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There are few IT skills more valued than the ability to protect a computer network from hackers and cyber thieves. Start down that lucrative career path today with the Cybersecurity Certification Mega Bundle, which can be yours for just $69 – over 90 percent off, from TNW Deals. With this course, you’ll get the materials you need to dive deep into the most proven methods for protecting vulnerable networks, and your training will position you perfectly for some key cybersecurity certifications. From the fundamentals of cryptography and encryption, to the vulnerabilities of computer networks and mobile apps, this learning bundle will help… This story continues at The Next Web

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There are nearly three million apps in the Google Play Store today, and over two million in the Apple App Store. Not only is the app market a fiercely competitive one, users have gotten more sophisticated over time and expect a better, more personalized experience in every app they use. Under these conditions, there’s no room for mistakes, and yet, it seems like half the apps I open are designed for the sole purpose of pushing me to do things without giving clear direction or while interfering me with what I wanted to do in the app in the first place.… This story continues at The Next Web

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Chelsea Manning, the U.S. army intelligence analyst imprisoned for leaking documents to Wikileaks, will give her first televised interview next month to ABC News’ Juju Chang. looking forward to meeting you @JujuChangABC ^_^ im very excited to talk to you @gma @nightline https://t.co/eJ9OS0fFqN — Chelsea E. Manning (@xychelsea) May 25, 2017 In addition to speaking to Manning, Chang will also speak to members of Manning’s team, who advocated tirelessly for her release. The interview will air on a special edition of NightLine. ABC intends to air portions of the interview on Good Morning America, World New Tonight with David Muir,… This story continues at The Next Web

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Wendy Williams is best known for her long-running daytime Emmy-nominated talk show, “The Wendy Williams Show.” However, there is no such thing as overnight success. Many conveniently forget about how she invested much of her life building a fan base throughout a 23-year career in radio. Building and nurturing relationships with your audience is not something that should ever be switched off once activated. Refreshingly, despite Williams continuing to enjoy phenomenal success, she is still actively looking for ways to meaningfully engage with her audience. As we enter the world of Mobile first, Williams has just launched a new entertainment… This story continues at The Next Web

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Serving the London region, Gatwick Airport is the UK’s second busiest airport, after London Heathrow. As you’d expect, it’s a gargantuan place, and getting around its two massive terminals can be a nightmare. To ameliorate this, Gatwick has taken the unusual step of installing 2,000 bluetooth-powered beacons that tell passengers where they are in the airport’s two terminals. The beacons are the product of a collaboration with London startup Pointr, and are accurate to three meters — so pretty damn accurate. The first incarnation of the system shows travelers where they are on a digital map, with their location visualized as… This story continues at The Next Web

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Back in 2007, when London was booming as the financial capital of the world, a new field called “algorithmic trading” was emerging. In essence, it is about leveraging Artificial Intelligence to place bets on financials markets faster than any human can. Like most PhD students doing AI, I was working with banks to help them build their trading algorithms, which back then represented about 3% of their activity. Fast forward to 2017, and this type of trading represents over 90% in some cases, almost completely replacing human traders in big banks. One of those victims turned out to be my… This story continues at The Next Web

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Here’s the thing: social media has completely changed how communication works. While brands and businesses are using social media channels to their advantage, leaders are not left far behind in this regard. After all, communication is the key to being a good leader. They use social media as a tool in their arsenal to build stronger, trustworthy relationships with their followers and their workforce. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that establishing a significant social media presence is the first thing on the to-do list for new leaders. Although many young leaders are taking to social media like a fish… This story continues at The Next Web

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Russian state-owned technology Ruselectronics has demonstrated the first computers running its own domestic Elbrus-8S silicon. The Elbrus-8S packs eight cores, and is manufactured using a 28 nanometer process. In comparison, the current-generation Intel Kaby Lake processors use a 14-nanometer process. According to Ruselectronics, the chip is between three and five times faster than the previous Elbrus-4S processor, and has I/O channels that are eight times higher. The Elbrus-4S, which came out in 2015, was sharply derided in the tech press for slow performance, with PC World editor Mark Hachman comparing it a CPU from 1999. While the Elbrus-8S doesn’t compare to contemporary… This story continues at The Next Web

