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    1. Apple Rolls Out New Betas Across Its Platforms

      Happy Monday from Apple! The company has just rolled out new software betas for each of platforms, including the desktop (El Capitan 10.11.4), mobile (iOS 9.3), Apple TV (tvOS 9.2), and Apple Watch (watchOS 2.2). Beta releases for Apple Configurator 2.2 and Xcode 7.3 also became available at the same time. Among some of the standout features in the upgrades is the new ability to support…

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    2. Twitter May Increase Tweets To 10,000 Characters, But Hide All Past 140

      Twitter May Increase Tweets To 10,000 Characters, But Hide All Past 140

      No, you’re not going to have article-length tweets overwhelming you timeline, but Twitter is looking to let you write more without leaving the service. The company is mulling a new option that would let you write up to 10,000 characters, but only show the first 140 in the timeline with a button to reveal the rest. Re/Code reports the feature might launch in late Q1. This “Beyond…

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    3. Tech Watch: Nvidia Announces New Drive PX 2 ‘Supercomputer In A Lunchbox’ For Self-Driving Cars

      Following last year’s Drive CX, Nvidia just announced an updated version of its computing platform for self-driving cars, the Drive PX 2. Compared to last year’s model, this is a much more powerful beast, able to process data from 12 video cameras and other sensors in real time to make educated driving decisions. The company calls it a supercomputer, and it’s the size of a…

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    4. How Intelligent Lighting Is Ushering In The Internet Of Buildings

      How Intelligent Lighting Is Ushering In The Internet Of Buildings

      The LED revolution is over. To no one’s surprise, LEDs have won. Solid-state lighting is changing how we light the world, successfully displacing traditional illumination sources across every part of the global lighting market. Over the next few years, billions of sockets will be in play. This transition has kicked off a new phase of LED adoption — the race to connect every socket.…

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    5. Having Success With Code Bootcamps: Where To Work As A Bootcamp Grad

      Hello code bootcamp graduates, and welcome to an exciting and fulfilling career! As you know by now, programming is a highly creative art in which you get to build things that change the world every single day. So what should you look for in a job? I don’t have all the answers, but here are some things I think are important to look for if you can find them.

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    6. People Watch: Apple Promotes Jeff Williams To COO, Puts Phil Schiller In Charge Of App Store

      People Watch: Apple Promotes Jeff Williams To COO, Puts Phil Schiller In Charge Of App Store

      Apple announced a series of changes to its leadership team this morning, including, most notably, the promotion of Jeff Williams to COO, a role that had not been filled since Tim Cook became Apple CEO in 2011. Williams, who joined Apple in 1998, was named VP of Operations in 2004 and currently oversees the Apple Watch program. In addition, Apple says it’s expanding VP of Worldwide…

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    7. Aberdeen, Which Invests In Top VC Funds, On Its 2016 Outlook

      Aberdeen, Which Invests In Top VC Funds, On Its 2016 Outlook

      Earlier this year, FLAG Capital Management — an asset manager that has backed a long list of top venture firms, including Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Redpoint Ventures, Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures — was acquired by the British fund manager Aberdeen Asset Management. The terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. But the union created a giant that manages $15…

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    8. The State Of Robotics For 2015

      While faulty hoverboards are setting themselves ablaze to celebrate Christmas, robots are gradually moving from labs to news reports to entering our daily lives. First in line are drones, already in many people’s hands, autonomous cars with early deployments such as Tesla’s autopilot, and desktop robots like 3d printers. In 2015 robot popped up in many forms, shapes and industries.

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    9. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s Chief Of Staff Reveals Plan For Big-Bet Philanthropy

      After weeks of critics jumping to conclusions before seeing details or results, Fox spoke with me for nearly an hour about the strategy for Priscilla and Mark’s philanthropic foundation. CZI will be structured similarly to Facebook’s acquisitions. The couple will entrust expert leaders to pursue pioneering solutions to huge problems without much micromanagement. The goal is to use…

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    10. Hacking The Hype: Why Hackathons Don’t Work

      Hacking The Hype: Why Hackathons Don’t Work

      We get it. Hackathons are fun. There’s all-you-can-eat pizza, and Red Bull flows freely. For participants, they’re quasi-social opportunities to work on something real with smart, passionate people. For companies and universities, they represent quick, relatively inexpensive ways to encourage collaboration, produce new ideas and generate publicity. But there’s a downside.

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    11. Failing To Find Users, Dropbox Will Shut Down Mailbox In February 2016 And Carousel In March

      Dropbox, the file hosting and cloud storage company with 400 million users, has been struggling to hold up its $10 billion valuation in the face of scrutiny from investors and observers, and now it looks like the other shoe is dropping as the company streamlines its business to get back into fighting form. Today the company is announcing that it will be shutting down Mailbox and Carousel,…

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    12. Need Music For A Video? Jukedeck’s AI Composer Makes Cheap, Custom Soundtracks

      Everyone can shoot video but few can record or afford a legal soundtrack. Until now. With Jukedeck’s new artificial intelligence music composition technology, creators can get a cheap, royalty free soundtrack custom-made for their video. Jukedeck users don’t even need musical talent. They just select the mood, style, tempo and length, and Jukedeck returns a unique song to match…

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    13. Mark Zuckerberg Is Now A Dad, Pledges To Give Away 99% Of His Shares

      Mark Zuckerberg Is Now A Dad, Pledges To Give Away 99% Of His Shares

      Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today said he and his wife would give away 99% of their shares to “advance human potential and promote equality for all children in the next generation.” His shares are currently worth around $45 billion. His pledge was, still, essentially a footnote in a long letter addressed to his new daughter, Max, that he announced had been born…

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    14. Google To Donate Up To $1 Million Toward Education In Android Pay Charity Campaign

      Google To Donate Up To $1 Million Toward Education In Android Pay Charity Campaign

      In an effort to kickstart its mobile payments solution, Android Pay, Google this morning announced a holiday campaign that will see the tech giant donating up to a million toward special education projects in partnership with nonprofit DonorsChoose.org. This is the first time Google has ever worked with an NGO on a mobile payments campaign, the company notes. However, it’s not the first…

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