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  • newMore Are Paying To Stream Music, But YouTube Still Holds the Value Gap
    An anonymous reader shares a report: With Google's user-generated content loophole firmly in lawmaker's sights, global music trade body IFPI has published new research looking at demand for music streaming. The research confirms YouTube's pre-eminenc…
    - 2 mins ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:01am -
  • newBill Gates Says He's Sorry About Control-Alt-Delete
    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Quartz: At the Bloomberg Global Business Forum today, Carlyle Group co-founder and CEO David Rubenstein asked Microsoft founder Bill Gates to account for one of the most baffling questions of the digital era:…
    - 43 mins ago, 20 Sep 17, 11:20pm -
  • newAmazon Is Reportedly Working On Alexa-Enabled Smart Glasses
    According to the Financial Times (Warning: source paywalled), Amazon is working on building a pair of smart glasses to house its Alexa voice assistant. The report also mentions a home security camera that is in the works, capable of linking up to Ama…
    - 1 hour ago, 20 Sep 17, 10:40pm -
  • newAMD Opteron Vs EPYC: How AMD Server Performance Evolved Over 10 Years
    New submitter fstack writes: Phoronix has carried out tests comparing AMD's high-end EPYC 7601 CPU to AMD Opteron CPUs from about ten years ago, looking at the EPYC/Opteron Linux performance and power efficiency. Both on the raw performance and perfo…
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 10:00pm -
  • newSeismologist Explains Mexico's Back-To-Back Earthquakes
    An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: The second major earthquake to strike Mexico in less than two weeks has caused catastrophic damage in the country's capital. The magnitude 7.1 temblor started at around 1:15PM -- cracking highways,…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:20pm -
  • newMathematical Formula Predicts Global Mass Extinction Event in 2100
    Kate Lunau, writing for Motherboard: A new paper in Science Advances finds that a mass extinction period mirroring ones from our planet's ancient past could be triggered when humanity adds a certain amount of carbon to the oceans, which are home to t…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 8:45pm -
  • newEquifax Has Been Sending Consumers To a Fake Phishing Site for Almost Two Weeks
    An anonymous reader shares a Gizmodo report (condensed for space): For nearly two weeks, the company's official Twitter account has been directing users to a fake lookalike website. After announcing the breach, Equifax directed its customers to equif…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 8:05pm -
  • newHurricane Maria Knocks Out Power To Entire Island of Puerto Rico
    An anonymous reader writes: Hurricane Maria's eye has left Puerto Rico, but the mammoth storm is still lashing the island with devastating winds. Maria weakened to a Category 3 hurricane Wednesday afternoon, hurling winds of 115 mph. But hurricane-fo…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 7:45pm -
  • newRansomware Hack Targeting 2 Million an Hour
    New submitter Zorro writes: A ransomware attack sweeping the globe right now is launching about 8,000 different versions of the virus script at Barracuda's customers, Eugene Weiss, lead platform architect at Barracuda, told Axios, and it's hitting at…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 7:25pm -
  • newWaymo Wants Uber to Pay $2.6 Billion Over Alleged Trade Secret Theft
    Alphabet's Waymo unit is seeking about $2.6 billion from Uber for the alleged theft of one of several trade secrets in a lawsuit over self-driving cars, a lawyer for Uber said on Wednesday. From a report: Uber attorney Bill Carmody disclosed the fig…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 6:45pm -
  • newTurning Off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in iOS 11's Control Center Doesn't Actually Turn Off Wi-Fi or Bluetooth
    An anonymous reader shares a Motherboard report: Turning off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi when you're not using them on your smartphone has long been standard, common sense, advice. Unfortunately, with the iPhone's new operating system iOS 11 - which was rele…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 6:04pm -
  • newGNOME Partners With Purism On Librem 5 Linux-based Privacy-focused Smartphone
    BrianFagioli writes: The Librem 5 smartphone by Purism has a long and difficult road ahead of it. Competing against the likes of Apple and Google on the mobile market has proven to be a death sentence for many platforms -- including Microsoft with it…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 5:25pm -

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    • The Infinite Hypocrisy of Fake Feminist Men
      Image credit. I am at my book reading in Portland. Though the room is small, it is packed. The audience is mostly friends, though there is a large cluster of people I have never met before. It is, without hyperbole, one of the highlights of my caree…
      - 23 days ago, 28 Aug 17, 3:52pm -
    • Stop Saying Mansplaining Isn’t a Big Deal. It is.
