Tropical Storm Harvey: Is Twitter becoming the new 911?

Rescue efforts in natural disasters have traditionally started with a 911 call. But now as the state of Texas deals with the devastation of Tropical Storm Harvey, live-saving situations are often being handled in 140 characters or less.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/28/tropical-storm-harvey-is-twitter-becoming-new-911.html

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Google wants to be more like Facebook as it rolls out its own news feed

Call it Facebook envy.After announcing the feed in its Google app in December last year, Google announced it is updating the feed, allowing them to follow certain topics, including world events, top news, sports highlights and more, using advanced machine learning.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/19/google-wants-to-be-more-like-facebook-as-it-rolls-out-its-own-news-feed.html

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ARM-based Windows 10 Devices Expected to Launch in Late 2017

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Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf provided an update on the future of Windows on ARM in a recent investor call, saying the first Qualcomm-based Windows PCs will be available at the end of this year.

The post ARM-based Windows 10 Devices Expected to Launch in Late 2017 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248132-arm-based-windows-10-devices-expected-launch-late-2017?source=Computing

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Intel claims three-year advantage on 10nm, wants to change how we define process nodes

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Intel held a technology day this week to discuss the future of its 10nm designs and to call for a new way of defining process nodes. 10nm is shaping up to be a significant advance, but it may be a few years before every market segment shares in the improvements.

The post Intel claims three-year advantage on 10nm, wants to change how we define process nodes appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/246902-intel-claims-three-year-advantage-10nm-process-wants-change-define-process-nodes?source=computing

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Intel claims three-year advantage on 10nm, wants to redefine process nodes

Silicon wafer

Intel held a technology day this week to discuss the future of its 10nm designs and to call for a new way of defining process nodes. 10nm is shaping up to be a significant advance, but it may be a few years before every market segment shares in the improvements.

The post Intel claims three-year advantage on 10nm, wants to redefine process nodes appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/246902-intel-claims-three-year-advantage-10nm-process-wants-change-define-process-nodes?source=Computing

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4-year-old boy uses Siri to call ambulance, saves mom's life

A 4-year-old boy in the U.K. saved his mom’s life after he used Siri to call an ambulance, telling emergency services that “she’s closing her eyes and she’s not breathing.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/23/4-year-old-boy-uses-siri-to-call-ambulance-saves-moms-life.html

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CallidusCloud Steps Up Call Center SPM Game


CallidusCloud on Thursday launched ServiceMotivate, a call center sales performance management, or SPM, solution. ServiceMotivate is tightly integrated with Salesforce to track and reward call center agents based on key performance indicators of their service center, such as quick issue resolution and case closure rates, data quality improvements and customer satisfaction. “Early deployments of the new product have shown considerable increases in agent confidence and satisfaction,” noted Jon Shalowitz, general manager at CallidusCloud CX.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84350.html?rss=1

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FCC Head Champions FM Radio for Smartphones


Ajit Pai, the new chairman of the FCC, last week issued a call for activation of the FM chips in smartphones. The vast majority of smartphones sold in the U.S. have FM chips, but they’re activated in only about 44 percent of the top brands, Pai told attendees at the North American Broadcasters Association symposium on the future of radio and audio. Although that’s nearly twice the 25 percent figure of two years ago, it’s not good enough, Pai suggested, noting that 80 percent of smartphones sold in Mexico have their FM chips activated.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84332.html?rss=1

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Oracle's Cloud Strategy: A Fine Balance


Oracle recently held a call for analysts to discuss its results for the last quarter, and there were multiple bright spots. It was much like a similar call 90 days previous, and together the calls drove home the conclusion that Oracle is turning into a cloud company. A casual observer might not be convinced, since the macro numbers show a company barely growing. Oracle told the story succinctly: Total Revenues were $9.0 billion, flat in U.S. dollars and up 1 percent in constant currency. However, the apparent stasis actually was good news.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84222.html?rss=1

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Nevada Congresswoman urges Trump to oppose call for online gambling ban

Nevada Representative Dina Titus is urging the President Elect to oppose a call for an online gambling ban.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/07/nevada-congresswoman-urges-trump-to-oppose-call-for-online-gambling-ban.html

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The Apple Watch Just Made Calling For Emergency Help Much Easier

You can call 911 on your Watch, from any country with international emergency numbers built in

You can’t predict when you are going to be in an emergency, but you can predict, to some extent, how you will respond when you are in one. Apple wants to help you out in…

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/apple-watch-just-made-calling-for-emergency-help-much-easier?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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This cute robot wears a tie and can learn human behavior

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Engineering are working on a prototype they call Jackrabbot, a “social robot” that seems like a cousin of R2-DT.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/01/this-cute-robot-wears-tie-and-can-learn-human-behavior.html

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Apple to reveal fiscal Q2 2016 earnings on April 25

Article Image Apple on Monday announced an upcoming earnings conference call covering the second fiscal quarter of 2016, a period expected to see the first year-over-year iPhone sales contraction ever.

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Three weeks after calling for Apple boycott, Donald Trump is tweeting from his iPhone again

Article Image Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump’s call for a boycott of Apple products didn’t last long –?his official Twitter account has been posting regularly from an iPhone, just three weeks after he vowed to stop.

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