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Wade Harman16,640Building A Google Plus CommunityHave you tried out +NOD3x for your G+ account yet?  It will literally open up a brand new world for you to explore here on Google Plus! http://nod3x.comAlso, don't forget one of the best cross posting platforms out there devoted to G+ as well called +Friends+Me!  If you're serious about marketing, get the $10 plan, it works awesome for my business! http://goo.gl/DolykuJoin +Wade Harman from +WadeHarman.com as I talk to +Andrij Harasewych and +Kristoffer Howes about how we can go about building a successful Google Plus community here!  What makes a community successful, how to keep out spam, and how to keep people engaged other than on their own material.Join the Social Media Strategy Community here: http://goo.gl/tFhMXiJoin the Relationship Marketing Community here: http://goo.gl/ma1wejDon't forget you can sponsor my Relationship Tips segments and become a Patreon for only $1mo! http://www.patreon.com/wade #googlepluscommunity   #googlepluscommunities   #googlepluscommunitytips   #relationshipmarketing  Building A Google Plus Community2014-06-13 00:00:00103 
Jess + Scott + You290Who cares what the calendar says? As far as we’re concerned, Summer is here and it’s finally time for a little fun. That’s why we’ve invited the intrepid User2User-LIVE  group to play PlusWORD during this week’s episode of the #JSY  Show.That’s right, PlusWORD: Just like PassWORD, except a lot whole lot more fun. Can you guess what the word is?Please join Game Host +Michael Daniels and contestants +Heather Kraafter +Debi Davis +Andrew Hatchett and  +Terry Leigh Britton as they try to guess the word first. But wait! Jess and Scott are players too. [memo from +Scott Scowcroft: “Jess, did we sign up for this?  !@Q#$Z%^X&*()][reply from +Jessica Dewell: “Don’t go losin’ your sparkle Scott. It’s all good.”]For an extra treat, treat yourself to this extra special episode of the Jess + Scott + YOU! show. About User2User-LIVEUser2User-LIVE! is meant to be an online resource providing help for those using Hangouts On Air or Business-Hangouts On Air. There is usually a nightly session sometime after 9:00PM EDT. For more information, please visit the U2U community at … http://bit.ly/User2User-(We are a LATE show. Responding Yes or Maybe will set a reminder so you can catch the replay.)*Hashtag: #JSY * Please use for your tweets and when sharing out the show.Catch past JSY shows:https://www.youtube.JSY! vs U2U - Let the games begin!2014-06-04 04:15:0058 
Eric Enge20,131Join us as +Mark Traphagen and I chat with +Jay Baer about the role of social media in your overall business.  We will talk about identifying and leveraging the highest octane gasoline possible!Here is the YouTube Link: Playing with Gasoline With Jay BaerThe show will be at 3 PM EDT (Boston time) on Thursday.  We will also share the YouTube link here for mobile viewers.  Just say YES to get access to the video link for live or later viewing.Please INVITE others or SHARE the event to help us build up the audience.  We appreciate your help!Playing with Gasoline With Jay Baer2014-05-22 21:00:00176 

