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Here's The Secret To Landing A High-Paying Job In Tech

It all boils down to this one idea, according to Vik Nath, recruiting director for digital marketing and technology resourcing firm Mondo.<p>"The really good people, the ones that are going to be at that high level where they're getting the highest paying jobs...not only understand the technical part …

How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Social Network

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>You’re taking the dive into a new social network, or you’re itching to grow your existing profile. You’ve got a social media strategy in place and a plan in mind. You’re raring to go.<p>What would be one of the most encouraging signs when you’re first …

Game of Thrones finale piracy hits 2 petabytes in 12 hours

Yesterday saw the airing of the final episode for season four of HBO's "Game of Thrones". According to data from the official US ratings, "The Children", as the episode was titled, was the most watched GoT episode to date, hitting 7.1 million viewers.<p>Continuing the ongoing trend, it was also …

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Single bitcoin will be worth $100,000 says Silicon Valley VC

Just a year ago, a bitcoin was worth $13 (£8). And today, the same piece of digital currency is valued at more than $800 (£489) on popular online …

Valve's Steam Family Sharing lets users share games, beta coming next week - Pocket-lint

Valve has announced a new Family Sharing program that will allow Steam gamers to share their library of downloaded titles with up to 10 additional …

Get a grip: The Xbox One will be a massive hit

Okay - we've had our fun. We've called it the One Eighty, the loser in the early skirmishes and the Ex-box. We've slammed Microsoft's PR, hammered …

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Xbox One has play as you download functionality similar to PlayStation 4

Sony's PlayStation 4 isn't the only next-gen console that claims to offer near-instant access to digital games -- Microsoft's Xbox One apparently does as well, according to a statement issue by Redmond to Engadget today. "Consumers will be able to sign on to any Xbox One console and have access to …

3D printable Drone It Yourself kit turns mundane objects into flying machines (video)

These days, drones are all the rage. Now, you can make your own with this handy Drone It Yourself kit from designer Jasper van Loenen. Droneifying (it's a word now) your belongings is a relatively straightforward procedure; all you need is a 3D printer and the ability to follow simple instructions. …

Ubisoft hacked: games publisher advises 58m users to change passwords

The publisher of titles including Far Cry 3 has warned that one of its databases has been illegally accessed, potentially affecting up to 58m accounts.<p>The hack has exposed passwords and names, Ubisoft said, in a statement on Tuesday, admitting that an account database has been illegally …

New Zynga CEO Mattrick’s Package Is Worth About $50M In Stock, Options & Salary

New Zynga CEO Don Mattrick, who just left Microsoft to fix the ailing social gaming company, is getting incentivized heavily with stock for his new gig.<p>He starts with a sign-on bonus of $5 million, a base salary of $1 million, then gets a pro-rated minimum annual bonus that is either worth 200 …

Microsoft Xbox One Console Will Now Include A Headset At Launch

Microsoft is continuing to do u-turns on their new next generation specifications and included hardware and has today announced that they will now be …

Hacking competitions seek cybersecurity superstars

<b>As cybersecurity becomes a bigger threat for American government and businesses, high school and college students are being recruited early to help fill vacant technical positions. In Virginia, these students compete against one another for top slots.</b><p>The attack started a little after 08:00.<p>Numbers …

Graphene may give us cooler, longer-lasting computers

Cooling is an important and tricky part of modern computing – you don’t want those ever-more-functional processors overheating, but you also don’t …

The PS4 was Originally $499?

To many of us, when Sony announced that the PS4 would cost $399, it was a sign that the company learned its lesson with the PS3’s horrendous launch. …

10 overlooked Xbox One features you should know about

Microsoft has had a tough week in its no-win Xbox One situation. It finally backed away from its stringent used game policy and did away with the …

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PS4 vs Xbox One: Which console is the best? | Trusted Reviews

<b>Xbox One vs PS4: We examine Microsoft and Sony’s consoles and see how the price, specs, features, games, accessories and more compare to see which</b> …

Xbox One S review

Three years after the release of the original Xbox One, Microsoft released an updated version of the console, the Xbox One S, which has now become …

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EA reckons Xbox One and PS4 are a 'generation' ahead of PC

As the fanboy fighting over whether the PS4 or Xbox One deserves the new console gaming crown kicks off, EA has stepped in to claim that both are …

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The hype and noise around Google Glass has been colossal – triggering discussions about privacy, the limits of wearable computing, and social interaction in a world where the internet is available just an eye-glance away http://gu.com/p/3fntz

iPad Air

The original iPad Air told us all we needed to know about Apple's changed approach to tablets – with a 43% thinner bezel and a 28% lighter body than …

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Are you a Google Glass half full or half empty kind of person? 2007 was the year of the iPhone and 2010 was the year of the iPad. It's beginning to look as though 2013 will be the year of Glass: http://gu.com/p/3fhkp/tw?CMP=NECNETTXT766 Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

On April 29th Virgin Galactic, a private space firm, lit the engine on SpaceShipTwo, its air-launched suborbital rocketplane, for the first time. Unlike other companies such as SpaceX, which has contracts to launch satellites and resupply the International Space Station, Virgin is focusing on the tourist trade. For $200,000 a seat, customers will get a joyride just over the 100km-high (62-mile) Karman Line, which marks the boundary of space http://econ.st/165YukJ

The internet finds it very hard to take North Korea’s threats seriously

The threat of an attack from an insane dictator would make most people nervous, but for the internet, it’s little more than an opportunity to mock. <i>Incessantly</i>.<p>(Granted, stunts like this certainly don’t help bolster their credibility…)<p>Kim Jung Un is targeting Los Angeles with a missile? …

U.S. Adds F-22 Fighter Jets To Military Exercise In South Korea

The United States has sent two F-22 Raptor fighter jets to take part military drills in South Korea, a move that is meant to show U.S. commitment to the defense of the region from its North Korean neighbor, a Pentagon spokesman told the Associated Press.<p>Also on Monday, South Korean President Park …

If North Korea Strikes, It'll Be Attacking Its Own Economy

Despite plenty of wartime bluster coming out of Pyongyang about the so-called "puppet government" of the South, DPRK actually relies on its neighbor for a huge source of income.<p>Charitable economic deals and shipments of food and fertilizer to the North under the South's "Sunshine Policy" came to an …

North Korean Nukes: How Worried Should We Be, and What Is Kim Jong Un Thinking?

On Tuesday, North Korea announced it would be restarting its shuttered Yongbyon nuclear reactor and nuclear weapons program—prompting United Nations …

North Korea’s Nuclear Game Theory

Foreign diplomats in Pyongyang are facing an absurd choice: Kim Jong-un’s government issued a formal diplomatic warning today that it would be “unable to guarantee the safety of embassies and international organizations in the country in the event of conflict from April 10.”<p>A few questions come to …

North Korea: What’s really happening

Are we primed for war? Here’s everything you need to know about our current — and past — relationship with DPRK<p>We all know it’s a crisis. Every night this week, NBC, CBS and every other media outlet in the country have led their evening newscasts with increasingly grim news out of Korea.<p>It’s gone …

Spirit of LeMons: How a 1956 Cessna Airplane Became a Road-Racing LeMons Car (w/ Build Photos/Video)

A couple of weeks ago, the world as we knew it was turned topsy-turvy by the sight of a 1956 Cessna 310 airplane converted to an earthbound road-racing machine. We gave the Spirit of LeMons the top award for the 2013 Southern Discomfort 24 Hours of LeMons, and now it’s time to explain exactly how …