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Confession

Think The Cassette Tape Is Dead? Then Why Did Sony Just Squeeze 185TB Of Data Onto One?

Vinyl is making a comeback, but for all intents and purposes the reign of cassette tapes is long since over, right? Perhaps not, if Sony has anything to say about it. At today’s International Magnetics Conference (Intermag) in Europe, the company is presenting a method of data storage utilizing …

Google AdSense Leak

I am a former Google employee and I am writing this to leak information to the public of what I<p>witnessed and took part in while being an employee. My …

The Internet Is About to Become Worse Than Television

This is the most secure computer you’ll ever own

From the moment you boot up, your computer leaves footprints. Websites leave tracking cookies, following you from page to page and session to session, alongside the usual traces left by your IP address. Persistent logins from Google and Facebook tie each site visit to your offline identity. If …

Take College And University Courses Online Completely Free

In recent years massive open online courses (MOOCs) have become a trend in online education. The term was coined in 2008 by David Cormier, manager of …

Higher Education

The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now

An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug is already being dubbed one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen. The bug has …

How to tell if Heartbleed could have stolen your password, and when it’s safe to change it

As you’ve probably heard, the Heartbleed bug exposes websites that use a popular encryption technology to malicious attacks, and some of your passwords—and personal data—may well have been compromised. The vulnerable software, OpenSSL, is used to encrypt something like two-thirds of all sites on …

Information Security

Meet the man who discovered and restored the oldest existing Porsche

Luciano Rupolo is an absolutely fascinating gentleman. He was born in France but spent nearly his entire life in Italy as an auto mechanic running his own shop. His grandfather and father instilled a love of sports cars in him that he carried on by historic racing in Italy for decades. He saw his …

Netflix slow on Verizon or Comcast? A VPN might speed up that video | Ars Technica

ISPs could throttle traffic if they want—but Netflix can play dirty tricks too.<p>Since reporting on Netflix data that shows months-long declines in …

Everything You Need to Know About the Bitcoin Protocol

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical director at Mobbr crowd payments.</i><p>Bitcoin is big news again. The digital cryptocurrency is on the frontpage of …

Eight new videos explain how to get the most out of your Galaxy Note 3

Samsung on Friday posted several interesting videos (available after the break) that detail various Galaxy Note 3 operations that handset owners may …

Need occasional access to Windows on your Mac? Install it from a USB key …

If you need occasional access to Windows and don’t want to install it from a DVD, a how-to guide by Sam Power may have the perfect solution. It talks you through exactly how to create a Bootcamp-compatible USB key installer for either Windows 7 or 8 compatible.<p>A 4GB USB key is sufficient, and the …

The networked car is no longer just an idea; it will be mandated in future vehicles

Advertisement<p>28 Comments<p>For the last two years, automakers and the U.S. Department of Transportation have been investigating the idea of cars talking …

360° Visual Stories Cut into Paper Books by Yusuke Oono | Colossal

<p>This fun set of paper books was created by Japanese graphic designer and architect Yusuke Oono who conceived the idea as a clever way to illustrate …

The 25 Best Beauty Products To Buy At CVS

We all have that one beauty product or treatment that we pay top dollar for. TMI warning: For me, it's a professional bikini wax. I've heard too many horror stories about at-home hair removal kits to even consider doing it myself. But you don't have to spend a fortune to look your best.<p>CVS is a …

Why That $9.84 Charge On Your Card May Be Cause For Alarm

If your credit or debit card has been charged an inexplicable $9.84 in the last few months, it may very well be in the hands of fraudsters.<p>On Friday, the Better Business Bureau issued a fraud alert, warning consumers to check their bank statements for "unexplained charges of $9.84."<p>"Scammers are …

Warren Buffett Will Pay $1 Billion to Fan with Perfect March Madness Bracket

What’s a perfect March Madness bracket worth? In Warren Buffett’s mind, about $1 billion.<p>According to Rob Wile of Business Insider, Buffett’s company, Berkshire Hathaway, has teamed up with Cleveland Cavaliers owner and Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert to offer college basketball fans a shot at …

Loans

13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

Creativity

Why nobody in their right mind should get into Bitcoin right now

Woooohooo! Bitcoin is scorching! It’s party time, baby! Par … tay.<p>Seriously – have you seen the exchange rate? A grand per Bitcoin<b>*</b> – boom! What …

Bitcoin

A unique bitcoin wallet that can transfer gold, art or anything else

show-menu<p>The colored coins wallet<p>The next-generation colored coins platform (formerly known as NGCCC):100% open sourceRuns on a wide range of desktop …

Forget Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the …

Marathons

Student Rickrolls his teacher in this ingenious quantum physics essay

We've seen creative Rickrolls before, but this one takes the cake. Physics student Sairam Gudiseva Rickrolled his teacher by surreptitiously …

Quantum Mechanics

I Wish I Lived Inside My Facebook Page

My Facebook page is a wonderful place. I am always successful, I am always happy and I always have something funny to say at just the right moment. My Facebook page is so much better than my real life that sometimes I wish I lived inside my Facebook page. Just taking a sneak peak onto my page, …

Social Media

By dissing smart watches, luxury watchmakers are acting really really dumb

Almost exactly a year ago, my Kickstarter edition Pebble smart watch arrived. I had ponied up the cash the first week that the founders posted the product on the crowd-funding website.<p>Already the Pebble has become my primary time-keeping device. This comes as a surprise. I like to think of myself …

Smartwatches

Facebook Selfie 'Saves Battered Woman's Life' (PICTURE)

A woman who claims she was savagely beaten by her husband alerted police by posting a “selfie” on Facebook showing her battered, bloodied face.<p>Susann …

Minecraft 3D Printer Is Pretty Mind-Blowing

There are a lot of pretty amazing things you can do in Minecraft - see the slideshow below for some of the best -<p>but this stands out.<p>ItsJustjumby had …