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  • The WordPress Professional: Extracting Email AddressesThe WordPress Professional: Extracting Email Addresses
    I’ve been building websites since the early 1990s. That was long before WordPress appeared in 2003, so I was building websites with HTML, PHP, and a whole bunch of other packages I would rather not remember even if I could. It took diligence, perseverance and a phenomenal memory to hand-code websites
  • Facebook Using Downvote to Flag Bad CommentsFacebook Using Downvote to Flag Bad Comments
    Facebook downvote button is being tested by the social networking giant, and the same has been made available to a few users. The button is not used on the posts, rather its objective is to flag offensive comments.
  • How Hacked Sex Robots Could Murder PeopleHow Hacked Sex Robots Could Murder People
    Artificial intelligence researchers warn of the security risks posed by internet-connected robots which could be hijacked by hackers and used to cause harm or even kill people, a cybersecurity expert has warned.
  • Facebook Messenger Kids Comes with Parent ControlsFacebook Messenger Kids Comes with Parent Controls
    Facebook on Monday unveiled a version of its Messenger application for children, aimed at enabling kids under 12 to connect with others under parental supervision.
  • Solar Windows Could Provide 40% of US Electrical PowerSolar Windows Could Provide 40% of US Electrical Power
    Solar could grow even faster if we were to incorporate transparent solar harvesting devices into windows thatcould deliver up to 40 percent of the United States electrical power requirements...
  • Computer Speed Tweaks for Windows 10Computer Speed Tweaks for Windows 10
    Windows 10 impresses in many ways, like the tight integration of voice control with Cortana, and the way the software adapts to fit both tablets and laptops. At the same time, it can't completely escape its past...
  • SpaceX To Launch X-37B For First TimeSpaceX To Launch X-37B For First Time
    SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 rocket for the US military Thursday, carrying the X-37B spaceplane to orbit for its fifth mission. Liftoff for the OTV-5 mission occurred at the first attempt, with a T-0 of 10:00 AM Eastern time (14:00 UTC) out of the Kennedy Space Center’s Pad 39A in Florida. The booster returned to […]
  • Reagan’s ‘Star Wars’ Missile Defense System Becomes RealityReagan’s ‘Star Wars’ Missile Defense System Becomes Reality
    Ronald Reagan is owed an apology. In 1983, President Reagan gave a speech in which he called for the development of a missile-defense system. The project was called the Strategic Defense Initiative, but Democrats and their media cheerleaders mocked it as “Star Wars,” its announcement coming, as it did, shortly after Reagan’s equally detested “Evil […]
  • Russia Hit Hard in Global Ransomware AttackRussia Hit Hard in Global Ransomware Attack
    The White House and federal cybersecurity officials scrambled over the weekend to grapple with a “ransomware” cyberattack that hit 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries, according to the European police agency Europol. But while a few U.S. institutions are known to have been affected by the malware, believed to have exploited stolen NSA cyber […]
  • Air Force Unveils Super Secret Robotic SpacecraftAir Force Unveils Super Secret Robotic Spacecraft
    On Thursday, after a successful morning launch at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the X-37B headed yet again to the vital real estate known as low Earth orbit, home to the International Space Station and all sorts of military and commercial satellites. The mission is slated to last 270 days, but the Air Force […]


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