João Costa

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Brand Loyalty Is for Suckers

Every year, when a new tech product is announced, the world divides into two kinds of people: people who line up to buy the New Shiny Thing, and …

Public Relations

How I Got Wooed By Startups As An Intern

My life changed when I got a job at a startup. I was 19 years old and had just finished my first year at the University of Michigan. By some stroke of luck I managed to land a software engineering internship at a venture capital-backed startup called UpTo. Located in downtown Detroit, I actually …

Startups

New Pill Will Let People With Celiac Disease Eat Gluten-Filled Meals Of Their Dreams

Bring on the gluten<p>All Hoon Sunwoo wanted was to drink a beer with his friend. But his friend has celiac disease, an autoimmune condition in which a person generates an immune response to gluten, a mix of proteins found in anything from pasta to soy sauce. The resulting inflammation limits that …

Dozens Nabbed in Takedown of Cybercrime Forum Darkode

More than 70 people have been arrested around the world in the takedown of one of the most active underground cybercrime web forums, according to …

Available IPv4 address blocks have dried up, now there’s a waiting list

IPv4 addresses, which are a computer’s unique address on the internet, have just become even harder to get.<p>The American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) announced July 1 that it is activating a “unmet requests” policy for the first time and putting in place a waitlist for companies that want …

Linux

Now You Can Turn Your Photos Into Computerized Nightmares With 'Deep Dream'

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?<p>Have you ever wondered how your computer sees the world? Spoiler alert: it's the stuff of psychedelic nightmares, as the internet found out last month when Google revealed that in order to sort and categorize images online, it uses an artificial …