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GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY - curated by Al Cannistra. A look through the window of new and enhance global technology. Improving life - or taking control? #SanAntonioONE #GlobalTechnologyToday #AlCannistra  
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Tesla to offer hands-free steering on Model S in three months

Tesla to offer hands-free steering on Model S in three months | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc will soon offer upgrades including hands-free steering on its Model S sedan, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Thursday, but the news did not help the electric carmaker's
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This is really interesting - starting at 9 seconds into the video the demo car is shown driving on the wrong side of the divided highway - YIKES (I hope there are no bugs in the app)

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10 Chrome extensions for streamlined, sped-up productivity

10 Chrome extensions for streamlined, sped-up productivity | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Streamline your web-based workflow! These 10 tools can help. Integrate Google Calendar, share screenshots, and fire up other tools for getting things done.
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Interesting stuff here - I changed to Chrome last year - GREAT decision - SnagIt, Google Cast, Pocket and Google Drive - are favorites - thinking about the ToDo app - check them out!

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Steam Machines revealed: Full details and pictures for every model

Steam Machines revealed: Full details and pictures for every model | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Valve's Steam Machine lineup is as varied in hardware as it is in price. Here's everything we know about all 15 models announced thus far.
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Some not yet available and in two years will seem outdated - technology on fast forward!

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Self-Driving Vehicles Could Cut Car Ownership Nearly in Half, Report Finds

Self-Driving Vehicles Could Cut Car Ownership Nearly in Half, Report Finds | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
In the not-too-distant future, the typical picture of a big American household in the suburbs might include just one car in the driveway.
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hmmm - so when it is stolen it know how to drive itself home?

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The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids: 239 Cool Sites

The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids: 239 Cool Sites | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
From websites to games, contests to summer camps, we've got a ton of sites to explore in science, technology, engineering and math for kids age 5 to 18.
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Our future - this one is for your kids and grandkids....  do share

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The FCC's net neutrality rules: 5 things you need to know

The FCC's net neutrality rules: 5 things you need to know | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
The FCC voted in favor of net neutrality on Thursday, but what does it all mean?
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what does it all mean - is it a good decision?

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Confirmed: Google plans its own U.S. mobile service

Confirmed: Google plans its own U.S. mobile service | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
But Google's Sundar Pichai says it doesn't intend to become a full-service cellular carrier, instead likening the service to its Nexus mobile devices.
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Official Gmail Blog: The new Google Contacts: Bringing everyone together

Official Gmail Blog: The new Google Contacts: Bringing everyone together | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
P.S. The new Contacts isn’t yet available for Google Apps customers, but we’re working on it.
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good or bad?

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Lockheed Martin's new fusion reactor might change humanity forever

Lockheed Martin's new fusion reactor might change humanity forever | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
This is an invention that might change civilization as we know it: A compact fusion reactor developed by Skunk Works, the stealth experimental technology division of Lockheed Martin. It's the size of a jet engine and it can power airplanes, spaceships, and cities. Skunk Works claims it will be operative in 10 years.
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Humanity is unmistakably at the beginning of the adventure.....

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How Cards Are Quietly Transforming The Web

How Cards Are Quietly Transforming The Web | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Nearly three hours a day. That’s the average amount of time you and I spent on our phones every day in 2014. Our dependency on mobile devices for..
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cards changing the way we use the internet?  sounds like a return to granddads day of index cards!

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Start10 will make Windows 10's Start menu even more like Windows 7

Start10 will make Windows 10's Start menu even more like Windows 7 | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Not satisfied with the new Start menu in Windows 10? Stardock still sees a role for replacements.
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A Mars One Finalist: Why I’m Volunteering to Die on Mars

A Mars One Finalist: Why I’m Volunteering to Die on Mars | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
One of the Mars One finalists, Sonia Van Meter, reveals what it's like to face leaving Earth forever.
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Destroying your hard drive is the only way to stop this super-advanced malware

Destroying your hard drive is the only way to stop this super-advanced malware | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
The Equation Group's attack on hard-drive firmware is one of the most advanced ever discovered, Kaspersky Lab said
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The 10 best iPhone apps on sale right now

The 10 best iPhone apps on sale right now | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Save some money and find some fresh new apps.
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OK - cool....    well - some of them are

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5 everyday technologies Apple killed in the 12-inch MacBook

5 everyday technologies Apple killed in the 12-inch MacBook | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Apple's quest for ultra-thin simplicity in the new 12-inch MacBook has left a lot of technology in a shallow grave, replaced by a single Type-C port.
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striking changes.... and a giant leap forward

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The CIA Has Been Hacking iOS for Years: Report | Cybersecurity | TechNewsWorld

The CIA Has Been Hacking iOS for Years: Report | Cybersecurity | TechNewsWorld | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
The CIA for years has been working to break iOS security, according to a report published Tuesday. The allegations are based on documents provided by NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden. Researchers working with the CIA have presented their tactics and achievements at Trusted Computing Base Jamborees, secret annual gatherings that have been going on for nearly a decade.
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surprise!

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World's first 3D-printed jet engine created by Australian researchers

World's first 3D-printed jet engine created by Australian researchers | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Australian researchers create the world's first 3D-printed jet engine in a manufacturing breakthrough.
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sorry folks - this would scare me - really really scare me.....   the rational me says  maybe this is the future - when we look at star travel, giant space stations, legos ain't gonna cut it - maybe the future folks just print themselves whatever they want - and replicate food when they are hungry - damn it, born 400 years too soon!

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Apple buying a third of world’s gold to meet demand for iWatch | MINING.com

Apple buying a third of world’s gold to meet demand for iWatch | MINING.com | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Interest in the high-end model, featuring 18-karat gold casing, is picking up.
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Sounds BIG

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First look: Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac doesn't feel like an afterthought

First look: Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac doesn't feel like an afterthought | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
A free preview is available to try, and surprise, it provides a seamless experience with Office on other platforms.
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Historically Apple hardware holds its value far more than a PC, seems to have less problems - wonder how many folks will look at changing...    I might

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Microsoft’s Greg Sullivan gives 1.5 billion reasons why Windows 10 will change everything

Microsoft’s Greg Sullivan gives 1.5 billion reasons why Windows 10 will change everything | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
A mass migration of Microsoft’s installed base to Windows 10 will give developers one big reason to support the platform.
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Phoenix rises!  Let the games begin.

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Why Mark Zuckerberg thinks everyone can learn something from Pixar

Why Mark Zuckerberg thinks everyone can learn something from Pixar | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Facebook's CEO has selected "Creativity Inc.," the story of Pixar, as his latest book club selection.
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Creativity is the life blood of the internet.....

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5 things every designer needs to know about UX | Web design | Creative Bloq

5 things every designer needs to know about UX | Web design | Creative Bloq | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
How do you embark on a UX project? Generate New York speaker Irene Pereyra explains how she goes about it.
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The User Experience....

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How to turn your old phone into a basic PC for cheap

How to turn your old phone into a basic PC for cheap | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Don't let that old smartphone waste away in your junk drawer! Turn it into an Android-powered PC for less than the cost of a couple pizzas.
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Bloatware: Why computer makers fill your PC with junk, and how to get rid of it

Bloatware: Why computer makers fill your PC with junk, and how to get rid of it | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Lenovo's Superfish debacle has thrust bloatware back into the limelight. Here's why PC makers intentionally make your PC experience worse, and how to blast the crap off your computer.
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Microsoft's latest move is a smackdown on Google AND Apple

Microsoft's latest move is a smackdown on Google AND Apple | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Microsoft is being super smart in adding Office features for iPad before it adds them to Windows.
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