WhatsApp can now read your recent messages when you report a user

WhatsApp has just submitted a new update through the Google Play Beta Program, bringing the version up to What’s new in this update? Discover all details below! I’ve the same version but I don’t see this news, why? WhatsApp is introducing ...


Whether you’re leading virtual business meetings, teaching, or just trying to host a better happy hour, the mmhmm app adds a little magic to the new online reality we now find ourselves in.

macOS has checked app signatures online for over 2 years

A week ago, largely as the result of a server problem on 12 November, there was a storm of concernover the use by macOS of Apple ’s OCSP service to check certificates, and resulting leakage of private data. Apple responded rapidly to mounting concerns ...

Java Verbal Expressions

VerbalExpression testRegex = VerbalExpression .regex() .startOfLine() .then( "http ") .maybe( "s ") .then( ":// ") .maybe( "www. ") .anythingBut( " ") .endOfLine() .build(); //Create ...

Laser fusion reactor approaches ‘burning plasma’ milestone

In October 2010, in a building the size of three U.S. football fields, researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory powered up 192 laser beams, focused their energy into a pulse with the punch of a speeding truck, and fired it at a pellet ...

Libgen Storage Decentralization on IPFS

IPFS is here. IPFS is a de-centralized file and webhosting protocol founded on ideals of freedom and openness. The Library Genesis collection is live on IPFS as of today, accessible via libgen.rs and libgen.fun. IPFS is like BitTorrent but has a single ...

Tips for Founders Doing Sales (From a Founder)

I have a technical background (I am a Physicist by training) and had 0 experience when I first started doing sales. Over the past years I have talked with many founders about sales and growth and noticed that we were all struggling with the same problems. ...

hCaptcha now runs on 15% of the internet

We are proud to announce that hCaptcha has grown into the largest independent cybersecurity service in the world, running on about 15% of the internet - and we took most of this market share directly from Google reCAPTCHA. Together, hCaptcha and BotStop ...

FreeBSD Desktop – Part 3 – X11 Window System – 𝚟𝚎𝚛𝚖𝚊𝚍𝚎𝚗

In this article I would like to cover setting up the X11 Window System on FreeBSD. You may want to check other articles in the FreeBSD Desktop series on the FreeBSD Desktop - Global Page where you will find links to all episodes of the series along with table of contents for each episode’s contents.…

AWS Cognito is having issues and health dashboards are still green

more  6:36 AM PST We are investigating increased error rates for Kinesis Data Streams APIs in the US-EAST-1 Region.

Tesorio Is Hiring a Senior Product Manager and Senior Engineers

Tesorio is a high-growth, well-funded Series A startup backed by some of the Bay Area ’s most prominent Venture Capital firms (Madrona, First Round, Floodgate, Y Combinator, Fuel) and the world ’s top finance execs (e.g. the ex-CFO of Oracle, the ex-CFO ...

That’s not why I did it

It has been a very long time since I ’ve dealt with a major loom screw up. A really long time. Like I don ’t remember the last time? And it isn ’t because I ’m so very good at this whole weaving thing, but it sort of is. I ’ve been weaving since the ...

Charles Darwin notebooks lost and assumed stolen

Cambridge University Library has announced that two notebooks written by Charles Darwin, worth many millions of pounds, have been missing for 20 years. One of them contains the 19th Century scientist's famous Tree of Life sketch, exploring the evolutionary ...

Open Source Design – community of designers and devs for open design processes

We are a community of designers and developers pushing more open design processes and improving the user experience and interface design of open source software. We write articles, run a job board, put on events, provide resources, and present talks ...

Loneliness and Me

$50 for your first 3 months Get the print edition and steer from crisis to recovery Millions of us were living with this curse before the pandemic. How can we break it? The scene was so delightful and mesmerising that I wanted to holler to someone ...

Preserving Flash: why emulation is better than migration

Jeff Rothenberg's seminal 1995 Ensuring the Longevity of Digital Documentsfocused on the threat of the format in which the documents were encoded becoming obsolete, and rendering its content inaccessible. This was understandable, it was a ...

Apache OpenMeetings – Video chat, messaging, white board, doc editing and more

Openmeetings provides video conferencing, instant messaging, white board, collaborative document editing and other groupware tools. It uses API functions of Media Server for Remoting and Streaming Kurento.

World's first no-kill eggs go on sale in Berlin (2018)

Chick’s sex can be determined before it hatches, potentially ending culling of billions of males Respeggt eggs are now on the shelves of certain Berlin supermarkets, with a wider rollout planned in January.Photograph: SELEGGT ... It had to be easy to use, ...

We Fix: A DIY Manifesto (2014)

There are certain sounds that I feel in my bone marrow: the scraping of metal on metal, the death grind of misaligned gears, the low clanking of an engine on the verge of failure. These are the noises that have defined my life.

Amateur astronomer Alberto Caballero finds possible source of Wow signal

Amateur astronomer and YouTuber Alberto Caballero, one of the founders of The Exoplanets Channel, has found a small amount of evidence for a source of the notorious Wow! signal. In his paper uploaded to the arXiv preprint server, Caballero describes ...

Diego Maradona has died

Diego Maradona, regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time, has died aged 60. The Argentinian, who had brain surgery this month, died of a heart attack, his lawyer said. The country declared three days of national mourning.

A Modern Compiler for the French Tax Code

Download PDF Abstract:In France, income tax is computed from taxpayers' individual returns, using an algorithm that is authored, designed and maintained by the French Public Finances Directorate (DGFiP). This algorithm relies on a legacy custom ...

Edward Snowden on the Dangers of Silicon Valley Censorship [video]

Protect domains that don’t send email

Read this guidance if you manage government IT and you want to protect domains which do not send email from spoofing attacks. Criminals can use unprotected domains for email spoofing and phishing, making it easier to commit fraud and damage ...

The Future of the Free Software Foundation

Although only a team of four, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) tech team delivers a huge range of services for the free software community, providing infrastructure for not only the FSF, but also hosting and mailing lists for hundreds of free ...

Contemplating the End of Physics

Is physics finished? The 21st century is often called the age of biology. Or artificial intelligence. Or any other emerging field. This relegates physics to the previous century —the golden days when the revolutions of relativity and quantum mechanics ...

Raspberry Pi 4 V3DV graphics driver achieves Vulkan 1.0 conformance

Just a couple of weeks ago, we reported on the status of Raspberry Pi 4 Vulkan driver & future plans based on a presentation made by Igalia at the Open Source Summit 2020 at the end of October. But as we ’ve seen in our previous post there ’s still ...

Hacking the Perfect Auction

Pamphlets at the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) booth provide information on the FCC spectrum dashboard at the CTIA Wireless conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Thursday, March 25, 2010. Jacob Kepler/Bloomberg via ...

Salesforce Possibly Acquiring Slack

Shares of Slack jumped Wednesday following a Wall Street Journal report that Salesforce held talks to buy the company. Stewart Butterfield (C), co-founder and chief executive officer of Slack, and Allen Shim (2nd L), chief financial officer of Slack, ring ...

Doctors and Nurses Are Running on Empty

About 2 a.m. on a sweltering summer night, Dr. Orlando Garner awoke to the sound of a thud next to his baby daughter ’s crib. He leapt out of bed to find his wife, Gabriela, passed out, her forehead hot with the same fever that had stricken him and his ...