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Hollywood's favorite video-editing tools arrive in a free app

If you're serious about video editing and are weighing up your software options, two choices usually pop up: Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Final Cut Pro X (FCPX). But Avid, Hollywood's go-to editing company, just played a wild card by releasing Media Composer First, a limited version of its pro …

Filmmaking

George Hotz wants to help everyone hack their cars

George Hotz, who gained worldwide fame when he cracked the iPhone and PlayStation 3 as a teenager, wants everyday folks — not just hackers — to be able to tinker with today’s software-laden cars.<p>On Friday, the founder of autonomous driving startup Comma.ai, launched a toolkit of sorts for the …

Traffic Safety
Raspberry Pi

This bodacious Brooklyn sound system will blow you away

Audiophile

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apple just gave away all the iPhone camera’s secrets

Just because you know how to press your iPhone's camera shutter and record button and snap the perf selfie doesn't mean you're getting the most out …

Hemp Wars: Inside the Fight for Federally Legal CBD

Cannabis-derived compounds can help with a multitude of physical problems without getting you high. So why is the government trying to ban them?<p>Last …

These Crazy 1550-Horsepower Engines Cost $200,000 Each

Mercury Racing’s super heroic marine powerplants are works of machine art. And you can order them in green.<p>Among landlocked engine nerds, …

Sports Cars

Chevrolet Corvette: A Brief History in Zero-to-60-MPH Acceleration

Sports Cars

10 Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of Windows 10

Windows 10 combines the best of Windows 7 with the innovations of Windows 8. Here's how to use it to the fullest.<p>PCMag reviews products …

11 Linux Terminal Commands That Will Rock Your World - I am programmer

1. Useful <b>Linux Terminal Commands</b> Line Keyboard Shortcuts<p>The following keyboard shortcuts are incredibly useful and will save you loads of time:<p>CTRL + …

Paul Ford: What Is Code? | Bloomberg

Remember Netscape, the first huge commercial Web browser? In 1995, as Java was blooming, Netscape was resolving a problem. It displayed Web pages …

JavaScript

11 Problems to Anticipate Before Your Next Website Redesign

A great website is the cornerstone of your business. If users can’t easily navigate it or see where you add value, you’re already losing money. But when it comes to updating your site, there are a lot of hidden pitfalls to be wary of.<p>Curious how those who have “been there, done that” and emerged …

Learn Nim in Y Minutes

Nim (formerly Nimrod) is a statically typed, imperative programming language that gives the programmer power without compromises on runtime …

History of Computers and Computing, Mechanical calculators, Pioneers, Samuel Morland

The Calculating Machines of Sir Samuel Morland<p>The polymath Samuel Morland (see biography of Samuel Morland), was a notable English academic, …

Mathematics

Building Microservices the Lean Way – Part 2 | Hubble

Get our weekly office space tips and advice by email<p>In the process of rebranding we decided to switch our architecture from a Django monolith to …

Microservices

The Path to Parallel JavaScript

Between the coming release of ES6 and unrelenting competition for JIT performance, these are exciting times for JavaScript. But an area where JS …

JavaScript

Embracing SQL In Postgres

One thing that drives me absolutely over the cliff is how ORMs try so hard (and fail) to abstract the power and expressiveness of SQL. Before I write …

Databases

How to enable Spartan's Edge Rendering Engine in Windows 10

Use this trick to speed up Internet Explorer in the Windows 10 Technical Preview.<p>In January, Microsoft revealed that Windows 10 will ship with a brand-new browser, code-named Project Spartan. Spartan is a modern, lightweight browser that Microsoft hopes to deploy across multiple devices to give you …

Google Chrome

Edward Snowden Reveals NSA's MonsterMind Program

It's a cyberwar robot that always hits back.<p>In the high desert near Bluffdale, Utah, there lurks a creature made entirely of zeroes and ones. Called "MonsterMind", the project is an automated cyber weapon, perched atop the data flows into the National Security Agency's Mission Data Repository. …

As WeChat’s user numbers approach WhatsApp, here’s how it makes money from messaging

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Wavebreakmedia Ltd / Thinkstock<p>WeChat – the Chinese messaging app giant – is growing bigger by the day. It now has 438 …

Hackers Unveil Their Plan to Change Email Forever

The creator of an ultra-secure email service once said to be used by Edward Snowden unveiled his next project at a major hacker conference Friday: he …

Privacy

Reverse Engineering a NAND Flash Device Management Algorithm

Around June of 2012, I had gotten myself into a very bad habit. Instead of carrying my SD card in my camera, I left it sticking out of the side of my …

Cybersecurity

Deezer gets rid of paid music streaming plans on the desktop

Sure, PCs aren't going anywhere anytime soon. But there's no denying people nowadays also prefer to listen to music on a smartphone, tablet and even a gaming console, not just their laptop or desktop. So, taking a cue from rival Spotify, streaming service Deezer is now prepared to stop charging …

Cameron Diaz Slams Drew Barrymore Sex Rumours, Says The Thought Makes Her Want To 'Vomit' (VIDEO)

Cameron Diaz has dismissed rumours that she’s had sex with her friend and ‘Charlie’s Angel’ co-star, Drew Barrymore, claiming the thought made her …

Meet Google's Security Princess

As Google's top hacker, Parisa Tabriz thinks like a criminal—and manages the brilliant, wonky guys on her team with the courage and calm of a hostage negotiator.<p>"Security Princess" is Parisa Tabriz's official title at Google. Seriously. And yes, you can google that. "'Information Security Engineer' …

Google's Android Is Going To Save BlackBerry With A Little Help From Amazon

BlackBerry has had some tough times. I’ll be honest, it deserved most of them, because it’s made some properly idiotic decisions in recent years. I have in my phone collection a BlackBerry Bold 9900, it’s a really nice device but the issues using it on the contract I have on my second SIM was so …

A Russian social network tale: Censorship and a CEO on the run

Most chief executives in Russia would squirm upon receiving a letter from the country's federal police demanding access to client information. Not Pavel Durov.<p>The 29-year-old founder of Russia's hugely popular social media network, VKontakte, which means "in touch," has a history of thumbing his …

Russia

Internet billionaire Nick Hanauer warns of coming revolution

<b>A review of the best commentary on and around the world...</b><p>Today's must-read<p>Nick Hanauer, internet entrepreneur, has a message for his fellow "zillionaires": the revolution is coming.<p>Mr Hanauer, an early investor in internet retail giant Amazon, says like many of his fellow one-percenters, he owns …

Middle East