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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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YouTube TV is officially becoming available nationwide

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techcrunch.com - Just ahead of this year’s Super Bowl, Google’s live TV streaming service YouTube TV is rolling out nationwide, the company announced this morning. The service has been steadily expanding since its Ap…

FB Advertising PRO

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www.socialadprofit.com - An overview of what we are going to cover in this course and how best to use it. Follow these simple steps to activate the Facebook Ads Manager for the first time, or to navigate back to the ads mana…

No Agenda Newsletter

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followme4.blogspot.com - No Agenda Newsletter Show 1106 With the Government not running Why is everything working? Dear Producer, When is the last time you contributed to the support of your No Agenda Show? The great thing a…

Target will soon let you pay for purchases with Google Pay, Samsung Pay

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re a frequent shopper at Target, you will soon be able to leave your wallet at home and just do your shopping with just a smartphone in your hand. That’s because the department store chain wil…

Terabyte-using cable customers double, increasing risk of data cap fees

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arstechnica.com - US cable Internet customers are using an average of 268.7GB per month, and 4.1 percent of households use at least 1TB, according to new research by the vendor OpenVault. Households that use at least …

Emulator project aims to resurrect classic Mac apps and games without the OS

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arstechnica.com - Want to be able to run classic Mac OS applications compiled for the Motorola 68000 series of processors on your ever-so-modern Mac OS X machine? Or maybe you'd rather run them on a Raspberry Pi, or a…

AWS launches WorkLink to make accessing mobile intranet sites and web apps easier

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techcrunch.com - If your company uses a VPN and/or a mobile device management service to give you access to its intranet and internal web apps, then you know how annoying those are. AWS today launched a new product, …

Oracle allegedly withheld $400 million in wages from underrepresented employees

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techcrunch.com - Oracle has allegedly withheld $400 million in wages from racially underrepresented workers (black, Latinx and Asian) as well as women, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compli…

Google launches clean energy project in Taiwan, its first in Asia

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techcrunch.com - Google has launched its first clean energy project in Asia. The company announced today that it struck a long-term agreement to buy the output of a 10-megawatt solar array in Tainan City, Taiwan, abo…

Microsoft Edge on mobile now includes a built-in fake news detector

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techcrunch.com - In 2019, we still don’t really know what to do about fake news. With nothing to disincentivize viral hyperpartisan headlines and other exercises in confirmation bias, online misinformation seems to r…

Adobe acquires Allegorithmic, makers of the Substance texture tools

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techcrunch.com - Adobe today announced that it has acquired Allegorithmic, the French company behind the Substance tools for creating textures that are widely used by AAA game creators, as well as visual effects arti…

Suppose TV can now alert you to changes in TV packages, so you get the best deal

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techcrunch.com - Last year, a startup called Suppose TV entered the market to help consumers find the best deal on TV services. The site offers an online tool that lets you compare different services – including thin…

Facebook agrees to do more to tackle scam ads after celebrity defamation lawsuit

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techcrunch.com - Facebook has agreed to plough more resource into combating the use of its advertising platform by scammers, saying it will do more to tackle scam ads that use well-known public figures to try to tric…

Two years after being acquired by Cisco, AppDynamics keeps expanding monitoring vision

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techcrunch.com - Two years ago this week, AppDynamics was about to IPO. Then Cisco swooped in with a big fat check for $3.7 billion and plans changed quickly. Today, as part of Cisco, the company announced it was exp…

Xiaomi teases a double-folding smartphone… ohhai digital triptych!

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techcrunch.com - China’s Xiaomi has become the latest smartphone maker to tease a folding smartphone, dropping the below video clip of its president and co-founder, Bin Lin, fondling the device on social media today.…

Facebook may proactively close Pages and Groups before they’re in violation of policy

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techcrunch.com - Facebook today announced changes to the way it handles the removal of content from Facebook Pages that’s in violation of the social network’s Community Standards, as well as when the Page has posted …

Sherpa, a Spanish voice assistant, expands Series A to $15M as it passes 5M users

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techcrunch.com - When we think of the AI platforms that are shaping how we use voice to interact with phones, home devices and other services, we tend to think of Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, Google and Microsoft’s …

Resident Evil 2 remake review: Beautiful, terrifying, and annoying

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arstechnica.com - Two years ago, Capcom struck surprising gold with its umpteenth Resident Evil video game. 2017's Resident Evil 7 was the spark the aging series needed, particularly after RE5 and RE6 threw out the se…

Now That’s What I Call Ars Technica, Volume 1: Favorite stories from Ars’ 20 years

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arstechnica.com - It's true—Ars Technica is in the process of turning 20 years old throughout 2019. If you've ever looked at the whois info, our official birthday hits on December 29. But Ars was really birthed all th…

Was Uber’s CEO really the second-best Wii Sports tennis player?