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Technology moves at breakneck speed, and we now have more power in our pockets than we had in our homes in the 1990s. Augmented reality (AR) has been a fascinating concept of science fiction for decades, but many researchers think we’re finally getting close to making AR a reality thanks to advancements in computer vision. By definition, computer vision is a field that includes methods for acquiring, processing, analyzing, and understanding images and, in general, high-dimensional data from the real world in order to produce numerical or symbolic information, e.g., in the forms of decisions. In layman’s terms, computer visions… This story continues at The Next Web

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Every person privileged enough to make a living through their creativity understands a professional creative life depends upon reconciling two seemingly incompatible activities: making and selling. Making — the soul-filling part of a creative practice — is best done without too much concern in the moment for how your ideas are going to be sold; good work usually only results when unencumbered by the soul-sucking hindrance of second guessing what other people are going to think of your ideas. While most creative professionals don’t like to focus on the selling part of their work, it’s naive to engage in a… This story continues at The Next Web

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Technology has been shaping the way we work and live for decades. As everything in our world is becoming increasingly digital, new software and applications continue to emerge and arguably make our lives easier. Whether it’s artificial intelligence, a new web coding format or wearables, unique technology has the power to change the world. To find out what the next big technical innovation is and how it can make an impact, I asked 10 entrepreneurs from the Young Entrepreneur Council: What will revolutionize the web in the next five years beyond Facebook and Google, and what effect will this have… This story continues at The Next Web

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  When we talk about innovation, the safety industry isn’t always the first that comes to mind. However, with the amount of technological progress taking shape on a daily basis, this is actually one of the fastest moving fields out. Yes, the safety industry is about to get a major facelift with innovative technologies at the forefront. If you’ve been keeping up with any of the major technological changes in the past couple years, many of these applications are directly applied to the safety industry. Sectors like AI, Machine Learning, E-Learning, and Wearable Tech are quickly adapting to the shifting… This story continues at The Next Web

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Gwent, a standalone card game from the Witcher series, today opened its public beta. Gwent is a turn-based game with collectible cards. Players can summon warriors to try and top their opponent’s strength score. If you’ve ever played Hearthstone, you’ll see similarities between the two games. Gwent began life as a mini-game in The Witcher 3, before the standalone game was announced at last year’s E3. The game is free-to-play, though there are in-game purchases (presumably more cards). Gwent‘s open beta is available for PC, PS4, and XBox One. There’s no word on an official release date, but hopefully this will hold over Witcher fans while the Netflix… This story continues at The Next Web

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HBO finally released the trailer for the next season of Game of Thrones. Season 7 immediately made a splash online as people teased apart the various portents. So far, we can see Danaerys Targaryan making her long-awaited return to Westeros, Jon Snow’s army gearing up for wintry warfare, and Cersei Lannister in King’s Landing looking as chiseled as always. The series’ visual effects look better than ever. In particular, Dany’s now-adult dragons look dizzyingly large and dinosaur-esque. This trailer — and this season overall — takes the series into uncharted waters. Now that the show’s diverged from George RR Martin’s book canon,… This story continues at The Next Web

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Microsoft is today officially launching its Xbox Game Pass, a $9.99 Netflix-like service for gamers. Well, if you subscribe to Xbox Gold, anyway. For those not familiar, Xbox Game Pass allows you to play “over 100” Xbox One and 360 games for your $10 fee. That list of games will constantly change, with some games entering and exiting the pool over time. But unlike services like PlayStation Now, Game Pass isn’t simply streaming video footage through an internet connection. The titles run locally, so you needn’t worry about latency, lag spikes, or bandwidth issues. That also means you’ll have to wait a… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Xbox

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Sweden has listed its public parks and beaches on Airbnb to promote its national policy on free-roaming. In a collaboration with VisitSweden, the country’s official tourism site, Airbnb has listed “the entire country” on a separate portion of its site, “to make this home available to everyone.” Sweden’s philosophy of “Allemansrätten,” allows anyone to experience Swedish nature without having to pay: The freedom to roam is the principle, protected by the law, that gives all people the right to roam free in nature. Sleep on mountaintops, by the lakes, in quiet forests or beautiful meadows. Take a kayak out for a spin or experience the… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Airbnb

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Facebook is introducing a couple of changes today that make it easier to spot trending topics and the coverage around them. First up, there’s a bit of a visual redesign. Previously, clicking on a trending topic would highlight a story from one publication, and you’d have to scroll down past a live video section to view related stories. Facebook is replacing that system with a simple carousel, which does a better job of showing you different coverage options. To be clear, the change doesn’t affect how stories are sourced, according to Facebook. It’s still the same algorithm picking out some of the most… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook

