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Google buys 12-year output from Norwegian wind power farm

OSLO (Reuters) - Google has bought the entire 12-year power production from a yet-to-be-built Norwegian wind power farm to supply its European data centers with renewable energy, its developers said on Thursday. ...

18 minutes on reuters.com

One of the biggest VC firms in the world just raised a $1.4 billion war chest to back the next Google

Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins has raised $1.4 billion (£1 billion) to invest in technology startups, according to SEC filings published on Wednesday. Kleiner Perkins, which backed the likes of Google and Amazon in their...

32 minutes on businessinsider.com

Microsoft's 1TB Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 hit the UK

Microsoft's best Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 models are now available outside of North America. Both of the laptop-tablet hybrids -- the Book being more laptop, the Pro more tablet -- can be bought with a 1TB SSD in eight additional markets....

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Microsoft appears to be building a business app marketplace

Microsoft appears to be building a business app store. The company put online a test version of a service called AppSource that’s designed to help businesses find software that augments the Microsoft products they already use, such as Power BI...

2.5 hours on pcworld.com

Google's undersea cable connecting US and Japan is now live

The $300 million trans-Pacific undersea cable backed by six companies, including Google, that connects Japan and the US is now online. It connects Oregon with the Chiba and Mie prefectures in Japan with 9,000 km (5,600 miles) of wires. However,...

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Google Keep auto-creates topics for your notes

Google Keep's new feature will help you find notes old and new even if you never even bothered slapping a label on them. The free app now organizes your notes based on automatically created topics, such as food, places and travel. Even better,...

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Watch Microsoft Accelerator’s London Demo Day here

 TechCrunch is pleased to bring you Microsoft Accelerator’s London Demo Day on June 30th from 7:30-10:00am PT, 3:30-6pm GMT. The Microsoft Accelerator is an immersive three- to six-month program aimed at helping entrepreneurs...

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Apple’s Siri: 12 Tricks You Didn’t Know She Could Do

Source: Apple.com Apple’s Siri digital assistant can do a lot of things for you, from getting your local weather forecast, to seeing what movies are playing nearby, or even booking a reservation for a restaurant. Not everything Siri can do is well...

6.6 hours on cheatsheet.com

How Google is using building blocks to teach kids to code

Want to teach your kids or yourself how to code without gluing yourself to a computer screen? Google's new project Bloks might just be the answer. Bloks is a series of high-tech building blocks that will teach you or your kids the fundamentals of...

8.7 hours on mashable.com

Google Fit gets a colorful redesign and improved goal setting

Google has rolled out a major Fit update with a complete visual redesign, new watch face and features for Android Wear, a new home screen widget, more detailed goal-setting and more. Version 1.57.50 is the company's biggest update to the app in...

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How a long-time Google perk pushed Google Capital to make its first bet on a public company (GOOG, GOOGL, CRCM)

Google Capital just invested $46.35 million in Care.com, a site that helps people hire babysitters, housekeepers, pet watchers, and more.  This is the first time that Google Capital — the growth-phase...

9.3 hours on businessinsider.com

Google parent Alphabet board taps finance exec

Economist Roger Ferguson is the first African American to serve on the...

9.3 hours on api-internal.usatoday.com.akadns.net

10 years on, Apple's risky move to Intel Macs is one of its biggest successes

Nine years ago today, Apple launched the very first iPhone. But the foundation for its success had actually been laid a year earlier. Ten years ago, in the summer of 2006, Apple had just successfully transformed the Mac, completing a transition from...

10.1 hours on mashable.com

5 Reasons You May Want to Save Your Old Apple Devices

Source: JOHN G. MABANGLO/AFP/Getty Images “Antique,” “classic,” or “old” are words that do not usually have a positive connotation in the fast-paced world of technology. Although tech companies like Apple have an...

10.1 hours on cheatsheet.com

Facebook wins appeal over tracking non-members in Belgium

Facebook can resume tracking Belgians online even if they don't have an account with the social network, an appeals court has ruled.The Brussels Court of First Instance had previously ordered Facebook to stop placing its "datr" cookie...

11 hours on pcworld.com

The 10 best Mac game deals in the Steam Summer Sale 2016

Steaming hotIf you love playing games on your Mac, take note: The Steam Summer Sale is going on right now, and it means that loads and loads of great games are available for upwards of 90 percent off on Valve’s digital distribution...

11.1 hours on macworld.com

Google Capital Ventures Into Public Companies With Care.com

The Alphabet investment unit has invested $46.35 million in Care.com, a publicly traded company that helps connect families and...

11.2 hours on nytimes.com

Google takes majority stake in Care.com

Google Capital took a majority stake in Care.com, boosting shares of the on-demand family care...

11.6 hours on cnbc.com

Google Maps for mobile now handles multiple destinations

Believe it or not, the mobile version of Google Maps hasn't had support for multiple destinations. You could plan that multi-city tour on the desktop, but you'd still have to navigate one stop at a time on your phone. You might not have...

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Here’s a big list of all the “Ok, Google” commands you’ve probably forgotten

 The aptly named Ok-Google.io is the big ol’ massive list of “Ok, Google” commands that Google is too proud to build right into Android. It’s gorgeous, it’s easy to navigate, and it’s...

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Google Capital invests in Care.com

Waltham, Massachusetts-based Care.com, an online marketplace for finding and managing family care, has raised $46.35 million in funding. The investor was Google Capital. In addition to the funding, Laela Sturdy, a partner at Google Capital, has been...

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Baby pics > news hits: Facebook loves 'friends and family,' cools on media

Another day, another chapter in Facebook's love/hate relationship with the media.  Facebook announced on Wednesday that it has once again changed the secret recipe that decides what to show its users in their Newsfeeds. What might mean a...

12.1 hours on mashable.com

“Brexit” Beats “Porn” On Google Search

For the hours leading up to the “Brexit” vote as well as in the aftermath of the United Kingdom’s colossally stupid decision to leave the European Union, the term “Brexit” was search more around the globe...

12.1 hours on valuewalk.com

Facebook Brings New Changes To Its Newsfeed

Facebook announced on Wednesday it will de-emphasize content posted by publishers in users' newsfeeds, shifting the emphasis to material posted by friends. Though publishers are accustomed to the company making tweaks to newsfeeds, this change has...

