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3 ways to use Blockchain DNS in your browser

Finally, FireFox has got an extension for EmerDNS. Now it is much easier to connect to Emer’s distributed domain name system, with no regulators, …

US energy, nuke and aviation sectors under sustained attack

Homeland Security says 'Dragonfly' campaign has cracked networksThe United States' Department of Homeland Security has issued an alert that warns of …

Cybersecurity

Mobile Trojan Development Kits allow creating ransomware without the need to write code

Researchers at Symantec have discovered Trojan Development Kits that allow creating Android ransomware without the need to write code.Ransomware …

Diez hechos matemáticos sorprendentes

Por @Alvy — 16 de Julio de 2017<p>En <b>10 Surprising Mathematical Facts</b> Sean Li hace un repaso a algunas de las cuestiones matemáticas que más nos …

iOS 11 will have a “Do Not Disturb while Driving” mode. It can detect when you’re driving and hide incoming alerts #WWDC2017 https://t.co/ePNlRPphyx

Facebook tests feature to combat fake news by popping your filter bubble

Facebook is testing a new feature that presents you with alternate perspectives before you read an article – and it might be its best attempt at combating fake news yet.<p>It’s doing so with a small addition to its ‘Related Articles’ feature. First introduced in 2013, the feature would pull up …

Internet

Tempted by the dark side? Here's what you need to know about the Dark Web

Have questions about the Dark Web and how it’s accessed? We’ve got answers! The term essentially refers to heavily-encrypted sites that cannot be …

Dark Web

9 Apps to Kickstart Your Mental Health Resolutions

While it’s always a good idea to make it a resolution to get fit and eat healthy in the New Year, we’re also making it a priority to get our brains in shape by trying to live more mindfully in 2017. That’s why we decided to set ourselves up for success (because let’s be honest — sticking to a New …

Mental Health

Did Facebook tell your friends that you had died?

Facebook has made a "terrible error."What is it this time? Oh, only that they've been telling folks that their friends and loved ones have died...

IT security

Disruptive innovation in technology solutions

<b>Microsoft Enterprise</b><p>You’re a digital leader disrupting your industry. We have the insights, business solutions, and partners to help.<p>Featured …

Innovation

El libro más misterioso del mundo

La editorial española Siloé clonará el ‘Códice Voynich’ de la Universidad de Yale, el mayor enigma editorial de la Edad Media<p>Permanecen irresueltos …

The inside story of why Marissa Mayer's most trusted executives have given up on Yahoo

Some even felt it was dishonest.<p>Mayer's executive bench has been bolting as Mayer struggles to grow revenue or develop new hit products. The two most recent departures were Jackie Reses and Kathy Savitt. Both were handpicked by Mayer. Reses ran mergers and acquisitions and human resources and was …

Advertising

Power Ingestible Gadgets With Batteries You Can Eat

As a non-toxic way to use swallowable medical devices<p>Today, implanted medical devices continuously monitor the body to give doctors and researchers more information than ever about the state of a patient's disease and the effects of certain treatments. Engineers have also been making devices that a …

Bitcoin: Islamic State's online currency venture

Between bitcoin and gold, the "Islamic State" is experimenting with currency, marking a new step in its state-crafting ambitions. But will the latest …

Bitcoin

17 secret iOS 9 tricks everyone should know

Once you get your iPhone upgraded to iOS 9, you might be overwhelmed. While Apple’s new mobile OS doesn’t pack a lot of grand new visual features, the update does include tons of little tricks that make using your iPhone and iPad even more ridiculously easy to use.<p>Here are all the secret iOS 9 …

Yuck! This app lets you anonymously harass contacts

I’ve been writing a lot recently about the disconnection between the predominantly male, predominantly white ‘thinkers’ of the tech orthodoxy and vast swathes of humanity. And lo and behold, Product Hunt puked up a perfect example of the division.<p>Mutual is an app that purports to help you to “find …

iOS 9's killer feature: it can read your mind

One of the coolest features in iOS 9 is one that you don’t really get to experience until you’ve been using it for a few weeks. Over time, it learns your habits and starts making suggestions about what to do next.<p>When Predictive Siri, which powers this feature, was first announced I didn’t think …

The inside story of the biggest hack in history

Three years ago, the world witnessed the worst hack ever seen.<p>And for the first time, we're now learning new details about the monstrous cyberattack on Saudi Aramco, one of the world's largest oil companies.<p>In a matter of hours, 35,000 computers were partially wiped or totally destroyed. Without a …

Saudi Aramco

Apple's new iPhone ad is about quantity, not quality

Apple's ads have succeeded in recent years by tying technology to family reunions, loved ones, and other integral parts of your life. The company's latest Apple Watch ads have followed this template, eschewing a direct voiceover in favor of clips showing the device in use as a fitness aid — …

Apps

20 All-Time Best Steve Jobs Quotes | Inc.com

Which is your favorite Jobs quote? Post it on my Twitter feed.<p>1. "Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations."<p>2. "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."<p>3. "That's been one of my mantras -- …

Motivation

No Importa que se Tape la Cara. Facebook lo Reconocerá Igual - TECHcetera

Si hay algo en lo que el equipo de Mark Zuckerberg ha invertido dinero y tiempo – <b>y ha mostrado resultados sorprendentes</b> – es en el tema de …

GM adds real-time theft alerts to OnStar

Ring! "Hello?" <i>Car</i>: "It's your car." <i>You</i>: "My what?" <i>Car</i>: "I've just been stolen and have alerted the authorities." Okay, <i>that's</i> a call nobody wants, but GM has just added a feature to its OnStar security system that does exactly that, called "theft alarm notification." It works with appropriately …

How Big Data Is Changing Advertising

Is your ISP throttling your internet speed? Here's how to find out

While the Title II classification of ISPs as common carriers was a victory for all, there is growing concern that ISPs could go on with business as usual with clever tricks designed to skirt the rules of the classification.<p>While knowingly stepping outside the boundaries of the Title II …

Unmasked: the six hacker 'tribes' you need to avoid

Hackers fall into one of six tribes: secret agents, voyeurs, hacktivists, white hats, glory hunters and cyber thieves<p>Defending yourself against cyber threats can sometimes seem like an impossible task, but knowing what you're up against is a good place to start.<p>Cyber security firm <b>Cloudmark</b> has …

Dropbox’s Collaborative Note-Taking Service, Dropbox Notes, Heads Into Beta Testing

Earlier this month, Dropbox was spotted testing an early version of an online note-taking service dubbed “Project Composer,” which appeared to have roots in the company’s 2014 acquisition of collaborative docs startup HackPad. Now Dropbox is rolling out this new service into private beta as …

Apps