Smart & Safe Tech: For cars, there's safety in connectivity

The road can be unpredictable. Hum by Verizon brings your car up to speed with today’s latest technology. Connecting drivers to emergency services, grading your driving, recognizing the health of your car and helping drivers arrive to their destination safely.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/10/smart-safe-tech-for-cars-theres-safety-in-connectivity.html

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Best Laptops for Photo Editing

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Photo editing on the road is always challenging, with the need for a high-quality display, fast graphics, and lots of RAM at odds with carrying a lightweight laptop. Here are some of the best laptops we’ve found for the road-warrior photographer.

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20 things we don't do anymore because of technology

See if these sound familiar: You’re not sure where your U.S. road atlas is, or if you even own one. It’s been so long since you licked a stamp, you’ve forgotten what it tastes like. You’ve seen more scrumptious two-minute videos in the past week than you’ve consulted a cookbook in the past year.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/06/20-things-dont-do-anymore-because-technology.html

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Does Avaya Have a Post-Chapter 11 Prayer?


Is Avaya on the road to financial recovery? What will happen to business partners and customers if it is not? The company last month filed for Chapter 11 protection for itself and some of its United States subsidiaries — a move that makes it “the first major established technology company that’s dying as a direct result of the cloud,” according to Ian Campbell, CEO of Nucleus Research. However, the move actually is a strategic and tactical restructuring that’s meant to retire a heavy debt burden, according to John Sullivan, Avaya’s treasurer.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84282.html?rss=1

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Samsung Floats Possibility of Split


Samsung has announced road map for a corporate restructuring that might include splitting itself into two. The company has retained external advisors to review the optimal corporate structure for its activities. The review is expected to take six months. Depending on the findings, Samsung may create a holding company structure and might list its shares on additional international exchanges. The company also announced that it will allocate more money to shareholder returns and bring in independent board members with international experience.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84121.html?rss=1

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How to Keep Streaming Audio From Chewing Through Your Cell Phone's Data Plan

For road warriors who spend endless hours commuting or traveling, the usual AM, FM, or satellite radio offerings can grow tiresome.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/18/how-to-keep-streaming-audio-from-chewing-through-your-cell-phone-data-plan.html

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Garmin unveils Varia Vision, touts tech to boost cyclist safety

GPS specialist Garmin has launched an in-sight display designed to boost cyclists’ road awareness by placing information in their line of sight.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/05/garmin-unveils-varia-vision-touts-tech-to-boost-cyclist-safety.html

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Ford adds Apple's Siri Eyes Free to legacy vehicles with Sync 3.8 update

Article Image Ford has begun updating existing vehicles on the road to support Apple’s Siri Eyes Free for iPhone, now available to download on systems running its second-generation Sync infotainment platform.

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3 gadgets that are always listening and how to stop them

Imagine driving down a dark, deserted road when your tire blows out. There’s no one around, but, thankfully, you’re not alone. “Hey, Siri.  Call roadside assistance.” A second later, you get a response in a warm and comforting voice, “Calling roadside assistance.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/26/3-gadgets-that-are-always-listening-and-how-to-stop-them/

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Volkswagen's Fines – Billions; Lost Customer Loyalty – Incalculable


There’s a rough road ahead for consumers strapped into Volkswagen and Audi diesel cars kitted out with software to fool emissions testing. Many of VW’s loyal customers feel let down and even duped, said Agnes Huff, CEO of the Agnes Huff Communications Group. Many of them now question the brand’s overall integrity. “Regaining customer trust will be an ongoing challenge, where they will have to publicly and consistently demonstrate on many levels that they have the ability to change the systemic internal issues that created this crisis.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82533.html?rss=1

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Best laptops for photo editing: Retina is important, but it’s not everything

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Photo editing on the road is always challenging, with the need for a high-quality display, fast graphics, and lots of RAM at odds with carrying a lightweight laptop. Here are some of the best laptops we’ve found for the road-warrior photographer.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/167185-best-laptops-for-photo-editing

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Could Apple's CarPlay confuse?

As we head out for our final summer road trips, many of us–whether we admit it or not–will be juggling an iPhone to keep us connected in the car. It can be a dangerous distraction, but one that many people hope will be mitigated when Apple’s much-anticipated CarPlay software comes out this fall.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/08/22/could-apple-carplay-confuse/

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Top tech for summer driving

There are so many obstacles that can ruin a summer road trip, it’s surprising so many of us bother at all. You can eliminate—or at least alleviate—some of the hassle by being prepared and using some smart technology. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/08/08/top-tech-for-summer-driving/

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Google Maps rolls out handy distance calculation tool

Whether you’re planning a cross-country road trip, a Sunday morning bicycle ride or a leg-punishing marathon route, Google Maps now lets you easily measure the distance between points with a new feature rolled out Wednesday. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/07/10/google-maps-rolls-out-handy-distance-calculation-tool/

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The Silk Road 2.0 is now bigger and better than ever before: What’s the FBI to do?

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Despite (or perhaps because of) a high-profile bust of the original Silk Road, the online drug market is back and more successful than ever – and this time it brought some friends.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/182083-the-silk-road-2-0-is-now-bigger-and-better-than-ever-before-whats-the-fbi-to-do

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