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    What Twitter's Privacy Changes Mean for You

    Story Source Twitter’s new privacy policy suggests ambitions of becoming more like Facebook — more tracking of users and more targeting of ads to rake in more money. Twitter recently reported its first quarterly revenue decline since going public. That should give you some clues about the reasons behind the policy changes, which take effect […]

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    MIB: Marc Andreessen, Venture Capitalist at A16Z

    Story Source This week on our Masters in Business radio podcast, we sit down with venture capitalist Marc Andreessen of Andreessen Horowitz. Andreessen has embraced blogs, Twitter and podcasts to educate entrepreneurs about their industry. This is de rigeur among venture investing, but no firms seems to have embraced it as aggressively as A16Z. About that: A16Z, as its […]

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    Antioxidants, Free Radicals & Pomegranates

    They are mostly found in fresh fruits and vegetables. We’ve been eating them for centuries and it’s only now that scientists are beginning to discover exactly what makes them healthy for the body. Antioxidants. What exactly are they? The term is familiar to us. We hear them mentioned all the time whenever there’s a new […]

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    E-Tail Shipping Price War Escalates for Target, Wal-Mart, Amazon

    Story Source Target, Wal-Mart and Amazon are engaged in a game of shipping tag, each trying to adjust their free threshold and other shipping strategies to a level that can lure shoppers away from one of the other. Minneapolis-based Target has the furthest to go as it tries to put itself in better competition with […]

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    Robots, Rappelling, Rifles: Showcase of Special Ops Gadgets

    Story Source It’s like a supermarket for Navy SEALs. A grocery store for Green Berets. A Costco for commandoes. It’s a conference for military special operations forces and their gadgets, weapons and tools. The Special Operations Forces Industry Conference is held yearly in Tampa. Here, the U.S. Special Operations Command — the Tampa-based unit that […]

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    Sorry, Snapchat, Instagram Now Has Fun Face Filters, Too

    Story Source It was only a matter of time. Instagram, Facebook’s most powerful weapon in its battle to destroy Snapchat, is rolling out another popular Snapchat-like feature: Face filters, the augmented-reality camera features that let users turn themselves into dogs or zombies or tacos when taking a selfie. Those filters were first introduced and popularized […]

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    BMW R1200R

    Story Source Weather is nice out — this looks like it could be a fun ride on a day like today: CLICK HERE to join ShakaBot and get exclusive offers! Source: Classic Driver

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    50th Anniversary Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

    Story Source I am not sure if I need the “Super Deluxe Edition,” but this set of 4 Audio CDs, a Blu-Ray/DVD and a 144-page hardback book looks pretty cool. This set gets released on May 26, 2017; videos after the jump: Previously: Sgt Pepper at 40 Years Click for full Amazon info  Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts […]

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    AI and Machine Learning Take Center Stage at Google I/O 2017

    Story Source At last year’s Google I/O developer conference, CEO Sundar Pichai described how the world was shifting from mobile-first to one led by artificial intelligence (AI). This year, the company is focusing on “making AI work for everyone,” he said. Now in its final day, this year’s event has highlighted Google’s increasing use of […]

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