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Global stocks lower mixed after Wall Street slide

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets mostly fell Friday after Wall Street slid and Japan's central bank surprised markets by putting off possible …

Stock Markets

5 Secrets Every Photographer Should Learn

<i>Pedro Quintela is a history teacher, talented photographer, and one of the most motivational people on 500px. His latest piece of advice is for</i> …

Citizen scientists, you can now DIY your own DNA analysis with Bento Lab

Want to know if you have the “athlete gene” or if you’re actually related to the weirdos who claim you as a family member? Get your collection tubes ready, citizen scientists, Bento Lab’s DIY DNA analysis kit is here and ready for the in-home lab.<p>Normally you’d order a kit somewhere like 23andMe, …

Microsoft unveils Desktop App Converter, a developer tool for bringing existing Win32 apps to the Windows Store

Microsoft today unveiled the Desktop App Converter, which lets developers bring existing Windows applications to the Windows Universal Platform (UWP). The company is hoping to bring the 16 million existing Win32/.Net applications to the Windows Store.<p>UWP allows developers to build a single app that …

Apps

Skype is getting Cortana and crazy bot messaging

You'll soon be able to use Skype to books trips, shop, and plan your schedule, just by chatting with Cortana. During its Build conference, Microsoft demoed how Skype users will soon be able to start a chat with Cortana and get things done just by having a conversation.<p>"Cortana is brokering the …

Chatbots

Windows 10 will soon let you run Ubuntu

Microsoft and Canonical announced a partnership today that sees the two long-rival OS builders come together to allow Ubuntu users to run commands and access files stored in an Ubuntu workspace.<p>While it’s possible to do this with something like an emulator, virtual machine or using a container, …

Linux

FBI's secret method of unlocking iPhone may never reach Apple | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI may be allowed to withhold information about how it broke into an iPhone belonging to a gunman in the December San Bernardino shootings, despite a U.S. government policy of disclosing technology security flaws discovered by federal agencies.<p>A 3D printed Apple logo is …

Cybercrime

First iPhone SE teardown reveals mainly 5s/6s parts inside, but a few surprises too

As the iPhone SE is slowly beginning to reach the hand’s of customers around the world, the folks at ChipWorks have already been able to take Apple’s latest 4-inch phone apart to see what’s powering it all on the inside. It’s often been said the iPhone SE is an iPhone 6s crammed into the body of an …

iPhone