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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

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Modern Ford Falcon GTHO revived!

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www.news.com.au - Former Ford Performance Vehicles insiders have revived a top-secret project to create a version of what should have been the final fast Falcon. The last Falcon GT was intended to have an even more po…

Atlassian move to ditch Stride and Hipchat in Slack deal angers users

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www.arnnet.com.au - Atlassian’s Stride and HipChat team chat tools will be discontinued following a deal struck with rival Slack – a move that has “serious” implications for users who will now need to migrate to alterna…

The Ransomware Remedy

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www.egnyte.com - Ransomware is responsible for turning file encryption software into a very serious threat. It can become particularly troublesome if encrypted data syncs to the cloud and to other user devices. Altho…

Google Pixel 3 rumors: More pictures leak, hints of smart display dock surface

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arstechnica.com - The latest Pixel 3 XL leak. That looks like the tallest notch of 2018. Yikes. RIP to this phone's software build. You can still make out a lot of specs, though. The white back has the same experiment…

Facebook really doesn’t want users to go to a fake Unite the Right counter-protest next week

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techcrunch.com - According to COO Sheryl Sandberg, getting ahead of an event called “No Unite the Right 2, DC” is the reason behind Facebook’s decision to disclose new platform behavior that closely resembles previou…

Nintendo got it right again

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techcrunch.com - I worked Circuit City when the PlayStation 2 launched. For weeks, we were sold out, and there was always a crowd around the blue demo unit in the gaming department. It’s easy to see why the PlayStati…

Just 24 hours until prices go up for Disrupt SF 2018 passes

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techcrunch.com - A lot can happen in 24 hours. Just ask Jack Bauer, the hard-charging protagonist from the TV drama series 24. Seriously, he had to save the world every dang episode. All you have to do is buy your pa…

EA launches premium subscription with latest Battlefield and Fifa

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techcrunch.com - Video game company EA is slowly switching its business model to recurring subscriptions. The company just launched Origin Access Premier for $15 per month or $100 per year. This subscription is only …

WhatsApp now allows group voice and video calls between up to 4 people

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techcrunch.com - WhatsApp has added a much-requested new feature after it began to allow users to make group voice and video calls. It’s been just over three years since the company, which is owned by Facebook, intro…

Facebook has found evidence of influence campaigns targeting U.S. midterms

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techcrunch.com - In a newsroom post Tuesday, Facebook revealed that it has detected evidence of “coordinated inauthentic behavior” designed to influence U.S. politics on its platform. According to Facebook’s Head of …

These are the top iPhone apps of all time

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techcrunch.com - Ahead of the 10th anniversary of the iOS App Store on July 11, App Annie has today released a retrospective of the top iOS apps of all time, along with key milestones in App Store history. Its report…

Apple nears a $1 trillion market cap as it clears another quarter ahead of expectations

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techcrunch.com - Apple is inching closer and closer to becoming a $1 trillion company today after posting third quarter results that beat out what analysts were expecting and bumping the stock another few percentage …

Waymo partners with Phoenix to connect people to public transit

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techcrunch.com - Waymo, the former Google self-driving project that spun out to become a business under Alphabet, is launching program in Phoenix next month that will focus on delivering people to bus stops, train an…

Facebook is developing a singing talent show feature

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techcrunch.com - Facebook’s plan to take on Musical.ly may involve more than just its own take on a lip syncing feature. It appears to also be working on something called “Talent Show,” which would allow users to com…

Apple Pay is finally coming to CVS and 7-Eleven, and will soon expand to Germany

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techcrunch.com - Longtime Apple Pay holdout CVS will finally be adding support for Apple’s mobile payments platform this fall, along with 7-Eleven, Apple CEO Tim Cook said this afternoon on the company’s earnings cal…

Four million people are using Apple’s OS betas

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techcrunch.com - For the past few years, Apple has made early versions of its operating systems available to those willing to brave the bugs. Through its beta software program, anyone willing to deal with spotty batt…

The formula to make your best Facebook ads yet – Learn

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www.canva.com - Facebook’s algorithm changes may be limiting organic reach for business owners, but what they offer in terms of targeted, audience-friendly ads almost makes up for it. The social network has been dev…

Mozilla is “evolving” the Firefox brand, and it wants your feedback

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arstechnica.com - This would be the "Masterbrand Icon" used to represent all of Firefox. That fox head would be a pretty radical departure. From left to right, these would be "Firefox," "Firefox Nightly" and "Firefox …

