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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

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How to Successfully Promote Your Facebook Page Everywhere

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www.searchenginejournal.com - Facebook is one of the most popular social networks in the world, with more than 2.41 billion active users monthly. It’s no wonder you want to use it to build brand awareness and grow your audience. …

Veeam Backup to Backblaze B2 using Tiger Bridge Saves Companies Money

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blog.tmcnet.com - Backup and cloud storage company Backblaze, is giving all Veeam users access to simple, reliable, affordable data storage that allows for a vastly expanded quantity of restore points. For any company…

Petabytes on a Budget: 10 Years and Counting

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www.backblaze.com - This post is for all of the storage geeks out there who have followed the adventures of Backblaze and our Storage Pods over the years. The rest of you are welcome to come along for the ride. It has b…

Marketer’s Guide to SPS – Smart Production Solutions

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www.embedded-computing.com - SPS – Smart Production Solutions, taking place November 26-28, 2019 at the Nuremberg Messe, brings together over 65,000 visitors and more than 1,600 exhibitors. Our editorial team (including Alix Pau…

The Winmate M900P – Ultimate Productivity in Your Hands!

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embedded-computing.com - The M900P is a new 8-inch addition to Winmate’s rugged tablet family designed for industrial applications. The rugged tablet M900P operates in a temperature ranged from -10°C to 50°C, it is IP65-rate…

What Is The Most Important Element Of A Successful Startup? Hint, It’s Not The Idea, Team, Business Model Or Funding Dollars.

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www.forbes.com - The rise of ecommerce powers Shopify's acceptance and growth. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Invision for Facebook/AP Images) Invision for Facebook Entrepreneurship is on the rise. Millennials are helping to …

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followme4.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY AND MORE! Hillary's Server Guy Admits He Was Told To Hide Evidence From FBI Shared by Glen Woodfin newspunch.com - A major discovery that has dismantled Hillary Clinton’s lies to the FBI r…

UX Considerations for Web Sharing | CSS-Tricks

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css-tricks.com - From trashy clickbait sites to the most august of publications, share buttons have long been ubiquitous across the web. And yet it is arguable that these buttons aren’t needed. All mobile browsers — …

FCC loses in court, judges say agency would fail “intro statistics class”

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arstechnica.com - Federal judges yesterday issued a stinging rebuke to the Federal Communications Commission, saying the agency's justification for eliminating media-ownership limits "would receive a failing grade in …

Pixel 4 hands-on images made public before official rollout

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androidcommunity.com - Google is expected to make an important announcement in the coming weeks. A number of Pixel 4 XL hands-on images have surfaced. We have a clear idea about the design of the new Pixel phone and the bi…

Google Worker’s Lawsuit Says Manager Called Him ‘Old and Slow’

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www.shrm.org - A 72-year-old Google engineer claimed he was forced to resign because of his manager's alleged age-based discrimination, harassment and retaliation. The California-based worker filed a lawsuit agains…

Jellysmack launches program to scale audiences from YouTube creators – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Jellysmack originally started as a social media company with popular brands on Facebook and other social platforms, such as Beauty Studio, Oh My Goal, Gamology and Riddle Me This. The company is now …

Firefox vs. Firefox Developer Edition: What’s the Difference?

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webdesign.tutsplus.com - If you’ve been around Firefox and web design for any amount of time you’ve probably seen reference to the “Firefox Developer Edition”. You likely looked at it, possibly installed it, and then wondere…

Europe’s top court rules that ‘right to be forgotten’ only applies in Europe – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that Google doesn’t have to de-reference results related to the so-called right to be forgotten at a global scale. Europe’s top court also reminds…

Microsoft urges Windows users to install emergency security patch – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Microsoft has warned Windows users to install an “emergency” out-of-band security patch. The software giant said in an advisory that a security flaw in some versions of Internet Explorer could allow …

Boston Dynamics puts its robotic quadruped Spot up for sale – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Since the days of BigDog, the quadrupedal robots of Boston Dynamics have impressed and repelled us. But while the early, bulky robots never felt like something we’d see in real life, the company’s la…

Stealth startup Manticore Games raises $30M to launch a game-making platform for novices – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Investors are betting on gaming platforms as an area of consumer tech with plenty of room left to grow. Today, Manticore Games, a stealth gaming startup announced that it has raised $30 million in Se…

