Saturday, July 29, 2017

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TECHNOLOGY

New leaked image is the best sign yet that the iPhone 8 will have wireless charging

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mashable.com - The upcoming deluxe iPhone 8 is slated to be the first phone made by Apple to include wireless charging — but up until now, we've had only analyst theories and supply chain rumors to cite for our pro…

What to Blog About for Small Business to Increase Sales

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smartbirdsocial.net - Content marketing continues to offer opportunities to attract your ideal avatar, get found in search engines, connect with your audience, and sell more. You’ve probably heard this many times, and it’…

Local SEO: 10 Highly Effective Blogging Tips

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yeah-local.com - You've been told you need to start or continue blogging to help your Local SEO. Well, whoever told you that is right, BUT there is a right way to blog and a not so right way. It may not hurt you to b…

Headshot: A visual history of first-person shooters

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arstechnica.co.uk - Many of us are familiar with the first-person shooter (FPS) creation myth—that it materialized fully formed in the minds of id Software founders John Carmack and John Romero shortly before they devel…

Why We Need the Liberal Arts in Technology's Age of Distraction

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time.com - If you talk to the engineers and dreamers in Silicon Valley, especially anyone over 35, they'll probably admit to being into science fiction. This genre of movies, comic books and novels was huge in …

Hyperoptic raises £100 million to bring 1Gbps fibre to millions of homes

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arstechnica.co.uk - Hyperoptic, which is now claiming to be the UK's largest gigabit FTTP ISP, has secured an investment of £100 million to accelerate the expansion of its network. 350,000 homes and businesses can sign …

Tech firms are forgetting about STEM and focusing on STEAM

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qz.com - It was recently thought that four subjects alone could spur innovation by bringing order and logic to creative thinking: Science, technology, engineering, and math—fields known to much of the modern …

Stealthy Google Play apps recorded calls and stole e-mails and texts

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arstechnica.com - Google has expelled 20 Android apps from its Play marketplace after finding they contained code for monitoring and extracting users' e-mail, text messages, locations, voice calls, and other sensitive…

Hackers Can Make A Car Wash Attack You Until You Are Dead, Happy Wednesday

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jalopnik.com - When the robots takeover, nowhere will be safe. Not even car washes. Hackers revealed how ridiculously easy it is to turn a mild-meaning, fully-automated car wash into a violent attacking monster thr…

Broadcom chip bug opened 1 billion phones to a Wi-Fi-hopping worm attack

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arstechnica.com - LAS VEGAS—It's not often that a security researcher devises an attack that can unleash a self-replicating attack that, with no user interaction, threatens 1 billion smartphones. But that's just what …

Apple discontinues iPod Nano and Shuffle, updates iPod Touch models

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arstechnica.com - You'll see no mention of the iPod Nano or iPod Shuffle on Apple's website anymore. Today, the company removed the two media players from its website, and reports suggest the company is discontinuing …

Foxconn’s long con

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techcrunch.com - Foxconn CEO Terry Gou and President Trump recently announced a plan to bring 3,000 jobs to Wisconsin at what appears to be a flat screen manufacturing plant. The political press ate it up, alternativ…

Xiaomi secures $1B loan to expand its international presence and offline retail footprint

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techcrunch.com - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has secured a $1 billion loan in order to develop its international focus and build out its offline sales presence. The company revealed today that it has secured a th…

AWS won’t be ceding its massive market share lead anytime soon

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techcrunch.com - Now that all the major cloud players have reported their earnings, we have seen some eye-popping growth numbers, particularly from Microsoft. Yet in spite of that, AWS maintains a significant market …

How to watch Tesla’s Model 3 handover event live

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techcrunch.com - If you want to check out the Tesla Model 3 special handover event, where the carmaker will provide its first 30 production vehicles to a group of early buyers (mostly staff), then you’re in luck: It’…

Amazon reportedly acquired GameSparks for $10M to build out its gaming muscle

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techcrunch.com - Amazon and its enterprise cloud division AWS have been making a number of moves to expand the company as a platform to build and host games. One of the latest developments has been an acquisition: Am…

