Category Archives: Technology

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Terrible people have learned to exploit the internet. Yasmin Green is fighting back.

The Jigsaw team at Alphabet brings people who were radicalized online back from the brink, one video at a time.

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MRT Stations Gear Up To Go Completely Cashless – But Is This A Smart Move For A Smart Nation?

This morning, I woke up to my parents discussing about the announcement that cash top-up services at passenger service centres (PSC) are being phased out “completely by next month”. Once set in motion, those still reliant on cash top-ups would … Continue reading

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We Didn’t Think Subscription Boxes Or Books Were Profitable In M’sia. We Were Wrong.

Bookish Bundle is a Malaysian version of a popular mystery book subscription box trend popular overseas.  Each box costs RM80 or RM85. With a set price in mind, the team hustles to ensure that prices are exactly to budget, while … Continue reading

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Residential solar is cheap, but can it get cheaper? Paths to $0.05 per kWh

Tesla smooth black glass solar roof tiles. (credit: Tesla) The price of solar panels has fallen far and fast. But the Energy Department (DOE) wants to bring those costs down even further, especially for residential homes. After all, studies have shown … Continue reading

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Top 10 Innovative Flooring For Your New House

If you deem your house as your own sanctuary, the haven that keeps you safe and the place where you relax and take off your mask and feel comfortable, then you have to take great care of its design and … Continue reading

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Good news: Chrome debuts automatic blocking of annoying ads

Enlarge (credit: Daniel Oines) Google developers this week debuted a long-anticipated feature in Chrome that automatically blocks one of the Internet’s biggest annoyances—intrusive ads. Starting on Thursday, Chrome started filtering ads that fail to meet a set of criteria laid … Continue reading

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Have a Great (Long) Weekend.

What are you up to this weekend? We are actually flying to L.A. tomorrow! We’ll be visiting Alex’s mom and soaking up some California sunshine. I’m also packing this new book for the plane; I’ve read great reviews, so I’m … Continue reading

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How The Drone Industry Evolve In 2018

Drones are a perfect example of how our technology has evolved and will continue to grow in the future. So, what exactly does it offer? For casual users, it is just a fun toy. However, drones have use cases in … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Women on Avoiding Unwanted Advances During Business Travel

Here’s an interesting question for today: Do you often get unwanted attention when traveling for work? What are your best tips for women on avoiding unwanted advances during business travel? Does it happen most often in hotel bars, on the … Continue reading

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Bitcoin miner in NYC home interfered with T-Mobile network, FCC says

Enlarge / An Antminer S5. (credit: Bitmain) A New York City resident was ordered to turn off his bitcoin miner after the Federal Communications Commission discovered that it was interfering with T-Mobile’s wireless network. After receiving a complaint from T-Mobile … Continue reading

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Coffee Break: Born Pointy Toe Pump

I’m always a fan of a low pump, and this cute kitten-heeled one from Butter Shoes has such an interesting black and white pattern it’s hard not to love. They’re calling the pattern “Aztec,” which… I don’t see. At first … Continue reading

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How UPS delivers faster using $8 headphones and code that decides when dirty trucks get cleaned

Inside EDGE: the shipping giant’s ambitious, tech-driven bid to keep Amazon and others at bay.

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Frugal Friday’s Workwear Report: Ruffle Sleeve Shift Dress

Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. President’s Day sales are already starting, including the big Nordstrom Winter Sale. This dress is new to the sale and while it’s obviously a casual … Continue reading

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Thoughts on an Airplane

We feature an original illustration by the lovely Mari Andrew every Friday morning. Here’s today’s. P.S. When to get to the airport, and a nice thing to do for yourself.… Read more The post Thoughts on an Airplane appeared first … Continue reading

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Raw sockets backdoor gives attackers complete control of some Linux servers

(credit: Jeremy Brooks) A stealthy backdoor undetected by antimalware providers is giving unknown attackers complete control over at least 100 Linux servers that appear to be used in business production environments, warn researchers. In a blog post published Wednesday, Montreal-based GeoSecure … Continue reading

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Cure Your Procrastination With This One Mental Shift

featured image from lauren conrad The irony of my current situation is not lost on me. It’s 8pm, the night before this blog post is scheduled to go live, and I’ve just now sat down to write it. So there … Continue reading

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Why redesigning the humble yeast could kick off the next industrial revolution

In the future we won’t edit genomes—we’ll just print out new ones.

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In terse statement, White House blames Russia for NotPetya worm

Enlarge / White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders issued a statement today declaring that Russia would face “international consequences” for releasing the NotPetya malware worm. (credit: Getty Images) Following form with a finding by the government of the United Kingdom, … Continue reading

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VINCI Highways and CARFIT Partner To Strengthen Safety On Motorways

As a specialist in predictive maintenance applied to the automotive sector CARFIT announces a partnership with VINCI Highways. Our latest product, CARFIT PULS, is a new connected vibration sensor marketed with a toll transceiver from VINCI Highways, to allow drivers to be … Continue reading

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Mountain of sensitive FedEx customer data exposed, possibly for years

Enlarge / A redacted copy of data FedEx employees left on a publicly accessible Amazon bucket. (credit: Kromtech Security Center) Passports, driver licenses, and other sensitive documentation for thousands of FedEx customers were left online, possibly for years, in a … Continue reading

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