Monday, March 12, 2018

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TECHNOLOGY

GeoOrbital Wheel- Turn Your Bicycle Into An Electric Bike In 60 Seconds

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nechstar.com - It doesn´t feel like a regular wheel. And it packs a ton of power. Imagine adding an electric wheel to your bicycle and then travel 50 miles on a single charge. GeoOrbital Wheel bike has a 500w brus…

IT turns to VMware encryption for added VM security

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searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com - Virtualization admins demand a balance between security, performance and usability in their data protection tools,... Enjoy this article as well as all of our content, including E-Guides, news, tips …

UI Design Trends 2018: Top 7 Inclines in Web Design Arena

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www.solwininfotech.com - Immersive user experience is of vital importance and the UI designers strive for it. In today’s mobile-driven world, when the user interface design trends keep on changing rapidly, the designers must…

Building Windows: 4 million commits, 10 million work items

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arstechnica.com - Microsoft's switch to using Git as the version control system for Windows' development has resulted in many challenges: Git wasn't really built for a 300GB repository with 3.5 million files, and the …

Platform power is crushing the web, warns Berners-Lee

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techcrunch.com - On the 29th birthday of the world wide web, its inventor, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has sounded a fresh warning about threats to the web as a force for good, adding his voice to growing concerns about big…

Spotify wants you to fix its bad music data

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techcrunch.com - Spotify announced today the launch of a new tool called Line-In that will allow its community members to offer input about the music data it has on file, like genre, mood, explicitness, and more. The…

Alexa calling and messaging comes to tablet devices

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techcrunch.com - Alexa calling, the feature that lets users place voice and video calls from Alexa devices, like the Echo, is now coming to tablets. Amazon announced this morning added support for calling as well as …

Former Docker CEO Ben Golub joins Storj as Executive Chairman and interim CEO

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techcrunch.com - Last May, Docker CEO Ben Golub stepped down after four years at the helm of the containerization pioneer. We didn’t hear all that much from him since, but today, the distributed object storage servic…

Toshiba shows off an AR headset running on Windows 10

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techcrunch.com - Today, Toshiba showed off an AR headset for the enterprise world called the dynaEdge. The unsexy headset is pretty unremarkable in most regards, what distinguishes it is the fact that there’s actuall…

TV Time, the TV tracking app with over a million daily users, can now find your next binge

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techcrunch.com - With TV programming now spread out across a variety of services beyond traditional network TV, it can be hard to know what to watch next and what’s popular, given how much great content there is to c…

MoviePass CEO backpedals on location tracking and talks strategy to break even by 2019

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techcrunch.com - In a rare moment of contrition, MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe admitted misleading both consumers and advertising execs with statements last week that the company tracks the location of users before and af…

Apple Maps shows you the nearest bike-sharing stations

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techcrunch.com - Apple has signed a partnership with Ito World to add bike-sharing data in Apple Maps in over 175 cities across 36 countries. The feature is now live and helps you find the nearest station by typing “…

Eddy Cue explains Apple’s original video content strategy

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techcrunch.com - Apple SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddie Cue appeared onstage at SXSW on Monday, and discussed a range of topics, including their just-announced acquisition of magazine app Texture. Cue also…

Microsoft Teams will integrate with Cortana, add transcription and translation features

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techcrunch.com - Microsoft Teams, the company’s team collaboration software and challenger to Slack, announced this morning- on its first anniversary – a suite of new features that will roll out to the software throu…

The ❤️ of the matter: Here are too many words about Farhad Manjoo’s Twitter habits (and some cool charts)

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www.niemanlab.org - Over the weekend, I was chatting on Twitter about last week’s media flare-up, l’affaire Manjoo. That’s the debate prompted by New York Times tech columnist Farhad Manjoo writing this piece, headlined…

Eyes-on with the HTC Vive Pro: Not a revolution, but also more than resolution

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arstechnica.com - AUSTIN, Texas—HTC's VR team was out in full force at this year's South By Southwest festival, mostly due to the upcoming film adaptation of Ready Player One. The top floor of a jam-packed, book-to-fi…

