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Google and Oracle present closing arguments in battle over Java

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techcrunch.com - Attorneys for Oracle and Google presented their closing arguments today in a lawsuit over Google’s use of Java APIs owned by Oracle in Android. Oracle accused Google of stealing a collection of API...

The Angry Birds Movie just took $150 million at the box office and gave Rovio a vital lifeline in the process

uk.businessinsider.com - "The Angry Birds Movie" has just given ailing Finnish gaming startup Rovio a vital lifeline. Rovio, traditionally a mobile gaming company, has had a tough time over the last couple of years, cuttin...

Chevrolet Volt: Driving Progression

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wired.com - We live in a world where technology is constantly advancing. This is an incremental process most of the time. You have computers containing microprocessors that are a little faster than the last mo...

Revealed: How copyright law is being misused to remove material from the internet

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theguardian.com - Writing a bad review online has always run a small risk of opening yourself up to a defamation claim. But few would expect to be told that they had to delete their review or face a lawsuit over ano...

Twitter is A/B testing an automatic night mode in latest alpha version on Android

9to5google.com - While the Android N Developer Preview 3 removed a system-level dark mode, apps can still automatically switch between day and night modes. Introduced as part of the Android Support Library 23.2 in ...

Nicole Dvorak's Blog

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blogs.forrester.com - Today, the average US smartphone owner spends over 2 hours per day using apps and websites on their device — more time than they spend watching TV. Despite this, most of the time that consumers spe...

CyberSecurity Pulse 2016-05-19

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elevenpaths.com - This directive, proposed by the Commission in 2013 and currently in the final stages of negotiations, aims to ensure a series of shared cybersecurity standards in the EU by improving the cybercapab...

Why Snapchat is Revolutionizing Digital Marketing | Marketing Technology

marketingtechblog.com - The numbers are impressive.  Snapchat boasts over 100 million daily active users and over 10 billion daily video views  Tweet This!, as per internal data. The social network is becoming a key playe...

Programmatic Advertising Is Dead

adage.com - I invented it when I built the first ad exchange at Right Media in 2006, and now I'm here to deliver its eulogy. To clarify: I don't mean that we'll see an end to "digital ad buying that involves a...

Google patents 'sticky' layer to protect pedestrians in self-driving car accidents

theguardian.com - Google has patented a new “sticky” technology to protect pedestrians if – or when – they get struck by the company’s self-driving cars. The patent, which was granted on 17 May, is for a sticky adhe...

Getting to why

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wadds.co.uk - Answering three simple questions is the key to clear personal and organisational communication. It’s inspiring. Simon Sinek has codified a framework to help an individual or organisation explain th...

¿Qué puede decirte un limón sobre tu personalidad? ~ Rincón de la Psicología

rinconpsicologia.com - ¿Eres extrovertido o introvertido? Para responder a esta pregunta la mayoría de las personas toman en cuenta si disfrutan de las fiestas, si tienen problemas para entablar conversaciones con extrañ...

Netflix launches its own speed test website, Fast.com

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techcrunch.com - Netflix wants you to know how fast your internet connection is, and has today launched a new website, Fast.com, that will give you that information. Basically, it’s a simplified speed test website ...

Chromebooks outsell Macs for the first time

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theguardian.com - More Google Chromebooks are sold in the US than Apple Macs, according to the latest figures from analyst firm IDC. While few think of the company, famous more for its mobile and internet software, ...

Snapchat is letting X-Men fans transform into their favorite characters today

businessinsider.com - Twentieth Century Fox has bought up nine Sponsored Snapchat Lenses to promote the forthcoming "X-Men: Apocalypse" movie. For 24 hours on May 23, Snapchat users can overlay their selfies with nine X...

Ziro is a nifty hand-controlled robotics kit for kids

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techcrunch.com - Meet Ziro, a robotics kit that lets you build all sorts of vehicles using a few motors, a smartphone, a glove and your imagination. Ziro’s default kit comes with four wireless motors and enough pie...

Next year's iPhone will have a much nicer screen

techinsider.io - One of the suppliers that manufactures Apple's iPhone screens is reportedly making a new type of iPhone screen that's expected to be released in 2017, according to Bloomberg. Applied Materials, the...

