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Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to a new age of anti-viral drugs

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been accidental. To that list, Israeli scientists have added one more. They’ve discovered for the first time an instance of viruses leaving messages for other viruses.<p>What makes the discovery remarkable is that scientists expect such communication …

Biology

Leaving the Wild West: New Swiss Cryptocurrency Focuses on Usability and Regulatory Compliance

Giracoin, a new cryptocurrency with a focus on ease of use and wide adoption, has been launched by Gira Financial Group AG in Switzerland. The …

Cryptocurrency

The lessons a young developer learned from a $10,000 mistake that almost cost him his job

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the programming mistakes most inexperienced programmers make?</i> <i>Answer by Ken Mazaika, CTO, co-founder, and mentor at theFirehoseProject.</i><p>I made a mistake that cost my company more than $10,000 dollars.<p>Let’s rewind.<p>I used to feel like an unstoppable …

Business Strategy

This App Software Maker Filed to Raise $100 Million for an IPO

AppDynamics, a company that sells software for application performance management (APM), today submitted its S-1 regulatory filing, kicking off the …

How blockchain can create the world’s biggest supercomputer

Ben Dickson Contributor<p>Ben Dickson is a software engineer and the founder of TechTalks.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Unlocking the potential of eye tracking technology<br>• Can you trust crypto-token crowdfunding?<p>As our desktop computers, laptops, mobile devices, etc. stand idly by for a huge portion of …

Scientists take on what was once thought impossible: reversing aging

Thinning and graying hair, wrinkles, arthritis, cataracts, heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and maybe dementia. The list of age-related maladies is …

Telomere

OpenStack Newton debuts, runs anything at almost any scale

Containers? VMs? Bare metal? Huge scale? Small scale? Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes. And yesOpenStack Newton debuts, claims to run anything at almost any …

Virtualization

How to Finally Get Realistic About Finding Funding for Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs have to be our own loudest cheerleaders when we have a great idea for a business. However, when we are seeking an investment to fuel that idea, we really need to put the pompoms down and get realistic about whether or not …

Microservice Threading Models and their Tradeoffs

Architects designing Micro-Service Architectures typically focus on patterns, topology, and granularity, but one of the most fundamental decisions to …

Google connects BigQuery to Google Drive and Sheets

Google today announced that it is bringing some of its Google Cloud Platform and Google Apps tools a little bit closer together. BigQuery, Google’s serverless analytics data warehousing service, will now be able to read files from Google Drive and access spreadsheets from Google Sheets.<p>There has …

5 Financial Lessons to Teach Your Children Now

The same qualities that cause kids to obsess over fads and harp on seemingly minor disasters also allow them tosoak up knowledgeand retain life's teachings for the long haul. If you want to set your children up for a financially healthy future, your best bet is to impart some wisdom while they're …

Personal Finance

UX vs UI vs IA vs IxD : 4 Confusing Digital Design Terms Defined

Once upon a time, if you said the word “design”, the odds were overwhelmingly likely you were talking about graphic design.<p>But nowadays, the digital …

Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …

What happens to your body when you eat soy

Between tofu and tempeh, miso and soy milk, and the ever-popular edamame, there's certainly no shortage of soy on the shelves of your local food store. Long touted by health-minded folks as a better-for-you, eco-friendly alternative to meat, soy is a favorite among followers of increasingly …

Nutrition

Five Factors That Are Fueling Serverless Computing - Part 1

Serverless Computing is the latest buzzword in the industry. It has gained momentum in the recent past primarily due to the investments made by Amazon and Google. With the announcement of Openwhisk at the recently held InterConnect event, IBM has also joined the bandwagon. Microsoft is actively …

Cloud Computing

21 Top Programming Languages On GitHub And Stack Overflow

If you are willing to learn a new programming language and enhance your skill set, it’s very important to recognise the latest coding trends and make …

25 JavaScript Libraries for Cool Scrolling Effects

A website design comes to life with well-executed animation. If you’re looking for the proper libraries to add effects to your project, here I’ve …

CRUD in HTML, JavaScript, and jQuery Using the Web API

In my last article (CODE Magazine, November/December 2015), I showed you how to manipulate data in an HTML table using only JavaScript and jQuery. …

Software Engineering

8 Disastrous Outsourcing Mistakes You Need to Avoid | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs are busy. Building a company from the ground, while battling a mountain of adversaries is a humbling and tiring task. Gaining adequate funding, press, clients, and growing a brand in a market already overflowing with companies is a difficult task that encompasses dozens of difficult …

Business Strategy

9 Successful People Share Their Smartest Money Tips

If you want to be the best, you have to learn from the best.<p>“Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves,” …

The 10 best HTML5 template designs

With so many free HTML5 templates available, the obvious question becomes: why would you pay for an HTML5 template? Honestly, the reasons to pay for …

JavaScript Developer Survey Results

The end of year is drawing close and the JavaScript Developer Survey has now ended. The survey received an unimagined amount of replies and I’m …

JavaScript

Bucket list: 5 must-see places threatened by global warming

From the glimmering coral of the Great Barrier Reef to Mount Fuji and the canal-crossed city of Venice, global warming may spell the final ruin of …

Global Warming

There's a Scientific Reason Why You're Ignoring People, Study Says

A person can become temporarily deaf to environmental sounds when engaged in a visual task, according to new research.<p>The very small study, published …

Web App: Drawing SVG Online with Method Draw

Adobe Illustrator, as well as the free Inkscape, are able to work with SVG. They can edit and save vector graphics in this format. These apps are not …

Graphics

‘We’ve built savings and property wealth – will it generate a £48,000 income?’

Money makeover: Melanie Spooner, 44, and Marsh Patel, 46, have built impressive financial security – how can they turn it into an early retirement dream?<p>Melanie Spooner and Marsh Patel have worked hard to build a secure financial position for themselves.<p>Together for 17 years, the pair are both high …

Retirement

How the buildings we live in add to the threat from global warming

When we think of the culprits of climate change, we tend to picture coal-burning power plants, airplanes and traffic-clogged highways. But there are other offenders — the places we live, work, study and shop.<p>From urban high-rises to squat suburban malls, buildings are responsible for about 40% of …

Climate

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

Time Travel

We’re At The Beginning Of A Venture Capital Revolution

Backers of startups worldwide are looking for the next “disruptive trend” that can overturn industries. Ironically, the venture capital industry has begun to resemble markets that investors themselves are looking to disrupt.<p>Speculation about the “next dot-com bubble” abounds weekly; …

Venture Capital