12.2 hours on npr.org

Thinly Traded $CRCM Gets Investment and New Board Member from Google

This is a stock that has fallen from $30 down to $8, so this is very interesting. Google announced they are making a $46.35 million investment in CRCM, representing about 15% of the company. Additionally, Laela Sturdy, a partner at Google Capital, will...

12.2 hours on ibankcoin.com

Virtual Reality: Not Yet at that Apple Level of Finesse, Says Goldman

Goldman Sachs analyst Heather Bellini today offers up a summary of an investor day held to review trends in virtuality reality and augmented reality, meetings that included presentations from a number of companies working on devices and content...

12.5 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Facebook Finally Did Something To Make Facebook Better For You

Of course, the media mostly freaked out on Tuesday after Facebook announced that it would be prioritizing posts from your family and friends over posts from media outlets in your news feed. Facebook warned publishers that...

12.6 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Google.org, Omidyar Networks backing Fast Forward, the accelerator for tech non-profits

 An accelerator that helps tech non-profits develop their products and raise grant money, Fast Forward, has attracted $1.25 million in philanthropic funding of its own. Backers included big names in venture capital and tech. Omidyar Network,...

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Facebook Just Gave The Finger To Millions Of People Who Use It For News

Facebook planted a flag Wednesday, declaring that the site will give greater weight to material posted by your friends and deemphasize content published by businesses and media outlets. The social network approached the issue with a rare bit of candor,...

12.9 hours on huffingtonpost.com

What Facebook's new algorithm means for you

It's good news! If you're not a...

13.4 hours on cms.marketplace.org

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Brexit: We need a 'global world' (MSFT)

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says that the shockwaves of the Brexit vote aren't going to change how the company invests in Europe or the UK, but that he's still looking to "make a better case for why a global world." Nadella's...

13.5 hours on businessinsider.com

Apple lowers iPhone Trade-up credit, abandons interest-free financing

Apple has made it easier to upgrade to a new iPhone, but it’s going to cost you.This week, 9to5Mac spotted some key differences in Apple’s Trade-Up page. Most notably, Apple has reduced the maximum credit that you can get from trading in...

13.6 hours on macworld.com

USO Creates Temporary Facebook Profile Picture Frame for July 4

Just in time for the Fourth of July, United Service Organizations created a temporary profile picture frame for Facebook users. The USO created the frame in recognition of its 75 years of servicing active duty military with care packages,...

13.7 hours on adweek.com

Robots should learn empathy: Microsoft CEO

Humans have a lot to contribute even in the face of artificial intelligence, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella...

13.9 hours on cnbc.com

Girl In India Commits Suicide Over Doctored Facebook Image

Distraught over morphed images of herself on Facebook, a 21-year-old Indian lady has committed suicide. Image source: Pixabay Facebook ‘trolling’ The tragic event occurred on Monday, as internet trolling led to the suicide of a...

14 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple Watch 2 rumored to include GPS, Swim Tracking

The latest rumors surrounding the next generation of Apple wearable technology, the Apple Watch 2, are suggesting that the new smartwatch may contain both GPS capabilities and swim tracking. Image Credit: Apple Apple Watch 2 to include GPS The Apple...

14.7 hours on valuewalk.com

Multi-waypoint directions feature is finally coming to Google Maps

Whether it’s off running errands around town or exploring a new city, your route probably takes you more than one place.  But planning that in Google Maps is kind of a pain, since there isn’t the capability to add in a...

14.9 hours on pcworld.com

Apple patent could stop concert filming

Apple has been granted a patent for technology that could disable video recording at...

15.2 hours on cnbc.com

VLC media player hits Windows 10 today, Xbox One this summer

At last, VideoLAN's VLC media player has a universal Windows 10 app... and it definitely won't be confined to conventional Windows devices for long. The developer has released a Windows 10 beta that, on a base level, embraces...

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Zuckerberg blocks Hawaii neighbors' view

Some of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's neighbors are grumbling about a wall he's having built on his property in...

15.4 hours on cnbc.com

Freddie Mac: Mortgage Serious Delinquency rates declined in May

Freddie Mac reported that the Single-Family serious delinquency rate decreased in May to 1.11% from 1.15% in April.  Freddie's rate is down from 1.58% in May 2015.This is the lowest rate since August 2008.Freddie's serious delinquency...

15.7 hours on calculatedriskblog.com

Facebook Audience Network Block List Added to Business Manager

Brands and agencies using Facebook’s Business Manager now have the option of blocking their ads from running on specific applications or websites. The social network said in its advertiser help center that the feature is rolling out...

15.7 hours on adweek.com

How Facebook Tries to Prevent Office Politics

When personal motivations trump company goals, it can hinder a company’s ability to get things done. Since our earliest days at Facebook, we’ve been mindful about not letting office maneuvering poison work life....

15.7 hours on hbr.org

Facebook chooses friends and family over celebrities in your feed, which is probably healthy

For Facebook nothing is more important than keeping you engaged with your news feed. That’s why the company announced Wednesday that it would prioritize posts from your friends and family in your news feed over those from Facebook pages for...

15.7 hours on macworld.com

Facebook Shakes Up News Feed, But We Still Don't Know Exactly How It Works

It will now prioritize posts from friends and family — potentially bad news for media companies relying on Facebook for traffic. The company has been under pressure to defend its political...

15.8 hours on npr.org

On Facebook, baby pictures trump news

Should we be thinking of Facebook as a news site? No, not primarily. The New York Times...

16.3 hours on cnbc.com

Man Suing Apple Inc. For $10B Over Claims He Invented iPhone

A man from Florida is launching legal proceedings against Apple Inc., saying they stole his 1992 invention and used it as the basis of future iPhones, iPods and iPads. ‘Electronic Reading Device’ The man bringing the legal...

16.3 hours on valuewalk.com

AAPL Stock: Can India Be the Next China for Apple Inc.?

This article is published in collaboration with Scutify, where you can find real-time markets...

16.6 hours on minyanville.com

Facebook News Feed: Friends and Family First, Core Values

Friends and family come first in Facebook’s News Feed, as the social network detailed the latest tweak to its algorithm and detailed the values that guide that algorithm. Engineering director Lars Backstrom announced the algorithm update...

