'Invisible' Technologies: What You Can't See Can Hurt You


There are times when it seems like technology can work almost too well. Now, if working too well sounds to you like an impossibility — along the lines of being too rich or too good looking — reflect that there’s more to a technology than end-user experience. In addition to the experience of using the technology, there are other considerations that play a role: things like maintenance, operations and ongoing support. While these considerations are less directly visible to the enterprise end-user, they are nevertheless important.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84852.html?rss=1

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Amazon working on 'Anytime' messaging app, reports say

Amazon Anytime may work across iPhone and Android devices, desktops, and even smartwatches like the Apple Watch, and support many popular messaging features.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/18/amazon-working-on-anytime-messaging-app-reports-say.html

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Elon Musk's boring update suggests drilling work is well and truly under way

Elon Musk said on Wednesday that work on his ambitious plan to build a network of transportation tunnels across Los Angeles is under way, with the first segment of tunnel recently completed.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/29/elon-musks-boring-update-suggests-drilling-work-is-well-and-truly-under-way.html

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Firefox 54 Finally Supports Multithreading, May Beat Chrome on RAM Usage

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After eight years of work, Mozilla has released a new version of Firefox with multi-threaded browsing support.

The post Firefox 54 Finally Supports Multithreading, May Beat Chrome on RAM Usage appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/250930-firefox-54-finally-supports-multithreading-claims-higher-ram-efficiency-chrome?source=Computing

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Salesforce Parallelism


For several years now, Salesforce has built distinct product lines that all work off the same platform and can integrate in interesting ways. There are product lines for the enterprise, small and mid-sized businesses, business-to-business firms and business-to-consumer operations — and probably some others that I haven’t considered. For instance, the AppExchange contains a wealth of apps for very specialized types of front-office business, as well as some back-office apps, like accounting.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84605.html?rss=1

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China's inescapable Tencent adds Hollywood movies to its vast 'walled garden'

After getting off work at a real-estate company in eastern China, Zhu Feiyue spends most of his time on his smartphone.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/01/chinas-inescapable-tencent-adds-hollywood-movies-to-its-vast-walled-garden.html

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Robocop the crime-busting android starts work in Dubai

Robocop has just started work in Dubai. The crime-busting robot rolls to incidents on wheels, speaks multiple languages, and can accept crime reports via its torso-based tablet.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/23/robocop-crime-busting-android-starts-work-in-dubai.html

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Dallas hack: Did a white-hat hacker set off city emergency sirens?

The hack that set off emergency sirens across Dallas on Friday night may be the work of a so-called white-hat hacker, according to a cybersecurity expert.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/10/dallas-hack-did-white-hat-hacker-set-off-city-emergency-sirens.html

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Tractor Hack: Farmers are harnessing hacked software for John Deere repairs

Farming was simple once. It was hard, backbreaking work, but it followed a basic formula: You plant it, you grow it, you harvest it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/23/tractor-hack-farmers-are-harnessing-hacked-software-for-john-deere-repairs.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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How to stop Windows 10 from automatically rebooting after updates

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Tired of Windows 10 rebooting out from under you while you try to get work done? There’s a solution for that.

The post How to stop Windows 10 from automatically rebooting after updates appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/243620-stop-windows-10-automatically-rebooting-updates?source=Computing

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DC's digital shield: Cybersecurity ramps up for Trump inauguration

The Secret Service will be hard at work protecting against both physical and digital threats during President-elect Trump’s inauguration Friday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/19/dcs-digital-shield-cybersecurity-ramps-up-for-trump-inauguration.html

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The brand new MacBook Pro beats Microsoft's Surface Book in one key area

If you’re buying a new laptop for work this year, then the brand new MacBook Pro and Surface Book must be on your radar.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/17/brand-new-macbook-pro-beats-microsofts-surface-book-in-one-key-area.html

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Facebook revamps ad metrics, apologizes for latest errors

Facebook says it will work with independent measurement companies like Nielsen and comScore to review more of its metrics after it uncovered new problems with the data it provides to advertisers and publishers that use its network.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/16/facebook-revamps-ad-metrics-apologizes-for-latest-errors.html

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