Wednesday, July 19, 2017

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TECHNOLOGY

A Twist in the Drive to Pave Roads With Solar Panels

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news.nationalgeographic.com - Transformational ideas can come from anywhere. From anyone. National Geographic’s Chasing Genius is now soliciting ideas around three issues: sustainable planet, global health, and feeding nine billi…

Facebook Says It Will Start Testing a Subscription-Based News Product in October

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www.adweek.com - A paywall is coming to Facebook, much to the delight of publishers. Head of news partnerships Campbell Brown made the announcement at the Digital Publishing Innovation Summit in New York Tuesday, as …

5 Things Business Leaders Can Learn From Today's Developers

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www.inc.com - Almost 15 years ago, 17 software developers got together to discuss development methods and ended up establishing the "Manifesto for Agile Software Development," which encourages planning, flexibilit…

Elon, Forget Killer Robots. Focus on the Real AI Problems

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www.wired.com - Imagine you had a chance to tell 50 of the most powerful politicians in America what urgent problem you think needs prompt government action. Elon Musk had that chance this past weekend at the Nation…

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tpsconsulting.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY vSphere 6.5 Upgrade Considerations Part-1 - VMware vSphere Blog Shared by Gina Minks blogs.vmware.com - The release of vSphere 6.5 in November 2016 introduced many new features and enhance…

Google Glass is back with hardware focused on the enterprise

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techcrunch.com - Google Glass arguably always only made sense as an enterprise-focused product, but now it’s officially back and customized for those applications, with Glass Enterprise Edition (EE). The wearable hea…

Google’s Transfer Appliance helps businesses ship their data to the Google Cloud by FedEx

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techcrunch.com - Google today announced the launch of its Transfer Appliance, a new hardware appliance and service for moving large amounts of data from corporate data centers to its cloud via FedEx. While Google alr…

UK’s digital-only Starling Bank adds Apple Pay support

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techcrunch.com - Digital-only UK “challenger” bank, Starling Bank, has added support for Apple Pay — meaning its customers can now add their Starling debit card to their Apple Wallet and make contactless payments dra…

Rackspace partners with Pivotal to launch managed services for Cloud Foundry

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techcrunch.com - Rackspace, which strongly focuses on managed services these days, today announced a partnership with Pivotal, the company behind the open source Cloud Foundry platform as a service project. Rackspace…

Workflow automation startup Workato announces $10m Series A

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techcrunch.com - It’s a big day for Workato as the startup announced a $10 million Series A, and the latest release of its workflow automation platform dubbed ‘Turing.’ The round was led by Storm Ventures with partic…

Mira’s Prism is a $99 headset vying to become the Google Daydream of augmented reality

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techcrunch.com - The Mira Prism is a strange product, intended to fill a gap that may or may not actually exist: the mid-tier AR market. The brand new startup is positioning the headset as the Gear VR or Google Daydr…

Google launches Hire, a new service for helping businesses recruit

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techcrunch.com - Google today announced the launch of Hire, a new service that helps businesses more effectively manage their internal recruiting process. Hire offers businesses a cohesive applicant tracking service …

FCC refuses to release text of more than 40,000 net neutrality complaints

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arstechnica.com - The Federal Communications Commission has denied a request to extend the deadline for comments on its plan to overturn net neutrality rules. The commission is also refusing to release the text of mor…

Security guard robot ends it all by throwing itself into a watery grave

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arstechnica.com - The automation revolution, where most of our jobs are replaced by robots and we spend the rest of our days floating around on rubber rings sipping piña coladas, has hit a snag: a Knightscope K5 secur…

Custom fit earphones: Audio nirvana or a waste of money?