U.S. security experts concede China’s 5G dominance, push for public investment – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - U.S. security experts are conceding that China has won the race to develop and deploy the 5G telecommunications infrastructure seen as underpinning the next generation of technological advancement an…

NBCU launches LX, a local news network aimed at younger cord cutters – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - NBCU is again going after Gen Z and millennials with the launch of a new digital news brand and soon-to-arrive streaming network, called LX — short for “Local X.” Local, because the focus is on local…

PagerDuty gets smarter with Intelligent Triage and Dashboards – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - PagerDuty, the service that helps everybody from startups to enterprises manage incidents when they inevitably arise, today announced the launch of two new features that both use the company’s machin…

Canoo takes the covers off of its debut electric vehicle – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Canoo has beta cars on site at its Los Angeles headquarters where prospective partners and customers can test out the vehicles, which were made by an undisclosed contract manufacturer based in Michig…

Amazon launches Amazon Care, a virtual and in-person healthcare offering for employees – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Amazon has gone live with Amazon Care, a new pilot healthcare service offering that is initially available to its employees in and around the Seattle area. The Amazon Care offering includes both virt…

Meet SoundCloud rival Audius, free & anti-takedowns – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - “It was SoundCloud’s opportunity to lose and now it’s ours,” says Audius CEO Roneil Rumburg. Plenty of musicians and fans are sick of SoundCloud’s expensive hosting costs, haphazard content takedowns…

Spotify adds two personalized playlists focused on your repeat listens – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Spotify is expanding its selection of personalized playlists with this morning’s launch of two new additions: On Repeat and Repeat Rewind. Both are focused on helping you revisit the songs you have k…

Spotify’s app for artists gets a big revamp, adds real-time stats for any song – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Spotify this morning is rolling out an updated version of its app for artists, across both iOS and Android. The new app includes a refreshed design, as well as new analytics like real-time stats on h…

Investors: Prospect for early-stage startup gold at Disrupt Berlin 2019 – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Got an early stage fund? Then grab an Investor pass, pack your bags and head to Disrupt Berlin 2019 on 11-12 December. We’ll host hundreds of exhibiting startups, which makes this tech conference pri…

Sentry raises $40 million Series C led by Accel for its error-tracking software – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Sentry, a startup that provides bug-monitoring software for app developers, announced today that it has raised a $40 million Series C led by returning investor Accel, with participation from New Ente…

Gladwell’s catchphrase factory has shut down

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om.co - In his new book, “Talking to Strangers,” Malcolm Gladwell writes that poets have “far and away the highest suicide rates,” as much as five times the rate for the general population. The statistic str…

Zelda: Link’s Awakening review: This beach adventure looks 2019, feels 1993

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arstechnica.com - This year's remake of The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, which debuted on the original Game Boy in 1993, stands alone in the company's re-release pantheon. No Nintendo game has ever returned with…

How do you manage software and saves on a second Switch? It’s complicated

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arstechnica.com - You can link your Nintendo Account at any point, not just during setup This sounds really convenient until you read the second sentence. If you don't already have Nintendo Switch Online, you'll get a…

Xiaomi’s crazy new $2,800 phone has display on the front, sides, and back

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arstechnica.com - The Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha. How much screen is too much screen? Probably when it doesn't fit on the front of the phone anymore. This is not the way I prefer to hold a smartphone but uh, you do you, Hand…

The Porsche Taycan—every bit as good as a $200,000 Porsche should be

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arstechnica.com - This is the new Porsche Taycan Turbo, the first battery electric vehicle from the storied German car maker. Forget comparisons to the Tesla Model S or even the Porsche Panamera hybrid—this thing driv…

Nintendo Switch Lite is the best portable system Nintendo has ever made

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arstechnica.com - Congratulations! It's a bouncing, baby gaming console! If Switch players can get the d-pad back, maybe iPhone users can get the headphone jack back one of these days? The controls may look a bit bigg…

Sprint took FCC cash for “serving” 885,000 people it wasn’t actually serving

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arstechnica.com - Sprint has been caught taking millions of dollars in government subsidies for "serving" 885,000 low-income Americans who weren't using Sprint service, the Federal Communications Commission said today…

