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Do You Know Where Are These Next Generation Mobile Apps Heading To?

It is easy to get caught in cool, new techs and mobile apps while forgetting about the end user. The next generation mobile apps might feel like the topic du jour in today’s world, but it’s not just a passing fad. Let me explain to you how? Being one of the most primary channels for end consumers to interact with the globe, mobile apps has taken everything by storm. With continuous advancement, professionals have started shaping the next generation of killer mobile apps. Now, do you remember how...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Technology, Sales, Siri, Mobile Apps, Starbucks, Steve, Flipora, Siri Flipora Pandora


Rain ruined the NYPD’s first chance to use security drones at a major event

The NYPD had been hoping to use its camera-equipped quadcopters as part of its security operation at Times Square on New Year's Eve, but rain and wind forced it to cancel the plan. The post Rain ruined the NYPD’s first chance to use security drones at a major event appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Drones, Nypd, New Year's Eve, Times Square, Emerging Tech


Wielding rocks and knives, Arizonans attack self-driving cars

At least 21 attacks have been leveled at Waymo vans in Chandler, Arizona. Some analysts say they expect more such behavior as the nation moves into a broader discussion about the potential for driverless cars to unleash colossal changes in American society.
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Chandler Arizona, Nation & World, Waymo


U.S. retailers hope higher pay will buy more efficient workers

As the labor market has tightened, employers have raised wages to attract workers. Companies' higher labor costs are driving them to make workers more efficient, often through technology.
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Retail


Where to find Portimonense vs. Benfica on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Portimonense vs. Benfica, you’ve come to the right place. Before Wednesday’s Primeira Liga game, Benfica has a chance to close the gap with first-place Porto to just one point if Benfica wins and Porto loses their respective games. But can Portimonense cause an upset? Here are all of the details of where you can watch it via legal streaming: Who: Portimonense vs. BenficaWhat: Primeira Liga, gameweek 15When: Game kicks off at 3:15pm ET / 12:15pm PT;...
Tags: Google, Amazon, US, Sport, Soccer, Porto, Benfica, Portimonense, Primeira Liga, Roku Amazon Fire TV, Leagues: Primeira Liga


First-Ever UEFI Rootkit Tied To Sednit APT

Researchers hunting cyber-espionage group Sednit (an APT also known as Sofacy, Fancy Bear and APT28) say they have discovered the first-ever instance of a rootkit targeting the Windows Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) in successful attacks. From a report: The discussion of Sednit was part of the 35C3 conference, and a session given by Frederic Vachon, a malware researcher at ESET who published a technical write-up on his findings earlier this fall [PDF]. During his session, Vachon s...
Tags: Tech, ESET, UEFI, LoJack, Vachon, Sofacy Fancy Bear, Frederic Vachon


Google Wins Dismissal of Suit Over Facial Recognition Software

A lawsuit filed against Google by users who said the world's largest search engine violated their privacy by using facial recognition technology was dismissed by a judge on Saturday. From a report: U.S. District Judge Edmond E. Chang in Chicago cited a lack of "concrete injuries" to the plaintiffs. The suit, initially filed in March 2016, alleged Alphabet's Google collected and stored biometric data from photographs using facial recognition software, running afoul of a unique Illinois law agains...
Tags: Google, Tech, Chicago, Illinois, Edmond E Chang


Waymo's Autonomous Vehicles Are Reportedly Facing Ongoing Attacks in Arizona

In Arizona, the same state where one of Uber’s self-driving cars struck and killed a pedestrian, people have reportedly been vandalizing autonomous vehicles operated by Waymo, the Google spin-off owned by Alphabet.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Arizona, Autonomous Vehicles, Alphabet, Self Driving Cars, Waymo


The Best Laptops for Graphic Designers 2019

This article was contributed by DesignBold. Graphic design is a challenging job that requires serious hardware and software. In the current digital nomad haze, laptop characteristics such as mobility and weight have also become extremely important. As with every profession, the laptop choice is always a subtle game of balance between performance and weight, large screen and portability, maximum features and affordable price. Luckily, laptop providers produce products for different categories and...
Tags: Apple, Tools, Design, Microsoft, US, Intel, Best, Atlantic, Nvidia, Dell, Graphic Design, Laptops, Guest Articles, Intel Core, Jacob, Acer Aspire


