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A flaw-by-flaw guide to Facebook’s new GDPR privacy changes

Facebook is about to start pushing European users to speed through giving consent for its new GDPR privacy law compliance changes. It will ask people to review how Facebook applies data from the web to target them with ads, and surface the sensitive profile info they share. Facebook will also allow …

How An Ambitious Startup Innovated Digital for B2B and B2C Companies

Business is not just a single entity but a combination of things. Every business becomes great because their leaders realize the importance of creation of an efficient network of humans that will support it no matter what. Cisco, known as “The Human Network”, demonstrates the point pretty well.<p>The …

Cognitive Technology: What It Is And Why Marketers Should Care

At IBM’s recent Amplify conference, there was a heavy focus around cognitive technologies, an emerging area that integrates data mining, pattern recognition and natural language processing to mimic the way the human brain works. To better understand what it is and why CMOs should care, I consulted …

Cognitive Computing

The creator of MySpace now travels the world taking insane photographs

The founder of MySpace was assigned as the first friend of everyone joining the social network — connecting him to millions of people around the globe.<p>The glory days of MySpace are now long gone, and Tom is no longer involved with the site. But he keeps himself busy.<p>Along with co-founder Chris …

MySpace

Opinion: Apple’s real cash pile is 99% smaller than you think

You’re one of millions of loyal Apple stockholders. And if there’s anything you love more than your new iPhone 6s, it’s the huge $203 billion in …

Investing

Norwich Sourdough

Norwich Sourdough from Wild Yeast• 900 gm white flour<br>• 120 gm whole rye flour<br>• 600 gm water<br>• 360 gm ripe 100% hydration sourdough starter<br>• 23 gm salt <br>Read …

Bread

After 10 breakthroughs and $3B in research, IBM announces tiny 7-nanometer chips

In semiconductor chip research, IBM has been racking up the breakthroughs for decades. And now it says that work is paying off with the creation of the first 7-nanometer chips. This means that the miniaturized electronics are so small that transistors on the chips are only 7 billionth of a meter in …

5 Facebook tricks you never knew existed

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. Sure, it’s an easy way to keep in touch with family and friends, but it’s also a major time drain and privacy killer.<p>There is more to Facebook than status updates, photos and comments. Here are five little-known Facebook chills and thrills.<p><b>1.</b> …

Social Media

Apple's iPod antitrust class action suit: All you need to know (FAQ)

Some consumers accused Apple of unfairly boosting iPod prices because it banned music from services other than the iTunes store. They're asking for $350 million, and even Steve Jobs will make an appearance in court, via taped deposition.<p>Apple is headed back to a courtroom, and this time, it's not …

Computer Science
Great British Bake Off

Google endorses a simpler way to secure your data

Even the strongest passwords can be hacked, which is why Google urges users to adopt two-step authentication. A new USB drive makes it easier for users to safeguard their data.<p>Google just made safe computing a little easier.<p>The company said on Tuesday that it supports USB drives built on an …

Information Systems

Sigma CEO leads premium push in camera market (Q&A)

Under CEO Kazuto Yamaki, Sigma has helped transform the Japanese company so most of its revenue comes from higher-end products. Too bad about the camera business, though.<p>COLOGNE, Germany -- Things are going right for Sigma.<p>For years, the Japanese lensmaker sold second-tier lenses for SLRs, cheaper …

Cameras

Tech Now: Terrific apps are reborn for iPhone 6, iOS 8

Apple's new iOS 8 mobile operating system is out, which means hundreds of apps have just gotten impressive updates so that content looks gorgeous and crisp on the new Retina HD displays on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Developers have been hard at work beefing up the codes that power their apps and …

I finally got my iPad to take calls like an iPhone (but it wasn't easy)

Two of the neatest features I expected from<p>Apple's newiOS 8operating system for its mobile devices involve that old disrespected function, voice calling on the phone.<p>One enables Wi-Fi calling on the<p>iPhone-- the device can connect for voice calls, not only data services, when its Wi-Fi connection …

iPhone 6 Plus Teardown

Ladies and gentlemen, the time is nigh. Today, we stand among a select few in the shadow of a colossus, the iPhone 6 Plus. But what makes this …

Mobile Technology

How to Install the iOS 8 Update Without Deleting a Bunch of Photos From Your iPhone

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

World Trade Center

21 Simple and Free SEO Tools to Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Whenever I dream up a home improvement project for my place, I end up working smartest and fastest when I have the right tools at my disposal. It’s amazing the difference a good tool can make – and the extra time it takes to get work done without a …

Our Favorite Burger Recipes from Classic to "Crunchified"

Juicy burgers—from beef, to turkey, to veggie—that you'll want to get on your grill right now.<p><b>Fire up that grill already</b>—it's practically begging for one of these juicy burgers to make that delightful sizzling noise.

Cooking

Students Can Take Studying Paperless With These Apps and Gadgets

The diligent student may often be pictured with a pencil behind her ear, her chicken scratches adorning countless spiral notebooks — but these days she's just as likely to be organizing a study group on her smartphone while reviewing a lecture on her tablet. Here are a few gadgets and apps that …

Gear & Gadgets

Beep Wireless Audio Assembly

5 Cardio Myths You Need to Stop Believing

<b>MYTH #2: If you don't have an hour to commit to the cardio gods, it's not worth it.</b> <b><br>FACT:</b> Flat-out not true. <i>All</i> body movement has benefits in terms of calorie burn. What you can change, though, is how efficiently you burn them. "You may be able to do steady-state cardio longer, and burn more …

Will Free Online Courses Ever Replace a College Education?

Two years into their existence, MOOCs haven't stolen students away from brick-and-mortar universities. Instead, they've become a genre of their own.<p>It’s 10:44 am on a Tuesday, and I’m lounging at home in my pajamas, sipping chamomile tea. I am, at the same time, taking a class at Harvard. Professor …

17 Simple Tips To Help You Better Control And Master Natural Light

Most of us love natural light and feel comfortable shooting with it – but how well do you <i>really</i> know how to utilize it effectively and to control it …

Natural Light

Expert Lighting Techniques for Photographing Still Life

Having trouble producing amazing, crisp, and exciting still life photographs? It’s not always easy to give an inanimate object substance and make it …

Eggplant

The GoTenna Will Let You Communicate Without Any Connectivity

By this point, most of us are fully addicted to our smartphones. And when we find ourselves without Wifi or data service, our most direct connection to everything becomes almost useless. That’s where GoTenna comes in.<p>The device is launching into pre-order today, and lets users create their own …

Why I Want You to Steal My Startup Idea

I've been developing a social innovation platform that can potentially enable us to self-organize and replicate the most effective ideas for social change that are already working in different regions around the world, without (unreasonably) waiting around for a few dozen politicians to fix all of …

Stone Age

What Silicon Valley refuses to learn from Steve Jobs

Just about every tech leader in Silicon Valley says they admire Steve Jobs, but when it comes to following his lead, where’s the love?<p>Visit any hacker hangout, tech firm, or investment company in Silicon Valley, and you’re sure to hear people say how much they admire Steve Jobs. They’ll say that he …