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chinaChina E-Commerce on track to 59% of world E-commerce in 2021

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E-commerce sales in China was over $1 trillion in 2017. Alibaba paid about $6 billion to take control of China’s top supermarket chain and one of its biggest department-store franchises. A Guangzhou-based startup called BingoBox has built a network of …

amazonPuranik CEO of Atlantic.Net validates space based cloud operations

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Space could represent a new frontier for cloud infrastructure. Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM and Oracle battle for business from companies that are offloading their data center computing and storage needs. Marty Puranik, CEO and Founder of Atlantic.Net, a leading cloud …

googleGoogle+ had security bug, did not report it and will shutdown consumer version

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Google is shutting down Google+ the consumer version of Google+ in ten months. Google+ is better suited as an enterprise product where co-workers can engage in internal discussions on a secure corporate social network. A security bug allowed third-party developers …

entertainmentRussian operatives increased Star Wars Last Jedi fan divide

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Morten Bay of University of Southern California Center for the Digital Future has written a non-satire academic paper claiming that Russian internet trolls increased the Star Wars fan divide over the Last Jedi. This was not written for the Onion. …

carsBetter Commuting with Google Maps

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New features have been added to Google Maps to help you take control of your daily commute— enabling you to plan ahead, prepare for the inevitable disruptions, and possibly avoid them altogether. People in North America spend a full day …

elon muskHow the Kardashians and Selena Gomez are smarter than Elon Musk

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Elon Musk is clearly a business and technology genius. He drove the creation of SpaceX and reusable rockets and has electric cars popular. However, all of the members of the celebrity Kardashian family (Kim, Kylie Jenner, Khloé Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian) …

ecommerceFacebook reports security breach affecting 50 million accounts

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On the afternoon of Tuesday, September 25, the Facebook engineering team discovered a security issue affecting almost 50 million accounts. They are taking this incredibly seriously and wanted to let everyone know what’s happened and the immediate action they have …

amazonBig Tech advantage is larger than WW2 code breakers over Germany

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Google has over 90% of the world’s searches. Source: StatCounter Global Stats – Search Engine Market Share Facebook has 65% of social media. Source: StatCounter Global Stats – Social Media Market Share < href="http://www.visualcapitalist.com/chart-shows-amazons-dominance-ecommerce/">Amazon has almost 50% of all eCommerce …

internetSoftware defined radios are key to satellite direct to future smartphone communication

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Nextbigfuture was able to ask Rob Hoyt of Tethers Unlimited how he will be able to use 27 large high low-earth orbit satellites to provide high-speed internet directly to smartphones. The GlobalFi approach will be to put all of the …

internetHigh bandwidth mobile satellite internet for ships, trains, cars now

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Kymeta is delivering the only commercially-available, flat-panel, electronically-steered satellite terminal. The technology is lighter weight and uses far less power than other technological alternatives. The Terminals can weigh 21 kilograms which is about one-third of the weight of alternatives. In …