Madeleine Vogel

Madeleine Vogel

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In only four-and-a-half years, Tinder has become one of the most widely-used dating platforms in the world.But despite 1.6 billion swipes per day and over 20 billion total matches, the app has been unable to escape its reputation of being a sleazy platform for finding casual sex.This week, the matchmaking giant released the results of a recent survey it commissioned called "Modern Dating Myths."The survey compared the app's users to traditional, offline daters.According to a report by The New York Times, the survey was administered to 7,072 Tinder users between the ages of 18 and 36, while a second survey was was administered to 2,502 offline daters between the ages of 18 and 35 by Morar Consulting.Here's what we learned:  View As:
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Has Veeam's record-breaking growth halted?In its first 2017 quarter, the enterprise backup biz claims it added close to 12,000 total paid customers, taking the total to 242,000, in line with its historical average new-customer acquisition rate of approximately 4,000 per month.It reported, it says, another record quarter with gains in Enterprise and Cloud revenues.33 per cent year-on-year increase in total bookings revenue.22 per cent year-on-year increase in the new enterprise customer count.59 per cent year-on-year growth for Cloud revenue.
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SHANGHAI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 19, 2017– Today, NIO, a next-generation car company is showcasing 11 vehicles for their Chinese debut at the 2017 Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition.The ES8 features the “design identity” of every NIO vehicle: the X-bar and signature “Spark Beat” tail lights.The manufacturing and supply chain that will produce the ES8 is already in place.The vehicle has been tested in Yakeshi in Inner Mongolia, where temperatures can reach -22 degrees Fahrenheit as well as Melbourne and Mildura, Australia where temperatures can reach over 104 degrees Fahrenheit.The ES8’s official launch will take place at the end of this year, with deliveries expected to begin next year.It is a best-in-class product that showcases what is possible with electric vehicles.
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The traditional radio will soon be no longer.Modern radios have far greater choices, for example FM radio, internet radio, DAB and Bluetooth streaming.in other words all radio functions you need, in one and the same apparatus.And also you can use it as a wireless speaker to your phone.It differs from other Roberts Radio models in that it has a distinctly modern design.So that you can plug in one or several of the Roberts speakers in the R series to the same wireless network and play music in multiple rooms.
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When the infamous " the hacker group Shadow Brokers released its archive of weaknesses and cyber weapon freely to the public last week, there were certainly many who were sweaty.But if we are to believe Microsoft can their users relax, for all the weaknesses that revolve around their products should have been fixed.”most of The vulnerabilities that were revealed are weaknesses that have already been updated for our products, with support,” writes Phillip Misner, group manager in Microsoft's Security Response Center, in a blog post.In the blog post count Misner up the weaknesses related to Microsoft's products that were in the Shadow Brokers file and the updates that addressed the problems, the updates that have rolled out from October 2008 to march month in the year.However, there are three vulnerabilities that remain, according to Misner, but only for the Microsoft products that no longer receive support from the company.”It means that consumers running Windows 7 or newer versions of Windows, or Exchange 2010 and newer versions of Exchange, is not at risk,” writes Phillip Misner and continues:
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the Swedish prime minister called prime minister Göran Persson and the world is dominated by Bill Clinton and Tony Blair.Princess Diana dies in a car accident – and many of us are sitting glued in front of the Expedition Robinsson and the movie Titanic.the Pc has become so cheap that ordinary consumers can afford it, and at the same time so powerful that it is capable of both gaming and multimedia.in 1997, we begin to also connect up with us on the web at seriously.although We are referring to modem connections with a speed of 33.6 kilobits per second, but it is enough for us to be able to search for information on Altavista or chat with the celebrities in the Square.Previously datortidningarna mostly been about technology, but the PC for All focus instead on how you can have the benefit and pleasure of their gadgets.
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It sounds a little ridiculous to move just to save money on your loan, but the student loan burden is no joke.If you’re curious, Student Loan Hero has a calculator that will tell you how much you could potentially save.Student Loan Hero’s CEO, Andrew Josuweit, actually did this to save money on his own loan.He moved from New York City to Austin, Texas, a state with no income tax.With no state or municipal income taxes in his new city, relocating freed up around $15,640 of Josuweit’s income.Taking advantage of these tax savings and a 20 percent drop in living expenses, Josuweit used his newly freed-up money to make extra payments and knock out his remaining student loan balance.
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Throughout the ’90s, software development executives have considered offshore development as part of their cost management strategy to keep spending down.They did this by outsourcing many functions and projects to Ukraine, India, Mexico, Costa Rica, Argentina, or Russia.On Friday morning last week, U.S.Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that it had already reached its congressionally mandated threshold of 85,000 visas for the new fiscal year, so we could see a massive bump in offshoring.After nearly two decades of expansion, software makers have learned a lot of lessons on what works and what doesn’t in offshore software development.When it comes to outsourcing, India pioneered the practice — with the size, skills, and maturity of its software talent pool, India became the destination for most companies seeking to offshore.However, despite its enormous talent pool, the cost savings came with countless shortcomings.Over the years, I’ve built engineering teams in Denver, Romania, Berlin, New York, and San Francisco, and each location has its own strengths and weaknesses.Technology hubs in New York and San Francisco have world class concentrations of tech talent, but they are also fiercely competitive markets where top engineers can call their own shots.Most recently I’ve been really pleased with Toronto’s engineering expansion initiative.
