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Ex-Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins is joining the board of Blockchain

Jenkins says in a press release announcing the appointment on Tuesday: "Blockchain technology has the potential to reinvent the way we use money and contribute to a finance system that's high quality, low cost, secure, fair and transparent. I am proud to join a company playing a pivotal role in …

Top UI Design Trends to Expect in 2017

Serif Combos by Marina Matijaca for Spelar<p>This guest column is authored by John Stone, SEO Consultant at Nirmal Web Design<p>The last couple of year saw …

DDoS attacks have gone from a minor nuisance to a possible new form of global warfare

In September 1996 an internet service provider (ISP) in New York was taken down by a flood of traffic. Computers elsewhere on the internet, controlled by hackers, were sending it up to 150 connection requests every second, far more than it could handle. It was the internet’s first major distributed …

Somebody made 'Pac-Man' for the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar and it's awesome

Gimmick or not, people are coming up with all kinds of weird things to do with the new MacBook Pro's Touch Bar.<p>After getting the new notebook, …

MacBook Pro

iOS 10's Best New Features: Here's How To Use Them

Make the most of Apple's biggest free update ever for your iPhone and iPad<p>If you have an iPhone or iPad, you can now update it for free to iOS 10, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system. You'll need 1.1 GB of free space available to complete the download. First, make sure you're on …

Software Is The Last Obstacle To Fully Autonomous Vehicles, Elon Musk Says

All the hardware exists to build fully autonomous vehicles, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said Wednesday, but developers need more precise maps and the artificial intelligence to process them in a computer small enough to fit in a car.<p>Musk has kept Tesla’s plans and progress on driverless technology …

Tesla

Mobile UX Design: Key Principles

The most important thing to keep in mind when designing a mobile app is to make sure it is both <i>useful</i> and <i>intuitive</i>. If the app is not useful, it has …

Apple will finally let you delete the iPhone apps you never use

Apple unveiled a raft of new features at its Worldwide Developers Conference event in California on Monday, including a smarter, much-improved Siri which will work with apps like Uber or WhatsApp and also on Macs, redesigned Watch and tvOS software and the much-awaited iOS 10 for iPhones that …

Apple

Here's why some computer scientists suspect your brain is just a fancy computer

Something very cool happened recently in Minnesota.<p>At the Seven Pines Symposium, where well-regarded theorists come together to discuss core philosophical questions in science, two famous thinkers on computation and the brain held a debate. On one side was Roger Penrose, an 84-year-old Oxford …

7 Reasons Why European Cities Are Going To Beat U.S. Cities As Hubs For Innovation

The U.S. has the perception as the heart of global entrepreneurship, but Europe might soon take the crown. Here’s why.<p>Given the refugee crisis, the potential Brexit, terrorism, and the recent economic crises in Greece and elsewhere, it can be easy to overlook the European Union as a viable region. …

Online security is so lousy that most “hacking” doesn’t require actual hacking

Getting into a well-guarded computer system doesn’t always require sophisticated tricks like breaking through a firewall or injecting a virus. In many cases, intruders can simply log in with a username and password they’ve stolen or simply guessed.<p>According to Verizon’s latest annual data breach …

Making the Toughest Decision of Your Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’ve ever woken up one day and realized that you’ve been on the wrong path and there’s no way to turn back the hands of time, then you’ve experienced one of life’s worst feelings: regret mixed with hopelessness, since there’s simply …

The best restaurants in London if you don't want to spend a lot of money

Thankfully, the restaurant reservation and review site OpenTable has put together a list of the best value restaurants in the British capital to help you decide where to eat on a budget.<p>OpenTable analysed over 400,000 reviews from diners on its website, ranking the city's restaurants according to …

Google’s giving away $500 worth of photo software for free — but is it any good?

