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Repel Mosquitos With These 7 Plants

Looking for a mosquito-free garden? We know that plant extracts and oils are effective as mosquito repellents, but some garden plants also help keep …

How to keep your ISP’s nose out of your browser history with encrypted DNS

Using Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1, other DNS services still require some command-line know-how.<p>The death of network neutrality and the loosening of …

How to get promoted to a leadership role: 4 key skill sets to master

Looking to move from leading yourself to leading a team or organization? Here are the skills you need to move up the career ladder.<p>Most professionals …

How Can You Tell Someone Is a True Leader? Look for 1 Skill That Makes Most Bosses Cringe

This superhuman skill is foundational for effective communication.<p>Robert K. Greenleaf, the founder of the modern servant-leadership movement, once said: "Don't assume, because you are intelligent, able, and well-motivated, that you are open to communication, that you know how to listen."<p>Is that an …

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you | Dylan Curran

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it.<p>Related: Why have we …

Social Media

Top 101 Motivational Quotes

Timeless inspirational quotes to supercharge enthusiasm and motivation.<p>Here are 101 quotes to help motivate you to take on new challenges, overcome roadblocks, and live the life you want to live:<p>"Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, …

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

Investing

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every DIYer.<p>If you don't yet own one, this guide explains ways …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Special Forces

How to become an internet entrepreneur in midlife

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is part of the America’s Entrepreneurs Special Report.<p>You’ve read the headlines that …

eCommerce

IoT,AI,AR/VR/MR,Blockchain - Industries - UseCases

<b>Artificial Intelligence</b><p>A branch of computer science that creates intelligent machines, which can perform activities such as speech recognition, …

Proposed New Petrochemical Plant in Alberta. Kuwait’s PIC signs design contract with JACOBS (Plant will be co-owned by JV of PEMBINA & PIC/Kuwait)

November 5, 2017 : Canada Kuwait Petrochemical Corp. (CKPC), a joint venture between Calgary Based PEMBINA Corporation & PIC/Subsidiary of Kuwait …

Google’s DeepMind achieves machine learning breakthroughs at a terrifying pace

It’s time to add “AI research” to the list of things that machines can do better than humans. Google’s Alpha Go, the computer that beat the world’s greatest human go player, just lost to a version of itself that’s never had a single human lesson.<p>Google is making progress in the field of machine …

Artificial Intelligence

Air France Tests Blockchain for Supply Chain Tracking

One of the world's largest airlines is looking at how it can apply blockchain technology to track workflows within its aircraft maintenance …

Blockchain

​Serious Linux kernel security bug fixed

Linux server administrators will want to patch their systems as soon as possible.<p><i>Most secure Linux server setups vulnerable to newly discovered sudo</i> …

How to create an agile organization

Transforming companies to achieve organizational agility is in its early days but already yielding positive returns. While the paths can vary, survey …

Rolls-Royce has designed a completely autonomous naval ship

Autonomous ships could cut lives lost at sea, but is it safe to give AI access to the navy?<p>Not content with its tech-filled Phantom, Rolls-Royce has …

Researchers create robots that can team up when they touch

To make robots cooperate with each other and work together, you have a couple of options. The first is to program them to work with information from their surroundings, with which individual robots can sort of organize and work towards a larger goal. However, that's not so easy to do. A second …

In China’s Hinterlands, Workers Mine Bitcoin for a Digital Fortune

DALAD BANNER, China — They worked as factory hands, in the coal business and as farmers. Their spirits rose when a coal boom promised to bring factories and jobs to this land of grassy plains in Inner Mongolia. When the boom ebbed, they looked for work wherever they could.<p>Today, many have found it …

Bitcoin Mining

The iPhone X leaves a home-button-shaped hole in my heart

The first thing I do every morning is roll over, reach over to my nightstand and frantically grapple at my phone to stop the alarm from going off. To do so, I instinctively mash the home button several times, with my head still facedown on my pillow. Oh, sure, I know that I could just hit the Stop …

RBI looking into cryptocurrencies, 'not comfortable' with bitcoin

MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has a group looking into cryptocurrencies as legal tender, a senior official said on Wednesday, but emphasised the central bank’s discomfort with bitcoin which has recently come under intense global regulatory scrutiny.<p>FILE PHOTO: A man checks his …

Cryptocurrency

Rolls-Royce planning autonomous naval ship for patrol, surveillance and mine detection

Rolls-Royce is designing an autonomous naval ship capable of patrol, surveillance, mine detection and fleet screening. The latest version of the ship is 60m long and capable of traveling for 100 days. With a top speed above 25 knots, the ship maintains a range of 3,500 nautical miles.<p>The company is …

Rolls-Royce

Apple iPhone X launched with TrueDepth sensor, A11 Bionic chip and Super Retina Display at Rs 89,000- Technology News, Firstpost

Apple iPhone X — the 10th-anniversary edition iPhone — that was eagerly awaited and was being rumoured since the last couple of months, is finally …

Mobile Technology

Huawei Watch 2 now available in India for Rs 20,999

Huawei has launched the next generation, Huawei Watch 2 in India. Launched earlier this year at Mobile World Congress, the next generation watch …

WhatsApp may soon roll out ‘unsend’ feature, to be available for both Android and iOS | tech

If you mistakenly send a message to someone on WhatsApp next time, just chill because the popular messaging app’s much anticipated “unsend” feature …

Apps

More Than Just A Sticker: How Shell Boosted Ferrari's F1 Performance By 25%

Shell’s sponsorship of the Ferrari Formula One team is one of the oldest deals in the history of the series. There is good reason why it has stood the test of time.<p>The origins of the partnership date back to the 1920s when the oil company partnered with the Italian marque’s legendary founder Enzo …