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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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Two Billion People Coming Together on Facebook

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newsroom.fb.com - By Mike Nowak, Product Director andGuillermo Spiller, Product Manager As Mark Zuckerberg announced today, we reached a new milestone: there are now 2 billion people connecting and building communit...

vSphere with Operations Management Updates! - VMware vSphere Blog

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blogs.vmware.com - It’s that time again, release time! This month’s releases feature some great updates to vSphere with Operations Management in the form of vRealize Operations Manager (vR Ops) 6.6 and vRealize Log I...

GI Bill Approved Bodyguard Training - Florida's Only GI Bill® Approved Executive Protection School

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esecurityspecialist.com - GI Bill Approved Bodyguard Training – ESS Global Corp – Bodyguard, Close Protection, Executive Protection – D.O.E. and V.A. Approved Called by it’s “proper’ name, Executive Protection, is also ofte...

Secure By Default – VM.disable-unexposed-features

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www.yelof.com - I’m super happy to announce that we are showing more progress in our quest for “Secure By Default” for ESXi and vCenter Server. This latest update is one that is near and dear to many of you who li...

HyperThreading Bug in Intel Skylake and Kaby Lake CPUs

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www.deepstorage.net - A warning appeared on the Debian Linux mailing list over the weekend that there is a bug in the hyperthreading logic in some of Intel’s latest processors codenamed Skylake and Kaby Lake. The good n...

Nintendo Mini SNES launches September 29

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arstechnica.co.uk - Update:Retailers like Amazon UK and Game have already sold out of their initial Mini SNES pre-order allocation. However, the likes of Shopto and the official Nintendo Store have yet to open up pre-...

Rumors of the demise of augmented reality developers have been greatly exaggerated

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techcrunch.com - Andrew Kemendo is founder and chief executive of Pair. With the announcement of Apple’s ARKit, I’ve been bombarded with questions about what ARKit means for Augmented Reality (AR) developers, speci...

Today’s huge ransomware attack has only made about $7,500 so far

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techcrunch.com - Ransomware attacks are bigger than ever, but the payouts appear to be shrinking. While the ransomware suspected to be a variant of Petyamakes headlines around the world, whoever set it loose isn’t ...

Box deepens partnership with Microsoft and turns its attention to AI and machine learning

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techcrunch.com - When I spoke to Box CEO Aaron Levie last year at the Boxworks customer conference, I had to ask the obligatory machine learning question. Surely Box was of sufficient size with enough data running ...

Andy Rubin-backed AR hardware startup CastAR reportedly shuts down

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techcrunch.com - An augmented reality headset startup founded by former Valve employees and funded by Android co-creator Andy Rubin’s Playground Global is shutting down after it failed to receive further investment...

Dating apps are embracing video

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techcrunch.com - Dating apps are, in their own way, a form of social networking – especially as they expand into new areas like friend-finding or professional networking. So it only makes sense that they would adop...

Cloudflare launches app development platform, announces $100M investment fund

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techcrunch.com - Cloudflare launched a brand new app development platform today called Cloudflare Apps, and announced the $100 million Cloudflare Development Fund, started by its investors to back some of the bette...

Justin Kan’s video Q&A app Whale gets Tinder-style swipes in major redesign

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techcrunch.com - Whale, the Q&A app backed by Twitch co-founder Justin Kan, has got a major updateand refreshed design that makes it easier to discover video content on the service. The iOS-only app launched in Oct...

Drive.ai raises $50M for retrofit kits to bring self-driving to existing fleets

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techcrunch.com - Self-driving technology startup Drive.ai has raised a $50 million Series B funding round, led by NEA and with participation from GGV and previous investors, including Series A lead Northern Light. ...

Token has made one ring to rule all your passwords, payments and physical access

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techcrunch.com - The ring has long been the shapeof wearable dreams. Logbar tried it as an all-in-one device that would be the gesture-controlling center of your digital world; Nimb used it as a subtle panic alert ...

