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This is a huge step in the right direction for privacy rights.
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The promise of the FIDO U2F protocol to support Internet-scale strong authentication is coming to life in the form of Yubico’s Security Key and Google’s support for U2F in its Chrome browser and cloud apps. This is the start of a security revolution. In this webinar, Yubico gives a brief overview of U2F, examines today’s options, and then moves on to what’s next in the queue. Yubico presents the new Google Drive for Work Admin console features for enterprises seeking managed two-factor authentication for Google Apps with YubiKeys, and an extended Q&A session.
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Download from thousands of free Android watch faces using the Face Repo. 
FaceRepo.com is a repository of watch faces for Android Wear devices, including the Moto 360, LG G Watch, LG G Watch R, LG Watch Urbane, ASUS ZenWatch, Sony SmartWatch 3 and Samsung Gear Live.
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The pre-eminent guide to #ClimateChange  complete with lots of pretty pictures and graphs to show us just how bad things truly are and what we can look forward to in the coming years as the planet continues to heat up. 
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BGP: A quick workaround to an Internet routing problem in 1989. A huge problem to modern security.

Nice non-technical explanation of the issue.

And it's not just that nobody thought about security then (though mostly they didn't). The kind of security we require now simply wouldn't have been feasible on routers then. And given what we know about security protocols now, we most likely would have done it wrong. Remember this predates both https and shttp.
A key protocol created as a short-term solution in 1989 is designed to automatically trust users, a flaw that leaves the network ripe for attack.
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Gonna start uploading all of those old home pics and videos tonight!
 
Want to upload all of your photos to Google Photos? Use this app!

My friend +Xiwei Ying posted earlier that he was uploading a massive batch of photos into +Google Photos. He decided to use the web browser uploader, which works great, but there are other options, especially for gigabytes of photos. If you wanted a desktop app for easy uploading, this is for you. Head on over to https://photos.google.com/apps and download the Desktop Uploader. 
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Project Ara has the potential to complete redefine the mobile market, and possibly provide a tremendous first position for Google in the #IoT space. There is some serious #moonshot thinking going on with this.
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Add any watchband to a Motorola #moto360  smartwatch with a Steel Connect "M" hook.
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Please help this poor fool understand how many people really do love using Google Plus by voting in his poll (behind link).
Alex Hernandez originally shared to Social Media News:
 
A poll worth taking....go.....show them how many people actually DO use +Google+ 
Google+ is, at the time of writing, still a thing, but its future is far from assured. Unless there's a huge wave of interest, Google+ may not be long for this world. Or perhaps I'm just being pessimistic, and actually people are still interested in Google's social network. There's only one way to find out……
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When was the last time I checked Google Plus? Um, I am doing so right now.
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The battery life on the #Nexus6 is good enough to last all day with light usage, but I've learned to time certain activities (eg, gaming, vr, videos, etc.) around the quick charger. With quick charging, battery life doesn't really matter any longer since the phone charges within 15-30 min for another 12+ hours. I try to avoid running battery down below 15% and typically charge it to seeing 90%.

This article provides good advice for optimal battery longevity. I like the "running" analogy.

"Use your battery. Not too much. Mostly for small apps."

Also, beware of wireless chargers that heat up the device.
You asked us again: How do you prolong an Li-ion battery's life?
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I've been involved in the technology field for almost two decades and have worked in nearly every area of server and network administration. I'm an advocate of all things free/libre and open; and am very involved in promoting secure and responsible use of both closed and open source technology. Join the eCommUnity Google+ community to join the discussion!
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The Ale House has good food and a great selection of local and regional craft beers. John, the owner, is an exceptionally nice guy and genuinely cares about his patrons. The staff is friendly and the atmosphere is a mix of artsy, sports bar and night club all in one to provide something for everyone. They have live bands or DJ's most weekend nights with ping pong, tables and corn hole in the outside area which make for a lively nightlife. Definitely a top three food and drink destination in Black Mtn.
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I joined the Spartanburg Planet Fitness with the $20/mo. membership ($1 sign up fee) on a 1-year commitment, and am extremely pleased with my decision. The atmosphere is very casual, almost like an exercise "bar" with a row of TVs in the middle to enjoy while using the treadmill or eliptical machines. There are stations for abs, legs/back, and full body as well as free weights (all self-contained with safety guards and self-spotting locks) and resistance machines for every muscle group. They're open 24/7 with a trainer available 8am-6pm. The $20/mo. membership includes access to the massage and tanning area with both chair and water massage as well as multiple tanning booths and a Beauty Angel booth for skin tone and relaxation. With all of these services at only $20/mo. ($10/mo. membership available as well w/o guest or massage/tanning privileges), there really is no excuse not to join a gym. I absolutely love it and am planning to go at least 3 times/week for a loooong time!
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Excellent Thai cuisine but a bit pricey. The Thai Red Curry is very good though the number 5 isn't hot enough. The tofu soup is bland and the salads are small but the ginger sauce is very fresh. Lunch price is from $8-11 per plate.
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Frisbee golf course, hiking trails, three soccer/football fields, four tennis courts, and a large playground make this the premier park in Spartanburg county. If it had a basketball court it would be perfect!
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Easily the best bakery in Black Mountain. Their cakes, pastries, and breads are all excellent. The biscuits are the size of a small plate and amazing! Be sure to try the biscuit with shitake mushroom gravy.
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Excellent food, service and atmosphere. Parking is limited, but we were seated right away at lunch time. The gyros is excellent. The mushrooms and hummus appetizers were wonderful. Or waiter was fast and extremely pleasant. Limited beer selection with no local beers.
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My favorite book store.
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Very Good
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