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Woman accuses Apple worker of sending her 'personal' photo to his own phone

A young woman has described the sickening moment she realised an Apple staffer had sent himself one of her intimate photos after she visited a store for tech support.Gloria Elisa Fuentes, from California in the US, recently posted... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Apple, Business, California, US, Gloria Elisa Fuentes


Election 2019: What big tech isn't telling us about ads

Exploring the gaps in the political advertising databases provided by the tech giants.
Tags: Tech


Other Dash Camera Considerations

In this section, we look at still more options and choices that some dash cams may offer you.Some are obvious – do you want a GPS included or not, and whether or not it has a built-in monitor display.  Others are more subtle, like how well the dash cam can stand up to the searing summer heat that can roast and toast things inside a vehicle.And, because this is The Travel Insider, we also consider how best to travel and take your dash cam with you. Read more in our series on Dash Cams...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, UK, Russia, Cars, Tech, Cellphones & Wireless, Murphy, Li, OptionsDashcam Audio Power


Feds indict 14 over alleged scheme to get Apple to replace fake iPhones with real ones

Cloned kit had real IMEI and serial numbers, keeping the scam going for eight years US federal authorities on Wednesday announced the arrests of 11 people from a group of 14 indicted for tricking Apple into accepting about almost 10,000 fake iPhones and iPads and replacing them with genuine iDevices.…
Tags: Apple, US, Software


Guardian acquires Western Shelter Systems and CrewBoss from Gorge

Gorge Holdings has sold Western Shelter Systems and CrewBoss to Guardian Capital Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. Western Shelter is a provider of turnkey shelter and custom mobile solutions for emergency responders, military and commercial customers. And, CrewBoss designs and manufactures personal protective equipment for men and women in the fire service. Both are headquartered in Eugene, Oregon. PRESS RELEASE Portland, Oregon – November 14, 2019 – Gorge Holdings (“Gorge”), announc...
Tags: Trends, Tech, Portland Oregon, Gorge, Pacific Northwest, Michael, Company, PE Deals, Guardian Capital Partners, Western Shelter Systems, Gorge Holdings, Western Shelter, Eugene Oregon PRESS, Barry Hendrix, Michael Scala, David Altman Principal


Buying a New TV on Black Friday? Don’t be Fooled!

Smart 4K HDR televisions with built-in Roku internet streaming are on sale for under $250, making them very tempting. The Black Friday advertisements are already out there, and there are some amazingly tempting products being offered at extraordinary seeming discounts by big-name retailers.In particular, one of the most appealing things for many of us is a lovely new 4K television – either to replace an older lower resolution set, or as an additional unit for somewhere else in your house.  Mos...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Google, Amazon, Science, Tech, Roku, Hulu, Dolby Vision, Hdr, Cnet, Alexa, Cellphones & Wireless, Don, Netflix Hulu, Amazon Basics


New Group of Hackers Targeting Businesses with Financially Motivated Cyber Attacks

Security researchers have tracked down activities of a new group of financially-motivated hackers that are targeting several businesses and organizations in Germany, Italy, and the United States in an attempt to infect them with backdoor, banking Trojan, or ransomware malware. Though the new malware campaigns are not customized for each organization, the threat actors appear to be more [Author: [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal)]
Tags: Tech, Malware, Ransomware, Spear Phishing, United States, Cyber Attack, Hacking Network, Phishing Attack, Email Hacking, banking Trojan, Swati Khandelwal, Germany Italy, Macro Malware, Cobalt Strike, Email Phishing


How Humans Migrated Across The Globe Over 200,000 Years: An Animated Look

Coverage of the refugee crisis peaked in 2015. By the end of the year, note researchers at the University of Bergen, “this was one of the hottest topics, not only for politicians, but for participants in the public debate,” including far-right xenophobes given megaphones. Whatever their intent, Daniel Trilling argues at The Guardian, the explosion of refugee stories had the effect of framing “these newly arrived people as others, people from ‘over there,’ who had little to do with Europe...
Tags: Google, Europe, Maps, College, History, Npr, National Geographic, Facebook Twitter, University of Bergen, Josh Jones, Jesse James, Durham NC Follow, Joint School of Nanoscience, Angela Saini, Daniel Trilling, Joseph L Graves


