Saturday, December 09, 2017

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TECHNOLOGY

Sorry Bose, the Best Wireless Noise-Cancelling Headphones Are Now Made By Sony

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gizmodo.com - It’s rare to see a company make an almost perfect product. It’s even rarer to see one improve an almost perfect product. And yet, here we are. Sony’s already incredible MDR-1000X wireless, adaptive n…

WaPo: Yeah, about CNN's big Trump scoop ... - Hot Air

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hotair.com - Media outlets get highly offended when Donald Trump and his supporters use the term “fake news,” but maybe they should focus more on preventing themselves from providing examples. Earlier this mornin…

Global security spending to reach $96 billion in 2018 - Help Net Security

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www.helpnetsecurity.com - Gartner forecasts worldwide enterprise security spending to total $96.3 billion in 2018, an increase of 8 percent from 2017. Organizations are spending more on security as a result of regulations, sh…

Report: Whistleblower Reveals Mueller Lied To Senate Intel Committee About Secret FBI Spy Program

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www.thegatewaypundit.com - A longtime FBI agent is blowing the whistle on his former boss Robert Mueller, alleging the special counsel lied to Senate Intelligence Committee members about the Bureau’s surveillance program. Chuc…

Jony Ive is leading Apple’s design team again

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techcrunch.com - Two years ago, Jony Ive was promoted to Chief Design Officer at Apple. The newly created role found the company’s beloved designer taking a break from day to day management of the team, handing the r…

Coinbase hits top spot on Apple’s US App Store despite struggling to handle bitcoin demand

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techcrunch.com - Ignoring recent price rises for a second, if you can — there’s no greater sign of bitcoin fever than an app that lets you buy the cryptocurrency becoming the most downloaded app in the App Store. Tha…

Kaspersky Lab: D.C. office ‘no longer viable’ and will close

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techcrunch.com - Following months of controversy and conflicting accounts, Kaspersky is pulling back in D.C. As Bloomberg initially reported, the Russian security firm is closing its office in the U.S. capital. The D…

Following controversies over kids’ content, YouTube makes several YouTube Red family shows free

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techcrunch.com - Amid controversies over how YouTube has been handling content aimed at children on its network, YouTube is making a number of its previously subscription-only YouTube Red shows available on its YouTu…

Nvidia’s $2,999 Titan V is a 110 teraflop GPU for AI processing

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techcrunch.com - Nvidia cards are the de facto standard for running machine learning workloads and today, the company added yet another high-end compute-centric card to its line-up: the Titan V. This card, which is b…

Apple’s widened ban on templated apps is wiping small businesses from the App Store

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techcrunch.com - Many companies have recently been given a January 1, 2018 deadline, after which point any new apps they submit will be rejected by the App Store Review team, they’ve been told by Apple. In the meanti…

MishiPay raises £1.6M led by Nauta Capital for its mobile self-checkout technology

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techcrunch.com - MishiPay, a London startup that has built mobile self-checkout technology that promises to put an end to queuing to pay, has raised £1.65 million in seed funding. The round is led by European VC Naut…

The triumphant return of Ars Technica mugs, T-shirts

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arstechnica.com - Every geek needs two things to start the morning off right: a quality coffee mug and a fresh T-shirt. Fortunately, Ars Technica now sells both, so you can leap from your bed to confront the forces of…

Enter for a chance to win games, hardware, and more in the 2017 Ars Charity Drive

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arstechnica.com - It's that special time of year when we give you a chance to do well by doing good. That's right—it's time for the 2017 edition of our annual Charity Drive. This year's swag pile is yet another big on…

Nvidia brings its monster Volta GPU to graphics cards, and it costs $3,000

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arstechnica.com - Although Nvidia launched its 21 billion transistor Volta GPU architecture back in May, until now the chip has been used exclusively in compute cards—specifically, the Tesla V100 cards, which cost abo…

Bad Crypto Meets Alexander Kravets | Bad Crypto Podcast ep. 58

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badcryptopodcast.com - What happens when Travis is traveling and won’t be back in time to record a show? Easy. I take over and release an episode anyway. Last week we had the opportunity to speak with Alexander Kravets, th…

