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Photos: The secret Swiss mountain bunker where millionaires stash their bitcoins

Attinghausen, Switzerland<p>I’m being driven along the eastern shore of Lake Lucerne when my guide points out our destination. “The bunker is in one of those mountains,” says Maxim Kon, gesturing at a fog shrouded peak on the opposite shore as he pilots his BMW convertible.<p>Kon is taking me to see one …

I gave up my perfect Google-charmed life in the US to move back home to India

I am what they call a “US Return.” After more than a decade of living in the United States, I moved back to India for good.<p>When I announced I was moving back to India permanently, some of the responses I received were:<p>* “Are you SURE?”<p>* “Let’s see how long you last.”<p>* “I am happy to see you walk …

Silicon Valley

Microsoft banks on Israel to build a secure service

In the midst of the company’s ongoing Israel-blitz, I had a chance to speak with Michael Dolinsky (Aorato), Assaf Rappaport (Adallom) and Yuval Eldar (Secure Island Technologies), the founders of the aforementioned companies, about Microsoft’s security strategy and the role of Israel in curbing …

Blockchain’s brilliant approach to cybersecurity

Hackers can shut down entire networks, tamper with data, lure unwary users into cybertraps, steal and spoof identities, and carry out other devious attacks by leveraging centralized repositories and single points of failure.<p>The blockchain’s alternative approach to storing and sharing information …

Blockchain

20 Grab-and-Go Recipes For the Busiest of Mornings

When you're busy, portable breakfasts make all the difference, and there are so many options that'll get your day off to the right start. Here are 20 ways to make it possible to eat breakfast every day, from freezer-friendly breakfast sandwiches to yogurt parfaits and more recipes that you can make …

Apple to replace iPhone 6s batteries after fault causes some to randomly shut down

Apple has admitted that a manufacturing fault has been causing some iPhone 6s devices to switch off at random even when they have a significant amount of battery.<p>Apple said it would fix the iPhone 6s handsets that shutdown unexpectedly for free. It added that the problem affects some devices …

Signal encryption app sees 400 percent boost after election

The co-founder of Open Whisper Systems says installations of its app have increased four-fold since November 8.<p>Signal is getting a strong signal of its popularity.<p>The encrypted messaging app, made by Open Whisper Systems, has seen a 400 percent increase in installations since last week's …

Messaging

Modern Family Home With Basement Parking And Elevated Floor

The Caucaso House is a private residence designed and built by JJRR/ Architecture in Ciudad de Mexico. The project was completed in 2016 and the …

This Home Makes The Most of Its Panoramic Views

Zurich-based architects <i>Mier Architects</i>, are experts when it comes to creating homes that are minimalist, cutting-edge and sophisticated, yet …

Interior Design

Passing the AWS solutions architect - Associate exam > Exam Overview

A curated list of AWS resources to prepare for the AWS Certifications<p>A curated list of awesome AWS resources you need to prepare for the all 5 AWS …

Nice Outside, Great Inside!

Hiding behind this home's clean and straightforward façade is a dazzling interior that has left us in awe at its creativity and beauty. The two-level …

Concrete House | Vanguarda Arquitectos

The land’s characteristics made it possible to plan the design of this weekend house through vast glass façades that are benefited by the empty area …

Dining Rooms

Wrio Keyboard for iOS Claims up to 70% Faster Typing Speed

Swiss startup Wrio has launched a new keyboard app for iOS which claims to speed up typing by between 20 and 70 percent compared to standard Qwerty layouts.<p>The developers of Wrio say they achieved this typing feat by throwing out the rulebook that says keys should be square, and instead adopting a …

Mashed

The Mango Tree House / Ujjval Panchal + Kinny Soni

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Unit 48<p>The Mango Tree House, is a private residence of Mr. Jain in Bhopal-India. As the name suggest …

15 Things You Should Do In Calgary, Not Toronto

<b>Top 15 Things to do in Calgary</b> <b>College Tourist | Roslyn Kent, University of Calgary</b><p>Nestled in the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Calgary is one of Canada's lesser talked about gems that's known for its natural beauty, authentic western roots, and diverse culinary scene.<p>Oh, and the never …

