Tuesday, April 17, 2018

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vCenter Server 6.7 What's New Rundown - emadyounis.com

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emadyounis.com - Today VMware launched vSphere 6.7 and there are lots of new enhancements in this release. But first the news. This is the final release for both vCenter Server for Windows and the vSphere Web Client …

Conservative Speech Is Not Hate Speech!

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www.breitbart.com - The following post is sponsored by Free Our Internet. After weeks of dodging responsibility and avoiding answers on crucial questions related to user data and censorship of conservatives, Facebook CE…

An Apology for the Internet — From the Architects Who Built It

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nymag.com - Something has gone wrong with the internet. Even Mark Zuckerberg knows it. Testifying before Congress, the Facebook CEO ticked off a list of everything his platform has screwed up, from fake news and…

Reporters Shocked There Aren't HUGE CROWDS to Buy Comey's Book

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truthfeednews.com - Members of the press on Monday greatly outnumbered customers at one bookstore in Washington ahead of Tuesday’s highly-anticipated release of fired FBI Director James Comey’s memoir, according to one …

Windows Hello Will Support FIDO2 Security Keys - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Microsoft announced today that its Windows 10 biometric authentication technologies will be updated to support FIDO2-compatible security keys from companies like YubiKey. “Microsoft and its partners …

Russian hackers mass-exploit routers in homes, govs, and infrastructure

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arstechnica.com - Hackers working on behalf of the Russian government are compromising large numbers of routers, switches, and other network devices belonging to governments, businesses, and critical-infrastructure pr…

Intel, Microsoft to use GPU to scan memory for malware

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arstechnica.com - Since the news of the Meltdown and Spectre attacks earlier this year, Intel has been working to reassure the computer industry that it takes security issues very seriously and that, in spite of the M…

It’s anyone’s guess when the next major Windows 10 update will be out

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arstechnica.com - It looked like Windows 10 build 17133 was going to be blessed as the 1803 update, but that plan has been derailed. Though the build was pushed out to Windows Insiders on the release preview ring—an a…

ZTE said to be meeting with Google over US export ban

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techcrunch.com - Yesterday was a rough one for ZTE. A year after pleading guilty to violating sanctions with Iran and North Korea, the U.S. Department of Commerce brought the hammer down and announced a seven-year ex…

Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is stepping down after 8 years at the FCC

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techcrunch.com - Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is stepping down from the FCC after eight years on the job. She broke the news at the Commission’s monthly open meeting, confirming the plans to move on that she has menti…

Mirantis bets on Spinnaker, Netflix’s open-source continuous delivery platform

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techcrunch.com - Spinnaker is the new open-source project to watch. It’s a multi-cloud continuous delivery platform that came out of Netflix and that now also has the backing of Google. The typical cycle for these ki…

Cambridge Analytica’s ex-CEO backs out of giving evidence to UK parliament

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techcrunch.com - Alexander Nix, the former CEO of the political consultancy firm at the center of a storm about mishandled Facebook users data, has backed out of re-appearing in front of the UK parliament for a secon…

Boosted’s new electric skateboard is shorter and cheaper

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techcrunch.com - It’s been about six years since Boosted first showed up with its electric longboard and its oh-so-orange wheels, but the company is back with the next logical step: a cheaper, shorter board. The comp…

Minds aims to decentralize the social network

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techcrunch.com - Decentralization is the buzzword du jour. Everything – from our currencies to our databases – are supposed to exist, immutably, in this strange new world. And Bill Ottman wants to add our social medi…

Twilio’s wireless platform hits general availability

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techcrunch.com - For a communications platform like Twilio, getting into wireless always seemed like a logical next move and a year ago, the company did just that with the beta launch of its SIM-based Programmable Wi…

Carvana acquires Car360 for $22M to improve its car buying platform

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techcrunch.com - Carvana is already an innovative way to shop for a car and it could get better thanks to Car360. The two companies share an interest in improving the car buying experience through enhanced imagery. C…

Target expands its ‘Drive Up’ service to 270 stores across Florida, Texas and the Southeast

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techcrunch.com - Target runs are about to get a lot easier. The retailer today is officially expanding its new curbside pickup service called Drive Up to the first locations outside of its home market of Minneapolis-…

