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Saturday, January 12, 2019

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Bitcoin’s Biggest Hack In History: 184.4 Billion Bitcoin from Thin Air

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hackernoon.com - On Aug. 15 2010, an unknown hacker nearly destroyed Bitcoin. The hacker generated 184.467 billion Bitcoin out of thin air in what has become known as the Value Overflow Incident. Satoshi Nakamoto qui…

Jai Rawat of Zinrelo Shares Loyalty Rewards Wisdom: Part II

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loyalty360.org - Zinrelo’s leadership in loyalty rewards is contingent upon its expertise and adaptability. Founder Jai Rawat recently spoke with Loyalty360 about the strategies needed to stay relevant in the present…

How Google plans to reinvent the user interface

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www.computerworld.com - When the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone 12 years ago, he also introduced to many the concept of the multitouch user interface. He emphasized the benefit of using “the pointing device…

This company says its air taxis could be flying people across major cities by the ‘mid-2020s’

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www.washingtonpost.com - The Bell Nexus hybrid electric air taxi concept is displayed Tuesday at the Bell booth at CES International in Las Vegas. (John Locher/AP) By Peter Holley Peter Holley Technology reporter Email Bio F…

IT Security: What to Expect in 2019

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www.techopedia.com - With the proliferation of data breaches in the corporate world, in addition to all of the classic fears of malware, Trojans and viruses wreaking havoc on systems, executives and business leaders are …

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followme4.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY Improbable urges Unity to unsuspend their license, rectify ‘farcical’ situation for developers Shared by TechCrunch techcrunch.com - Improbable may be pissed at Unity, but they still want …

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…

Xiaomi’s five-year plan is a $1.5 billion bet on smart homes

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techcrunch.com - Xiaomi, the Chinese company best known for budget phones, is betting big on a future of connected homes. It plans to plough at least 100 billion yuan, or $1.48 billion, into the so-called “AIoT” sect…

Microsoft Bing not only shows child pornography, it suggests it

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techcrunch.com - Illegal child exploitation imagery is easy to find on Microsoft’s Bing search engine. But even more alarming is that Bing will suggest related keywords and images that provide pedophiles with more ch…

Taking a stroll with Samsung’s robotic exoskeleton

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techcrunch.com - Samsung’s look-but-don’t-touch policy left many wondering precisely how committed the company is to its new robots. On the other hand, the company was more than happy to let me take the GEMS (Gait En…

Scooter startup Bird tried to silence a journalist. It did not go well.

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techcrunch.com - Cory Doctorow doesn’t like censorship. He especially doesn’t like his own work being censored. Anyone who knows Doctorow knows his popular tech and culture blog, Boing Boing, and anyone who reads Boi…

Google cans the Chromecast Audio

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techcrunch.com - The Chromecast Audio is no more. Google has decided to stop manufacturing the audio dongle that allowed you to add any “dumb” speaker to your Google Cast setup. If you still want one, you’ll have to …

How open source software took over the world

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techcrunch.com - It was just 5 years ago that there was an ample dose of skepticism from investors about the viability of open source as a business model. The common thesis was that Redhat was a snowflake and that no…

Amazon attempts less-creepy delivery by placing packages in your garage

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arstechnica.com - Amazon isn't giving up on its Key home delivery service. Rather than letting couriers in through your front door, Amazon wants you to open up your garage. The company announced its new Key for Garage…

UX rant: The nightmare horrorshow that is the Apple TV remote

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arstechnica.com - I’ve been an Apple guy since the beginning. My first laptop was a Powerbook 100 with a built-in plastic trackball. But unlike the vast majority of Apple products, which are marvels of engineering and…

The 20 most-popular stories of 2018

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arstechnica.com - Yesterday, we brought you the most-commented stories of 2018. We're back today with a little more Christmas reading for you: the most-popular stories of 2018. As we have done in the past, we made two…

Twitter Knows Where You Live

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lifehacker.com - Does the entire world really need to see where you’re tweeting from? I usually don’t think about how much location data I’m sharing on Twitter, because I don’t think anybody cares about my 1) tweets …

2019 iPhones: Three new handsets, one with a triple-rear-camera setup

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arstechnica.com - As the new year kicks off, we already have rumors swirling about the next round of iPhones to come from Apple. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Apple plans to release three new iPhon…

How to Launch a Brand New Website (with a Bang!) - The Ultimate Guide

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - So you’re here because you want to know how to launch a brand new website (with a bang!). That’s exciting, and you should feel proud! This post will show you exactly how to do that and will cover a w…