16.7 hours on adweek.com

Florida man sues Apple for $10 billion for 'stealing' his iPhone invention from 1992

A Florida man has accused Apple of infringing a 1992 patent on an “electronic reading device” that, in our view, looks nothing like the iPhone. He’s asking for $10 billion in damages. No, this isn’t an article from The Onion....

16.8 hours on macworld.com

iPhone 7 Space Black, Dark Gray, Deep Blue Colors [CONCEPT]

As with all the rumors surrounding the iPhone 7, what colors it will eventually be available in are as hot a topic as its screen size and CPU speed. And if you’ve been keeping an eye on the merry go round that is the rumor mill, then you will...

17.3 hours on valuewalk.com

Microsoft kills Windows 10's planned ability to send texts from your PC, to bolster Skype

The ability to respond to text messages received on your phone with the same app on your PC. It’s a dream that’s been a reality for Mac users since 2014, and Windows 10 Mobile users were supposed to get the feature, called Messaging...

17.6 hours on pcworld.com

Facebook is changing the News Feed again, and publishers should be worried

Facebook announced on Wednesday it was making a significant change to the News Feed, favoring posts shared by friends and family over posts from brands and publishers. That means when you visit Facebook on the web or on mobile, most of the stories and...

17.8 hours on mashable.com

Facebook cuts traffic to publishers

Bad news, publishers: Your Facebook reach is probably going to shrink. Recode...

17.9 hours on cnbc.com

Windows 10 Anniversary Update set to launch August 2

Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the no-brainer update for most Windows 10 adoptees, now has a ship date: Aug. 2. Microsoft announced the delivery schedule on Wednesday in a blog post by Microsoft Corp. VP for the Windows and Devices Group Yusuf...

18.1 hours on mashable.com

Facebook Will Now Prioritize Your Friends' Posts Over Other Media

Posts from your family and friends will now be placed higher in your Facebook News Feed, the social media company said in a blog post Wednesday. Facebook has struggled in recent months with a decline in "personal" sharing on its platform, as...

18.2 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Dumbest tutorial ever shows you how to turn an iPhone 6S into an 'iPhone 7'

Okay, this is weird. We've seen videos in which people destroy iPhones, make fun of Apple or attempt to show what an unreleased iPhone might look like.  Now there's a video that does all three. The concept is...

18.3 hours on mashable.com

Steam's mobile app finally lands on Windows Phones

Rejoice o’ ye forgotten gamers, or as most people would call us, "Steam gamers who have Windows phones." Valve has heard our entreaties and answered with an official Steam app for Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile. The new app...

18.6 hours on pcworld.com

Facebook puts friends above publishers in “News Feed Values” and ranking change

 Those core values are that friends and family come first, that the feed should inform and entertain, that Facebook is a platform for all ideas, that authentic communication beats spam, that you have the controls to hide or highlight what you...

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Facebook updates News Feed to show your friends' posts first

Over the next few weeks, Facebook is tweaking its News Feed ranking to ensure you see your friends' and family members' status updates before anything else. The social network gave its feed algorithm an overhaul back in 2015 to...

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Broken broken windows policy?

A journalist pointed me to this recent report from the New York City Department of Investigation, which begins: Between 2010 and 2015, the New York City Police Department (NYPD) issued 1,839,414 “quality-of-life” summonses for offenses such...

18.7 hours on andrewgelman.com

Windows 10 free upgrade gives Cortana a memory

You can order a free update to Windows 10 starting...

19.3 hours on api-internal.usatoday.com.akadns.net

Watch Microsoft Accelerator’s Berlin Demo Day here

 TechCrunch is pleased to bring you Microsoft Accelerator’s Berlin Demo Day on June 29th starting at 9:15am PST,  6:15pm CEST. The Microsoft Accelerator is an immersive three- to six-month program aimed at helping...

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 Anniversary Update will arrive August 2nd

 Microsoft today announced that the Windows 10 Anniversary Update will launch on August 2. This is one of the biggest Windows 10 updates yet and will include new features for both consumers and enterprises. As Microsoft also announced today,...

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update arrives August 2nd

Microsoft hasn't done the greatest job of keeping its Windows 10 Anniversary Update schedule a secret (it inadvertently spilled the beans on June 28th), but it's at last official: the upgrade arrives on August 2nd. It's free...

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Microsoft's big Windows 10 Anniversary update launches on August 2

Microsoft’s latest major refresh of Windows 10 will be released publicly on August 2, the company confirmed Wednesday morning.In a blog post, Microsoft outlined the full list of new features coming with the update, including security upgrades,...

20.4 hours on pcworld.com

7 Off Page SEO Techniques You Should Avoid

Ask anyone about SEO and they will tell you that it's still relevant today. But Google has changed the playing field and what was acceptable before is now way out of line. You have to make sure that you aren't inadvertently doing anything...

20.5 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Google: Symantec antivirus flaws are 'as bad as it gets'

Products from Symantec that are supposed to protect users have made them much more open to attack, according to Google. Researcher Tavis Ormandy has spotted numerous vulnerabilities in 25 Norton and Symantec products that are "as bad as it...

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Google is testing internet speeds straight from search

For years Ookla has dominated internet speed test traffic, but Netflix recently unveiled a simpler option. Now, Google may be muscling into the game with its own test that works straight from search. Internet marketer Dr. Pete Meyers spotted an...

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Review your entire Google life on this handy new page

Using Google's many services — Search, YouTube, Gmail, Maps, etc — leaves behind a lot of information about your daily activities. In June 2015, Google launched a "My Account" dashboard, which lets you control the...

22.6 hours on mashable.com

You have a deadline: Windows 10's free upgrade ends July 29

The Windows 10 free upgrade ends July 29. We’ve known that for a long time, but now the deadline is looming. You have just 31 days from today to do the deed.  Or not. In the past month, Microsoft’s strategies for getting people to...

22.7 hours on pcworld.com

Google and Qualcomm are making Snapdragon chips Tango ready

Manufacturers can make their devices Tango compatible simply by equipping them with Qualcomm's new and upcoming Snapdragon 800 and 600 SoCs. According to Ars Technica, the chipmaker has been working with Google for the past year-and-a-half to...

