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Thursday, January 5, 2017

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Trump and Julian Assange, an Unlikely Pair, Unite to Sow Hacking Doubts

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nytimes.com - But Mr. Assange has said in the past that, on principle, WikiLeaks does not try to investigate the provider of leaked documents and sometimes does not know a source’s identity. In this case, it is ...

Razer Project Ariana hands-on at CES 2017: gaming room lighting gets wacky - SlashGear

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slashgear.com - Razer’s Project Ariana was used this week at CES 2017 to show the potential of Razer Chroma lighting in full-room immersion. The company announced earlier today that they’d be making Razer Chroma o...

Intel Core i7-7700K Kaby Lake review: Is the desktop CPU dead?

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arstechnica.co.uk - The Intel Core i7-7700K is what happens when a chip company stops trying. The i7-7700K is the first desktop Intel chip in brave new post-"tick-tock" world—which means that instead of major improvem...

The Cybersecurity Force Isn’t Strong With Trading Card Company

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bna.com - Growing up, kids my age didn’t need to provide personal information to buy few packs of Topps Inc. baseball cards after practicing their swing at the Home Run Park batting cages. Kids would hand a ...

Sevenhugs Smart Remote controls any smart device you point it at

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arstechnica.co.uk - As useful as smart devices like Philips Hue bulbs or Sonos music streaming systems can be, controlling them using separate apps on a smartphone isn't always the quickest, or more convenient way to ...

2016: The Year In Tech, And A Sneak Peek Of What's To Come

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backblaze.com - 2016 is safely in our rear-view mirrors. It’s time to take a look back at the year that was and see what technology had the biggest impact on consumers and businesses alike. We also have an eye to ...

French startups are back again at CES

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techcrunch.com - Somehow, I can never find a direct flight from Paris to Las Vegas. This year, even though I had to make a stop in London, my transatlantic flight was filled with French entrepreneurs going to CES, ...

CES: The Day Before The Show - VR Voice

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vrvoice.co - Every January the tech industry reveals the outlines for the year to come at the world’s biggest trade show, CES (they don’t want you to all it The Consumer Electronics show anymore), which attract...

Intel report says US identifies go-betweens who gave emails to WikiLeaks

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cnn.com - Story highlights WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has denied that Russia was the source of leaked Democratic emails The emails roiled the 2016 campaign to the detriment of Democratic nominee Hillar...

Amazon launches 'Business' service in India to target enterprise customers

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mashable.com - Three years in India, Amazon has begun aggressively expanding its offerings in the country. SEE ALSO: You can now sell your old products on Amazon India The ecommerce giant is bringing its Amazon ...

State of Blogging Report: 2017 - ConvertKit

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convertkit.com - The speaker had no advanced degree in the topic at hand, no specific credentials that gave him absolute authority to speak for the industry and no advanced training in data analysis. And yet, there...

Meet the startups participating in Hardware Battlefield 2017 at CES

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techcrunch.com - We are thrilled to introduce the participants in the Hardware Battlefield 2017. These startups represent what we at TechCrunch feel are the most interesting, most promising early-stage hardware com...

Microsoft launches a new cloud platform for connected cars

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techcrunch.com - Microsoft isn’t building its own connected car — but it is launching a new Azure-based cloud platform for car manufacturers that want to use the cloud to power their own connected-car services. The...

ForeScout-Splunk integration hopes to bring greater insight to IoT security

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techcrunch.com - ForeScout announced an integration with Splunk today that it hopes will bring a new level of security visibility to Internet of Things devices. The new tool dubbed The ForeScout Extended Module for...

Nvidia hits prime time at CES this year

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techcrunch.com - What do you do when you rapidly become one of the most important chip manufacturers in the world and your stock price more than triples in a single year? For Nvidia, that means you throw a massive ...

Google buys Sweden’s Limes Audio to boost Hangouts voice quality

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techcrunch.com - In a blog post, Google announced that it will purchase Limes Audio, a Swedish company that focuses on improving the quality of voice calls. The 10-year-old company, headquartered in UmeƄ, Sweden, a...

