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Today's issue of my Morning Tech Report.
In today’s tech news for Jan 18 2017, FTC sues Qualcomm, Vine shutters, Zuck testifies and Google Updates Goggle Plus. It’s Mike Olsen with your Morning Tech Report …
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Events are back! I wrote about this a year ago(http://anewdomain.net/loss-events-new-google-plus-leaves-users-scrambling/). Glad to see them respond to the community.
The company continues to tweak its social network.
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LEGO builder Tim Schwalfenberg has outdone himself here, building a The Last Of Us diorama that covers an entire city block, both indoors and out.
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The Outlook app is the best way to access work email and calendar on your personal device.
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I'm live blogging the Nintendo Switch event right now. Watch the event and read by live blog here!
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CHECK IT OUT! My son Cole gets mentioned on a big time podcast! My son has started a little web comic and he got a shoutout today on The Morning Stream. Starts at 4:48.
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According to a report out of Venturebeat, Google and LG have teamed up to launch two new Android Wear watches, the Watch Sport and Watch Style. The timing of the release of these watches is centered around the launch of Android Wear 2.0, which we now expect to arrive on February 9. As you may …
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The iPhone, Mac, and Apple Watch make for a...
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+Ant Pruitt​ I am definitely guilty of "my ticket is more important than your ticket"!
IT requests range in severity and priority, but sometimes support incidents must be escalated for the sake of the user and the company.
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My analysis of last night's big Nintendo Switch event.
The $299 Nintendo Switch console will drop on March 3, execs said early this morning. And game wise, what a lineup …
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Patent drawings of a Samsung foldable phone design published
www.androidpolice.com

Samsung has a tendency to throw stuff at the wall, and see what sticks. I don't mean that in a negative way - many of their seemingly-bizarr

Data Breach At Oracle’s MICROS Point-of-Sale Division — Krebs on Security
www.techimprovement.com

Data Breach At Oracle’s MICROS Point-of-Sale Division — Krebs on Security A Russian organized cybercrime group known for hacking into banks

Rolling Stone
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The latest news and more from Rolling Stone.

A Quick Hands-On With And First Impressions Of The HTC 10
www.androidpolice.com

Let us waste no time: the HTC 10 is here, and we're able to tell you a little bit about it today (a very, very little, frankly). While the p

Fingerprints to be tested as ‘currency’
the-japan-news.com

Starting this summer, the government will test a system in which foreign tourists will be able to verify their identities and buy things at

Box Office: ‘Pitch Perfect 2′ Beating ‘Tomorrowland’ in Close Race | Var...
variety.com

“Tomorrowland” doesn’t have as promising a future as Disney might have anticipated. The George Clooney-starrer is being outperformed at the

Power Up: Your News Briefs for February 28, 2015
www.familyvideogaming.com

All the video gaming news that is fit to digitally print. Shovel Knight, the highly acclaimed WiiU/3DS retro platformer is coming to the PS4

The Flash Television Series Premiere on Oct 7: All Superhero, Minimal Br...
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I found The Flash premiere to enjoyable, with room for improvement. Liked that it wasn't too dark, angsty and menacing. Was a little to form

Hands-on with the HTC RE camera and Desire Eye phone
www.pcworld.com

These aren't Android devices—they're camera devices.

Apple #674: Blue Star Memorial Highways
dailyapple.blogspot.com

I'm still getting caught up from all my travels last month. When I was visiting out Northern California way, I drove through the famed Avenu

Julie Ann Horvath Describes Sexism and Intimidation Behind Her GitHub Ex...
techcrunch.com

The exit of engineer Julie Ann Horvath from programming network GitHub has sparked yet another conversation concerning women in technology a

The Myth of 'Traditional Marriage'
reason.com

Conservatives shouldn't think of gay marriage as a repudiation of the past. They should think of it as starting a new tradition.

Neither Microsoft, Nokia, nor anyone else should fork Android. It’s unfo...
arstechnica.com

Canning Windows Phone and using Android would be a huge mistake.

Is the Xbox One in Trouble Already?
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Xbox One Direct Broadcasting: There is no ETA at this time from Microsoft. Expect a few more months. If we know sooner, we'll update. — Twit

Facebook Home for Android gets a redesign, but will anyone notice?
www.theverge.com

Facebook Home, the social network's lock screen replacement for Android, was just redesigned to make it look a bit more familiar. What was o

At long last, small hamburgers will be delivered in a pneumatic tube
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A mainstay of drive-up bank tellers for decades, a New Zealand cafe is finally taking the pneumatic tube to its logical conclusion: as a del

Now it's permanent: Instagram Direct is all about Snapchat, not Twitter
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Ever since Facebook snatched Instagram from the outstretched arms of Twitter, the two companies have sparred continuously, feature for featu

New Google Tips is surprisingly helpful
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Google has launched Google Tips, a site which uses clickable cards to explain the features and capabilities of Google's biggest products. Th

Well, the food is kinda bland...but that's expected and part of the charm. Old school atmosphere and a fun place to visit.
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Clean waiting area. Honest sevice. Prices on par with others.
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If the first thing your hear when you walk into a burger joint is Fresh by Kool and the Gang, you've already won. The burgers are on simply great, you would be hard-pressed to find a better burger in Ann Arbor. Tasty fries and friendly staff round out the experience.
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It's a casino. You like it if you win. The Greektown casino is the best of the three in Detroit.
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