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Windows 10 upgrade error codes: What 0xC1900200 and 0xC1900202 mean

Not every PC is cut out for an upgrade to Windows 10, and if you’re seeing error codes 0xC1900200 - 0x20008 or 0xC1900202 - 0x20008, those could be Microsoft’s way of telling you so. Although Microsoft is offering free Windows 10 upgrades...

23.7 hours on pcworld.com

Google Doodle features eminent Australian indigenous rights leader

On what would have been Eddie Mabo's 80th birthday, Google Australia has featured the Australian indigenous rights campaigner as Wednesday's Google Doodle. Born in the Torres Strait Islands in northern Australia, Mabo's name is...

23.9 hours on mashable.com

Microsoft drops Windows 10's 'messaging everywhere' feature

When the Windows 10 Anniversary update arrives this summer, it will be missing one thing we were expecting: messaging everywhere. The feature Microsoft has been testing was similar to Apple's crossplatform iMessage integration, and...

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Windows 10 upgrade: Fixes for error code 0x80073712 and missing or damaged files

Although Microsoft is trying its hardest to force people onto Windows 10 before free upgrades end on July 29, some PCs just won’t budge. Even if you want the free upgrade, it’s possible that errors are getting in the way. Error code...

25.7 hours on pcworld.com

Google tool lets users personalize the ads they see

Google’s core business is in advertising and it insists on showing you as many ads as it can. A new tool introduced by the company gives users a modicum of choice by letting them personalize across devices what ads they see on Google and...

27.1 hours on pcworld.com

Valve's mobile version of Steam finally hits Windows Phone

Steam hasn't forgotten about the remaining Windows Phone faithful. It just seemed that way, with folks on Android and iOS getting a mobile app way back in 2012. The Windows Store listing says that you'll be able to use Stream...

27.7 hours on https:

How to Shoot (and Share) Live Photos on Your iPhone 6s

Trying to figure out how to shoot a Live Photo, or how to share your favorite Live Photos? We’ve got the answers to all of your questions about one of the most fun features of the iPhone 6s | Source: Apple.com If you’re looking to get...

29.8 hours on cheatsheet.com

60 Mac and PC Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Know

There are plenty of smart ways to get the most out of your computer, whether you’re trying to figure out how to make your laptop battery last longer, figure out why your machine is running more slowly than you’d like, or take...

29.8 hours on cheatsheet.com

Google is giving you power to control the ads you see online

Google has launched a new portal you can use to personalize the ads you see, and it has begun notifying users about it through either Chrome or Gmail. You can add topics of interest and your age and gender to see advertisements the cater to you on...

30.1 hours on https:

Facebook says it’s not making friend suggestions based on your location after all

 Does Facebook suggest new friends based on your location? The answer seems to change day by day. Yesterday, Fusion reported that Facebook uses location data to make friend suggestions and pointed out that this could lead to unfortunate privacy...

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Installing Windows 10: What to do when there’s not enough storage space

By now, most people who want Windows 10 on their PCs (and some who don’t) have probably installed the upgrade by now. But there is at least one notable exception: If you don’t have enough free storage space on your hard drive, the...

33.7 hours on pcworld.com

This malware pretends to be WhatsApp, Uber and Google Play

Hackers are stealing credit card information in Europe with malware that can spoof the user interfaces of Uber, WhatsApp and Google Play.The malware, which has struck Android users in Denmark, Italy and Germany, has been spreading through a phishing...

34.3 hours on pcworld.com

Google Daydream tool lets anyone easily create VR animations

Google's new virtual reality platform is still being prepared for its debut in the fall, but in the meantime the company is leaking out small samples of what the platform can deliver.  The latest demonstration of...

34.5 hours on mashable.com

Microsoft's Nadella says 'A.I. must guard against bias'

Microsoft CEO calls for more diversity in the design of artificial...

35 hours on api-internal.usatoday.com.akadns.net

The iPhone 7 will have a new home button, analyst says (AAPL)

Apple's coming out with a new iPhone this fall. Let's call it the iPhone 7. And given that the iPhone 7 appears to have gone into mass production, we're starting to hear more and more details about what it's going to be...

35.1 hours on businessinsider.com

Google+ turns 5 and is somehow still alive

 People who love Google+ sure love Google+. That hasn’t changed since Google first launched what at the time seemed like a credible Facebook competitor back in June 2011. If you’re a Google+ fan, today is a day to celebrate:...

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Why Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), Bank of America Corp (BAC) and Facebook Inc (FB) Are 3 of Today’s Best Stocks

InvestorPlaceInvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips The markets fared their best since the "Brexit" vote, but GILD, BAC and FB stood out the most as Tuesday's best stocks. The post Why Gilead Sciences, Inc....

35.6 hours on ewallstreeter.com

Droid develops personality...

Droid develops personality...(Second column, 11th story, link)Related stories:World's first 'robot lawyer' overturns 160,000 parking tickets...Hawking warns rogue AI 'difficult to stop'... ...

35.7 hours on drudgereportfeed.com

Apple doubles down on photography with new Shot on iPhone campaign

 Apple knows that the battle for people’s pockets is going to be fought in part in the photography space. With iOS 10, the company is making it even easier to get to the camera in a hurry, but in an effort to remind people that...

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Mac 'n Cheetos: BK's Effective New Product Introduction

I received a request from a radio station to interview me about Burger King's latest food offering Mac 'n Cheetos. Because of Brexit, the interview did not happen. Since I like to be prepared for interviews, I did my research on this new fast...

36.6 hours on huffingtonpost.com

The Week in Mac Apps: Get ideas for your next trip with Camtinerary

New Mac apps of the weekThis week’s roundup of new Mac apps features Camtinerary, a trip-planning tool that pulls in reviews from other websites to help you have the best vacation ever. Plus, you’ll find tools to clean up your browser...

36.7 hours on macworld.com

How To Get Windows 10 Free After July 29th Deadline

If you are being constantly reminded by Microsoft to upgrade to Windows 10. But for some reason, you’re not ready to make the leap. There is a way for you to make that leap, and then switch back to Windows 7 or 8.1 and still keep your digital...

