Google's self-driving cars will soon be able to detect police vehicles

If Google’s new patent is any indication, it may save you from traffic tickets, too. Or at least, it may understand when a police car is approaching. It’s just the gift that keeps on giving.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/05/google-self-driving-cars-will-soon-be-able-to-detect-police-vehicles.html

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China's death simulator is meant to make you reexamine your life

Having spent much the past several days immersed in virtual reality, I understand the appeal of out-of-the-box experiences, but this one might be too much for me.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/12/chinas-death-simulator-is-meant-to-make-reexamine-your-life.html

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The definitive techie gift guide for 2015 grads

Graduation season is upon us. Parents might not understand why their son or daughter has chosen to be a paleontologist or travel to France for a gap year, but there’s good news. Before Johnny or Susie head off to the wild frontier of life, you can at least provide a few gadgets and gizmos to help them. These items are intended to give the new graduate a leg up in the world — or at least have some fun.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/05/28/definitive-techie-gift-guide-for-2015-grads/

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How Microsoft, Lenovo and Clickfree Damage Their Collective Brand Experience


What is a collective brand experience, and why is it so important for companies to understand and manage it correctly? It can’t be ignored, because it will grow on its own and in harmful ways. However, most don’t even understand the concept and are shooting themselves in the foot on a daily basis. Companies understand the brand. Even so, only some do a good job at building, nurturing and protecting their own brand. A collective brand experience goes beyond that. It can either build or break a brand.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81143.html?rss=1

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Shame on Facebook


Do you remember those snotty little kids who didn’t seem to understand the difference between right and wrong? You know, the little brats who thought the rules didn’t apply to them. The kids who thought they could get away with whatever they wanted — rules were for somebody else. Well, that seems to be a fitting description of Facebook, as it repeatedly breaks customer trust and invades its users’ privacy. Everyone seems to hate this betrayal. What I don’t understand is why Facebook continues to get away with it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80691.html?rss=1

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