Tech Q&A: Protect your business against ransomware

With all the hacking and ransomware attacks, I would like to know how you make sure your business does not become a victim. I need to take steps now before it’s too late.

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Google Brings Machine Learning to Online Marketing Assessment


Google has unveiled Google Attribution, a tool that uses machine learning to measure the effectiveness of online marketing campaigns across a variety of devices and channels. Part of a series of new measurement tools introduced at Google Marketing Next, Google Attribution aims to help marketers determine what is driving consumers to make their online purchasing decisions. Google is at an “inflection point,” noted Sridhar Ramaswamy, SVP of ads and commerce, when it comes to the use of technology to measure online marketing effectiveness.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84563.html?rss=1

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Rocket Lab electron booster falls short in debut test launch

The debut flight of Rocket Lab’s miniature satellite launcher wasn’t perfect, but the company is confident enough to proceed with plans for a second test launch this summer, founder and CEO Peter Beck said today (May 25).

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/26/rocket-lab-electron-booster-falls-short-in-debut-test-launch.html

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How did dinosaurs evolve into birds?

Scientists may have finally worked out how dinosaurs evolved into birds.Experts have isolated a genetic sequence which they believe was present in dinosaurs before and during their evolution into birds.

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Astronomers discover what is causing those mysterious cosmic radio bursts

Three thousand thousand thousand years ago, a fast radio burst from the center of a dwarf galaxy far beyond the Milky Way generated as much energy as 500 million suns in milliseconds. And then it came out for an encore. And another. It has done roughly 30 curtain calls in all.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/26/astronomers-discover-what-is-causing-those-mysterious-cosmic-radio-bursts.html

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Instagram no longer requires square photos in private messages

Private chats on Instagram are getting even more streamlined — photos can now be sent without editing, no crop required. The change also comes with in-chat link previews as Instagram continues to refine Direct.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/26/instagram-no-longer-requires-square-photos-in-private-messages.html

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Reboot Reality: VR and AR Mark Milestone With New Interactive Exhibit

Reboot Reality exhibit at The Tech

VR is amazing, but it’s tough to try out yourself because of the equipment needed and the prototype nature of so much of the hardware and software. Fortunately, The Tech Museum in San Jose has now opened a permanent exhibit where visitors can experience a variety of VR, AR, and MR projects.

The post Reboot Reality: VR and AR Mark Milestone With New Interactive Exhibit appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/249919-reboot-reality-vr-ar-mark-milestone-new-interactive-exhibit-tech-museum?source=Computing

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Sea-dwelling mega-reptile the size of a Bus ruled the ancient oceans 130 million years ago, scientists discover

A sea-dwelling reptile the size of a bus has been identified for the first time from a giant fossil found in Russia.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/26/sea-dwelling-mega-reptile-size-bus-ruled-ancient-oceans-130-million-years-ago-scientists-discover.html

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Study: Fitness trackers suck at measuring calories burned

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine studied seven popular fitness trackers and discovered none of them could accurately measure energy expenditure.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/26/study-fitness-trackers-suck-at-measuring-calories-burned.html

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Facebook use associated with decreased health and happiness, study finds

As per a new study from the University of California, San Diego, and Yale University, Facebook could be making us unhappier and unhealthier than we may realize. Given that Facebook boasts a user base of around 2 billion people, that’s scary

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/26/facebook-use-associated-with-decreased-health-and-happiness-study-finds.html

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Solar eclipse 2017: what it is, when it's happening and why it's important

On August 21, 2017, the United States will have something happen to it that hasn’t happened since Jimmy Carter was President, Sony introduced the Walkman and M*A*S*H was still on TV.The U.S. will go dark.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/26/solar-eclipse-2017-what-it-is-when-its-happening-and-why-its-important.html

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Surprise! Galaxy's monster Black Hole likely has huge neighbor on a crash course

Two monster black holes are apparently on a collision course near the heart of a nearby galaxy, a new study reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/26/surprise-galaxys-monster-black-hole-likely-has-huge-neighbor-on-crash-course.html

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Scientists prove that our brains have a little bit of Jedi in them

Have you ever wished you had Jedi powers?

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