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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:02:00 +0000
Report: Apple supplier exposed workers to hazards, poor working conditions Catcher violated 14 of Apple's supplier-responsibility standards, according to China Labor Watch. The Apple supplier was previously found with violations in 2014.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:39:00 +0000
FCC chairman proposes $500 million in funding for rural broadband Rural digital divide: The additional funding would go to cooperatives and small rural carriers for broadband deployment.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:36:00 +0000
Amazon won't say if it hands your Echo data to the government The retail, cloud, and device giant stands as the least transparent of transparent tech companies.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:22:39 +0000
Add wireless charging to your phone for under $15 Want to charge like the cool kids do? It's surprisingly cheap and easy.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:59:42 +0000
Cryptocurrency comes with one colossal caveat: Remember the tulips If you’re considering jumping on the cryptocurrency bandwagon and gambling your hard earned cash, read this first.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:54:00 +0000
Lyft expands Concierge service to all businesses Now businesses of all sizes can book customers rides through Lyft.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:20:00 +0000
Here's how you can still get a free Windows 10 upgrade Microsoft's much-hyped free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended in 2016, right? Not exactly. The GWX tool may be gone, but all the other upgrade tools still work, and the end result is an apparently valid digital license. But those offers could end soon.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:19:43 +0000
Microsoft's newest Windows Server test build adds new storage, failover clustering updates Microsoft's latest Windows Server Insider test build, 17074, adds new Storage Spaces Direct capabilities, among a couple of other new features.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:33:09 +0000
New Thrive app helps us avoid too much focus on our phones and lets us reconnect with life We are incredibly distracted by our smartphones. Fortunately a new app aims to help us to completely disconnect.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:18:57 +0000
Workday buys SkipFlag to bolster machine learning capabilities SkipFlag's platform functions as an AI knowledge base that builds itself from a company's internal communications.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:16:00 +0000
Opening banking data and APIs: Land of opportunity or Pandora's box? The EU directive PSD2 may not be as famous as GDPR, but its effects may be even more dramatically felt by financial institutions and anyone transacting with them.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:44:00 +0000
Comcast: How customer experience drives product development The media giant's chief product officer talks with Michael Krigsman and digital transformation analyst, Brian Solis, about teams, metrics, data, AI, and Net Promoter Scores.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:15:18 +0000
10 best smartphones not made in China Concerned about security risks from smartphone makers based in China? Here are your alternatives.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:48:53 +0000
Microsoft to add file restore to OneDrive for Business starting in late January Microsoft's latest new feature for its OneDrive for Business cloud storage service, as of late this month, will be able to restore all file types and even an entire OneDrive if files get corrupted, deleted or infected.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:21:15 +0000
Garmin introduces $80 Vivofit 4 with one year battery life and color display One aspect that causes activity trackers to end up in the drawer is short battery life. Garmin achieves year long battery life with its latest tracker while including a small color display.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:19:00 +0000
Got a lot of SSDs and hard drives to erase? You need the StarTech 4-bay drive eraser If you have a huge backlog of hard drives or SSDs to erase, then you need a professional tool that is up to the job. Enter the StarTech 4-bay drive eraser.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:00:16 +0000
Adobe adds Hadoop connector to Adobe Campaign With the move Adobe is looking to give marketers direct access to big data and Hadoop.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:00:00 +0000
MapR midcourse correction puts original CEO back in the drivers seat MapR's sudden CEO change announcement signifies a back to basics strategy.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:20:04 +0000
$400,000 stolen in Lumens BlackWallet theft Another day, another theft in the world of cryptocurrency wallets.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:16:00 +0000
Project Linda proposes marriage of Razer Phone with 13.3-inch laptop dock The hybrid Android portable isn't the first phone-and-docking-system combination, but the gaming hardware company's concept is sleek and packs a "Quad HD" display and 200GB of built-in storage for its new smartphone.

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