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Hyperledger Moves Blockchain Frameworks Sawtooth and Iroha Forward, Adds Members

Hyperledger, the open-source, cross-industry collaborative effort focusing on blockchain technology, has advanced the status of its Sawtooth and …

Blockchain

iOS apps can secretly record and take pictures once you've given them camera permission

If you want to be sure nobody is spying on you through your laptop's webcam, the best thing you can do is cover the lens—but the same might actually …

Mobile Photography

40 most useful Alexa skills

Alexa has a ton of functionality out of the box, but the real magic happens when you dig into the world of third-party skills.<p>Out of the box, Alexa can do an impressive number of things. It can stream Amazon Music or Spotify, control your Philips Hue smart bulbs or anything connected to a …

Research team develops portable iPhone-powered lab that can detect cancer with 99% accuracy

It’s no secret that Apple has ambitious plans for iPhone and Apple Watch in the health industry, but it’s not the only company looking for ways to integrate smartphones in the medical field. Recently, a research team from Washington State University, under the leadership of assistant professor Lei …

Portable

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Start packing.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior data scientist at the University of …

National Parks

Tips: To easily stream your media from macOS to iOS locally, use StreamToMe

Apple's Home Sharing is great if you've got just a few files you want to stream from a computer to iOS. For larger libraries, a third party …

Mac App Store

Google Has a New Machine Learning Research Group

Google has announced a research group in Switzerland that will be dedicated to the field of machine learning.<p>As its name suggests, machine learning …

'Android VR' confirmed by Google developer site

It looks nearly certain that Google will launch an Android-powered VR headset that works without a phone or PC. <i>Android Police</i> spotted an "Android VR" placeholder in Google's Play Developer Console, and Engadget co-founder Peter Rojas (now an entrepreneur at investment firm Betaworks) tweeted that …

The lack of women in tech is more than a pipeline problem

I have a radical proposition: women who want to study, work in, and lead businesses in science and technology have much to add and should be proactively empowered to do so.<p>At first glance, it’s easy to characterize the lack of women in technology and entrepreneurship as a pipeline problem.<p>The …

Audicy lets you import media to your iPhone without iTunes

<b>Audicy</b> is a great new jailbreak tweak that lets anyone running a jailbroken installation of iOS 7.0 to 9.1 import media from various sources to their …

iOS

The people who made Siri are readying another big leap in AI

It's been a couple of years since we heard from Viv Labs, but a report from the <i>Washington Post</i> says it will debut the next generation of AI assistance on Monday. One reason we won't dismiss that possibility is because of the last project developed by company co-founders Dag Kittlaus, Adam Cheyer …

This Virtual Reality (VR) Headset For iPhone & Android Is Down To Just $22 From $199

Companies like Facebook, Sony, Microsoft are continuing to ensure that virtual and augmented reality becomes the next boom in the world of …

Best places to travel in July 2016

As summer and winter get into full swing in their respective hemispheres, wise travellers seek to make the most of the weather in July.<p>Take to the twinkling, snow-capped peaks of Queenstown with your skis; dip a toe in the cool, crystalline waters of Austria’s lakes; or celebrate all things America …

10 most important things in advertising

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gestures during the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2016 event on the eve of this week’s Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016. AP Photo/Manu Fernadez<p>Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today.<p><b>1.</b> …

Advertising

FBI Director Says Method of Unlocking iPhone Can't Be Used on iPhone 5s or Newer

After disclosing its method of accessing the iPhone 5c of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook to a few U.S. Senators, the FBI today released a new sliver of information regarding the highly secretive invasive steps the organization has taken to get into the iPhone in question.<p>FBI director James …

San Bernardino

FBI director: We bought 'a tool' to hack terrorist's iPhone

FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday that the government had purchased "a tool" from a private party in order to unlock the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.<p>"Litigation between the government and Apple over the San Bernardino phone has ended, because the government has …

Privacy

The best iOS apps for taking notes with Apple Pencil + iPad Pro

After resisting the temptation for several months, I finally broke down this week and bought an Apple Pencil. I purchased the initial iPad Pro back in November when it first came out, but sold it and switched to the 9.7-inch model last week, and so far I’ve been very happy with that choice. …

Apps

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Photography

Sick Of That iOS Beta? Here's How To Downgrade And Restore Your Stable iOS

Apple recently published a guide for downgrading from its iOS beta to a stable variant of its operating system.<p>Seeing how the iOS beta is famed for …

iOS 9.3 Will Let Employers Enforce Your Homescreen Layout, Black/Whitelist Apps, More

iOS 9.3 will bring some new mobile device management capabilities, letting employers enforce homescreen layouts, black/whitelist apps, and enforce …

Google Maps Brings Its “Add A Pit Stop” Feature To iOS

Last fall, Google announced the addition of a long-requested feature to Google Maps, which allowed users to — <i>finally!</i> — add a stop along their current route. That way you could route your way to a gas station or restaurant ahead of your final destination. However, at launch, the feature was only …

HTC Vive vs. Oculus Rift preorders: Which will you choose?

Virtual Reality has arrived, and we've got options.<p>The Virtual Reality Wars have begun, and it's time to pick a side.<p>To our left, we have the Oculus Rift. Born of a Kickstarter project that raised $2.4 million, it's one of the most recognizable virtual reality headsets around. We've watched its …

Cardboard VR viewer now available for purchase in Google's store

Need a cheap — really cheap — virtual reality headset? Google's got you covered with its $15 Cardboard, which you can now buy directly from the …

17 Insanely Cool Things You Can Do With A Hot Glue Gun

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Apple confirms plans to open development center in Hyderabad, India

After earlier reports claiming that Apple was planning to open a new office of sorts in Hyderabad, India, today the company has confirmed to local publications that it will indeed expand in the area with a new development office planned for later this year. Apple’s statement via a report from <i>The</i> …

India

How-To: Migrate notes from Evernote to Apple Notes

<b>Update:</b> iOS 9.3 adds support for importing Evernote data into Notes by long-pressing on Evernote Export files.<p>Apple dramatically improved its Notes app with iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan last fall thanks to enhanced photo support, new formatting tools, URL snippets, a share extension, and an iCloud …

Operating Systems

Here Are 7 Things That Will Make You Happier in 7 Seconds, According to Research

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

This Body Language Makes You Look Like a Leader

It’s important to balance the appearance of power and warmth.<p>Via The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help–or Hurt–How You Lead:<p><b>When</b> …

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CNN

17 Well Decorated Walls That You'll Want to Recreate at Home

Wall decor is paramount to interior design no matter which way you look at it. Indeed, the worst thing you can do is to leave the walls blank and …

Home Decorating