Thursday, June 07, 2018

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TECHNOLOGY

Kim Dotcom asks Snowden, Assange to help create secure social media platform

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www.rt.com - On Monday the internet entrepreneur put the concept to the WikiLeaks founder and famous whistleblower on Twitter, writing: “After years of betrayal it’s time for something better”. I would like to in…

Comparison of the Three Main Hardware Wallets: Trezor, Ledger, and KeepKey

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originalcryptocoin.com - Just as a physical wallet holds traditional coins and bills, a hardware wallet is the physical device that keeps cryptocurrency safe. Its main function is to store the private keys that allow owners …

On that scaremongering New York Times article about Huawei

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www.diversity.net.nz - I’m spending a couple of days in Thailand at Huawei’s Asian Innovation Day. That’s somewhat ironic since this morning the New York Times ran a story about Facebook offering deep user access to four C…

FCC accused of “spreading lies” about DDoS hitting comment system

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arstechnica.com - Federal Communications Commission officials are facing more accusations that they lied about the cause of a May 2017 comment website outage that temporarily prevented people from submitting comments …

Facebook finally monetizes Marketplace with ads from users and brands

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techcrunch.com - Twenty months after launching its Craigslist competitor, Marketplace, and relentlessly promoting it with placement in the main navigation bar, Facebook will start earning money off its classifieds se…

Worthwhile gadget upgrades for the tech-obsessed

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techcrunch.com - Editor’s note: This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and TechCrunch earn affiliate commissions. M…

Facebook introduces new bidding support for in-app ads

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techcrunch.com - Facebook is expanding its support for header bidding, a technology that allows publishers to auction off ad impressions through real-time bidding between ad networks. The company announced its suppor…

Israeli autonomous technology developer Innoviz is entering China’s car market

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techcrunch.com - Innoviz, a developer of light detection and ranging technologies for computer vision and autonomous vehicles, is getting a toehold in China, the world’s fastest growing auto market, through a partner…

Order-ahead app Ritual picks up $70M to rethink the social office lunch break

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techcrunch.com - While DoorDash, Postmates and other apps are looking to reimagine what the food delivery experience looks like, Ray Reddy says he wants to figure out what the next generation of a food court looks li…

Motorola’s Z3 Play modular handset arrives this summer for $499

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techcrunch.com - At an event in Brazil this morning, Lenovo announced the latest addition to its line of modular handsets. The Moto Z3 doesn’t represent a big leap for the line, but it does introduce a slight change …

SAP latest enterprise player to offer cloud blockchain service

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techcrunch.com - SAP announced today at its Sapphire customer conference it was making the SAP Leonardo Blockchain service generally available. The latter is a cloud service to help companies build applications based…

Android P Beta 2 brings updated system images and 157 new emojis

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techcrunch.com - A month after releasing the first beta version of Android P at I/O (and right in the middle of Apple’s own developers conference), Google has just released Beta 2 of its upcoming mobile operating sys…

Badoo plans to drop the swipe from its dating app as it tests live video broadcasts

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techcrunch.com - Is it time to swipe left on the swipe? Badoo, a UK-based dating app with some 388 million users globally — whose majority-owned app Bumble is currently being sued by Tinder in part for its use of swi…

Parrot responds to the Mavic Air with its own folding drone

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techcrunch.com - This morning, Parrot unveiled the Anafi, a new drone clearly targeted at DJI’s Mavic line. According to the French company, the new portable UAV is the product of two years of development and a “wish…

Apple Design Award winner Florence breaks new ground in mobile gaming

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techcrunch.com - Designer Ken Wong’s app Florence isn’t exactly a game. Or a comic. It’s a little bit of both – a new experience in storytelling using a mobile device. The app – or game, if you prefer – comes from t…

Limited Siri support for music apps like Spotify is possible in iOS 12

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techcrunch.com - Apple is finally getting a bit more friendly with third party music-streaming apps when it comes to Siri. Music-streaming companies like Spotify will soon be able to let users utilize Siri controls t…

Kayla Itsines’ Sweat app will rake in $77 million this year

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techcrunch.com - In earlier years, fitness gurus would market their programs for getting in shape on VHS tapes and, later, DVDs. These days, it’s an app business. At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference this week i…

Hackers, sign up for Disrupt SF Virtual Hackathon today

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techcrunch.com - Calling all creative hackers, coders and programmers around the world. We’ve cooked up a special Virtual Hackathon to celebrate TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2018 — our biggest Disrupt event ever.…

Autonomous driving is coming to all Cadillac models, other GM brands

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techcrunch.com - Starting in 2020, Cadillac will start to offer autonomous driving on every Cadillac model. The Super Cruise system is already available today but limited to just the full-size CT6 sedan. General Moto…

AMD unveils Threadripper 2: Up to 32 cores, 64 threads, for an enthusiast chip

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arstechnica.com - AMD's Threadripper platform gave a hefty boost to the high-end desktop (HEDT) market: 16 cores and 32 threads using AMD's Zen architecture. Today, AMD announced the second generation of Threadripper:…

