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Saturday, February 9, 2019

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TECHNOLOGY

The real reason America is scared of Huawei: internet-connected everything

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www.technologyreview.com - There was a time when the world’s two great superpowers were obsessed with nuclear weapons technology. Today the flashpoint is between the US and China, and it involves the wireless technology that p…

Why Inspiration is the Secret to Customer Engagement

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www.convinceandconvert.com - Listen to this blog post as a podcast: Marketing has moved on from businesses pushing their agenda to wanting to give back to their communities. We’re realizing we are all in this together and that, …

Suddenly, podcasting becomes a sound business

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www.computerworld.com - The Swedish music streaming company Spotify made two big moves into podcasting this week, buying podcast publisher Gimlet Media and podcasting recording app company Anchor. Superficially, the acquisi…

No more robocalls: How to block unwanted calls from iPhone, Android

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www.usatoday.com - Corrections & Clarifications: A previous version of this column neglected to note that calling *77 on your mobile phone may instead connect you with law enforcement. “Hello! Please don’t hang up… did…

Jeff Bezos Protests the Invasion of His Privacy, as Amazon Builds a Sprawling Surveillance State for Everyone Else

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theintercept.com - The National Enquirer has engaged in behavior so lowly and unscrupulous that it created a seemingly impossible storyline: the world’s richest billionaire and a notorious labor abuser, Amazon CEO Jeff…

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followme4.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY Box Sale Analysis: Lunar New Years | Pokemon GO Hub Shared by E pokemongohub.net - With the Lunar New Years Event upon us, it’s no surprise that Niantic released a new Box Sale as well. Th…

Transportation Weekly: Amazon’s secret acquisition and all the AV feels

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techcrunch.com - Welcome to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. I cover all the ways people and goods move from Point A to Point B — today and in the fu…

Facebook picks up retail computer vision outfit GrokStyle

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techcrunch.com - If you’ve ever seen a lamp or chair that you liked and wished you could just take a picture and find it online, well, GrokStyle let you do that — and now the company has been snatched up by Facebook …

What to expect from Mobile World Congress 2019

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techcrunch.com - I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: 2019 just might be the year that smartphones get fun again. After years of similar form factors and slight upgrades, the mobile industry’s back is against …

Is Europe closing in on an antitrust fix for surveillance technologists?

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techcrunch.com - The German Federal Cartel Office’s decision to order Facebook to change how it processes users’ personal data this week is a sign the antitrust tide could at last be turning against platform power. O…

Fitbit’s newest fitness tracker is just for employees and health insurance members

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techcrunch.com - Fitbit has a new fitness tracker, but it’s one that you can’t buy in stores. The company quietly uncorked the Inspire on Friday, releasing its first product that is available only to corporate employ…

A potted history of Japan’s car industry delights at the Petersen Museum

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arstechnica.com - This Datsun Model 16 Coupe is actually a pre-war Japanese car. Hand-painted Datsun logos adorn the Model 16's hubcaps. This oddity is the Fuji Cabin. It was powered buy a 5.5hp engine, and can seat t…

Google Play caught hosting an app that steals users’ cryptocurrency

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arstechnica.com - Google Play has been caught hosting yet another malicious app, this time one that was designed to steal cryptocurrency from unwitting end users, researchers said Friday. The malware, which masquerade…

AT&T sued by Sprint, must defend decision to tell users that 4G is “5G E”

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arstechnica.com - Sprint is suing AT&T, alleging that AT&T's misleading "5G E" advertising campaign violates laws prohibiting false advertising and deceptive acts and practices. AT&T renamed a large portion of its 4G …

Apple pushes fix for “FacePalm,” possibly its creepiest vulnerability ever

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arstechnica.com - Apple has patched one of its creepiest vulnerabilities ever—a flaw in its FaceTime messenger app that made it possible for people to eavesdrop on audio and video captured by iPhones and Macs. The bug…

Microsoft’s Xbox Live is coming to Switch, iOS, Android

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arstechnica.com - Xbox Live users will soon be able to take their "gaming achievement history, their friends list, their clubs, and more" to games on the Nintendo Switch and mobile platforms. That's according to a Gam…

Aetna makes an Apple Watch app—promises not to use activity data against you

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arstechnica.com - Health insurance giant Aetna has teamed up with Apple to create a health-tracking app for Apple Watch that will have access to Aetna members’ medical data and offer monetary rewards for meeting perso…

Scenes from America’s largest auto show

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arstechnica.com - From its start in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show has grown to become the largest auto show in North America. Held every February at the massive McCormick Place Convention Center, the Chicago Auto Show o…

Jeff Bezos Shows Us A Thing Or Two: Six Ways To Face Down Crisis With Courage

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www.forbes.com - Phoenix-like, Jeff Bezos has risen from the ashes of bad decisions to make a great one. He is showing us — individuals, CEOs, board members and other leaders — how to stand up to bullying and extorti…

Instagram and Facebook are changing the rules around self-harm and suicide posts

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www.newsweek.com - Instagram announced changes to the app to adjust the content allowed on the app when it comes to self-harm and suicide. Facebook, Instagram’s parent company, is also making similar changes to its pla…

MatchMakers: The Key to Solving the Chicken or the Egg Challenge

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orrinwoodwardblog.com - Every payment system platform seeks to serve at least two separate customers, namely, merchants and consumers. The goal is to achieve critical masses where the merchants join for access to the large …

10 Things You Need To Look Out For In A Leading CRM Software Solution | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - CRM software simplifies the often-chaotic world of website management. To keep things from getting out of hand, you should have an understanding of its most important features. Despite all of the han…

Everything we know so far about Jeff Bezos' blackmail claim

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news.vice.com - Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos claimed Thursday that the owner of the National Enquirer tried to blackmail and extort him over naked pictures he sent to his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez. In an extraordinary blog…

Best Place To Get Surprise Boxes Online In 2019 – Drakemall Proofs | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - Looking for some great items such as mobile phones like Samsung S9 or sports gear at a much cheaper cost? Have you ever imagined where can you get such a deal so that you can buy your favorite items …

5 Car Accessories That Make Your Ride So Much Better | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - Planning for a road trip or driving in the city is equal and might be the opposite of each other. A good driving skill always comes from a good body posture and a relaxed mind. The city is always ful…

Inside Facebook Dating, launching first in Colombia

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techcrunch.com - Does deeper data produce perfect matches? Facebook is finally ready to find out, starting today with a country-wide test in Colombia of its new Dating feature. It’s centered around an algorithm-power…

20 bad Internet behaviors - and how to fix them

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nordvpn.com - We’ve all done it. Clicking on “Agree” without reading the terms (and installing some great malware). Doing a little online shopping while using free public WiFi. Downloading files from sketchy websi…

Do You Know Where Your Remote Work Policy Is?

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securityintelligence.com - The remote work trend is here to stay — and it’s a growing phenomenon. Nearly two-thirds (63 percent) of companies have employees who work remotely, yet more than half of those companies (57 percent)…

Easy Marketing Via Email Ideas That Are Proven To Work

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marketingpromotion.biz - Have you ever thought about getting into e-mail marketing but find that you have no idea where to start? If you want to reach out to a potentially limitless audience, look no further! This article is…

Good Solid Marketing With Email Solution Anyone Can Master

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internetmarketinginfos.com - Are you failing to see the results you want from email marketing strategies? Are you uncertain how to get started with this marketing emails? You have come to the right spot! This article contains th…

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