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Call Islamic Terrorism What It Is

Hillary Clinton has twisted herself into a pretzel on the subject of terrorism and its connection to Islam. Like many Democrats, she says that we …

Corruption

U.S. Stocks Edge Higher, Buoyed by Energy Sector

Energy shares advance along with oil prices<p>U.S. stocks inched up, driven by gains in energy companies and as concerns stemming from the Turkish military shooting down a Russian jet fighter along the Syrian border subsided.<p>After initially falling as much as 109 points, blue-chip stocks turned higher …

Stock Markets

US issues travel warning in wake of attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans should be alert to the possible travel risks, especially during the holidays, following increased threats from militant groups around the world, the State Department warned on Monday.<p>A travel alert, which is to be in effect until Feb. 24, said current information …

U.S. Dept. of State

7 Must Watch Documentaries on Statistics and Machine Learning

Introduction<p>“Soon, our habitat will be invaded by unreal humans. Not only they’ll influence our way of living, but also intervene in our modus …

Machine Learning
Computer Science

5 Best Free Cooking Apps

No matter the differences that separate us, we all have to eat. Whether for the holidays, sunday brunch, or evening dinner, bringing people together for a meal creates family and laughter. It’s easy to get into a rut, too, when you’re cooking for yourself. There are numerous apps available with …

Why don't we just throw all our garbage into volcanoes?

Because it's a long way to the top if you want to rock and roll<p>Great question. Glad you asked. While volcanoes might seem like the ideal natural incinerator for our massive amounts of garbage, there are a few obstacles between us and a magical geological trash chute to the center of the …

Geology

These comprehensive coding lessons are priced to move [Deals]

This doorbuster of a deal will give you a wide range of essential coding knowledge that can pay for itself by pumping up your resume. With 8 Courses and over 74 hours of training, you can gain the major coding languages and skills that you’ve been waiting to learn. This body of knowledge normally …

Amazon launches a free cloud-based screenwriting app

Amazon has unveiled Storywriter, a free cloud-based tool for writing movie and TV screenplays in standard format that’s suitable for users of all skill levels.<p>Storywriter includes a number of useful features such as automatically formatting your text while you type, auto-saving and …

What It's Like to Use Microsoft's Most Powerful Phone Ever

<b>The good</b>: Easily connects to monitor, mouse, and keyboard; Excellent camera, Good battery life <b><br>The bad</b>: Limited selection of apps; Fairly basic design</b> …

Phones

Paris is being used to justify agendas that had nothing to do with the attack

The Paris attackers weren’t Syrian, and they didn’t use encryption, but the US government is still using the carnage to justify attempts to ban them both<p>The aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks has now devolved into a dark and dishonest debate about how we should respond: let’s ban encryption, …

Rand Paul

10 Things You Need to Know About Encryption

1. Encryption is easy to use. See below to download applications and view tutorials and links.<p>2. Encryption, a process that scrambles communications, allows only those with the decryption key to read one's messages. An encrypted message looks like random alphanumeric gibberish to the human eye.<p>The …

Privacy

Here's what you get when a former Apple CEO cofounds your startup

Former Apple CEO John Sculley.Socialbakers<p>Getting going in your early days as a tech startup is no mean feat so it helps when you've got a well-known figure among your cofounders.<p>Former Apple CEO John Sculley publicly backed the company since it first started.<p>Sculley cofounded Misfit in San …

More Mexican immigrants leaving U.S. than entering: Pew

CHICAGO (Reuters) - More Mexicans are leaving the United States than entering it according to a report released on Thursday, at a time when some Republicans, including presidential candidate Donald Trump, have taken a hard line on illegal immigration.<p>People hoping to reach the U.S. ride atop the …

Immigration

Philosophy saved me from poverty and drugs: that’s why I teach it to kids

Can you be a good person if you do bad things? Who should have power? These are questions of direct relevance to young people from troubled backgrounds<p>When I tell people I teach philosophy, to children their reaction is almost always: “Gosh, you mean in a private school?” When I tell them that I …

Education

Paris attacks: Anonymous declares war on Isil

Hacker group Anonymous says in a video that it will "hunt" Islamic State after its terrorist attacks in Paris, France on Friday<p>Anonymous has posted a video declaring war against Islamic State following a series of terror attacks in Paris that have left at least 129 people dead.<p>The hacker group, …

Netgear Arlo Q review: Netgear's reliable Arlo Q camera simplifies DIY home security - CNET

Netgear's reliable Arlo Q camera simplifies DIY home security<p><b>The Good</b> The Netgear Arlo Q is responsive and reliable, with a 1080p HD resolution, motion and sound alerts, two-way talk, night vision, activity zones and free 7-day event-based cloud storage (you can pay a monthly fee for continuous …

Home Security

16 Best YouTube Channels To Start Learning Web Development

Want to be a web developer but <b>not sure where to start</b> or<b> which programming language to begin with</b>? There are plenty of resources you can fall back on …

Programming

The CEO of a $4.5 billion startup was so freaked out by a competitor that he rented a room in the Marriott and built a competing product in 60 days

The product was built in just 60 days, after Zenefits had a scary run-in with its much larger competitor, ADP.<p>Internally, Zenefits calls its new product 'self-driving' payroll after Google's self-driving cars.<p>"Self-driving payroll is sort of doing for payroll what Google is doing for cars, the …

Startups

Facebook stock dropped following the news that Marc Andreessen sold most of his stake

Now the stock has recovered and is down only about 1%.<p>Andreessen sold 1.5 million Facebook shares, valued around $160 million, through pre-arranged trading plans beginning on October 30, according to calculations by Recode, which first reported the share sales.<p>Andreessen's venture capital firm …

Venture Capital

5 reasons why Israeli startups are so successful

Tel Aviv – The heart of Startup Nation<p>I was inspired to write this post after our company was listed as one of the Top 16 Israeli Startups to Watch …

Tel Aviv

Mysterious electric car startup looking to build $1 billion factory

The luxury electric car market may be small, but it is lucrative enough to get another jolt — this time from a mysterious startup that says it wants …

Electric Vehicles

Machine learning – An introduction for programmers

<i>This introduction to Machine Learning is taken from the Packt title Python Machine Learning. JAXenter readers can get a 50% discount using the code</i> …

Claimed Breakthrough Slays Classic Computing Problem; Encryption Could Be Next - MIT Technology Review

A professor’s claim to have created an algorithm that dramatically simplifies one of theoretical computer science’s most notorious problems has …

Mathematics

A tiny change in Apple's software could have brought about the 'app Renaissance' — but it's now looking unlikely

Right now, f.lux is only available for desktop computers and has been downloaded over 15 million times. For a brief period of time this week, though, it was also available to install on your iPhone and iPad — then Apple shut it down.<p>f.lux didn't arrive on the iPhone through the App Store. It never …

Apps

Leaked Comcast documents show its data cap has nothing to do with network congestion

Recently, Comcast began introducing 300 GB data caps for Internet subscribers across various markets in the U.S. If you go over your allotted bandwidth limit, you'll be charged $10 for every 50GB of data you use. Or, you can opt to pay Comcast an extra $30/month to eliminate the cap completely. We …

Net Neutrality

The future of drones is apps

Phones used to just call people. Then we put cameras and the internet in them, and a man in a mock turtleneck created one that revolutionized the way we communicate. You might be surprised to hear it, but we’re near a similar inflection point with drones. Right now, they’re seen either as scary, …

Drones