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7 Legendary Photographers to Follow on Flipboard

One big challenge for aspiring photographers is finding a style. We don’t mean sticking to a type —tons of photographers shoot landscapes, fashion and fine art photos without losing their “look”—but introducing a certain aesthetic consistency to your work. What makes your photo <b>yours</b>?<p>A simple way to …

Ex-NSA Hackers Explain -- Why You Do And Don't Want The NSA To Help FBI Crack iPhones

In its ongoing tussle with the FBI, Apple continues to indicate the NSA could help police agents crack into the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook. In its most recent filing, in a section entitled ‘The Government Has Not Demonstrated Necessity’, Apple didn’t explicitly state feds …

Privacy

How the Government Keeps Its Phone Spying Gear a Secret

Federal agencies go to extreme lengths to keep powerful phone spying gear secret—and new information shows just how the government pressures …

Surveillance

Is Canada's Favorite Couple, Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger, Back Together?

Come back to us "Chavril!"<p>Photo via Instagram<p><i>This article originally appeared on Noisey Canada, obviously.</i><p>Apparently, love is in the air for Canadians. Perhaps, inspired by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and The Weeknd’s unexpected relationship, two other fairy important Canadians may have rekindled …

New "Passive Wi-Fi" Could Drastically Cut Power Needs For Connected Devices

Electrical engineers at the University of Washington have come up with a new type of Wi-Fi hardware that uses 10,000 times less power than existing …

Panasonic makes the first countertop induction oven

Induction cooking is great for budding chefs: it rarely needs preheating, it's energy-efficient and it's safer than conventional burners. Getting it has usually meant going for a full-size oven or a cooktop, however, which isn't always practical if you're in an apartment or otherwise can't justify …

Kitchens

Twitter lights up with memories of Nancy Reagan

Politicians and personalities take to the microblogging service to offer thoughts about the former first lady.<p>As Twitter is wont to do, the microblogging network became a de facto town square Sunday as politicians, personalities and every day folk shared their thoughts and memories of former First …

Apple VP says FBI encryption order 'puts everyone at risk'

As the legal battle between Apple and the FBI continues, Apple's vice president of software today presented the company's case to the public. Craig Federighi, Apple's vice president of software, is the latest to present the case for the company to the public. In an op-ed in the <i>Washington Post</i>, …

Privacy

Quantum mechanics is so weird that scientists need AI to design experiments

Researchers at the University of Vienna have created an algorithm that helps plan experiments in this mind-boggling field.<p>Quantum mechanics is one of the weirdest fields in science. Even physicists find it tough to wrap their heads around it. As Michael Merrifeld of the University of Nottingham …

Apple head of software engineering says FBI’s demands compromise the safety of all iOS users

Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering (and one of its most popular WWDC presenters) says the FBI’s demands on the company will make all iOS users more vulnerable to malicious attacks in an opinion piece for the Washington Post.<p>Apple is currently battling a court …

NASA released an incredibly detailed photo of snow - and something else - on Pluto

Picture: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI<p>Pluto is our solar system's other "red planet".<p>Astronomers believe large swathes of the planet may be covered in "tholins", molecules that form when methane is exposed to sunlight.<p>Earth hasn't see tholins for about 2.4 billion years, as its atmosphere has an oxidising …

Nancy Reagan: A Life in Pictures

BlackBerry buys cyber security consultancy; moves deeper into services | Reuters

BARCELONA/TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry said on Wednesday that it has acquired U.K.-based cyber security consultancy Encription, moving the company deeper into the services business as it continues to morph into a more software-focused entity amid its ongoing turnaround.<p>A Blackberry sign is seen …

Market correction suggests Facebook may be the next Apple

Market downturns are always good to spot the next leaders. The market downturn of 2016 is no different. Now there are additional data points showing …

Fed's Fischer says market turmoil may pass with little economic impact | Reuters

HOUSTON (Reuters) - It is still unclear whether the recent downturn in global financial markets will have any substantial impact on the U.S. economy, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said on Tuesday, suggesting the episode may still pass without much effect on the Fed’s plans.<p>Federal …

Instant Analysis: International Business Machines Corp Inks Another Cloud Analytics Deal

<b>What happened?</b>For the fourth time in less than a year, <b>IBM</b> has acquired a "health-data" provider. IBM's latest deal to boost its new-ish Watson Health cognitive computing and analytics unit is its $2.6 billion acquisition of privately held Truven Health Analytics. IBM expects to bring Truven into …

This Is How Your Tripod Was Made

Tripods are, quite literally, a solid foundation upon which you can create your photography, but have you ever wondered how they’re made? Assuming …

Knuckle Sandwich Will Face-Punch Lower Greenville With Delivery Sandwiches And Booze

You may not think of <b>Eddie "Lucky" Campbell</b>, barman extraordinaire and co-owner of swanky Uptown cocktail lounge Parliament, as much of a "food guy," but you’d be wrong. For years, Campbell has been using culinary-inspired techniques behind the bar, and now it looks as if he’s going to (finally) …

Antimatter Space Propulsion Possible Within A Decade, Say Physicists

Dreams of antimatter space propulsion are closer to reality than most rocket scientists could ever imagine, says former Fermilab physicist Gerald Jackson. In fact, if money were no object, he says an antimatter-driven spacecraft prototype could be tested within a decade. To that end, next month, …

Physics

Xiaomi’s Mi 5 is a stunning 5-inch Android phone that looks like a Galaxy S7

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today — the company’s first European media event — Xiaomi unveiled its flagship Mi 5 smartphone.<p>The Mi 5 has a 5.15-inch full HD display with extremely thin bezels, a fingerprint sensor on the front, a Snapdragon 820 processor, 4 GB of RAM, NFC, Qualcomm Quick …

U.S. Spy Chief On Apple, ISIS And His Future At The CIA

Listen To Part 2 On 'All Things Considered'<p><b>Listen · 6:03</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>John Brennan is walking with a limp these days — a testament to the hazards of shoveling your own driveway. Even the director of the CIA had to dig out just like the rest of us, after last month's blizzard shut down …

8 Oscar-Inspired Cocktails For Your Viewing and Drinking Pleasure

1 of 8<p>Mad Max: Fury Road<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>Brooklyn<p>3 of 8<p>The Revenant<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 8<p>The Martian<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 8<p>Spotlight<p>Advertisement<p>6 of …

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How People Learn to Become Resilient

Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research. But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine years old, with an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Each day, he would arrive at school …

Psychology

O2 CEO says blocking mobile ads isn't 'the answer'

Just a few days after Three announced it was going to block mobile ads at the network level, O2's CEO, Ronan Dunne, has spoken out against the practice. In an interview with <i>Campaign</i> at MWC, Dunne criticized pop-ups and other "intrusive forms of advertising" but added that grand-scale blocking …

Digital Advertising

Tech acquisitions soar to record $313B in 2015, up 82% due to chip deals

Technology mergers and acquisitions reached an all-time high in 2015 with $313 billion in deals announced, up 82 percent compared to the $171.6 billion announced in 2014.<p>The volume of deals shows that the forces of consolidation were powerful during the year, but it also demonstrates that tech has …