Twitter apologizes for 'bisexual' technical glitch

Twitter on Tuesday apologized for barring the word “bisexual” from its search results and reportedly said the word was incorrectly included in an “out of date” list of terms that appear alongside adult content.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/08/twitter-apologizes-for-bisexual-technical-glitch.html

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Alexa now has more than 15,000 skills under her artificially intelligent belt

The smartest person in your household may not be a person — at least, not in the traditional sense of the word. Alexa, that handy AI-powered voice assistant who lives in your Amazon Echo, has now mastered more than 15,000 skills.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/06/alexa-now-has-more-than-15000-skills-under-her-artificially-intelligent-belt.html

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Microsoft Word bug let hackers have access files for months

An error in Microsoft Word let hackers have access to files for month before the tech giant eventually fixed the problem — six months later.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/27/microsoft-word-bug-let-hackers-have-access-files-for-months.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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This app is giving away $1 million to young voters

VotePlz is trying to make it easier for millennials to register to vote and spread the word to their friends. CNNMoney’s Laurie Segall sits down with the app’s co-creator Erika Reinhardt.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/INeLljXxsM0/voteplz-app-register-to-vote-cnnmoney.cnn

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Bing translation error connects ISIS with Saudi Arabia

Microsoft’s search engine Bing has sparked controversy after translating the word “Daesh”– an acronym that refers to the fundamentalist group Islamic State— as “Saudi Arabia.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/31/bing-translation-error-connects-isis-with-saudi-arabia.html

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Crafting an Online Strategy, Part 4: Homegrown Marketing


As a maker in an e-commerce world, you have to get the word out about what you’re creating. Whether you’re crafting candles or jewelry, marketing, in short, leads to sales. It’s one thing to set up a booth at a craft fair and meet your customers face to face, but it’s another thing entirely to market online. Becoming comfortable with digital marketing techniques, therefore, needs to be one of your primary priorities. First, you’ll want to design a marketing plan true to the spirit of your enterprise.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83424.html?rss=1

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Microsoft's iOS keyboard to feature one-handed mode, coming soon to testers

Article Image One week after rumors surfaced claiming Microsoft has plans to bring its Word Flow mobile keyboard app to iOS, a report on Monday now says an early version is already in testing and will bring a special one-handed operating mode to Apple’s devices upon release.

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Microsoft adds 3D Touch, illustrated annotations to Office for iOS

Article Image Microsoft on Thursday updated the core Office for iOS apps — Word, Excel, and PowerPoint — with support for 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, as well as several other features, such as illustrated annotations.

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Microsoft to bring Windows Phone keyboard, Word Flow, to iOS

Article Image Microsoft is reportedly working on bringing the Windows Phone keyboard — known as Word Flow — to iOS devices, marking the arrival of yet another feature previously exclusive to Microsoft platforms.

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Another pirated app service uses Apple enterprise license to distribute stolen software

Article Image Word of a fairly well known pirated app service called vShare hit mainstream media outlets on Wednesday as part of a CNNMoney feature, which said the nefarious firm leverages Apple’s own enterprise tools to distribute free versions of top paid iOS titles without requiring a jailbreak.

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Here's how YouTube star PewDiePie makes his millions

If you thought it was a fluke when word got out last year that YouTube star PewDiePie was making $4 million a year playing video games and filming his reaction to them, think again.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/08/here-how-youtube-star-pewdiepie-makes-his-millions/

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The Business Power of Empathy


In our high-powered, win-at-all-costs business environment, the word “empathy” often evokes derision and scorn. Who has time to be a squishy, touchy-feely wimp overflowing with empathy? We’re all busy closing deals and kicking butt! Kicking, closing, etc., is great — but empathy has genuine business value. Don’t forget that CRM has “relationship” right in the middle of it. Relationships are what keep customers, and keeping customers is the route to profitability. And you can’t create great customer relationships without a degree of empathy.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81977.html?rss=1

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Samsung acquires LoopPay, gears up to take on Apple Pay

Just over two months after word first broke that Samsung was considering an Apple Pay competitor, the South Korean conglomerate has reportedly acquired mobile payments startup LoopPay to bolster its efforts.



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3D medical apps ease anxiety, hasten healing for surgical patients

Just saying the word “surgery” to a patient often creates a dilemma for doctors. The patient invariably withdraws, and is no longer receptive to any other information, making planning for the procedure, and follow-up care, like physical therapy, difficult.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/30/3d-medical-apps-ease-anxiety-hasten-healing-for-surgical-patients/

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LG and Samsung announce new smartwatches ahead of Apple's anticipated 'iWatch' reveal [u]

In a possible bid to get word out before an expected Apple iWatch announcement sucks the air out of the room, LG on Wednesday took the wraps off a circular display-toting G Watch R, while Samsung touted a new cellular 3G-equipped Gear S smartwatch.



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Samsung teases Sept. 3 reveal of 'Note 4,' less than a week before Apple's 'iPhone 6' event

With word leaking that Apple is apparently plotting an iPhone-related media event on Sept. 9, rival Samsung appears poised to beat Apple to press with its own “Unpacked” event six days earlier, where it is expected to unveil its next-generation jumbo-sized Note smartphone.



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