Monday, May 15, 2017

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TECHNOLOGY

Snowden Tweets: Microsoft Confirms Cyberattack Spawned from NSA

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www.newsmax.com - National Security Agency (NSA) leaker Edward Snowden, currently living in exile in Russia, issued a tweet on Sunday explaining computer giant Microsoft "officially confirms" Friday's cyberattack wa...

How the WannaCry cyberattack spread

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abcnews.go.com - The so-called WannaCry cyberattack has affected hundreds of thousands of computers by exploiting vulnerabilities in Microsoft's Windows XP software, creating havoc around the world. Here's a timeli...

Insane VR Headset Lets You Poke Your Friend In The Face - VRScout

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vrscout.com - Ambition and confusion come together in this outrageous virtual reality experience. Like any emerging technology still in its infancy, virtual reality developers and manufacturers are still experim...

Wanna Decryptor: A worm lurking in the corridors of a crisis-hit NHS

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arstechnica.co.uk - For anyone inside the IT support and infosec bubble, the Wanna Decryptor ransomware worm that infected at least 200,000 computers in 150 countries was inevitable. That it came in the run-up to a ge...

Expert Series: Top thought leaders share advice for getting started with IoT

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www.mendix.com - The Internet of Things (IoT) is impacting businesses across various industries as technology continues to make advancements towards Smart Apps, augmented reality, and virtual reality. In the age of...

Egnyte Enterprise File Sync & Content Collaboration Software Reviews

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www.gartner.com - We use a hybrid setup with Egnyte Storage Sync virtual machines syncing our data between dozens of branch offices and the Egnyte-hosted copy. Overall the solution has been excellent, allowing us to...

Microsoft’s response to widespread cyber attacks may make you WannaCry

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techcrunch.com - Microsoft’s president and chief legal officer Brad Smith took to the company’s website to give a post mortem on the lessons that need to be learned from the global hack that crippled businesses and...

Ford CTO Raj Nair on the future: Ford will look very different in ten years

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techcrunch.com - Today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, our own Darrell Etherington sat down with Ford Motor Company CTO (and an employee of the company since 1987) Raj Nair to chat about the future and how a company like...

Judge ruling means Uber can continue self-driving work but Levandowski barred from LiDAR

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techcrunch.com - A judge has ruled in the matter of a preliminary injunction related to Uber’s use of autonomous tech, finding that Google employee and Otto founder Anthony Levandowski can no longer work on any pro...

Savari works to bring 5G to connected cars

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techcrunch.com - In these early days of smart cities and connected cars, Savari has emerged as a V2X (that’s vehicle-to-everything) innovator. Now it’s joined the 5G Automotive Association to bring cellular communi...

Google makes changes to AdSense in a bid to increase transparency for website publishers

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techcrunch.com - Google announced two changes to itsAdSense network today that it says will increase transparency about how it deals with violations and removes ads from websites. First, AdSense’s technology has be...

Announcing TechCrunch Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield 2017

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techcrunch.com - Who arethe next wave of early-stage disruptors? TechCrunch is excited to announce the 19 startups pitching in the Startup Battlefield for TechCrunch Disrupt NYC 2017. Our resilient founders lead Ba...

Volvo and Audi turn to Android for next-gen connected cars

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techcrunch.com - Volvo and Audi are looking to do more with Android in its forthcoming connected vehicles, the companies announced on Monday ahead of this week’s Google I/O developer conference. The companies will ...

Snapchat rolls out a trio of new ad products using its lenses and geofilters

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techcrunch.com - In an effort to further differentiate itself from rival Facebook, Snapchat this morning expanded its ad offerings lineup with three new products that take advantage of its already popular lenses an...

HelloAva launches a chatbot for personalized skin care recommendations

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techcrunch.com - Can a chatbot replace a dermatologist’s recommendation for skin care products? That’s the idea behind HelloAva, a startup launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, which aims to walk people through...

Report: The Legend of Zelda is coming to mobile

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arstechnica.com - Nintendo is continuing its push into smartphonegaming with another classic franchise: The Legend of Zelda. The game, which is yet to be officially announced by Nintendo, will be released following ...