There's now a way to get Spotify for just $2.50 per month

techinsider.io - We'll let you in on a little secret: Family plans are a great deal if you're looking to save money on subscriptions. And the people who share a family plan don't usually have to be actual family. S...

E3 launches new side event to stay relevant and avoid dying

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techcrunch.com - It’s hard to compete with PAX. While E3 is still considered as the most important gaming event of the year, video game publishers are slowly but surely spending less time and money for the Los Ange...

Spotify family plan is now cheaper, $14.99 for up to 6 people

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techcrunch.com - Spotify is catching up with the competition when it comes to family plans. Like Apple Music and Google Play Music, families can now subscribe to Spotify Premium for $14.99 per month and get six dif...

New subscription service Circle Go lets parents manage kids’ devices outside the home

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techcrunch.com - The company behind a device that helps parents enforce their home’s internet rules and restrictions, Circle with Disney, launched last winter in partnership with Disney for its included media conte...

Why owning your cable box won’t kill your favorite shows

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techcrunch.com - Let’s start by assessing the proposal itself. The FCC’s set-top box proceeding is designed to enable consumers to watch the cable content they already pay for on the device (or app) of their choosi...

‘Steve – The Jumping Dinosaur’, the iOS Notification Center game, acquired by Genera Games

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techcrunch.com - When Iván De Cabo hacked together ‘Steve – The Jumping Dinosaur‘, the super casual game playable from within the iOS Notification Center game, he had no idea what would happen next. The game become...

Children are getting their first smartphones at an incredibly young age

businessinsider.com - This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Children are getting their first smartphones, on average, at jus...

Your Definitive Guide to Social Media Image Sizes

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convinceandconvert.com - Social media platforms are always being updated, which means they’re constantly changing their profile and cover photo dimensions, layouts, and dimensions for uploaded images. It can be tough to ke...

Aussie politicians to get prominent position in Google search results

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mashable.com - If you search for the Australian Liberal Party on Google Monday, the results may look a little different. Google has launched its experimental Google Posts feature in Australia, a company spokesper...

30 Practical Tips for Producing Great Facebook Live Videos

problogger.net - This week we’ve been digging deep into Facebook Live Video. Earlier in the week I shared 10 benefits of building Facebook Live into your strategy and yesterday shared 12 different types of Facebook...

Former Hulu execs outline 3 keys to success for Hulu's big plan to conquer live TV

businessinsider.com - Earlier this month, Hulu's CEO confirmed the company was developing a cable-like online TV package to expand its footprint to areas like sports, news, and live events. Many of the details have yet ...

ZModo’s Pivot gives you 24/7 monitoring on the cheap

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techcrunch.com - We’ve come a long way from the days of pale beige IP webcams with wonky interfaces and limited recording times. Today’s webcams, like the ZModo Pivot, are motion-sensing, low-light seeing, and noti...

Xiaomi's livestream to show off Mi Max's battery life has been running for 2 weeks

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mashable.com - Xiaomi has been running a livestream online to demonstrate the battery life of its behemoth 6.44-inch Mi Max phablet — and the show's been on for nearly two weeks now. The Chinese phone giant launc...

Instagram’s code hints at option to pay to boost posts

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techcrunch.com - We’ve known for some time that Instagram will soon be introducing business profiles, analytics, and features intended to improve the ad-buying experience on the Facebook-owned photo sharing network...

Penny raises $1.2M in seed funding for its personal finance bot

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techcrunch.com - Penny, a personal finance bot we reviewed last fall, has raised $1.2M in seed funding from Social Capital. As a refresher, the app offers a chat-based interface that offers advice tailored to your ...

The crazy dream of modular smartphones

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techcrunch.com - File it under ‘it seemed great on paper’… but Google’s project Ara modular smartphone concept is — for all intents and purposes — dead. If you want to be a little more generous, you can say Google ...

Amazon no longer offers price match refunds on anything but TVs

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techcrunch.com - Amazon has quietly ended its price protection policy on all products except for televisions. The change to the company’s policy comes at a time when a handful of startups have launched to help cons...

