Bitcoins and brothels: Cryptocurrency may be coming to the Bunny Ranch

The rise of bitcoin may have been one of the biggest stories of 2017, but its acceptance as a means of payment is still limited. Now, the Bunny Ranch, the famous Las Vegas brothel, is looking to cash in on the trend.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/16/bitcoins-and-brothels-cryptocurrency-may-be-coming-to-bunny-ranch.html

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The forgotten role of the bicycle in wartime: How soldiers rode into action on two wheels

In many parts of the world the bicycle is the main means of transportation as people commute to work. Cycling, for many people, is a way of life, but it also has deep roots in military history throughout the world.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/11/forgotten-role-bicycle-in-wartime-how-soldiers-rode-into-action-on-two-wheels.html

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An estimated $30 billion in Bitcoins may be lost forever

The Bitcoin cryptocurrency’s value has increased exponentially in 2017, which means that with an estimated few million coins misplaced over the years, nearly $30 billion may have been lost forever.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/28/estimated-30-billion-in-bitcoins-may-be-lost-forever.html

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The iOS 11 hidden tricks you absolutely need to learn right now

iOS 11 is officially out, which means you can install it on your iPhone and iPad right away to experience some of the things Apple has been working on.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/21/ios-11-hidden-tricks-absolutely-need-to-learn-right-now.html

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Google ARCore will bring augmented reality to Android phones

ARCore builds on Tango, ‘but it works without any additional hardware, which means it can scale across the Android ecosystem,’ Google says.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/29/google-arcore-will-bring-augmented-reality-to-android-phones.html

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Nanorep CTO Amit Ben: Chatbots Should Be Useful, Not Human


“When you provide service, it can be either completely general, or contextual — which means it’s different for different demographics,” said Nanorep CTO Amit Ben. “Personalized service means that you get to the most fine-grained resolution possible. It’s self-service that can be catered and adjusted dynamically to each person experiencing that service. People really want to get the feeling that someone hears and understands their own personal problems.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84662.html?rss=1

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AI Confusion Widespread Among Consumers


Most people think they know what the term “artificial intelligence” means, based on the results of a survey Pegasystems released Tuesday. However, their responses suggested that they probably don’t fully understand how it’s being used today, including in the customer service realm. Researchers polled 6,000 adult consumers in the United States, the UK, the Netherlands, France and Germany. Seventy-two percent of the survey participants said they understood what was meant by “artificial intelligence.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84432.html?rss=1

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What Apple needs to do to win with iPhone 8

2017 marks the 10th anniversary of iPhone, which means anticipation is ramping up faster than usual for the next Apple phone. FoxNews.com asked analysts what they think Apple needs to do to stay on top.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/12/what-apple-needs-to-do-to-win-with-iphone-8.html

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Tech program taps into autistic talent

For most Americans, turning 21 means achieving all the rights and privileges of adulthood. But for young people with special needs, the countdown to 21 is a daunting one.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/30/tech-program-taps-into-autistic-talent.html

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The 6 biggest announcements from Apple's big WWDC 2016 keynote

Apple’s huge WWDC 2016 keynote is now behind us, which means it’s finally time to catch our breath and take account of all the announcements Apple just made from San Francisco on Monday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/15/6-biggest-announcements-from-apples-big-wwdc-2016-keynote.html

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New tech gives US helicopter pilots 'Superman-style' vision

New technology means US military helicopter pilots will be getting amped-up ‘Superman-style’ vision to help them tackle dangerous environments.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/03/new-tech-gives-us-helicopter-pilots-superman-style-vision.html

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How to watch Super Bowl 50 on your Mac, iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV

Article Image It’s Super Bowl weekend, and for cord cutters that usually means a visit to a bar or friend’s house — but not this year, as NFL broadcast partner CBS has made the game available almost everywhere you look.

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Five easy solutions to slashing your heating bill

Winter temperatures are setting in quick, which means it’s once again time to fire up the heater, even here in the Southwest. Unfortunately, when you get your heating bill each month it might seem like it would be less expensive to heat your house by burning piles of money.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/23/five-easy-solutions-to-slashing-your-heating-bill.html

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iPhone 6s: Where, when and how to buy one

Apple’s iPhone 6 was released on September 19th last year, which means people have been waiting for the next-generation iPhone 6s to launch ever since September 20th, 2014. Well, Apple fans, the wait is finally over. At 8:00 a.m. on the East Coast, the brand new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus became officially available for purchase in the United States.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/25/iphone-6s-where-when-and-how-to-buy-one/

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Techie lawn gear to help with fall cleanups

Summer is a wrap, which means it’s time to start prepping for fall. This gear helps you take care of the leaves in your yard, trim a few branches, and pull out a few stumps. What’s the new trend in lawn maintenance? Even the battery-powered gear is ready for the tougher challenges, and companies are inventing new ways to make the chore a bit easier.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/21/techie-lawn-gear-to-help-with-fall-cleanups/

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Samsung Jams Up Windows Security Updates


Samsung has been disabling Windows updates by means of an executable file, Disable_Winduwsupdate.exe, that is part of its SW Update software. The issue came to light on Tuesday, when Microsoft MVP Patrick Barker published a blog post about his discovery when helping a user who was having problems. It seemed that Windows Update kept getting disabled randomly, but after using auditpol.exe and registry security auditing, Barker figured out that Disable_Windowsupdate.exe was the culprit.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82217.html?rss=1

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Belgian city launches 'text walking lanes' for smartphone addicts

People’s apparent eagerness to stay connected at all times means we’re seeing more and more folk walking the streets lost in their phones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/15/belgian-city-launches-text-walking-lanes-for-smartphone-addicts/

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6 techie gifts for Mother’s Day

This Sunday is Mother’s Day, which means it’s time to think about which techie products are suited for your own mother, the moms in the office, extended family, or your wife. Fortunately, there are quite a few new gadgets for 2015 suited for the big day. There’s a digital picture frame that lets you load through a website. There’s even a clock radio has a trendy flower-print design.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/05/07/6-techie-gifts-for-mothers-day/

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Microsoft’s Xbox revenues fall, shipments still lag Sony

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While flat sales in a seasonally off-peak quarter aren’t bad by any means, they still put the Xbox division well behind Sony, which sold 1.7 million consoles in just January and February.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/204161-microsofts-xbox-revenues-fall-shipments-still-lag-sony

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