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∞ Apple releases new videos focused on the HomePod

Apple’s official YouTube channel has posted these four new HomePod videos that are likely coming to a TV screen near you. What do you think of them? As expected by everyone who is paying attention, Apple’s focus, at least inititally, is on the music. <iframe width=”470″ height=”265″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/5htW8mi7rnE” frameborder=”0″ allow=”autoplay; encrypted-media” Source link

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Facebook Takes A Page From Twitch’s Playbook, Lets Users Tip Their Favorite Game Streamers : Tech : Tech Times

Mark Zuckerberg lost $3.3 billion from stock fall after announcing a potential Facebook change Facebook has launched a content monetizing program to convince video gameplay streamers to switch to Facebook Live. The initiative is seen as the company’s bid to take down rivals like YouTube and Twitch.   ( StoneMountain64 | Facebook ) Facebook is becoming a friendlier platform for content creators. The company’s latest program is an attempt to attract live streamers and smoke the competition. Facebook’s Gaming Creator Pilot…

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Sphero’s CEO discusses the company’s shift from Star Wars to schools

If hardware is hard, robotics are next to impossible. Even so, Sphero managed an impressive feat over its first five years, growing from a small Colorado startup with a glowing, smartphone-controlled ball into the maker of the most talked about piece of merchandise for cinema’s biggest blockbuster franchise. Over the course of the past year, the company ramped up its product line from between one and two releases a year to five. In 2017 alone, the company released two new…

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A Stealthy Trojan Horse For Fitness / Boing Boing

I grew up in a family where competition and winning meant everything. Throughout my childhood, my sister and I were pitted against each other in games of chance and skill, with prizes of heavily salted snacks for the victor. Over the years, we fine-tuned our gamesmanship, for whomever won was punished rather than rewarded. Decades later, we have a whole new generation of competitors in our family, but this year my sister and I tried something different. We introduced a…

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Ski Gear for Bad Weather: Columbia, Line, POC, Dakine

Some days are crushingly cold and sloppy. Bring the right equipment and you won’t suffer. 1 Columbia OutDry Ex Mogul Jacket When the snow is ripping sideways, you’ll need a sturdy shield to block the freeze. Constructed from a composite material with a waterproof exterior and a wicking inner fabric, Columbia’s jacket can keep you going long after your friends have bailed.$450 2 Line Soulmate 92 Versatile, do-it-all skis are a must if you don’t know whether the next run…

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ATM makers warn of ‘jackpotting’ hacks on U.S. machines

(Reuters) – Diebold Nixdorf Inc and NCR Corp, two of the world’s largest ATM makers, have warned that cyber criminals are targeting U.S. cash machines with tools that force them to spit out cash in hacking schemes known as “jackpotting.” The two ATM makers did not identify any victims or say how much money had been lost. Jackpotting has been rising worldwide in recent years, though it is unclear how much cash has been stolen because victims and police often…

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Dell Chromebook 5000 laptops improve a familiar formula

by Wayne Manion — 2:30 PM on January 25, 2018 Chromebooks have made impressive inroads in the educational sector since the company’s release of the beta Cr-48 laptop back in 2010. Google’s results in the classroom certainly have been strong enough to get Microsoft’s attention. Dell has sold several different Chromebooks designed for student use, but the models in its latest Chromebook 5000 Series have features unavailable in the company’s previous offerings. The new series contains traditional clamshell laptops as…

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Pangea Supercontinent With Modern Countries Labeled

Note: Larger version HERE if you want to look for Atlantis (I still couldn’t find it). This is a map of the Pangea supercontinent created by digital artist Massimo Pietrobon with all the modern countries labeled. In his own words while I daydream about being able to walk to South America from California. “You can walk to South America from California.” To Canada then. (Translated) Gathering the world in one piece of land represents a return to the unity of…

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Hackers stole $400 million from cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck

One of Japan’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges has revealed that it’s lost nearly $400 million in a security breach. Coincheck says that it has restricted deposits and withdrawals for a cryptocurrency called NEM, and Bloomberg reports that 500 million NEM tokens have been sent from the company “illicitly,” and that it’s not sure how. The company has since suspended most trading and withdrawals, and is working to trace where the missing digital currency ended up. In a Tweet, the exchange said…

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Porn giant MindGeek denies planning to snoop on UK viewers

MindGeek, the biggest internet pornography company in the world has told Sky News it will not snoop on the sexual preferences of 25 million people in the UK under new age verification laws. However, MindGeek also plans to collect a trove of information on users, including their names, addresses, date of birth, as well as their online activities on other websites. From April, as part of the Digital Economy Act, anyone wishing to view pornography online will have to prove…

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