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
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
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. […]
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.…
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
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
This tip presents the main difference between int.Parse(), Convert.ToInt32() and int.TryParse().
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 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
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...
The next big technology migration will change how workplaces are organized. Bad news, middle managers: You're going to get less important.
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
Since all the big players from the tech industry have their own version of a virtual personal assistant, one of …
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
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
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
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server. Can Bio-Inspired Information Processing Steps Be Realized As Synthetic Biochemical Processes?