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How to Safely Retrieve Files Off Failing HDD, SSD, or SD Cards Using Free Tools

All of the drives we are using to store our precious photos and videos are not 100% reliable. Everybody should know that by now (and back everything …

Linux

Google wants to help you find a job with its new service

It looks like Google is preparing to go head to head with services like Greenhouse, Jobvite, and others. The online search giant will launch Google Hire, a service that allows companies to post job listings as well as accept and manage applications.<p>Google Hire hasn’t been officially announced yet, …

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This trick lets you extend the warranty on your smartphone or laptop from 1 to 2 years for free

And yet even with the high price, when you are staring at your shiny new MacBook in the Apple Store and the salesperson reminds you it can break, many of us cave. "OK, yes, I would like to buy AppleCare+."<p>It doesn't have to be that way.<p>There's a simple trick you can use to get your manufacturer's …

What happens to your data once it is on the dark web?

IBTimes UK looks into why user credentials are so valuable to hackers and traded over the dark web.<p>The dark web is the murky underworld of the …

Google may be quietly tracking everywhere you go — here's how to turn it off

You probably don't know the answers to these questions — but Google might.<p>How? It's thanks to a feature nestled away in your Google account called Location History. If you care about your privacy, you should probably check it out.<p>Location History is exactly what it sounds like: It's a comprehensive …

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Google’s Family Link app now lets you monitor your kid’s Android device from an iPhone

After launching last month for Android users, Google’s new Family Link app today arrives on iOS. The app is aimed at parents, allowing them to monitor things like screen time and apps downloaded from Google Play, as well as setting restrictions for Android devices their kids are using (via …

Want to Work From Home? Amazon Is Hiring 5,000 People to Work From Their Kitchens and Living Rooms | Inc.com

There's nothing like working from home--that is, if you can make it work for you. Prerequisites: an efficient space, a healthy respect for your own time--and, of course, a job.<p>If it all sounds appealing to you, and you haven't already found your work-from-home nirvana, perhaps Amazon might be the …

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NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Trump administration weighs deeper involvement in Yemen war

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has asked the White House to lift Obama-era restrictions on U.S. military support for Persian Gulf states engaged in a protracted civil war against Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen, according to senior Trump administration officials.<p>In a memo this month to national …

Middle East

Royal Jordanian made a great joke about laptop restrictions—until you remember it’s not funny

The poet Langston Hughes said that humor is laughing at what you haven’t got when you ought to have it. That certainly seems to be the spirit behind the advertisements of Royal Jordanian.<p>A day before America went to the polls in 2016 to pick a new president, the Middle Eastern airline promoted …

Qatar Airways' New Business Class Design Converts Into A Double Bed Or An Office

At the ITB tourism show in Berlin, Germany last week, Qatar Airways unveiled a new business class seat design that can reconfigure to create a joint double bed or an open work and meeting space. The announcement was made live at the show via Facebook Live and coordinated with a prepared release.<p>The …

Exclusive - Russia appears to deploy forces in Egypt, eyes on Libya role: sources | Reuters

WASHINGTON/CAIRO (Reuters) - Russia appears to have deployed special forces to an airbase in western Egypt near the border with Libya in recent days, U.S., Egyptian and diplomatic sources say, a move that would add to U.S. concerns about Moscow’s deepening role in Libya.<p>The U.S. and diplomatic …

This company started out making outerwear for the US military and now makes some of the best bomber jackets I’ve tried

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Alpha Industries Spring is a great season for fashion. With the weather still cool enough to layer, but no longer so frigid that you have to …

GOP Rep. Darrell Issa Calls for Investigation Into President Trump and Russia

Representative Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has called for an independent investigation into President Donald Trump’s associates’ alleged ties to Russia …

Could The Resistance Start With Georgia’s Special Election?

Democrat Jon Ossoff has money, drive and the backing of Civil Rights icon Rep. John Lewis in his bid to replace Rep. Tom Price in Georgia. But does …

George W Bush Didn't Criticize Obama for 8 Years - But Turned on Trump in a Month

“We need an independent media to hold people like me to account,” Bush says about what Trump calls the “opposition party”<p>Former President George W. …

White House seeks intelligence that tells Trump what he wants to hear

Donald Trump hasn’t given up on his Muslim ban, but after failing in the courts, the president realizes his proposal needs some work. Hoping to craft …

German jesters take on kings for 2017 Carnival

German Carnival is back with a vengeance, ridiculing the likes of Donald Trump, Marine Le Pen, and Angela Merkel. Following a turbulent year, Germans …

This Website Has the Best Flight Deals 99% of the Time, Says a Travel Pro

While the purpose of a vacation is to relax and unwind, the lead-up to a trip can have the opposite effect. Between trawling flight websites, finding …

Dubai's crazy rotating wind-powered skyscraper is actually being built

The modern world is full of unique, eye-catching buildings – but an upcoming Dubai skyscraper is about to put a new spin on the field of …

This Will Be Your Next Tattoo: Arabic Words Illustrated As Their Meanings

Alexandria-based graphic designer Mahmoud Tammam has taken 40 Arabic words and transformed them to match their meanings. The beautifully minimalistic project uses the arches, dots, and curves of the Arabic script to form foxes, whales, coffee pots, and more.<p>Follow Tammam’s work on Instagram or …

State Dept. carries out layoffs under Rex Tillerson

While Rex Tillerson is on his first overseas trip as Secretary of State, his aides laid off staff at the State Department on Thursday.<p>Much of …

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Former Republican judge calls for Donald Trump to be 'impeached and removed with all haste'

Less than a month since Donald Trump took office, a former Republican judge is calling for the US president to be hastily impeached.<p>Writing for …

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ICYMI: Microsoft's drone simulator and Dubai's hover taxis

Today on In Case You Missed It: Why get stuck in traffic when you can simply fly over it? At least, that's Dubai's plan. The UAE's largest city announced its intent to unleash swarms of EHang 184 "Personal Flying Vehicles" -- the same ones that wowed crowds at last year's CES show -- to ferry …

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Somalia ‘plans to file complaint against UAE’

<b>Somalia’s internationally-backed government is reportedly planning to file a legal case against the rulers of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for</b> …

Dubai is set to fill its skies with these self-flying taxi drones later this year

Dubai is planning to offer self-flying taxis by July, the city’s Road and Transportation Agency announced this week at the World Government Summit conference.<p>These four-legged, eight-propeller drones can carry a single passenger that weighs up to 100 kg (220 lb) and operate within an area of up to …

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Exclusive: The Caavo streaming box is built on a gamechanging machine vision for TV

Something huge is happening here<p>The Caavo TV box was announced yesterday in an live demo with <i>The Verge</i>’s own Lauren Goode and Walt Mossberg at Code Media — it’s not <i>exactly</i> a streaming box, but rather a universal control system for every other streaming box you might have. You can plug in an Apple …

U.S., Middle East Allies Explore Arab Military Coalition

Potential alliance would share intelligence with Israel, with the goal of countering Iran’s influence<p>By<p>Maria Abi-Habib<p>Maria Abi-Habib<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@Abihabib<p>maria.habib@wsj.com<p>BEIRUT—The Trump administration is in talks with Arab allies about having them form a military alliance …

Middle East

A mathematician has created a teaching method that’s proving there’s no such thing as a bad math student

Math is a notoriously hard subject for many kids and adults. There is a gender gap, a race gap, and just generally bad performance in many countries.<p>John Mighton, a Canadian playwright, author, and math tutor who struggled with math himself, has designed a teaching program that has some of the …

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