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Social Media


'Social media triangulation' provides new approach for emergency responders
Phys.Org - Jul 20, 2017

Officials now informally use social media to access information about their communities, yet they often lack technological capacities to access the information they are seeking. Grace believes they can more effectively monitor social media before and ...  

Social Networking


Stories, the Blockchain and the chance for a reboot of social ...
meshedsociety.com (blog) - Jul 11, 2017

Currently it looks as if the Stories format invented by Snapchat and copied and popularized by Instagram will become one, if not the major component of social ...  

Web Browser


Internet equality is about to get Trumped – let's build a wall to defend it

Open DemocracyOpen Democracy - Jul 11, 2017
... campaign solutions. The idea is to create a web browser extension that actively slows down loading times for websites known to be benefiting from paid, web-speed privileges. That is: it corrects for what may happen if net neutrality protections are ...  

Search Engines


Amazon: Dependent On Search Engines?
Seeking Alpha - Jul 9, 2017

Amazon.com receives approximately 353 million to 478 million visitors to its website per month, for free, from search engines. These customers come to Amazon at a low cost and offer large returns. When looking at new investment opportunities I try to ...  

Network Protocol


Decades-Old Network Protocol Puts Companies At Risk And Refuses To Die

ForbesForbes - Jul 21, 2017
Twenty-five years is a very long time in the world of technology. Just look at how much computers have changed since 1992, the year when Microsoft proudly launched Windows 3.1 on a 1.44MB floppy disk. Yet, some things have lingered from those early ...  

Microsoft Office


Ex-Microsoft office buildings could become housing, schools HQ or both

Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) - Jul 20, 2017
Ex-Microsoft office buildings could become housing, schools HQ or both. Jul 19, 2017, 6:54am PDT. Industries & Tags: Commercial Real Estate · Marc Stiles Staff Writer Puget Sound Business Journal. Share. Order Reprints · Save Article · Print.  

Iphone Apps


8 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

BGRBGR - Jul 19, 2017
Another day, another batch of the best paid iPhone and iPad apps that are on sale for free for a limited time. Today's list includes eight great apps for you to check out, but if that's not enough there are still several freebies left in Tuesday's post ...  

Android Apps


Android apps on Chromebooks hurt appeal as thin clients

The Indian ExpressTechTarget - Jul 20, 2017
Eight current Google Chromebook models support Android apps, as will all future releases. Chromebooks are popular as thin clients because they're inexpensive and don't store data locally, but their support for Android apps could make them less ...  

 
 
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