Supreme Court dismisses warrant case against Microsoft after CLOUD Act renders it moot

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techcrunch.com - A long-running legal battle between the U.S. government and Microsoft has been dismissed by the Supreme Court (PDF) after the crux of the conflict was mooted by recent legislation. The company will n…

Google Cloud releases Dialogflow Enterprise Edition for building chat apps

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techcrunch.com - Building conversational interfaces is a hot new area for developers. Chatbots can be a way to reduce friction in websites and apps and to give customers quick answers to commonly asked questions in a…

Sony’s flagship smartphone pairs a 4K display with a design from 2013

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arstechnica.com - The Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium: lots of pixels, miles of bezel. The Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium versus the Sony Xperia Z from 2013. Sony has been recycling the same design for five years now. There are some…

“Not too fond of Facebook”: A dating app removes its linked-profile requirement

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arstechnica.com - As Americans (and their legislators) come to grips with the wealth of personal data they've volunteered to Facebook over the years, they will likely look harder at the services they've connected thei…

Dealmaster: Grab an unlocked Essential Phone for $399.99

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arstechnica.com - Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. Today's list is led by a hefty discount on the Essential Phone, a smartphone from the father of A…

Former Microsoft designer leaks likely future of Windows and Xbox “avatars”

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arstechnica.com - Let's get to customizing within the upcoming Xbox Avatar app. (FYI, if a specific option isn't shown in this gallery, it also wasn't shown in the source video.) First, we drop down to body options. (…

The Effect of Technology on Job Hunting - World Village

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www.worldvillage.com - Job hunting today is very different than it was several decades ago or even five years ago. Technology is rapidly changing the hiring process. If you’re seeking a job today, your chances of success a…

Facebook embraces A.I., and risks further spooking consumers

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www.mcclatchydc.com - Social media companies have embraced artificial intelligence tools to scrub their platforms of hate speech, terrorist propaganda and other content deemed noxious. But will those tools censor other co…

What's in a spectrum allocation? Aero bods talk drone radio links

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www.theregister.co.uk - Preparing the ground for remotely flown and autonomous aircraft – drones – of the near future is a challenge. How much effort has gone into clearing radio spectrum for vital command-and-control links?

Flaw in Microsoft Outlook Lets Hackers Easily Steal Your Windows Password

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thehackernews.com - A security researcher has disclosed details of an important vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook for which the company released an incomplete patch this month—almost 18 months after receiving the respo…

LG G7 teaser image shows a Bixby-like button

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androidcommunity.com - We’re counting the days until LG’s grand reveal of the new G flagship. The LG G7 will be called as the LG G7 ThinQ. It’s been a favorite subject of mobile industry watchers who want to know what tren…

FCC fines T-Mobile $40 million over fake ring tones in rural areas

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androidcommunity.com - Depending on who you ask, it looks like T-Mobile got off easy over the case of the falsified ring tones. The Federal Communications Commission said that they are giving the carrier a fine of $40 mill…

OnePlus 6 teased yet again, may be able to resist some water

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androidcommunity.com - The OnePlus 6 won’t be unveiled until the month of June. Before the official announcement happens, expect rumors and leaks to be revealed. We’re actually learning more each day because one can’t real…

Skagen’s Falster smartwatch is now available for $275

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re looking for a fashionable wearable that does all the basic functions that you can expect from a smartwatch, there are tons of products currently in the market that you can actually take a l…

Moto E5 and Moto E5 Plus visit the FCC, impending official launch

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androidcommunity.com - Aside from the Moto G6 phones, Motorola is also working on new Moto E5 devices. We’re waiting for the E5 and Moto E5 Plus to be officially unveiled since an image was leaked with a rear fingerprint s…

HOW TO: Sideloading apps on your Android device

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androidcommunity.com - The official and recommended way to install apps on your Android device is still via the Google Play Store. But there will be times when you might need to install an app from outside of the Play Stor…

40 Ways to Repurpose Your Blog Content (And Why You Should)

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optinmonster.com - Are you struggling to come up with new content? Repurposing content is a little-known secret that all smart marketers use to keep driving traffic to their site. In this article, we’ll share 40 ways t…