Apple says it will make the new Mac Pro in Texas

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arstechnica.com - Apple will continue manufacturing the Mac Pro in Austin, Texas, the company announced on Monday. Media reports had suggested that the new Mac Pro, which was announced in June, might be manufactured i…

iPadOS on the iPad Air 2: Old tablets can still learn new tricks

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arstechnica.com - Starting today, iPads run something called “iPadOS” rather than iOS, but the change has more to do with branding than functionality. Apple’s tablets might get a few more keyboard shortcuts and some m…

Android users can test out Microsoft’s xCloud game streaming next month

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arstechnica.com - Roughly one year after announcing plans for its Project xCloud game streaming service, Microsoft will roll out a public test of xCloud next month for Android users in the United States, United Kingdo…

The Last of Us Pt. II headlines PlayStation event with trailer, Feb. 2020 launch

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arstechnica.com - The trailer's closing moment sees someone grab Ellie. Her face immediately melts upon realizing who's there. The trailer opens with Ellie and her apparent new partner sharing a joint and talking abou…

Snapchat reportedly has “Project Voldemort” dossier on Facebook’s bad behavior

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arstechnica.com - Facebook is only 15 years old, yet in that time it has become the world's dominant social media platform, boasting more than 2.4 billion users. It has also become the world's second-largest digital a…

Huawei’s new flagship smartphone ships without Google apps

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arstechnica.com - Huawei even bragged that its display wraps farther around the side than other phones, as if that's some kind of improvement. The back of the phone looks great. It's like a point and shoot! One of the…

The 2020 Audi RS7—our all-time favorite fastback just got even better

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arstechnica.com - I was petrified that Audi would somehow make the second-generation RS7 not as good to look at or drive as its predecessor. I was wrong to be worried, because the new car hits both of those bases at o…

Variable fonts & the new Google Fonts API

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rwt.io - While I was at ATypI Tokyo a couple weeks ago, Google had some big announcements (I covered those a bit last week). The new version of their API was particularly great to hear, as this marks the firs…

Is There Such A Thing As Too Much Social Proof? — Smashing Magazine

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www.smashingmagazine.com - Suzanne Scacca is a former WordPress implementer, trainer and agency manager who now works as a freelance copywriter. She specializes in crafting marketing, web … More about Suzanne Scacca … Upgrade …

Apple iOS 13: Is Facebook And Google’s Worst Nightmare Coming True?

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www.forbes.com - Apple’s iOS 13 has made some major changes to privacy and security that could be a huge blow to its rivals Facebook and Google. AFP/Getty Images Apple’s iOS 13 comes with some major changes to privac…

Microsoft to provide free Windows 7 updates for voting systems in 2020 | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - Windows 7 support officially ends on January 14, 2020. After that date, the only way to receive security updates from Microsoft for PCs running the out-of-support operating system is to pay a minimum…

Comcast Violates A Key Marketing Principle: Never Give Your Customers A Reason To Switch

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www.forbes.com - When I started my career, the business objective was clear—to identify and create real, meaningful, and sustainable value for customers. Within a few years, I distinctly remember a meeting where the …

Architecture is an unexpectedly good metaphor for online privacy

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www.fastcompany.com - As we move around in online spaces, it can be difficult to keep track of how visible our actions and our conversations are to other people—and to the corporations that mine our data for profit. Becau…

Waze’s Google Assistant integration finally more widely available

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androidcommunity.com - Even though Google has owned Waze for the past five years, integration with Google Assistant only happened recently and wasn’t as widely available as some people hoped. But that’s all about to change…

Nubia Z20 with dual displays, triple rear shooters out next month

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androidcommunity.com - The Nubia Z20 was first mentioned here to run on the latest Snapdragon 855+ chipset by Qualcomm. It was mentioned to have dual AMOLED screens. The Chinese OEM has officially announced the new phone t…

Google Assistant details privacy improvements on audio recordings

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androidcommunity.com - Because of the backlash that some of the biggest tech brands are facing over privacy violations with their digital voice assistants, these companies are now scrambling to save their reputation. Googl…

Samsung Galaxy A20s out with a triple rear camera system

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androidcommunity.com - The Samsung Galaxy A20 was introduced in India earlier in April. It was soon followed by the Samsung Galaxy A20e boasting a dual rear cam and a smaller screen. If you’re thinking of getting one, you …

Google Play Pass launched for mobile consumers, developers

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androidcommunity.com - A couple of weeks ago, it was mentioned the Google Play Pass may be announced soon by the search giant. Immediately, a confirmation was shared that the new subscription service would be arriving. It …

ASUS ROG Phone 2 now available in the US via B&H, Mobile Advance

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androidcommunity.com - The ASUS ROG Phone 2 was first mentioned back in June that it would offer a 120Hz display experience. That sounded like an exciting new feature that we know avid mobile gamers will love. We noted tha…

Next-gen Essential device out for early testing

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androidcommunity.com - The Essential Phone PH-1 already needs a follow-up. It’s been two years since Andy Rubin showed off the first-gen Essential Phone. It was once controversial yet highly-anticipated smartphone because …

Samsung Galaxy S10 gets new camera features, DeX for PC support

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androidcommunity.com - The mobile industry may be focusing on the Galaxy Fold right now but Samsung’s earlier premium flagship for this year, the Galaxy S10, has just received an update. The South Korean tech giant has add…

Samsung launches new ISOCELL Slim GH1 sensor

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androidcommunity.com - Perhaps not many know this but apart from mobile devices and home appliances, Samsung is also in the business of chipsets and sensors. The ISOCELL department delivers the latest camera sensors being …

Yahoo Mail is still alive and updating with new features

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androidcommunity.com - In case you didn’t know it yet, Yahoo Mail is still alive and kicking and is in fact under new ownership with Verizon. And it looks like the U.S. carrier isn’t giving up on it yet and has still been …

Advance Auto Parts Expands Its Customer Experience with Instore Pickup

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loyalty360.org - With e-commerce on the rise, brick-and-mortar retailers have been forced to reconsider their customer experiences and find opportunities to increase convenience. Consumers have grown acclimated to qu…

Amazon Announces Voice Interoperability Initiative - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - With antitrust regulators breathing down its neck, Amazon has extended an olive branch to other makers of digital personal assistants. It has partnered with the least successful of those competitors …

Microsoft Details How to Join xCloud Preview Program - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Last year, when Microsoft announced xCloud, the company’s game-streaming service, the simple question of “when will it become available” has been on the tongue of every gamer. Today, during Microsoft…

VIDEO: Obama adopts strange accent while speaking to young Swedish ‘climate’ activist

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www.infowars.com - Life is stressful. Get Chill Force. Support your body’s natural systems in the fight against stress & help return to a state of healthy relaxation. The perfect pair with Brain Force or Turbo Force fo…

Defiant Facebook Buys Startup Focused On ‘Controlling Computers With Your Mind’

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www.infowars.com - Last week, Mark Zuckerberg visited Capitol Hill to try and ‘win friends’ in Congress. It was his first big trip back to Washington since the contentious House and Senate hearings last year, where the…

“You’ve Stolen My Childhood” – 16-Year-Old Girl Throws Tearful Climate Tantrum At UN

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Watch Live: Democrats Move To Impeach… Again

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‘This Is How College Students Talk Today…’

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Watch Greta Thunberg Channel Hitler In Hate-Filled Rant

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SCIENCE

Build a Tree-Shaking Utility in JavaScript

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blog.bitsrc.io - Tree-shaking is one of many optimization techniques we have. It entails removing code that is never used. In this post, we will demonstrate, with a simple JS code, how to build your own tree-shaking …

Step Into a Visionary World – Paul DeBlassie III, Ph.D.

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www.pauldeblassieiii.com - Reading visionary fiction ushers us into an imaginative outside of everyday space and time. The human psyche nourishes itself via reflection of archetypal images and symbols. Realms of mystery occur …

Eating pasta 3 times a week won't make you gain weight, according to a new study — and it could even help you lose it

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www.businessinsider.com - Low-carb diets, such as the Whole30 and Keto diet, are fiercely popular, and many people assume you should avoid eating too much pasta — along with other refined carbs — if you want to lose weight. B…

Paper leaks showing a quantum computer doing something a supercomputer can’t

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arstechnica.com - Mathematically, it's easy to demonstrate that a working general purpose quantum computer can easily outperform classical computers on some problems. Demonstrating it with an actual quantum computer, …

Watch Japan’s Aerospace Exploration Agency launch supplies to the International Space Station live – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will launch a cargo of experiments, supplies and small satellite payloads to the International Space Station today at 12:05 PM EDT (1:05 AM JST / 9:05 AM…

Paperspace adds machine learning model development pipeline to GPU service – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Paperspace has always had a firm focus on data science teams building machine models, offering them access to GPUs in the cloud, but the company has had broader ambition beyond providing pure infrast…

