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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

How to Enter a Room with Confidence and Authority | The Art of Manliness

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” –Will Rogers<p>Charlie Dresow knew when he entered the courtroom that every eyeball would be …

10 Amazing Ways People Are Using The Oculus Rift Today

Now, two years and a $2 billion acquisition later, the device is being used for much more than video games.<p>The Oculus Rift, created by Oculus VR, is a virtual reality 3-D headset that uses 360-degree head tracking to make it feel like you're inside a different world.<p>For example, looking to the left …

Monster Group - Numberphile

Life, Death and the Monster - Numberphile

Major New Cosmic Simulation: Why it's Significant

Hopscotch, An iPad App That Helps Kids Learn To Code, Raises $1.2M

There are lots of systems clamouring to help educate the next generation of coders. One of them, New York-based startup Hopscotch, closed a $1.2 million seed funding round last August which it’s just announcing today, in conjunction with the release of v2.0 of its app.<p>The seed funding came from …

OMsignal unveils ‘biometric smartwear’ T-shirts for fitness geeks, quantified selfers, and you

Smart wearables are here, and they’re huge. But most of them just hang on your wrist and count your steps.<p>That’s about to change, as your clothing gets smart — and starts talking.<p>Montréal-based OMsignal is launching today with four smart bio-sensing T-shirts that track your heart rate, breathing …

Samsung, Nokia join 5G trials in Japan, but crazy speeds still far away

We hope you're happy with 4G, because 5G's magical land of unicorns and 10Gbps speeds still isn't coming until 2020 or so. However, Japanese carrier DoCoMo is still hard at work developing the tech and has now begun trials with some formidable hardware allies. Those include Samsung (who already …

From Paper to iPad, Pixel Press Turns Drawings Into Videogames

If you've ever dreamt of designing your own videogames, get this app.<p>I loved playing videogames as a kid, but I can’t say that I ever spent any time sketching out ideas for my own games like my brother and his friends did. (My doodles usually involved cute animals or spelling out my crush’s name in …

OtterBox Defender for iPad mini with Retina display (black) $36 shipped (Reg. 80), more

Amazon offers the OtterBox iPad mini with Retina display Defender Series case in black for $35.80 with free shipping. That’s over $40 less than OtterBox’s current asking price and easily the best deal we’ve seen on this particular model.<p>This newly updated Defender case is built specifically for the …

Print your own psychedelicious sugar cubes

<i>This article was taken from the May 2014 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

Major ISPs accused of deliberately throttling traffic

Five major internet service providers in the US and one in Europe have been accused of abusing their market share to interfere with the flow of the internet for end users. The accusations come from Level 3, a communications company that helps connect large-scale ISPs like Comcast or AT&T to the …

Antivirus software is dead, says security expert at Symantec

Antivirus software only catches 45% of malware attacks and is "dead", according to a senior manager at Symantec.<p>Remarks by Brian Dye, senior vice-president for information security at the company, which invented commercial antivirus software in the 1980s and now develops and sells Norton Antivirus, …

Videostream is a must-have Chrome extension for any Chromecast owner

Google’s Chromecast is a great piece of gear, and it becomes more attractive with each new service or capability it gains. Videostream is just the latest example.<p>Videostream is a free extension for the Chrome web browser that lets users cast local media files to the Chromecast, without any …

Software

Xiaomi gets 15 million pre-orders for its RedMi Note

Chinese mobile phone manufacturer Xiaomi has received 15 million pre-orders for its upcoming large screen device, the RedMi Note. Details of the RedMi Note started to emerge a couple of months ago and it looks like interest in the device has been amazing.<p>The Redmi Note will use MediaTek’s octa-core …

More leaked evidence suggests Amazon really is preparing a smartphone

Dating back as far as 2012, there have been rumors claiming that Amazon is preparing to launch a smartphone. Most of these rumors have been all talk and no real substance, but things have certainly started to heat up recently.<p>Early last month the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported that Amazon was actually …

Researcher claims iOS 7 (including current 7.1.1) does not encrypt email attachments, Apple aware of issue

Security researcher Andreas Kurtz has discovered that versions of iOS 7, including iOS 7.1.1 (the current release), iOS 7.1, and iOS 7.0.4 do not encrypt email attachments in the bundled Mail application. This is an issue itself, but more worrisome as iOS, according to Apple, is supposed to encrypt …

Google Wallet Is Coming To Glass

Google Wallet is coming to Glass soon. According to a source close to the company, Google is currently testing a way for Glass users to send money to their friends through Wallet by simply using their voices to ask Glass to “send money.” The company is testing this service internally right now, but …

Tesco to Launch Own Smartphones This Year

British supermarket giant Tesco says it is planning to launch its own smartphone before the end of this year, as it looks to build on the success it has seen with the Hudl tablet, which has sold over 550,000 units.<p>Chief executive Philip Clarke told the BBC Radio 5 that a “Tesco phone” would launch …

Sony Supersizes Data Storage With 185-Terabyte Cassette Tape

The iPod let you put your entire music collection in your pocket. Now Sony has something that could let you put the <i>world's</i> music collection in your …

Samsung’s new Tab S tablets will feature 2560×1600 AMOLED displays, fingerprint sensors - leak

Samsung is going to launch a brand new line of Android tablets soon, according to a credible report. Dubbed Galaxy Tab S, these devices will feature powerful specifications, fingerprint sensors, and high definition AMOLED displays.<p>The report comes from a source of <i>Sam Mobile</i>, a site that has often …

Leaked Images Show Major, Upcoming Android Phone With Sharpest Screen Ever

Here are some more leaked images of the G3, the new flagship phone coming from LG at the end of the month.<p>The phone's screen is said to have the highest resolution ever made for a device of this size. Like other LG phones, the power and volume keys will be on the back but have been redesigned to …

Landscapes Altered by the World’s Largest Statues | Colossal

<p>Towering above cities and carved into mountainsides, the gargantuan statues captured in Fabrice Fouillet’s series <i>Colosses</i> were designed to dwarf …

Evutec Wood S and Karbon S iPhone Case Review

Evutec? Heard of ’em? Neither had I until their PR person reached out. They make iPhone and Samsung Smartphone cases. I agreed with reluctance to a …

Sony Figures Out How to Store 3,700 Blu-Rays' Worth of Data--on a Single Cassette

The 2014 International Magnetics Conference in Germany doesn't sound like a particularly sexy event, but it's where Sony has just made a staggering …

Daily Inspiration #1752

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …