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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

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5 Ways to Integrate Snapchat Into Your Marketing Strategy

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www.jeffbullas.com - Just when you feel like you’re figuring it all out… Another social media marketing platform pops up. I get it, you’ve just come to grips with how to engage your audience on Facebook and Twitter – why…

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followme4.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY The 10 Best Educational Apps that use Gamification for adults in 2018 Shared by Yu-kai Chou yukaichou.com - This post was recently updated to reflect the 10 best educational apps for adult…

VW’s futuristic all-electric dune buggy embraces its 1960s’ roots

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techcrunch.com - Volkswagen has added another member to its ever-expanding I.D. line of concept electric vehicles that’s meant to showcase the automaker’s electric future. This time it’s the I.D. Buggy, an all-electr…

Tesla delivers big price cuts to Model S and Model X vehicles

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techcrunch.com - Tesla made a flurry of announcements this afternoon, with the highlight being the company’s reveal of its $35,000 Model 3. That reveal grabbed the most headlines, but updates to the Model S and Model…

Outdoor Tech’s Chips ski helmet speakers are a hot mess of security flaws

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techcrunch.com - Sometimes the “smartest” gadgets come with the shoddiest security. Alan Monie, a security researcher at U.K. cybersecurity firm Pen Test Partners, bought and tested a pair of Chips 2.0 wireless speak…

Google to launch a ‘Chromebook App Hub’ for educational apps and lesson ideas

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techcrunch.com - Google today announced an expansion of its educational initiatives with the Chromebook App Hub from Google for Education, due to launch later in 2019. The new resource is designed to offer teachers a…

How Disney Built Star Wars, in real life

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techcrunch.com - From the moment that Disney announced its acquisition of Lucasfilm, the question on every fan’s mind was “when will they build Star Wars in real life?” While most assumed that they would do it eventu…

Flawed visitor check-in systems let anyone steal guest logs and sneak into buildings

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techcrunch.com - Security researchers at IBM have found, reported and disclosed 19 vulnerabilities in five popular visitor management systems, which they say can be used to steal data about visitors — or even sneak i…

The lonely death of Jibo, the social robot

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techcrunch.com - We knew this moment was coming — we just never expected it to arrive so soon. Jibo owners all over are reporting a final death rattle from their beloved home robot. The last message finds Jibo announ…

Transportation Weekly: Polestar CEO speaks, Tesla terminology, and a tribute

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techcrunch.com - Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch . This is the fourth edition of our newsletter, a weekly jaunt into the wonderful wo…

Daily Crunch: Facebook faces new privacy concerns

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techcrunch.com - The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Faceb…

Scytale grabs $5M Series A for application-to-application identity management

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techcrunch.com - Scytale, a startup that wants to bring identity and access management to application-to-application activities, announced a $5 million Series A round today. The round was led by Bessemer Venture Part…

This handy Twitter video downloader bot is now seeing 7,500 requests a day

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techcrunch.com - Not all the bots on Twitter are spammers or democracy hackers. You may recall seeing requests to the Thread Reader app bot to “unroll” a long thread into readable copy, for example, and in more recen…

Elon Musk says Tesla Model Y will be revealed at its LA design studio on March 14

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techcrunch.com - Tesla will pull back the curtains and unveil its Model Y crossover vehicle at an event in Los Angeles on March 14th, according to a tweet from chief executive Elon Musk. Model Y unveil event on March…

Can predictive analytics be made safe for humans?

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techcrunch.com - Massive-scale predictive analytics is a relatively new phenomenon, one that challenges both decades of law as well as consumer thinking about privacy. As a technology, it may well save thousands of l…

What critics get wrong about the “American AI Initiative”

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techcrunch.com - Sujai Hajela is co-founder, president and CEO of Mist, which develops self-learning wireless networks using artificial intelligence. There’s been a bit of hysteria – AIsteria, if you will – over the …

Google found it paid men less than women for the same job

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techcrunch.com - The story we’re used to hearing is that women get paid less than men. In Google’s case, according to its own internal pay audit, it turned out male-identified Level 4 Software Engineers received less…

Galaxy S10 takes the ‘best smartphone display’ crown

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techcrunch.com - As you may have gathered from our review of Samsung’s Galaxy S10, it’s a very solid phone with lots of advanced features. But one thing that’s especially difficult to test is the absolute quality of …

A comprehensive list of UX clichΓ©s

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www.fastcompany.com - Editor’s note: Fabricio Teixeira, design director at Work & Co and founder of UX Collective, recently shared his list of the most common clichΓ©s repeated about UX. If you have one to add, see his ori…

Thunderbolt 3 becomes USB4, as Intel’s interconnect goes royalty-free

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arstechnica.com - Fulfilling its 2017 promise to make Thunderbolt 3 royalty-free, Intel has given the specification for its high-speed interconnect to the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), the industry group that devel…

Feds investigate why a Tesla crashed into a truck Friday, killing driver

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arstechnica.com - The National Transportation Safety Board is dispatching a team of investigators to Delray Beach, Fla., to investigate a Friday morning crash that killed the driver of a Tesla Model 3. The National Hi…

Sony begins refunding Anthem purchases in light of “full power down” reports

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arstechnica.com - After a weekend full of reports about Anthem woes on PS4, people who purchased the game on that console got a sliver of "good" news on Monday: you can probably get a no-questions-asked refund for you…

One week later, THQ Nordic disavows 8chan AMA

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arstechnica.com - "This letter is to offer my sincerest apologies and regret for THQ Nordic GmbH Vienna's interaction with the controversial website 8chan last Tuesday, February 26," the statement from THQ Nordic AB c…

Comcast set mobile pins to “0000,” helping attackers steal phone numbers

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arstechnica.com - A bad security decision by Comcast on the company's mobile phone service made it easier for attackers to port victims' cell phone numbers to different carriers. Comcast in 2017 launched Xfinity Mobil…

The VW I.D. Buggy is a bright-green electric smile machine

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arstechnica.com - Unlike a Beetle-based dune buggy, this one won't disturb your tranquil surroundings with aircooled noise or the smell of burning oil. I adore the way the roof connects to the rollover hoop. A design …

Amazon to open all-new grocery stores separate from Whole Foods

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arstechnica.com - Amazon reportedly feels confident enough in its grocery-store quests to branch out into new ventures. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Amazon plans to open dozens of new grocery stor…

Android TV bug appears to share your photos with random strangers

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arstechnica.com - Google has temporarily disabled Android TV photo sharing after reports of a brutal bug popped up on Twitter. Through the Google Home app, Android TV has a "linked accounts" feature that lets several …

A beginner’s guide to the world of weird and wonderful Japanese import cars

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arstechnica.com - Did you grow up playing Gran Turismo, marveling over the weird and wonderful Japanese market (JDM) cars that never made it to these shores? If you, too, always wanted to drive JDM exotica like a Niss…

Itk T-355 30w Karaoke Function Excellent Sound Boombox Speaker With Ce Fcc Rosh Hotselling To Europe - Buy Boombox,Boombox Speaker,Portable Karaoke Speaker Product on Alibaba.com

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wholesaler.alibaba.com - Home > All Industries > Consumer Electronics > Home Audio, Video & Accessories > Speaker (96582083) Portable Audio Player, Mobile Phone, Karaoke Player, Computer, Outdoor/ Camping ITK High quality re…

Ethereum’s Core Dev Team Is Searching for a New Hard Fork Coordinator

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cointelegraph.com - Ethereum’s (ETH) core developers discussed the need for a new hard fork — or network upgrade — coordinator during a core developer meeting on March 1. As Cointelegraph reported in February, Afri Scho…

New York Times: Facebook Reportedly Shopping ‘Facebook Coin’ to Crypto Exchanges

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cointelegraph.com - Facebook is “hoping to succeed where Bitcoin failed” with its highly secretive cryptocurrency project, a New York Times (NYT) article published today, Feb. 28, argues. Citing multiple anonymous sourc…

Ever wonder why the most popular apps are starting to look the same? It might be a good thing

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uxdesign.cc - Open Instagram, Airbnb, Apple Music, Twitter, Dropbox or Lyft and at first glance it might feel like it’s hard to tell the difference between which app is which: big, bold headlines with rounded sans…

34 web design tools to help you work smarter in 2019

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www.creativebloq.com - In most professions, the more time you spend in your job, the more set in your ways you become. But for web designers and developers, resistance to change simply isn't an option. As clients demand bi…

Exploring the landscape of modern web design – Prototypr

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blog.prototypr.io - Who are web designers, digital designers or, UI and UX designers? Are they designing beautiful user interfaces or creating marvelous user experiences? Maybe they can just draw simple wireframes and p…

OnePlus 7 image renders, 360-degree video go online

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androidcommunity.com - We’ve only been waiting for this set: image renders of the OnePlus 7. The next-gen flagship from the Chinese OEM has been part of our consciousness since November 2018 when we learned it won’t implem…

Excel for Android now lets you capture data from images

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androidcommunity.com - If you like taking photos of charts and tables but then have to painstakingly re-type them onto another program, your days of torture are over if said program is Excel. Microsoft previously talked ab…

