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The Smithsonian has released more than 2.8 million images you can use for free

This post was originally published on this siteImage: Smithsonian Institution The Smithsonian Institution is releasing 2.8 million high-res images from its massive collection into the public domain, putting them online for anyone to use and download for free. The open-access online platform will include 2D and 3D images from its 19 museums, nine research centers, …

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Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block steps down

Salesforce today announced that Keith Block, the company’s co-CEO, is stepping down. This leaves company founder Marc Benioff as the sole CEO and chair of the CRM juggernaut. Block’s bio has already been wiped from Salesforce’s leadership page. Block stepped into the co-CEO role in 2018, after a long career at the company that saw […]

Disney CEO Bob Iger immediately steps down from CEO position

The Walt Disney Company announced this afternoon that Robert Iger, the company’s long-time CEO who ushered in the company’s lush franchise and entertainment platform profits, will step down immediately as chief executive. Bob Chapek, a long-time senior exec at the company who most recently held the position of Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, […]

What is Digital Marketing and Why is it Important for Startups

Digital marketing is a series of tools that most modern businesses use to bring customers to their products and services. It involves using digital outlets like websites, social platforms, and software applications as marketing channels. There are a wide variety of options in digital marketing encompassing many different methods. Some marketing techniques that fall under […]
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Tesla Autopilot, distracted driving to blame in deadly 2018 crash

This post was originally published on this siteIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday that Tesla’s Autopilot driver assistance system was one of the probable causes of a fatal 2018 crash into a concrete barrier. In addition, the safety board said the driver was playing a mobile game …

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This AirPod-holding Apple Watch band is either brilliant or incredibly dumb

This post was originally published on this siteAirBands | Kickstarter If you have a habit of misplacing your AirPods, this new Kickstarter campaign might have the answer: stick them on your Apple Watch band. The AirBand is a new silicon band for the Apple Watch that doubles as a holder for your AirPods, with two …

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L1ght Raises $15 Million In Seed Funding to Prevent Toxicity Online

Online toxicity is a growing problem affecting millions of kids worldwide. This includes hate speech, predatory behavior, bullying, shaming and the promotion of self-harm. L1ght, which uses artificial intelligence technology to analyze and predict toxic content online, announced today that it has secured $15 million in seed funding. The round was led jointly by Tribeca […]
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How to Enable DNS Over HTTPS in Your Web Browser

Mozilla has started rolling out DNS over HTTPS for all Firefox users, a solid security change that’s meant to address the issue of third parties spying on the websites you’re visiting. Normally, when you type a website into your browser’s address bar and hit Enter, your browser uses DNS to map the domain name to the…Read more…

Amazon warns sellers against price gouging face masks amid coronavirus concerns

This post was originally published on this sitePhoto by Emanuele Cremaschi/Getty Images Amazon is warning third-party sellers on its Marketplace platform against exorbitant price hikes to face masks amid the coronavirus outbreak that continues to expand across the globe, Wired reports. The company demands Marketplace sellers abide by its Fair Pricing Policy, a rule set …

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Make Cocktail Syrups Even if You Don’t Drink Cocktails

My fridge is full of syrups. Besides the obligatory maple, there’s some cheap-o “pancake syrup,” some berry honey, a bottle of simple syrup, and a bottle of honey syrup. Historically speaking, the last two have been used primarily for cocktails, but literally everyone should have them in their fridge, whether they…Read more…

Comcast just acquired a streaming service you’ve probably never heard of from the owner of Myspace

This post was originally published on this siteIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Waging battle in the ongoing streaming wars means spending a lot of money to gain even a slight edge over the competition, sometimes even on services and products most everyday TV watchers have never heard of. For instance, Comcast announced on …

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The internet of tea

This post was originally published on this sitePhoto by Matt Dunham – WPA Pool/Getty Images The internet is a place where everyone meets everyone else. It is the site of a billion different micro- and macro-cultures; it is a space where you can find out anything you want, provided humans have come up with it; …

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IoT Can Put Your Data at Risk, Here’s How

IoT has progressively made its way into the day-to-day lives of both individuals and businesses. From cars to coffee makers to smart factories, the devices that surround us are becoming increasingly connected. The benefits of bringing IoT into our homes and offices are numerous. We have increased efficiency, improved communication, and greater productivity, to cite […]
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How to Enable Touch Controls for Stadia Games on Android

One of the most baffling setbacks of Google’s game-streaming service, Stadia, is its strict controller requirements. Stadia games can only be played with the official Stadia controller, which must be plugged in via USB in order to work—even on portable devices like Android phones. This has hamstrung the service’s…Read more…

The Best Way to Store Leftover Canned Tomatoes or Broth

It’s a problem that has plagued me for as long as I’ve been cooking. I want to add a little canned diced tomato to a side dish or a pot of sauce, but I don’t want to add the whole damn can. So I dump the leftovers into a glass container and refrigerate it for later use. Except that by the time “later” comes, it’s been…Read more…

Go Ahead and Waste Time

I’ll be the first person to say that I love optimizing my life. I’ve spent over a decade mastering David Allen’s Getting Things Done productivity system, and tried-and-true lifehacks like email batching, meal planning, and habit stacking are all essential parts of my day-to-day existence.Read more…