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How I made my own WireGuard VPN server

Some of you may have heard about VPN protocols that let you establish a connection between your device and a server, such as OpenVPN and IPsec. But there’s a brand new shiny protocol that promises to be faster and more secure at the same time — WireGuard.<p>But WTF is a VPN anyway? A VPN is a virtual …

Information Systems

The best VPN service

<i>By Mark Smirniotis</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full VPN guide here.</i><p>We spent more than 130 hours over four months researching 32 VPN …

Special deal: Get unlimited mobile backup for life

<b>No monthly subscription</b>, <b>unlimited data backup</b>, and even (despite the name) <b>cross-platform compatible</b>. This is why iDrive has made our <b>special deal post</b>, and remarkably right now it’s available for a <b>one-off payment</b> of just $19.99.<p>You might well ask why you would pay for mobile backup when there are …

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Google created AI that just needs a few snapshots to make 3D models of its surroundings

Google’s new type of artificial intelligence algorithm can figure out what things look like from all angles — without needing to see them.<p>After …

How to download your Google data and what you'll find

Curious to see how much a sprawling Internet company knows about your likes, history and movements? Download your Google data.<p>This is the time many of us are taking a harder look at our Facebook data, spurred by a reminder that we've allowed the social network incredible access to our preferences, …

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Alphabet division lets you run your own VPN server using an Android device

It’s increasingly common to use a VPN service to protect your privacy online – all the more so since the loss of net neutrality opening the door to ISPs choosing to create a two-tier Internet – but you have to exercise care in choosing your provider …<p>Free VPN services are almost guaranteed to be …

How to Take Revenge on Those Shady Robocallers That Use Your Area Code

I decided to write this column at 5:43 a.m. one recent morning. That’s when my cellphone rang with the first in a series of three robocalls that I …

How to Create an Interactive Dashboard with Crossfilter and Dc.Js: A tutorial

Create an Interactive Dashboard with Crossfilter and Dc.Js: A tutorialHow to build a dynamic dashboard in 5 minutes.<b>Crossfilter.js and dc.js are two</b> …

Data Visualization

Six of the best apps for e-learners

If you’re going to procrastinate on your phone, you might as well download these while you’re at it

Apps

Making AR more precise with CoreML

ARKit allows you to create and play with augmented realities, creating a new way for users to interact with digital content and the world around …

20 Wines Under $20: Touring the World, Familiar to Obscure

Wine comes in seemingly endless varieties, from a growing number of places and in countless styles. While the choices may sometimes seem overwhelming, they also present a wonderful opportunity for pleasure and experimentation.<p>On a recent expedition through a handful of Manhattan shops, I found …

These are the best VPNs for your Android device

I resisted the urge to get a decent VPN for my Android phone for years. Why bother with an extra app just to get online, now that internet …

How Apple Built a Chip Powerhouse to Threaten Qualcomm and Intel

How Apple Built a Chip Powerhouse to Threaten Qualcomm and Intel<p>The company already makes many of the chips for its iPhones, iPads, Macs and …

Apple Watch

Mazda's product roadmap after Skyactiv-X: diesel, rotary, hybrids, even EVs

What comes after Skyactiv-X for Mazda? A bit of everything.<p>When we first heard that Mazda had cleared the major hurdles on gasoline compression ignition, and were just tidying up the details with clear production intent, the first kneejerk thought was: That's it for Mazda's consumer diesel. In …

Internal Combustion Engine

The future of electronics based on memristive systems

Perspective | Published: 08 January 2018<p><i>Nature Electronics</i><b>volume 1</b>, pages22–29 (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>A memristor is a resistive device …

Volkswagen And Audi Will Offer Huge Discounts On Fixed Diesel SUVs

Hey friend, I know your style. You absolutely must buy a luxury SUV and you want a diesel motor with all the torque to pull your car. Well, I’ve got …

Intel® AI Academy | Intel® Software

Intel® AI<br>Interplanetary Challenge<p>Learn how AI can contribute to space exploration. Test your knowledge during this multiweek challenge for a chance …

Machine Learning Algorithms 2018: Kaggle ML Survey 2017 Analysis Using Plotly

It is always fun to slice and dice survey data to uncover the hidden golden nuggets — and nothing can beat the Kaggle ML and Data Science Survey Data …

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[D] Multiple sequence prediction (LSTM) : MachineLearning

If you had weather measurement (humidity, temperature, wind) etc from several cities, how could you use all this weather data together, to predict …

How Long $1 Million Will Last in Retirement in Every State

Anywhere between 12 and 26 years, depending on the state.<p>10,000 people turn 65 in the U.S. every single day. The average American retirement age is …

The 10 most useful things you can do in Excel

Every Excel user has their own favorite tip. So we decided to bring some method, data, and science to bear in this hotly debated topic.<p>We consulted the research of 30 of the world's leading Excel experts, our own internal Excel experts, grouped up and consolidated the emerging features, and applied …

Analytics

Lose 10 Pounds in One Month

Get your weight loss on track with this 1,300-calorie weekly meal plan.<p>Hear the word <i>diet</i>, and what comes to mind? For starters, pain, guilt, and …

How To Grow Saffron: Research Farm To Home Garden

This September, American Meadows donated 1200 saffron crocus corms to researchers at the University of Vermont, who planted nearly 3,500 total in a …

Gardening

Globalfoundries On A Roll With 7nm And 5nm Announcements

Recently, the fab wars started to heat up between the world’s leading chip manufacturers namely, Globalfoundries, Intel, Samsung and TSMC. Globalfoundries has been making a lot of major announcements including their 22FDX expansion in China in conjunction with the Chengdu government. However, the …

IBM unveils its most powerful quantum processor yet

IBM's two quantum computing platforms just took a leap forward in processing power. The company announced today that it has successfully built and tested its two most powerful quantum computers yet -- the research and business-focused Quantum Experience universal computer and the prototype …

Bypass caps on RF board: why are there three different size caps in parallel?

Take a look at this evaluation board for a variable gain RF amp (datasheet):<p>J5-J10 are intended to connect to DC power (with the exception of J6, …

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 835: The first benchmark results - comparisons to Pixel, OnePlus 3T, Galaxy S7, and more

Article Contents<p>Last week, I had the privilege of visiting Qualcomm's San Diego campus to check out the new Snapdragon 835 chip and run some …