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Learn to code for Python — and the entire training package is just $10

There are older programming languages. There are also those that employ more bells and whistles. But for those just jumping into coding, the Python programming language has become a hugely popular introductory discipline. It’s easy to read and understand, it sports a vast network of support …

Front Row Wearable Camera

Front Row is a revolutionary wearable camera that allows you to both live in the moment and capture it like no other device. The stylish camera can …

Learn to build your own video games — 30 minutes at a time

If you want to make video games, you need to know Unity. It’s the gaming engine that powers a third of the most popular mobile games now on the web. With gaming big boys like Electronic Arts, Square Enix, Ubisoft and more use Unity, its simplicity and versatility also make it easy for independent …

Asus’ Zenbook Pro 15 is a lightweight powerhouse with a Core i9 processor and 4K screen

‘Powerrrrrr...’<p>Asus is launching a new Zenbook Pro 15 laptop, and it is by far the most unique of the Zenbook lineup, at least based on specs. Inside of an 18.9mm frame that weighs just 4.1 pounds, exists a hexacore Core i9 processor, a dedicated GTX 1050 GPU, Harman Kardon branded speakers, and a …

Computer Hardware

PSA: Here’s how to check for – and remove – the Mac malware mshelper

If your Mac seems to be running at high fan rates or you’re seeing reduced battery-life for no apparent reason, you may want to check for some Mac malware that seems to be going around …<p>A couple of support threads have described people finding a process called mshelper using a lot of CPU usage.<p>From …

Computer Hardware

Cryptocurrency may light up renewable energy in Moldova

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Moldova, a small, landlocked country in eastern Europe, imports three-quarters of its energy and has seen its energy prices rise by more than half in the past five years.<p>But that could soon change, according to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), …

Renewable Energy

Sweden’s new $40 million electric bike subsidy is extremely popular

Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate Isabella Lövin together with Per Bolund, Minister for Financial Markets and Consumer Affairs, in 2017.TT / Erik Simander<p><b>As of February, Sweden is subsidizing the purchases of electric bicycles and motorbikes by 25%, up to a maximum of</b> …

Electric Bikes

Nico Nevolo quit his job at Tesla to live in his Model X - and he's loving it

Van life can be a creative way to lessen one’s impact on the planet, but many van dwellers are still riding in gas-guzzling vehicles. Nico Nevolo, …

Tesla

This 'stablecoin' gives crypto investors a new way to avoid the tax man

TrueUSD, a cryptocurrency whose value is pegged to that of the dollar, has signed a deal with Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency …

Cryptocurrency

China bans trading in cryptocurrencies, but is now ranking them

The first government in the world to provide ratings on cryptocurrency is one that has banned its people from using it.<p>Today (May 17), the China Center for Information Industry Development (CCID), a research unit under the country’s industrial ministry, officially launched its monthly ratings index …

Cryptocurrency

They didn't flip: Ukraine claims dolphin army captured by Russia went on hunger strike

Russia captured the dolphins in 2014 and says the trained mammals refused interact with coaches or eat<p>Ukraine is home to some of the more adventurous military blue-sky thinking, mostly hangovers from the Soviet era. As well as a 160-metre high, 500-metre long radar that was supposed to be able to …

Russia

Cyber consultants earn $150,000 a year working from home—here are 7 other high-paying remote jobs

With major companies like IBM, Aetna and Yahoo calling their remote workers back in the office, the idea of finding a well-paying, stay-at-home job …

Employment

Why Adobe is giving designers its UX design software for free

Starting today, Adobe is making its interface design software free to anyone in the world. The XD CC Starter kit includes desktop and mobile versions of Adobe XD, a program that enables designers to create and share prototypes of websites, apps, and other user interfaces.<p>Since moving to a …

UX Design

As GDPR looms, it's time to update your personal terms of service

These GDPR emails we’ve all been getting have got me thinking. I’m not an organisation, but just by dint of having used the internet for a bit I hold …

