Google's Blue Pool Table Room

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HR Should Implement These Strategies To Maximize the Business Growth

Your business is either growing or it's dying. Since you want to be successful, you'll want to employ these tips for maximizing your business' growth. When you want to grow your business, you need to start off on “the right foot.” For massive growth, this means making sure your business is organized. While this is easier if you’re running a big business that has a big budget and lots of employees who can dedicate their time to staying organized, it’s also possible for small, cash-strapped busin...
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What AR/VR/XR needs to go big

Tim Merel Contributor Tim Merel is managing director of Digi-Capital. More posts by this contributor China could beat America in AR/VR long-term Ubiquitous AR to dominate focused VR by 2022 AR/VR/XR are going to be big, but not everyone will win. Today’s market is a collection of related point solutions to specific problems, but not a fully functioning ecosystem. Not yet. For the market to begin to challenge incumbent platforms (p...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, TC, Column, Microsoft, China, America, Tech, Bloomberg, Alibaba, Google Glass, Pokemon, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Magic Leap

10 Startup Myths Busted

by Caroline Revell You don’t have to look far for ‘Start-Up Business Advice’ but some of them seem to be fake news. To help you ignore the fiction, here are our top 10 myths busted: 1. You Need A College Degree. This is one of the main reasons which stops entrepreneurs starting a business, thinking that they are under qualified or need a degree. Mark Zuckerberg is worth an estimated $34.8billion and had no degree before starting Facebook. Thomas Edison was a newspaper salesman before creating...
Tags: Google, Startups, Mark Zuckerberg, UK, Singapore, Bloomberg, Zynga, Virgin Group, Richard Branson, Rsa, Coca Cola, Eric Schmidt, British Council, Advice For The Young At Heart, Startup Advice, Entrepreneur Advice

Slightly disturbing typewriter auction photos on ebay

Here's just a few from my searches—in pursuit of the elusive red Canon Typemate—but there are many like them.
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Future of UNM Skiing Again in Doubt

Current members of the University of New Mexico ski team advocate for their team’s continued survival in this file photo from spring 2017. (Photo: Save the UNM Ski Team) The men’s and women’s cross-country ski teams at the University of New Mexico (UNM), previously saved following a groundswell of support in spring 2017, may be on the chopping block again. A meeting has been scheduled for this Friday, Aug. 17, to consider a proposal to eliminate several sports teams at UNM, including both ski ...
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Facebook cracks down on opioid dealers after years of neglect

Facebook’s role in the opioid crisis could become another scandal following yesterday’s release of harrowing new statistics from the Center for Disease Control. It estimated there were nearly 30,000 synthetic opioid overdose deaths in the U.S. in 2017, up from roughly 20,000 the year before. When recreational drugs like Xanax and OxyContin are adulterated with the more powerful synthetic opioid Fentanyl, the misdosage can prove fatal. Xanax, OxyContin and other pain killers are often bought o...
Tags: Social, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, America, Tech, Policy, New York Times, Facebook Groups, Facebook Search, Drug Addiction, Instagram Facebook, SAMHSA

Melbourne Teen Hacked Into Apple's Secure Computer Network, Court Told

A Melbourne private schoolboy who repeatedly broke into Apple's secure computer systems is facing criminal charges after the technology giant called in the FBI. From a report: The teen, who cannot be named for legal reasons, broke into Apple's mainframe from his suburban home on multiple occasions over a year because he was such a fan of the company, according to his lawyer. The Children's Court heard on Thursday that he had downloaded 90GB of secure files and accessed customer accounts. His off...
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Google said to be developing wearable health and fitness assistant ‘Google Coach’

Google is said to be working on a health and wellbeing coach fittingly called "Google Coach." Though the naming of the product might change before launch, Google, for now, is working on putting together all the ideas it has on how the service will work. Apart from being just an exercise tracker, it will also help you stay active, which is internally named 'Project Wooden.' It will leverage the data Google has on you to deliver health and fitness data proactively. It is expected to recommend w...
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I Have So Many Questions About This Robot Arm That Finds Waldo

I Have So Many Questions About This R... CODE RED: The robots are coming for us. They have demonstrated they can find the most stealthily among us, and we are most obviously next. We cannot run. We cannot hide. Submitted by: Darren Miller Regular Keywords: robots waldo where's waldo automation engineering technology Views: 45
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The Ampex Sign Is Coming Down

harrymcc writes: If you ever watched anything on videotape, you have Silicon Valley pioneer Ampex -- which invented the technology -- to thank. And for years, the company's vintage sign has stood alongside Highway 101 as a tribute to its historical significance. But Stanford University, which owns the land the sign sits on, is in the process of dismantling it -- an act which Redwood City could have prevented but didn't. I wrote about this dismaying example of cultural shortsightedness at Fast Co...
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Bio Roundup: Big Approvals, ICER Influence, Drug-Price Pushback & More