VirZOOM mashes up VR, Fitbit and exercise bikes to bring vSports to the masses

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techcrunch.com - Strapping a VR headset to my face and taking a seat on an exercise bike isn’t my idea of fun, but fun was exactly what was served up when I tried out VirZOOM’s platform. A cycling game was obvious,...

Cadillac’s Book is a subscription car service that gives luxury customers options

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techcrunch.com - Cadillac is among the many car owners looking at alternate ownership models, and its new Book subscription service is a unique twist on something like a Zipcar or GM’s Maven. With Book, luxury cust...

PSA: Intel has not acquired Bitcasa

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techcrunch.com - CES seems to be making some bloggers a little trigger happy with posting. Just a little while ago VentureBeat noted that it had discovered that Intel had acquired Bitcasa, a cloud storage company t...

The real Technics is dead (again)

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techcrunch.com - Technics just announced the Grand Class SL-1200GR turntable at CES 2017. It’s basically just a slightly adjusted version of the SL-1200G that they announced last year. Vinyl enthusiasts were hoping...

YubiKey goes USB-C

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techcrunch.com - Yubico today announced the USB-C version of its YubiKey 4 authentication dongle. Like the standard USB version, the new YubiKey 4C supports multiple authentication protocols, including standards li...

New Years 2017 was the biggest App Store day ever with $240M in purchases

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techcrunch.com - Now that 2016 is over, some companies are taking time to look back and recap how they fared last year. And now Apple has shared some stats showing us how the App Store did. New Year’s Day 2017 was ...

Razer goes immersive with new in-room gaming projection and new 3-screen laptop

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techcrunch.com - Razer, the billion-dollar startup that builds hardware and software for hardcore gaming enthusiasts, is today unveiling two of its latest products aimed at ramping up the immersive gaming experienc...

Why Medium’s layoffs coverage reflects media’s skewed barometer of news

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om.co - Technology media, like media in general, in more recent times has always happy to jump on the populist news bandwagon. The more consumer news is easy to cover, especially if it involves a billionai...

Razer demos a sorta cool, sorta ridiculous triple-monitor laptop concept

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arstechnica.com - Razer is best known for its lineup of sleek gaming laptops, but the company also makes headlines for its oddball experiments. Following in the footsteps of the Razer Switchblade, the Razer Edge, an...

Mega Man games have huge performance issues on Android, iOS

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arstechnica.com - In the wake of the NES Classic's holiday sellout across North America, another beloved '80s gaming property, Mega Man, offered a major nostalgia trip this week. The series' first six NES games roll...

Garmin’s new Fenix 5 multisport tracker will finally fit my small wrist

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arstechnica.com - LAS VEGAS—Garmin has updated its Fenix line of high-end multisport watches annually for the past few years, and 2017's update will be welcomed by all those with smaller wrists (myself included). Th...

LG threatens to put Wi-Fi in every appliance it introduces in 2017

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arstechnica.com - In the past few years, products at CES have increasingly focused on putting the Internet in everything, no matter how "dumb" the device in question is by nature. It's how we've ended up with stuff ...

How to Choose the Best Ecommerce Platform for SEO (August 2016)

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ecommerce-platforms.com - Why is SEO Important for Ecommerce? Well, 44% of every online purchase begins with an online search (IPSOS 2012). Making sure that your products can be found easily on search engines such as Google...

Expert Claims Automakers "Not Even Close" To Fully Autonomous Cars

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futurism.com - NuTonomy, a taxi startup, claims their fleet of fully autonomous self-driving driving taxis will hit the road in two years; last year, Fisker Inc. unveiled the Fisker EMotion, a car they assert wil...

LG intros future home robots, ventures further into the IoT - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We’re not expecting LG to reveal a new premium flagship phone because there’s still the Mobile World Congress next month. We’re guessing the other South Korean tech giant is now busy prepping for t...

Wacom unveils three new smart tablets at CES 2017 - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - For artists and designers who use both analog and digital to make their creations, sometimes the usual Android or iOS tablets don’t do the trick because of pressure point or pen compatibility issue...

