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Android TV Box for Netflix, Hulu, and Kodi Exodus

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I will flesh this post out later, but I’m saying, don’t hesitate on getting an Android TV box for ...
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Smart Watches Won’t Make Traditional Watches Obsolete

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What’s with Smart Watches? A wrist computer with a strap is all they are. ....

WordPress 5 Minute Install Discussed and Demonstrated

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The WordPress 5 minute install is here.  Actually it only takes about 3 minutes....

Best Ways to Make Money Online

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Free enterprise meets marketing blogging tops the best ways to make money online, but we’ll get to that ...

How to Make Money on the Internet

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In this post I want to appeal to the downtrodden workers and especially fellow tech workers who may be searchi...

World’s Largest Dinosaur Footprints Discovered In Western Australia

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An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: The largest known dinosaur footprints have been discovered in Western Australia, including 1.7 meter prints left by gigantic herbivores. Until now, the biggest known dinosaur footprint was a 106cm track discovered in the Mongolian desert and reported last year. At the new site, along the Kimberley […]

NASA Launches Massive Digital Library For Space Video, Photos and Audio

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earlytime quotes a report from Space.com: NASA on Tuesday (March 28) unveiled a new online library that assembles the agency’s amazing space photos, videos and audio files into a single searchable library. The NASA Image and Video Library, as the agency calls it, can be found at http://images.nasa.gov/ and consolidates space imagery from 60 different […]

Scientists Turn Mammalian Cells Into Complex Biocomputers

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sciencehabit quotes a report from Science Magazine: Computer hardware is getting a softer side. A research team has come up with a way of genetically engineering the DNA of mammalian cells to carry out complex computations, in effect turning the cells into biocomputers. The group hasn’t put those modified cells to work in useful ways […]

Bay Area Tech Executives Indicted For H-1B Visa Fraud

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New submitter s.petry quotes a report from The Mercury News: Two Bay Area tech executives are accused of filing false visa documents through a staffing agency in a scheme to illegally bring a pool of foreign tech workers into the United States. An indictment from a federal grand jury unsealed on Friday accuses Jayavel Murugan, […]

Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Lies Programmers Tell Themselves?

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snydeq writes: “Confidence in our power over machines also makes us guilty of hoping to bend reality to our code,” writes Peter Wayner, in a discussion of nine lies programmers tell themselves about their code. “Of course, many problems stem from assumptions we programmers make that simply aren’t correct. They’re usually sort of true some […]

The Galaxy S8 Will Be Samsung’s Biggest Test Ever

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An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: You know what’s coming tomorrow, you’ve known and waited for it for months now. Samsung’s 2017 flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8, will be officially announced, and one of the most critical periods in the company’s history will begin. The phone Samsung launches on Wednesday will carry […]

Google Launches New Website To Showcase Its Open Source Projects and Processes

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BrianFagioli writes: Google is an essential member of the open source community. The search giant contributes some really great projects, offering code to be used many — it claims more than 2,000 such contributions! Heck, the company even hosts the annual Summer of Code program, where it pairs students with open source projects teams. In […]

DJI Proposes New Electronic ‘License Plate’ For Drones

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linuxwrangler writes: Chinese drone maker DJI proposed that drones be required to transmit a unique identifier to assist law enforcement to identify operators where necessary. Anyone with an appropriate receiver could receive the ID number, but the database linking the ID with the registered owner would only be available to government agencies. DJI likens this […]

Hong Kong Government Loses Laptops Containing Personal Data of 3.7 Million Voters

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New submitter fatp writes: Hong Kong Free Press reports that the Registration and Electoral Office (REO) has lost two laptops containing the personal data of all 3.7 million voters after the chief executive election [on Sunday]. The REO said “the personal data was encrypted and there was no evidence that it had been leaked.” Only […]

China’s ZTE Removed From US Trade Blacklist

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From a report: The U.S. Commerce Department will remove Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp from a trade blacklist after the company admitted to violating sanctions on Iran, the Commerce Department said in a notice made public on Tuesday. Read more of this story at Slashdot. Sharing is Caring…