Sunday, March 12, 2017

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TECHNOLOGY

The 50 Most Influential Gadgets of All Time

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time.com - Google Glass, which cost $1,500 for those invited to a sort of public beta test, never took off. The relatively powerful head-mounted computer provided important signals for the future of wearable ...

Anything you post can and will be used against you

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www.computerworld.com - Everybody's freaking out over the Wikileaks revelations that the Central Intelligence Agency can hack Apple and Android smartphones, major PC operating systems -- and even TV sets. The news is caus...

Design in Tech Report 2017

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designintechreport.wordpress.com - Design in Tech Report2017 Posted on March 11, 2017March 11, 2017 by johnmaeda Design isn’t just about beauty; it’s about market relevance and meaningful results. At top business schools, design thi...

How to block the ultrasonic signals you didn’t know were tracking you

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www.wired.com - Dystopian corporate surveillancethreats today come at us from all directions. Companies offer “always-on” devices that listen for our voice commands, and marketers follow us around the web to creat...

Review: Better GPU and 4K screen make the XPS 15 a MacBook Pro for PC users

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arstechnica.com - PC companies are striving to make their 13-inch laptops ever thinner and lighter, a trend that has been good for our shoulders and backs but not as good for performance. Luckily, 15-inch laptops ar...

Done with Uber? Here are some alternatives

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techcrunch.com - I have to admit I’m pretty reliant on Uber.With a sub par public transportation system, the ridesharing app makes it significantly easier to find my way around San Francisco. Apart from the occasio...

Facebook Messenger Day launches as a Snapchat Stories clone for making plans

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techcrunch.com - Today Facebook is globally launching Messenger Day to put a utilitarian spin on the slideshow format. While Snapchat Stories is for retelling what you’ve done, Messenger Day’s “Who’s up for?” filte...

Oculus catches a break as TRT lawsuit is dismissed

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techcrunch.com - In its quest to embrace a virtual world, Oculus has had to spend a lot of time navigating the legal world. Today, they seemed to have caught a good break. A lawsuit filed against Oculus by Total Re...

At the Geneva Motor Show, the beautiful… and the damned?

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techcrunch.com - Passing by the glittering, luxury cars, with models draped elegantly over the hoods, you might get the impression that you were witnessing the height of power for the automotive industry. Not only ...

Our new (mixed) reality: Early adopters have become HoloLens believers at work

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arstechnica.com - It’s been roughly two years since Microsoft unveiled its augmented/mixed reality (AR/MR) HoloLens headset and about one year since the first publicly available dev kits went on sale. But ever since...

Upon further review: The Nintendo Switch’s lackluster online features

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arstechnica.com - Getting online with the Switch means linking one of the eight local user accounts on the system to an online-focused Nintendo Account. That process is different from the old Nintendo Network ID acc...

Obama weighs in on Apple v. FBI: “You can’t take an absolutist view”

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arstechnica.com - AUSTIN, Texas—In his keynote address atthe 2016 South By Southwest conference, President Barack Obama responded directly to a question about cybersecurity in light of the ongoing Apple v. FBI case ...

Insert coin, drive home car

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arstechnica.com - Now three of those markets have a pickup option. The new Austin vending machine is Carvana's latest, whileothers are located in Nashville and Houston. Depending on local zoning laws and the physica...

California Could Have Driverless Cars by the End of the Year

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www.inc.com - For the past several years, tech companies and automakers have been testing self-driving cars on California's roads. But regulators insisted that those vehicles have steering wheels, foot controls ...

Top 7 Chatbot Monetization Strategies You Need to Know

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www.entrepreneur.com - Tune in April 7 and find out how to provide stellar customer care with social media in our free webinar. Register Now » Chatbots are new and hot but how do you get them to make money for your compa...

Malware found preinstalled on 38 Android phones used by 2 companies

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arstechnica.com - A commercial malware scanner used by businesses has recently detected an outbreak of malware that came preinstalled on more than three dozen Android devices. An assortment of malware was found on 3...

No Good at Emoji? Don’t Give Up

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www.wired.com - Is flirting on LinkedIn less weird than on other social media? After all, it can vouch for you in a substantive way. Whoa. Hang on. Let’s first poke at the premise of your question, because the imp...

Inside Google’s Plan to Make Virtual Reality Mainstream Before Facebook Can

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www.technologyreview.com - The bright black sand at Diamond Beach, Iceland, is dotted with smooth gray pebbles and glassy chunks of ice. The crash of foamy waves fills my ears as I turn my head to look up and down the beach ...

7 Things That Happened After WikiLeaks Dumped The CIA Hacking Files

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thehackernews.com - This week WikiLeaks published "Vault 7" — a roughly 8,761 documents and files claiming to detail surveillance tools and tactics of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The leak outlined a broad r...

Design A Professional Campaign Page in Minutes - Indiegogo Blog

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go.indiegogo.com - We’re making it easier than ever to polish your campaign and attract new backers. Indiegogo is teaming up with the expert visual storytellers at Piktochart to offer entrepreneurs a new, slick templ...

