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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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Instagram face filters
A tool that lets you create custom face filters and other excellent effects for Instagram, Spark AR Studio is now available to all users. Previously, it had only been available for Facebook and beta testers. We here at The Verge have already used it to create our first filter, which you can see and share through Instagram's mobile app by going to The Verge's Instagram account (@verge) and tapping on the face icon. Read More ››
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Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Huawei is developing a “mapping service,” according to a report by state-run news outlet China Daily, but don't expect it to be your next Google Maps alternative. The service is apparently intended for software developers, meaning apps that offer navigation or ride-hailing services could use Huawei's planned mapping technology instead of building their own. A Huawei exec told China Daily that the mapping service, called Map Kit, will Read More ››
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The labor shortage in America is forcing companies in every industry to reassess how they identify, attract, and keep top talent. A 2017 PwC survey of CEOs found that most viewed a lack of skilled workers as the primary threat to their business, and in 2019, hiring and retaining smart, capable people remains the chief internal concern of the entire executive suite, according to a global Conference Board survey. For many leaders in the tech Read More ››
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A playable main character from the upcoming hybrid RPG/shooter Borderlands 3, The Beastmaster FL4K, will be a robot that identifies as non-binary and uses they/them pronouns. This may be the closest we've come to getting a playable, canonically transgender protagonist in a AAA video game – excuse me while I do a happy dance. While Gearbox hasn't officially said the character represents the transgender community, it's been revealed that FL4K is on a personal journey Read More ››
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Google's Area 120 incubator has a new project: the fantastically named Fundo, a digital meet-and-greet service for creators, revealed today in a report from Variety. What is Fundo? Well, it's not the name of an adorable, floppy-haired dog, although I can understand why that would be your first impression. No, Fundo is an online meet-and-greet service for creators that lets fans “meet your favorite creator from anywhere, using your phone or computer,” per the service's Read More ››
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Xbox this week revealed that, contrary to popular rumor, we aren't going to be getting multiple models of next-generation Xbox after all — meaning there's no xCloud console in development. We're also not likely to see cloud gaming consoles for quite some time. A persistent rumor surrounding the next console generation has been that we're going to get “streaming only” consoles alongside the traditional corporeal ones — consoles built sort of like Google's Stadia, with Read More ››
Fri, Aug 16, 2019, Continue reading at the source