VMware and Carbon Black: you complete me, no you complete me

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www.theregister.co.uk - VMware and Carbon Black have joined forces to enhance each other's security wares. Virtzilla is a recent entrant to the security market with its App Defence product that basically creates a whitelist…

Google expanding RCS messaging to Latin America through carrier partnerships

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androidcommunity.com - While we enjoy all the perks of various messaging apps like Messenger, Viber, WhatsApp, etc, there are still a lot of global users who prefer SMS or text messaging. RCS (Rich Communication Services) …

Google adds more Daydream content, some apps on holiday sale

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androidcommunity.com - The year 2017 has been about virtual and augmented realities becoming more accessible than ever. Google has been working hard to bring the technologies to more people with the release of the Daydream…

Instagram testing out a stand-alone Direct app to replace inbox

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androidcommunity.com - When Facebook first “forced” users to download a stand-alone Messenger app to remove it from the main app, people complained left and right. But now, we’re used to having two separate apps to go thro…

YouTube rumored to be launching a music subscription service in 2018

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androidcommunity.com - Google is hoping that third time’s the charm if reports are to be believed that YouTube will be launching a new paid music subscription service by 2018. After the not so stellar performances of Googl…

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

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marketaire.com - Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, I will earn a commission that supports my work. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. Ple…

Unlocking Facebook Ad Retargeting Using Website Custom Audiences

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marketaire.com - The power of Facebook ads lies within its ad targeting. It doesn’t matter if your ad copy, imagery, or bidding and optimization are perfect. You absolutely need to target people that are most likely …

Want Successful Landing Pages That Convert? These Are 5 Must Haves!

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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…

Facebook Video Creators Now Have More Goodies to Play With

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www.adweek.com - Creators of Facebook videos can now enjoy more robust audio, a hub for education and resources and even the ability to borrow 360 cameras. Facebook announced two major updates Friday geared toward vi…

Twitter Just Beefed Up Its Explore Function for Twitter Lite and the Mobile Web

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www.adweek.com - Twitter users with poor connectivity will now have access to a more robust Explore experience following an update announced Friday. Twitter Engineering tweeted that the social network’s Explore featu…

What Do Google's New, Longer Snippets Mean for SEO? - Whiteboard Friday

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moz.com - Snippets and meta descriptions have brand-new character limits, and it's a big change for Google and SEOs alike. Learn about what's new, when it changed, and what it all means for SEO in this edition…

Apple fixes HomeKit bug that allowed remote unlocking of users' doors

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www.theguardian.com - Apple has been forced to fix a security hole within its HomeKit smart home system that could have allowed hackers to unlock users’ smart locks or other devices. The bug within iOS 11.2 permitted unau…

RUMBLINGS: House Intel Democrats Intentionally Fed Donald Trump Jr./WikiLeaks #FakeNews To CNN

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www.thegatewaypundit.com - The mainstream media has embarrassed itself once again after it was caught pushing ‘Trump-Russia’ fake news. This time, both CNN and CBS fell for inaccurate reports alleging a WikiLeaks email was sen…

Gateway Pundit Catches Rep Eshoo, Senator Markey, Former FCC Chairman Wheeler Pushing Anti-American 'Net Neutrality'

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www.thegatewaypundit.com - The Gateway Pundit recently took part in a phone conference where Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA), U.S. Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler a…

Facebook Sound Collection lets you add no-name music to videos

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techcrunch.com - The right soundtrack can make a boring video interesting. So after years of reported discussions with the record labels, Facebook is launching video editing tool Sound Collection for inserting into F…

'Holy Crap, That's Brian Ross Level Huge': CNN Humiliated After Pushing #FakeNews About Donald Trump Jr. & WikiLeaks

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www.thegatewaypundit.com - The mainstream media has embarrassed itself once again after it was caught pushing ‘Trump-Russia’ fake news. This time, both CNN and CBS fell for inaccurate reports alleging a WikiLeaks email was sen…

FAKE NEWS fail! Another CNN Trump 'bombshell' explodes in their faces; Updated

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twitchy.com - CNN reported exclusively that Donald Trump Jr. tweeted about Hillary Clinton and Wikileaks on the same day he supposedly was sent info by Wikileaks, which CNN said was September 4th. CNN had “bombshe…

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