Sunday, February 25, 2018

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Nokia’s banana phone from The Matrix is back

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www.theverge.com - Back in 1999, Keanu Reeves was famous for playing Neo in The Matrix, and not for looking sad on a bench. Nokia was also the “world’s leading mobile phone supplier” back then, and it used this popular…

Women in Cybersecurity: Why Closing the Gender Gap is Critical

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www.technative.io - However, recent findings have shown the problem is even deeper than many imagined, and various tech fields are suffering and at risk due to a lack of participation from women. Perhaps no field is fee…

Fire TV 4K deal cuts Alexa streamer to $50, Stick to $30

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www.slashgear.com - There’s no shortage of set-top boxes and streaming sticks around, but if the thought of Iain M. Banks’ Culture series has swayed you to Amazon Prime Video there’s a new deal on the Fire TV stick. Ama…

Elon Musk also sent a Hot Wheels toy into space on Falcon Heavy, and now prices are skyrocketing

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bgr.com - Last week, Elon Musk’s SpaceX sent its Falcon Heavy rocket into the heavens. On board was Musk’s own personal Tesla Roadster, acting as a dummy payload and providing some really glorious images to bo…

The bizarre, mind-numbing, mesmerizing beauty of “Twitch Plays Pokémon”

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arstechnica.com - Twitch Plays Pokémon: what happens when a big chunk of the Internet tries to play the same instance of the same game at the same time? Basically nothing. Most gamers in my Twitter orbit have been spe…

Nokia unveils its new slate of Android smartphones starting at $85

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techcrunch.com - Nokia — in its newest iteration as a licensed brand of HMD — is a long way off from its glory days, the years when it not only set the pace for innovation in the mobile phone market, but also led it …

Huawei ran out of bezel space on its new laptop, so it put a camera in its keyboard

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techcrunch.com - There’s a fine line between innovation and letting people see up your nose during conference calls. This week at Mobile World Congress, Huawei pushed through that line with reckless abandon on the Ma…

ZTE will deliver the first Android Oreo (Go Edition) handset for the U.S. market in March

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techcrunch.com - Things have been mostly quiet on the Android Go front since Google announced the low-power mobile operating system back in May — aside, of course, from an unexpected name chance to the decidedly less…

Nokia 8110’s slider ‘Matrix’ feature phone returns with 4G and a €79 price tag

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techcrunch.com - Nokia’s 8110 — the distinctive ‘candy bar’ feature phone with a slider opening — was once the phone that everyone wanted but no one could afford, made popular through the Matrix film franchise. Now H…

Waverly Labs offers real-time translation with its Pilot earbuds

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techcrunch.com - Sometimes you travel all the way to Barcelona, only to meet up with a startup that’s been operating right around the block. Waverly Labs is a 20 person Brooklyn-based company that specializes in real…

GoBee Bike throws in the towel in France

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techcrunch.com - Bike-sharing startup GoBee Bike is giving up and shutting down in all French cities where it operates. GoBee Bike operates just like Chinese giants Ofo and Mobike. You open the app, you find a bike o…

HMD/Nokia’s smartphones join Google’s Android One program ‘leading the charge’

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techcrunch.com - Alongside HMD’s big bet on reviving the legendary Nokia brand and business through a licensing deal and a new wave of handsets that it is unveiling today at MWC in Barcelona, the company also announc…

ZTE brings premium features to its mid-range Blade line

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techcrunch.com - ZTE’s one of those workhorse smartphone companies you don’t hear much about, aside from the occasional misguided flirtation with a bizarre form factor, a la the dual-screen Axon M. But the Chinese ha…

Nokia acquires Unium, a mesh WiFi startup that works with Google Fiber, as part of big home WiFi push

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techcrunch.com - While Nokia’s former handset business forges ahead with its new device strategy under licensee HMD, Nokia itself has taken one more step to build out its business with carriers in a new wave of servi…

Congress should close the loophole allowing warrantless digital car searches

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techcrunch.com - Daniel Castro is vice president at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and director of ITIF's Center for Data Innovation. Alan McQuinn is a research assistant at the Information Tech…

Apple moves iCloud encryption keys for Chinese users to China

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techcrunch.com - Apple told Reuters that the company had to comply with Chinese authorities and move iCloud data to Chinese data centers. Not everyone’s data is moving to China. This is only going to apply to residen…

