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Friday, September 30, 2016

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TECHNOLOGY

Securing the edge with ARM TrustZone for v8-M

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embedded-computing.com - ARM’s new 32-bit ARMv8-M architecture was introduced in 2015, adding TrustZone security extensions for Cortex-M microcontrollers (MCUs), among other features. As v8-M-based silicon comes to market,...

What’s new with the mbed OS?

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embedded-computing.com - The past 12 months for semiconductor IP firm ARM have been big. Really big. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights: Not too bad for a year’s work. But if you’ve been paying close attention, so...

Yahoo hack could have affected billions of accounts, former exec claims

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mashable.com - The Yahoo breach could have affected more accounts than previously reported. Yahoo confirmed last week that data from at least 500 million user accounts had been stolen in the company's network fro...

Twitter Revises Terms of Service, Privacy Policy

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adweek.com - Twitter Friday announced revisions to its terms of service and privacy policy. The social network announced the changes via tweet (embedded below), and it offered more details in a support post: We...

First look at the sweet new 'Rogue One' Star Wars toys coming out

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mashable.com - In 76 days, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story premieres in U.S. theaters. Disney and Lucasfilm have already released several trailers, which we've watched countless times to extract as much as we can fr...

Will Google really kill its Nexus phones and replace them with Pixel?

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mashable.com - Next Tuesday is going to be a very big day for Google. The company is hosting an event in San Francisco to presumably announce its new Pixel and Pixel XL Android phones that could replace the Nexus...

Oculus updates Gear VR app after severe battery drain issues

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mashable.com - Samsung’s Gear VR headset is one of the most accessible ways to experience virtual reality — but not when it kills your phone's battery. SEE ALSO: U.S. regulators warn consumers about exploding Sa...

7 questions to ask before switching cell phone carriers

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nerdwallet.com - Your current cell phone carrier isn’t cutting it anymore, and you’re ready for a change. But pause before you pull the trigger. You don’t want to be surprised by hidden costs or merely trade one s...

How the scary potential of AI brought tech competitors together

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mashable.com - We are racing toward a future we barely understand. Our stuff will be smart, sometimes smarter than us. Our cars will be their own backseat drivers. Our doctors will get second opinions from silico...

7 Essential Logo Design Tips For Aspiring Entrepreneurs - Blogging, Small Business, Web Design & Hosting Tips - A Small Orange

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blog.asmallorange.com - In entrepreneurship, you can have a great idea, a fantastic prototype, and a sound business plan, but unless you’re able to create a brand identity that people can easily fall in love with, none of...

Microsoft Announces Two New Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Bundles - Thurrott.com

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thurrott.com - If you were put off by the garish Xbox One S Gears of War 4 2 TB Bundle but still wanted to show off your Coalition colors, here’s some good news: Microsoft has announced two new Gears of War 4 bun...

Visual storytelling is the next frontier for brand marketers

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imediaconnection.com - In an age where display, search, social, mobile, and video ads are easily skipped or ignored, it becomes increasingly more difficult for brand advertisers to effectively engage with key audiences. ...

The Complete Ecommerce Guide to Twitter Advertising

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bigcommerce.com - Earlier this year, reports circulated that Twitter’s much anticipated Buy Button would soon go bye-bye. The internal team dedicated to the project had been disbanded, with employees either leaving ...

Now CanvasPop wants to turn your Prisma photos into wall art

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techcrunch.com - Art photo filter app sensation Prisma, which only launched this summer but racked up more than 55 million downloads in a matter of weeks, has sparked a rush of other photo-processing apps all promi...

What to look for in the next Pokémon Go

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techcrunch.com - Penry Price is vice president of marketing solutions at LinkedIn. If you had to crown an “App of the Summer,” Pokémon Go would undoubtedly be at the top of the list. The app became a household name...

Apple is screwing up HomeKit; here’s how they can fix it

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techcrunch.com - Daniel is co-founder of Beep Networks, and was an early product manager on Google's Android and Access teams. The real magic of the Internet of Things happens when devices work together. It will be...