Video: We all find something special about our generational cadre

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arstechnica.com - If you were to ask me what I like most about turning 40 this year, I’d have two answers. The first is that I’m that much closer to the senior discount at Denny’s, which is pretty nifty. The second is…

Apple is acquiring the Netflix of magazines

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arstechnica.com - Apple announced today that it signed an agreement to acquire the digital magazine service Texture, which serves articles from more than 200 magazines digitally on iOS, Windows, Amazon, and Android de…

Verizon agrees to fix failing broadband networks to settle investigation

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arstechnica.com - Verizon has agreed to fix failing copper networks and boost fiber deployment in New York, two years after state officials began investigating the quality of Verizon landline phone and broadband servi…

Valve lets us loose in its new offices, unlocks the doors to a rare merch room

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arstechnica.com - BELLEVUE, Washington—We've visited Valve Software's Seattle-area headquarters in the past, but this week's gameplay reveal for a new release was met with something else: a chance to check out the com…

Guidemaster: The best dash cams to guard your every drive

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arstechnica.com - If you've ever been in a fender-bender or a serious car accident, you can appreciate the importance of a dash cam. These tiny car cameras stick to your windshield and silently record driving footage,…

The Thrustmaster T-GT is a great—if expensive—wheel for the PS4

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arstechnica.com - The pedals are good, if not great like the Fanatec ClubSport ones. But then those cost $300 on their own (please excuse the gaffer tape; it was the easiest way I had to attach them to my wheel stand).

After Bragging About Broadcom Jobs, Trump Kills Its Qualcomm Deal Over 'National Security' Risk

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gizmodo.com - Singapore-based mobile chip manufacturer Broadcom’s $117 billion bid to acquire its US rival Qualcomm—what might have been the largest tech deal in history—was shot down by the White House on Monday,…

I Interviewed At Amazon For A Job That Didn’t Exist Yet–And Got It

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www.fastcompany.com - My first job interview at Amazon was for a role on the Marketplace team, where millions of small- and medium-size businesses sell their products to customers around the world. I wanted the job, but m…

Android P Developer Preview nixes Substratum, developers officially request feature

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androidcommunity.com - So if you weren’t paying attention, the first Android P Developer Preview already launched almost a week ago, giving us a glimpse of what Google thinks the next Android version should look like. Ther…

New virtual reality headset Moto Mod leaked amid Motorola layoffs

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androidcommunity.com - Motorola is not doing well in smartphone sales, but this may not be news at all. Virtually anyone who is not Apple, Samsung, or one of the more successful Chinese brands is not making heaps of money …

Netflix testing out patches for kids’ binge-watching habits

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androidcommunity.com - Do you need more incentives to get yourself or your kids to watch more Netflix? No? Well, apparently the streaming giant thinks you need something extra so you will keep on watching their shows. They…

Huawei Honor View10 now ready for pre-order in the US

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androidcommunity.com - Huawei has been busy preparing for the launch of the P20 series phones but the Chinese OEM still has several models in its lineup including this Honor View10. Together with the Honor 7X (Mate SE) and…

You can soon send money on Contacts through Google Pay Send

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androidcommunity.com - Google probably has to do a whole communication campaign to help us understand the differences between its various mobile payment apps and platforms because it’s getting kind of confusing. But they c…

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…

Microsoft Teams Celebrates First Anniversary with a Ton of New Features - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Microsoft today marked the first anniversary of the worldwide launch of Microsoft Teams, its team messaging and collaboration solution. But the software giant isn’t just celebrating: It’s also announ…

Android 8.1 Beta Comes to OnePlus 5, 5T - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Over the weekend, OnePlus shipped open beta releases of Android 8.1 for the OnePlus 5 and 5T. This addresses one of the few common criticisms of the stellar OnePlus 5T, in particular: The handset shi…

