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GoldenHour.One Tells You the Perfect Time and Place to Take Photos

GoldenHour.One Tells You the Perfect Time and Place to Take Photos | Technology in life | Scoop.it
iOS: We all know that golden hour is the hour before sunset and the hour after sunrise when lighting is great for photography.
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My photography friends might find this worth a try. I know I'll drive it around the block.

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Rural tech startups see success across the US

Rural tech startups see success across the US | Technology in life | Scoop.it
Tech startups have become synonymous with urban areas that offer better access to talent, resources and infrastructure. But rural areas are also home to..
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Verizon buys Fleetmatics for $2.4B in cash to step up in telematics

Verizon buys Fleetmatics for $2.4B in cash to step up in telematics | Technology in life | Scoop.it
Hot off the heels of its acquisition of Yahoo last week for $4.8 billion, today Verizon announced another huge purchase: it's buying Fleetmatics, a telematics..
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Gigaom | LogMeIn to acquire GoTo family of products from Citrix

Gigaom | LogMeIn to acquire GoTo family of products from Citrix | Technology in life | Scoop.it
Back in November, Citrix announced that it would spin out the GoTo family of products (see Citrix to spin out Goto products,…
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Hyperloop One opens its first manufacturing plant

Hyperloop One opens its first manufacturing plant | Technology in life | Scoop.it
Hyperloop One has announced that it's opening its first manufacturing plant to build the future of high-speed transportation. Metalworks is a 105,000 squar
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Microsoft Forecasts Failure For Its 1-Billion-Or-Bust Goal For Windows 10

Microsoft Forecasts Failure For Its 1-Billion-Or-Bust Goal For Windows 10 | Technology in life | Scoop.it
Microsoft has revealed it won't be making its goal of having 1 billion devices running Windows 10 by mid-2018 — and its struggling phone business is to blame.
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Hyperloop One 'proves' it's cheaper than high-speed rail

Hyperloop One 'proves' it's cheaper than high-speed rail | Technology in life | Scoop.it
Since its conception, Hyperloop pioneers have been unable to answer the one question that matters: how much cheaper will it be compared to high-speed rail
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Seattle No. 1 on Glassdoor’s list of 25 best-paying cities for software engineers

Software engineers looking for a high base salary that still amounts to a substantial paycheck once cost of living is factored in should look no further than Seattle, Glassdoor reports.
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8 Logical Factors Make Computer Run Slow – Speed up Computer Now

8 Logical Factors Make Computer Run Slow – Speed up Computer Now | Technology in life | Scoop.it
Why does our computer runs slow? How can we speed up a slow computer? You can find correct answers from this post.
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Are pedal-electric 'biohybrids' the solution to urban mobility?

Are pedal-electric 'biohybrids' the solution to urban mobility? | Technology in life | Scoop.it
A lot of the time, most city dwellers don't need a real car. Could smaller pedal-electric vehicles be the answer?
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I'll see your electric-assist bike and raise you a biohybrid.

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Tropic Fallout: a look back at the Bikini nuclear tests, 70 years later

Tropic Fallout: a look back at the Bikini nuclear tests, 70 years later | Technology in life | Scoop.it
Operation Crossroads resulted in what a leading scientist called "the world's first nuclear disaster."
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How climate change plus asteroid struck a ‘one-two punch’ for dinosaur extinction

How climate change plus asteroid struck a ‘one-two punch’ for dinosaur extinction | Technology in life | Scoop.it
A study of seashells supports the view that there were actually two waves of mass extinction more than 65 million years ago, when the dinosaurs died out.
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Amazon enables voice activation for new Alexa ‘skills,’ as third-party capabilities expand

Amazon enables voice activation for new Alexa ‘skills,’ as third-party capabilities expand | Technology in life | Scoop.it
Amazon said this morning that users can now add third-party skills to Alexa with a voice command such as, "Alexa, enable FitBit."
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GlaxoSmithKline and Google’s life science wing form new bioelectronic medicine company

