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How to Use the Grab Utility in OS X for Advanced Screenshots

OS X has a bunch of very useful utilities packed away within it. The Utilities folder has a more versatile screenshot tool called Grab, which outdoes …

Operating Systems

Hacked federal files couldn't be encrypted because government computers are too old

Millions of government employee records apparently stolen by Chinese hackers were not encrypted, and software designed to block known computer breaches has not been installed to protect most of the files, officials said Tuesday.<p>The latest disclosure came as officials continue to investigate two …

Concurrency Without Callbacks

Bio<p>Stuart Halloway is a founder and President of Cognitect and of Relevance. He is a Clojure committer, and a developer of the Datomic database. …

Secrets of the JavaScript Ninja - The JavaScript ecosystem

Applications based on the ideas originating from the web are becoming ubiquitous – the technologies we once exclusively used to develop client-side …

6 Top Programming Languages For Mobile Development

The language you choose for mobile development can be the difference between great success and tremendous frustration. There are options -- but only …

Apps

Google's Polymer Web library now ready for production use

With the 1.0 release of its Polymer library, Google is pushing for a method of building Web applications that leverages the development of …

Can you do the maths puzzle for Vietnamese eight-year-olds that has stumped parents and teachers?

All you need to do is place the digits from 1 to 9 in the the grid. Easy, right?<p>Stumped? Here’s the solution<p>Forget Singapore.<p>The latest brain-mangling maths puzzle to hit the news is from Vietnam.<p>It’s posted above. You need to fill in the gaps with the digits from 1 to 9 so that the equation makes …

Mathematics

Inside Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's radical management experiment that prompted 14% of employees to quit

On March 24, Zappos' 1,500 or so employees got a memo from CEO Tony Hsieh.<p>"This is a long email," it began. "Please take 30 minutes to read through the email in its entirety."<p>It concerned the retailer's transition to "Holacracy," a manager-free operating structure that is composed, in theory, of …

Team Building

Unmetric can now tell which competing Facebook posts are paid

Facebook posts by brands come in two main flavors. There are free organic ones that reach a page’s fans, and “boosted” (paid) posts to reach Facebook users outside the fan base.<p>Today, social media intelligence firm Unmetric is unveiling a new Paid Post Detection capability that it says is the most …