Tuesday, October 11, 2016

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TECHNOLOGY

Yahoo prevents e-mail forwarding as mega data breach fallout continues

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arstechnica.co.uk - Yahoo is having a bad month, but it isn't doing itself any favours: it has been accused of disabling automatic e-mail functionalities in an effort to prevent users from jumping ship to rival servic...

Google Assistant download leaks for Android - SlashGear

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slashgear.com - While Google’s new “Google Assistant” system is meant to be limited to Pixel devices – at least in part – the system has leaked. While this leak might not last forever, right this minute, users are...

Mafia 3 review: Style over substance

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arstechnica.co.uk - Following on from the well written but mechanically limited Mafia 2, developer Hangar 13 has used this opportunity—in which is incidentally its debut game—to shift the series' perspective entirely,...

Google Pixel pre-review videos show all release details - SlashGear

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slashgear.com - A collection of videos of the Google Pixel and Pixel XL have appeared on YouTube along with explanations of tests being run. These videos shot of and with the devices were captured by a fellow by t...

Nation State Threat Attribution: a FAQ

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tisiphone.net - Threat actor attribution has been big news, and big business for the past couple years. This blog consists of seven very different infosec professionals’ responses to frequently asked questions abo...

Death of Samsung's Note 7 leaves unanswered questions video

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cnet.com - Death of Samsung's Note 7 leaves unanswered questions If Samsung wants to win back consumer trust, it needs to first answer questions about why its phone is prone to catching fire. by Bridget Carey...

Sneaky Malware Is Threatening User Trust in Digital Advertising

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adweek.com - Malware attacks can come from many directions. It is, however, possible to protect yourself by using a robust antivirus program and maintaining a healthy skepticism toward messages from unknown sen...

'80s gadgets the X-Men would love

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mashable.com - The 1980s represent a treasure trove of popular culture, fashion and, of course, gadgets. Technology was evolving more rapidly than it ever had before, and people were developing precursors to the ...

GE's new dishwasher will order detergent from Amazon for you

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mashable.com - It's time to delegate your detergent-buying to your dishwasher. GE Appliance's newest dishwasher will automatically order detergent when its supply is getting low through an integration with Amazo...

Gears of War 4 is Now Available on Xbox One and Windows 10 - Thurrott.com

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thurrott.com - Today, Microsoft is celebrating the worldwide release of Gears of War 4 for Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs. The single player experience continues the story line from the original Gears trilogy, and M...

Huawei to release special Honor 8 Doctor Strange smartphone - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The highly-anticipated technically non-Avengers movie from Marvel, Doctor Strange starring Benedict Cumberbatch is just a few weeks away from hitting theaters, and so we can expect a slew of mercha...

How to Hack Blogger Outreach Using The BFF Commenter Technique

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ahfazahmed.net - We all want to make friends and grow our network. In the internet marketing industry, building relationships isn’t easy. There are many email outreach methods out there to build relationships with ...

Microsoft announces GA of Dynamics 365 with AI features

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techcrunch.com - We’ve been hearing all artificial intelligence, all the time from the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) industry over the last several weeks. Microsoft is the latest to trumpet its AI capabili...

Tile introduces a thinner, lighter version of its Bluetooth tracker, Tile Mate

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techcrunch.com - Tile, the Bluetooth-connected lost item finder which recently rolled out a newer, thinner version of its flagship product called the Tile Slim, is out this morning with its latest, an update to the...

Facebook hires The Sims’ Rachel Rubin Franklin to lead Social VR team

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techcrunch.com - What will friending, sharing, and messaging look like in virtual reality? Facebook has tapped video game giant Electronic Arts’ VP Rachel Rubin Franklin as the new head of the Facebook Social VR te...

Huawei puts $1M into a new AI research partnership with UC Berkeley

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techcrunch.com - Artificial intelligence continues to have its moment in the spotlight, with a surge of interest in startups and efforts from huge tech companies to push the boundaries of how we might best use mach...

Google’s Android 7.1 Developer Preview will launch later this month

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techcrunch.com - Google today announced that it will continue its Android Beta program with Android Nougat 7.1, the next minor update to the latest version of its mobile operating system. The company already showed...

Professional development platform Everwise lands $16 million, led by Sequoia

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techcrunch.com - Everwise, a startup focused on how to make professional development scalable, has raised $16 million in Series B funding led by earlier backer Sequoia Capital, with participation from two other ear...

The new Hinge, focused exclusively on real relationships, now costs $7/month

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techcrunch.com - Hinge, the newly pivoted “relationship app”, has today unleashed an app that it believes is the solution to the “dating apocalypse.” The whole idea is to ensure that users are all on the app for th...

Escaping the trough of disillusionment for virtual and augmented reality

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techcrunch.com - S. Somasegar is a venture partner at Madrona Venture Group and the former head of Microsoft’s Developer Division. The desire for virtual reality is no new revelation. Since the renaissance artists ...

Only two days left to submit your Startup Battlefield application!

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techcrunch.com - Yes, you read that right. Applications for the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt London close this Thursday! Time to get going. You can do it. We loved being in London so much that we’re bringing Disr...

Netgear’s Arlo security cameras get an upgrade

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techcrunch.com - There’s a certain NPD slide that Netgear likes to point to in all of its press and investor material. It shows the company’s security camera marketshare climbing sharply against the likes of Nest, ...

SCOTUS may be ready to reel in Apple v. Samsung damage award

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arstechnica.com - The long legal war between Apple and Samsung reached the Supreme Court today. For the first time in a century, the high court considered what the limits of "design patents" should be. Until they to...

The Definitive Guide to Selling on Amazon

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bigcommerce.com - BigCommerce had just recently published the first ever Amazon Sellers’ Solution Provider Directory –– highlighting more than 200 solution providers across a wide range of Amazon needs and complexit...

