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How to check if someone has read your email

You write an email. No reply. You send another email. No reply. You’re halfway through a third email and you stop. What happened to the first two? Junk folder? Were the messages just ignored?<p>In the 21st century, our inboxes are flooded. The average adult will receive 92 email messages per day in …

iOS

Content Marketing 101: What, Why and How to Use for Real Business Results

Content. It's everywhere. Conversations, Facebook posts, Facebook messenger bots, Tweets, Instagram images, Snachat snaps, Facebook Stories, …

Google announces $1 billion job training and education program

Google CEO Sundar Pichai was in Pittsburgh Wednesday to announce a new five-year, $1 billion program to help close the global education gap. Part of …

United States

15 Things Everyone Should Know About Quantum Computing

Any discussion of quantum computing feels like a quantum leap into a sci-fi realm. Make no mistake. We are on the cusp of computer technology that defies logic. Today, the transistors in computers are as small as we can make them with existing technology. So, computer innovators began to seek …

Quantum Mechanics

How Smartphones Hijack Our Minds

So you bought that new iPhone. If you are like the typical owner, you’ll be pulling your phone out and using it some 80 times a day, according to data Apple collects. That means you’ll be consulting the glossy little rectangle nearly 30,000 times over the coming year. Your new phone, like your old …

Psychology

Alphabet plans to fly balloons over Puerto Rico to restore cell phone service

With Puerto Rico still reeling from Hurricane Maria, the tech community continues to find ways to help.<p>On the heels of Tesla’s Elon Musk offer to …

Puerto Rico

Facebook acquires AI startup to make Messenger chatbots better

Facebook has acquired Ozlo, an AI startup based in Palo Alto, California, for an undisclosed amount. The team will be folded into Facebook’s Messenger AI operation.<p>Ozlo built an AI agent capable of understanding text-based conversations, pulling from a knowledge graph of two billion entities to …

Down with Tech!

The digital natives are getting restless<p>Happy Cyber Security Awareness Month, everybody.<p>You do know that the month formerly known to FM DJs as “Rocktober” has transmuted into a time when we’re supposed to think about “cyber threats,” right? Yes, this Hacktober, change your passwords frequently and …

Facebook security chief rants about misguided “algorithm” backlash

“I am seeing a ton of coverage of our recent issues driven by stereotypes of our employees and attacks against fantasy, strawman tech cos” wrote Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos on Saturday in a reeling tweetstorm. He claims journalists misunderstand the complexity of attacking fake …

Facebook

This Overlooked Theory Could Be The Missing Piece That Explains How The EM Drive Works

What if it doesn't break the laws of physics?<p>Ever since the EM drive first made headlines, science lovers have puzzled over how the propulsion system …

Physics

Audi's flagship A8 has an overwhelming amount of tech

The 2019 Audi A8 is one of the most, if not <i>the</i> most technically advanced cars in the world, so when the company offered a test drive, how could we resist? While we didn't get to see the vaunted Level 3 self-driving, there were still a lot of cutting-edge features on display. If anything, the sheer …

Transportation

Google and Facebook Failed Us

The world’s most powerful information gatekeepers neglected their duties in Las Vegas. Again.<p>In the crucial early hours after the Las Vegas mass shooting, it happened again: Hoaxes, completely unverified rumors, failed witch hunts, and blatant falsehoods spread across the internet.<p>But they did not …

Las Vegas

Truphone raises $339M to retire debt and step up in connecting IoT devices

Truphone, a mobile company based out of London that made a name for itself through low-cost international mobile voice and data plans, is taking a very big step forward in a strategy to catapult itself into the future of communications: the company has picked up a massive £255 million ($339 …

Internet of Things

Why Alarm.com Should Be on Your Radar

Alarm.com is growing at an incredible clip by bringing home security into the age of the Internet of Things.<p>As the world becomes more and more …

Stocks

Couple admits fleecing Amazon out of $1.2M in merchandise

An Indiana couple has admitted stealing more than $1.2 million in merchandise from Amazon in an elaborate scheme. Erin Joseph Finan, 38, and Leah Jeanette Finan, 37, pleaded guilty in federal court in Indianapolis to charges of mail fraud and money laundering in connection with the racket, the <i>Star</i> …

Corruption

No, Your Incognito Browser Isn’t Actually Private. Here's How to Safely Surf the Internet

Because investing in your online privacy has never been more critical.<p>With data breaches like the Equifax hack becoming more common, investing in …

Cybersecurity

Microsoft is using Excel as a gateway drug to AI

We all interact with artificial intelligence every day: It builds our Google searches, our Facebook feeds, and predicts the next word we’ll type. In this way we’re consumers of AI, rather than using it ourselves.<p>But many of us use Excel. In an attempt to make it easier to work with machine learning …

Machine Learning

Yelp says Google violated 'do not crawl' provision of 2013 FTC settlement agreement

en_US<p>article<p>Reportedly, numerous Yelp business images were found in Google …

canswerist

6 ways to speed up slow Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Google Drive app for PC and Mac is being shut down in March

Google will end support on December 11th<p>The aging Google Drive app for desktop is officially deprecated as of today, Google announced in a blog post. Support will be cut off on December 11th and the app will shut down completely on March 12th, 2018. Users who are still running the Drive app will …

Google

Annual US broadband report shows significant improvements in internet speeds

In a report released by Ookla using data collected from speedtest.net, both mobile and fixed broadband connections have shown significant growth in …

US judge dismisses email invention claim

<b>A US judge has dismissed a libel case that revolved around one man's claim to have invented email in 1978.</b><p>Shiva Ayyadurai sued news website Tech Dirt earlier this year after it published several articles denying his claim.<p>The judge overseeing the case said email was impossible to define precisely, …

Email

Facebook’s fact-checkers say the company is withholding useful data

Facebook has been plucking away at its big fake news problem over the last few months. So far, it has cut off fake news sites from ad revenue and blocked advertisements from Pages that spread fake news. It has also deprioritized false reports and posts shared by high-frequency posters. And the …

Facebook

The feed in your Google app is about to get a whole lot more personalized

These days, Google is responsible for countless projects spanning the entire tech industry, from self-driving cars to floating balloons that offer …

Google

Foxconn Says It Plans to Build Factory in Wisconsin, Adding 3,000 Jobs

Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics supplier for Apple and other tech giants, said Wednesday it would open its first major American factory in Wisconsin, a boost both for the battleground state’s economy and the Trump administration’s efforts to bolster domestic manufacturing.<p>White House officials …

Terry Gou

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A handful of people working at a handful of tech companies steer the thoughts of billions of people every day, says design thinker Tristan Harris. …

Socialnomics 2017

10 Steps to Creating an Engaging Digital Experience

In order to be effective, websites need to be multifunctional in design. They need to be built like a house: protecting against the elements, providing a comfortable living space with ample storage, meeting basic needs, etc. Your website should be designed to improve user acquisition, lift …

UX Design