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Head of VW’s Audi arrested in Germany over diesel scandal

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen's supervisory suspended crisis talks to find a stand-in boss for its Audi brand which were convened after German authorities arrested current Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler as part of a probe into emissions test cheating.

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Finally: Contactless Payments Coming to NYC Subway and Buses in 2019

If you’ve traveled on New York City’s subway or bus network, you’ve probably noticed the antiquated payment system — New Yorkers have been using MetroCards for some 25 years now, and while plastic cards beat the old token system, they’re still incredibly temperamental, and a pain to purchase and reload. Other...

Cathay Pacific’s Revamping Long-Haul Service, Dining Options

Planning to fly Cathay Pacific business class to Hong Kong (HKG)? There’s a chance you may get to experience the carrier’s new dining choices and service tweaks. On Monday, CX shared plans to overhaul several components of its premium-cabin service. The biggest shift will focus on a new a-la-carte menu, with up to...

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The Story Behind Susan Kare’s Iconic Design Work for Apple

The story behind Susan Kare’s iconic design work for AppleSusan Kare’s icons and fonts for the original Macintosh were revolutionary. They gave a lifeless computer a warmth and personality that lives on in the modern Mac to this day.This month Susan Kare was awarded an AIGA medal, putting her in the company of design...

Growth Engineering at Netflix — Accelerating Innovation

by Eric EiswerthMillions of people visit Netflix every day. Many of them are already Netflix members, looking to enjoy their favorite movies and TV shows, and we work hard to ensure they have a great experience. Others are not yet members, and are looking to better understand our service before signing up.These...

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The Role Of Brands In Mergers And Acqui­sitions

It is important to reflect on the role of brands during mergers and acqui­sitions and to consider the opportunities they provide. Unfortunately, it turns out that a great number of mergers fail in terms of market value. The resulting total value is often lower than the value of each individual part. It is easy to […]

Media Trust warns of malware in HTML5 ads

When HTML5 was being promoted as a replacement for Adobe’s Flash, security was a key reason.
But, according to Media Trust CEO Chris Olson, “HTML5 is not this panacea and safe haven.” In fact, his company -- which monitors third-party code and advertising for brands -- has come across a wave of malware on HTML5 ads...

Unilever stops working with digital media influencers who buy followers

The call echoes the CPG giant's similar demand for more transparency in programmatic advertising earlier this year.
The post Unilever stops working with digital media influencers who buy followers appeared first on Marketing Land.

Please visit Marketing Land for the full article.

Evrythng launches a blockchain-utilizing orchestration hub for consumer products

Blockchain-based companies have been touting the protocol’s capabilities for tracking ingredients, maintaining digital identity and granting rewards. But, with a few emerging exceptions, those visions have largely been on paper so far.
Internet of Things platform Evrythng is now out with an orchestration hub that...

Tech

Microsoft HoloLens facilitates computer vision research by providing access to raw image sensor streams with Research Mode

Microsoft HoloLens is the world’s first self-contained holographic computer. Remarkably, in Research Mode, available in the newest release of Windows 10 for HoloLens, it’s also a potent computer vision research device. Application code can not only access video and audio streams but can also at the same time leverage...

Apple macOS Bug Reveals Cache of Sensitive Data from Encrypted Drives

Security researchers are warning of almost a decade old issue with one of the Apple's macOS feature which was designed for users' convenience but is potentially exposing the contents of files stored on password-protected encrypted drives.
Earlier this month, security researcher Wojciech Regula from SecuRing published a...

China could beat the US in a race to get solar power from highways

China is starting to find more success than the US with solar highway projects.
Proponents of solar roads say they provide a way to generate solar power without paying for additional land. Critics say solar roads do not generate enough power for their cost, since the solar cells do not tilt toward the sun.
Both countries...

Fatalities vs False Positives: The Lessons from the Tesla and Uber Crashes

In one bad week in March, two people were indirectly killed by automated driving systems. A Tesla vehicle drove into a barrier, killing its driver, and an Uber vehicle hit and killed a pedestrian crossing the street. The National Transportation Safety Board’s preliminary reports on both accidents came out recently, and...

Fatalities vs False Positives: The Lessons from the Tesla and Uber Crashes

In one bad week in March, two people were indirectly killed by automated driving systems. A Tesla vehicle drove into a barrier, killing its driver, and an Uber vehicle hit and killed a pedestrian crossing the street. The National Transportation Safety Board’s preliminary reports on both accidents came out recently, and...

13 Ways Cyber Criminals Spread Malware

By David Balaban
Security incidents where hackers distribute malicious code (malware) via spam,
This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: 13 Ways Cyber Criminals Spread Malware

iOS 12 will automatically share your iPhone location during 911 calls

Apple has just announced a new iOS 12 feature for the US this fall: automatic location sharing with first responders when you dial 911 from your iPhone. The purpose of this added function is self-evident, as it aims to reduce emergency response times by streamlining the process of information gathering. Apple notes that...