Placecast launches new product to verify the location data in mobile ad campaigns

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techcrunch.com - Alistair Goodman, CEO of mobile marketing company Placecast, said location data is the “next frontier” when it comes to ad measurement and verification. For example, Goodman pointed to a study by Fac…

Laurene Powell Jobs’ Emerson Collective is buying a majority stake in The Atlantic

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techcrunch.com - Emerson Collective, the organization founded by Laurene Powell Jobs, has agreed to purchase a majority stake in The Atlantic. In a memo to the staff of The Atlantic, chairman and owner David Bradley …

Dating site OkCupid removes decade-old workaround for its paid version

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arstechnica.com - On Friday, online dating service OkCupid introduced its biggest change since its 2009 paid "A-List" add-on package. Starting today, the site's users no longer see a major data point that has been sta…

Apollo 13 escape room at Houston Escape Hunt is absolutely delightful

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arstechnica.com - HOUSTON—“Ah, Thirteen, Houston,” I said into the mic as the alarms blared and the screens on the wall showed an image of a badly damaged Apollo spacecraft floating slowly away into the void. “Go ahea…

How a podcaster managed to confront his tech support scammer, in person

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arstechnica.com - But we never even dreamed of doing what the podcast Reply All has done in an amazing episode that was released Thursday morning: doggedly pursue corporate records, find Facebook profiles of at least …

Sprint seeks merger with Charter to create wireless and cable giant

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arstechnica.com - Wireless carrier Sprint is trying to merge with cable giant Charter Communications, The Wall Street Journal reported today. Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son proposed the merger to create "a new publicly…

The Browser Statistics That Matter - Media Temple

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mediatemple.net - Have you ever had a web development related conversation discussion where someone brought up global browser usage statistics? I might be a little weird, but I’d say I at least overhear a conversation…

7 Super-Useful Chrome Extensions for Designers in 2017 — SitePoint

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www.sitepoint.com - All designers have their own way of working. Whether you design directly in the browser (with code, I mean), or you only use web browsers for live-testing web designs in real-time (or otherwise), the…

Jeff Bezos was briefly the world’s richest person

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www.cnbc.com - Of course, Bezos avoids talking publicly about his wealth. Like most tech tycoons, he insists he's trying to change the world rather than get rich. In his commencement speech at Princeton, Bezos said…

How a Bug in an Obscure Chip Exposed a Billion Smartphones to Hackers

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www.wired.com - If you haven't updated your iPhone or Android device lately, do it now. Until very recent patches, a bug in a little-examined Wi-Fi chip would have allowed a hacker to invisibly hack into any one of …

Smart guns: One answer to the mass-shooting epidemic?

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www.cnet.com - The Smart Tech Challenges Foundation hopes consumers will someday be able to purchase smart guns like this one by Safe Gun Technology Inc. Wednesday's shooting -- when a couple killed 14 people at a …

Facebook now lets you zoom in on photos without leaving News Feed - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - When you’re on your mobile device and scrolling through your Facebook feed, you will sometimes come across photos that warrant a closer look. While you could already previously pinch to zoom in, you’…

GoPro brings QuickStories feature to HERO5 cameras - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - When you first got your GoPro camera, you were probably so excited that immediately after a trip or event, you would immediately sort through all your photos and videos and then edit them into a “sho…

Silicon Power releases Mobile C50 Triple-Interface Flash Drive - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Previously, we only had to have one kind of USB flash drive to transfer files to our laptop and computer. But as technology and devices continue to evolve, we there is a need to also improve and adap…

Samsung Pay being considered for non-Samsung devices - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Ever since its official launch in South Korea over a couple of years ago, Samsung Pay has received numerous updates already. The mobile payment service has also reached a number of countries and has …

Loyalty360 CMO Challenge Report: Promise and Potential of Social Media in Creating Impactful Custome

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loyalty360.org - Few technologies have changed the nature of human interaction and mass communication as quickly as social media. When combined with the ubiquitous adoption of digital mobile devices, and the escalati…

