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07:53 pm GMT
Techcrunch Getting remote work working, A16Z in LatAm, transferring H-1Bs, and Uber Air taxis
How to make remote work work TechCrunch columnist Jon Evans has an Extra Crunch-exclusive look on what it takes to get remote work working within an organization. Evans, who has been the remote CTO of...
07:53 pm -04
Engadget The US planted offensive malware in Russia's power grid
The US appears to be acting on its promise to aggressively respond to cyberwarfare threats. New York Times sources say Cyber Command has planted offensive malware in Russia's electrical grid, no...
07:34 pm
Slashdot How to Get XKCD Author Randall Munroe To Visit Your City
Since 2005 Randall Munroe has been the author/illustrator of the popular nerdy comic strip XKCD -- and he's now planning to publish "the world's least useful self-help book." How To: Absurd Scientific...
07:22 pm GMT
Dev.To Using Terraform remote state for collaboration
Read the original article in CodeThat.todayTerraform is the de facto tool in a DevOps arsenal, and it helps with the enablement of infrastructure-as-code deployments. It can manage and provision softw...
06:55 pm -04
Engadget BMW teases M concept car blending technology and performance
Can you make out what you're looking at in the obscure teaser above? Neither can we -- but it does represent the future of BMW's performance cars. The automaker has posted a teaser for a Vis...
06:47 pm GMT
Mashable Amazon shuts down its social network that you forgot existed anyway
Amazon Spark, we hardly cared about knew you.The shopping social network (a kinda gross concept to start with) disappeared from the internet and Amazon's app some time in the past couple days, accordi...
06:35 pm GMT
Techcrunch Equity transcribed: Silicon Valleys founder fetish infantilizes public companies
Welcome back to this week’s transcribed edition of Equity. This was a big week of news that the Equity duo had to cover. Kate was at the Code Conference, Fortnite maker, Epic Games bought Housep...
06:34 pm
Slashdot New Hampshire Unveils a Historical Highway Marker For The BASIC Programming Language
"It took 10 months to get it done, but the Granite State is now officially a Geeky State," writes Concord Monitor science reporter David Brooks. "The latest New Hampshire Historical Highway Marker, ce...
06:04 pm
Slashdot KDE Plasma 5.16 Released
Long-time Slashdot reader jrepin writes: The KDE community has released Plasma 5.16, the newest iteration of the popular desktop environment. It features an improved notification system, Not only can ...
05:40 pm -04
Engadget Amazon Game Studios reportedly lays off dozens in shake-up
Amazon Game Studios has quietly laid off dozens of employees on the last day of E3, one of the biggest video game conferences in the world, according to Kotaku. The company reportedly told affected em...
05:38 pm GMT
Dev.To A Primer on Data Compression
Likely StatesLet's talk about statistical mechanics for a second. Suppose we have a system of 4 particles, labeled a through d, each of which can be in one of two states. We can call them the 0 ...
05:34 pm
Slashdot Vim and Neo Editors Vulnerable To High-Severity Bug
JustAnotherOldGuy quotes Threatpost:A high-severity bug impacting two popular command-line text editing applications, Vim and Neovim, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary OS commands. Security ...
04:34 pm
Slashdot FBI Issues Search Warrant To 8chan For IP Address of Shooter, Commenters
An anonymous reader quotes the Daily Beast:The online forum where alleged Chabad of Poway shooter John Earnest shared a livestream of the shooting was served a search warrant in April for the IP and m...
04:30 pm -04
Engadget Recommended Reading: Fighting deepfakes
Top AI researchers race to detect 'deepfake' videos: 'We are outgunned'Drew Harwell,The Washington PostThe 2016 US presidential election was plagued by fake news and election meddl...
04:07 pm GMT
Techcrunch Meet TezLab, the Fitbit for Tesla vehicles
Some of the best real-time insights into Tesla and its global fleet of electric vehicles outside the confines of its Silicon Valley headquarters might be through the lens of TezLab, a tiny upstart i...
04:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch Original Content podcast: Black Mirror returns with one of its strongest seasons
Less than six months after releasing the disappointing interactive experiment “Bandersnatch,” Netflix’s science fiction anthology series “Black Mirror” is back with three...
