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Poker Strategy With Ed Miller: Three Tips For Connected Boards

Connected boards are important in hold’em. Boards like Q-10-9, 6-4-2, and 8-7-6 hit a large number of hands and blunt the advantage that premium …

Hearthstone and Video Games Are the Biggest Threat to Online Poker

I've been working in this industry for 11 years. Whilst I admit I was not a pioneer, I've seen all of its cycles, particularly in the poker …

21-Year-Old Poker Pro Makes String Of Deep Runs In Huge WSOP Fields

Through about the mid-point of his first ever <i>World Series of Poker</i>, Florida-based poker pro Ian O’Hara had already outlasted more than 36,000 …

What Did I Have? Remembering Hole Cards in Hold’em

April 09, 2015 <i>Martin Harris</i><p>Texas hold’em is sometimes called a “partial information game” because while the community cards and all betting action is …

What to Do When “Card Dead”: Five Ways to Deal With Being on the Wrong Side of the Deal

June 02, 2015 <i>Matthew Pitt</i><p>Being "card dead" or going long stretches without receiving good starting hands is part of poker. Learn how to deal with …

A community of gamers is rallying around an 11-year-old who was victimized by a troll that hijacked his controller and deleted his data

Bungie, the creator of one of the biggest video games of last year in "Destiny," shared a video in a Thursday blog post that showed an 11-year-old player getting taken advantage of by another online gamer.<p>In the video, which is posted below, the 11-year-old "Destiny" player had one of his friends …

Internet

I've made millions playing poker, own almost nothing - and I've never been happier

In 2007, I graduated from the University of Illinois, and spent the next two years traveling the world playing poker.<p>By 2009, at age 24, I was crowned "Player of the Year" by the World Poker Tour and had $2.5 million in poker winnings. But I was worn out and thought I was ready to settle down. It …

University of Illinois

UN to investigate Israel's Gaza offensive

At least 25 people, including three children, have been killed in bombardment by the Israeli military on the Gaza Strip, just a day after the UN Human Rights Council voted to launch an inquiry into the ongoing Israeli offensive's alleged violations of international laws.<p>Most of Thursday's …

Microsoft's 'one Windows' -- what it really means

Microsoft executives have struggled to explain for the past year or more where the company is going with Windows.<p>Thanks to a passing comment yesterday by CEO Satya Nadella during Microsoft's fiscal fourth quarter earnings call, the struggle is continuing.<p>"We will streamline the next version of …

The Most Hyped Digital Currency Since Bitcoin Has Officially Launched

As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, investors had already bought $2.6 million worth.<p>We're living in a time when an app that just says Yo is worth $10 million, so this shouldn't be too surprising.<p>But the digital currency world has been anticipating the first ether sale for more than a year and regards …

Cryptocurrency

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, especially in the cutthroat startup race, where half of all of all …

Motivation

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

Nanotech

Upgrade your contact history on Android with Ready app

Want to get rid of your tired-looking address book, bringing it up to speed with the rest of the awesome features on your phone? Or maybe you want to know when you last spoke to someone -- via phone, email, or text? Check out the beta version of a new app, Ready, that can help with these things and …

Top 5 Ducati SportClassics

For a motorcycle that only sold in small numbers and was produced for just five years, the Ducati SportClassic generates a remarkable amount of press. It’s virtually impossible to find a good condition example on the secondhand market, and if you do find one, you’ll have to pay handsomely for the …

Motorcycles

Aereo Sells Out Of Capacity In NYC

Aereo, a TV streaming service looking to change the way we consume media, has just sold out of capacity in New York City.<p>Founder and CEO Chet Kanojia confirmed the news via Twitter.<p>The company launched in 2011 with NYC as a pilot market, and has since expanded to 11 markets total. The service, much …

The Hottest Startups Of 2013

On the search for the hottest startups of 2013 we sifted through more than 300 entries, looking at nominations submitted by founders, investors and FORBES writers. The nine companies chosen in conjunction with comments from our judges were either founded or first gained significant traction in the …

Stop coddling your dog—he’s 99.9% wolf

SANTA CLARITA, California—Cesar Millan crosses the road to meet me. Two pit bulls, a Chihuahua, and a Yorkshire terrier—named Junior, Taco, Alfie and Kaley Cuoko—follow. Off leash and at heel, the dogs are calm, almost languid. If Millan communicates with them, I do not notice.<p>For the past few …

Dogs

Coin | All-in-one Credit Card

What if you could replace your handful of credit cards with one super card? Meet Coin, one thin card that stores an unlimited number of payment …

10 New Skills You Can Learn in 6 Months

If you're entering the job market or a new industry, you may find your resume lacking in skills and experience — especially if you just graduated …

Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

Android News

Codecademy Releases Its First Educational App, A.K.A. My New Subway Time Killer

Although I write a lot about apps and Internet stuff, I never really learned to code.<p>I threw the “really” in there to soften the blow, but the fact is, I straight up don’t know how to do it. I started learning at one point in middle school, but my high school didn’t push CS, and by college I spent …

Silicon Valley’s Only Hackathon For Women Looks To Create A New Programming Culture

But at almost every hackathon, women are under-represented. It’s just one symptom of a seemingly intractable issue: Women still make up the minority …

Silicon Valley

Cheers to the all-knowing robotic bartender

Making a cocktail can involve pouring, measuring, blending, and mixing. Or you could fill up a glass with ice, scroll through a drink menu, and press a button.<p>The artificially intelligent Monsieur robotic bartender, which looks like a fancy mini-fridge, is the creation of Barry Givens, co-founder …

Master of his virtual domain: the rise and fall of the 'Clash of Clans' master

There was a time when George Yao wrapped five iPads in plastic bags and brought them into the shower with him just so he could play a game. Yao, otherwise known as Jorge Yao, was a "hero among mortals" in <i>Clash of Clans</i>, a real-time strategy game where you build a medieval village overrun with …

“Become An iOS Developer In 8 Weeks”: The Truth About Hack Schools

As coding courses and bootcamps flourish, some students get left behind–and that promise of a six-figure salary pops like a bubble.<p>After the design firm where he worked as a web developer went under, Ray S. turned the bad news into an opportunity to transition into iOS development. The Chicago-area …

Steve Wozniak just backed a DIY computer on Kickstarter—and so have 12,000 others

The creators of Kano, a kit to assemble your own mini-computer, asked for $100,000 on Kickstarter. One day short of the end of the company’s campaign, they’ve raised $1.35 million from nearly 12,000 backers including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler. Alex …

Raspberry Pi

One productive week with Microsoft Surface Pro 2 convinces me to try week two

Yes, it’s true. I bought a Microsoft(s msft) Surface Pro 2. I did this last week after sharing some thoughts on using one of the latest hybrid …

If a 90-Year-Old Can Learn to Code, What's Your Excuse?

The data says there will be 1.4 million jobs in computer science in the year 2020 but we only have 400,000 students enrolled in computer science …

Computer Science

Mysterious smart ring project gives smartwatches the finger

A high-tech ring that promises to replicate many of the features found in the latest crop of smartwatches, but without strapping a brick to your wrist, is now one step closer to reality. Smarty Ring, a project that launched on Indiegogo last month, has blown past its funding goal to produce a ring …