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Rumored Thinner, Lighter Apple MacBook Pro with OLED Touch Bar, Touch ID To Release Q4 2016

According to a new report from one of the most reliable Apple analysts in the world, Ming-Chi Kuo at KGI Securities, we are about to see a dramatically overhauled MacBook Pro towards the tail end of this year.
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Japan Has A Cheap, Quick Fix For Cracked iPhone Screens

In terms of first world problems, the biggest one is probably a cracked phone screen. While there are plenty of independent shops in major cities that provide screen replacement services, they're not cheap (though still cheaper than, say, taking it into the Apple store) and you're at risk of voiding your warranty. There are self-fix kits available on the web, but those require a bit of work at home and they cost more than a hundred US dollars too. But you can't just let your phone stay wounded. So what to do? Put a Band-Aid on it. Specifically, a Japanese one: bansouko.
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VMware Sets Up First China Joint Venture With High-Performance Computer Maker Sugon

U.S. cloud and virtualization software provider VMware set up its first China joint venture in April with Sugon, a Tianjin-headquartered company in high-performance computers, servers, storage products and software systems.
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The gene's still selfish: Dawkins' famous idea turns 40

As The Selfish Gene notches up 40 years in print, Richard Dawkins discusses its legacy, the "resuscitation" of software he wrote in the 1980s - and giving up Twitter.
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Polaroid Reveals Plans To Launch 4K Ultra HD LED Smart TVs With Google Cast Integration

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Polaroid's Smart TVs / Image Credit: Polaroid Polaroid, the consumer electronics company known for its popular instant film cameras in the 1970s, has just announced completely unexpected products. At the Google I/O event, Polaroid said it is going to release 4K Ultra HD LED smart TVs that are have Google Cast integration. And Polaroid’s 4K
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Award-Winning Designer Shares 5 Books You Need To Read

I've asked Alice to share 5 books that transformed her thinking and helped grow personally and professionally.
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Big Data: A Game Changer in Healthcare

Big Data will leave no sector untouched as it continues to change the way we think about everything from sales to human resources, and medicine and healthcare are no different.
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Archaeologists Draft Ancient Chinese Beer Recipe

A group of archaeologists has discovered the earliest evidence of beer production in China. The ingredients in the brew may surprise you.
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Spotify revenues rise but losses widen

Streaming music platform Spotify saw revenue top 1.95bn euros ($2.2bn; £1.5bn) over the past year, but has yet to make a profit.
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Why 'Chewbacca Mask Mom' Is The Most Famous Haul Video To Date

When Candace Payne, aka the “Chewbacca Mask Mom,” sat in her car last Thursday filming her new Hasbro toy, an electronic Chewbacca Mask from Kohl’s, she inadvertently made history -- not just for Facebook Live as its most popular video, but for the entire haul and unboxing video genre.
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Five Common Barriers To Getting Startup Money: A Lesson From Asia

If you talk to venture capitalists in Asia and need not beg for money, ask them about rejection rates. China-based startup accelerator SOSV accepts just 3% of its applicants. Venture capital firm Beenext of Japan and Singapore funds 60 of the 1,000 companies it has screened. Just two random examples. Why do most applicants fall short? Money is naturally limited and the high-net-worth individuals behind venture capital funds want a return. But a lot of those individuals are adventurous people willing to gamble on good ideas even without an elaborate plan for making money. Startups can also seek crowdfunding or get bank loans. There’s more to the rejections.
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Teenager faces Mumsnet hacking charge

A teenager is charged with a hacking attack on Mumsnet, which caused the parenting site to reset its 7.7 million members' passwords.
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Waterstones to stop selling e-books

Bookseller Waterstones is to stop selling digital books and will instead divert customers to Japanese e-book company Kobo.
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Microsoft 'terror content' crackdown

Microsoft announces a new policy to remove "terrorist content" from its consumer-focused online services.
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Net use 'growing' among over-75s

Net use among British people aged over 75 has almost doubled in the last five years, suggest figures from the Office for National Statistics.
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Artificial intelligence: Accenture and IPsoft to deploy virtual agent technology for clients in banking, insurance and travel industries

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and IPsoft today announced the creation of an Accenture Amelia practice [More...]
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Halifax research: young adults say digital banking is helping them to boost their savings balances

Digital banking helps with savings [More...]
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by Stephen Ward

Clerksroom Direct: public access in motion

Clerksroom Direct, the UK’s largest direct access brand, has over 1,850 chambers and 1,000+ direct access barristers connected to the system, offering the largest pool of talent to customers directly. [More...]
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Big Data: an introduction

There has been a huge overall surge in data capture as a result of the increasingly ubiquitous online presence of individuals whose personal details are harvested whenever they make an online purchase, sign up to a service or download an app. [More...]
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Halifax launches an online banking feature to give customers greater insight into available funds

An online banking feature which provides a simple view of the amount of money customers actually have available to them before their next pay day. [More...]
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by Robin Chesterman

The building blocks for more intelligent legal research

This is the kind of system that will transform the legal industry. [More...]
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ESET: Scam campaign on Facebook steals the social network users’ payment card details

A scam campaign on Facebook that steals the social network users’ payment card details [More...]
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University of Twente robot guided KLM passengers to the right gate at Schiphol airport for the first time

Twente robot guided KLM passengers [More...]
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UK and Ireland businesses can now pitch their ideas to Richard Branson

Virgin Media Business launches ‘VOOM 2016’ competition for businesses to pitch their ideas to Richard Branson [More...]
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Indra’s Minsait and Libelium to offer solutions with highly innovative content in the fields of Smart Cities and Internet of Things

configuration of multiple management solutions for Smart Cities from the cloud without requiring any additional programming [More...]
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When Big Apple Meets Didi's Little Orange

I co-authored this article with my colleagues, Bill Russo, Managing Director at Gao Feng Advisory Company and Alan Chan, Senior Consultant.
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Facebook sorry over plus-size ad ban

An Australian feminist group expressed fury after Facebook rejected an ad it created because of the image it used.
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Oculus anti-piracy update cracked

An anti-piracy update for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is cracked within a day of release.
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Google rethinks Ara modular smartphones

Google revises its plan to make smartphones with swappable parts, to limit the kind of modules that can be bolted on.
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Japan cash machines hit by $12.7m theft

Cash worth 1.4bn yen ($13m; £8.8m) is taken from cash machines in Japan using credit cards made with stolen South African bank data.
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