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Parents sue their 30-year-old son because he won’t move out

One set of parents is desperate to have an empty nest. 
In Syracuse, New York, a couple is suing their 30-year-old in order to get him to move out of their house. According to News 8, the Rotondo parents say they've given their son Michael five notices over the past few months telling him to leave. They also told him that...

An Official Look at the Nike Air VaporMax Flyknit 2.0 “Triple White”

After receiving a first look at the Nike Air VaporMax Flyknit 2.0 in the fan favorite “Triple White” color scheme, Nike has just unveiled the official photo set of the soon-to-be-coveted pair. Taking on the same monochromatic look as its Air VaporMax Flyknit predecessor, the new upgraded 2.0 model sees a tiny dash of...

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The Last Days of Time Inc.

Sridhar Pappu and Jay Stowe, writing for The New York Times:

An oral history of how the pre-eminent media organization of the
20th century ended up on the scrap heap.
It was once an empire. Now it is being sold for parts.

Walter Isaacson on the heyday:

There were gentlemen writers and editors and women researchers...

Nielsen Will Now Measure YouTube TV Viewership on a Local Level

Nielsen announced today that YouTube TV viewership at designated market levels (DMAs) will now be included in Nielsen Local TV audience measurement using Nielsen Digital in TV Ratings (DTVR). Nielsen launched the DTVR metric in 2015 as a way of providing programmers and buyers with the most accurate and comprehensive TV...

How much is too much? Faceted navigation and SEO

Contributor Eric Enge shares guidelines and handy workarounds you can follow to avoid indexing ‘too many’ faceted navigation pages.

Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Instagram Will Soon Allow Users to Mute Accounts Without Unfollowing Them

Instagram is testing a way for users to mute posts from accounts they follow without having to actually unfollow those accounts. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network said this feature--which it aims to roll out "in the coming weeks"--will make it easier for users to personalize their feeds, adding,...

Google releases Lighthouse version 3.0

Have you upgraded to Lighthouse 3.0 yet? If not, here is what is new and great in the new version of Google’s tool for web developers.

Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

How to survive Google’s new local search world

Google has made some significant changes in the area of local search. Contributor Wesley Young gives an overview of the important changes and shares tips on how to keep your local business visible in the search results.
The post How to survive Google’s new local search world appeared first on...

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‘Recipe for disaster’: Amazon under fire for selling face-recognition software to police

ACLU releases documentation on Amazon Rekognition software, fueling fears of surveillance via police body camerasIn the aftermath of the uprising in Ferguson, Missouri, over the killing of Michael Brown, police departments and policy makers around the country hit upon a supposed panacea to racist policing and police...

Amazon is punishing customers who return too many items — and it’s a trend sweeping across the retail industry (AMZN)

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Amazon is barring customers the company thinks make too many returns, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Amazon kicked hundreds of customers off the site in late March and early April in a wave of bans apparently related to concerns over review fraud.
Best Buy, Home Depot, Victoria's Secret, and other retailers are also...

8 years ago, a programmer paid 10,000 bitcoins for 2 Papa John’s pizzas — now it’s the most celebrated day in crypto

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In 2010, a programmer traded 10,000 bitcoins for two Papa John's pizzas.
Today, those coins would be worth more than $80 million.
In honor of that purchase, the crypto world celebrates Bitcoin Pizza Day on May 22.
Watch bitcoin trade in real time here. 

Happy Bitcoin Pizza Day!
On May 22, crypto...

8 years ago, a programmer paid 10,000 bitcoins for 2 Papa John’s pizzas — now it’s the most celebrated day in crypto

In 2010, a programmer traded 10,000 bitcoins for two Papa John's pizzas.
Today, those coins would be worth more than $80 million.
In honor of that purchase, the crypto world celebrates Bitcoin Pizza Day on May 22.
Watch bitcoin trade in real time here. 

Happy Bitcoin Pizza Day!
On May 22, crypto enthusiasts around the...

