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Hacking the Iridium network could be very easy

At the last the Chaos Communication Camp, held in Zehdenick, Germany experts demonstrated how to hack the Iridium network and eavesdrop its pager …

5 Ways to Keep Hackers on Public WiFi at Bay

Accessing the Internet is no longer a difficult task. In fact, you can access it almost anywhere. Wireless routers are so common these days. A …

Wi-Fi

backdooring your javascript using minifier bugs

Mon Aug 24, 2015<p>In addition to unforgettable life experiences and personal growth, one thing I got out of DEF CON 23 was a copy of POC||GTFO 0x08 …

Starting from Scratch: The Basic Building Blocks of AI

In order to build a great structure, you have to start with a single building piece. Examining the foundations of artificial intelligence (AI) is …

Gadgets of the week: OnHub router, iBackPack and more!

Every week, we round up the hottest in wearables, Bluetooth audio, and other Android-friendly accessories. There are a few goodies in particular on …

3D-Printed Glass Is Now a Thing Thanks to MIT

3D printing makes another breakthrough.<p>Earlier this week, researchers at MIT unveiled a new process called G3DP — a method that allows for the …

7 Ways Introverts Can Master Networking Skills

We’re all familiar with the concept of networking, and there are some myths about this social practice that I’d like to clear up. First of all, …

14 Ways to Become a More Likable Person

When you’re in a highly competitive field, talent and intelligence are prerequisites.<p>To excel, it helps to know how to connect with others and …

Free personality tests are more reliable and efficient than the paid variety

In most areas of life, we expect the free versions of products to be sub-standard compared with the "premium" paid-for versions. After all, why would …

83 Shots That Prove There is More Than One Way to Shoot a Road Trip Movie

How do you make a film shot mostly inside a car look interesting?<p>Isn't this one of the major hurdles you'd have to jump over as a filmmaker of a road …

Security News This Week: Police Use Mobile Cell Phone Trackers to Avoid Court Orders

The ongoing Ashley Madison saga is at the forefront of everyone’s mind this week, after WIRED's Kim Zetter broke the news that Impact Team finally …

5 brain technologies that will shape our future

The race to decipher the workings of the human brain, and build new economies around it, is on. Today’s great entrepreneurs – people such as Paul …

How lucid dreaming can improve your creativity while you sleep

Imagine falling asleep and being able to pick up writing tips from Hemingway, hit tennis balls with Serena Williams, or pitch your startup to Peter Thiel knowing you can carry these very skills and experiences into waking life.<p>Imagine being able to fly, relax on a beach, or even calm your anxiety …

MMD-0039-2015 - ChinaZ made new malware: ELF Linux/BillGates.Lite

BackgroundThere are tweets I posted which are related to this topic. Our team spotted the sample a week ago. And this post is the promised details, I …

Cybersecurity

Implementing a lightweight task scheduler

Doug Binks - 22 Aug 2015 - edited 27 Aug 2015<p>This is the first in a series of articles detailing the inner workings and evolution of the <b>permissively</b> …

Augmented Reality Sandbox Using a Kinect

Want to make all your 5 year old son’s friends jealous? What if he told them he could make REAL volcanoes in his sandbox? Will this be the future of …

Augmented Reality

Lock patterns are more predictable than we thought

New York Post<p>We have been using traditional passwords for a very long time, but Google only introduced lock patterns in 2008. It’s hard to perform thorough studies on such new methods, but this authentication technique is finally becoming more mature. Fast forward to 2015 and good research begins …

JavaScript: The Perfect Language for the Internet of Things (IoT)

JavaScript: Love it or hate it, it’s a popular programming language for many, mainly because it’s so incredibly easy to learn. And if you’re a web …

crater innovation makes thermodynamics a priority for next-gen desktop PC

<b>crater innovation makes thermodynamics a priority for next-gen desktop PC</b><br>all images courtesy of crater innovation<p>crater innovation developed an …

VR’s inevitable move to eye control: Why the industry will be taking a lesson from Iron Man

Imagine a world where you can control objects with your eyes instead of your hands. With virtual reality moving into the mainstream, this could become an everyday activity. Marvel has already shown us how it could work in its Iron Man movies: Tony Stark frequently interacts with his armor through …

Top 10 popular programming languages used on GitHub

Here are the top 10 programming languages used for Gits by programmers on GitHub<p>GitHub is a global web-based Git repository hosting service, which …