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Article 308: Jordan to scrap marriage loophole for rapists

A law which protected Jordan’s rapists from punishment if they married their victims looks set to be scrapped. The Jordanian cabinet revoked Article 308 on Sunday, after years of campaigning by women’s activists, as well as Muslim and Christian scholars and others. The law had meant rapists could avoid a jail term in return for marrying their victim for at ... Read More »

Even young, hip Americans don’t want to use mobile payment apps

Mobile payments are gaining steam, but large segments of the population still don’t use them. Despite their reputation for being tech-savvy, it’s still unlikely you’ll see a millennial use their phone to make a payment any time soon. Only 14% of millennials said they use their bank’s mobile payment app often and 35% said they don’t use a mobile payment ... Read More »

Welcome to Internet Privacy Limbo

The public outrage over the Trump administration’s decision this month to roll back rules that put limits on what Internet service providers can do with their customers’ data seems to be dying down, but an important question still doesn’t have a clear answer: what actually changed? The rules, which required that ISPs obtain explicit opt-in consent from customers before “using ... Read More »

Facebook looking at behavior to weed out fake accounts

Facebook said it has started weeding out bogus accounts by watching for suspicious behavior such as repetitive posts or torrents of messages. The security improvement was described as being part of a broader effort to rid the leading social network of hoaxes, misinformation, and fake news by making sure people are who they claim to be. “We’ve found that when ... Read More »

Various issues related to bad web hosting services

Nowadays it is very common that every individual is switching over the internet to start a new business or to expand the existing business model. Everyone wants to have a unique website registered under his/her name. But just buying a domain won’t help. To promote the products or to run the business, a good space on the web is mandatory. ... Read More »

Inside Netflix we reveal how brain scans and bots help shows go from lens to your living room

Netflix first launched in the UK in 2012 and, along with catch-up services like BBC iPlayer and streaming rivals like Amazon Prime, has completely transformed the way we watch television. WIRED was invited along to the firm’s recent Netflix Labs Day at its Los Gatos headquarters in the heart of Silicon Valley for the global release of Marvel’s Iron Fist ... Read More »

Drone photography takes the real estate business to new heights

The best real estate agents know that presentation is key in attracting serious buyers. And the bigger the property, the more ambitious the marketing plan needs to be. Today’s savvy buyers do their research online before they even pick up the phone to call an agent. Any agent working to sell a luxury property makes significant upfront investments in professional ... Read More »

Explore the options to refurbish your home space floors

Flooring types and style gradually earned its place in the modern interior design. It is a perfect solution for an original flooring industrial style. Discover the new ideas of different flooring options for your living room, kitchen, bathroom or bedroom. Concrete Flooring The stained concrete floor is a real fascinating trend in the design of kitchen and bathroom. It is ... Read More »

Why Hidden ‘Darknets’ Are More Resilient to Attacks Than the Internet

Darknets — the often seamy counterparts of the internet that are accessible only through special programs that help to ensure privacy and anonymity — may be far more resilient to attack than the internet, a new study finds. Darknets are computer networks of hidden services. The most popular darknet, and the one that most people think of, is the Tor ... Read More »

4 Tasks You Should Outsource to a Professional Graphic Designer

Image credit are here When you are running a business you don’t have the time to do it all. Sometimes, it just makes more sense to outsource tasks to a professional. This is especially helpful if you aren’t particularly familiar with the skills required to complete a certain task. Graphic design presents a prime example of this. If you aren’t used ... Read More »