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Bitcoin Is Expected to Surge 165% Thanks to Donald Trump

Shares of Bitcoin have already surged 75% over the course of 2016.<p>Now, the digital currency could ramp up another 165% over the course of 2017 thanks …

Facebook, Google, Microsoft, IBM, and Apple Don’t Rule Out Helping Track Muslims

In a new report from The Intercept, 8 out of 9 major technology firms either gave no reply or took no position when asked if they would cooperate …

Why You Should Never Try to Build a Company Without a Partner

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Microsoft announces Visual Studio for Mac will launch in November

Fans of cross-platform coding will be happy to know that Visual Studio, “a true mobile-first, cloud-first development tool for .NET and C#,” will arrive for Mac during the Connect() conference in November. The move places Microsoft’s IDE on Macs. The IDE follows Visual Studio Code, Microsoft’s code …

Microsoft

The world's hunger for avocados is having a devastating effect on Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Deforestation caused by the expansion of Mexican avocado orchards is much higher than previously thought, authorities said Monday.<p>Talia Coria, an official in the attorney general's office for environmental protection, said almost 50,000 acres (20,000 hectares) of forest land are …

Agriculture

Five Critical Skills That Will Keep You Employed

Shutterstock<p>If you have been working for 10 or 15 years you have already lived through enormous changes in the working world. We are in a period of tumultuous transition not only in the way business is conducted but in the nature of work itself.<p>Work was a fixed thing for decades. It was very …

Employment

4 Secrets to Resisting Distraction and Staying Focused

Have you said any of these recently?<p><i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i>• <i><br>I make plans but I don’t follow through on them.</i>• <i><br>I get things done… but not the</i> …

Self-help

Buddhist priests are so desperate for survival that they’re doing e-delivery

How do you bring a religion that’s thousands of years old and withering on the vine into the 21st century? With Amazon, of course.<p>In Japan, where 70% of people don’t identity with a particular religion or consider themselves atheists, they still seek out ancient traditions for significant life …

New York Times

OFW raped by employer dies in Saudi

An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Saudi Arabia who was allegedly raped by her employer has died, an official said.<p>Filipina Irma Avila Edloy, 35, …

Medicine

How to Better Remember and Make Use of What You Read

Have you ever read a book passage that you're certain could one day be applicable to your life? But, between your shopping list, work to-dos, and …

This wearable will wake you up with electric shocks

Are you guilty of hitting that snooze button a few times in the morning when it’s time to get up? We all are, but a new wearable called Shock Clock will guarantee you get up, <i>and stay up</i>, in the morning through the use of electric shocks.<p>Using conditioning, the Shock Clock aims to train your brain …

Wearable Tech

Scientists believe coffee can help protect from liver disease

There are many health-related drawbacks associated with drinking too much coffee, such as insomnia and irritable bowel syndrome, but scientists believe they’ve uncovered a positive effect. Daily cups of coffee are linked with a reduced risk of cirrhosis liver disease, according to a recently …

Coffee

This 3D-printed automatic gun is semi-automatic, untraceable, and totally legal

For most people, a run-of-the-mill DIY project might involve constructing that backyard shed they’ve always wanted or painting the bathroom.<p>In the case of a YouTube user known simply as Derwood, he’d prefer spending his weekend 3D printing a working semi-automatic weapon; within the boundaries of …

Guns

Apple bought the company that exposed its flawed firmware

What do you do when researchers create a worm that infects your company's firmware? If you're Apple, you buy the researchers. Last August, news broke of a exploit named "Thunderstrike 2." Delivered by a simple link, the worm could silently modify a Mac's firmware, meaning that even an OS reinstall …

Information Security

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NATIONAL<p>Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana said on Friday the possibility of martial law being declared nationwide is remote if it's just …

Philippines

Web developers, data scientists, AI experts: The 15 top tech roles of 2016

Over the past few years, skilled developers and tech professionals have been in high demand for startups and corporations alike. And 2016 will be no …

Amazon Web Services

Being Easily Distracted Could Just Mean You're a Genius, Says Science

According to a new study by workplace solutions company Steelcase, clever people tend to have more difficulty prioritizing ideas.

Genius

Coding is the next level of literacy, says Apple software boss

Teaching your kids how to code is pretty much as important as teaching them to write, according to Apple’s senior VP of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi, in an interview promoting the company’s Hour of Code project.<p>Apple is turning all of its retail locations into coding centers for kids this …

Programming

Software Eats Software Development As Andreessen Invests $10M In App Outsourcer Gigster

Send Gigster your app idea and it sends you back that app. No coding. No hiring. No wrangling freelancers. Just a fundamental shift in how software gets built. That’s why Andreessen Horowitz has led a new $10 million Series A for Gigster just 18 weeks after its launch.<p>The lauded venture firm was …

Startups

Samsung will finally pay Apple more than half a billion dollars for copying the iPhone

Nearly five years after Samsung was found guilty in a California court of copying certain aspects of Apple’s iPhone and iPad without permission, the …

Teacher uses WhatsApp for English lessons

JEDDAH: Social media is not always a waste of time, particularly for students. An English teacher at a school in Ahad Rafidah in Asir region has been …

Senate approves bill giving nurses P24,887 minimum pay

The Senate approved on third and final reading an act creating a comprehensive nursing law towards quality health care systems in the country, which …

Paperless living

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US pastor commits suicide after Ashley Madison hack

CHICAGO, USA – A US pastor committed suicide 6 days after his name was exposed by hackers of the Ashley Madison adultery website, his wife told CNN …

Earthquake jolts Metro Manila, parts of Luzon

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) raised to magnitude 6 the quake that hit 43 km …