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Apple patent: iPhone to send responders to emergency location

Apple has been awarded a patent that describes technology to get emergency responders to the location of the incident. The technology kicks in after a 911 call is originated. Using satellites, this tech would determine the highest probability of an exact location to notify 911. In the event that can’t be determined, subsequent attempts would be made by the phone and the most likely location of the emergency will be sent. This technology is activated automatically when a 911 call…

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Best Amazon Prime TV shows (September 2017): 50 great Amazon Prime Video series

The Grand Tour: Season 2 Clarkson, Hammond and the other one are back for Grand Tour: Season 2. Well, we kind of knew that they would be as they all have massive contracts that mean we will be seeing quite a few seasons of the Definitely Not Top Gear But Quite A Bit Like Top Gear show. This season we will see Clarkson drive a fast car, Hammond drive a faster car and nearly die, and the other one drive…

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Industry Insight: New Technologies Will Disrupt Marketing Automation

Traditionally, marketing automation (MA) has relied on other disciplines to help improve customer interactions and business results. Customer relationship management (CRM) and helpdesk tools (among others) have always fed data into MA tools to let marketers know when, where, and how to reach out to consumers. Today, additional technologies and practices are providing even more context to how marketers should approach customers. Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), search engine optimization (SEO), and content marketing are all helping to drive…

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32 AR and VR startups you should know about

Share Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Google Plus Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) revenues are set to rocket from £4.2 billion in 2016 to more than £130 billion in 2020 according to research from the International Data Corporation. The UK plays home to a number of emerging players in the industry hoping to cash in on the boom. A recent report by GrowthEnabler estimated that of more than 800 companies working in the segment worldwide, more than 150 are based in the Britain. Here’s our…

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IDG Contributor Network: Preventing a (cloud) mutiny

One of the greatest reservations about the cloud is whether it’s wise, or even beneficial, to relinquish control of the infrastructure to a third party. This is a question you’ve likely asked yourself, and have heard repeatedly from your team members. In some cases, the move to the cloud may be viewed as a threat to job security. IT teams are used to owning their own stuff. With the cloud, IT teams no longer need to purchase hardware and software,…

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The Samsung Galaxy S9 Camera Will Take Amazing Videos: Will It Be Enough To Dethrone iPhone X? : TECH : Tech Times

Samsung scion Jay Y. Lee given 5-year jail sentence for bribery Samsung has developed a new image sensor that would make the Galaxy S9 camera even more amazing. Will the new feature be enough to make the upcoming device a clear winner over the iPhone X?  ( Samsung ) The current battle in the smartphone industry is between the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and the iPhone X, but a report claims that Samsung is already working to make the Galaxy…

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Gallery view – The Verge

For 13 years, the Mike Weiss Gallery was a thriving member of the Chelsea art world, hosting over 100 exhibitions and participating in local group shows. But in October of last year, Weiss and his wife Virginia Martinsen decided to shutter their physical location. Rent was rising, nearby construction was becoming a major headache, and the ever-expanding number of art fairs was drawing attention and customers away from galleries. The woes of the Weiss Gallery are widespread. From London to…

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Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi’s memo on London ban: ‘There is a high cost to a bad reputation’

Uber’s new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is just a month into his new job and is already battling local regulators. In an email to employees, Khosrowshahi said the company would appeal London’s decision not to renew the company’s operating license. The city’s transportation authority, Transport for London, announced it was not renewing the license because of concerns over Uber’s lack of “corporate responsibility” with regards to reporting criminal offenses that occurred during rides and the use of the greyball software to…

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Video streaming pioneer Roku aims to raise up to $252 million with IPO

Roku Inc., the leading maker of devices for streaming Internet video on televisions, hopes to raise up to $252 million with an initial public stock offering. The Los Gatos, Calif., company’s IPO registration filing Monday came the day after the growing popularity of streaming video platforms such as Netflix was evident at the Emmy Awards, where series exclusive to the platforms captured numerous awards. In its filing, Roku said it planned to offer about 18 million Class A shares for…

