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The Key Things That Have Disappeared From WhiteHouse.Gov

The Key Things That Have Disappeared From WhiteHouse.Gov

Digg Original
22-01-2017

As soon as WhiteHouse.gov and other government sites were turned over to the new Trump administration, things looked very different. Here are some of the key policies and issues, including climate change and healthcare, that went missing during the transition.

The Key Things That Have Disappeared From WhiteHouse.Gov

The Key Things That Have Disappeared From WhiteHouse.Gov

Digg Original
22-01-2017

As soon as WhiteHouse.gov and other government sites were turned over to the new Trump administration, things looked very different. Here are some of the key policies and issues, including climate change and healthcare, that went missing during the transition.

Crypto Experts Say There Is No Backdoor In WhatsApp

Crypto Experts Say There Is No Backdoor In WhatsApp

Technology
21-01-2017

The letter from experts comes after a much-castigated article in The Guardian from last week written by a freelance journalist, which interpreted an implementation of WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption as a major security concern.

Xiaomi's Plan To Rule The World: Build Every Gadget Imaginable

Xiaomi's Plan To Rule The World: Build Every Gadget Imaginable

Technology
21-01-2017

How do you take over the world? Build the coolest, most desirable phone anyone’s ever seen — oh, and everything else too.

That Viral Meitu 'Beauty' App Can Easily Steal Your Data

That Viral Meitu 'Beauty' App Can Easily Steal Your Data

Technology
21-01-2017

Meitu-filtered pictures are suddenly everywhere. The backlash, however, has been just as swift.

When A Wind Turbine Needs A Fast Fix, They Send Up This Intrepid Rock Climber

When A Wind Turbine Needs A Fast Fix, They Send Up This Intrepid Rock Climber

Technology
21-01-2017

Next time you pass a wind turbine, keep your eyes peeled. There might be some brave soul hanging on to one of the massive blades.

How 'Counter-Strike' Turned A Teenager Into A Compulsive Gambler

How 'Counter-Strike' Turned A Teenager Into A Compulsive Gambler

Gaming
21-01-2017

"Counter-Strike" has spawned a wild multibillion-dollar world of online casino gambling; it's barely regulated and open to any kid who wants in.

These Six-Wheeled Robots Are About To Start Delivering Food In The US

These Six-Wheeled Robots Are About To Start Delivering Food In The US

Technology
19-01-2017

The robots will trail with DoorDash in Redwood City, California, and with Postmates in Washington, DC. The commercial trials will see these services start making deliveries in the coming weeks using Starship’s six-wheeled robots within a four-mile-wide test area in each city.

Mark Zuckerberg Gets Testy In Oculus Lawsuit Grilling

Mark Zuckerberg Gets Testy In Oculus Lawsuit Grilling

Technology
18-01-2017

ZeniMax Media, owners of Bethesda Softworks ("The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim") and id Software ("DOOM") claim Facebook stole VR trade secrets when they purchased 24-year-old Palmer Luckey's Oculus and poached gaming luminary John Carmack from id. Today, Mark Zuckerberg testified in court for the first time.

Welcome The End Of The World With This Online Game Starring The 'This Is Fine' Dog

Welcome The End Of The World With This Online Game Starring The 'This Is Fine' Dog

Gaming
18-01-2017

The "This is fine" dog has been a mainstay of the internet for years, particularly after the recent presidential election. And now the dog has been gamified.

Vine Died Today, But These Great Vines Will Live On Forever

Vine Died Today, But These Great Vines Will Live On Forever

Internet
18-01-2017

A few months back, it was announced that Vine would be shutting down. Today, it officially shut down, replaced by Vine Camera. But the greatest Vines of all time (in our opinion) will never die.

The 2017 Financial Planning Bundle

The 2017 Financial Planning Bundle

Digg Store
17-01-2017

From tax season to retirement, this bundle comes with 65 hours of training to help you take complete control of your finances.

Coffee Will Be More Expensive In 2017

Coffee Will Be More Expensive In 2017

Food
17-01-2017

Coffee futures are on a tear as regions of Brazil beleaguered by drought last year are heading for more of the same parched conditions.

Will Mark Zuckerberg Be Our Next President?

Will Mark Zuckerberg Be Our Next President?

Technology
16-01-2017

It’s a serious question. “He wants to be emperor,” several people have told me.