Apple Reportedly Started Production of Long-Delayed AirPower - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - It’s September 2017. Apple launches the big new iPhone X and shows off its AirPower charging mat capable of wirelessly charging multiple devices at once. And after months of wait, the AirPower just d…

Keeping Things Running Smoothly - Some Tips For Amazon Sellers | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - Amazon is one of the largest companies in the world and the second-largest retailer after Walmart. However, being a seller on Amazon can often seem like a chore because of their excessive regulation …

AI vs Human - The Best Way To Check Spelling In 2019 | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - Artificial intelligence and its achievements are not something new for modern people. Today an artificial neural network can draw pictures, carry on an intelligent dialogue, and conduct complicated r…

AT&T Pledges to Stop Selling Customer Location Data | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - “In light of recent reports about the misuse of location services, we have decided to eliminate all location aggregation services – even those with clear consumer benefits,” declared AT&T in a statem…

Rumors are swirling about Apple's AirPower wireless charging again

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mashable.com - The Abominable Snowman of Apple products — AirPower — is resurfacing. But we'll believe that the technological monster myth is real when we see it. SEE ALSO: Seriously, where the heck is Apple's AirP…

A hidden trick for turning your iPhone and AirPods into a spy microphone is going viral. Here's what the feature is really about.

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www.businessinsider.com - There are a lot of cool, hidden features buried inside your iPhone's settings menu. There's a new tip that's going viral on Twitter that allows you to use your iPhone as a microphone, and listen to w…

Top 10 Industries Transformed By Self-Driving Cars

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www.forbes.com - It took 50 years for electricity to be adopted by 60% of households in the United States and only 10 years for cell phones. The adoption of self-driving cars could be even faster. Forecasts suggest t…

These slick new AR glasses project shockingly high-quality visuals

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www.theverge.com - Like virtual reality before it, augmented reality is the newest, hyped-up technology ripped straight from science fiction that technology companies worldwide are trying to bring to life. But unlike m…

Crypto Spotlight 055 - Javvy, Worbli & Omni Bazaar - The Bad Crypto Podcast

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badcryptopodcast.com - As we get closer to wrapping up 2018, it’s amazing to see how many blockchain projects continue to move forward in spite of a down market. In fact, some of these projects are even more innovative and…

Apple said to be planning iPhone with 3 rear cameras this year - SiliconANGLE

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siliconangle.com - Apple Inc. plans to launch a trio of iPhones this year that will be headlined by a flagship with three rear cameras, according to a new report. The information leaked this morning by way of anonymous…

Will Apple ditch the iPhone XR? Report casts light on 2019 release plans | Trusted Reviews

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www.trustedreviews.com - There will be successor to the iPhone XR in 2019, according to a Wall Street Journal report, despite rumblings of disappointing sales for the most reasonably priced device in the range. People famili…

Warning: “GDPR Extortion” Could Hurt Your Business, Here’s What to Do! - Small Business Trends

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smallbiztrends.com - Most US-based business leaders are at least somewhat familiar with the GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation.) Although this broad set of data regulations is designed to protect the privacy of …

Hands on: LG OLED65R9 4K OLED TV (2019) review

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www.whathifi.com - Las Vegas isn’t short of high-rollers, but we didn’t expect one to be 65 inches and the talk of the tech world at CES 2019. Alongside an 8K model and its new range of conventional OLED sets, LG unrav…

Egnyte Connect: Single, Secure Solution Connects People and Information

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news.sap.com - I’m always excited to hear about new products that help people work more efficiently — and maybe even let them spend less time in the office. Egnyte Connect for SAP Cloud Platform is one of those bus…

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…

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…

Harpy: A new jailbreak app that lets you rule your local Wi-Fi network with an iron fist

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www.idownloadblog.com - After refreshing my Cydia sources this week, I happened upon a peculiar package dubbed Harpy by iOS developer midnightchips. But more importantly, I was pleasantly surprised after tapping on the pack…

Bird Rides Inc. Demands Takedown of News Report on Lawful Re-use of Scooters

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www.eff.org - Every now and then we have to remind someone that it's not illegal for people to report facts that they dislike. This time, the offender is electric scooter rental company Bird Rides, Inc. Electric s…

Poland: Huawei exec, Polish security expert spied for China

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apnews.com - WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland has arrested a director at the Chinese tech giant Huawei and one of its own former cybersecurity experts and charged them with spying for China, authorities said Friday. …

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