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‘Unfit’ Uber stripped of London license, CEO tweets ‘pls work w/us’

LONDON (Reuters) – London deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service on Friday and stripped it of its license to operate from the end of next week in a major blow to the U.S. firm and 3.5 million users in one of the world’s wealthiest cities. Graphic: Uber stripped of London license – tmsnrt.rs/2jQOqKD In a break with the startup’s usual combative tone, Uber’s new Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi asked London to please work with the ride service. He…

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No Thank You: Video Of A Locust Plague In Russia

This is a video of a group of Russian fishermen trying to make their way through a plague of locusts (previously: trying to drive through one). That does not look like a very fun time. As a matter of fact, that looks like a very bad time. Maybe not as bad as the death of your firstborn, but plagues are relative. Keep going for the video. Thanks to Jessie, who would have much preferred water turning to blood. Read More:…

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China North Korea coal ban surprising winner

Uuganbaatar works on extracting coal from a primitive mine in Nalaikh, one of the nine districts of Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. B. Rentsendorj/Reuters There is a surprising potential winner from China’s ban on North Korean coal: Mongolian coal exporters. That’s according to Christopher Wood, author of CLSA’s weekly “Greed & fear” newsletter, who cited what his team heard while in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia earlier this week. “Mongolia should be profiting handsomely from Beijing’s ban on North Korean coal…

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I’m glad it’s all over for Uber in London – and I work for them | anonymous | Technology

I’ve been an Uber driver for five years, so you’d expect me to be furious that Transport for London wants to stop the company operating in the capital. Not a bit of it. I could not be happier with TFL’s ruling that Uber is not a “fit and proper” private car hire operator. In the long run, drivers like me can only benefit. Yes, we’ll have to find other work, but the best of us won’t find that too hard…

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Intune goes to the Cloud – TechNet UK Blog

Source: Intune goes to the Cloud First I should apologise for being dead to the world in blog terms since January, but lots has happened and continues to happen. First, and most importantly, your humble correspondent has been awarded the honour of being a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in the Enterprise Mobility arena. Rather than fill this post with explanations, you can read about the MVP Programme and my MVP Exploits at these links. Suffice to say it is an honour…

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Audio-Technica’s Limited Edition M50s Are Very, Very, Very Red

Every year, Audio-Technica releases a limited edition pair of its world-famous M50x headphones. In previous years the M50 line has been blue, black, white, matte grey… and this year, they look like Iron Man. In the PC gaming world, everyone knows someone who owns a pair of M50s. They’re Audio-Technica’s most popular over-ear headphone by miles, and there’s a good reason why: they’re very comfortable and have excellent sound quality over a wide frequency range, hitting impressively low bass notes…

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New Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon trailer shows off surfing on a Mantine

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, the next iteration of the classic Pokémon series, comes with a couple of additions that have been showcased in the Pokémon Company’s latest trailer for the game. The trailer showcases a new mini-game that uses the recently added Pokéride feature. The trainer is seen actually surfing waves on a Mantine, and the more tricks the trainer does the more points he receives. Futhermore, the trailer reveals that there will be more than 400 Pokemon…

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Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint close to agreeing on deal terms – sources

(Reuters) – T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) is close to agreeing tentative terms on a deal to merge with Sprint Corp (S.N), people familiar with the matter said on Friday, a major breakthrough in efforts to merge the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers. The transaction would significantly consolidate the U.S. telecommunications market and represent the first transformative U.S. merger with significant antitrust risk to be agreed since the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump in January. The progress toward…

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The Future of Business is a Digital Spokesperson — Let’s Build a Preview Using Microsoft’s Bot Framework

Everyone loves a great conversation. And the conversational U.I. is coming on quickly. Chatbots have been all the rage for the past couple of years — and the technology is quickly catching up to the hype. As our trust in artificial intelligence grows, so too does our faith in letting it do more and more important work for us. And what’s more important than interacting with your customers? Well, A.I. is ideally suited for providing your customers with the personalized…

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