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Neon: A Wannabe Linux Distro For KDE Lovers

2019-07-19 19:11:52| TechNewsWorld

KDE Neon is a bit of an oddball Linux thing. Linuxland has an impressive collection of oddball things. Neon looks and feels much like a Linux distribution, but its developers assert quite openly on their website that Neon is not a real Linux distro. It just installs and functions like one -- sort of. That can make deciding to use it a little confusing.

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The Path to Interstellar Travel Starts With Looking Up

2019-07-19 18:38:12| TechNewsWorld

Earthlings have a natural inclination to gaze at the heavenly bodies. Many even dream of reaching for the stars. Mae C. Jemison actually is planning to get humans to other solar systems within the next century. Her goal is not an idle fancy. She has already been to space and back. Now her passion is to unite humanity to focus on traveling beyond our solar system.

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The 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11: There and Back Again

2019-07-19 11:43:06| TechNewsWorld

On July 20, 1969, astronaut Neil Armstrong uttered the now famous line, "That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind," when he became the first person to set foot on the moon. It fulfilled the almost as famous "We choose to go to the moon" line delivered by President John F. Kennedy to a crowd at Rice Stadium in Houston, Texas, on Sept. 12, 1962.

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Twitter Tweaks Desktop Design

2019-07-17 19:45:37| TechNewsWorld

Twitter has unveiled a fresh new look for its desktop website that mimics the look and feel of its mobile platforms. The company has been testing a new version of its desktop website since the beginning of the year. The most noticeable change is the organization and layout of the Twitter home screen itself. The upgraded design simplifies navigation with a new and larger left-hand sidebar.

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Infographic The CMOs Guide to B2B Influencer Marketing

2019-07-17 13:23:39| Marketing and Public Relations - M&O

65% of multinational brands will increase Influencer Marketing spending in the next 12 months reaching $10 billion over the next 5 years. With so much at stake for marketing in our fast paced industry, senior marketers must be able to see both the forest and the trees when it comes to influencer marketing in the […] The post Infographic – The CMO’s Guide to B2B Influencer Marketing appeared first on Newsroom.

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Code Cracker Turing to Be on 50-Quid Notes

2019-07-16 21:09:46| TechNewsWorld

Alan Turing, the British mathematician known for his World War II code-breaking exploits and for a test to distinguish between human and machine intelligence, will be on 50-pound notes in the UK by the end of 2021. The Bank of England, which made the announcement, explained that Turing, who died in 1954, was chosen from a field of 989 eligible characters after a public nomination period.

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Qualcomm Gives Speed Boost to New Mobile Gaming Platform

2019-07-16 12:22:25| TechNewsWorld

Qualcomm Technologies aims to push the speed limits of mobile gaming with the added features in its Snapdragon Mobile Platform. The Snapdragon 855 Plus Mobile Platform, its newest processor, performs graphics functions 15 percent faster. It will show up in new devices later this year. Snapdragon 855 Plus is an update to the flagship Snapdragon 855, released earlier this year.

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Making Amazon Prime Day Work for You

2019-07-15 11:49:45| TechNewsWorld

For Halloween, we buy all kinds of crap we shouldn't be eating and feed it to our kids. When Valentine's Day approaches, husbands and boyfriends live in fear of getting their significant other's gift wrong again. Fourth of July is when we buy expensive things we can burn and piss off our neighbors. Of course, there are the various gift-giving holidays that are linked to specific religious groups.

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Social Media, Crafters, Gamers and the Online Censorship Debate

2019-07-12 21:09:30| TechNewsWorld

Ravelry, an online knitting community that has more than 8 million members, last month announced that it would ban forum posts, projects, patterns and even profiles from users who supported President Trump or his administration. "We cannot provide a space that is inclusive of all and also allow support for open white supremacy," the administrators of Ravelry posted on the site.

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Debian Linux 10 'Buster' Places Stability Ahead of Excitement

2019-07-12 14:00:00| TechNewsWorld

After 25 months of development, the makers of the granddaddy of the Linux OSes released an upgrade that updates many of the software packages and plays general catch-up with modern Linux trends. However, Debian Linux 10 Buster is a boring upgrade. It does little to draw attention to its merits. For serious Linux users, though, boring can be endearing.

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