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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

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Conversational AI goes mainstream at Capital One bank | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - Capital One is one of the largest banks in the world, with revenue over $27 billion. They are also behind the ubiquitous "What's in your wallet?" television commercials. To take a deep dive, I invite…

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…

The biggest global data breaches of 2018 - TechCentral

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techcentral.co.za - Data breaches continued to be a major issue for the public in 2018 with a series of serious cases ranging from retailers to social networks, resulting in millions of personal records being compromise…

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followme4.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY TPS Consulting Daily Shared by TPS Consulting tpsconsulting.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY Opinion | The robots are taking over our phone calls. How will we defeat them? Shared by Futurist Glen…

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…

10 predictions about the media industry in the New Year

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techcrunch.com - 2018 was a year of massive mergers and acquisitions, with AT&T/Time Warner, Disney/Fox and Comcast/Sky. The #MeToo movement made headlines, and the dominant emotion in boardroom discussions around Ho…

FCC will suspend most operations on Thursday if the shutdown continues

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techcrunch.com - The Federal Communications Commission said on Monday that it will need to suspend most of its operations by the middle of Thursday if the partial government shutdown continues. The FCC will continue …

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 helps when your device apparently comes pre-loaded with thousands of games from big-name com…

Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s year in one chart

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techcrunch.com - From the first day of trading in 2018 to the last, that was the final percentage difference in Tesla’s share price. Taken on its own, the number is a modest and positive gain — and far more fruitful …

Popsugar’s Twinning app was leaking everyone’s uploaded photos

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techcrunch.com - I thought the worst thing about Popsugar’s Twinning tool was that it matched me with James Corden. Turns out, the hundreds of thousands of selfies uploaded to the tool were easily downloadable by any…

Social media predictions for 2019: a return to personal authenticity

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www.fastcompany.com - To say 2018 was a tumultuous year for social media is an understatement. Simmering issues with privacy and data integrity came to a boil at Facebook, with effects felt at the highest levels of govern…

A bewildered, far-from-conclusive look at the state of public gaming in Tokyo

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arstechnica.com - My arcade gallery begins with easily my favorite find of my Japan travels: DanceRush Stardom. Notice the on-screen indicator, which looks like a Guitar Hero note grid... This tells you when to put on…

Iranian phishers bypass 2fa protections offered by Yahoo Mail and Gmail

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arstechnica.com - A recent phishing campaign targeting US government officials, activists, and journalists is notable for using a technique that allowed the attackers to bypass two-factor authentication protections of…

Phishing Attack on Electrum Wallet Nets Hacker Almost $1 Million in Hours: Report

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cointelegraph.com - A reportedly ongoing hack against cryptocurrency wallet Electrum has seen a malicious party steal almost 250 Bitcoin (BTC) (about $937,000), commentators reported on social media Dec. 27. Subsequentl…

19 Predictions for Design in 2019 | Webdesigner Depot

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www.webdesignerdepot.com - Happy New Year to one and all! At this time every year we like to publish our predictions of what the web industry will be up to over the coming twelve months. It also serves as a chance to reflect o…

The Mandalorian May Feature a Familiar Star Wars Bounty Hunter

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io9.gizmodo.com - We know very little about the plot for the upcoming live-action Star Wars television show, The Mandalorian. But when you think “Mandalorians” you think great warriors. You think bounty hunters. And a…

Hackers Hijack Twitter Accounts Using A Simple Text Messaging Trick

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www.forbes.com - Security researchers have discovered a new way to hijack a Twitter user's stream, and they've done it using a seemingly old-school method. They did it by sending SMS messages. The icon of Twitter, pi…

How Chip Makers Are Circumventing Moore's Law to Build Super-Fast CPUs of Tomorrow

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gizmodo.com - The elephant in the room has been, for a very long time, Moore’s Law—or really, its eventual end game. Intel co-founder Gordon Moore predicted in a 1965 paper that the number of transistors on a chip…