Gran Turismo Sport, revisited: More tracks, more cars, more everything

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arstechnica.com - There are eight new cars in this new update, which every player will receive; you aren't being asked to pay for a new car pack. The addition adds some new race series to career mode. However, it also…

Vertical video sheds its black bars on YouTube, Android app adds dark mode

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arstechnica.com - And here's how 4:3 video used to look with the black bars. Even 16:9 video is a bit bigger due to reduced white space. And here's vertical video with the old black bars. The YouTube desktop site was …

How Steve Jobs and Bill Gates defined a decade of tech—according to CNN’s The 2000s

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arstechnica.com - "We're in for the communications ride of our lives," CNN's Greg Lefevre says in a January 2, 2000, broadcast dug up for the news network's latest decade documentary, The 2000s. "The coming years see …

Dealmaster: Get a pair of Apple AirPods for $145, a rare discount

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arstechnica.com - Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. Today's list is headlined by a rare deal on Apple's popular AirPods, which are down to $145 at Am…

Services drove Apple’s best third quarter ever, but iPhone sales aren’t growing

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arstechnica.com - As with several recent quarters, the biggest success story is Apple's services business, which includes Apple Music, iCloud, Apple Pay, the App Store, AppleCare, and more. It rose 31 percent compared…

Fortnite on Android may drive its battle bus past Google’s 30% cut [Updated]

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arstechnica.com - Reports estimate that Epic Games' free-to-play shooter Fortnite racks up millions of dollars per day, and that number may continue to grow with the game's promised expansion to Android devices. Rumor…

Waymo pilot program shows how self-driving cars could boost transit

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arstechnica.com - Waymo is about to launch a pilot program to explore how self-driving cars can be used in combination with public transit, the Google self-driving car unit announced on Tuesday. Starting in August, em…

Singapore Airlines Launches Blockchain-Based Loyalty Wallet, Co-Developed by Microsoft

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cointelegraph.com - Singapore Airlines (SIA) has launched its own airline loyalty digital wallet that uses blockchain technology, it announced July 24. The software has been co-developed by Microsoft and KPMG Digital Vi…

Help design the new Firefox logo

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www.creativebloq.com - When it comes to Firefox, most people think of the colour critter-cum-web browser that brightens up their desktop. For Firefox though, this isn't quite enough. According to Tim Murray, the creative d…

What the Homeless Resume Man Tells Us About Viral 'Feel Good' Memes

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www.inverse.com - A tweet about a homeless man asking for people to take a résumé as he stood by the side of the road was posted on Friday, July 27, and very quickly went viral. The story is inspirational, and reporte…

DHS Will Shore Up Cybersecurity for America's Infrastructure

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www.wired.com - As the threat of cyberattacks on the United States launched by foreign adversaries grows, the federal government has been slow to respond. But changes announced Tuesday at the Department of Homeland …

Aston Martin unveils its first stunning flying car concept – Fanatical Futurist by International Keynote Speaker Matthew Griffin

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www.fanaticalfuturist.com - WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As the technology to build flying cars improves, and as companies start to look rolling out the first services, the competition is heating up. Lamborghini recently unveiled …

Google wants to optimize Android P apps for notches, screen cutouts

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androidcommunity.com - With Android P Developer Preview 5 rolling out last week, we can probably expect to see the next Android version come out very soon. Google wants to make sure that apps that run on Android P are opti…

ASUS ZenFone 5Z: Specs, pricing, and pre-order details here

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androidcommunity.com - The ASUS ZenFone 5Z went up for pre-order in the United States starting last week via Amazon. You can still order for one, this time, on ASUS’ official website. The ASUS ZenFone 5Z model ZS620KL-S845…

Samsung Electronics post sluggish growth amidst disappointing S9 sales

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androidcommunity.com - By now we all know that the sales of the current flagship devices, the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ have been less than impressive. So it’s not really a surprise that the Korean OEM has posted its sl…

OnePlus overtakes Samsung, Apple in India

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androidcommunity.com - We don’t really know much about the numbers of OnePlus year on year but today, we’re hearing some crucial information that gives us an idea about the future of the Chinese OEM. You see, OnePlus doesn…

iHeart Radio tries to beat Spotify with Your Weekly Mixtape

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androidcommunity.com - Most music streaming services are probably trying to figure out how to become the next Spotify or Apple Music. Competition among the “others” has been pretty tough with so many players trying to be t…

