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15 Top Jobs For Digital Nomads – Forbes

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Shutterstock With more job seekers on the hunt for meaningful jobs that involve travel, FlexJobs.com complied a list of 15 popular jobs for digital nomads. “Work-from-anywhere remote jobs are ideal options for people who really enjoy travelling, are full-on digital nomads, or who have to move frequently but don’t want to sacrifice satisfying and well-paying careers,” says Sara Sutton Fell, founder and CEO of FlexJobs. “Today’s technology allows people the…

Comedy Central Taps Broadway Video Alum to Head Digital – Variety – Variety

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Comedy Central has recruited Broadway Video alum Jennifer Danielson to head its digital content operations. As senior VP of digital, Danielson will oversee all creative and editorial for the cabler’s digital content. She’ll also be tasked with coordinating Comedy Central’s digital strategy with larger company-wide initiatives at Viacom. She reports to Josh Line, exec VP of marketing and creative. Danielson had been with Broadway Video since 2001, getting her start…

Dealmaster: Get a Dell laptop with a Core i5 chip for $550 – Ars Technica

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

reader comments 0 Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have a new round of deals to share. Today’s list is particularly heavy on laptop and TV deals, including a Dell Inspiron 14 with a Core i5 (7th-gen) chip and Nvidia GeForce GPU slashed down to $550. You can take a peek at the full selection below. Note: Ars Technica may earn compensation for sales from links on this post through…

CME plans to launch bitcoin futures by year-end – CNBC.com – CNBC

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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Comedy Central Taps Broadway Video Alum to Head Digital – Variety

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Comedy Central has recruited Broadway Video alum Jennifer Danielson to head its digital content operations. As senior VP of digital, Danielson will oversee all creative and editorial for the cabler’s digital content. She’ll also be tasked with coordinating Comedy Central’s digital strategy with larger company-wide initiatives at Viacom. She reports to Josh Line, exec VP of marketing and creative. Danielson had been with Broadway Video since 2001, getting her start…

Bitcoin surges to record above $6400 after CME announces launch of futures for digital currency – CNBC

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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Executives In Advanced Digital Enterprises See The World Differently – Forbes

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Digital innovators have evolved different ways of thinking. Not only do they invest more, but they also see the world differently — as a wide open field just waiting to be interconnected. Photo: Joe McKendrick Think digital; think forward. That’s the takeaway from two pieces of recent analyses from McKinsey & Company, which has been tracking the practices of digital visionaries. In one study, McKinsey analysts dissected the growth and investment…

USA Today Network Rolls Out Digital Redesign to 110 Websites – AdAge.com

Monday, October 30, 2017

The same page design and logo will unify USA Today Network sites. Credit: USA Today USA Today’s now-iconic blue point will soon be part of the design of more than 100 local newspapers’ websites across the country. Gannett, the owner of 110 newspapers in USA Today Network, is rolling out a digital redesign that will make papers from New York to California, Arizona to Iowa, all share a common template….

Barrick’s Digital Reinvention Takes Shape in a Nevada Desert – Bloomberg

Monday, October 30, 2017

Elko, Nevada is no Silicon Valley. A recent front-page story in the local paper hailed inductees to the Buckaroo Hall of Fame, a nod to the town’s cowboy past. Inside, a full-page spread detailed the aspirations of the kids vying for homecoming king and queen. Cortez open pit Yet it’s here, in an unremarkable warehouse in the foothills of the Ruby Mountains, that Barrick Gold Corp. has created an in-house…

Central bank-issued digital currency is the future, not cryptocurrency, economist says – CNBC

Monday, October 30, 2017

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DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Nokia remains bullish on digital health efforts — Zocdoc uses AI for insurance checker … – Business Insider

Monday, October 30, 2017

Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by BI Intelligence. Sign up and receive Digital Health Briefing free to your inbox. Have feedback? We’d like to hear from you. Write me at:  lbeaver@businessinsider.com . NOKIA REMAINS BULLISH ON ITS DIGITAL HEALTH OFFERINGS: Nokia remains confident in the potential of its digital health business,…

