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Opinion | The robots are taking over our phone calls. How will we defeat them?

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www.washingtonpost.com - By Editorial Board October 3 MOST PEOPLE agree it is impolite to call someone during dinner, but robots are not known for their social graces. A report released last month predicts that by next year,…

Facebook's Got Billions Of Fake Users, Though That May Be The Least Of Their Problems

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www.forbes.com - Back in January, when we were putting together our TV[R]EV predictions for 2018, the death of Facebook was #1 on the list. Not a quick and sudden death, mind you, but one we described as being like a…

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 case against teaching kids to be polite to Alexa

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www.fastcompany.com - Should children be polite to virtual assistants? advertisement advertisement It’s a simple question. And for most parents and child development experts, the answer is simple, too: Yes, of course they…

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tpsconsulting.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY Here's what happened in the world of AI in 2018 Shared by Blair Semenoff thenextweb.com - The year, sadly, has come and gone without the emergence of a superintelligent AI overlord. And, a…

Review: The SNES Classic Edition and all 21 games on it

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techcrunch.com - Riding high on the success (and mind-boggling scarcity) of the NES Classic Edition, Nintendo surprised no one with the announcement of the SNES Classic Edition, a tiny version of the classic Super Ni…

It’s the Jons 2018!

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techcrunch.com - It was the best of years, it was the worst of years, it was the wokest of years, it was the most problematic of years, it was the year of AI, it was the year of scooters, it was the year of Big Tech …

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 …

The 2018 Cars Technica cars and SUVs of the year

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arstechnica.com - Just as I finally got used to writing the date as 2018, it's time to learn a whole new number. As is now traditional, the end of the year is an opportunity to remember some of the four-wheeled friend…

Book tells the inside story of how Reddit came to be the Internet’s “id”

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arstechnica.com - There's rarely time to write about every cool science-y story that comes our way. So this year, we're running a special Twelve Days of Christmas series of posts, highlighting one story that fell thro…

The hype around driverless cars came crashing down in 2018

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arstechnica.com - As 2018 dawned, expectations for self-driving vehicles were sky-high: Self-driving technology seemed to be right around the corner. But then the industry was battered by bad news. In March, Uber was …

Beyond CryptoKitties: 10 Trends That Defined the Year in Crypto Gaming - CoinDesk

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www.coindesk.com - Brian Flynn is a product designer and writer, who publishes NIFTY News, a newsletter on crypto collectables. The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year in Review. While the di…

How to return a package to Amazon: A reverse gift guide for your holiday hangover

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www.fastcompany.com - According to early projections, Amazon drove at least 40% of online holiday sales this year. That’s great news for the Seattle e-commerce behemoth, but now that Christmas morning is over, it also mea…

Rapper shows off her dead-on Siri voice

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boingboing.net - James Corden is back with a new episode of Carpool Karaoke. On this drive, he rides, sings, and chats with living legend Barbra Streisand. The 76-year-old singer sat in the driver’s seat and shared t…

Messages starts rolling out Spam Protection to selected users

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androidcommunity.com - Spam messages are still pretty much a problem, or at least an annoyance at the very least, whether it’s on your email or your SMS. So having apps that offer you spam protection us always a plus. Mess…

Launch Your Product with Crowdfunding | The $1 Million LEGO Wall

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - Whenever I travel anywhere, I bring my laptop, and on my laptop there’s a laptop cover that everyone seems to ask about. It comes from Brik Book, and it’s a LEGO-compatible cover. It’s awesome. I int…

Top Windows and PC Stories of 2018 - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - With Microsoft ending the year as the most valuable company in the world, it’s fair to say that 2018 was an incredible year for the software giant. Scanning over the thousands of articles we wrote th…

How to Network without Face-to-Face Interactions If You’re an Introvert

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www.pickthebrain.com - Networking opens many doors for entrepreneurs. This is a sure-fire way to get people interested in your services, find loyal partners, and most importantly, attract new customers. But things are not …

