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Startup plans to change fitness, lives through technology - ZDNet

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Google, Microsoft, Netflix, Cisco and more are designing an open-source video format

Google, Microsoft, Netflix, Cisco and more are designing an open-source video format | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Seven of the largest tech companies have formed the new Alliance for Open Media, an open source project to develop new formats, codecs and technologies for viewing ultra high definition video and other media on the Web.
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The Future of the Internet of Things Will Be 'Notification Hell' Before It ... - Entrepreneur

The Future of the Internet of Things Will Be 'Notification Hell' Before It ... - Entrepreneur | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
By 2025, the connectivity of our physical world to the Internet could be worth more than $11 trillion per year, according to a new report. To get there, the industry will need to evolve.
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Independent power to boost the Internet of Things' lift off - M2M Now (press release) (blog)

Independent power to boost the Internet of Things' lift off - M2M Now (press release) (blog) | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
General Dwight D. Eisenhower is reported to have said that “you will not find it difficult to prove that battles, campaigns, and even wars have been won or
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Net Neutrality and VoIP: What You Need to Know

Net Neutrality and VoIP: What You Need to Know | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Confused about the latest updates in the net neutrality and VoIP debate? We explain recent net neutrality regulations and how they affect VoIP service.
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iOS code suggests 'iPhone 6s' will feature Force Touch technology - Apple Insider

iOS code suggests 'iPhone 6s' will feature Force Touch technology - Apple Insider | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Code discovered in a recent iOS build suggests Apple is testing implementations of pressure-sensitive Force Touch gesture technology in its next-generation smartphone hardware, anticipated to launch in the coming weeks.
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LG’s new Bluetooth keyboard folds into a pocket-sized stick

LG’s new Bluetooth keyboard folds into a pocket-sized stick | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
LG has announced the Rolly Keyboard, which can work with two devices simultaneously and folds up into a stick for pocketability.
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Chatterbox: Thursday

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The place to talk about games and other things that matter
It’s Thursday. Still raining. Continue reading...
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Microsoft Windows 10 free upgrade revisited: seven more of your questions answered

Microsoft Windows 10 free upgrade revisited: seven more of your questions answered | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
More than 75m PCs were upgraded to Windows 10 in the first month, and readers still have questions about installation disks, product keys, downgrading and more
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Content blocking in iOS 9 is going to screw up way more than just ads

Content blocking in iOS 9 is going to screw up way more than just ads | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Earlier this week I wrote about the coming hellfire for those who make their money off advertising: content blocking in iOS 9.
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Amazon Underground aims to make Android apps and games 'actually free'

Amazon Underground aims to make Android apps and games 'actually free' | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Internet retailer will suck up the costs of in-app purchases on customers’ behalf, paying developers $0.002 per minute their apps are used In-app purchases may have become the dominant way for developers to make money from charging for their apps,...
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Facebook just added photo filters, stickers and more on the Web

Facebook just added photo filters, stickers and more on the Web | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Earlier this year Facebook allowed you to add filters, stickers and text to photos when uploading via your phone and now it’s quietly added those features to the Web too. Oh look, photo editing!
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Tracking mobile games millionaires: downloads peak early, revenues later

Tracking mobile games millionaires: downloads peak early, revenues later | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Research claims that 10-15% of iOS and Android ‘top-performing’ games reach $1m in revenues, but only 20% of those go on to reach $10m Angry Birds maker Rovio’s decision to lay off 38% of its staff is the latest reminder that the mobile games...
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Become a pro snapper with 98% off the Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course

Become a pro snapper with 98% off the Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Professional photography is about hands-on techniques and business knowhow — skills taught by the Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course, which also gives you professional certification.
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Google revamps Docs with voice typing, search functionality and data analysis

Google revamps Docs with voice typing, search functionality and data analysis | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Google has made some crucial updates to its Docs, Sheets and Slides development within Google Drive that will likely make power users and hip young teens pleased.
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At This Restaurant, Eat Quinoa With No Human Interaction

At This Restaurant, Eat Quinoa With No Human Interaction | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
(Eatsa)Would you eat in a restaurant where you don’t interact with the employees at all? There’s a new restaurant that’s either the next frontier in segregating our society by wealth, or an efficient way to grab a quick bowl of quinoa.
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MacKeeper to pay $2 million in class action settlement

MacKeeper to pay $2 million in class action settlement | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
If you’re an Apple user, then you may have heard of MacKeeper.
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Instagram Decides It’s Not Hip To Only Be Square, Will Now Allow Rectangular Images & Videos

Instagram Decides It’s Not Hip To Only Be Square, Will Now Allow Rectangular Images & Videos | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
(Instagram)If you’ve ever had to take a screenshot of a rectangular photo on your phone just so you could crop it into a square to post on Instagram, you’ll be glad to hear this news: the photo-sharing app announced Thursday that it’ll now allow...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ review: the curvy 'iPhone 6 Plus killer'

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ review: the curvy 'iPhone 6 Plus killer' | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
The company’s latest phablet is a supersized version of its S6 Edge and is one of the narrowest big-screen phones going, but it has a monster price tag
The Galaxy S6 Edge+ is Samsung’s latest phablet.
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Motorola will now design and build Lenovo phones

Motorola will now design and build Lenovo phones | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Lenovo has begun merging its Mobile Business Group (MBG) into Motorola Mobility and the latter will soon start designing and building phones for its parent company, reports NDTV Gadgets.
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Facebook M virtual assistant will compete with Siri and Google Now

Facebook M virtual assistant will compete with Siri and Google Now | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
From restaurant bookings to dog-friendly beach recommendations, social network’s new technology blends AI with human helpers Facebook is launching a virtual assistant that combines artificial intelligence (AI) technology with a team of human...
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Don’t panic! You haven’t really lost your Twitter followers

Don’t panic! You haven’t really lost your Twitter followers | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
When I logged on to Twitter this morning, I got a fright. My follower and following counts had both disappeared and Twitter was suggesting that I follow some users. And it seems like I’m not the only one.
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Google just made a big bet on Dublin, now let’s make its startup scene more diverse

Google just made a big bet on Dublin, now let’s make its startup scene more diverse | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
I’m sitting in Dogpatch Labs, the co-working space where I’m journalist-in-residence (I get a free desk, the companies there get free media advice from possibly the most cynical writer in Europe) and I’ve just listened to a progression of white men...
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A former Apple CEO just launched two new Android phones

A former Apple CEO just launched two new Android phones | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
John Sculley, who headed Apple for a decade starting in 1983, has launched Obi Worldphone, a new smartphone brand that’s aimed at emerging markets. The company has announced two mid-range Android handsets that are set to be released later this year.
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Sky on the hunt for women to join technology team - ComputerWeekly.com

Sky on the hunt for women to join technology team - ComputerWeekly.com | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Sky wants to recruit 400 staff at its technology hub in Leeds with a push for more women to join the team
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Microsoft Snip finally brings a better way to screenshot on Windows

Microsoft Snip finally brings a better way to screenshot on Windows | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
A new beta app from Microsoft aims to make taking screenshots on touch-enabled Windows 10 computers a lot easier. Microsoft Snip offers an easier way to take screenshots, annotate them and even add audio to them.
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