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How To Scan Your Computer For Malware With Google Chrome

In the 9-plus years it’s been around, Google Chrome has become one of the best — and most popular — web browsers in the world. One reason for its rapid rise has been Google’s focus on security.<p>Protecting Chrome users from malware remains a top priority today. What you may not have realized is that …

Malware

The Best Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: June 14th</b><p>The Netflix name has meant many things, including the best shows not on TV. And while there are some glaring omissions in their selection of good movies, there’s still plenty to peruse. Narrowing them down to just 35 of the best Netflix films wasn’t easy. Nonetheless, here’s …

Brad Pitt

7 Bad Habits Truly Wealthy People Never Have

Almost all of those in the 1 percent have this in common: They don't spend their time doing these things.<p><i>What does the 1 percent do with their time compared to the 99 percent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

The state of mobile DevOps: 3 platforms to build, deploy, manage your apps

With Microsoft no longer actively developing its Windows 10 Mobile OS, there are only two operating systems you need to build for: Apple's iOS and …

Apps

A Very Brief History Of Blockchain Technology Everyone Should Read

When Satoshi Nakamoto, whose true identity is still unknown, released the whitepaper Bitcoin: A Peer to Peer Electronic Cash System in 2008 that described a “purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash” known as Bitcoin, blockchain technology made its public debut. Blockchain, the technology …

Blockchain

6 New Cryptocurrencies That Should Be on Your Radar | Inc.com

Today, there are, of course, several major cryptocurrencies that are widely traded, as well less many less-well-known (a.k.a. alt-) cryptos that have been around for a while but are traded on fewer exchanges. There are also new cryptocurrencies being created on a regular basis; here are six such …

Blockchain

10 Awesome CSS3 Tricks

This article will introduce you to 10 CSS3 tricks that will enhance your website.<p>When CSS was developed around 1995, you could not do much with it …

Blockchain technology could be even more disruptive than Amazon was 2 decades ago

I feel blessed because travel allows me to meet and speak at length with some truly fascinating and successful people, from CEOs of firms both large and small, to deal lawyers, to audit partners.<p>Hearing varying opinions on global issues and politics has helped expand the scope and depth of my …

A sketchy Satoshi has popped up to promote his new blockchain

There’s no proof, but lots of bizarre claims<p>Last night, <i>The Verge</i> and at least three other outlets received an email from someone claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious inventor of bitcoin. The email we received was brief and to the point: “I met with the SEC yesterday. I am ready to …

There's A Murky New Way To Raise Money And Regulators Are Not Amused

Startups have raised more than $1 billion from unregulated "initial coin offerings" this year, but the party won't last forever.<p>One of the biggest trends in startup funding this year has been the ICO, or initial coin offering. It’s a weird and novel way for companies to crowdfund money by selling, …

7 great tools for testing your responsive web designs

Every modern web designer should know the principles of responsive web design – how to get your sites to render perfectly on whatever device or …

Contributors | The Next Web

All stories in Contributors<p>Improving your emotional intelligence can earn you a raise — here’s how<p>“Would you rather be smart, or kind?” For most of us, this would be a difficult question to answer. Both characteristics are valued highly in our society. Which do you choose? If you’re leaning toward …

Practical automation guide and tools for busy bloggers

Credit: Tomas Laurinavicius<p>Bill Gates is famous for saying, “I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.”<p>However shocking that sounds, putting more work and hours into something doesn’t always yield better results. And today’s fast-paced online …

Bill Gates

How to Build a Simple, Effective Smartphone Projector

This should totally be an Industrial Design 101 assignment<p>Matt from UK-based DIY Perks shows you how to build his design for a smartphone projector. …

Gear & Gadgets

$185 million in 5 days: Block.one sets new ICO record with its EOS token

Blockchain startup Block.one announced this morning that it has raised $185 million in just five days of selling its EOS cryptocurrency token. That sum breaks the record Bancor set just a couple of weeks ago with its nearly $150 million raise.<p>Block.one’s goal is to bring blockchain to businesses. …