JAXA’s HTV-8 cargo mission to the ISS successfully launches from Tanegashima, Japan – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has successfully launched one of its H-IIB rockets, carrying a payload of supplies, experimental materials and new replacement batteries to help power the In…

NASA orders up to a dozen Orion spacecraft from Lockheed Martin for Moon missions – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - NASA has placed an order for a minimum of six, and as many as 12 Orion spacecraft from Lockheed Martin. The Orion is a spacecraft that Lockheed Martin designed and built specifically for the purpose …

Cycode raises $4.6M seed round to keep your source code safe – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Cycode, an Israeli security company that aims to protect enterprises’ source code, today announced that it has raised a $4.6 million seed led by YL Ventures. Among others, Mike Fey, the CEO of D2iQ a…

As e-cigarettes come under fire, Hava Health readies a vape pen to help people quit smoking – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - In a small corner on the second floor of a roughshod maker space in Philadelphia, the founders of Hava Health are plotting the launch of what they call the first vaporizer designed for smoking cessat…

Words without impact are just noise

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om.co - Countless books, think pieces, Twitter threads, comedy shows, and podcasts have scrutinized the diseased body politic down to its smallest, rottenest internal part. The insight industry is booming. I…

Viking berserkers may have used henbane to induce trance-like state

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arstechnica.com - The legendary Viking warriors known as berserkers were renowned for their ferocity in battle, purportedly fighting in a trance-like state of blind rage (berserkergang), howling like wild animals, bit…

After 15 years of development, Lockheed wins new cost-plus contract for Orion

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arstechnica.com - On Monday, NASA announced that it had awarded a new $4.6 billion "production" contract to Lockheed Martin for six additional Orion spacecraft, which will be used for Artemis missions to the Moon, mos…

Ad Astra: A journey upriver to meet your demons, internal and otherwise

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arstechnica.com - On its own, the title of this week's blockbuster release—Ad Astra, Latin for "to the stars"—doesn't tell you much about what the film is about. The trailers haven't done much to clarify, promising ev…

These 4 ‘harmless’ habits are sapping your brain power

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www.fastcompany.com - If someone asks you how you spend your time when you’re not at work, do you know where most of your day goes? It still surprises me that most busy people have their workday mapped out meticulously, y…

Ego in Design

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uxplanet.org - Ego in Design — Careers, Recruiting, Collaboration. Ego of course has a series of definitions derived from Sigmund Freud’s studies of the psyche. According to dictionary.com, the word means, “The “I”…

Smoother & sharper shadows with layered box-shadows

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tobiasahlin.com - As light hits an object and a shadow is cast, the shadow can take on a myriad of unique characteristics. If you try to capture the subtleties of a real shadow with box-shadow then, well, you’re prett…

An Inside Look at Hospital Care, Through a Nurse's Eyes

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undark.org - Medical textbooks like Oxford Medical Education dryly state that “the aim of the ABCDE assessment is to keep the patient alive and achieve the first steps to improvement.” Emergency physicians and nu…

Real life folk horror: turkeys march in a circle around a dead cat

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boingboing.net - Japanese artist/musician doooo created this fantastically creepy coin purse so he can really put his money where his mouth is. Previous works include the flesh phone case and a finger hanko (stamp), …

The Caribbean Has A Big Seaweed Problem - And It's Costing Millions

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www.forbes.com - As part of a natural biological cycle, seaweed has grown in small amounts in the Atlantic before being carried by currents into the Gulf of Mexico for thousands of years. However, since 2011, inhabit…

DARPA human telepathy project will let people transmit images into other people's brains – Fanatical Futurist by International Keynote Speaker Matthew Griffin

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www.fanaticalfuturist.com - WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Being able to project images from one person’s brain into another person’s brain is increasingly possible, but it’s still sci-fi. Interested in the Exponential Future? Conne…

Optimism, The Key To Longevity?

