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EU mandates tougher sentences for cyber crime and snooping

EU lawmakers have agreed to toughen criminal penalties for cyber attacks, especially those that include harming critical national infrastructure and hijacking computers to steal sensitive data.<p>The 28 EU member states currently have a patchwork of varying tariffs for cyber crime but will now …

Hackers Attacked Microsoft Using Security Hole That Google Found

By Jim Finkle<p>BOSTON (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said hackers have attacked some computers by exploiting a bug in Windows first disclosed two months ago by a Google Inc researcher, who came under fire at the time for publicizing the flaw without going to the software company first.<p>Microsoft provided …

The internet of things may drive you nuts before it makes things better

The scariest thing anyone has ever said to me about the internet of things wasn’t about the NSA spying on my gadgets or that someone might hack my …

A Refresher Course On The Difference Between The UK, Britain, England, And The British Isles

Despite an extensive history with the Brits across the pond, many Americans are still unsure what to call the area.<p>Is Ireland part of the United Kingdom? Does England include Wales? What is Great Britain?<p>Geographic and political names get mixed up in these misunderstandings. Some people use England …

How to Take Better Landscape Photos

Taking great landscape pictures can seem so easy compared to shooting action photography or taking pictures of children or animals. However, any …

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Always Keep Your Portfolio with You with These Custom Credit Card USB Drives

As a photographer, it’s a good idea to always have your portfolio with you. Given the advent of smartphone photography, that’s not much of an issue. …

The Future 50: Best Places For Millennials To Work

There has been much talk of Millennials, the generation born after 1980. Within the mix of reports on exactly where they stand on money, work, food and life, there seems to be no consensus. Are Millennials merely the “lazy” generation as some purport, and ultimately responsible for the demise of …

Night Photography Essentials: Must-Have and Must-Do

<i>All images in this post were created by Matt Hill and used with permission.</i><p>Have you been intrigued by all of those mind-bending night photography …

12 Phrases That Mean Big Travel Savings

<i>Photo Courtesy daspaddy/Flickr. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello.</i><p>Have you ever had a conversation where moments -- or even days -- later you realize, "I wish I'd said that"? Travel booking and airline and hotel check-ins can often feel like that, with so many questions, options, and price points …

The Anatomy Of A Successful Logo Redesign

Here, Jessica Hische diagrams every move she made in updating Mail Chimp’s identity–with graphic design tricks for making sure a newcomer is actually welcomed.<p>Familiar logos are like overly attentive suitors: They’re so naggingly present that their charms are lost to you–until, one day, they’re …

The 25 Best Tech Companies To Work For In 2013

With help from Glassdoor.com, we've put together a list of the 25 tech companies whose own employees rate them most highly.<p>The reviewers account for culture, lifestyle, and what you can learn while working there.<p>All the reviews and ratings taken into account are from the past 12 months, and only …

15 Images Of What Morning Looks Like Around The World

Rise and shine. There’s a whole new way to start your day. Wake up and watch New Day on CNN for all the latest news stories. Weekday Mornings 6-9am ET on CNN.

14 Gorgeous Structures In The Running For The 'Building Of The Year' Award

This year's festival will be held from October 2nd - 4th in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands, a building which was itself once a WAF Award winner.<p>More than 300 projects from 50 countries made the official 2013 shortlist, and the architects responsible will each have a chance to make their case to …

Crowdsourcing Spiffy New Book Covers For 50 Literary Masterpieces

Recovering the Classics, a joint initiative that includes the Harvard Bookstore, will print public domain books with well-designed jackets for $15.<p>Seventy years after a writer dies, their work falls into the public domain. That may sound sad, but from here it can be freely distributed to the …

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Samsung's Eun low-key about surviving SFO crash

Samsung executive David Eun began his brief speech at Palo Alto's Varsity Theater on Thursday night with a subject that was not on the agenda but was …

Vine Use Is Dropping Off on Twitter

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Less than a month after Instagram debuted its Vine competitor, Twitter's video-sharing app, Vine, …

Digital Pen Aims to Help Clean Up Handwriting and Spelling Errors

Some say our reliance on spell check has turned us into horrendous spellers and typing has worsened our handwriting, but the inventors of a new pen …

Should Your Website Be Using Adaptive Design?

In today’s multiscreen world, 27% of all web traffic comes from smartphones, tablets, and various other devices. And if your business depends on the web for revenue, then you likely know about responsive web design — which automatically adjusts layouts to fit different screen sizes. Responsive …