      Last week I wrote what happened when I tried Soylent. If you missed it, a quick summary: I became the human equivalent of what happens when you drop Mentos into a Diet Coke. Soylent aficionados were not happy. Their rage was understandable. After all…
      - 57 days ago, 25 Jul 17, 4:31pm -
    • I Tried Soylent. It Didn’t Go Well.
      Last week, I decided to try Soylent. For those unfamiliar with this “food” product, Soylent is a high-protein drink designed to appeal to lifehackers, dieters, and doomsday cult members who are maybe a little shy and don’t want to come out of t…
      - 65 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 6:52pm -
    • Reading All Over The Place for Your Book Club? Invite Me.
        I need to tell you about one of the cooler things that ever happened to me. And I know some of you are like, “Ugh, no, Geraldine this whole neurotic, insufferable girl with the awesome life thing is wearing thin” and I KNOW IT IS, PEOPLE. It i…
      - 69 days ago, 13 Jul 17, 8:58pm -
    • Stop Telling Bloggers They Aren’t Writers
      Being a writer means that you’ll never have a shortage of criticism, whether it is offered up to you in heaping scoops of vitriol from faceless masses on the internet, or you gather it yourself from your never ending well of neurotic self-doubt. Ho…
      - 71 days ago, 12 Jul 17, 12:13am -
    • The Potato Tornado, Dinosaurs, and The Richmond Night Market
      Whenever people recognize me in real life (which isn’t terribly often – the one who is almost always spotted is Rand, and from there they are able to conclude that the loyal hobbit by his side is me), they often stare blankly before asking, “Wh…
      - 76 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 8:55pm -
    • The Whisper at The Finish Line
      I’ve heard that writers are never really done with the books they’ve written. That there are sentences they’d wished they could change, long after the book goes to print. That even after it hits the shelves and the reviews are in, it haunts the…
      - 86 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 8:38pm -
    • Stop Telling Me to Stay in My Lane. There Are No Lanes Anymore.
        I was doing a radio spot a few weeks ago and the interviewer noted that my blog and my Twitter feed had become increasingly political in recent months. I laughed and noted that the same was true for nearly everyone I knew. Over the course of a yea…
      - 93 days ago, 19 Jun 17, 8:41pm -

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    • new7 Common Newsletter Problems Solved
      Over the past few weeks, we’ve looked at why email newsletters are so important, what your email newsletter might look like, and how to choose the right service for you. So is your newsletter up and running yet? If the answer is “Yes”, is it wo…
      - 1 day ago, 19 Sep 17, 2:00pm -
    • 211: Creating a Successful Podcast – Advice from Pat Flynn
      Advice from Pat Flynn on How to Create a Successful Podcast Today I have a treat for anyone who has ever considered starting a podcast (or already has one), because I’ve just finished a Skype call with Pat Flynn about the art of podcasting.   As I…
      - 3 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 9:00am -
    • Blog Metrics: Why You Need to Stop Focusing on ‘Vanity’ Stats
      In a recent ProBlogger Mastermind, I shared a slide that seemed to hit a nerve with the group. While having lots of page views, sessions, fans, followers and even email subscribers may feel good, they don’t actually tell you anything about the heal…
      - 6 days ago, 14 Sep 17, 2:00pm -
    • Comparing Email Service Providers for Bloggers
      This is the third post in our Email Newsletter Series. One major sticking point for most bloggers who are setting up a newsletter is deciding what email service to use. There are lots of different, competing, options out there, and there’s no one…
      - 8 days ago, 12 Sep 17, 2:00pm -
    • 210: Launching a Blog: How Many Posts Do You Need?
      How Many Live Posts Do You Need When You Launch Your Blog Today, I want to answer a question almost every blogger asks when they start blogging: How many posts should I have live before I launch my blog? It’s a common question I get, and while I’…
      - 10 days ago, 11 Sep 17, 9:00am -
    • Should You Disable Comments on Your Blog?