How to make responsive web apps with container queries

Responsive web design has been around for years now, and in that time we’ve seen a drastic shift in how we approach website development. Media …

A visual guide to creating your first Facebook Messenger chatbot

“Love without conversation is impossible.”<br>— Mortimer Adler<p>If you want your users to love your chatbot, then a great conversational UX is exactly what you need.<p>Conversational UX is the new buzzword. The reasons are obvious: the immense popularity of apps with conversational interfaces (e.g., …

Learn the Basics of Good Web Design in Four Minutes with This Tool

Let’s say you’re new to web design, but you’re intent on learning how to build a site from start to finish. It can be a lot of info to take in, but …

10 Thoughts I Never Had Until I Became a Dad

"What's my wife's name again...?"<p><b>1. "</b><b>I no longer care about how I look in public</b><b>."</b> Old jeans? Who cares. A sweater from 1993? Don't mind if I do. Shaving? Too much work. Bottom line: If it's not covered in spit-up, I can wear it. Thankfully, I'm no longer going anywhere interesting, so this doesn't …

The ultimate guide to leveling up your coding skills

No matter what your job is these days, it’s always helpful to have coding knowledge in your toolbox. But if you’re not interested in going back to school and you have very little time to dedicate towards picking up a new skill, choosing what, when and how to develop your programming chops is a task …

10 essential Finder tricks every Mac user should know

In Mac OS X, you’ll spend much of your time in the Finder, the part of your operating system that manages files and such. While you might think you know all there is to know about it, the Finder is a complex and wonderful app — with its own special tricks to master.<p>Here are 10 essential Finder tips …

Operating Systems

Watch this developer build a Facebook Messenger app for Windows in 3 minutes

Facebook launched a standalone Facebook Messenger app for the web yesterday at messenger.com. Today, app developer Elmer Morales decided to wrap that web app into a dedicated Windows app — and show the world how he did it.<p>All Morales had to do was create a wrapper for the web app — Facebook had …

Here's a Video of a CD Shattering at 170,600 FPS

Back in January, the Slow Mo guys showed us what a DSLR’s mirror and shutter mechanism looked like at 10,000 fps. It was pretty awesome.<p>Today’s video is much less educational, but just as cool, if not more so. The duo took a CD, spun it around at 23,000 rotations per minute, and then filmed it …

How to upgrade your MacBook Pro with an SSD

Make your cranky, old MacBook Pro feel like new again.<p>If you have an old MacBook Pro with one foot in the grave, the single best thing you can do to breathe new life into it is replace its traditional spinning hard drive with a solid-state drive. There's a reason that all modern MacBooks and the …

How to make a 4-year-old MacBook Pro run like a 'brand-new computer' for $170

A Redditor at r/apple who goes by the name of ZuluZuluZuluZulu has posted a quick guide for anyone who wants to make their old MacBook Pro run like brand new for a relatively small sum of just under $170.<p>It's really a pretty simple process: First buy a Crucial 8GB RAM kit for $64.99 on Amazon, then …

Webydo’s code-free website builder now generates pixel-perfect responsive sites

Popular website building app Webydo announced that it has launched a new pixel-perfect responsive editor for its users to craft sites suitable for desktop and mobile devices.<p>The updated tool allows Webydo users to create responsive sites that scale accurately across all device screen sizes, and …

The One App You Need On Your Résumé If You Want A Job At Google

Average pay at Google is $141,000.<p>It's relatively easy to get a job at Google, too.<p>The company is so large and has such a massive need for talent that hiring for Google is something of a headache, so if you have the right skills, Google is really enthusiastic to hear from you.<p>Especially if you know …

The Bash Bug Makes Every Mac Vulnerable; Here's How To Patch It

<i>(Update, Sept. 29: News of additional bash vulnerabilities keeps pouring in, so the procedures listed here might not fully protect your system. We’ll update when we know more.)</i><p>Apple is aware of the bash “Shellshock” bug that affects OS X users, and issued a statement to say that the “vast majority” …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People | Inc.com

Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator.</i><p>He's also …