14 free online courses about computer security

Get a better understanding of cybersecurity with this list of free online courses that you can take to become more cyber-aware
The post 14 free online courses about computer security appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

New Spectre (Variant 4) CPU Flaw Discovered—Intel, ARM, AMD Affected

Security researchers from Microsoft and Google have discovered a fourth variant of the data-leaking Meltdown-Spectre security flaws impacting modern CPUs in millions of computers, including those marketed by Apple.
Variant 4 comes weeks after German computer magazine Heise reported about a set of eight Spectre-class...

The new Razer Blade has a bigger screen, smaller bezels, and Nvidia Max-Q GPUs

The Razer Blade has served as the core of Razer’s laptop lineup for years now, but while the compact Razer Blade Stealth and high-end Blade Pro have received recent updates in the past few years, the middle-of-the-road Blade has been largely left out: the basic look has been unchanged since 2013, even as Razer has...

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UX Writing: The Case for User-Centric Language

If I asked you what is one of the biggest problems on websites today, I’m willing to bet you wouldn’t say it has anything to do with words. But what if I told you it does? Let’s talk about user-centric language. One research group describes the usability problems that result from something as simple as … Continue...

Brilliant – The Story of Atelier Swarovski

Contributed by Gareth HagueSource: https://www.stefanopolettibijoux.com License: All Rights Reserved.
Brilliant – The Story of Atelier Swarovski, edited by the fashion historian and author Bronwyn Cosgrave, features contributions and collaborations with some of the most celebrated names in fashion and art, with a...

Why is Trello so addictive?

UX design for human experienceTechnology should inspire us to design products and services that enable positive experiences, the line between these physical and digital touchpoint’s are full of opportunity and all too often we only pick the low hanging fruit available to us -surface solutions that do never address our...

Search interface: 20 things to consider

What questions to ask users? What to consider while prototyping? And what are the best practices in search interface design?Depending on the project, search may be one of the most complex features. Users see just a box, but designers and developers see an intricate system and a lot of work behind the box.This post is a...

Secrets of perfect user interview by Talebook

Very important phase in the whole UX research process is gaining informations from target users. That’s basically what’s the whole process all about — it focuses on user and his experience, so that is crucial for us to get to know what are his needs and problems at first.User interviews help us to gain a deeper...

Reviewed: New Logos and Identity for IGA by Interbrand

“Independence G’day”

Established in 1988, Independent Grocers of Australia (IGA) is a chain of supermarkets in Australia that in contrast to regular supermarket chains -- and in particular to local competitors Woolworth and Coles -- all stores are independently owned and completely different from each other, with...

Design for Humans

Or 14 Principles of Good Design14Principles of Good Design has been taken from the book Hackers and Painters. The essay inspired me to explore about Design and look around to understand how things work. This article is a result of the ideas I gathered over the last one year, supporting the 14 principles.Note on how to...

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What if JavaScript becomes the default programming language?

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JavaScript Weekly

Psst.. there's a cool graph at the bottom of this issue showing what testing tools JavaScript developers prefer to use..

What If JavaScript 'Wins'? — Reflections on JavaScript’s continuing growth and how network effects could see it essentially become the...

Amazon RDS Database Preview Environment is now available

The Amazon RDS Database Preview Environment is now available, offering an environment for customers to easily test beta, release candidate, and early production versions of PostgreSQL database engine software with the convenience and flexibility of Amazon RDS.

Relative Links with IBM Cloud API Gateway

I work quite a bit with serverless tech, particularly on IBM Cloud since I work there. At the moment I'm building a microservice using web actions. When a user creates data with a POST request, I want to redirect them … Continue reading →

New in Symfony 4.1: Configurable trailing slash on imported routes

Contributed by
Nicolas Grekas
in #26284.

In Symfony 4.1 we worked hard on the Routing component to make it
the fastest PHP router, to allow to translate route paths, to make
route config more concise and to allow prefix imported route names.
Another routing feature added to Symfony 4.1 is the possibility of...

Creating UIs with Angular Material Design Components

In this tutorial, I’ll introduce you to Material Design in Angular, then we’ll look at how to create a simple Angular application with a UI built from various Angular Material components.
The widespread adoption of component-based frameworks such as Angular, React and Vue.js has seen a growing number of pre-built UI...