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arstechnica.com - In recent years, the humble earbud has fallen out of fashion in favour of the headphone—and with good reason. Headphones offer a sizeable upgrade over their compact counterparts, which often come bun…

Camaro goes nuclear: Chevrolet escalates the muscle car war

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arstechnica.com - Where will this end? The Chevrolet Camaro Zl1 1LE. Suede, alcantara, and carbon fiber cover the interior. Even though GM's 10-speed automatic can be found in other 650hp freaks like the Corvette Z06 …

Because English isn’t the same in England, Microsoft renames Fall Update for some

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arstechnica.com - The branding of the next major Windows 10 update, due in around September this year, was announced in May as the Fall Creators Update. Our UK siblings immediately wondered if the update would retain …

Pressure mounting for US government to examine Amazon-Whole Foods accord

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arstechnica.com - It's been a month following Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' announcement that he was buying the upscale Whole Foods Market grocery chain for $13.7 billion, or $42 a share, in an all-cash transaction. Now, opp…

11 Infallible Ways to Build Up Your Email List Using Social Media

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medium.com - Using Instagram Stories or Snapchat (since Snapchat allows for anyone to use links in their Stories now!), showcase some behind-the-scenes content. This could be about a new product release, exclusiv…

Google Allo now lets you "heart" messages in conversations - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Google Allo may not be the most popular messaging app around, but it does have its fans. And the past few months have seen a lot of updates and new features, maybe not enough to get as many users as …

RuneScape will finally arrive for mobile, cue the MMO celebrations - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - RuneScape is an unbelievable game in itself – 15 years running and still probably one of the most popular MMORPGs out there. This is not even mentioning that the game is probably the top choice for h…

Google Play Music now displays songs/albums in search results - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - When you’re searching for a particular song or artist or album on your music streaming service, you probably are not looking for search suggestions since you already know what you want to listen to o…

Jide Technology calls it quits abruptly, will shift focus to ‘enterprise’ software and hardware - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you’ve followed the Android industry long enough, you’ll know Jide Technology – purveyors of the original Remix Mini Android PC and the Remix OS. The Remix ecosystem was their bread and butter – t…

Google’s Pixel 2 rendered and captured in an HD concept video, truly drool-worthy - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - At the moment, the Samsung Galaxy S8 sits on the throne for “most eye-catching Android smartphone”, with those sexy edges and large screen area. But don’t look now, Google might just give Samsung a r…

$1M in 2 Hours? The Creators of Pilot Share Crowdfunding Secrets - Indiegogo Blog

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go.indiegogo.com - This is a guest post by Andrew Ochoa, CEO of Waverly Labs. It has been formatted for Indiegogo’s blog. To read a more detailed version, check out Waverly Labs’ full crowdfunding story. From the begin…

Ex-LG Security Officer Targets Ad Privacy with Blockchain Search Engine - CoinDesk

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www.coindesk.com - A blockchain startup founded by a former chief security officer at LG Electronics is releasing a decentralized search platform he claims will be more secure for users and more cost-effective for adve…

'Digital Sense' Is Marketing 101 For Digital Marketers Who Don't Know It All

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www.forbes.com - Using Snapchat doesn’t make you a digital marketer. Tweeting about bots and messaging doesn’t make you an expert on conversational commerce. And while sharing Alexa stories to your Facebook friends m…

Stores.Miscake.com: A Web-Based Service for Creating Online Stores - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Miscake Stores is a service for creating online stores. It is designed both for small merchants and big resellers. Below is the full interview that we have conducted with Mrs. Richardson regarding h…

My Driving Pal : Security and Safety - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Shahram Rezaei”, Founder Of the California – USA based startup “MyDrivingPal” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that you do an…

CareerSonar a Social Job Discovery - Start-Ups.Co

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www.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 connections,…

Fall Creators Update Feature Focus: OneDrive Files On-Demand - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - With Microsoft winding down development of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, it’s time to take a look at the biggest and best new features that this release will include. First up: OneDrive Files …

Leak Suggests a Real Nokia Flagship is Coming Soon - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - While I was inordinately excited by the Nokia 6, it is really just a mid-tier smartphone. But HMD is set to unveil a true flagship, the Nokia 8. And this could be the high-end Nokia you’ve been waiti…

