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Top Gear mag's greatest cars - hypercars

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www.topgear.com - For Top Gear magazine’s 300th issue, we celebrated the best 50 cars over 299 issues: here’s our pick of the best hypercars Legendary automotive writer LJK Setright – who once filed a column in Latin …

Netflix and OkCupid Are Wrong When They Mock Customers

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www.inc.com - If you went into a store and the staff started making fun of your choices, would you stay around? Of course not. You'd be gone to a competitor in a flash. But some tech companies like OkCupid and Net…

Edward Snowden’s new app turns any Android phone into a surveillance system

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techcrunch.com - NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden is among the backers of a new surveillance app that helps guard against computer hijackings. Haven is an open source app that will run on any Android phone, particula…

The tech industry needs to move towards responsible innovation in 2018

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techcrunch.com - For over a decade now, Silicon Valley ideology has been to simultaneously: Make the world a better place. Our community — entrepreneurs and investors alike — have had a sense of manifest destiny to m…

That time I got locked out of my Google account for a month

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techcrunch.com - How much of your digital life would you lose if you lost a single password? Without it, you are locked out and the cold reality of using free cloud services like Google is that you don’t have a human…

Inside “Fin”, the elite human/AI assistant

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techcrunch.com - “I have FOMO for the future”, says Sam Lessin. That’s why his startup Fin is working backwards from a far-off tech utopia. One day, computers with some human help will answer our every beck and call.…

Ted Chiang is a genius, but he’s wrong about Silicon Valley

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techcrunch.com - Ted Chiang isn’t just one of the greatest science-fiction writers alive — he’s one of the greatest writers alive full stop. Which is why I was so saddened and disappointed by his recent excoriation o…

Spatial audio is the most exciting thing to happen to pop music since stereo

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arstechnica.com - As much as I love overpriced gizmos in my living room, I still tend to be reluctant about new standards. TVs are a great example. I've appreciated the bonuses offered by 3D, 4K, and HDR, but I conced…

Ars Technica’s best video games of 2017

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arstechnica.com - Before we get on to the list, don't miss this year's Ars Technica Charity Drive sweepstakes. You can win one of nearly 100 prizes, including limited-edition gaming collectibles, all while helping out…

Resident Evil 7 review: A new perspective, an old house, and a return to terror

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arstechnica.com - What, you don't want to eat the entrails that "Daddy" made for you? Multiple "houses" dot the game's Louisiana property, each with unique challenges (and annoyances). Praising Resident Evil 7 isn't a…

The most popular stories of 2017

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arstechnica.com - If you thought 2016 was crazy, then you may have been prepared for all that came in 2017. There were catastrophic hurricanes in the US and Caribbean. There were more mass shootings in the US and terr…

Donald Trump Jr. and Ted Cruz lambast Mark Hamill’s support of net neutrality

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arstechnica.com - The saga all started last week on the eve of the momentous vote, when Pai appeared in a video posted on The Daily Caller, a conservative news website. As part of the cutesy video, Pai told Internet u…

The Rinspeed Snap explores future-proofing with a modular electric vehicle

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arstechnica.com - The Rinspeed Snap is an autonomous electric vehicle that tries to address the problem of lifecycles and recycling. It consists of a passenger pod and a skateboard chassis. The pod is built to be dura…

Exploring the Factory Where Honda's Building the Private Jet of the Future

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www.wired.com - Honda has built a reputation by keeping its feet on the ground. Even when it ventures into the water to add outboard motors to its collection of cars, trucks, lawn mowers, and motorcycles, Honda’s kn…

Want Successful Landing Pages That Convert? These Are 5 Must Haves!

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marketaire.com - Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, I will earn a commission that supports my work. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. Ple…

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) images, specifications leaked ahead of launch

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indianexpress.com - Samsung is expected to take the wraps off what could be the 2018 edition of the Galaxy J2. Details about the upcoming budget smartphone have been surfacing for some time now, suggesting that Samsung …

Facebook Ditches Its "Fake News Flag" After People Shared Flagged Articles Even More

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russia-insider.com - Roughly one year ago Facebook promised to eradicate "fake news" from its platform by "flagging" articles that were deemed inaccurate by their hand-selected "fact checkers" (A.K.A. "liberal propagandi…

Internet-Connected Toys Could Let Hackers Access Your Children

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sputniknews.com - The problem of toys that could be used for spying, tracking and even directly communicating with children thanks to their low hacking security is growing, experts say, even despite Federal Network Ag…

The Fleet! Five Rides That Will Turn Heads Anywhere, Anytime!

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stupiddope.com - Deep down we all have some sort of love and respect for automobiles. Sure, many of us use ours strictly to get from point a to point b, but for a lot of us, the world of automobiles goes much deeper …

Platform Value? - CXO Transform

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cxo-transform.com - Platform value offers companies the opportunity to leverage a relatively new type of value and really disrupt market dynamics. Platforms have disrupted numerous brick and mortar companies and are plo…

Become a bona fide SEO pro with this $10 online course

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mashable.com - Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. By now,…

Receive More Value from Instapage with These 13 Landing Page Product Features

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instapage.com - At Instapage, we believe specific solutions are often the more powerful solutions. We’ve created a platform that includes the most powerful landing page builder, along with a robust integrations ecos…

8 Techniques to Increase Purchases on Your Sales Landing Pages

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instapage.com - No matter the industry, niche, audience, or offer, every marketer’s most coveted conversion is the sale. All of those squeeze pages, splash pages, and lead capture pages you created throughout the bu…

Add A Boost To Your Business With Facebook Marketing

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duracmarketing.com - Facebook is a great new opportunity for you to promote your products to millions of people. Using this site is a great way to help your company succeed. This article will show you the ropes. Communic…

Learn The Ins And Outs Of The Online Marketing Business

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How To Reach Out To Your Audience Thanks To Mobile Marketing

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durac.info - POINTER! Make sure that any kind of mobile applications your company launches ship a solution your customers require. In instance your application has no specific feature, there is none technique it’…

Affiliate Marketing Information That Makes A Difference

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Elon Musk’s 2017 Christmas Letter (Tesla Sure Is Growing Up Fast)

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www.wired.com - Thanks to an anonymous tipster, we got our hands on the 2017 version of Elon Musk's Christmas letter. For those who weren't lucky enough to make his mailing list, we're publishing it below. Earthling…

As Amazon Ramps Up Furniture and Appliance Business, Home Depot Is Sweating

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gizmodo.com - In early December, pharmacy chain CVS decided to move big time into the insurance market by purchasing Aetna for $69 billion—a move clearly motivated by Amazon, which was preparing to scale up its ph…

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