Saturday, March 03, 2018

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TECHNOLOGY

New Lawsuit Exposes Google's Desperation to Improve Diversity

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www.wired.com - Ever since Google released its first transparency report in 2014, the company’s efforts to diversify its overwhelmingly male, white, and Asian workforce have been criticized as too little and too lat…

Roborace is building a 300kph AI supercar – no driver required

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www.wired.co.uk - The Argentinian summer Sun beat down on the Buenos Aires city circuit as the cars approached the penultimate turn. It was February 18, 2017, the Saturday of Formula E’s South American weekend, and tw…

Get ready for an explosion of smartphone innovation

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www.computerworld.com - The answer is a resounding “Sort of.” The trouble is that most of the smartphone innovation these days doesn’t enable the user to actually do anything different. Breathtaking new technology merely al…

AI breakthrough: Otter.ai app can transcribe your meetings in real time, for free | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - Among the billion dollar technology giants with their three-story booths at Mobile World Congress 2018, there was a pair of entrepreneurs wandering around talking about an AI breakthrough that they j…

Google Clips review

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techcrunch.com - A couple of things to know about Google Clips: First, it is absolutely, unequivocally not a life-logging camera. Sure, it may be called Clips and it does, in fact, have a clip on the back. But do not…

Startups Weekly: Raising huge sums quickly

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techcrunch.com - Hey, did you know that TechCrunch sends out a weekly newsletter rounding up the latest startup news? Well, we do! But for as-yet-unidentified technical reasons, it doesn’t seem to have gone out today…

No one wants to build a “feel good” internet

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techcrunch.com - If there is one policy dilemma facing nearly every tech company today, it is what to do about “content moderation,” the almost-Orwellian term for censorship. Charlie Warzel of Buzzfeed pointedly aske…

Take a break from Facebook and try one of these alternate social networks

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www.popsci.com - Avoid the crowds on Facebook—try a niche social network instead. More than a billion people have accounts on Facebook, but giant networks like that can actually make you miserable. Instead of quittin…

Intel’s latest set of Spectre microcode fixes is coming to a Windows update

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arstechnica.com - Windows users running the latest version of Windows 10 on recent Intel processors will soon be receiving Intel's microcode updates to address the Spectre variant 2 attack. Earlier this year, attacks …

Mr. Robot remains the only show delivering cantennas and card readers

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arstechnica.com - We were always going to be interested in Mr. Robot. After years of l33t TV hackers aimlessly pounding away at keyboards from a parent’s basement on your Law & Order of choice, USA’s unexpected hit se…

What are the Best Enterprise-Level Hosting Plans for WordPress?

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winningwp.com - Where does one go when in need of some seriously top-quality/enterprise-level hosting for WordPress? When you have a website with potentially millions of monthly visitors and a business that you simp…

Facebook ending News Feed experiment condemned as 'Orwellian'

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www.theguardian.com - Facebook will end an experiment that removed professional news posts from users’ News Feed in six countries, after months of criticism that the “downright Orwellian” move was increasing fake news and…

Steve Madden Kicks Loyalty into High Gear

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www.loyalty360.org - Retailers are optimizing the omnichannel approach to loyalty by investing in new strategies and technologies to reach customers wherever they are, cutting through the noise of a cluttered space with …

Approaching Consumer-Facing Programs: Asking the Right Questions to Deliver Maximum Impact

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www.loyalty360.org - Earlier this year on CAPRAplus we discussed ensuring that the wants and needs of the consumer are put first when developing any consumer engagement program by asking the question, “Do my consumers re…

Can Phone Charging Stations Help Build Customer Loyalty?

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www.loyalty360.org - What do phone charging stations have to do with customer loyalty? It’s an interesting question, and Loyalty360 asked Anthony D'Eramo, Vice President of Sales for Brightbox, for the answer. Bright…

Beware the Shiny Object

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www.loyalty360.org - If you are in business, you are concerned about cyber security. The best solutions deploy technology and engage employees. It is that time of year again when the little part of me says it is time to …

Major Technology Company Translates Customer Satisfaction to Customer Loyalty — and Better Business

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www.loyalty360.org - Challenge: The company develops embedded and mobile software and operating systems that are used in hundreds of millions of devices worldwide: from smart phones and pacemakers to TV set-top boxes and…

Gearing up for Gifting: Key Takeaways from NAPCO Research’s First Gift Card eCommerce Evaluation

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www.loyalty360.org - Today’s consumers demand great end-to-end experiences in store and online—and this expectation extends to gift cards as well. After all,according to a recent report from the National Retail Federatio…

Customer Engagement Love Story: Shopbop

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www.loyalty360.org - I’m a marketer (for a company that makes software for other marketers), but I’m also a consumer. The two sides are intertwined. For better or for worse, I can’t turn the marketer off while I shop. Th…

The Best Flat Design 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…

One of Blockchain's Super Powers is Trust - chrisbrogan.com

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chrisbrogan.com - In 2009, Julien Smith and I wrote Trust Agents. It was a book about how to be human across the web. Now, almost a decade later, I’m hot on the trail of how companies can extend their business relatio…

16 Essential Items You Need for an Efficient Home Office - StartUp Mindset

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startupmindset.com - Working from home can be a great perk to entrepreneurship and remote work but can also be difficult if your setup is not conducive to quality and efficient work. Setting up a home office is much mor…

Several Social Media Pros And Cons You Should Know

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solopreneurism.com - Social networking aims to keep in touch with friends and acquaintances. Users can text messages, share photos, videos and Internet links and follow each other's activities and interests. On social ne…

This new mobile app maps out catcalling and sexual harassment across London

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www.standard.co.uk - Already have an account? Log in A new mobile app has been launched revealing the capital's worst areas for street harassment so that men and women can plan their routes around it. Safe & the City has…

After $1Billion in Govt. Subsidies 'Green' Tesla Fined $139K for Air Pollution | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - Tesla has been fined $139,500 by Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) for emitting nitrogen oxides (NOx) air pollution inside its factory. Although Tesla told the San Francisco Chronicle…

Contradictions In Seth Rich Murder Continue To Challenge Hacking Narrative

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www.infowars.com - As rumors swirl that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is preparing a case against Russians who are alleged to have hacked Democrats during the 2016 election – a conclusion based solely on the analysis …

Lawsuit: YouTube stopped hiring white and Asian males to improve corporate diversity

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hotair.com - According to claims made in a lawsuit filed by a former recruiter for Google’s YouTube video site, the company instructed staff to stop hiring white and Asian men last year in an attempt to improve c…

YouTube Sensation Mark Dice: YouTube's Censorship Is Out of Control …(Where the Hell is the GOP?)

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Chris From Wisconsin





www.thegatewaypundit.com - Conservative YouTube sensation Mark Dice published an exceptional video today on Google-YouTube censorship against conservatives. PLEASE WATCH THIS AND CALL YOUR REPRESENTATIVE— In February Facebook …

How Augmented Reality Is Shaping the Future of Play

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www.wired.com - If you ask 13-year-old Keanu Snyder what he wants for his birthday, he won't tell you about Nerf blasters or Playstation games. He’ll tell you all about augmented reality. Maybe a new shooter game th…

Confused About The Best Laptops On The Market? Read On!

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laptopsandnotebook.com - There are lots of options to choose from in computers have advanced. Read on to find out how you can make the best laptop computer for your needs. Make sure your next laptop has great sound system. S…

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