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Is Apple actually building a car?

Is Apple actually building a car? | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

Rumors have been swirling for a few years about an Apple car, and now the tech giant has registered three automotive web domains.

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New Dish DVR Lets You Record Up To 16 Shows At Once, Watch 4 Channels Simultaneously In HD

New Dish DVR Lets You Record Up To 16 Shows At Once, Watch 4 Channels Simultaneously In HD | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

Do you feel the need to watch everything on TV all at once? Then Dish might be the TV provider for you. The satellite company is coming out with a new DVR that features 16 different tuners for peop...

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The long quest for technology that understands speech as well as a human

The long quest for technology that understands speech as well as a human | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

Sitting in his office overlooking downtown Bellevue, Washington, Microsoft's Fil Alleva is talking about the long and sometimes difficult road he and other speech recognition experts have taken from the early work of the 1970s to the situation he...

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Drinking whiskey with Henry, a quadriplegic: How technology is changing lives and breaking down barriers

Drinking whiskey with Henry, a quadriplegic: How technology is changing lives and breaking down barriers | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

Backstage before my TEDx Talk on the triple bottom line, in Sonoma County, California, I was a nervous wreck, rehearsing repeatedly and feeling anxious about getting my message across coherently.

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How The Good Dinosaur Got Its Stunning Scenery

How The Good Dinosaur Got Its Stunning Scenery | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

As director of photography at Pixar, Sharon Calahan brought the natural world to The Good Dinosaur.

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Apple Open Sources Its Swift Programming Language for Building Apps Everywhere—Maybe Even Android

Apple Open Sources Its Swift Programming Language for Building Apps Everywhere—Maybe Even Android | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

Apple's paving the way for Swift to run on all sorts of other machines---maybe even Android smartphones.

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How to Manage Your Facebook Page Effectively | Social Media Examiner

How to Manage Your Facebook Page Effectively | Social Media Examiner | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

 #SocialMediaDo you manage at least one Facebook business page? This article shows how to use Facebook features, tools and settings to manage your page effectively.


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Gracias por el link. Me sirvió de mucha ayuda, ya que estoy creando una empresa que quiero manejar por Facebook y aquí he encontrado pasos básicos que me ayudaran a cumplir con mi objetivo

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Tech Tatts: Biometric tattoos raise the bar in wearable technology (VIDEO) - RT

Tech Tatts: Biometric tattoos raise the bar in wearable technology (VIDEO) - RT | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Inking data collectors on your skin could become the next step in wearable technology, allowing them to obtain health and other biometric data from the body without a pause.
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Apple is proud of its open source software Swift. A bit too proud

Apple is proud of its open source software Swift. A bit too proud | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Is Apple really ‘the first major computer company to make Open Source development a key part of its ongoing software strategy’?
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China box-office record breaker Monster Hunt 'manipulated figures'

China box-office record breaker Monster Hunt 'manipulated figures' | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Official figures claimed that the homegrown fantasy beat Furious 7 in China, but reports suggest the audience tally was artificially inflated China’s highest grossing film ever, the CGI fantasy film Monster Hunt, has been accused of manipulating...
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Instagram Putting The Kibosh On Many Third-Party Apps In Wake Of Password Thefts

Instagram Putting The Kibosh On Many Third-Party Apps In Wake Of Password Thefts | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Instagram is tightening its grip on which unofficial apps it will suffer to live, after it was revealed that one third-party app was harvesting users’ passwords.
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Amazon Enables Two-Step Authentication To Give Users More Account Protection

Amazon Enables Two-Step Authentication To Give Users More Account Protection | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Amazon joined a growing number of tech, social media and retail companies aiming to ensure your personal information is as secure as possible today, by enabling two-factor authentication for user accounts.  The Verge reports that Amazon, which can...
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Samsung: use your TV as a remote control for your entire home

Samsung: use your TV as a remote control for your entire home | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

Announced at CES, Samsung’s new TV features a SmartThings hub that allows control of your lights, thermostat and door locks

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Samsung Debuts Fridge With A Larger Screen Than Most Laptops, Washing Machine With Forgotten Sock Door

Samsung Debuts Fridge With A Larger Screen Than Most Laptops, Washing Machine With Forgotten Sock Door | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

Remember the refrigerators of your youth? Far from sleek, shiny, or Internet-connected, they were at least magnetic, which meant they doubled as the home's bulletin board for reminders, calendars, ...

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Apple's Factories In China Are Taking A Vacation, And That's Not A Good Sign

Apple's Factories In China Are Taking A Vacation, And That's Not A Good Sign | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

China is a key growth market for Apple, but the country's economy is slowing down.

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Researchers Solve Juniper Backdoor Mystery; Signs Point to NSA

Researchers Solve Juniper Backdoor Mystery; Signs Point to NSA | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

Security researchers believe they have finally solved the mystery around how a sophisticated backdoor embedded in Juniper firewalls works.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Offers Power Of Windows 10 While Yahoo Tech Rates It Tablet Of The Year

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Offers Power Of Windows 10 While Yahoo Tech Rates It Tablet Of The Year | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

Microsoft debuted its first Microsoft Surface Pro tablet in 2012. Since then they have released three more versions, with the latest being the Microsoft Surface

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Landmark Algorithm Breaks 30-Year Impasse

Landmark Algorithm Breaks 30-Year Impasse | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

Computer scientists are abuzz over a fast new algorithm for solving one of the central problems in the field.

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How can technology help humans and animals communicate? Speech vests for service dogs, of course

How can technology help humans and animals communicate? Speech vests for service dogs, of course | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

The new field of animal-computer interaction is developing tech to help service dogs and other animals communicate more effectively with humans.

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What if 3D printing was 100x faster?

What if 3D printing was 100x faster? | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

What we think of as 3D printing, says Joseph DeSimone, is really just 2D printing over and over ... slowly.

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Can you do ‘real work’ on an iPad?

Can you do ‘real work’ on an iPad? | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
It’s time to stop the snobbishness about how superior a ‘proper computer’ isWhat constitutes “real work”?
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Florida woman arrested for hit-and-run after her car calls police

Florida woman arrested for hit-and-run after her car calls police | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
The car’s automatic safety features reported the accident to emergency services as the driver was fleeing the scene, police say A Florida woman has been arrested for a hit-and-run accident in Port St Lucie, after her car called the police to report...
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Microsoft made Encarta software to push PC multimedia

Microsoft made Encarta software to push PC multimedia | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Looking back over the last two decades of internet growth, the idea of requiring a CD-ROM to access any sort of information feels like something from another age.
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Why staring at screens is making us feel sick

Why staring at screens is making us feel sick | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
We can watch HD films on the train and play games in VR headsets but there’s a hitch – motion sickness
When we come to define the overarching feeling of the early part of the 21st century, it may come down to one word: queasiness.
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