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Thursday, February 16, 2017

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The Carolina Conspiracy

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patribotics.wordpress.com - Did Russia invent acriminal case against Anthony Weiner – so their hacker Nikulin could plant Hillary’s emails on his computer? It was the Comey letter that handed the election to Trump. Even if co...

London’s new high-tech phone boxes don’t work very well

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arstechnica.co.uk - London's new phone boxes are experiencing some technical issues. According to some reports, about 100 of the new kiosks—which were built by Alan Sugar's company Amscreen—have been installed, but th...

Encrypted chat app Wickr opens code for public review

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techcrunch.com - Security researchershave wanted a peek at Wickr’s code since the secure messaging app launched in 2012, and now they’re finally getting that chance. Wickr is publishing its code for Wickr Professio...

The Microsoft Surface Studio is an illustrator's dream

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mashable.com - For the two weeks that the Microsoft Surface Studio sat at my desk, it attracted a lot of attention. I'm an illustrator and I work with a lot of other creatives, and artists love to look at somethi...

Elon Musk doubles down on universal basic income: 'It's going to be necessary'

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finance.yahoo.com - In an interview with CNBC in November, Tesla CEO Elon Musk joined a growing list of tech executives who support universal basic income as a possible solution to the widespread unemployment that aut...

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

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www.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 wha...

Airwalk Design : Pinterest For Designers - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Daniel Schwarz';Founder & CEO of the London-based start-up “Airwalk Design”. Below, is the full interview that we have cond...

Conversion In A Box : Web Based Niche Marketing Tool - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Mark La Fay'; Founder of the – USA start-up “Conversion In A Box”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1....

HireOwl : Connects Startups to Talented University Students for Internships - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “John Lidington”, Founder of the NY – United States based startup “HireOwl” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do an...

ShareWhere : Social Sharing Application - Start-Ups.Co

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www.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...

Sleeves Up Productions : Digital Content For Brands - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Erika Kramer”,CEO and Founder at New York – USA based start-up “SleevesUpProductions” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that ...

I’ll never bring my phone on an international flight again. Neither should you.

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medium.freecodecamp.com - A few months ago I wrote about how you can encrypt your entire life in less than an hour. Well, all the security in the world can’t save you if someone has physical possession of your phone or lapt...

Yahoo reveals more breachiness to users victimized by forged cookies

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arstechnica.com - Yahoo has sent out another round of notifications to users, warning some that their accounts may have been breached as recently as last year. The accounts were affected by a flaw in Yahoo's mail se...

Microsoft delays Patch Tuesday as world awaits fix for SMB flaw

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arstechnica.com - Today is the second Tuesday of February, and that means it should be Microsoft's Patch Tuesday. It should be a big Patch Tuesday, too. First, there's an in-the-wild zero-day flaw in SMB, Microsoft'...

HTC’s mobile VR solution said to be coming before the end of the year

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techcrunch.com - HTC will offer a mobile VR solution, and it’ll work with the company’s new top-end smartphone, the U Ultra, but it’ll be more than just a headset that lets the smartphone do most of the work like t...

Brexit bumps up the UK price of Microsoft’s Surface Book

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techcrunch.com - Another Brexit bump: Microsoft has increased the cost of its Surface Book laptops for UK consumers. The company had already made changes to certain of itsenterprise products following the impact of...

Attack of the drones

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techcrunch.com - Mahendra Ramsinghani is the founder of Secure Octane, a Silicon Valley-based cybersecurity seed fund. Adrone recently crashed into a Boeing 737 as it approached a landing strip in Mozambique. The d...

Google teams up with Kaggle to host $100,000 video classification challenge

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techcrunch.com - Google and Kaggle today announced a new machine learning challenge that asks developers to find the best way to automaticallytag videos. The challenge, which comes with a $30,000 prize for the firs...

Twitter adds Periscope’s live videos to its Top Trends

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techcrunch.com - Twitter’s recently launched “Explore” sectionwill now feature live videos sourced from Periscope within its “Top Trends,” the company announced yesterday. The move will further integrate Twitter’s ...

Ozobot raises $3 million for toys that teach kids coding basics off-screen

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techcrunch.com - There are many toys on the market today that promise to teach kids programming skills, and a good percentage require the use of a connected tablet or smartphone. At a time when parents are already ...

Private search browser Cliqz buys Ghostery ad-tracker tool

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techcrunch.com - Mozilla-backedCliqz, a German startup building an anti-tracking browser with a built-in private search feature powered by aggregated usage of its products, is acquiring the consumer assets of ad-tr...

U.S. motor vehicle deaths see biggest two year jump in over 50 years, per NSC

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techcrunch.com - Deaths resulting from motor vehicle crashes are at their highest in nearly a decade, according to preliminary data released by the National Safety Council on Wednesday. The increase for 2016 combin...

My brick

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techcrunch.com - There are a few beautiful lines in Wilson Rawls’ Where the Red Fern Grows that came to me when I saw that Nokia – or whatever shambling shell of Nokia remains – is re-releasing the 3110, that old w...

7 reasons why Facebook will autoplay sound despite complaints

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techcrunch.com - If you’re freaking out about Facebook starting to autoplay videos with sound by default, at least it won’t pause or play on top of music you’re already listening to through apps like Spotify. Faceb...

Your in-car attention is media’s next battleground

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techcrunch.com - Mike Boland was one of Silicon Valley's first tech reporters of the internet age, and is now chief analyst of BIA/Kelsey and the VR/AR Association. Uber has always been a bit of a wild cardin local...

Google expands fact-checked news to Brazil, Mexico & Argentina

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techcrunch.com - In October, Google announced it would begin highlighting fact-checked resources in its Google News vertical, allowing readers to more easily find links to reputable sources of factual information r...

