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Monday, January 21, 2019

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Twitter exposed some Android users' protected tweets, and didn't notice for over four years

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www.grahamcluley.com - Twitter has owned up to a privacy goof that exposed some Android users’ private tweets. That would be bad enough if the problem existed for an hour, or a day, or a month. But unfortunately for Twitte…

Expected Labor Cost Increases Continue To Drive Grocery Stores Toward Automation

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www.forbes.com - A customer uses a self-checkout kiosk at the Food Le Parc supermarket inside the CKC18 store in Hong Kong. (Photographer: Justin Chin/Bloomberg)© 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP © 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP…

Canada’s Telus says partner Huawei is ‘reliable’: reports

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techcrunch.com - The US-China tension over Huawei is leaving telecommunications companies around the world at a crossroad, but one spoke out last week. Telus, one of Canada’s largest phone companies showed support fo…

Shodan Safari, where hackers heckle the worst devices put on the internet

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techcrunch.com - If you leave something on the internet long enough, someone will hack it. The reality is that many device manufacturers make it far too easy by using default passwords that are widely documented, all…

Original Content podcast: We conquer clutter with Marie Kondo’s new show

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techcrunch.com - On the surface, “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo” sounds like a simple show: Over the course of eight episodes, organizing guru Marie Kondo helps a variety Los Angeles residents sort through their belong…

Youth-run agency AIESEC exposed over 4 million intern applications

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techcrunch.com - AIESEC, a non-profit that bills itself as the “world’s largest youth-run organization,” exposed more than four million intern applications with personal and sensitive information on a server without …

French data protection watchdog fines Google $57 million under the GDPR

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techcrunch.com - The CNIL, the French data protection watchdog, has issued its first GDPR fine of $57 million (€50 million). The regulatory body claims that Google has failed to comply with the General Data Protectio…

“Our worst fears have come true,” VW Group exec wrote to Audi exec

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arstechnica.com - Photo by Florian Gaertner/Photothek via Getty Images On Thursday, a federal grand jury in Detroit, Michigan, indicted four Audi executives for playing a role in the diesel cheating scandals that rock…

Western Digital’s Black SSD is now focused on gaming, can come with a heatsink

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arstechnica.com - A render that gives you some sense of the thickness with the heatsink attached. It's a gamer brand now, so of course its marketing graphics look menacing, grimdark, juvenile, and ridiculous. Another …

Mortal Kombat 11 gameplay as seen by a ‘90s arcade rat

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arstechnica.com - I was 15 when Mortal Kombat first hit the arcades in 1992. It was a different era then—no social media, no modern Internet to speak of, and we didn't have year-long teaser campaigns for new games. Yo…

Verizon offers free robocall blocking, two years after AT&T and T-Mobile

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arstechnica.com - Verizon yesterday said it will make spam and robocall blocking features free for all wireless customers starting in March, about two years after AT&T and T-Mobile began offering free robocall blockin…

The Motorola Razr is coming back as a smartphone

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arstechnica.com - Lenovo, the current owner of Motorola Mobility, will release a new version of the iconic Razr cell phone, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal citing sources familiar with the matter. The…

Russia tries to force Facebook and Twitter to relocate servers to Russia

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arstechnica.com - The Russian government agency responsible for censorship on the Internet has accused Facebook and Twitter of failing to comply with a law requiring all servers that store personal data to be located …

Elon Musk announces Tesla layoffs, warns about weak Q4 profits

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arstechnica.com - Tesla is cutting its workforce by about 7 percent, CEO Elon Musk announced in a Friday morning email to employees. Musk said that the cuts are necessary to help Tesla cope with what Musk described as…

Woman sues T-Mobile after employees allegedly snoop on racy private video

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arstechnica.com - The men allegedly quickly found a private naked video of the woman, referred to in the complaint as "N.E.," and played it for themselves. The woman was mortified. Ars contacted T-Mobile, which did no…

Intel reported to have a new 5GHz chip that’s literally priceless

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arstechnica.com - If the $1,979 Core i9-9980XE isn't enough processor for you, Anandtech reports that Intel will soon have an even more expensive Core i9 processor: the i9-9990XE. But you won't be able to buy it, and …

Building Brand Loyalty and Reducing Anxiety with UI Animation

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medium.com - The simple act of sending an email, a file or posting something can carry with it all sorts of anxiety: Did I do everything right? Am I sending this to the right people? Will it be well received? Wil…

7 Tips for Sharper Photos

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www.picturecorrect.com - There is no fix once you take a blurry photo. When you’re starting out, you can get confused with all the focusing modes available on your camera. Questions like where to focus and which mode to use …

Here's the Key to Private Internet Browsing

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www.inverse.com - If you’re looking to beef up your internet privacy and security (which we recommend more and more every day), or just see what’s on Netflix in different countries around the world, a VPN is an indisp…

Is Apple paving the way for a new budget mini iPhone? | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - Over the weekend, cut-priced versions of the iPhone SE made a brief appearance on Apple's US clearance page, before being quickly snapped up by buyers. Priced at $249 for the 32GB version, and only $…

