Drones put on stunning 'Wonder Woman' display

Following the remarkable success of “Wonder Woman” at the box office this summer, Warner Bros. has spared no expense, putting 300 drones in the night sky to celebrate the home release of the movie.

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What's Up With Google Docs


Google on Wednesday introduced a number of collaborative features to its office productivity tools. The latest versions of Google Docs, Sheets and Slides will include new editing functionality that will enable office teams to work together in real time on the most up-to-date versions of their files. The new features will ensure that every collaborator is working on the same document, explained Birkan Icacan, product manager for Google Docs. Changes to the documents can be made not only via a desktop, as was possible with previous versions of the software, but also via Android and iOS mobile devices.

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Microsoft Unveils Business Subscription Model for Windows, Office

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Microsoft is going to start offering a 365 ongoing subscription service for Windows 10, Office 365, and other products. But don’t worry about consumer subscriptions just yet — there are some good reasons Microsoft is unlikely to take this step.

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Microsoft shutters Docs.com, pushes users to SlideShare and OneDrive

Docs.com was intended to serve as a place to show off your Office documents, but it never really caught on. Microsoft posted a bulletin today indicating that the service will officially shut down on December 15, 2017.

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xHamster Backs Motion Sensor That Hides Porn if Your Door Opens

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xHamster has joined forces with a new crowdfunding campaign to make watching porn at the office easier. Hurrah?

The post xHamster Backs Motion Sensor That Hides Porn if Your Door Opens appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Russia eyed after Facebook says it was used by 'malicious actors' during US presidential election

A report released by Facebook this week “does not contradict” the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s assertion that Russia attempted to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.

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Kingsoft Adds Cloud Support to WPS Office


Kingsoft on Tuesday announced that it has expanded its WPS Office suite to include WPS Cloud. The upgrade enables users to work in a cross-platform office suite environment with added storage, file roaming and sharing capabilities. The cloud-enhanced version is available for PCs and mobile as a fully functional free release and with premium subscriptions. It runs on Linux, Windows, Mac and Android devices. The free version is ad-supported. Today’s mobile users are accustomed to ad-supported apps and other software, according to Kingsoft.

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Blockchain: CRM's Next Frontier


We’ve seen a parade of technologies coming into the front office since 2000, including browser-based cloud computing, social media, mobile technology, workflow, journey mapping, and big data and analytics. It’s typical that at first there’s only a tenuous relationship between the technology and CRM’s original mission, but over a short time innovators adopt and commercialize the innovation — often by rethinking business processes that leverage the technology’s attributes. I think the next invasion of CRM will be blockchain technology.

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Office Depot, OfficeMax claim new computers have malware to sell useless removal services

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Office Depot and OfficeMax have both been caught using diagnosis software that claims brand-new PCs are infected with malware, then offering to charge consumers $150 to $200 to remove it. Analysis of the same systems by independent third parties has found zero evidence of any malware.

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US Comptroller Gears Up for Blockchain and Internet Finance


The U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has a lot of catching up to do in dealing with innovative information technology, as it affects not only conventional finance, but also new channels of e-commerce made possible through advances in IT. These channels include cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, related “blockchain” technologies, and other Internet-driven financial services. The OCC, a unit of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, has established an Office of Innovation.

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Ready for the next @POTUS? White House reveals digital transition plan

As President Obama prepares to leave office in January, the White House has revealed its digital transition plan ahead of the arrival of America’s next Commander-in-Chief.

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Holiday Gifts for the Gadget Geek

Epson Expression Premium XP-830, $200 Perfect for the home office, this versatile Epson Expression Premium XP-830 inkjet printer is speedy, spitting out 10 text pages per minute (at 5 cents per …

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Nazi hunters build virtual reality Auschwitz to help prosecute war criminals

Bavaria’s State Criminal Office will use the reconstruction to challenge people charged with war crimes who deny having witnessed atrocities at the camp.

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Nazi hunters build virtual reality Auschwitz to help prosecute war criminals

Bavaria’s State Criminal Office will use the reconstruction to challenge people charged with war crimes who deny having witnessed atrocities at the camp.

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London is setting up a police force to deal exclusively with online trolls

The London Mayor’s office recently announced the creation of a new specialized police force charged with investigating digital hate crimes, which include abusive content on Twitter and Facebook.

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Navy funds study of underwater glue made using protein extracted from mussels

The Office of Naval Research is funding an investigation into the creation of underwater glue. And, to make things even more challenging, the glue would be designed to switch between adhesive and non-adhesive states.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/01/navy-funds-study-underwater-glue-made-using-protein-extracted-from-mussels.html

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In Mongolia, 'constants.stuffy.activism' is a mailing address

The Mongolian post office is replacing traditional addresses with easy-to-remember three-word phrases courtesy of a British startup, Quartz reports.

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Microsoft adds contextual edit commands to Office for iPhone, Google makes Now more iPad-friendly

Article Image Microsoft on Monday updated its Office apps for iOS with new contextual functions on the iPhone, while Google updated its iOS search app to better sort Now information cards on the iPad.

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German Authorities to Examine Facebook's Data Practices


The German Cartel Office on Wednesday announced the launch of an investigation into Facebook over allegations that it abused its market position by infringing data protection rules, specifically in connection with the terms of service governing user data. The investigation is aimed at Facebook Inc. USA, the company’s Irish subsidiary, and Facebook Germany GmbH in Hamburg. The office, or Bundeskartellamt, is looking into whether Facebook’s terms of service violate data protection provisions.

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