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How to use Alexa from Amazon – A comprehensive guide<p>Frederick Blichert1 day ago<p>Everything you need to know about your Amazon smart assistant.<p>Our …

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Google Home vs Amazon Echo – What’s the difference?<p>A.J. Hartless4 days ago<p>If you've decided to bring a smart speaker into your home, the two …

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4K vs 1080p – 5 reasons to upgrade and 5 reasons to keep the old HD<p>Joe Hindy14 hours ago<p>You're looking to get a TV. You're thinking maybe a 1080p TV …

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Hulu not working? Here are some ways to fix it<p>John Callaham7 hours ago<p>Do you find Hulu not working when you sign onto the service? If so, here are a …

5 can't-miss apps: 'Big Hero 6 Bot Fight,' MojiMe and more

Adobe Voice<p>'Big Hero 6 Bot Fight'<p>MojiMe<p>Sleep Better<p>Surge Protector<p>Between Amazon's voice-enabled Bluetooth speaker assistant and Microsoft making its …

Elon Musk may be getting into the satellite business

Well, maybe<p>Elon Musk, the chief executive of automotive company Tesla — which reported a $75 million loss earlier this week and delayed, again, its Model X SUV — is considering global internet satellites as his next venture, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reported.<p>Musk is exploring a partnership with Greg …

Uber is reportedly raising at least $1B more, pushing past $17B valuation

Uber may be in the process of raising another $1 billion dollars in funding.<p>No, really.<p>Word of the new funding round arrives five months after the company announced a $1.2 billion raise at a “record” $17 billion valuation.<p>According to The Financial Times, this new raise will (obviously) move Uber’s …

New Project Ara rival promises a modular phone with a focus on security

Project Ara isn't the only modular phone to look forward to anymore: it now has a fledgling rival in Vsenn, a startup co-founded by a former Nokia Android X program manager... at least according to its website. The project's so new, all its details can fit in a splash page at this point, though it …

Withings Activité Pre-Order Puts A New Price On The Undercover Activity Tracker: $450

French health and fitness device-maker Withings has kicked off pre-orders for its Activité watch/activity tracker, with a special pre-order page it publicized today to customers who registered interest in availability. The website is available to all, however, so head on over if you have an inkling …

Xiaomi Aims To Raise At $40 Billion And Become World's Most Valuable Private Tech Firm

Xiaomi, the Chinese electronics manufacturer and fourth-largest smartphone maker in the world, is exploring the option of raising funding that could value the company at more than $40 billion.<p>Multiple sources confirmed to FORBES that the Beijing company is considering raising more money and …

Why Americans are giving so little money to the Red Cross for Ebola relief

To date, the American Red Cross has raised $3.7 million for the Ebola relief effort in West Africa. That’s a very small figure, compared to donations for major natural disasters. In general, Americans donate several orders of magnitude more to the Red Cross for disasters than they do for serious …

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How Sound Impacts Your Spending: Tyler Gray Interview

<i>Danny Groner is the manager of blogger partnerships and outreach for Shutterstock. This post was originally published on the</i> <i>Shutterstock blog</i> <i>and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>Did you ever stop to consider how what you hear influences how you spend? That’s a topic that writers Joel Beckerman …

5 Demand Generation Best Practices for E-Books and Guides

<i>This post originally appeared on the Evergage blog.</i><p>B2B marketers know that online audiences are driven by two motivations: 1. a strong desire to learn and 2. a desire to generate results for their companies. That’s why business leaders are investing so heavily in content development as a key demand …

How to Hire a Web Designer or Design Company

They can cost next to nothing to well into six figures. Since you already have a good idea of your budget, see what the designer’s average project typically costs to determine if your budget fits into that range. If the two numbers are way off, it’s best to find out early to avoid wasting anyone’s …

Everything You Need To Know About The Internet Of Things

A few months ago I wrote a post called, A Simple Explanation Of The Internet Of Things where I tried to provide some clarity around what this new connected world means for all of us. In the article I mentioned some of the driving forces behind this.<p>“Broadband Internet is become more widely …

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Rare Maps Show Life in Hong Kong's Vice-Filled 'Walled City'

The infamous, secret city was a hotbed of temptation and violence that most refused to enter—even after the walls came down.<p>The Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong looks like a beehive, with cramped quarters stacked haphazardly on top of one another. It grew up organically, clearly constructed without …

60 seconds with a simple but smart home monitoring device

There are already plenty of ways to keep an eye on your abode from afar, so any new home monitoring product better have a fresh approach if it wants to stand out from the competition. For start-up Form Devices, the goal wasn't to create an elaborate, connected home security system that did <i>more</i> than …

US air strikes target top Isis leaders in Iraq

Fighter jets from the US led coalition have destroyed a moving Islamic State (Isis) convoy near Mosul in northern Iraq. Iraqi officials said a number of top militants had been killed.<p>A US defence official was however unable to confirm reports that the group’s top commander, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, …

Gorbachev warns of new cold war threat as Berlin marks fall of wall

As Berliners watch 8,000 balloons being released into the night sky this evening, old divisions between east and west will symbolically vanish into thin air with them. Yet the runup to the festivities has already served up plenty of reminders that, 25 years after the fall of the wall that divided …

Free apps collect your personal data

If I glanced through your smartphone or tablet, I'd bet most of the apps you installed are free. We all love free apps. In fact, I’ve put together lists of my 10 Best Free Apps for Android and 10 Best Free Apps for Apple.<p>But free apps often have a privacy cost. When you install an app, you probably …

The Week in Review: Big Republican Win in Midterm Elections

The most expensive midterm election in history culminated Tuesday night with a Republican Party wave. Nearly $4 billion in spending turned state …