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tpsconsulting.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY Opinion | The robots are taking over our phone calls. How will we defeat them? Shared by Futurist GlenHiemstra www.washingtonpost.com - By Editorial Board October 3 MOST PEOPLE agree it is…

Netflix stops paying the ‘Apple tax’ on its $853M in annual iOS revenue

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techcrunch.com - Earlier this year, Netflix was seen testing a bypass of iTunes billing across dozens of markets worldwide. As 2018 draws to a close, Netflix – the App Store’s top grossing app – has ditched the abili…

Test your tech knowledge in TechCrunch’s 2018 Year In Tech Quiz

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techcrunch.com - TechCrunch’s 2018 Year In Tech Quiz Square off against TechCrunch’s reporters and editors in this year’s annual quiz, covering the major stories of the past twelve months. Have you got what it takes?…

The year social networks were no longer social

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techcrunch.com - The term “social network” has become a meaningless association of words. Pair those two words and it becomes a tech category, the equivalent of a single term to define a group of products. But are so…

Soulja Boy’s game consoles pulled from store weeks after launch

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techcrunch.com - As anyone from the Gizmondo to the Virtual Boy can tell you, it’s tough to launch a console. Of course, it’s helps when your device apparently comes pre-loaded with thousands of games from big name c…

Here’s how to play a game from Black Mirror’s Bandersnatch episode

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techcrunch.com - If you’ve gone down the rabbit hole with Netflix’s latest Black Mirror release, there’s (at least) one more Easter egg out there. As some intrepid Reddit users discovered, you can actually visit two …

Echo Wall Clock review

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techcrunch.com - This was the year Amazon went all-in on the Alexa. September saw the announcement of a new Echo Dot, Show and Plus, a subwoofer, an audio input device, an auto dongle and an amplifier. That would hav…

Tesla is keeping 44 U.S. stores open until midnight in year-end Model 3 sales push

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techcrunch.com - Some Tesla employees will ring in the New Year on a sales floor this year as the automaker tries to liquidate its inventory of Model 3 sedans — and even its more expensive Model S and Model X vehicle…

Waymo’s ambitious plans for high-speed taxis could be holding it back

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arstechnica.com - In November 2017, Waymo announced that it would start taking drivers out of the driver's seat of its prototype self-driving vehicles. A year later, Waymo still seems to be far away from completing th…

Enter for a chance to win consoles, smartwatches, and more in the 2018 Ars Charity Drive

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arstechnica.com - It's once again that special time of year when we give you a chance to do well by doing good. That's right—it's time for the 2018 edition of our annual Charity Drive. This year's swag pile is full of…

Kroger-owned grocery store begins fully driverless deliveries

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arstechnica.com - Nuro, a startup founded by two veterans of Google's self-driving car project, has reached an important milestone: it has started making fully autonomous grocery deliveries on public streets. Fry's Fo…

Report: Tesla has more than 3,300 Model 3s remaining in US inventory

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arstechnica.com - On Sunday, auto blog Electrek reported that there were more than 3,300 Model 3 vehicles sitting in Tesla's US inventory, according to an unnamed source familiar with the matter. The source added that…

More popular apps are sending data to Facebook without asking

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www.engadget.com - While the data might not immediately identify you, it could theoretically be used to recognize someone through roundabout means, such as the apps they have installed or whether they travel with the s…

How to Give Friends Emergency Access to Your Online Accounts

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lifehacker.com - As the year winds down, now is a great time to get your digital life in order. From organizing your online photos to refreshing your accounts with new, secure passwords or finally cleaning up your br…

LG G7 ThinQ Android 9 Pie OS rolling out soon, here’s when

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androidcommunity.com - LG is about to get the much-awaited Android Pie update. The first to receive a serving of the Pie is the LG G7 ThinQ. The rollout will happen in the first quarter of 2019 so starting tomorrow, Januar…

Essential Phone will be no more, “next mobile product” in the works

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androidcommunity.com - The Essential Phone will be no more. That’s what we’re getting from recent reports that the first flagship device from the company has already sold out. The PH-1 is also being discontinued which mean…

Nokia 9 PureView Beholder Android One phone will be out soon

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androidcommunity.com - The Nokia 9 PureView will reportedly be unveiled last week of January. That is after almost a year of waiting for the Nokia 9. We’ve heard of the smartphone as early as April 2017 only to be pushed b…

Samsung reportedly working on a cheaper Galaxy Home

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androidcommunity.com - We haven’t seen the Galaxy Home released in the market yet but based on its specs and Samsung’s marketing as well, we know it will be a premium product. But it looks like the Korean OEM may be a bit …