Nottingham Forest

Shoppers desert UK high streets, putting more jobs at risk

Decline bigger than same period in recession-hit 2009 and one in 10 town centre shops lie empty<p>Shoppers are deserting the high street in greater numbers than during the depths of the recession in 2009, creating a brutal climate that is putting thousands more retail jobs at risk.<p>The coming days will …

Investing

First Look: SPOT X 2-Way Satellite Messenger

SPOT announced a new device that can send and receive messages through satellites from nearly anywhere in the world. Meet the SPOT X.The SPOT X …

Social Media

Meet The Sisters Tackling Cryptocurrency's Crazy Carbon Footprint With Green Power

What could possibly be hotter for investors right now than a startup providing people with the computing power necessary to profit from cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin or Ethereum?<p>And what if that startup uses eco-friendly hydropower, rather than dirty coal-fired power stations, to cool the …

North Sea

This app turns phone addicts into philanthropists

A British startup wants to use the “punishment” of donating to charity to get screen addicts off their phones.<p>With Google announcing its plans yesterday to make it easier for us to ignore our smartphones, the new Resist app aims to tackle the "epidemic of phone addiction" in a more charitable …

Save the Children

The Off-the-Grid Guide to Iceland

RealClearLife's Kinga Philipps travels the Ring Road to circumnavigate the entire country.<p>Most stories start at the beginning. This one starts at the …

European Travel

Bitcoin whales are stashing their fortunes in underground vaults

Wondering how to secure your precious cryptocurrency fortune? A number of Bitcoin investors are locking up their loot in underground vaults across the globe to prevent them from being stolen.<p>Xapo, a Hong Kong based company that provides Bitcoin wallet and cold storage services, now holds close to …

Bitcoin

A cluster of wooden cabins create a serene weekend retreat in Norway

Norwegian firm Stinessen Arkitektur built this cluster of wooden cabins that peer out over the picturesque fjords of Norway. The weekend retreat is …

Architecture

Tablet Stand for iPad Pro/Surface Pro

This aluminum stand suits for device range from 9.7~13.5 Inch. It's convenient for using your iPad Pro or Surface Pro 3 or 4 or 5 in bed or on …

South Korea gets super-duper fast internet

While video buffers continue to bug you every night, people are enjoying lightning fast internet in the land of kimchi.<p>South Korea is home to the fastest internet on the planet. And it's gotten even quicker.<p>The country's internet provider, SK Broadband, has rolled out internet running at 2.5 …

South Korea

Hawaii aims to be carbon neutral by 2045

It is considered the most ambitious climate goal of any state in the United States<p>Hawaii’s legislature passed two bills on Tuesday that aim to make the state carbon neutral by 2045. Considered the most ambitious climate goal of any state in the United States, the plans set out in House Bills 2182 …

Sea Level

Vintage e-bike gets black-out looks and adventure-ready performance

"Inspired from an era when Steve McQueen was jumping fences to escape a POW camp, the Scrambler S was designed to inspire riders to get out of their …

Motorcycles

Republic Wireless Relay LTE ‘puck’ is a cellphone without a display

Republic Wireless is about to launch Relay, a square-shaped “puck” that functions like a cell phone, only without a display. The device is targeted …

Mobile

Kia gives a first look at the all-electric Niro production model

The Niro EV will be the fully electric version of Kia's subcompact crossover, following the hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions already in production. …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

Solinius Sparrow Cellular Internet Of Things Development Board With Global Connectivity

Developers, makers and hobbyists looking for any 2G cellular Internet of Things development board with global connectivity without a “bloated …

Internet of Things

Reshaping the 21st century economy

Printify, a new marketplace for custom printing, raises $1 million seed

Printify, a startup all the way from Riga, Latvia, has raised $1 million in seed funding led by Google AdSense pioneer Gokul Rajaram as it looks to expand its services in the U.S. and build out its team in Latvia.<p>Today, roughly 50,000 e-commerce stores use Printify’s services for …

Startups