Will the next Siri be empathetic? — TechCrunch

Humans have forever personified their technologies. We engage emotionally, have expectations and establish a trust-based association with our technology. Technologies that are truly important to our well-being and happiness transcend their status as just “stuff.” If we have an emotional bond with our technology, wouldn’t it be smart to design systems that feel empathetic to……

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Must-Have Mobile Business Apps

A growing number of professionals are handling business on the go with mobile business apps that enable them to plan and complete tasks faster than ever. In this newsletter, we highlight a few of the best business mobile apps from the U.government that most businesses and professionals will find …

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5 can’t-miss apps: Dubsmash, Summize, Madhat and more

With all the news coming out of Google’s I/O developer conference this week and rumors that Motorola is set to bring back its legendary Razr, you may have missed some of this week’s best new apps. Each weekend, we round up a few of our favorite new and updated apps. This week’s list includes an a…

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Why Every Small Business Needs a Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan

Join us live with Marcus Lemonis at Thought Leaders Arizona on May 24. Seats are limited–secure yours now >> As a digitally active business in 2016, you can’t afford to lose your data. Whether at the hands of a natural disaster, human error, or cyber attack, data loss is…

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You can put Windows 7 on your wrist if you don’t mind the 3-hour boot time

The result is a functional copy of Windows 7 on a smartwatch, but one that runs painfully slow — it takes approximately three hours for the OS to even boot. You can see the booting process in an accelerated video above, and if you’re interested in trying it out yourself, check out the video below. .

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5 Social Marketing Tactics for Content Distribution

I remember publishing my first bylined article as a newly minted content marketer. I obsessively refreshed Google Analytics. I looked at the share counter on the post. I waited for comment moderation requests to hit my inbox. And I was heartbroken when pretty much no one read my blog. At that…

Link: 5 Social Marketing Tactics for Content Distribution via http://www.socialmediatoday.com

This chat bot pretends to be you so you can keep up with your friends

Too busy to keep up with your friends? There’s a chat bot for that. We’ve all been there. The deluge of information on Facebook is why I no longer bother to check the social network — because, even when I try my hardest, I miss the important announcements like baby births and marriage proposals. …

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