Customer Experience is the New Competitive Battleground

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loyalty360.org - Loyalty360 routinely speaks with brands about the critical importance of customer experience as a key differentiator among today’s loyalty marketers. Last month, Julie Pukas, head of U.S. Bankcard an…

Papadakis Konstantinos : Latest Technologies Designed by High Detailed Graphics - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Konstantinos Papadakis”, Developer and Owber of the Greece based start-up “PapadakisKonstantinos” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exa…

Trendii : Social Commerce Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Christopher Latter”, Co-Founder at London – UK based start-up “Trendii” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what …

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,…

LivingJunction.com: A Drag-and-Drop Social Publishing Platform to Create Social Magazines Around your Hobbies and Interests - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Living Junction is a social publishing platform that let’s you drag-and-drop rich media content to the pages of your own gorgeous magazine to bring your favorite topics alive. “Living Junction” is a …

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

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www.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 conference…

JobQuotes : Connect Consumers With Local Professionals For Any Project - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Brandon Large”, CEO & Founder of the Aliso Viejo, USA based start-up “JobQuotes” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do a…

BunchCut : Sort Large Volumes of Images Fast - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Nathalie du Preez”, CEO and Co-Founder of the London and New York based start-up “Bunchcut” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly th…

Adlet: Advertising Platform for Bloggers - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had a nice chat with Ms. “Emma Coles”, CEO of the UK-based start-up “adlet.co” about his Company. 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up is all about? Adlet is an online advertis…

Ven.io: A Comprehensive Healthy Lifestyle Solution which Generates a Nutritional Plan that is personalized for You - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Venio provides a comprehensive healthy lifestyle solution, which generates an interactive meal-plan that is personalized around your taste, health goals, and dietary preferences. Below is the full in…

Video Is Hot, But That Doesn’t Mean Grab Your iPhone

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www.shoemoney.com - When we were kids, the video equipment we had on hand was bulky. A VHS or an 8MM tape slid into some yawning orifice. And to mix video, you had to hook it all up to a VCR. Kids today just don’t know …

How to Talk Social in the C-Suite

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www.adweek.com - It’s every social media professional’s greatest fear: Asking the C-suite for an increased social budget without a clear return on investment to show for it. The social media department is often walle…

‘Harry Potter’ author J.K. Rowling caught spreading terrible lie about Trump

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www.theblaze.com - ‘Harry Potter’ author J.K. Rowling went on a long rant from her social media account deriding the president for supposedly snubbing a child in a wheelchair who just wanted to shake his hand. It’s bee…

Technologie versus Mensch? Die wichtigsten Thesen in Gerd Leonhards neuem Buch „Technology vs. Humanity“

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www.gerdleonhard.de - Update 4. Juni 2017: die deutsche Übersetzung wird Ende Juli 2017 zur Verfügung stehen, über den Vahlen Verlag. Jetzt vorbestellen! Update 12. Juli: hier ein brandneuer Artikel aus dem Swiss Future M…

Put Your Knowledge to Use: Marketing Your Brand on Quora to Drive Landing Page Traffic

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instapage.com - Ask and you shall receive. And then you’ll receive some more, and at the end of it all, you’ll learn something new. At least, that’s the basic premise behind one of the biggest online communities for…

‘Skinny Repeal’ Bill Dies in Senate Vote

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www.webmd.com - July 28, 2017 -- The Senate early Friday morning narrowly defeated a "skinny" repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona cast the deciding vote against the propos…

What Can Facebook Marketing Do For Your Business?

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internetmarketinginfos.com - Facebook offers numerous opportunities to connect and communicate with customers as well as your friends. Social media sites are something that tons of people love communicating with each other. You …

A Beginner's Guide to Making Money Online: Start Making Money Outside Your 9 to 5 Through No Money Down E-commerce & Amazon Self-Publishing

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getmoneymaker.com - How to Start a Business With No Money (Or Little Money): Dropshipping! Learn how to start a business with no money (or with very little). 10k/Month ebook: http://wholesaleted.com/4-step Ecommerce sto…