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Noah Wesley7,343Good morning /evening to all!Circle of people, with active life position in Google+I would be grateful to all those who will join and share this circle#thursdaycircle #share #weekendcircle #weekend #weekendfun #circles #circleyoushare #publiccircle #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #Ruta5, #HotelHowardJohnson, #hotel, #TrenqueLauquen, #Hotel, #Patagonia #uk #business #unitedkingdom #ireland #London #Travel #England #Luxury #Britain #Scotland #Actress #Art #British2014-10-17 06:21:44420546
Kurniawan Wibowo502014-09-05 20:12:46501171214
Enjoykin Der239#CHiBURATOR2014-06-07 09:21:27471000
David Bowden37,155Its been awhile....For over three years I collected and shared an exclusive B&W circle. This circle "was" one of the most shared on G+ for awhile. I would share it once a month with everyone as a part of my personal desire to share more quality B&W images and photographers. The requirement for being in this circle was that the photographer shot at least 60% B&W images (I tend to shoot 80%).There are some excellent photographers and friends here. I encourage you to take a look at their work. While I know that bulk circle sharing is a thing of the past or no longer the norm on G+ (which is a shame) I wanted to re-share a collection of truly inspirational people.You wont be disappointed. Re-share if you like their work</david>2014-05-06 23:16:1649012223
Circles and Photography19,365BUILDERS 8  CIRCLE   V1.0Add this mix of All Kinds of Active G+ members and pages  to  build-up your circles!  SHARE  to be in my next version.#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles     #sharedpublicircles     #circle #circles   #circlemeup     #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou   #ShareYourCircle 2014-05-01 19:37:0546312819
IObit5,620Dear IObit Fans & Cool GooglerAre you looking for some cool, fun, and interesting people to add to your circles (although, I think we all agree that everyone on G+ are all of the above)? Check out this #iobitcircle share!   If you would like to be included: 1) Share the circle publicly & privately (public is preferred), as much as you feel necessary, my main objective is to have the people included in this circle, shared!2) Add & Plus this page +IObit , as well as leave a comment (Please do this if you would like to be included) letting me know that you’d like to be included.  3) Leave a comment on THIS post. This is a very important step, if you would like to be included in any of my circle shares, leaving a comment on this original post helps me know that, so please leave a comment stating your interest. 4) Last but not least, REMEMBER to check out the awesome people who are included in this circle share.*Just to break the ice here, do not be ashamed to share circles (especially if you're in it already), there is nothing wrong with wanting more followers and finding more cool and interesting people to follow. That is the intent of circle shares. Just do it :) * #circleshare   #circleoftheday   #encouragement   #iobitcircle  2014-03-04 02:48:2329517920
Ghost Mannequin113Photography circle, fotography group add with you.2014-02-27 02:57:235019313
Lany Sullivan9,212There is a heated debate going on regarding circles shares and I will let everyone decide what is best for themselves....With that being said, I AM going to do this specific circle share as I am bringing to light an AMAZING community of women that have come together and we are starting a revolution. This circle share is to encourage you to come over and join the community and plug in!Get your business highlighted, learn from some amazing women, connect and build relationships. Be built up in this community. I guarantee that there will be no public hangings coming from this circle share or this uplifting community!The ONLY way to ever be added to this circle is to actively engage in the community. So, want to learn more about what we are doing???Who Are We?The Women's Power Network is the brainchild of +Shannon Young  and +Lany Sullivan  Both women have a heart for women and wanted to help bridge the gap for other women in business, no matter the type of business. The Women's Power Network was set up to bring value to women in their business and personal lives. They wanted to focus on providing a supportive, safe and prolific community where women could find answers to their every day challenges and also provide a community that encourages new bonds and friendships regardless of any differences.What Are We Planning?Starting February 4th, 2014 Women's Power Network HOA (G+) Weekly Live Shows. The intention of these weekly shows is 3 fold: 1) Provide a free platform that women in our network can promote themselves and their business 2) Create a stronger bond in the community and a larger presence on G+ 3) Present a solid training and guidance that is tailored specifically for women in all stages of their business and life.What Have We Been Doing to Prepare?We have quite a few women that are a little "camera shy", so we had a mastermind session and put together a fun, casual video hangout for women to hop on in front of the camera without fear and trepidation. We call these hangouts "Bring Your Naked Face". We have been encouraging the women to come on camera with their fellow "scaredy cats" with their favorite sweatshirts, hair up, no make up and to just roll with it. We do 3-4 a week and we encourage the women to come as often and as long as they can. The more they get in front of the camera, the more comfortable they become. We also use the opportunity to teach some technical skills about hangouts and G+Some of our HOT Topics....BrandingRecruitingSalesPersonal DevelopmentLeadershipTime ManagementThe Hat Lady ~ Being a mom, wife, employee, business owner, maid and cookSuccess StrategiesCollaboration vs CompetitionTeam workFace to Face vs Social MediaScheduling down timeWorking with menLeading menTo read more about the birth of Bring Your Naked Face, click here: http://bit.ly/bringyournakedfaceTo join the community, click here: http://bit.ly/womenspowercommunityP.S. We do allow men to join as we believe that you probably know some amazing women in your circles and we want you to share and promote this too. ;)2014-01-06 23:48:43320292137
nicholas s.1,495Circle Share for Sunday Oct. 27th, 2013. Here is a shared circle of engagers, add these wonderful people to your google+ circles...This is a group of individuals  that I have recently connected with on Google Plus.  They are now apart of my core circle that I have engaged with and have also engaged with me... Did you know sharing and re-share circles grows your followers and influence on Google Plus?  I want you to gain followers and influence and so that is why I am sharing this with you. What to do next?Share, +1, and Comment this circle. What else can you do?Share this circle with your circles.If anyone out there enjoys playing online poker, or casino games, betting on sports and would like to receive a bonus when signing up and playing for real money. Be sure to checkout: http://www.pokerbonuslistings.com/Thanks, enjoy!#sharedcircles, #circleshare  #circlesharing #gpluslist #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #todayspublic #sharedcircle #todayssharedcircle #sharedcircle #Wednesdaysharedcircle   #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme   #circlesharing  #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #followme #followers #followback 2013-10-28 02:46:42501281732
David Dickens6,451It seems the young folks on Google plus are sharing their circles these days. I've got one great circle to share: 99 verified profiles of active Google plus folks drawn from my circles and my followers.Now some of the names you'll recognize, in such a list you'll always catch a few celebrities. But there are some other folks in this list that might surprise you and a few secret gems. Feel free to share this circle.Want to join my circle of verified profiles? Just 1) be active, 2) get your profile verified, and 3) comment below or send me a note. #sharedcircles   #verified  2013-10-22 16:04:5799201
nicholas s.439Shared Circle of Engagers. Add new friends to your Google+ Circles. #circleshare #sharecircles #sharedcircle #engagers #circles  2013-10-16 01:36:165017411
Uniikii0Uniikii's networking #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle   #smallbusiness   #businessowners   #CEO   #President   #circlesharing                       #circleshare                       #circles             #circleoftheday               #sharedpubliccircles                   #sharedcircles                       #share               #sharedcircleoftheday                     #sharewithyou                   #circlefriday               #circlethursday                       #followfriday                     #follow                       #followme               #followers                     #followback                 #circle             #googleplus                 #communities             #hangouts               #events         #googleplus             #google             #snowball           #vip         #coolpeople                   #circleshare                   #sharedcircles                 #2013-08-14 15:07:53483309
Domus Vitae Inc.153Shared Circle of #entrepreneurs  www.domusvitae.ca   #sharedcircle   #smallbusiness   #businessowners   #CEO   #President   #circlesharing                       #circleshare                       #circles             #circleoftheday               #sharedpubliccircles                   #sharedcircles                       #share               #sharedcircleoftheday                     #sharewithyou                   #circlefriday               #circlethursday                       #followfriday                     #follow                       #followme               #followers                     #followback                 #circle             #googleplus                 #communities             #hangouts               #events         #googleplus             #google             #snowball           #vip         #coolpeople                   #circleshare                   2013-08-05 19:31:504824114
Raymond Duke2,369I only use one circle for people I add on G+. This is it. Unfortunately, due to G+'s shortcomings, only 500 people are allowed. Maybe one day they will open it up to more, like Twitter did recently with shared lists. Why do I use just one circle?Because I treat everyone the same. If you are on the internet, it doesn't matter what you do. We are all equal on the web. Our conversations and interactions will determine the context of our relationship, not how I categorize you. 2013-06-20 16:03:47500315
AyJay Schibig19,799FULL CIRCLEThis is a circle of people who wish to be Discovered and also wish to find interesting G+ members themselves!  Feel free to add yourself and  re-share. This will help you to connect with more people in G+. Leave a comment if you wish to be included in my next edition.Also see  my other curated Circles. at http://ayjay.blogspot.com/2013/05/my-google-plus-circles.htmlShared with:#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles   #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup   #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou     #ShareYourCircle2013-06-18 23:22:02366848
Johnathan Yesson994#Circle #Circles #PublicCircle #CircleShare #CircleSharing #SharePublicCircle #QSC #querosercirculado #circleoftheday #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #sharedcircleoftheday #fullcircleshare  #addmetoyourcircles #awesomepeople #awesomecircle #awesomepeople   #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleday #shared #circleday2013-06-12 12:49:4450120623
David Bowden36,873Folks...It's that time again...Hey Google+It's my B&W circle share time! Each photographer in the circle is personally reviewed before being added. If you like B&W photography this is the circle of people to take a look at. PLEASE SHARE THIS CIRCLEPhotographersAre you a B&W shooter..? do you shoot over 40% of your images in B&W..? if so you need to be in this circle. Its one of the most shared on Google+.To learn what it takes to be included please visit this post:https://plus.google.com/u/0/112022983294967948367/posts/CvM99cDE1E9Thanks everyone, Enjoy !</david>2013-06-08 09:47:35493191025
Johnathan Yesson803#Circle #Circles #PublicCircle #CircleShare #CircleSharing #SharePublicCircle #QSC #querosercirculado #circleoftheday #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #sharedcircleoftheday #fullcircleshare  #addmetoyourcircles #awesomepeople #awesomecircle #awesomepeople   #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleday #shared #circleday2013-06-04 13:39:23501221030
CAT LOVERS NETWORK5,416Cat lovers circle2013-05-15 20:20:46501191422
AyJay Schibig18,122FULL CIRCLEThis is a circle of people who wish to be Discovered and also wish to find interesting G+ members themselves!  Feel free to add yourself and re-share. Leave a comment if you wish to be included in my next edition.Also see  my other curated Circles at http://ayjay.blogspot.com/2013/05/my-google-plus-circles.htmlShared with:#circleoftheday    #circleshare    #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc    #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles    #sharedcircleoftheday    #sharedcircleday     #publiccirclesproject    #publiccircles    #publicsharedcircles   #sharedpublicircles    #circle    #circles    #circlemeup   #awesomepeople    #awesomecircle    #circleme    #sharedpoint    #sharewithyou      #ShareYourCircle2013-05-13 00:43:39350205
CAT LOVERS NETWORK5,127CAT LOVERS !      2013-05-05 12:46:0750113917
Daniel Mulder211Cat lovers #sharedcircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  2013-04-17 21:20:4550110915
CAT LOVERS NETWORK4,437Cat Lovers Circle !2013-04-16 08:34:26501131517
AyJay Schibig15,863FULL CIRCLEThis is a circle of people who wish to be Discovered and also wish to find interesting G+ members themselves!  Add yourself and re-share. Leave a comment if you would like to be in my next edition. I will continue new editions until there is a Full Circle(500). I keep  names and faces "fresh" across all of my 11 circles, so please ask only if you are not already in any of  my other circles. Thanks.Circles I am curating:21ST CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHERS (1&2), ALL KINDS, DISCOVERY, FULL CIRCLE,SOCIAL, ECLECTIC,ENGAGERS, AWESOME, NEW HORIZONS and BOOST#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou     #ShareYourCircle2013-04-01 19:06:43314536
AyJay Schibig15,178FULL CIRCLEThis is a circle of people who wish to be Discovered and also wish to find interesting G+ members themselves!  Add yourself and re-share. Leave a comment if you would like to be in my next edition. I will continue new editions until there is a Full Circle(500). I keep  names and faces "fresh" across all of my 11 circles, so please ask only if you are not already in any of  my other circles. Thanks.Circles I am curating:21ST CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHERS (1&2), ALL KINDS, DISCOVERY, FULL CIRCLE,SOCIAL, ECLECTIC,ENGAGERS, AWESOME, NEW HORIZONS and BOOST#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou     #ShareYourCircle2013-02-25 06:37:57313216
martin shervington50,490A circle of thanks!I am working on a new system of 'increased engagement' that is far from perfected, but I want to say a quick shout and thanks to everyone in this circle.You've all done something that I really appreciated over the past few weeks.As soon as you did it, I added you to this circle - don't ask me what it was, I wouldn't have a clue. Getting older :PSee you all soon, M2013-02-22 18:11:2655311842
CAT LOVERS NETWORK2,829+CAT LOVERS NETWORK *IS THE FIRST AND ORIGINAL PAGE FOR CATS LOVERS  ON G+ !   JOIN THE FAMILY NOW!* 2013-02-16 16:07:4150017714
AyJay Schibig14,799FULL CIRCLEThis is a circle of people who wish to be Discovered and also wish to find interesting G+ members themselves!  Add yourself and re-share. Leave a comment if you would like to be in my next edition. I will continue new editions until there is a Full Circle(500). I keep  names and faces "fresh" across all of my 11 circles, so please ask only if you are not already in any of  my other circles. Thanks.Circles I am curating:21ST CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHERS (1&2), ALL KINDS, DISCOVERY, FULL CIRCLE,SOCIAL, ECLECTIC,ENGAGERS, AWESOME, NEW HORIZONS and BOOST#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou  #ShareYourCircle2013-02-12 05:08:04304403
Spencer Ottley214Martin Shervington shared this circle.  I added it and ask all of you to add me back and pass it on.  Thanks.2013-02-09 06:11:57108011
David Bowden36,340B&W Circle Share - Feb 5, 2013Hey Google+This is the largest B&W circle of photographers on Google+. Each photographer in the circle is personally reviewed before being added. If you like B&W photography this is the circle of people to take a look at. PLEASE SHARE THIS CIRCLEPhotographersAre you a B&W shooter..? do you shoot over 40% of your images in B&W..? if so you need to be in this circle. Its one of the most shared on Google+.To learn what it takes to be included please visit this post:https://plus.google.com/u/0/112022983294967948367/posts/CvM99cDE1E9Thanks everyone, Enjoy !</david>2013-02-05 08:22:29501462458
