Screen Shot 2015 05 01 at 1.20.41 PM 730x297 WikiLeaks has started accepting secret documents again after nearly five years
You can once again submit secrets to WikiLeaks anonymously, without worrying that some network spy — or even a WikiLeaks staffer — will reveal your identity. The site announced today that, after several years, it has now launched a beta version its leak submission system running on Tor, the anonymity software.

Sweden won’t drop Assange detention order

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, 2011. Toby Melville/Reuters

Wikileaks’ Julian Assange, stuck in the Ecuadorean embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden to face accusations of sex crimes, said he was “disappointed” after the country’s supreme court decided not to drop the detention order.

Apple’s push into China is crushing Samsung

Over the last few months Apple has heavily invested in China and it’s starting to hurt Samsung. Those efforts are paying off, with China passing the US to become the biggest iPhone market in April this year.
Jerry Cao is a UX content strategist at UXPin — the wireframing and prototyping app. To learn more about how to create visually digestible interfaces, download the free e-book Web UI Design for the Human Eye: Colors, Space, Contrast. Visual hierarchy is the difference between a site that strategically influences user flow and decisions, and a site that just “looks nice.”

When we re-launched Surveillance Self-Defense (SSD) last year to tackle the growing threat of online spying, we knew our greatest challenge was reaching everyone who urgently needed its advice. Technical knowledge about what to do, and what not to do, to protect your privacy online, is only truly useful if it can be understood by those who need that information the most.


The Curious Chronology of Russian Twitter Bots

The creation dates of Twitter accounts in Lawrence Alexander's 'bot' sample provide ample evidence of automation. Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot.

The creation dates of Twitter accounts in Lawrence Alexander’s ‘bot’ sample provide ample evidence of automation. Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot.

Twitter’s Q1 result is in and it’s not all roses, at least in terms of user growth. In Q1 2015, Twitter’s monthly active users jumped to 302 million, up from 288 million in Q4 2014. Twitter touts that as an increase of 18 percent year-over-year, but that’s only an increase of 14 million in three months. Here’s the good news: Twitter is still growing. The bad? It’s still not growing that fast. To be fair, it’s a sizably better result than the previous quarter, where the company only grew monthly active users from 284 million to 288 million, but many…
The Anatomy of the Perfect Facebook Post

You have a great Facebook fan page set up, and now you’re wondering what you should be posting and what the best posts are to attract the most engagement. Developing the perfect Facebook post is not rocket-science, with taking these few things into consideration with each post you develop, you’ll be on the road to not only having a visually appealing fan page, but also garnering more success on Facebook overall.

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