The Surface Prototype That Started it All - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - In 2018, Microsoft released the new Surface Go, Headphones, and updated several of their products. While it wasn’t a perfect year for the brand, it was far more positive than negative. Even though on…

Search industry news and trends: Best of 2018 - Search Engine Watch

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searchenginewatch.com - It’s that time of the year again: reflecting on the year that’s past as we prepare for 2019 lurking around the corner. In this article, we have a roundup of some of our fan favorite pieces from 2018 …

Wirecast Features And How To Use It - Influence Buzz

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www.influencebuzz.com - Wirecast is a production tool used for live streaming videos. Created by Telestream, this incredible tool is used by consumers and business owners just like you to broadcast live events, classes, web…

How to Set Up Your iPad to Be the Best Laptop Replacement It Can Be

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gizmodo.com - Apple wants you to use your iPad or your iPad Pro like a proper computer: But how do you go about doing that? And does it actually work? Here are the apps, software tweaks, and accessories you need t…

Are You Using The Internet To Its Full Potential? Check Out These Marketing Tips And Find Out!

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internetmarketinginfos.com - Internet promotion strategies can complement or replace other marketing to increase profits. You can improve your site’s PageRank through short-term promotions. An excellent deal is, in some ways, li…

Need Help Finding A Web Host? Read This Helpful Info!

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agentmonhost.com - As we tend to spend a lot of our lives online, more and more people want to have their own websites. There are a variety of reasons to put one together, but whatever your purpose is, you will find th…

Search Engine Optimization Explained: The Ins And Outs For Beginners And Old Pros

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durac.info - Search engine optimization can help you bring more traffic your site into an income builder. It makes your website show on the front page of search engines like Google. Keep reading so you can learn …

Great Advice For Common Website Development Problems

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agentmonhost.com - Even experienced website design are stumped when it comes time to develop a mobile-friendly website or application. If this seems like a familiar problem, read the website design tips provided below.…

Expert Ideas To Take The Hassle From Auto Repair

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carshopping.biz - Learning what you can about auto repair may seem like a lot of work, but it’s only as difficult as you make it! Teaching yourself about this subject can really be useful in the future. The article be…

What Are 8K TVs, and Should Investors Care? -- The Motley Fool

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www.fool.com - 2018 marked the arrival of 8K TVs in the U.S. -- at least one model, anyway. Samsung (NASDAQOTH:SSNLF) started selling an 85-inch screen featuring the new screen tech, and expectations are that TV ma…

Most Secure Cloud Storage 2018

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www.cloudwards.net - Sync.com Egnyte Connect pCloud Tresorit Dropbox Business Final Thoughts The internet is a fun and interesting place that’s full of opportunities, until it’s not. Criminals might steal your credential…

The Importance of GDPR in the Workplace

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www.egnyte.com - This article was co-written by Kris Lahiri, Data Protection Officer and Dawid Balut, Egnyte Architect. Privacy is tremendously important in our lives. Most of us don’t want strangers to have access t…

DeepRacer: Will Amazon's own programmable toy car interest you in AI? | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - No single technology in human history has succeeded in becoming ubiquitous without first capturing the public's heart. For greater than a century, even when there were no working prototypes of a "thi…

What’s The Best Smartphone Camera? Our Favorite 2018 Phones | Digital Trends

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www.digitaltrends.com - Smartphone photography isn’t just getting better, it’s getting smarter too. In 2018, we saw smartphone makers tackle low-light photography, an area where these cameras have historically struggled. So…

5 Social Recruiting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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www.glassdoor.com - This story originally appeared on Glassdoor Social media has had a massive impact on almost every aspect of business -- and recruiting is no exception. Today’s candidates use social media to find the…

Google wins dismissal of facial recognition lawsuit over biometric privacy act

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www.theverge.com - Google has been facing a lawsuit since 2016 for alleging scanning and saving the biometric data of a woman who was unwittingly captured in 11 photos taken by a Google Photos user on Android. The laws…

How to Structure Your 2019 Social-Media Campaigns to Appeal to Gen Z

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www.entrepreneur.com - Whether you call them "Digital Babies," "Generation iPad" or "The iGeneration," there's no arguing that Generation Z is growing up. Born in 1997 and later, this cohort's members already are playing v…

Wielding Rocks and Knives, Arizonans Attack Self-Driving Cars

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www.nytimes.com - At least 21 such attacks have been leveled at Waymo vans in Chandler, as first reported by The Arizona Republic. Some analysts say they expect more such behavior as the nation moves into a broader di…

Companies Will Be Able to Sue Governments For Breaking TPP Copyright Rules

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motherboard.vice.com - Canada is the most-sued country under international free trade agreements that make it possible for private companies to sue governments for billions of dollars if a law threatens to hurt their profi…

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