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RE: Is ICANN's .IR Response at Odds with the ACPA and ICE Domain Seizures? (John Berryhill)

RE: Is ICANN's .IR Response at Odds with the ACPA and ICE Domain Seizures? (John Berryhill) | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
"Any holding that domains are not property could well be the basis for a challenge to the in rem provision of the ACPA..." ...which would be a foolish challenge for several reasons.  The ACPA does not assume or require domain names to be...
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Twitter and Facebook are making the same mistakes as MySpace

Twitter and Facebook are making the same mistakes as MySpace | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Twitter and Facebook are spamming us more and more, and it's going to bite them when the next best thing comes along.
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Gmail Now Supports Internationalized Domain Names

Gmail Now Supports Internationalized Domain Names | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
If your first language isn't English and you don't use the Latin character set you can and will run into barriers. While Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) i.e.
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Technology revitalizes company's manufacturing - Mason City Globe Gazette

Technology revitalizes company's manufacturing - Mason City Globe Gazette | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Technology revitalizes company's manufacturing Mason City Globe Gazette Technology has helped the company grow its employment — about 30 percent to nearly 500 workers over three years — and revenue has about doubled to $125 million over four years,...
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Hands on: Will Lytro’s Illum camera, aimed at photographers, live up to its vision?

Hands on: Will Lytro’s Illum camera, aimed at photographers, live up to its vision? | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Lytro’s Illum, the first professional light field camera, will be available at consumer outlets worldwide and will ship all pre-orders on Friday, August 1. The camera retails for $1599 and is available in the US from Amazon, Best Buy, Target and B&H.
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OkCupid and Facebook Aren’t the Only Ones Manipulating You, but That’s No Excuse

OkCupid and Facebook Aren’t the Only Ones Manipulating You, but That’s No Excuse | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
In the digital or physical world, we should be able to point to specific acts of deception and bad faith and say, “that’s fucked up.”
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Twitter acquires deep learning startup Madbits

Twitter acquires deep learning startup Madbits | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Twitter has acquired Madbits, a deep-learning-based computer vision startup founded by proteges of Facebook AI director Yann LeCun.
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Amazon launches a portal dedicated to customizing and selling 3D-printed products

Amazon launches a portal dedicated to customizing and selling 3D-printed products | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Amazon has introduced a new portal on its site that is designed to bring together and highlight 3D-printed products for sale on the platform.
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The beginner’s guide to organizing content on mobile-friendly designs

The beginner’s guide to organizing content on mobile-friendly designs | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
This post is brought to you by 99designs. Get a design you'll love — guaranteed.
As of March 2014, the average US consumer spends two hours and 42 minutes per day on their mobile devices, according to analytics service Flurry.
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Owens: Creating a competitive, sustainable global workforce - Opelika Auburn News

Owens: Creating a competitive, sustainable global workforce - Opelika Auburn News | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Owens: Creating a competitive, sustainable global workforce Opelika Auburn News For Americans to succeed in the global economy, our job training system must adapt to changing circumstances by using technology and data to understand underlying...
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Syria's children learn to code with Raspberry Pi

Syria's children learn to code with Raspberry Pi | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
How did this British innovation go from a hobbyist curiosity to the war-torn middle east? Continue reading...
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Easily Avoid Wi-Fi Insecurity

Easily Avoid Wi-Fi Insecurity | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Wireless networks are often insecure, and are notorious havens for attackers, who hang out in coffee shops, hotel swimming pools and anywhere else people congregate to the closest Internet connection, as they are easy targets to breach systems anonymously and steal personal data.


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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/05/27/dangers-of-wifi-in-public-places/



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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 22, 2014 11:28 AM
Wireless networks are often insecure, and are notorious havens for attackers, who hang out in coffee shops, hotel swimming pools and anywhere else people congregate to the closest Internet connection, as they are easy targets to breach systems anonymously and steal personal data.


Learn more:


http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/05/27/dangers-of-wifi-in-public-places/


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Facebook’s social logins share grows to 55% as G+ and Yahoo fall

Facebook’s social logins share grows to 55% as G+ and Yahoo fall | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
It probably comes as little surprise that Facebook is the biggest driver of traffic compared to any other social network, but which social network comes out on top for social logins on third-party websites?
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Rupert Murdoch withdraws $80bn bid for Time Warner takeover

Rupert Murdoch withdraws $80bn bid for Time Warner takeover | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
21st Century Fox will buy back $6bn of its shares after Murdoch says Time Warner refused to engage with them over offer Rupert Murdochs 21st Century Fox has scrapped its bid to take over Time Warner, a move that would have created a media behemoth...
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New Media Consortium | Instructional Technology Blog

This past month, I had the opportunity to attend the New Media Consortium's annual conference to discuss and learn about how new media is being used in the educational environment (www.nmc.org). Here is what I heard:.
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Six Approaches to Creating an Enterprise Cyber Intelligence Program

Six Approaches to Creating an Enterprise Cyber Intelligence Program | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
According to the Verisign 2014 Cyber Threats and Trends Report, cyber intelligence has matured from an industry buzzword to a formal discipline, which has implications for vendors and security leaders.
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ICANN's .IR Response Opens Legal Can of Worms

ICANN's .IR Response Opens Legal Can of Worms | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
ICANN has filed its initial response to writs of attachment issued by U.S. Courts that seek to have ICANN transfer control of the country code top level domains (ccTLDs) of Iran, Syria and North Korea to plaintiffs in various legal actions.
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Instagram’s Bolt is late to the photo-sharing app party and might ruin your selfie

Instagram’s Bolt is late to the photo-sharing app party and might ruin your selfie | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Instagram's latest messaging app Bolt is reportedly its answer to the ever-present Snapchat threat. The company readily admits it's a rip off of a whole host of predecessors.
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Two new Lumias and a high-end HTC device are rumored to round out the Windows Phone lineup

Two new Lumias and a high-end HTC device are rumored to round out the Windows Phone lineup | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Looks like the Windows Phone device family is going to get larger, according to a series of leaks. In the coming months, expect a high-end HTC phone and two new Lumias running Microsoft's mobile OS.
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Meeet connects designers and developers to collaborate on their side projects

Meeet connects designers and developers to collaborate on their side projects | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Side projects are tricky. You’ve usually got plenty of ideas, but finding the time to work on and eventually ship the product is another thing altogether. Meeet, a new online community of developers and designers, feels your pain.
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The science of viral content: Which emotions are shareable for different age groups and genders?

The science of viral content: Which emotions are shareable for different age groups and genders? | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. Is creating the next viral hit on your marketing to-do list? If you’re in the marketing or social media industry, the answer is probably “Yes!
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Is it really so smart to make your finances an open book?

Is it really so smart to make your finances an open book? | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Personal finance apps can make it easier to keep track of your money across multiple accounts. Many boast of being 'free' but there's a price to pay in terms of privacy Continue reading...
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US Congress banned from editing Wikipedia after staff caught 'trolling'

US Congress banned from editing Wikipedia after staff caught 'trolling' | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Recent edits accuse Donald Rumsfeld of being an alien lizard and Cuba of faking the moon landings Continue reading...
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GoPro Channel for Xbox One offers exclusive point-of-view action sports videos

GoPro Channel for Xbox One offers exclusive point-of-view action sports videos | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
GoPro is known for its range of durable and high-resolution cameras that help action sports athletes to document their latest death-defying stunts from a point-of-view perspective. GoPro also wants to be a video platform owner like YouTube, however.
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