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Bernie Sanders On the Panama Papers: Told You So

The Vermont senator's 2011 comments on Panama are eerily prophetic.

Vivaldi is a new desktop browser for power users

There’s a new desktop browser launching today. It’s called Vivaldi, and it’s explicitly for power users — people who like to customize their browsers to the greatest extent, who value the longest list of features. It’s from Vivaldi Technologies, a company headed by Jon von Tetzchner, the ex-CEO of Opera, a browser which appeals to a similar audience.

A computer has made a Rembrandt painting and it's perfect

'The Next Rembrandt' is an 18-month project undertaken by a group of art historians, software developers, scientists, engineers and data analysts.

Game Boy mod plays nearly any classic Nintendo game

It involves Raspberry Pi and a whole lot of drilling.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story First Teaser Trailer to Drop on GMA - IGN

Trailer will debut during Good Morning America on Thursday (April 7).

Xiaomi made a toy tablet that turns into a Transformers robot

It takes 30 steps for the tablet to transform into a robot, but that just makes it more fun to play with.

This Raspberry Pi-enabled Game Boy is a retro gamer's dream

Oh, the original Gameboy. How I long for that green-screened brick of a handheld to play another round of 'Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening.' Retro gaming

Why the Panama Papers are a good thing for hackers - and the rest of us

From a pure data point of view, the Panama Papers dwarves anything previously released. There are 2.6 terabytes of information detailing 214,000 businesses

This Drake remix is muffins, muffins, muffins, muffins

Anxious, paranoid, dreamy Drake has a message for you: If you're making muffins, and there are too many walnuts in your muffin batter he just can't trust it. Also, he prefers "the berries that are...

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Forget Apple vs. the FBI: WhatsApp Just Switched on Encryption for a Billion People

Koum is right that encryption is widely available to anyone motivated to use it, but WhatsApp is pushing it much farther into the mainstream than anyone else. Apple, for instance, encrypts the data sitting on an iPhone, and it uses end-to-end encryption to hide the messages that travel over its own iMessage texting service. But iMessage is only available on iPhones. Over the years, Apple has sold about 800 million iPhones. But it’s hard to know how many are still in use, or how many people who have them are communicating via iMessage anyway. WhatsApp runs on just about every kind of phone. Plus, Apple’s techniques have some gaping holes. Most notably, many users back up their iMessages to Apple’s iCloud service, which negates the end-to-end encryption. WhatsApp, meanwhile, has a billion users on its service right now .

9-year-old reporter breaks crime news, posts videos, fires back at critics

And it was her tenaciousness on the vandalism story that led her to the murder scene, her father said. “She heard they’d got the vandal,” Matthew Lysiak said. “She goes down to the police department and says, ‘I heard you caught the vandal.’ The chief says, ‘I’ve got a big story, I’ve gotta go.'” Hilde began following up, and in the town of about 5,000 people, soon learned where the action was. “Because she’s the only one doing community news, she’s developed sources who trust her to cover the news. One of her sources contacted her, and she was able to confirm it with law enforcement. She knocked on every door, like she’d seen me do with the Daily News. There were no other reporters there.”

In the Future, We Will Photograph Everything and Look at Nothing - The New Yorker

Before Google bought it, in 2012, the collection cost five hundred dollars. It is made up of seven pieces of specialized software that, when used in combination with other photo-editing software, such as Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Lightroom, give photographers a level of control akin to that once found in the darkroom. They can mimic old film stock, add analog photo effects, or turn color shots into black-and-white photos. The suite can transform modestly good photos into magical ones. Collectively, Nik’s intellectual sophistication is that of a chess grand master. I don’t mind paying for the software, and neither do thousands of photographers and enthusiasts. So, like many, I wondered, why would Google make it free?

How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them

Our biases can be dangerous, even deadly — as we've seen in the cases of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner, in Staten Island, New York. Diversity advocate Vernā Myers looks closely at some of the subconscious attitudes we hold toward out-groups. She makes a plea to all people: Acknowledge your biases. Then move toward, not away from, the groups that make you uncomfortable. In a funny, impassioned, important talk, she shows us how.

