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John W Arthur

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John is the head of our IT Security team and he writes about Security, IT news on The Next Digit. He was the Employee of the Year 2013 for his selfless support and efficiently setting up the whole security infrastructure. He also occasionally writes on "IT Sec Pro" Print Media of Sweden. All posts by John

Twitter wants to boost revenue through e-commerce, tests ‘Products’ and ‘Places’

Twitter, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWTR) is aggressively increasing its features to get more users into its social media platform and recent updates rolled out have proved them also. In addition to that, Now Twitter has started to introduce a page for the products with integration of e-commerce. This allows its users to buy the products directly from the Twitter itself. Twitter has ...

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Google builds a standalone Clock app for Android users

Today, Google comes with a new application for the Android operating system, Google Clock App, and available on the Google Play Store. If you don’t like the clock application came with your device, then you can grab the all-new Google Clock app from the Google’s Play Store. The app comes with an alarm, timers, stopwatch and also a world clock ...

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Cubans get more access to the Internet with more WiFi hotspots

The increasingly deprived Internet access spread across political lines by entrepreneurs  and computer programmers as well as journalists and ordinary citizens who wish to be in touch with relatives abroad, has always been a basis of concern. But, not anymore, since the Cuban citizens will shortly experience a wave of about three dozen Wi-Fi hotspots around the island, which will ...

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EU government says no to Facebook’s photo app ‘Moments’ due to facial recognition

Facebook inc’s (NASDAQ:FB) photo-sharing app, Moments cannot be accessed any further by its users across the territory of Europe, since the government has ordered Facebook to stop its service with immediate effect after weighing around the harm it can cause via its facial recognition technology, leading to lack of the confidentiality of its users. Facebook users in Europe will no longer be ...

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Thousands of small tuna crabs washes up on Orange County beaches

California – Tuna crab seems like a delicious animal in the sea, but, thousands of crustaceans (tiny tuna crabs) washed ashore on the shore of Orange Country, California. The Orange Country Register reported the crustaceans, that looks like a small tiny lobster or a crawfish, appeared as a bright red rim over the shores of Dana Point, San Clemente, Newport Beach ...

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‘Bronze Age Eurasian DNA’ study shows how light skin and lactose tolerance came to Europeans

Food intolerance is entirely dismissed as a modern one and always been a “first-world problem”. The recent study “Analysing the genomes of 101 Bronze-Age Eurasians” provides information about the Eurosians food intolerance and also reveals that around 90 percent of them were lactose intolerant. The research also reveals that how modern Europeans appears like the way they do and also, ...

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Oculus Rift headsets to come with an Xbox controller; App store details revealed

Recently, Oculus  held a press event  where it unboxed the consumer Rift headset that will come equipped with an Xbox controller and optical sensor, displayed some of its upcoming flagship games, and previewed its Oculus Touch handheld motion controllers. Oculus is preparing to revamp its app store for its consumer Rift headset shipping Q1 2016, hence it needs to review ...

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