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www.forbes.com - It goes without saying that we would all like to live longer, healthier lives. But how do we achieve this goal? Is it diet? Exercise? Sleep? Or, does longevity have more to do with non-physical facto…

Facebook's Latest Purchase Gets Inside Users' Heads—Literally

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www.wired.com - Facebook is often accused of getting inside its user’s heads. On Monday, it bought a company that will literally allow it to access your brain—but only so you can control devices. The startup it purc…

Prebiotics and probiotics' effect on athletic performance | Science for Sport

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www.scienceforsport.com - First of all, it is important to understand the terms ‘prebiotic’ and ‘probiotic’ as they are sometimes (wrongly) used interchangeably. Probiotics refer to the living cultures of bacteria that reside…

The Remarkable Brains of Long-Term Meditators - Mindful

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www.mindful.org - As science begins to dig into the long-term impacts meditation has on the brain, researchers are turning to the minds “Olympic-level” meditators for answers—people who have done up to 62,000 hours of…

DOD a Silent Fighter on Climate Change

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www.newsmax.com - The Department of Defense continues to mitigate its contributions to global warming even as President Donald Trump continues to roll back multiple environmental regulations and initiatives, professor…

Bring Your B2B Content Marketing Back from the Dead

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blog.marketo.com - Content marketing has transformed our industry, with B2B brands large and small using it to generate millions of engagements. In fact, by 2016, 88% of all B2B brands were using content marketing. Mar…

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WORLD

Let's get real: Democrats were first to enlist Ukraine in US elections

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thehill.com - Earlier this month, during a bipartisan meeting in Kiev, Sen. Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphyTrump instructed administration to withhold military aid for Ukraine days before call with pr…

Deportations Reduce Crime? That’s Not What the Evidence Shows

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www.nytimes.com - The immigration debate in the Nashville area has drawn national attention. In 2008, a routine traffic stop led to the arrest of Juana Villegas, who was nine months pregnant and turned out to be drivi…

Monument to Hero Crazy Horse Is Taking Shape After 70 Years

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www.ancient-origins.net - The famous Lakota were one of the three Sioux tribes of the plains. Throughout their history, which is both glorious and tragic, there have been many prominent heroes, braves, and chiefs. The one tha…

In a shift, Republican platform doesn't call for arming Ukraine against Russia, spurring outrage

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www.latimes.com - For decades, Republican doctrine has viewed Russia as a power to mistrust. But in Donald Trump’s GOP, Moscow’s sins seem to matter less. The platform written at the GOP convention in Cleveland this w…



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www.telemundo.com - Alejandrina Guzmán, Hija de "El Chapo", tuvo un detalle con la Emperatriz de los Ántrax antes de muerte, así lo reveló la fallecida en su última publicación. Piratas armados interceptan un bote en pl…

In Latin America, the business of trolling threatens Twitter’s disruptive power – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - In 2012, the emblematic podcast This American Life did a special on politics in Afghanistan. They noted that in order to be a politician in Afghanistan, one needs to command a personal armed militia.…

Facebook promises not to stop politicians’ lies & hate – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Facebook confirms it won’t fact-check politicians’ speech or block their content if it’s newsworthy even if it violates the site’s hatespeech rules or other policies. This cementing of its policy com…

Facebook removes Trump propaganda page after it was revealed it was in fact run from Ukraine

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www.newsweek.com - A Facebook page that backed President Donald Trump and touted American patriotism has been taken down after it was revealed that it was produced by a team based mostly in Ukraine. The "I Love America…

Ukraine-run pro-Trump Facebook page has over 1.1 million followers

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futurism.com - A gigantic pro-Trump Facebook page called “I Love America,” with 1.1 million fans, is being managed by a small group of people based in Ukraine, Popular Information reports. The pages represent a mas…

Time to Harden International Norms on Armed Drones

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www.defenseone.com - Drones appear to have been the weapon of choice in last Saturday’s shocking attacks on Saudi oil facilities, a dramatic development in the scale and sophistication of drone attacks even in a year tha…

Fearless Guardian ground convoy arrives in Ukraine

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www.army.mil - VICENZA, Italy -- Paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Support Battalion arrived in Yavoriv, Ukraine April 10 via a ground convoy from here to deliver the brigade's training equipment for Ope…

New Year, new hope as Ukraine paves way for NATO membership

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www.euronews.com - As Ukranians hoped 2015 would ring in a much better future for the country, President Petro Poroshenko signed a bill dropping the country’s non-aligned status. We need peace, pensions and the welfare…



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www.newsmax.com - While Ervin "Erv" Pinnow's memory was not as sharp as it once was about the details of D Day, it was still very good – impressive, in fact. His recollection of his interactions with soldiers forced t…

