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Get 8 killer Mac apps at 96% off with The Mac To The Future Bundle [Deals]

Great Scott! We highlight a lot of bundles here and they’re all really awesome, but today we profile a bundle that, hands down, you absolutely need to have.<p>In The Mac To The Future Bundle you get 8 elite Mac apps plus 25 comprehensive OS X and web development courses with a combined value of over …

Google exposes 'Poodle' flaw in Web encryption standard

Three Google security engineers uncover a major vulnerability in the older -- but still supported -- Web encryption standard SSL 3.0. Experts say fixing it is impossible and upgrading will be difficult.<p>Older Web technology continues to be dogged by revelations that show how insecure it is. A trio …

CyArk is Digitally Documenting World Heritage Sites in 3D

CyArk, a nonprofit organization that’s setting out to create a digital archive of the world’s heritage sites, has gained a valuable ally in the form of Microsoft.<p>Microsoft has partnered with CyArk to build an all-new online portal to showcase the planet’s treasures. CyArk is looking to digitally …

How AI system Viv could conquer the world

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Apple posts ‘how to build an iOS app in Swift’ video on developer blog

Apple drew a lot of attention earlier this year when it debuted its own blog dedicated to updating developers on Swift, its programming language for building Mac and iOS apps first introduced at WWDC in June. The blog has since been used to share updates on the state of Swift as well as technical …

The Equil Smartpen Puts Your Physical Notes And Doodles In The Cloud

Despite the convenience of jotting down notes into text files that can be saved to the cloud, many still prefer jotting down their thoughts or quotes from meetings with a physical pen and a piece of paper. The tech industry has responded with various gadgets targeted at those who prefer taking …

Flexible electronics could draw their energy from graphene supercapacitors

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Imagine if your phone was always awake and processing data. How long would the battery last? Three hours? One hour? The next …

Hadoop in the wild: These are the 3 biggest challenges

When we deployed the first production Hadoop cluster in 2006, we were looking to build a more efficient and cost-effective web search index at Yahoo. Very quickly, other groups at Yahoo started using Hadoop for research jobs and revenue-driving applications, such as click prediction for sponsored …

Unlocking Big Data: Lessons Learned From The God Particle

It’s a puzzle wrapped in an enigma wrapped in a symphony. It’s the Higgs boson, the so-called God particle, the greatest physics find of the 21st century, turned into music.<p>Chamber music, to be exact.<p>Admittedly—and especially for fans of Pythagoras—this conversion is a little mind-blowing. But once …