From launch to IPO, Dropbox hasn’t changed much

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om.co - This week Dropbox filed for an IPO, and it brought back a lot of memories. In 2007, I first wrote about the company and I was mostly enthusiastic. Here is what I said: While it seems that everyone w…

Hackers hijack Nintendo Switch, show Linux loaded on console

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arstechnica.com - While fail0verflow's photo wouldn't be that difficult to fake, the group has released several significant hacks for systems ranging from the Wii to the PS4 in the past, lending credence to their Swit…

How a fight over Star Wars download codes could reshape copyright law

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arstechnica.com - A federal judge in California has rejected Disney's effort to stop Redbox from reselling download codes of popular Disney titles like Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, and the latest Star Wars movies. Ju…

Huawei’s answer to laptop privacy: A keyboard with a pop-up webcam

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arstechnica.com - Mixed reviews and price outrage met the Matebook X, Huawei's first true ultrabook, when it debuted last year. But the Chinese company isn't giving up on PCs: it debuted the Matebook X Pro at this yea…

Developer of the prolific NanoCore backdoor gets prison

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arstechnica.com - An Arkansas man has been sentenced to serve almost three years in federal prison for developing advanced malware that he knew would be used to steal passwords, surreptitiously turn on webcams, and co…

Why states might win the net neutrality war against the FCC

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arstechnica.com - Can states force Internet service providers to uphold net neutrality? That's one of the biggest unanswered questions raised by the Federal Communications Commission vote to repeal its net neutrality …

“El DMV me volvió indocumentada de la noche a la mañana”

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laopinion.com - Hace un mes, el Departamento de Vehículos Motorizados (DMV) empezó a emitir nuevas licencias para cumplir con la ley federal Real ID. Estos permisos – que serán obligatorios para 2020 – servirán para…

5 Reasons You Need Explainer Videos on Your WordPress Site - Developer Drive

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www.developerdrive.com - Have you ever thought about buying something and immediately headed over to YouTube to see how it was supposed to be used? A lot of the time, the copy on your landing page isn’t enough to highlight t…

The Key Elements of a Great LinkedIn Profile - According to its Co-Founder

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www.inc.com - If you truly want to craft a great LinkedIn profile, the guy who helped create the world's largest social network for professionals has a few tips. During a video interview, LinkedIn Co-Founder Reid …

Nokia 7 Plus, New Nokia 6 bring 2017 to the present

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androidcommunity.com - Not everything at MWC 2018 is brand new. Some are callbacks of old products and others are a rehash of the same. The New Nokia 6, a.k.a. the Nokia 6 (2018), and the Nokia 7 Plus are a mix of both. Pa…

HQ Trivia finally able in stable version for Android

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androidcommunity.com - If you’ve been looking at your iOS friends earn a bit of money by playing a trivia game on their smartphone, now is your chance to do so as well. After a couple of months in the beta testing phase, y…

Nokia 1 unleashes Android Go to the world

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androidcommunity.com - Very low-end, and very affordable, Android smartphones are back! Google did make it a key point when it announced its Android Go initiative, not a different Android version but a special Android conf…

OnePlus can now update your 5, 5T with HD streaming but there’s a big catch

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androidcommunity.com - One frustration of OnePlus users is that their OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T devices could not play high definition versions (when available) on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. This is because it lacks Go…

Nokia 8 Sirocco: a powerhouse with more than one Kryptonite

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androidcommunity.com - Other OEMs have decided to somewhat bow out of MWC 2018 in order to steer clear of the Samsung giant’s shadow. Not all, however, are intimidated or worried in the slightest. It’s business as usual fo…

How Do You Run A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign?

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www.forbes.com - What are the best ways to run a successful crowdfunding campaign? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand th…

Top 10 Customizable WordPress Themes In 2017

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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…

SPI 221: An Unknown Way to Boost Sales and Increase the Size of Your List—Back with an SPI Student - The Smart Passive Income Blog

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - It’s my pleasure to welcome back a very special “student” of Smart Passive Income. Kenneth Kelly joins me once again to share how MagicTricksforKids.org has transformed over the past two years, as we…

Huawei Upgrades Its MacBook Pro Clone With a Hidden Camera That Looks up Your Nose - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Huawei is introducing a major upgrade to its MacBook Pro clone, the MateBook X, at MWC in Barcelona today. The company today introduced the MateBook X Pro, a new addition to the company’s MateBook X …