Three months later, a mass exploit of powerful Web servers continues

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arstechnica.com - More than 115,000 websites—many run by major universities, government organizations, and media companies—remained wide open to hacker takeovers because they hadn’t installed critical patches released…

VPNFilter malware infecting 500,000 devices is worse than we thought

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arstechnica.com - Two weeks ago, officials in the private and public sectors warned that hackers working for the Russian government infected more than 500,000 consumer-grade routers in 54 countries with malware that c…

Waymo announces 7 million miles of testing, putting it far ahead of rivals

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arstechnica.com - A Waymo executive announced on Tuesday that the company's self-driving car fleet would reach 7 million miles of testing this week. "We've amassed close to 7 million miles—we'll hit 7 million miles th…

Bay Area: Join us 6/13 to discuss the past, present, and future of tech law

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arstechnica.com - In a very unusual Ars Technica Live event on June 13 in Oakland, your co-hosts Cyrus Farivar and Annalee Newitz will discuss their recent books about the people whose lives (and deaths) become test c…

The end of OpenGL support, other updates Apple didn’t share at the keynote

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arstechnica.com - SAN JOSE—Monday, thousands of people watched Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote, in which the company described its plans for the next versions of its key operating systems—iOS 12…

8 Best Social Sharing Plugins for WordPress - Onextrapixel

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onextrapixel.com - In 2018 it’s no longer enough to write some good content with relevant keywords and sit back and wait for the traffic to flood in. Websites, like people, are now expected to have their own Facebook p…

To Yarn and Back (to npm) Again | Mixmax Engineering Blog

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mixmax.com - Mixmax is a communications platform that brings professional communication & email into the 21st century. Last year, we decided to move all of our JavaScript projects from npm to Yarn. We did so for …

5 Questions to Determine If You've Outgrown Your Web Hosting

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www.entrepreneur.com - Web hosting can seem like a commodity these days. You just choose the amount of disk space and bandwidth you need, and you’re up and running. Whereas before there were all sorts of limitations impose…

Galaxy Tab S4 leak: still playing catchup

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androidcommunity.com - We previously talked about how Google seems to not be paying any more attention to Android tablets, to the point that they even “accidentally” erased the whole tablet section the other day. The lack …

Galaxy VR: Samsung might be set to drop Gear branding

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androidcommunity.com - Samsung has been very active in the virtual reality (VR) space these past couple of years, culminating in the release of the Samsung Gear VR headset. This headset is still powered by Samsung’s flagsh…

4 things you need to know about Facebook’s latest privacy problem

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androidcommunity.com - If you think that the furor over Facebook’s privacy practices is over since they have tried to make amends by being open and by starting an information campaign about what user privacy, then you prob…

Lenovo Smart Display pre-order: here’s what you’re getting

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androidcommunity.com - We’re done ranting about being duped by Lenovo. We won’t dwell on it anymore since there is no point. We simply shared with you our opinion and there’s nothing we can do. The notch is there as a step…

POG mobile AR game wants crowdfunding money, nostalgia still good business

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androidcommunity.com - Nostalgia is a money grab these days, and a lot of game outfits and developers are cashing in on gamers in their 30s and 40s wanting to play the classics on their smartphones. The result is predictab…

Android Distribution: Nougat consolidates version lead, Oreo still slow in growth

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androidcommunity.com - Another month, another look at the distribution numbers for Android versions. Android Nougat is still king of the hill, and usage for Android Oreo is slow in growth. Consider it a testament to how gr…

Samsung C-Lab spin-offs: putting technology to better use

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androidcommunity.com - The first time we heard about Samsung’s C-Lab efforts was back in 2015 when we said the South Korean tech giant would be showcasing three new creations at CES 2016. Since then, Samsung C-Lab has been…

Huawei says it has never collected Facebook user data

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www.scmp.com - Chinese phone maker Huawei said Wednesday it has never collected or stored Facebook user data, after the social media giant acknowledged it shared such data with Huawei and other manufacturers. Huawe…

2018 Loyalty Expo Kicks Off This Week

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www.loyalty360.org - The 2018 Loyalty Expo kicks off this week at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, Fla., with an array of new offerings and a long list of distinguished speakers from some of the nation’s top brands. …

Broadband Commission aims at making Botetourt 'Pioneer Rural Smart County'

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www.fincastleherald.com - Overcoming that is one of the objectives that the Botetourt Broadband Commission (BBC) apparently is taking to heart. And with that and other Internet frustrations in mind, the commission is moving f…

Four years after release of Kubernetes 1.0, it has come a long way

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techcrunch.com - On June 6th, 2014 Kubernetes 1.0 was released. At the time, nobody could have predicted that 4 years later that the project would become a de facto standard for container orchestration or that the bi…

Amazon Makes it Even Easier for PC Makers to Adopt Alexa - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - More bad news for Cortana: Amazon has made it easier than ever for all PC makers to bring Alexa-powered PCs to market. This one will require a bit of explanation. After bringing its Alexa digital per…

