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But this was more than two decades ago, so it happened the old-fashioned way: a mugging at the ATM.That's particularly worrisome if you're taking off for the summer.For cyberthieves, resort hotels and airports make for lucrative hunting grounds.It's no different from why thieves and pickpockets target tourists on vacation: They're in an unfamiliar setting, they have their guard down and, more importantly, they've got money."It's like why people rob banks.That's where the money is," said Scott Petry, co-founder of the secure browser Authentic8.
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p Pixel photographers can share their work for a chance to be featured in Google’s art exhibit, the Meadow, which is open now in New York.Google has an exciting exhibit going on right now on the iconic High Line in New York: The Meadow, as it’s called, is an “immersive digital installation” of discs resembling flowers, which “celebrates the creativity of Pixel photographers.” It’s open from 11AM to 8PM to the general public with free access and will run from now until June 4.The most exciting part, however, is that if you have photos taken with a Pixel smartphone, they could be featured in the exhibit!If you’re a Pixel photographer and have incredible images that you want to share with the world, simply tag your photos with teampixel on Google , and your work might be displayed on any of these discs.After all, Google seems extremely proud of the cameras found inside the Pixel smartphones, and they had, until very recently, the highest rated smartphone cameras on the DxOMark website.Have you shared your photos with Google?
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Apple is betting a lot on the environment and the focus of the company is to make their products as green as possible.In a nysläppt video, to celebrate Earth Day, which occurred last month, the manufacturer the issue of an Iphone can be reborn.the Answer is of course yes and in the clip we get to see Apple's miljörobot LIAM disassemble the phone so that they can be recycled.In the video was also featured Apple-treat Vice PRESIDENT Lisa Jackson.And Apple's environmental efforts moving forward.Internationally, the company increased its consumption of renewable energy from 93 to 96 per cent in 2015 versus 2016.
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p In one of the most heart-wrenching stories you’re likely to ever hear, director Zack Snyder has decided to step back from directing Justice League to be with his family after the tragic suicide of his 20-year-old daughter, Autumn.Joss Whedon will finish the film.Autumn Snyder took her life in March but the family decided to keep the news private.However, with reshoots about to get started ahead of the film’s November release, the director felt it was time to make the news public instead of delaying the film.“I’ve decided to take a step back from the movie to be with my family, be with my kids, who really need me,” Snyder told The Hollywood Reporter.Snyder’s wife Deborah, who is a producer on the film, is similarly stepping back from her duties.
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The experts who watch this stuff predict that one bitcoin (the most famous cryptocurrency) will soon be worth $2,000.The big selling point of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin is their use of something called the blockchain to make any transaction mossstly trustworthy.If someone alters that information, that unique code no longer works, and you know something fishy is afoot.“One reason why we have environmental crises, like the overexploitation of natural resources, and pollution, is because the global economy is full of actors who are doing business without much accountability,” says Chapron.“When you go buy something, you have no idea where it comes from, how it’s made.Many countries promise land to indigenous peoples, only to renege once they discover the land is, say, sitting on top of sweet, light crude oil.
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"'Star Wars' was something people could rally around," Jason Saltoun-Ebin, editor of The Reagan Files, wrote in an email.It had captured the imagination of countless young dreamers, rebutted a generation of dark, pessimistic science fiction films and helped usher in the era of blockbuster movies.On March 23, 1983, Reagan went on TV to rally the public around his defense budget proposal, under fire in Congress.I am directing a comprehensive and intensive effort to define a long-term research and development program."Sega created an arcade game called SDI.The latter, a controversial TV movie that portrayed the devastation of Lawrence, Kansas, drew a record 100 million viewers.
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p Technology will form part of the SAP Cloud portfolio and is based on the Hyperledger platform.SAP has launched a Blockchain-as-a-Service product as part of its Cloud portfolio.The move sees SAP join the likes of Microsoft and IBM in offering blockchain technology.Described as being “ready-to-use blockchain technology” it is part of the SAP Leonardo product suite, which was also launched at the SAP Sapphire event in Orlando.The technology is based off the Hyperledger open source blockchain platform, which SAP joined as a premier member in 2017, it will use its standards and protocols.SAP has launched the service as a way to help businesses to integrate blockchain with existing business processes.