David Bowden34,725"The" B&W Circle on Google+Everyone, its that time again (well I am a few days late) to share the B&W circle. Last month we had hit 500 officially. This month we are at 497 as some people had dropped off or quit using Google+.This circle is a selection of personally reviewed and selected photographers who shoot a large portion (40% or more) of their work in B&W.There are some excellent artists in this circle. I encourage you to take a look at their work and share the circle. This circle is in the top 100 shared on Google+ thanks to all of you.PLEASE SHARE THIS CIRCLEPhotographersAre you a B&W shooter..? do you shoot over 40% of your images in B&W..? if so you need to be in this circle. Its one of the most shared on Google+.To learn what it takes to be included please visit this post:https://plus.google.com/u/0/112022983294967948367/posts/CvM99cDE1E9Thanks everyone, Enjoy !</david>2012-10-23 04:39:52497592554
David Bowden34,319FINALLYI thought I would re-share this circle in celebration of it hitting 500. For over a year I have looked, reviewed and added people that excel at taking B&W photography. This isnt just a mass add circle. This is a collection of artists that focus on B&W and enjoy sharing.I have looked at every person in this circle and recommend them highly. If you like B&W work, this is a great circle to have.Thanks to everyone who has been with me and helped build this circle. I am constantly inspired by your work and enjoy sharing it with my followers and the Google+ community.</david>2012-09-29 02:37:2050026750
David Bowden34,029B&W Circle Share - September 2012Hey Google+This is the largest B&W circle of photographers on Google+. Each photographer in the circle is personally reviewed before being added. If you like B&W photography this is the circle of people to take a look at. Now at 462.PLEASE SHARE THIS CIRCLEPhotographersAre you a B&W shooter..? do you shoot over 40% of your images in B&W..? if so you need to be in this circle. Its one of the most shared on Google+.To learn what it takes to be included please visit this post:https://plus.google.com/u/0/112022983294967948367/posts/CvM99cDE1E9Thanks everyone, Enjoy !</david>2012-09-16 09:08:32489403659
David Bowden33,286The LARGEST B&W circle on Google+Well, its that time again. Time to share the B&W circle. We are REAL CLOSE to 500 in this circle. After months of collecting and cultivating the circle is at 485.If you are a lover of B&W images, please take a moment to look over this circle of photographers. To be included each photographer must shoot at least 40% of their work in B&W or have a dedicated collection of quality B&W images here on Google+I encourage you to look at the work, comment and SHARE this circle. There are some fantastic photographers from all areas of the world here. I learn and enjoy their work and know you all will to.</david>2012-08-17 02:14:03484433248
Jason Mayes12,371G+ Photography CircleGood day fellow photographers! So over the past year I have had the pleasure of meeting and interacting with many great photographers here on G+. I would therefore like to share with you 500 photographers you probably want to follow if you are looking for like-minded people to add. Let me know if any users are stale and I shall remove them in future shares.Happy circling!2012-07-27 12:00:135015411
Laurie DesAutels45,913Thanks +Carter Gibson   for the fabulous idea!My High Relevancy CircleWhat's yours like?According to the Google+ Gods, these are the 100 people who I interact with the most. I have to say, the list is fairly accurate. Even better is that I love all of these plussers. They are continually awesome, amazing, and insightful.Share your Circle of your 99 most relevant people. Click on the Circles navigation button on the left. Select 'Your circles' if not already selected. Select 'Relevance' if not already selected. Drag and drop the top100 into a new Circle. Share, share, share!2012-07-24 15:36:1210042843
David Bowden32,424The Largest B&W Circle on G+Hey Everyone !Its that time again to share the ever popular G+ Black and White circle. In this circle you will find some of the best photographers on G+ who feature over 40% of their images in B&W. Several styles but all B&W. So, if you are a fan of B&W  photography this is the circle for you. Now at 470PHOTOGRAPHERSIf you arent in this circle and would like to be, please review the criteria for inclusion here:https://plus.google.com/u/0/112022983294967948367/posts/CvM99cDE1E9Then send me a note on this thread or a personal note and I will gladly review your work and add you.Thanks everyone!</david>PS- Please share this circle.2012-07-13 20:25:38470784055
Anouar OUALI ALAMI1,064I would like to share with you this circle: i name it : e-great people :)2012-06-27 08:47:47298200
matthew rappaport50,710A POWERHOUSE +Shared Circles on G+ of Engaging and a Few Random Potpourri Plussers for you to ENJOY!Add this as a testing circle and see how your +Google+ Lights up!!!Let me know how it tested out for you... take notes![Again if you weren't included ... this is only a small percentage of my circles! I'd share you all at once if I could! ;) ] #sharedcircles  2012-06-11 19:29:37499211425
David Bowden30,996THE B&W Circle of Google+Hey G+, its that time again. Time to share the largest collection of B&W photographers here on Google+. If you love Black and White then this is the circle for you. Each of these photographers shoots at least 40% of their work in B&W. All are very talented and have some excellent work for you to view.Take a look and enjoy the circle!PHOTOGRAPHERSIf you arent in this circle and would like to be, please review the criteria for inclusion here:https://plus.google.com/u/0/112022983294967948367/posts/CvM99cDE1E9Then send me a note on this thread or a personal note and I will gladly review your work and add you.Thanks everyone!</david>PS- Please share this circle.2012-06-04 21:40:33461672851
Meilani MacDonald2,935Small Business circle 1 of 2Hello small business peeps! I'm a small biz person and naturally I want to connect with other small biz owners. I really feel we all have so much to share with each other and to learn from one another as we navigate this world called Google+ that provides us with so many great tools and resources to support our small biz efforts. I also think it's a good thing to support each other, and lift each other up as we work towards our goals. So I've been collecting small biz people and shared small biz & entrepreneurs circles, because those are the people I most want in my own circles, to follow, to connect with, and to support. I have 700+ small bizzes in my circle, so I've split it into two circles to share with you. This is #1 of the 2, and #2 is next. Let's hear it for small business!Btw, speaking of supporting small bizzes, I host a TGIF Biz Networking Hangout every Friday at 4pm pst, now a Hangout on Air. It is a chance to give yourself and your biz a little promo, and I feature special guests who are small biz owners and who have all kinds of good advice and info to share with other small biz owners. Please check my profile for more info or to watch last Friday's episode, where we talked about QR codes and great ideas for how to use them, and also talked about the value of keeping content fresh on your blogs and web sites, and when and why to blog, or not to blog. #smallbusiness #sharedcircles #entrepreneur +CircleCount +Shared Circles Shared a Circle with You +Shared a Circle with you2012-05-28 18:22:494491159
Zouhair Aarab0in this Circle I'll share with you the most fascinating pictures of Morocco, besides providing you with the necessary information about traveling to this magical nation2012-05-17 16:43:50500101
Peter From35,122The Black & White Circle –– Revised Version #CircleSharingForThePeopleBW2 It's time to reshare my validated and revised Black & White Circle (BWC) with 465 excellent photographers that produce great monochrome images. You don't want to miss that one. I am proud to promote these great people and I am sure they will bring lots and lots of great black & white images to your feeds.If YOU want to hop on the B&W train, do the following:1. Help spread the word and reshare this circle post. Why? If you think you should be promoted, you should be willing to do the same for your fellow photographers. Simple as that.2. Ask for inclusion in the comments. I will check every feed.3. Make sure that you share your own original B&W photography in your feed. If there are too many reshares of other peoples' work, irrelevant YouTube clips, animated GIFS, blog post teasers etc., I might not add you to the circle. The BWC is a validated quality circle that should bring people great monochrome imagery to their feeds. If you only shoot in color or don't have an B&W album, don't ask for inclusion.NOTE! If you see that I have plussed your comment, then you know that I have added you to the next revision of the BWC. I didn't PLUS your comment? Make sure that you have reshared this announcement post and let me know that you did so.This announcement post is hash-tagged with #CircleSharingForThePeopleBW2 so that you may mute the reshares this post will generate. That way you will avoid seeing multiple copies of this post in your feed and your adrenaline level will stay normal. I will add a new hash-tag for every announcement and circle post in the future. That way you won't miss out on any of the action but still can mute all the duplicate reshares. Here is an excellent add-on that will help you to mute the reshares: http://code.google.com/p/nonplus/Cheers!2012-05-14 08:51:42465909793
David Bowden29,753B&W Circle ShareHey Google+This is the largest B&W circle of photographers on Google+. Each photographer in the circle is personally reviewed before being added. If you like B&W photography this is the circle of people to take a look at. Now at 462.PLEASE SHARE THIS CIRCLEPhotographersAre you a B&W shooter..? do you shoot over 40% of your images in B&W..? if so you need to be in this circle. Its one of the most shared on Google+.To learn what it takes to be included please visit this post:https://plus.google.com/u/0/112022983294967948367/posts/CvM99cDE1E9Thanks everyone, Enjoy !</david>2012-05-03 00:10:54462644249
Robert Scoble1,236,665500 Hand Picked Photographers. Unfortunately only 500 people can be shared (I have 617 in this circle). I also am near my maximum of 5,000 circled (Google keeps me from circling more) so it's tough to add more, but I'm always looking to see more great photography, so if you aren't in this circle, leave your URL below so we can all check you out.By the way, I need to go through all my circles and look for inactive people again. It's been a while since I did that. If I were you I'd throw these 500 into a temporary circle, watch it for a while and move the ones you like into a circle of your own.Thank you to those of you who bring beauty into our lives. Everytime I need some inspiration I look to this circle.2012-04-22 18:03:4850014653148
Rob Gordon22,157*Entrepreneurs, Self-Employed & Small Business OwnersUPDATED SHARED CIRCLE: Part 1 of 2: A through L (by last name).Link to Part (M-Z):         http://goo.gl/0Fcg1Link to Supplemental 1: http://goo.gl/AXXrWLink to Supplemental 2: http://goo.gl/TZKKeLike to Supplemental 3: http://goo.gl/3x6hINOTE:  This circle is no longer maintained in its present form but is still a good place to start if you are looking for entrepreneurs to follow and connect with here.  It has mostly been replace with a Google+ community of the same name that you can find at http://goo.gl/ejG9P**********************This is the most recent update to the popular "entrepreneurs" circle that posted a few months ago. As you can see, it has gotten bigger than 500 people so I have had to split it alphabetically into two parts. These two circles includes the self employed, small business owners, independent contractors, small startup companies and pretty much anyone trying to make it outside of the traditional economy.This is different from the other business circles of this type in that it doesn't include too many of the "celebrity entrepreneurs" and instead has mostly people with their own business or venture. There are more than 800 people here, but this has been reviewed extensively since it was last published -lots of fantastic new people have been added, and some have been dropped - mostly because they don't interact much. The end result is a circle of really awesome business people who actively interact with others here and have a small business or entreprenueral mindset.This is a really diverse group and includes entrepreneurs of all stripes - some have well established ventures and are wildly successful, others are just getting started and haven't made it yet. As can be expected, it is a little tech heavy, but represents most industries and many different types of business. There are even a handful of people here who have traditional jobs, but seem to have an interest in small business issues and always seem welcome to help entrepreneurial efforts. The people in these circles post all manner of things - not just business, but all are smart and interesting people so I recommend that you check this out.I do want to add the disclaimer that this is in no way "definitive" - there are millions of entrepreneurs on Google+ and this is just a tiny fraction of them - the ones I have curated. It seems that about two seconds after I publish this I always remember someone I should have included so just me know if you think you should be here. I republish this periodically and generally add everyone who comments on the post.As with all circles of this size I would use some discretion in adding this - either update your existing circle, pick and choose the ones you like or use these as a trial circles - whatever works for you. I'm not even sure Google will let you add all this many names at once so you may have to come back if you want to add all of them. The technology for this is not perfect, but I am trying to do my part to help build a highly interconnected community of entrepreneurs here on Google+.I hope you find the people in this circle interesting.RobReshares welcome and appreciatedIMPORTANT: You don't want to follow people based on where their last name fits in the alphabit do you? Make sure you also take a look at the second part of this list:LINK TO PART II (M-Z): http://goo.gl/0Fcg1#smallbusiness2012-04-18 18:49:234401197169
Peter From28,929Black & White Photog Circle –– #CircleShare Time to share a validated circle with you all again –– this time I have focused on monochrome photography. The B&W circle contains many amazingly talented photographers and I am sure you will be happy to have them all in your circles. I am honored to have them in mine.If YOU want to be in the updated version of this circle (next share will be end of next week), let me know in the comments, reshare this post and I'll check your stuff out. If you want to be removed from the circle, just drop me a pm and I'll delete you from it asap. No reshare, no inclusion –– I check ALL feeds. It's all about showing your love and helping to spread the word to promote all the talent in this circle.Enjoy the circle... Cheers!2012-04-12 09:56:0929820714583
Shawn Vieira725Since I seem to be in a sharing mood today and I cleaned up my circles, reorganized, added, deleted, scraped and scrapped I have a great circle to share. Quite a few of these people are in almost every shared circle out there. If you are #newtogoogleplus #google+ or if you have anything to do with #seo #socialmedia #marketing you need view this circle, scrape the ones you already have, keep the ones you don't. I call this my Filet Mignon Circle If you know anybody I missed or should be added please add and share.2012-04-04 22:09:5575905
dawn m. armfield5,328Time to share another circle. This is, by far, my largest (and you only see 500 of the 800 people I have in it). This circle includes amazing photographers. Again, in my own structure, I have it broken down into different categories, but this is the highest level of the photography circles I have.Enjoy and comment!2012-03-30 13:57:1150022810
David Bowden26,541Hey Google+Because of the amazing amount of new photographers added in the month of March, I am re-sharing the B&W Photographers Circle today !!This is the largest B&W circle of photographers on Google+. Each photographer in the circle is personally reviewed before being added. If you like B&W photography this is the circle of people to take a look at. Now at 443.PLEASE SHARE THIS CIRCLEPhotographersAre you a B&W shooter..? do you shoot over 40% of your images in B&W..? if so you need to be in this circle. Its one of the most shared on Google+.To learn what it takes to be included please visit this post:https://plus.google.com/u/0/112022983294967948367/posts/CvM99cDE1E9Thanks everyone, Enjoy !</david>2012-03-29 20:34:11443494548