03:34 pm
Slashdot Caterpillar Takes Tiny 'Cat & Cloud' Coffee Shop To Court Over Trademark
"Caterpillar Inc. is trying to stop a tiny cafe from using the word cat," reports Fast Company. Long-time Slashdot reader UnknowingFool writes:Caterpillar wishes to cancels the coffee shop's trademark...
03:00 pm -04
Engadget Hitting the Books: We won't colonize space without a Weyland-Yutani
Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought pro...
02:43 pm GMT
Dev.To Should functional be the way to go?
This question is directed towards more of the practical side of both Frontend and Backend programming.I have recently picked up Functional Programming and I am not sure if I should actually start buil...
02:39 pm GMT
Dev.To BrowserWorker - service workers made easy
Welcome everyone!I am very happy to show you BrowserWorker, my latest project. The goal of this library is to help you set up a Service Workers more easily than having to deal with a lot of verbose sy...
02:34 pm
Slashdot Python Passes C on TIOBE Index, Predicted To Pass C and Java
Python reached another new all-time high on the TIOBE index, now representing 8.5% of the results for the search query +"<language> programming" on the top 25 search engines. Python overtook C++...
02:06 pm
Freelance Switch 25 Professional MS Word Resume Templates With Simple Designs for 2019
When you apply for a job, your resume has a crucial role: to get you an interview. It needs to grab the attention of the hiring manager, who probably has the unenviable chore of sifting through hundr...
02:00 pm -04
Engadget A brief history of cheating at video games
For as long as we've played games, there have been players willing to break the rules in order to win. Whether it's rolling weighted dice, counting cards, or hip checking pinball machines, y...
01:58 pm
Freelance Switch 10 Best Sites for Free PowerPoint Poster Template Downloads
In the academic, scientific and research communities, presenting your findings and research on large format posters during conferences is common practice. Often, these posters are set up with key rese...
01:43 pm GMT
Dev.To Micro Frontends: a deep dive into the latest industry trend.
Image from https://medium.com/@tomsoderlund/micro-frontends-a-microservice-approach-to-front-end-web-development-f325ebdadc16Patrick, a friend of mine in the web development industry, recently alerted...
01:24 pm GMT
Dev.To How to Have a Slow and Boring Successful Career
It's not a new idea that people born in the times since, or just before the digital revolution have different brains than our predecessors. We lean towards stimulation, towards a certain variability i...
01:00 pm
Slashdot One Dead After Fecal Transplant Gone Wrong, FDA Warns
fahrbot-bot shares a report from Ars Technica: One patient has died and another became seriously ill after fecal transplants inadvertently seeded their innards with a multi-drug resistant bacterial in...
01:00 pm
TutsPlus - Design Art for All: Celebrate Diversity in DesignVolume 22
Welcome back to our Diversity in Design series on Envato Tuts+. Discover four talented artists with inspiring styles you'll love.4 Artists You Should Know: Diversity in Design Celebrate the work of t...
12:45 pm -04
Engadget The Morning After: Going under the hood of Honda's adorable EV
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Now that E3 2019 is over there's plenty of time to catch up on all of the gaming news revealed this week. Once you're through with that, we've got s...
12:00 pm PDT
BoingBoing 10 deals too good to miss out on from TVs to CBD gummies
Who needs a holiday sale? Sometimes there's no better time than the thick of summer to find deals. We should know - we've found ten deep discounts on some must-have items. Whether you're searching for...
12:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch Startups Weekly: CodeCon, the techlash and ill-prepared CEOs
In this week's newsletter: Epic Games throws a houseparty, CrowdStrike soars and a VR startup raises fresh funds....
12:00 pm GMT
Mashable 9 hidden iOS 13 features you need to know about
iOS 13 is going to be a whale of an update, available for free this fall for iPhone SE, 6S, and newer models. It comes with much heralded features like a system-wide dark mode, redesigned Photos app, ...
11:46 am GMT
Dev.To Creating a simple memory cache for your Angular Universal website or application
Originally published at https://samvloeberghs.be on June 14, 2019 Target audienceThis article and guide on setting up a simple memory cache for an Angular Universal website or application is targ...
10:46 am GMT
Techcrunch Where is the EU going on tech and competition policy?
Huge technology policy questions are looming for whoever takes the top jobs at the European Union in the coming months. Decisions that could radically reshape tech business models, reconfigure the com...
10:34 am GMT
Android Headlines Google Play Console Points To New NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Device
What might be the first real sign that a new NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV device is coming has now surfaced.This is based on the spotting of a device in the Google Play Console with...