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arstechnica.com - "In other personal pursuits, he once held the world’s second-highest score for the Nintendo Wii Tennis video game." "In other personal pursuits, he once held the world’s second-highest score for the …

Sorry, Ajit: Comcast lowered cable investment despite net neutrality repeal

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arstechnica.com - Comcast's cable division spent 3 percent less on capital expenditures last year, despite promises that the repeal of net neutrality rules would boost broadband network investment. Comcast's cable div…

Tesla gets green light to sell Model 3 in Europe

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arstechnica.com - Tesla has cleared the final regulatory hurdle to selling the Model 3 in Europe, allowing the electric carmaker to begin shipping the vehicles to Europe. Reuters reports that RDW, the automotive regul…

Apple releases macOS 10.14.3, iOS 12.1.3, watchOS 5.1.3, and tvOS 12.1.2

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arstechnica.com - iOS 12.1.3 fixes a scrolling bug in Messages, an iPad Pro-specific audio bug, and a graphical error in some photos, and it addresses some CarPlay disconnects experienced by owners of the three new iP…

An extreme sports game with a story? FutureGrind’s developers talk cyberpunk

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arstechnica.com - Your bike may have different colors for each wheel, and touching a wheel to a platform with a different color ends badly for you. You can attach under rails, not just on top of them. Yesterday, an in…

Google planning changes to Chrome that could break ad blockers

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arstechnica.com - Google is planning to change the way extensions integrate with its Chrome browser. The company says that the changes are necessary for and motivated by a desire to crack down on malicious extensions,…

GoDaddy weakness let bomb threat scammers hijack thousands of big-name domains

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arstechnica.com - Remember the December 13 email blast that threatened to blow up buildings and schools unless recipients paid a $20,000 ransom? It triggered mass evacuations, closures, and lockdowns in the US, Canada…

If you installed PEAR PHP in the last 6 months, you may be infected

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arstechnica.com - Officials with the widely used PHP Extension and Application Repository have temporarily shut down most of their website and are urging users to inspect their systems after discovering hackers replac…

Switch dominates a great year for game consoles in 2018

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arstechnica.com - NPD reports that the Switch was the best-selling system in the US for 2018 in terms of both unit sales and total hardware revenue. That said, the system didn't quite rise to the sales level the PS4 h…

Amazon begins testing deliveries with sidewalk drones

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arstechnica.com - Amazon said on Wednesday that it will start delivering packages using a six-wheeled sidewalk robot called Amazon Scout. "Starting today, these devices will begin delivering packages to customers in a…

13 Learning Resources and Tutorials for Affinity Designer

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geekflare.com - Affinity Designer is quickly taking the graphic designer community by a storm. With the recent release of Affinity Designer for iPad — the parent company Serif is looking to generate substantial mark…

Wow, fancy that. Web ad giant Google to block ad-blockers in Chrome. For safety, apparently

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www.theregister.co.uk - Google engineers have proposed changes to the open-source Chromium browser that will break content-blocking extensions, including various ad blockers. Adblock Plus will most likely not be affected, t…

When Tutankhamun Lay in State: Did Ankhesenamun Willfully Delay Her Husband’s Burial – Part I

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www.ancient-origins.net - The twilight years of the Amarna interlude are shrouded in mystery. We have little concrete evidence of the persons who reigned and their actions. Tossed into this confounding milieu are details of a…

The Workforce Of The Future: The Skills Challenge Becomes More Apparent

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www.forbes.com - Few business topics seem to receive more media attention than talent and, in particular, preparing talent to be the workforce of the future. So it was surprising when we surveyed CXOs around the glob…

The Industry 4.0 manufacturing revolution

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www2.deloitte.com - A year ago, Deloitte’s inaugural survey assessing private and public sector readiness for the Fourth Industrial Revolution observed a “tension between hope and ambiguity.” We found while executives c…

DxOMark Selfie Overall Score starts a new protocol

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androidcommunity.com - Others have a lot of things to say against DxOMark but in the mobile industry, it’s already one of the most trusted sites when it comes to mobile photography. We check the site for the latest top per…

Motorola Moto G7 live images and specs detailed in latest leak

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androidcommunity.com - As early as October, we’ve been seeing images of the Moto G7. Most of them are rendered images showing dual rear shooters and a teardrop notch. Some details and live images of the G7 Play variant hav…

Samsung Neuro Game Booster may offer AI optimization for games

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androidcommunity.com - Samsung seems to be going more all out this year. It has to boost its efforts especially since Huawei, the top Chinese OEM, has already overtaken Apple despite having not captured the American market…

Google Hires Apple Veteran to Bring Fuchsia to Market - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Google has hired a 14-year Apple veteran to work on its upcoming Fuchsia OS. The company has been working on the new OS for a while now, and it has been a talking point throughout last year. Google i…

Basic Information On How To Remove Ads On YouTube Videos | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - YouTube videos now have more ads than before because more businesses now know about YouTube’s big audience and they are starting to see it as necessary to advertise their products/services there. Acc…

How to Optimize Your Conversion Funnel, from ToFu to BoFu

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moz.com - No matter who your customer is or what you’re selling, it’s more likely than not that your customer will have to go through several steps before choosing to buy your product or service. Think about y…

Controversial Fake News Filter NewsGuard Built Into Microsoft’s Mobile Browser

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www.infowars.com - Corporate and neocon-backed startup NewsGuard is one step closer to its vision of bringing its “unreliable” news rater to every screen after Microsoft makes it an integral part of its Edge mobile bro…

Overenthusiastic student shows up for job interview at Microsoft a month early

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mashable.com - This might make you just melt into the floor out of sheer secondhand embarrassment. Laura MacLean, a 21-year-old student studying management and marketing in the UK, was exceptionally prepared for a …

More climate change disasters could increase iPhone demand, Apple predicts

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www.businessinsider.com - The dangers of climate change — from rising sea levels to more frequent droughts — are expected to have a devastating impact on society. For Apple, a changing climate could also mean increased custom…

Google’s mysterious operating system that will replace Android runs on the Pixel 3

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bgr.com - One of the best things about Google’s Android phones is that they’re always going to be the first to get Android updates, and those updates are guaranteed for three years. The Pixel 3 phones will get…

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