Are you being you? – David Neagle

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davidneagle.com - This week's question from my portal “The Neagle Code: Directions for Life” comes from someone who wishes to remain anonymous. How do I know if my personal life may be affecting my success? I'm in a s…

First Call of Duty: WWII Map Pack Coming to Xbox One on March 1 - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Call of Duty: WWII gamers on PlayStation 4 have been enjoying The Resistance, the game’s first DLC pack, for almost a month. But those on Xbox One—and PC—will finally get the new maps this coming wee…

How To Use Personal Branding WebSites To Your Advantage

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solopreneurism.com - A personal branding website will provide anyone with an easy opportunity to quickly establish an own web presence, linking to every social network to which they belong. They make it extremely easy to…

5 Steps for Digitally Transforming Your Marketing to Be More Responsive to Customer Needs

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www.adweek.com - If you really want to get closer to your customers, you need to rethink nearly everything you’re doing. Here’s how to start. Transforming your organization to be more agile and responsive to customer…

10 of the Best Grammar and Writing Apps for Middle School Students - The Tech Edvocate

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www.thetechedvocate.org - At last count, there were over 80,000 educational apps available to teachers. There are apps for everything: literacy, STEM, productivity, audiovisual, etc. There are apps which improve accessibility…

Why Old-School Brands Like Gap Need to Learn New Tricks to Survive in the Digital Age

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www.adweek.com - On the third floor of Gap Inc. in San Francisco, near the western terminus of the Bay Bridge, a bank of 14 big-screen monitors displays web visits, order volumes, sales funnels and other real-time an…

50 Best Tools & Apps To Maximize Your Marketing Team Productivity - Financesonline.com

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financesonline.com - Conventional wisdom dictates that marketing teams need members that have the right skillset to foster team productivity. This is why failure to meet such standard, which happens more often than we’d …

Samsung’s AR Emoji taps creepy avatars and Disney characters to compete with Animoji

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techcrunch.com - We’ve known for a while that Samsung’s been planning an Animoji competitor for its latest handset. Now that we’ve actually seen (the admittedly clunkily named) AR Emoji in action, we can testify to t…

Uber Bids for Commuters, Cadillac Drives Itself, and More This Week in the Future of Cars

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www.wired.com - Once upon a time, car companies were in charge of, you know, building cars. They put that widget against that gizmo and bolted and screwed until the whole thing hanged together—a thing you could buy …

SEO can be tricky — this $10 app can make it way easier

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mashable.com - Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. You can…

Don’t Sell Your Brand’s Soul to the Facebook News Feed Algorithm and Vanity Metrics

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www.pammarketingnut.com - There is no doubt 2018 is going to be a year of massive fear, shock, change and wasted time for even the smartest business and marketing leaders. By now we should know that when it comes to social me…

Simple Suggestions For Mastering Effective Website Creation

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laptopsandnotebook.com - It isn’t really as challenging as you could assume, and also this could periodically transform right into even more meddlesome the added that you simply show on your own. By the usage of the suggesti…

Dmca Notice | Make Money With Google Adsense

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firstadsense.com - http://firstadsense.com/ respects the intellectual property of others. Should you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please apply our Notice and …

Read This Piece Before Marketing With Facebook

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duracmarketing.com - Your kids, cousins or siblings are probably already on Facebook. Maybe your mother and grandmother are too. But are your current and potential future customers on Facebook? Read the following informa…

2019 GMC Sierra Teaser Photo Reveals C-Shaped LED Running Lights

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www.autoevolution.com - Notice the C-shaped LED running lights integrated into full-LED headlight clusters? We’ve known their design ever since the carparazzi caught the 2019 GMC Sierra out in the open, masked by zebra-like…

10 Best Macbook Pro Accessories (…from 2012) – Nina Says

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ninasay.com - Note: This is one of my favorite posts from 2012 and after a recent fling with my Macbook Pro I have decided to re-share this 10 Best Macbook Pro Accessories post with a revamped look and feel for 20…

Galaxy S9 vs iPhone X: Samsung and Apple's war enters a new era

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www.trustedreviews.com - Now that Samsung has unveiled its new Galaxy S9 flagship phone for 2018, you’re probably wondering how it compares to Apple’s iPhone X juggernaut, which launched at the tail end of 2017. Samsung and …

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