10:00 am
Slashdot Cellebrite Says It Can Unlock Any iPhone For Cops
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Wired: On Friday afternoon, the Israeli forensics firm and law enforcement contractor Cellebrite publicly announced a new version of its product known as a Uni...
09:00 am GMT
Mashable Save $200 on the 17-inch LG gram laptop, the lightest device of its size
TL;DR: The slim, 17-inch LG gram laptop is on sale in the PCMag Shop for just $1,499. (That's $200 less than what you'd pay on Amazon or the LG website.)Lightweight laptops are excellent for on-the-go...
09:00 am GMT
Mashable Laptops and tablets on sale: Shop Fire tablets, MacBooks, and more all weekend
It may be last minute, but it still isn’t too late to pick up a gift for your dad to help celebrate Father’s Day this weekend. (And check out our last-minute gift guide for more options.)S...
09:00 am GMT
Mashable Breathe easier with this at-home ionizer that's on sale
TL;DR: The ionbox Negative Ion Generator is on sale for $59.99, a savings of $15.When talking about air pollution, smoke belched by cars and trucks, fumes from factories, wildfires, and emissions from...
09:00 am GMT
Mashable Indulge your inner tinkerer with this 'pick your own price' Arduino course
TL;DR: Build your own gadgets with this Arduino e-books bundle that's on sale — you can name your own price. Want to indulge your inner builder? Arduino, the open-source electronic prototyp...
08:19 am -04
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Fold delay could extend through July?
The strange case of Samsung's Galaxy Fold may drag on throughout the summer, according to a report in The Korea Herald. The outlet -- which reported in May that Samsung would reach a conclusion o...
07:00 am
Slashdot Astronomers Detected Signs of Our Milky Way Colliding With Another Galaxy
fahrbot-bot shares a report from ScienceAlert: Antlia 2, the "ghost of a galaxy" orbiting the Milky Way, is a dark horse in more ways than one. Not only is it so faint it was only just discovered last...
04:48 am GMT
Dev.To What are your favourite resources for beginners?
Right now on my team, we're in the middle of onboarding the first of several new team members. There's been lots of discussion around the team on the resources we should put into a list for those bran...
03:30 am
Slashdot Arctic Permafrost Melting 70 Years Sooner Than Expected, Study Finds
An anonymous reader quotes a report The Weather Channel: Scientists studying climate change expected layers of permafrost in the Canadian Arctic to melt by the year 2090. Instead, it's happening now. ...
02:10 am
Slashdot Prenda Copyright Troll Sentenced To 14 Years
JustAnotherOldGuy shares a report from Boing Boing: For years, Paul Hansmeier terrorized internet users through his copyright trolling racket Prenda Law, evading the law through shell companies and fr...
02:03 am -04
Engadget NYT: Sprint, T-Mobile merger could get federal approval next week
Just days after AGs representing ten states filed suit to stop the combining of Sprint and T-Mobile, the New York Times reports the Justice Department is "moving closer" to approval. Doing s...
01:30 am
Slashdot Texas Appeals Court Says Government Can't Be Sued For Copyright Piracy
sandbagger writes: Photographer Jim Olive's helicopter shot of Houston was used by the University of Houston on their website after they removed his watermark, a definite no-no particularly since the ...
12:50 am GMT
Dev.To How To Upgrade Your VuePress Site To v1.0
VuePress is a Vue-powered static site generator. It's great for writing technical documentation, and I've been using it in production for the Bocadillo docs site since December 2018.I recently learnt ...
12:50 am
Slashdot Ask Slashdot: Should All OSs Ship With a Programming Language Built In?
dryriver writes: If anybody remembers the good old Commodore 64, one thing stood out about this once popular 8-bit computer -- as soon as you turned it on, you could type in BASIC (Beginner's All-purp...
12:18 am GMT
Techcrunch Amazon Spark, the retailers two-year-old Instagram competitor, has shut down
Amazon’s two-year-old Instagram competitor, Amazon Spark, is no more. Hoping to capitalize on the social shopping trend and tap into the power of online influencers, Amazon in 2017 launched its ...
12:10 am
Slashdot Graphene As an Open-Source Material
An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: The 2D wonder-material graphene could greatly benefit from the widespread experimentation of open-source use. In its current state, graphene is pri...