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Netflix has Secret Codes that Unlock New Movies (and We Have Them Too)

If you've ever been sucked into the totally awesome vortex that is Netflix, than you know what it truly means to binge. We start with one episode, …

Functional JavaScript: Function Composition For Every Day Use.

<b>Function composition</b> has got to be my favorite part of functional programming. I hope to provide you with a good real world example so not only do …

Which foods can improve your gut bacteria?

<b>Can what you eat change the bacteria in your gut for the better? Dr Michael Mosley has been finding out which foods and drinks can make the most difference.</b><p>The gut microbiome - the diverse community of bacteria that inhabits our intestines - is a hot topic in science right now.<p>Almost every day we …

Wellness

Britain must urgently prepare for flooding, heatwaves and food shortages, says Government report

Urgent action must be taken to protect Britain from flooding, deadly heatwaves, water shortages and an international food crisis that will all become …

You Picked 3 More Fantasy Anime As Dark/Brutal AS GAME OF THRONES

Turns out, anime and <i>Game of Thrones</i> share an almost warg-like connection. We rec’d five fantasy titles that are just as dark and brutal as the show, …

Anime that you should be watching – My Hero Academia

It’s a damn good time to be a fan of Japanese animation. And that’s because the spring season has kicked off in the land of the rising sun, heralding …

GitLab and Digital Ocean parter on continuous integration

GitLab has partnered with Digital Ocean to let developers use the cloud as infrastructure for continuous integration.<p>With this, developers with projects on GitLab will get free runners for continuous integration purposes. The company also says it will help with scaling and speed.<p>“Together with …

DevOps

Alooma scores $11.2 million Series A to solve data science pain points

Alooma, an Israeli startup that helps companies process and work with big data in real time delivered as a cloud service, announced an $11.2 million Series A round today led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital.<p>The product focuses on the people working with data like data scientists …

Software Testing Tool Developer QASymphony Raises $5M

QASymphony, which makes software testing tools like qTest, has raised a $5 million Series B. The company, which has offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, will use the capital on product development and marketing.<p>The funding was led by Fulcrum Equity Partners with participation …

Tech billionaire Michael Dell says 'big data' is the next trillion-dollar tech industry

Why would he be willing to do that?<p>Because he's convinced that EMC holds the keys to the IT industry's monstrous market: data.<p>He told The Irish Examiner's Sophie Curtis:<p>It used to be PCs and smartphones; now you have tablets and sensors and cars spinning out all kinds of telemetry data, and all …

Big Data

Never have the embarrassment of forgetting a name again

Forgetting names is one of our memory’s most common failures – but there are ways to make them stick, says psychologist Tom Stafford.<p>A reader, Dan, asks "Why do we forget people's names when we first meet them? I can remember all kinds of other details about a person but completely forget their …

Selling

Beagles bred with muscular dystrophy offer ‘hope of a human cure’

Vets studying the muscle-wasting disease in dogs say new drugs being tested could halt its progress in humans<p>At first glance, the beagles running round the enclosure of the Royal Veterinary College look typical of the breed. Inquisitive and affectionate, the dogs rush from visitor to visitor, …

Molecular Biology

Android security flaw lets attackers in using a large password

There have been plenty of security holes involving mobile device lock screens, but a recently discovered Android flaw may give you more reasons than usual to be cautious. The technique bypasses the lock screen on most versions of Android Lollipop by crashing it with any large-enough password -- all …

The Flock launches Aug. 21, will disappear after 215,358,979 player deaths

The studio behind <i>The Flock</i>, the multiplayer thriller video game that will eventually, purposely go offline one day, will release its game on Aug. 21 for $16.99 through Steam, the Humble Store and developer Vogelsap's own website.<p>Vogelsap also announced the PC game's launch population today: …

Windows 10 tips for gamers: How to save your bandwidth, do a clean install, and more

Just because you have a new operating system doesn’t mean everything is working like it should.<p>Windows 10<p>New Windows 10 game<br>• How to get Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition<p>Here’s a secret: If you installed Windows 10 today, you agreed to have your computer act as a peer-to-peer host for sharing Windows …

Windows 10

How I Forgave Jamie Oliver

photo by E.L. Natiello<p>If you have the time and the patience, and room in your heart to forgive chef Jamie Oliver for referring to his Crispy and Sticky Chicken Thighs with Squashed New Potatoes and Tomatoes as a "simple pan-baked chicken dish" then I encourage you to try this recipe.<p>But for God's …

Best-Selling PS4, PS3, and PS Vita Games on PSN in June Revealed

Sony has released its monthly list of the top-selling PlayStation Network games for June, and surprisingly, it's not Batman: Arkham Knight that took the top spot on PlayStation 4.<p>The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, the new subscription-free MMO that launched in June, was the top-selling …

PS Vita

OS X El Capitan Opens Door to TRIM Support on Third-Party SSDs for Improved Performance

For users looking to upgrade their older Macs with third-party solid-state drives (SSDs), one issue has been a lack of support for TRIM on these drives under OS X. TRIM is a system-level command that allows the operating system and the drive to communicate about which areas of the drive are …

Operating Systems

8 barriers to overcome when learning to code

While being a mentor for a JavaScript Web development course, I’ve seen many beginner programmers jump into learning with enthusiasm and then immediately hitting a wall.<p>Most of the students usually struggle with the same barriers. But once they learn to overcome them, they get instant benefits:<p>they …

NVIDIA Introduces AndroidWorks To Streamline Game Development For All Android Devices

NVIDIA has been a big proponent of Android for the last few years. From the original SHIELD Portable, to the just released SHIELD Android TV, and even concept devices like Google’s Project Tango, NVIDIA has invested considerable resources to optimize both its hardware and software for Google’s …

Game Development

Beer Drinkers Admit Corona is Gross, Buy Tons of it Anyway

Why is the skunky swill known as Corona enjoying a major sales surge? It's all about that marketing, baby. Business Insider reports that "Sales of Corona are soaring, despite the Mexican beer's horrible taste ratings."<p>As other macrobrews lose market share to the booming craft beer movement, …