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FCC chairman Ajit Pai wants to revitalize the broadcast industry by activating FM chips in Smartphones. Although the majority of Smartphones sold in the U.S. contain FM chips — a technology enabling phone owners to listen to local radio stations on their device — few of them are activated, Pai told the North American Broadcasters Association’s Future Of Radio And Audio […]

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Samsung’s top boss, Jay Y. Lee, has been arrested by South Korean authorities on charges of bribery. A court today ruled South Korea’s special prosecutor had enough evidence to arrest and detain Lee, who took over in September as Samsung’s chief to replace his ailing father. The special prosecutor in the case is accusing Lee of being part of the corruption scandal […]

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Google may have some new talent on the horizon. It will just take a few years before the tech giant can hire her. Seven-year-old Chloe Bridgewater penned a letter to Google’s “boss” to apply for a job and the letter so impressed the “boss” — CEO Sundar Pichai — that he responded to the girl personally. […]

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Verizon is working out a new deal with Yahoo that will see the $4.8-billion purchase price for the company’s Internet division slashed by roughly $250 million. People “familiar with the matter” told Bloomberg that Verizon and Altaba, the name Yahoo will assume once the sale goes through, will share any ongoing legal responsibilities connected to the two recently revealed […]

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Reputed digital marketing educator and solutions provider, FortuneLords, announces a giveaway contest of more than $8,000 worth of online marketing tools and training. FortuneLords recently announced its 2017 Giveaway contest particularly designed to help digital marketers and SEO specialists, with over $8,000 worth online marketing tools and training to be won. The first of its […]

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What makes one piece of creative media go viral? Why are some designs more engaging than others? In today’s digital age, businesses of all sizes are generating a vast amount of content and graphic media, from websites and presentations to social media and video. Consequently, many big companies have started using neuroscience research and theories to optimize […]

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Snap is not only paying Google $2 billion a year for cloud infrastructure, it will also hand Amazon $1 billion for five years of use of its cloud computing service. According to an amended version of Snap’s IPO paperwork, the money it is shelling out for Google’s and Amazon’s services is necessary  for now, although the […]

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There’s a part of data science that you rarely hear about: the deployment and production of data flows.  Everybody talks about how to build models, but little time is spent discussing the difficulties of actually using those models. Yet these production issues are the reason many companies fail to see value come from their data […]

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Eluvium is an easy-to-use free encryption software that uses 256-bit military grade encryption with secure encryption algorithms (AES, Serpent, Twofish, CAST6) to protect your private files and prevent them from being modified, read or even theft. You can increase the security of your files with file protection module and combo encryption system. With the file […]

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Uber has hired a 30-year NASA veteran as the high-tech ride hailing company looks to take to the skies. NASA aerospace engineer Mark Moore was hired to work on Uber’s flying-car project known as Uber Elevate. Moore, who will take on the role of director of engineering for aviation, will help Uber in its goal to use “air taxis.” According to a Bloomberg […]

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With the rise of the fast-track executive comes a side effect: bold leaders who often haven’t been exposed to the basics of managing, and are forced to make it up as they go along. That’s what Willy Steiner, a 20-plus year leadership coach for executives and managers, has noticed in his work with major companies […]

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Facebook wants to win the video streaming war. To that end, the social media company is hard at work on an app for set-top boxes, such as Apple TV, that will stream videos posted to its site, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. The app, sources told the WSJ, is one of a […]

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RiskIQ, the leader in digital threat management, today released its annual malvertising report which indicates a sharp spike in malvertising in 2016, a digital threat that has become increasingly challenging for organisations to detect and mitigate. Delivered through ad networks such as Google and Facebook, threat actors use malvertising to propagate malware, ransomware, and scams […]

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Snap, the parent company of social messaging service Snapchat, plans to file its initial public offering by late this week, according to multiple media reports. According to MarketWatch, Snap will list with the New York Stock Exchange with the goal of going public in March. Snap reportedly filed its paperwork for an IPO with the Securities and Exchange Commission back in November. The […]

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When it comes to the use of customer relationship management (CRM) software, efficiency is the No. 1 concern of business and organizations. A new three-part study from CRM solutions provider Maximizer Services revealed that 84 percent of small- to mid-sized organizations want customer relationship management software that improves “process efficiency.” A substantial minority, however – 31 percent […]

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