who actually own your content when you post on website

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Thanks to the wonders of the web, you can get your content up and in front of an audience of millions in seconds—but that doesn’t necessarily mean you still own that photo of your dog once it is live. Signing the terms and conditions on your favorite social networks could mean signing away the rights to that video of your kid’s birthday party, or that sweet snapshot you took on vacation. So here’s what you need to know about copyright on the web, and how posting to your favorite social networks affects your ownership of what you’re posting.

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Save space on your iphone by changing this ios 11 camera setting

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With iOS 11, Apple introduced the HEIF format for photos. HEIF stands for “High Efficiency Image Format,” and allows the photos you take on your phone to be squished down to the smallest possible size without losing quality. That smaller size means you can take a whole lot more pictures before you run out of space on your iPhone (or the fact that you’re a shutterbug isn’t going to prevent you from downloading an app).

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How to Stop Android From Sharing Your Physical Activity with Third-Party Apps

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For the most part, Android keeps getting better, but it’s certainly not immune to privacy concerns that plague every operating system and smartphone. And as it turns out, Google snuck a questionable feature into the operating system with a recent update. A new permission called “activity recognition” may be tracking your physical activity and sharing it with third-party apps, and there’s no easy way to stop it. Read More

Check Out This Futuristic, and Dangerous Looking, Police Hoverbike

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Once again, it seems that Dubai’s law enforcement technology is giving us a glimpse into the future.In May, “Robocop,” the latest addition to Dubai’s police force, made its first appearance at the Fourth Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference. And last week, a overbike made for the Dubai Police made by Russian transportation Hoversurf was unveiled at the Gulf Information Technology Exposition.

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Digital Marketing Channels are Flatlining. Here’s What to Do to Stay Afloat.

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When was the last time you clicked on a banner ad? Was is it on purpose? As many as 60 percent of banner ad clicks are accidental. Only 9 percent of them are viewed for more than one second. Yet every day, experienced marketers waltz into the office with their latest banner ad idea. Or worse, autoplay video. This is partly why I’m building an AR company that helps make ads more interactive, but also a tell-tale sign that disruption is inevitable.

Marketers are desperate to increase numbers and generate traffic using old-school techniques such as SEO, content, social, email, webinars and influencers. Of course, consumers sense these tactics and are feeling increasingly suffocated by belligerent ads while marketers aimlessly spin their wheels.

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Here Are the Jobs Most Likely to Be Replaced by Robots, and Those That Are Safe

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The question of the role of robotics and automation in our everyday lives is one that looms large over conversations about what the workplaces and economies of the future will look like. As technology has become embedded into our lives, it’s not so much a question of if it will affect the kinds of jobs people hold, but when, where and how.

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How Big is the Moon?

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Earth’s moon is the brightest object in our night sky. It appears quite large, but that is only because it is the closest celestial body. The moon is a bit more than one-fourth (27 percent) the size of Earth, a much smaller ratio (1:4) than any other planets and their moons. Earth’s moon is the fifth largest moon in the solar system.

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