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Movie Ticket Sales In 2017 Were The Lowest In 25 years

It comes after a terrible year for cinemas<p>We'd been hearing 2017 was a difficult year for the box office in the US, and the figures are now in to prove it.<p>Last year had the lowest ticket sales in 25 years, with a total of 1.239 billion domestic movie tickets sold, down from 1.315 billion in 2016 …

Construction

Lose weight by eating breakfast rich with protein

London: Fitness freaks who want to shed those extra kilos on their bellies, we have some happy news for you.<p>According to the Independent, you can let …

Nutrition

How to lose belly fat: The only 3 exercises and foods to help you burn fat fast

How to lose belly fat: The only 3 exercises and foods to help you burn fat fast<p>If how to lose belly fat is something that’s been on your mind, you’re …

Fitness

The Year Robots Backflipped Their Way into Our Hearts - MIT Technology Review

A robot revolution has begun. Intelligent machines now routinely patrol malls, hospitals, and highways, and the machines are becoming increasingly …

Robotics

India’s national ID database is reportedly accessible for less than $10

The nightmare is a reality in India. Reports from the country suggest that the government’s national ID system — Aadhaar, which holds personal data belonging to more than one billion people — was compromised.<p>On the slight positive side, the breach wasn’t down to hackers — at least on this occasion. …

Fake News

30 Amazing Machine Learning Projects for the Past Year (v.2018)

<b>For the past year</b>, we’ve compared nearly 8,800 open source Machine Learning projects to pick Top 30 (0.3% chance).<p>This is an extremely competitive …

Machine Learning

Incredibly Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Is About to Appear For The First Time in 150 Years

You don't want to miss this.<p>If you were awestruck by the New Year's Day super moon, hold onto your pants.<p>On January 31, around midnight, the full …

Astronomy

Is this the year 'weaponised' AI bots do battle?

<b>Technology of Business has garnered opinions from dozens of companies on what they think will be the dominant global tech trends in 2018. Artificial intelligence (AI) dominates the landscape, closely followed, as ever, by cyber-security. But is AI an enemy or an ally?</b><p>Whether helping to identify …

Artificial Intelligence

Hackers are good, not bad

A hacker is an expert programmer who can solve a technical problem by writing software code.A global army of hackers devote their careers and use …

Career Development

Top 8 Cybersecurity Skills IT Pros Need in 2018

Cloud security architecture skills to customer-service savvy are among the key IT security skills needed next year as CIOs ramp up hiring.<p>1 of 9<p><i>Image</i> …

Information Security

Apple says almost all its devices are affected by the Spectre and Meltdown bugs

A pair of security vulnerabilities affect virtually all Apple products but are not currently affecting users, the company said.<p>Known as “Spectre” and …

Information Security

Apple, researchers eye patches to solve Intel chip flaws

Security issues with Intel Corp microchips are only slowing computers slightly, technology companies said, as researchers played down the need for mass hardware replacements to protect millions of devices from hackers.<p>Google and other security researchers this week disclosed two major chip flaws - …

Tax Scam Alert: The IRS Just Issued a New Cybersecurity Warning

Protect your personal information this tax season.<p>While cybersecurity should be a year-round concern for small business owners, income tax filing …

Identity Theft

Full Access to India's National Biometric Database Reportedly Sold Over WhatsApp for About $8

Aadhaar, India’s massive biometric database, is facing new allegations of compromise after local journalists reported paying the equivalent of $8 in …

Congress (INC)

Three reasons why beginners should choose python for game programming

Starting out in programing can be daunting for anyone and not just beginners. Some of the questions you will ask yourself include which language to …

18 Sex Shop Employees Share The Craziest Experience They Had With A Customer.

<i>Sex shops are fascinating not only for what they hold, but for who they attract. Visitors come from all walks of life - but of course, some are more</i> …

Time I

We Built a PC Using PS4 Pro Specs. How Does it Perform?

Now that Sony has officially unveiled the PlayStation 4 Pro and its specs, we have enough information to reasonably build an equivalent gaming PC. This will allow us to gauge approximately how fast the console might run, and we'll be doing it “for science”!<p>While we won’t be able to re-create the …

[Freebie, but hurry] Android Game Programming by Example is free from Packt

Packt Publishing has been doing something pretty crazy for a little over a year by giving away free developer-oriented eBooks from its collection …

Book review: Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python

Already in its 4th edition, <b>Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python</b> is pretty close to the ultimate how-to-learn python book. First, it combines an …

Python Programming

New 'Scratch Challenge Workbook' From DK

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>Planning for my 2017 summer camps is underway, and once again this summer I’ll be offering a Beginning Game Programming class. …

Game Programming

Microsoft Launches Xbox Academy, Free Xbox And PC Game Development Classes

The Microsoft Store in Sydney, Australia will this week launch Xbox Academy, a series of free game development classes in collaboration with the Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE), a multi-national and non-profit college focusing on game development, animation, and visual effects. The move …

Game Development

Summer of Coding and Robotics

Reading Time: 6 minutes<p>Another summer, another round of summer camps. For the last three years, I’ve been enjoying teaching a variety of tech camps …

What are the most interesting, readable software books?

I'm in the mood for a good read. What books about software development are really well-written and enjoyable at a high level while still technical …

Dark UI vs Light UI: How to make the right choice?

A light UI may look as a safe bet always but, in some cases, dark UI can be the winner.<p>Source: uxdesign.cc<p>Some years ago, while we were revamping our …

UI Design

1 White-Hot Resume Design Tip That Will Instantly Increase Its Readability | Inc.com

If your resume is crammed full of text, it could be hurting your chances of getting an interview. Studies show recruiters will toss your resume after just six seconds if they don't see what they're looking for. However, when one simple marketing design technique is applied, you can dramatically …

Visual Design

Design tools for 2018

In the past few years tons of new web design tools came out. The old model of static pixelbased comps of screens is slowly being replaced with more …

Prototyping

Hacking Sketch

How to learn Sketch in under an hour…Starting out on Sketch can be difficult. Especially since there is so much content available to help you, it …

UX Design

A Practical Guide For Creating the Best Website Color Schemes

One of the first questions you’ll need to address when you begin to create a website is which colors to choose for the design. Without a doubt, a …