Adrian Smith

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Brexit: this poll reveals a sad truth about Britain and Northern Ireland

Recent polling from Conservative peer Michael Ashcroft suggests that two-thirds of pro-Brexit voters would rather leave the Customs Union than avoid …

Northern Ireland

Sridevi's last moments in Dubai hotel room revealed

Dubai, Feb 26 (IANS) Veteran actress Sridevi, 54, was getting ready at a hotel room in Dubai for a dinner date with her producer-husband Boney Kapoor …

Death Toll Is at 17 and Could Rise in Shooting

<i>For the latest on the Florida school shooting, read our Thursday live updates.</i><p>PARKLAND, Fla. — A heavily armed young man barged into his former high school about an hour northwest of Miami on Wednesday, opening fire on terrified students and teachers and leaving a death toll of 17 that could rise …

High School

You absolutely must secure your home router and you probably can't

Lucian Constantin's Motherboard guide to protecting your home router is full of excellent, nearly impossible-to-follow advice that you should follow, …

Information Security

How to Protect Your Home Router from Attacks

A comprehensive guide for choosing and setting up secure Wi-Fi.<p>Your router, that box sitting in a corner of your house giving you internet access, is in many ways more important than your laptop or mobile phone. It might not store any of your personal information directly, but sensitive data passes …

Information Security

The Most Secure Account of All—If You Can Stand It

There was a time when high-status people signaled their worth with an ostentatious key fob for an expensive car. Today the keyring of an important …

How to build your own VPN if you’re (rightfully) wary of commercial options

While not perfect, either, cloud hosting providers have a better customer data record.<p>In the wake of this spring's Senate ruling nixing FCC privacy …

Fox News staffers 'disgusted' at network's promotion of Seth Rich conspiracy theory

Fox News staffers expressed frustration on Monday that on-air personalities at their network like prime time host Sean Hannity are continuing to peddle a conspiracy theory about the murder of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich.<p>"I'm disgusted by it," one Fox News employee told CNN.<p>Rich …

Calls for Ofcom to block Sky takeover until Fox News cases are resolved 21st century fox

Lawyer says 21st Century Fox should also lift gagging orders on victims of harassment and discrimination who reached settlement<p>21st Century Fox’s takeover of Sky should be blocked until allegations of sexual and racial harassment at Fox News have been resolved, according to a lawyer representing …

Iran hardliners gain authority in backlash that could sideline Rouhani | Reuters

ANKARA (Reuters) - A year after Iran’s nuclear deal with the West, hardliners are gaining authority in a backlash against pragmatic President Hasan Rouhani that his allies say could leave him sidelined or push him out of power in an election next year.<p>(R L) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali …

South Asia

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

10 things to disable in Windows 10

Did you just upgrade to Windows 10? Perhaps involuntarily? Welcome to the operating system!<p>If you used Windows 10's express installation, you <i>might</i> want to tweak some of your settings before you get going. You know, for the sake of privacy, speed and convenience. Here are 10 things -- that are …

Canon USA launches new online photography courses

Canon USA has announced seven new photography courses that will form the beginning of the company’s new Canon Online Learning program. The courses …

Education Technology

5 Netflix documentaries that change how you think about the future

Today you bought a T-shirt, a snack from a convenience store, and purchased a bottle of water. It seems simple and straightforward — you gave someone money, and you received the items you asked for.<p>As these documentaries prove, there are entire worlds of complexity in the most basic activities. …

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Science often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to satisfy your curiosity on subjects ranging from computer …

Here Are the Must-Stream Movies of June 2016

Beat the June heat with these new additions to Netflix, Amazon, and iTunes.<p>No one wants to be inside during warm, beautiful June—unless, of course, you're a rabid cinephile whose happy place is a comfy couch in front of a giant TV. In that case, the coming month will bring a reasonable selection of …

10 easy ways to speed up Windows 10

If your formerly shiny, new Windows 10 PC has begun to lose some of its luster, there are ways to put a little pep back in its step. Here are some quick, easy ways to improve its performance without swapping out any hardware.<p>1. Go opaque<p>Windows 10's new Start menu is sexy and see-through, but that …

Use a wireless mouse? This $15 hack could compromise your laptop

They broke in like it was nothing. They could have wiped my hard drive, stolen my files, or practically anything nefarious you can do with a computer.<p>Just watch:<p>All because I had a wireless mouse dongle plugged into my laptop. And all they needed was a simple antenna that costs as little as $15 at …

Google is giving away 2GB of free Drive storage today

Google is giving away 2GB of Drive space today. In what's become an annual tradition, Google is again offering free Google Drive storage space to users who go through a brief account security checkup. The checkup will take less than a minute to review things like your two-step verification …

Google Drive

Ministers want to get rid of social housing, former civil service chief to say

Lord Kerslake to say housing bill will force councils to sell off more than 100,000 homes to subsidise right-to-buy discounts<p>The former head of the civil service will accuse government ministers this week of trying to phase out social housing altogether in favour of a new generation of “starter” …

The two most dangerous numbers in the universe are threatening the end of physics

A deeply disturbing and controversial line of thinking has emerged within the physics community.<p>It's the idea that we are reaching the absolute limit …

How To Watch Everything On Netflix With This Chrome Extension

The internet is a glorious place where dreams, including the ones to do with sitting in front the web, do come true.<p>Meet the 'Netflix Super Browse' …

Software

Ocean is an amazing pocket-sized battery powered server

Today the wraps came off Ocean, a full server that’s the size of a mobile phone, with a built-in battery, so it can fit in your pocket and go where you do.<p>It’s a tiny computer that’s powerful enough to run a server — Node.js, to be precise — pre-loaded with Linux, a 1GHz dual-core CPU, 1 GB of RAM, …

Unlock Hidden Genres in Netflix With These Secret Codes

Although it’s been known for a while, no one’s really bothered to take the time to jot down all of Netflix’s genre codes – until now. In case you’re …

This Hack Lets You Access 76,000 Hidden Movie Categories on Netflix

Happy binge-watching.<p>There's a new Netflix surfing hack to use when you can't find anything to watch. Gizmodo notes that the trick only works if you're watching Netflix through your web browser, but when you do, you'll notice the URL is something like netflix.com/browse/genre/10757. That number at …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden movie categories

Ever find yourself spending what seems like eons looking for the perfect Netflix movie or TV series to binge on next? That’s certainly understandable …

The 5 Most Intriguing of Netflix's 15 New Original Series Debuting This Year

By Cindy Davis | Streaming | September 4, 2016 |<p>By Cindy Davis | Streaming | September 4, 2016 |<p>This week Netflix announced it’ll premiere a whopping …

Entertainment

Ten new Netflix original series that we can’t wait to watch in 2016

We’re always telling you about the best things coming to Netflix every month, but what about the most exciting things coming to the popular chilling …