Sharing knowledge this Native American Heritage Month

I am a proud tribal member of Doyon, one of the 12 Alaska Native regional corporations. Unlike the “lower 48” states, Alaskan Native tribes are organized as incorporated entities. My family has lived and fished in Alaska for generations; we have a fish camp on the Yukon River where we come together every summer to live off the land, with no running water, no electricity and no access except by boat. Growing up each summer on the Yukon has taught me the importance of knowledge sharing—passing tra...
Tags: Google, California, Alaska, Google Earth, Oklahoma, Rogers, Yukon, Fairbanks Alaska, Will Rogers, Yukon River, Columbia River, Alaska Native, Shauna, Cherokee Nation, Dontae, Heritage Month


Why You Are Not a Blogger Unless You Own Your Domain and Hosting

Let’s say you blog on Blogspot. Google owns Blogspot aka Blogger. You own nothing. So you are not a blogger. You blog on a free platform Google owns; Google owns you and your alleged blog. You are not a blogger. Do you blog on WordPress dot com? Free platform. WP dot com owns your blog. […] The post Why You Are Not a Blogger Unless You Own Your Domain and Hosting appeared first on Blogging Tips.
Tags: Google, Blogging, Blogspot Google


Upgrading messaging on Android in the U.S. with RCS

Our Messages app brings you a seamless and helpful messaging experience on Android, from connecting you on mobile and desktop, giving you suggestions from the Google Assistant, and making it easy to search your conversations.To make your conversations more seamless, we’ve worked on upgrading traditional SMS text messaging with more useful chat features, powered by RCS (Rich Communication Services). When you and your friends message each other with these chat features, you can chat over Wi-Fi or ...
Tags: Google, Mexico, Messages, RCS, UK France, RCS Rich Communication Services, Sanaz Ahari


Are passwords obsolete? Thoughts from a famous fraudster.

When we look at online breaches, about 86 percent of the time the hacks have to do with passwords. Because of this, many security experts believe we need to move away from using them. Consequently, we've now developed the technology to do just that. For instance, we now have a technology called Trusona — it stands for "true persona." The technology recognizes the individual, more accurately, based on their device. Many industries are already switching to this method of identity verification. Air...
Tags: Security, Programming, Technology, Identity, Finance, Data, Software, Innovation, Frank w. abagnale


Watch L’Inferno (1911), Italy’s First Feature Film and Perhaps the Best Adaptation of Dante’s Classic

In its second decade, cinema struggled to evolve. The first films by the Lumière Brothers and Thomas Edison were short and gimmicky - shots of trains racing towards the screen, couples kissing and cute kittens getting fed. A quick rush. A bit of fun. Its creators didn’t see much past the novelty of cinema but then other filmmakers like Georges Méliès, Edwin S Porter, Alice Guy-Blaché and D.W. Griffith started injecting this new medium with elements of story. It started aspiring towards a...
Tags: Google, Yahoo, Film, College, US, Los Angeles, Italy, Literature, Dante, Thomas Edison, Facebook Twitter, Hollywood Reporter, Griffith, Brutus, Gustave Doré, Jonathan Crow


Upgrade Your Blog to a Content Hub for Better UX

Updated on November 14, 2019, to include new examples and insights. If you haven’t started blogging, get together with your team, and determine whether you should start. As Travis McKnight points out in his article, Studies Suggest Your Business Needs a Blog, businesses with quality blogs have better digital marketing results than their counterparts who don’t. However, just because you have a blog, doesn’t mean you’ll see the kind of results that Travis is talking about. Does any of the followin...
Tags: Google, Blogging, Internet Marketing, Travis, Caleb, Better UX, Travis McKnight, Content Hub for Better UX, Caleb Cosper


ONCAP buys Enertech from Tower Arch Capital

Canadian private equity firm ONCAP has acquired Texas-based Enertech, a provider of wireless infrastructure services to telecommunications carriers and tower owners throughout the Southern, Central and Pacific Northwest regions of the U.S. The seller was Tower Arch Capital LLC. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE TORONTO, Ontario, SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, Nov. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ONCAP announced today it has partnered with the management team of Enertech H...
Tags: Europe, Texas, London, Trends, Tech, United States, Salt Lake City, North America, Pacific Northwest, TSX, EBITDA, Toronto Stock Exchange, New Braunfels Texas, Onex, Jim Tracy, PE Deals


How Much is a CEO Worth?