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2014-06-19 17:40:12 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Great News for T-Mobile Users!
"Beginning immediately, T-Mobile’s Simple Choice customers will now be able to stream all the music they want from all the most popular streaming services, including Pandora, Rhapsody, iHeartRadio, iTunes Radio, Slacker, and Spotify—without ever hitting their high-speed 4G LTE data service [limits]," T-Mobile said. "Music services from T-Mobile partners—Samsung’s Milk Music and the forthcoming Beatport music app from SFX—will also stream without data charges for T-Mobile customers."

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2014-06-29 02:44:23 (3 comments, 15 reshares, 71 +1s)Open 

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2014-06-29 02:44:23 (3 comments, 15 reshares, 71 +1s)Open 

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2014-06-29 19:57:31 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

Beautiful Astrophoto: The Moon and the Milky Way Arch

A 21-image mosaic showing the Milky Way and the setting Moon at dawn, at the Convent of Orada in Monsaraz, Portugal, in the Alqueva´s Dark Sky Reserve. Credit and copyright: Miguel Claro.

#milkyway #Portugal

Beautiful Astrophoto: The Moon and the Milky Way Arch

A 21-image mosaic showing the Milky Way and the setting Moon at dawn, at the Convent of Orada in Monsaraz, Portugal, in the Alqueva´s Dark Sky Reserve. Credit and copyright: Miguel Claro.

#milkyway #Portugal___

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2014-06-29 19:16:54 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Consenting to having your data used is not the same as consenting to being made to feel sad. To make the line a little easier to see, imagine this hypothetical: I'm collecting data on a group of people. Everyone I study signs a form stating that they consent to let me collect data on them. Then I proceed to slap one across the face in order to measure his reaction. When he protests, I say "Of course you consented. You agreed to have your data used for research purposes."

Consenting to being observed is not the same as consenting to having our emotional states altered. The former does not imply the latter.

Angel D'Amico

It’s a website, people. And a business. It’s not your life (although many of us, myself included forget this). However, now I can blame any bad decision I made in 2012 on Facebook. “Sorry Mom for that crappy Mother’s Daypresent... more »

Consenting to having your data used is not the same as consenting to being made to feel sad. To make the line a little easier to see, imagine this hypothetical: I'm collecting data on a group of people. Everyone I study signs a form stating that they consent to let me collect data on them. Then I proceed to slap one across the face in order to measure his reaction. When he protests, I say "Of course you consented. You agreed to have your data used for research purposes."

Consenting to being observed is not the same as consenting to having our emotional states altered. The former does not imply the latter.

Angel D'Amico

It’s a website, people. And a business. It’s not your life (although many of us, myself included forget this). However, now I can blame any bad decision I made in 2012 on Facebook. “Sorry Mom for that crappy Mother’s Day present. I was emotionally traumatized because I had negative Facebook news feeds.” Ridiculous.

Brad Lannon

_Its Human experimentation no matter how you try to parse it. Its morally wrong and completely unethical what they are doing regardless of the TOS. If you dont find something wrong with intentionally trying to manipulate someones emotions without their knowledge by the very company that is supposed to be a neutral arbiter for its services, there might be something wrong with your point of view._

#facebook #research___

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2014-06-29 18:54:57 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

*"Most American retirement savings is invested in the public stock market. Most Americans can't invest in private companies and most Americans can't invest in venture capital and private equity funds. They're actually prohibited from doing so by the SEC. If you both prohibit them from investing in private growth and wire the market so they can't get into public growth, then you can't be invested in growth. That raises the societal question of how are we going to pay for retirements. That's the question that needs to be asked that nobody asks because it's too scary."*

#IPO #stockmarket

*"Most American retirement savings is invested in the public stock market. Most Americans can't invest in private companies and most Americans can't invest in venture capital and private equity funds. They're actually prohibited from doing so by the SEC. If you both prohibit them from investing in private growth and wire the market so they can't get into public growth, then you can't be invested in growth. That raises the societal question of how are we going to pay for retirements. That's the question that needs to be asked that nobody asks because it's too scary."*

#IPO #stockmarket___

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2014-06-29 18:22:24 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

You just don't need UI skins anymore.

Talking with Google engineering director David Burke confirmed that all of the new Android initiatives announced at the keynote this week—Android Wear, Android Auto, and Android TV—will have user interfaces and underlying software that is controlled by Google, not by the OEMs.

"The UI is more part of the product in this case," Burke said to Ars of Android TV in particular. "We want to just have a very consistent user experience, so if you have one TV in one room and another TV in another room and they both say Android TV, we want them to work the same and look the same... The device manufacturers can brand it, and they might have services that they want to include with it, but otherwise it should be the same."

Burke also told us that Google would be able to manage software updates for these variouspro... more »

You just don't need UI skins anymore.

Talking with Google engineering director David Burke confirmed that all of the new Android initiatives announced at the keynote this week—Android Wear, Android Auto, and Android TV—will have user interfaces and underlying software that is controlled by Google, not by the OEMs.