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p Update – May 18: A number of Reddit users are reporting that Actions on Google has started to roll out, with new Explore and Your Stuff tabs popping up.Also, support for typing in Google Assistant is also rolling out, via a new keyboard icon in the bottom left corner.Original story: Google Assistant helps us to get key information from the internet in an instant, but wouldn’t it be nice if the assistant was more integrated into our daily lives?Google has just announced Actions With Google, which plugs the power of Google Assistant straight into the other devices we love most.While this is nothing new for Google Home, Actions with Google is now available on Android and iOS, and can help you to better interact with your content.Want to get that recipe being made right now on the Food network?
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p Med 5 500 produkter från 50 länder för juryn att gå igenom så är Red Dot en av världens viktigaste utmärkelser för god produktdesign.Rolands digipiano Fp-90 har vunnit priset ”Red Dot: Best of the Best 2017” i den övergripande kategorin produktdesign.Fp-90:an har inbyggda stereohögtalare som dolts i den svarta ovala panel som syns på bilden ovan.Pianot har stöd ljud och midi via bluetooth och kan således anslutas till mobiler och surfplattor.Produkten har även en mikrofoningång och effekter så att du kan sjunga igenom den medan du spelar.Förutom en ljudmotor med pianoljud finns stråkar, orglar och syntar bland menyerna.
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p 'Lunch' with the esteemed New York magazine TV critic and host of IFC Center's inaugural Split Screens FestivalThis week’s ‘Lunch’ date at Michael’s was a chance to indulge my fanatical love for television.Matt is also the founder and original editor of The House Next Door, a film blog and now a part of Slant Magazine, and the co-founder and original editor of Press Play, an IndieWire blog of film and TV criticism and video essays.He is currently working on a novel, a children’s film and a book about the history of horror, co-authored with rogerebert.com contributor Simon Abrams.In the Vulture item, Lindelof talks about Matt’s review of the Season Two finale, for which he both made the case for a third season of The Leftovers and lauded the episode as an opportunity for the HBO series to go out at the top of its game.Truth be told, I have no idea what the hell is going on with the show at the moment, but I am devoted to finding out.
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p If you work for a startup, chances are that you use four different software-as-a-service platforms to mange your orders, clients and products.French startup Forest started as part of eFounders’ startup studio and wants to unify all these administration interfaces into a single platform so that you don’t have to switch back and forth between all those products.Think about Forest as a sort of Squarespace for admin interfaces.It’s a visual all-in-one platform to perform the most common tasks without any particular technical knowledge.The product is divided into two main categories.On the dashboard page, you can keep an eye on your company’s metrics to see how you’re doing today, this week or this month.
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p HTC has finally take the wraps off of its long-awaited and highly powerful HTC U11, the company’s flagship smartphone for the year, and arguably its best smartphone to date.Perhaps one of the biggest surprises last year was the Google Pixel, Google’s entry into the self-designed smartphone world and a phone that generated a ton of buzz and praise when it was launched back in October.How does the new HTC U11 compare with the Pixel?143.8 x 69.5 x 7.3mm (5.6 x 2.7 x 0.2-0.3-inches)153.9 x 75.9 x 7.9mm (6.06 x 2.99 x 0.31 -inches)1,080 x 1,920 pixels (441 pixels per inch)
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p Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.4 critical areas to consider when performing AdWords auditsMay 15, 2017 by Matt UmbroAdWords audits are a great way to win business and check on the health of an account, but columnist Matt Umbro notes that there are some aspects of an audit that are easily overlooked or underexplored.SEO vs. PPC: Pros, cons & an integrated approachMay 15, 2017 by Marcus Miller
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Last week, the Finnish pension alliance Tela economist Mauri Kotamäki criticized the Economy, the earnings-related allowance the earnings-related part financed from unemployment insurance contributions, which falls on all wage earners to pay.It is considerably higher payment than the employee's share.Understanding of the system of injustice live Private unemployment fund JRC unemployment security expert Petja eklund's view, therefore, that it is ideological and populist use of the value.Eklund according to the Kotamäen the dissertation is not sought reasons for the system of injustice, rather, it is the justification of the study to the actual item, i.e. for an alternative financial system that would bring all citizens to the earnings-related unemployment security.”labour market support to young people who have not fulfilled the employment condition as well as long-term unemployed, who have a maximum payment period used.the General unemployment insurance does not change the situation, because there is no merit, on the basis of which security would be calculated.”