Amazon kills its price protection policy

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techcrunch.com - Amazon has quietly ended its price protection policy on all products except for televisions. The change to the company’s policy comes at a time when a handful of startups have launched to help cons...

We need more driverless car accidents

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techcrunch.com - Shawn DuBravac is chief economist of the Consumer Technology Association and the author of Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Communicate. A driverle...

Facebook enables Continuous Live Video to power puppycams and more

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techcrunch.com - Live mobile video is evolving beyond selfie-stream rants and citizen journalism. Facebook will now allow non-stop, long-form broadcasting as long as the creators don’t mind that they won’t be able ...

Spice up your Snapchats with Stickers, not just emojis

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techcrunch.com - Snapchat just rolled out an update that lets users decorate their Snaps with the 200+ stickers they released as part of Chat 2.0. The new feature works exactly like emojis — they even live inside t...

Samsung Pay strikes key deal with Alipay

businessinsider.com - This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Samsung and Alibaba are joining forces in the mobile payments space. Sam...

Un informático en el lado del mal: Esteganografía con ficheros de audio: Enviar documentos secretos en tus canciones preferidas #Esteganografía

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elladodelmal.com - Las técnicas de esteganografía nos permiten ocultar elementos (mensaje, objetos, etc…) dentro de otros elementos de modo que el primero sea imperceptible a primera vista. Por ejemplo, se puede ocul...

Google quiere eliminar las contraseñas en android aún este año

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wwwhatsnew.com - Hay muchas formas de reconocer a un usuario específico cuando usa el móvil: los patrones al caminar, la forma de escribir, la localización geográfica… son muchas variables que, combinadas, podrían ...

Roundup: LG G5 cases from MobileFun

androidguys.com - It’s great that as soon as a new smartphone drops, there’s already a sea of cases to choose from. But with that said, narrowing down the perfect case can take some effort. There are so many styles,...

¿Qué operador tiene mejor cobertura de 4G y fibra? Estado del despliegue y futuras previsiones

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xatakamovil.com - Contar con la tarifa más barata no siempre es suficiente para estar satisfecho con tu operador de telecomunicaciones ya que otros aspectos como la cobertura de fibra y 4G puede llegar a condicionar...

Ya tenemos nuevas betas, Apple lanza la primera versión de iOS 9.3.3 y OS X 10.11.6

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applesfera.com - El lunes pasado vimos las versiones definitivas de iOS 9.3.2 y OS X 10.11.5 Exactamente una semana es lo que han tardado los ingenieros de Apple en lanzar nuevas versiones de iOS y OS X. Hoy mismo ...

"El aumento en la demanda de pantallas OLED estaría relacionado con el iPhone de 2017": Bloomberg

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applesfera.com - Aunque la compañía de la manzana no ha presentado al sucesor del iPhone 6s, los rumores relacionados con el iPhone que llegará en 2017 cada vez son más fuertes. En esta oportunidad, Bloomberg repor...

Apple Suppliers Bringing Higher-Definition Screens to 2017 iPhone

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adage.com - At least one company in Apple's supply chain is already reaping the benefit from plans to outfit next year's version of the iPhone with a brighter, higher-definition screen. The first evidence came...

How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and Google’s Design Ethicist

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medium.com - I’m an expert on how technology hijacks our psychological vulnerabilities. That’s why I spent the last three years as Google’s Design Ethicist caring about how to design things in a way that defend...

125+ Essential Social Media Statistics Every Marketer Should Know in 2016

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blog.hootsuite.com - Whether you’re creating a social media marketing strategy, designing a campaign, or making a business case for using a particular platform, you need to start in the same place: research. The basis ...

Uber knows you're more likely to pay surge prices when your phone is dying

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mashable.com - Dying phone batteries can lead to desperate measures when it comes to ordering an Uber. The ride-hailing service has learned from its internal data that riders are much more likely to spring for su...

Facebook slammed for rejecting ad featuring a plus-sized model

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mashable.com - Facebook has apologized to an Australian feminist group after blocking an advertisement featuring plus-sized model Tess Holliday in a bikini. The social network had told the group, called Cherchez ...

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