Weekly Roundup: Snapchat’s new Specs, Beyoncé is a tech investor and SpaceX’s plans to colonize Mars

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techcrunch.com - This week, Elon Musk revealed SpaceX’s plan for humans to inhabit Mars, Google rebranded its cloud services and rumors swirled about a Twitter bid. These are the top stories of the week, and you ca...

WhatsApp’s privacy U-turn on sharing data with Facebook draws more heat in Europe

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techcrunch.com - A dramatic privacy about-face by messaging app WhatsApp this summer, in which it revealed an update to its T&Cs would for the first time allow the sharing of its user data with parent company Faceb...

This crazy iMessage app lets you prank friends by putting words in their mouth

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techcrunch.com - Got iOS 10? Want to mess with your friends? A hilarious new iMessage App called Phoneys lets you prank others by sending stickers that look exactly like iMessage text bubbles. And thanks to the new...

Movie pirate? Don’t trust Plex Cloud

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techcrunch.com - Plex is a pirate’s best friend. It’s by far the best way to get movies downloaded illegally from the computer to TV. Sure, Plex has a handful of useful, legal features, but let’s be honest, its big...

Teddy Ruxpin returns with eyes that can rend the bonds of space and time

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techcrunch.com - In this, the 3000th Year Since The Coming Of The Wanderer (All Praise His Mercy), we are greeted by the fifth Potentate, a Teddy Ruxpin with LCD eyes and iPad connectivity. Teddy Ruxpin, or, as his...

Trocafone unlocks Latin America’s smartphone market selling certified, pre-owned phones

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techcrunch.com - Sometimes it’s a startup business, and not political power, that grows out of the barrel of a gun. At least, that’s the story behind Trocafone, a Brazilian startup that just raised $7 million for i...

Amazon adds Twitch perks to $99/year Prime subscription

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arstechnica.com - Amazon has unveiled yet another add-on for its paying Prime subscribers, and it represents the company's biggest tie-in yet with Twitch, the game-streaming service that Amazon acquired in 2014 for ...

More than 400 malicious apps infiltrate Google Play

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arstechnica.com - Google Play was recently found to be hosting more than 400 apps that turned infected phones into listening posts that could siphon sensitive data out of the protected networks they connected to, se...

AT&T to end targeted ads program, give all users lowest available price

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arstechnica.com - AT&T is getting rid of Internet Preferences, the controversial program that analyzes home Internet customers' Web browsing habits in order to serve up targeted ads. “To simplify our offering for ou...

The FTC disclosure guidelines: An in-depth exploration of what affiliates and merchants need to know

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marketingland.com - The Federal Trade Commission disclosure laws are increasingly becoming a point of frustration and confusion for affiliates, bloggers and merchants across the United States. Back in 2009, the FTC st...

Lifetime Access to Lizatom's WordPress Plugins and Themes Club - only $37! - MightyDeals

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mightydeals.com - Whether you're working on your own site or building one for a client, WordPress themes and plugins can make a world of difference. You can use various shortcodes and plugins to easily install every...

E FUN rolls out Nextbook Ares 11 2-in-1 Tablet with Android OS - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - E FUN has been around for years but it has yet to become big in the industry. It may not beat the top ranking OEMs today but we know the brand as a reliable manufacturer of affordable tablets. E FU...

The Google Pixel and Pixel XL: Everything we know so far - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We’re at the start of the month when Google is supposedly bringing out two new Android reference smartphones, and we’re nothing but excited. This territory used to be called Nexus, the brand name G...

On Choosing a Tech Platform to Track Your Customer Behavior

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futureofbusinessandtech.com - Brands are challenged with regard to how they understand and manage dramatic shifts in customer behaviors, how to differentiate themselves in increasingly overcrowded marketplaces, as well as how t...

My Tour Deal : Mobile ONLY Booking App - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Patrick Ncho”, Co-Founder at the California – USA based Startup “MyTourDeal” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and...

ShareWhere : Social Sharing Application - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Geoffrey Chan”, Founder of the Miami based start-up “ShareWhere” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your s...

