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AlleyTalk - You’ve locked yourself out of your apartment - again. You pull out your phone, find a locksmith, make the call, wait forever for the guy to show up. Door’s open, you’re in – but you’re also out a couple hundred bucks . In...
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Cool Tech - Every day I am blown away but innovators across the globe pushing the envelope of physics, computing and mathematical theories.  The days of binary processors are waning and giving wave to new generations of quantum machines (see...
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Finance - A month after a firestorm erupted over Newsweek’s claim that it “unmasked” the creator of bitcoin, a U.K. university has released a new study...
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Finance -   With major ecommerce players like Overstock.com and Square on board, Bitcoin’s on its way to becoming a serious payment method, despite its bad press. While there may be some way to go, a booming Bitcoin startup community could...
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Advice - Few will argue that the time metrics in Google Analytics are terribly confusing. The report includes data concerning “average time on site” and “average visit duration,” however; each metric will paint a very different...
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Tech - TrackingPoint, the company behind the super-accurate smart rifle, is now allowing customers to pay for its weapons, which retail for about $10,000 in bitcoin. The Austin, Texas-based company makes rifles equipped with sensors and a...
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AlleyTalk - When you get a text message, you may know what LOL means, but how about YOLO, GLHF or IDK?  Eva Tam updates us with the latest tech-inspired...
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AlleyTalk - Let’s face it: we don’t live in a 9 to 5 world, and unfortunately, the world always doesn’t work on our schedule, either. Well, check on more solution off the list… FlyCleaners is an on-demand laundry service that you summon...
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AlleyTalk - In 1993, Alan Meckler held his first Internet World expo at the Javits Center. Three hundred people and eight exhibitors showed up. Three years later, he was hosting Internet World Expos in 20 countries. When Meckler organized his...
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Resources - The flaw in encryption tools used across the Web may have been exploited to leak your login names and passwords. Don’t panic though. Before you...
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Advertising - Gaming app makers face a conundrum over how to monetize their product while keeping gamers plugged in. Advertising that rewards players with in-game virtual gifts could be the answer, according to a new study. Developers of free...
The Best Free Apps for Learning Languages
Apps - Can you speak a foreign language? Probably not, right? That’s because only about 9% of the US population is bilingual, while 65% of the rest of the world is, according to the Census Bureau. Crazy numbers, but it’s not so hard to...
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Advice - In my experience, inventors and technologists aren’t interested or aren’t very good at building a business, and entrepreneurs aren’t usually good scientists. These people need to find each other and can jointly make a great team...
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AlleyTalk - Many of the everyday technology tools we use today would have seemed like a distant dream in the past. We’re now able to communicate instantly, through e-mail or video, and we have access to more information than we’ll ever use....
Should We Fear Google?
AlleyTalk - Think about it: Google has access to your thoughts, your daily movements and now even your home (see below). Is the company known for its colorful logo, office slides and goofy Vince Vaughn movie, really a sinister plot by...
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AlleyTalk - Technology has become a part of our everyday lives over the last 10 years. Seeing people running around with smartphones, tablets and laptops on a daily basis doesn’t even garner a second look as it did in the early...

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