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Hacker claims to have accessed some data from security firm hired by FBI to unlock San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone 5c

Health app data from an iPhone is being used as evidence in a rape and murder investigation in Germany, <i>Motherboard</i> reports. Details in the story also point to what may be the first known iPhone 6s lock screen bypass…<p>expand full story<p>The debate over privacy and security between tech companies and …

The future of drone delivery may be determined next week

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has put together a task force to test drones' ability to fly safely, which will determine the operational guidelines for not only consumer drones, but also for major companies like Amazon and Walmart.<p>Whatever recommendations the task force releases will …

An ex-Facebook exec just launched a $70 million fund for tech startups

It's White Star's first institutional fund and has been raised from backers including the Canadian government, the chair of auction house Christie's, and the founder of Cirque du Soleil, among others.<p>White Star will invest between $500,000 (£428,500) and $5 million (£3.3 million) in tech startups …

Your Body Language Doesn't Lie. Here Is How You Can Strip Down Naked Everyone's Personality

As we all know, communication is essential in society.<p>Advancements in technology have transformed the way that we correspond with others in the …

Body Language

MacTrast Deals: Essential JavaScript Coding Bundle

- Nov 13, 2015<p>JavaScript is the language of the web, and the Essential JavaScript Coding Bundle is the best way to learn how to master the …

Experimental Alzheimer’s Drug Shows Anti-Ageing Effects, Surprising Researchers

Human trials to begin next year.<p>We know that Alzheimer’s disease is linked to ageing, in that the elderly are most susceptible to experiencing the …

Neuroscience

What Is the Smallest Thing in the Universe?

The answer to the enduring question of the smallest thing in the universe has evolved along with humanity. People once thought grains of sand were …

Oculus Rift is a Game Changer, and About to Reshape the Industry

Virtual Reality technology has been looming on the horizon, and seems to be the next big step for video games in creating that sense of immersion …

Virtual Reality

Weird Object: Hoags Object

Galaxies are the largest things in the universe. Happily for us, they come in only a few varieties, making them easier to identify and theorize …

Cosmology

Learn how to practically apply one of the most beginner-friendly programming languages

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock Python is a relatively friendly programming language for beginners, and data science is relatively well-paying career …

How To Understand Black Holes

Physicist and writer Sabine Hossenfelder explains in '10 Things You Should Know About Black Holes.'<p>Sabine Hossenfelder, a high-energy physicist at Sweden's Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, is the main voice behind the excellent Backreaction blog, which is highly recommended for those …

Physics

Here’s what will make consumers love VR

The tech business loves virtual reality, and a wide range of companies are about to lovebomb consumers with some fancy new VR toys.<p>Samsung and Oculus will be first with Gear VR, a $99 product designed to transform compatible Samsung phones into VR headsets. Then there will be the Oculus Rift, Vive, …

Want an open-source deep learning framework? Take your pick

Earlier this week, Google made a splash when it released its <b>TensorFlow</b> artificial intelligence software on GitHub under an open-source license. Google has a sizable stable of AI talent, and AI is working behind the scenes in popular products, including Gmail and Google search, so AI tools from …

4 Advanced Core Exercises For Killer Abs

When people refer to “core stabilization,” this collection of exercises is exactly what they’re talking about. You can’t successfully perform any of …

A New Study Challenges Assumptions About the Origins of Earth's Water

Water, water everywhere, but how on Earth did it get here? Many scientists believe that Baby Earth formed dry and was later soaked by an onslaught of …

Over and over again, the military has conducted dangerous biowarfare experiments on Americans

On September 20, 1950, a US Navy ship just off the coast of San Francisco used a giant hose to spray a cloud of microbes into the air and into the city's famous fog. The military was testing how a biological weapon attack would affect the 800,000 residents of the city.<p>The people of San Francisco …

The 5 Worst Foods For Your Brain

What you eat can have a negative impact on your memory, cognitive function, and emotional health.<p><b>SPECIAL FROM</b><p>White Rice<p><b>High glycemic-index foods increase your risk of depression.</b><p>Certain kinds of carbs can have a negative impact on your brain, resulting in an emotional health dip. A 2015 study …

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10 Top Programming Languages For Learning To Code

Everyone wants to learn how to code, but what is the best entry point? Here are 10 top ways to check "programming" off your skills life-list.<p>1 of …

Einstein on Buddhism

Dear friends around the world, I came across this interesting article recently and thought that it’d be nice to share it on my blog. People would …

5 Insights & Predictions On Disruptive Tech From KPMG's 2015 Global Innovation Survey

• 15% of U.S. tech leaders see biotech/digital health/healthcare IT as the most disruptive consumer-driven technology in the next three years.<br>• 13% of U.S. tech leaders predict data and analytics will be the most disruptive enterprise technology in three years.<br>• Global tech leaders predict cloud …

Data Warehousing

8 Futuristic Internet Of Things Technologies You Won't Believe Inside Cisco Headquarters

<b>Hanging Sensor</b><p>Collecting all this data from a retailer -- in this example, a grocery store -- would be this prototype sensor that hangs from the …

Internet of Things

Some Interesting Research About OCD

It’s been a long week for me. I have been fighting higher anxiety, or trying to anyway. So my apologies if this post is not all that substantial.<p>One …

Just One Energy Drink May Raise Heart Health Risk

Having just one energy drink can cause short-term changes in healthy adults that, over time, could increase their risk of heart disease, a new study …

Wellness

The deadly truth about loneliness

Almost all of us have experienced loneliness at some point. It is the pain we have felt following a breakup, perhaps the loss of a loved one, or a …

Psychology

Airpocalypse now: China pollution reaching record levels

In some areas level of harmful particles in the air were 56 times the levels considered safe by the World Health Organisation<p>Residents of north-eastern China donned gas masks and locked themselves indoors on Sunday after their homes were enveloped by some of the worst levels of smog on …

Pollution

Here's why China mentioned the word 'innovation' 71 times after a meeting to decide its 5-year plan

The Chinese Communist Party's October plenary meeting to decide the country's next five-year plan was perhaps the most important meeting of policy makers in the world this year.<p>It decided the direction of Chinese economy, whose slow down this year has hit shares and commodities prices across the …

Two Emotional Skills That Are Blunted By Early Life Stress

Why early life stress causes depression.• Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean:• Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What …

12 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Don't Do

One of the most important skills for being successful in life at work and at home, is not just being intelligent (meaning having a high IQ) but also …