Microsoft looks to the cloud to make Windows 10 safer for enterprise users

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techcrunch.com - We already knew that the next version of Windows 10, the Fall Creators Update, will feature a large number of new tools for consumers. While it was always clear that business users would also get t...

Online thrift store ThredUP is opening physical retail locations

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techcrunch.com - ThredUP, the online secondhand clothing store that has raised over $130M in funding is going old school. The startup has announced they will be opening at least five brick and mortar retails stores...

Ohio Gov. Kasich’s website, dozens of others defaced using year-old exploit

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arstechnica.com - The official website of Ohio Governor John Kasich and the site of Ohio First Lady Karen Kasich were defaced on June 25 by a group calling itself Team System DZ. The group is a known pro-Islamic Sta...

iPhone at 10: How Apple changed gaming for the better and the worse

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arstechnica.com - In the heart of Stockholm, Sweden, mobile games developer King has built its own forest. Alongside Earth-toned carpeting and plywood trees are walls coated in Norwegian lichen. Instead of the harsh...

Microsoft bringing EMET back as a built-in part of Windows 10

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arstechnica.com - The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will include EMET-like capabilities managed through a new feature called Windows Defender Exploit Guard. Microsoft's EMET, the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Too...

Nintendo New 2DS XL mini-review: The best version of the 3DS hardware yet

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arstechnica.com - While the Nintendo Switch is quickly becoming the handheld of choice—thanks in part to the likes of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wildand Super Mario Odyssey—the 3DS still has some life left i...

How Gratitude Advances Marketing And Business – The Mission

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themission.co - Several of the PR disasters I’ve examined most recently could have been solved or prevented with a single principle: gratitude. When companies lose gratitude for their customers, the holy grail of ...

The 10 Best WooCommerce Plugins For Boosting Your Revenue | Webdesigner Depot

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www.webdesignerdepot.com - Online sales climb higher year after year and now is the best time to get into the ecommerce game. If you’re looking for a platform to start with then WooCommerce is easy to setup, very secure, and...

15 Useful JavaScript Libraries to Enhance Your Site • Inspired Magazine

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inspiredm.com - Making a great site requires a lot of skills, but you don’t always have to develop everything completely from scratch. To use any of the JavaScript libraries presented in this article, you will nee...

4 Simple Ways to Build Your Presence on Twitter - smqueue

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www.smqueue.com - Is there a secret to be successful on Twitter? Some people new to Twitter probably ask themselves that. Most new Twitter users can frequently feel frustrated because they do not receive any engagem...

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

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www.inc.com - If you truly want tocraft 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...

Google Gets Record-Breaking $2.7 Billion Fine for Manipulating Search Results

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thehackernews.com - Google has just lost its biggest regulatory battle! Google has been hit with a record-breaking $2.7 billion (€2.42 billion) fine by the European antitrust officials for unfairly manipulating search...

Facebook brings new masks, filters and reactions to Messenger video chat

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techcrunch.com - Facebook is bringing a ton of new filters, masks and video reactions to video chats in Messenger, aiming to deliver a more fun experience to younger users on the app and shore up the service agains...

Twitter for Android version 7.2 brings “Night Mode” feature - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re one of those people who spend hours lying in bed and browsing through your apps, chances are your eyesight will eventually fail you. Some OEMs and apps have tried to deal with that by int...

My Verizon App now available for prepaid users to manage their account - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - It’s not only postpaid users that need an app to help manage their data and other things concerning their account. Even prepaid users need to have a convenient way of making payments, monitoring th...

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 image renders, 360-degree video published - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Samsung is set to reveal the new Note 8. It’s the next Note that will be introduced after the Note 7 fiasco and the Galaxy S8 duo. The latter pair seems to be doing great having been sold in high n...

Google will no longer creep through your emails to sell ads

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www.nbcnews.com - Google will no longer scan your Gmail messages to sell targeted advertisements, putting an end to a practice that has long troubled privacy watchdogs. Previously, Gmail would look for keywords in y...