A Selection of the Top Productivity Apps for Designers in 2018

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www.designyourway.net - Is part of your freelanced design time devoted to juggling projects and deadlines? Maybe you are always planning sessions and meetings? Then, you are already aware that staying organized is paramount…

The Top 25 Content Marketing Influencers For 2018 | Marketing Insider Group

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marketinginsidergroup.com - In 2018, content marketing will continue to influence marketing and business in a bigger, and more impactful way. 2017 saw us become remarkably more sophisticated in the types of content being offere…

Quartz’s New Chatbot Is Bringing Conversational News to Facebook Messenger

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www.adweek.com - This year’s South by Southwest has been a world filled with over-the-top brand activations, surprise visits from Elon Musk and plenty of new products. Quartz took advantage of the atmosphere of the f…

How to Get Twitter Followers: 41 Tips and Tricks That Actually Work

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blog.hootsuite.com - Want to learn how to get followers on Twitter? Great. You’ve come to the right place. This guide will not only teach you how to grow your audience, but how to attract the right followers. That is, pe…

Dropbox Unlocks Creative Energy at SXSW With 3 Poignant Murals From Up-and-Coming Artists

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www.adweek.com - Dropbox aims to inspire the world to unleash its creative energy—and it’s staying on brand at SXSW this year with three co-created murals (no, not billboards) from up-and-coming artists. With the act…

Feds Charge Phone Encryption Company CEO for Serving Cartels

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www.breitbart.com - Known as Phantom Secure, the Canadian company marketed itself as a leader in encryption and phone security. However, federal investigators claim the firm was actually servicing criminal organizations…

The Guardian Claims Sci-Fi Video Games, FarmVille Promote Racism and Right-Wing Ideology | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - “Gaming cultures are connected to violence – but should be considered in terms of the rise of far right political discourse and the prominence of ‘alt-right’ misogyny and racism,” wrote author Alfie …

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…

Expert warns of "terrifying" potential of digitally-altered video

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www.cbsnews.com - Alec Baldwin is to some a perfect stand-in for President Donald Trump. But in a digitally-altered video online, the president's face has been digitally stamped onto Baldwin's performance. It's part o…

Using the E-Rate Program to Grow School Technology Programs – New Era Technology

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www.neweratech.com - It is something we take for granted—our connectivity to the world around us. Whether we are working on a project at the local coffee shop, or binge watching our favorite show on Netflix, connectivity…

Facebook Sponsored Messages: Tips & Best Practices to Promote Your Offer

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instapage.com - In 2017, Facebook sponsored messages were released to supplement their click-to-Messenger ads. Click-to Messenger ads were (and still are) used to start conversations with prospects, while its sponso…

Valuable Advice About Success In Internet Marketing

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duracmarketing.com - Affiliate promotion works at such a very respectable online marketing strategy. Many professionals have made money through affiliates for quite some time. With so much history and ongoing development…

Irrelevance, Excruciating Painful Decline & Death - CXO Transform

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cxo-transform.com - Amazon’s Jeff Bezos constantly reminds his people of the biggest enemy being irrelevance, then excruciating, painful decline and death. So when the CEO of one of the world’s fastest growing, disrupti…

Turn Likes Into Profits With Facebook Marketing

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duracmarketing.com - Almost everyone is connected to Facebook. It is likely that you are a subscriber as well. If you’re a business owner then you need to know what to do to reach out to everyone that’s using Facebook to…

5 virtual reality trends to watch out for in 2018

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thenextweb.com - One of my predictions for 2018 is that virtual reality (VR) will become more mainstream. When you look at the growth trajectory of the VR industry over the past few years, it is clear that only great…

Reach A New World Of Customers With Mobile Marketing

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firstadsense.com - You must purchase short codes over sharing them. You must spend round two thousand bucks for this, however it’s going to be worth it. Your brief code shall be recognizable and lead folks to your corp…

Here's What You Can Expect From 5G in 2018

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gizmodo.com - At Mobile World Congress 2018, 5G was easily one of the biggest buzzwords thrown around. Now that shouldn’t really be a big surprise, as this next evolution in wireless communication is being touted …

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