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Stamford Advocate
Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based ServicesWill texting be the new hip, retro user experience for digital content? Digita
Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based Services
Stamford Advocate / Posted an hour ago
Will texting be the new hip, retro user experience for digital content? Digital news outlet Quartz, which is owned by the parent company of The Atlantic, just announced a new app for displaying and featuring news that looks and operates like the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based ServicesWill texting be the new hip, retro user experience for digital content? Digita
Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based Services
Connecticut Post / Posted an hour ago
Will texting be the new hip, retro user experience for digital content? Digital news outlet Quartz, which is owned by the parent company of The Atlantic, just announced a new app for displaying and featuring news that looks and operates like the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Car ownership? The landscape has changedTokyo - When Toyota looked to the future at the turn of the millennium and aime
Car ownership? The landscape has changed
iol.co.za / Posted 5 hours ago
Tokyo - When Toyota looked to the future at the turn of the millennium and aimed its new, edgy Scion small-car brand at twenty-somethings, it could not have guessed that the model would be dead after just 12 years. In killing off the brand last... Read more
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The Financial Express
Apple iPhone6 becomes more affordableA consumer can buy an Apple iPhone 6 by exchanging their current handsets for a
Apple iPhone6 becomes more affordable
The Financial Express / Posted 10 hours ago
A consumer can buy an Apple iPhone 6 by exchanging their current handsets for a minimum value of R9,000, according to the promotion that the distributors have announced. (Reuters) Apple Inc’s latest smartphone iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 plus may become... Read more
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iTWire
OPPO R7s – a 5.5” smartphone with styleNo I am not ‘pulling your leg’ – these offer a full feature set and build quali
OPPO R7s – a 5.5” smartphone with style
iTWire / Posted 10 hours ago
No I am not ‘pulling your leg’ – these offer a full feature set and build quality of phones twice the price. So what’s different about the R7s? For starters this was released about six months after the R7 and it is able to use some later... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The problem with consumers and new car technologyFrom its first iteration in 1898, the Detroit auto show remained the premier ev
The problem with consumers and new car technology
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
From its first iteration in 1898, the Detroit auto show remained the premier event for showcasing the latest innovations in the industry. In recent years, however, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas has become an equally important... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Q&A: Mark Davis, president of the Unicode Consortium, on the rise of emojisWhen cute smiley faces started popping up in text messages in Japan during the
Q&A: Mark Davis, president of the Unicode Consortium, on the rise of emojis
Inside Bay Area / Posted 13 hours ago
When cute smiley faces started popping up in text messages in Japan during the 1990s, software engineers like Mark Davis didn't know if the digital images called emojis were just a fad. But by 2006, emojis were more popular and tech firms --... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Q&A: Mark Davis, president of the Unicode Consortium, on the rise of emojisWhen cute smiley faces started popping up in text messages in Japan during the
Q&A: Mark Davis, president of the Unicode Consortium, on the rise of emojis
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 14 hours ago
When cute smiley faces started popping up in text messages in Japan during the 1990s, software engineers like Mark Davis didn't know if the digital images called emojis were just a fad. But by 2006, emojis were more popular and tech firms --... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Wearables Are the Next Big Thing: Here's Why Investors Should Be NervousApple's high-end Watch Edition model. Source: Apple With the projected slowdow
Wearables Are the Next Big Thing: Here's Why Investors Should Be Nervous
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 hours ago
Apple's high-end Watch Edition model. Source: Apple With the projected slowdown in smartphones, many tech-focused investors are now asking where top-line growth is going to come from. Laptop and desktop computers have been in a state of decline for... Read more
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CNET
Drivemode docks your phone in the dashboardIt's an idea that many smartphone enthusiasts have probably considered--why not
Drivemode docks your phone in the dashboard
CNET / Posted 14 hours ago
It's an idea that many smartphone enthusiasts have probably considered--why not do away with typical car electronics in the dashboard, from navigation to radios, and just leave a space to dock a smartphone? Drivemode, a start-up that makes an Android... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based ServicesWill texting be the new hip, retro user experience for digital content? Digita
Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based Services
Greenwich Time / Posted 15 hours ago
Will texting be the new hip, retro user experience for digital content? Digital news outlet Quartz, which is owned by the parent company of The Atlantic, just announced a new app for displaying and featuring news that looks and operates like the... Read more
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The News-Times
Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based ServicesWill texting be the new hip, retro user experience for digital content? Digita
Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based Services
The News-Times / Posted 15 hours ago
Will texting be the new hip, retro user experience for digital content? Digital news outlet Quartz, which is owned by the parent company of The Atlantic, just announced a new app for displaying and featuring news that looks and operates like the... Read more
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Japan Today
Millennials are shifting car ownership preferences ‹ Japan TodayWhen Toyota Motor looked to the future at the turn of the millennium and aimed
Millennials are shifting car ownership preferences ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 16 hours ago
When Toyota Motor looked to the future at the turn of the millennium and aimed its new, edgy Scion small-car brand at twenty-somethings, it could not have guessed that the model would be dead after just 12 years. In killing off the brand last week,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The problem with bringing consumers up to speed with emerging car technologyFrom its first iteration in 1898, the Detroit auto show remained the premier ev
The problem with bringing consumers up to speed with emerging car technology
The Globe and Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
From its first iteration in 1898, the Detroit auto show remained the premier event for showcasing the latest innovations in the industry. In recent years, however, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas has become an equally important... Read more
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CNET
BMW's new entry-level 3 Sedan is also the most practicalSometimes, I catch myself looking at the BMW lineup -- so full of vehicles like
BMW's new entry-level 3 Sedan is also the most practical
CNET / Posted 18 hours ago
Sometimes, I catch myself looking at the BMW lineup -- so full of vehicles like the 5 Series GT and the X6 M -- rolling my eyes and scoffing at the claim of building the "Ultimate Driving Machines." It's also easy for some of our more vocal readers... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
New Audi A4 hits Sunshine Coast firstAUDI Centre Sunshine Coast unveiled the 2016 Audi A4 sedan at Noosa on Thursday
New Audi A4 hits Sunshine Coast first
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
AUDI Centre Sunshine Coast unveiled the 2016 Audi A4 sedan at Noosa on Thursday, becoming the first dealer in the country to reveal the new model. "It's great for Audi on the Sunshine Coast and great for me personally to be the first dealer in the... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based ServicesWill texting be the new hip, retro user experience for digital content? Digita
Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based Services
Entrpreneur / Posted 19 hours ago
Will texting be the new hip, retro user experience for digital content? Digital news outlet Quartz, which is owned by the parent company of The Atlantic, just announced a new app for displaying and featuring news that looks and operates like the... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Is Google the future of banking? Some young financial consumers think soPamela Talley, a Millennial and a marketing manager at the financial web site C
Is Google the future of banking? Some young financial consumers think so
TheStreet.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Pamela Talley, a Millennial and a marketing manager at the financial web site CompareCards.com, sees a big change in how Americans manage their personal finances -- and banks may not be part of that equation. "As a Millennial who works for a credit... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
Nick Eatock: Myth busting on high-net-worths’ digital take-upIt is a common misconception that the people most switched on in terms of IT an
Nick Eatock: Myth busting on high-net-worths’ digital take-up
Money Marketing Online / Posted 23 hours ago
It is a common misconception that the people most switched on in terms of IT and digital engagement are the young. Accessing the internet on the go is increasing among all ages. According to the Office for National Statistics, around one-third of... Read more
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The Verge
The age of indie fitness apps is overWhat do Endomondo, MyFitnessPal, MapMyFitness, Runtastic, FitStar, and RunKeepe
The age of indie fitness apps is over
The Verge / Posted 23 hours ago
What do Endomondo, MyFitnessPal, MapMyFitness, Runtastic, FitStar, and RunKeeper all have in common? Aside from all being smartphone apps that track your health and activity, all of these apps have been acquired by bigger companies — bigger brands —... Read more