      This is a post by ProBlogger expert Ali Luke When you started out blogging, you were probably thrilled when you got a comment. People were reading your posts, and cared enough to leave their own thoughts. As time went by, you probably found some of t…
      - 13 days ago, 7 Sep 17, 2:00pm -
    • 3 Examples of Content You Can Include in Your Email Newsletter
      This post is part of our Email Newsletter Series So we’ve convinced you that you need a newsletter, Or maybe you already have a mailing list set up and ready to go. Now, what should you send your readers? A lot of bloggers struggle with what to in…
      - 15 days ago, 5 Sep 17, 2:00pm -
    • 209: 7 Types of Evergreen Content You Can Create On Your Blog
      7 Types of Evergreen Content for Your Blog Today I want to talk about Evergreen content, and suggest seven types of evergreen content you might like to try on your blog. I’ve got loads of advice for you today, and in today’s show notes I have a l…
      - 17 days ago, 4 Sep 17, 9:00am -

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      • The Best in May Brain News
        Discover the latest May brain news and research in our latest monthly digest. Psych Central : Early Life Brain Stimulation Linked to Robust Mental Health Looking to combat cognitive decline? A new study has found that brain stimulating activities li…
        - 17 May 17, 12:00pm -
      • New Brain Game of The Month: Play Pathfinder For Free!
        We’re happy to introduce our New Brain Game of the Month, Pathfinder! It’s a Premium visual-spatial game. Test your skills with this exciting brain game in our app or on Fitbrains.com. Designed by neuroscientists and game experts, you’ll love P…
        - 3 May 17, 12:00pm -
      • New Brain Game of The Month: Try Tap Targets For Free!
        We’re thrilled to introduce our New Brain Game of the Month, Tap Targets! Are you up for a challenge? Designed by neuroscientists and game experts, Tap Targets is not only addictive but rewarding. Try this latest speed of thinking game anytime, any…
        - 21 Apr 17, 10:25am -
      • Socializing This Easter: The Fun Easy Brain Boost!
        Did you know that socializing with friends and family during a holiday like Easter is a great way to boost your mental, emotional and physical health? Maintaining connections with friends and family is one of the easiest ways to provide a novel envir…
        - 15 Apr 17, 1:30pm -
      • The Diet Secret To Eat Your Way To A Healthy Brain!
        Diets – love them or hate them? Most of us hate them. But, did you know that there’s a diet that’s not only good for your brain but easy to follow? Yes, that’s right. In fact, there are 2 according to US News and World Report’s yearly ranki…
        - 27 Mar 17, 4:55pm -
      • New Brain Game of The Month: Play Grow Words For Free!
        We’re delighted to introduce our New Brain Game of the Month, Grow Words! It’s a Premium language game. What better way to work your linguistic skills than with an exciting game? Get a headstart into Spring from now until mid March with unlimited…
        - 10 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
      • Want To Get Better Brain Function For Life? Here’s How.
        Do you want your brain to perform at its best, in the present and in the future? How can you achieve this? Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital conducted a study of 17 “superagers,” seniors who have the brain function of 20 year olds…
        - 24 Feb 17, 1:00pm -
      • How To Get Someone To Fall & Stay In Love With You
        Are you going to be one of the 61.8% people who celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved one? Whether you’re in love or not, your feelings stem from your brain and not your heart. Yes, that’s right. On average, it takes the human mind 1.5 to 4…
        - 14 Feb 17, 1:00pm -
      • New Game of The Month: Try Roshambo For Free!
        We’re excited to introduce February’s New Game of the Month! Here’s an early Valentine’s gift for you. From now until Feb. 15, get unlimited access to this exclusive Premium game for free! Engage and stimulate your logic skills. Are you up f…
        - 9 Feb 17, 1:00pm -
      • Brain Hacks To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions
        As the end of January looms around the corner, will you be one of the 58% of people who will stick to their New Year’s resolutions after the first month? According to the Statistic Brain Research Institute, more 90% of us break them. It’s not jus…
        - 17 Jan 17, 10:33am -
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