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UK Government Pushs IP-Matching In Latest Digital Counter-Terror Measure

4 hours agoTechnology : TechCrunch

ISPs and mobile operators will be forced to retain information linking IP addresses to individuals for 12 months under U.K. government counter-terrorism plans expected to be detailed next week. Read More

Early Facebook Executive On Mark Zuckerberg: 'It’s Obvious He’s Going To Be One Of The Single Best CEOs In The World' (FB)

Chamath Palihapitiya, the founder of the venture capital firm Social+Capital, has quite a resume even by Silicon Valley’s rockstar CEO standards. At age 26, he became the youngest VP in AOL’s history. Later, he spent a year at Mayfield Fund as a venture capitalist before joining Facebook as VP of Growth, Mobile & International in 2007. Show More Summary

Geektastic Christmas Sweaters for Gamers [Pics]

Geeks are Sexy contributor John just sent me those, and, well, I just had to share them with you! Sure, the holiday season isn’t there yet, but hey, we can always start a little early, right? I’m not sure if you can order these from North America though, but they are available in the UK. […]

Samsung seeks to BLOCK Nvidia graphics chips from US market in frisky PATENT WAR

South Korean tech giant files complaint with trade watchdog Samsung Electronics's battle with GPU chip maker Nvidia deepened on Friday, after the South Korean outfit filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission.…

Those spiders aren't as dangerous as you think

Toxic spiders have a terrible reputation. Yet even though deadly spider bites are regular fodder for scary stories, spider experts say it's actually quite rare for anyone to suffer serious injuries from the world's deadliest spiders. There...Show More Summary

7 digital marketing solutions for every startup’s needs

Daniel Reed is the Digital Marketing Manager for Sinch. This post originally appeared on the Mention blog. It’s tough being a startup — budgets, growth, and hustling everyday to make that change that you dream about. As the Digital Marketing...Show More Summary

Difference between int.Parse,Convert.ToInt32 and int.TryParse

This tip presents the main difference between int.Parse(), Convert.ToInt32() and int.TryParse().

How Much Do You Spend Buying Music? [MakeUseOf Poll]

The millionaire pop songstress Taylor Swift recently dumped Spotify because of its approach to selling music to the public. This raised questions over how we, the music-buying public, obtain music, and how much we should be paying for the privilege. Show More Summary

An iPad Air 2 Covered In 24K Gold Is Something You Can Buy Now

An iPad Air 2 model that costs approximately $1,173 can be purchased from Karalux, a luxury gift and gold-plating company based in Vietnam. According to their official pricing announcement, the company also plans to offer gilding services for the iPad mini 3 model as well. Show More Summary

castAR team ships out first pair of AR glasses, more to follow soon

6 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

The castAR team has just shipped its first pair of augmented reality glasses, a year after it raised $1 million on Kickstarter. This headset, developed by a group headed by ex-Valve engineers Jeri Ellsworth and Rick Johnson, features active shutter...

What Cloud Computing Means to Your Job

6 hours agoTechnology : Bits

The next big technology migration will change how workplaces are organized. Bad news, middle managers: You're going to get less important.

Using the ESP8266 as a Web-enabled sensor

A few months ago, the ESP8266 came onto the scene as a cheap way to add WiFi to just about any project that had a spare UART. Since then, a few people have figured out how to get this neat chip running custom firmware, opening the doors to an Internet of Things based around an ESP8266. Show More Summary

Jolla’s Open Source iPad Alternative Raises More Than $1M In Two Days’ Crowdfunding

Late last week Finnish mobile startup Jolla launched a crowdfunding campaign for a tablet running its open source Sailfish OS, smashing past its initial funding goal of $380,000 in a couple of hours. It has since pushed past the $1 million mark, with around $1.18M now pledged from more than 7,370 backers of the Indiegogo campaign. Read More

9 fantastic gifts that aren't just clutter

By your 10th pair of socks or day planner No. 4, you may realize what the holidays are actually about: clutter. This year, practice the art of uncluttered giving and spread the cheer brought on by drawers that aren't holding two dozen dust-collecting pens. See also: 11 gifts under $25 that look expensive There are a few strategies to this art. Show More Summary

3 career experts share the keywords that stand out on a cover letter

Cover letters are tough to crack They're the lengthier cousins of resumes, requiring you to call upon your writing skills and explain why you deserve the job. It can be a frustrating process, one that sometimes feels like a blatant cry...Show More Summary

Other Interesting arXiv Papers (Week ending November 22, 2014)

The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server. Can Bio-Inspired Information Processing Steps Be Realized As Synthetic Biochemical Processes?

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