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WannaCrypt ransomware: Microsoft issues emergency patch for Windows XP

Microsoft takes unusual step of providing direct support to unsupported systems as targets in 74 countries - including vast swathes of UK hospitals - …

Trust Me. This Is the Most Inspiring Story You'll Read All Day.

If this story doesn't inspire you to succeed, I can't imagine what will.<p>MaThe Internet is all about superlatives, but this might be the most inspiring story I've ever read. Whatever challenges you're facing, it will energize you to overcome them.<p>The story begins in 1982.<p>A University of Texas …

The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now

Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it’s our main productivity center.<p>Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are essentially plugins …

Here are Google, Amazon, and Facebook’s secrets to hiring the best people

Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Google, Amazon. These top tech companies each receive over a quadrillion resumes per year (source needed). So it’s safe to say they have a good process for choosing the best job candidates. But what is it?<p>No, it’s not that list of popular Google interview questions …

The Guy Who Screwed America’s Economy Hearts Hillary Clinton

Wall Street is buying Main Street one foreclosed home at a time.<p>The houses—more than 200,000 of them—are then rented to folks who continue to …

Hillary Clinton

How-To: Set up and use Night Shift mode on iPhone and iPad [Video]

iOS 9.3’s headlining new feature is called Night Shift mode. By adjusting the color temperature of your iPhone or iPad’s display, Night Shift mode makes using your iOS device at night and in dark settings easier on your eyes.<p>Research has shown that by reducing the blue light emitted from a backlit …

Color Management

How one developer just broke Node, Babel and thousands of projects in 11 lines of JavaScript

Code pulled from NPM – which everyone was using<b>Updated</b> Programmers were left staring at broken builds and failed installations on Tuesday after …

This New Code Makes Websites Load 34% Faster in Any Browser

Just what we’ve always wanted.<p>If website loading times can’t keep up with your browsing speed like your typing can’t keep up with your thoughts, hope …

Google AI in landmark victory over Go grandmaster

Fan Hui, three-time champion of the east Asian board game, lost to DeepMind’s program AlphaGo in five straight games<p>When Gary Kasparov lost to chess computer Deep Blue in 1997, IBM marked a milestone in the history of artificial intelligence. On Wednesday, in a research paper released in Nature, …

Artificial Intelligence

17 of the hottest European apps for Android

Europe may be lagging behind the American tech scene, but there's still a lot to be impressed by.<p>Sure, the US has Facebook, and Snapchat, and Twitter. But Europe has contributed some serious heavyweights to the modern app economy: Just take Sweden's Spotify. Or the British Citymapper. Or TomTom, …

Apps

The Single Biggest Mistake Programmers Make Every Day

I recently taught a master class at a conference. The first half of the day I stood in front of the class and talked about The Two Pillars of …

If you want to get a bigger salary and expand your skill set, this is the programming language you should learn

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock Coding is cool. We don't know how it happened, but in 2015 it's a fact. Even Chris Bosh, arguably a top ten forward in the …

58 Business Apps and Tools to Make Your Life Easier as an Entrepreneur

As an entrepreneur, you’re constantly looking for tools to help give you that edge above the competition.<p>Whether that be a tool to manage your …

The future's tiny: Japan's microhomes craze – in pictures

Japan has exploded with jutaku – gravity-defying microhomes often crammed into skinny plots on leftover land. Architect Naomi Pollock travelled from Tokyo to Kawasaki to Sapporo to photograph the jutaku gems that put the boring old A-frame to shame

0x6 Python Tutorial: Spidering

<b>Spidering:</b><p>This Python tutorial will introduce some new modules (optparse, spider) to accomplish the task of spidering a web application. Spidering a …

Liking Windows 10 so far? Here's how to make it even better

Windows 10 is great; if you’re on a Windows 7 or 8 PC, there’s virtually no reason not to upgrade.<p>That said, there are so many new features and settings that sorting through them all can become overwhelming, and you could be missing out on making the most of your Windows 10 experience.<p>Don’t worry …