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600 Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in January

Six years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 700 schools around the world …

Apple may soon lose its position as the second-biggest smartphone maker in the world

While Apple's sales have stayed relatively flat year-on-year, Chinese handset makers' growth is surging, new data shows, with Huawei now threatening to dethrone Apple.<p>Research firm Canalys has put out a new report showing that Apple's sales grew by just 2% in the second quarter of 2017 compared to …

How Disney Is Designing An Esports Programming Pipeline

Another day, another esports announcement that brings competitive gaming to a mainstream audience—this one by way of ESL and Disney.The two companies …

YouTube removing online terrorism content faster, aided by machine learning

Nearly a month after YouTube said it was going to combat online terrorist content on its platform, the video-sharing site said the process is going …

In the red corner: Malware-breeding AI. And in the blue corner: The AI trying to stop it

<b>Feature</b> Behind the scenes of infosec's cat-and-mouse gameThe magic AI wand has been waved over language translation, and voice and image recognition, …

This Will Be the Most Important Job Skill in the Future (Hint: It’s Not Communication!)

You could make over $20,000 more per year if you have this one simple skill.<p>It’s true that communication is the key to success. (If Warren Buffet …

The winners and losers of AI and machine learning

Peter Misek, Partner, BDC IT Venture Fund joins BNN to talk about the sectors and companies that will be the winners and losers of machine learning …

How to create a calculator application with Ionic framework 3 by using Ionic Creator for UI

<i>Originally posted on my blog</i><p>This is the second post in a series of posts which will teach you how to take advantage of your web development knowledge …

React Native Tutorial: Building iOS and Android Apps with JavaScript

React Native Tutorial: Build native iOS applications with JavaScript.<i>Update note:</i> This tutorial has been updated to React Native 0.46, Xcode 9, and …

How to give your Raspberry Pi 'state-of-the art computer vision' using Intel's Neural Compute Stick

The Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick promises to boost the rate at which the Pi can carry out vision-related tasks like facial and object …

Millennials Unearth an Amazing Hack to Get Free TV: the Antenna

Cord-cutters accustomed to watching shows online are often shocked that $20 ‘rabbit ears’ pluck signals from the air; is this legal?<p>Dan Sisco has discovered a technology that allows him to access half a dozen major TV channels, completely free.<p>“I was just kind of surprised that this is technology …

Antenna

Building a simple State Machine in Python.

<i>Originally posted on my personal blog.</i><p>I discovered State Machines about 2 years ago, it was used in a solution to a problem where we were mapping the …

Python Programming

Hackers kick off #leaktheanalyst campaign by dumping data of $1bn security firm

It’s enough to send chills down the spine of any security analyst. Rather than keeping an eye on the hackers, the hackers keep an eye on you, infiltrating your network and stealing your data, before unleashing it to the world in a very public, and very embarrassing way.<p>That nightmare scenario …

Security

North Korea could cross ICBM threshold next year, U.S. officials warn in new assessment

North Korea will be able to field a reliable, nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile as early as next year, U.S. officials have concluded in a confidential assessment that dramatically shrinks the timeline for when Pyongyang could strike North American cities with atomic weapons.<p>The new …

North Korea

Walton Goggins joins Marvel's Ant-Man and the Wasp

Deadline is reporting that <b>The Hateful Eight</b> and <b>Vice Principals</b> star Walton Goggins has joined the cast of the Marvel sequel <b>Ant-Man and the Wasp</b>. …

Comics

San Diego Comic-Con: When it starts, biggest panels, how to watch and more

Your guide to keeping track of it all from home<p>San Diego Comic-Con, the mecca for the film, television, gaming, cartoon and comic book-obsessed around the world, is finally here.<p>Between new trailers, movie announcements, release date confirmations and casting news, there’s a lot to keep an eye on. …

Comics

Warner Bros. dates two new DC movies

Warner Bros. has announced that it has set release dates for two new DC Films projects, which are set to arrive on February 14th 2020 and June 5th …

Justice League

School of Visual Arts’ YouTube Channel is Full of Amazing Photo Lectures

If you’re always on the lookout for great educational, inspirational, or just plain interesting photography content online, you need to visit the …

Depression Strikes Today's Teen Girls Especially Hard

It's tough to be a teenager. Hormones kick in, peer pressures escalate and academic expectations loom large. Kids become more aware of their environment in the teen years — down the block and online. The whole mix of changes can increase stress, anxiety and the risk of depression among all teens, …

Social Media

'Fifty Shades' Franchise Whipping Up Interest in Bondage

Call it a chain reaction.<p>With the release of the latest "Fifty Shades" movie, lingerie stores and erotic websites are racing to capture consumers' interest in bondage — but are finding stiff competition.<p>While Main Street stores are taking advantage of the spike in interest in bondage, online sites …

Fort Lauderdale Shooting: Five Killed at Airport Shooting, Gunman ID'd as Esteban Santiago

A lone shooter opened fire Friday afternoon at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida, killing five people and wounding six others before he was taken into custody, the Broward County sheriff said.<p>Esteban Santiago, 26, flew from Alaska to Florida with a gun in a checked bag, and …