"The UI is more part of the product in this case," Burke said to Ars of Android TV in particular. "We want to just have a very consistent user experience, so if you have one TV in one room and another TV in another room and they both say Android TV, we want them to work the same and look the same... The device manufacturers can brand it, and they might have services that they want to include with it, but otherwise it should be the same."

Burke also told us that Google would be able to manage software updates for these various products directly. With Android TV, the goal is to make those updates automatic and seamless, "more like Chrome on the desktop," and the plan is to do the same for #AndroidWear and Auto. A little over a year after Sundar Pichai took over as the head of Android, his influence on the operating system's direction is obvious.

For Android enthusiasts and others who prefer Google's (increasingly confident and distinct) aesthetic vision for the operating system, this is good news. You'll be able to pay more attention to picking the hardware you want, without having to worry about oddball software choices. The flipside of this is that the Wear, Auto, and TV components probably won't be things that people can download source code for and build on top of. If you want to build an Android watch or a set-top box of your own design, you'll have to do what Samsung did with thefirst Galaxy Gear or what Amazon did with the Fire TV—take the standard Android Open Source Project code and do all the UI work and form-factor-specific optimization yourself.

#AndroidAuto___

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2014-06-29 02:44:23 (3 comments, 15 reshares, 71 +1s)Open 

Haha, now that is cutting it close and with precision.

___Haha, now that is cutting it close and with precision.

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2014-06-28 23:04:33 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Intuitive Samsung design in conjunction with the Google Android wearable OS could become a perfect combination.

#Androidwear #smartwatch

Introducing the Samsung Gear Live, powered by #AndroidWear

Google has built a revolutionary wearable operating system — here’s why we’ve built the best watch for it.

The close relationship between Google and Samsung has been going strong for a long time, so when Google began working on Android for wearables, we knew we were in a great position to provide the best experience possible.

The result is the Gear Live, Samsung’s newest wearable, providing the most optimal, intuitive and customizable Android Wear experience. It works closely with all the Google services you rely on, including Google Now.

The Gear Live goes beyond notifications for staying current and a heart rate monitor for staying healthy — though it does those things exceptionally well. It’s information that moves with you, and we think we’ve built the best Android Wear experience out there with an intuitive new user interface, and superior design, build and screen quality.

With Android and Android Wear, Google has devised an amazing software platform at the front line of the digital lifestyle. With the Gear Live, you get excellent hardware quality similar to our existing smartphones, tablets and wearables.

The advanced, customizable applications and software functionality like Google Now and Gmail are pure Google. The Super AMOLED screen’s with incredible color and screen clarity, the IP67 dust and water resistance, and the sleek, comfortable design are pure Samsung.

Powered by Android Wear

Google Now gives you useful, real-time information when you need it most, and that information is tailored specifically to you. It’s been wildly popular and successful in Android phones and tablets, and it’s a natural fit for Android wearables.

Just ask using Google’s voice technology, and the Gear Live will rapidly serve up personalized flight information, traffic and weather reports, restaurant recommendations and a lot more. On top of that, you can get notifications from your favorite apps in the Google ecosystem. That means Gmail, Hangouts, Google Maps, text messaging, and a wealth of fitness apps that make brilliant use of the built-in heart rate monitor.

With an always-on display, one-touch device wakeup, and the same “OK, Google” voice commands you use on the latest Android phones and tablets, the Gear Live is the most intuitive, easily accessible wearable. You’ll get straight answers to spoken questions, nothing less. It’s information that moves with you.

The most personalized and customizable smart wearable

Android is the world’s most popular smartphone operating system in part because it’s highly customizable, and that philosophy stands with the Gear Live. At launch, you’ll be able to pick up the Gear Live in black, and a Wine Red option is right around the corner. 

You can pick from a variety of clock faces to make it your own, and it uses a standard 22mm watch band strap, so there are numerous interchangeable strap options. Combine that with the deep personalization of Google Now, and you can absolutely make this wearable yours.

Cutting edge specifications

From any wearable, you may expect a heart rate monitor for fitness tracking and also Bluetooth connectivity to interact with your apps, and otherwise. We took it up a notch with the Gear Live.

It uses the same Super AMOLED screen technology you know from the GALAXY S5 and the just-launched GALAXY Tab S. The screen measures 1.63 inches and packs 512 MB of RAM with 4GB of internal memory under the hood.

The Gear Live is your key to a multiscreen world, and we think it should meet or exceed the same standards of quality, responsiveness and durability that your other devices have.___Intuitive Samsung design in conjunction with the Google Android wearable OS could become a perfect combination.

#Androidwear #smartwatch

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2014-06-28 21:49:04 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Happy #plus3 Google+

This is a picture of some of the people who built Google+, but they are not the ones who make it. Those of you reading this do. And I want to thank you all for spending time with us and making this place your own. We've got a lot of exciting things planned for the future and it's been a blast hanging out with you for the last three years.  

Whether you’re into star gazing, boy bands, or football: you’ve all made Google+ an amazing place to explore the things you love, with the people who love them too. To celebrate our community, create a post and tell us: who are your people on Plus?

Here are mine:

+Michael B. Stuart, +Robin Griggs Wood, and +Wesly Smith. These are some of my many people on Plus.

Three years ago today we started the Google+ project. Back then I took the occasional smartphone photo, but that was about it. It was folks like Michael, Robin and Wesly who inspired me to be creative with my pictures. And because of their encouraging +1s, tips, and inspirational #bokehlicious  pictures, photography has gone from just a casual interest to my new favorite pastime. I've even been introduced as "that guy who takes pretty pictures of flowers!" 

#plus3 #findyourpeople___Happy #plus3 Google+

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2014-06-28 18:40:51 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Trey Ford, global security strategist for Rapid7, says LZO compression is pervasive. "You will find it in practically all variants of Linux and it may also affect Solaris, iOS, and Android. Note that some variation of the Linux kernel -- the foundation of an operating system -- is used in almost every Internet of Things device, regardless of function," he says.

But without specifics on the flaw and its presence in different implementations, it's tough to determine just how dangerous this may be, Ford says. "This vulnerability might permit bypass of signatures for bootloaders in the deployment of modified kernel, or perhaps a local-only kernel level exploit provided by a special dirty USB drive. It’s very hard to assess the possible impact without more detail," he says.

Meanwhile, Bailey says the flaw only scratches the surface of vulnerabilities out there inemb... more »

Trey Ford, global security strategist for Rapid7, says LZO compression is pervasive. "You will find it in practically all variants of Linux and it may also affect Solaris, iOS, and Android. Note that some variation of the Linux kernel -- the foundation of an operating system -- is used in almost every Internet of Things device, regardless of function," he says.

But without specifics on the flaw and its presence in different implementations, it's tough to determine just how dangerous this may be, Ford says. "This vulnerability might permit bypass of signatures for bootloaders in the deployment of modified kernel, or perhaps a local-only kernel level exploit provided by a special dirty USB drive. It’s very hard to assess the possible impact without more detail," he says.

Meanwhile, Bailey says the flaw only scratches the surface of vulnerabilities out there in embedded systems. "We're going to see more of this as the Internet of Things becomes more prominent," he says.

And not all systems will even get the LZO patch or future patches, he says. "A lot of older projects don't adhere to licensing and may not be patching," he says. "Or organizations may have legacy systems and don't know the library is use in them."

The LZO bug has some parallels to Heartbleed, he says, but it's not immediately impactful as Heartbleed was. "It's almost as dangerous because it affects a wide number of platforms in a range of ways, with remote memory disclosure, DoS, and remote code execution with one bug," he says.

#InternetofThings #LZO___

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2014-06-28 04:12:19 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

The tech-heavy Nasdaq is creeping up toward its high point, reached in early 2000 just before the dot-com crash. It closed Friday up by 18.88 points at 4,397.93, its highest point since the spring of 2000.

The tech-heavy Nasdaq is creeping up toward its high point, reached in early 2000 just before the dot-com crash. It closed Friday up by 18.88 points at 4,397.93, its highest point since the spring of 2000.___

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2014-06-28 03:30:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

Whooooooaa heaven let your light shine down #milkyway

Space Photo of the Day: The Milky Way glitters over ALMA antennas

http://wrd.cm/1iDjCa2___Whooooooaa heaven let your light shine down #milkyway

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2014-06-27 18:23:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Meet Google Cardboard

#GoogleCardboard

Google joins the virtual reality craze ... with a piece of cardboard
Virtual reality is all the rage these days. Well, that is, apart from the fact that you can't yet buy any of the most talked-about VR hardware. But if a just so crazy it might work Google project has its way, we might all soon be walking around with homemade VR headsets made on the cheap. Meet Google Cardboard.

http://www.gizmag.com/google-cardboard-homemade-virtual-reality-android/32730/___Meet Google Cardboard

#GoogleCardboard

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2014-06-27 18:15:37 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Happy Friday via +christina torres Like a duck lol.

___Happy Friday via +christina torres Like a duck lol.

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2014-06-27 17:54:16 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

The report details 38,812 targets of National Security Letters, 1,767 FISA orders, and 423 targets of FISA business records requests, consistent with the relatively low numbers offered by President Obama in previous speeches. In one notable section, a single 702 order reached nearly 90,000 targets, presumably through the XKeyscore program, which targets emails and online chats.

