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How to Digitize Vinyl Records Without a Record Player
Lifehacker.com

Digitizing vinyl is a lot harder than ripping a CD. An external CD drive costs $26 on Amazon; a record player with a digital output costs $250 or more. Plus you have to use special software, specify the beginning and end of each track, write out all the metad… more…

Hey Alexa, Why Is Voice Shopping So Lousy?
Wired

A new study suggests smart speaker owners aren’t using those devices to buy things on the internet—because it’s a bad shopping experience. more…

How Amazon Cloned a Neighborhood to Test Its Delivery Robots
Wired

Amazon used cameras, lidar, and aerial photography to build a highly detailed digital map of a Seattle suburb, where it is testing Scout, its delivery robot. more…

The best iPhone VPNs in the UK for 2019
Mashable

VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks, are great tools for anyone concerned about diminishing privacy on the internet. These days, it's difficult to surf the web without leaving behind a trail of your activity. While there's certainly no foolproof privacy option,… more…

The best free VPNs in the UK, and paid alternatives
Mashable

How can you best protect your personal information when online? The simple answer is with virtual private networks, or VPNs. But which VPN is best for you, and do you need to pay for the service? Based on customer reviews, we have compared the best VPNs (both… more…

Calls to break up Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple get louder - CNET
Cnet.com

Regulators are gearing up to investigate Big Tech. But are breakups of these companies on the horizon? more…

Dispensed: The inside story of uBiome, a visit to the largest health system in New York, and what it's like to take a 'biotech for dummies' course
Business Insider

Hello, Welcome to this week's edition of Dispensed, our weekly healthcare newsletter here at Business Insider, where we're recovering from sugar rushes induced by a company-wide summer party last night. If you're following along with what's happening on the h… more…

Firefox’s bold new branding is a glimpse into Mozilla’s grand plan
Fastcompany.com

It’s the result of a years-long process that involved the public’s feedback on two potential design directions. The logo of the popular browser Firefox is instantly recognizable: a little red fox encircling a blue orb. But for Mozilla, the internet freedom no… more…

Our automated future will affect women differently than men
Fastcompany.com

These findings show that we’re at a global crossroads. Here’s what needs to be done to ensure women aren’t left behind. A brave new world is coming, and with it, wrenching change. Automation is transforming the global economy and radically changing women’s wo… more…

Q&A: Nintendo’s Doug Bowser Talks Switch Success, Video Game Industry ‘Crunch’ and More
Time

Bowser discussed Nintendo's latest news, the company's efforts to appeal to a wide range of gamers, and how it can help address crunch. more…

Firefox’s bold new branding is a glimpse into Mozilla’s grand plan
Fastcompany.com

It’s the result of a years-long process that involved the public’s feedback on two potential design directions. The logo of the popular browser Firefox is instantly recognizable: a little red fox encircling a blue orb. But for Mozilla, the internet freedom no… more…

Introducing Guardian Firewall for iOS
Guardianapp.com

After 2 years of hard work we are proud to announce Guardian Firewall - The first real firewall for iOS. Empowering every user to take back control over their digital privacy. more…

Electronic University History: TeleLearning at 300 Baud
Tedium.co

The story of the world’s first Electronic University, which came to life a lot earlier than you might expect given that moniker. Modems were involved. more…

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Books to Understand Economics
Filmlifestyle.com

If you're looking to grow your financial knowledge, then you need our list of the best economics books of all time. This list may change your life. more…

Werkstattberichte: Neues aus den Fablabs und der Makerszene
Heise.de

Wo entstehen neue Makerspaces, welche Termine stehen an und was ist los in den Fablabs? Die Werkstattberichte mit einem Filmfestival und Sommer-Camps. more…

The Top Three Things Mary Meeker's 2019 Internet Trends Report Means for Fintech
Forbes.com

Every year, Mary Meeker, the co-founder of Bond Capital (and long-time Kleiner Perkins partner) and her team publish the vaunted “Internet Trends” report. The report has important insights on the future of fintech. more…

Big Tech was built by the same type of antitrust actions that could now tear it down
Marketwatch.com

The fear in Silicon Valley is that antitrust investigations of big tech will blunt momentum of an industry that powers the U.S. economy. But history tells us another story. more…

10 Smart Ways To Collect And Utilize Customer Feedback
Forbes.com

Young Entrepreneur Council members share their best tips for gathering and using customer feedback. more…

Apple restricts online Apple Store access to newer versions of Safari and macOS
Appleinsider.com

In a move presumably designed to protect customers from potential online threats, Apple recently changed access requirements of its online store to restrict compatibility to more current versions of macOS and Safari. more…

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