What’s Next for Visual Studio

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blogs.msdn.microsoft.com - Since we launched Visual Studio 2017 in March of that year, it has become our most popular Visual Studio release ever. Your feedback has helped our team publish seven updates since our initial GA, wh…

Why And How To Use Coupon Codes - The App Revolution | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - With advancement in technology, the number of consumers shopping online is on the rise every year as more and more people discover the benefit of online shopping. Here, consumers can benefit from pur…

Technical SEO: why it matters and seven tweaks to give you an edge

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searchenginewatch.com - When it comes to SEO, the importance of good quality content and relevant, authoritative links is generally recognized. When asked about the three most important ranking factors, Google search qualit…

Amazon Said to Consider Selling Home Insurance

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www.newsmax.com - Online titan Amazon.com Inc. reportedly has considered selling home insurance in an attempt to seemingly fulfill nearly every need of American consumers. The website Information.com reported that Ama…

This app lets you take a virtual tour of the White House

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www.cnn.com - Washington (CNN)Starting this week, visitors won't have to go to the White House to tour it. The White House Historical Association announced on Tuesday the launch of a new mobile app giving people -…

Don't Understand Your Iphone? These Tips Can Help!

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iphonefindmyphone.com - Many people do not understand the full functionality of how to use fancy gadgets like iPhones.This article offers a handpicked selection of tips to help you become familiar with iphone technology so …

Don't Overdo It When Playing Those Video Games

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toys.internetinfomedia.com - Video games are enjoyed by yourself. You can even shed weight or just have plain old fun. This article contains tips to help you enhance your goals. When buying video games for kids, look for educati…

Tips And Technqiues On Facebook Marketing For Your Business

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duracmarketing.com - Do you have products or services to sell, but you are not sure how to market them? If you are, Facebook marketing could be for you. This could potentially earn you millions of fans. Keep reading thro…

Why The Apple Iphone Has A Leg Up On Its Competitors

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iphonefindmyphone.com - You should be well aware that your iphone is not like others. But are you figured out all the secrets your new iphone functionality? The tips below article provides some excellent suggestions to help…

The Best Tips To Help You Save Money On Your Next Auto Purchase

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carshopping.biz - Are you finally taking the next step and purchasing a car? Interested in learning some new knowledge to make the process?This article will provide you with great advice that will help to make your ca…

Rev Up Your Mobile Marketing Through These Expert Tips!

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marketingpromotion.biz - Mobile marketing is an essential part of planning a business, but understanding it and creating the right marketing plan can be tricky. There are such a variety of different mobile marketing products…

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…

Want To Try A Different Advertising Platform? Use Social Media Marketing!

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durac.info - It can be hard to find new ways to market your website or business. Social media sites have come up with new customers. The below article provides some excellent methods of utilizing social media mar…

The Best Laptop Advice You Will Read | Laptops and Notebook, iPhone and iPad

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laptopsandnotebook.com - Shopping for a laptop can be overwhelming given how fast the technology changes. The best way to move forward is with suitable information. These tips have information that will help you get started.…

E-Mails Show FCC Made Up DDOS Attack To Downplay The 'John Oliver Effect'

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www.techdirt.com - You might remember that when HBO comedian John Oliver originally tackled net neutrality on his show in 2014, the FCC website crashed under the load of concerned consumers eager to support the creatio…

The Host With The Most: What's Best For Your Site?

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agentmonhost.com - What if you were able to locate a good web host that saved you money, while also saving you cash? The tips below will help you decide if a deal is right for your needs. Check the hosting site to find…

The War on Tesla, Musk, and the fight for the future

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www.impactlab.net - Upfront: If you think that anything is justified against a person simply because that person is wealthy, this is not an article for you. If you think it’s okay to lie, mislead, or otherwise attack a …

Facebook Back on the Defensive, Now Over Data Deals With Device Makers

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www.nytimes.com - The broad scope of Facebook’s data partnerships — with Apple, Samsung, Amazon and other companies that make or sell phones, tablets, televisions and video game consoles — was reported by The New York…

How do we fix IoT security without blocking interoperability and creating monopolies?

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boingboing.net - Jonathan Zittrain (previously) writes, "There’s reason to worry about security for the ever-growing Internet of Things, and it’ll be tempting to encourage vendors to solely control their devices that…

Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018

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www.impactlab.net - YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are the most popular online platforms among teens. Fully 95% of teens have access to a smartphone, and 45% say they are online ‘almost constantly’ Until recently, Face…

Here's how Magic Leap One AR glasses will fit on your head

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www.techradar.com - Magic Leap One, the futuristic augmented reality (AR) glasses, were shown off in a detailed live look today, giving us a better idea of how the gadget will fit on our heads and function as we experie…

20 Best Free Magento Themes You Should be Using in 2017

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magenticians.com - If you own an online shop, develop ecommerce websites, or just have stakes in the ecommerce industry, you’d know how important themes are to the success of your online business. 2017 is still young, …

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