This is the first arrest for Heartbleed in Canada

by dlife The internet is bleeding because of the Heartbleed (pun intended) and Canada took its measures. As reported by the Calgary Herald, a newspaper of Calgary, in the hands of the authorities is the man behind the attack on the Canadian Revenue Agency. The 19-year-old Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes from London, Ontario (!), faces charges for unauthorised […] 18 April 2014 at 06:50 pm

Murderers were arrested thanks to GPS technology

by dlife Two men were arrested in Southern California with the charge of raping and killing four women during the past six months. Franc Cano and Steven Dean Gordon, 27 and 45 years respectively, are facing up to the death penalty if they will be found guilty for their offenses. The police of Anaheim arrested them by […] 18 April 2014 at 06:49 pm

Google: "We scan the email of our users to offer the best advertising"

by Thodoris Konsoulas Google has renewed the terms of use of its services, with greater emphasis to be given to the point where they analyze the content of the emails of the Gmail users for promotional reasons. The paragraph which referred to the previous, says the following words:  "Our automated systems analyze your content (including emails) to provide […] 18 April 2014 at 06:41 pm

Swedish politicians compete in Starcraft!

by Stefanos Anagnostou Oh my god, how civilized people! Last Sunday in Sweden a StarCraft II tournament with all participants being politicians of the country! This is why the tournament was named Politikerstarcraft and it was the second sincce the first took place back in 2010! According to The Daily Dot, Jonathan Rider Ludkvist who had the inspiration to […] 18 April 2014 at 04:43 pm

Hand to Earth. Travel the world... upside down.

by Christine Kitsati This cool guy loves to travel, being in new places and also having fun. And how does he manage to do all of these? He does one hand acrobatics with impressive moves in front of noteworthy sights that look awesome! Using a Go Pro camera he travels around the world and keeps doing his stuff! […] 18 April 2014 at 02:41 pm

Shots puts a selfie inside a selfie for twice the fun

by dlife Shots, the app that seeks to exemplify the youth-oriented selfie phenomenon—touting a Justin Bieber zeitgeist while proudly taking its place on Apple’s App Store Selfie shelf—has launched an intriguing feature to the new upgrade it’s releasing today: the Reply Shot. The app’s new Reply Shot feature lets users directly answer a selfie with another selfie, embedding […] 18 April 2014 at 11:18 am

Awesome images of marbleized paper

by Stefanos Anagnostou Papercraft and abstraction are a winning combination in any design environment. As UK-based design blog Present & Correct notes, there’s a slight “obsession with stationery,” and when they tweeted about marbleized paper recently, there was cause to swoon. This admiration for all things marbleized is quite widespread, so I also picked out some stunning examples of the practice. Check […] 18 April 2014 at 11:13 am
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Google’s Project Tango teams up with NASA for autonomous space robots

by dlife Google’s ATAP team and NASA are using theProject Tango smartphone with 3D motion tracking to help navigate robots in the International Space Station. The smartphone’s Myriad 1 vision processor chip is capable of making a quarter millions 3D measurements per second. It uses those measurements and creates a map of its surroundings. By attaching a Project Tango […] 18 April 2014 at 11:08 am

Google's Project Loon tests move to LTE band in Nevada

by Christine Kitsati Google has expanded its Project Loon tests to the Nevada desert and, for the first time, into licensed radio spectrum. Google declined to comment on the secret trials, but a local official confirmed they are related to Project Loon, and government filings point to several recent balloon launches. Loon is an ambitious attempt by Google to […] 18 April 2014 at 11:04 am

Ubuntu 14.04 will power “first commercially available Ubuntu tablets”

by dlife Canonical today is releasing Ubuntu 14.04, a Long Term Support (LTS) edition for desktops and servers and an update to the versions of Ubuntu for phones and tablets. LTS editions are released once every two years and receive five years of support from Canonical and thus gain wider adoption in businesses than the less stable […] 18 April 2014 at 11:03 am