Hardcore Henry Review - IGN

Meanwhile, the set pieces are brilliantly designed to look like video game stages. There's a car chase, a fetch quest, an escort mission, a sniper segment -- at one point, Henry even tries to tame a wild horse, which goes about as well as you'd expect -- and all of this culminates in a final boss battle with waves upon waves of enemies. Indeed, Naishuller has no shortage of hoops for Henry jump through, even if they are barely strung together.

MAAFI (Sorry Bollywood Remix) - Dance With SL & J Raj Music

IF UNAVAILABLE: | INTERVIEW INQUIRIES: | Our Bollywood take on Justin Bieber's 'Sorry' - and whats a remixed track without a remixed video? Brought to you by Dance With SL & J Raj Music Enjoy y'all! :) Original remix by J Raj (Instagram: @jraj_music, Soundcloud: J-Raj), Dance cover & choreography by Shereen Ladha (@shereenladha, #dancewithSL, Dancers: Gowtham Ratnaraj (@gothamphotographyTO), Rahim Printer (@printerror1), Arnold Wallang, Vanessa Mangar, Shama Kassam, Karina D'Mello, Akshina Taploo (@__shina), Pratik Marathe, Rahul Ravi, Deepta Banik (@deeptabanik), Raj Soordhar & Jasvir Tamber Special thanks to Safira Halani for the videography (@safirahalani), Rohit Rumpal & Phantasia Studios

WhatsApp is now entirely end-to-end encrypted

The result is strong security for WhatsApp users, and potentially a template that could be applied to other services going forward. Open Whisper's protocol is open source, and the group has pledged to help other messenger services employ the same protections going forward. "Over a billion monthly active users across the world are now using the Signal Protocol for end to end encryption," Open Whisper wrote in its blog post announcing the change. "Over the next year, we will continue to work with additional messengers to amplify the impact and scope of private communication even further."

Moleskine's Smartpen Digitizes Your Notebooks as You're Writing In Them

The app provides additional functionality like the ability convert your hand-written notes into editable text, multiple options for sharing using email or services like Evernote, and even the ability to record audio via your smartphone or tablet while you’re writing in the Paper Tablet. And if your connected device is buried in a bag and you need to jot down a quick note, the Pen+ also has enough storage onboard to capture 1,000 pages of notes before they need to be transferred to the app.

How megacities are changing the map of the world

"I want you to reimagine how life is organized on earth," says global strategist Parag Khanna. As our expanding cities grow ever more connected through transportation, energy and communications networks, we evolve from geography to what he calls "connectography." This emerging global network civilization holds the promise of reducing pollution and inequality — and even overcoming geopolitical rivalries. In this talk, Khanna asks us to embrace a new maxim for the future: "Connectivity is destiny."

Chrome is finally getting native push notifications on Mac

Google’s Chrome browser has long used its own in-house notification system, which was created before the built-in versions existed in both OS X and Windows, but that’s finally changing.


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The Future of Technology Is Hiding on the Ocean Floor

In March 1968, a Soviet Golf II submarine carrying nuclear ballistic missiles exploded and sank 1,500 nautical miles northwest of Hawaii. Five months later, the US government discovered the wreckage—and decided to steal it. So began Project AZORIAN , one of the most absurdly ambitious operations the CIA has ever conceived.

How to Use Snapchat

In fact, your timing couldn’t be better. The company recently announced a slew of new features as part of what it’s calling “Chat 2.0.” The update includes voice chat, video and audio notes, stickers, and a number of changes to the UI. While Snapchat was seen largely as a ephemeral platform for pre-teen communication and raunchy pictures that disappear in seconds, the changes move the company into a much broader competitive space that includes everything from Kik and Whatsapp to Skype and Facetime. In light of the updates, we thought we’d give you rookies—along with our editor—a helpful guide to Snapchat. [ Ed. —I don’t know what they’re talking about, I am super cool.]