10 Often Overlooked Website Mistakes that May Harm Your Business - Copyblogger

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www.copyblogger.com - At a local WordCamp recently, I critiqued websites from a group of volunteers during a site clinic session. While I noticed a number of common mistakes — like extra-loud, auto-play videos and other d…

How Gratitude Advances Marketing And Business

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www.forbes.com - Several of the PR disasters I’ve examined most recently could have been solved or prevented with a single principle: gratitude. When companies lose gratitude for their customers, the holy grail of cu…

Beacons in Airports: Ready for Takeoff - DGI Wire

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www.dgiwire.com - (DGIwire) – Airports help travelers quickly get from one city to another. Increasingly, however, they are doing something else as well: quickly getting targeted messages to travelers’ mobile devices.…

Google Glass 2.0 Is a Startling Second Act | Backchannel

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www.wired.com - Don’t call Heather Erickson a glasshole. Yes, that’s Google Glass on her frames. But she’s not using it to check her Facebook, dictate messages, or capture a no-hands video while riding a roller coas…

3 Ways to Generate Leads Using YouTube : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Want to generate more leads and conversions with YouTube? Looking for organic tactics to help boost the performance of your existing video content? In this article, you’ll discover three effective wa…

Some OnePlus 5 phones might have a problem with emergency calls

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mashable.com - OnePlus, the startup phone company behind the well-reviewed OnePlus 5, appears to have an issue with another sequence of numbers. Unfortunately, that sequence happens to be 9-1-1. A video shared to R…

How to Refocus Your AdWords Marketing Agency to Grow Client ROI [Free Ebook]

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instapage.com - A common refrain voiced in 90% of the nation’s marketing agencies, often delivered in a lordly tone, is: “We understand our client’s business.” (35% of clients do not agree with this statement.) Some…

Senator Wyden To FCC Chair Pai: Hey, Stop Lying About What I Said To Undermine Net Neutrality

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www.techdirt.com - Yesterday we posted our comments to the FCC on net neutrality. Tons of others did as well, but I wanted to call out the comment submitted by Senator Ron Wyden. For two decades, Wyden has been a leadi…

Apple’s risky balancing act with the next iPhone

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www.macworld.com - As there always are at this time of year, there are lots of rumors out there about what the next iPhone will be. This year we’re hearing that Apple is going to release a high-priced, next-generation …

Creation and consumption

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ben-evans.com - There's a pretty common argument in tech that though of course there are billions more smartphones than PCs, and will be many more still, smartphones are not really the next computing platform, just …

The Do’s and Don’ts of Creating the Best Landing Page Experience

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instapage.com - Search advertising accounted for fifty percent of internet advertising revenue in the first half of 2016 according to IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report. Matching every search ad with a high-qua…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 18, 2017

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3dprint.com - We’re diving headfirst into some 3D printing legal and business news for today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to an additive manufacturing competition and a new additive manufacturing …

Advice And Tips For Getting The Most From Your Iphone

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laptopsandnotebook.com - You may have heard about all of much more than your average smartphone. If you’re interested in purchasing an iphone, read on for some great tips on using it and personalizing it. Save your battery p…

A Few Simple Keys To Email Marketing Success

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marketingpromotion.biz - Marketing is essential for all businesses; surprisingly, but not every company takes advantage of every tool available to them. One of the best and smartest ways you can market your business today is…

iOttie Easy One Touch 2 Car Mount Holder for iPhone 7s 6s Plus 6s 5s 5c Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge S7 S6 Note 5

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popularchristmas.com - Best Car Mount I have Used – iOttie Easy One Touch 3 Car & Desk Mount Holder Review iOttie Easy One Touch 2 Car Mount Holder Deals in US iOttie Easy One Touch 2 Car Mount Holder for iPhone 6s Plus 6s…

Apple iPhone 8 Launch Pushed To October

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www.andhrawishesh.com - Apple iPhone 8 Launch Pushed To October?:- For almost a year now, the rumours of Apple's anniversary edition iPhone 8 have been doing rounds. But, now it seems that people have to wait for some more …