Google wins U.S. approval for radar-based hand motion sensor

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said in an order late on Monday that it would grant Google a waiver to operate the Soli sensors at higher power levels than currently allowed. The FCC said the sensors can also be operated aboard aircraft. The FCC said the decision "will serve the public interest by providing for innovative device control features using touchless hand gesture technology." A Google spokeswoman did not immediately comment on Tuesday, citing the New Year's Day holiday.
Tags: Google, Science, Fcc, Federal Communications Commission FCC


Trump's Tech Battle With China Roils Bill Gates Nuclear Venture

Add Bill Gates to the list of executives whose businesses have been ensnared by the Trump administration's battle with China over technology and trade. From a report: The tech tycoon and philanthropist said in an essay posted late last week that a nuclear-energy project in China by a company he co-founded called TerraPower LLC is now unlikely to proceed because of recent changes in U.S. policy toward China [Editor's note: the link may be paywalled; alternative source]. That leaves TerraPower, wh...
Tags: China, Tech, Bill Gates, Trump, Bellevue Wash, TerraPower, TerraPower LLC, Gates TerraPower, Chris Levesque


Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s year in one chart

Three point eight. From the first day of trading in 2018 to the last, that was the final percentage difference in Tesla’s share price. Taken on its own, the number is a modest and positive gain — and far more fruitful than automakers Ford, GM and Fiat Chrysler. It’s a number that suggests a consistent year of upwards momentum for Tesla, steady and diligent like a tugboat, even-keeled and untouched from stormy market seas. Those two bookends of the stock market calendar — January 2 and Decembe...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Tech, General Motors, Tesla, Automotive, Ford, Larry Ellison, SEC, Musk, Falcon Heavy, Fiat-chrysler, Elon, National Transportation Safety Board, Moody, Tesla Model


Increasing Customer Retention With Custom Packaging

You’ve already done the hard part of obtaining new customers, but how do you motivate them to keep coming back? Driving revenue from new clients is usually a priority for businesses, but it is important to not forget about the ones you already have. With custom packaging, your business can increase customer retention and ultimately build stronger brand loyalty! You should be building the lifetime relationship and loyalty with your customers, starting from the second they come into contact with y...
Tags: Google, Business, Sales, Customer, Dollar Shave Club, McDonald, Custom Packaging, Custom Packaging To Increase Customer, Customer Relation, Packaging To Increase Customer Retention


Copyrights Are Expiring Again in the USA After a 20 Year Freeze

Yesterday all copyrighted works published in 1923 fell into the public domain, with only a few exceptions. Internet grassroot organizations and companies like Google and Reddit now oppose copyright... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Windows 10 Passes Windows 7 in Market Share

An anonymous reader writes: More than three years after its release, Windows 10 has passed Windows 7 in market share. That means more desktop computers are now running Microsoft's latest and greatest operating system than any other OS, according to Net Applications. The milestone is a nice way for Microsoft to end 2018, even though the company surely was hoping it wouldn't take this long for Windows 10 to overtake Windows 7. at Slashdot.
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You can now make charitable donations through Google Assistant

If you forgot to make any New Year's resolutions last night, here an easy one: Donate to charity. You can change lives by donating just a few dollars to a cause or group of your choice, and now, thanks to Google, it's simpler than ever to do so. As reported by 9to5Google this week, Google Assistant recently gained the ability to make a donation with a voice command. This comes just weeks after a donation page was added to the Play Store. In order to start the process, just say "Ok Googl...
Tags: Google, News, US, Red Cross, NFG, Google Home Google


The Old Guard of Mac Indy Apps Has Thrived For More Than 25 Years

Glenn Fleishman, writing for MacWorld: It seems like it was only yesterday that I first used BareBones Software's BBEdit, but in actuality, yesterday is so far away -- 25 years, in fact. With all the twists and turns across more than two decades of Apple as a company, Mac hardware, and the underlying operating system, you might think that BBEdit stands alone as a continuously-developed app shepherded largely or exclusively by the same independent developer -- an app without a giant company behin...
Tags: Apple, Motorola, Mac, Tech, Intel, John Gruber, Rich Siegel, DaringFireball, Glenn Fleishman