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p Review Well, no one saw this one coming.Samsung has succeeded where Microsoft and HP have struggled (so far) in turning a phone into a PC.When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S8 last month, its new multimode capability DeX (for "desktop experience") barely got a mention.After putting it through its paces, I'm hugely impressed.Samsung has done a solid and thoughtful job here.Atrix was canned five years ago, and for ages nobody picked up the baton, even though phones got ever more powerful, and the software more mature.
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However, smart home appliances in the real world now sometimes cause more complications than when you are without them.AllChinaTech picked five smart home appliances in China that can make your life more complicated, giving a glimpse of an industry still in the early stages of growth and requiring more improvement./p p Midea smart air conditioner /p Photo from Baidu Images p China’s leading home appliance manufacturer Midea launched a smart air conditioner in August 2016, together with its Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup partners which include Horizon Robotics./p p Unlike most home air conditioners that are square-shaped, Midea’s smart air conditioner looks like a ball with a metallic glow.It allows a user to give it orders within a five-meter distance.The problem is that if you want to adjust the temperature or wind speed of an air conditioner, it is better to use hand gestures than giving it verbal orders as voice is less natural than other physical gestures.
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p /p p Cameras don't begin rolling on the anticipated Netflix movie "The Irishman," teaming Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro for the first time since 1995's "Casino," until August, but the groundbreaking motion-capture technology that'll be featured in it is already underway./p p De Niro, 73, told Business Insider on Friday while promoting his
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p Snap is readying a platform that's designed to complement -- not compete with -- traditional television.The future of television might be on Snapchat.According to the Wall Street Journal, Snap, Snapchat’s parent company, is in talks with NBCUniversal, Vice Media, and ESPN to produce original, short-form shows for its upcoming streaming service, Snap TV.Unlike Twitter’s recently announced TV platform, which focuses on live videos, Snap TV will serve up curated, short-form content that will complement traditional television.It will consist of “two to three episodes” of three-to-five-minute original programming from Turner, A, ABC, Fox, Discovery, Vice Media, the NFL, and others when it launches in the coming months.Snap is reportedly being choosy about the pitches it’s approving, going so far as to give guidance to studio executives.
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p The iPhone's selfie camera might enter the third dimension.Apple is reportedly working with LG Innotek, a branch of LG that makes electronic components, to supply the world's first 3D facial recognition capable camera to the iPhone 8, according to Korea Economic Daily (via The Investor).3D facial recognition would give the camera the ability to sense depth, which can in theory make the act of unlocking the phone with your face more secure.The straightforward facial recognition on the new Samsung Galaxy S8 isn't secure enough to authenticate mobile payments; it's been fooled by using a simple photograph.The iPhone 8 was rumored to get facial recognition after Apple bought Israeli startup RealFace.And this isn't the first time we've heard that LG Innotek will be supplying the camera modules to make Apple's facial recognition possible.
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p When you’re a tiny toddler, grown-ups seem can seem like all-powerful giants.In honor of Mother’s Day, Brawny Paper Towels released an ad that shows moms from the perspective of their toddlers.To create “Once a Mother, Always a Giant,” four moms gave their toddlers Snapchat Spectacles and captured ordinary moments in their everyday lives ― from cleaning up messes to cuddling at night to putting bandages on scrapes.Basically, it’s clear that moms are superheroes.(And kids make a lot of messes.)
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