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Microsoft Announces a Linux Operating System for the First Time Ever - ExtremeTech

By on April 18, 2018 at 9:14 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Since its inception, Microsoft has …

Linux

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

A hole in Earth’s magnetic field has been growing for 1000 years

We’ve known for more than a century that our planet’s magnetic field has been weakening.<p>It’s what gives us our north and south poles.<p>This powers our …

4 Misconceptions About SQL Injection Vulnerabilities

<i>Interested in learning more about SQL injection attacks, including how to prevent them?</i> <i>Attend my online webcast on Friday March 16, 2018 at 9AM</i> …

Databases

12 Simple Habits That Will Make Your Professional Life and Personal Life Better

Nice guys (and gals) don't finish last.<p>I'd be the first to admit that as a young entrepreneur, I was in it for myself. Credit? Yep, I'll take some. Money? I could always use more of that. Attention? Sure, put the camera on me.<p>It's sad and strange to think about now. Over time, I've been fortunate …

Relationships

Doctors find virus in a pond, use it to destroy antibiotic-resistant bacteria in man's heart

After Yale doctors replaced a major blood vessel in a 76-year-old man's heart, his chest became infected with bacteria.<p>The usual solution would be to …

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

MONEY readers—and Warren Buffett—weigh in.<p>There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the …

Investing

9 Great Stocks to Buy Before Scary Hacker Attacks Happen in 2018

Industry leaders see cybersecurity among the top risks to their businesses, while consumers fear for their personal security. Governments see …

How to Sweep For Bugs and Hidden Cameras

If you're facing targeted security threats, your problems run deeper than spyware on your devices. You need to check your physical spaces as …

How to create a pivot table in Excel to slice and dice your data

Microsoft Excel 2016, found in the Office suite, is the latest and greatest spreadsheet application from Redmond, and there’s a good reason so many …

Analytics

14 documentaries on Netflix that are scarier than fiction

When you think of scary movies, images of monsters and unstoppable killers come to mind. But documentaries can also tell some horrific stories, …

Staten Island

10 critical security skills every IT team needs

As hackers become more sophisticated, and attacks more frequent, it’s no longer a matter of <i>if</i> your organization becomes a target, but <i>when</i>. That …

Home Depot

No, Your Incognito Browser Isn’t Actually Private. Here's How to Safely Surf the Internet

Because investing in your online privacy has never been more critical.<p>With data breaches like the Equifax hack becoming more common, investing in …

Information Systems

39 important details you might have missed on 'Game of Thrones' season 7

<b>Warning: Spoilers ahead for "Game of Thrones" season seven.</b><p>"Game of Thrones" season seven may have left us with a lot of unanswered questions, but we haven't stopped obsessing over every small detail and piece of foreshadowing in the series. Throughout the season, we analyzed the callbacks and …

TV Series

Total solar eclipse 2017: 6 bizarre things that will happen

Things get a little weird during an eclipse. Here are six things to look for.<p>While there are many superstitions about eclipses, there are also a lot of weird things that happen during an eclipse that are completely real -- and super cool. Here are six incredible things to look for during the …

Astronomy

Massive Swedish data breach reveals Swedish military secrets and the identity of almost all its citizens

The easy way to remove water stains from wood furniture

No need to go to the hardware store -- you have everything you need to remove water marks.<p>Nothing ruins the luster of wood furniture quite like a watermark.<p>Watermarks -- or water stains -- are often caused by cold glasses, spills, or hot dishes places directly on the wood. Luckily, though, they …

Woodworking

32 books that will make you a more well-rounded person

There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't just stick to the mystery novels, anthologies, or biographies you've grown partial to. If you really want to become a more well-rounded person, you'll need to force yourself out of your comfort zone at the bookstore.<p>If you're not sure where …

Books

7 ways you're hurting your chances at building wealth, according to 2 self-made millionaires

Osborn is the operating partner of Keller Williams Realty and managing partner at private equity group Align Capital. Morris is the CEO of the second-largest Keller Williams franchise, located in Beverly Hills, California.<p>In their book, they outline how to build sustainable wealth — not the kind …

Self-improvement

Addressing the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

IT professionals need help confronting cybersecurity threats and increasingly sophisticated attacks.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the face of a growing number of cybersecurity threats and increasingly sophisticated attacks, IT professionals need help. …

Cybersecurity

53 movies you need to see in your lifetime

Television might be on an upswing, but nothing will ever replace movies. In the past century that they've been around, they're given us unforgettable stories and characters.<p>Here are 53 movies everyone should watch in their lifetimes. They're a mix of movies to see when you're growing up, stone-cold …

Die Hard

Forget Your Product: Start Selling 'Solutions' Instead

It's time to shift from pushing products to creating genuine connections with people -- using these four steps.<p>Transforming your team’s approach to sales requires a shift from just pushing products to creating genuine connections with people. And those genuine connections don't include fraud and …

Selling

Use Your iPhone's Magnifier App To Read The Fine Print

<b>Reading the Fine Print</b><p>When you reach a certain age –as I have– reading fine print like prescriptions or directions can involve a lot of squinting. Reading glasses take care of the worst of it, but they aren’t always handy. Same thing with a magnifying glass. You can’t really whip one of those out …

Handy

iPhone speed test pits original through iPhone 7 to see what’s fastest

Each time a new version of the iPhone comes out we all wonder just how much faster the latest version is compared to its predecessors. …

Mobile Technology

The difference between backing up an iPhone to iCloud and iTunes

Recently I was hiking in the Adirondacks with my iPhone in my pocket when I got caught in a torrential rain storm. I’m not a crazy case guy, so, as …

Waterproofing

​Chrome: Stop future computers from cracking current encryption

Using qubits instead of bits gives quantum computers new power to decode communications. Google wants to nip that possibility in the bud.<p>Google released a beta test version of its Chrome browser that attempts to keep your data secure even if today's uncrackable encryption becomes tomorrow's …

Qubits

3 Tips to Get Noticed on LinkedIn (From a Former Employee)

Here's an insider's perspective on how to build your brand on the social networking site.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>You've just spent hours slaving away at your keyboard. Your fingers ache, your eyes start to …

Employment

Email and file encryption service Virtru, built by ex-NSA engineer, raises $29 million

Talk about being at the right place and at the right time. Following revelations of government spying, data breaches, malicious hacking, identity theft and other online threats, the email and file encryption application Virtru has now grown to over 4,000 customers and has closed on $29 million in …

Google Drive

The state of cyber security: we’re all screwed

Sophisticated cybercrime, privacy fears and ongoing confusion about security have soured the internet for many, and doing something about it won’t be easy<p>When cybersecurity professionals converged in Las Vegas last week to expose vulnerabilities and swap hacking techniques at Black Hat and Defcon, …

Cybersecurity

VeraCrypt disk encryption team claims “emails intercepted”

Remember TrueCrypt?<p>It was a popular and widely-used encryption toolkit similar to Microsoft’s BitLocker and Apple’s FileVault.<p>The idea is that by …

Information Systems