The word "target" is a little misleading, since the report makes clear that a single target "could be an individual person, a group, or an organization composed of multiple individuals or a foreign power that possesses or is likely to communicate foreign intelligence information." As a result, the 319 targets listed under the Trap and Trace program could potentially add up to thousands of people captured under various groups. The numbers also count analyst queries of existing data rather than the... more »

The report details 38,812 targets of National Security Letters, 1,767 FISA orders, and 423 targets of FISA business records requests, consistent with the relatively low numbers offered by President Obama in previous speeches. In one notable section, a single 702 order reached nearly 90,000 targets, presumably through the XKeyscore program, which targets emails and online chats.

The word "target" is a little misleading, since the report makes clear that a single target "could be an individual person, a group, or an organization composed of multiple individuals or a foreign power that possesses or is likely to communicate foreign intelligence information." As a result, the 319 targets listed under the Trap and Trace program could potentially add up to thousands of people captured under various groups. The numbers also count analyst queries of existing data rather than the indiscriminate bulk collection that happens earlier in the process, and there may be further undisclosed programs that do not fall into the scope of this report.

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2014-06-27 17:48:15 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Released with much fanfare last year, Home was the result of the social giant’s multi-year effort to more deeply integrate Facebook features into an Android smartphone. After downloading and installing the software, for example, Home made it faster to view Facebook photos and send messages to friends directly from the home screen of the phone without needing to rely on Facebook’s popular mobile app to do so.

In effect, the Home software transformed a smartphone into a Facebook phone.

Shortly after it was released, Home ran into snags. Early adopters rated the software mediocre at best. And six months after the introduction, Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, said the software was hardly the hit he wanted it to be.

“I definitely think Home is slower in rolling out than I would have hoped,” Mr. Zuckerberg said in an interview at a tech conferencelastyear.
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Released with much fanfare last year, Home was the result of the social giant’s multi-year effort to more deeply integrate Facebook features into an Android smartphone. After downloading and installing the software, for example, Home made it faster to view Facebook photos and send messages to friends directly from the home screen of the phone without needing to rely on Facebook’s popular mobile app to do so.

In effect, the Home software transformed a smartphone into a Facebook phone.

Shortly after it was released, Home ran into snags. Early adopters rated the software mediocre at best. And six months after the introduction, Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, said the software was hardly the hit he wanted it to be.

“I definitely think Home is slower in rolling out than I would have hoped,” Mr. Zuckerberg said in an interview at a tech conferencelast year.

The #Facebook Home software, which is still available for download in the Google Play app marketplace, has not been updated since January. Facebook declined to comment.

#Facebookhome

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2014-06-27 03:20:32 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

Looking straight up at the #milkyway gorgeous #astrophotography

milky way___Looking straight up at the #milkyway gorgeous #astrophotography

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2014-06-26 19:49:54 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Google’s Chromecast team has found an interesting way to pair Chromecast streaming sticks with mobile devices that are not on the same Wi-Fi network. Pairing is done through inaudible, ultrasonic sounds, which should make sure that your neighbor won’t suddenlyrickroll your TV screen.

Google first announced support for off-network casting at its Google I/O 2014 developer conference in San Francisco Wednesday, and Chromecast Engineering Manager John Affaki said during a presentation at the conference Thursday that the goal was to make the social use of Chromecast in the living room easier.

Google’s YouTube app already allows users to build collaborative queues for on-the-fly YouTube parties, and Affaki said Thursday that the support for these kinds of queues will be added to the Chromecast software developer’s kit to bring it to other apps as well. However, the challengeis that ... more »

Google’s Chromecast team has found an interesting way to pair Chromecast streaming sticks with mobile devices that are not on the same Wi-Fi network. Pairing is done through inaudible, ultrasonic sounds, which should make sure that your neighbor won’t suddenlyrickroll your TV screen.

Google first announced support for off-network casting at its Google I/O 2014 developer conference in San Francisco Wednesday, and Chromecast Engineering Manager John Affaki said during a presentation at the conference Thursday that the goal was to make the social use of Chromecast in the living room easier.

Google’s YouTube app already allows users to build collaborative queues for on-the-fly YouTube parties, and Affaki said Thursday that the support for these kinds of queues will be added to the Chromecast software developer’s kit to bring it to other apps as well. However, the challenge is that users need to be on the same Wi-Fi network, and sharing Wi-Fi passwords can be cumbersome. “The initial step of getting on the same Wi-Fi network can be really complicated,” said Affaki.


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2014-06-26 19:43:11 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Looks good

Hands on with the Moto 360:  http://on.mash.to/1qfxJV6 ___Looks good

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2014-06-26 19:38:58 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

This is going to be huge. 

This is going to be huge. ___

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2014-06-26 19:32:22 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Google is breaking new ground and it's blazing a glorious path that will greatly benefit the platform going forward.

Developers and manufacturers will no longer be in the dark for upcoming firmware updates; by making a preview available, Google is giving its valued partners and third-party devs the opportunity to prepare their apps and services for the forthcoming refresh, which is due out sometime this fall.

Google is breaking new ground and it's blazing a glorious path that will greatly benefit the platform going forward.

Developers and manufacturers will no longer be in the dark for upcoming firmware updates; by making a preview available, Google is giving its valued partners and third-party devs the opportunity to prepare their apps and services for the forthcoming refresh, which is due out sometime this fall.___

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2014-06-26 19:07:29 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

The deal, struck in January, remains in limbo as the U.S. government investigates security issues around IBM's x86 servers, which are used in the nation's communications networks and in data centers that support the Pentagon's computer networks, say people familiar with the matter.

U.S. security officials and members of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S.—a panel that screens deals with possible national-security implications—are worried the servers could be accessed remotely by Chinese spies or hackers or compromised through maintenance, said people familiar with the matter.

Lenovo faced similar pushback when it bought IBM's personal-computer business in 2005. The company describes itself in marketing materials as a trusted global supplier, but certain sensitive arms of the U.S. government have shied away from using its technology.



The deal, struck in January, remains in limbo as the U.S. government investigates security issues around IBM's x86 servers, which are used in the nation's communications networks and in data centers that support the Pentagon's computer networks, say people familiar with the matter.

U.S. security officials and members of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S.—a panel that screens deals with possible national-security implications—are worried the servers could be accessed remotely by Chinese spies or hackers or compromised through maintenance, said people familiar with the matter.

Lenovo faced similar pushback when it bought IBM's personal-computer business in 2005. The company describes itself in marketing materials as a trusted global supplier, but certain sensitive arms of the U.S. government have shied away from using its technology.

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2014-06-26 17:51:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Awesome astrophotography over the Canary Islands (Spain)

#milkyway

"The Milky Way, Light Pollution & Clouds" by Miguel Claro
The Canary Islands: La Palma, Parque Nacional de la Caldera de Taburiente (Spain)

Credit: Astrophotographer Miguel Claro
Miguel's Website: www.miguelclaro.com

+Miguel Claro 
+IDA - International Dark-Sky Association 
+Astronomers Without Borders 

#Space #Astronomy #MilkyWay #Stars #Canary #Islands
#NationalPark #Taburiente #Spain #Light #Pollution #Clouds #Art #Photography #Cosmos #Universe___Awesome astrophotography over the Canary Islands (Spain)

#milkyway

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2014-06-26 17:43:08 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

"Instead of Glass, Google gave us Cardboard"

a clever corrugated paper device that turns your Android phone into a crude VR headset. VR, ironically, is a divergent fork of next-generation visual computing from Glass’ augmented reality.

"Instead of Glass, Google gave us Cardboard"

a clever corrugated paper device that turns your Android phone into a crude VR headset. VR, ironically, is a divergent fork of next-generation visual computing from Glass’ augmented reality.___

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2014-06-26 04:16:58 (0 comments, 5 reshares, 25 +1s)Open 

Absolutely stunning sky photo of Bora Bora by +Trey Ratcliff

#milkyway

Arriving in Bora Bora in the South Pacific late in the night...

I just got to Bora Bora and this is the view from the amazing +Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts here.  I took this from the Sunset Bar, which is quickly becoming my favorite spot! :)___Absolutely stunning sky photo of Bora Bora by +Trey Ratcliff

#milkyway

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2014-06-26 03:37:10 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Kind of disappointed in the lack of originality, Microsoft will be proud.

#windowsphone

Kind of disappointed in the lack of originality, Microsoft will be proud.

#windowsphone___

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2014-06-24 17:33:39 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Milky way Galaxy Summit Lake, West Virginia

By ForestWander

http://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Milkyway-summit-lake-wv1_-_West_Virginia_-_ForestWander.jpg

#milkyway

Milky way Galaxy Summit Lake, West Virginia

By ForestWander

http://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Milkyway-summit-lake-wv1_-_West_Virginia_-_ForestWander.jpg

#milkyway___

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2014-06-24 17:23:24 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Starting today, the Nest Developer Program is officially open for business. And a number of ‘Works with Nest’ integrations are already up and running. Here are just a few of the ways the products you own can interact with Nest.

LIFX: LIFX lightbulbs can work with your Nest Protect to pulse red in an emergency, which can help grab your attention and alert those who are hearing impaired.

Going on vacation? Once your Nest Thermostat goes into Away mode, LIFX can make it look as if someone is home by automatically turning on and off your lights throughout the house.

Mercedes-Benz: As you drive home, your car can let Nest know what time you’ll arrive. That way your thermostat can start heating or cooling at exactly the right moment, and your home is the perfect temperature as soon as you walk in the door.