Most FCC commenters favor net neutrality—but you wouldn’t know it from Ajit Pai

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arstechnica.com - Widespread support for strong net neutrality rules continues, both from individuals who use the Internet and companies that offer websites and applications over the Internet. But Federal Communicat...

Intel ends its dreams of replacing the x86 chip in your PC

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www.engadget.com - The news marks the quiet end to a tumultuous saga. Itanium was supposed to represent a clean break from x86 that put Intel firmly into the 64-bit era. It was first intended for high-end servers and...

WannaCry Kill-Switch(ed)? It’s Not Over! WannaCry 2.0 Ransomware Arrives

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thehackernews.com - If you are following the news, by now you might be aware that a security researcher has activated a "Kill Switch" which apparently stopped the WannaCry ransomware from spreading further. But it's n...

Faraway: Puzzle Escape lets you explore mysterious puzzles and temples - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you want a little bit of archeology and mystery mixed in your puzzler games, then you may want to try out a new game from called Faraway: Puzzle Escape, now available for Android smartphones and...

Built for Speed is a retro-looking racing game for Android devices - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - There are a lot of mobile racing games available now for your devices. Most of them though are more modern and at times, even futuristic looking. But if you’re looking for a more retro kind of game...

Upcoming Android O to enhance SMS Authentication for most apps - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We’re tempted to say that SMS is already obsolete but it’s not. Texting will not be replaced by instant messaging yet because not all mobile consumers have regular access to the Internet and can pa...

Indiegogo Now Supports Credit Cards for Fixed Funding Campaigns - Indiegogo Blog

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go.indiegogo.com - Starting today, backers can use credit cards to contribute to fixed funding campaigns. We know easy and secure payments are important to backers and entrepreneurs alike. By using a credit card, as ...

Why Facebook Fans Still Matter: Using Facebook Ads To Expose Value

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marketaire.com - The word on the street is that Facebook fans no longer matter. For the most part, this is perpetuated by the same people that claim organic reach on Facebook is dead. It’s not. Not only to Facebook...

Fitnescity : Allows Users To Connect With Personal Trainers - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Leila Zemrani”, Founder and CEO of the New York – US based start-up “Fitnescity” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do...

MediaNest : Manage Video Marketing Campaigns on Social Media - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Natasha Robinson”,Co-Founder & CMO at the California- USA based start-up “MediaNest” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that y...

Wob.io: An Online Jukebox that was Designed with the Express Aim of Being Simple and Easy to Use - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Wobio provides free music streaming, special tailored online radio per user, and lets you connect with artists and friends. According to Mr. Alp; Wobio provides free music streaming, special tailor...

MinYawns : Minions To Supervillains - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Billy Sheng'; Founder of the Start Up “MinYawns”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. What is it...

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...

Why I Switched from Aweber to Infusionsoft to Convertkit

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - Earlier this year, I made a big decision to move my email list of more than135,000 subscribers to Infusionsoft from AWeber, which I’ve used for the past five-plus years. Three months later, my emai...

Toyota's Cars Are So Safe Today, Its Crash Test Dummies Are Looking for Other Work

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www.adweek.com - It’s the plight of the crash test dummy. As automatic safety features on cars improve, life-sized plastic dolls are becoming obsolete, and they’re not happy about it. So goes the silly but illustra...

Arianna Huffington's Podcast Series Promotes Beds Over Burnout

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www.adweek.com - In a way, you might say Arianna Huffington is hoping her new podcast will put you to sleep. The six-part series features the media mogul and sleepadvocate talking with celebrities about how they ba...

Branding Social Etiquette in the Age of Trump

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www.adweek.com - A hacker invasion is taking off on social media. Breaking into social media accounts from companies such as Good Morning Americaand McDonald’s, hackers are tweeting at the president. Some are decla...

Fusion's Chief Content Officer Serves a Rising American Mainstream

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www.adweek.com - Adweek: Talk about your work as supervisor of Univision Story House, which creates scripted and unscripted content for English and Spanish TV Camila Jiménez Villa: Story House launched about a year...

