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Saturday
Oct252014

Retailers are disabling NFC readers to shut out Apple Pay

[Link] : There's a lot of hype around Apple Pay right now, but not everyone is on board with the new mobile payments system. In fact, a significant number of merchants, including heavyweights like Walmart,…
Friday
Oct242014

How to Earn the Right to Buy Ferrari’s Most Exclusive Hypercar

[Link] : Businessman and television star Robert Herjavec bought 1 of 499 LaFerrari supercars. Herjavec Group Businessman and television star Robert Herjavec bought 1 of 499 LaFerrari supercars. Herjavec Group…
Thursday
Oct232014

The human-driven driverless car

[Link] : TECHNOLOGY companies from Google to Audi have made remarkable strides in autonomous vehicle technology over the past few years. This progress is the more impressive given the fact that a decade ago…

Wednesday
Oct222014

Can You Uber a Burger?

[NyTimes] : "In the spring of 2009, when New York was consumed by a frenzy for extravagant hamburgers, one of the most coveted was the $26 Black Label burger, perhaps smeared with a dab of bone marrow, at the"

Wednesday
Oct222014

What It Took for SpaceX to Become a Serious Space Company

[Link] : The Space Exploration Technology rocket factory is a large, white hangar-like building near Los Angeles international airport, with a parking lot filled with late-model motorcycles and Tesla electric…
Tuesday
Oct212014

Building good docker images

[Link] : Building good docker images The [docker registry](https://registry.hub.docker.com/) is bursting at the seams. At the time of this writing, a search for "node" gets just under 1000 hits. How does one…
Monday
Oct202014

Apple Pay setup step-by-step: It’s unsurprisingly easy and fast

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Monday
Oct202014

IX: A Protected Dataplane Operating System for High Throughput and Low Latency

[Link] : Authors:  Adam Belay, Stanford University; George Prekas, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL); Ana Klimovic, Samuel Grossman, and Christos Kozyrakis, Stanford…
Monday
Oct202014

Refold's Portable Cardboard Standing Desk

[Link] : Scroll down to the rewards section for more info.…
Monday
Oct202014

Containerizing the Cloud with Julia Ferrailoli

Monday
Oct202014

Phone Hackers Dial and Redial to Steal Billions

[NyTimes] : "SAN FRANCISCO — Bob Foreman’s architecture firm ran up a $166,000 phone bill in a single weekend last March. But neither Mr. Foreman nor anyone else at his seven-person company was in"

Sunday
Oct192014

Watch Jony Ive and Elon Musk talk design and sci-fi transportation

[Link] : Tired of hearing little more than soundbites from tech luminaries such as Apple's Jony Ive and Tesla's Elon Musk? Today's your lucky day. Vanity Fair has posted its full video interviews with both…
Sunday
Oct192014

Trying to Live in the Moment (and Not on the Phone)

[NyTimes] : "There’s a scene in the movie “Her,” a love story between a lonely writer and an artificially intelligent software program, that shows dozens of people riding the subway, deeply"

Sunday
Oct192014

Michelle Munson of Aspera, on Always Respecting the Opportunity

[NyTimes] : "This interview with Michelle Munson, C.E.O. of Aspera, a unit of IBM that provides software for high-speed file transfer, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant. Q. Were you in leadership roles"

Saturday
Oct182014

Cluster Management at Google

Saturday
Oct182014

Tesla - A Raw Deal in Michigan

[Link] : On October 1, the Michigan Automobile Dealers Association succeeded in passing a bill that is harmful to consumers. The bill, HB5606, was originally a single amendment to existing law designed to…

Saturday
Oct182014

OS X 10.10 Yosemite

[Link] : When the book is finally closed on the product line known as OS X, last year’s release of OS X 10.9 Mavericks may end up getting short shrift. Sure, it brought tangible energy saving benefits to Mac…
Saturday
Oct182014

Kickstarter Freezes Anonabox Privacy Router Project for Misleading Funders

[Link] : August Germar All August Germar asked for was $7,500 to fund his privacy-focused router project. But as the attention and controversy around his Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign snowballed over the…
Friday
Oct172014

Your Instagram Picture, Worth a Thousand Ads

[NyTimes] : "Alina Tsvor is a 24-year-old freelance photographer who sometimes struggles to make ends meet. But when Ms. Tsvor wanted to charter a helicopter to take her and her friends for a ride over Chicago,"

Friday
Oct172014

Audi's self-driving RS 7 hits the racetrack this weekend

[Link] : Audi, who's long been toying with the idea of building self-driving cars, has upgraded one of its RS 7 sedans to build an autonomous concept vehicle for those who like to ride fast. The prototype…