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PC Magazine
Asus ZenFone Zoom (Unlocked)The Asus ZenFone Zoom is a camera-oriented unlocked phone with one big selling
Asus ZenFone Zoom (Unlocked)
PC Magazine / Posted yesterday
The Asus ZenFone Zoom is a camera-oriented unlocked phone with one big selling point: a 3x optical zoom. Most phones feature prime lenses that rely on digital zoom—essentially in-camera cropping—to bring distant subjects into closer view. The end... Read more
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The Gadgeteer
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless speaker reviewBack in 2011, I reviewed the then new Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air Speaker/Doc
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless speaker review
The Gadgeteer / Posted yesterday
Back in 2011, I reviewed the then new Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air Speaker/Dock. It was—and still is—an incredible speaker that blows away most wireless speakers. After the review, my wife “helped herself” to it, so it now sits on top of her piano... Read more
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The Register
Send tortuous stand-up ‘nine-thirty’ meetings back to the dark agesSomething for the Weekend, Sir? It begins with a murmur. Despite my best attemp
Send tortuous stand-up ‘nine-thirty’ meetings back to the dark ages
The Register / Posted yesterday
Something for the Weekend, Sir? It begins with a murmur. Despite my best attempts to ignore it for as long as possible, the indistinct mumbling gradually becomes intelligible, forcing me to pay attention. “Is it now?” I glance at my watch... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Pictures and Information Could Fall Into Wrong HandsActress Jennifer Lawrence is among the celebrities who made unwanted headlines
Pictures and Information Could Fall Into Wrong Hands
NBC Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
Actress Jennifer Lawrence is among the celebrities who made unwanted headlines when hackers leaked their personal photos onto the Internet. But it turns out - your private pictures and information could fall into the wrong hands just as easily. The... Read more
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York Daily Record
West Manheim teacher brings farm to 4th gradeMagnifying glass in hand, fourth-grade students Michael Collins and Raife Peltz
West Manheim teacher brings farm to 4th grade
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Magnifying glass in hand, fourth-grade students Michael Collins and Raife Peltzer stared intently at wheat and barley fodder, observing the plants' roots, colors and shape. Teacher Ben Olewiler's science class had spent a week sowing the sprouts,... Read more
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CNET
How to get a free data plan for your iPadI tend to think of tablets as "indoor" devices, used primarily at home or the o
How to get a free data plan for your iPad
CNET / Posted yesterday
I tend to think of tablets as "indoor" devices, used primarily at home or the office -- places rife with Wi-Fi. But what happens when you go out into the world and need connectivity? Now you have to pay for a 4G plan, right? Not necessarily. As it... Read more
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Japan Today
Japan camera makers battle smartphone onslaught ‹ Japan TodayHighschooler Nao Noguchi is a perfect illustration of why Japanese camera sales
Japan camera makers battle smartphone onslaught ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
Highschooler Nao Noguchi is a perfect illustration of why Japanese camera sales have plunged the past few years—she uses her smartphone for everything and cannot understand why anyone would bother with a separate device for photos. “It is easy to... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Why The Internet Of Things Hasn’t Gone Cellular YetIn the future that Particle CEO Zach Supalla envisions, you’ll never lose your
Why The Internet Of Things Hasn’t Gone Cellular Yet
Fast Company Magazine / Posted yesterday
In the future that Particle CEO Zach Supalla envisions, you’ll never lose your luggage, or find out too late that your basement is flooded. Production lines will recognize exactly when a single piece of equipment is about to fail, and city workers... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Tips And Tricks For Using Google Voice CommandsBeing able to make your smartphone do things by just giving it a verbal command
Tips And Tricks For Using Google Voice Commands
Lifehacker Australia / Posted yesterday
Being able to make your smartphone do things by just giving it a verbal command can be exceptionally useful when your hands are busy or when you’re simply too lazy to type. Here are some ways you can use Google Now voice commands for your phone. I... Read more
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Fortune
Obama on Selfies: The Snaps Stop HerePresident Barack Obama has issued an executive order: no more selfies. Speakin
Obama on Selfies: The Snaps Stop Here
Fortune / Posted yesterday
President Barack Obama has issued an executive order: no more selfies. Speaking to supporters at the Hoogland Center for the Arts in Springfield, Ill. on Wednesday, the President started by telling audience members that he would not take selfies... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Here's How Industries Are Marrying All of Us to Technology“You’re cheating on me with your smartphone.” Twenty years ago, this phrase wou
