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Researchers warn of vast problems with Android VPN apps

There’s a misnomer about VPN networks and what they really do. Claims that they can make you “completely anonymous” online are almost always inaccurate, even if they may increase your privacy to some degree. Unfortunately, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), in …

Trump's 'you'd be in jail' debate jab at Clinton condemned

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump says he'll jail opponent Hillary Clinton if he wins the presidency.<p>The Republican presidential nominee made the threat …

Online food delivery still presents a $210B market opportunity

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Eric Kim is co-founder and CEO of RushOrder, an L.A.-based mobile food ordering startup.</i><p>I wrote last year about the broad, secular shift to online food ordering, and the significant capital inflows into the space that we were seeing. Fast-forward a year, and we’re now looking at a …

See world's largest cave, Hang Son Doong, in Vietnam | CNN Travel

Dropbox’s Lepton lossless image compression really uses a ‘middle-out’ algorithm

It’s not Pied Piper, but there are similarities.<p>The “middle-out” algorithm that has its roots in the most infamous (and probably funniest) scene in HBO’s “Silicon Valley” may have been fictional, but something like it can be found in Lepton, a cool new lossless image compressor created by …

Calgary Economic Developmment working to attract new companies to recession-vacated downtown office space

A variety of efforts could be underway soon to bring people back into Calgary’s recession-ravaged downtown core — everything from converting old …

Amazon's monster Black Friday deal lets you store all your files in the cloud for just $5 for an entire year

Being able to store all your videos, photos, and other bulky files in the cloud is a beautiful thing. It lets you have a small (or even practically nonexistent) hard drive, and access you files from wherever you happen to be.<p>This Black Friday, Amazon has rolled out a monster deal on its unlimited …

iPad-compatible smart scale gets a tasty new update

Attention, foodies and nutrition-istas! Successful Kickstarter SITU, a smart scale for iPad, has just added a couple of neat new features for its iOS app — while also getting a reduction in prices ahead of Black Friday.<p>Given that ex-Apple employee creator Michael Grothaus credits Cult of Mac …

A beginner’s guide to understanding UX design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we write a lot about the user, the single visitor that arrives on your site or landing page and needs to be triggered and helped around. UX design helps …

Festival Of Code Winners May Be The Startups Of The Future

Startups start with talent, and the talent, as we all know, seems to get younger every year. But it wouldn’t happen if children themselves were not introduced to the word of technology and engineering early, and shown that it can be a fun, creative environment. For the last 6 years, a pioneer of …

MacroFab Raises $2M In Seed Funding To Help Hardware Startups Manufacture PCB Boards

MacroFab, a platform to help hardware startups prototype and manufacture PCB boards, has raised a $2 million seed round led by Techstars Ventures.<p>Any company that has worked with manufacturers to produce PCB boards knows how hard it can be. The process is old fashioned and time intensive, with lots …

Meet the Startup That's Not Afraid to Compete With Apple, Google -- and Now, Facebook | Inc.com

What do you do if you launch a new product, only to have Apple introduce its own version six months later?<p>You don’t let fear get the better of you. You stay the course, and work to make the best product you can. And you start looking for areas of the market that the big boys aren’t serving. That’s …

Intellectual Property

Useful tips for setting up a virtual private network

The websites you visit often track where you came from and watch where you head off to next.<p>A VPN - or virtual private network - helps you browse the internet more anonymously by routing your traffic through a server that is not your point of origin.<p>Many companies offer VPN services - with varying …

This startup has made over 1 million email receipts truly useful

Practically every time you buy something online, you get an email receipt. That’s handy for keeping track of your spending or quickly sorting our work expenses, but the actual text is rarely useful in itself.<p>Receiptful is a startup that’s been quietly working away to change that. It began in …

Startups

Entrepreneur First Raises £8.5M To Find Europe’s Best Technical Talent And Invest “Pre-Team, Pre-Idea”

London-based Entrepreneur First (EF) has come a long way since founders Matt Clifford and Alice Bentinck came up with their idea for something entirely different in the startup acceleration space: Instead of backing teams with two or more co-founders who are already working on or have even launched …

Why Cisco wants to invest $1 billion into the United Kingdom

Cisco said Thursday that it plans on investing $1 billion into the United Kingdom over the next 3-to-5 years to boost the country’s technology …

Corporation to set up not-for-profit venture to sell starter device, a modern-day successor to the BBC Micro, after its rollout to pupils in October.<p>The BBC is to give away up to one million of its new Micro:bit computers to 11- and 12-year-old children across the UK.<p>The computer was unveiled at an …

Robots

Data Incubator opens a West Coast campus to groom the next generation of data scientists

Data Incubator, an East Coast fellowship program, is expanding to the West Coast with a new office in San Francisco. Its goal is to prepare highly qualified scientists and engineers for work as quants or data scientists.<p>The Bay Area campus has already accepted 10 fellows for its inaugural …

Engineers have built a computer of water droplets to better manipulate matter

A team of bioengineers have created a computer that runs on water droplets. It’s not going to replace any of your gadgetry, but the goal is to use the logic behind a computer network to control and manipulate physical matter.<p>Essentially, very small droplets of water—carrying any number of chemical …

Container-management startup Rancher Labs raises $10M

Rancher Labs, a startup that has built a lightweight Linux operating system and management tool for running applications packaged up in containers — a hip alternative to more traditional virtual machines — announced today a $10 million funding round.<p>The funding helps establish Rancher as a player …

What $5 Per Day Will Buy You on Facebook Ads

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>If you want get your posts seen on Facebook, one of the most common bits of wisdom you’ll hear is this:<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference is quite the eventFIND OUT WHY<p><b>Pay for reach with</b> …

Google unveils Project Soli, a radar-based wearable to control anything

Leading into Google I/O, one session caught everyone’s attention. Google ATAP — the company’s skunkworks division tasked with creating cool new things we’ll all actually use — teased their session with talk of a new wearable that would “literally” blow our socks off.<p>Project Soli is that wearable, …

Diabetes app shares your blood sugar levels with strangers

Living with diabetes means tracking your meals and insulin level. The new One Drop app for iOS (an Android version is planned) aims to not only make that monitoring easier, but also use the logged information to help the larger diabetic community. The brainchild of Razorfish co-founder and diabetic …

Diabetes

Why So Many of Us Experience a Midlife Crisis

A mid-career crisis can happen to anyone. It can hit even those who objectively have the most fulfilling jobs. When it does, it inflicts pain on the individual suffering it and causes productivity losses for employers. Yet, the phenomenon remains stigmatized and under-researched, leaving crucial …

IKEA's future kitchen tells you how to cook

For IKEA, your future kitchen shouldn't just have the occasional smart appliance -- it should be a technology hub. The furniture store's Concept Kitchen 2025 includes tech and other helpful additions meant to save both time and resources, such as a pantry with induction cooling (to preserve food …

Kitchens

Thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon potion kills MRSA superbug

<b>London (CNN) —</b> It might sound like a <i>really</i> old wives' tale, but a thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon potion for eye infections may hold the key to wiping out the modern-day superbug MRSA, according to new research.<p>The 10th-century "eyesalve" remedy was discovered at the British Library in a …

Super Bug

Rare Supertide Turns Ancient Abbey Into Isolated Island

A supertide turned France's famed Mont Saint-Michel into an island on Saturday and then retreated out of sight, delighting thousands of visitors who came to see the rare phenomenon.<p>The so-called "tide of the century" actually happens every 18 years. Although the tide rushes in and out along the …