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Saturday, December 8, 2018

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The Future Of Power Is Wireless: Here's Why

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www.forbes.com - Power transmission lines are suspended from electricity pylons in Kearny, New Jersey, U.S. Photographer: Steve Hockstein/Bloomberg© 2017 Bloomberg Finance LP © 2017 Bloomberg Finance LP In the next f…

AI desperately needs regulation and public accountability, experts say

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techcrunch.com - Artificial intelligence systems and creators are in dire need of direct intervention by governments and human rights watchdogs, according to a new report from researchers at Google, Microsoft and oth…

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tpsconsulting.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY Contrary To Media Claims, There's No Evidence Russia Was Behind Fake Net Neutrality Comments Shared by OM www.techdirt.com - Earlier this week we noted how the Ajit Pai FCC again shot down…

The nation-state of the internet

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techcrunch.com - The internet is a community, but can it be a nation-state? It’s a question that I have been pondering on and off this year, what with the rise of digital nomads and the deeply libertarian ethos baked…

Apple announces its ‘Best of 2018’ lists across apps, games, music, podcasts and more

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techcrunch.com - Apple today announced its Best of 2018 selections – its annual, editorial list of what it considers the best content across its App Store and iTunes, along with its top charts of the most downloaded …

Qualcomm lays off 269 employees in North Carolina and California

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techcrunch.com - Qualcomm’s struggling data center business was hit another massive blow as the company laid off hundreds. The news, first revealed by the Information, has since been confirmed by TechCrunch. The chip…

Gift Guide: The best security and privacy tech to keep your friends safe

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techcrunch.com - Welcome to TechCrunch’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide! Need more gift ideas? Check out our Gift Guide Hub. Libertarian on lockdown? Privacy minded or paranoid? Security is more front of mind today than eve…

Gift Guide: So your [friend, partner, kid, parent] wants to be a Twitch streamer…

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techcrunch.com - Though many people still scratch their head at the idea of watching people play video games, Twitch and its content creators have proven that the platform is attractive to (even beloved by) tens of m…

Newly elected Republican senator could be Google’s fiercest critic

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arstechnica.com - Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley's defeat of Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill in the 2018 midterm elections earlier this month was a big deal from almost any point of view. Missouri was a pivota…

Observations and lessons from two decades of writing about video games

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arstechnica.com - (Or “The Play’s the Thing,” originally published in The Game Beat newsletter, April 28, 2017.) If you are connected to video games professionally, you probably heard some sort of discussion over Ian …

We’ve driven Audi’s first proper electric car, the 2019 e-tron SUV

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arstechnica.com - Because Audi was only offering e-tron drives in Abu Dhabi, we elected to accept paid flights and two nights in a hotel in order to attend this event, rather than having to wait at least six months to…

Waymo One, the groundbreaking self-driving taxi service, explained

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arstechnica.com - Today is a day that fans of self-driving cars have been anticipating for years. Waymo—widely seen as the industry leader—is finally launching its "Waymo One" commercial taxi service in the Phoenix me…

Google’s Pixel Slate: Great Chromebook, not-so-great iPad/Surface rival

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www.fastcompany.com - Since their 2011 launch, Chromebooks have been synonymous with low-cost, easily managed laptops that have strong appeal for education. But in 2013, when Google shipped the first Chromebook Pixel–a pr…

Why virtual assistants are not 'one size fits all' - MarTech Today

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martechtoday.com - Marketers have long understood the importance of a customer-centric approach, but this mindset has never been more crucial. More than two-thirds of marketers today believe their companies compete pri…

The FTC’s top consumer protection official can’t go after Facebook — or 100 other companies

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www.theverge.com - The Federal Trade Commission’s top consumer protection official is prohibited from handling the cases involving 120 different companies, including Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, and Uber, according to…

Best Headphones for using on the London Tube

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www.ldnfashion.com - 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 …

Microsoft Details Five New Xbox Game Pass Titles Coming This Month - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Maybe it’s the holiday spirit, but Microsoft just can’t seem to stop adding new titles to Xbox Game Pass this month. Last night, the software giant announced that several more games will be made avai…

How to Detect Hidden Surveillance Cameras at Home With Your Phone

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www.makeuseof.com - Have reason to be suspicious of a partner or employer? Feel that someone is watching you, perhaps with a hidden camera? You could discover the truth if only you had some way of detecting the presence…

5 New RSS Reader Apps for News Feeds and Podcast Subscriptions

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www.makeuseof.com - RSS readers aren’t as popular today as they once were, but they are still awesome for news junkies and those who don’t want to miss a single post from their favorite blog or site. These new RSS reade…

Kudlow: Trump Might Extend 90-Day China Truce If Progress Made

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www.newsmax.com - White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said President Donald Trump would consider extending the 90-day tariff truce with China if “good” progress is made in trade talks. The veteran financial guru…

Google Working to Reduce 'Gender Bias' in Translation Program | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - The announcement was made in a Google blog post, Thursday. “Over the course of this year, there’s been an effort across Google to promote fairness and reduce bias in machine learning. Our latest deve…

Google Engineer: Company Blacklisted Dissident to Please Chinese Government | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - In a series of Twitter posts, Thursday, Google software engineer Mike Wacker discussed Project Dragonfly — Google’s controversial censored Chinese search app — and claimed Google refused to allow Chi…

Patreon bans alt-right content creators from earning money on its platform

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mashable.com - Patreon, the subscription content service that allows people to receive donations directly from their audience, has taken a major stance against alt-right and far right content creators. After bannin…

Microsoft Warns Washington to Regulate A.I. Before Its Too Late

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www.vanityfair.com - At the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Minnesota, an artificial-intelligence system based on Microsoft’s facial-recognition tools monitors students via Webcam. The camera analyzes students’ …

Network Marketing Success Can Be Yours. Here's How...

