Are You Ready for a RoboCEO?


Here’s a disturbing thought: A RoboCEO powered by artificial intelligence — possibly based on IBM’s Watson — could be running some companies within the next decade. Not every company will warm to the idea, to be sure, but it’s conceivable that the practice could begin. Are you ready to work for a RoboCEO? Though it seems farfetched, this idea has started to bubble to the surface, with leaders like Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma apparently taking it seriously. As any technological leap, there’s quite a bit of both good and bad around AI.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84858.html?rss=1

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Three ways to find the real deals on Amazon

Here’s some trivia for you: Amazon, the largest and most versatile marketplace in world history, has more than 2 million sellers — almost as many people as live in Houston, the fourth largest city in America. And every one of those sellers is clambering to sell you things.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/12/three-ways-to-find-real-deals-on-amazon.html

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3 best free anti-virus software to protect your computer

Malware and viruses are as old as the personal computer – and as enduring. Here’s a few free programs that provide good protection.

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Here’s what it’s like to use a Windows 98 PC in 2017

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Spoiler: It works, but it’s also broken in some interesting ways.

The post Here’s what it’s like to use a Windows 98 PC in 2017 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/245136-youtuber-tries-use-windows-98-primary-machine-2017?source=Computing

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iOS 10 brings over 100 new and updated emoji to the iPhone and iPad

There are plenty of exciting additions to check out in the beta 4 update for iOS 10, but here’s the one that will have everyone talking: dozens of new and updated emoji to sprinkle into your text messages and emails.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/01/ios-10-brings-over-100-new-and-updated-emoji-to-iphone-and-ipad.html

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Brutal video brings online harassment to life

When do “mean tweets” cross the line from harmless to flat-out harassment? Here’s a good rule of thumb: If you can’t look the recipient in the eye while reading your clever insults, it’s probably not OK.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/-9HVZxp4AAc/index.html

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Are your eyes really 'bigger than your stomach'? Studies put it to the test

Here’s an experiment to test and tease your senses: Next time your partner or friend is making you dinner, put on a blindfold before the meal is served. How does not being able to see affect your dining experience?

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/r/797c283ee3/0L0Scnn0Bcom0C20A160C0A40C0A80Chealth0Ceating0Ewithout0Eseeing0Edining0Ein0Edark0Cindex0Bhtml0Deref0Frss0Itech

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Four new military aircraft took to the skies in 2015

It was a big year for military aircraft advances. Here’s a look back at four of those – the F-16 Viper, Marine Corps’ King Stallion Helo, a new stealth bomber and fifth generation fighter F-35.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/30/four-new-military-aircraft-took-to-skies-in-2015.html

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The Lego-ization of Software, or the Rise of Snap-On SaaS


Here’s a bold proclamation: Internally-developed IT software is a decelerator to business. When the need is specialized and you have a fully staffed IT team, there’s a natural temptation to put everyone to work on a custom development project. For today’s companies, however, this is often the slowest and most expensive path to the market. The most nimble companies have discovered that building from scratch not only is not necessary, but also could leave your company months or years — and millions of dollars — behind.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82781.html?rss=1

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