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Monday, November 5, 2018

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SAP TechEd Video: Egnyte Extends SAP Cloud Platform

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news.sap.com - In a cloud-based business world, sharing information quickly with colleagues, suppliers, and other partners is a huge plus, but not if it comes at the expense of security. I had an interesting conver…

Supreme Court denies broadband industry petition to scrub favorable net neutrality court decision from history

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techcrunch.com - The Supreme Court today offered moral support for net neutrality activists and a soft setback for the current FCC’s agenda by declining to revisit a major case supportive of the 2015 rules. It essent…

Instacart nabs Google execs as VPs of engineering and corp dev, acquihires MightySignal

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techcrunch.com - After raising $600 million at a $7.6 billion valuation a few weeks ago, Instacart is doubling down on expanding its talent pool to square up against Amazon and others with ambitions in online grocery…

Facebook’s election interference problem exponentially worse on eve of midterms, study suggests

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techcrunch.com - An analysis of political advertisers running extensive campaigns on Facebook targeting users in the United States over the past six months has flagged a raft of fresh concerns about its efforts to ta…

24-hour flash sale: Get 2-for-1 Innovator passes to Disrupt Berlin 2018

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techcrunch.com - If you haven’t purchased your pass to Disrupt Berlin 2018 yet, this is your lucky day. How so? We’re holding a 24-hour flash sale, which means starting at midnight tonight, 5 November, and running th…

Pandora beats in Q3 with $417.6M in revenue, fast-growing subscription business

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techcrunch.com - Streaming music service Pandora released its third quarter earnings today – the first since the news of its impending acquisition by SiriusXM, announced in September. The company reported a quickly g…

Automakers invest in Transit, the app that helps people get around without a car

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techcrunch.com - Transit, a company that built a mobile app designed to help people in cities live without cars, has raised $17.5 million from two automakers in a Series B round. The round was led by RenaultNissan-Mi…

Oath is dead. Long live Verizon Media Group/Oath

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techcrunch.com - Friends, readers, internet browsers, lend me your ears; I come to bury Oath, not to praise it. The subsidiary brands that companies own live after them; Their terrible rebranding is oft interred with…

Reverso launches synonyms app and service

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techcrunch.com - Language learning company Reverso is launching a new product on the web and mobile. Reverso Synonyms is a thesaurus service that lets you learn new words and improve your vocabulary. You may have fou…

Credit Karma acquires Noddle from TransUnion and expands to the UK

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techcrunch.com - Credit Karma, the US startup with 85 million users that offers credit reports and a platform to browse and buy other financial services, has made an acquisition to help it kick-start its first overse…

Instagram prototypes bully-proof moderated School Stories

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techcrunch.com - Instagram is considering offering collaborative School Stories that only a certain school’s students can see or contribute to. And to make sure these Stories wouldn’t become bullying cesspools, Insta…

Oculus co-founder: “Free is still not cheap enough” for current VR tech

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arstechnica.com - We'll still use any excuse to reuse this photo of Ars alumnus Sebastian Anthony reacting to VR. Now Luckey, who left Oculus in early 2017, argues in a recent blog post that there is no price low enou…

Intel announces Cascade Lake Xeons: 48 cores and 12-channel memory per socket

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arstechnica.com - Intel has announced the next family of Xeon processors that it plans to ship in the first half of next year. The new parts represent a substantial upgrade over current Xeon chips, with up to 48 cores…

File-sharing software on state election servers could expose them to intruders

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arstechnica.com - As recently as Monday, computer servers that powered Kentucky's online voter registration and Wisconsin's reporting of election results ran software that could potentially expose information to hacke…

Chrome 71 will block any and all ads on sites with “abusive experiences”

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arstechnica.com - Google is promising to punish sites that offer what the company calls "abusive experiences." Chrome 71, due for release in December, will blacklist sites that are repeat offenders and suppress all ad…

The Internet’s keepers? “Some call us hoarders—I like to say we’re archivists”

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arstechnica.com - ... as Wayback Machine Director Mark Graham talks about the expanse of his archiving group. AUSTIN, Texas—As much as subscription services want you to believe it, not everything can be found on Amazo…

Android 9 Pie, thoroughly reviewed

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arstechnica.com - Welcome to the big Android 9 review! For a quick recap, you can click through this gallery for a highlight reel. The new Material Design means lots of UI changes. Here's the new notification panel. T…

Diablo III leads our list of older games born anew on Nintendo Switch

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arstechnica.com - If you're interested in a review of Diablo III: Eternal Edition for the Nintendo Switch, here's a quick one. The new version, out on Friday for $59.99, is still Diablo III. The game's existing versio…

Sony keeping Warhawk, other PS3 game servers live through January [Updated]

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arstechnica.com - [Update (Nov. 2, 2018): Following the publication of the report below, Sony appears to have extended the server shutdown dates for the affected games through January. Reddit user Ember_Rising says he…

PUBG’s “console exclusivity” may soon end, as loud hints of a PS4 version mount

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arstechnica.com - Nearly a year after the popular PC shooting game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) launched on Xbox One, evidence has begun popping up to suggest that the game's launch on the PS4 could be imminen…

User experience mapping for dummies – UX Collective

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uxdesign.cc - The aim of creating user experience map is to identify and address the pain points of your customers. Creating user personas help you understand who your actual customers are, what they need, and the…

Sling TV: Yes, users really do want old-school TV program guides

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smedio.com - Want live TV over the internet? Today you have several options, including Hulu, YouTube TV, PlayStation Vue, and more. It’s hard to remember, though, but there was a time when there were virtually no…

Create a Heat Map of Your Google Location History With This Tool

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lifehacker.com - I’m a sucker for anything that takes text data and turns it into something visual. This week I came across Location History Visualizer, a tool that creates a heat map using your Google Location Histo…

Baphomet: Was the Diabolical Demon Really Worshipped by Knights Templars?

