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How to download the Windows 10 April 2018 Update and create your own installation USB flash drive or DVD

Windows 10 April 2018 Update is slowly rolling out to users with compatible systems, but don’t expect to be offered it any time soon. If you can’t …

Taking paracetamol during pregnancy may make grandchildren infertile, research suggests

Taking common painkillers including paracetamol during pregnancy could make their grandchildren infertile, research suggests.<p>Previous studies have found that the drug ibuprofen could harm the fertility of girls.<p>Women are advised to avoid the medication during pregnancy, and told that if pain relief …

'Dear Mark, this is why I hate you.' An open letter to Zuckerberg

Dear Mark,<p>Fuck you. Oh, sorry, were you expecting something politer? Senators might thank for you volunteering to appear in Congress, but you helped …

The Latest: Facebook admits to secretly deleting CEO's texts

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal (all times local):2:30 p.m.Facebook has been secretly deleting some messages CEO Mark …

Coffee cancer warnings may migrate beyond California border

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's fair to say that a lot of people awoke Friday to a headline that might have jolted them more awake than a morning cup of joe: …

You can soon see (and delete) everything Apple knows about you

Apple will soon let you download all the information it has stored about you, modify it, or even delete it. The privacy change is required by a new European law, but is also in-line with Apple’s policy to not spy on its customers. This sets it apart from rivals like Google and Facebook.<p>Apple …

Tim Cook

Why Your Passwords Aren't Strong Enough—And What To Do About It

Passwords are your way into almost all of your online accounts, from social networks to email platforms, but how do you know whether the ones you’re …

Tim Cook speaks out on the Cambridge Analytica scandal, says Facebook's collection of user data 'shouldn't exist'

Apple CEO Tim Cook has weighed in on the Cambridge Analytica data scandal that Facebook has been grappling with for the past two weeks.<p>British data company Cambridge Analytica was able to obtain Facebook user data for over 50 million people by abusing Facebook's own tools, causing an uproar that …

In Search of God’s Mathematical Perfect Proofs

Paul Erdős, the famously eccentric, peripatetic and prolific 20th-century mathematician, was fond of the idea that God has a celestial volume …

I gave up masturbation for a year - BBC Three

<i>This article contains adult themes</i><p>My record is 13 months without masturbating. It wasn’t always easy to stick to, but honestly, my life was never better.<p>It’s amazing how much good it does me to not masturbate. I’ve quit for weeks, sometimes months, several times throughout my twenties. And I’m not …

How Winston Churchill stole from India for Britain’s war

“I am glad to learn from the Minister of War Transport that a strict line is being taken in dealing with requests for cereals from the Indian Ocean area. A concession to one country at once encourages demands from all the others,” the prime minister commented in a memo on 10 March 1943. “They must …

I'm blind and deaf, and I've explored 127 countries alone – here's what I've learnt

Close your eyes, cover your ears, now go and tour Rome on your own. It’s a prospect that seems infeasible, and yet voyaging the world solo while blind and mostly deaf is exactly what Tony Giles does, and he’s almost certainly better travelled than you are.<p>The Devon-based author and explorer, who …

Coffee Fights Disease and Extends Your Life, Especially if You Drink It This Way

Coffee is the ultimate superfood, especially if you know the right way to drink it.<p>As I explained last month, a meta-analysis of 127 studies revealed that drinking two to four 8-ounce cups of coffee each day results in enormous health benefits. The consensus of these studies is that coffee:<p>Reduces …

These tech jobs can earn you the most money

In order to best negotiate your salary, being equipped with the knowledge of what other people are making can be immensely helpful. Generally speaking, you’re going to earn more money working at a public tech company versus a private tech company, according to new data from culture workplace and …

VPN services 2018: The ultimate guide to protecting your data on the internet

Whether you're in the office or on the road, a VPN is still one of the best ways to protect yourself on the big, bad internet.<p><i>VPN: Why you should</i> …

You can buy your own Scottish island for just £250,000 complete with sea views, pool and its own lagoon

Fancy a bit of peace and quiet? Then you could be in luck with this property with its own remote island.<p>For just £250,000 the the three-bed home …

What’s A Blockchain? Explaining The Technology Behind Bitcoin

The tech industry is loaded with buzzwords. This app disrupts <i>this</i>, this program gamifies <i>that</i>. So when you hear about the “blockchain” you might assume that it’s similar jargon. Another hot term which no one really understands. But though the latter part of that sentence might be true, the word …

Blockchain

Dim light may be shrinking your brain

If you've opted to go for low "mood lighting" in your office, you might want to think again. According to a new study from Michigan State University, …

Neuroscience

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

What Is The Difference Between Bitcoin and Ethereum?

Last year, thanks to stratospheric rises in value, lots of people became aware of the existence of Bitcoin, as well as another often-cited up-and-coming cryptocurrency, Ethereum.<p>For perspective – that means Bitcoin is currently held at around the same value as Unilever, whereas Ethereum has around …

Cryptocurrencies

Amazon Web Services is an exploding IT beast... so learn to tame it for less than $9 per course

They service over a third of the world’s cloud computing needs. And with cloud services growing at a clip of nearly 40 percent annually, smart money recognizes Amazon Web Services as not only a juggernaut in the tech industry, but one that’s getting bigger by the day.<p>As AWS’s footprint in the cloud …

Is It Possible to Start a Business With $500? These Startup Founders Say Yes

Business books and advisers might recommend having at least six months of runway saved before launching your own company. But it's possible to start a business on a budget as low as $500.<p>I first started my business when I had very limited funds in my bank account. I had quit my job unexpectedly and …

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

A hotel booking site has revealed the things you should always ask for at hotel check-in to get 5-star treatment without paying for it

Staying in a nice hotel is a rare luxury for most of us, meaning that you'll want to make the most of it when you do.<p>With this in mind, travel experts at Hotels.com have shared some tips and tricks for scoring lesser-known freebies or upgrades that'll make your stay that little bit more …

UK Home Office tells stateless man: go home

Kafkaesque case sees man unable to stay in UK, but with no home country to return to<p>A man who has been stateless for 31 years has been denied protection in the UK after the Home Office refused to accept he was originally from Palestine, despite advising him to return there on two occasions.<p>Mohammed …

UK Home Office

WTF is GDPR?

European Union lawmakers proposed a comprehensive update to the bloc’s data protection and privacy rules in 2012.<p>Their aim: To take account of seismic shifts in the handling of information wrought by the rise of the digital economy in the years since the prior regime was penned — all the way back …

I'm a financial planner — here are the 5 most important questions about money you should be asking yourself

Everybody has money questions — but finding good financial advice is tough.<p>Only 40% of Americans have a financial adviser they can look to for guidance. Even those who do have their doubts about how trustworthy their adviser is. Most people — 60% — suspect financial advisers prioritize the company …

0 to Pro Crypto Trader: Your Ultimate Guide to Bitcoin and Altcoin Investing

<i>If the giant image above looks scary, don’t worry. We’re going to dissect that beast and you’ll know everything you need to and more before the end</i> …

How to Connect to a Personal Wi-Fi Hotspot Using Bluetooth

In a previous daily tip we discussed how to set up a Personal Hotspot using your iPhone, and how to connect your devices to it using Wi-Fi. But what to do if Wi-Fi is unavailable or unreliable? You're not out of options; it's time to connect to your Personal Hotspot using Bluetooth. While your …