37.1 hours on valuewalk.com

Google researchers teach AIs to see the important parts of images – and tell you about them

 This week is the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition conference in Las Vegas, and Google researchers have several accomplishments to present. They’ve taught computer vision systems to detect the most important person in a scene,...

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Facebook Announces New, Improved Share and Save Options, Social Plugins

Sharing is caring, and Facebook Tuesday introduced several improved ways for developers of applications and websites to enable their users to share (and save) to the social network. Facebook announced in a blog post that it released Save to Facebook...

37.7 hours on adweek.com

Windows 10 reinstallation tip: How to reset your PC and keep your files

Sometimes Windows needs a fresh start—maybe a program’s gone awry or a file’s been corrupted. Luckily, Windows 10 lets you do this with a few clicks. Windows 10 has an option where you can reinstall Windows and wipe your programs,...

37.7 hours on pcworld.com

Google Fit is getting a visual overhaul with new widget and Android Wear faces

Google Fit gets a major makeover in its latest app update.Version 1.57 keeps a lot of the key capabilities of Google’s health tracking app the same, but the new look makes the experience a little more pleasant inside both the smartphone app and...

37.7 hours on pcworld.com

iPhone 8 To Include Wireless Charging [RUMOR]

Despite the fact we are still a few months away from the unveiling of this year’s iPhone, that has not stopped the rumor mill from speculating on next year’s model, expected to be called the iPhone 8, and the latest...

38.4 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL): Warnings About Japan And The Super-Cycle Hype

Analysts from multiple firms are trying to sell the view that the iPhone 8 (or whatever 2017’s model ends up being called) will trigger another super-cycle of growth for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), but that may not turn out to be the case....

38.5 hours on valuewalk.com

Unlock Hidden iPhone Settings With Secret USSD Codes

If you’re an iPhone owner, then you know that it has lots of settings and lots of apps for you to tinker with. However, do you take advantage of the opportunity to make the changes available to you? If not, why not? as this level of openness...

38.6 hours on valuewalk.com

Facebook takes a swing at Pinterest with Chrome extensions

Facebook is doubling down on a feature it introduced last year that lets users save web content to a private space on the social network for future reference. The company has launched a Chrome extension that adds a “Save to Facebook”...

38.8 hours on pcworld.com

Microsoft broke an age-old rule with Windows 10 updates and paid the price

Windows 10 is one the smartest, most consistent and well-thought-out Windows updates in a decade and it pains me to see people rejecting an operating system that would likely improve their digital lives. But there's also a thing called free will...

38.9 hours on mashable.com

Google wants to make coding easy for kids

In the future of toys, kids may learn to code during playtime, The Verge...

39.1 hours on cnbc.com

WhatsApp vs. Signal vs. Google Allo: Which is best for privacy?

This spring, text messages got a lot more private. In April, the world’s most popular messaging service, WhatsApp, announced it would use end-to-end encryption by default for all users, making it virtually impossible for anyone to intercept...

39.3 hours on mashable.com

Facebook Is Tracking You – Surprised?

Facebook has confirmed that it does monitor your location, from data obtained through your smartphone, and then uses this as part of the ‘People You May Know’ service. People you may know… Facebook’s...

39.6 hours on valuewalk.com

Facebook add-ons save and share stories in Chrome

Facebook's save-for-later feature just got much quicker if you're a Chrome fan. The social network is releasing a Save to Facebook extension for Google's web browser that lets you preserve that news story or recipe for...

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Facebook from other sites with new Save and Share Chrome Extensions

 Facebook colonized the Internet with its Like that sees 10 billion views per day around the web. Now it’s getting a makeover for mobile alongside the launch of two new Save and Share Chrome extensions that let you capture content from...

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Leaked: Windows 10 Anniversary Update is coming August 2

Windows 10's Anniversary Update will happen August 2, if a press headline posted, and then pulled, from Microsoft's site is any indication. Spotted by Neowin Tuesday morning, the August 2 date would be four days after Windows 10's free...

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What Brexit Means For Tesla, SolarCity, Apple Stock

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Facebook's new iOS-only features help you find events and post better photos

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EU regulators readying third Google antitrust charge: sources

BRUSSELS - Alphabet's Google may face a third EU antitrust charge as soon as next month, this time focusing on its revenue mainstay AdWords ad placement service, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. ...

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Microsoft revamps pushy Windows 10 upgrade process

After getting hit with a $10,000 settlement and accusations of shady Windows 10 upgrade notifications, Microsoft has pledged to clarify the upgrade options that users were struggling to wrap their heads around. (And, most importantly, they've...

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Microsoft Sway gets its first paid features

After a year on the market, Microsoft’s Sway presentation software has received features available to paying customers.Office 365 subscribers will be able to lock their Sway presentations with passwords, load them up with more multimedia...

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iPhone 7, Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 7, Nexus 6: Release Date Rumors

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Dell's monstrous 70-inch touchscreen monitor takes aim at Microsoft's Surface Hub

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Facebook tests new option that pushes users to send money on Messenger

 Facebook is testing a new option designed to highlight the company’s ability to handle person-to-person payments through its Messenger chat application. The company confirmed it has added a new option in its flagship...

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Apple Could be Heading for a ‘Double Whammy’ of Trouble in Japan, Says UBS

UBS’s Steve Milunovich this morning warns that “there is some trouble brewing” for Apple (AAPL) in Japan, a market making up 8% of the company’s revenue in the most recent quarter and 11% of operating profit. Two things...

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Apple Primed to Blow as Aging iPhone Base Heads to Upgrades, Says Cowen

Cowen & Co.’s Timothy Arcuri this morning reiterates an Outperform rating on shares of Apple (AAPL), and a $125 price target, writing that the company is a “power keg” waiting to go boom, in a good way, as regards the iPhone, and...

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Facebook Inc: “Double Threat” Could Send FB Stock Soaring

Facebook Inc: “Double Threat” Could Send FB Stock Soaring Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stock is just one of the many tickers that got killed after the Brexit news. In the past two trading sessions, Facebook stock fell 5.3\%. However, unlike many...

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Taiwanese chip supplier says Apple conservative on orders: Nikkei

(Reuters) - Taiwanese chip firm Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc said on Tuesday that its biggest customer, Apple Inc, was being more conservative in placing orders compared with last year, according to the Nikkei. ...

