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Guide: How to make your own personal VPN in under 30 minutes

Article Contents<p>VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks, are a popular way to stay safe online. When you connect to a VPN, all outgoing network traffic is …

Linux

Send scam emails to this chatbot and it’ll waste their time for you

Chatbots. They’re usually a waste of your time, so why not have them waste someone else’s instead? Better yet: why not have them waste an <i>email scammer’s</i> time.<p>That’s the premise behind Re:scam, an email chatbot operated by New Zealand cybersecurity firm Netsafe. Next time you get a dodgy email in …

IBM has just achieved an 'impossible' step in quantum computing

The company has simulated a quantum computer with 56 qubits on a classical computer<p>In the race to build a working quantum computer, IBM has just …

Top programming languages that will rule the future

10 Gmail Shortcuts Everybody Ought to Know

If you're anything like me, you spend a lot of time each day clicking through your inbox. (And, admittedly, if you're anything like me you also walk …

Now that mobile is aging, Benedict Evans predicts the Next Big Thing

Now that mobile is maturing and its growth is slowing, everyone in tech is turning to thinking about what the Next Big Thing will be. It’s easy to say that “machine learning is the new mobile” (and everyone does), but there are other things going on, too.<p>On one hand, we have a set of profound …

Patwaon ki Haveli in Jaisalmer - Rajasthani architecture at it's best!

<b>Patwaon ki haveli</b> is a cluster of five <i>havelis</i> in a narrow lane of <b>Jaisalmer</b>. The <i>havelis</i> were built in the early 19th century (1805 to be precise) by a …

Brazilian doctors use fish skin to treat burn victims | Reuters

FORTALEZA, Brazil (Reuters) - Researchers in Brazil are experimenting with a new treatment for severe burns using the skin of tilapia fish, an unorthodox procedure they say can ease the pain of victims and cut medical costs.<p>Doctors wrap a child's burnt skin with sterilised tilapia fish skin at Dr. …

Samsung working towards 4nm lithography and the step ahead of FinFET

Samsung Semiconductors claims it is ready to lead its industry down to smaller, more efficient processor fabrications which should bring us faster, …

Phones

YouTube has a secret 'Dark Mode' – this is how you activate it

Open the Chrome developer tools tab.<p>Windows users can do this by pressing Ctrl + Shift + I.<br>• Mac users can do this by pressing Option + Cmd + I.<p>Select the Console tab.<p>Once in Console, paste the following text: document.cookie=”VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=fPQ4jCL6EiE”<br>• Hit enter.<p>Close the developer tools tab and …

YouTube

These Apps Will Save You Huge Chunks of Time

We could all use a little more time in the day, and that means you shouldn’t be wasting time navigating through menus or punching through keyboard …

The beginner's guide to quantum computing

By David Nield<p>If you find quantum computing difficult to get your head around, you're not alone - so do some of the brightest minds in the business. …

This brick-laying 3D printer robot can build a house four times faster than a human bricklayer

Jul 28, 2016 | By Tess<p>The variety of 3D printing materials available to makers and industries is constantly growing, with all types of non and …

12 Open Source/Commercial Control Panels For Virtual Machines (VM’s) Management

Automatic creation and management of virtual machines is a topical issue for any company that provides VPS services. If you manage a large number of …

5 Internet Trends to Pay Attention to in Late 2016

Pokemon Go is just one example of how transformative technology is changing the way we connect.<p><i>Trevor Sumner is a successful NYC-based technologist, CTO and co-founder of LocalVox, avid scuba diver, fisherman, amateur cook and adventure traveler.</i><p>As the CTO of a marketing technology company, my main …

GE wants to use CO2 pollution to make huge solar batteries

Two big problems have been vexing environmental scientists for decades: How to store solar energy for later use, and what to do with CO2 that's been captured and sequestered from coal plants? Scientists from General Electric (GE) could solve both those problems at once by using CO2 as a giant …

Clean Energy

37 of the best foods to beat the belly bloat

The best way to achieve the flat stomach of your dreams is through a healthy, low-calorie diets and plenty of exercise. But if you're suffering from …

The internet is desperately trying to solve this disturbing puzzle that was hidden inside a CD mailed from Poland

The internet loves creepy puzzles with occult overtones — and now a new one is spreading through message boards and social media.<p>The sleuthing began when Johny from GadgetZZ.com allegedly received an anonymous CD in the mail from Poland. Stored on the CD was a black-and-white video of a man dressed …

How does it feel to be a ‘grey entrepreneur’?

Pulling into Old Street underground station in London I can with great accuracy predict who will head for the doors of the train. Not that clean-shaven man in the three-piece business suit; nor that Armani-ed woman who’s probably heading for a City skyscraper. No, Old Street (ironically, given the …

Startups