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Saturday, January 7, 2017

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And the winner of Hardware Battlefield 2017 is… Siren Care

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techcrunch.com - The competition was very fierce for the fourth edition of our Hardware Battlefield. Thirteen shockingly good hardware startups competed to win the coveted Metal Man trophy. These companies had a ve...

All NYC subways stations will finally have Wi-Fi and cell service

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mashable.com - If you happen to be one of those New Yorkers who uses the mostly non-existent/sometimes crappy cellphone service and Wi-Fi inside train stations as a reason to ignore dreaded things like work email...

Washington Post Falsely Claims Russia Hacked Vermont Utility, Because OMG RUSSIANS!

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techdirt.com - Washington Post Falsely Claims Russia Hacked Vermont Utility, Because OMG RUSSIANS! from the show-your-math dept When a mainstream press that isn't always good at what it does meets technology it d...

Point Shout : Mobile App to Listen, Engage and React to Customers' Needs - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Ionut Danifeld”, Co-Founder at the Brussels – Belgium based start-up “PointShout” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you d...

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, it means you throw a massive ke...

August’s CEO on lock hacking and releasing hardware before it’s ready

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techcrunch.com - August launched two new devices this week at CES. “That’s five products shipped within 24 months,” explained CEO Jason Johnson during an on stage interview with TechCrunch earlier today. “I don’t k...

Hackers successfully add games to the NES Classic Edition

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techcrunch.com - The greatest hope of retro gamers and the greatest fear of Nintendo have been met simultaneously: The immensely popular NES Classic Edition has been hacked and its 30-game library augmented with ne...

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...

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 ...

Your Users Are Speaking To You. Are You Listening? [Infographic]

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socialmediatoday.com - In the age of social media, your users are louder than ever. All you have to do is search a business to see what users are saying about it. Users are telling business through a megaphone what they ...

7 Habits of Highly Hackable Employees

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entrepreneur.com - Old habits die hard. And as a consequence, trusted employees are putting organizations at risk every day by performing seemingly innocent acts on their computers. A recent Intermedia report found 9...

Relevance is the Biggest Challenge Facing Any Loyalty Program

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loyalty360.org - Editor’s Note - This story was originally published in October, and is part of Loyalty360’s “Best of 2016.” We wish you and your family a happy holidays, and will return to our regular content sche...

Three Marketing Tactics That Will Strike a Chord With Consumers

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loyalty360.org - In today’s retail world, customer retention programs can really strike a chord and make a huge positive difference in a company’s overall annual sales. The only way to a better customer retention p...

A comprehensive guide to SSL certificates

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searchengineland.com - A full range of SSL products are available on the market today that cater to various domain and security needs. Though many webmasters are exploring the possibilities, hoping a move to SSL will boo...

JobQuotes : Connect Consumers With Local Professionals For Any Project - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Brandon Large”, CEO & Founder of the Aliso Viejo, USA based start-up “JobQuotes” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do...

nspHire : Job Search App - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Rasheen Carbin”, CMO at the US based start-up “nspHire” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up i...

EzyOnlineBookings.com: An Online Booking System that Allows Businesses to Take Appointment Bookings Right on their Existing Website - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - EzyOnlineBookings.com is an online booking system that allows businesses to take appointment bookings right on their existing website. According to Mr. ‘Gol'; EzyOnlineBookings.com is an online boo...

Boxagon: Social Commerce Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Juan Diego Farah'; Co-Founder and CEO of the UK-Based Start Up “Boxagon”. Below, is the full interview that we have condu...

Xerendi Initiative : Educational Learning For Kids - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Uchenna Ibekwe”, Principa and Founder of the Virginia – United States based startup Xerendi_Initiative” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. Wha...

What Facebook's Head of Advertising Wants to See Happen in 2017

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adweek.com - During his long tenure at Facebook, Andrew Bosworth has been tasked with creating both the company's newsfeed and its mobile advertising strategy. Now, Bosworth—Facebook's vp of ads and business—ha...

How Corning Is Marketing One of the World's Oldest Technologies as the Key to the Future

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adweek.com - LAS VEGAS—Amid the teeming mass of months-old technologies here at CES is one that's more than 5,000 years old, and without which so many modern-day marvels would be useless. Glass is still not com...

Trump hotel chain fined over data breaches

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computerworld.com - Trump Hotel Collection has arrived at a settlement with New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman over hacks that are said to have led to the exposure of over 70,000 credit card numbers and ot...

Polaroid just reinvented its iconic camera

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mashable.com - LAS VEGAS — The classic Polaroid camera just got revamped for the modern day. While Polaroid has previously launched instant print cameras mixed with digital such as with the Polaroid Snap, its ne...

