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UI and UX UI and the Need to Meet User Demands

This customer-centric mindset might be most important when it comes to the user experience and user interface. With so many different available options on mobile devices, if users don’t like the way your app runs, looks, or functions, they’ll drop it before you get a chance to update anything.

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Josiah Renaudin
tree root Is Testing on Rooted Mobile Devices Worth It?

Rooting may help you achieve a few otherwise difficult-to-simulate scenarios, but it comes with its own baggage that can weigh down potential benefits. Testers have to carefully weigh the pros and cons and the true need to root a device for a testing assignment before doing so.

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Mukesh Sharma
baby crawling Is Your Child Meeting Development Milestones? The CDC Has an App for That

There are apps that track everything from your fitness goals and calories consumed to the whereabouts of your spouse. However, if you have a young child from age 2 months to 5 years in your life, the free CDC Milestone Tracker is a pretty good mobile app for tracking your child’s development.

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Pamela Rentz
google art and culture Art Appreciation 3.0: Google Arts & Culture Selfies and AI

Were your social media feeds recently flooded with selfies of your friends and contacts, matching themselves to portraits found in museum collections around the world? If you didn’t catch on to what was happening, the #GoogleArts app gave a new twist to the world trending #MuseumSelfie Day.

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Pamela Rentz
Virtual reality photo by Samuel Zeller 4 Ways to Use Virtual Reality in Your Workplace

Businesses are adopting virtual reality as a means of strengthening marketing tactics, increasing collaboration, and connecting with consumers. For those new to VR, it’s important to understand how a virtual world could be used in your day-today operations. Here are four ways virtual reality will impact the workplace.

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Anthony Coggine
password written on sticky note What Are the Worst Passwords of 2017?

The more things change, the more they stay the same. For the fourth straight year, the top spots in the annual worst passwords of the year list issued by password management company SplashData are unchanged. People apparently still use “123456” and “password.”

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Pamela Rentz
Expanding AI for Earth in 2018

In an ambitious undertaking, Microsoft is pledging $50 million over the next five years to expand Microsoft’s AI for Earth program and put artificial intelligence technology in the hands of individuals and organizations around the world who are working to protect our planet.

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Pamela Rentz
magnifying glass looking at code Google: How Online Accounts Are Hijacked

Hijacking accounts is one of the top online security threats, with billions of usernames and passwords from different platforms available on black markets. To understand how hijackers steal passwords and other sensitive data, Google partnered with UC Berkeley in a study of Google accounts.

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Pamela Rentz