Smartphone Ownership and Internet Usage Continues to Climb in Emerging Economies

As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, both economically and socially, technology adoption remains one of the defining factors in human progress. To that end, there has been a noticeable rise over the past two years in the percentage of people in the emerging and developing nations surveyed by Pew Research Center who say that they use the internet and own a smartphone. And while people in advanced economies still use the internet more and own more high-tech gadgets, the rest of the emerging world is catching up. 1

Facebook Live update proves streaming is the way forward

The social network might not be breaking the boundaries of innovation with its latest features, borrowing filters from Instagram and reactions from Periscope; but by pushing on and being almost obsessive in its promotion of live streaming, there’s every chance it will overtake its rivals any day now. I mean, Facebook has the clear advantage of over a billion users around the globe so it really should be winning this race.

Reddit is turning on a new 'block user' tool to help curb harassment

In a move to battle harassment on the site, Reddit today released a new tool for blocking users. The expanded blocking option, the company announced, will hide a user's content but not inform the user that they've been blocked.

Capitalize on the New Apple TV Features & Start Building Amazing Apps from Scratch

Even if you’ve never programmed a day in your life, you’ll create 13 real tvOS apps by the end of this course. The instructor provides ground-up training in both Swift 2 and tvOS development, and even dives into how to submit your shiny new app to the App Store. And since the course is online and accessible 24/7, you can work it into your already-busy schedule.

American Hero Hacks Game Boy to Run Almost Any Retro Game

Using Emulation Station , this Pi board is able to play games from NES, SNES, and the Gameboy’s many iterations all up to and including Advanced. That’s where things start getting tricky, since the Gameboy had only two buttons, while later systems used many more. Two of the screws in the back are tossed out to make room for makeshift shoulder triggers, while additional holes are drilled in the front for X and Y buttons which were salvaged from an SNES controller.

Exclusive: White House declines to support encryption legislation - sources

The White House last year backed away from pursuing legislation that would require U.S. technology firms to provide a "back door" to access encrypted data. The backpedaling resembled a retreat by President Bill Clinton's administration in the 1990s on efforts to require a special computer chip in phones to give the U.S. government a way to monitor encrypted conversations.

Amazon Expands Free Same-Day Prime Delivery to 11 More Cities

While Amazon Prime is more expensive than was in the old days , Amazon is at least making it worth your while. Now, Prime members in 11 more cities can get same-day delivery on certain items with an order of $35 or more.

Inside Microsoft's HoloLens

When I tried Microsoft’s HoloLens headset last year, security guards lined the walls of a hotel, and I had to stash all my belongings in a locker before I even set foot near it. Microsoft was petrified someone would take a photo of the device and deconstruct it to help rival companies catch up. Fast forward a year and a lot has changed. Microsoft is now shipping HoloLens development editions to app and game developers, and it’s ready to give the world a much closer look at the headset. I got the chance to look at exactly what goes inside Microsoft’s HoloLens, and the company supplied me with all of the HoloLens parts on a table — even the screws that hold it all together. Here’s a close look at all the tiny HoloLens components that make Star Wars-like holograms possible in your own living room.

Here’s How Google Makes Sure It (Almost) Never Goes Down

Odds are, you don’t remember that ever happening. Sure, there are times when you can’t reach Google because your internet connection is down. But Google’s primary online services, from its search engine to Gmail to Google Docs and more, are nearly always accessible. The company’s Google Apps suite, including Gmail and Docs, was available about 99.97 percent of the time in 2015, according to the company’s own numbers. The world pretty much takes this for granted, but it’s a remarkable reality. The billions who use Google hardly stop to consider how Google made something so impressive seem so mundane.

Ta-Nehisi Coates Fights the Power—Literally—With Black Panther

Hahn’s book is all about the grassroots. When you think about history and historiography, there’s a lot of Great Man theory. Hahn is talking about the Civil War and Reconstruction, and most people obsess with Abraham Lincoln—if you’re lucky, Frederick Douglass, Robert E. Lee. He’s interested in the little movements of the people who are underneath, of the slaves whose stories haven’t been told. As much as this is the story of T’Challa, you’re going to see him grappling with the nation underneath. And supervillains with cool powers. Let’s not forget that. It’s not a dissertation.