Vivo sub-brand outs new iQOO smartphone, ready with the latest Snapdragon 855

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androidcommunity.com - The name iQOO was first heard of a couple of weeks back when we featured some leaked foldable phone images. It’s from Vivo’s new sub-brand that soon showed up on TENAA with triple rear shooters and a…

Sony Xperia L3 rolls out as another budget mid-ranger Android phone

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androidcommunity.com - Those leaked Sony Xperia L3 images from a couple of weeks ago turn out to be true. Last week, the company unveiled the Sony Xperia 10, Sony Xperia 10 Plus, and the Sony Xperia 1. Sony isn’t done yet …

LineageOS 16.0 based on Android Pie now available for download

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androidcommunity.com - LineageOS has recently received an update. The LineageOS 16.0 is now available for those running this Android version. Only a few Android phones use this OS but even if it’s not the most popular plat…

Android Slices now appearing in selected settings on Pixel phones

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androidcommunity.com - When Google introduced Android Slices at the I/O Developer’s Conference last year, it was pretty exciting to see how this UI paradigm would make your smartphone and digital life even faster and easie…

Microsoft to shut down Health Dashboard, Microsoft Band apps

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androidcommunity.com - Almost 3 years after they officially discontinued their Microsoft Band, the OEM still supports the existing fitness tracking wearable up to a certain point. Well that point will soon be gone as they …

Target Launches New Third-Party Marketplace, Target+

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loyalty360.org - Target has recently launched Target+, a new online marketplace for third-party sellers. The initiative was created to expand the assortment of offerings by Target by integrating merchandise from thir…

Janrain Safeguards the Customer Experience

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loyalty360.org - Data breaches made a few too many headlines last year. Accordingly, consumer trust in the affected brands diminished. Governments around the world are responding with data and privacy regulations tha…

Google Reveals 'High Severity' Flaw in macOS After Apple Fails to Patch - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Google’s Project Zero team has apparently disclosed a serious flaw in the macOS kernel. Google’s security engineers first discovered the flaw back in November of last year, reporting it to Apple. And…

What We Know and Don't Know, About Microsoft's Next Gen Consoles - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - It’s no secret that Microsoft is working on its next-gen consoles under the umbrella name of Scarlett. The company has at least two devices in the works code-named Anaconda/Lockhart and even though w…

Google Lashes Out at New EU Copyright Rules - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Google has issued a public rebuttal to recently proposed copyright rules that are aimed specifically at big American tech firms. “Having studied the final text of the new copyright directive, we agre…

Can they afford you? – David Neagle

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davidneagle.com - This week's question from my portal “The Neagle Code: Directions for Life” comes from someone who wishes to remain anonymous. Help! I don’t seem to be attracting the people who can afford my programs…

Smartphone Addiction (Revisited)

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www.psychologytoday.com - Last year I did a lot of back-to-back BBC radio interviews concerning my thoughts on a new study on smartphone use carried out by Opinium Research for Virgin Mobile and reported in a number of papers…

For Marketers, Here's How to Easily Create Branded Videos

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www.entrepreneur.com - Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you'll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from o…

Windows Replacement - What You Need To Know

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www.bitrebels.com - The windows in your home are your windows to the world – and you need them to function effectively and efficiently to get the most value out of your windows. Windows serve three purposes: they keep n…

Scanguard Antivirus - Can You Trust It? [Review]

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www.bitrebels.com - Looking for antivirus software can be a challenging task, basically because of the overwhelming possibilities that will confront you. The options will be endless, but this does not mean that they wil…

The Absolute Best Spy App For Text Messages On iPhone

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www.bitrebels.com - It’s basically no secret that you can spy on an iPhone, even without its owner being aware. There are many reasons as to why people would like to know how to read text messages from another phone wit…

Facebook faces backlash over users' safety phone numbers

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www.theguardian.com - Facebook has been accused of abusing a security feature in order to weaken user privacy, after the social network was found using phone numbers initially handed over for account safety for other purp…

Why folding smartphones really are a big deal and what it means to you

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www.usatoday.com - BARCELONA, Spain – Finally. After decades of research, and years of unfilled promises, this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) Trade Show in Barcelona, at last, shows us what the future of smartphone…

Report: Apple's Hollywood Venture Doesn't Want to Produce Any Negative Stories About Technology | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - “Shortly after Apple announced its Hollywood ambitions in 2017, Tinseltown’s wheeler-dealers were lining up to work with the iPhone maker,” reported the New York Post. “But as the company’s streaming…

Democrats to Push to Reinstate Repealed 'Net Neutrality' Rules

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www.newsmax.com - Pelosi told lawmakers in a letter that House Democrats, who won control of the chamber in the November 2018 elections, would work with their colleagues in the U.S. Senate to pass the "Save The Intern…

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