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Justice Department investigating potential airline collusion to keep prices high

WASHINGTON - A document obtained by The Associated Press shows the Justice Department is investigating whether airlines are colluding to grow at a …


Heinous Waste of Money Officially Begins

Heinous Waste of Money Officially BeginsPhotograph by Alex Wong/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—The two major political parties’ …


Why isn't the middle class earning $156,000 a year?

New York (CNN) — Everyone knows the Top 1% have been killing it in recent decades, while most Americans have seen their incomes stagnate.

But what if the middle class were doing as well as the richest Americans? What would their annual income be?

CNNMoney asked the Economic Policy Institute, a …

Middle Class

Toys’R’Us Debuting BATGIRL Figure and HARLEY QUINN Set at SDCC

Toys”R”Us is exclusively debuting a number of action figures and sets at this year’s upcoming San Diego Comic-Con–including the awesome Black Series …

The 15 Most Useless Heroes in the DC Universe

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Superman. Batman. Wonder Woman. These and many more have graced the pages of countless comics, screens both silver and glass, …


The Arkham Knight's Costume Recreated With 3D Printing

From the same people who brought you the 3D-printed Batman: Arkham Origins Batsuit comes the latest in 3D-printed superhero/villain attire, a …


Stan Lee Hospitalized On Sunday, But Makes Ant-Man Premiere

On Sunday morning, comic book icon Stan Lee was rushed to the hospital, but with a healing factor that would make Wolverine envious he was able to …

Stan Lee

Applying Artificial Intelligence to Nintendo Tetris

The aptly named Tetriminos class describes Tetriminos. It acts like an enum containing constants for all of the Tetrimino types:

NONE represents …

Artificial Intelligence

Friday Q&A 2015-06-19: The Best of What's New in Swift

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Top CEOs Make 300 Times More than Typical Workers: Pay Growth Surpasses Stock Gains and Wage Growth of Top 0.1 Percent

The chief executive officers of America’s largest firms earn three times more than they did 20 years ago and at least 10 times more than 30 years …

Salaries & Wages

Chris Pine Might (Secretly) Be the New Green Lantern

If you ever want to start a distinctly one-sided fight at a comic-book convention, try shouting "Ryan Reynolds's Green Lantern was better than Bale's …

Chris Pine

Google’s artificial-intelligence bot says the purpose of living is 'to live forever'

This week, Google released a research paper chronicling one of its latest forays into artificial intelligence.

Researchers at the company programmed an advanced type of “chatbot” that learns how to respond in conversations based on examples from a training set of dialogue.

And the bot doesn’t just …


GREEN LANTERN Rumor: Tyrese Gibson is John Stewart, & Chris Pine is Hal Jordan

There’s been a lot of news surrounding the last major member of the upcoming Justice League film not yet cast, Green Lantern. Or should I say Green …

DC Comics Really Needs An All-You-Can-Read Subscription Service

There’s no good way to digitally jump into the history of DC Comics—you know, only one of the most storied comics publishers ever—and that’s a damn …


How To Brew A Drought-Friendly Bottle Of Bud

Anheuser-Busch faces up to extreme water scarcity at its California breweries.

It's probably safe to say that when you have a beer in hand after work, you're not giving much thought to California's epic drought. Unless, that is, you work for a brewer—like Anheuser-Busch InBev, the largest beer …

Natural Resources

Real JARs have curves

The build pipeline mentioned in this post will be presented at JUG Frankfurt (24.6.2015)
Spring is doing it.

OSGi is doing it.

Vert.x is doing it.

And …


Humans Are Tech's Next Big Thing—And That Could Be Risky

Internet companies make billions of dollars by capturing one of the world’s most precious commodities: your attention. They need to amuse, amaze, …


Supreme Commander - Graphics Study - Adrian Courrèges

Total Annihilation has a special place in my heart since it was the very first RTS I played; it was with Command & Conquer and Starcraft one of the …


11 Best Practices for Low Latency Systems

Its been 8 years since Google noticed that an extra 500ms of latency dropped traffic by 20% and Amazon realized that 100ms of extra latency dropped …

Low Latency

Senator Elizabeth Warren: Trade agreements should not benefit industry only

Recently Hillary Clinton joined Nancy Pelosi and many others in Congress to call on the president to reorient our trade policy so that it produces a …


5 Features in Java 9 that WILL Change How You Develop Software (and 2 That Won’t)

What are the most exciting features that are expected to be released in Java 9?Don’t get distracted by the relative silence lately around Java 9. The …

Power Tools

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Pluggable network distribution

Transport and message wire format are pluggable options.

Client connecting:

JavaScript Client connecting:

Mess-free Single …


What is WebAssembly?

The Dawn of a New Era

The future of the web platform looks brighter than ever.

Yesterday, Brendan Eich dropped a bomb on the web development community: …

How Akka Streams can be used to process the Wikidata dump in parallel and using constant memory with just your laptop.

Once we have the data source, we need to parse the JSON and extract the relevant pieces of it. In our case, we would like to map each item in the …


64 Network DO’s and DONT’s for Game Engines. Part IV: Great TCP-vs-UDP Debate


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Legend of Zelda Bartop Arcade Cabinet

I've always wanted my own arcade cabinet. One of my dreams is to own an arcade at some point. After diving into the realm of Raspberry Pi-based …

GCHQ has legal immunity to reverse-engineer Kaspersky antivirus, crypto

Newly-published documents from the Snowden trove show GCHQ asking for and obtaining special permission to infringe on the copyright of software …

Kaspersky Lab

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The Difference Between SOA and Microservices Architectures

SOA was not about SOAP and microservices are not about REST.In theory there is no difference. The SOA definition could be also applied to …