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Friday, November 30, 2018



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Intel Releases Its First Universal Windows Drivers -

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Paul Thurrott - Intel this week has released its first set of hardware drivers that conform to Microsoft’s more modern Intel Universal Windows Drivers specification. Naturally, because this is Intel, they call it so…

Pong - Wikipedia

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Mike Elgan - Pong is one of the earliest arcade video games. It is a table tennis sports game featuring simple two-dimensional graphics. The game was originally manufactured by Atari, which released it in 1972. A…

Opera 57 Arrives with Start Page Improvements -

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Paul Thurrott - The latest desktop version of the Opera web browser is here, adding a smarter news recommendation engine with an integrated Netflix recommendations section to its start page. “The new version of the …

Pixel Slate review: Paying the “Google” premium for Chrome OS

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Ars Technica - Google spent a lot of time and effort trying to convince everyone that Chrome OS isn't just for laptops. The fruits of the company's labor have been slowly revealing themselves over the past year thr…

Facebook staff discussed selling API access to apps in 2012-2014

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TechCrunch - Following a flopped IPO in 2012, Facebook desperately brainstormed new ways to earn money. An employee of unknown rank sent an internal email suggesting Facebook charge developers $250,000 per year f…

Sennheiser’s flawed headphone software opened PCs and Macs to website spoofing

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TechCrunch - Headphone maker Sennheiser has patched its software after the company admitted a serious vulnerability that made it easy for hackers to impersonate any website — even encrypted pages. The software, w…

Lucas Di Grassi says human drivers are the real competitors for Roborace

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TechCrunch - As Roborace accelerates its plans to build an autonomous racing league, the company is finding that its toughest competition are still human drivers. In this version of the John Henry story, the huma…

Atomico unveils Angel Programme to ‘activate’ the next generation of European investors

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TechCrunch - Atomico, the London-based venture capital firm co-founded by Skype founder Niklas Zennström, has launched a new program to find, mentor and back the next generation of angel investors across various …

Looking back at Readdle’s journey from zero to hero

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TechCrunch - Readdle launched its first app on the App Store ten years ago and recently celebrated 100 million downloads. Readdle’s Denys Zhadanov came to TechCrunch Disrupt to look back at the past ten years. “I…

Plex teams with TIDAL to bring a discounted streaming music subscription to its media app

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TechCrunch - Media center app Plex today announced a partnership with streaming music service TIDAL, offering discounted access to TIDAL’s 60 million tracks and 244,000+ music videos for Plex Pass subscribers. Th…

New AWS tool helps customers understand best cloud practices

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TechCrunch - Since 2015, AWS has had a team of solution architects working with customers to make sure they are using AWS services in a way that meets best practices around a set of defined criteria. Today, the c…

Hulu with Live TV adds Discovery Networks programming to its core and add-on packages

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TechCrunch - In September, Hulu and Discovery announced a partnership for live and on-demand programming that would see Discovery’s content coming to Hulu’s streaming service. Today, as promised, those channels a…

Insurance app Lemonade prepares for European expansion

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TechCrunch - Lemonade this morning revealed plans to expand into the European market. The news marks the first international expansion for the AI-powered insurance app, which launched in New York City, back in 20…

Nielsen: Americans are streaming 8 billion hours of content per month on connected TVs

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TechCrunch - With the rise of streaming services and the trend toward cord cutting, the way U.S. consumers are watching video is also changing. Today, more than two-thirds of U.S. homes have devices that are able…

The Coinmine One is a box that mines crypto at home

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TechCrunch - For $799 you can start mining cryptocurrencies in your home, a feat that previously either required a massive box costing thousands of dollars or, if you didn’t actually want to make any money, a Ras…

Hackers are using leaked NSA hacking tools to covertly hijack thousands of computers

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TechCrunch - More than a year after patches were released to thwart powerful NSA exploits that leaked online, hundreds of thousands of computers are unpatched and vulnerable. First they were used to spread ransom…

Amazon Elastic Inference will reduce deep learning costs by ~75%

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TechCrunch - Amazon Web Services today announced Amazon Elastic Inference, a new service that lets customers attach GPU-powered inference acceleration to any Amazon EC2 instance and reduces deep learning costs by…

