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Passwords, even strong ones, aren’t enough to protect you. Your online accounts are only as safe as the security policies of the companies that hold them. At least that’s the apparent lesson to be learned from Naoki Hiroshima’s epic account of how one hacker used a series of simple social-engineering tactics to gain control of […]

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Google has officially dumped Motorola Mobility for $US2.9 billion to Lenovo. Here’s why. Read the rest of the original article here! * Text and image from http://gizmodo.com.au

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Get the rest of the original recipe here! * Text and image from http://www.thekitchn.com Ingredients: 4 cups water (or a mix of water and milk) 1 cup polenta or cornmeal 1 teaspoon salt 4 ounces (1 cup) goat cheese, shredded cheddar, or other cheese, plus more to serve 1/2 tablespoon olive oil 2 links chicken sausage, […]

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As a teenager, Finnish programmer Linda Liukas had a major crush on Al Gore. She wanted to share her passion for the then-vice president with a fan page. Without the pre-made templates that Tumblr and WordPress now place at our fingertips, she taught herself HTML and CSS so she could build a site from scratch. […]

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For early adopters of Google Glass, it’s been a demand from the start: a version that is friendly to prescription lenses. Those people’s prayers were answered early Tuesday when Google announced it would begin selling several “designer” pairs of glasses that are compatible with Glass, called the Titanium Collection. Before yesterday, near- and farsighted Glass […]

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I wish I could be 16 again to enroll in the futuristic Island School in Hong Kong, a 28,000-square-metre building that merges into the landscape. From the inside, it looks like a spaceship. From the outside, its structure seems to defy gravity: Read the rest of the original article! * Text and image from http://gizmodo.com.au

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Apple increased global iPhone shipments by 13% last year, but its growth rate is lagging behind competitors in the smartphone space — arguably the company’s most important market. In 2013, Apple shipped 153.4 million iPhones, up from 135.9 million in 2012. However, Samsung, one of Apple’s biggest smartphone competitors, increased shipments from 219.7 million to […]