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Earth Is Warming Faster Than It Has In 1,000 Years, According to NASA

Oh, good.<p>It's a fact: our planet is getting hotter, and scientists are getting desperate (prompting them to come up with batshit ideas like pumping water to the coldest places of the Earth and freezing it there). And now, NASA is giving us some pretty terrible news: It's worse than we thought.<p>Earth …

Publishing an ASP.NET Core website to a cheap Linux VM host

A little Linux VM on Azure is like $13 a month. You can get little Linux machines all over for between $10-15 a month. On Linode they are about $10 a …

10 Compelling Reasons Servant Leadership May Be the Best, Says Science

Servant leadership is a powerhouse leadership style that will transform your culture and impact your bottom line.<p>In all my research to find the most remarkable leadership style that impacts both people and profit, I have concluded that nothing can match "servant leadership."<p>If you're new to this …

Founding a startup is like climbing Mount Everest

At 10am on May 16 2002, I stood on the summit of Mount Everest, the highest point on this planet. This was a journey that started in 1997, when I …

Hacking and AI: Moral panic vs. real problems

It’s probably a little too early to be worrying about Skynet.<p>On Aug. 4th, seven different artificial intelligence systems competed against each other to see which was best at hacking. The Cyber Grand Challenge was sponsored by DARPA (the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) and held at Def …

An iPhone feature has exposed a biometrics security flaw

Global banks are experimenting with biometrics like voice and facial recognition, as well as fingerprint technology for customer authentication, including for mobile app logins.<p>But fraudsters may be able to get past one of these methods — facial recognition — by using the Live Photo functionality …

Poorly Configured DNSSEC = Potential DDoS Weapon

New research from Neustar shows how attackers could abuse DNSSEC-secured domains for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.<p>Just because a …

Cisco to lay off about 14,000 employees: tech news site CRN

(Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc is laying off about 14,000 employees, representing nearly 20 percent of the network equipment maker’s global workforce, technology news site CRN reported, citing sources close to the company.<p>A visitor walks past a Cisco advertising panel at the Mobile World Congress in …

Apple’s ‘Behind the Scenes of iOS Security’ from Black Hat USA 2016 released

Black Hat, famously known for its information security conferences, has just released the ‘Behind the Scenes of iOS Security’ video from this year’s USA event. The talk, led by Ivan Krstic, dives into some of the security methods that currently exist in iOS and what Apple does to keep users secure. …

Apple

Five Useful Microsoft Excel Tricks You May Not Know About

If you’ve mastered the basics of Microsoft Excel and you’re looking to boost your spreadsheet skills, this visual guide explains some useful tips and …

Microsoft Excel

Homeland Security Chief Concerned Hackers Could Infiltrate Voting System

WASHINGTON — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday he is increasingly concerned that hackers could infiltrate the nation’s electoral system and said the Obama administration is considering ways to bolster it from attacks.<p>With an increasing number of voting machines using wireless …

Homeland Security

This private company just became the first to get an official green light to land on the moon, and it could shape the future of space exploration

Moon Express is the first private company given the green light for a lunar landing.<p>A moon landing has only been accomplished by three nations — the United States, the Soviet Union, and China. Since it was founded in 2010, Moon Express has been working diligently towards its goal of joining these …

Israeli cyber group claims it has hacked into an ISIS chat containing a list of future terror targets

Intsights, a Herzliya-based intelligence company, hacked into what it said was an Islamic State Telegram group in which the organization's operatives publish terror attack plans, according to a report on Channel 10.<p>The company, which is run by former IDF intelligence officers, told the TV station …

A menace afloat: Scientists warn toxic algae blooms are here to stay | The Star

The stench of decaying algae began rising from coastal waterways in southeastern Florida early this month, shutting down businesses and beaches …

Biofuel

You’ll Have To Turn On Encryption To Protect Your Facebook Messages

Soon your Facebook Messenger chats be end-to-end encrypted — if you choose to enable the feature. You will also have a way to set a timer for individual messages to disappear after you send them, the company announced Friday.<p>The new feature, dubbed "secret conversations," will offer the 900 million …

Privacy

Edward Snowden Develops iPhone Case To Catch Hackers, Spies, and Government Agencies Red-Handed

When we press a button on our smartphone to turn off radio signals, such as GPS, Bluetooth, cellular modem, or Wi-Fi, how do we know it’s really off? …

Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade ends on July 29th

A license will set you back at least $119 after that date.<p>If Microsoft's pushy upgrade notifications weren't enough to compel you to install Windows 10, then maybe a looming deadline is. Windows 10 will no longer be a free upgrade after July 29th, a year after the OS was released and shortly before …

Windows 10

This could be the desk of the future.

The AltDesk Station adapts to you and is the most unique workstation we've ever seen.

KickassTorrents is offline and its (alleged) founder arrested

If you’re a KickassTorrent user, you’ll have to find another means to torrent media. Its alleged leader has been arrested and the site is now offline.<p>Reaching all the way to Poland, the US has arrested 30 year old Artem Vaulin and charged him with two separate counts of criminal copyright …

U.S. Department of Justice

What Listening to Music at Work Does to Your Brain (It's Pretty Amazing)

Music has enriched people's personal lives pretty much since the beginning of time, but scientists today have uncovered how best to make music enrich your professional life, too.<p>When the office is almost too much to stomach, music can deliver much-needed relief on the job. Before you press Play, …

Everyone's favorite infosec biz – Blue Coat – must cough up $40m to rival in patent rip-off row

Blue Coat has lost its appeal challenging a nearly $40m patent infringement lawsuit brought by rival security company Finjan.<p>The California Northern …

Microsoft debuts “Surface as a Service” program aimed at getting devices into the enterprise

Microsoft announced this morning a new program aimed at expanding Surface’s footprint in the enterprise, dubbed “Surface as a Service.” The initiative will allow businesses to lease Surface devices, alongside subscriptions to Office 365 and Windows 10. The company says this will allow customers to …

Servers - Enterprise Computer Data Center Servers Server Systems

Meet the HPE ProLiant DL325 — a single-socket, AMD EPYC-based server that provides an exceptional balance of processor, memory, and I/O for …

Problema estructural del transporte lo generan 50.000 camiones ilegales: Alberto Palma

El líder de la <b>Familia de Camioneros</b>, Alberto Palma, aseguró en diálogo con 6AM Hoy por Hoy de Caracol Radio que más de 50.000 camiones ilegalmente …

Complexion Reduction: A New Trend In Mobile Design

by Michael Horton | UX/UI Designer at SWARM in NYC<p>UPDATE: Check out my HOT new newsletter for mobile UX/UI inspiration. I’m always looking for …

Intel Compute Stick (Core m3) review: The most powerful stick PC yet - CNET

<b>The Good</b> This upgraded Intel Compute Stick has a faster Core m3 processor and extra USB ports on its power brick.<p><b>The Bad</b> It's much more expensive than the original Atom versions, and loses one USB port on the stick itself. Onboard storage is minimal.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> The latest Intel Compute Stick …

Gear & Gadgets

Science Explains How Staying Near Water Can Change Our Brains

Vegetarianism has been around for a long time, finding favor with many people, including Pythagoras clear back around 580 B.C. It’s been presented as …

Cybersecurity firms step up intel sharing despite issues of trust

The war against cybercriminals won’t be won alone. To keep hackers at bay, security vendors are establishing more ways for their customers to …

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …