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Post Instagram to WordPress? No, Pressgram!

There are more than 71 million Wordpress blogs in the world. If you have a Wordpress blog and want to post an Instagram image to the site from your phone, you really can’t. But now you can Pressgram.

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How to make a YouTube GIF in seconds

If you were somewhat coherent in the late 80s and early 90s, then you’ve probably seen a GIF (or Graphics Interchange Format) graphic on the web. It’s the animated graphic that looks like it’s from said period and just loops, and loops and loops into eternity. The GIF (pronounced ‘jiff’, …

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Cryptocurrency businesses operating in Singapore will need to register and be licensed to continue serving customers in the country. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said on Tuesday that the Payment Services Act will now be enforced. First passed in January last year, the act gives the regulator supervisory authority over all paymentbusinesses in the country. [Read: Singapore's financial regulator wants its banks and blockchains to be friends] Companies now have a month to register Read More ››
Tue, Jan 28, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Ring, the Amazon-owned security camera company, has been caught in another privacy mishap. A report published by Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) earlier today, suggests Ring's Android app sends a ton of personally identifiable information (PII) to third-party trackers without explicit user consent. The report suggests the app (version 3.21.1) sends data to four trackers including Facebook's graph API, a ‘deep linking' platform called Branch, and analytics firms like AppsFlyer and Mixpanel through encrypted HTTPS standard. Read More ››
Tue, Jan 28, 2020, Continue reading at the source
CHINA WUHAN CORONAVIRUS
Photo by Feature China/Barcroft Media via Getty Images Facebook and gaming hardware maker Razer are among the first US technology companies to begin restricting travel to China amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Facebook is halting all non-essential employee travel to the country, and the company is also telling employees who recently returned from China to work from home, according to Bloomberg. Although Facebook is banned in China, the company does have offices in the Read More ››
Tue, Jan 28, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. As some of you probably know, Google Drive and its accompanying suite of apps, like Docs and Sheets, went down for a while earlier today. Considering Google Drive has over one billion users, that's a lot of people suddenly without access to their critical documents. While this particular outage Read More ››
Tue, Jan 28, 2020, Continue reading at the source
5 things you didn't know about the iPad on its 10th anniversary
On January 27, 2010, the late Apple CEO, Steve Jobs, presented a device to the world that looked a lot like a giant iPhone that didn't make calls. A few months later, the first iPad was made available to the public, more or less kicking off a tablet revolution, the effects of which can still be felt today. By now, every big name in tech has some me-too product resembling the iPad in its portfolio. Some Read More ››
Mon, Jan 27, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Artificial intelligence is, undeniably, one of the most important inventions in the history of humankind. It belongs on a fantasy ‘Mt. Rushmore of technologies' alongside electricity, steam engines, and the internet. But, in it's current incarnation, AI isn't very smart. In fact, even now in 2020, AI is still dumber than a baby. Most AI experts – those with boots on the ground in the researcher and developer communities – believe the path forward is Read More ››
Mon, Jan 27, 2020, Continue reading at the source