ShopLocket.com: An E-commerce Platform that Lets Anyone Start Selling Professionally Online in Minutes - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - ShopLocket is the easiest way to sell online. Rather than having to build out a full online storefront or get lost in a marketplace, sellers are able to quickly sell from anywhere that they already...

Scoopinion.com: A Web-Based Application that Turns Your Browser into a Learning Magazine - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Scoopinion builds your personal magazine by matching what people like you have read well and you haven’t. It’s an effortless way to make the news good for yourself and the community. As per Mr. Kos...

TheVegasHookUp : Profile Filtering System - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Jamie Brewster”, Founder and CEO of the Oakland – USA based start-up “TheVegasHookUp” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that ...

HiveFlux : Real-time Overview of What Everyone In the Company is Working - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Bruno Figueiredo”,CEO at the Lisbon – Portugal based start-up “Hiveflux” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wh...

Flipit : Global Couponing Environment in Australia - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Jochem Vroom'; Founder of the Netherlands start-up “Flipit”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. What ...

MonitorBacklinks.com: An Easy Backlink Checker Tool that Notifies you via Email or in your Changelog if Someone Removes your Links or Makes them Nofollow - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Monitor Backlinks looks to replace the notepad and spreadsheets that SEOs use to keep track of their backlinks, checking their status regulary and notifies when they get removed or nofollowed. “Mon...

10 Reasons Why Podcasting Is the #1 Content Platform - The Smart Passive Income Blog

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - There’s a story I like to tell here at Smart Passive Income. I tell this story again and again because it’s a core part of who I am, and it’s an integral part of my journey to becoming an entrepren...

Windows 10 Device Usage: New Surface Devices Hit the Charts - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - They’ve only been available for purchase for a few weeks, but Microsoft’s new Surface Pro and Surface Laptop are already making a dent in the Windows 10 device usage charts. As with previous months...

Amazon is Selling the Nokia 6 to Prime Members for Just $180 (with Ads) - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Yesterday, I noted that Amazon will sell the Nokia 6 for $229 starting next month. But Prime members can save even more, assuming they don’t mind some lock screen advertising. “The new Nokia 6, the...

Facebook Just Bolstered Its Retail-Focused Dynamic Ads With Video and Merchandising Overlays

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www.adweek.com - Holiday retailers typically buy their media in August, yetFacebook held a press junket at the Gramercy Park Hotel in New York this morning—a week before the Fourth of July—to get the word out about...

90% of Consumers Like Custom Content From Brands, According to a New Time Inc. Study

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www.adweek.com - Time Inc., publisher of People, Time and Sports Illustrated, among others, recently surveyed 17,000 people across three major age demographics (Gen X, millennials and Gen Z) to determine their feel...

Here's How Digital Advertisers Are Using Waze to Connect With People Behind the Wheel

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www.adweek.com - Waze, the driving navigation app acquired by Google in 2013, pitches its ad products as being ideal for brands that want to act as a utility for drivers. Since launching the platform in 2012, Waze ...

How to Build a Better WordPress Website ... One Week at a Time - Copyblogger

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www.copyblogger.com - Well, you first need an idea. And it needs to be useful. Next, you need to start with the right stuff, the right raw materials. You clicked on the headline of this post, so perhaps you’re already u...

2 WPP Agencies Are Starting a New Service Focused Specifically on Amazon

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www.adweek.com - WPP firmly believes that the future belongs to Amazon. Less than two months after acquiring Amazon-only consultancy Marketplace Ignition, the holding group’s media agency, Mindshare, and its perfor...

Instagram’s New Native Advertising Feature: A Necessary Step Toward Transparency

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www.adweek.com - Native Instagram posts—those paid for by brands but posted by influencers—are about to look a bit different, and that’s a good thing. An update introduced by Instagram earlier this monthprovides br...

Facebook Will Soon Let Brands Target Ads at Entire Families or Specific People Within Households

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www.adweek.com - While brandshave been buying ads for niche audiences on Facebook for years, they’ll soon be able to target ads down to the specific household. Just in time for the holiday-planning season, the soci...

