Archive | July, 2013

Ten Biggest Social Networks in the World, Why China Gets It (infographic)

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aNewDomain.net — According to the latest stats, the Google+ social network — launched in 2011 — is No. 4  in the world. That’s impressive, but it’s still on the heels of two big Chinese networks, which hold slots two and three. My theory: In 140 characters in Chinese you’re able to say three times as […]
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On Beauty and the Geek VS She++ IT Girls: She-Geeks STEM Infographic

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aNewDomain.net — IT Girls are a fighting minority in Silicon Valley. Stereotypes are leading many to wonder there  is some beauty and the geek mentality going on. Is Silicon Valley really just Brogrammer Valley? Do women even care? update EU hackers decided to demonstrate girl hacking power see the keynote all SHE++ list http://www.dailydot.com/news/hacking-conference-haxpo-female-keynote/   According […]
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Ted Rall: On PRISM and Passwords, Why Aren’t Americans Freaking?

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On news around US agencies gathering email passwords -- and on the heels of Edward Snowden's whistleblowing on the NSA PRISM e-surveillance of millions worldwide-- our Ted Rall:asks the question no one else is. Why aren't Americans more pissed off? Is it learned helplessness? Apathy?
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How to Change File Associations in Windows 8.1, Open Files From the Desktop

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Irritated with not being able to open files from the desktop the way you used to? Our Brian Burgess was. In his latest How To gallery, he shows how to change file associations in Windows 8.1 -- so you can open files from the desktop the old-fashioned way and stay on that desktop you're used to. Say goodbye to the Windows Photo app ...
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This Week In Tech with Leo Laporte: UK Porn Switch, HDMI, Google Growth

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It's TWiT with Leo Laporte. News analysis for the week. Joining Leo Laporte on this episode of This Week in Tech are Dan Benjamin and Tim Stevens ...watch the whole vidcast here.
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Chromecast: What I’ve Been Waiting For

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It's what we've all been waiting for: The small but powerful Chromecast streams the Internet to your TV using your smartphone, tablet, or Chrome browser as a remote.
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Windows 8.1 Navigation Essentials: How to Get Around

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Windows 8,1 brings back the Start button, the sorely missed boot to desktop function and other classic features. Here's our Brian Burgess' How To gallery on Win 8,1 navigation tips. Stellar.
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Amazon Suing CIA-Follow the Money- $600 Million

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  aNewDomain.net — Amazon is suing the government over a $150 million contract for a massive intelligence community computer cloud that the CIA first awarded to the Web giant but later yanked after an auditor said the intelligence agency gave Amazon an unfair advantage. We are talking about a $600 million contract over 10 years. Amazon filed its […]
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John C. Dvorak: U.S. Gathers Passwords — Dump Free Email Providers Now

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Our John C. Dvorak says it's time to dump Hotmail, Gmail and other free services. The US gathers passwords, we now know. Here's what you should do.
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Ted Rall Cartoon: NSA? Call It the Notional Sophistry Agency

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Ted Rall: NSA cartoon, in which Rall renames the NSA the Notional Sophistry Agency...
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Technology Run Amok: Techno Shock Films, Part II

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aNewDomain – According to Hollywood, there are numerous ways for technology to run amok and squash humanity. In a previous post, we listed 11 movies that predict a techno shock future. Here are seven more. Image credits: Viki Reed There, There. Big Brother Will Make it Better  1984 (1984): Imagine a world with no war, only thoughtcrimes. In […]
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Freeware Friday: Greenify for Android

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Freeware Friday presents Greenify, the little app will put other apps to sleep, manage app functions and un-bog down your Android device.
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Ted Rall: My Take On Comic-Con 2013, Worth It? (cartoon)

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Our award-winning comic artist Ted Rall attended Comic-Con in San Diego this week and he has one question -- original comic for aNewDomain.net.
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Chandler Harris: How Social Task Management Tools Rock

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Social task management is where it's at. Here's why.
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Windows 8 Secure Boot and EUFI Deep Dive, How It Works

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Here's how Secure Boot works to protect your system -- implementing the EUFI system in Windows 8.
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TestTube: Witty Quality Content Even a Hikikimori Will Love

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TestTube is witty, ultra quality content that even your inner hikikimori will dig. Our Eric Searleman checks it out in inimitable style.
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Google Moto X: A Weird Name and Some Weirdo Features

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The Google Moto X is so hyped. Chris Miller is concerned about the upcoming phone, from wrist-activated motion to a scary alwayson mic. And then there's the name ...does anyone else hear it and think: Motocross? More here ...
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Doug Engelbart: A Tribute

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A tribute to computer pioneer, deep thinker and the inventor of the mouse, Doug Engelbart.
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Are Data Mining Journalists the New Punks? Video, Analysis

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aNewDomain.net — Data mining isn’t just for the U.S. FBI and NSA. Who said it was? It has long been cutting edge tech for business publishers — but on the money side. Now we’re at the forefront of seeing investigative journalists using data mining to break and enhance their stories. Startup Exaro News  is betting journalists will […]
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New Gmail Look and Google Maps: Yet Another Tech Show

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Google Maps and Gmail are updated with new user interfaces. It's our tech podcast Yet Another Tech Show with our tech evangelist team bringing you informative, yet entertaining tech discussions. Hosted by Mat Lee. Ant Pruitt, Chris Miller, Larry Press and Mike Rothman join ...
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