C-Level Leaders Offer Predictions For 2019

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www.forbes.com - As we approach 2019, I reached out to experts to identify what is on the minds of marketers. In last week’s article, I listed general marketing predictions that can impact most firms. This week, I fo…

Social in 2018: The Big News This Year

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androidcommunity.com - It’s the first day of 2019 but it’s still interesting to look back on what happened to the major social media brands in 2018 and maybe see where they are headed with this new year. People are still p…

Top 7 2018 Smartphone Industry Highlights

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androidcommunity.com - It’s a brand new year. I bet by now you’ve made another long list of resolutions—or not. It’s longer now because you haven’t really fulfilled any of the resolutions but are now adding new promises. F…

Nokia's Next Android Flagship Features Five Cameras - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Nokia could be kicking off 2019 with the launch of a big new product. The company’s upcoming phone, the Nokia 9 PureView, was leaked on Twitter by Evan Blass on the 30th of December. And now, a marke…

Report: Windows 10 Takes Over Windows 7 - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Windows 10 has finally taken over Windows 7 in terms of usage. The OS, first released back in 2015, now has more users than Windows 7, according to Net Market Share’s latest report. Windows 10 was la…

How to find the best freelancer web designer - Karin Le Blanc Language Services

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www.karinleblanc.com - This list of popular job boards shows you where to find the best freelancer web designer. This development of freelancer economy is not surprising given the severe shortage of skilled workers. More a…

21 Hidden Smartphone Superpowers

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www.consumerreports.org - Find People and Places in Your Photo Collection Fast Some of us have so many pictures on our phones (and in the cloud) that it can be daunting to find a favorite shot from a few years back. But every…

PayPal Blacklists Popular Cybersecurity News Website 'The Hacker News' Without Reason | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - The Hacker News, which has over 2 million Facebook likes and 516,000 Twitter followers, announced the blacklisting in a series of posts on Twitter, Saturday, where the site claimed PayPal refused to …

The Verge 2018 tech report card: Streaming music

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www.theverge.com - Although music streaming has been an integral part of daily life for what seems like ages, both the music industry and tech companies have consistently and frustratingly been behind the curve. So in …

Web Page Hosting Success Starts With A Little Research

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agentmonhost.com - Read the article below for suggestions on how to choose a web host that will simplify your site. Find out which kinds of sites your web host supports.Some free sites don’t allow you to add your own s…

Ideas To Keep In Mind As You Web Host!

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agentmonhost.com - Those who are new to building websites will likely be unaware of the need to store information on the web. It is in these situations that a knowledge of best webhosting will come in handy. There are …

Auto Repair Advice For Every Type Of Folk

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carshopping.biz - Your car does a huge investment you each day. You might not know as much about cars to feel comfortable servicing small repairs.This article is the basics of simple auto-maintenance. Ask all the ques…

Deriving Value from the Internet of Everything - CXO Transform

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cxo-transform.com - The Internet of Everything is connecting people, processes, and data in ways that we couldn’t do before, enabling us to see data and respond in different ways, access things in different ways, and in…

3 Social Media Tools to Explode Growth and Reach in 2019

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www.johnchow.com - Remember around a decade ago when social media just started being a thing? It all started with the likes of LiveJournal and MySpace, and was fueled like gasoline in a fire when Facebook went from a c…

3 Ecommerce Trends You Must Prepare for in 2019

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www.entrepreneur.com - Retail ecommerce sales continue trending upward, and consumer confidence has reached an 18-year high. Conditions are ripe for brands with an established ecommerce presence, but that doesn’t mean busi…

Revamp Your Online Business Presence with This User-Friendly Website Builder

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www.entrepreneur.com - Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you'll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from o…

This awesome homemade jukebox is controlled by swipeable song cards

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www.theverge.com - In an era where everything is controlled by touchscreens and oblique voice commands, there’s something incredibly satisfying about a gadget with simple, tactile controls. That’s probably why designer…

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