GlaxoSmithKline and Google’s life science wing form new bioelectronic medicine company | Technology in life | Scoop.it
https://youtu.be/7j_GHlZve7U A fortnight after offering news that it will be using Apple’s ReasearchKit to conduct arthritis research, drug giant..
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Tesla and Solar City agree to a $2.6 billion merger

Tesla and Solar City agree to a $2.6 billion merger | Technology in life | Scoop.it
Tesla has confirmed that it will buy SolarCity for $2.6 billion, a deal that unites two Elon Musk firms as one giant green company. The merged business wil
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Artificial Leaf: New Solar Cell Uses Carbon Dioxide And Sunlight To Produce Hydrocarbon Fuel

Artificial Leaf: New Solar Cell Uses Carbon Dioxide And Sunlight To Produce Hydrocarbon Fuel | Technology in life | Scoop.it
A new solar cell converts carbon dioxide into hydrocarbon fuel using sunlight. The artificial leaf may help solve problems related to energy use.
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Vagus Nerve Stimulation Fights Rheumatoid Arthritis

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Fights Rheumatoid Arthritis | Technology in life | Scoop.it
Surgically implanted bioelectronic devices may one day treat inflammatory conditions with electrical nerve stimulation
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Washington DC considers supplementing ambulances with Uber and other ride services

Washington DC considers supplementing ambulances with Uber and other ride services | Technology in life | Scoop.it
Washington DC is considering utilizing drivers from Uber or similar services to help shift some of the lowest priority calls away from ambulances. According to NBC Washington 4, Washington, D
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Why not...as long as they show up?

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New 'No Man's Sky' Trailer 'Explore' Shows Glimpse Of Its Vast Universe [Video]

New 'No Man's Sky' Trailer 'Explore' Shows Glimpse Of Its Vast Universe [Video] | Technology in life | Scoop.it
A new 'No Man’s Sky' trailer has just landed, featuring the main core component of the space exploration game, aptly titled Explore. 'No Man’s Sky' is slated for an official release, after four long years, this Aug.
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Still can't wait and I'm not even a "gamer."

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Gigaom | Will the robots take all the jobs?

Gigaom | Will the robots take all the jobs? | Technology in life | Scoop.it
This article is part of a continuing series leading up to Gigaom Change, which will be held in September in Austin, Texas.…
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Self-driving delivery robots could soon be common sights in European cities

Self-driving delivery robots could soon be common sights in European cities | Technology in life | Scoop.it
Airborne drone delivery is still more PR than public reality, but wheeled, self-driving delivery bots could be trundling down a sidewalk near you sooner than..
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Hyperloop One proposes half-hour travel time between Helsinki and Stockholm

Hyperloop One proposes half-hour travel time between Helsinki and Stockholm | Technology in life | Scoop.it
Shervin Pishevar's Hyperloop One recorded another first today, though not one as exciting as making a hunk of metal go really fast in the desert – it..
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Teens who grow up surrounded by nature are less likely to be aggressive

Teens who grow up surrounded by nature are less likely to be aggressive | Technology in life | Scoop.it
Whether it's an urban park or a forested wilderness, being close to nature can benefit young people in unexpected ways.
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NBA Players’ Association launches new Technology Summit to help create post-career opportunities

NBA Players’ Association launches new Technology Summit to help create post-career opportunities | Technology in life | Scoop.it
Embed from Getty Images Andre Igoudala wants more NBA players to get involved with the tech world. Igoudala, the Golden State Warriors forward and 2015 NBA
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Microsoft challenges Google Hangouts with free ‘Skype Meetings’ service

Microsoft challenges Google Hangouts with free ‘Skype Meetings’ service | Technology in life | Scoop.it
Microsoft today released a new free tool called Skype Meetings that allows small businesses and others to have audio and video meetings.
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