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Boston Public Schools Map Switch Aims To Amend 500 Years of Distortion

Students attending Boston public schools are now getting a more accurate depiction of the world after the school district rolled out a new standard map of the world that show North America and Europe much smaller than Africa and South America. From a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

The State of Security in the Canadian Public Sector, 2017

This IDC Perspective discusses the readiness of the Canadian public sector to defend against security threats and the number of breaches experienced and its impact. This study provides the state of security in the public sector, findings from our res.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News16 hr. 14 min. ago

"Unprecedented" Petya Cyber Attack Follows in WannaCry"s Footsteps

A cyber attack dubbed “Petya” took root in Ukraine on Tuesday and is spreading across the world in what appears to be a repeat of the recent WannaCry malware attack — but “without the kill switch that saved us last time,&rdqu.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News16 hr. 50 min. ago

Ford GoBike launches in the Bay Area starting tomorrow

 Ford’s GoBike dock-based bike-share program kicks off tomorrow, June 28 in the Bay Area. The program is being run in collaboration with Motivate, a platform operator and service provider for bike-sharing networks, and will offer up 3,500.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 50 min. ago

Credit Karma touts $500 million in revenues

 It turns out that you can make a lot of money by giving stuff away for free. That’s the lesson from Credit Karma, which today is announcing that it’s running its business profitably after earning $500 million in revenues last year......»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 50 min. ago

Google News gets a fresh coat of paint

 After years of sticking with essentially the same design, nobody was going to accuse Google News of looking modern. While the rest of the company’s portfolio received major facelifts in recent years, Google News started looking a bit negl.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 50 min. ago

Watch the iPhone go through an existential crisis on its 10th birthday

The iPhone turns 10 years old this week, and it’s having a lot of feelings about it.In a very special episode of The iPhone Show, we celebrate with a birthday party for the most celebrated smartphone ever. Except we didn’t expect the iPhone wo.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News18 hr. 14 min. ago

Dish’s new Evolve box aims to bring the streaming good life to your hotel room

Tired of overpriced hotel entertainment? Fear not -- Dish Network's new Evolve streaming box integrates live TV, Chromecast tech, Google Play streaming apps, and more in one place, and it's aimed at your next hotel room. The post Dish’s new Evo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 6 min. ago

The App Economy Will Be Worth $6 Trillion in Five Years

An anonymous reader shares a report: In five years, the app economy will be worth $6.3 trillion, up from $1.3 trillion last year, according to a report released today by app measurement company App Annie. What explains the growth? More people are spe.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 42 min. ago

Sources: Delivery Hero IPO in Germany to price in upper half of price range, aims to raise ~$1.04B (Reuters)

Reuters: Sources: Delivery Hero IPO in Germany to price in upper half of price range, aims to raise ~$1.04B  —  Online takeaway food delivery group Delivery Hero is expected to price its initial public offering in the upper half of.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News19 hr. 50 min. ago

Uber is trying to win you back by letting you request rides for loved ones

Uber appears to have its work cut out in terms of winning over the public. But a new feature may help elicit warm and fuzzy feelings -- it is a way for you to request a ride, not for yourself, but rather for a loved one.  The post Uber is trying to.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 6 min. ago

Today’s huge ransomware attack has only made about $7,500 so far

 Ransomware attacks are bigger than ever, but the payouts appear to be shrinking. While the ransomware suspected to be a variant of Petya makes headlines around the world, whoever set it loose isn’t really making a whole lot of money, esp.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 26 min. ago

Amazon has knocked $50 off the price of a 1TB SSD

The best thing you can do to improve the performance of an old PC is to swap out that spinning hard drive for an SSD. Just a few years ago that meant you’d trade speed for capacity, but that’s quickly changing. Today, Amazon’s got a deal on.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News21 hr. 50 min. ago

Seed-bombing drone startup aims to plant one billion trees per year

Deforestation creates more carbon dioxide every year than all of the automobiles on our roads combined. This company is looking to combat deforestation with a fleet of seed launching drones. The post Seed-bombing drone startup aims to plant one billi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News21 hr. 50 min. ago

Facebook now has 2 billion monthly users… and responsibility

 Thirteen years after launching and less than five years after hitting 1 billion, Facebook now has 2 billion monthly active users. If getting to 1 billion was about building a product, and getting to 2 billion was about building a user base, Fac.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News22 hr. 6 min. ago

Samsung’s updated Smart Switch website helps iPhone users switch to Android

Samsung has updated its Smart Switch website, which is aimed at helping users switch from their old phone to a new Samsung Galaxy. Of course, it's particularly helpful for iPhone users who might want to switch over to Android. The post Samsung’.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 42 min. ago

Apple Releases Public Beta of iOS 11: Here"s What You Need To Know

Several new features stand out in iOS 11, the coming update to Apple's mobile operating system that became available in public beta yesterday. They include a new keyboard mode for easier one-handed typing, a "Do Not Disturb" feature for driving, and.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Digital Workplace Leaders Explore Their Next Steps

Remember the web content management space 17 years ago? Everyone trying to figure out what it means to have an “online presence,” grappling with SEO and home page banners.   Well, we’re seeing a lot of parallels with the cu.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

SugarCRM launches Hint, aims for "relationship intelligence"

SugarCRM's Hint aims to scour the web to produce more complete customer profiles for enterprises......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Fiverr launches a Pro tier and acquires video production marketplace Veed.me

 Freelance marketplace Fiverr has for years worked on connecting buyers and sellers of online services that range from writing to design to programming to digital marketing. Today the company is launching Fiverr Pro, a new offering that highl.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Nootrobox is now HVMN and will sell biohacking products beyond nootropics

 If none of what’s in the above headline makes sense, you probably haven’t been following the biohacking trend for the last couple of years. But Silicon Valley is brimming with tech execs trying to become faster, stronger and smarter.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017