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Are You Fit Enough to Be an F.B.I. Agent?

"The test is primarily designed to ensure that agents can move quickly during a mass shooting, chase suspects, and restrain them if they resist arrest," says the <i>Times</i>. "The threshold to pass is not nearly as high as it is for military commandos or hostage rescue-team members."<p>Okay, so you can't …

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

Burj Doha Skyscraper By Jean Nouvel Becomes The Skyline Icon of Doha, Qatar

<b>Jean Nouvel</b> designed quite an impressive addition to the skyline of gulf city <b>Doha</b>, <b>Qatar</b>. In his own manner, French architect created the Burj Doha as …

Skyscrapers

A Totally New Way to Cook Salmon | Women's Health

<b>Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon with Mustard-Maple Glaze</b><p><b>What you'll need:</b> <br>1 1/2 lb wild salmon fillet with skin<br>1 tsp olive oil<br>1 lemon, sliced into thin rounds, plus juice of 1/2 lemon (about 1.5 Tbsp)<br>1/3 cup pure maple syrup<br>2 1/2 Tbsp grainy mustard<br>2 cloves garlic, chopped<p><b>How to make it:</b> <b><br>1.</b> Soak large …

Live from the Engadget CES Stage: Stern Pinball CEO Gary Stern

It wouldn't be Vegas without some pinball. For the second year in a row, Stern Pinball CEO Gary Stern will be hitting the stage to talk about building machines in the age of the video game.<p>January 9, 2014 12:30:00 PM EST

How to Make a Healthy Sandwich

5 tips from Biggest Loser host Alison Sweeney<p>You don't have to eat a salad every day for lunch to stay healthy! There are tons of great eat-right tips in <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, the new book by <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor Jen Ator. While working on the book, Jen got a chance to talk to Alison …

Easy Healthy Dinner Recipe

<b>Skillet-Roasted Potatoes & Chicken</b><p>A great one-pot meal. You will be working through a couple of steps (easy ones!) before you pop this little honey into the oven.<p>Actual work time: 15 minutes <br>Total time: 1 hour 15 minutes <br>Serves: 4<p><b>Ingredients:</b> <br>1 yellow onion<br>½ cup water<br>5 medium Yukon Gold potatoes …

Google goes to court over Gmail scanning

Internet giant Google will face a federal hearing in California today over allegations that its long-running practice of electronically scanning the contents of people's Gmail accounts is illegal.<p>The class action lawsuit, filed in May, states that Google “unlawfully opens up, reads, and acquires …

Privacy

Google argues UK privacy laws do not apply to it

Google is trying to avoid a potentially costly bill in the UK for allegedly breaching the privacy of iPhone users by arguing it is not subject to British laws.<p>The company is facing a landmark group legal action by Britons angry over the way it circumvented settings on the iPhone to track their web …

Privacy

VMware and Amazon clouds: not as far apart as you think

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr user/piermario[<p>What a difference a few months makes. In March, VMware’s CEO and COO implored VMware partners to …

How to set up Enterprise Mode and Edge to launch Internet Explorer

Moving away from plugins like Flash and the whole ActiveX model is good for security – there are dozens of security patches for Flash alone and if a …

Microsoft plans Q&A tool for Power BI

Microsoft has revealed details of the new tools to come for its Power BI service on Office 365, including a natural language Q&A and the ability to …

Google adds load balancing, SQL-like queries in hot pursuit of more cloud business

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Google (s goog) added a few features to its cloud services Wednesday, including load balancing for Google Compute Engine and …

Sponsored post: Data silos: biggest breaking point to cloud adoption and a CIO’s sanity?

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Data silos and integration challenges, more than security, are the biggest barriers to cloud adoption. Siloed data in cloud …

Killer cloud: report says Amazon Web Services threatens all IT incumbents

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr/Will Merydith<p>Amazon(s amzn) Web Services faces growing competition from a dozen or more legacy name-brand IT …

New networking features make hybrid clouds possible on Google Compute Engine

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Jordan Novet<p>Toward the tail end of Google I/O on Friday, Sunil James, a Google product manager (on left in picture), …

Last week on Pro: a guide for the cloud curious and social at work (literally)

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Following the epic, 3.5-hour long keynote at Google I/O this week, all eyes were on the Moscone Center as Google rolled out a …

Why we can’t quite seem to make up our minds about Google

Advertisement<p>22 Comments<p>Credit: google<p>At this point in its history, Google is like that good friend who is extremely accomplished and successful but …

For developers, the cloud means having to rethink everything they know about making software

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Credit: Mike Flippo/Shutterstock<p>The paradigm hasn’t changed since the advent of software: Applications run, and platforms are …

Google opens its Cloud Platform Compute Engine to all comers, updates App Engine

During Google's I/O developer's conference keynote, it actually slipped in quite a bit of, yes, <i>developer</i> news amongst all the noisy consumer launches. One biggie was the announcement that any and all companies looking for computing horsepower can jump on board its formerly-limited Google Compute …

Google Drive document lists go down, then come back up

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Google (s goog) Drive had some issues midday Friday, as users took to Twitter to report that they were finding their Drive …

Microsoft: Google Docs is not worth the gamble, makes you less productive - http://tcrn.ch/YL6CVi

Is it time to give KVM hypervisor a go?

Most organisations have coalesced around VMware's vSphere, Microsoft's Hyper-V and Xen as their choice of hypervisor – the platform that supports …

Laggard Rackspace growth sparks concern: is there enough cloud biz to go around?

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / mnsc<p>Here’s the narrative that cloud vendors would like us to believe: there are infinite workloads flowing to …

Google's updated security roadmap details increased friction, reliance on hardware

A lot has changed in the security realm since 2008 -- remember Alicia Keys' recent attempt to convince us her Twitter account was hacked, when we all know she still uses an iPhone even as BlackBerry's Creative Director? Pranks aside, the consumer world alone has been overrun with mass data hackings …

Metadata-centric enterprise content management firm M-Files scores €6M in funding

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>The Finnish enterprise content management platform M-Files, which places an unusual amount on emphasis on metadata, has closed …

Long a cloud kingpin, Amazon now fighting back against AWS competition

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Jordan Novet<p>Amazon (s amzn) Web Services Senior Vice President Andy Jassy didn’t refer to any competitor by name when …

The benefits of workload automation

From its beginnings in the management of data centres, workload automation (WA) is becoming a foundation upon which IT departments are building their …

Half of all Britons to provide their own smartphones and tablets at work

Almost one in two British workers will routinely use their own phone, tablet and even laptop at work by 2020, according to new research.<p>In a survey of 2,000 organisations, the implementation of so-called "bring your own device" (BYOD) programmes in workplaces was expected to rise from just six per …