I challenged hackers to investigate me and what they found out is chilling

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I challenged hackers to investigate me and what they found out is chilling (via Pando Daily)

By Adam L. Penenberg On October 26, 2013It’s my first class of the semester at New York University. I’m discussing the evils of plagiarism and falsifying sources with 11 graduate journalism students when, without warning, my computer freezes. I…


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Software-Development Tools Belong in the Browser

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Software-Development Tools Belong in the Browser (via slashdot)

It is clear that the cloud is disrupting the way most software is deployed and consumed. Benefits such as elasticity, agility, and operational cost savings make it very compelling for companies to go with the cloud model, and the simplicity of the browser…


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Xbox One Key To ‘One Microsoft’

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Xbox One Key To ‘One Microsoft’ (via InformationWeek)

anon0739723612, User Rank: Apprentice 11/24/2013 | 6:37:23 PM MSFT selling Xbox is stupid, Wall st is greedy/ stupid All the greedy idiots on Wall st only want short term profits….   If Apple’s (AAPL) customer loyalty  is all about the ecosystem…


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Speed Test 2: Comparing C++ Compilers on Windows

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Speed Test 2: Comparing C++ Compilers on Windows (via slashdot)

In our previous article, we compared a few C++ compilers on Linux. This time we’re going to perform a similar set of tests for Windows. One notable aspect of using C++ on Windows is you’re typically encouraged to use an IDE such as Microsoft Visual…


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Are You Too Old For IT?

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Are You Too Old For IT? (via InformationWeek)

Ageism might be a taboo topic among employers, but veteran IT pros say it’s very much an industry reality. It is illegal for employers to base hiring and firing decisions on a person’s age. Explicit discrimination can be tricky to prove, however, and…


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How Much Does It Cost to Create an iOS App?

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In creating your own iOS mobile app, there are three kinds of costs you need to consider – design costs, development costs, and publishing costs. Design costs stem from how the app is created aesthetically. Meanwhile, development costs come from the…


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Review: Windows 8.1

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Code.Org Founder Applies Startup Lessons to CS Education

Code.Org Founder Applies Startup Lessons to CS Education (via Dice News in Tech)

Startup founder and investor Hadi Partovi knows about leverage. The founding team member of iLike and Tellme Networks is putting his startup experience to work on building the high-profile computer science education non-profit Code.org. Since its 2012…


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Best Apple Mac OS X Software: Part One

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InformationWeek Our Apple expert John C. Welch picks 22 lesser-known applications that can make your Mac experience more productive and more fun. Part 1 of 2. This story originally appeared March 10, 2007.While Mac OS X is a top-notch operating system…


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Review: Project Management Software

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InformationWeek A close look at four project management applications reveals they offer an abundance of features and capabilities. There’s a quiet revolution going on in project management software. The monolithic, one-size-fits-all package is out;…


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