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This approach is a solution to security and control issues that prevented a purely digital currency from being successfully developed in the past.If you hear someone talking about one of these currencies, it’s almost certainly in a cryptocurrency format.While the process varies a little between different cryptocurrencies, they all follow the same general system.First, cryptocurrency chooses a base unit and how much that particular unit is worth when compared to other currencies (often, the U.S. dollar is used as a baseline).They try to represent debt registries, contracts, or the act of currency exchange itself.The units are carefully formed and preserved through algorithmic encryption, then linked together in vast chains of data, where the currency can be tracked and exchanged.
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Almost an entire year since Hulu first teased its plans to bring live TV to its streaming network, it appears like we may have more details of what the new service will be like — and how much it might cost.In addition to live broadcasts from a variety of networks, Hulu's upcoming live TV service may also include access to the service's on-demand content and Hulu Originals for $39.99 a month, according to sources at TechCrunch.Though Hulu has been light on official details, this amount would make the service competitive with other online cable alternatives like PlayStation Vue and Sling TV — especially considering that the content Hulu subscribers pay $7.99/month for separately may wind up included.The price also matches up with Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins' earlier claims that the service will stay under $40/month.However, that may not be the only cost for subscribers to consider, as it's reported Hulu will offer cloud DVR functionality separately, for a fee of under $20 a month.Meanwhile, the newly unveiled YouTube TV offers live TV, its own original content, and cloud DVR access for $35/month, giving Hulu a clear idea what the competition will be like.
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The Phantom 4 Advanced will take the place of the regular old Phantom 4, which will be discontinued on April 30th when the new version launches.The new drone will cost $1,349 – which is $50 less than what the original Phantom 4 started at.The Phantom 4 Advanced will borrow a bunch of features from the Phantom 4 Pro, which remains on sale for $1,499.Most notably, the new drone will take the same 1-inch, 20-megapixel sensor that the Pro has.This will let the drone capture 4K video at 60fps.It will also get the intelligent flight modes that the Phantom 4 Pro has which let you pre-program your drone to fly certain routes or follow you around.
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(Reuters) — Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc said it was asked to refund Canada’s BlackBerry Ltd a sum of $814.9 million in an arbitration settlement over royalties for certain past sales.U.S.-listed shares of BlackBerry were up about 16 percent at $8.94 in heavy premarket trading.Qualcomm was down about 1 percent at $54.81.The companies in 2016 decided to arbitrate a dispute over Qualcomm’s agreement to cap certain royalties applied to payments made by BlackBerry under a licensing deal.Qualcomm said on Wednesday it does not agree with the decision of an arbitration panel, but the payment is binding and not appealable.Qualcomm is also fighting a lawsuit filed by Apple Inc, accusing the company of overcharging for chips and refusing to pay some $1 billion in promised rebates.The U.S. government has accused Qualcomm of resorting to anticompetitive tactics to maintain a monopoly over key semiconductors in mobile phones.BlackBerry said a final award including interest and reasonable attorneys’ fees will be issued after a hearing on May 30.Sullivan & Cromwell LLP represented BlackBerry in the proceeding.(Reporting by Ahmed Farhatha in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila and Maju Samuel)
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Japanese electronics giant Toshiba is sinking deeper and deeper into their problems.the Company's delayed report for the third quarter show very large losses - and the report is also released, but that the auditors reviewed it.Read also: mobile phones and computers will become more expensive in years – therefore, the prices goes up more than expectedthe Report has already been postponed several times, but now when it is finally released, the news is mildly bad.Toshiba's net sales for the first nine months of the 3 850 billion yen, approximately 310 billion.the Results showed a minus of 532 billion yen, or more than 43 billion.
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The low-profile panels will be manufactured by Panasonic in Buffalo, New York, at Tesla’s Gigafactory 2 starting this summer, Tesla told Electrek.The new panels will be exclusively for Tesla’s distribution.The panels are rated at 325 watts and will be in addition to, not a replacement for the 160- to 250-watt panels Tesla has available from other manufacturers.Full specifications are not yet available but Electrek cited other 325-watt panels Panasonic currently manufactures with 21.76 percent module efficiency ratings and 25-year power output warranties.According to Tesla, the new panels will “exceed industry standards for durability and lifespan.”Tesla’s new solar panels will achieve their sleeker, low-profile look with integrated front skirts.
