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How the Tech Sector Can Help Organize the Civic Sector - PC Magazine

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How the Tech Sector Can Help Organize the Civic Sector PC Magazine I love Winston Churchill's cynical quote that says, "democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others." It highlights the messiness of what happens when people...
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Facebook builds drone for internet access - BBC News

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The social network Facebook announces it has built its own drone to bring internet connectivity to remote parts of the world.
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TNW’s Handwriting Challenge: Has typing made your penmanship worse? #TNWwrites

TNW’s Handwriting Challenge: Has typing made your penmanship worse? #TNWwrites | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
When our sole method of communication is typing on keyboards, it’s rare to see anyone’s penmanship these days. I don’t know about you, but I love looking at different people’s handwriting.
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Leading Technology Wearable Keyboard Smart Watch Sim Card Slot Unlocked

Leading Technology Wearable Keyboard Smart Watch Sim Card Slot Unlocked View the complete specifics and many more at amazon-usa ...
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Uber resumes credit card payments in India

Uber resumes credit card payments in India | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Uber has begun accepting credit card payments again in India today, after it was forced by local legislation to switch to a mobile wallet payment system last November.
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A NEW TECHNOLOGY TO FREE HUMANITY

This is a full day of release of technology by the Keshe Foundation There are multiple live streaming happening all over the world, with many supporters making ...
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The most addictive game you’ll play today only uses the arrow keys

The most addictive game you’ll play today only uses the arrow keys | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Once upon a time, there was Guitar Hero, which required you to be fleet of finger to master the hits. Now, meet Arrow Hero, which uses your fast fingers to…um…rack up a high score by hitting the arrow keys at the right moment.
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Facebook changed its logo yesterday, did you notice?

Facebook changed its logo yesterday, did you notice? | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Facebook quietly changed its logo yesterday for the first time since 2005 and you probably didn’t even notice.
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Amazon, CoreOS, Docker, Google, Microsoft and others team up to create an open container standard

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Tech giants Amazon, Google, Microsoft and 17 other heavyweights are working together to create a common container specification for deploying apps. The Open Container Project is being housed under the…
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Google designed a new wearable that allows doctors to monitor patients away from the hospital

Google designed a new wearable that allows doctors to monitor patients away from the hospital | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Google is bringing wearables to the medical profession. According to a new report, the company has developed a wrist-worn device laced with sensors to give physicians detailed information on patients…
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Polaroid Cube+ adds Wi-Fi and smartphone app for more photographic fun

Polaroid Cube+ adds Wi-Fi and smartphone app for more photographic fun | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Polaroid’s first Cube camera was a novel idea that lacked polish. To make its new Cube+ stand out, Polaroid is adding Wi-Fi and a smartphone app to the mix. Outside of Wi-Fi and a new app, the Cube+ is a lot like the original Cube.
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Mood-altering wearables: is this the future of getting high? – video

Mood-altering wearables: is this the future of getting high? – video | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
If there was an electronic device that claimed it could make you feel relaxed (extremely relaxed) or energised (extremely energised) would you buy it? Thync is a new breed of 'mood-altering wearable' that promises it can do both.
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Government subsidies helped Elon Musk attain $13.3 billion net worth - IPWatchdog.com

Government subsidies helped Elon Musk attain $13.3 billion net worth - IPWatchdog.com | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Elon Musk has not denied that his companies received substantial government subsidies, which have been estimated at nearly $5 billion in public assistance.
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EyeWitness app lets smartphones report war crimes - BBC News

EyeWitness app lets smartphones report war crimes - BBC News | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
In dangerous places around the world, where soldiers or police officers may be committing human rights abuses, a mobile phone has become a key weapon.
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Windows 10: Microsoft faces criticism over privacy

Windows 10: Microsoft faces criticism over privacy | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
From personalised ads in Solitaire to an address book-reading personal assistant, some users are unhappy with Windows 10’s approach to privacy Windows 10 is under attack over default settings which users say compromise their privacy, just days...
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August now lets you control your front door with an Apple Watch

August now lets you control your front door with an Apple Watch | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
For those who don’t like fussing with keys to unlock their front door, August Smart Lock is a good choice. The Bluetooth lock links to your phone and lets you lock and unlock with the push of a button.
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Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata dies of cancer aged 55

Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata dies of cancer aged 55 | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Japanese company confirms its chief executive died on Saturday Nintendo said Monday that its chief executive Satoru Iwata has died of bile duct cancer at the age of 55, several months after he abandoned the Japanese gaming giant’s consoles-only...
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Amazon finally begins selling physical products in Mexico

Amazon finally begins selling physical products in Mexico | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Amazon has opened a Spanish-language online store for physical products in Mexico, two years after it began selling its Kindle ebooks in the country.
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Facebook scores a win in European class action lawsuit, but the fight isn’t over

Facebook scores a win in European class action lawsuit, but the fight isn’t over | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
A court in Austria has ruled that it doesn’t have jurisdiction to pass judgement on the ongoing class action lawsuit levelled by Max Shcrem against Facebook for alleged privacy violations.
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The value of superusers for your brand

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This post was brought to you by desk.com the fast, awesome customer service app for small business.
Think of a brand that you have nothing but positive things to say about.
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Facebook is about to ramp up the number of Instant Articles on your feed

Facebook is about to ramp up the number of Instant Articles on your feed | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Get ready to see a lot more news on your Facebook feed. After announcing Instant Articles back in May – stories that load natively through Facebook’s iPhone app – Facebook…
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Amazon, CoreOS, Docker, Google, Microsoft and others team up to create an open container standard

Amazon, CoreOS, Docker, Google, Microsoft and others team up to create an open container standard | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Tech giants Amazon, Google, Microsoft and 17 other heavyweights are working together to create a common container specification for deploying apps. The Open Container Project is being housed under the…
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GM to test Cisco technology for sharing road safety spectrum - Business Insider

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Some Great iPad Apps for eSining Documents

Some Great iPad Apps for eSining Documents | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
June 24, 2015
After posting about the web-based tools you can use to sign online documents, today we are featuring a set of some useful iPad apps for the same purpose. The apps provide a wide variety...
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How can life emerge from nonliving matter? UNC scientists find new evidence.

How can life emerge from nonliving matter? UNC scientists find new evidence. | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Researchers say new findings could help answer questions about life’s chemical origins.
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NHS and internet of things: 'The future of care is about the patient taking control'

NHS and internet of things: 'The future of care is about the patient taking control' | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Internet-connected devices could impinge strict data security rules. But for doctors and nurses already monitoring their patients remotely, it’s a no-brainer
Healthcare is seen as one of the most promising arenas for the internet of things.
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