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Photo reveals that even Mark Zuckerberg puts tape over his webcam

Photo reveals that even Mark Zuckerberg puts tape over his webcam | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Even billions of dollars can't break some hacker habits.
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i do - do you?

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Siri wins this round: How Apple's digital assistant made Cortana look bad at WWDC

Siri wins this round: How Apple's digital assistant made Cortana look bad at WWDC | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Apple is moving Siri to the Mac this fall, where the macOS Sierra release will pit Apple's digital assistant against Cortana. Microsoft is going to get a run for its money, it appears.
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Rechargeable Battery Mistakes: Overcharging, Leaving It Plugged In

Rechargeable Battery Mistakes: Overcharging, Leaving It Plugged In | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Rechargeable Battery Problems: Overcharging, Leaving It Plugged In
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listen to mom before you leave that battery always connected to the charger....

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Jeff Bezos-backed Blue Origin rocket comes in for a landing in new POV video

Jeff Bezos-backed Blue Origin rocket comes in for a landing in new POV video | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
A new point-of-view video lets you see what it would be like to land back on Earth with Blue Origin's rocket.
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yesterday's dream - today's reality - tomorrow's future....

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30 Insanely Useful Websites You Probably Don’t Know About

30 Insanely Useful Websites You Probably Don’t Know About | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
There are nearly a billion websites out there. We never will get to see them all. So, here's our look at the top thirty websites that you probably don't know about.
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even if you find 1 out of 30.....

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27 People Share The One Cool Internet Or Computer Trick They Know - StumbleUpon

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cheat sheet?

 

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Bullied parrot finds new confidence with 3D-printed beak

Bullied parrot finds new confidence with 3D-printed beak | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
The cockatoo found itself ostracised by its peers, due to its broken beak.
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amazing 3d future.....

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VR hardware sales are about to skyrocket

VR hardware sales are about to skyrocket | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Shipments of virtual reality hardware will "skyrocket" this year and keep climbing through 2020, market analyst IDC said.
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heads up - look for things that go under the Christmas tree  :-)

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Richard Branson–Backed Boom Will Fly Across the Atlantic in Under Four Hours | Architectural Digest

Richard Branson–Backed Boom Will Fly Across the Atlantic in Under Four Hours | Architectural Digest | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
The Colorado-based start-up plans to have prototypes of the jet, which would fly roughly 1,500 m.p.h., by late 2017
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Concorde was fun - but I can hardly wait for this one.....

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Justin Trudeau explains quantum computing like a boss

Justin Trudeau explains quantum computing like a boss | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it

a brilliant leader

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done in very simple terms..

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The Amazon Kindle Oasis looks shockingly different

The Amazon Kindle Oasis looks shockingly different | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
The Amazon Kindle Oasis may be the thinnest, lightest, most unusually designed ereader you've ever seen.
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looks easier to hold - maybe more comfortable reading....

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MARK ZUCKERBERG LIVE ANSWERING QUESTIONS FROM FACEBOOK USERS - ReadNow.Life

MARK ZUCKERBERG LIVE ANSWERING QUESTIONS FROM FACEBOOK USERS - ReadNow.Life | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
The founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg yesterday launched a new project of a video that went live on Facebook with responding to various questions posed by users. The video was a guest comedian Jerry Sejnfild. Zuckerberg answered questions related to the changes soon to expect to the social network virtual intelligence and the ways we …
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worth an hour of your time - can listen as background while you do something else

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20 Quickest Full-Size Sedans Motor Trend Has Tested

20 Quickest Full-Size Sedans Motor Trend Has Tested | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Here are the 20 quickest full-size sedans Motor Trend has tested, from autobahn rockets and luxury cruisers to four-door muscle cars.
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and the fastest is...

0 to 60 mph: 2.6 seconds

Quarter Mile: 10.9 seconds at 122.7 mph

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Google's Amazon Echo killer could be called 'Chirp' and launch this year

Google's Amazon Echo killer could be called 'Chirp' and launch this year | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Google's response to the the Echo, Amazon's voice-controlled Bluetooth speaker/smart home hub, will arrive sometime this year, according to a new report.
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Can't wait.....

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Panono review: A throwable 360-degree camera for enthusiasts only

The Panono is a fun 360-degree camera for early adopters, but it's too pricey and the photos are too hit-or-miss for anyone else.
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i like it - but best not to stare at the photos too long....

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Google I/O 2016 Preview: A Chrome/Android merger? Project Tango? VR?

Google I/O 2016 Preview: A Chrome/Android merger? Project Tango? VR? | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Google's biggest show of the year is next week.
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Android - the flagship?

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SpaceX's new 360 video puts you on the drone ship as a rocket lands

SpaceX's new 360 video puts you on the drone ship as a rocket lands | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
SpaceX just released a video of its Falcon 9 booster landing on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean on April 8.
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we're getting there....

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Google's CEO just called the next wave in computing, and it's not VR

Google's CEO just called the next wave in computing, and it's not VR | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
"In the long run we will evolve in computing from a mobile-first to an AI-first world," said Google CEO Sundar Pichai.
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AI - the future....

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Chinese tech giant could take on Tesla with this sleek luxury EV

Chinese tech giant could take on Tesla with this sleek luxury EV | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Chinese tech giant LeECO unveiled its LeSEE luxury EV concept complete with memory foam seats, a self-parking app and autonomous driving mode.
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China takes on the auto market?

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A 15-ton computer aims to provide clean water, electricity, and the internet to thousands

A 15-ton computer aims to provide clean water, electricity, and the internet to thousands | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
The creators of Watly, a 15-ton multitasking thermal dynamic computer, believe their machine could help address three developmental challenges in Africa in one go: clean water, electricity and internet connectivity. The project—which is only in its prototype stage—aims to offer its machines as a solution to the infrastructural problems that communities all over Africa face. Marc
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a tad heavier than a notebook.....   but if it gets the job done.....

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Storage on steroids: Intel bets on PCIe SSDs, and Optane storage as fast as RAM

Storage on steroids: Intel bets on PCIe SSDs, and Optane storage as fast as RAM | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Intel storage czar Bill Leszinske has a thing or two to say about the future of drive technology, and it's all about fast.
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a merger of storage and ram in the future!

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