Sometimes, you can see guess how a thing got priced by looking at its raw materials. A gold necklace. A filet mignon. A house.<p>Other times, the price …

Twitter's new button lets you start a DM from a tweet

Tweets can often spark private conversations on Twitter, though the way to do it wasn't always convenient or obvious (and sometimes involved tedious …

Apps

Too Few Companies Treat Social Marketing as a Conversation

<i>This essay originally appeared in Data Sheet,</i> Fortune’s <i>daily tech newsletter. Sign up here.</i><p>It’s tough to find a marketing team that isn’t increasing …

Tips for Creating Beautiful and Engaging UI

Advertise here with BSA<br>User interface, or UI, is a consideration in the design of anything created to be used. Although industrial and graphic …

New ransomware encrypts your whole hard drive, if you let it

If malware that holds the files on your computer to ransom isn’t bad enough, news that there’s a new variant in the wild that locks down the whole of your computer by taking over the boot process just made the situation a whole lot worse.<p>Called ‘Petya’, the new threat bypasses looking for the most …

7 Harsh Realities Aspiring Entrepreneurs Should Know

Entrepreneurship isn’t always the glamorous lifestyle of being your own boss that people make it out to be. For every successful company, there are …

Entrepreneurship

Artist Creates Watercolor Paintings on Location and Aligns Them with Actual Landscape

Elena Efremova uses watercolor painting as a unique way to showcase the places she has traveled and lived. Originally from Russia, the artist resides in Marseille, France but is currently in Stockholm, Sweden. No matter her location, though, Efremova takes the time to create detailed renderings of …

Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a unicorn

Tired of having ideas and not being able to execute on them, Nick Fredman learned how to code.The post Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a …

8 tiny LED flashlights in a matchbook provide 64 hours of emergency light

Every once in a while we come across an idea that's so unique, we simply have to share. Matchbox Instruments, a proven provider of lighting …

The best of Siri: 11 funny responses from the iPhone's virtual assistant

Siri, Apple's virtual assistant for the iPhone and iPad, has become a useful companion for many users wanting a shortcut to make calls, set alarms or open apps.<p>Since its launch in 2011, Siri has become increasingly intelligent, and can now hold basic two-way conversations with users.<p>However, on the …

Google Maps rolling out heads-up navigation bubbles for upcoming turns

Google Maps v9, which has been in Google Play for a while, has had the ability to show heads-up bubbles announcing upcoming turns and street or exit names while in navigation mode. The feature was previously only available to a lucky few but is now much more widely available.<p>To see if the feature …

These 15 Mesmerizing Underwater Photos Show What's Really Under the Sea

Winners from the Underwater Photographer Awards.<p>The winners of the 2016 Underwater Photographer of the Year Awards have been announced, and the beautiful yet eerie photos are amazing. The awards cover eight areas—wide angle, macro, wrecks, behavior, up & coming, British waters wide angle, British …

The actor who played Borat just nailed this Apple product launch parody

BI Screenshot/Sony Pictures<p>Sacha Baron Cohen, a comedian best known for playing the clueless Borat, revealed a hilarious new persona on Tuesday: he …

It might be illegal for companies to use wearables to monitor staff

Wearables cannot be used for monitoring staff, even with their explicit permission or when done anonymously, so says The Netherlands’ Data Protection Authority in a new ruling against two companies.<p>That could put a pin in the future of the quantified self at work, particularly as the Dutch law is …

Microsoft is bringing SQL Server to Linux

Microsoft’s SQL Server is coming to Linux early next year as the company preps SQL Server 2016 for a late-2016 launch.<p>Today, the company is previewing a SQL Server for Linux that features the core relational database features of SQL Server 2016. The aim is to allow companies to run databases on …

Britain faces threat of bigger and broader attacks as Islamic State attempts to wage war on western lifestyle, says Met officer<p>Islamic State want to inflict an “enormous and spectacular” terrorist atrocity on Britain and may have people trained to a paramilitary level to carry out attacks, a …

Terrorism

Here's how easy it is to get past an iPhone's fingerprint sensor

Business Insider met with fingerprint sensor company Vkansee at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to find out how to get past an iPhone's fingerprint sensor.<p>Vkansee produces tiny optical fingerprint sensors that it says capture more detail than the sensors in an iPhone.<p>To prove how different a …