bulbs to gadgets! -K-E-Y Why? Because light is ubiquitous! M-O-U-S-E!<p>Disney researchers are working on a new protocol – tentatively called the Linux Light Bulb – …

Internet of Things

Pssh - Execute Commands on Multiple Remote Linux Servers Using Single Terminal

No doubt, that <b>OpenSSH</b> is one of the most widely used and powerful tool available for Linux, that allows you to connect securely to remote Linux …

Linux

50 Free Resources for Web Designers from March 2015

The tremendous thing about the design community is that we all love to share. We really do. Whether we share our thoughts and ideas via an in-depth …

Graphic Design

10 ways America can stop terrorizing its citizens (and the rest of the world)

<b>(CURAphotography via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>We refuse to think of ourselves as barbaric, and yet our War on Terror is exactly that. It’s time we put it to rest<p>Tom Engelhardt<p>March 3, 2015 9:15am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Dear American Patriot,<p>I wish I knew your name. I’ve been …

Political Science

​When Superintelligent AI Arrives, Will Religions Try to Convert It?

Like it or not, we are nearing the age of humans creating autonomous, self-aware super intelligences. Those intelligences will be part of our …

Top 10 Best Sites to Learn How to Code

MIT has opened all of its course content to web audiences, so anyone, anywhere can learn from one of the top American research institutions. MIT …

New ISIS video appears to show child executioner killing alleged Russian spies

A horrifying new video released online on Tuesday appears to show ISIS using a young boy to execute a pair of captives the terror group claims are Russian spies.<p>The slickly-produced video shows two men being interrogated in Russian about their alleged attempt to infiltrate ISIS. One captive, and …

Can't decide on a wearable? Lumoid lets you try a box full of them

It's increasingly easy to find a decent wearable these days -- the real problem is deciding on the one that fits you the best -- perhaps literally. Now Lumoid, the startup best known for its short-term camera rental service, has got you covered. The company just added a new wearable section to its …

Apple Watch iPhone Companion App Reveals New Details About Upcoming Wearable

Apple's latest iOS 8.2 beta includes a reference to an Apple Watch companion app that will be installed on the iPhone to give users a way to access settings on their Apple Watch devices, and a new report from <i>9to5Mac</i> using code created by developer Steven Troughton-Smith (which can be found on …

PlayBox Combines Xbox One And PS4 Consoles In One (video)

Ed Zarick who in the past has created portable gaming systems based on Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4 in the form of the XBookOne and …

Firefox 35 Brings Improved Cross-browser Video Chat

Mozilla has just released version 35 of its open-source desktop browser Firefox, with a host of performance improvements, fixes and an easier-to-use version of its free cross-browser video chat app, Firefox Hello.<p>Firefox Hello works across WebRTC-supported browsers including Google Chrome and …

Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters<p>American biologist and technologist Craig Venter whose company Human Longevity Inc plans to create a database of a million human genome sequences by …

Drugs

Why Is Nobody Using Android 5.0 Lollipop?

Google’s dashboard that tracks the versions of Android OS being used has been updated with numbers from January 2015, and it shows Lollipop’s non-existent impact on Android devices. Version five of Mountain View’s mobile operating system has not even gathered the minimum 0.1% of usage to show up in …

Microsoft chastises Google for disclosing Windows 8.1 security hole prior to patch

Microsoft is publicly criticizing Google for releasing details about a security vulnerability in Windows 8.1 two days before the Redmond company was …

Information Security

Withings’ new Activité Pop is a smartwatch you’ll actually want to wear

BodyGuardz uses an aluminum bezel to tackle the iPhone 6 screen protector problem

The gently curved glass edges of the iPhone 6/Plus screens feel absolutely luxurious but are a nightmare for screen protector companies. Compounding this issue is the fact that rigid tempered glass is now the preferred material for iPhone screen protection.<p>Some companies have taken a stab at …

How to Win the Goodreads Reading Challenge

Melanie Jo Moore just wrote a funny blog about failing the 2014 Reading Challenge. She only read 13 books of 36. Sad, right? But life, you know, it kind of intervened.<p>Well, there's a secret to winning the Goodreads Challenge that I can share with you: <i>Don't take it.</i><p>The whole idea is flawed. Why …

How Lizard Squad brought down both Sony and Microsoft, and how to help stop them

The secret sauce in Lizard Squad's malicious attack on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network over the Christmas holiday was accomplished using a network of hacked consumer-grade routers, reports Krebsonsecurity.com.<p>Calling the anonymous members of Lizard Squad a "group of young hoodlums," Krebs reports …

'Hacktivist' group Anonymous says it will avenge Charlie Hebdo attacks by shutting down jihadist websites

Hacker group Anonymous have released a video condemning the Paris attacks, saying "freedom of expression has suffered an inhuman assault"<p>Hacker group Anonymous have released a video and a statement via Twitter condemning the <b>attacks on Charlie Hebdo</b>, in which 12 people, including eight journalists, …

The first truly wireless earbuds are here, and they're awesome

I'm sick of them, and I don't want a pair of "wireless" ones that wrap around the back of my head. I want really, truly wireless earbuds. Basically, I want these:<p><i>Ryan Reynolds knows what's up.</i><p>That is the GIF that David Pierce and I passed back and forth to each other after he got our Moto Hint …

Consumer Tech

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

Turn Any TV Or Monitor Into A Windows or Linux Machine With Intel's Compute Stick

Intel's generated some positive noise at this year’s CES with their 5th Generation Broadwell processors (one of which ships inside the new Dell XPS laptop and contributes to its touted 15 hours of battery life), but one fascinating product seems to be flying a bit under the radar: The “Intel …

Linux

French cartoonists killed in Paris took a profane aim at the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> With pen names Charb, Wolinski, Cabu, Tignous and Honore, they were famous for targeting all forms of authority with the world's sharpest, no-holds-barred political cartoons.<p>But intolerance for that irreverence has cost some of France's most respected and controversial cartoonists their …

Charlie Hebdo

Windows 10’s new browser will have the most advanced features ever

This is Spartan<p>Microsoft is planning to radically overhaul its web browser in Windows 10. Sources familiar with the company’s Windows plans tell <i>The Verge</i> that the new browser, codenamed Spartan, will include a host of new features not found in rival browsers. Chief among the plans for Spartan is …

Windows 10

5 Great Front-End Developer Tools You Must Try

<i>Arnaud Breton is a full-stack developer at mention with a specific focus on the front-end side and user experience. This post originally appeared on the mention blog.</i><p>Over the last few years, we’ve seen tremendous growth in an entirely new generation of Web applications. These apps have become much …

Watch Science Masterfully Explain Exactly How a Pressure Cooker Works

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Netflix says offline playback is 'never going to happen'

Ever since Netflix mistakenly said that offline viewing would come to Honeycomb tablets, we've waited (and opined) for the moment when it'd happen. Unfortunately, the streaming company is turning a blind eye to our needs as its head of communications saying that cached playback is "never going to …

Tile’s tiny Bluetooth stuff-tracker now works with Android

Tile's promise to track your stuff with small Bluetooth squares last year made it one of the biggest crowd-funded successes ever, raising nearly $2.7 million worth of orders in just a month. What's taken the company a lot longer is making enough Tiles for all the people who bought it, as well as …

Does Your Mind Wander? Here’s Why That Can Be Your Greatest Asset

Wandering minds are associated with creativity. Popular wisdom tells you to live in the moment.<p><i>Huh?</i><p>So is it better to be unfocused or focused?<p>Let’s …

Mindfulness