Dow Jones Data Leak Results from Amazon AWS Configuration Error

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www.darkreading.com - A data leak at Dow Jones & Co. exposed the personal information of millions of customers after a public cloud configuration error. This marks the fifth major public cloud leak in the past several mon…

Think twice before buying a smart toy for your child - Help Net Security

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www.helpnetsecurity.com - For a while now, security researchers have been warning about the security and privacy dangers of many popular “smart” toys. While consumer protection organizations are clamouring for action from dat…

Apple iOS Malware Growth Outpaces that of Android

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www.darkreading.com - iPhones and other devices running Apple's iOS have seen a jump in malicious apps attacking them while Android malware infections have remained largely stable, according to a report released today by …

It's a trap! Marcher banking trojan masquerades as Adobe Flash Player for Android

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www.grahamcluley.com - A variant of the Marcher banking trojan is targeting Android users by masquerading as a mobile Adobe Flash Player app. This version of the malware arrives via popcash[dot]net, an advertising network …

Google G-Suite spotted erecting stiff member vetting tool

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www.theregister.co.uk - Stung by phishing attacks aimed at G Suite users earlier this year, Google has armored its cloud with extra security layers. Following recent defenses against the dark arts – security key enforcement…

Ethereum cryptocurrency heist! Over $7 million reportedly stolen through simple hack

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www.tripwire.com - A hacker has reportedly stolen over $7 million in a matter of minutes from would-be investors, through what seems to have been an incredibly simple method. For days, online trading platform CoinDash …

8 Writing Tools for the Perfect Social Media Post

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blog.hootsuite.com - Ernest Hemingway once said, “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” Okay. As a social media marketer, there’s a good chance you aren’t penning from a typewrit…

Egnyte launches a latency-optimizing desktop client for its file sharing service - SiliconANGLE

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siliconangle.com - The desktop applications that accompany every leading file locker are often perceived as secondary to the core cloud-based platform itself. But where most providers see little more than a frontend, E…

Mass unemployment will start around 2025

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www.motherjones.com - Dylan Matthews says we need a Universal Basic Income, but not because automation is going to put people out of work, as former SEIU head Andy Stern says: The arrival of driverless trucks and taxis an…

China's censorship cyber-missiles shoot down pics flying through WhatsApp, chat apps

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www.theregister.co.uk - China has expanded its censorship tools to strip out images from chat messages in transit through its networks. The new capacities were inadvertently demonstrated on the country's most common messagi…

Create Space to Work On the Business, Not In the Business

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www.entrepreneur.com - Find out how to optimize your website to give your customers experiences that will have the biggest ROI for your business. Register Now » Gibraltar Business Capital provides small- to medium-sized bu…

New SAP Leonardo Services and Offerings Ease the Way to Digital Innovation

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news.sap.com - FRANKFURT — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced new digital innovation services and tools for SAP Leonardo to help customers become digital and realize business value from data across their organizati…

Six Social Media Behaviors Your Brand Needs to Stop Right Now [Infographic]

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www.marketingprofs.com - With nearly three billion social media users worldwide, determining a set of rules to please everyone would be impossible. But there are some guidelines that brands should follow to help ensure socia…

This Is the Single Most Important Thing You Can Do as an Entrepreneur

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www.entrepreneur.com - Editor’s Note: In the new podcast Masters of Scale, LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman explores his philosophy on how to scale a business -- and at Entrepreneur.com, entrepreneurs …

Stop Trying to Exceed Expectations -- You Can't

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www.entrepreneur.com - Exceeding expectations is a very difficult thing to do consistently. I think, in the long run, we are better off making sure that we at least meet expectations. Most people have good intentions when …

Bluetooth devices could soon have mesh networking capabilities

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www.computerworld.co.nz - Bluetooth is about to get some significant new mesh networking capabilities -- and the best bit is, you may not need new hardware to benefit from them. Mesh networking will make it simpler to connect…


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