Tech Q&A: Marketing on social media, buying a smart TV, shopping without Craigslist and more

Q. My home’s Wi-Fi connection seems to drop constantly, especially in certain rooms around the house. What could be causing this? And are there fixes I can do to stop this annoying problem?

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Symantec doubles down on network security with the Norton Core, a stylish home router

Securing your home network has become more important than ever, especially if you found a new smart-home device under the Christmas tree this year, and Symantec plans to help you out with a cool geodesic-dome-shaped router.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/05/symantec-doubles-down-on-network-security-with-norton-core-stylish-home-router.html

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Adobe uses Max to unveil 2017 offerings, new ‘cloud-native’ initiative

Adobe's Bryan Lamkin kicks off Max 2016

For 2017 Adobe is releasing a raft of AI-powered features, and new tools for creatives, especially those working with 3D.

The post Adobe uses Max to unveil 2017 offerings, new ‘cloud-native’ initiative appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Oracle Does the Cloud Dance


Sunday’s Oracle OpenWorld keynotes were good — especially when compared with prior years — but they still suffered from the perennial problem of trying to stuff too much content into a two-hour event. Diane Bryant, SVP at Intel and a big Oracle partner, spent an hour covering a very broad landscape and she did it with verve. There are so many intersection points between the companies that it’s hard to present a coherent story. Perhaps the most interesting information in Bryant’s presentation was that Intel was shipping a new line of chips.

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Business Agility and the Platform


A common perception of business agility is that it revolves around quickness, especially quickness in the service of accelerating a deal or transaction. That’s a good starting point, but agility actually goes deeper — especially now that so many structural changes, like cloud computing and subscriptions, have turned up the dial on everyday business. Part one in organizing for agility might consist of building applications that accurately reflect the business processes lines of business engage in.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83893.html?rss=1

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Niantic confirmed it'll fix one of the most annoying 'Pokemon GO' bugs yet

There are at least two major bugs plaguing your Pokemon Go experience, especially following the latest app update.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/05/niantic-confirmed-itll-fix-one-most-annoying-pokemon-go-bugs-yet.html

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Treasury Department Examines Internet's Impact on Finance System


Information technology — especially the Internet — can have a positive impact on the U.S. financial system. Used improperly, however, such tools have the potential to wreak havoc on the financial sector and consumers. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has launched an initiative on the future of e-commerce finance in light of technology innovation. While acknowledging the advantages of technology, the agency also is worried about the negative impact on financial markets and how it should direct its regulatory program in the future.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83413.html?rss=1

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First look: Hands on with Ubuntu on Windows 10

Ubuntu Windows 10 Bash
For anyone needing to use a Linux-based OS and Windows on a regular basis — especially with different tools on each — Microsoft’s collaboration with Canonical to run Ubuntu on Windows 10 will be a very welcome new offering

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/226280-first-look-hands-on-with-ubuntu-on-windows-10

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Consumers favor Apple's rose gold iPhone 6s Plus with early preorders, Hong Kong sells out

Demand for Apple’s new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus appears strong –?especially for rose gold models –?with shipping times quickly jumping as high as 4 to 6 weeks and some countries selling out less than a day after they went on sale.

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This week on AppleInsider: Apple Music royalty reversal, iPhone rumors, Confederate controversy & more

News about Apple Music dominated the week, especially a decision to reverse course on trial royalties, but other items grabbing headlines included future iPhone plans, expanded Apple Watch sales, and deep controversy over a ban on Confederate flags in the App Store.



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iPhone 6 in India takes a turn for the worse, decides to explode on the road

Exploding smartphones aren’t exactly a common occurrence, especially in India, but that’s exactly what happened to Kishan Yadav’s iPhone 6, reports The Times of India.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/25/iphone-6-in-india-takes-turn-for-worse-decides-to-explode-on-road/

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Apple's HealthKit has yet to realize its potential, thanks to lackadaisical third-party support

Apple’s HealthKit, especially with the newly launched Apple Watch, is a fantastic way for apps and services to share health and fitness data openly with one another. Unfortunately, Apple’s own Health app is still being held back by short-sighted decisions some of the top fitness platforms, including my two favorites: RunKeeper and Fitbit.



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Sleek Ad Tailoring for Online Apparel Shoppers


Consumers have gotten on board with the concept of buying apparel online. Especially in this era of free returns and nifty sizing tools, buying clothing and shoes off the Web has become mainstream. However, some advertisers have been slow to respond. While most of us have at some point been served ads displaying the pair of boots or running tights we browsed the day before, that’s about as far as most advertisers take their dynamic campaigns — and it’s costing them.

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Air Force training next generation to fight cyberwarfare

An increase in hacking attacks has pushed military officials – and especially those training the officers of tomorrow – to adjust their strategies to fight an enemy that’s often hard to find.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/04/21/air-force-training-next-generation-to-fight-cyberwarfare/

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