LG Smart InstaView fridge brings you smarter access to your kitchen - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Probably one of the most used appliances in our house is our refrigerator. So it’s probably but natural that brands would also want to make them smarter and connected, since apparently that’s what ...

Tis’ the Season for Data Readiness

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loyalty360.org - Get ready – Black Friday is almost here. Are you sure you’ve checked off every holiday preparation on your list? If you’re a retailer, the holidays will bring a surge of traffic to your site. Loyal...

Wheaton | Bekins Finds Enhanced Customer Experience Through Effective Communication

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loyalty360.org - By prioritizing and focusing its resources on providing a consistent customer experience, primarily on those customers who have demonstrated a propensity to recommend Wheaton World Wide Moving | Be...

Mobile Wallets Key Component of Omnichannel Customer Engagement at Western Union

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loyalty360.org - Western Union was one of the first money transfer operators to work with mobile operators in Africa, where the success of mPesa has been highly touted, according to Anand Kirshnaswamy, Western Unio...

Count.ly: An Innovative, Open Source, Real-Time Mobile Analytics Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Countly is an innovative, open source, real-time mobile analytics platform intended for game studios, marketers, agencies, operators, and pretty much everyone with an aim to increase loyalty, user ...

Room In The Moon : Social Travel Website - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Rafael Dos Santos'; CEO of the – UK start-up “Room in the Moon”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. W...

Codility.com: An Automated Tool for Assessment of Programming Skills - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Codility is an automated tool for assessment of programming skills. As per Mrs. Sobantka; Codility is an automated tool for assessment of programming skills. Codility is designed for software devel...

SkilledWizard.com: A Professional Social Network Platform Dedicated Exclusively to Skilled Workers - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - SkilledWizard is a platform for Skilled Workers Worldwide. They set out to erase the void that currently exists today. “SkilledWizard.com”‘s mission is to unite skilled / blue collar workers worldw...

Wob.io: An Online Jukebox that was Designed with the Express Aim of Being Simple and Easy to Use - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Wobio provides free music streaming, special tailored online radio per user, and lets you connect with artists and friends. According to Mr. Alp; Wobio provides free music streaming, special tailor...

VaporWare : Building, Testing, and Running Lean Cloud Software - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Jeff Schroeder”, Co-Founder of the US based start-up “vaporware” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what you...

SPI 247: The Epic Origin Story Behind The Walker Stalkers Brand - The Smart Passive Income Blog

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smartpassiveincome.com - The Smart Passive Income Podcast kicks off 2017 with a very special episode I know you’re going to love. Joining me today are Eric Nordhoff and James Frazier, two guys who’ve built an astonishingly...

Apple's 3-Month-Old Search Ads Are Generating Conversion Rates Higher Than 50%

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adweek.com - After entering the app-install space in the fall, Apple says that 50 percent of consumers who click on ads they see in the App Store go a step further and download the app. Similar to how brands bu...

7 Ways the White House Is Preserving President Obama's Social Accounts

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adweek.com - Barack Obama has famously been the country's first social media president. Notably, his administration has used Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat as communication platforms. Now, with only ...

SearchCap: Paid ads, Bing search updates & SEO audits

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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. From Search Engine Land: Are your paid search ads making the right impression? Jan 5,...

Legal Issues and the Role of Social Media

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adweek.com - Every good thing comes with its downside. This is the case for social media in legal issues. When aggrieved victims share their stories of woe on social media, other users will often cheer them to ...

15 Steps For Making Money From A Blog

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jameshickeyblog.com - Bloggers need to understand their target audience, be knowledgeable about their subject, and be proficient at SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and properly utilizing Social Media. Here are 15 Steps...

‘I’m appalled, I’m embarrassed’: Ana Navarro shreds Trump for aligning himself with Assange over CIA

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rawstory.com - GOP consultant and CNN commentator Ana Navarro ripped into Donald Trump on CNN Wednesday afternoon for choosing to align himself with Julian Assange over CIA officials who put their lives on the li...

This ridiculous laptop has three built-in screens

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mashable.com - There's only one thing I can always consistently look forward to at CES: Razer's crazy concept devices. This year's no different. At CES 2017, the gaming brand announced Project Valerie, the world'...