The ABCs of Landing Page Lead Magnets [103 Ideas To Test]

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klientboost.com - If you had a similar grade school experience like myself (before Google and Wikipedia), you probably had to use a dictionary every now and then to look up words or terms. And there were way too man...

A decentralized web would give power back to the people online

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techcrunch.com - Matthew Hodgson is technical co-founder of Matrix.org, a not-for-profit open source project unifying Chat, VoIP and IoT technologies. Recently, Google launched a video calling tool (yes, another on...

These Were the Secrets of Microsoft’s Early Success

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quora.com - What were the key drivers of Microsoft's massive success in the '90s? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insi...

Google Is Trying to Get an Edge in the Assistant Wars by Hiring Comedy Writers

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inc.com - Artificial intelligence, in practice, isn't very funny. Ask Siri or Amazon Alexa to tell you a joke, and you'll probably get something a 10-year-old would scrunch her nose at. Google wants to chang...

Gluing Galaxy Note 7 Batteries Down Made Things Much Worse for Samsung

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wired.com - If Samsung had a dollar for every Galaxy Note 7 smartphone that caught fire, it wouldn’t have nearly enough money to fill the $3 billion hole the company finds itself in. Late last night, the Korea...

Yahoo Email Spying Scandal — Here's Everything that has Happened So Far

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thehackernews.com - Today Yahoo! is all over the Internet, but in a way the company would never have expected. It all started days ago when Reuters cited some anonymous sources and reported that Yahoo built a secret s...

10 LinkedIn Tips for Connecting With People at Live Events : Social Media Examiner

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Do you want to strengthen the connections you make at conferences? Have you considered using LinkedIn to develop relationships during events? As a business-centric social network, LinkedIn is valua...

New scratch test reveals Galaxy Note 7 is indeed scratch-resistant - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - When the Galaxy Note 7 was launched, Zac Nelson aka JerryRigEverything immediately brought the smartphone under a durability test. It did pass the challenge but he said the phone wasn’t as scratch-...

For 24 hours only, get The Complete Computer Science Bundle at its lowes [DEALS] - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Tired of your current job and need a change of scenery? Then train to be a skilled information technology professional with The Complete Computer Science Bundle. This training is valued at $367 and...

Yahoo makes it difficult to leave its service by disabling automatic email forwarding

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techcrunch.com - Following Yahoo’s September announcement of a data breach affecting 500 million user accounts, the company has made it more difficult for Yahoo Mail users to transition to another email service. At...

Yeti Signs on to Sponsor A&E's First Branded Content Programming Block

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adage.com - Yeti has signed on to become the first sponsor of A&E Network's branded-content block of programming. History will air "Wild History," a programming slate targeting the outdoor adventurer, with lim...

How Retailers Can Win the Battle for Holiday E-commerce Sales

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loyalty360.org - The holiday season is right around the corner and retailers are gearing up for what hopes to be another successful season. Experts predict that this year, holiday retail sales will grow 3.3%, sligh...

How Snapchat's Big Changes Impact Advertisers and Publishers

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adage.com - Snapchat is a little different today, going back to its roots with a retooling that boosts personal messages and lowers visibility for its publishing partners in Discover. The reconfiguration is se...

Ekayan: A web based app for people to find out what their friends think about them, and get recognized for what's admirable about them - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - “Ekayan” facilitates you to anonymously admire your friends, and know what your friends think about you. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted with Mr. ‘Gupta’ regarding his start-up ...

nspHire : Job Search App - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Rasheen Carbin”, CMO at the US based start-up “nspHire” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up i...

CareerSonar a Social Job Discovery - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co interviewed Mr. ‘Aviram Ben Moshe'; Co-founder & CTO at the US (NY)based start-up “CareerSonar”. “CareerSonar” ranks all jobs available online by the strength of your inside connection...

Mekiwi Oy : Finnish Startup To Manage Daily Life - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Antti Kananen”, CEO of the Finland based start-up “Mekiwi” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-u...

AbbeyPost : Brand-New Marketplace and Community - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - AbbeyPost is a brand-new marketplace and community designed exclusively for plus size women’s fashion! Shopping is an inherently social activity, but for over 100 million plus size women in the US,...

Limetr.ee: A Web Application that Allows you to Safely Keep Messages, Photos and Videos you Want to Preserve as a Legacy for your Child - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Limetree is about gathering family and friends around your children’s history. About the legacy you want to pass to your child. About safeguarding memories for the future. Below is the full and in-...

BigMarker.com: A Global Network of People and Communities that Meet Face-to-Face Online - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - BigMarker offers a community based management platform for teams, groups and organizations to video conference and collaborate online. “BigMarker” enables anyone to host webinars and video conferen...

MassivBrand : New Innovative Home Technology - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Michelle Bair”, Owner – of the Arizona – US based start-up “MassivBrand” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wha...

CUBICUS SMART TOYS : Child's Daily Activities - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Gema ParreƱo Piqueras”, CEO of the Madrid – Spain based start-up “CUBICUS SMART TOYS SL” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly tha...

Flipit : Global Couponing Environment in Australia - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Jochem Vroom'; Founder of the Netherlands start-up “Flipit”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. What ...

TheVegasHookUp : Profile Filtering System - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Jamie Brewster”, Founder and CEO of the Oakland – USA based start-up “TheVegasHookUp” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that...

Vertical Method : Posture Strength For Techies and The Desk-Bound Workforce - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Jennifer Davis”, Founder and CEO of the San Francisco- United States based startup “Vertical Method” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is...

XLR8 : Social Matching and Communication Platform for Entrepreneurs - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Rick Duree”, Chief Firestarter of the Missouri- United States based startup “XLR8″ Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that ...