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Amazon is cracking down on counterfeit goods

Amazon is cracking down on more than just counterfeit reviews -- the e-commerce juggernaut is waging a war against <i>fugazi</i> products, too. In order to sell Adidas, Asics, Hasbro, Nike and Samsung products, Amazon is asking for a $1,000 to $1,500 fee and a surfeit of paperwork according to <i>CNBC</i>. One of …

How to Invest

We tell you everything you need to know to get started investing in the stock market.<p>13 Steps to Investing Foolishly<p>You may not realize it yet, but …

Investing

10 Must-Read Books For All Programmers

The road from newbie to professional developer can be long and bumpy. Here are 10 books (plus a few more) that can help guide you on the journey to …

Business Technology

16 Best YouTube Channels To Start Learning Web Development

Want to be a web developer but <b>not sure where to start</b> or<b> which programming language to begin with</b>? There are plenty of resources you can fall back on …

Programming

How To Build The Ultimate $500 Gaming PC For Fallout 4 And GTA V

If you think you need to spend over $1,000 to be able to play the latest games in high definition – think again. Fallout 4 especially is actually quite an easy game to run with the right hardware and GTA V is easily tameable too.<p>In this guide, I’ve spoken to Asus, AMD and Cooler Master about which …

Computer Hardware

Acer's Nitro notebooks put gaming power into a regular case

Acer has revealed its latest Aspire V Nitro notebooks that are aimed at gamers -- without looking like gaming laptops. Dressed in basic-black, tapered cases, the 15- and 17-inch models still bring the latest Intel Skylake sixth-gen Core i7 and i5 mobile chips and NVIDIA GTX960M graphics with up to …

Computer Hardware

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

25 Greatest Internet DJ Mixes of All Time

Streams from Flying Lotus, Disclosure, DJ Snake and more<p>There's no substitute for experiencing a skilled DJ in a killer space, mixing live. Still, …

22 Useful Websites To Find A Great Code

Developers usually write there on own code while developing something, the code of their own imagination and techniques. But sometimes when they get …

Free VPN Services You Can Trust in 2018

A free VPN is an online service that lets people unblock websites. A reliable free VPN service provides privacy and security for its users. By …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

60 Free CS College Courses to Take Online in 2015

Spoiler alert: computer science is in. Like, it’s really in – so far in, it’s reached the center of the Tootsie Roll pop. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Of all the things …

Online Education

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkein (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkein's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Literature

Advice to a New Programmer

Every few months, I receive a request by a new programmer who, with commendable diligence, wants to know how best to become a really good programmer. …

Command-line

What are the top five books every computer programmer should study at least once?

<b>The Most Influential Books Every Software Engineer Needs to Read</b><p>Well I’ve learned a lot from my mentors and realized that I still had a lot to learn …

Programming

6 Books to Learn and Master Programming and Coding - Must Read

Coding is an integral part of programming and we all somehow learn to code by following examples here and there. What is more difficult is to write …

Coding by the Book: The 7 Books Every Software Developer Should Read

<i>This post is part three of a series on Coding by the Book. Don’t miss its companion posts: How to Choose a Programming Book and 5 Tips for Learning</i> …

Computer Science

New 'Star Wars' books will foreshadow 'The Force Awakens'

Study up on new adventures featuring Princess Leia, Han Solo and friends with 20 new books, hitting shelves before the December release of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."<p>As any hardcore "Star Wars" fan knows, when we have to wait patiently for the next movie, we can always lose ourselves in a …

Star Wars

Tech Q&A: Finding classmates, passwords, free security cams and more

<b>Find a long-lost classmate</b><p><b>Q.</b> I'm organizing a *cough*-year reunion, and I'm trying to track down a few old schoolmates of mine from way back. I tried Facebook, but came up empty. Where else can I look?<p><b>A.</b> Even with 1.3 billion users, Facebook isn't always the best place to hunt down people, …

Information Systems

Bypass and reset the password on any Mac in no time

Locked out of your computer? There's no need to panic, all Macs include a built-in password reset utility.<p>You may start to freak out if you ever forget the password to log into your iMac or MacBook , but it's really not that big of a deal. All Macs include a built-in password reset tool that is …

iMac

Best mobile games of December and January (pictures)

Game of Thrones
National Parks

India’s tiger revival is a boost for that rarest beast in conservation: hope

In India and Europe completely different approaches have been applied to saving big carnivores – and both have been successful<p>Good news is vanishingly rare for nature lovers and so the revival in tiger numbers in India has been greeted with great fanfare. India’s tiger population slumped to 1,411 …

Wildlife

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …