Thursday, August 24, 2017

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TECHNOLOGY

Microsoft's Windows 95 launched 20 years ago today | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - A month ago this year, Microsoft launched its latest Windows release in a far more subdued fashion, making no references to its blow-out Windows 95 launch. On July 29, Microsoft began making Windows …

Tim Cook: Apple will invest $1.3 billion in Iowa

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money.cnn.com - CEO Tim Cook made the announcement from Des Moines, Iowa on Thursday. The company plans to build a $1.3 billion facility in Waukee, which is about 20 minutes outside the state's capital. The project …

What to Expect at VMworld 2017

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24x7itconnection.com - VMworld 2017 is just about to get into full swing. For all of your VMware fans out there, get ready for a week of fantastic announcements from the virtualization giant. Let’s take a look at what we c…

Emerging Technologies and the Tech Hype – With The Best – Medium

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medium.com - Interview with Tamara Dull, Director of Emerging Technologies at SAS Institute Tamara Dull is the Director of Emerging Technologies for SAS Best Practices, a thought leadership team at SAS Institute.…

Tutanota to offer premium e2e encrypted email free to non-profits

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techcrunch.com - Freemium, open source encrypted email service, Tutanota, which is based in Germany, is offering to “donate” (as it puts it) the business version of its end-to-end encrypted email service to non-profi…

Otto is betting people will pay $700 for a premium smart lock

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techcrunch.com - What’s the biggest thing holding back smart locks? Pricing? Consumer awareness? Security concerns? Bay Area-based startup Otto believes the issue is due, in part, to aesthetics. Today the company sho…

Apple reportedly looking to price its next iPhone at $999

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techcrunch.com - Staying on the cutting edge has always been pricey, but it’s starting to get a little wild. A report today in the New York Times suggest that Apple’s new high-end bezel-less iPhone is going to have q…

HTC might be looking to sell or spin off its Vive virtual reality business

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techcrunch.com - HTC, whose mobile handsets ruled the smartphone world of yesteryear, is working with an adviser to examine some pretty significant “strategic options” as it aims to find a path forward, Bloomberg rep…

Google expands its public Wi-Fi program for emerging markets to Indonesia

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techcrunch.com - Google is launching its public Wi-Fi program, which offers free connectivity at railway stations and other locations such as universities, in Indonesia, the company announced today. The Indonesia lau…

Following Story Studio shutdown, Oculus’s Head of Video departs company

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techcrunch.com - Oculus’s Head of Video Eugene Wei has left Facebook, according to an update on his personal blog. Wei joined the virtual reality company in late 2015 to lead video efforts after previously holding pr…

Facebook adds skin tones to family emoji, but it’s complicated

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techcrunch.com - Adding real-world diversity to emoji is a work in progress, but with platforms spanning the entire glove, it’s clearly important to big companies like Facebook. The social network just rolled out a s…

Netflix is making gains on live TV as viewers’ first choice for watching shows

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techcrunch.com - Netflix’s subscriber count is soaring and the company is investing billions into original content, but according to a new report published by Marketing Charts today, live TV is still the first place …

Amazon’s social media ‘Influencers’ program opens up to YouTube stars

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techcrunch.com - Amazon’s Influencer Program, a service that allows social media personalities to earn commissions on the Amazon products they promote, is now accepting sign-ups from YouTube influencers who want to p…

Tesla’s electric semi truck will reportedly get 200 to 300 miles per charge

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techcrunch.com - Tesla’s already announced plans to reveal an all-electric semi truck designed for cargo hauling at an event in September, but we don’t know much about it beyond that yet. Now, Reuters reports that th…

Cubic Telecom gets $46.5M to connect cars and other devices globally

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techcrunch.com - As automakers ramp up their connected car initiatives, a company that has built a solution to link vehicles up to mobile networks globally has raised a significant round of funding from a group of in…

Selling alterable versions of Star Wars is still infringement, court says

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arstechnica.com - A video-on-demand streaming service that enables the filtering of objectionable content to make it family friendly is breaking US copyright law, a federal appeals court ruled. The service, VidAngel, …

Ariel—makers of the Atom—have a hybrid hypercar in the works

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arstechnica.com - Ariel, together with Equipmake and Delta Motorsport, is working on a hybrid electric hypercar, due in 2020. The final body design is yet to be arrived at, but Ariel just released these teasers. Howev…

Iowa town gives $200M subsidy to get Apple’s newest data center

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arstechnica.com - Apple is building a $1.375 billion center near Des Moines, Iowa, after having secured more than $200 million in tax credits from local government. The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) said …

Monterey Car Week is like Comic Con and the Oscars but with wheels

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arstechnica.com - Although we usually pay for our own travel expenses, for this trip Genesis provided flights to San Francisco and five nights accomodation in Monterey, California. MONTEREY, Calif.—There are a few big…

Samsung makes the Galaxy Note8 Official

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arstechnica.com - NEW YORK CITY—We're live from New York, where Samsung has taken the wraps off its new flagship device, the Galaxy Note8. Samsung changed everything about the Galaxy S line earlier this year, and thos…

A once publicity-shy Waymo opens up about its autonomous cars

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arstechnica.com - Google used to keep most details about its self-driving car program under wraps. But in the last few months, the self-driving car team—now a separate subsidiary called Waymo—has been making a concert…

802.eleventy what? A deep dive into why Wi-Fi kind of sucks

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arstechnica.com - When wireless networking based around the 802.11b standard first hit consumer markets in the late nineties, it looked pretty good on paper. Promising "11 Mbps" compared to original wired Ethernet's 1…

Feds: Son teaches dad how to sell drugs on AlphaBay, they both get busted

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arstechnica.com - The indictment comes days after six Californians were indicted on similar charges of drug trafficking on AlphaBay, suggesting that federal law enforcement is now ready to start prosecuting at least s…

What's Coming in 2016 IoT Devices? -

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internetofthingsrecruiting.com - It’s no secret that IoT, IoT devices and data are changing dramatically. Industry experts believe that 2016 is going to be a year of action and change as trends move forward dramatically. Technology …

10 things UX writers hate to hear – John Saito – Medium

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medium.com - Over the years, I’ve been lucky enough to chat with UX writers from a bunch of different companies. Even though we work on completely different products, we face shockingly similar challenges. Below …

Getting retweeted by POTUS may cost you money (depending on your Twitter history)

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www.fastcompany.com - Please join me for a very short play in four acts. This morning, the president retweeted a self-described “YouTube Actor and Political Junkie” named Jerry Travone, who had shared a tweet likening Tru…

Incredible Rocket Photos, Huh? Yeah, a 16-Year-Old Took Them

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www.wired.com - Most teenagers hate to see the summer end, but John Kraus has a particularly good reason to be unhappy about it: Going back to school means less time to shoot space launches. "It's hard to miss schoo…

Google is About to Make Your Browser More Paranoid, with More Warnings for Unencrypted Sites

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www.wired.com - Your browser is about to become a lot more paranoid. You might not notice. But if you do, don't freak out. At least not yet. You may have noticed that when you visit certain sites, such as Wired.com,…

Verizon's new unlimited plans throttle video all the time

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www.engadget.com - The bigger issue is with the $85 Beyond Unlimited plan. Despite paying a premium, you're limited to 720p streaming on phones and 1080p on tablets. Yes, that means that 1080p phone streaming (and any …

Stop hiding 47,000 net neutrality complaints, advocates tell FCC chair

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arstechnica.com - The Federal Communications Commission is being pressured to release the text of 47,000 net neutrality complaints before going through with Chairman Ajit Pai's plan to eliminate net neutrality rules. …

How millennials use their smartphones in 2017, and the surprising reason they delete apps

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www.geekwire.com - Hey app developers: Make sure your logo is designed well, or millennials may delete your app. That’s one takeaway from comScore’s 2017 U.S. Mobile App Report, published Thursday by the research firms…

Android Oreo app won't fight over media player event anymore - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Expect the next few weeks to be focused on Android Oreo and the new products that will be shown off at the IFA 2017 in Berlin. The timing of the Android O announcement is perfect because the market w…

LinkedIn now allows you to post videos showing off your skills - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - There are some things that you can do that would look better on video than just reading it in your resume. Applying for jobs through LinkedIn is highly competitive and so you’d want to show off some …

Samsung may have "leaked" their own Gear Fit 2 Pro - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - There is no official announcement yet from Samsung as to a new wearable, but apparently their own website didn’t get the memo. Someone may have pushed the wrong button or they deliberately chose to p…

Monument Valley 2 now up for pre-registration on Google Play - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The first Monument Valley three years ago was such a game changer in terms of graphics, storytelling, and gameplay, at least in the puzzle genre of mobile games. We saw a slew of games that tried to …

A Notebook You Put in the Microwave? How Rocketbook Raised an Additional $1 Million on Indiegogo InDemand - Indiegogo Education Center

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entrepreneur.indiegogo.com - Picture this: You walk into one of the biggest sales meetings of your life, ready to give it your all. As you prepare for the meeting to start, you reach into your bag and realize the notebook you br…

Socialmedia Is Not Just Having A FaceBook Account - smqueue

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www.smqueue.com - Digital, new media and social media are the buzz words said by marketers and advertising practitioners nowadays. More and more clients are asking their partners to create integrated campaigns that in…

Making Digital Communications Relevant in a Multiscreen World

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www.loyalty360.org - It’s become almost clichéd to say, but the fact of the matter is that customers today are absolutely addicted to the personal, mobile screens they carry around with them. Whether it’s smartphones, ta…

What teen fiction can teach you about writing ad copy

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searchengineland.com - What exactly do novels for angsty tweens and teens have to do with AdWords? For one thing, young adult novels understand the behavioral patterns, struggles and idiosyncrasies of their audience. So do…

Vital Facebook Advertising Objectives That Will Make Or Break ROI

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marketaire.com - You’ve worked hard on your website, and traffic doesn’t appear from thin air. It’s time to use Facebook ads to send people there. First, let’s take a look at the Facebook ad campaign setup process. W…

Create a Facebook Landing Page In Minutes, Drop Ad Costs By 50%

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marketaire.com - You’re browsing Facebook and you get a new notification – a new fan or customer has liked one of your posts or left a comment about your business! Engagement on your Facebook page can definitely make…

My Tour Deal : Mobile ONLY Booking App - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Patrick Ncho”, Co-Founder at the California – USA based Startup “MyTourDeal” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and w…

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…

SpareFoot.com: The World's Largest Marketplace for Self-Storage - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Sparefoot is a simple and efficient solution for locating storage facilities, comparing prices, and booking storage units online. According to Mr. ‘Betts'; Sparefoot is a simple and efficient solutio…

Talk.io A New Way To Meet People - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Today, we had a quick overview with Mr. ‘Tomasz Dominiak'; Project Manager / CEO of Talk.io in Warsaw. Talk.io (http://www.talk.io) is a new product designed for anyone who wants to break free from …

Pollfish : A Survey Web Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Giannis Zaoudis'; CTO of the Cyprus-based start-up “pollfishCom”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. Wh…

ShareWhere : Social Sharing Application - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Geoffrey Chan”, Founder of the Miami based start-up “ShareWhere” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your sta…

GetQuantify.com: A Real-Time Online Collaboration Application for Small Businesses - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Getquantify is real-time online collaboration application for small businesses. Organize your tasks into projects and keep your team up to date. “GetQuantify.com” is a real-time online collaboration …

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…

Xbox One X Gets Off to a Strong Start - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - There’s no information quite like anecdotal information, but if you piece together what we know about Xbox One X pre-orders so far, one fact emerges: This thing is already selling faster than Microso…

