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Legislature looks into social media blocking

KTUU.comFairbanks Daily News-Miner - Aug 20, 2017
FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Legislature's Division of Legal and Research Services recently addressed what appears to be a constitutional gray area about whether state legislators should be allowed to block users on social media. The report, created by ...  

Social Networking


Treble.fm is a new social networking app for musicians who want to collaborate

The VergeThe Verge - Aug 3, 2017
A new app called Treble.fm that aims to connect musicians, songwriters, and producers launched to the public today. Artists can build a profile, mark what musical categories they are experts in (such as piano, drums, engineer, or singer), and then ...  

Web Browser


Vivaldi Web Browser 1.11 Brings Enhanced Reader Mode and ...

Mac RumorsMac Rumors - Aug 10, 2017
Vivaldi web browser, the spiritual successor to Opera 12, reached version 1.11 on Thursday, bringing an improved Reader Mode, animation controls, and ...  

Search Engines


Chinese web merchants are using African children to advertise ...

The VergeThe Verge - Aug 10, 2017
Chinese vendors are facing backlash for selling customized photos and videos featuring African children via Chinese online marketplace Taobao. As reported ...  

Network Protocol


Greater extent of edema associated with worse visual acuity
Healio - Aug 18, 2017

Pravin U. Dugel, MD, and colleagues presented the findings of a post hoc analysis of 367 eyes from the Lucentis (ranibizumab, Genentech) treatment arms in the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Center Network Protocol I study. Eyes were organized ...  

Microsoft Office


The Docx games: three days at the Microsoft Office World Championship

The VergeThe Verge - Aug 16, 2017
This marked the first night of the 16th Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) World Championship, in which teens and young 20-somethings compete for the title of World Champion in their chosen professional application. It's an event put on annually by ...  

Iphone Apps


10 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today – BGR

BGRBGR - Aug 21, 2017
We're kicking off the new week with a roundup you won't want to miss of the day's best paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free. There's something for ...  

Android Apps


Those 'stingray' detector apps are basically useless, say researchers

ZDNetZDNet - Aug 14, 2017
Academic researchers at Oxford University and the Technical University of Berlin found that several leading Android apps designed to detect when a phone connects to a fake cell site, known as a "stingray," can be easily bypassed, allowing the stingray ...  

 
 
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