iOS Hacker's Handbook

By Charlie Miller, Dion Blazakis, Dino DaiZovi, Stefan Esser, Vincenzo Iozzo

Discover all of the safety dangers and exploits that may threaten iOS-based cellular devices

iOS is Apple's cellular working method for the iPhone and iPad. With the advent of iOS5, many safety concerns have come to gentle. This booklet explains and discusses all of them. The award-winning writer group, specialists in Mac and iOS protection, examines the vulnerabilities and the internals of iOS to teach how assaults may be mitigated. The publication explains how the working procedure works, its total defense structure, and the safety hazards linked to it, in addition to exploits, rootkits, and different payloads built for it.

  • Covers iOS protection structure, vulnerability searching, take advantage of writing, and the way iOS jailbreaks work
  • Explores iOS firm and encryption, code signing and reminiscence security, sandboxing, iPhone fuzzing, exploitation, ROP payloads, and baseband attacks
  • Also examines kernel debugging and exploitation
  • Companion site contains resource code and instruments to help you efforts

iOS Hacker's Handbook hands you with the instruments had to determine, comprehend, and foil iOS attacks.

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Big Data: Understanding How Data Powers Big Business

By Bill Schmarzo

Leverage monstrous information so as to add price for your business

Social media analytics, web-tracking, and different applied sciences support businesses gather and deal with significant quantities of information to raised comprehend their buyers, items, pageant, and markets. Armed with the insights from gigantic facts, businesses can increase consumer event and items, upload price, and elevate go back on funding. The tough half for busy IT execs and managers is how one can get this performed, and that is the place this functional publication is available in. Big info: figuring out How facts Powers tremendous Business is an entire how-to advisor to leveraging titanic information to force enterprise value.

Full of useful ideas, real-world examples, and hands-on routines, this publication explores the applied sciences concerned, in addition to how to define components of the association that may take complete benefit of vast data.

  • Shows easy methods to decompose present enterprise suggestions with a purpose to hyperlink enormous facts projects to the organization’s worth construction processes
  • Explores varied price construction procedures and models
  • Explains concerns surrounding operationalizing tremendous information, together with organizational constructions, schooling demanding situations, and new gigantic data-related roles
  • Provides technique worksheets and routines so readers can observe techniques
  • Includes real-world examples from quite a few businesses leveraging great data

Big information: realizing How info Powers vast Business is written by means of certainly one of mammoth Data's preeminent specialists, William Schmarzo. do not omit his worthwhile insights and advice.

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MediaWiki (Wikipedia and Beyond)

By Daniel J. Barrett

"A stable publication! it is a great evaluation of wiki modifying and management, with tips that could convenient extensions and extra on-line documentation."-Brion Vibber, leader Technical Officer, Wikimedia beginning

"This publication is full of functional wisdom in response to adventure. it is not simply spouting a few get together line."-Rob Church, a developer of MediaWiki

MediaWiki is the world's hottest wiki platform, the software program that runs Wikipedia and millions of alternative web content. although it sounds as if easy to exploit firstly look, MediaWiki has terribly strong and deep services for coping with and organizing wisdom. In company environments, MediaWiki can rework the way in which groups write and collaborate.

This finished e-book covers MediaWiki's wealthy (and occasionally sophisticated) good points, aiding you develop into a wiki specialist very quickly. you are going to learn the way to:

  • Find your manner round via potent looking and browsing
  • Create and edit articles, different types, and consumer preferences
  • Use complex beneficial properties for authors, resembling templates, dynamic lists, logical parser services, and RSS, to arrange and keep huge numbers of articles
  • Install and run your individual wiki, and configure its glance and behavior
  • Develop customized wiki positive factors, referred to as extensions, with the personal home page programming language and MySQL database

This publication additionally offers detailed assistance for developing profitable company wikis. For newcomers who are looking to create or paintings on collaborative, community-driven web pages with this platform, MediaWiki is the basic one-stop guide.

"I was once a MediaWiki beginner earlier than studying this booklet. Now, many features of the platform that have been murky ahead of are crystal clear."-JP Vossen, writer of O'Reilly's Bash Cookbook

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Learning Android: Develop Mobile Apps Using Java and Eclipse

By Marko Gargenta, Masumi Nakamura

are looking to construct apps for Android units? This publication is the correct option to grasp the basics. Written by means of specialists who've taught this cellular platform to 1000's of builders in huge agencies and startups alike, this light creation indicates skilled object-oriented programmers the right way to use Android’s easy development blocks to create person interfaces, shop facts, connect with the community, and more.

through the publication, you’ll construct a Twitter-like software, including new good points with each one bankruptcy. You’ll additionally create your personal toolbox of code styles that can assist you application any form of Android software with ease.