Why the Google Search Network isn’t working for your B2B business

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searchengineland.com - Not infrequently, we hear from B2B businesses that have grown frustrated with the Google Search Network. Their marketing teams have been running Search Network campaigns for a while, but they’ve se...

NHS trusts told about security patch last month

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news.sky.com - NHS Digital has confirmed to Sky News that the patch was made available on its cyber portal on 25 April, and a link sent to NHS IT staff on 27 April. A spokesman said: "Our understanding is that if...

Ransomware Attack Shows Why Apple Was Right to Deny the FBI an iPhone Back Door

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www.rushlimbaugh.com - RUSH: You remember after the San Bernardino massacre that James Comey and the FBI were demanding that Apple create a back door for them to get into every iPhone? This ransomware, this is government...

Edward Snowden, Over 100 Activists Call for Trump to Drop Charges Against Julian Assange - Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - The Guardian reportsthat over 100 activists have signed an open letter calling for President Trump to drop any possible charges being brought against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. “A threat to ...

Facebook cracks down on fake live videos

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techcrunch.com - Facebook is banning misleading uses of its Live video format. The company tells TechCrunch that it’s adding a section to its Live API Facebook Platform Policy that reads “Don’t use the API to publi...

Tips For Finding The Automobile You Want

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carshopping.biz - You may not have had trouble in the past when shopping for a used or new vehicle. Maybe you want some more information so you can handle yourself better job at negotiating. When you’re aware of wha...

What You Must Learn About Web Design – Agentmonhost – Best Web Hosting Companies

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agentmonhost.com - This article is for people that wish to profit by using the internet. The information that can be quite helpful in assisting you to build a great site. Be aware of your site background. Some sites ...

Top 10 Laws of Power for Successful Women in Cybersecurity

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www.brighttalk.com - In the current digital era, today’s top-performing professional women utilize the benefits of social media to help achieve their goals. LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional online network, ha...

Elephant Goring To Internet Of Things: Tom Siebel Speaks Out

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www.forbes.com - TomSiebel is the founder, CEO and chairman of C3 IoT, an IoT platform and applications company. During the 1980s Siebel worked and was an executive at Oracle. A serial entrepreneur, Siebel founded ...

Hive goes the subscription route with "smart home as a service"

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readwrite.com - Hive, a connected home company, is launching a new subscription service aimed at introducing people to smart home products without having to pay for each device. The “Welcome Home” service has thre...

5 innovative ways to improve your retail business

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thenextweb.com - Retail and e-commerce is one of the most competitive industries. Besides some of the more major players such as eBay, Amazon, Walmart, and Target, thousands of smaller eCommerce products have flood...

5 questions for IoT about what we could learn from the WannaCry hack

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readwrite.com - Last Friday here in Europe, we saw over 50,000 companies and over 100 countries hit by the WannaCryransomware attack. In Germany, digital display boards at Deutsche Bahn train stations were inopera...

50 Google Play apps found containing info-stealing adware

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www.grahamcluley.com - An adware family that comes equipped with an information-stealing component hid itself within at least 50 apps available for download on Google's Play Store. SophosLabs researchers came across the ...

Spiked! Mimosa Wireless kit has multiple security holes

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www.theregister.co.uk - 5G wireless vendor Mimosa Wireless has patched against a bunch of remote code execution, denial-of-service and file disclosure vulnerabilities. The bugs were reported by Ian Ling on Full Disclosure...

5 Things to Consider Before Buying an Enterprise File Sharing Solution

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www.egnyte.com - Given that you’re reading this article, you probably have some understanding of the Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) space. For a quick primer on EFSS, take a look at EFSS 101: Understanding F...

Good news, OpenVPN fans: your software's only a little bit buggy

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www.theregister.co.uk - The venerable OpenVPN client has been given a mostly clean bill of health. Between December and February, a team led by Johns Hopkins University crypto-boffin Dr Matthew Green has been auditing Ope...