Here's How Industries Are Marrying All of Us to Technology
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
“You’re cheating on me with your smartphone.” Twenty years ago, this phrase wouldn’t have made sense. Today, it’s a common line in modern-day relationships. Most of us are spending more time on our smart devices than actually engaging in... Read more
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The News-Times
Here's How Industries Are Marrying All of Us to Technology“You’re cheating on me with your smartphone.” Twenty years ago, this phrase wou
Here's How Industries Are Marrying All of Us to Technology
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
“You’re cheating on me with your smartphone.” Twenty years ago, this phrase wouldn’t have made sense. Today, it’s a common line in modern-day relationships. Most of us are spending more time on our smart devices than actually engaging in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Apple Inc. Losing Ground to Samsung in This Important MarketA big part of the Apple story during its last product cycle has been market se
Apple Inc. Losing Ground to Samsung in This Important Market
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
A big part of the Apple story during its last product cycle has been market segment share gains against high-end Android vendors such as Samsung . Indeed, as Samsung's mobile revenue plunged during the iPhone 6/6 Plus cycle, Apple's iPhone-related... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
How to let the good times roll and survive Universal Mardi GrasUniversal's Mardi Gras got off to a wet start, but there are plenty of wild wee
How to let the good times roll and survive Universal Mardi Gras
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Universal's Mardi Gras got off to a wet start, but there are plenty of wild weekends remaining for the New Orleans-inspired festival which stretches this year into mid-April. Back are the bodacious, beady parade, Cajun cuisine and music from... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
How to let the good times roll and survive Universal Mardi GrasUniversal's Mardi Gras got off to a wet start, but there are plenty of wild wee
How to let the good times roll and survive Universal Mardi Gras
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Universal's Mardi Gras got off to a wet start, but there are plenty of wild weekends remaining for the New Orleans-inspired festival which stretches this year into mid-April. Back are the bodacious, beady parade, Cajun cuisine and music from... Read more
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PC Magazine
Razer Nabu WatchRazer has added a smartwatch to its growing Nabu wearables line. The Nabu Watch
Razer Nabu Watch
PC Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
Razer has added a smartwatch to its growing Nabu wearables line. The Nabu Watch ($149.99) is more like a traditional watch with some smart features, similar to the Martian Alpha T10. It has a tiny OLED screen at the bottom of its face that displays... Read more
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Evening Standard
Why Apple has cut-price competition from the Chinese mobile marketIn China sales of smartphones are growing faster than we can slurp noodles. Fue
Why Apple has cut-price competition from the Chinese mobile market
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
In China sales of smartphones are growing faster than we can slurp noodles. Fuelled by the country’s aspiring middle classes, the Chinese bought almost 500 million mobiles last year, accounting for a third of all global sales. Curiously, though,... Read more
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Wired News
Yours Truly: The Fairphone 2 Is an Android Phone you can Repair Yourself, Easily and InexpensivelyYou know how things usually happen: You look away for one second, or get distra
Yours Truly: The Fairphone 2 Is an Android Phone you can Repair Yourself, Easily and Inexpensively
Wired News / Posted 2 days ago
You know how things usually happen: You look away for one second, or get distracted, send your phone hurling to the floor, and watch it smash. If this has happened to you, then you also know the temptation of using non-official replacement parts to... Read more
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The Verge
Quartz’s new app wants to text you the newsFor a brief moment during development, the first app from Quartz — the four-yea
Quartz’s new app wants to text you the news
The Verge / Posted 2 days ago
For a brief moment during development, the first app from Quartz — the four-year-old business news publication owned by The Atlantic — was going to be completely blank when you opened it up. "The whole thing was just notifications," Zach Seward,... Read more
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PC Advisor
Apple CEO Tim Cook says virtual reality has "interesting applications" So, the biggest question of all is “When will Appl
Apple CEO Tim Cook says virtual reality has
PC Advisor / Posted 2 days ago
"interesting applications" So, the biggest question of all is “When will Apple release its virtual reality headset?” and while a lack of rumours suggests that we may not be seeing a finished product... Read more