Whirlpool: If you’re signed up for Rush HourRewards wi... more »

Starting today, the Nest Developer Program is officially open for business. And a number of ‘Works with Nest’ integrations are already up and running. Here are just a few of the ways the products you own can interact with Nest.

LIFX: LIFX lightbulbs can work with your Nest Protect to pulse red in an emergency, which can help grab your attention and alert those who are hearing impaired.

Going on vacation? Once your Nest Thermostat goes into Away mode, LIFX can make it look as if someone is home by automatically turning on and off your lights throughout the house.

Mercedes-Benz: As you drive home, your car can let Nest know what time you’ll arrive. That way your thermostat can start heating or cooling at exactly the right moment, and your home is the perfect temperature as soon as you walk in the door.

Whirlpool: If you’re signed up for Rush Hour Rewards with a participating energy provider, Nest can let Whirlpool know when an energy rush hour is about to happen, and your washer or dryer will delay the start of the cycle until the rush hour is over. You end up earning extra rush hour rewards and using less energy when electricity is in high demand.

Jawbone: Your Nest Learning Thermostat knows what temperature you like your home to be in the morning and your UP24 band can tell when you wake up. Together, they can make sure your thermostat starts heating or cooling before you even get out of bed.

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2014-06-24 02:31:29 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

Amazing Astrophotography by Phil Hart of the #milkyway

“Bioluminescence & Stars” by Phil Hart of Australia
This image taken on January 16th, 2013 from Gippsland Lakes in Victoria, Australia. Southern stars appear above rare, but brilliant bioluminescence (light produced by a chemical reaction within a living organism, here by marine plankton).

Credit: Astrophotographer Phil Hart
Phil's Website: www.philhart.com
Check out Phil Hart's Shooting Stars eBook:
http://philhart.com/shooting-stars
Image Date: January 16th, 2013

+Phil Hart 

#Space #Astronomy #Earth #MilkyWay #StarTrails #Airglow
#Nightsky #Bioluminescence #Plankton #Chemistry #Australia
#Victoria #GippslandLakes #Universe #Cosmos #Art #Photography #Panorama #Science___Amazing Astrophotography by Phil Hart of the #milkyway

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2014-06-23 01:25:29 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

Fantastic view of Saturn, Mars, and the zodiacal light spectrum of the #milkyway.

ALMA under the MilkyWay

This view shows several of the ALMA antennas and the central regions of the Milky Way above. In this wide field view, the zodiacal light is seen upper left and at lower left Mars is seen. Saturn is a bit higher in the sky towards the centre of the image. 

Credit: ESO/B. Tafreshi___Fantastic view of Saturn, Mars, and the zodiacal light spectrum of the #milkyway.

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2014-06-22 22:34:27 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

The magazines certainly aren’t generating much excitement among shareholders. Much of Yahoo’s $34.3 billion market value comes from a stake in Alibaba, China’s leading e-commerce company, which plans to sell stock to the public in the United States later this year. “Yahoo’s problems are fairly deep, and just having some relatively new content initiatives is not going to solve their structural problems,” said Ben Schachter, an analyst at Macquarie Capital.

Still, Yahoo needs to dosomething different if it wants to reverse its long slide toward irrelevance. Ms. Mayer hopes the magazines will be a classier place to advertise and more lucrative for the company.


The magazines certainly aren’t generating much excitement among shareholders. Much of Yahoo’s $34.3 billion market value comes from a stake in Alibaba, China’s leading e-commerce company, which plans to sell stock to the public in the United States later this year. “Yahoo’s problems are fairly deep, and just having some relatively new content initiatives is not going to solve their structural problems,” said Ben Schachter, an analyst at Macquarie Capital.

Still, Yahoo needs to dosomething different if it wants to reverse its long slide toward irrelevance. Ms. Mayer hopes the magazines will be a classier place to advertise and more lucrative for the company.
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2014-06-22 21:39:39 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

$22,000 android

Weekend Replay: This is what a $22,000 Android phone feels like http://engt.co/1qrJNCC___$22,000 android

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2014-06-22 20:46:42 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

An astronomical photo of our celestial body the #milkyway, so beautiful.

via +Boris Rasonja

"Cosmogenesis" by Romain Maly: http://bit.ly/1it0TrO___An astronomical photo of our celestial body the #milkyway, so beautiful.

via +Boris Rasonja

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2014-06-22 17:47:42 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Fantastic shot
via +Ralph Roberts

Fairholme Range from Minnewanka Lake at Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada
#Fairholme #Range #Minnewanka #Lake #Banff #National #Park #Alberta #Canada___Fantastic shot
via +Ralph Roberts

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2014-06-21 18:59:30 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Spectacular shore, water so blue, time captured perfectly.

ocean against the wall.............___Spectacular shore, water so blue, time captured perfectly.

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2014-06-21 06:14:38 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

Clouds in the air, worth a share. There is a poem a song and some nice words by +Kent Gustavson

"Rows and flows of angel hair,
And ice cream castles in the air,
And feather canyons everywhere,
I've looked at clouds that way.
But now they only block the sun,
They rain and snow on everyone.
So many things I would have done,
But clouds got in my way.
I've looked at clouds from both sides now,
From up and down, and still somehow,
It's cloud illusions I recall,
I really don't know clouds at all."
-- Joni Mitchell (Both Sides Now)

I remember my mother singing me this #song as one of my earliest memories. It's one of the finest songs ever written. Don't you agree? Have a great weekend, friends, filled with #clouds and #sunshine.

#awesome #gif #illusion via http://weird-gif.livejournal.com/2418534.html___Clouds in the air, worth a share. There is a poem a song and some nice words by +Kent Gustavson

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2014-06-20 20:49:04 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Another Stonehenge? Of course.

#stonehenge #milkyway

Stonehenge Memorial a part of the Maryhill Museum of Art near Goldendale, Washington. 

A 24"x36" framed version of this photo will be offered in a benefit auction as a part of a fundraiser for the museum at the end of this month. 

http://www.maryhillmuseum.org/

#milkyway   #nightphotography   #washington   #stonehenge   #stonehengememorial   #garyrandallphotography  ___Another Stonehenge? Of course.

#stonehenge #milkyway

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2014-06-20 20:34:48 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Nathan Broadbent, a young software engineer from New Zealand who recently took this matter upon himself. Nathan was inspired by a Reddit post fittingly titled, “Food items should have QR codes that instruct the microwave exactly what to do...”

So, Nathan used a single-board computer called Raspberry Pi to develop a program that interacts with his home microwave, and which can be controlled remotely. Here are some of the features of Nathan’s brilliant home-mod microwave:

• Internet-synced clock
• Voice command control
• Barcode scanner for looking up cooking instructions from online database, which Broadbent created himself
• Mobile app phone for setting up cooking instructions for specific products
• Tweets after the timer is up

#InternetOfThings #internetofthings #RasberryPi 

Nathan Broadbent, a young software engineer from New Zealand who recently took this matter upon himself. Nathan was inspired by a Reddit post fittingly titled, “Food items should have QR codes that instruct the microwave exactly what to do...”

So, Nathan used a single-board computer called Raspberry Pi to develop a program that interacts with his home microwave, and which can be controlled remotely. Here are some of the features of Nathan’s brilliant home-mod microwave:

• Internet-synced clock
• Voice command control
• Barcode scanner for looking up cooking instructions from online database, which Broadbent created himself
• Mobile app phone for setting up cooking instructions for specific products
• Tweets after the timer is up

#InternetOfThings #internetofthings #RasberryPi ___

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2014-06-20 18:05:04 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

Can we say Stonehenge lightning imagery? Of course.

#lightning #stonehenge

Solstice by Jeff McNeill
http://goo.gl/OrRB8K / http://goo.gl/wrlU2E___Can we say Stonehenge lightning imagery? Of course.

#lightning #stonehenge

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2014-06-20 17:55:57 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

A huge sale puts five great Sonic games on sale for just $.99 in the Google Play Store. Here’s what you have to choose from:

Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing
Sonic 4 Episode II
Sonic 4™ Episode I
Sonic The Hedgehog
Sonic The Hedgehog 2

5 great Sonic games are on sale for $.99 in the Google Play Store http://phandroid.com/2014/06/20/sonic-sale-google-play/

A huge sale puts five great Sonic games on sale for just $.99 in the Google Play Store. Here’s what you have to choose from:

Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing
Sonic 4 Episode II
Sonic 4™ Episode I
Sonic The Hedgehog
Sonic The Hedgehog 2

5 great Sonic games are on sale for $.99 in the Google Play Store http://phandroid.com/2014/06/20/sonic-sale-google-play/___

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2014-06-20 17:27:16 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Web Starter Kit wants to encourage developers to change the base styles to suit their own apps.

Just like Bootstrap and Foundation, though, Starter Kit focuses on layouts that offer a fluid grid, though Google’s solution feels a bit more flexible.

The project is officially in beta now. 

#multi-screen #webstarterkit

Web Starter Kit wants to encourage developers to change the base styles to suit their own apps.

Just like Bootstrap and Foundation, though, Starter Kit focuses on layouts that offer a fluid grid, though Google’s solution feels a bit more flexible.

The project is officially in beta now. 

