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Sunday, January 6, 2019

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The government shutdown is driving users to illegal router settings

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www.theverge.com - On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission closed the majority of its operations, a result of the ongoing government shutdown. The FCC enforces the rules for all the wireless broadcasts in th…

SPECTRECOIN (XSPEC) IS SHOWING SIGNS OF LIFE — Steemit

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steemit.com - Spectrecoin was trading at 0.00004600 BTC on the cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia earlier and up 22.47%. Spectrecoin is a undervalued privacy coin with the key features: IN-CLIENT INTEGRATED TOR Bui…

Marc Andreessen: audio will be “titanically important” and VR will be “1,000” times bigger than AR

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techcrunch.com - In a new a16z podcast with the venture firm’s founders Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, there’s a lot to enjoy, from Andreessen’s TV show recommendations to Horowitz’s secret to excellent barbecue. …

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followme4.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY Waltonchain Q4/2018 Work Progress – Waltonchain_EN – Medium Shared by Blair Semenoff medium.com - Cross-chain mechanism updated; Standards for mainnet hash and child chain block tracking c…

Security researchers find over a dozen iPhone apps linked to Golduck malware

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techcrunch.com - Security researchers say they’ve found more than a dozen iPhone apps covertly communicating with a server associated with Golduck, a historically Android-focused malware that infects popular classic …

Jack to the future for Huawei? P30 leak hints at the return of the headphone port

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techcrunch.com - Huawei, currently the world’s second-largest smartphone company by sales, has won over users partly by loading its devices with a ton of new features, from wireless charging to top-class cameras and …

HP releases a monster $5k, 65-inch gaming display

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techcrunch.com - The HP Omen X Emperium is not meant to watch reruns of The Office. Though it can. This display is one of the first in Nvidia’s family of Big Format Gaming Displays. Unlike traditional large displays,…

Byton has added yet another screen to its upcoming all-electric M-Byte SUV

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techcrunch.com - Byton, the China-based electric car startup that made its debut at CES last year, is back to show what the finalized interior of its upcoming M-Byte SUV will look like. The giant 48-inch wraparound d…

Apple’s increasingly tricky international trade-offs

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techcrunch.com - Far from Apple’s troubles in emerging markets and China, the company is attracting the ire of what should really be a core supporter demographic naturally aligned with the pro-privacy stance CEO Tim …

Ledger announces next-generation cryptocurrency hardware wallet

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techcrunch.com - French startup Ledger unveiled its new hardware wallet to manage your cryptocurrencies. The Ledger Nano X is a Bluetooth-enabled wallet, which means that you’ll be able to send and receive tokens fro…

Netatmo announces HomeKit doorbell that doesn’t require a subscription

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techcrunch.com - Netatmo is announcing its first new product following its acquisition by Legrand — and it’s a connected doorbell. The company says that it is the first Apple HomeKit compatible doorbell but other com…

HP adds Core i9 CPUs, Nvidia RTX graphics to elite Omen Obelisk desktop

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arstechnica.com - HP's updated Omen Obelisk desktop is great for those who want an upgradeable PC that's already built for you. New in the 2019 model are Core i9 processor options, Nvidia RTX 2080Ti graphics, and 64GB…

The best PCs, gadgets, and wearables of CES 2017

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arstechnica.com - While the show's vastness results in a lot of seemingly useless hardware and even some vaporware—Ars UK has intel on the smart hairbrush, LG wants to make sure no one ever has to open a fridge manual…

LG’s new OLED TVs: True 4K/120Hz, variable refresh rates, HDMI 2.1, more

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arstechnica.com - As usual, LG included lifestyle marketing images with its press release. Here, a whole galaxy apparently awaits those who install OLED TVs in extremely stark, modernist apartments. You can watch LG T…

They’re dead to us: The Ars Technica 2019 Deathwatch

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arstechnica.com - It’s come to this again: 2018 has passed, making the dumpster fire that was 2017 look a bit more like the glory days. Last year ended with the government partially shut down and the market in a deep …