The 8 Best Chargers To Save Your Phone’s Battery Life

The 8 Best Chargers To Save Your Phone’s Battery Life

Digg Store
15-01-2017

American Horror Story: Your battery’s at 3% and you still haven’t ordered an Uber yet. Don’t let this happen to you.

WhatsApp Backdoor Allows Snooping On Encrypted Messages

WhatsApp Backdoor Allows Snooping On Encrypted Messages

Technology
14-01-2017

Privacy campaigners say the WhatsApp vulnerability is a "huge threat to freedom of speech" and warn it could be exploited by government agencies.

How To Backup Your Old PC So You Can Finally Throw It Out

How To Backup Your Old PC So You Can Finally Throw It Out

Technology
12-01-2017

Here’s how to get an old desktop or laptop ready to move out of your home.

Inside The Rise And Fall Of The World's Most Revolutionary Phone

Inside The Rise And Fall Of The World's Most Revolutionary Phone

Technology
12-01-2017

Dave Hakkens' design for a modular phone could have changed the world. It's too bad Project Ara never came together.

Guy Spends Nine Hours Manually Scrolling To Find The Bottom Of An Excel Spreadsheet

Guy Spends Nine Hours Manually Scrolling To Find The Bottom Of An Excel Spreadsheet

Technology
11-01-2017

Standard Excel spreadsheets have 1,048,576 rows. This poor schmuck had far too much time on his hands and decided to see if he could manually scroll all the way through one.

The Robot Threat Donald Trump Isn't Talking About

The Robot Threat Donald Trump Isn't Talking About

Technology
11-01-2017

After displacing US manufacturing workers, robots are poised to do the same in developing economies, too. It will be hard to re-shore jobs that no longer exist.

A Visual History Of The iPhone At 10

A Visual History Of The iPhone At 10

Technology
10-01-2017

Since its first unveiling, the iPhone has become much more than just a phone. It’s a symbol of the tech industry, of the modern era as a whole, and has made Apple the largest company in the world.

The Quiet Failure Of Sony’s Giant Cassette Tape

The Quiet Failure Of Sony’s Giant Cassette Tape

Technology
10-01-2017

Before Sony knocked it out of the park in the cassette tape game, they seriously fumbled.

The iPhone Remade Apple 10 Years Ago. Now It’s Slowing Apple Down

The iPhone Remade Apple 10 Years Ago. Now It’s Slowing Apple Down

Technology
10-01-2017

Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone 10 years ago today, and it made Apple the biggest company in the world. But it can't sustain Apple forever.

Santa Delivered The Drone. But Not The Safety And Skill To Fly Them.

Santa Delivered The Drone. But Not The Safety And Skill To Fly Them.

Technology
10-01-2017

The holiday season was a boom time for drone sales, bringing a heightened risk to people and property, particularly when neophytes are at the controls.

Why Is Everyone Posting Mislabeled Film Stills?

Why Is Everyone Posting Mislabeled Film Stills?

Internet
09-01-2017

A long-running meme format helps film nerds establish their credentials.

Check Out 'Games Done Quick,' A Week-Long Video Game Stream Benefitting Cancer Research

Check Out 'Games Done Quick,' A Week-Long Video Game Stream Benefitting Cancer Research

Gaming
09-01-2017

Video game speedrunners from around the world have gathered in one place to demonstrate their skills while raising money for the Prevent Cancer Foundation.

My So-Called Life In The Beautiful Bubble Of The Not-Quite Internet

My So-Called Life In The Beautiful Bubble Of The Not-Quite Internet

Internet
09-01-2017

"In 1999, the internet was not yet real life."

The Original iPhone Almost Had This Terrible Clickwheel Design

The Original iPhone Almost Had This Terrible Clickwheel Design

Technology
07-01-2017

According to Apple insider Sonny Dickson, the iPod-like operating system (called AcornOS inside Apple) seen in this video was one of prototypes the company tested before it released the 1st iPhone. And, uh, you made the right call, Mr. Jobs.

Now Hackers Are Targeting People's Smart TVs With Ransomware

Now Hackers Are Targeting People's Smart TVs With Ransomware

Technology
07-01-2017

Japan alone has reported more than 300 ransomware attacks on smart TVs this year, marking a sharp increase in cyberattacks targeting internet of things appliances.