Yahoo notifying users of malicious account activity as Verizon deal progresses

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techcrunch.com - Yahoo is continuing to issue warnings to users aboutseveral security incidents as it moves toward an acquisition by Verizon. Users are receiving notifications today about unauthorized access to the...

Comcast rolls out a new Stream TV app for its cable and internet TV customers

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techcrunch.com - Comcast islaunching a new app called Xfinity Stream, which will replace its older Xfinity TV app on mobile devices, as well as deliver a host of features for cable subscribers, including access to ...

How BuzzFeed makes money from its Tasty food videos

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www.recode.net - After making thousands of them, BuzzFeed’s cooking video channel Tasty knows the formula for making a short, engaging video served up on Facebook. Tasty is sharing that know-how with advertisers. “...

Canva — Design for the Internet Age • Beautiful Pixels

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beautifulpixels.com - One of the banes of my existence is my complete lack of ability with design. Sure, I can appreciate good design just as well as anyone else, but actually coming up with something for myself is an e...

Amnesty International uncovers phishing campaign against human rights activists

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arstechnica.com - Over the course of the last year, a number of human rights organizations, labor unions, and journalists were targeted in a "phishing" campaign that attempted to steal the Google credentials of targ...

Blackberry sues Nokia over patents as its phone business shuts down

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arstechnica.com - As it says goodbye to the smartphone business, Blackberry is pushing ahead with an attempt to wring some cash from its patents. The newsalvo is a 96-page complaint (PDF) against Nokia, which accuse...

Prey: Nothing like the original—and all the better for it

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arstechnica.com - As any good editor knows, the key to a compelling story—whether an article, book, or film—is a compelling opening. Don't get bogged down in extraneous details, or runaway metaphors. Deliver a sucke...

US Patent Office will review patent used to sue 80+ wearables companies

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arstechnica.com - A patent troll that has sued more than80 companies by laying broad claims to Internet-connected "wearables" may be nearing the end of its road. The patent appeals board at the US Patent and Tradema...

PlayStation Now game-streaming soon won’t work on Vita, PS3, smart TVs, more

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arstechnica.com - PlayStation Now, Sony's online game-streaming service, will stop working on almostevery compatible device starting on August 15. The announcement on Wednesday gives paying customers exactly six mon...

La Tierra no resistiría el impacto de un asteroide, según experto

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www.telemundo.com - -El astrofísico británico Martin Rees asegura que los seres humanos aún somos “vulnerables a los impactos del exterior” -Recomendó a los gobiernos gastar "millones" cada año en defensa -Propuso un ...

Excercise Caution When Using These Web Design Trends

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speckyboy.com - Like most cultural products, web design has its own zeitgeist. Every year sees a new crop of popular design components, features, and trends. Attitudes change rapidly, especially with the fast pace...

A Beginner's Guide to npm — the Node Package Manager

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www.sitepoint.com - Node.js makes it possible to write applications in JavaScript on the server. It’s built on the V8 JavaScript runtime and written in C++ — so it’s fast. Originally, it was intended as a server envir...

Vernee to unveil Apollo 2 at MWC 2017 laden with 8GB RAM, Helio X30 chipset - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - At this year’s Mobile World Congress, we’re hoping to see not just the LG G6 and a glimpse of the Samsung Galaxy S8 but more high-specced smartphones like those boasting of 8GB RAM. The 6GB RAM isn...

Comcast to launch Xfinity Stream app for offline viewing, media ratings - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Terrestrial and even digital TV providers have to find a way to stay alive in this age of on demand video streaming services. Their main advantage for now is that they can offer live TV, although t...

Pokemon GO rolls out much awaited Gen 2 this week, new features on the horizon in huge update - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Pokémon GO will be rolling out an update this week that is one of the largest Niantic has put out since they launched the hit augmented reality game. The update will incorporate into the game over ...

Nest brings better notifications feature with Nest Cam update - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you use Nest products to help keep your house smart and secure, then you know that notifications are pretty important since you probably don’t spend the entire day just staring at your app (unle...

Pre-order a Keezel, protect your WiFi privacy, and save 16% [DEALS] - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Like using public WiFi hotspots? Then you may be taking unnecessary risks with your data. You can protect yourself though with a 2 year premium subscription to the Keezel Online Security and Privac...

More Samsung flagship smartphones to receive Android Nougat - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We’re interested to know when the other Samsung Galaxy mobile devices are getting their specific Android Nougat updates. We just know Samsung is ready to work on them all while making sure the next...

Transform the Smartphone Challenge - Moto Mods & Indiegogo

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enterprise.indiegogo.com - No matter if you’re a one-person startup or an experienced development firm, we want to hear your ideas for redefining what a smartphone can do. Using the Moto Mods Development Kit, developers can ...

How Eight’s Backers Helped Turn a Prototype into a Product

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medium.com - “We decided to crowdfund because we had no idea if people really wanted our invention,” Alex Zatarain, Eight’s CMO and co-founder says. “If they did, and funded our campaign, then we would have the...

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...

PrayerSpark : The First And Only Site For Interfaith Spiritually - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Michael Feder”,Founder of the Las Vegas – USA based startup “PrayerSpark” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and w...

Peoplegeist: A 100% Free Social People Search Engine that Puts You in Complete Control of What Others See and Learn about You Online - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Peoplegeist is, simply put, designed to make it easier to find information about people for the purpose of forming and maintaining stronger relationships. “Peoplegeist”is a social people search eng...

Simple But Effective Hacks to Buy the Right Saddlebags

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www.lifehack.org - If you are investing a remarkable amount of money on a motorbike, it’s highly important to invest money on other accessories that you need for each trip. Be it your maintenance kit or a few other l...