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www.ancient-origins.net - Baphomet is perhaps best-known as the name of a deity supposedly worshipped by the Knights Templars. During the Inquisition of the Templars in the 14th century, the knights were falsely accused of wo…

Samsung to bring tap gesture to show Always-on display in Pie beta

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androidcommunity.com - While most Samsung users are still waiting for Android Pie to finally roll out to their devices (don’t hold your breath as always), we’re seeing some of the features that the Korean OEM will be bring…

OnePlus holds an AMA session on Reddit, will not be the last

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androidcommunity.com - OnePlus is doing an Essential move. No, it’s not canceling a next-gen phone but it’s holding AMA (Ask Me Anything) sessions on Reddit. Well, we know Essential isn’t the only company that does this bu…

Huawei Mate 20 Pro with faulty green screen can be replaced

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androidcommunity.com - This is the first time we’re hearing this but Huawei may be facing a recall. Well, we’re crossing our fingers that’s the last resort but some units of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro are reportedly showing gr…

Google App update bug pings your location in launchers

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re using any kind of launcher like the Pixel Launcher, Nova Launcher, etc, you might want to hold off on updating your Google app to the latest version, specifically version 8.39.6.21. It look…

Samsung teases foldable phone, shares new logo

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androidcommunity.com - It’s happening. It’s definitely going to roll out soon. By soon we mean next year as the Galaxy X foldable phone will be announced by Samsung. The South Korean tech giant has finally confirmed the sp…

Google Podcasts now has share button for episodes, shows

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androidcommunity.com - Google was a bit late to the podcast party but as they say, better late than never. However when they introduced Google Podcasts, which obviously is for users to organize and play podcasts, it lacked…

Samsung Debuts Portable Computer

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loyalty360.org - Samsung Electronics America has announced the Galaxy Book2, a PC that offers built-in internet connectivity with an extended battery life. The computer combines the company’s mobile computing techno…

Barnes & Noble Announces a New Nook Tablet For Some Reason - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - It looks like someone didn’t get the memo: Barnes & Noble inexplicably announced a new Nook tablet today. “The new Nook 10.1-inch provides a complete reading and entertainment experience on our bigge…

OnePlus 6T First Impressions - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Following in the footsteps of its impressive predecessor, the OnePlus 6T shrinks the notch and adds an in-display fingerprint reader. It’s one of the most eagerly-awaited new Android flagships of 201…

Rabbit (telecommunications) - Wikipedia

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en.wikipedia.org - Rabbit was a British location-specific (Telepoint) telephone service backed by Hutchison, which later created the Orange GSM mobile network, followed by 3. The Rabbit network was the best-known of fo…

What the Local Customer Service Ecosystem Looks Like in 2019

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moz.com - Everything your brand does in the new year should support just one goal: better local customer service. Does this sound too simple? Doesn’t marketing brim with a thousand different tasks? Of course —…

US Regulator Demands Companies Take Action to Halt 'Robocalls'

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www.newsmax.com - U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Monday wrote the chief executives of major telephone service providers and other companies, demanding they launch a system to combat billio…

Google Chrome has a new plan to fight shady ads

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mashable.com - Google Chrome will soon step up its fight against the worst kind of ads. An upcoming version of the browser will block *ALL* ads on websites that show abusive ads, Google announced. SEE ALSO: Should …

Mocked Disabled Vet Crenshaw Wants End of 'Apology Culture'

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www.newsmax.com - Mocked by a liberal comedian on "Saturday Night Live," Texas-2 Republican House candidate Dan Crenshaw, a disabled U.S. veteran who wears an eye patch, does not want an apology, saying the joke "wasn…

Inside VW, Mobileye’s deal to launch a autonomous ride-hailing service in Israel

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techcrunch.com - In the world of autonomous vehicles, the news comes in repetitive short bursts with formulaic precision: Company X is launching a robotaxi fleet/test program in city Y by [insert date]. These announc…

Former Head of Google China Foresees an AI Crisis—and Proposes a Solution

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spectrum.ieee.org - When the former president of Google China talks about artificial intelligence and its potential to cause global upheaval, people listen. His hope is that enough people will listen to avert catastroph…

The 2020 iPhones will be the first to get 5G

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www.techspot.com - According to an anonymous source within Apple, the 2020 iPhone range will be using the Intel 8161 5G modem exclusively. It’ll enable speeds of at least 1 gigabit per second, possibly reaching speeds …

Master Youtube Video Marketing Online for Traffic, Leads & Sales

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www.attractionmarketingprofits.com - Video marketing is the process of producing, publishing, and distributing to promote or market a brand, product or service. Think video reports, step-by-step tutorials, customer testimonials, videos …

How your Notes app can be your anxiety-hacking secret weapon

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www.wellandgood.com - Known as “the world’s most connected person,” Chris Dancy has between 300 and 700 systems running at any given time—including fitness trackers, a smart-mattress, social media, and time-tracking apps …

6 Types of Emails to Send to Your List to Build Rapport & Grow Your Income • My Lead System PRO (MLSP) Blog

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blog.myleadsystempro.com - So you’ve been creating great content, generating leads, and building your list. But now you might be wondering, “Ok, so what the heck do I actually send to my subscribers to get them to open my emai…

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