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A look at Apple and other m-cap meltdowns

Apple's $ 280 billion dollar m-cap loss recently is the world’s third largest for private companies. ET takes a look at blue...

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This adorable 6-year-old 'chef' got $2,000 from Facebook for his ice-cream video

Nihal Raj, known by his nickname Kicha, is no ordinary six-year-old. He's also a young Indian chef with his own YouTube channel. Kicha is so popular that Facebook recently paid him $2,000 to get the rights to one of his ice-cream videos. SEE ALSO:...

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Microsoft's hand-tracking magic may lead to gamepad-free VR

The next Xbox One S console doesn't even have a Kinect port, showing that even Microsoft doesn't care about the depth sensor for gaming. However, it may yet make a comeback in VR. Microsoft researchers have made hand- and...

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Microsoft backs off sneaky Windows 10 upgrade tricks with simple new pop-up

After months of embracing malware-like tricks so nasty that some fearful Windows 7 users felt forced to disable updates completely, Microsoft is backing off its sneaky Windows 10 upgrade tactics and reverting to an interface that is far clearer...

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Apple is sitting on a 'powder keg'

Potentially weak iPhone 7 sales is clouding the market's judgment on Apple shares, Cowen analysts...

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iPhone 7 Will Release In A New Darker Color

Apple will likely release the iPhone 7 later this year, and it looks like it will come in a new color. Earlier rumors from Mac Otakara suggested the tech giant would release a dark blue iPhone, but now, the Japanese blog claims the smartphone making...

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Streets 3 review: Google Street View panoramas, now on your Apple Watch

If you prefer Apple Maps over Google’s own, Streets 3 provides the missing link that restores Street View to iOS devices.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click...

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Amazon rolls out “Page Flip” for an easier way to flip between pages on Kindle

 Need to find that one other passage or picture in a book but find it hard to do with an e-reader? Kindle readers wanting to flip back and forth and make a quick reference to materials now have an easier way to do so with a new feature called...

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How to hand off your Mac for repair without worrying about insecure data on an SSD

Don Kerns asks, in light of the removal of Secure Empty Trash for SSDs in El Capitan, about a repair operation he needs for his brand spanking new Mac: My concern is providing the laptop to the service center with admin password or temp admin...

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Intel (INTC) May Sell Security Business; Amazon (AMZN) Woos Teachers; Google Plans for Android Phone

Here's a look at Monday's top tech news: Intel is reportedly considering a sale of its cyber security business Six years after Intel bought security software/services provider McAfee for $7.7 billion, the Financial Times reports...

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Five tips to help you get the most out of Google Play Music

Google has built a top-notch music service, though you have to know where everything is to get the best...

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The best third-party keyboards for iPhone and iPad

Whether it’s the slim butterfly mechanism of the new MacBook or the bouncy fabric of the Smart Keyboard, the feel and travel of the letters under our fingers has as much impact on our productivity as the speed of the processor and size of the...

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Google Search now displays song lyrics

Googling for song lyrics has become a tiny bit easier, as Google has partnered with lyric licensing service LyricFind to display lyrics of popular songs on top of the search results.  LyricFind announced Monday that lyrics from more than 4,000...

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In defense of old Mac software

In some ways, you wouldn’t suspect me of being out of date. I’ve got an iPhone 6s, a one-port MacBook, and an iPad Pro, and I spend my days typing at a walking desk—a standing desk with a treadmill underneath. (No man bun, though....

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Google adds song lyrics to search results

Looking to capitalize on the constant stream of people trying to figure out how does that song go again?, Google unveiled a new featured placement for song lyrics Monday. So, the next time you google the lyrics for "Total Eclipse of the...

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MYSTERY: Unmarked van APPLE vehicle?

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iPhone 7: 5 Features This Phone Should Have, But Won’t

There are plenty of rumors about the features you can expect to get if you plan to upgrade to the iPhone 7 this fall. But for all of the interesting updates that the next-generation iPhone is expected to gain, there are just as many great features that...

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Alphabet Inc: Watch out Apple Inc. (AAPL), GOOG Plans to Build Its Own Smartphone

This article is published in collaboration with Scutify, where you can find real-time markets...

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Google's Project Bloks designed to get kids programming early

Increasing its dedication to early learning through technology, Google has announced Project Bloks, a tool designed to get children started on the path to programming and making cool gadgets. SEE ALSO: Google teams up with MIT to make programming...

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Facebook debuts hand-picked event listings in 10 cities

In its latest attempt to seem a little more human and a little less algorithmic, Facebook debuted a new feature Monday that suggests interesting events picked by real, live humans in 10 major US cities -- even if those events aren't on Facebook....

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PAPER: GOOGLE PLANS TO CONTROL PUBLIC TRANSIT...

PAPER: GOOGLE PLANS TO CONTROL PUBLIC TRANSIT...(First column, 1st story, link)Related stories:Brussels to file new complaint... ...

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Google Earth gets a fancy new look thanks to NASA satellite data

Google is mining photos from a satellite launched in 2013 to create a better, cloud-free image of Earth from above. The newest mosaic is an updated version of one produced in 2013. The new version was pieced together mostly using data from the Landsat 8...

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Facebook Debuts Featured Events on iOS App in 10 U.S. Cities

Facebook iOS users in 10 cities in the U.S. gained access to a new Featured Events feature Monday. Josh Constine of TechCrunch reported on the launch of the feature, saying that the events are curated by Facebook employees, and...

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Microsoft Studios shutters Xbox Fitness at-home workouts

Xbox Fitness has provided an at-home workout with the help of the trusty game console and Microsoft's Kinect since 2013. However, the exercise option won't be around much longer. Microsoft Studios announced that the console-driven...

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Google brings higher-resolution imagery to Earth and Maps

Every few months or so, Google improves the satellite imagery on services like Earth and Maps. Now, as part of its efforts to keep making the experience better for users, the search giant is going to offer higher-resolution virtual views going...

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Leaked iPhone 7 Photos Show Camera Redesign

Apple’s iPhone 6S is already known to have one of the highest-quality smartphone cameras on the market, and, if recently leaked pictures prove to be legitimate, it seems like the company is working to make an even more impressive camera for the...

