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In 18 Years, A College Degree Could Cost About $500,000

An anonymous reader shares a report: People worried about college affordability today can at least take this to heart: it could get much, much worse. Tuition has been rising by about 6% annually, according to investment management company Vanguard. A.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Google will give you a $1,000 to hack Android’s most popular apps

In order to help ensure that the Google Play Store remains secure and safe, Google has partnered with several app developers to offer an increased bug bounty on those who can help find and fix exploits within Android apps. The post Google will give y.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 8 min. ago

Data Science Meets Sports Gambling: How Researchers Beat the Bookies

"A trio of data scientists developed a betting strategy to beat bookmakers at football games," writes austro. [The game Americans call soccer.] New Scientist reports: The team studied 10 years' worth of data on nearly half a million football matches.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 20 min. ago

CO₂ benefits of regrowing forests nothing to shake a stick at

Land use shifts could provide over a third of our needed emissions cuts. Enlarge (credit: Patrick Shepherd/CIFOR) It’s a common suggestion that we should just plant trees to suck CO2 out of the atmosphere, but this isn’t quite the solution.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago

Google Offers $1,000 Bounties For Hacking Dropbox, Tinder, Snapchat, and Others

An anonymous reader quotes Mashable: Google, in collaboration with bug bounty platform HackerOne, has launched the Google Play Security Reward Program, which promises $1,000 to anyone who can identify security vulnerabilities in participating Google.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

Twitter explains why it takes time to roll out new safety rules

Twitter has been trying to stamp out harassment, violence and abuse on its platform for years, but it's nowhere near achieving that goal. Since its administrators regularly get a lot of flak for not moving fast enough to make the websit.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News2 hr. 59 min. ago

Bitcoin’s latest boom sends it scorching past $6,000

If you're sitting on a stack of Bitcoins, now might be a good time to sell, as it's reached a new historic high of more than $6,000. Traditionally though, after breaking records, Bitcoin crashes. The post Bitcoin’s latest boom sends it scorchin.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 36 min. ago

St. Miquel 19 Refurbishment / Carles Oliver

Refurbishment project built with € 18,000 budget that aims to bring empty homes back into use for people in housing need, which is a huge problem right now at tourist areas like Mallorca island.  © Jos.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated News3 hr. 59 min. ago

Code School Fined $375K Over Employment Claims and Licensing Issues

An anonymous reader quotes Ars Technica: [O]ne of the most prominent institutions, New York's Flatiron School, will be shelling out $375,000 to settle charges brought by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office. The AG said the school ope.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 0 min. ago

Apple’s new Chicago flagship store is more than an architectural marvel [Gallery]

Apple opened a new flagship store in downtown Chicago yesterday and it is stunning. Sitting right along the Chicago River, Apple Michigan Avenue has been moved south about 5 blocks. 14 years ago Apple opened its first flagship store here in Chicago,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News6 hr. 7 min. ago

Space Science Needs a Private-Funding Boost

Cost-effective commercial capabilities could spark new waves of discovery -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News6 hr. 19 min. ago

2018 Lexus LC 500 Review

2018 Lexus LC 500 Review is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. “What is that?” That was the question we heard all week while driving the 2018 Lexus LC 500. The aggressive looks hide a beautiful interior and under the hood is a rau.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News6 hr. 20 min. ago

Got a pile of dust on your floor? This garbage can will suck it up

You know that little line of dust that you inevitably leave as you sweep debris into a dustpan? The Bruno garbage can could eliminate that forever, with a built-in vacuum that lets you sweep dirt right into it. The post Got a pile of dust on your flo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 8 min. ago

What can a 24-megapixel selfie camera do for you? We reviewed the Vivo 7+ to find out

My wife recently decided to print out a hundred or so of the best photographs we've taken with our smartphones over the years. Looking at them, I've noticed something interesting: More than half of them were selfies. It's hardly surprising. Rear came.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 19 min. ago

Romoss U-Style Red 10000mAh Power Bank Review

Featuring battery cells from Samsung and LG, dual USB charging outputs and a glossy compact enclosure thanks to its piano lacquer coating the U-Style Red 10000mAh Power Bank model by Romoss could be for you (if you can find one that is). ......»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News7 hr. 36 min. ago

Laptop Starting Prices Are a Joke. Don't Be the Punchline

When you're researching laptops ahead of your purchase, you'll see systems that are listed with a "starting price" or that cost "from" a certain amount. Shoppers need to be wary of these entry-level c........»»

Category: topSource:  laptopmagRelated News7 hr. 51 min. ago

College football teams adopt ProTech inserts to guard against concussions

Defend Your Head's ProTech helmet shell is seeing widespread use across amateur levels of football as a device meant to prevent concussions. It's add-on designed to absorb and deflect impact force. The post College football teams adopt ProTech insert.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 0 min. ago

Crowdfunding conundrum: Why the magic device you backed may never show up

Expectation and reality don’t always mesh when it comes to Kickstarter and Indiegogo products, especially if you’ve waited years for them to arrive. What causes those long delays anyway? The post Crowdfunding conundrum: Why the magic device you b.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 8 min. ago

Take an online class in business management and skip the MBA

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Two years of business school? Hard pass. Student debt? Double hard pass. SEE ALSO: If you want to grow your business, start by increasing your.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 28 min. ago

This Online Tool Generates High-Quality Geographic Maps of Data in Seconds

Have you ever had to create a map for your project, thinking you could get it done within 30 minutes, but then spent an entire afternoon on it? Between collecting data, creating a base map, choosing a color scheme, and finally putting toget.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated News9 hr. 35 min. ago

Formula 1 racing could soon be available on Netflix

Formula 1 racing could soon be available on Netflix.....»»

Category: autoSource:  autoweekRelated News9 hr. 35 min. ago