Be sure to subscribe to our channel so you never miss an update Welcome to the latest edition of What Are Your Thoughts – Michael Batnick and Downtown Josh Brown break down the biggest topics of the moment. On this episode: * JP Morgan calls out permabears. * Should investors be concerned about the national debt? * Does Google want to be a bank? * Selling performance vs selling opinions. * Stock-based compensation....The post How Much is a CEO Worth? appeared first on The Reformed Broker. ...
Tags: Google, Finance, Jp Morgan, Josh Brown, Michael Batnick, Career/Lifestyle Advice


Moon Coins

Limited edition silver and brass coins designed to look like Earth’s full moon. Geographically correct 136,794,240:1 scale design of the surface texture of both near and far side of the moon. Coins minted by Shire Post Mint. Also check out: Stacked Coins
Tags: Design, Tech, Shire Post


Advent to acquire Mariana Tek

Advent International has agreed to acquire Washington, D.C.-based Mariana Tek, a software company serving boutique fitness brands. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mariana Tek, a U.S.-based software company serving premium brands in boutique fitness, today announced that it has reached an agreement to be acquired by Advent International (“Advent”), one of the largest and most experienced private equity investors with over $54 billion of assets under man...
Tags: Asia, UK, Australia, Washington, US, Trends, Tech, Washington Dc, John, Barry, Advent International, Auckland New Zealand, Mariana, PE Deals, Japan Europe, North America Europe Latin America


REVIEW: Dunkin’ Beyond Sausage Sandwich

It seems like only yesterday when I first heard rumblings that mad scientists were attempting to create “meat-less” meats, and here I am, getting it at Dunkin’. That’s right, Dunkin’ has jumped into the plant-based protein fray with the new Beyond Sausage Sandwich. According to the official press release, this sausage from Beyond Meat is “made with 100% plant-based proteins and a mix of spices crafted especially for Dunkin.” So far, I’ve only tried plant-based burgers, so I was pretty pumped to...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Shopping, Fast Food, Sanders, Simon, Garfunkel, Dunkin Donuts, Dunkin, Dunkin' Beyond Sausage Sandwich


Qi Wireless Charger

Sleek, expensive, and used approximately every 12 minutes, our smartphones have become a sophisticated (and important) part of our lives. So, why do our chargers look and feel so... blah? Lay your phone on this elegant wireless charger crafted from locally sourced, sustainably harvested wood. It’s a beautiful addition to your desk or counter, whether or not it's in use. The QI wireless charging system is compatible with recent models of Apple, Samsung, and Google phones. Made in Hidden Springs, ...
Tags: Google, Shopping, Apple Samsung


What do I Need to Know About Creating Video for My Brand?

If you’ve been hearing more and more about how important video is in your marketing mix, you’re not alone. The smartphone revolution combined with massive reach of social media means that online video now makes up more than 80% of all consumer traffic! You Tube is now the second most trafficked site after Google and brands are focusing their online efforts more and more on video... Read more on the CMA website.
Tags: Google, Sem, Cma


U.S. Vets Targeted by Foreign Actors Aiming to Sway Elections, Experts Tell Congress

Actors from Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Macedonia, and elsewhere gain access to online forums by impersonating vets they find online
Tags: Congress, Tech, Russia Ukraine Bulgaria Macedonia


Additional steps to safeguard user privacy

Like many adtech providers, we use an advertising technology called Real-Time Bidding (RTB) to enable publishers of all sizes to sell online ad impressions in real time, funding a variety of content such as online journalism, videos and music. On our RTB platform, we’ve taken strong measures to protect user privacy —for instance, we require publishers to obtain consent from users to serve personalized ads, and we apply data minimization practices to the scope of the data shared in RTB bid reques...
Tags: Google, Irish Data Protection Commission, Google Ad Manager, Chetna Bindra, Time Bidding RTB, Authorized Buyers Trust


Apple Music Replay Provides a Summary of Your Music Listening; or Does It?

