Netflix's new Interactive Storytelling feature puts you in the director's chair

There’s no shortage of movies and shows for you to binge on Netflix, but sometimes, even in the midst of all these choices, boredom pervades. No longer, thanks to Netflix’s Interactive Storytelling.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/21/netflixs-new-interactive-storytelling-feature-puts-in-directors-chair.html

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This smart mannequin aims to improve pat-down procedures at airports

Airport security frisks can sometimes upset passengers, so the TSA is now using a smart mannequin to train officers on how to get the pat-down procedure exactly right while ensuring nothing’s missed

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/25/this-smart-mannequin-aims-to-improve-pat-down-procedures-at-airports.html

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How to take control of iOS autocorrect

Oh, autocorrect! Sometimes you’re so handy. You see the word “brain” and you know I meant “Brian.” You instantly switch letters around, turning nonsense into coherent words. You complete me – or, more accurately, you complete my sentences.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/22/how-to-take-control-ios-autocorrect.html

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Safe to play? Off-site doctors use robots to diagnose football concussions

The nearest doctor is sometimes far from the football-loving schools of rural America, so researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern and the Mayo Clinic put a telepresence robot on the sideline.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/12/safe-to-play-off-site-doctors-use-robots-to-diagnose-football-concussions.html

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The Zuckerberg manifesto: How he plans to debug the world

Mark Zuckerberg’s long-term vision for Facebook, laid out in a sweeping manifesto, sometimes sounds more like a utopian social guide than a business plan.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/16/zuckerberg-manifesto-how-plans-to-debug-world.html

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World record: Bolt of lightning was 200 miles long, experts say

Lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice– or so the expression goes– but sometimes it does something amazing enough to break a record.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/19/world-record-bolt-lightning-was-200-miles-long-experts-say.html

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The Customer Experience Tipping Point


Sometimes, it takes something drastic to change a business’ behavior. Standard procedures can remain in place long after they’ve become detrimental to the business, but sometimes it takes a tipping point to drive home the fact that failing to change is the surest way to fail. For example, the Ford Pinto’s easily ruptured fuel tank could have been remedied with design changes that ranged in price from $11 to about $5 down to just $1. Cheap, right?

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83451.html?rss=1

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Surprise Success: What to Do When Sales Go Through the Roof


Success is a good thing. Sometimes, however, surges in orders and sales cause headaches for e-commerce companies. The key is to expect the unexpected. Planning ahead can help ensure that sales spikes are handled as smoothly as possible. “It’s never too early to start planning for growth,” said Marg Hyland, founder of Pegeen. “Make sure your server can handle 10 times the traffic, that you are in an area where the rents are reasonable. You need to be prepared.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82905.html?rss=1

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Apple localizes 'Trash' to 'Rubbish' in iOS 9, promotes Apple Watch with a 'rickroll'

Article Image Apple’s legendary attention to detail is sometimes shown in small and fun ways, such as Mail’s “Trash” folder being renamed “Rubbish” in some countries, or an Apple Watch support page referencing a popular Internet meme.

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A folding paper microscope? It's real

Sometimes, inventors come up with things the world wants. The Rubik’s Cube. iPhones. Snuggies. Then there are the things the world needs. The wheel. Penicillin. Anything with caffeine in it.


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Cold War photo on Reddit connects soldiers’ grandsons in amazing coincidence

Reddit isn’t all cute puppies and AMA’s – sometimes it’s a place for unlikely connections and coincidences.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/10/cold-war-photo-on-reddit-connects-soldiers-grandsons-in-amazing-coincidence/

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The Perils of Employees' Trade Secret Plundering


Sometimes before new employees leave their jobs to join your company, they copy valuable company secret information onto portable thumb drives or they send that information to their personal webmail accounts. As the new employer, you may be hiring those employees because they have valuable information — yet if you don’t want to be targeted by a lawsuit, along with the employees, you do not want them to provide to you, or use, their former employers’ trade secrets.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82145.html?rss=1

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Swiss watchmakers gear up to compete with Apple Watch, could see sales boost

Although Swiss watchmakers have sometimes been passive or even resistant in response to smartwatches like the Apple Watch, the companies are said to be working on smartwatches of their own and could even see a boost to sales of traditional luxury models.



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The Dark Side of BYOD


The BYOD trend offers pluses for both employers and employees, but sometimes there’s a hitch. Under certain circumstances, the owner of a device suddenly might lose all of the data stored on it. Clients of Fiberlink remotely wiped 81,000 mobile devices between January and June. About 30,000 were cleaned of everything — including personal data such as contact lists, and even photos of deceased relatives and pets. The devices “were a mix of BYOD and corporate-issued devices globally,” said Jonathan Dale, director of marketing at Fiberlink.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81011.html?rss=1

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