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[video] @ChrisMatthieu’s @ThingsExpo Keynote | @Citrix #FinTech #IoT #RTC

In his keynote at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Director of IoT Engineering at Citrix and co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, focused on building an IoT platform and company. He provided a behind-the-scenes look at Octoblu’s platform, business, and pivots along the … Continue reading

Perfect 6-for-6 sweep: ‘Moonlight’ walks through the Indie Spirits

In the beginning, there was Moonlight. At the end, there was also Moonlight. Writer/director Barry Jenkins’ deeply resonant cinematic tryptich of a young Miami man’s life won all six Independent Spirit Awards for which it was nominated Saturday — including … Continue reading

LG claims the battery on its X Power2 phone lasts the whole weekend

Frustrated with smartphone batteries that last only half a day? LG’s new smartphone, the company claims, is a whole-weekend piece of hardware.  The LG X Power2 — a new product in the company’s “specialist” line — has a monstrous 4,500 … Continue reading

America doesn’t care anymore, detains beloved children’s book author

Imagine how America would react if Australia was mean to the late Maurice Sendak or even Eric Carle, author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.  That’s how the latter feels now, after hearing that beloved children’s book author Mem Fox was … Continue reading

This app wants to warn undocumented immigrants of raids in Trump’s America

Just 24 days into Donald Trump’s presidency, more than 680 undocumented immigrants were forced to leave the country in a series of mass raids. That’s an average of about 28 people each day. Now, 27-year-old web developer and designer Celso … Continue reading

Donald Trump has spent a lot of time whining about the Oscars on Twitter

And the winner for whiniest tweets about the Oscars go to … President Trump. Over the years Trump, a reality TV star before he was a politician, has often weighed in on the film awards show. As in, up until … Continue reading

BZ Media Named “Media Sponsor” of @CloudExpo | @SDTimes #IoT #DevOps

SYS-CON Events announced today that SD Times | BZ Media has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON’s 20th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6–8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. BZ Media … Continue reading

The next major trial will stream online on the LawNewz Network

Court TV is finally streaming.  A new online network that will live-stream court trials is set to launch on Monday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The network will be part of the site LawNewz, a project by Court TV alum … Continue reading

Hackers didn’t lock you out of your Facebook account. Facebook did.

No, it wasn’t the Russians.  A number of Facebook users today reported being randomly locked out of their accounts, and some immediately feared the worst. Was this proof of hackers looking to steal precious vacation photos? Or maybe evidence of … Continue reading

The iPhone H8: Gonna be so boring

The Macalope is sorry to report that Apple will be shipping another iPhone this year. Ugh. Sorry. Writing for the Forbes contributor network and cut-rate bar mitzvah DJ training academy, Ewan Spence tells us how the “Disappointing iPhone 8 Leaks … Continue reading