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Microsoft sued for $10,000 after unwanted Windows 10 upgrade

Microsoft's pushy and occasionally misleading Windows 10 update process has had some tangible backlash. According to the Seattle Times, a small business owner from California has successfully sued Microsoft for $10,000 in "compensation...

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Where Theory Meets Reality – Ginnie Mae Takes Out Freddie Mac

Richard X. Bove, Vice President Equity Research at Rafferty Capital Markets, discusses replacing Freddie Mac with Ginnie Mae. Where Theory Meets Reality – Ginnie Mae Takes Out Freddie Mac Hypothetical Assume for the moment that a government...

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Microsoft's open sourcing of .NET hits a major milestone

Microsoft's open source programming language push reached a new milestone Monday, with the company announcing the general availability of .NET Core and ASP.NET Core 1.0.Those two projects are an attempt by Microsoft to make the core elements of...

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Google for Education partners with TES to expand the reach of VR Expeditions content in classrooms

 Next-gen edtech and virtual reality are both high-stakes platforms that have about as much potential as anything when it comes to defining our near-future. The marriage of the platforms may be far from ready for...

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Woman Wins $10K From Microsoft Over Forced Windows 10 Upgrade

A California woman has set court precedent after a jury ruled that she was entitled to damages after Windows 10 automatically installed itself to her computer. Teri Goldstein, a travel agent, testified that the new Windows operating system had...

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Facebook introduces Slideshow feature, a new way to share photos and videos

Sharing photos and videos has always been an essential part of Facebook — being able to see your friends and family is a lot more appealing than reading about them. SEE ALSO: Geneva: The story of Facebook's new font To make sharing your...

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Google To Take On iPhone 7 With Its New Handset

Taking a page from Apple’s playbook, Google has nothing to say publicly about its new smartphone.  Google is planning to release a branded Android phone that looks to challenge Apple and its iPhone that is presently reeling with poor sales...

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Windows 10 reinstallation tip: How to reset your PC and remove everything

There are two main reasons why you might want to reset Windows 10 and remove everything. One is if a program or setting really screwed up your PC—like that never happens—and you just need to start over. Another is if you plan to sell or...

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Netflix, Google Among Compelling Brexit Buy Opportunities

The Brexit carnage continued on Monday with the S&P 500 diving below 2,000 in the biggest crash in nearly a year. Internet stocks such as Netflix, Google, Priceline and Expedia were hit especially hard. However, some analysts believe all the...

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Facebook Slideshow livens up your photos and videos

It's easy to post a ton of photos from your weekend adventures to Facebook, but let's face it: there are only so many people willing to flip through your photos one at a time. Facebook might just have a way to spice things up, though. ...

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Facebook rolls out Slideshow movie-maker to compete with Google and Apple

 Most people can’t shoot compelling videos, and static photos are boring. That’s why the tech giants are all pushing their own versions of automatically created themed mini-movies based on your media. This month, Apple...

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Google Earth and Maps get sharper satellite imagery with new update

 Several years ago, Google engineers figured out a way to stitch together satellite imagery to remove clouds, giving Google Earth and Google Maps users a better and more comprehensive view of the ground below. Today, the company has repeated the...

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Google’s Sundar Pichai has been hacked - which CEO will be next?

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has become the latest tech executive to have a social media account hacked, and the group responsible says more targets will follow.On Sunday, a group of hackers calling themselves OurMine briefly took over...

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Facebook Adds Slideshow Feature to iOS App

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Facebook Monday introduced a feature for users of its flagship iOS application, Slideshow, not to be confused with the ad unit of the same name that debuted last October. The social network said in an email to SocialTimes that the Slideshow feature...

Facebook Testing New Pages Layout?

Facebook appears to be testing a new layout for pages. Reader and OneCommand digital marketing specialist Chris Ruberg shared the screenshot below with SocialTimes, in which the Facebook page for Nissan of Queens appears with an altered...

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Google opens up its Virtual Reality field trips for all, debuts new apps and services for teachers

 On the heels of Amazon’s entry into the learning materials market, Google this morning also unveiled a series of product announcements aimed at expanding use of Google products and technologies in the classroom setting. At...

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Facebook launches human-curated Featured Events list

 550 million people use Facebook Events each month, with 60% of connections to events happening serendipitously in the News Feed. But Facebook is giving hardcore extroverts seeking more parties a new Featured Events list full of hand-picked...

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EU is preparing adwords antitrust complaint against Google

Google may soon be the target of a third set of charges from Europe's top antitrust authority, this time concerning the advertising services that generate the majority of its revenue.The European Commission has asked companies that submitted...

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Google's virtual reality field trips are available to everyone

Have you been slightly envious of kids going on Google's virtual reality field trips? Don't be. As part of a broader educational push, Google is making the necessary Expeditions app available to everyone. So long as you have an...

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Facebook Is Not Making All Your Posts Public

Facebook is not making all your posts public, so publishing any kind of legal notice on your Facebook page or profile is totally baseless. The only way to change your privacy settings is to adjust them yourself in the account settings on...

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Google is building its own smartphone, report says

We may soon see a true Google phone. Yes, there’s the Nexus line, which are phones that Google sells in close partnership with a rotating cast of hardware makers. But according to a Telegraph report, Google is going to build its own...

3 days on pcworld.com

Microsoft’s open source .NET Core and ASP.NET Core hit 1.0

 It’s been over a year and a half since Microsoft first announced the open source .NET Core project, which aims to bring the core parts of Microsoft’s .NET framework (and it’s cousing, the web-focused...

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Brexit Risks for Netflix, Facebook, TripAdvisor, Apple per Needham

Needham & Co.’s Laura Martin this morning warns that there’s risk to some of her Internet names, in particular, Netflix (NFLX), Facebook (FB), and TripAdvisor (TRIP), in the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the E.U. last...

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Apple: iPhone SE Margins Not As Bad As Some Think

When Apple released the 4-inch less expensive iPhone SE, it seems no one was expecting much. The handset has done much better than expected, however, and the big story is margins. Analysts agree that the product mix appears skewed toward the iPhone SE,...