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www.attractionmarketingprofits.com - Todd Falcone has been answering these real-world questions for decades and, if you've watched the video, you know the secret to enjoying 6-figure “network marketing success” is all about: Plan Your W…

Assassin's Creed Odyssey - The Blind King Mission Bug - GameRevolution

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www.gamerevolution.com - Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is out now and it’s a lot of fun, but as a huge open-world game, perhaps unsurprisingly, it still has a few issues. PC owners have experienced some framerate problems and eve…

Looking For A Free Web Host? Try These Tips!

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agentmonhost.com - Nobody can be certain of the answer, but you can get more out of your website by reconsidering the costs of doing business, including the price of your best webhosting. This article offers ample advi…

Look Below And You Will Find Positive Information About Web Page Design

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agentmonhost.com - Website design is truly beautiful when the designer is aware of what they’re doing. A good design can really set you apart from those who rely on decidedly mediocre ones.Knowledge is necessary to cre…

Put These Auto Repair Tips In Your Pocket

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carshopping.biz - Have you long wanted to deal with things when they start to happen to your vehicle? Have you considered taking these repairs on yourself? Maybe you just want to learn a good mechanic. Read on to find…

Helping You Better Understand How To Make Money Online With These Simple To Follow Tips – Get Money Maker

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getmoneymaker.com - Millions of people across the globe find themselves struggling financially or simply wanting to be their own boss. The trick is that most don’t understand how to change everything for the best. Makin…

Some Words About Best Webhosting That Need To Be Heard

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agentmonhost.com - What would you do if your website was having issues and you could not navigate the control panel to fix your site? You would not be alone in wanting to build your own site and maintain it, but the ke…

This $1,500 mirror streams live fitness classes to compete with Peloton and ClassPass

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www.impactlab.net - Another at-home fitness company is making its debut today. Mirror is coming out of stealth mode with the introduction of its eponymous device. It’s a mirror atop a 40-inch, 1080p vertical display tha…

Digital Disruption Common Sense

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cxo-transform.com - Facebook took 3.5 years to acquire 50 million customers, Whatsapp took 15 months, Angry Birds took 15 days. Since 1995 when Clay Christensen and Joe Bower published the HBR article Disruptive Technol…

Egnyte vs Box: Enterprise File Storage Showdown

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www.cloudwards.net - Sync Sharing Productivity Apps Security Storage Cost The Verdict It’s not easy making choices, and it’s even harder when you’ve got a business that depends on them. Such is the case when trying to fi…

Majority of online retailers failing to offer in-store checkout-less experience on mobile

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internetretailing.net - Most online retailers are failing to offer customers a checkoutless commerce experience on mobile, according to new research. 70% of the UK’s top 250 retailers don’t give shoppers an option to transa…

B2B Instagram Content: Tips and Tools for Marketers

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Ready to put your company on Instagram? Wondering how to publish B2B Instagram content that supports business goals? In this article, you’ll find tools to help you deliver Instagram content that will…

Building B2B Relationships With Trust and Empathy [Interview] | Marketing Insider Group

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marketinginsidergroup.com - We have more sales and marketing technology and channels to reach our customers, but they’re increasingly tuning us out. In short: we’re getting more disconnected from customers. Even though our tool…

Amazon experimenting with Go technology for larger stores

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internetretailing.net - Amazon is looking to take its cashier-less technology pioneered in its Go Stores out to other retailers, industry sources suggest. According to The Wall Street Journal, the company is conducting expe…

How 'Good Design' Will Help Your Ecommerce Business Grow Faster Than Ever

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www.entrepreneur.com - The ecommerce industry is growing rapidly every year, but that doesn’t mean that all ecommerce businesses are growing at the speed they’d like. Related: Use These Web Design Tricks to Grow Your Busin…

Apple's new online store thanks military with 10 percent discounts

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www.usatoday.com - The new re-designed Apple Store in Santa Monica part of the 100 flagship Apple Stores getting a major makeover. The store is now focused on three areas--the Forum, Avenues and Grove, where the Genius…

6 Ways to Keep Your Company and Employees Cyber Secure This Holiday Season - Small Business Trends

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smallbiztrends.com - According to recent numbers from Cybersecurity firm Proofpoint, there has been a 4,671% increase in gift card related email scams this year. These fraudulent emails have even caught the FBI’s eye and…

Microsoft Wants to Stop AI’s 'Race to the Bottom'

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www.wired.com - After a hellish year of tech scandals, even government-averse executives have started professing their openness to legislation. But Microsoft president Brad Smith took it one step further on Thursday…

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