#multi-screen #webstarterkit___

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2014-06-20 02:51:27 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Wow


Stunning 360-degree time-lapse videos by photographer +Vincent Brady. He made them using a multiple camera 360-degree time-lapse panorama after years spent experimenting and customizing his kit. The video was made with a four camera rig fitted with fish eye lenses. Incredible results.

video ▶ Planetary Panoramas - 360 Degree Night-Sky Time-Lapse by Vincent Brady, Music by Brandon McCoy

#astrophotography #galaxylandscape #science #photography  
.___Wow

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2014-06-19 23:50:44 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Sunset at Thira Santorini, Greece by Gleb Tarro

Sunset at Thira Santorini, Greece by Gleb Tarro___

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2014-06-19 21:43:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

During T-Mobile’s newest Uncarrier event, titled 5.0, the company is making its latest, potentially industry-changing moves that start by offering customers a 7-day free test drive of their network with an iPhone 5s.

They also announced that their Wideband LTE is now in 16 markets and VoLTE is in 15 total (below is the full list).

http://www.droid-life.com/2014/06/18/here-are-t-mobiles-16-wideband-lte-markets-and-15-volte-markets/

T-Mobile Uncarrier 5.0 – Test Drive Phones and Service Free for 7 Days, Wideband and VoLTE to More Markets http://www.droid-life.com/2014/06/18/t-mobile-uncarrier-5-0-test-drive-volte/

#uncarrier 

During T-Mobile’s newest Uncarrier event, titled 5.0, the company is making its latest, potentially industry-changing moves that start by offering customers a 7-day free test drive of their network with an iPhone 5s.

They also announced that their Wideband LTE is now in 16 markets and VoLTE is in 15 total (below is the full list).

http://www.droid-life.com/2014/06/18/here-are-t-mobiles-16-wideband-lte-markets-and-15-volte-markets/

T-Mobile Uncarrier 5.0 – Test Drive Phones and Service Free for 7 Days, Wideband and VoLTE to More Markets http://www.droid-life.com/2014/06/18/t-mobile-uncarrier-5-0-test-drive-volte/

#uncarrier ___

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2014-06-19 21:28:53 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

This method of building the glass uses waveguides, which are simply devices to guide electromagnetic waves from endpoint to endpoint, that are laser-etched into the glass itself. This not only creates a smarter glass by making the actual glass the electronic object, it allows the screen of the device to be completely transparent and in turn makes the device thinner. With this technology all the other circuitry, including the processor and other functional parts of the device, can be housed away from the screen, giving rise to completely new design methods instead of the traditional candy bar slab that we’re all used to with modern smartphones.

This method of building the glass uses waveguides, which are simply devices to guide electromagnetic waves from endpoint to endpoint, that are laser-etched into the glass itself. This not only creates a smarter glass by making the actual glass the electronic object, it allows the screen of the device to be completely transparent and in turn makes the device thinner. With this technology all the other circuitry, including the processor and other functional parts of the device, can be housed away from the screen, giving rise to completely new design methods instead of the traditional candy bar slab that we’re all used to with modern smartphones.___

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2014-06-19 18:45:44 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Unlimited photos "backed up in the cloud forever right out of the box" would be great.

"You take a picture on your device. There it is, backed up in the cloud forever right out of the box. No storage limits. No size restrictions. No social nonsense. A true cloud camera. A smartcamera..."

#smartcamera #firephone

Unlimited photos "backed up in the cloud forever right out of the box" would be great.

"You take a picture on your device. There it is, backed up in the cloud forever right out of the box. No storage limits. No size restrictions. No social nonsense. A true cloud camera. A smartcamera..."

#smartcamera #firephone___

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2014-06-19 18:28:49 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Software patents aren't dead, but they just took a blow. In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that a series of banking patents didn't cover a concrete software process but an abstract idea, throwing them out and potentially setting a stricter precedent for future patents.

Alice Corp. and CLS Bank are both major financial institutions, and they've been sparring for years in court. The issue is a series of patents that cover a kind of electronic escrow or "intermediated settlement," where a third party holds the real money while "shadow" balances are shown to both sides during trading. In order to preempt a threat from Alice, which held those patents, CLS asked for a court to declare them invalid, saying that the basic idea was obvious and that the patents didn't add more than a generic software process to carry it out. Alice countersued,... more »

Software patents aren't dead, but they just took a blow. In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that a series of banking patents didn't cover a concrete software process but an abstract idea, throwing them out and potentially setting a stricter precedent for future patents.

Alice Corp. and CLS Bank are both major financial institutions, and they've been sparring for years in court. The issue is a series of patents that cover a kind of electronic escrow or "intermediated settlement," where a third party holds the real money while "shadow" balances are shown to both sides during trading. In order to preempt a threat from Alice, which held those patents, CLS asked for a court to declare them invalid, saying that the basic idea was obvious and that the patents didn't add more than a generic software process to carry it out. Alice countersued, alleging that CLS had infringed its patents, and the Supreme Court took up the issue in late 2013.

_Alice attempted to prove that its patents were more than just an idea by pointing to the specific software steps that it had to carry out. But the court found that these steps weren't ultimately much more than "stating an abstract idea while adding the words 'apply it with a computer.'" The claims "simply recite the concept of intermediated settlement as performed by a generic computer. They do not, for example, purport to improve the functioning of the computer itself or effect an improvement in any other technology or technical field." Each of the steps that Alice described were basic computer functions like adjusting account balances, keeping records, and issuing automated instructions, and the finished product didn't transform them into something more than the obvious sum of their parts._

#patents #supremecourt ___

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2014-06-19 17:40:12 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Great News for T-Mobile Users!
"Beginning immediately, T-Mobile’s Simple Choice customers will now be able to stream all the music they want from all the most popular streaming services, including Pandora, Rhapsody, iHeartRadio, iTunes Radio, Slacker, and Spotify—without ever hitting their high-speed 4G LTE data service [limits]," T-Mobile said. "Music services from T-Mobile partners—Samsung’s Milk Music and the forthcoming Beatport music app from SFX—will also stream without data charges for T-Mobile customers."

Great News for T-Mobile Users!
"Beginning immediately, T-Mobile’s Simple Choice customers will now be able to stream all the music they want from all the most popular streaming services, including Pandora, Rhapsody, iHeartRadio, iTunes Radio, Slacker, and Spotify—without ever hitting their high-speed 4G LTE data service [limits]," T-Mobile said. "Music services from T-Mobile partners—Samsung’s Milk Music and the forthcoming Beatport music app from SFX—will also stream without data charges for T-Mobile customers."___

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2014-06-18 22:13:20 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

Extremely stupendous

via +Christophe Theys

#milkyway #landscapephotography

Crater Lake National Park - #Oregon   
by Glen Murray___Extremely stupendous

via +Christophe Theys

#milkyway #landscapephotography

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2014-06-18 18:21:12 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

Hump day already yaaa whooo.

via +Ivor Kellock

#wordlessWednesday

___Hump day already yaaa whooo.

via +Ivor Kellock

#wordlessWednesday

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2014-06-18 17:55:26 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Today Adobe announced the launch of Creative Cloud 2014, an all-encompassing release featuring 14 updated Creative Cloud desktop apps; three new mobile apps — Photoshop Mix, Adobe Sketch, and Adobe Line; the company’s first foray into hardware; significant changes to Adobe’s syncing and storage offerings; and an impressively low $10 per month tier for photographers.

Although Adobe calls this update “the biggest” software release since Creative Suite version 6, we don’t agree. No single preexisting app or service in Adobe’s Creative Cloud will shock you with a dramatic redesign. Instead, as you’ll find below, Adobe focused on subtle refinements across the board, and – in some cases – great new functionality that won’t rattle the overall experience.

Today Adobe announced the launch of Creative Cloud 2014, an all-encompassing release featuring 14 updated Creative Cloud desktop apps; three new mobile apps — Photoshop Mix, Adobe Sketch, and Adobe Line; the company’s first foray into hardware; significant changes to Adobe’s syncing and storage offerings; and an impressively low $10 per month tier for photographers.

Although Adobe calls this update “the biggest” software release since Creative Suite version 6, we don’t agree. No single preexisting app or service in Adobe’s Creative Cloud will shock you with a dramatic redesign. Instead, as you’ll find below, Adobe focused on subtle refinements across the board, and – in some cases – great new functionality that won’t rattle the overall experience.___

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2014-06-18 17:51:37 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

The switch will use the Group Hug microprocessor boards so any type of chip could slot into the box to control configuration and run the OS. The switch will still rely on a networking processor for routing and delivery of the packets and has a throughput of 640 Gbps, but eventually Facebook could separate the transport and decision-making process.

The whole goal here is to turn the monolithic switch into something that is modular and controlled by the FBOSS software that can be updated as needed without having to learn proprietary networking languages required by other providers’ gear. The question with Facebook’s efforts here is how it will affect the larger market for networking products.



The switch will use the Group Hug microprocessor boards so any type of chip could slot into the box to control configuration and run the OS. The switch will still rely on a networking processor for routing and delivery of the packets and has a throughput of 640 Gbps, but eventually Facebook could separate the transport and decision-making process.

The whole goal here is to turn the monolithic switch into something that is modular and controlled by the FBOSS software that can be updated as needed without having to learn proprietary networking languages required by other providers’ gear. The question with Facebook’s efforts here is how it will affect the larger market for networking products.

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