What You Need to Know About the Future of the Job Search

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www.glassdoor.com - Searching for a new job and finding the right person for a role is undeniably a task within itself for job seekers and talent acquisition professionals alike. From writing a compelling resume to nail…

Galaxy S10 in-display fingerprint scanner is real, Samsung Pay app reveals

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androidcommunity.com - The Samsung Galaxy S10 will have Samsung Pay. We’re certain at least on one variant will have an on-screen fingerprint reader according to the mobile payment app. XDA devs have seen some clues and re…

Can an Umbrella Loyalty Program Work For You? Q&A with Loyal~n~Save

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loyalty360.org - Loyal~n~Save is a loyalty platform offered by FasTrax Solutions, a company that specializes in retail POS, warehouse management systems, and digital marketing solutions. The platform is designed to h…

Vape Hardware Review: The Joyetech Ultex T80 with CUBIS Max Starter Kit - Soupwire

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soupwire.com - Joyetech is one of the many vaping brands focusing on innovative technology. While some manufacturers are slightly behind the curve, Joyetech is typically at the front with different vaping devices o…

Tesla Drastically Increases Supercharger 'Fuel' Prices Following Staff Layoffs | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - Electrek reports that Elon Musk’s electric car manufacturer Tesla has drastically increased the price of their Supercharger stations worldwide; this change comes shortly after the company shut down a…

College Students Push to Censor Porn on Campus Internet Service | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - According to a report from The College Fix, students at Georgetown University and the University of Notre Dame are demanding that their university administrators censor pornography on the campus inte…

Digital Obesity or Analogue Anorexia? Welcome to the Future (expanded excerpt from “Technology vs Humanity”) – Futurist Gerd Leonhard

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www.futuristgerd.com - The amount of information, data and media information available to us is growing at warp speed. A massive wave of digital flab is rushing at us. Some 40% of Americans struggle with physical obesity, …

How to Use the Instagram Countdown Sticker for Business

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Want to promote time-sensitive events and offers on Instagram? Wondering how the Instagram countdown sticker can help? In this article, you’ll learn how to set up the Instagram countdown sticker in s…

Stay Ahead of Data Subject Access Requests

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www.egnyte.com - Over the last few years, technology has transformed our lives and made it easy for businesses to collect and process personal data. These technological advancements have also created the need for new…

NRF 2019: How Retailers Can Optimize Their Mobile Web Experience

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biztechmagazine.com - As consumers become more comfortable using their smartphones for everything from dating to shopping, mobile web continues on a steep incline. “Mobile [web traffic] today accounts for over 30 percent …

FTC reportedly planning ‘record-setting’ fine against Facebook for mishandling user data

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9to5mac.com - Following a report last weekend that Germany was planning to punish Facebook, a report from The Washington Post now says the Federal Trade Commission in the U.S. is planning “record-setting” fines ag…

Oneupweb | CMS 101: Search Engine & Social Media Optimization

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www.oneupweb.com - Sometimes you don’t have time or resources to go digging through code to figure out why your site doesn’t rank, but the truth is that many of the most significant fixes you can make take just a few c…

Russian watchdog launches 'administrative proceedings' against Facebook, Twitter

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www.channelnewsasia.com - MOSCOW: Russia's media watchdog Roskomnadzor launched "administrative proceedings" on Monday (Jan 21) against US social media giants Facebook and Twitter, accusing them of not complying with Russian …

016 Voice Mail: What to Avoid, and Say to Get to More Buyers

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theartofsales.com - Most sales and prospecting voice mail messages get deleted because they are awful. Some are in the gray area of credibility. Others are flat out deceptive. Yet, skilled salespeople understand the eff…

Why You Should Outline Your Fiction Novel - Writing Warriors Collective

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writingwarriorscollective.com - Ok, I know that’s not all that helpful. But it’s not an easy question because there is no right or wrong answer. My first piece of advice is to use the process that makes you feel most creative, insp…

Formula E- a Test Bed for Automotive Innovation from Track to Road - ERP News

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erpnews.com - The impact of electric vehicles on the future direction of the automotive industry is going to be huge. According to new statistics, 291,000 Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) and Plug-in Hybrids (PHEV)…

The Key to Achieving a Comfortable Lifestyle and Saving More Money

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www.entrepreneur.com - In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy explains a few ways to take care of your family with money. Tracy offers a few tips on how to increase your family's income, so you may properl…

Wird das Galaxy S10 X Samsungs Trumpf?

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www.n-tv.de - Rund einen Monat vor der Premiere von Samsungs neuer S-Klasse häufen sich die Leaks zum Galaxy S10 und seinen Geschwistern. Vieles ist bekannt, aber längst nicht alles. Besonders spannend ist ein mys…

Don’t Miss the Women in Technology Luncheon at Acumatica Summit 2019 - ERP News

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erpnews.com - It’s an amazing time for women in technology. Opportunities abound as technology, such as cloud ERP, continues to touch and transform every aspect of our lives. And with these opportunities come incr…

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