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Lavaboom Is Another Zero Access Encrypted Email Service Hosted In Germany

The post-Snowden boom in strongly encrypted services continues. To wit: Lavaboom, a made-in-Germany encrypted email service, which is currently in beta and seeking a $100,000 crowdfunding raise via Indiegogo to get a fully featured product to market.<p>Co-founder, Felix Müller-Irion, says the idea for …

Conquer Your Nerves Before Your Presentation

You know the feeling: You’re about to give a big presentation (maybe it’s not even that big), and your nerves set in. You feel pressure in your chest. Your breathing gets shallow. Your blood pressure increases. And suddenly it seems inevitable that you’re going to mess this up — and everyone will …

10 killer apps you shouldn't live without

When you hop into Apple or Google's app stores on your smartphone or tablet and literally have more than a million apps enticing you, it's easy to get quickly overwhelmed. Of course, there are countless options for the boring staples to handle email, maps, weather, stocks, games and …

10 Mistakes You Make When Booking Airfare

If you're wondering why you never manage to bag a flight for quite as cheap as the next guy, or you're pining for a getaway but really need to keep the cost down, or you're simply super-interested in all the intricacies of airfare pricing (OK, well, at Hopper, we are!), then this list of 10 …

De:comments Revamps and Revives WordPress Comments

Created by Ukrainian WordPress development studio Deco.agency, De:comments is a subscription-based product that costs from $50 a year for a single website to $300 a year for 10 websites (it also supports the multisite feature and requires only one license per network). The system’s features include …

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5 Ways to Keep Your Female Tech Employees Around for the Long Haul

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Tech jobs are undoubtedly on the rise. Code.org predicts that by 2020, computing jobs will have more than doubled to 1.4 million. Not only that, but a recent survey by the Technology Councils of North America revealed that 74 percent of …

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Travel

Best Beer Trips in Europe

In these cities, beer is an integral part of culture and heritage.<p><i>From the September 2010 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler<p>With a declaration of <i>“O’zapft is!”</i> (It’s tapped!), Munich’s mayor kicks off Oktoberfest, first celebrated 200 years ago in honor of the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig. The …

Beer

Data Analytics Dominates Enterprises' Spending Plans For 2015

Companies will spend an average of $7.4M on data-related initiatives over the next twelve months , with enterprises investing $13.8M, and small & medium businesses (SMBs) investing $1.6M.<p>80% of enterprises and 63% of small & medium businesses (SMBs) already have deployed or are planning to deploy …

Big Data

Is LinkedIn Poised To Be The Next Media Giant?

When LinkedIn introduced Pulse, providing commentary from a hand-chosen set of thought leaders, they made a major impact. Paired with the long-form publishing platform they launched last year, LinkedIn is significantly changing the media landscape.<p><b>First, the statistics</b><p>LinkedIn has 330+ million …

Thought Leadership

The secret your cellphone company doesn't want you to know

Recently, AT&T surprised everyone when it added a new option to its GigaPower fiber Internet service: privacy. Yes, for just $29 more a month, AT&T promises it WON'T sell your search and browsing history to advertisers. How generous.<p>While there's still some doubt about how private your information …

BitTorrent Sync 2.0 Is Now Publicly Available

BitTorrent today announced that version 2.0 of its Sync platform for P2P file sharing is shedding the beta tag and becoming available to the general public.<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-T_uV2giecI<p>A quick recap if you’re not familiar: Sync is BitTorrent’s take on sharing files through the cloud, …

Software

This Drink Will Make You Love Endless Winter

Cure your post-ski chills with this ghost pepper-infused margarita<p>There is only so much snow that a person should have to face sober. Which is perhaps why National Margarita Day is February 22—and why you shouldn’t wait until it’s porch-sitting weather to throw a few ounces of tequila (and maybe a …

Tequila

3 places better than Craigslist to buy and sell used items

When you want to buy or sell something used online, your first thought might be to use Craigslist. After all, it's the site that brought the newspaper classifieds into the digital world and today has nearly 40 million new listings every month.<p>Of course, using Craigslist does have valid concerns. …

Paparazzi-proof clothing that's embedded with reflective glass

<b>(WIRED) —</b> "Hey Liz, do you have an iPhone? Turn on the flash, and take a picture."<p>The directive comes from Steven Wheeler, a senior designer at online clothing company Betabrand.<p>We're at the company's San Francisco headquarters in a little room in back of their retail front that functions as the …

Kim Jong-un

Build An 'Honest ETA' Device--And Never Be Late Again [Video]

Our first project with electronics maker and partner littleBits<p>One moment, you're on the way home from the office. The next, 30 minutes have slipped by because you tried to finish that <i>one last thing</i>--and oops, you forgot to tell your significant other.<p>I love my job as much as the next workaholic, …

Makerspaces

Melanie’s Marvelous Measles: the detrimental power of anti-vaccination rhetoric

You only need to look at the title of the book to know that something’s wrong. “Melanie’s Marvelous Measles” is an anti-vaccination book aimed at children, written by Australian activist Stephanie Messenger. Although it’s been around for a few years, it’s garnered attention recently following the …

Public Health

Gear: All tangled up in wires? These Zipbuds are for you

Earbuds in a tangle? Zipbuds Pro Mic has a clever solution. The top third of the cable — the part that splits into two cables to accommodate the left and right earbuds — is in the form of a tough but flexible plastic zipper.<p>The usual rubber-coated cables are encased in the zipper's two parts, but …

Consumer Tech

8 Reasons You'll Be More Productive As A Digital Nomad

We're all for unplugging on vacation. But in order to make travel a lifestyle, you're gonna have to work while abroad. The good news is you'll join a legion of digital nomads, tech-based professionals who make travel their second occupation. At hostels, hotels, apartments and even on beaches, these …

D-Link's new routers look crazy, but they're seriously fast

D-Link has just jumped the router shark with its latest AC5300, AC3200 and AC3100 Ultra Performance models. On top of speeds up to 5.3Gbps for the AC5300 model, the 802.11ac devices feature, um, <i>striking</i> looks that hopefully won't frighten animals or small children. D-Link calls the models …

How to run Windows 10 on your Mac for free

One of the selling points of a Mac these days is the ability to run Windows software on it, via virtualization or Apple’s own Boot Camp. Running Windows lets you play PC games that haven’t been ported to the Mac, or stay completely compatible with your documents from a PC-centric …

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