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01-26-2019 - Local Businesses will pay you thousands for this…

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Is Big Tech Merging With Big Brother? Kinda Looks Like It

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www.wired.com - A friend of mine, who runs a large television production company in the car-mad city of Los Angeles, recently noticed that his intern, an aspiring filmmaker from the People’s Republic of China, was w…

BMW, Porsche, Jaguar Land Rover invest in roadside assistance startup Urgently

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techcrunch.com - Urgently, the roadside assistance startup that connects car owners who need help with tow truck and other services, has raised $21 million in a Series B round that includes the venture arms of BMW, P…

Too few cybersecurity professionals is a gigantic problem for 2019

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techcrunch.com - As the new year begins gaining steam, there is ostensibly a piece of good news on the cyber front. Major cyber attacks have been in a lull in recent months and still are. The good tidings are fleetin…

Samsung is ditching plastic packaging

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techcrunch.com - Samsung Electronics said Sunday it will replace plastic packaging used for its bevy of products from mobile phones and tablets to home appliances and wearables with paper and other environmentally su…

A tour of elementary OS, perhaps the Linux world’s best hope for the mainstream

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arstechnica.com - Everyone is a Linux user, but almost no one knows it. The operating system is a strange beast. You'd be hard pressed to come up with another tool so widely used, so widely deployed, and so absolutely…

Google’s lobbying spending set new records in 2018

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arstechnica.com - American technology giants spent record sums on lobbying in 2018, according to disclosures the companies filed with the Federal Elections Commission on Tuesday. Google led the pack, spending $21 mill…

Sen. Marco Rubio wants to ban states from protecting consumer privacy

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arstechnica.com - US Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has proposed a federal privacy law that would preempt tougher privacy rules issued by states. Rubio's announcement Wednesday said that his American Data Dissemination (AD…

Google kills the Chromecast Audio

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arstechnica.com - Another day, another dead Google product. Today, Google is discontinuing the Chromecast Audio. The company told Android Police it has stopped manufacturing the audio-only version of the Chromecast, s…

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…

How Star Trek and Sci-Fi Influenced Jeff Bezos

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www.wired.com - Jeff Bezos is a lifelong science fiction fan. As a child the Amazon founder spent his summers reading Asimov and Heinlein, according to Christian Davenport, who profiled Bezos in his book The Space B…

Facebook should never have been allowed to buy Instagram, Silicon Valley rep says

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www.fastcompany.com - Following news today that Facebook intends to more tightly integrate Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp, Congressman Ro Khanna (D-California) says the government was asleep at the switch when it fail…

Facebook: The Normalization Of What Should Never Have Been Accepted As Normal

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www.forbes.com - APRIL 8, 2018: A cracked phone with the Facebook app loading sitting on a laptop. The social media giant has been in hot water for privacy troubles.Getty Getty Mark Zuckerberg’s argument in the artic…

Microsoft Issues Windows 10 Upgrade Warning

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www.forbes.com - The problems associated with Windows 10’s most controversial feature are well known, but now Microsoft has warned users it will soon be consuming more of your computer’s resources to enforce it… In a…

Samsung Galaxy S10 video reveals all-new design like you’ve never seen it before

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www.t3.com - Following the latest torrent of Samsung Galaxy S10 leaks, there's not much about the as-yet unannounced smartphone we don't know ahead of the Galaxy Unpacked launch event next month. But it's one thi…

Amazon's facial recognition software found to be racist, sexist

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hotair.com - When covering advancements in technology including artificial intelligence and facial recognition software I’ve run across all manner of complaints from various activists. Many worry about invasions …

Zuckerberg Plans to Integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger

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www.nytimes.com - For Facebook, the move also offers avenues for making money from Instagram and WhatsApp. WhatsApp currently generates little revenue; Instagram produces ad revenue but none from its messaging. Mr. Zu…

Top 10 Education Gamification Examples for Lifelong Learners

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yukaichou.com - These gamification examples were tested by Erik van Mechelen, based on the gamification framework–Octalysis–created by Yu-kai Chou. Each of us learn every day, even if we aren’t trying to. As humans,…

Why You Should Consider Scrapping This Unoriginal Type of Content – Local Internet Marketing

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andyrkelly.com - I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions. My personal resolutions always feel contrived, so several years ago I just stopped making them. But the new year can be powerful, especially on a social level.…

4 Ways to Get Creative with Marketing Automation – Local Internet Marketing

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andyrkelly.com - A lot of salespeople and marketers are already aware of what marketing automation can do to nurture leads and convert prospects. When you’re trying to stay on top of communicating with leads, marketi…

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Are these the best new TVs of 2019 (already)? The early verdicts are in…

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www.t3.com - Holding out for the best unreleased TV of 2019? Hold onto your popcorn, folks: there’s a tsunami of top-end TV screens about to hit. Manufacturers are busy prepping new 4K TVs, and planning enormous …

America Pushes Allies to Fight Huawei in New Arms Race With China

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www.nytimes.com - Nervousness about Chinese technology has long existed in the United States, fueled by the fear that the Chinese could insert a “back door” into telecom and computing networks that would allow Chinese…

Bosch receives $2.3 million green light from Victorian government to trial self-driving cars - SmartCompany

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www.smartcompany.com.au - Victoria is set to get its first-ever fleet of self-driving cars this year after the state government approved a $2.3 grant for global whitegoods manufacturer and engineering company Bosch to develop…

Maximizing the Value of Experience Data

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www.entrepreneur.com - The biggest acquisition in martech this year highlights the coming of age of experience data. In November, SAP announced plans to acquire Qualtrics for $8 billion -- a mega-deal that would make it th…

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