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Windows 10 could be limiting your internet speed, here's how to change it | On MSFT

Microsoft began shipping a feature that improved the performance of programs that sent TCP data via a network. This feature first arrived in Windows …

World's Fastest Password Cracking Tool Hashcat Is Now Open Source

If you are into password cracking, you might be aware of the fact that Hashcat is one of the most popular CPU-password recovery tools that is …

Introducing Proto.io 6 - Proto.io

Prototyping reimagined<p>Redesigned UI<p>We have completely redesigned the entire platform's UI to be easier and more intuitive. The new interface brings …

New Textio tool uses machine learning to find the most effective words

Picking the right words is a key component of many jobs, and most of the time, we rely on our own vocabulary. But a new feature from Seattle-based …

The Future of Big Data Architecture

The big data problem<p>It is probably apparent to everyone reading that data is growing at enormous rates. There is extremely valuable insight that can …

NASA confirms that the ‘impossible’ EmDrive thruster really works, after new tests

Engineer Roger Shawyer’s controversial EmDrive thruster jets back into relevancy this week, as a team of researchers at NASA’s Eagleworks …

Physics

Weekly Roundup: 18 new and noteworthy Jailbreak tweaks of the week (Nov 1)

In case you were busy last week and didn’t get a chance to take a look at Cydia, don’t worry as we have compiled a list of all the new tweaks that …

NASA's 'Warp Drive' Violates Another Law of Physics, Almost Certainly Won't Work

More problems with the EmDrive: As pitched, it's an "absurd" perpetual motion machine.<p>A physicist has found yet another reason why NASA's headline-grabbing "warp drive" propulsion system should be impossible and probably won't work: As currently constructed, the so-called EmDrive would be an …

Microsoft shows Linux love, adding support for SSH to PowerShell

An upcoming version of Windows PowerShell will let users manage Windows and Linux computers through Secure Shell protocol and Shell session (better known as SSH), thanks to some new functionality Microsoft announced Tuesday.<p>The new feature, which was announced in a blog post by PowerShell Group …

Why 'The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt' Is Better Than 'Game Of Thrones'

We’ll address an important distinction first. One of these things — The Witcher 3 — is a video game. The other — Game of Thrones — is a TV show (unless otherwise specified, I’m talking about the show). These two media are different, there’s no way around it: one is interactive, non-linear and …

Game of Thrones

5 Exercises to Avoid & Stay Away From

The truth is many common exercises can cause more harm than good. They can be ineffective- at worst, dangerous. The following are 5 exercises to …

Coding by the Book: The 7 Books Every Software Developer Should Read

Just like programming trends and languages, programming books come and go. But these seven classics have stood the test of time. Some are newer than …

Unorthodox Sprite drone tolerates abuse and actually flies

When you picture a consumer drone, something bulky with four or six props <i>à la</i> DJI probably pops to mind. But the folks behind a new model on Kickstarter think that such UAVs have two big problems -- namely, they're hard to carry and break easily if you mess up. They built The Sprite to overcome …

Drones

Two giant black holes might crash into each other in 21 years

In the center of most galaxies (ours included) there is a supermassive black hole that holds everything together. However, one galaxy 10.5 billion …

Scientists create world's first fully-artificial molecular pump

All living organisms – human, animal, or otherwise – continuously move molecules around their cells. It's a crucial mechanism of life, vital for …

The NSA came up with a brilliantly sneaky way to hack your Android phone

Once again, we have to tip our cap in grudging admiration for the lengths the National Security Administration will go to hack into our mobile …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man Edition Launching Next Week

Samsung recently started teasing their new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man edition smartphone and now the company has posted another teaser photo for …

Whoa! Most luminous galaxy in the universe discovered, with light equal to 300 trillion suns

<b>Washington:</b> Scientists have discovered the most luminous galaxy in the universe to date that shines brightly with light equal to more than 300 …

Police show photo of iPhone 5c they say saved gunshot victim’s life

An iPhone 5c saved the life of a 25-year-old gunshot victim, according to British police (via <i>Business Insider</i>). The victim, who has not been named, was shot at close range with a shotgun and suffered serious abdominal injuries, but survived thanks to the iPhone 5c in his pocket taking the main …

Forget being an iPhone 6 killer, Galaxy S6 sales are a total disaster for Samsung

After the disaster of the Samsung S5, Samsung was counting on the Galaxy S6 to lead its way back to the top — with some people even throwing around …

Google reportedly developing 'Brillo,' an OS for the Internet of Things

To help all manner of smart devices communicate better with each other, Google is reportedly developing "Brillo," an operating system for the Internet of Things.<p>A lightweight version of Google's mobile operating system, Android, Brillo is targeted at low-power devices with 32 or 64MB of RAM, …

Internet of Things

Google Editions cases come with live wallpapers and a shortcut button

Before you dismiss this as a slow-day news post, hear us out: these aren't your run-of-the-mill phone cases. These are the first products Google has released under its new Editions project, a series of collaborations with artists to develop limited edition "live cases" for select Android phones. …

Even Cosmic Distances Need To Be Adjusted For Inflation

One of the great achievements of modern science was learning not only how the Universe originated — from a hot, dense, rapidly expanding state known as the Big Bang — but to definitively measure how old it is. Thanks to multiple independent sources of information, including<p>the ages of the oldest …

Universe