MicroVentures | Invest in Alchema

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app.microventures.com - Alchema is a smart device and mobile App platform that provides customers with a hassle-free solution for making creative hard ciders, meads, wines, and other alcoholic brews. Its patent-pending te...

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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www.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-...

Rawporter.com: A Mobile Application That Helps People Earn Money for Shooting and Sharing Photos and Videos - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Rawporter helps people earn money for shooting and sharing photos and videos. All items captured with the app or uploaded online are indexed so they become discoverable by search engines and can no...

Pear-U : Relationship Making Application - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sachet Gagwani”,Founder/CEO of the Ashburn – USA based start-up “Pear-U” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wha...

Brian Zuercher Of VenueSeen On Social Media Photography And Managing Customer Relationships - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Brian Zuercherhad a precocious interest in business for a boy from the Buckeye State. He likes his sports, too, but ever since the days of running the school store, the entrepreneurial path has bec...

My Home Needs That : Search Engine Dedicated to Furniture and Homeware - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Adam Pilling”, Foundert at the London – UK based start-up “MyHomeNeedsThat” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and ...

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

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www.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,...

Pampered Teacher : Sends Teachers a Subscription Box Filled with Hand-Selects 4-6 Teacher Gifts - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Cristin Frank”, Owner Of the NY – USA based startup “Pampered Teacher” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what...

Narwall : Personalized Designs for Toys, Apparel and Decor for Kids - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Andrew Fry”,Founder of the startup based in Campbell – United States “Narwall” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do...

Point Shout : Mobile App to Listen, Engage and React to Customers' Needs - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Ionut Danifeld”, Co-Founder at the Brussels – Belgium based start-up“PointShout” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do...

9 Brilliant Tactics to Promote Your Blog Content on Facebook

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contentmarketinginstitute.com - There are countless ways to promote your blog content, but most of them are incredibly time-consuming. While reaching out to influencers or earning backlinks are both superior tactics, marketers ra...

Pamela Anderson calls rumored beau Julian Assange 'sexy'

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www.dailymail.co.uk - Pamela Anderson has all but made her relationship with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange official with her sensual note titled 'My Julian.' The former Baywatch star wrote on Pamela Anderson Foundati...

Platform Value? - CXO Transform

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cxo-transform.com - Platform value offers companies the opportunity to leverage a relatively new type of value and really disrupt market dynamics. Platforms have disrupted numerous brick and mortar companies and are p...

Alphabet’s Waymo asks judge to block Uber from using self-driving car secrets

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www.theverge.com - Waymo, Alphabet’s self-driving spinoff from Google, is formally asking a judge to block Uber from operating its autonomous vehicles, according to new documents filed in Waymo’s lawsuit against Uber...

4 Types of Social Video That Get Viewers to Respond to Your Brand

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instapage.com - Video can be a great addition to your landing page, but it doesn’t have to stop there. Video is also a nice way to get more out of your social media efforts. This has become increasingly important ...

The Iphone And How It Can Make A Difference To You

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iphonefindmyphone.com - The iphone has been programmed is incredible. It has a smooth app systems and an interface that puts the world at your fingertips. There are different options that allow you can use to personalize ...

Facebook takes on telcos with low-cost Internet in Nairobi

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www.businessdailyafrica.com - US tech giant Facebook has switched on its low-cost Internet in Nairobi, stepping up competition for telecommunication firms which earn significant revenue from users of the social networking site....

LG E7 & W7 OLED TV 6-Hour Review

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www.hdtvtest.co.uk - LG’s wafer-thin SIGNATURE W series of wallpaper OLED TV was genuinely one of the most exciting products we saw at CES 2017 earlier this year, and we – along with several prominent AV publications f...

Are connected cars only as good as your cellular network?

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readwrite.com - While the pervasive innovation into connected cars has driven a frenzy in development, the “connected” portion of the vehicle is only as good as the network it is running on. This potentially creat...

Most Federal Government Websites Lack Basic Security

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www.darkreading.com - The majority of federal agency websites fail to meet basic standards for security as well as for speed and mobile-friendliness. That's the finding from a new study by the Information Technology and...

SEC shoots down Winklevii bitcoin ETF

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www.axios.com - It's about TIME: President Trump loves seeing his face on magazine covers, especially TIME. And this week's cover sums up the first 7 weeks in Trumpland to a T. It'd be a crime not to share it with...

Microsoft Azure: A Growing Presence In The Cloud

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seekingalpha.com - Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT) foray into the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) segment has been bearing fruit lately. Revenues from its Azure Cloud have grown about 360% over the past two years alone...

Heimwerker aufgepasst: So tauscht man das Thermostatventil aus

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www.n-tv.de - Mit einem modernen Thermostat lässt sich meist effizienter heizen - vor allem, wenn die An-und-Aus-Zeiten programmiert werden können. Doch beim Einbau des Geräts gibt es einiges zu beachten. Im Win...