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What is an API? In English, please.

Before I learned software development, API sounded like a kind of beer.<p>Today I use the term so often that I have in fact recently tried to order an …

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F1 In Pole Position For Virtual Reality Broadcasts

Fans of Formula One could soon be viewing its high-octane action in virtual reality thanks to its connectivity partner Tata Communications. It says that F1 is seeing a “rapid influx” of new technologies such as virtual reality and adds that its network enables the series to take advantage of …

Russian fighter jets enter Syria with transponders off

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A U.S. official told CNN Thursday that Russian fighter jets turned off their transponders as they flew into Syria in an apparent attempt to avoid detection. The official said the fighters flew very close to a transport plane that had its transponder on and functioning.<p>U.S. …

Nasa says the world is not going to end in September

Space agency kills off internet rumour by confirming an asteroid strike will not wipe out humanity in the next few weeks, or years, or decades<p>Good news for those with plans for October and beyond: the Earth will still be in existence.<p>Nasa has confirmed – after rumours swept the internet about an …

Oscar Pistorius Set for 'Mansion Arrest' After Prison Time

Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympic gold medalist who was convicted last year of killing his girlfriend, will serve the rest of his 5-year prison …

18 Classic Baby Names That Are Making a Comeback

The new US Top 100 list is out, and there’s good news for those who love classic baby names! While plenty of newer names caught on, 2014 was all about the return of longtime favorites.<p>James bumped Jayden out of the US Top Ten. Alice and Eleanor re-entered the girls’ Top 100.<p>The farther you look …

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French visit to Cuba eyes trade ties

For Cubans the visit of the French President is not merely a sign of diplomatic detente, but also an opportunity for business.<p>The EU represents the island’s second largest economic partner, something which Europe hopes Cuba won’t forget as Washington moves to normalise relations with Havana. …

Weekly Photo Contest: Signs

Whether you're in the middle of a dense city or out in the country, signs along the road, on houses, below bridges and around corners are everywhere. …

10 Cool Photography Freebies That Include E-Books, Courses and Presets

A popular saying goes, “There ain't no such a thing as a free lunch.” Well, we took it as a sort of challenge and brought you some photography …