Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, […]
In early August, Vice’s Motherboard site reported that a notorious cybercriminal named Peace had been trying to sell the personal information of hundreds of millions of Yahoo users on the Dark Web. The report came at a painfully awkward time for Yahoo. Show More Summary
Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani's stand-up series is coming to an end on Comedy Central with the current third season. The announcement was made Thursday on The Meltdown With Jonah And Kumail ‘s web site. The final show will be on October...Show More Summary
For two weeks in early 2015, the FBI infiltrated a child porn website on the dark web and kept it running, hoping to use special software to ID users. Not only was the mission successful—nearly 190 people have been charged in the sting as of July, per the DOJ—...
Image Source: Minecraft EDU On the Microsoft MinecraftEDU web site, the following announcement was shared: On November 1, the full version of Minecraft: Education Edition will be available to purchase. For educators interested in trying...Show More Summary
On Microsoft’s Typography blog the company announced a new OpenType specification developed with industry leaders Adobe, Apple, and Google, with input from independent font and tool makers. OpenType Font Variations enables web site designers...Show More Summary
LinkedIn is one of the more popular sites on the web - the go-to place for job searches and professional connections. But no one has fun using it. Now the social network is making a big push to change that. The company, which said it was being acquired by Microsoft earlier this year, launched a […]
The popular dark web marketplace where a hacker is selling 200 million user accounts stolen from Yahoo says it is currently under cyberattack. The site, called The Real Deal, is one of the go-to spots for hackers trying to sell off databases in exchange for Bitcoin. Show More Summary
The presidential election is less than seven weeks away, and political sites and blogs like ESPN’s FiveThirtyEight are predictably seeing large spikes in web traffic. FiveThirtyEight has been capitalizing on its election year popularity...Show More Summary
I saw this video from our friends at the Arizona Association of REALTORS recently where real estate commissioner Judy Lowe discusses advertising rules for real estate web sites. In the video, Judy talks about challenges she and Michelle...Show More Summary
For the past 48 hours, the web server that hosts StevePavlina.com has been having technical issues, causing the site to run slowly or to be inaccessible for some visitors. Traffic levels have been normal, but for some reason the server...Show More Summary
Percona announces the GA release of Percona Server 5.7.14-8 on September 21, 2016. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. Based on MySQL 5.7.14, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.7.14-8 is the current GA release in the Percona Server 5.7 series. Percona’s provides completely open-source and free […]
Sprint and Verizon Wireless are once again selling the Samsung Galaxy Note7. Both companies' web sites list the device for sale and also reveal where the phone can be found at local stores. Supply of the device is limited, but determined consumers can buy the phone. Show More Summary
TLS 1.3 promises major improvements in security and site loading speed. Cloudflare is now one of the first companies to support it, potentially giving it a big boost in terms of adoption.
Last year, Tumblr announced it would support Live Photos on its mobile apps. Fast forward 10 months later and the company is bringing that feature to the web. Now when someone has posted a Live Photo to any Tumblr site or property, you can tap or click and hold to watch it animate. And Tumblr wants […]
Social networks are essential for promoting music and shows, but their popularity can rise and fall. Remember MySpace? There are just two constants in your marketing plan, your web site and your email list. In this post, the smart folks at CyberPR share some musician newsletter essentials. _________________________________________ This guest...
DarkSky.net puts the best weather app on the web. The post Dark Sky's Pretty Weather App Is Now a Pretty Weather Site appeared first on WIRED.
Every web app needs a framework, and few are as popular as Ruby on Rails. Used to build sites like Soundcloud, Github, and Hulu, Ruby on Rails is the go-to for building big name pages. With the Ruby on Rails for Beginners Course, you can get a beginner’s look at this popular framework for just $38.47 AUD [$28.99 USD]. More »
Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.2.9-2.1 on September 19, 2016. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. Percona Server for MongoDB 3.2.9-2.1 is an enhanced,...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, DC -- Over the last couple of decades, there have been many extensions and plugins that aim to let web users annotate the pages they browse. The latest is Genius, the site which, previously, let users annotate song lyrics...Show More Summary