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Quirky Partnership Democratizes the Invention of Internet-Connected Devices - Wired

Quirky Partnership Democratizes the Invention of Internet-Connected Devices - Wired | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Wired Quirky Partnership Democratizes the Invention of Internet-Connected Devices Wired Electric Imp will act as the cloud-connected backbone for Wink: Instantly Connected, a line of products created through Quirky's new partnership with GE,...
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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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WhatsApp adds end-to-end encryption for billions of messages

WhatsApp adds end-to-end encryption for billions of messages | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
WhatsApp, the popular messaging service, is adding strong encryption to keep user communication safe from hackers and government surveillance. WhatsApp has already added encryption to its Android app, and plans to include it in an iOS update soon.
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The day I turned down Tim Berners-Lee

The day I turned down Tim Berners-Lee | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Imagine it's late 1990, and you've just met a nice young man named Tim Berners-Lee, who starts telling you about his proposed system called the World Wide Web. Ian Ritchie was there. And ... he didn't buy it. A short story about information, connectivity and learning from mistakes.
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Snapchat announces ‘Snapcash’ feature to pay friends

Snapchat announces ‘Snapcash’ feature to pay friends | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Snapchat users share pictures with each other for seconds at a time. But the mobile application now gives clients the opportunity to send cash.
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Facebook reportedly wants to be your office’s social network

Facebook reportedly wants to be your office’s social network | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
A report from Financial Times today indicates that Facebook is working on a new service called “Facebook at Work” that aims to get a piece of the business social networking space.
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Ex-Nokians Crowdfund A Device To Democratize The Internet Of Things

Ex-Nokians Crowdfund A Device To Democratize The Internet Of Things | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
The sensor-stuffed Thingsee One is designed to democratize the Internet of Things by allowing users to easily configure a particular function within a..
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U.S. Court Overrules Attempt to Seize Iran's, Syria's and North Korea's Domains

U.S. Court Overrules Attempt to Seize Iran's, Syria's and North Korea's Domains | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
In a landmark ruling, a U.S. federal court has agreed with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) that the country code Top-Level Domains (ccTLDs) are not property subject to attachment and thus overruled an attempt to...
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Twitter given junk credit rating

Twitter given junk credit rating | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Standard & Poors issues BB- score, saying social network is growing strongly but spending heavily at the same time Continue reading...
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Pinterest says it has doubled its male user base, yet men are still just one-third of new signups

Pinterest says it has doubled its male user base, yet men are still just one-third of new signups | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Men now make up a third of Pinterest's new signups. It's an important development that shows the social network can appeal to the public at large.
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Nest in Europe: the secrets of the smart thermostat’s rise and rise

Nest in Europe: the secrets of the smart thermostat’s rise and rise | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Nest arrived in the UK in April 2014 and hit other parts of Europe in September 2014 with its Nest Learning Thermostat and Nest Protect smoke alarm.
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Running out of room on your iOS 8 device? How to manage local storage versus the cloud

Running out of room on your iOS 8 device? How to manage local storage versus the cloud | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
More and more, the core features of iOS favor storage in the cloud rather than on the device. Here are some tips on how you can manage both the free space on your device and cellular data usage.
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Will upgrading to Yosemite break my computer? Your tech questions answered

Will upgrading to Yosemite break my computer? Your tech questions answered | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
The problematic process of upgrading operating systems Continue reading...
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Read this before you delete to make space for the upgrade.....

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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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SF starts up Internet portal for startups - SFGate

SF starts up Internet portal for startups - SFGate | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Starting a small business in San Francisco can be a pain, what with the maze of permits, licenses and other strips of red tape to deal with.
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Intel's posh MICA smart watch targets the fashion crowd

Intel's posh MICA smart watch targets the fashion crowd | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
This MICA smart watch might not compete on the same level as current wearables, but $495 is just a drop in the bucket for high-fashion devotees.
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Tea Party group attacks Net Neutrality: Treating all websites the same isn’t fair

Tea Party group attacks Net Neutrality: Treating all websites the same isn’t fair | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
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Listen to her than listen to him…..Which one do you think understands what net neutrality is?http://www.ted.com/talks/tim_berners_lee_a_magna_carta_for_the_web?language=en

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Your content, everywhere: The 17 best tools to get your content its largest audience

Your content, everywhere: The 17 best tools to get your content its largest audience | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. When you’re creating useful, actionable, epic content, everyone deserves to see it. So how do you get your hard work and effort seen by the largest audience possible?
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How bionic technology will change what it means to be human - MSN News

How bionic technology will change what it means to be human - MSN News | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Scientists have been making amazing advances in bionic technology in recent years: robotic exoskeletons that help people walk, artificial eyes that help blind people see.
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Nokia | TechCrunch

Nokia | TechCrunch | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
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Domain Name Abuse Is a 4 Letter Word

Domain Name Abuse Is a 4 Letter Word | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
There has been a lot of back and forth recently in the ICANN world on what constitutes domain abuse; how it should be identified and reported AND how it should be addressed.
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Quickly poll your friends about anything with the Straw app

Quickly poll your friends about anything with the Straw app | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
All of us have done it; asking for opinions on social media randomly and getting tons of replies that aren’t particularly useful. Polling apps exist, but none of them are particularly well designed or easy to use.
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Comcast has integrated its X1 platform with IFTTT

Comcast has integrated its X1 platform with IFTTT | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Users of Comcast’s Xfinity X1 set-top box can now make use of IFTTT to receive messages on their TV or even change the channel upon a certain event.
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Understanding the Global Mobile Web - Tech.pinions

Understanding the Global Mobile Web - Tech.pinions | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
In the latest mobile focused podcast with Benedict Evans and myself, we touched on a theme that needs more fleshing out. That of a future only possible because
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Is the Hemingwrite the solution to the problem of connectivity and creativity?

Is the Hemingwrite the solution to the problem of connectivity and creativity? | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
For writers who find the Write or Die app too tyrannical, a new, trendier gizmo claims to offer the best of both worlds Continue reading...
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