Archive | June, 2013

Freeware Friday: Cometdocs Rocks Document Conversions

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Cometdocs is a handy web service that lets you make more than 50 different conversions online for free.
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Web-based Temp Agency Gigwalk Provides Flexible and Inexpensive Labor for Entrepreneurs

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 aNewDomain.net — Gigwalk, a web-based temp agency, assists businesses by providing labor for small tasks. The company says their labor force can work in a variety of fields, including the audit of retail locations, market research and demo-ing of a product. The service currently focuses on digital skills and flexibility, and uses Android support in the pipeline. In […]
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How PRISM Works, How the FBI and NSA Will Organize Your Private Data

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Ever wonder how the NSA organizes all that data of yours it got through PRISM? Wonder no longer. Tom Ewing scores the story. Here's how PRISM works.
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Sandy Berger Reviews Windows 8.1 Preview: No Go, Here’s Why

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Windows 8.1 Preview has a ton of problems, even considering it is pre-release software. Here's what you need to know before you hit Install. In fact, Sandy Berger says that unless you're a developer or a journalist and have a choice, Sandy suggests you just ... don't. It's just too shaky.
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Meet Ted Rall: Award-Winning Columnist, Author Now at aNewDomain.net

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Meet Ted Rall, award-winning journalist, 17 time author, Pulitzer finalist, two time winner of the Robert F. Kennedy journalist award. Now featured at aNewDomain.net. Welcome!
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The Sun Goes Down on the Chicago Sun-Times — and Everywhere Else

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Firing the photo staff at the Chicago Sun-Times was a direct hit on photojournalism and a blow to all journalism.
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David Michaelis: On PRISM Slides, From Woz to Assange, Questioning Authority Cross Gen

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Here's our global editor David Michaelis with more insights on the FBI NSA PRISM scandal. The urge to question authority appears to be returning -- from 60-something figures like Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to Wikileaks.org's Julian Assange and PRISM leaker Edward Snowden, we're looking at a geeky, cross generational movement.
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Ted Rall PRISM Takeaway: Are We Citizens or Serfs? Should Obama Resign? commentary

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In this fiery column, Ted Rall says PRISM is the biggest story in our lives. Are we citizens or serfs? Should Obama resign? And what of the tech companies? Ted Rall, a nationally syndicated columnist, political cartoonist and veteran war correspondent for The Village Voice, writes this fiery and penetrating analysis for aNewDomain.net. Here's why, he says, we need swift action.
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Mike Rothman Reviews: LogMeIn for Home and Biz

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This week our Mike Rothman reviews Logmein, for remote access and cloud use. There's a lot to look at here. Deep dive, anewdomain-style.
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Top Engaged Channels on YouTube infographic

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This blew my mind. Here are the top engaged channels on YouTube. The top 25. Their numbers are what the networks used to drool over.
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Nanobiology, New Tech and a 30-second Recharge

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Is nanobiology the next step for the energy industry? Is it a game changer? David Michaelis takes a closer look.
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Terms and Conditions May Apply-the Naked Citizen

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 aNewDomain.net — The NSA story does not  move citizens and politicians to a reawakening about the rights for privacy protection. Although  in a hearing in the House this week , some questions were raised about the patriot act. The US’s National Security Agency, the electronic eavesdropping body, has disclosed that its telephone and internet data collection is far […]
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Tim Downs: Adobe Creative Cloud Review, War on You

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Does Adobe Creative Cloud suck for designers. Here's what our Tim Downs has to say about -- Adobe Creative Cloud review. It's a war on you, really ...
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Automatic Exposure, Camera Zoom: Point and Shoot with Ant Pruitt

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Don't use your smartphone camera zoom, Just move closer. Ant Pruitt and the gang dig into how to get great zoom shots.with smartphones. It's Point and Shoot with Ant Pruitt.
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This Week in Tech with Leo Laporte: Citrix Founder Passes, Instagram News, More

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On This Week in Tech with Leo Laporte, Leo and the gang talk Instagram Vdeio, the NSA whistleblower's flee to Ecuador and the sad passing of Citrix founder Ed Iacabucci.
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Data Dealer Puts Your Data Value in Perspective, NSA PRISM in Reverse

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aNewDomain.net — Anyone who wants to understand privacy as a commodity needs to play  a game called Data Dealer. The free online game won first prize at the recent annual Games for Change award show. It won’t create real Angry Birds style addicts. But it will make you extraordinarily literal as to the data value market — […]
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RIP Ed Iacobucci: Citrix Founder, OS/2 Pioneer, Helluva Engineer

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it's a sad day for friends and family of tech genius Ed Iacobucci, who died of cancer June 21, 2013. Long-time friend Gina Smith remembers him here.
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Solstice 2013: Ultimate Summer Solstice Infographic

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A survey of graduating Ivy League seniors blew my mind once. They had no idea -- most of them didn't, anyway -- as to the reasons for the seasons. It is all about the TILT, darling. Here's the ultimate summer solstice infographic. Thanks to amazingplanet.com.
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Freeware Friday: WordPress for Android, Apple iOS, Kindle Fire

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Here's our reviews editor Sandy Berger's pick this week for Freeware Friday. It's WordPress for Android, Apple iOS and the Amazon Kindle Fire.
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On TOR and Online Privacy Rule No. 1: Get Smart

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Cassandra Chin on numerous tools and programs that ensure online privacy. One is Tor. But the first rule of thumb is: stay smart. Read more here ..
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