Caltech Scientists Use DNA Tiles To Play Tic-Tac-Toe at the Nanoscale

An anonymous reader shares a report: An innovation at Caltech allows scientists to play a virtual "tic-tac-toe" game with individual strands of DNA, providing a new way to experiment with DNA sequencing and create custom patterns. According to ArsTechnica, the technique was dubbed "DNA Origami [paper; PDF]" by its creator Lulu Qian and is considered by Caltech fellows to be a "huge advancement" in the field of nanotechnology (manipulation of particles on a minute, atomic scale). Read ...
Tags: Tech, Caltech, Arstechnica, Lulu Qian


Original Content podcast: ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ is a frustrating interactive experiment

“Bandersnatch” offers an unusual television experience — but not a very satisfying one. The new “Black Mirror” special follows Stefan Butler as he attempts to turn a science fiction novel (also called “Bandersnatch”) into a Choose Your Own Adventure-style video game. As the story progresses, Stefan gets pulled deeper into the mystery of what happened to “Bandersnatch” author Jerome F. Davies, a mystery that eventually involves parallel universes, government conspiracies and Stefan’s own family t...
Tags: Apple, Media, Podcasts, Entertainment, Tech, Netflix, Sandra Bullock, Black Mirror, Stefan, Bird Box, Original Content Podcast, Kirsten Korosec, Bandersnatch, Netflix Bird Box, Stefan Butler, Jerome F Davies


The best Android apps (January 2019)

Choosing which apps to download is tricky, especially given how enormous and cluttered the Google Play Store has become. We rounded up 100 of the best Android apps and divided them neatly, with each suited for a different occasion. The post The best Android apps (January 2019) appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Apps, Trends, Buying Guides, Best Of Everything


Chrome on Windows 10 To Get Dark Mode Feature Soon

Last year, Google pushed 'dark mode', a feature that replaces the shiny, whitespace background on a web page with a dark color, to its Android operating system and YouTube service. The company is now working to expand the feature to Chrome's Windows 10 application. Peter Kasting, a Chrome developer, confirmed the move in response to a user's query on a Reddit thread. He said a "native dark mode support is in progress" for Chrome's desktop application. Until then, reminded Kasting, "we generally ...
Tags: Google, Tech, Reddit, Kasting, Peter Kasting


Still looking for an IC-7300 memory manager

I love it when readers ask me questions. They get me to do some research and provide a lot of material for this blog. Not only that, they help me find products and resources that make amateur radio more fun. A couple of days ago, Pat, W5WTH wrote: I really enjoy the blog and your Tech and General books helped me a great deal.  I also really enjoy the podcast (great audio quality on that, btw),  THX!! In a previous post, you wrote about the lack of IC-7300 support in Chirp. Did you ever find a Ch...
Tags: Google, Computers, Software, Radio, Pat, ICOM, Pat W5WTH, Icom Memories


Activision plans to fire CFO Neumann, puts him on paid leave

Activision Blizzard in Santa Monica said it plans to fire Chief Financial Officer Spencer Neumann for cause unrelated to the company’s financial performance and has placed him on paid leave. Neumann will be on leave pending an opportunity to demonstrate why he shouldn’t be let go, the company said Monday in a regulatory filing. Activision, a leading video-game publisher, didn’t elaborate. In at least a dozen U.S. departures this year, companies directly accused senior executives of misconduct un...
Tags: Business, Technology, Bloomberg, Sport, People, Soccer, Activision, Neumann, Walt Disney Co, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Dennis Durkin, Spencer Neumann, Activision Blizzard in Santa Monica


Public Domain Day Is Finally Here!: Copyrighted Works Have Entered the Public Domain Today for the First Time in 21 Years

Earlier this year we informed readers that thousands of works of art and entertainment would soon enter the public domain—to be followed every year by thousands more. That day is nigh upon us: Public Domain Day, January 1, 2019. At the stroke of midnight, such beloved classics as Robert Frost’s “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” and “Yes! We Have No Bananas” will become the common property of the people, to be quoted at length or in full anywhere when the copyright expires on work produced ...
Tags: Google, Art, Film, College, History, Creativity, Atlantic, Winston Churchill, Smithsonian, Literature, James Joyce, Walt Disney, Virginia Woolf, Harlem, First Time, Mickey Mouse


