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Raspberry Pi 5 review: A huge upgrade for the tiny single-board computer

The Raspberry Pi dominated the maker scene for a decade. Supply chain problems then brought the high flying to an end. With the Raspberry Pi 5, the Raspberry Pi Foundation is now attempting to break free. The new Raspberry Pi 5 model is two to three times faster than its predecessors.... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2024-02-07 11:30:00 UTC ]
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How to get Amazon Prime for free for October Prime Day

Amazon’s Prime Day sale is happening once again on October 10 and 11, and as always, you’ll need to be a Prime member to partake of the deals. Prime is Amazon’s $139-per-year service that provides two-day shipping on all orders, as well as a ton of extras like the Kindle lending library... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2023-10-10 16:04:22 UTC ]
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Oof, when did streaming movies, games, and music get so expensive?

Cable used to be the only game in town for wide entertainment. Sure, if you wanted to subscribe to a game like EverQuest or World of Warcraft, you could (and well, guess the rest of us were never seeing you again). But for variety, cable is what you had—and it wasn’t cheap. So when... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2023-10-04 14:10:27 UTC ]
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Free books! Get a free Kindle Unlimited trial on Prime Day

Few things bring as much bliss as a good book. It’s just you, the story, and plunging into a whole other world for hours at a time. And thanks to Amazon Prime Day, Prime members can get a whole three months of Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited service for free—even if you’re a previous Kindle... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2023-07-11 13:34:14 UTC ]
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Swiss gov't favors compensation for journalistic 'snippets' posted by online services

Switzerland’s executive branch says it favors changes to copyright law to require large online service providers — including social media platforms and search engines — to pay media companies for use of journalistic content, even small excerpts Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2023-05-24 12:46:59 UTC ]
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How is the internet handling increased traffic during the COVID-19 crisis?

With the current COVID-19 pandemic leading to increased demand for online services there have been concerns about the web's ability to cope. New analysis by Fastly of traffic patterns between January and March looks at regional trends for key US states and countries around the globe that are... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2020-04-09 10:31:56 UTC ]
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Apple Is Buying Texture, the So-Called 'Netflix for Magazines,' in Subscription Push

Apple is acquiring Texture, a digital magazine servicedubbed by media industry observers as "Netflix for magazines"that lets users subscribe to more than 200 titles for $9.99 a month.Texture, offered via the app stores of Apple, Google and Amazon.com Inc., bolsters Apple's efforts in online... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2018-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Help desk tax' could cost companies in Pennsylvania

A single word in the language of a law passed in Pennsylvania last year could have long-ranging implications for companies that use or provide a common service — technical support. The so-called "help desk tax" emanated from Act 84, a statute designed to levy the Pennsylvania Sales and Use Tax... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2017-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Honest Few turns your social media posts into money for books

With ebook libraries, Amazon Prime Reading and the plethora of online services available putting free publications in your various devices, it's a wonder that people still pay any money for books anymore. But a new website called Honest Few is found... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2016-12-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EC to reveal plans for 'digital single market'

The European Commission is today (6th May) set to reveal plans for the “digital single market”, to remove barriers to online services across Europe. The plans would mean that customers across the European Union could all access the same digital services and products, including ebooks and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wearables Present a Huge Challenge to News Publishers, and That’s a Good Thing

In the early 90s people balked at the idea of reading the news on a computer, yet if you looked at online services of the day (Compuserve and AOL), user demand would say otherwise. News was consistently among the top activity. Eventually that same demand drove Web 1.0 and by the time Web 2.0... Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2014-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2014: Kyowon

Kyowon, founded in 1985, is one of the biggest publishing companies in Korea. They produce various educational programs, picture books, fairy tales, DVD and online services. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chegg Looks to Raise $172.5 Million

Chegg, which offers textbooks for rent and other online services to college students, is looking to raise $172.5 million in its Initial Public Offering. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AOL CEO Says Scalability Is Needed in Native Advertising

For all the good native advertising does for brands, a big roadblock the digital ad form faces is its ability to scale, said AOL CEO Tim Armstrong at a breakfast event this morning in New York. "I think it's beneficial, overall, for brands. I think there's a danger, though, that native... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2013-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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