Here's what the most expensive headphones in the world sound like

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mashable.com - LAS VEGAS — It's not every day that you get to try out a pair of $55,000 headphones, Sennheiser's ultra-high-end "Orpheus" HE 1. But on Friday, I got to test an even more expensive pair: Onkyo's $1...

Fisher-Price’s connected toy bike is like SoulCycle for kids

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theverge.com - Growing up with smart devices means kids these days are becoming more stationary, so Fisher-Price has introduced an adorable solution at CES 2017. The Think & Learn Smart Cycle is a toy bike that w...

Better gamification for learning and development - RedJamJar

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redjamjar.net - Behavioural design expert Ankit Shah talks to RedJamJar about developing gamification for learning and development and why meaningful business outputs are the only metrics that matter. What first f...

Get More From Your IPad With This Article

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laptopsandnotebook.com - This wise decision is one that many individuals have found to be a smart one for both business and personal reasons. There are some tips you need to know to use your iPad to the fullest extent.This...

Job Hunting After 50

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careersandjobs.org - Fortunately is that companies do work with mature workers. The bad news is that lots of infant boomer work applicants do unknown how to carry out a modern-day task search or present themselves to e...

Vote No on : OLEDs

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virtantiq.com - LEDs and OLEDs - How it Works, Inventors All about Light Emitting Diodes and Organic LEDs. How they work, the difference between them. We go to the Moser Baer lab to look at OLEDs under review. LED...

GIGABYTE launches AORUS gaming motherboards

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deccanchronicle.com - GIGABYTE has announced its new AORUS Gaming line of Motherboards which support Intel’s 7th / 6th Gen Core processors. These motherboards features liquid cooling support, fully customizable RGB LEDs...

Telling Facebook you've changed your phone number – the weird T&Cs you've unwittingly signed up to

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theguardian.com - The Children’s commissioner has warned that children as young as eight are signing up to social media terms and conditions without reading or understanding the agreements they are entering. Let’s b...

Alexa Just Conquered CES. The World Is Next

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wired.com - You can’t walk the sprawling floor of the Las Vegas Convention Center without tripping over a speaker, an appliance, or even a robot or two that supports Alexa. Amazon’s voice assistant is clearly ...

FCA US Dealers to Brighten the Night for Customers

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3blmedia.com - AUBURN HILLS, Mich. January 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - FCA US LLC dealerships are brightening the night for their customers who shop for new cars and trucks after sundown. FCA US has launched its “FC...

Cutting-edge retail experiences highlight the importance of humans over robots

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scmp.com - Ever since Amazon.com debuted a grocery store without a checkout line, the world has been forced to ponder a jobless future. Located in the company’s home town, Seattle, Amazon Go looks every bit l...

Hisense Wants to Make Cheap 4K HDR Look Expensive

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wired.com - When it comes to television sets, CES has become a battle of two fronts. One one end, you’ve got the expensive and futuristic moonshots; LG’s carpaccio-thin OLEDs, Samsung’s quantum-dot-infused ULE...

WikiLeaks proposes tracking verified Twitter users' homes, families and finances

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philly.com - WikiLeaks wants to start building a list of verified Twitter users that will include highly sensitive and personal information about their families, their finances and their housing situations. "We...

The Waze of the Future for Your Commute

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drivenewsnetwork.com - Uber is the most famous ride sharing app on the market today with Lyft a distant, but important second. These two companies offer ride sharing services that make possible for someone to hail a ride...

WikiLeaks wants to create a database of verified Twitter users and who they interact with

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recode.net - WikiLeaks tweeted Friday that it wanted to build a database of information about Twitter’s verified users, including personal relationships that might have influence on their lives. Then, after a n...

IDG Connect – Recalled: The best of 2016 tech exec interviews

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idgconnect.com - A busy year then, but aren’t they all? Over the course of the year I conducted over 300 interviews, according to my notes, from five-minute chats to long briefings. It’s the nature of the job that ...

Amazon Is Quietly Winning the Next Big Arms Race in Tech

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time.com - Companies like Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft have all vied for control over the phones we carry in our pockets, the computers at our desks, and even the watches on our wrists. But over the ...

I got a sneak peek of Hulu’s new live TV service, and it shows real promise for cord cutters

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uk.businessinsider.com - Hulu is starting to give details on its long-talked-about live TV streaming service, and it thinks it can be the one the finally make linear TV feel at home on the internet. The company is giving p...

The Limited just shut all of its stores

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money.cnn.com - The Limited, a once-popular women's clothing brand that offers casual attire and workwear, no longer has any storefronts. On Saturday, a message on the store's website read, "We're sad to say that ...