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Intel's first 'ruler' SSD holds 32TB

Intel has unsheathed its first "ruler" SSD, a bizarre device with a 12-inch long housing and colossal amount of storage. Intel created the new form factor last year to cram as much storage as possible into a "1U" server form factor, with optimal thermal efficiency. The DC P4500 is the first drive …

Computer Hardware

Top 10 best Gorgeous Castles Around The World

A castle is a type of fortified structure built in Europe and the Middle East during the Middle Ages by nobility. It is distinct from a palace and …

Top 10

8 London Tube journeys that are quicker by foot

For the past two months, London's Underground has been sweltering due to the heatwave with temperatures on the Bakerloo Line reaching a staggering …

England

Revolutionizing Tanzania’s railway

Young women in Tanzania are revolutionizing an industry that has been dominated by men for decades. DW spoke to Rhitta Chimbombo about getting her …

Employment

The Roku Channel Is Now Free on the Web

Roku hardware is no longer required to access the movies, TV shows, and live news streams offered for free on The Roku Channel. Simply load it up on …

TV shows

Windows 10 Leak Exposes Microsoft's New Monthly Charge

Ever since its creation, Microsoft has described Windows 10 “as a service”. The fear has always been that this meant Microsoft would start charging users a monthly fee to maintain the operating system, and now a new leak has confirmed this is exactly what will happen…<p>In a new report, CNet’s well …

Windows 10

Reddit: User info compromised in new data breach

Social discussion website Reddit said a security breach earlier this summer has compromised some users' accounts, and may threaten their anonymity.

Security

Huge Cryptomining Attack on ISP-Grade Routers Spreads Globally

A massive hacking campaign has been uncovered, compromising tens of thousands of MikroTik routers to embed Coinhive scripts in websites using a known …

Cybersecurity

Here’s What You Should Use Instead of CCleaner

CCleaner just became worse. The popular system-cleaning tool now always runs in the background, nagging you and reporting anonymous data back to the …

Windows 10

Hiking Washington's Railroad History

Embark on an afternoon hike to learn about Washington State's early railroad history and discover the remnants of a train depot devastated by a …

Hiking

Stunning drone footage of Snowdon Mountain Railway

It might be the other end of the country, but the Snowdon Mountain Railway has been shown to be one of the wonders of Wales, thanks to some …

Drones

Harahan: The town that railroads built, in 70 vintage photos from The Times-Picayune | NOLA.com

Call it the little town that could. In 1844, Illinois Central railroad workers created a settlement that was the forerunner to the City of Harahan. …

Vintage

Ride an Abandoned Railroad Track in the Catskills…on Bikes!

Passenger trains haven’t made stops at the Phoenicia train station in the Catskill region of New York since 1954, but everyday you will find groups …

Trains

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

From product design to LinkedIn strategies, Google has a lot to teach executives and entrepreneurs.<p>Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you …

Online Life

Google now has its own hardware security keys

Yesterday, Google revealed that it completely cut phishing attacks against more than 85,000 employees by making them use hardware security keys. They're small USB drive-sized devices that handle online logins, and they're proven to be even more secure than other two-factor authentication methods. …

Mobile Devices

The adorable Microlino EV looks poised to hit European roads soon

You may soon see these unmistakable little electric runabouts flitting around European cities. The flat-out-adorable Microlino seen here is a modern riff on BMW's Isetta, the three-wheeled, front-door bubble car from the 1950s.<p>Perhaps you've seen pictures of this little EV floating around this or …

Electric Vehicles

50 Rare Photos That Show the Building of the Pskov-Riga (Russian Empire) Railway in the 19th Century

The building of the Pskov-Riga Railway with its branch line from Valga to Tartu started on the initiative of the Russian Ministry of War in 1886. …

Here are the 16 leaking VPNs to avoid

A VPN is a virtual private network—a way to protect and encrypt your web traffic from prying eyes. There are dozens of VPN services available, but …

Florida Is on Track to Build New Passenger Train System

The Brightline train company recently submitted a bid to run a passenger line between Tampa and Orlando, a move that’s been generally welcomed by …

Clouds Are No Problem for New Bacteria-Powered Solar Panels

A pretty useful trick.<p>Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new kind of solar cell that can convert sunlight into electricity, but instead of using electronics like most solar cells, this particular invention relies on bacteria.<p>Many bacteria are already capable of …

Clean Energy

In Pictures: 7 Most Picturesque Train Routes in India

01/07<p>Chennai-Rameswaram, Sethu Express - This bridge has historical significance and as per mythology, this bridge was built by Lord Rama so as to …

This Raspberry Pi rival offers a beefy CPU, 4K video, and more

Libre Computer<p>The Renegade Elite, from tech company Libre Computer, is a single-board computer that delivers more power than the Raspberry Pi.<br>• It isn’t the cheapest single board computer around, at $100, but you’re getting a lot for your cash.<br>• The Renegade Elite sports a hexacore processor, USB …

Raspberry Pi

Amazon's Kindle Now Supports Arabic

Amazon took a big step in expanding its reach this week. On Tuesday, the company announced that it supports Arabic on the Kindle platform, including on its devices and apps. It currently has over 12,000 Arabic language books available for Kindle.<p>With over 467 million speakers in 60 countries as of …

eBooks

People are discovering that scammers are controlling their Apple accounts using a feature for families to share apps

When David tried to download apps on his iPhone and iPad recently, he found he wasn't able to because his account was linked to something called "Family Sharing."<p>That's a feature that Apple introduced in 2014 to make it easier to share apps, iCloud storage, and iTunes content like music and movies …

Hurricane-resistant home uses resilient boat-building techniques to weather the storm

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, American firm Specht Architects designed the Beach Haven House, a contemporary home built to withstand hurricanes and …

Microsoft's Office UI update includes a simpler, cleaner ribbon

Microsoft has given its infamous Office ribbon a much simpler, much less cluttered look as part of its interface redesign for Office.com and Office 365 applications. The tech giant updated the element to only show the most basic options -- if you need any of the commands the redesign hides, though, …

This City Vanished 1000 yrs ago in North America- Archaeologists Find Mysterious clay Pyramids

About a millennium before Columbus arrived in the New World, on the land of today’s St. Louis of Missouri, was founded an American settlement that in …

Carnival Corp. buys excursion railroad in Alaska

The White Pass & Yukon Route in Skagway is one of the most popular shore excursions for Alaska cruisers.

Hidden piece of Bangkok keeps Thailand on its rails

Free Download: Navigo Transportation UI Kit for Adobe XD

Get this UI Kit for Adobe XD to design experiences for the road! Includes more than 60 customizable screens across six different user flows. Navigo …