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After making a name for himself on YouTube, Felix Kjellberg aka PewDiePie is now headed to rival platform Twitch with a new brand and a new show.Under the banner Netglow, PewDiePie will star in a talk show of sorts called ‘Best Club‘ along with fellow streamer Bradwoto.It’ll be broadcasted live on Sundays at 11AM ET and it looks like a lot of randomness, including Bradwoto wearing a dress and flying a broken drone and PewDiePie spinning a wheel to figure out what the duo will stage an impromptu debate about (I’m not the show’s target audience).Kjellberg insisted in a Youtube clip titled ‘YOUTUBEISOVERPARTY’ that he’d planned to start up his new venture on Twitch before he faced backlash for an unfunny video that contained an attempt at ironic anti-Semitic humor, and before YouTube saw major advertisers leave its platform after it was found that ads were shown along with racist, homophobic and hate speech-filled videos.The idea with Netglow is to bring in revenue through viewers’ donations, as opposed to money made from ads displayed along with PewDiePie’s YouTube clips.That might make sense for Kjellberg, given that his content may not always go over well with his corporate patrons (he was dropped by Disney and also by YouTube’s paid video platform earlier this year for the aforementioned gaffe).
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Samsung is releasing a super-powerful version of its Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus flagships that makes the regular smartphones look like a children's toy.The special editions of the Galaxy S8 and larger S8 Plus are said to cost over $1,000 (£820, €920) and will each come with a whopping 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage.The phones are bundled with the $149 (£120) Galaxy S8 DeX dock, which connects the phone to a monitor, keyboard and mouse, turning it into a lightweight desktop PC.This puts the supercharged Samsung handsets on par with the iPhone 8, which is estimated to come with a price tag of over $1,000 (£800, €940) if purchased SIM-free.However, there's a catch: even if you could afford them, you'll only be able to get your hands on them if you live in South Korea and China, which will received the souped-up Galaxy S8 duo exclusively.ET News (via The Verge) reports that Samsung is targeting domestic markets specifically because of the popularity of high-capacity smartphones in the region.
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The organization isn’t done yet, apparently, as it continues to release information on methods used by the U.S. intelligence agency to break into target computer systems.The most recent release involves what’s called “Grasshopper,” specifically a collection of software tools used by the CIA to attack Microsoft’s Windows platform.The tools are essentially building blocks that CIA agents can use to snap together custom attacks, as Ars Technica reports.The WikiLeaks Grasshopper release includes a set of user guides that are not unlike those issued by commercial software developers.While not the tools themselves, the documents provide a solid overview of how the tools function and what potential targets might want to look for in determining if their own systems have been subject to CIA attack.“Grasshopper is a software tool used to build custom installers for target computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system.
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Australia's consumer watchdog has begun legal action against Apple over claims it refused to repair iPads and iPhones previously serviced by third parties.It alleges that Apple made "false, misleading, or deceptive representations" about consumers' rights under Australian law.The case follows complaints that users were "routinely refused" repairs after an error disabled their devices.Apple did not immediately respond to the BBC's request for comment.The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) began an investigation after users complained about Apple's so-called "error 53", which disabled some users' devices after they downloaded an update to their operating system.Many had previously had their device fixed by a third party, not an official Apple technician, often to replace a cracked screen.
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After launching its rival to enterprise collaboration apps like Slack last October, Facebook told CNBC that it’s now working on a free edition of Workplace in order to sign up more companies to its service.It’ll be called Workplace Standard, while the paid version will be renamed Workplace Premium.The current offering is priced at $3 per user per month for the first 1,000 users; it goes down to $2 for the next group size of up to 10,000 users and lowers to $1 for more than 10,000 users.Facebook product manager Simon Cross told the network, “We’re making Workplace work for more companies, so it’s a pretty big step for us.” He added that not every company is prepared to deploy the paid service across its entire workforce all at once, and so the option to first try out the free service within a specific team or department might make it an easier sell.Workplace offers a similar interface to Facebook’s social network apps, with features to create groups, post updates, tag people, share files and chat with multiple users from your organization at once.It also comes with Work Chat (essentially a retooled version of Messenger) for IMs, video calls and group audio calls, as well as things like analytics dashboards and support for single sign-on.
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Deliveroo plans to open 30 kitchen hubs in the UK this year to meet rapidly rising online demand for its takeaways.The app, which lets independent restaurants offer takeaway food through Deliveroo’s network of delivery drivers, is expanding by offering overflow kitchens occupied by extra chefs.It will allow restaurants to offer food in locations where they do not have a physical presence, or trial new areas to gauge demand.The bespoke kitchens will have space for five or six sets of chefs from different restaurants who will cook exclusively for Deliveroo orders.The company says its technology can determine the geographical places where certain cuisines are under-represented, and is inviting particular restaurants to match demand.It plans to launch 30 of the “Deliveroo Editions” hubs across 10 UK cities this year, as well as opening more in Hong Kong, Singapore, France, Australia and Dubai.
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