‘Digital vegetables’ emit music and light when touched – Engadget

Monday, October 30, 2017

The greenhouse is situated in Tokyo Midtown’s garden space as part of the 2017 Design Touch event. The exhibition encourages visitors to touch the greenhouse’s seven different vegetables, including cabbages, mini-radishes, carrots and tomatoes. “Start off by touching the seven types of lives now growing strong in the soil,” the instructions say. A touch detection system fires off a light and music show that’s different for each vegetable. Sound designer…

Telemundo Sets Slate For New Bilingual Digital Studio Fluency Plus – Deadline

Monday, October 30, 2017

Telemundo, whose younger-skewing programming has helped it do the once-unthinkable and narrow the ratings gap with Hispanic TV arch-rival Univision, is aiming to lean into that momentum with the launch of Fluency Plus, a new bilingual digital production studio. The move marks an expansion of existing production arm Fluency Studios, adding capacity for branded content and digital titles designed to leverage Telemundo’s partnerships with BuzzFeed, Vox, Tastemade and Snapchat. The…

India’s ambitious IT literacy plan is stumbling over poor infrastructure and faulty processes – Quartz

Monday, October 30, 2017

In March 2014, the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government launched a digital literacy mission, which became the National Digital Literacy Mission when the Bharatiya Janata Party came to power two months later. It tied in with prime minister Narendra Modi’s vision of a “Digital India.” Under the mission, beneficiaries would undergo a 20-hour training programme in using computers and other digital devices, browsing the internet, and sending and receiving emails….

Vacaville Police Find Stolen Laptop Minutes After it Was Reported Stolen – FOX40

Monday, October 30, 2017

VACAVILLE — Vacaville police were able to solve a crime before it was even reported. During a routine traffic stop, and officer noticed something out of place. It is not often you can call the victims of theft “lucky.” However, husband and wife pastors Rosetta and Ben Porter don’t believe it was luck. “We know that was God that helped us,” Ben Porter said. The Jackson, Missouri, couple was visiting…

New ITS laptop checkout policy creates problems for students – Daily Nebraskan

Monday, October 30, 2017

For many University of Nebraska-Lincoln students, laptop checkout privileges are life-saving when a laptop malfunction occurs in the middle of a busy week. However, a recent Information Technology Services policy change has made it a challenge for some students to be guaranteed a laptop in cases of emergencies. According to Spencer Nussrallah, chair of the Technology Fee Committee of the Association of Students of the University…

New ITS laptop checkout policy creates problems for students – Daily Nebraskan

Monday, October 30, 2017

For many University of Nebraska-Lincoln students, laptop checkout privileges are life-saving when a laptop malfunction occurs in the middle of a busy week. However, a recent Information Technology Services policy change has made it a challenge for some students to be guaranteed a laptop in cases of emergencies. According to Spencer Nussrallah, chair of the Technology Fee Committee of the Association of Students of the University…

Watch the first behind-the-scenes glimpse for MGM’s digital-only … – The Verge

Sunday, October 29, 2017

At San Diego Comic-Con, MGM announced that it was launching a new Stargate streaming service called Stargate Command, and that it would be creating an original show for the service. At Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con, the studio teased our first look at the upcoming show. Stargate Origins will be a prequel to the original film and followup television franchise. This two-minute featurette shows off the first week of…

Watch the first behind-the-scenes glimpse for MGM’s digital-only … – The Verge

Sunday, October 29, 2017

At San Diego Comic-Con, MGM announced that it was launching a new Stargate streaming service called Stargate Command, and that it would be creating an original show for the service. At Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con, the studio teased our first look at the upcoming show. Stargate Origins will be a prequel to the original film and followup television franchise. This two-minute featurette shows off the first week of…

Watch the first behind-the-scenes glimpse for MGM’s digital-only Stargate prequel – The Verge

Sunday, October 29, 2017

At San Diego Comic-Con, MGM announced that it was launching a new Stargate streaming service called Stargate Command, and that it would be creating an original show for the service. At Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con, the studio teased our first look at the upcoming show. Stargate Origins will be a prequel to the original film and followup television franchise. This two-minute featurette shows off the first week of…