Self-driving delivery vehicle startup Dispatch raises $2 million seed round led by Andreessen Horowitz

Dispatch’s vehicles could be useful to existing on-demand companies, especially the ones that are struggling with the costs of last-mile delivery. The last-mile delivery piece of on-demand operations can be a big cost to existing startups, mostly because the substantial labor needed to deliver products can result in thin margins. Hiring contract workers is one way to reduce the amount of money spent on labor, but questions around the legality of hiring these on-demand workers as contractors rather than full-time employees have been raised in last couple of years. It’s also resulted in a major class-action lawsuit against Uber in California.

Ask HN: Pick startups for YC to fund | Hacker News

I'd say this is not that model. The way HN works now is clearly by bandwagon effect, and we want this to be pretty close to the way HN works now. If you think of HN users as 'investing' their time and energy into which stories they read and discuss here, then arguably this is kind of already happening. One way of looking at this experiment is to ask what happens if we take the existing system and permute its feedback loop, i.e. take one of the outputs (startups gets funded -> HN discusses them) and make it an input (HN discussion -> startups get funded). It's impossible to predict how a complex system will react and it's a fun kind of problem to think about. Of course, such permutations often just produce an unstable mess. That could happen here, i.e. the whole thing could turn into a trainwreck that produces no clear signal. reply

Huawei outs dual-lens flagship smartphones, co-branded with Leica

The third largest smartphone maker by global marketshare, China’s Huawei, has just unveiled two new flagship handsets — announcing the 5.2 inch P9 and 5.5 inch P9 Plus at an event in London today.

83 Weird and Hilarious Miitomo Photos - IGN

We asked you to share some of your funniest, dumbest, and weirdest Miifotos with us on Twitter and you responded with some great ones. We also dug deep into NeoGAF threads and our very own IGN office to find you some of our favorite Miifotos so far. Find them all in the handy gallery above.

VideoStitch launches 360-degree Orah camera to make VR video simpler to produce

VideoStitch , the company responsible for software that instantly renders together multiple camera feeds for live 360-degree video, is now releasing the Orah camera to reduce the pain from the hardware side of this equation. The Orah 4i is a plug-and-play solution for capturing and broadcasting 360-degree videos for platforms like YouTube and Facebook as well as VR headsets like Samsung’s Gear VR and the Oculus Rift. VideoStitch is launching the camera today at a special price of $1,795. It will quickly raise that to $3,595 in a few weeks. The company explained to GamesBeat that it is targeting “prosumers” who are looking for a 4K all-in-one solution to start producing content for a VR market that tech adviser Digi-Capiutal predicts will generate $30 billion in revenues by 2020.

Playing PS4 Games On a Mac Is Surprisingly Easy

Sony PS4 owners should update their consoles today. The new 3.50 system software update brings a bounty of desired features, including the ability to appear as if you’re offline (useful to avoid friends who want you to get back into Destiny when you’re currently into The Division ) and to schedule online events (useful when your Division group needs to settle on a time to be online).

The First Footage From Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Is Here

The first trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will premiere on Good Morning America Thursday morning but, ahead of that, the official Star Wars Twitter has offered up a super brief tease. Watch it here.

Congressman blames son for spending $1,300 in state funds on Steam

“Personal use is any use of funds in a campaign account of a present or former candidate to fulfill a commitment, obligation or expense of any person that would exist irrespective of the candidate’s campaign or duties as a federal office holder,” the notice reads.

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A die-hard Android user finally caves in and gets an iPhone. The transition is rocky

Moleskine's latest pen and notebook instantly digitize scribbles

Moleskine's Pen+ is the main attraction of the Smart Writing Set. The writing instrument has a built-in camera and tech from Neolab to capture all of those marks as the tip hits the paper. That Paper Tablet, named for its tablet-like edges and thickness, holds paper with an invisible grid that helps with the conversion process. Those notes and drawings are then beamed over to the Notes App on iOS for safekeeping. Don't worry Android users, there's mobile software on the way for you, too. If you'd rather work without being connected to a phone or tablet, the Smart Writing Set can store up to 1,000 pages in its analog mode. And yes, written text is converted to editable copy so you won't have to retype it.