We’ll start the roundup this week with two drug approvals that came late last Friday. Both were landmarks for the companies receiving the nod, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and Amicus Therapeutics.We also saw a new biotech emerge in the muggy New York heat, a couple deals for new flu vaccines, and interesting developments in the complicated world of drug pricing.It’s hot out there. If you missed some headlines this week, don’t sweat it. Stay cool with the roundup.FDA SAYS YES… AND NO—The FDA approved...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Accelerator, New York, Microsoft, Safety, Cancer, Hiv, Trends, Vc, Venture Capital, Rejection, Fda, National, Guidance

What Do Dolphins Eat? Lessons from How Kids Search - Whiteboard Friday

Posted by willcritchlowKids may search differently than adults, but there are some interesting insights from how they use Google that can help deepen our understanding of searchers in general. Comfort levels with particular search strategies, reading only the bold words, taking search suggestions and related searches as answers — there's a lot to dig into. In this week's slightly different-from-the-norm Whiteboard Friday, we welcome the fantastic Will Critchlow to share lessons from how kids sea...
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Movado Group acquires watch startup MVMT

The Movado Group, which sells multiple brands including Lacoste, Tommy Hilfiger and Hugo Boss, has purchased MVMT, a small watch company founded by Jacob Kassan and Kramer LaPlante in 2013. The company, which advertised heavily on Facebook, logged $71 million in revenue in 2017. Movado purchased the company for $100 million. The acquisition of MVMT will provide us greater access to millennials and advances our Digital Center of Excellence initiative with the addition of a powerful brand manag...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Gadgets, Facebook, Fashion, Clothing, Social Media, Tech, Tommy Hilfiger, Lacoste, MVMT, Movado, Daniel Wellington, Movado Group, Efraim Grinberg

List of phones Getting Android 9.0 Pie update

  Android Pie is official now! But is it for everyone? No. After numerous speculations and opinions, Google has finally confirmed that Android 9.0 ‘P’ will be called Pie. The potential successor of Android Oreo brings in some significant features that mostly revolves around Artificial Intelligence. The Android Pie 9.0 prominently includes features like Adaptive Battery that uses machine learning to prioritise system resources for the apps, App Actions that help you raise the visibility of your...
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Hautelinks: First Look at Live-Action Mulan, Most Popular IKEA Items, Fall Jacket Trends, & More

Get your first look at Disney's live-action Mulan. Cannot wait for this to come out!Kylie Jenner celebrated her 21st last week and fast-fashion retailer Fashion Nova is already working on dupes of her b-day looks. Speaking of Kylie, she also recently gave a tour of her "purse closet" --yep, you read that right-- featuring an entire row of Birkin bags. What You Need From Your Friends, According to Your Myers-Briggs. Mine was surprisingly accurate! So important: How to Build a Grief Support Syst...
Tags: Google, Amazon, News, College, Disney, Ap, Ikea, Kate Middleton, Kylie Jenner, Elle, Vanity Fair, Sephora, Lauren Conrad, Henry, Kylie, Birkin

The Wheelchair Has Been Stylishly Re-Invented

For some individuals, a wheelchair is their primary mode of transportation, and as well as enabling them to get from point A to point B, it introduces an unparalleled element of freedom into their lives. But current electronic wheelchairs do bring with them a series of downfalls, their bulky, cumbersome size and the undesirable aesthetic being two of the main ones. Kwanjun Ryu set out to create a solution to these issues, and the solution came in the form of the Model F.The Model F is like no ot...
Tags: Design, Technology, Medical, Automotive, Omni, Product Design, Assembly, Kwanjun Ryu, Electric Wheelchair

Motorola Receives Backlash For Revealing a 'Shameless' Copy of the iPhone X as Its New Model

Smartphone brand Motorola has been criticised for revealing a "shameless" copy of the iPhone X as its new model. BBC: Many phone-makers have copied the look of the iPhone X, which has a smaller bezel around the screen and a "notch" at the top that houses a camera. However, reviewers said the new Motorola P30 was a "brazen" and "egregious" rip-off of Apple's flagship device. Lenovo, which owns the Motorola brand, has not yet responded to the criticism. [...] Commenting on the similarity between t...
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Google’s Firebase adds in-app messaging and new Crashlytics integrations

Firebase, the app development platform acquired by Google in 2014, today saw a major update. In addition to several platform-wide enhancements, the company is introducing an in-app messaging services, as well as several major integrations for the popular crash reporting tool, Crashlyics. First, let’s talk about the launch of Firebase In-App Messaging, as it’s arguably the one that’ll have developers champing at the bit. Firebase In-App Messaging lets developers send targeted and contextual messa...
Tags: Google, Startups, Design & Dev

