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Jennifer Cowan is the Managing Editor for SiteProNews.

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Microsoft is getting ready to spend billions of dollars on a massive overhaul of its headquarters in Redmond, Washington. Construction will begin next fall and, once complete, will add space for 8,000 new employees. The multi-year campus revamp will include 18 new buildings, 6.7 million square feet of renovated workspace and $150 million in transportation […]

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Another day, another data breach. This time Imgur, an online image sharing community and image host, was the victim along with more than one million of its users. According to an Imgur blog post, it just discovered a security breach that occurred in 2014, impacting the e-mail addresses and passwords of 1.7 million accounts. Real names, addresses, […]

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Elon Musk has made good on his word to provide South Australia with a 100-megawatt powerpack battery system within 100 days. Musk’s company, Tesla, was awarded the contract in July and had a December completion date — a deadline that was exceeded by a few weeks. Not only does that mean Musk kept his promise, it […]

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Uber may soon be under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission for its failure to tell tens of millions of customers their information was hacked. The personal data of 57 million customers and drivers was stolen from the high tech ride-hailing firm in late 2016 and, rather than come clean, the company opted to offer […]

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is accusing the Federal Communications Commission of obstructing his office’s inquiry into what he called a plan to overwhelm the FCC with fake comments during its review of Net neutrality. In an open letter to FCC chairman Ajit Pai, Schneiderman said his office, for the past six months, has been attempting to determine who […]

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If your brand is not on Pinterest this holiday season, you may be missing out on a significant sales opportunity. Pinners are 35 percent more likely to buy gifts than non-pinners, according to the social media site’s stats. And, when pinners do buy, they spend 45 percent more than other shoppers. Pinners also begin their […]

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If you live in the U.S., U.K., India or Australia and are seeking a career mentor, you are in luck. LinkedIn has launched Career Advice, a new tool that connects any of the professional network’s members who are interested in mentorship opportunities. “Mentorship is key for developing and sustaining a satisfying career and improving your professional life, […]

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Texas Rangers investigating the fatal mass shooting at a Texas church have served Apple with a warrant in a bid to unlock the iPhone SE used by one of the shooters. Twenty-six people were killed earlier this month when a gunman opened fire at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Authorities investigating the tragic incident […]

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Facebook wants to make creation of videos for its site as easy and seamless as possible as it looks to lure publishers away from its main rival: YouTube. To do just that, the social media company has launched an app exclusively for video creators. “The Facebook Creator app is a one stop shop for creators […]

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Tesla has unveiled a snazzy new car that puts the electric vehicle company in direct competition with other premium sports car manufacturers. The media and a handful of lucky future customers got a peek at the sleek, new Tesla Roadster Thursday night during a special ceremony. Priced at a whopping $200,000, the reservation price for […]

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Twitter is removing its verification badge from accounts tweeting offensive content. The microblogging site for years has placed a blue checkmark atop Twitter accounts of verified users — usually celebrities, athletes, politicians, the media and other well-known figures. The problem, Twitter says, is the checkmark badge appears to be a stamp of approval rather than […]

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Cute or frightening? Either one could describe Boston Dynamics’ latest version of its robo-dog. Boston Dynamics, which is known worldwide for its innovative machines, has released a new video of its new SpotMini in action. The latest version comes without the original long neck and snapping, claw-like jaws. Instead, the robot appears to be a headless […]

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Hacking has made the news several times in the past few years from the Yahoo attacks, to the hacks of LinkedIn and Equifax to the breach of Target back in 2013. Hackers, however, are not the biggest threat to your online security. Phishing is. While data breaches continue to be the most common method of […]

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YouTube is cracking down on the unsuitable videos that have been popping up on its YouTube Kids app. Content creators have been using characters from popular cartoons, such as Paw Patrol and Frozen, to post videos with alarming imagery, including graphic violence and sexual situations. According to a recent report from The New York Times, the videos are […]

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The 280-character limit is here. Twitter is officially rolling out expanded tweets to users worldwide, upping its character limit to 280 from the original limit of 140 characters. The move comes after a brief test period during which a limited number of users were given access to the long tweets feature. After a little more […]

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