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Computer Bug Afflicts Millions - CBS Local

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Computer Bug Afflicts Millions
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Heartbleed is the latest computer glitch affecting millions of internet users on thousands of popular websites. Cyber security experts say Heartbleed is a bug, not a virus.
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I think it would be better if the US government would take some action on this type of "bugs". It's very easy to say that you should change your password etcetera. But I think it is up to the government to make sure this type of programs don't affect people as much as they do. Technology is becoming more and more important these days.

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Watch Young Kids Hilariously Try to Identify a Piece of 1980s Technology - TheBlaze.com

Watch Young Kids Hilariously Try to Identify a Piece of 1980s Technology - TheBlaze.com | My English website - Dominique van den Bosch | Scoop.it
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Watch Young Kids Hilariously Try to Identify a Piece of 1980s Technology
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The once-ubiquitous portable cassette player turns 35 on July 1.
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it's sometimes a little bit strange to see how technology has changed in the couple of years from now. if you'd only knew that this was the technology of only thirty years ago, and you look to what we got now...

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World's Smallest Laptop Charger Heads to Kickstarter for $79

World's Smallest Laptop Charger Heads to Kickstarter for $79 | My English website - Dominique van den Bosch | Scoop.it
FINsix' Dart is the world's smallest laptop charger and its now available on Kickstarter for $79.
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IF this would really work as they explain it in this article this would be a very good marketing item. I think a lot of people will be interested in this.

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5 Social Media Metrics that your Business Should Track

RT @carlosdominguez: 5 Social Media Metrics that your Business Should Track http://t.co/jvJFbr2dLY
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I think it's useful to gather some information about those company's, so you can improve your own company by comparing them to others.

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Marksville teen rising social media star

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MARKSVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- Can you imagine posting a picture or a video on social media and having hundreds of thousands of people see it? One Cenla teen experiences that on a daily basis.
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I think Social Media could have a lot of pro's, but it also has a lot of con's. I definitely would not like to be famous as a young star. maybe when i'm aged in the thirty's or something like that it would have it's pro's. 

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New technology makes troops invisible

CNN's Chris Lawrence takes a look at technology that aims to camouflage people in the military. For more CNN videos on YouTube, check out http://www.youtube....
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New technology that makes soldiers almost invincible for other soldiers. this could be a great breakthrough

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Vintage Computer Festivals Rock On, VCF East 2014 Larger Than Ever - Cult of Mac

Vintage Computer Festivals Rock On, VCF East 2014 Larger Than Ever - Cult of Mac | My English website - Dominique van den Bosch | Scoop.it
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What do you get when you combine several hundred serious geeks, two large rooms, five decades' worth of vintage computers, and a weekend in New Jersey?
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maybe this is something for the real geeks. I don't really think it's even funny to go there, but well for some people it might be a nice experience or something they really look forward to

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The First Emoticon May Have Appeared in ... 1648

The First Emoticon May Have Appeared in ... 1648 | My English website - Dominique van den Bosch | Scoop.it
The discovery would push back the pre-history of the emoticon by (at least) 200 years. (Is that a smile?
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It is a bit strange to read that they might have found the first emoticon ever used in a poem in 1648

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Don't mess with American Airlines: Dutch teen who posted terror joke tweet arrested - Hindustan Times

Don't mess with American Airlines: Dutch teen who posted terror joke tweet arrested - Hindustan Times | My English website - Dominique van den Bosch | Scoop.it
A Dutch teen involved in an airline terror hoax that earned her more than 20,000 followers within 12 hours was arrested on Monday, Rotterdam police confirmed.
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I do think you should watch out with threats like these. it is good that they take action to it, and i think it will stay with a warning because the girl is only 14 years old. but well, let's say she has not been raised as best as you could be raised 

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Stolen Laptop - Social Experiment - Public Prank

SOCIAL EXPERIMENT: What would you do if you watched someone steal a laptop right in front of you? Here's what we found. We do Public Pranks every Monday! So ...
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I think I would react exactly the same as the people do in this video. I do think you have to speak out if someone does something like stealing a laptop in front of you, but most people are too afraid to say something.

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Nanodot-based smartphone battery that recharges in 30 seconds

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Today at Microsoft's Think Next symposium in Tel Aviv, Israeli startup StoreDot has demonstrated the prototype of a nanodot-based smartphone battery it claims can fully charge in just under 30 seconds.
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they are working on a new technology that recharges the battery of your smartphone in only 30 seconds. the only thing people are still complaining about is the very large battery pack that is has on the back of the smartphone. they are still trying to make it smaller so they can build it in into all the new smartphones that will be produced

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