Trainoholics : Skill Development Arena - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Sandesh HS'; Founder of the Karnataka – India start-up “TRAINOHOLICS”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted ...

ApprovalQ : Email Project Management Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sharif Aly”, Aly of the California – USA based start-up “ApprovalQ” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what you...

BlackBox-BI: A French Start-Up that Provides Easy to Use Affordable Business Intelligence for Companies of all Sizes - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - BlackBox-BI makes creating business dashboards easy. From data load to dashboard creation, BlackBox-BI focus is to make each step as easy as possible without compromising on functionality. “BlackBo...

Fitnescity : Allows Users To Connect With Personal Trainers - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Leila Zemrani”, Founder and CEO of the New York – US based start-up “Fitnescity” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you d...

Vertical Method : Posture Strength For Techies and The Desk-Bound Workforce - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Jennifer Davis”, Founder and CEO of the San Francisco- United States based startup “Vertical Method” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is...

Classified Post : Online Classfied Ad Website - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Robbie Alvarez”, CEO of the US based start-up “The Classified Post” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1-What is it exactly that you do and what your...

Pear-U : Relationship Making Application - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sachet Gagwani”, Founder/CEO of the Ashburn – USA based start-up “Pear-U” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wh...

Ubooly: A Voice Interactive Stuffed Animal Smart Toy Powered by your iPhone or iPod Touch - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Ubooly is a stuffed animal powered by your iPhone or iPod touch. We use voice recognition and ongoing updates to make the world smartest toy. According to Mr. ‘Gloge'; Ubooly is a stuffed animal po...

My Driving Pal : Security and Safety - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Shahram Rezaei”, Founder Of the California – USA based startup “MyDrivingPal” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that you do ...

How the newest Adobe-Microsoft partnership resembles ‘Jerry McGuire’

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marketingland.com - Microsoft has its Dynamics 365 customer relationship management (CRM) system, but no tools for, say, web site experience or content management. Adobe has a Marketing Cloud, but no CRM. Like a well-...

Marketing Day: Responsive design for Gmail, Grubhub's CMO & SMX East updates

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marketingland.com - Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: Gmail finally supports responsive design: answers to...

Microsoft Delivers Yet Another Broken Windows 10 Update - Thurrott.com

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thurrott.com - This week, Microsoft pushed out another cumulative update and reports of installation problems are widespread. While I don’t know how many users are impacted, based on comments sent to me, it’s cer...

What’s The Difference Between VPS vs Dedicated Server Hosting?

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hostgator.com - Choosing the right web host is a big decision. Without a host your website won’t work, period. There won’t be a place to store all of the necessary files need to display your website. You’ll have a...

Authority & link building with real-time Penguin

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searchengineland.com - So it happened. Google finally released Penguin 4.0 — the last Penguin update of its kind, as it now processes in real time as a part of Google’s core ranking algorithm. In this post, I want to tak...

Reading Roundup: What's New in Blogging Lately?

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problogger.net - Hello and welcome to yes another weekend roundup read! WordPress tells me this is number 41: what a lot of ground we’ve covered this year! Plenty of these articles made me ponder the state of affai...

Mobile Game Roundup: Infinite Tanks, Tiny Miners and More

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adweek.com - Mobile Game Roundup: Infinite Tanks, Tiny Miners and More If you’re looking for a new mobile game to play this weekend, there are lots of new options for you to try, including Agatha Christie: The ...

The 2 Most Wildly Overvalued Stocks In Virtual Reality

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fool.com - Virtual reality is often hailed as the "next big thing" in technology. Tech M&A advisory firm Digi-Capital claims that the fledgling market could be worth $30 billion by2020, while Piper Jaffray es...

Teddy Ruxpin, the iconic talking teddy bear from the 1980s, is back

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money.cnn.com - The toy bear made a splash when he launched in 1985. He was a first-of-its-kind animatronic toy with motorized eyes and mouth, and he told stories through a cassette player (remember those?) in his...