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Tom Hanks Jokes That His Character in ‘The Circle’ Was Based on Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey (Video)

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 17:05
Tom Hanks role of a surveillance loving CEO in the new tech thriller The Circle was based on tech executives like Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey he joked during an interview with none other than Dorsey himself Monday I played you I played you Hanks said during a panel
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Spotify Is Hiring to Build Its Own Hardware

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 14:05
Spotify is getting ready to venture into the hardware business if a new job listing is any indication The company recently started to look for a Senior Product Manager Hardware and the job listing 160 for it states that the role includes leading an initiative to
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Google and Yi Technology Unveil New $17,000 Jump Camera for 3D VR Videos

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 13:05
A year after first announcing its partnership with Chinese action cam maker Yi Technology Google officially unveiled the company s newest virtual reality VR camera at NAB in Las Vegas Monday The Yi Halo as the camera is being called will sell for 17 000
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3 ETFs To Think About If You Want Exposure To Apple

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 10:45
Apple (Shutterstock photo) Though Apple ( AAPL ) investors will be looking at fiscal second-quarter earnings soon, the real catalysts are the upcoming projects the company is working on, including augmented reality. Gizmodo recently uncovered leaked documents that show the company may be working on augmented
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Dish’s Sling Media Is Releasing a Cheap Tricaster Competitor for Facebook Live Streams

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 10:04
Sling Media the Dish Network subsidiary that brought us the Slingbox is back with a product no one expected but some will surely appreciate SlingStudio a portable video production system that s optimized for live streaming to services like Facebook Live and
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Qello Strikes Deals With Nokia, Vubiquity As It Aims to Grow B2B Biz (EXCLUSIVE)

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 12:04
Concert video startup Qello is getting ready to stream more than just Springsteen The Los Angeles based company has struck partnerships with Nokia and Vubiquity that are part of a larger effort to move up the value chain and build out its B2B business The partnership
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After Killing Its Own Services, Samsung Teams Up With Google to Bring Music to the Galaxy S8

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 11:04
Samsung has gone full circle on digital music The company has teamed up with Google to bring streaming music to its new Galaxy S8 and S8 phones where Google Play music will be the default music service according to a blog post published by Google
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Tesla Proves, Once Again, That It Is A Must-Own Stock

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 10:50
Tesla (Shutterstock photo) Some stocks, it seems, are just bulletproof. In the normal course of events, stocks react in a fairly predictable way to news. Positive things like better than expected sales or orders cause the stock to rise, while negatives such as problems with a product or the potential loss of
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Looking For AI Exposure? Cyber Security May Have You Covered

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 08:22
Growing Challenges in Cyber Security One of the complications, and opportunities, confronting the cyber security industry is that the cyber threat may be escalating beyond the capacity of a human-centric response. Consider for instance the remarks of the outgoing chief of the Department of Defense, that “given the
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Assessing the Potential of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 15:00
Recent technological advancements in robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) are disrupting a range of industries from manufacturing, to health care, defense, and transportation. To better understand the potential growth of these revolutionary technologies, we explore the following questions: What are robotics
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Should You Buy Google Stock?

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 14:43
Google (Shutterstock photo) Alphabet, Inc. ( GOOG , GOOGL ) is the most valuable brand and the second largest company in the U.S. in terms of market capitalization. Founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in September 1998, the company is best known for products and platforms, such as Gmail, Android, Chrome,
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What Do Delaware And Japan Have In Common? Blockchain Trials

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 09:49
When you think about Delaware and Japan, you probably don’t think about things they have in common. However, one of the smallest states in the United States and the country of Japan do have something in common when it comes to fintech and using technology to make a difference. These are both places running
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Video Data Startup ColorTV Buys Streaming Search Specialist Guidebox

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 09:03
Video data and recommendation startup ColorTV has acquired Guidebox a fellow data company that has been focusing on providing universal search and 160 discovery services for video app publishers and connected TV platforms Guidebox s team of seven is
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Facebook’s Bet on Augmented Reality Includes a Billion Beta-Testers

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 19:02
Augmented reality was one of the big themes of Facebook s f8 developer conference in San Jose California 160 this week and that s despite the fact that Facebook is not in the business to build an augmented reality headset Not yet anyway I used to think that
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Presidio, Inc. (PSDO), Interview with Bob Cagnazzi, CEO

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 18:35
Watch the CEO Signature Series interview  with Bob Cagnazzi, Chief Executive Officer of Presidio, Inc. ( PSDO ). Bob Cagnazzi, CEO CEO Bio: Bob Cagnazzi has served as Chief Executive Officer of Presidio since 2012. He is responsible for the company’s overall strategy, strategic execution, and revenue
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Facebook Exec: We Are Not Building a Voice Assistant

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 15:02
Apple has Siri Google has its Assistant and Amazon has Alexa but Facebook isn t looking to join this illustrious 160 group with its own voice assistant any time soon We are not working on that actively right now said David Marcus the company s VP
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3 ETFs To Think About If You Want Exposure To Facebook

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 08:27
Facebook (Shutterstock photo) Facebook's ( FB ) recent augmented reality announcements at F8 and its upcoming first-quarter earnings will be catalysts for investors and should propel the stock higher, as advertising checks continue to be strong. "A key Facebook marketing partner noted that spending growth on
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Facebook Brings Music Sharing, Bot Discovery to Messenger

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 16:02
Facebook would really like users of its Messenger chat app to use bots run by media companies and other commercial partners which is why the company is now making it easier to discover these automated services The company introduced a new Discover tab within Messenger at its
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg After Cleveland Shooting Video Controversy: ‘We Have a Lot More to Do’

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 15:03
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged Tuesday that the company has to do more to not only filter out violent videos but also do its part from preventing violence altogether We have a lot more to do here Zuckerberg said We are reminded of this week by the tragedy
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How AT&T (T) Is Preparing For The World Of Tomorrow

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 13:19
Advanced technologies are reshaping the world around us, making it imperative for traditional players to either adapt to change and stay in the game, or call it quits. AT&T, Inc. ( T ), a telecommunications powerhouse, has chosen the former. It is endorsing and investing in advanced technologies, merging with the
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