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How to Safely Store a Password in 2016

The Problem: You want people to be able to create a unique user account, with a password, which they will use to access your application. How can you …

Mining (And Learning) With The 21 Bitcoin Computer

A few days ago a $400 charge hit my credit card and Amazon notified me that my 21.co bitcoin computer was on its way.<p>Essentially a Raspberry Pi connected with a custom bitcoin-mining ASIC and a heatsink, the computer is one of the most interesting MVPs in modern memory. While you could easily …

Tech cheers on immigration bill

Tech finally has what it wants in the Senate immigration bill, leaving it to do only one thing — hold the gains.<p>As the bill edges toward passage, industry groups are working to seduce wavering Republicans and ensure labor doesn’t dilute wins on temporary worker visas.<p>They’re leaving little to …

A new kit that makes customized robotics affordable

Robotics is awesome — but incredibly expensive. Building a humanoid robot to look cute and cater to your whims with nifty batches of code will cost …

Apple patent application describes fingerprint sensor tech rumored for iPhone 5S

There have been no shortage of fingerprint sensor rumors surfacing since Apple acquired Authentec last year. According to several reports from analysts, including the often reliable Ming-Chi Kuo and the not as reliable Topeka Capital analyst Brian White, Apple’s next-generation iPhone is likely to …

Highland Capital’s $25m for Leap Motion apps | Financial Times

Leap Motion, a radical new device for controlling computers using hand movement, isn’t even on sale to the general public yet. But Highland Capital …

What Android Has That iOS Has Not (Yet)

Android is open and customizable. iOS is closed, designed for ease. But iPhone users are maturing, demanding more personalization, and Apple might give it to them at WWDC. At D11, Tim Cook said “I think you will see us open up more in the future, but not to the degree that we put the customer at …

Ready for the Industrial Internet? GE Announces "Predictivity" Platform, New Partnership With Amazon Web Services

At the recent <b>D: All Things Digital</b> conference earlier this month, General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt talked a lot about the savings that could be …

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