LMcable: first to charge both Android and iOS devices

Cables are messy – no need to reiterate that. We all know it, and we have to live with those tangle balls every single day. This is why solutions like wireless charging are so exciting to me, but there’s still a very important place for cables in our outlets. The only issue? Not all companies agree …

Gear & Gadgets

The Making of the Most Expensive Mansion in History

On a hilltop in Bel Air, a 100,000-square-foot gigamansion is under construction, for no one in particular. The asking price—$500 million—would shatter records, but, as ridiculous as it sounds, in L.A.'s unbridled real-estate bubble, this house could be billed as a bargain.<p>High above Bel Air, Nile …

Real Estate

Apple’s rumored A10 chipmaker is spending big on new equipment

TSMC is reportedly the only manufacturer set to build A10 chips for the upcoming iPhone 7 — and it’s spending the money necessary to not only fulfil Apple’s orders this year, but hopefully to secure future A-series chip orders, as well.<p>According to a new report, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing …

Raspberry Pi 2 PiGRRL Pack 2.0 And Custom Gamepad PCB Land At Adafruit (video)

Adafruit has this week announced the arrival of a new product in the form of the PiGRRL Pack 2.0 and custom gamepad PCB which have now been updated …

The Indian Pacific from Sydney to Perth: a trip to Australia through the middle of nowhere

Food and wine masterclasses, sky going on forever and the feeling of space you only get in the outback … this is a train journey you will never forget<p>You don’t take the 4,352 kilometre Indian Pacific Railway journey to get from Sydney to Perth (or vice versa). It’s a train you take to discover …

Australia

Is 'floga' the answer for nervous fliers?

Flying can be a stressful experience: battling long queues at security, dealing with delays, rushing to reach the boarding gate on time only to be cooped up with no legroom for hours on end, battling nerves every time the plane runs into turbulence.<p>But the latest yoga trend – or gimmick, depending …

Putting Human Faces on India’s Mega Problems

An Indian-American author finds hope for humanity in her homeland.<p>Like China, India is a leviathan among the world’s emerging economies. As with China, economic and social progress have come at a price: pollution, depleted natural resources, and overpopulation.<p>Presenting an overview of these issues …

The ‘saddest bride I have ever seen': Child marrige is as popular as ever in Bangladesh

On her wedding day, 15-year-old Nasoin Akhter looked “melancholic,” according to photographer Allison Joyce, who documented the teenage girl’s wedding to her 32-year-old husband, Mohammad Hasamur Rahman, last week in Manikganj, Bangladesh.<p>“It’s tradition for the bride to look shy and coy during the …

Human Rights

How Your Credit Card Is About to Change Forever

If you recently and unexpectedly got a new credit or debit card in the mail, you may be wondering why. Sadly, it has nothing to do with a more …

Identity Theft

JPDA Turns a 500-Sq.-Ft. Shoebox Apartment into an Ultra-Efficient Dream Home

1/7<p>JPDA Shoebox<p>We all know that New York apartments tend to run small, but one man's shoebox can be another man's dream home. Case in point: A tiny …

27 must-have travel apps for every step of your journey

Travel is one of the industries that has completely transformed by the smartphone evolution and as a result, there is an abundance of ingenious apps designed to make your trips easy to plan, cheaper, well-informed and more enjoyable.<p>Short of literally packing your bags and rooting out your …

Apps

Here's how to send super-secure messages like Edward Snowden

There are ways, however, to use the internet and insane mathematics in your favor to ensure that no one can see whatever it is that you're sending to someone else.<p>It's called PGP, which stands for "pretty good privacy," and it's a way to encrypt your messages. Encryption, at its most basic form, is …

Information Systems

Meet the Man Hired to Make Sure the Snowden Docs Aren't Hacked

<b>In early January, Micah Lee worried journalist Glenn Greenwald's computer</b> would get hacked, perhaps by the NSA, perhaps by foreign spies.<p>Greenwald …