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Macworld
Why you should use your iPhone with a Bluetooth keyboard as your main travel computer With all the unsettling, unblinking zeal of a missionary, I want to try to co
Why you should use your iPhone with a Bluetooth keyboard as your main travel computer
Macworld / Posted 2 days ago
With all the unsettling, unblinking zeal of a missionary, I want to try to convince you that something which sounds a bit weird is actually a great idea which will... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Bill Aims to Keep States From Banning Smartphone EncryptionUnited States Reps. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., and Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, last wee
Bill Aims to Keep States From Banning Smartphone Encryption
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 2 days ago
United States Reps. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., and Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, last week introduced legislation to prevent states from passing laws banning the sale of smartphones with encryption capabilities. The "ENCRYPT Act of 2016," as the bill is... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A Look at the Multi-Billion Dollar Business Behind Store Credit CardsOn this special episode of Consumer Goods Industry Focus, special guest Gaby La
A Look at the Multi-Billion Dollar Business Behind Store Credit Cards
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
On this special episode of Consumer Goods Industry Focus, special guest Gaby Lapera joins Sean O'Reilly and Vincent Shen to share updates from the financial industry and how they intertwine with the retail sector. First, learn more about store... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Cybersecurity: Cyber thieves go after the IRSWelcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in t
Overnight Cybersecurity: Cyber thieves go after the IRS
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Here's How Industries Are Marrying All of Us to Technology“You’re cheating on me with your smartphone.” Twenty years ago, this phrase wou
Here's How Industries Are Marrying All of Us to Technology
Entrpreneur / Posted 2 days ago
“You’re cheating on me with your smartphone.” Twenty years ago, this phrase wouldn’t have made sense. Today, it’s a common line in modern-day relationships. Most of us are spending more time on our smart devices than actually engaging in... Read more
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Market Watch
Should law enforcement be able to read your text messages?Law enforcement claims it is so hampered by security measures on electronic com
Should law enforcement be able to read your text messages?
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
Law enforcement claims it is so hampered by security measures on electronic communications that it hurts efforts to track down criminals, and has called for tech companies to give them a so-called backdoor. The tech and security industries says... Read more
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PhysOrg
Watch, meet smartwatch: Fossil and Misfit think they're a perfect matchIt seems like everyone came back to work from Christmas vacation with a rubber
Watch, meet smartwatch: Fossil and Misfit think they're a perfect match
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
It seems like everyone came back to work from Christmas vacation with a rubber or plastic band on their wrist. High deductibles and forced wellness checkups are scaring people into better personal health habits. Doctors are telling their patients to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Why emojis are a no-brainer for digital communicationWhen the Oxford English Dictionary declared an emoji its 2015 word of the year,
Why emojis are a no-brainer for digital communication
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
When the Oxford English Dictionary declared an emoji its 2015 word of the year, it was a bit of a head-scratcher. The emoji it singled out - an image of a laughing yellow face crying tears of joy - did not fit most people's definition of a word. To... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Confidence Is Lost": Fred Hickey Says "Bear Market Will Last Until QE4"Submitted by Christoph Gisiger via Finanz Und Wirtschaft, Fred Hickey, editor
"Confidence Is Lost": Fred Hickey Says "Bear Market Will Last Until QE4"
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
Submitted by Christoph Gisiger via Finanz Und Wirtschaft, Fred Hickey, editor of the widely read investment newsletter «The High-Tech Strategist», warns of more trouble to come for stocks and spots bright investment opportunities in the gold... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How Music Changes Our Behavior At HomeWell, here you are once again, staring at a screen. It's okay, we all do it. Co
How Music Changes Our Behavior At Home
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
Well, here you are once again, staring at a screen. It's okay, we all do it. Constantly. In fact, there's a good chance you're sitting in a room with somebody else who is also gazing into the blue light of a smartphone or some other gadget right now.... Read more
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