Dale MacDonald

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Grandma’s Apple Pound Cake with Caramel Glaze Recipe (Simple)

I got this apple pound cake with caramel glaze recipe from my grandma’s old recipe notebook. I was searching for this kind of autumn dessert that is …

Best-Ever Algorithm Found for Huge Streams of Data

It’s hard to measure water from a fire hose while it’s hitting you in the face. In a sense, that’s the challenge of analyzing streaming data, which …

Logitech’s Craft keyboard offers premium typing with big bonuses

Logitech’s keyboards have long been my keyboards of choice, thanks to their versatility and focus on good design. But the new Craft keyboard may be my favorite Logitech keyboard of all time — and possibly my favorite keyboard, period. The Craft is being billed as a creative tool thanks to the …

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Don't Screw Up Your Scottish Shortbread

It seems I have never met an American who has visited Scotland and did not adore it. I strongly believe—although in the era of enhanced sensibilities …

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce Is a Million Times Better

By Alex Delany<p>How to ditch the bottle and make—and use—homemade teriyaki sauce.<p>You know how the irresistibly sweet-salty teriyaki-slathered grilled meat you get at a Japanese restaurant is infinitely more delicious than the stuff you make at home? Well, the reason is simple: <b>Homemade teriyaki sauce</b> …

4 Forthcoming Restaurants and Bars to Have On Your Radar

After a somewhat quiet spring, the Portland restaurant scene is on fire, and these four new restaurants and bars are all coming soon to the City of Roses.<p>Elvis Room<p><b>Location:</b> 203 SE Grand Ave. (formerly the East End)<b><br>The Players:</b> Warren Boothby, Marcus Archambeault<b><br>The Situation:</b> The team behind <b>Sandy</b> …

How to fix and care for the tech in your life

Exclusive: this is the Essential Phone

Another stab at making phones modular<p>The Essential Phone, brought to us by the person who created Android, is finally ready for the spotlight. It’s an incredibly audacious and ambitious project, with an outlandish screen and the beginnings of a modular ecosystem.<p>First, the Android phone basics: the …

The 50 best computer science schools in the world

A computer science degree from a top university can help graduates land their dream job at companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook.<p>But which computer science courses are the best ones to try and to get onto if you want to impress employers?<p>Using the QS World University Rankings 2017, we took a …

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 …

That fancy smart gadget you put in your car could let hackers turn off the engine while you drive

More and more devices, from smart dash cams to head-up displays to Bluetooth-enabled diagnostics dongles, are looking to tap your car’s built-in diagnostic (or OBD-II) port for power and data.<p>The problem: this port… really wasn’t built to be used like that. Primarily designed to be tapped …

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MIT created an app to help you learn a language while waiting for stuff to load

I love learning languages and am currently trying to learn Dutch, but somehow can’t bring myself to open the DuoLingo app or a textbook after a long day at the office. I could feel bad about it… if I didn’t speak a few other languages already. That puts me way ahead of the average American, as 75 …

Enya - Only Time (Manila Killa Edit)

Razer’s acquisition of THX turned the new Blade Pro into a certified production machine

We first got the hint that Razer wanted to gain the favor of entertainment power users when it bought THX last year, which became a subsidiary company and part of the process of making a new entertainment and production certified laptop: the new Blade Pro.<p>A few days ago, I spoke with PR reps from …

Google and Symantec go to war over our internet security

Google and Symantec are engaged in a war about each other's security practices, with all of us caught in the crossfire. As <i>TechCrunch</i> reports, Google believes that Symantec has been improperly issuing security certificates for tens of thousands of websites. If the search engine follows through with …

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Backed by LocalGlobe, London-based Flourish launches data visualisation platform

Flourish, a new startup out of London, has launched what it describes as a data visualisation platform, designed to make it easier for companies, including media organisations, to visualise and tell stories through data. The company is also disclosing $1 million in backing from Robin and Saul …

AWS launches Amazon Connect, productizes Amazon’s in-house contact center software

AWS continues to add yet more software and services to build out its revenues and touchpoints with businesses that already use its cloud infrastructure for storage and to host and administer services and apps. The latest product, launching today, is Amazon Connect, a cloud-based contact center …

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Amazon’s Ambitions Unboxed: Stores for Furniture, Appliances and More

SEATTLE — Last Sunday in Palm Springs, Calif., Jeffrey P. Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, climbed into the cockpit of a 13-foot robot and began flailing his arms as though warming up for a workout, causing the robot’s enormous appendages to mimic his movements.<p>“Why do I feel so much like …