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Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Five things we learned from Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store …

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7 Reasons I Still Shoot Film in 2018

I’ve been shooting analog for almost four years now, and all I can say is: analog has truly changed my life and what I think about what it means …

How To: Hack WPA & WPA2 Wi-Fi Passwords with a Pixie-Dust Attack Using Airgeddon

Design flaws in many routers can allow hackers to steal Wi-Fi credentials, even if WPA or WPA2 encryption is used with a strong password. While this …

Sophisticated malware attacks through routers

Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have discovered what's likely to be another state-sponsored malware strain, and this one is more advanced than most. Nicknamed Slingshot, the code spies on PCs through a multi-layer attack that targets MikroTik routers. It first replaces a library file with a …

Google Wanted to Know What What Makes a Manager Great, so It Conducted a Study. Here Are the Results

Good leaders avoid micromanaging.<p>20 years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. What's a google?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's …

Singapore banks strong adopters of fingerprint, voice biometrics

Country's financial services and fintech companies lead the adoption of fingerprint and voice recognition tools amongst five global markets, …

Neuroscientist David Eagleman and composer Anthony Brandt explain how creativity works

‘Bend, blend, break’<p>What makes humans special? Some credit should go to the opposable thumb and the larynx, says neuroscientist David Eagleman, but a lot of it has to do with our ability to be creative and constantly think up new ideas.<p>Eagleman, a professor at Stanford University and writer, …

Hilton data breaches lead to $700,000 penalty

The attorneys general of New York and Vermont both announced today that their joint investigation into two Hilton data breaches has resulted in a $700,000 penalty and a promise to strengthen security. In February of 2015, Hilton was made aware of a cybersecurity breach that occurred between …

Accenture left four servers of sensitive data completely unprotected

UpGuard has yet again uncovered a trove of corporate data left unprotected, this time from major consulting and management firm Accenture. The data -- contained on four cloud-based storage servers -- were discovered by UpGuard Director of Cyber Risk Research Chris Vickery in mid-September and …

The Yashica Y35 is a ‘digiFilm’ Camera with Pretend Film Rolls

Yashica spent weeks teasing an “unprecedented” return to the camera world last month, and today the famed camera brand finally unveiled its new …

Disney built a blockchain, and now its creators are trying to turn it into a commercial platform to compete with Ethereum

<b>-It's designed to be more private than other popular blockchains like the bitcoin and ethereum protocols.</b><p><b>-Now some of the developers behind the technology want to build a commercial business to make it easy for less technologically savvy businesses to get involved.</b><p>From animatronics to digital …

Elon Musk's Mars dream hinges on a giant new rocket

Last night, Elon Musk dumped more futuristic space tech ideas at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) than we've had possibly over the past decade. That includes a new spaceship, Mars and Moon missions, and even using rockets for high-speed trips here on Earth. "The future is vastly more …

The world's first blockchain smartphone is in development

Sirin Labs, the company behind the $14,000 Solarin smartphone, is now developing an open-source model that runs on a fee-less blockchain. The Finney -- named in honor of bitcoin pioneer Hal Finney -- will be the only smartphone in the world that's fully secure and safe enough to hold cryptographic …

Blockchain

This is the Kit This Pro Uses for Travel Photography And Why He Chose It

The dilemma for the travelling photographer is a tough one. What to take, what not to take. Can this lens cover all these situations? Will I need …

Steve Irwin’s 13-Year-Old Son is Quite a Photographer

The late Steve Irwin achieved worldwide fame as “The Crocodile Hunter,” wowing audiences around the world by getting up close and personal with …

Photography

Billions of Bluetooth devices could get hit by this attack

More than 5 billion devices are vulnerable to a "highly infectious" malware attack. Go ahead, blame the internet of things.<p>More than 5.3 billion devices with Bluetooth signals are at risk of a malware attack newly identified by an internet of things security company.<p>If you're not keeping count, …

Innovation

This simple web tool helps you find the lenses you like best

If you're having trouble deciding what lens to buy next, and diving into the technical details isn't helping (we have no idea what that's like... but …

Winding Tree is the new kid on the blockchain set on disrupting Airbnb and Expedia

Bitcoin and Ethereum may be the stars of the cryptocurrency story, but the real hero is the technology behind them: blockchain. Platforms like Winding Tree, which is operated by a non-profit out of Switzerland, are using the blockchain to disrupt industries.<p>Essentially there are two ways that …

Blockchain

Oliver Gill, the one-time rising star who turned his back on Manchester United for a life in the city

As Michael Owen completed his hat-trick in a Champions League victory over Wolfsburg, the team's youthful bench went wild, knowing they'd all doubled …

Mastercard is ignoring flaw that allows hackers to spoof payments

Vendors relying on Mastercard’s Internet Gateway Service (MIGS) for processing online payments ought to double-check every transaction before they send out items to customers: There is a critical flaw in the system’s validation protocol and it appears the company is completely ignoring …

Alexa and Siri are vulnerable to 'silent,' nefarious commands

Hacks are often caused by our own stupidity, but you can blame tech companies for a new vulnerability. Researchers from China's Zheijiang University found a way to attack Siri, Alexa and other voice assistants by feeding them commands in ultrasonic frequencies. Those are too high for humans to …

Bite Size Tips: How to Build Your Own Workflow for Post Production

Any work that we process in general, is completed following a particular workflow in order to achieve efficiency. A workflow is a sequence of …

Google removes 300 Android apps that secretly hijacked phones for DDoS attacks

The Google Play apps offered services including storage managers, ringtones<p>Around 300 apps have been withdrawn from Google’s Play Store after they were found to be secretly hijacking Android devices to supply traffic for wide-scale distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, as noted by <i>Gizmodo</i>. …

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What happens to your Facebook profile when you die?

Facebook has sought to explain its stance on the accounts of deceased users<p>Facebook has made moves to clarify the complex processes around deceased …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

The Masterful Photo Compositions of Henri Cartier-Bresson

Ever wonder what it is that makes Henri Cartier-Bresson’s “decisive moment” photos “work”? Photographer Tavis Leaf Glover put out a two-part video …

European regulators are about to kill the digital media industry

In Europe, a different but still pernicious assault on free media is also under way. And while it may be harder to see - no news outlets are being seized by force - if left unchecked its long-term impact is harmful to democracy and economic prosperity.<p>Buried in pages of amendments to the European …

This design studio creates giant moving sculptures that are suspended in midair

Poetic Kinetics is a studio that specializes in larger than life sculptures, many of which bring new life into public spaces around the world.<p>Their …

Sculpture

New algorithm lets photographers change the depth of images virtually

The final image isn’t technically one photo, but an amalgamation of many<p>Researchers have unveiled a new photography technique called computational zoom that allows photographers to manipulate the composition of their images after they've been taken, and to create what are described as "physically …