SearchCap: EU fine, Google algorithm changes & local features

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searchengineland.com - Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. The fine is much larger than expected and sets a worrying precedent for the company a...

Google News gets a cleaner look, new features to make it 'more accessible'

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searchengineland.com - It’s difficult to believe that Google News is 15 years old. In that time, ithas been through a number of feature changes and minor redesigns. The last major redesign was in 2010, but today it’s get...

Blockchain Foundry Update: Full Time Team Members, Office Space and New Developers Joining the Team

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medium.com - We are very excited to announce that two new developers will be joining the team over the next few weeks. Sebastian Schepis, who many longtime Syscoin followers will recognize as the original devel...

A Visionary Roadmap for Digital Leaders - CXO Weekly

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robllewellyn.com - In an exponential digital age, many of us need to refine our way of thinking to avoid becoming hung up on antiquated business models and more irrelevant to the future as each day goes by. While cit...

Business Transformation Enabled by IDC DecisionScapes

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robllewellyn.com - The future of business will be technology fuelled and driven. Future technologies (Mobility, Cloud Computing, Social Media, Crowd-sourcing, Internet of things, Industry 4.0, Big Data, 3D printing) ...

Magic Wormhole is a clever way to send files easily and securely

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techcrunch.com - If you need to transfer a couple hundred megs to a coworker or friend across the country, you aren’t short on options. In fact, options are thick on the ground, and all have their own issues. Don’t...

Facebook now has 2 billion monthly users…and responsibility

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techcrunch.com - “We’re getting to a size where it’s worth really taking a careful look at what are all the things that we can do to make social media the most positive force for good possible,” Facebook Chief Prod...

FBI: Hackers Extorted $28 Million in Cryptocurrencies Last Year

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bitcoinmagazine.com - On June 22, the Federal Bureau of Investigation presented its annual Internet Crime Report for the year of 2016. The FBI analyzed the victim reports at the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) and...

NovaCopy Rolls Out 3D Printing Roadshow Across the South

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www.prnewswire.com - NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --NovaCopy, a leading provider of 3D printing and scanning solutions for manufacturing in the U.S., is taking its tech on the road this summer. Visiting...

Copyright Office Admits That DMCA Is More About Giving Hollywood 'Control' Than Stopping Infringement

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www.techdirt.com - We already wrote about the new Copyright Office report on DMCA 1201 -- the section of the law that deals with the "anti-circumvention" provisions of the DMCA. That post focused on the realization b...

Apple Culture After Ten Years of iPhone – Monday Note

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mondaynote.com - Today’s Apple is often seen as the iPhone company, a huge Supply Chain machine that produces and sells hundreds of millions of smartphones…and generates mounds of cash in the process. Today we look...

No Share Buttons on Mobile Sites (Except This One Weird Case) | Big Medium

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bigmedium.com - Only 2 out of every 1000 mobile web users ever tap a custom share button—like even once—according to a Moovweb study. We found similarly tiny numbers during our research designing Philly.com and ve...

Employment Laws- What To Avoid Asking During An Interview

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careersandjobs.org - No one likes being jobless, especially after they go to a lot of interviews and find out they’re not right for the positions they tried to get. The following advice will make it easy to find a grea...

America's Top-Rated CEO Just Taught a Brilliant Lesson in Leadership. Here It Is in 1 Sentence

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www.inc.com - Glassdoor recently announced its 2017 list of Highest Rated CEOs. But the winner of this year's title of "Best CEO in America" wasn't Amazon's Jeff Bezos or Tesla's Elon Musk. This year, the top-ra...

LG Innotek to Produce Flexible PCBs Beginning Next Year

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www.businesskorea.co.kr - LG Innotek will begin producing flexible printed circuit boards (PCBs) for OLEDs (organic light emitting diodes) for smart phones beginning next year. As Samsung Electro-Mechanics has already accum...

