Category: Technology

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Posted in Technology V.Viacom

A Neuroscientist Explains the Value of Augmented Reality

New innovations helps brands connect with fans.

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Posted in ATTN Other Technology

You’re Probably Censoring Yourself Online More than You Thought. Here’s Why

Depending on who you ask, Millennials are either overeager to share their personal details or more concerned than any other generation about online life. But there’s only one fact we know for certain about privacy and Millennials, says the latest study from the Pew Research Center: “[A] public life is the new default.”

This puts privacy, i.e., the freedom from unwanted intrusion, at risk.

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Posted in TabTimes Technology

What keeps Steven Beggs of Home Depot Canada up late at night

Steven Beggs, Senior Manager, of Home Depot Canada, said that he had slept restlessly in recent years. But what kept him up late at night wasn’t worries about the competition. No, what vexed Beggs was the iPhone.

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Microsoft exec shows why mobility contributes to the bottom line

At the Tablet Strategy conference here this week Jane Boulware showed nine different devices (smartphones, tablets and hybrids), making the case that there is a Windows solution for just about any use-case scenario

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App Developers Say ‘Future Proofing Is a Loser’s Game’

The lifespan of an app is one to two years. So how do you future proof your application?

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Developers Dish Advice on Building Apps That Will Sell

Don’t count on Apple’s help to make your app a hit.

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From Wastewater Plants to Manufacturing, GE Figures Out How to Make Tablets Do What They Do Best

Managers of old would sit behind a desk and monitor operations through email and the old standby, the telephone. Not anymore.

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Posted in Forbes Science Fiction Technology

How Much Would It Cost to Build the Death Star from Star Wars?

Let’s say you’re an evil Imperial overlord in the Star Wars universe, and you want to keep the rebels in line. You should build something they fear, say, a Death Star. How much will advancing your evil plans set you back? Short answer: it’s more expensive than you can possibly imagine.

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Posted in Forbes Science Technology

Space Is Dirty, and the Swiss Are Cleaning It Up

Space is a dirty place. Over 16,000 pieces of debris over 10 cm wide have been left behind since Sputnik took to the skies in 1957. And now the Swiss want to do something about it. Scientists with the Swiss Space Center at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, are developing a “janitor” satellite, known as CleanSpace One, to make space tidier.

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Posted in Forbes Technology

The Computer That Helped Defeat the Nazis Needs Your Aid

During World War II, the Nazis used complex codes to obfuscate commands, and cracking those codes was one of the keys to the Allies’ success. This codebreaking was accomplished in part by Colossus, the world’s first digital, programmable computer. The National Museum of Computing (NMOC) in Bletchley Park, England, says that Colossus “shortened the war by two years and…saved countless thousands of lives.” Now it’s time for us to help Colossus, or rather, the NMOC.

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