6 million users had installed third-party Twitter clients

Twitter tried to downplay the impact deactivating its legacy APIs would have on its community and the third-party Twitter clients preferred by many power users by saying that “less than 1%” of Twitter developers were using these old APIs. Twitter is correct in its characterization of the size of this developer base, but it’s overlooking millions of third-party app users in the process. According to data from Sensor Tower, six million App Store and Google Play users installed the top five thir...
Tags: Google, TC, Mobile, Apps, Twitter, Tech, Developers, APIs, Twitterrific, Evangelists Twitter

Tesla lost nearly $8 billion in shareholder value this week and its board should be ashamed

Over the last five days, Tesla shareholders have watched the value of their stock decline by roughly 16% and seen nearly $8 billion in value erased, as the company’s celebrity chief executive, Elon Musk, has what amounts to a very public breakdown. However, Musk is not the only person responsible for the collapse of Tesla’s stock price. As The New York Times article which on the public markets makes clear, the company’s board is also to blame. For months, Musk has been showing signs of s...
Tags: TC, Elon Musk, Tech, Tesla, New York Times, Transport, The New York Times, Hyperloop, Securities And Exchange Commission, Tesla Model S, Musk, Diver, Shira Ovide, Bloomberg Tesla

How to Get Six Months of Apple Music for Free Through Verizon

Verizon has announced that customers on any of its three unlimited data plans are getting 6 months of free Apple Music. And if you already subscribe to Apple’s streaming music service, don’t worry, you’re included too.Read more...
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The Best Ice Cream Shops in Berlin

During the cold dark Berlin winter, everybody longs for the sun and the warmth. And when the longed-for summer finally arrives the sunshine makes suddenly everybody smiley and more friendly. You can chill in the parks, swim in the lakes, go on an excursion with your bike. But there is nothing that screams out summer like a cold sweet ice cream. Whether you like it in a “Waffel” or “Becher”, with cream on top, vegan, on a sandwich, we’ve got you covered. Here is our selection of the greatest ice ...
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Diane Bryant says Google 'pulled back' videoconferencing tech after it failed to identify people of color (GOOG, GOOGL)

Former Google executive Diane Bryant said during a presentation on Tuesday that she had first-hand knowledge about video-conferencing technology that Google had to "pull back" because it couldn't identify people of color.  Bryant suggested that the problem stemmed from a lack of diversity among the people who built the tech.  While some of Google's top execs have warned about the problem of bias in creating algorithms, the company has created software in the past that was allegedly racially bi...
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To Catch A Robber, The FBI Attempted An Unprecedented Grab For Google Location Data

Back in March, as it investigated a spate of armed robberies across Portland, Maine, the FBI made an astonishing, unprecedented request of Google, Forbes reports. The feds wanted the tech giant to find all users of its services who'd been within the vicinity of at least two of nine of those robberies. They limited the search to within 30-minute timeframes around when the crimes were committed. But the request covered a total space of 45 hectares and could've included anyone with an Android or iP...
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Xiaomi’s POCO F1 with Snapdragon 845 launching in India on August 22 [Update: Flipkart exclusive]

Update - August 17 - Flipkart has started teasing the smartphone with #AsFastAsYou and hints that Badminton player P.V. Sindhu as the brand ambassador. P.V. Sindhu, India’s Badminton champ is furiously fast on the courts. Off them, she needs something as fast as her! We’ll have that covered. #AsFastAsSindhu #AsFastAsYou #ComingSoon — Flipkart (@Flipkart) August 17, 2018 Earlier: Last week Xiaomi teased its POCO sub-brand in India and also said that it will be POCOPHONE globally. Today the...
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US Bosses Now Earn 312 Times the Average Worker's Wage, Figures Show

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: The chief executives of America's top 350 companies earned 312 times more than their workers on average last year, according to a new report published Thursday by the Economic Policy Institute. The rise came after the bosses of America's largest companies got an average pay rise of 17.6% in 2017, taking home an average of $18.9m in compensation while their employees' wages stalled, rising just 0.3% over the year. The pay gap has risen dramat...
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Apple Hacked by Biggest Teen Fan: Report

A teenager in Melbourne, Australia, is facing criminal charges after he reportedly hacked Apple’s secure computer network multiple times.Read more...
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T-Mobile customers get Pandora Plus totally free

Music streaming has broken the constrictions of music and now T-Mobile are breaking the constrictions of paying for it. Pandora have partnered with T-Mobile to free your music as the latest part of T-Mobile’s un-carrier promotions. T-Mobile will now offer it’s 76 million customers unlimited music streaming all without ads, entirely free for 12 months. The mobile carrier will offer 12 months of Pandora’s Plus service to all of their account holders from August 28th. Pandora say: “This move ex...
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4 Ways To Increase Your Email Click Rates

by Jaren Nichols, Chief Operating Officer at ZipBooks Email marketing is a great way to connect with your customers, increase your online presence and drive traffic to your website. However, email marketing is no walk in the park and often business owners feel forced to settle with a good open rate, but a distinct lack of click-throughs. Email click-through rate is one of the best ways to measure consumer engagement with your brand, but they are also renowned for being one of the biggest ...
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