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Being a parent is one of the most wonderful feelings in this world. Seeing a child grow imbibing different skills is the dream of every parent. While living this dream, most of the parents fail to teach their child certain entrepreneurial skills that can help them in leading a successful life in future. It is very important to develop the entrepreneurial mindset in children at early ages. Kids learn things at tender age quickly. They have enough time to implement and experience what they have learnt at young age. Moreover, they have few mental barriers to torn off in process… This story continues at The Next Web

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The FCC recently posted a notice about a proposed piece of legislation that would, essentially, roll back the Open Internet Order of 2015, which established the concept of net neutrality. These are publicly available documents, and you can read them for yourself. Of course, the documents are also wordy and complicated, so I’m going to distill them down into something we can all understand here. Here’s what such proposed legislation would mean for the internet—and for the future of our technology. What It Actually Means The proposal is called “Restoring Internet Freedom,” because its proponents believe that net neutrality is… This story continues at The Next Web

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As quietly as it came, community site Imzy is shutting down after just over a year of operation. @imzyhq 3/3 – But for today, I am heartbroken to say, that @imzyhq is shutting down. https://t.co/JQBxXxPisCThanks for the support everyone. — Dan McComas (@kickme444) May 24, 2017 Imzy was created by former Reddit employees Dan McComas and Jessica Moreno as a safer, friendlier version of the popular community site. This approach doesn’t seem to have served Imzy well in the long run: We’ve loved getting to know all of you and seeing you build communities and make new friends. Unfortunately, we were not… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Reddit

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Pokémon GO developer Niantic has discovered an insidious new way to ruin a cheater’s day: give them stuff they don’t want. First spotted by the Pokémon GO subreddit The Silph Road, the changes rolled out last weekend. This new approach flags a cheater’s account, “shadowbanning” them so that they can still play — they’ll just only be able to see common Pokémon. Scanners show Pokémon GO players where rare monsters are, to save some the trouble of long searches on foot. Using third-party software is against Niantic’s terms of service, and in the past it has just banned cheaters’ accounts en masse. The Silph Road’s… This story continues at The Next Web

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In nature, because water is a polar molecule, it naturally forms clusters that end up being about 1 micron in size. These water clusters are absorbed easily throughout the digestive system into the blood.  In the blood, some water molecules that are loosely bound to these large clusters are pulled off for use in cells. The large clusters themselves are too large to enter a cell. Cells struggle to get adequate water molecules by robbing them from passing large clusters. Hydrozomes (a new nano-engineered form of water molecules) are quite different. They are about 100 nanometers in size, roughly 1/10th… This story continues at The Next Web

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Foursquare today released data suggesting international tourism numbers to the United States are in freefall. The data comes from 13 million of Foursquare’s users, spread out over 150 countries, and charts travel patterns from July 2016 through March 2017. According to the charts Foursquare has shown, tourism to the United States took a downward turn around October 2016, and shows little sign of recovery in the intervening months. The data specifies a difference between “business travel” and “leisure travel,” defined by the different places the traveler stopped: Leisure venue visits are defined as stops at the following: casinos, department stores, malls, monuments/landmarks, museums,… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Foursquare

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Project management is a field with nearly as many methods for completing a project as there are projects themselves. So if you’re looking to jump into the arena and become a highly sought after (and highly paid) project manager, it pays to know all the different approaches you can take to get a project over the finish line. With the eduCBA Project Management and Quality Management course bundle (now just $39, over 90 percent off, from TNW Deals), you’ll have a wealth of resources at your disposal to master all the most popular project management philosophies in play today. And… This story continues at The Next Web

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“Oops, @FLOTUS’s email address leaks! I kindly pointed this out (and invited her to the beautiful @Oilsjt) :).” Inti de Ceukelaire, a Belgian ethical hacker who once redirected links in Donald Trump’s old tweets to a video celebrating his hometown of Aalst, has struck gold again – this time with the First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump. OEPS! @FLOTUS haar privé mailadres lekt! Vriendelijk op gewezen (en meteen uitgenodigd in het wondermooie @Oilsjt) :-) pic.twitter.com/AQcvSRfdJp — Inti De Ceukelaire (@intidc) May 24, 2017 Thanks to some ill-configured privacy settings and a self-written script, de Ceukelaire was able to use… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: LG

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