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LogMeIn Acquires Password Management Software LastPass For $110 Million

With an increasing number of data breaches putting users’ personal information at risk, a company that helps online users better manage their account information with various websites and services, as well as help customers run security checks on their accounts, seems like it would have the …

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Pinterest engineer launches non-profit to boost employment for Black software engineers

Diversity in the tech industry has become a huge topic of conversation in recent years, and rightly so. Too many large companies like Apple, Facebook, Amazon and others still employ an overwhelmingly white and male workforce, especially on the technical side.<p>Pinterest engineer Makinde Adeagbo wants …

The iPhone 6S arrives in 40 new countries this week in fastest rollout ever

Besides launching SIM-free variants of the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus in the U.S., Apple also announced it will be launching the new phones in …

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How to Improve Any Photo in 8 or Less Steps

When perusing photography articles and tutorials across the Web it’s not uncommon to encounter various takes on “getting it right in camera.” From …

Ridiculous Traffic Jams in China Make for Eye-Popping Aerial Photos

Want to shoot some abstract, eye-popping aerial footage? Just bring a camera drone to one of China’s busiest roadways when there’s a major traffic …

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Elon Musk tries to smooth the waters after his scathing remarks about Apple

Earlier this week, when asked about the engineers that Apple had hired away from Tesla, Musk told the Handelsblatt that his team "jokingly call Apple the 'Tesla Graveyard'" because only employees who couldn't "make it" at Tesla would leave.<p>He also said that although the electric car that Apple is …

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Google blocks Kickass Torrents in Chrome and Firefox due to ‘harmful programs’

Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox users visiting popular torrent site Kickass Torrents (KAT) are seeing a malware warning today. Whether you’re going to http://kat.cr or https://kat.cr, you’ll get a message cautioning you to go no further.<p>This issue only affects those browsers because Google’s Safe …

Doomed cargo ship reportedly left normal course, sailed into the track of Hurricane Joaquin

The El Faro cargo ship deviated from its normal course and was sailing at close to full speed into the path of Hurricane Joaquin before it sank, according to a published report.<p>Thursday's report by Reuters used tracking data to establish the U.S.-flagged vessel's path in its final hours. The data …

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N. Korean capital set for military extravaganza

Military vehicles line up on a road in Pyongyang on October 10, 2015, ahead of a lavish celebration marking the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers' Party © AFP Ed Jones<p>Pyongyang (AFP) - The North Korean capital Pyongyang braced Saturday for what was predicted to be one of the largest ceremonial …

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A Bill Gates-backed Canadian company opened a plant that sucks carbon from the air

Carbon Engineering, backed by Bill Gates and other investors, unveiled a test facility able to extract carbon dioxide from the atmosphere using giant fans.<p>That carbon goes through a series of chemical processes and emerges as pellets, which can be used to make fuel — or simply be stored underground.<p>…

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