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Target is one of Google Cloud’s newest big customers, furthering a trend of major retailers opting to join up with Amazon Web Services’ cloud rivals as they do battle with Amazon on the commerce front.

RELATED: Google nearly doubles spending on capital projects as it continues major cloud investment…
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One of the British divers who helped rescue the Thai soccer team just confirmed what many suspected about Elon Musk's somewhat bizarre attempt at helping: It was never going to work.

In an interview with CNN, British diver Vern Unsworth called Musk's submarine "just a PR stunt" that "had absolutely no chance of working."

Read more at: https://mashable.com/2018/07/14/thailand-cave-rescue-diver-says-elon-musk-submarine-pr-stunt/?europe=true&utm_cid=hp-hh-pri#qrBK7SfqLaq2
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Alex Jones’ Infowars is a fake-news peddler. But Facebook deleting its Page could ignite a fire that consumes the network. Still, some critics are asking why it hasn’t done so already. This week Facebook held an event with journalists to discuss how it combats fake news. The company’s r…
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The BBC has a problem. For almost a century, the British broadcaster has run a variety of national and regional radio stations to great effect in the UK. Their influence, though, has waned in recent years as podcasts and music-streaming services have exploded in popularity. In response, the Beeb has embraced the podcast medium, packaging up new and long-time shows including The Archers, Desert Island Discs and The Infinite Monkey Cage. But the threat of Spotify, Apple Music and now YouTube Music still looms. What, if anything, should the BBC be doing to counter these apps? With BBC Sounds, the
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organization may have finally found its answer.

The new iOS and Android app, available today, will eventually replace iPlayer Radio. At its core, the service is still a hybrid radio and podcast player. The broadcaster, however, is changing the way it surfaces content to better match the experience found on major streaming services such as Spotify. There are Collections, for instance, with labels like Funny Chat, Upgrade Your Life, Live Sessions and Dance Mixes. The app has categories, too, including hip hop, classical, crime and science and technology. All of these contain a mixture of hand-picked podcast and on-demand radio.

Read more at: https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/26/bbc-sounds-on-demand-radio-podcasts-app/
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We are living in the information age, but that doesn’t mean that we have all the time in the world to ingest everything that we want. A startup that is aiming to help with that has raised a round of funding to grow its business. Blinkist, a Berlin-based startup that presents condensed version…
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This week in iPhone news, developers with access to the iOS 12 preview found major security improvements that'll come to iPhones everywhere. Are they meant to keep out government officials, hackers, or both? And gamers are one step closer to streaming video games to their iPhones and iPads, now that Valve's made a change to its Steam Link app, in an ongoing saga. Here are the latest stories on all things iPhone.
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Huawei has reportedly ordered 6.9-inch display panels from Samsung for an upcoming device. Samsung is expected to supply the panels in Q3 2018. This means the device could be released in either Q4 2018 or Q1 2019.
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“‘You Are Now Connected On Messenger’ Is The Worst Thing On Facebook” BuzzFeed’s Katie Notopoulos correctly pointed out in a story yesterday. When you friend someone on Facebook or Messenger, or an old friend joins Messenger, you often get one of these annoying notific…
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After a week of rumors, Microsoft today confirmed that it has acquired GitHub, the popular Git-based code sharing and collaboration service. The price of the acquisition was $7.5 billion in Microsoft stock. GitHub raised $350 million and we know that the company was valued at about $2 billion in 20…
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“Ad blocking hasn’t vanished. It’s still a threat that can’t be forgotten. Publishers still need to find a route forward.”
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Family subscriptions for music streaming services are great value in big households. Now Pandora is offering a family subscription for $15, matching similar deals from Spotify and Apple Music.
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Let’s be honest, the RED Hydrogen One is destined to be a niche product. With a “holographic display” and a $1,200 starting price point, the thing wasn’t really designed with mainstream consumers in mind. An announcement of a forthcoming camera from the company doesn’t do a lot to change that, but it does shed a bit more light on who, precisely, the company is targeting here.
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The search-focused publisher has broken three of its largest sites into groups of vertical-focused sites.
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Electronic mail as we know it is drowning in spam, forged phishing mails, and other scams and hacks. It’s going to get worse before it gets better.
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Microsoft and Case Western Reserve University today announced a partnership to bring quantum-inspired algorithms and the HoloLens to MRIs.
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Tossing up which way to go with a new iPad purchase? Worried you're missing out if you stick to the basic iPad? Worry no more! Here's all the reasons you need to feel good about skipping the Pro option.
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New apps and updates to existing software are published in the App Store and other software marketplaces all the time, and keeping track of them all is an impossible task for most people. AppleInsider has gathered together some of the highlight macOS and iOS software updates and new apps that surfaced in the last week.
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Apple’s 2018 iPhone line-up is widely expected to include a 6-inch/6.1-inch model with a similar design to the iPhone X but using a cheaper LCD display to target a $7-800 price.
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Tad Friend writes that thinking about artificial intelligence can help clarify what makes us human—for better and for worse.
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Amazon is reportedly inviting customers into a New York office in order to keep tabs on their body shape and size. Volunteers will visit the office in order to allow Amazon to better understand how bodies change shape over time.
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Encrypted messaging app Telegram has already raised such a mind-boggling amount of cash from private investors that it’s scrapping its plans to carry out a broader initial coin offering available to the public, per the Wall Street Journal.
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I want to live in the Gemini’s universe. It’s one where the promise of on-demand hardware has been fulfilled. Where crowfunding, rapid prototyping, scalable manufacturing all of those good things have improved our lives by giving us the devices we both want and need. It’s the utopian dream of 2011, fully realized.

