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CES 2018: Tech preview of the show's coolest new products

<b>All aboard the (self-driving) bus - next stop, CES: Las Vegas' annual gigantic tech fest.</b><p>About 4,000 companies - many of them start-ups - are arriving in town this weekend. Over the coming days, they will reveal new products, secure orders and hopefully provide a taste of the future at the trade …

Construction Industry

In 1 Tweet, KFC Gave a Master Class In How To Win The Internet

The brand's deft handling of social media and advertising is a classroom for marketers.<p>Who could mock the possibility of nuclear war in marketing and get away with it? KFC just did in a single tweet that mocked the "bigger button" exchange between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump.<p>Stepping into politics …

Social Media

Apple just admitted that most of their products are at extreme risk

<b>(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)</b><p>Two security flaws — Meltdown and Spectre — are likely the most common in computing history<p>Matthew Sheffield<p>January 5, 2018 7:32pm (UTC)<p>In a security notice published Thursday night on its website, Apple disclosed that "all Mac systems and iOS devices" were affected …

The Power User’s Guide to Safari

Apple’s Safari web browser tends to get a bum rap because it’s a pretty boring and comes with every Mac, but over the years Apple has quietly made it …

Australia PM Turnbull's conservatives win tight election

<b>Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has declared victory for his conservative coalition in last week's closely fought general election.</b><p>His comments came after opposition Labor Leader Bill Shorten conceded defeat and congratulated him.<p>Votes are still being counted, but the Liberal-National …

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Fix "No Camera Available" Issue in Mac OS X

Most, if not all, of the newer Mac machines come with a built-in camera so that you can easily use FaceTime to communicate with your family, friends …

Apps

Barack Obama’s Secret Terrorist-Tracking System, by the Numbers

Nearly half of the people on the U.S. government’s widely shared database of terrorist suspects are not connected to any known terrorist group, …

Edward Snowden documentary reveals more about the new leak source (update: New Yorker interview)

The US government insisted that there was a second source leaking intelligence data besides Edward Snowden, and we now have some extra evidence to support this claim. Laura Poitras' just-launched documentary covering the Snowden leaks, <i>Citizenfour</i>, reveals that this mysterious tipster is both higher …

What Happens to Your Facebook When You Die?

Google, Facebook and Twitter have varying policies on what to do with your accounts after your death.<p>Sure, you have a lot to do today--laundry, bills, dinner--but it's never too early to start planning for your digital afterlife, the fate of your numerous online accounts once you shed this mortal …

Social Media

Ukraine leader dissolves parliament; Russian tanks reportedly blocked

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dissolved the country's contentious parliament Monday and set new elections for Oct. 26 in a move likely to deepen Ukraine's bitter east-west divide.<p>Poroshenko's government earlier in the day accused Russia of sending an armored column into eastern Ukraine. It …

10 Typography Terms Every Designer Should Know

So you’ve got a passion for design, but you can’t tell your x-height from your ascender and you think a Bézier Curve is a new chair from IKEA. Don’t …

Urban warfare feared in Ukraine fighting

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Insurgents bade tearful farewells Wednesday as they loaded their families onto Russia-bound buses and began hunkering down for …

I Made $15 Million Before I Was 30, And It Wasn't As Awesome As You'd Think

I made $15 million in my mid-20s after I sold a tech startup. I talked to a lot of people about this question, and thought a lot about how to stay the same person I was before and after making money.<p><b>Here's my answer: being rich is better than not being rich, but it's not nearly as good as you</b> …

Ukraine conflict: 'White power' warrior from Sweden

Mikael Skillt in Ukraine<p><b>The appearance of far-right activists, both foreign and home-grown, among the Ukrainian volunteers fighting in east Ukraine is causing unease.</b><p>Mikael Skillt is a Swedish sniper, with seven years' experience in the Swedish Army and the Swedish National Guard. He is currently …

Алма-Ата судится в США со своим бывшим мэром Храпуновым

<b>Алма-Ата возбудила в федеральном суде Центрального округа Калифорнии в Лос-Анджелесе иск против своего бывшего акима (мэра) Виктора Храпунова и его близких родственников.</b><p>Крупнейший город Казахстана обвиняет их в систематическом мошенничестве на продаже государственной недвижимости, которая якобы …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

Codes of Conduct

Unleash Your Inner App Developer Part 2: Your First Taste of Xcode

<i>Do you have an idea for an app but lack the programming knowledge to begin building it? In this weekly blog series, How To Unleash Your Inner App Developer, I will take you, the non-programmer, step by step through the process of creating apps for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Join me each week</i> …

Apple's new coding language gets Swift approval

When Apple unveiled a new programming language at its World Wide Developers Conference on Monday, the place went "nuts," erupting with raucous cheers …

Google Doodler, Mike Dutton, On Honoring Percy Julian And Other Scientists, Civil Rights Leaders

<i>Note to readers: Some of this post was buried in yesterday’s nearly 1,700-word biographical piece on the April 11th Google Doodle honoring the pioneering medicinal and industrial chemist, Dr. Percy Julian (1899–1975). Overnight, as I read more about the artist, Mike Dutton, and his treatment of</i> …

9 Essential Things To Ask Before You Sign Your Rental Lease

You’ve looked at umpteen places and think you’ve just found the perfect rental on Trulia. The price is right, it’s close to work, it even has a good view. But before you get too excited and jump into the lease agreement, pause and ask these critical questions. You’ll thank yourself later.<p><b>1. What</b> …

Four Seasons

Why I want a microchip implant

With a chip under your skin, you can do everything from unlocking doors to starting motorbikes, says Frank Swain, who has been trying to get his own implant.<p>A few years ago, I perched on the edge of my bed in a tiny flat, breathing in a cloud of acetone fumes, using a scalpel to pick at the corner …