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ArtsJournal – Dogs Have Grasp Of Deceit And Morality, Say Researchers (Dog Owners Already Knew)

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Microchip Technology acquiring ISSC Technologies to expand its Bluetooth and ... - Phoenix Business Journal (blog)

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QuickCoin makes sharing Bitcoin as easy as sending a Facebook message

QuickCoin makes sharing Bitcoin as easy as sending a Facebook message | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Bitcoin and crypto currencies in general are difficult to explain. Bitcoin wallet app QuickCoin doesn’t get into the weeds about block chains, Hashcash and mining.
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Ringo challenges Skype with a calling app that doesn’t need Internet and is cheaper too

Ringo challenges Skype with a calling app that doesn’t need Internet and is cheaper too | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Many apps have been trying to take on Skype — among them Viber and recently, messaging app Line which launched a cheap calling service. Now another app has surfaced, called Ringo.
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China bans Microsoft’s Windows 8 on new government computers amid security concerns

China bans Microsoft’s Windows 8 on new government computers amid security concerns | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
China has issued a notice late last week that outrightly bans Microsoft’s Windows 8 on new government computers. State news agency Xinhua reported today that the move is to ensure that in future it isn’t left without security updates, following...
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IBM buys Cognea, will add its virtual assistant technology to Watson - PCWorld

IBM buys Cognea, will add its virtual assistant technology to Watson - PCWorld | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
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“I'm not talking about just giving the computer a simple command or asking a simple question,” Rhodin said in the blog post.
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Microsoft unveils new Type Cover for Surface Pro 3: 68% larger trackpad and magnetic sealing mode

Microsoft unveils new Type Cover for Surface Pro 3: 68% larger trackpad and magnetic sealing mode | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
To go alongside its new Surface Pro 3 tablet-laptop hybrid, Microsoft has unveiled a new version of its Type Cover.
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Reverb brings content discovery app to the iPhone

Reverb brings content discovery app to the iPhone | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Reverb, the content discovery app that launched on the iPad in November 2013 is now available for the iPhone. The app surfaces the day’s top news and your own curated content via a word wall that’s easy to navigate quickly.
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Chrome 35 launches with more developer control over touch input, new APIs and JavaScript features

Chrome 35 launches with more developer control over touch input, new APIs and JavaScript features | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Google today released Chrome version 35 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
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Is this NASA's next big thing?

Meet Morpheus, NASA's unmanned planetary lander and flying test lab that could revolutionize the future of space travel.
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De Rosa Idol: bicycle review

De Rosa Idol: bicycle review | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Aggressive, fast and lethal on the hills You'll soon come to worship De Rosa's bewitching Idol Continue reading...
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Twitter Is Adding an Option to ‘Mute’ People - Personal Tech News - WSJ

Twitter Is Adding an Option to ‘Mute’ People - Personal Tech News - WSJ | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Twitter is introducing "mute" -- a way to silence noisy people you follow but aren’t quite ready to unfollow.
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4 Technology Trends Disrupting How We Communicate - Forbes

4 Technology Trends Disrupting How We Communicate - Forbes | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
4 Technology Trends Disrupting How We Communicate Forbes However, tomorrow I will be heading off to deliver a new presentation on technology disruption to a crowd of primarily B2B IT executives and as I prepared a presentation on disruption I...
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Google is reportedly developing a tablet with sensors that can capture precise 3D images

Google is reportedly developing a tablet with sensors that can capture precise 3D images | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
A futuristic Google tablet is in the works, which is packed with sensors and has advanced software that can take precise 3D images of objects, the Wall Street Journal reports.
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The Popular Animoto Video Maker is Now Available for iPad

The Popular Animoto Video Maker is Now Available for iPad | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
May 23, 2014
Animoto, one of  the most popular presentation and video creation tools online, has recently released Animoto app for iPad. Using this new app, you will be able to create video...
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Facebook partners with Constant Contact to let businesses include restaurant menus on their Pages

Facebook partners with Constant Contact to let businesses include restaurant menus on their Pages | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Facebook today updated its Pages feature with the ability for businesses to add menus. According to the Facebook Help Center, the option will only appear to an administrator if they have selected “Restaurant/Cafe” as their Page’s category.
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Pinterest boosts analytics for businesses by opening its platform to third-party marketers

Pinterest boosts analytics for businesses by opening its platform to third-party marketers | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Pinterest has decided that providing its own analytics for businesses via Pinterest Analytics probably isn’t robust enough — so it’s now letting them use third-party marketing technology software to analyze their Pinterest activity (via Wall Street...
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You can now trade in your old iPad at Apple stores in the UK, France, Germany and Spain

You can now trade in your old iPad at Apple stores in the UK, France, Germany and Spain | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
You can now trade in your unwanted old iPads at Apple’s brick-and-mortar stores in the UK, France, Germany and Spain, as the company expands the upgrade incentive scheme outside the US and Canada.
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Shutterstock branches out into music with a simple license of $49 per track

Shutterstock branches out into music with a simple license of $49 per track | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Shutterstock today launched Shutterstock Music, a collection of tracks that customers can license for a simple per-song fee. Music represents the first new content type for Shutterstock in nearly eight years.
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Microsoft announces Surface Pro 3 with 12″ screen, Core i3/i5/i7, kickstand, pen, shipping on June 20 for $799

At its “small gathering” event in New York City today, Microsoft announced the Surface Pro 3. The device has a 12-inch screen with a 2160×1440 resolution, a 3:2 aspect ratio, as well as 4K display support.
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Google+ Stories uses your photos, videos and location to build stunning digital travelogues

Google+ Stories uses your photos, videos and location to build stunning digital travelogues | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Google is on a mission to make the photos and videos you backup more useful. The company today introduced a new feature for Google+ called Stories, which automatically builds a digital journal filled with only your best images and clips.
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How to Take Light and Make Matter

How to Take Light and Make Matter | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
In 1934, Gregory Breit and John Wheeler—American physicists who would go on to help create the atomic bomb—developed a theory: that, under very particular circumstances, two photons of light could combine to produce an electron and a positron.
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'World's First' Braille Phone Is Now on Sale

'World's First' Braille Phone Is Now on Sale | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
UK-based OwnFone, a company that lets users design their own mobile devices, introduced what it's calling the world's first Braille phone.

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Last, Microsoft Tech Music Xbox the Byte: Web News Companies At for Launches Long HD

Today is Friday June 15th and Kasim of Solutions 8 reports your daily technology news! Make sure to visit our website at and subscribe to. Today is Friday Ju. At long last, Microsoft launches...
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Apple Reportedly Integrating NFC Technology into iPhone 6 - Mac ...

Apple Reportedly Integrating NFC Technology into iPhone 6 - Mac ... | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Apple is gearing up to incorporate Near Field Communication (NFC) technology in the iPhone 6, according to a report from BrightWire citing sources...
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