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Google launches Project Bloks, a new open hardware platform for teaching kids to code

 Google today announced Project Bloks, a new open hardware platform that allows developers, designers and educators to build physical programming experiences that can help kids (5+) learn to code. While Google worked together with design firm...

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Google's Project Bloks tinker toys teaches coding to kids

There has been a big push in computer science education in the last few years. The UK has made it part of its national curriculum, the President has pledged $4 billion toward a national computer science initiative, and a plethora of toys and games...

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A lawsuit over an unwanted Windows 10 upgrade just cost Microsoft $10,000

A travel agent in California recently took Microsoft to court over the company’s Windows 10 upgrade tactics, and she won. After an unauthorized Windows 10 upgrade borked her small business PC, Teri Goldstein from Sausalito, California sued...

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Is Samsung cooking up a smart helmet to take on Microsoft HoloLens?

Samsung bet correctly on virtual reality with the Gear VR and now the headset has become the best way to get a mobile VR experience. But what's next? There's no guarantee that any rising tech trend will be more than a passing fad, but...

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Apple Inc. Gives Rainbow Watch Bands For Pride 2016

On Sunday Apple on Sunday joined the LGBT Pride parade in San Francisco again with employees showing its support for human equality and diversity across sexual orientation and ethnicities. Even CEO Tim Cook took part in the march. The tech giant...

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German publishers appeal decision in market power case against Google

BERLIN (Reuters) - German publishers have appealed a Berlin court's rejection of a case in which they accused Google of abusing its market power by refusing to pay them for displaying newspaper articles online, a lawyer for the publishers said on...

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Apple Short Interest Plunges 36,775,085 Shares

Just about the time Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) products were being blocked in China, which could take away its fastest growing market, its short interest for the period that ended June 15 plunged...

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How to convert between music files formats in iTunes

Larry Dixon wants to convert MP3 to AAC in iTunes, like he used to. But in the latest version, he can’t figure out the process. I admit, it’s a little wonky, and I had to read up and test the process, because elements of it date way, way...

3 days on macworld.com

All the post-Brexit vote racist incidents, in one depressing Facebook album

LONDON — A wave of reported racist incidents targeting European migrants across the country has followed the Brexit vote. London Mayor Sadiq Khan has urged residents to "stand guard" against hate crime.  SEE ALSO:...

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Google's Sundar Pichai latest target of social media hackers

Hacking group OurMine is continuing to make some of the tech industry's elite look more than a little silly. After a string of high-profile hacks, including recent takeovers of social media accounts belonging to Facebook's Mark...

3 days on https:

Google may be building a phone

A new report suggests Google has a much more aggressive timeline for building its own Android phone than we've previously...

3 days on cnbc.com

How to set up a new Mac securely and update an older one

When you get a new Mac, how can you make sure you’ve set it up to be as secure as possible? If you walk through a completely fresh installation process, Apple tries to guide you into making the most-secure choices among alternatives, but...

3 days on macworld.com

Google will launch its own phone this year, report says

Since 2010, Google has showcased the stock Android experience with its line of Nexus phones and tablets, the latest of which are the Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P.  But those phones aren't actually manufactured by Google. The company has...

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People are upset that Bill Gates mistook Thailand's exposed phone cables for 'power stealing'

Over the weekend, Bill Gates posted a picture of tangled cables hanging from a power pole in Thailand — a common sight in many cities across the country — singling it out as an example of people illegally stealing power from the grid...

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Hackers break into Google CEO Sundar Pichai's Quora account

A hacker group has briefly overtaken the Quora account of Google CEO Sundar Pichai, which also enabled them to post on his Twitter.  "We are just testing your security," the hackers tweeted from Pichai's account, pointing to a...

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How to reinstall Windows like a pro

Reinstalling Windows is an important strategy for any geek, and a useful skill for anybody who doesn’t want to pay one. By starting over with a clean copy of the operating system, you can remove bloatware, wipe out malware, and fix other system...

3 days on pcworld.com

Mediator: At Cannes, Advertising Industry Confronts Facebook

As Facebook commands a growing share of advertising revenue, and ad executives voice suspicion, Facebook itself talks of...

3 days on nytimes.com

Apple celebrates Pride weekend with rainbow Apple Watch bands for employees

As Tim Cook and others from Apple prepared to join in Sunday's annual Pride parade in San Francisco, the company gave employees a special, limited-edition rainbow-colored watch band to commemorate the event.  SEE ALSO: Apple CEO opens up...

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Google reportedly ships its first non-Nexus phone this year

You might not have to wait long to see whether or not rumors of Google having more say over phone designs are true. Sources speaking to the Telegraph claim that Google will release a smartphone with tighter controls over "design, manufacturing...

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Ben Heck's Essentials series: Logic gates

Join Ben, Karen and Felix as they teach you the basic functions of digital circuitry and electronics with logic gates. Using the basis of the Hackmanji game, you'll soon learn the difference between NAND, AND, XOR and OR logic gates. These...

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Google Valuation & Momentum Indicators

he charts provide a perspective on GOOG valuation & momentum indicators, and raise a few questions. Assuming fundamentals represented by NTM EPS are correct, the stock starts to look interesting (i.e. would potentially have increasing margin of...

4 days on valuewalk.com

Will the rich get richer with Apple’s new app store ads

 Apple’s reveal of sponsored search ads on the App Store was overshadowed by its simultaneous opening up and improvement of its subscription offerings. But for the average developer or publisher, the ads will have a much more immediate...

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Warren Buffett & Bill Gates Discuss Success, Mistakes and Work/Life

In this discussion, students from the University of Nebraska got to ask Bill Gates and Warren Buffett questions of their choosing. The questions vary widely and can be found below. Warren Buffett and Bill Gates are two of the richest people in the world...

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What Is iPhone jailbreaking And Android Rooting?

Have you ever wondered what the term Jailbreaking means? Jailbreaking is a term, which comes from computer science and is the process in which a user or hacker bypasses the digital restrictions of a piece of software. For this article, I am referring to...

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FB Stock: Growing Trend Should Terrify Facebook Inc Shareholders

This Should Keep Facebook Inc Shareholders Up at Night Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg made headlines recently when it was discovered that he a) puts tape over his computer’s webcam and microphone jack, and b) approved a new class of...

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