HP’s new Chromebook x360 14 brings business style to Chrome OS

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arstechnica.com - It has a full-sized backlit keyboard and a front-facing webcam sitting above the display. It's a business convertible aimed at professionals who need Chrome OS and various configurations to suit thei…

AT&T 5G goes live this week with ridiculously overpowered hotspot

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arstechnica.com - The era of 5G mobile networks is quickly approaching, and while there isn't any smartphone out yet sporting the new network connectivity, AT&T says that "select" early adopters will soon be able to j…

Monetizing the design: what I learned after a year of non-stop UI grinding

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uxdesign.cc - Results of the year for the UI designer, who didn`t have any interesting projects in his portfolio and decided to create his own product for the now popular Figma design platform. Previously, I've al…

How to (Really) Block Distracting Websites with Your Hosts File

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lifehacker.com - There’s no shortage of browser extensions you can use to stay productive by blocking distracting websites throughout the day. (Sorry Reddit, YouTube, and Facebook.) But are they really that effective…

Samsung starts rolling out Android Pie update for Galaxy Note 9

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androidcommunity.com - Owners of the Galaxy Note 9 are getting a New Year’s gift from Samsung as the stable version of the Android 9.0 Pie update has started rolling out. For now it’s only the German market that is seeing …

Volvo’s Polestar 2 will be “first” to have Android Automotive

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androidcommunity.com - Last year, Google announced that they were bringing a more deeply integrated version of their Android Auto platform which they (confusingly) called Android Automotive. Now it looks like we have an of…

HP's Leather Convertible Now Available in Burgundy As Spectre x360 15 Gets an AMOLED Display - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - HP is refreshing its consumer laptops with some minor upgrades this year at CES and introducing a bunch of new monitors. It’s also revealing a new, low-end AMD-based Chromebook today. The company’s S…

HP Launches a Premium New Chromebook, Along With a AMD-powered Chromebook - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - HP is expanding its line of Chromebook devices with two new additions: the world’s first AMD-powered Chromebook, and a premium new Chromebook for its enterprise customers. HP’s new Chromebook 14 is o…

HP Introduces Third-Gen of HP Sure View With New EliteBook X360, EliteOne All-In-One - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - HP is launching a couple of business-focused products at CES 2019 today. The company’s new Elite line is getting the new EliteBook x360 830 G5, along with a new EliteOne 800 AiO G5 all-in-one, a new …

Acer Refreshes Swift 7 With an Improved Design, Launches AMD-based Chromebook - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Acer is launching two new consumer laptops today. The company is introducing a refreshed version of its popular Swift 7 notebook, along with a new Chromebook device powered by an AMD processor. Acer’…

HP's Refreshed Omen Line Includes a Laptop With a 240Hz Display and a 65-inch Monitor - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - HP is launching a new line of gaming hardware today. The company is introducing a new Omen gaming laptop, a new Omen gaming computer, and a big Omen gaming monitor. The company’s new Omen gaming lapt…

Just How Secure Is Your File-Sharing Platform? | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - Most modern businesses need a file sharing platform to continue operating efficiently. They might be used to allow employees to collaborate on documents and spreadsheets, to share important contracts…

How Much of the Internet Is Fake?

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nymag.com - In late November, the Justice Department unsealed indictments against eight people accused of fleecing advertisers of $36 million in two of the largest digital ad-fraud operations ever uncovered. Dig…

The proof that Facebook is broken is obvious from its very modus operandi | John Naughton

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www.theguardian.com - Way back in the 1950s, a pioneering British cybernetician, W Ross Ashby, proposed a fundamental law of dynamic systems. In his book An Introduction to Cybernetics, he formulated his law of requisite …

In 2019 How To Boost Battery Life On The iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone X, iOS 12

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www.forbes.com - If you can spare 30 seconds a day there are some easy ways to stretch battery life on the latest iPhones. Quick disclaimer: based on usage scenarios, your mileage may vary but I'm getting up to an ex…

Great Auto Repair Advice You Can Use

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carshopping.biz - Are you in possession of a car owner? If you own a car, it will need repairing sooner or later. It can be very stressful to find a good and honest car service to tend to your needs. The tips below ca…

All Aboard The Successful Mobile Marketing Train!

