AI app knows when couples are fighting, may someday predict (and prevent) conflict

Bickering isn’t abnormal but it’s often unproductive, so most people want to avoid petty fights with their partner if possible. Someday soon a smartphone app may help by predicting conflict before it occurs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/20/ai-app-knows-when-couples-are-fighting-may-someday-predict-and-prevent-conflict.html

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US Army testing a device that could give soldiers a 'third arm'

Traditional weaponry has often been a burden to soldiers, placing added weight on their bodies, slowing reaction times at times when all of their facilities are needed. Future troops may wind up having a “third arm” to help offset the weight.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/05/us-army-testing-device-that-could-give-soldiers-third-arm.html

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Mindset headphones have an integrated EEG that helps your brain focus

Often lose focus when you’re trying to get work done? Mindset is a pair of headphones that comes equipped with an electroencephalogram, which is used to monitor your brainwaves in real time. It can tell when your mind is focused.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/15/mindset-headphones-have-integrated-eeg-that-helps-your-brain-focus.html

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This autonomous flying taxi will start picking up passengers this summer, apparently

Dubai’s a busy place, with the rush hour often a major challenge for drivers crawling along the packed multi-lane freeways. So could this autonomous flying taxi, which is set to go into service there this summer, be the answer?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/14/this-autonomous-flying-taxi-will-start-picking-up-passengers-this-summer-apparently.html

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LG's levitating Bluetooth speaker is more than just a gimmick

More often than not, our favorite devices unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show are more about flash than they are about function.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/28/lgs-levitating-bluetooth-speaker-is-more-than-just-gimmick.html

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Would you eat a battery? Researchers develop a power source you can swallow

Medical devices are often packed with batteries that are themselves packed with toxic chemicals that react badly in the body, so researchers from Carnegie Mellon University looked for a way to make them more compatible.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/25/would-eat-battery-researchers-develop-power-source-can-swallow.html

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Wildlife photographer rescues a drowning eagle, for the second time

Polish wildlife photographer Krzysztof Chomicz often photographs white-tailed eagles, but he has also rescued them. The latest rescue of a young bird trapped in muddy swamp was captured by a camera drone.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/16/wildlife-photographer-rescues-drowning-eagle-for-second-time.html

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FTC flouts conventional wisdom, says changing passwords often can do harm

Conventional computer security wisdom has been to change passwords often. It turns out, however, that most people make changes in detectable patterns. It’s safer to have one long, complex password that you don’t change.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/09/ftc-flouts-conventional-wisdom-says-changing-passwords-often-can-do-harm.html

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5 Ways to Guarantee Sales Will Hate Your CRM


CRM often is described as a discipline and a technology that will transform the entire business. Sales and marketing can get on the same page, support will have visibility into what sales and marketing are doing, and every interaction can be captured and used to create a complete and comprehensive view of every customer. CRM has some weak links, however. In many businesses, those weak links are the members of the sales team. Like any software, CRM is only as good as the data that goes into it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83711.html?rss=1

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There can be only One: MSI modular motherboard will support both Intel and AMD CPUs

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Modern computers don’t need replacing anywhere near as often as they did 20 years ago, but replacing your OS installation and building a brand-new rig from scratch is still a major hassle. MSI wants to solve that problem once and for all, whether you prefer Intel processors or AMD APUs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/225839-there-can-be-only-one-new-msi-modular-motherboard-will-support-both-intel-and-amd-processors

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Apple Pay in-app transactions rapidly expanding beyond NFC payment terminals

Article Image App developers are increasingly adopting Apple Pay as a fast, convenient way to enable purchases, often as an alternative to standing in line at a store’s cash register or manually entering in billing and shipping information.

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Feds Give Commercial Off-the-Shelf IT a Closer Look


Federal information technology purchasing often involves large amounts of money based on the small print of acquisition requirements. Arcane procurement language seemingly can have a big impact on transactions. For IT vendors, provisions of recent legislation are prime examples of why it pays to scrutinize every line of the laws and regulations pertaining to federal acquisition programs. One example: For years federal agencies have been encouraged to utilize COTS hardware and software versus more costly customized configurations.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82887.html?rss=1

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Apple adds Maps support to 8 Flyover destinations in the U.S., Mexico and Europe

Article Image Following news that Apple Maps is now used three times as often on iOS as Google Maps, Apple on Wednesday added eight locations in the U.S., Mexico and Europe to its rolling list of Flyover-supported areas.

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NIST Seeks Review of Email Safety Doc


Email systems have become so routine that consumers and workers often regard them as simply part of the furniture. However, the technology is more complex than most users appreciate — and that complexity makes it vulnerable to cybersecurity threats. Email is a central application of large-scale computer networking, and its increased use has resulted in a corresponding increase in criminal and nuisance threats, the National Institute of Standards and Technology said in a recently released advisory on email security.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82729.html?rss=1

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