How to Use Snapchat

In fact, your timing couldn’t be better. The company recently announced a slew of new features as part of what it’s calling “Chat 2.0.” The update includes voice chat, video and audio notes, stickers, and a number of changes to the UI. While Snapchat was seen largely as a ephemeral platform for pre-teen communication and raunchy pictures that disappear in seconds, the changes move the company into a much broader competitive space that includes everything from Kik and Whatsapp to Skype and Facetime. In light of the updates, we thought we’d give you rookies—along with our editor—a helpful guide to Snapchat. [ Ed. —I don’t know what they’re talking about, I am super cool.]

Kid's well-intended Easter egg card ends up entirely NSFW

A well-intentioned schoolkid from Arbroath, Scotland worked very hard on the Easter egg card he made for his mother. In fact, he was super proud that he successfully made the egg three-dimensional.

Trump commented on his infant daughter's breasts in 1994

He says that the baby already has his mother's legs, but that they will have to wait and see about other attributes. He then mimics breasts with his hands. Anyone itching to have this man kiss their baby may want to reconsider.

The Future of the Great Barrier Reef Just Got Worse

But the Carmichael mine is more than a symbolic insult. As New Scientist reported in 2014, the mining project could lead to some five millions of tons of dredged soil and sediment dumped directly inside the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. That sediment would cloud the water, blocking out the sunlight corals and seagrasses depend on to survive. Say nothing of the noise pollution and increased likelihood of physical damage to reefs due to more shipping traffic.

Facebook adds a dedicated video tab as part of a major redesign for live-streaming

Taken together, it’s a lot of change arriving inside Facebook all at once. It’s significant that Facebook, which only began testing live video broadcasts last August, has already rolled the feature out in 60 countries. That urgency reflects the size of the opportunity — video-centered apps like Snapchat are partially replacing television for young people, and the successor to television will reap billions in advertising revenue once reserved for TV. But Facebook’s urgency also comes from the fact that it’s starting late. Snapchat, Twitter, and Google’s YouTube have had a head start in the space, and their products were built for video from the beginning. Until recently, Zuckerberg described Facebook as a " personalized newspaper " — the transition to personalized TV channel could be wrenching.

FAA committee says small drones should be allowed to fly over cities and crowds

A working group commissioned by the Federal Aviation Administration has released a set of recommendations for how small drones should be regulated, opening a path for commercial drone flight over populated cities, and even creating a special class of drones that would be allowed to fly over large crowds at low altitudes. The report argues that drones that weigh 250 grams or less should be allowed to fly with little to no restrictions, so long as they can prove there is a minimal chance of injury from a full-speed collision.

'Doom' open beta kicks off April 15th

You won't have to pre-order a game to get a taste of Doom's multiplayer mode before the ultra-violent first-person shooter arrives on May 13th . Bethesda and id Software have revealed that the open beta for the game will run April 15th through the 17th on the PS4, Xbox One and Windows PCs. As with the closed test, you're getting a sliver of the full online experience: you'll have two maps (Heatwave and Infernal), two game modes (Team Deathmatch and Warpath) and one demon to invoke.

The resume is dead – long live the resume

When I applied for my first job, I painstakingly spent hours upon hours perfecting my resume. Each word was carefully chosen. Margins were neatly aligned. Fonts and character size thoughtfully decided.

How To Enlist Other People To Do Your Networking For You

It's pretty much what it sounds like: Network franchising is all about empowering others to market your skills and personal brand to the people they know and meet. But that's not just about asking for favors. It works by explicitly agreeing with a small group of like-minded friends or colleagues that when one person is out networking, they'll keep the interests and needs of others top of mind—a favor that each one in the group then pays forward.

Hand-painted butterfly scarves will help you realize your fairy goals

Hand-painted butterfly scarves will help you realize your fairy goals

6 easy and affordable data security tips that actually work

How much time do you spend thinking about protecting your data? When was the last time you changed your passwords? If someone tried to hack into your organization or personal computer, would you know about it?

People line up to microchip dogs as it becomes compulsory in Britain

LONDON — Pet owners from the Western Isles in Scotland were lining up to get their dogs microchipped just as it became compulsory for all owners in England, Scotland and Wales to get their pets tagged.

Will these massive touchscreens distract you from the misery of air travel?