Hulu with Live TV Comes to the PC - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Hulu’s live and on-demand TV service, called Hulu with Live TV, has been available in beta form on Android and iOS devices, plus Amazon Fire TV/Stick, Apple TV, and Chromecast. But now you can stream…

Android on Chromebook Edges From Fantasy Into Reality - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - I disagree with Paul. The Chromebook is not going to lead to the "decline" of Windows PC, as Paul puts it. Paul is such a crafty writer, one has to ask what the definition of "decline" is. Overall, I…

Mobile Payment Company Square Just Opened Its First Brick-and-Mortar Store

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www.adweek.com - Square, the mobile payment processing company and maker of the popular Square Card Reader, is opening its first brick-and-mortar location, a real-life showroom in the heart of New York’s lower Manhat…

Shorter Ads Are Taking Over Digital, Right? Not So Fast, Says Pandora

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www.adweek.com - While shorter ads have been all the rage on digital platforms recently, that narrative appears to be a little more nuanced with Pandora. In recent weeks, the music streaming service has been testing …

Digital Commerce Academy Opens to New Students Next Week - Copyblogger

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www.copyblogger.com - Just a heads up that our Digital Commerce Academy (DCA) — the resource that gives you real-world instruction on how to build a digital business — will be opening to new students next week for a limit…

Video Game Psychology – Addiction vs. Achievement

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www.bitrebels.com - As an omnipresent part of modern culture, video games hold a fascination for both researchers and laypeople alike. One particular area of interest lies in their psychological impact on players. The c…

The Complete Voice Strategy Guide for Marketers

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moz.com - This post serves a dual purpose: it's a practical guide to the realities of preparing for voice right now, but equally it's a rallying call to ensure our industry has a full understanding of just how…

Top 5 Strategies To Improve Your Online Presence

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sd-entrepreneur.com - Everywhere you look online lately, people are offering their opinions about anything and everything. Why not put this effort to good use to further your career and showcase your expertise in a positi…

How to Convert Your Blog Posts Into Videos

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - In this article, you’ll learn how to turn a blog post into two types of videos you can share on social media. How to Convert Your Blog Posts Into Videos by Serena Ryan on Social Media Examiner. Video…

Flight School! An Experience With The Autel Robotics X-Star Premium Drone

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stupiddope.com - For those of you debating on buying a drone, the choices can be a bit overwhelming. For many of us, ease of use, intuitive design, and unique features are always a major key, and the good folks over …

HP and Deloitte partner to push 3D printing adoption by manufacturers

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www.itworldcanada.com - HP Inc. and Deloitte are partnering with the goal of accelerating the digital transformation of the global manufacturing industry and they say the first hill to summit in that battle is 3D printing o…

Dan McGaw, CMO of Effin Amazing on The VICE A/B Testing Framework

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instapage.com - Dan McGaw is a seasoned veteran of the growth marketing and analytics space with a passion and talent for helping companies extract and interpret the right data to grow their businesses. He is curren…

Better Ipad Tips For Successful Utilization Today

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laptopsandnotebook.com - You can do lots of things with your iPad. You may not know everything you should, but you still have a lot to learn before starting. Keep on reading through the following article! The latest operatin…

Seeking Knowledge About Facebook Marketing? You Need To Read This Article!

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duracmarketing.com - You may have heard that it’s important to use Facebook marketing to expand your business. If you don’t know what that means, do not panic. This article outlines all you should know to present a succe…

Anti Core Drives: What Pulls Us Away From Desired Actions

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yukaichou.com - Anti Core Drives are the motivational pulls away from a Desired Action. Oftentimes, an Anti Core Drive opposes a Core Drive enough to entice a user to make an Undesired Action. For several years, my …

Easy Amazon FBA: Sell Your 1st Product and Make Money in 30 Days!

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getmoneymaker.com - How To Make Your FIRST $100 Selling on Amazon FBA for Beginners Sell on Amazon – Work From Home And Make Money Online FBA $750 PROFIT A DAY! FIRST MONTH Selling on Amazon! Student Success (Pablo) How…



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