Matthew Amescua

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Using the Barcode Font in Microsoft Excel (Spreadsheet)

Tutorial in using the Barcode Fonts in Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016<p>All the functions available in the Encoder like generating a check …

Why This Cybersecurity Expert Wants You to Rethink What You Keep Secret

The fewer secrets you have, the fewer you'll need to protect.<p>Want to protect what you’ve built? Then you’ll need to work differently, according to Melanie Rieback.<p>This CEO of Radically Open Security, one of the world’s first cybersecurity consultancy nonprofits, says that while hacks are …

Cybersecurity

Linux Options: Choosing a Desktop Environment for Home or Work

By: Jack M. Germain<p>Migrating to the Linux operating system is one of the key decisions you ponder along with moving your computing infrastructure to …

There's now a tool to test for NSA spyware

Has your computer been infected with a suspected NSA spying implant? A security researcher has come up with a free tool that can tell.Luke Jennings …

Malware

This Bill Would Make Revenge Hacking Legal

The Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act, proposed by a GOP congressman, appears to contemplate hacker-versus-hacker gladiatorial combat—and that has …

How to turn your Raspberry Pi into a Home VPN Server using PiVPN – Kamil's Lab

With all the news about privacy concerns and security threats on the internet recently more people are starting to use a VPN on their home networks …

Encrypted email service ProtonMail now supports Tor to thwart meddling governments

Encrypted email service ProtonMail is doubling down on its privacy credentials today with the news that it will now allow users to connect their email accounts through the Tor network.<p>Founded out of CERN in Switzerland back in 2013, ProtonMail launched globally last year with the promise of …

Privacy

Email Privacy Act reintroduced in Congress

If passed, this bill would require the government to get a warrant before digging up your old email.<p>Do you want the government putting its nose into …

Conky Manager on Debian and Kali Linux

Conky Manager is a graphical front-end for managing Conky config files. It provides options to start/stop, browse and edit Conky themes installed on …

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Change Install Theme in Kali Linux – GTK 3 themes

Choice B: Install theme via PPA repository<p>This is more automated and you can install and remove theme via apt-get command. It got it’s perks and for …

Liberals' Digital Surveillance Proposals Far Scarier Than Bill C-51

Imagine how you would feel if the government installed cameras in your home that recorded everything you did, then gave police the power to review …

Economists never imagined negative interest rates — now they're rewriting textbooks

In 1983, when Frederic Mishkin started writing "The Economics of Money, Banking and Financial Markets," his seminal textbook on macroeconomics, he never thought he'd devote much space to the idea of negative interest rates.<p>"A million years no," Mishkin told Business Insider.<p>Negative rates were seen …

Economics

Learn any of these 14 programming languages and you'll always have a job

C: One of the oldest programming languages still in common use, C was created in the early 1970s. In 1978, the language's legendary and still widely …

YC grad Paperspace gets $4m seed round to disrupt virtual desktops

Paperspace founders Daniel Kobran and Dillon Erb set out to solve a hard problem, one the typical startup might shy away from. They wanted to disrupt the mature virtual desktop market dominated by giants like VMware, Citrix and Amazon. Today they got a healthy $4 million seed round to pursue the …

Why Coding Is Still The Most Important Job Skill Of The Future

Computer programming jobs may be declining, but coding is becoming the most in-demand skill across industries.<p>Apart from companies in the technology sector, there are an increasing number of businesses relying on computer code. No wonder that eight of the top 25 jobs this year are tech positions, …

Amazon, Apple, Google support Microsoft in legal fight for disclosures of government data access

(Reuters) – Technology, media, pharmaceutical and other companies, along with major corporate lobbying groups, filed legal briefs on Friday in support of a Microsoft lawsuit that aims to strike down a law preventing companies from telling customers the government is seeking their data.<p>Friday was …

Google Thinks These New Database Products Will Win Over Businesses

Google is continuing a push to create a big business from its growing cloud-computing unit.<p>The search giant said Tuesday that it would roll out …

How to make a web crawler in Python (under 50 lines of code)?

Interested to learn how Google, Bing, or Yahoo work? Wondering what it takes to crawl the web, and what a simple web crawler looks like? In under 50 …

Python Programming

Microsoft Monday: $10K Paid To Woman For Forced Windows 10, SharePoint On iOS, Windows Maps Update

“Microsoft Monday” takes a look back at the past week of news related to Microsoft. This week, “Microsoft Monday” includes details about the $10,000 forced Windows 10 upgrade settlement, an investment in a startup called Outreach, the launch of Azure Information Protection Service, the Windows Map …

SolarCity Just Produced Enough Power to Charge Every Tesla on the Planet

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk should be over the moon right now: The reveal of the Tesla Model 3 (tsla) at the end of March was a veritable …

Low Cost Development Boards Linux Benchmarks - Raspberry Pi vs Banana Pi vs Orange Pi vs ODROID

en_US<p>article<p>LoveRPi, a distributor and reseller of electronic boards and accessories, has run benchmarks from the Phoronix Suite on several low cost …

FBI trick for breaking into iPhone likely to leak, limiting its use

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The FBI’s method for breaking into a locked iPhone 5c is unlikely to stay secret for long, according to senior Apple Inc engineers and outside experts.<p>A new Apple iPhone 5C is on display at a Verizon store in Orem, Utah, in this file photo taken September 19, 2013. …

Two Linux experts choose the best desktop distributions

Two Linux experts choose the best distributions<p>One of the best things about Linux is the range of choices available when it comes to desktop …

How To Satisfy Demand For The Biggest Job Of The 21st Century

Data scientist is one of the most in demand jobs of the future. These three companies are trying to fill the skills gap.<p>Harvard Business Review once called it “the sexiest job of the 21st century.”<p>Data scientist is not only the top job this year (the position ranked number one on Glassdoor’s top …

Microsoft Snags Oracle's Main Man on Linux

Here’s a really interesting tidbit for software geeks: Wim Coekaerts, a long-time Oracle veteran who helped transform that company into a Linux …

Stagefright exploit reliably attacks Android phones (updated)

You may know that the Stagefright security flaw is theoretically dangerous, but it hasn't been that risky in practice -- it's just too difficult to implement on an Android device in a reliable way. Or rather, it <i>was</i>. Security researchers at NorthBit have developed a proof-of-concept Stagefright …

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Manjaro Deepin 16.03 is beautiful Arch Linux

The Manjaro community is proud to announce a new stable release of the <b>Deepin Edition</b>.While the exciting modern China based project <b>Deepin</b> is still …

Linux

4 Must Own Technology Networking Stocks Seeing Huge Demand

It’s all around us, just look. Everywhere people are looking at phones and tablets. Networks are streaming their programming so it can be watched …