New Silicon Valley craze: drinking untreated water

Is drinking “raw water” a great way to get beneficial minerals and microbes removed by filtration—or do people who pay $15 a gallon for untreated water have more money than sense?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/03/new-silicon-valley-craze-drinking-untreated-water.html

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Drones are being used to deliver blood, saving lives in Africa

Drones have been used to deliver a great number of things, from packages to pizzas to beer. But one company is using drones to deliver blood in an effort to save lives in Africa.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/02/drones-are-being-used-to-deliver-blood-saving-lives-in-africa.html

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Uber Is Great Until It Leaves You Out in the Cold


Uber works great — until it stops working, leaving your kid walking home alone on a cold and rainy winter night. Wireless technology opens up new avenues for innovation and excitement, with companies like Uber and Lyft. Most of the time, their technologies work just fine, but don’t let your guard down. Prepare for the moment when something goes wrong, because eventually something always goes wrong. That’s one key mistake many people make. You should always have a backup plan ready to go, because something always can go wrong.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/85020.html?rss=1

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'Jaws' spotted? Massive great white shark sighted off Australian coast

A massive great white shark has been spotted off the coast of a popular beach in Western Australia, one that may be between 15 and 20 feet long, or nearly the size of the fictional shark in “Jaws.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/11/jaws-spotted-massive-great-white-shark-sighted-off-australian-coast.html

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Revolutionary new ZERO1 football helmet may help NFL players reduce concussions

For more than half a century, football helmets have done a great job of preventing skull fractures, but they’ve been ineffective when it came to preventing concussions and protecting the brain. But now there’s a new helmet that’s been designed to protect not only the skull, but what’s inside it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/08/revolutionary-new-zero1-football-helmet-may-help-nfl-players-reduce-concussions.html

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Time to get a smartwatch? Here are 5 of the best for summer

Smartwatches are great for checking messages, weather, daily schedules, making payments, and taking quick phone calls. That alone covers a lot of smartphone territory, allowing you to keep your smartphone pocketed much of the time. They’re also great fitness and health trackers. Is it time to put one of these devices on your wrist?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/02/time-to-get-smartwatch-here-are-5-best-for-summer.html

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Time to get a smartwatch? Here are 5 of the best for summer

Smartwatches are great for checking messages, weather, daily schedules, making payments, and taking quick phone calls. That alone covers a lot of smartphone territory, allowing you to keep your smartphone pocketed much of the time. They’re also great fitness and health trackers. Is it time to put one of these devices on your wrist?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/02/time-to-get-smartwatch-here-are-5-best-for-summer.html

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3 Ways Your Sales Organization Should Prepare for AI


AI is a trend, and it’s always nice to be trendy, but as great as CPQ is, it’s still only one source of data. Without sufficient data, AI is extremely limited. It’s like allowing your toddler to learn only about colors: The kid might be a whiz with colors, all right, but without context — in other words, more data — that information won’t make any sense. This is the scary, behind-the-curtain aspect of AI: We’re still in a world where the systems depend on us humans to ensure they’re getting the data they need to deliver good results.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84532.html?rss=1

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Mother’s Day gift guide: 10 tactical gifts for 2017

Looking for inspiration for a great last minute gift for that special mother in your life? Whether you are shopping for Mom, or a husband shopping for the mother of your little ones, we’ve got you covered.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/11/mother-s-day-gift-guide-10-tactical-gifts-for-2017.html

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Rattle cattle with a drone in this US state and you could end up in the slammer

Remotely controlled copters can be great fun, but a few people can’t help but use them for nefarious purposes. Intimidating cattle is apparently now a thing, and one U.S. state wants to throw perpetrators in jail.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/01/rattle-cattle-with-drone-in-this-us-state-and-could-end-up-in-slammer.html

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Microsoft warns Windows 7 is dangerously insecure in 2017

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In 2009 Microsoft couldn’t stop talking about how great Windows 7 was, and now it’s dangerous to continue using. Funny how that happens.

The post Microsoft warns Windows 7 is dangerously insecure in 2017 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/242795-microsoft-warns-windows-7-dangerously-insecure-2017?source=Computing

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