  • Become acquainted with the Android platform and the way it matches into the cellular ecosystem
  • Dive into the Android stack, together with its software framework and the Apk program package
  • Learn Android’s construction blocks: actions, Intents, prone, content material prone, and Broadcast Receivers
  • Create simple Android person interfaces and manage Ui components in perspectives and Layouts
  • Build a provider that makes use of a history technique to replace info on your application

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Geology: A Complete Introduction (Teach Yourself)

By David A. Rothery

Geology: a whole advent is designed to offer you every little thing you want to prevail, multi functional position. It covers the main parts that scholars are anticipated to be convinced in, outlining the fundamentals in transparent English, after which supplying added-value positive aspects like a thesaurus of the fundamental jargon phrases, hyperlinks to invaluable web content, or even examples of questions you are requested in a seminar or exam.

The booklet makes use of a constitution selected to hide the necessities of most college and collage classes on Geology. themes lined contain the Earth's constitution, earthquakes, plate tectonics, volcanoes, igneous intrusions, metamorphism, weathering, erosion, deposition, deformation, actual assets, earlier existence and fossils, the heritage of the Earth, sun method geology, and geological fieldwork. There are worthwhile appendices of minerals, rock names and geological time.

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Pogue's Basics: Essential Tips and Shortcuts (That No One Bothers to Tell You) for Simplifying the Technology in Your Life

By David Pogue

New York occasions Bestseller!

Did you recognize that may you scroll an internet web page simply by tapping the distance bar? How do you get well photographs you've deleted unintentionally? What are you able to do in case your mobile phone's battery is lifeless by means of dinnertime every day?
When it involves know-how, there's no driver's ed type or government-issued pamphlet overlaying the necessities. in some way, you're simply alleged to know easy methods to use your cell, pill, machine, digicam, net browser, electronic mail, and social networks. fortunately, award-winning tech specialist David Pogue involves the rescue with Pogue's fundamentals, a booklet that may switch your dating with the entire expertise on your lifestyles.
With wit and authority, Pogue's Basics collects each crucial procedure for making your contraptions look more straightforward, swifter, and not more of a bother. Crystal-clear illustrations accompany those 225 easy-to-follow tips.
Tips include:
Make the kind larger in your display · carry a rainy mobile again from the useless · The quickest solution to cost an iPad · the ten top apps to place in your telephone · tips on how to style symbols · skip annoyingly lengthy voice mail directions · Use map apps in your cell with no a web connection · signal a freelance electronically · See what's in a dossier with out establishing it · The 12 top loose providers on the net · flip off automated bullets, lists, and hyperlinks in be aware · guard yourself from on-line scams and viruses · organize an automated backup method in your laptop · What to do approximately junk electronic mail · ship pictures so they don't get better · Print or e mail articles with no advertisements · the way to get cash in your used electronics · Rename a host of documents in a single fell swoop · Make YouTube movies sharper · and masses more.
At final, you could lose that nagging, insecure feeling that you're now not the grasp of your individual devices. The tech information in Pogue's fundamentals are all you need―the shortcuts to a happier technological lifestyles.

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Sensor Technologies: Healthcare, Wellness and Environmental Applications (Expert's Voice in Networked Technologies)

By Cliodhna Ni Scanaill

Sensor applied sciences: Healthcare, well being and Environmental Applications explores the major features of sensor applied sciences, protecting stressed out, instant, and discrete sensors for the categorical software domain names of healthcare, well being and environmental sensing.  It discusses the social, regulatory, and layout concerns particular to those domains.

The booklet presents an application-based strategy utilizing real-world examples to demonstrate the appliance of sensor applied sciences in a realistic and experiential demeanour. The booklet  courses the reader from the formula of the study query, in the course of the layout and validation method, to the deployment and administration part of sensor applications.  The procedures and examples utilized in the booklet are based mostly on study performed via Intel or joint educational learn programs.

Sensor applied sciences: Healthcare, well being and Environmental Applications offers an in depth assessment of sensing applied sciences and their functions in healthcare, well being, and environmental tracking. From sensor to procedure functions and case reports, this publication provides readers an in-depth knowing of the applied sciences and the way they are often utilized. i'd hugely suggest it to scholars or researchers who're drawn to instant sensing applied sciences and the linked applications.”

