An iOS 11 feature could let you quickly disable TouchID and keep cops out

August 18, 2017 No Comments

 TouchID has always been a legal grey area when it came to cops and border patrol asking you to fork over your phone. But with the new update in iOS 11, that no longer seems to be a problem. Read More

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The Best Way to Test Students? Make Them Explain It On Video

August 16, 2017 No Comments

You will be surprised how quickly a short video conveys just what students know about the subject.
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‘Game of Thrones’ Recap, Season 7 Episode 5: The Sins of the Father Persist

August 14, 2017 No Comments

Dead fathers loom large in “Eastwatch,” but it feels a little strange at a time when the old ways are changing so drastically.
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Snap founders won’t sell shares despite plummeting price

August 13, 2017 No Comments

 Snap has an awful Q2 earnings report… but at least its dancing AR hot dog was viewed 1.5 billion times. To prove their confidence, co-founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy have agreed not to sell any shares this year, and the company will withhold shares they’re owed to pay for any necessary taxes. Of course, there are only five months left in the year, so this isn’t exactly… Read More

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Snap sold fewer than 42K Spectacles, down 35% in Q2

August 11, 2017 No Comments

 Snap’s Spectacles sunglasses may prove to be more of a fad than a must-have device. Snap revealed during its call following weak Q2 earnings that it generated $ 5.4 million in “Other” revenue, which would equate to around 41,500 pairs of its Spectacles camera sunglasses at a $ 130 price point. Read More

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Google Manifesto Author James Damore Just Might Have a Legal Case

August 9, 2017 No Comments

James Damore has filed complaint with NLRB and says his firing violated California law.
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Lambda School aims to cash in by upskilling untapped talent

August 7, 2017 No Comments

 As the saying goes, the future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed. Also not evenly distributed: Access to the expensive education typically needed to stand a chance of obtaining one of the jobs of the future. Y Combinator backed Lambda School is hoping to change this, with a new approach to funding higher education. Read More
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All the major cases where an LTE-enabled Apple Watch would be great

August 6, 2017 No Comments

 Apple is reportedly working on an Apple Watch that won’t have to be tethered to your phone for data, freeing that small fitness tracker on your wrist from the oppressive confines of having to carry around a now-critical piece of technology for operating in your daily life.
This will probably have repercussions for the battery life of the watch that you have to charge every evening. We… Read More

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Meditation app Headspace brings on former Netflixer Dolores Tersigni as chief people officer

August 4, 2017 No Comments

 Dolores Tersigni was hoping she would be taking a long-overdue vacation after leaving Netflix earlier this year — instead, she was spending a lot of time talking to the team over at meditation app Headspace. Now she’s landed a job there as the chief people officer, starting full-time this week. Read More
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Bluesound Pulse 2 and Pulse Flex Review: Great Audio, But Tough to Set Up

August 2, 2017 No Comments

We test two wireless speakers from Bluesound that offer lossless audio over Wi-Fi.
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