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iim.internetinfomedia.com - There are many ways to use mobile marketing. With such a wide variety of options, it’s probably difficult for you to figure out where you should start. The tips below should help you a great way to b…

Solid Tips About Web Page Hosting That Build Success

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agentmonhost.com - What if it were possible for you to obtain a high quality web page hosting service that offered a lot of flexibility, and saved you money at the same time? The advice below will help you decide if yo…

The Best Video Game Advice You Will Be Given

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toys.internetinfomedia.com - From improving your grades in school to your play on the soccer field to just kicking back and having a good time, video games have so much to offer! The article below contains some of the best video…

Dan Crenshaw Responds To Ocasio-Cortez ‘Scandalous’ Dancing: ‘Dance Away’

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dailycallernewsfoundation.org - Republican Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw responded to Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday after she posted a video of herself dancing in response to what she said Republicans considered ‘sca…

Landing Pages vs. Direct Advertising

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durac.info - [1000+ Free online courses] 1) Read more at https://www.uni24x7.com [Top ways to make money online] 1) https://kokoshungsan.uk/Careers [SEO Tools] 1) 50+ SEO tools, website analyzing tools & optimizi…

Affiliate Marketing: Put An End To The Frustration With Our Tips

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internetmarketinginfos.com - Most people in the world are ordinary people. But being ordinary doesn’t mean you cannot create extraordinary business. With a good affiliate marketing strategy, you can have a successful business. O…

Shooting Better Photos With Expert Photography Tips

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slr-digitalcamera.com - Would you like to get started in photography skills but don’t know where to begin? Do you struggle with how to get the perfect lighting or proper exposure? Even if you’re an expert photographer, you …

Tips For Building A Better Mobile Marketing Campaign

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durac.info - There are also so many ways that a person can successfully promote their business via mobile devices. With so many options, it’s probably difficult for you to figure out where you should start. The t…

Why 2-factor authentication, the gold standard of tech, may not be that secure after all

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www.cnbc.com - Mitnick showed CNBC that he was able to enter that code into his browser. "When I hit refresh I'm going to be magically logged into the victims account," he said. Mitnick used LinkedIn to demo the at…

The dawn of a new Big Tech regulatory era?

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www.impactlab.net - At the ShellyPalmer Innovation Series Breakfast at CES 2018, I had a Socratic discussion about the influence of the big technology platforms and other emerging technologies on our lives and the need …

Study: Share of US retail sales from smartphones jumps 14% in Q3

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www.mobilemarketer.com - Criteo's research suggests that mobile marketing channels can help to support brick-and-mortar retailers in reaching omnichannel shoppers who are responsible for a greater proportion of sales. The fi…

4 Retail Tech Trends to Watch in 2019

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www.ecommercetimes.com - Year over year, we see the numbers. In 2017, e-commerce represented 49 percent of all total retail growth, up 16 percent from the previous year. If this year's US$119.99 billion holiday shopping seas…

Verizon: Consumers ring in New Year with e-commerce |Chain Store Age

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www.chainstoreage.com - The brick-and-mortar store is not dead, but the traditional physical shopping experience is largely on its way out. A seamless physical shopping environment that retains the best aspects of brick-and…

Frictionless Commerce - the future of customer experience is seamless

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www.getelastic.com - As we close out 2018, there’s a lot of new experiences (like checkout-free stores), surprising acquisitions (like the Amazon/Whole Foods merger) and more to reflect on and leverage for the year ahead…

Opinion | Our privacy regime is broken. Congress needs to create new norms for a digital age.

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www.washingtonpost.com - By Editorial Board January 5 OUR PRIVACY regime is not working. This fact became painfully apparent over the past year as Americans realized how much of their information Internet companies possess a…

NSA to release a free reverse engineering tool | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - The US National Security Agency will release a free reverse engineering tool at the upcoming RSA security conference that will be held at the start of March, in San Francisco. The software's name is …

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