How Silicon Valley Pushed Coding Into American Classrooms

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www.nytimes.com - Computer science is also essential to American tech companies, which have become heavily reliant on foreign engineers. Mr. Trump’s efforts to limit immigration make Code.org’s teach-Americans-to-co...

Marketing in 2017: Return of The Stack

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www.egnyte.com - It’s hard to imagine that in the past seven years, the marketing technology landscape has grown to over 5000 companies. The latestMarTech Landscape Supergraphic “MarTech 5000” unveiled (not to be c...

Girl Scouts of West Central Florida - Case Study - Customers using Egnyte Cloud File Server's online storage, online file backup, FTP server, file sharing - with access control and version management

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www.egnyte.com - The Girl Scouts is the largest girl-serving organization with a Girl Scout chapter in every U.S. zip code. Girl Scout activities give girls a chance to discover, connect and take action with other ...

Dude Builds $70 'Hackintosh' Computer And It Outperforms Loaded 2016 MacBook Pro

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brobible.com - Quinn from the Snazzy Labs YouTube channel set out with the main goal of building a Hackintosh (or ‘crapintosh’ as he calls it) with respectable specs that could handle any average user’s day-to-da...

Twitter took down accounts posting BET Awards content

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news.vice.com - Twitter is among the Silicon Valley companies that claim to take free speech seriously, but like other platforms with close ties to content companies, it’s very touchy about alleged copyright viola...

Google researcher uncovers another RCE in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine - Help Net Security

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www.helpnetsecurity.com - Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy has unearthed yet another critical remote code execution vulnerability affecting the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine, which powers a number of the c...

LoRaWAN: coming to a city near you

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embedded-computing.com - Wouldn’t it be great to have an entire city connected by some central network that would allow for very simple tasks, like knowing whether a garbage bin is full, or a parking spot is taken, or if a...

Watch out: don’t lose your passwords when you sign up online

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nakedsecurity.sophos.com - Who would have thought that by providing registration information on one site, you could make other online accounts vulnerable? That’s exactly what Dr Nethanel Gelernter and other researchers at th...

Get Stung by this Car: 2018 Kia Stinger - Auto Up To Date

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autouptodate.com - When you think about the act of getting stung and how sharp a stinger can be on an insect you don’t want to be stung at all. The discomfort and pain that’s inflicted is certainly something you woul...

Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage Review

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www.backblaze.com - A year ago, Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage came out of beta and became available for everyone to use. We were pretty excited, even though it seemed like everyone and their brother had a cloud storage o...

Microsoft: We'll beef up security, admin tools in Windows 10 Creators Edition Fall Update

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www.theregister.co.uk - The next big update to Windows 10 Creators Edition is out in the Fall – and Redmond is hyping up its security chops and admin tools. For a start, we're told Windows Defender will be extended from c...

The 5 Ingredients of Content That Supercharges Your Advertising Effort

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www.entrepreneur.com - Now, more than ever before, brands are on constant lookout for content integration opportunities. Advertisers have learned that it’s no longer enough to educate the content consumer. They have real...

Apple Leak 'Confirms' iPhone 8 Is Massive

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www.forbes.com - Supersized smartphones is clearly the trend of 2017: massive new displays crammed inside phones with super skinny bezels. And the iPhone 8 looks set to make the biggest leap of them all… Following ...

Pearl, the startup that wanted to make your dumb car smart, shuts down

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www.siliconbeat.com - Pearl Automation was on a mission to help the parallel-parking challenged — protecting rear bumpers around the country by equipping every car, even the oldest models, with a backup camera. Instead,...

Laptop Replacement

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rogerstringer.com - If you think you can replace your laptop with an iPad, you cannot. I occasionally see the phrase “laptop replacement” regarding the iPad, despite the bizarreness of both the concept and the general...

Boost Your Rankings With the Ultimate Local SEO Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

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www.entrepreneur.com - Apply now to be an Entrepreneur 360™ company. Let us tell the world your success story. Get Started » Here’s a question for you...where does your business appear in search engine results? First pag...

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