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Vertu's new luxury phone gets you into exclusive events

By now, we know phones are more than just phones. You've got your apps, your browsers, your 3D Touch. What about a luxury phone that represents your …

5 cognitive biases that are killing your decisions

<i>This post originally appeared on Crew blog.</i><p>It’s hard to accept that what holds us back from reaching our potential is all in our head.<p>While it may be a bit of a cliche, we really are our own worst enemies.<p>Maintaining a growth mindset isn’t a matter of walking up a staircase one small step at a …

How To Respond To a State-Sponsored Cyber Attack

The murky nature of network warfare makes it hard to choose a response. Here are some ways to think about it.<p><b>As offensive cyber activity becomes more</b> …

Cybersecurity

Regin: Further unravelling the mysteries of a cyberespionage threat

Symantec’s investigation uncovers additional modules for the Regin spying tool and finds advanced infrastructure supporting it.Twitter Card Style: …

Two teenagers arrested in Lizard Stresser 'cyber attack' investigation

Two teenagers have been arrested and one questioned on suspicion of attacking websites with the help of a hacking tool.<p>The boys are believed to have …

Manchester

Where in the World is the Best Place to Be in September?

We all crave that sweet serendipity of being in the right place at the right time: When the Northern Lights are most likely to dance; when that sleepy scruff-bucket town transforms for its once-a-year fabulous fiesta; or, when a mass mob of whales gathers at the nearby reef. That's why our book, <i>The</i> …

MIT Researchers Create Crash-Tolerant File System Guaranteed Not To Lose Data

MIT researchers are planning to present a paper at the ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles in October, with details of the first computer file system that is mathematically guaranteed not to lose track of data during crashes.<p>A file system is a vital component of a computer that manages …

Computer Science

Scared of Flying? 25 Explanations for the Strange Sounds You Hear in a 747

<i>What is a legitimate cause for worry when flying in a passenger airplane?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Mike Leary,</i> …

Smartphone Accessories for Car & Travel

Google's New Flight Search Tool Helps You Find The Best Price

Google Flights has been revamped this week and it is the fastest flight price search website that I have used so far. Like many other travel websites, Google Flights will show you a range of fares and flight options as you select the destinations and the dates. Fortunately, Google Flights has …

Google Flights

Terrorists should be 'eliminated', says Apple's Tim Cook

Exclusive interview: Apple's chief executive Tim Cook explains to Allister Heath why the threat of terrorism should not scaremonger citizens into giving up their privacy<p>The Apple Watch, which will go on sale in April, may be Tim Cook’s <b>greatest personal and professional gamble</b>, but it is consumer …

Android Circuit: Galaxy S6 Is Metal, Samsung Trashes Apple, Sony's Last Android Gamble

Taking a look back at the week’s news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including Samsung’s strong marketing around the S6, the metallic look of the new Galaxy handsets, Sony leaks its new tablet, pay to be seen in Google Play’s app store, …

Mobile

Nude Photography by Leonard Nimoy

See also: The History of Photography as a Fine Art<p>Born in Boston Massachusetts / March 26th, 1931.<p>In addition to being a movie director, producer, …

What The Hell Is Going On in Australia: The ISIS Influence Down Under

SYDNEY — The 'Death Cult', as the politicians are calling what we commonly know as Islamic State (ISIS), has taken over the media in Australia.<p>Prime …

Gmail app hack works 92 percent of the time

Computer scientists have discovered a method of hacking smartphone apps across Android, iOS and Windows devices that is effective up to 92 percent of …

3 Ways Big Data Is Going To Be Used Against You In The Future

For some people, the benefits of big data will not be worth the risks–which could include increased workplace, police, and consumer discrimination.<p>Taylor Rodriguez prepares for a flight. After she plugs in her schedule to the cloud, the rest is automated: Watched over by a “smart” streetlight, she …

Samsung Knox isn't going anywhere, despite Android for Work's upcoming launch

At Google I/O we learned that Google was preparing to rollout a new Android at Work solution. Of even more interest was that fact that Samsung had contributed parts of its Samsung Knox code to the effort, in an attempt to create a more unified enterprise-level Android experience going forward.<p>At …

Forget Potato Salad, These Guys Are Crowdfunding for Drones and Weapons

The Ukrainian "People's Project" are trying to help their beleaguered army.<p><i>A digital mock-up of the drone financed by the Kickstarter campaign.</i><p>Chances are your Kickstarter quota this week has been filled by the silly potato salad story. While the guy behind that campaign continues to rack up the …

China deems the iPhone a national security threat

On Friday, China’s state run China Central Television (CCTV) deemed Apple’s iPhone a national security threat. The threat is due to Apple’s “Frequent Location” feature that is a part of Location Services on the iPhone. According to the Wall Street Journal, the fear is based around the information …

This week in bitcoin: VC investment is up and shows no signs of stopping after Xapo

After a brief hiatus, this week’s bitcoin review takes a look at the increasing VC interest in bitcoin.<p>Venture Capital investment is up 28 percent …

A Former iOS Exec Reveals How Developers Can Get Whatever They Want From Apple

But in order to be successful, developers constantly have to make requests of Apple.<p>Apple, which deals with thousands of app developers every day, has a process for these kinds of requests. The company calls them Technical Support Incidents (TSIs).<p>But TSIs are geared more toward bug fixes than …

LokLok: An Instant Messaging App for Your Lock-Screen

Mobile messaging apps may be reaching both saturation point and convergence, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for more, right? Meet LokLok.<p>LokLok sells itself as a connected lock-screen that is always in-sync with you and your favorite group of people. You can draw, write messages, or add …