Design

Daily Design Inspiration

Daily Design Inspiration

AoiroStudio
Jun 19, 2018
Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work curated by one of us to simply inspire your day. Furthermore, it's an opportunity to feature work from more designers,...

Five rants from a cranky designer

Image credit: boetter on FlickrAfter two decades in design, I’d like to believe I’ve earned the right to rant (respectfully and, I hope, constructively) about our profession. But long, tedious rants are boring…so here are five short ones.1. Don’t Mistake the Mockup for the ProductAs designers, we care about...

Feast Magazine No. 1: Food For Thought

Contributed by Sofia FelgueirasSource: https://www.behance.net License: All Rights Reserved. Feast Magazine is a fictional publication. A magazine with interesting facts and articles about food and art. This is Issue 1 — Food For Thought.Source: https://www.behance.net License: All Rights Reserved....

The Story Behind Susan Kare’s Iconic Design Work for Apple

The story behind Susan Kare’s iconic design work for AppleSusan Kare’s icons and fonts for the original Macintosh were revolutionary. They gave a lifeless computer a warmth and personality that lives on in the modern Mac to this day.This month Susan Kare was awarded an AIGA medal, putting her in the company of design...

My Attempt at Redesigning Youtube For a More Intuitive and Modern Experience

I spend a lot of time thinking about how to make our use of technology better. I use Sketch for Mac and Principle for my prototypes, and this time, I wanted to share with you my vision of a brand new Youtube experience. Your feedback is much appreciated. :)Like many, I use Youtube a lot. Whether it’s for music, science,...

Comprehensive description of my design process

Photo by Alice Achterhof on Unsplash.I don’t know if it ever happened to you, but for me, it’s very common to take some things for granted. And I’m not talking about the importance of being grateful. I’m talking about a syndrome I like to call the “obviousness paradox”. This syndrome consists in being so caught...

Jay-Z, Auto-Tune, and Buttons

This is death of buttons, moment of silence!Is the era of the web button coming to an end? Is the dominance of the traditional web button slowly crawling to a halt? I think so. I think it’s only a matter of time before buttons are erased entirely from the internet.Here’s a story that kind of parallels what is...

My country wants to go cashless, so I redesigned a digital wallet, DBS PayLah!

Digital payments and cashless transactions are the future — how can we encourage the movement in a largely cash-based society like Singapore?IntroductionI’ve been wanting to do this case study/redesign for a while now since I started using PayLah! at the start of the year. It’s summer vacation and I finally got...

A User Persona of One?

Do the user exercise free will or take decisions as part of social momentum?Many pages, bits and words have been devoted to this subject. This is a never ending history and probably this entry is not going to turn things around. Sorry 😞 . However, I will try to throw light on this matter regarding its implications when...

Dev

How manufacturers are improving operations and reducing costs with IoT

TL;DR - Service Thread is using Particle to gain better insights on the production and effectiveness of their spindle machines. Read the full case study here.
On the manufacturing floor, even the smallest moving parts can cause intermittent disruption and performance degradation if they break. These unplanned events can...

Optimizing CSS: ID Selectors and Other Myths

In today’s typical scenario, where the average website ships 500KB of gzipped JavaScript and 1.5MB of images, running on a midrange Android device via 3G with a 400ms round trip time, CSS selector performance is the least of our problems.
Still, there’s something to be said about the topic, especially to weed out some...

Building an Image Gallery Blog with Symfony Flex: the Setup

This post begins our journey into Performance Month's zero-to-hero project. In this part, we'll set our project up so we can fine tune it throughout the next few posts, and bring it to a speedy perfection.

Now and then you have to create a new project repository, run that git init command locally and kick off a new...

Here’s the thing about “unused CSS” tools

There are a lot of tools that aim to help you remove "unused CSS" from your project. Never a week goes by that I don't see a tool for this being shared or promoted. It must strike some kind of perfect chord for some developers. I care about performance, and I know that reducing file sizes is good for performance....

Scheduling posts on Github pages with AWS lambda functions – Evert Pot

If you are reading this post, it means it worked! I scheduled this post
yesterday to automatically publish at 9am the next day, PDT.
I’ve been trying to find a solution for this a few times, but most recently
realized that with the AWS Lamdba functions it might have finally become
possible to do this without managing a...

Growth Engineering at Netflix — Accelerating Innovation

by Eric EiswerthMillions of people visit Netflix every day. Many of them are already Netflix members, looking to enjoy their favorite movies and TV shows, and we work hard to ensure they have a great experience. Others are not yet members, and are looking to better understand our service before signing up.These...

airgeddon – Wireless Security Auditing Script

Airgeddon is a Bash powered multi-use Wireless Security Auditing Script for Linux systems with an extremely extensive feature list.

Airgeddon Wireless Security Auditing Features

Interface mode switcher (Monitor-Managed) keeping selection even on interface name changing
DoS over wireless networks using different methods....