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The KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability, explained like you're five

Yesterday, we learned about KRACK (or Key Reinstallation Attack) – a security flaw in the WPA2 protocol, which could see an adversary break the encryption between a router and a device, allowing them to intercept and interfere with network traffic. Or, more succinctly, shit’s fucked.<p>But …

Get Off-Grid: 7 Tips For 'Boondocking' Your Camper

To truly appreciate your RV or camping trailer, you’ve got to take it off the grid once in a while. Here are seven keys to ensure you’re ready for a …

These Are The 8 Best Paracord Survival Bracelets

The Friendly Swede Trilobite Paracord Bracelet<p>This paracord bracelet is about as bare bones as they come. It doesn’t have a bunch of fancy bells and …

Jewelry

Fatal shark attack in the near future for Cape Cod, scientists say

We might need a bigger boat.<p>Scientists agree that a fatal shark attack is bound to happen in Cape Cod in the near future, according to a recent …

Shark Attacks

The 6 Worst Things About Full Time RV Living

Full time RV life is amazing 99% of the time, but we have to “keep it real” and talk about the challenges of life on the road. This week we’ll join …

How to Book the Cheapest RV Rental This Year

Thanks to the internet, you can find money-saving advice on just about anything – pet care, car insurance, the list goes on. Travel advice is one of …

RVs

Passwords and hacking: the jargon of hashing, salting and SHA-2 explained

Keeping your details safe in a database is the least a site can do, but password security is complex. Here’s what it all means<p>From Yahoo, MySpace and TalkTalk to Ashley Madison and Adult Friend Finder, personal information has been stolen by hackers from around the world.<p>But with each hack there’s …

Information Systems

Databricks raises $60 million to be big data’s next great leap forward

Looking to be the next leap forward in data organization, computation, and delivery for big data Databricks, the business built on top of the popular Apache Spark open source project, has raised $60 million in new financing.<p>Taking the route mapped by so many big data companies before it, Databricks …

Big Data

5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch

When you’re running a small business, the last thing you need is to waste time watching videos online. That is, unless those videos might help your …

Wall Street

The Non-Technical Guide to Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

I have a challenge for you.<p>In a few seconds, I want you to <b>stop reading this article, and follow the instructions below.</b><p>Here you go:<p>I hope my point is …

Artificial Intelligence

The Biggest Bitcoin Hacks and Thefts of All Time | Hacked: Hacking Finance

<b>The story of bitcoin’s biggest hacks and thefts is the story of bitcoin itself. From its early days and its first hack, to the biggest theft of all</b> …

Bitcoin

Body of evidence: Biometrics and YOU

Biometrics all sounds great<p>Until someone compromises it<p>Changing your eye colour is a lot harder than adding 1 to the end of the password<p>Re: …

15 Of The Best Dive Spots In The World

It’s time to slip on some flippers, because these locations should not be missed.<p>The experts at the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) have scoured the globe and compiled a list of must-see dive spots around the world.<p>The locations span six continents and vary from including …

Scuba Diving

11 paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

We typically don’t favor games in our posts on paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, though we do try to include one or two in each list. In …

Dropbox to Amazon: We're Taking Our Data and Going Home

With half a billion users and 500 petabytes of data, Dropbox decides it's grown up enough for its own cloud.<p>The move happened back in October, but was only announced to the public today: After eight years of hosting its service in Amazon's cloud, Dropbox is taking its marbles, or at least its data, …

Cloud Computing

+850 Small Business Ideas for 2016

Last year, we created a list of <b>550+ best small business ideas for 2015</b>, which attracted hundreds and thousands of wannabe entrepreneurs from around …

Google Extends Single Sign-On Support for Hundreds of Apps

Google has added Microsoft Office 365, Facebook at Work, Box, Panorama9, Slack and several other products to the growing list of applications for …

Microsoft's Government Cloud Cleared for High-Stakes Workloads

Microsoft Azure Government, a secure cloud services suite for government agencies, is on track to be awarded FedRAMP High accreditation later this …

SmartDraw finally makes it to Mac (via the cloud)

<i>This post is brought to you by SmartDraw Software.</i><p>Plenty of jobs nowadays involve creating visual aids for clients, bosses and co-workers, from project flowcharts and building schematics to medical diagrams, you name it. But getting a BA typically doesn’t teach digital draftsmanship, which is why …

Why 2016 Is The Year Of The Hybrid Job

More companies are requiring a mix of technology and people skills–get prepared for the hybrid job.<p>In an age of big data, having tech skills is important, but the pendulum might be starting to swing the other way. More companies are requiring a mix of technology and people skills, and 2016 is being …

Employment

17 Predictions About The Future Of Big Data Everyone Should Read

Almost everyone can agree that big data has taken the business world by storm, but what’s next? Will data continue to grow? What technologies will develop around it? Or will big data become a relic as quickly as the next trend — cognitive technology? fast data? — appears on the horizon.<p>Let’s look …

Big Data

Jenkins, Docker and DevOps: The Innovation Catalysts - Part I - Platform as a Service Magazine

<i>This is the first in a series of blog posts about the ability to greatly accelerate software delivery pipelines – thus, also accelerating innovation</i> …

Jenkins, Docker and DevOps: The Innovation Catalysts - Part 2 - Platform as a Service Magazine

<i>This is the second in a series of blog posts about the ability to greatly accelerate software delivery pipelines – thus, also accelerating innovation</i> …

Jenkins, Docker and DevOps: The Innovation Catalysts - Part 3 - Platform as a Service Magazine

<i>This is the third in a series of blog posts about the ability to greatly accelerate software delivery pipelines – thus, also accelerating innovation</i> …

BitTorrent Sync adds folder encryption and other features for power users

BitTorrent Sync is one of the few strong alternatives to cloud storage platforms like Dropbox and Google Drive, especially if you want meticulous control over where and how your files are stored. Today it’s adding a few new features for power users.<p>Most notable of these for security fanatics are …

You Don't Need to Be a Millionaire to Use These 10 Passive Income Strategies

Gain more financial freedom this year by taking advantage of these passive income ideas.<p>It's easy for millionaires to find passive income strategies that turn a profit, from commercial real estate investing to angel investing in a hot new technology startup. But what about the rest of us--those of …

Small Business

Popily launches a data visualization tool that’s as easy to use as three clicks

Businesses make decisions based off of data, but for some people, data can be difficult to interpret if they don’t know what to look for. Popily has a solution launching today that it claims could change how we interact with data. Instead of looking at the numbers, the company is focusing more on …

Cubes organizes all your cloud-based files into one simple app

I didn’t think I had that many files living in the cloud. Sure, I have a Dropbox account and use Gmail, but I didn’t really know how much is stuck up there, floating around in the digital ether.<p>That is until I started testing Cubes, a new app that aims to organize all your cloud-based stuff into a …

Microsoft just made Office apps far more powerful for the iPad Pro

Microsoft promised many of its newest and most powerful stylus-based features in Windows 10 Office apps like PowerPoint and OneNote would make their way to other platforms, and the company is now following through. Starting today, Office apps for the iPad and iPad Pro can take advantage of new …

Apps

Why Big Companies Keep Failing: The Stack Fallacy

Anshu Sharma Contributor<p>Anshu Sharma is a serial entrepreneur and a former venture partner at Storm Ventures.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The unbeatable advantage of Apple and Amazon<br>• An engineer’s guide to picking a startup<p>Stack fallacy has caused many companies to attempt to capture new markets …

Apps