Dr. Benny Lo

Lecturer, The Hamlyn Centre, Imperial university of London    

“This well timed addition to the literature on sensors covers the extensive complexity of sensing, sensor forms, and the tremendous diversity of current and rising functions in a really in actual fact written and obtainable manner.  it's fairly solid at shooting the interesting chances that might take place as sensor networks merge with cloud-based ‘big info’ analytics to supply a number of recent functions that might impression at once at the person in methods we can't absolutely are expecting at present.  It quite brings this domestic by utilizing rigorously selected case experiences that carry the overpowering proposal of 'big info' right down to the non-public point of person existence and health.”  

Dermot Diamond

Director, nationwide Centre for Sensor learn, imperative Investigator, readability Centre for Sensor internet applied sciences, Dublin urban college                                                                     

"Sensor applied sciences: Healthcare, wellbeing and Environmental Applications takes the reader on an end-to-end trip of sensor applied sciences, protecting the basics from an engineering point of view, introducing how the knowledge gleaned might be either processed and visualized, as well as supplying exemplar case experiences in a few software domains.  it's a must-read for these learning any undergraduate direction that consists of sensor technologies.  It additionally presents an intensive origin for these concerned with the study and improvement of utilized sensor systems.  I hugely suggest it to any engineer who needs to expand their wisdom during this area!"

Chris Nugent

Professor of Biomedical Engineering, collage of Ulster  

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The Wikipedia Revolution: How a Bunch of Nobodies Created the World's Greatest Encyclopedia

By Andrew Lih

"Imagine a global during which each individual in the world is given unfastened entry to the sum of all human wisdom. that is what we are doing."

--Jimmy Wales

With greater than 2,000,000 person articles on every thing from Aa! (a jap pop crew) to Zzyzx, California, written via a military of volunteer members, Wikipedia is the #8 website at the world-wide-web. Created (and corrected) via an individual with entry to a working laptop or computer, this striking assemblage of information is transforming into at an miraculous expense of greater than 30,000,000 phrases a month. Now for the 1st time, a Wikipedia insider tells the tale of the way all of it happened--from the 1st glimmer of an idea to the worldwide phenomenon it truly is become.

Andrew Lih has been an administrator (a relied on consumer who's granted entry to technical positive aspects) at Wikipedia for greater than 4 years, in addition to a customary host of the weekly Wikipedia podcast. In The Wikipedia Revolution, he information the site's inception in 2001, its evolution, and its outstanding development, whereas additionally explaining its higher cultural repercussions. Wikipedia is not only an internet site; it is a worldwide group of individuals who've banded jointly out of a shared ardour for making wisdom free.

Featuring a Foreword by way of Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and an Afterword that's itself a Wikipedia creation.

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And Then There's This: How Stories Live and Die in Viral Culture

By Bill Wasik

Breaking information, clean gossip, tiny scandals, trumped-up crises-every day we're distracted through a tradition that earrings our doorbell and runs away. tales unfold wildly and die out in mere days, to get replaced by means of nonetheless extra tales with ever shorter existence spans. during the web the scoop cycle has been set spinning even quicker now that every one people can sign up for the fray: someone on a working laptop or computer can unfold a narrative nearly as simply as The long island Times, CNN, or People. As media amateurs develop their viewers, they learn how to imagine just like the execs, utilizing the plentiful info that the net offers-hit counters, so much e-mailed lists, YouTube perspectives, obtain tallies-to hone their very own experiments in viral blowup.

And Then There's This is invoice Wasik's trip alongside the unexplored frontier of the twenty-first century's rambunctious new-media tradition. He covers this global partially as a journalist, following "buzz bands" as they upward thrust and fall within the on-line track scene, vacationing with viral agents and political trendsetters and on-line provocateurs. yet he additionally wades in as a player, carrying out his personal hilarious experiments: an electronic mail fad (which became the global "flash mob" sensation), a viral web site in a month-long festival, a pretend weblog that makes an attempt to create "antibuzz," and extra. He doesn't continually get the consequences he anticipated, yet he attempts to make feel of his facts by means of surveying what genuine social technological know-how experiments have taught us in regards to the results of distraction, stimulation, and crowd habit at the human brain. half document, half memoir, half manifesto, half deconstruction of a decade, And Then There's This captures larger than the other publication the way in which know-how is altering our culture.

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Techlife News (8 November 2015)

Learn the main proper information of the week concerning the global of expertise and its impact on our lives. New items, Apps, acquisitions within the undefined, highlights in regards to the electronic international and every little thing approximately your favourite iGadgets and improvements. every thing you want to retain good trained.

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