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Why is European broadband faster and cheaper? Blame the government

Why is European broadband faster and cheaper? Blame the government | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Rick Karr is a journalist and frequent contributor to The Engadget Show.If you've stayed with friends who live in European cities, you've probably
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We're behind - again.....

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Uber plans to build self-driving cars at a robotics facility in Pittsburgh

Uber plans to build self-driving cars at a robotics facility in Pittsburgh | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Uber might have plans to make its own self-driving cars
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Adobe pushes critical Flash Player update to fix latest zero-day

Adobe pushes critical Flash Player update to fix latest zero-day | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Users with automatic updates enabled in Flash Player have already started receiving the new patch
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Inventor of the Laser Dies

Inventor of the Laser Dies | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Charles Townes won the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics for his efforts.
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Interesting look at what a laser is....

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Twitter Rolls Out Private Group Conversations, Native Video Tools | WIRED

Twitter Rolls Out Private Group Conversations, Native Video Tools | WIRED | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Twitter is more than it was yesterday. And that’s true in more ways than one. Today, the popular social networking service began offering two new tools: one for taking, editing, and sharing videos on your mobile phone (see left), and another for trading private messages among groups of people (see below, left). According to Twitter…
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Windows 10's new features: Cortana, a 'Spartan' browser, Xbox streaming, and more

Windows 10's new features: Cortana, a 'Spartan' browser, Xbox streaming, and more | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Microsoft showed off new, consumer-focused features for Windows 10.
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Hands-on with Windows 10 consumer preview: Hey Cortana, is that a Start Menu?

Hands-on with Windows 10 consumer preview: Hey Cortana, is that a Start Menu? | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
In Technical Preview Build 9924, Cortana joins forces with notifications and search to make WIndows more responsive. There's a Start Menu of sorts, too.
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OK - so maybe you do not get $200 for passing GO - but you can START the way you want to....

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Hands-on with Microsoft's HoloLens: The 3D augmented reality future is now

Hands-on with Microsoft's HoloLens: The 3D augmented reality future is now | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
We played virtual 3D Minecraft. We walked the surface of Mars. Windows' holographic potential may still be in progress, but it's already pretty amazing.
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Now this looks fun....

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The 15 best Chromebook keyboard shortcuts for faster productivity

The 15 best Chromebook keyboard shortcuts for faster productivity | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Chrome has a few of Windows's old reliable tricks, and then it has even more. Learn its tricks and fly through your apps and browser tabs like a pro.
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Anyone use it as your main computer?

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Microsoft’s Windows 10: Free upgrades, Xbox streaming, OS-level video capture | ExtremeTech

Microsoft’s Windows 10: Free upgrades, Xbox streaming, OS-level video capture | ExtremeTech | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Windows 10 is headed to devices this year, and the first major unveil and feature preview have significant enthusiast-oriented improvements. With a free upgrade offer, will Windows 10 finally shake off the doldrums that have haunted Windows 8?
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I must be the only guy that LIKES Windows 8...  oh well, 10 will be perfect (OK, more better!)

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Microsoft Shows Off Windows 10 and 'HoloLens'

Microsoft Shows Off Windows 10 and 'HoloLens' | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
A new version of Windows — and a new wearable 3D gadget Microsoft called the HoloLens
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Interesting - Google dumps Glass and MS comes up with the HoloLens...   somebody need to hurry - I want to play in a HoloDeck before I am too old

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Why is it called Windows 10 not Windows 9? | ExtremeTech

Why is it called Windows 10 not Windows 9? | ExtremeTech | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
When Microsoft announced its newest operating system, the surprise was not that it was coming, but that Windows would be skipping 9 and headed straight to 10. When asked about Windows 10's name, Microsoft didn't give a clear answer. So why, exactly, is Windows 10 getting the nod instead of 9?
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Email is 44 Years Old... - Webmag.co | Digital Resources for Net Professionals

Email is 44 Years Old... - Webmag.co | Digital Resources for Net Professionals | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Website Magazine's WebMag.co provides infographics, videos and more for 'Net professionals.
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It really is yo daddy's communication platform...     hmmm, before that - Pony Express, smoke signals....

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Verizon partner won’t stop using unkillable tracking cookies, refuses to honor its own opt-out requests [Updated] | ExtremeTech

Verizon partner won’t stop using unkillable tracking cookies, refuses to honor its own opt-out requests [Updated] | ExtremeTech | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
A new report from ProPublica highlights how advertising companies are piggybacking on Verizon's user tracking to create zombie cookies you can't delete -- no matter what.
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SpaceX Video Stirs Excitement for Falcon Heavy | Space | TechNewsWorld

SpaceX Video Stirs Excitement for Falcon Heavy | Space | TechNewsWorld | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
SpaceX on Thursday released a computer-generated animation demonstrating how the three Falcon 9 cores of its Falcon Heavy rocket, scheduled for launch later this year, would return to Earth. The boosters would land vertically at a selected site. The Falcon Heavy will be the most powerful rocket in the world, being able to lift more than 53 metric tons, or 117,000 pounds, into low earth orbit.
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In Italy, 3D printer builds affordable homes from mud

In Italy, 3D printer builds affordable homes from mud | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
3D printing is now being used to produce anything from personalized action figures to tactile maps
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Pssst! You Wanna Buy a Ranch?

Pssst! You Wanna Buy a Ranch? | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
These three properties are yours for the ogling.
 
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OK - so we have some nice properties and homes for sale, but - uhmmm - nothing like this one...   but if you are not looking to spend $700 million, checkout what we have:  

http://www.mysatexashomes.com/     #sanantonio

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Microsoft's Office universal apps will be touch-enabled and preinstalled on Windows 10 devices

Microsoft's Office universal apps will be touch-enabled and preinstalled on Windows 10 devices | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
The first demonstrations of new universal Office apps made clear that these would be separate from the desktop versions.
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Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users

Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
You read that: Current Windows users will be able to snag Windows 10 for the low, low price of absolutely nothing.
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History in the making - FREE - will you claim yours?

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Hands-on: Microsoft's massive Surface Hub enables big-screen collaboration

Hands-on: Microsoft's massive Surface Hub enables big-screen collaboration | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Microsoft's Surface Hub makes collaboration easy and fun.
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Could the next lunar mission come from South Africa? - CNN.com

One small crowdfunding investment online, one giant leap for Africa. At least that's the intention behind the Africa2Moon Mission.
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