Sanket Kasote

34 Added | 1 Magazine | 184 Likes | 6 Following | 10 Followers | @Sanket_Kasote | Keep up with Sanket Kasote on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Sanket Kasote”

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

Time Management

iOS revenue to surpass $1 trillion this year

Apple’s revenues generated from the iOS ecosystem will surpass $1 trillion sometime this year, according to one analyst.<p>By mid-2017, the company is forecast to have sold a whopping 1.2 billion iPhones, while collective sales of all iOS devices will surpass 1.75 billion units.<p>To put that figure in …

Master web development with these 9,985 weird tricks

Ladies and gentleman, I would like to introduce you to Know It All, a tool to help you discover what you don’t yet know about web development.<p>A few …

World Wildlife Fund
Health Care

The whole 'Mac vs. PC' thing is so over, and 'Android vs. iPhone' is close behind

But I had this one friend whose family owned a Mac, one of those multicolored iMacs that were the company's first big product launch after Steve Jobs returned to the company.<p>I loved video games, and he loved video games, but he especially loved games on his Mac. Well, one game in particular: …

Profit

How to Safely Delete Private Data Forever

If you’re erasing sensitive files from a computer, you probably want them gone forever and far beyond the reach of data recovery tools. …

Operating Systems

How to write SOLID code that doesn’t suck

What we like more from the previous snippet is that we start always with a lot of enthusiasm, our initial code state is in a <b>clean and beautiful …

Google is not ‘just’ a platform. It frames, shapes and distorts how we see the world

Last week, we reported how extremist sites ‘game’ the search engine, boosting their propaganda. In response, the web giant appears to have modified some results, but would like us not to notice<p>Did the Holocaust really happen? No. The Holocaust did not really happen. Six million Jews did not die. It …

Time I
Galaxy Note

Google Pixel hacked in under 60 seconds by Chinese team

Google’s new flagship just got hacked by a Chinese team at in under 60 seconds.<p>At PwnFest, a hacking competition in Seoul, South Korea, a team of white-hat hackers known as Qihoo 360 demonstrated an exploit that allowed for remote code execution on the Pixel. In under 60 seconds, the team used a …

Astronomers have found 'intriguing' shadows in new photos of alien solar systems

The scientists were even able to see "intriguing" shadows cast by clouds of gas and dust in two of the images.<p>The photos could help pop more pieces into the longstanding puzzle of how Earth came to exist.<p>Ask an astronomer how planets form, and she'll say parts of a giant wheel of gas and dust …

Universe

What You Should Know About The App Design Process

And while this approach has become a truism in most of our industry, it’s far from obvious for anyone entering the field. A lot of articles have been …

Apple Takes 104% of All Smartphone Profits Following Galaxy Note 7 Recall

Apple accounted for over 100 percent of smartphone industry profits in the third quarter of this year, according to estimates published by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday.<p>Analyst Tim Long, quoted in the <i>Investor's Business Daily</i>, said Apple's staggering 103.6 percent profit share in Q3 2016 came …

Apple cuts USB-C adapter prices in response to MacBook Pro complaints

The #donglelife just got a little less expensive<p>Apple is cutting prices for all of its USB-C adapters following a week of complaints about the MacBook Pro’s inconvenient port situation.<p>The new MacBook Pro only has USB-C / Thunderbolt 3 ports, so the vast majority of the peripherals people use today …

USB Type-C

Google just disclosed a major Windows bug — and Microsoft isn’t happy

Is 10 days enough time to build a patch?<p>Today, Google’s Threat Analysis group disclosed a critical vulnerability in Windows in a public post on the company’s security blog. The bug itself is very specific — allowing attackers to escape from security sandboxes through a flaw in the win32k system — …

Information Security

Google Pixel Camera Flaw Angers Users

The Google Pixel’s camera is topping benchmarks and getting rave reviews, but some users have reported a problem with the hardware.<p>The problem, a perennial one for lens designers, is caused by lens flare.<p>Lens flare occurs most often when pointing the camera towards a bright light, such as the Sun. …

Google Pixel

Samsung Unsure What Caused Galaxy Note 7 Fires

Samsung recalled all the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones across the globe, and is still trying to find out the root cause which caused all the explosion …

It is now a federal crime to bring a Galaxy Note 7 onto an airplane

Offenders are subject to civil penalties of up to $179,933 for each violation<p>The Federal Aviation Administration officially banned Galaxy Note 7s from being brought onto airplanes earlier this week, and under a new Emergency Restriction / Prohibition Order, it’s now a federal crime to fly with the …

Galaxy Note

'80s generator gives your words a neon retro tribute

Glowing rainbows, lasers, neon futuristic fonts, space backgrounds and geometric shapes make anything you write look like an '80s music video.<p>Back in the '80s, music videos, opening TV titles and movie credits shared a similar design aesthetic with Tron-like grid backgrounds and glowing neon …

Graphic Design

Dropbox cofounder Arash Ferdowsi passes off CTO role to VP of engineering

Although Ferdowsi will step back from running the day-to-day technical side of the company, Dropbox says he will continue to be involved in all aspects of the business, including product, technology, and recruiting.<p>"The cofounder is a way better title for Arash because of all the different things …

Startups

7 Brain Hacks That Will Make You a Faster Learner

To stay ahead in life, you need to be a constant learner. These hacks will help you pull it off.<p>Our world is evolving quicker than ever.<p>To stay competitive in business and ahead of the game, it's increasingly important to continually learn new skills and information. That's why mega-moguls like …

Learning

Take a 4-question quiz from a psychotherapist to start strengthening your relationship in minutes

It's called <b>emotional intelligence</b>, explains psychotherapist Dr. Deborah Sandella, and the more you have, the better off you and your partner will be.<p>Emotional intelligence (EI for short) is best explained as heightened awareness of your feelings moment to moment. Most people react immediately to …

Emotional Intelligence

M2 Premium Videos

Samsung Electronics says sold shares in four companies

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Sunday it sold shares in four companies including ASML Holding NV and Seagate Technology Plc to free up money for additional investments for its core businesses.<p>Samsung said in a statement it sold about half of its shares in ASML while selling its …

Child marriage is allowed in more than 100 countries—including the United States

Over 700 million women currently living got married while they were just children, according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) (pdf). That number is set to rise to nearly 1 billion by 2030, if current trends …

Human Rights

How To Learn And Master Any Skill Twice As Fast, According To Science

Whether you're trying to be pro at Photoshop, or step up your tennis game, or master a dueling banjo song, you're probably dutifully following the age-old advice that practice makes perfect.<p>However, contrary to popular belief, doing the same thing over and over again might not be the most efficient …

Self-improvement

Learning to Code Helped Me Become a Better CEO

Even though most of my 15-year career has been spent working in big companies, I have always had the startup bug. I’ve helped launch a number of new …

Stack Overflow

These maps show the cities with the highest rates of job growth

Those are the big takeaways from my detailed analysis of the geography of job growth in America's 100 largest metros between 2011 and 2016, based on data from Josh Wright and his colleagues at the economic data and modeling firm Emsi. Taylor Blake of the Martin Prosperity Institute mapped the …

Employment

CNN anchor fights back tears reporting on a child caught in the Syrian war

During a Thursday broadcast, CNN anchor Kate Bolduan was brought to tears as she reported on a heartbreaking image from a recent airstrike in Aleppo, …