Facebook pondered, for a time, selling access to user data

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Ars Technica - In April 2014, Facebook changed the way the previously permissive Graph API works. The social media giant restricted some data access and eliminated all access to the earlier version by June 2015. Th…

The Audi A4 versus the Audi S5 reviewed—sometimes less is more

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Ars Technica - It's been an interesting year behind the wheel here at Cars Technica. Quite a few of the cars I've tested have delivered surprises—underwhelming ones in the case of best-sellers like the Toyota Camry…

How a phone app detected Sprint’s alleged throttling of Skype

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Ars Technica - The US government killed off its net neutrality rules in June of this year, but that doesn't mean no one is monitoring whether carriers are blocking or throttling online services. Northeastern Univer…

Sennheiser discloses monumental blunder that cripples HTTPS on PCs and Macs

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Ars Technica - Audio device maker Sennheiser has issued a fix for a monumental software blunder that makes it easy for hackers to carry out man-in-the-middle attacks that cryptographically impersonate any big-name …

Rivian debuts new US-made electric truck and SUV with 400-mile range

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Ars Technica - The US only cares about trucks and SUVs now, so its good news that a battery electric truck is on its way. This is the Rivian R1T. Rivian's vehicles have very impressive specs, but the company also a…

If You’re Online, You’re Getting Scammed – The New New – Medium

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Webdesigner Depot - You’re not paranoid, you’re careful. At least that’s what you tell yourself. You run the most robust antivirus software, dropping $40 each year for the latest version. You use two-factor identificati…

8 best online reputation management tools for your brand - Search Engine Land

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Webdesigner Depot - If your brand has an online presence at all, you can’t not worry about its reputation. Today, online reputation management (or ORM for short) is not only applicable to every business; ignoring it can…

Working as a Freelance Designer

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Webdesigner Depot - Working in a creative industry allows us, designers, to work however we want – for a company, remotely, or freelance. Being a freelancer is great, but it also means dealing with a lot of things that …

Design Trends From Cyber Monday 2018 - Usability Geek

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Webdesigner Depot - The results are starting to come in, and it appears the Cyber Monday numbers have exceeded projections and shattered sales records once again. For eCommerce departments, the rest of the week will be …

8 Pieces of Modern Technology That Science Fiction Predicted…Or Invented

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Reg Saddler - I n 1945, pioneering science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke began circulating a manuscript called The Space Station: Its Radio Applications. This paper proposed that space stations could be used to …

Be Warned: Customer Service Agents Can See What You're Typing in Real Time

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Reg Saddler - Next time you’re chatting with a customer service agent online, be warned that the person on the other side of your conversation might see what you’re typing in real time. A reader sent us the follow…

FTC Won't Even Tell the Senate If It's Going to Try to Squeeze a Trillion-Dollar Fine Out of Facebook

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Reg Saddler - Back in 2011, Facebook settled a case with the Federal Trade Commission and signed a unique agreement in which it pledged to follow several guidelines to protect users’ privacy. It’s very possible th…

A Recruiting Expert Who's Reviewed 40k+ Resumes Says These 7 Mistakes Drive Her Crazy

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Anthony Casas - Let’s be honest — writing a resume usually isn’t anyone’s idea of a good time. Tailoring a resume for specific companies over and over again gets awfully repetitive while figuring out how best to hig…

T-Mobile MONEY is an online banking service from the “Un-Carrier”

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Android Community - If you trust T-Mobile as your carrier of choice, they are assuming that you are most likely to trust them with your money as well, especially if you are tired of “regular” banks and their account fee…

Xiaomi and IKEA team up for more Internet of Things devices

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Android Community - Xiaomi wants to take over the world. And by that we mean the world of the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence. Their latest move is to partner with Swedish furniture brand IKEA in order to…

Instagram improves accessibility for visually impaired users

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Android Community - When you suffer from visual impairment, and more than 285 million people around the world do, it can sometimes curtail your enjoyment of the connected world since not a lot of apps or services are ac…

Waggit, the canine wearable, wins $50K in flash funding from Arrow

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Indiegogo - The latest winner of flash funding from Arrow is Waggit, who just received an award of $50K USD as part of the Arrow Certification Program. Become part of the Arrow Certification Program to qualify f…