In the Gemini universe, the PDA never went away. It simply adapted. All of those irritated anti-touch typers had nothing to complain about. Sure, the iPhone still moved a billion units, because Apple, but the physical keyboard simply evolved alongside it, because tech should adapt
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to people and not the other way around.
Read more: https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/28/is-the-world-ready-for-the-return-of-the-pda/
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Google’s new Gmail design battles against Microsoft Outlook for business customers
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Apple’s new iPhone SE is shaping up to be the biggest upgrade the smallest, most affordable iPhone has seen in years. Alongside more powerful internals, the 4-inch device is expected to come with a tweaked design that makes way for one of iPhone X’s best features.
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Facebook has another change in the works to respond to the European Union’s beefed up data protection framework — and this one looks intended to shrink its legal liabilities under GDPR, and at scale. Late yesterday Reuters reported on a change incoming to Facebook’s T&Cs that …
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Would being asked to pay Facebook to remove ads make you appreciate their value or resent them even more? As Facebook considers offering an ad-free subscription option, there are deeper questions than how much money it could earn. Facebook has the opportunity to let us decide how we compensate it f…
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You’ll soon be able to draw on the world around you and shoot back-and-forth Instagram Boomerang GIFs with the Facebook Camera. Bringing additional creative tools to the Facebook Camera could make it a more popular place to shoot content and help the company compete with Snapchat. “We wanted …
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Apple has announced a brand new (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, available later this week. The product features a special red back design and a black bezel. For iPhone X, there is no new h…
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While Apple’ Siri digital assistant is still pretty limited in its functionality, despite it being the main input for HomePod, Amazon has been experimenting and adding new features at a rapid pace.
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Check out Apple's latest tablet from every angle.
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Prepare to get excited about the Galaxy Note 9. Following some serious concerns, new information has broken from a top class source, which reveals the Samsung’s massive smartphone may be one of the year’s most exciting releases after all…
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You know what tech startups hate? Complicated legal compliance. The problem is, Facebook isn’t a startup any more, but its competitors are. There have been plenty of calls from congress and critics to regulate Facebook following the election interference scandal and now the Cambridge Analytica deba…
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Britain has announced a plan to establish a special 'task force' for crypto assets, in a statement from the office of the Treasury of the UK.
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Facebook has booted Cambridge Analytica, a data firm once hired by President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, and its UK-based parent company SCL Group after it allegedly received user data improperly downloaded and shared by a University of Cambridge professor.
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The folks at New York-based startup TypingDNA have come up with a way to make 2FA a lot easier, and it's one of the most interesting ideas in biometrics I've heard of in a while - and it now works as a two-factor authentication tool right in your browser.
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Musk gave an ambitious deadline for flying SpaceX's BFR from a stage at SXSW.
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Digitimes is reporting that Apple will release a brand new ‘entry-level’ 13-inch Retina MacBook in June, with a lower cost than the current 12-inch MacBook.
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Google Chrome does an okayish job of saving your logins on various sites, but dedicated password management apps are way better. If you've been meaning to switch, you'll be glad to know that a recent update to the browser now lets you export your passwords so you can import them into a different app easily.
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Microsoft today announced its AI Platform for Windows developers, a new set of tools that will soon help developers to bring the machine learning models they..
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Washington state Governor Jay Inslee Monday signed the nation’s first state law intended to protect net neutrality, setting up a potential legal battle with the Federal Communications Commission.
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A former Google employee is claiming that the company discriminated against white and Asian male candidates during the recruiting process. Arne Wilberg, who worked as a recruiter for YouTube for seven years, filed a civil lawsuit against Google in January for allegedly retaliating against him when he objected to the company’s recruiting practices.
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Sure, it looks identical to Apple's phone. But is that such a bad thing?
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Google has published research on the application of Europe's "right to be forgotten," showing what sorts of links people want removed.
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The decision clears up questions over whether the FTC has the authority to go after broadband providers it believes are treating consumers unfairly.
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The iOS Security Guide has previously indicated that iCloud services relied on Google competitors Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.
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The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a beautiful phone with a critical flaw. The fingerprint sensor is in the wrong damn spot. A phone is only as good as its usability and, to me, the S8 is crippled with its fingerprint sensor located off center. It drives me mad but Samsung finally righted the wrong with the S9.
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Now we know the first big tech company to go public in 2018. On Feb. 23, Dropbox announced its plans to raise $500 million through an IPO on Nasdaq (pdf) under the ticker "DBX." The plans filed confidentially in January were unsealed by the Securities and Exchange Commission this week. Dropbox is popular among individuals users who like the simplicity of the company’s cloud storage products, but it has struggled to make inroads in the enterprise space.