Windows 10's New Your Phone Experience Launches in Redstone 5 - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Microsoft is releasing a new build of Windows 10 Redstone 5 to Insiders in the Fast Ring. The company is releasing a major new feature with the latest build of Windows 10, bringing a new cross-platfo…

Microsoft Starts Rolling Out Improved OneDrive for Windows 10 - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Microsoft is rolling out an improved OneDrive client for Windows 10 users. The firm first announced the improved OneDrive client earlier this month, and it’s now started rolling out the new client to…

Female Amazon Employee Forced to Live in Warehouse Parking Lot after Workplace Injury | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - Vickie Shannon Allen, 49, has documented her eviction from a Texas RV park on YouTube and has also set up a GoFundMe page to try and raise money after losing her home. She has since found a permanent…

Michigan man hospitalized for rare cobra bite; officials scramble to find antivenom

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www.foxnews.com - The man, who has not yet been identified, has been hospitalized since his pet pet albino monocled cobra bit him earlier this month. (Getty) Medical officials rushed to find an antivenom for a Pincon…

Proven PPV Marketing Secrets Revealed - Pay-Per-View Pays

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www.attractionmarketingprofits.com - PPV marketing (pay-per-view) is the system of creating a promo pop-up window to appear on a website that accepts pop up ads. The advertiser is charged by the number of times the ad pops up and is “vi…

Exact copy of car that made motor racing history in the 1960s for sale with Aguttes Auctions

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artdaily.com - PARIS.- Les Grands Heures Automobiles has become one of the major events for classic cars in Europe and this will be the second auction that Aguttes hold at this event on the Linas-Montlhéry Autodrom…

How She Got 20,000+ Targeted Instagram Followers in 7 Months • My Lead System PRO - MyLeadSystemPRO

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blog.myleadsystempro.com - I am always asked what’s the secret to getting 30,000+ (between my two Instagram accounts) followers like I have done over the last 7 short months on Instagram. I remember when I first started out wi…

Solid Advice On How To Properly Set Up A Best Webhosting Site

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agentmonhost.com - Have you ever wished that you could send automated emails to your customers? This is possible through the right web host! This article will tell you how to find a host which meets all of your needs, …

Get Started With Web Page Hosting Quickly And Easily

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agentmonhost.com - No matter what sort of website you have, from a blog to a business, you must use a decent web host. Web hosts help provide your website with security, website access and security that can help you be…

Simple Tips To Help You Get Up To Speed With The Iphone

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laptopsandnotebook.com - Many people from all different backgrounds think that the iphone is the best thing invented in ages. Save your valuable battery by reducing the brightness on your iphone. Go to the settings portion o…

Some Quick And Easy Tips For Auto Repairs.

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carshopping.biz - There are no definitive guide for all auto repair. You have to have some basis of knowledge with your own guide using your acquired knowledge. The value of your life can make thinking about expensive…

Tons Of Online Marketing Inspiration For Ambitious Businesses

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durac.info - Website marketing can work wonders for any online business. It has become essential that you have a successful online promotion strategy in place for your business online. This means that it is now t…

Optimize Your Online Marketing Profits One Tip At A Time

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duracmarketing.com - There are many affiliate marketing; what you use will depend on what you’re able to do technologically. Affiliate promotion doesn’t involve spam are two very different things. It takes a lot of knowl…

The Ins And Outs Of Apples Iphone.

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iphonefindmyphone.com - Are you interested in using an iphone? Are you worried that you will be able to keep up with it? This article can help you with all the advice you need to make you an expert an using your first iphon…

Top Suggestions To Build Your Affiliate Promotion

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freeaffiliatepro.com - If you’re new to affiliate marketing, you are most likely looking for helpful tips to get you started in the field. The tips and ideas below will help you develop a successful career in affiliate pro…

The best and worst US states for protecting online privacy

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www.techrepublic.com - Comparitech released a report on Friday that identified which US states had the best approach to online privacy based on a range of criteria, including laws that govern how companies use and disclose…

11 critical skills for the future that aren’t taught in school

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www.innovationews.com - By: Thomas Frey Monday July 30, 2018 0 comments Tags: Thomas Frey A few weeks ago a person who I hadn’t met before asked me what my superpower was. As an icebreaker at a networking event, this is a g…

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