What I Learned By Asking 100 School Kids About The Future Of Work

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www.forbes.com - In May this year I gave a different style of presentation at an Ignite event in San Francisco to the ones I normally do. As an analyst and someone who gets excited by telling stories about the possib…

WikiLeaks exposes 3 new CIA hacking tools for MacOS and Linux

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hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com - Disclosure non-profit WikiLeaks published documents this week from the Imperial project of the Central Intelligence Agency, exposing three new hacking tools that the CIA developed to infect MacOS and…

Budapest police arrest hacker for revealing bug in e-Ticket system

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hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com - While tech giants and even the US government spend money on bug bounty programs to find security vulnerabilities in their infrastructures, Hungarian authorities arrested an 18-year-old for hacking an…

Making The Most Of Time Spent Travelling - Travel Explored

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www.travelexplored.com - When it comes to travelling the destinations we get to visit can keep us busy all day long. But we also at times seem to spend a lot of time getting there that can seem like wasted time. We might spe…

Virgin America workers reset passwords after hacker's crash landing

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www.theregister.co.uk - Virgin America's staff and contractors have been told to change their passwords after a hacker raided the airline's systems. The T-Mobile-USA-of-the-skies revealed in a letter to its workforce that i…

4 Steps to Building a Stellar Personal Brand

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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 » As an entrepreneur, you want to build a personal brand that s…

Where’s all my CPU and memory gone? The answer: Slack

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medium.com - TLDR; If you care about battery life or availability of your finite CPU and memory on your computer, then you probably won’t want to use Slack desktop with more than one or two accounts. Slack resour…

Magic Johnson's Secrets for Business Success

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www.entrepreneur.com - You might know Magic Johnson from his esteemed basketball career in the NBA with the Los Angeles Lakers. But, since then, Johnson has been able to successfully bridge the gap between athletics, busin…

Apple’s refusal to support Progressive Web Apps is a detriment to future of the web

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m.phillydevshop.com - Progressive Web Applications (PWAs) are one of the most exciting and innovative things happening in web development right now. PWA’s enable you to use JavaScript to create a “service worker”, which g…

SAP Preferred Success Plan to Enhance Customer Success

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news.sap.com - WALLDORF — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the launch of the SAP Preferred Success plan, another step in simplifying the cloud service and support portfolio from SAP. SAP Preferred Success is an a…

A Very Sad Goodbye - AltspaceVR Inc - A Very Sad Goodbye

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altvr.com - It is with a tremendously heavy heart that we let you all know that we are closing down AltspaceVR on August 3rd, 7PM PDT. The company has run into unforeseen financial difficulty and we can’t afford…

Want to Work at Apple, Facebook or Other Tech Giants? Here's What You Need to Know.

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www.entrepreneur.com - For many, it’s a dream to work at a company such as Facebook, Google, Amazon or Apple. However, getting your foot in the door can be tricky. Related: 5 Ways to Find Your Dream Job Online career platf…

Why Change Your Microsoft Dynamics ERP Implementation Partner

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abouttmc.com - Dynamics GP is designed to support your team, but it’s only as effective as the team that supports it. Implementation is the easy part! It’s once your ERP is up and running that your technology partn…

3 Common Types of Data Loss -- and How to Prevent Them

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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 » There is no shortage of evidence that security should be one …

What about Me??? | Extraordinary Business - Small Business Consulting | Operations & Strategy | Aepiphanni

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aepiphanni.com - My phone was recently stolen while out and about with my family. While a bit disappointed (perhaps distraught and considering filing a missing person’s report), I decided to look at purchasing a new …

Google Takes the Global Delisting Debate to a U.S. Court

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www.lawfareblog.com - Google filed a complaint this week in the Northern District of California to challenge a Canadian Supreme Court ruling that requires Google to delist—that is, remove from its search results—links to …

Ransomware Scams Have Raked in $25 Million

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www.pcmag.com - Find out how to optimize your website to give your customers experiences that will have the biggest ROI for your business. Register Now » Ransomware is now a multimillion-dollar black market; the mos…

Capitalize on Back-to-School Shopping With These 3 Marketing Tips

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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 » The back-to-school scramble is well underway. This very day, …