Australian Autonomous Train is Being Called The 'World's Largest Robot'

schwit1 shares a report: Mining corporation Rio Tinto says that an autonomous rail system called AutoHaul that it's been developing in the remote Pilbara region of Australia for several years is now entirely operational -- an accomplishment the company says makes the system the "world's largest robot." "It's been a challenging journey to automate a rail network of this size and scale in a remote location like the Pilbara," Rio Tinto's managing director Ivan Vella told the Sydney Morning Herald, ...
Tags: Australia, Tech, Sydney, Rio Tinto, Pilbara, Pilbara Rio Tinto, Ivan Vella


Acer Chromebook 11 Laptop Giveaway

* Congrats  to Jessica Wurtz in Saskatchewan for winning our last Acer Chromebook giveaway that ended Dec 27, 2018 . Not a review, just a giveaway featuring Acer Chromebook!  – jaden Best Value Chromebook As the best value 11.6″ Chromebook – the Acer Chromebook 11 ($189.00)  has everything you need. The fast wireless connection keeps you closer than ever, no matter where life takes you. Long-lasting battery life gives you all day to run your favorite Google apps or access your photos, vide...
Tags: Google, Google Play Store, Giveaways, Intel, Usb, Chromebook, Anthropology, Port, Saskatchewan, Li Ion, Intel Inside, Acer Chromebook, Jessica Wurtz


5 Pieces of Advice From Successful Business Women and Entrepreneurs

It’s 2018 and the previously male-dominated business scene is finally starting to shift. According to a recent report, there are over 11 million women-owned businesses in the U.S., and that number is steadily climbing. In fact, women-owned businesses are growing five times faster than the national average! Whether you’re thinking about starting your own business or looking for some ideas to help boost your already existing company, these tips below from a few successful business-women will hopef...
Tags: Apple, Business, Entrepreneurship, Sales, Chase, Oprah Winfrey, Oprah, Sara, Sophia, Roxanne, Marie, Winfrey, Sara Blakely, Women Entrepreneurs, Business Advice, Startup Advice


Apple Watch Giveaway

  Over the past 6 years, we’ve given away iPads, iPad Minis and Apple Watches. This post is sponsored by Steamy Kitchen! This year, our winners of Apple Watch: Leslie Rathbun 12/2018 Cory Engel 8/23/18 Peggy Hill 5/18/18 Kristy Lines 2/22/18 It’s our way of saying thank you for being a loyal fan! We love our readers! We’re giving away one Apple Watch Series 3 (the latest!) with GPS valued at $329 (we can just send you an Apple gift certificate and you can choose your own color of band) Goo...
Tags: Apple, Giveaways, Anthropology, Kitchenaid, Peggy Hill, Cory Engel, Kristy Lines, Leslie Rathbun


NASA Spacecraft Confirms Successful Flyby of Distant Solar System Object

NASA received a critical signal from one of its most distant spacecrafts this morning, confirming that the vehicle has just flown by a tiny frozen rock in the outer reaches of the Solar System. From a report: That space probe, named New Horizons, has now made history. Currently located more than 4 billion miles from Earth, the spacecraft has now whizzed past the most distant -- and most primitive -- object that's ever been visited by humanity. "We have a healthy spacecraft," Alice Bowman, the mi...
Tags: Tech, Nasa, Earth, New Horizons, Pluto, Alice Bowman


Make Orwell Fiction Again

Amen to that. Get your hat or shirt here... via @DavidFrum Related Content: The Cover of George Orwell’s 1984 Becomes Less Censored with Wear and Tear George Orwell Explains How “Newspeak” Works, the Official Language of His Totalitarian Dystopia in 1984 George Orwell Predicted Cameras Would Watch Us in Our Homes; He Never Imagined We’d Gladly Buy and Install Them Ourselves George Orwell Identifies the Main Enemy of the Free Press: It’s the “Intellectual Cowardice” of the Press Itself Make Orw...
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