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Don't Miss These 7 Incredible Tutorials on Strobe Lighting for Portraits

As much as we love natural light, there are times when you have to rely on artificial light to create striking portrait images. Artificial lighting …

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Google Announces An Online Data Interpretation Class For The General Public

Google has launched its own Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to teach the general public how to understand surveys, research, and data. Called “Making Sense of Data” and running from March 18 to April 4, the course will be open to the public and, like most MOOCs, will be taught through a series of …

Security startup Adallom scores $15M in funds to build out sales, R&D

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: alexmillos/Shutterstock.com<p>Adallom, which aims to secure the growing pools of data stored in SaaS systems, now has $15 …

Behind the scenes of Star Wars – in pictures

It's more than 30 years since the first Star Wars film was released. Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the original trilogy, has shared via Twitter images of the cast letting their hair down behind the scenes

Google analyzed our MP3 libraries to visualize the evolution of music

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Google Play knows a lot about what its users listen to, and on Thursday Google shared some of those insights via a new tool …

Google Unveils Smart Contact Lens That Lets Diabetics Measure Their Glucose Levels

This isn’t Google Glass in a contact lens, but it may just be Google’s first step in this direction. The company’s Google X lab just teased a smart contact lens on its blog that is meant to help diabetics measure their glucose levels.<p>The company says it is currently testing prototypes of this …

Net Neutrality: What's at stake and what comes next

Earlier this week, a ruling from the DC Circuit federal appeals court was passed stating that the FCC could no longer regulate broadband Internet …

Can Guide solve the pain in the ass problem of online video?

Video has proved to be a terribly tough nut to crack online. Although it can net great advertising dollars for publishers through commercials that …

What to expect from mobile networks in 2014: The 4G car, LTE Broadcast and small cells

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: http://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=117218686<p>2013 was largely a year of entrenchment in the U.S. mobile industry. …

Setting Your Camera for Ultimate Image Quality

Those of you that have recently joined the mass ranks of photographic enthusiasts will, most probably, not have thought too much about the way you …

US spy agency gathers data on phone locations

It is being reported that the National Security Agency is gathering nearly five billion records a day on the whereabouts of mobile telephones around the world.<p>That is according to documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden published by the <i>Washington Post</i>.<p>The newspaper says the NSA …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Winter Photography: 12 Examples of How to Photograph the Cold Season

Winter is here! I am not talking about the motto of House Stark from Game of Thrones, but a reality. Days are shorter, nights are longer. …