Foreign Hackers “Cripple” US Newspapers, Cause Widespread Delivery Disruptions

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www.infowars.com - Foreign hackers infiltrated computer systems shared by several major US newspapers, “crippling” newspaper production and delivery systems across the country on Saturday, according to the Los Angeles …

Universal income vs. the robots: Meet the presidential candidate fighting automation

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www.technologyreview.com - Andrew Yang announced he is vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination back in February. His mission? Preparing America for automation. Facebook’s leaked moderation rules show why Big Tech…

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is on the right track in fixing its problems, and people are watching 50 million fewer hours of viral videos a day

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www.businessinsider.com - Facebook has had a difficult 2018, enduring issues ranging from data leakage scandals, congressional inquiries, and even accusations that foreign governments used the social network to spread misinfo…

Video for Business: What Kind Should You Create For Your Business?

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www.influencebuzz.com - This question will define the purpose of the video, and defining the purpose will help to determine the type of video that you should be creating. Some examples of video purposes would include advert…

Complete Guide of Video Types For Business | Influence Buzz

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www.influencebuzz.com - So, you're doing your research and trying to decide if creating videos is the best way to promote your brand? Great! Now all you have to do is figure out what type of video is best for you to help hi…

Apple iOS 12.1.2 Has A Serious New Problem

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www.forbes.com - As a legally motivated rush job, Apple iOS 12.1.2 was always a concern and early reports of mobile data problems have now turned into a flood. Unfortunately, this is also being compounded by a seriou…

Determining What Features Your Web Host Will Need

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agentmonhost.com - Many people mistakenly believe that all best webhosting companies are equal. Just as companies who perform other types of services can be good or bad, there are some negative attributes to different …

You Can Design A Web Site With This Advice

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agentmonhost.com - No matter what kind of site you are running, web page design is vital. The design of your website is.This article has several website design tips for creating a successful site. Choose proper graphic…

Need Help With Facebook Marketing? Read On.

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iim.internetinfomedia.com - Facebook is a site that most people in America. There are many marketing options you can use when it comes to sharing your business.Whether you pay or not, the following article has some great Facebo…

CES 2019 won't be a big leap forward for TVs. Here's why

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www.cnet.com - The consumer electronics industry has cycles. CES, the annual tech jamboree held in Las Vegas each January, reveals where we are in this cycle. Some years there are revolutions, like 4K TVs, quantum …

The autonomous car is the next entertainment frontier

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www.impactlab.net - Self-driving cars are an inevitability and will unlock the potential for cars to transform beyond a simple means of transport. In the not too distant future, drivers will find themselves with a great…

We need open source smartphones now more than ever [UPDATE] - OSJournal

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osjournal.com - It’s probably not an exaggeration to say that most of modern life revolves or involves smartphones in one way or another. Even for basic things such as text messaging and phone calls, budget entry-le…

The Coolest Hacks of 2018

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www.darkreading.com - It was a year where malicious hackers waged shockingly bold – and, in some cases, previously unimaginable – false flag attacks, crypto-jacking, social engineering, and destructive malware campaigns. …

This Raspberry Pi Is A Stereo Camera And So Much More

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hackaday.com - Over the years we have featured a huge array of projects featuring the Raspberry Pi, but among them there is something that has been missing in all but a few examples. The Raspberry P Compute Module …

Security Researchers Break Ledger Wallets With Simple Antennae - CoinDesk

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www.coindesk.com - Radio antennae are the original networking technology, and researchers presenting in Berlin Thursday showed how useful they are as hacking tools. The hardware researchers set out to find different ki…

In January, the EU starts running Bug Bounties on Free and Open Source Software

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juliareda.eu - It’s been a while since I last wrote about the Free and Open Source Software Audit project, FOSSA, so let me start with a quick recap that you can safely skip if you’re already familiar with the proj…

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