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 …

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…

Google Revs Its DIY AI Projects - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Google today announced two fun new “AIY”—read as “DIY AI”—project kits for the Raspberry Pi Zero WH. The projects help budding makers explore AI-based voice and vision capabilities inexpensively. And…

Don’t Let an Algorithm Determine if You’re Worth Hiring or Not

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www.adweek.com - What you post on social media and the strength of your personal brand will have a direct impact on your career in this industry. Online screening has skyrocketed over the last few years. We all leave…

How to Turn Leads into Clients with Modern Email Marketing - Copyblogger

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www.copyblogger.com - When it comes to building an audience that builds your freelance or consulting business, email remains the undisputed heavyweight champion. Email was the original “killer app” — everyone uses it, and…

How Consumer Talk Supercharges Advertising

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www.adweek.com - “Advertising is really a conversation-starter,” Audi of America president Scott Keogh told me in 2011 when I was co-writing a book on social influence, The Face-to-Face Book. Keogh’s insight as chief…

Google's mobile-first index has set sail. Are you on board? 5 SEO essentials - Search Engine Land

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searchengineland.com - After a relatively lengthy wait, Google has started to roll out its mobile-first index. First announced back in 2016, the mobile-first index is a direct response to one of the most significant shifts…

SEO basics: The top 8 mistakes that rookies (and new businesses) make

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searchenginewatch.com - SEO mistakes can be easy to make, especially when you’re just starting out – either as a new SEO, or as a fledgling business. By being keenly aware of specific pitfalls that new businesses and SEO ro…

US, UK Say Russia Targets Internet Hardware for Espionage

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www.newsmax.com - Washington and London on Monday jointly accused the Russian government of maliciously targeting global internet equipment for political and economic espionage. The two governments said the Russian op…

Facebook Could Face Billions in Fines over Facial Recognition Features | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - A federal judge has ruled that a class action lawsuit including millions of Facebook users can proceed with their claims that the social media firm violated an Illinois law relating to the collection…

Tesla Halts Model 3 Production Line, Replaces Robots with Human Workers | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - Despite the long waiting list of customers and a host of other delays, Tesla has stopped production on the company’s Model 3 sedan according to the Verge. Tesla has claimed that this sudden halt in p…

Open Ear Wireless Headphones allow you to Listen to Music and the World - Invention a Day™

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inventionaday.com - These flexible yet durable wireless stereo headphones are the safest alternative to standard sport headphones and earbuds. With the use of bone conduction technology, one is able to listen to their m…

How to Host a Facebook Watch Party in Your Facebook Group : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Want to build more engagement in your Facebook group? Have you heard of a Facebook watch party? Now your group can watch and comment on videos together. In this article, you’ll discover how to run a …

4 Ways Developing Others Enables Personal Development

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criteriaforsuccess.com - Developing others is invaluable to your own success. Before we even dive into the different ways you can strive for personal development, we need to establish one basic understanding: you become bett…

Tried And True Advice For Your Ipad | Laptops and Notebook, iPhone and iPad

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laptopsandnotebook.com - Are you really into gaming? Are you a student at this semester? Do you currently work a lot? Are you in shape?Are you going to have a child?Are you aware that an iPad can help with all of these topic…

Learn How To Successfully Use Facebook Marketing

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duracmarketing.com - You may already use Facebook to communicate with friends and family, but you can also use it to communicate with your business audience. Social media websites are great outlets to market a business. …

This is how you launch a blood-delivering drone

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www.theverge.com - The drone’s engines are running, and I have 30 seconds to twist the red safety switch on top of the metal control panel, hold the blue button, and then press the green button to launch the drone. It …

Developing Content for Your Mobile Audience – Local Internet Marketing

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andyrkelly.com - Have you ever seen content on a mobile device that you’re excited to read and click through to view it only to realize you need to squint or zoom in to read it? It’s frustrating, not only because it’…

When Is The Best Time To Send Mobile Marketing Messages?

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marketingpromotion.biz - Mobile marketing can mean many different ways. The essential definition of mobile marketing is promoting business through the use of cell phones or other mobile devices.This article will help you und…

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