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Mastercard is ignoring flaw that allows hackers to spoof payments

Vendors relying on Mastercard’s Internet Gateway Service (MIGS) for processing online payments ought to double-check every transaction before they send out items to customers: There is a critical flaw in the system’s validation protocol and it appears the company is completely ignoring …

Computer whiz turned suspected dark web mastermind, Quebecer dies in Thai jail

MONTREAL — As a child, Alexandre Cazes excelled in school and had a knack for computers. He was only 17 when he registered his first company, EBX …

Personal Information

Three men in Thailand reportedly ran a clickfarm with over 300,000 SIM cards and 400 iPhones

To boost products on WeChat<p>Clickfarms are a dubious business people rarely get a peek inside of, but accept as part of our everyday internet existence. We know companies pay bots to shower likes, emoji, ratings, nonsensical comments, and plain traffic on content in order to artificially boost …

These 25 companies will pay you the highest salaries, according to Glassdoor

Shocker: for the highest salaries, go to Google.<p>Glassdoor put together a list of the 25 companies that pay the highest salaries in the United States, …

$3.75 Million in Engines Were Stolen From a Jaguar Land Rover Factory…in 6 Minutes

And in full view of security cameras.<p>Criminals stole more than $3.75 million worth of engines from Jaguar Land Rover’s factory in Solihull, England …

Inside the Startup Behind Silicon Valley's Favorite $100 Light Bulb

Austin-based lighting startup Ketra has built a state-of-the-art LED bulb and a state-of-the-art way to control it. But to sell its wares to the world’s biggest tech companies, it first had to build a state-of-the-art problem.<p><b>Two years ago,</b> as it prepared to build a new office on Manhattan’s West …

The 10 vehicles that hold their resale value best

No one wants to buy a brand-new vehicle that, five years down the road, is worth a third of what it cost new. Yet that’s precisely what happens to …

GMC Sierra

17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

Google's 'DeepMind' AI platform can now learn without human input

DeepMind is now capable of teaching itself based on information it already possesses.<p>In a significant step forward for artificial intelligence, Alphabet’s hybrid system — called a Differential Neural Computer (DNC) — uses the existing data storage capacity of conventional computers while pairing it …

Shift to a Growth Mindset With These 8 Powerful Strategies

These 8 proven mindset techniques can help you shift yourself and your life into top gear.<p>The truth is having a fixed mindset as the name implies, increases the limitations you have in your life.<p>Optimists believe the glass is half full whilst pessimists believe it's empty. The same can be said for …

Lawyer: Backpage.com CEO will fight sex trafficking charges

HOUSTON (AP) — Handcuffed and dressed in an orange jail jumpsuit, the chief executive of an internet site authorities accuse of being "a hub for the …

How My Company Makes Millions From Only $5,000 a Month in Advertising

Proven advice that will help you make millions while bootstrapping your business, just like we did.<p>You don't need fancy commercials and big agencies to market your product. The best brands today were built from tiny marketing budgets.<p>Dollar Shave Club started with a viral video that cost $5,000. …

Online Course in Python Programming

Why should you learn Python?<p>While many software packages have been developed and distributed to support bioinformatic analysis, we still find it …

Python Programming

10 Italian destinations frequented by the super rich

To find out where the rich travel when they go to the European nation, RoutePerfect.com has shared data for the most popular Italian destinations booked by wealthy travellers on a luxury budget, who spend an average of £13,900 ($20,000) on their overall trip.<p>The ranking is based on over 150,000 …

Italy

The Time Salesforce Exec Adam Blitzer Got A Great Email Marketing Idea From A Wendy's Tray Liner

Even before he joined Salesforce via its acquisition of Pardot, which was part of the $2.5 billion Exact Target acquisition in 2013, Adam Blitzer always thought that sales reps were an overlooked marketing channel.<p>Blitzer thought about things like that back in the day; he was, after all, the …

Wiring In Thailand

15+ HTML5 Web Form Elements for Your Websites

Are you web designer or a website owner? In case your reply to this query is sure, then a basic will need to have is a lovely contact form, login …

Web Design

Best Free Fonts For Web Design # 147

Fonts are the most significant thing to consider in Web design. Good use of fonts make your design significantly better so it will communicate better …

Typography

How to turn off your search and location history in Google

By now, it should come as no surprise that Google keeps track of your search and location history.<p>But you may be surprised to find out just how …

Hastings & Co Gets The Mechanical Kickstarter Watch Right

Every few weeks I dig through the deepest recesses of Kickstarter and Indiegogo to find a few good watches. This time I’ve hit pay dirt. The $227 Hastings & Co Heritage Edition is a mechanical watch with enough class and high design to make it an heir to watches like the Tissot Le Locle and some …

10 Easy Steps That Will Make You a Master Relationship Builder

Here's how to make the connections that can accelerate your career.<p>Are you looking for a new job, new customers, new investors, or new opportunities? You likely know that networking is one of the best ways to find them. Unfortunately, if you're like most people, networking doesn't come that …

Earn Your Dinner at These 10 Mountain Restaurants

You won’t feel guilty eating a second helping of dessert at these mountaintop lodges and huts from Vermont to Colorado. You’ll earn your dinner with a guided, nighttime cross-country ski or snowshoe before sitting down to a multi-course meal.<p>The Chalet<p>Alpine Meadows, California<p>At dusk, you’ll …

Police heap pressure on Canadian crime family by seizing $1.4M in properties

Police pressure on a self-made crime group built by five gangster brothers continued as authorities seized real estate housing a restaurant in …

Crime

What pirates, hackers, and gangsters can teach you about running a business

Suddenly he stood up and told her, "Look around this room — there are about 100 weapons in here. I could kick that sink in and I could make a razor out of the ceramic. I could melt the plastic on that chair and I could make a knife. The wiring in that speaker on the corner, I could make a weapon …

Entrepreneurship

Marcus Klingberg: Israeli scientist spied for Soviet Union

Marcus Klingberg, an Israeli scientist jailed for passing information on biological warfare to the Soviet Union, has died at the age of 97.<p>Mr. Klingberg, who served in a senior position at a secretive Israeli biological research institute when he was arrested for spying, died in Paris on Nov. 30, …

Secret Service agent gets 71 months in prison for stealing from Silk Road dealers

Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges has been sentenced to 71 months in prison, after pleading guilty to charges of money laundering and obstruction of justice earlier this year, as first reported by <i>Ars Technica</i>. Bridges was part of the team investigating the Silk Road, ultimately resulting in the …

Silk Road

Why Now's the Time to Ski (and Eat!) in Italy's Dolomites

The Dolomites are the cozy cousin to the Alps' glitzy Swiss and French ski towns. While geographically Italian, these slopes lean German, serving more spaetzle than spaghetti in their rustic mountain resorts. The 750 miles of terrain are still luxurious, giving visitors access to ski its powdery …

16 otherworldly images of a Parisian community you probably didn't know existed

If you ever find yourself traveling outside of Paris, you may be surprised to encounter a series of high-rise buildings looming in the distance.<p>These large housing projects, known as the "Grand Ensembles," were constructed by the French government from the 1950s through the 1980s to help ease the …

Urbanism