It's a nice idea to see a summary of what I've listened to on Apple Music this year. But it couldn't be more wrong.
Tags: Tech, Blogging, Apple Music


Get Ayesha Curry’s exclusive new recipe on the Google Assistant

Growing up in Venezuela, Canada, Indonesia and the U.S., I’ve experienced many variations of the “traditional” holiday meal. But no matter where I am in the world, one thing has always remained constant: the joy of sharing a delicious meal with the loved ones in my life.For many people, the holiday season is a chance to spend more time with family and friends. It also means attending or hosting more events than usual, and more cooking and stress to get everything prepared.Our goal with the Assis...
Tags: Google, Ayesha, Ayesha Curry, Google Nest, Lilian Rincon, Google Assistant, Venezuela Canada Indonesia, Nest Hub Max Ready, Brown Butter Apples


Break Free B2B Series: Clare Carr on Using Data to Drive Content Marketing Success

Intertwined from the start. For marketing executive Clare Carr, digital marketing and data have been a packaged deal since the beginning of her career. But for most marketers, while data is plentiful, leveraging that data (and diriving actionable insights to improve content strategy) is an evolving challenge. Most of us are just beginning to scratch the surface of our data's potential. But according to Clare, who spent more than six years at content analytics platform Parse.ly, data can do mo...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Seo, B2b Marketing, Content Marketing, Ppc, Video Interviews, Josh, TopRank Marketing Blog, Clare, Amanda Todorovich, Data Driven Marketing, Joshua Nite, Brody Dorland, Clare Carr, Break Free B2B


Qualcomm Chip Flaws Let Hackers Steal Private Data From Android Devices

Hundreds of millions of devices, especially Android smartphones and tablets, using Qualcomm chipsets, are vulnerable to a new set of potentially serious vulnerabilities. According to a report cybersecurity firm CheckPoint shared with The Hacker News, the flaws could allow attackers to steal sensitive data stored in a secure area that is otherwise supposed to be the most protected part of a [Author: [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal)]
Tags: Android, Tech, Hacking News, Vulnerability, Cyber Security, Qualcomm, Hardware Encryption, Swati Khandelwal, Hacker News, ARM TrustZone


The Velvet Underground as Peanuts Characters: Snoopy Morphs Into Lou Reed, Charlie Brown Into Andy Warhol

The fun cartoon above was apparently found in a "Guide to the Velvet Underground and Andy Warhol's Factory" published by the French magazine, Les Inrockuptibles in 1990. It came around the same time the Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain (located in Paris) held an exhibition dedicated to Andy Warhol. Of course, Warhol famously took a break from painting in the mid-1960s and, among other things, threw his influence behind the up-and-coming NYC band, The Velvet Underground. Serving as the ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Music, College, Paris, Andy Warhol, Warhol, Nico, Facebook Twitter, Fondation Cartier, Comics/Cartoons, Les Inrockuptibles, Lou Reed Charlie Brown


Google emits Network Intelligence Center to help untangle misconfigured cloud networks

Connectivity tests check config but do *not* actually test connectivity Google has pulled the dustcovers off a new tool that will monitor and optimise the network performance of VMs and applications deployed to its cloud.…
Tags: Google, Software, Network Intelligence Center


How to Use Bluetooth to Copy Files From a Mac to an Amazon Fire

This guide will take you step by step through the process of using Bluetooth to transfer files from your Mac to an Amazon Fire tablet. Tap the Settings icon on the home screen of your Fire tablet. Select the Connected devices menu item. Tap the Bluetooth section. From here, toggle the Bluetooth setting to ON Once it’s turned on, it’ll start to discover nearby devices (if there are any). Switch over to your Mac. Open the System Preferences by selecting the Apple button from t...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Wireless, eLearning, Amazon Fire, Kindle & Amazon Fire



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