Best Headphones for using on the London Tube

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LDNfashion - If you live or work in London, you probably spend a lot of time on the underground. The average Brit spends an hour commuting to and from work and over a third of those using the tube spend at least …

Bing competes with Google's Gboard with SwiftKey partnership - Search Engine Land

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DotOnline (.ONLINE) - SwiftKey, a keyboard application for Android, announced integration with Bing search directly in its keyboard. SwiftKey is a subsidiary of Microsoft, which also owns Bing. With the latest version of …

Police: Minnesota Woman's Crash Caused by Watching Netflix While Driving | Breitbart

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Chris From WI - Driving and Netflix don’t mix. Motorist pulled over Oct. 26 on I-94 btwn. Moorhead & Fergus Falls admits to Netflix. Drivers: drive. Put away ALL the distractions. — MN State Patrol (@MnDPS_MSP) Nove…

Labor Union: 'Dehumanizing' Amazon Working Towards 'World Market Domination' | Breitbart

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Chris From WI - In the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union report, titled “What’s wrong with Amazon?” the union accused Amazon of being “anti-worker,” “deadly and dehumanizing,” and even “racist.” “This doc…

Google Assistant Can Do Some New Stuff, I Guess

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Mike Elgan - ‘Tis the season and Google is feeling generous. Today it rolled out a bunch of new Google Assistant features, including improvements nifty to-do list functionality and a new feature that encourages y…

How To Increase Battery Life On Your IPad

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Rolf Joho - Everyone is able to benefit from having an iPad.The list of tasks and activities it can perform is nearly unlimited. But, if you wish to use this machine to its fullest extent, a bit of education can…

Insiders Are Serious Threats to Cybersecurity in an Organization - Workforce

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Egnyte - Do you remember the movie “When a Stranger Calls”? The movie opens with a teenage babysitter receiving a telephone call from a man who asks, “Have you checked the children?” She dismisses the call as…

Announcing: MOXIS QuickSign for Egnyte Connect

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Egnyte - This blog was written by Lukas Fölzer, Content & Online Marketing Manager at XiTrust MOXIS . If a paperless future is on your enterprise’s digital roadmap,, the new integration between MOXIS and Egny…

Entrepreneur Interview: Redstage CEO & Transformative B2B eCommerce

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Redstage - This week, Eric Dye of the Entrepreneur Podcast Network interviewed Redstage CEO Adam Morris on the coming B2B eCommerce revolution. In this episode, the pair discuss the latest trends, market news, …

5 Things to Consider When Selecting a B2B E-commerce Platform | Redstage

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Redstage - Whether your product is bottles of lemonade or festive bikinis for the summer; if you’re new to B2B e-commerce, it’s important to have a plan when selecting the best platform for your business. The e…

Oppo says it will share more info about a possible foldable phone next February

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panah - The foldable phones are coming, and it seems Chinese handset maker Oppo is the latest to join the fray. On a tour of the company’s headquarters, Oppo told multiple news sites it would have more to sh…

Gaming the Apple Podcast charts is cheaper and easier than you think

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panah - John Perotti’s drone music podcast was never meant for the masses, yet on a Friday in early October, it sat near the top of Apple’s podcast charts. All it took to get it there was a $5 payment to a s…

Here's How Customer Service Will Kill Retail | Redstage Worldwide Blog

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Redstage - eCommerce baked-in customer service as a standard. Perhaps early innovators recognized its importance as a differentiator from in-store retail, or maybe it came naturally. Regardless, many traditiona…

AWS offers hybrid cloud with on-prem hardware, VMware help

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IP - TeamTweets - Amazon Web Services (AWS) has taken square aim at the data centre by tying in VMware technology and rolling out two new services and on-premise hardware to help customers build and support hybrid clo…

Why This Accomplished Entrepreneur Filters All His Endeavors Through Spreading Diversity

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WorldConsultingGroup - In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Gerard Adams continues with his series, Leaders Create Leaders in this season's 14th episode. John Henry, who went from working as a doorman of a New York …

7 Novice Mistakes to Avoid When Adopting Smart Devices for Your Company

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WorldConsultingGroup - It typically takes careful planning and execution to be successful when adopting any new technology. Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices are no different. The problem is that some of us typically get to…

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