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New Microsoft tools integrate LinkedIn data directly into Dynamics 365

New Microsoft tools integrate LinkedIn data directly into Dynamics 365

Microsoft announced some significant integrations between LinkedIn, the professional social network it bought last year for over $26 billion and Microsoft Dynamics 365, the company’s CRM and ERP suite. It was clear that when Microsoft…

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Lytro’s light field vision finally shows its worth

Lytro’s light field vision finally shows its worth

While many of the virtual reality experiences being shown off at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival are pushing boundaries in VR story-telling techniques,…

Data management startup Rubrik is raising up to $200M on a $1B valuation

Data management startup Rubrik is raising up to $200M on a $1B valuation

Make way for another juggernaut amongst enterprise startups: Rubrik, a data backup company that only emerged from stealth in 2015,…

Hope and rapture on West Broadway

Hope and rapture on West Broadway

 We were just outside the Marriott on the edge of downtown when the conference doors opened. I remember saying something…

Gillmor Gang: Fossil Fuel

Gillmor Gang: Fossil Fuel

The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, April 21, 2017. Big…

HBO’s “Silicon Valley” cast hints about upcoming season

HBO’s “Silicon Valley” cast hints about upcoming season

They’re back! HBO’s “Silicon Valley” is set to return to television, with the fourth season debuting this Sunday. We had…

Snap acquires the crucial geofilter patent from Mobli for a record $7.7M

Snap acquires the crucial geofilter patent from Mobli for a record $7.7M

According to Snap’s S-1 Filing for its IPO, of the $400m in revenues the company has, $360 million is made…

Scientists are racing nanocars on a solid gold track

Scientists are racing nanocars on a solid gold track

Scientists are set to engage in a frivolous race of single-molecule “nanocars” on, if you can believe it, a solid…

Instagram on Android gets offline mode

Instagram on Android gets offline mode

80% of Instagram’s users 600 million users are outside the US, so it needed a way to provide a better…

Erdogan’s victory means uncertain times for Turkey’s startups

Erdogan’s victory means uncertain times for Turkey’s startups

In 2008 I had the privilege to travel to Istanbul to check out the tech scene.  I’d arranged a tech…

In his new book, The New Urban Crisis, author Richard Florida shows how cities can survive an uncertain future

In his new book, The New Urban Crisis, author Richard Florida shows how cities can survive an uncertain future

Richard Florida is most frequently associated with the concept of the rising creative class and his books have described how…

Smart running shoes won’t make you faster, but they could help you avoid getting hurt

Smart running shoes won’t make you faster, but they could help you avoid getting hurt

Altra’s Torin IQ were inevitable. Sensors integrated into articles of clothing have long been acknowledged to be the next step…

Short film ‘The Moderators’ takes a look at the thankless job of patrolling the web

Short film ‘The Moderators’ takes a look at the thankless job of patrolling the web

If you have 20 minutes to spare before you begin your weekend — or after, for that matter — you…

Baidu is acquiring xPerception, a U.S. startup focused on computer vision

Baidu is acquiring xPerception, a U.S. startup focused on computer vision

Baidu is acquiring xPerception, a US startup specialized in computer vision, according to Reuters. Details are sparse, but we know…

In Portland, Uber launches initiative to add electric vehicles to its fleet

In Portland, Uber launches initiative to add electric vehicles to its fleet

With a new electric vehicle initiative, Uber is finally speaking Portland’s language. The company shares a rocky history with the famously…

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Essential Equipment for Long Exposure Photography

Essential Equipment for Long Exposure Photography

Normally, I say that equipment is not important, at least not for those just getting started with photography. Until you…

7 Tips for Urban Landscape Photography

7 Tips for Urban Landscape Photography

When you ask people what is landscape photography they have no trouble defining it. But ask what urban landscape photography…

Bought Your First DSLR? 6 Tips for Learning How to Use Your New Camera

Bought Your First DSLR? 6 Tips for Learning How to Use Your New Camera

After a lot of thought and research, you finally pull the trigger. You bring home your first digital camera, pull…

How to Overcome Difficult Lighting Scenarios at Weddings

How to Overcome Difficult Lighting Scenarios at Weddings

A wedding photographer has to be prepared for pretty much anything. Big belly laughs, impromptu outbursts of song and bear…


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Lenovo adds $279 Flex 11 to its Chromebook laptop lineup

Lenovo adds $279 Flex 11 to its Chromebook laptop lineup

Lenovo Flex 11 Chromebook Lenovo has expanded its lineup of Chromebooks with the introduction of the Flex 11, a 2-in-1 laptop that may have a…

Crowdfunded Mirabook is latest attempt at a laptop dock for smartphones

Teardown shows new iPad bears strong resemblance to original iPad Air

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Samsung’s new app uses emojis to help people with language disorders communicate

Samsung’s new app uses emojis to help people with language disorders communicate

Once derided as a silly novelty, emojis are coming into their own as a communication tool. New app Wemogee uses the ideograms to help people…

Samsung says the Galaxy S8 easily outsold the S7

Why the Wikileaks CIA dump was the most damaging one yet