***Live Updates*** Trump Addresses United Nations General Assembly | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - Stay tuned to Breitbart News for live updates of his speech. All times eastern. 10:50 AM: Immediately on CNN, Jim Acosta’s first reaction to Trump’s speech, on cue, is that it was “low-energy.” 10:47…

Napolitano: This Ukraine business is far more serious than anything Mueller had on Trump

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hotair.com - Via the Daily Beast, an enjoyable two-minute interview in which host David Asman does his best at every turn to steer Napolitano away from anti-Trump talking points and towards more Fox-friendly anti…

NY Times Publisher Slams Trump as Threat to Journalism

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www.newsmax.com - President Donald Trump’s administration "has retreated from our country's historical role as a defender of the free press," allowing foreign powers to abuse journalists, according to The New York Tim…

Biden: In prison, your gender should be what you say it is, not what the prison says it is

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hotair.com - A leftover from this past weekend via Red State. Watching the clip below, it made me laugh to think of blue-collar 70s-era Joe Biden time-traveling to 2019 and trying to digest the sort of woke shibb…

Schweizer on Biden Lying: He Embellished Family's Car Accident Tragedy

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www.breitbart.com - “If you look back at Joe Biden’s history of running for national office, he’s been in a safe seat in Delaware since 1972, so he doesn’t get challenged on these issues,” said Schweizer of Biden’s fals…

Leaders of France, Germany, the UK issue joint statement blaming Iran for attack on Saudi Arabia

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hotair.com - As Ed noted earlier, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani demanded Sunday that western powers remove troops from the Persian Gulf. He was probably hoping for a warm welcome at the UN where he could compla…

September 24th – 2019 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #978

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theconservativetreehouse.com - I saw a video on youtube this evening of Greta Thunberg (teenage “climate change activist”) meeting with former President Barack Obama (I was looking for a video to show to my Mom of what I thought l…

Macron Rips Greta Thunberg's 'Radical' Climate Complaint Against France

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www.breitbart.com - In an interview with Europe 1, Macron branded the complaint as “very radical” and warned it would likely “antagonize societies.” “All the movements of our youth — or our not-so-young — are helpful,” …



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Angel’s Child, Devil’s Curse

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www.audible.com - "Angel's Child, Devil's Curse" caught my attention, and I liked the narrator's voice on the sample. The book is not lesfic, which is generally my preferred genre, but as many goodreads friends have n…

Trump's Children Cause Outrage at UN After Seen Sitting in Area Reserved for the Handicapped

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www.politicalflare.com - Donald Trump’s adult children all turned out to show support for their father as he delivered a speech to his fellow world leaders at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday morning…although their attenda…

Mom says adopted Ukranian daughter, 9, was really deadly 22-year-old

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www.dailymail.co.uk - It has all the elements of a horror movie: an unsuspecting Christian couple adopts an adorable little girl only to discover she is an adult sociopath masquerading as a child. If the premise sounds fa…

5 Keys to End Your Speech with a Great Call-to-Action

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sixminutes.dlugan.com - The signature of a persuasive speech is a clear call-to-action. Yet many speakers miss a fantastic opportunity with a call-to-action that is wishy-washy, hypothetical, or ill-constructed. Even worse,…

Laika: Forget historic tragedy, this first space dog saves alien planets

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arstechnica.com - "We never thought that you would launch a Sputnik before the Americans," Khrushchev told famed rocket guru Sergei Korolev, according to cosmonaut Georgy Grechko. "But you did it. Now please launch so…

Hear how to build a brand that gets attention at Disrupt SF – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Branding is an essential component of every startup. It’s more than publishing a tagline or a mission statement; it’s how your company comes alive in the eyes of customers. Some companies make it loo…

WeWork CEO Adam Neumann steps down – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - WeWork’s co-founder and chief executive officer Adam Neumann has stepped down as CEO and will serve as non-executive chairman of the board, the company confirmed in a press release Tuesday following …

Greta Thunberg just proved that Trump is no match for her

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www.fastcompany.com - Greta Thunberg has plenty of time for Donald Trump today! The 16-year-old activist made a passionate plea to world leaders at the UN Climate Summit on Monday, demanding action on climate change. It’s…

First full trailer for El Camino picks up where Breaking Bad left off

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arstechnica.com - Jesse Pinkman is on the lam and looking for revenge in the first full official trailer for El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, Vince Gilligan's much-anticipated coda to his seminal TV series, Breaking B…