There seems to be an inverse relationship between the sophistication of in-flight entertainment systems, and the amount of legroom on offer. The less space you have, the more you'll be distracted with movies, TV, and fast Wi-Fi. Case in point is a new prototype in-flight entertainment system from French aerospace firm Thales, which puts a 21.3-inch touchscreen directly in front of each passenger. The company unveiled the project — nicknamed "Digital Sky" — in Hamburg  earlier this week , and Zach Honig of travel site managed to snap some pictures of the setup .

Wonder Woman: Earth One HC Review - IGN

At one point this book was intended to be called "The Trial of Diana Prince," and that trial forms the backbone of the story. The script takes a fairly nonlinear approach to exploring the origin of Wonder Woman in the Earth One universe, as Diana is brought back to Paradise Island in chains and she and others testify about her first journey to the outside world of men. This approach helps Morrison address, if not fully account for, the pacing problems that have plagued all the Earth One graphic novels to one degree or another. The 120-page graphic novel format simply isn't adequate for the amount of world-building and character development the creative teams are trying to take on. The nonlinear structure of this story allows Morrison to be more efficient with the limited space while still providing plenty of room for Paquette's gorgeous splash pages and collages.

South America's prehistoric people spread like 'invasive species'

WASHINGTON When the first prehistoric people trekked into South America toward the end of the Ice Age, they found a wondrous, lush continent inhabited by all manner of strange creatures like giant ground sloths and car-sized armadillos.

51 Secrets of the Yahoo Sale ‘Book’ Reveal Financial Meltdown and Big Bet on Mobile Voice Search
52 Live VR Streaming Is Made Easy With The Orah 4i
53 Samsung patents smart contact lenses with a built-in camera
54 Amazon and Microsoft are very close to investing in mapping tech for self-driving cars
55 Yik Yak’s CTO drops out as the hyped anonymous app stagnates
56 Blake Lively proves she's a Harry Potter nerd with her new manicure
57 Apple should rename its confusing iPad lineup
58 Apple’s Tim Cook is now a board member of a human rights group
59 This J-pop music video takes control of your iPhone
60 Emilia Clarke wants Daenerys to be the queen of Westeros (and penises)
61 Already rife with corruption, Latin America is now aggressively spying on citizens
62 Get the perfect fit for the HTC Vive
63 Domino’s Zero Click takes the work out of ordering pizza
64 Samsung Makes Aggressive Play for Emerging Markets
65 Want to get rid of VR sickness? A zap to the head may help
66 Apple Maps transit directions expand to include Montreal
67 Conspiracy theory linking 'Frasier' and 'Clueless' will have you totally buggin'
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69 Unlocked 240: About That Gears of War 4 Release Date... - IGN
70 How do we get more women in tech? US CTO Megan Smith weighs in
71 Taco Bell is making a bot to let you order meals from Slack
72 What happened when the NFL found IoT? - ReadWrite
73 Outrage after teen takes smiling selfie with car involved in fatal accident
74 The FBI is telling senators how it hacked the San Bernardino iPhone
75 NYTimes Bits on Twitter
76 Newegg will provide customer support through Facebook Messenger
77 The FAA might allow commercial drones to fly over people, after all
78 Belgrade Badge Demoscene
79 Nest considers compensating owners of the soon-to-be defunct Revolv
80 Volvo aims to test self-driving cars in China using local drivers: sources
81 Remembering the hits that made Merle Haggard a country music giant
82 Windows 10 Update to Tweak Start Menu
83 The 'Rocket League' boxed edition hits US shelves in July
84 Facebook is starting to suggest businesses you should chat with on Messenger
85 Virtual reality is something you really need to see in action — just check out these GIFs
86 Microsoft delivers lots of new features in Windows 10 test build 14316 | ZDNet
87 Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview for PCs with Bash, Cortana cross-device features, universal Skype app
88 Parents of baby who had all of his diapers searched sue feds
89 A dance show driven by artificial intelligence - BBC News
90 4DX wants to take you inside films like 'Batman v Superman'
91 Verizon buys a stake in AwesomenessTV to bring exclusive videos to its streaming service go90