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Researchers warn of widespread home networking gear bugs - NBCNews.com

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Researchers warn of widespread home networking gear bugs NBCNews.com BOSTON (Reuters) - Bugs in widely used networking technology expose tens of millions of personal computers, printers and storage drives to attack by hackers over the regular...
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Here’s the strategy behind Airbnb’s mobile web redesign

Here’s the strategy behind Airbnb’s mobile web redesign | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Airbnb has redesigned its mobile web experience, bringing it into responsive union with its desktop website. The two applications will now work in synch, so changes made and features added to one will also appear on the other.
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Mobile phone firms agree £5bn deal with government to improve coverage

Mobile phone firms agree £5bn deal with government to improve coverage | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Sajid Javid secures deal with EE, O2, Three and Vodafone to ensure 90% of UK landmass has basic coverage by 2017 Continue reading...
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What we read about deep learning is just the tip of the iceberg

What we read about deep learning is just the tip of the iceberg | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
The artificial intelligence technique known as deep learning is white hot right now, as we have noted numerous times before.
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Crowdfunding 101: Researchers use #SciFund Challenge to determine key ... - Phys.Org

Crowdfunding 101: Researchers use #SciFund Challenge to determine key ... - Phys.Org | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Everything you know about crowdfunding is wrong, at least according to researchers at UC Santa Barbara. And that, they add, is good news for scientists.
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Prezi now lets users deliver and watch live presentations from anywhere

Prezi now lets users deliver and watch live presentations from anywhere | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Web- and mobile-based presentation platform Prezi has just launched a new feature that allows users to deliver presentations remotely to audiences anywhere, in real-time.
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Rover discovery bolsters case for life on ancient Mars (+video)

Rover discovery bolsters case for life on ancient Mars (+video) | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Data from NASA’s Curiosity Rover suggests that, billions of years ago, Mars had long-lasting lakes that could have potentially sustained microbial life.
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Are You Listening Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft? Technology's Real ... - Huffington Post

Are You Listening Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft? Technology's Real ... - Huffington Post | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Moore's Law which was first espoused by Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel, essentially and correctly predicted that technology speed and decreasing price would double every 18 months....
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Four ways that technology could destroy mankind - Telegraph.co.uk

Four ways that technology could destroy mankind - Telegraph.co.uk | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Stephen Hawking has warned that artificial intelligence could rise up and destroy mankind. Is he right? We look at four ways that technology could be the end of us
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WIRED’s Top 50 Cyber Monday Deals

WIRED’s Top 50 Cyber Monday Deals | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Fighting through aisles of angry shoppers ain’t everybody’s style. Neither is working on Monday morning. Some of us prefer to point-and-click our way to the best holiday deals.
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Revert keeps daily, searchable backups of all your cloud services so you can have peace of mind

Revert keeps daily, searchable backups of all your cloud services so you can have peace of mind | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Ever trusted a service like Evernote or Mailchimp with your most important data, only to lose it in some freak accident?
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At Harvard, Technology Resurrects Long-Silent Voices Of Poets - WBUR

At Harvard, Technology Resurrects Long-Silent Voices Of Poets - WBUR | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
The Woodberry Poetry Room at Harvard University is using new technology to bring back old sound recordings of poets from the 20th century.
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Harvard is literally bringing back the voices of the past.

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Put down that iPhone and video game controller with help from Wellness Center - Phoenix Business Journal (blog)

Put down that iPhone and video game controller with help from Wellness Center - Phoenix Business Journal (blog) | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
The Technology Wellness Center in Scottsdale provides traditional therapy as well as seminars and educational resources to create a better balance with technology.
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Tech Tuesday - Bridging the digital divide - KVUE

Tech Tuesday - Bridging the digital divide - KVUE | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Tech companies and non-profit work together to educate low income children
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Lumia Denim update arrives, bringing Cortana and better pictures

Lumia Denim update arrives, bringing Cortana and better pictures | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Good news if you own a Lumia 830, 930, Icon or 1520 smartphone: Microsoft said Thursday it has started to roll out the Lumia Denim software update in some regions.
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The North Korea-Linked Sony Hack May Be Costliest Ever For A US Company - Business Insider

The North Korea-Linked Sony Hack May Be Costliest Ever For A US Company - Business Insider | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a...
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Maximizing the benefits of cloud-based pay TV strategies - CED

Maximizing the benefits of cloud-based pay TV strategies - CED | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
With an abundance of cloud-labeled technology solutions vying for pay TV distributors’ attention, it’s more important than ever that operators be able to filter the hype by setting performance benchmarks reflecting the true requirements of a...
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Google will now label mobile-friendly websites directly in Search results

Google will now label mobile-friendly websites directly in Search results | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
There’s nothing worse than getting a desktop website when you’re on your phone, so Google’s got a solution. A new feature in Google Search adds “mobile-friendly” to the description of results that are optimized for your phone.
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Nearly 3 billion miles away, a space probe awakens

Nearly 3 billion miles away, a space probe awakens | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
NASA's New Horizons space probe has successfully woken up from hibernation as it closes in on Pluto and its satellites.
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Locked Away for Years, Skeleton's Secrets Rewrite Prehistory of North America

Locked Away for Years, Skeleton's Secrets Rewrite Prehistory of North America | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
The bones of Kennewick Man, found in 1996 but not available for study until 2002, show that he was a long-distance traveler.
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The future of marketing depends on ideas, not tinkering with technology - The Guardian

The future of marketing depends on ideas, not tinkering with technology - The Guardian | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Drones that deliver parcels? Tweeting house plants? An over-reliance on digital strategists and creatives in marketing means we are losing focus
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Why BuzzFeed Doesn’t Follow The Rules On URLs

Why BuzzFeed Doesn’t Follow The Rules On URLs | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
BuzzFeed has created a new way to encourage readers to share its articles, according to a recent article on Digiday.
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Amazon Reveals the Robots at the Heart of Its Epic Cyber Monday Operation

Amazon Reveals the Robots at the Heart of Its Epic Cyber Monday Operation | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Don't tell the kiddies, but Santa's workshop isn't at the North Pole.
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The best sleeping habits to enhance your productivity

The best sleeping habits to enhance your productivity | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Firas Kittaneh is the CEO of One Mall Group. Coffee, late night email and the snooze button sap people of energy, compromising an employee’s overall performance at work.
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When and how we use technology and other stuff that might be zapping our productivity are discussed here.

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Facebook can gain direct access to your mobile and take pictures or make videos at any time, MPs warn - Telegraph

Facebook can gain direct access to your mobile and take pictures or make videos at any time, MPs warn - Telegraph | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
The MPs on the Science and Technology select committee called for the Government to draw up new guidelines for websites and apps explaining clearly how they use personal data, warning that laws will be needed if companies fail to comply.
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Abu Dhabi Media Summit 2014: Digital piracy, ways of combatting it - Al-Arabiya

Abu Dhabi Media Summit 2014: Digital piracy, ways of combatting it
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IMAX also operates what is believed to be the only public cinema in Saudi Arabia, based at the Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Science and Technology Center.
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