Frabian Eli, violinista profesional habla sobre la nueva película Abominable

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www.telemundo.com - Frabian Eli, manejador de artistas como Anuel AA, cuenta su conexión a la película y su pasión por el violín. Inauguran área para niños en el parque de Jenni Rivera Stripper interpretada por JLO en l…

'Battlestar Galactica' to get a reboot, so rewatch the '03 series now

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www.inverse.com - What a week it’s been: News came Tuesday that ABC’s new streaming service, Peacock (LOL! what a name), would host some sort of Battlestar Galactica remake that has me — and plenty of other nerds out …

'Inside Bill's Brain' Calls BS on Malcolm Gladwell's 'Outliers' Theory

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www.wired.com - If there was ever an outlier, it was Bill Gates. Netflix has just released a three-part documentary called Inside Bill's Brain that, as the title promises, digs deep into the Microsoft cofounder's cr…

THE CW's CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS Adds SMALLVILLE's Lois Lane - Nerdist

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nerdist.com - The CW really isn’t messing around when it comes to their upcoming Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover. Just yesterday we got word that they were adding Smallville’s very own Clark Kent, Tom Welling,…

Echo Show now has Show & Tell feature for visually impaired

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androidcommunity.com - Smart displays aren’t just so we can watch videos while cooking in our kitchens, although that is one of the best things about it. It can also serve as a tool for visually impaired people to get arou…

5 of The Best Escape Rooms in London

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www.ldnfashion.com - Maybe you’re an escape room aficionado. Or maybe you just don’t see the appeal of being locked in a room for an hour with your mates. If you fall into the latter camp, don’t knock it until you’ve tri…

How to COMPRESS Time & Manifest FASTER! POWERFUL Law Of Attraction Technique! – Law of Attraction Lover

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loalover.com - I want to share my story about the law of attraction. Last year inside the week of Christmas and New Year’s Eve, I had a number of financial and private issues. While most of the people were happy wi…

09-24-2019 - [X&Y] 2 Or 3 Out Of 4 The "Big Four" Ain't Bad...Right?

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archive.aweber.com - Having harped on and on about these for several years now, I've never encountered any argument about their accuracy whatsoever ...even from particularly strong-willed women who've rolled their eyes i…

Tucker: Greta Thunberg Is ‘A Kind Of Human Shield’ Politicians Use To ‘Demand Power’

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www.infowars.com - Fox News host Tucker Carlson referred to teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg and others as “a kind of human shield” the left uses to “demand power.” Speaking on Monday night’s edition of “Tucker …

Tuesday September 24th – Open Thread

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theconservativetreehouse.com - Three times in Chapter 5 of Paul’s letter to the Romans we read that Christ died for us. Ver. 6: “For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly.” Ver. 8: “But God com…

Remembering The 'Fast And Furious' Music Of Christopher Rouse

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www.npr.org - Composer Christopher Rouse, photographed in New York City in 2005. Composer Christopher Rouse, who once called himself a writer of "fast and furious" music and who taught courses in the history of ro…

Hollywood Pours Praise on Greta Thunberg: Put Her in Charge of Everything

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www.breitbart.com - This fear and pain is real. And it’s gut-wrenching. No generation should have to deal with inaction from leadership,” actress-activist Alyssa Milano said in a tweet that included a video of Thunberg’…

Tegan And Sara Find Pain — And Unexpected Joy — In 'High School'

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www.npr.org - Identical twins Sara (left) and Tegan Quin began making music together as teenagers. High school was a tumultuous time for Canadian identical twins Tegan and Sara Quin. They both, separately, were co…

Trump Trolls Greta Thunberg: 'She Seems Like a Very Happy Young Girl' | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - Thunberg, who came to the U.S. on a “zero-emissions” sailboat owned by the royal family of Monaco, said, in part (via NPR): My message is that we’ll be watching you. This is all wrong. I shouldn’t be…

5 things to know about A Pill for Loneliness by City and Colour

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vancouversun.com - Not including last year’s stripped-back acoustic live set Guide Me Back Home, A Pill for Loneliness is the sixth full-length album from City and Colour project. Not only is it no longer necessary to …

Kevin Richardson talks criminal justice reform, life after incarceration

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dailyorange.com - Kevin Richardson walked onstage at Goldstein Auditorium to hundreds of people giving him a standing ovation on Monday evening. He had spent the day touring the Syracuse University campus and was abou…

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