Microsoft Unveils Big Things at Windows 10 Briefing

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Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 was a big day for Microsoft. During a highly anticipated live Windows 10 briefing, the company unveiled not only aspects of the new operating system but two new products as well. The Microsoft Surface Hub and Microsoft HoloLens. Both are unlike anything the company has produced before and are designed with Windows 10 in mind.

Windows 10 is being set up to be a personal and proactive operating system that you can interact with through speech, touch, ink, and even gaze.

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Luxury Brands Don’t Really Understand Their Customers

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Businesses need to understand their customers in order to succeed. They need to know who their customers are, what kinds of products they appreciate, what they appreciate in a shopping experience, and more. But according to a recent study, there’s one type of business that isn’t really doing this effectively.

A study conducted by Epsilon concluded that luxury brands lose up to 50 percent of their top clientele annually due to misidentified demographic and economic information, as well as failure to create a personalized shopping experience.

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Toxic Tanneries Poisoning Workers in Bangladesh

Bangladesh’s leather industry is worth a billion dollars a year, but that value comes at a significant human cost to the many workers employed in the country’s leather tanneries. The process of tanning leather hides is highly toxic. Workers face appalling conditions and are exposed to dangerous chemicals that also pollute surrounding waterways. VICE News correspondent Tania Rashid traveled to Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital, and visited the tannery district in the city’s Hazaribagh neighborhood — ranked by international research organizations as one of the most polluted places on Earth — to investigate the conditions in which workers produce leather that is exported and sold all over the world. Watch “A Crime Unpunished: Bangladeshi Gang Rape” – http://bit.ly/1wolPGl Read “Tanneries in Bangladesh Are Spewing Toxic Waste and Making Workers Sick” – http://bit.ly/1woRIhQ Read “People in Bangladesh Are Cleaning Up A Huge Oil Spill With Their Bare Hands” – http://bit.ly/1ukTIYG Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideos

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Taking a Closer Look at Google In-Market vs. Affinity Audiences

New features and targeting options are added all the time to the Google Display Network, so here’s a deeper peek at two recent developments that could use extra definition.

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The 3 Line Menu Icon: What is a Hamburger Menu?

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What if I told you that websites and smartphones had hamburgers in them? You would probably think that I have totally lost it after coming off my meds. But it’s absolutely true, I kid you not.

When you open an app on your smartphone or some websites today, you could be looking at a hamburger — a hamburger menu icon, that is.

What Is The Hamburger Menu?

The hamburger menu (which doesn’t come with a side order of fries) is the three horizontal lines you see now at the top of many screens, either on the far left or the far right.

It’s an icon, actually.

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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 21, 2015

Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Turkish authorities target Erdogan opponents in wiretapping raids, dozens of migrants accuse French police of brutality in Calais, Italian police bust mafia drug ring in Rome, and India’s tiger population is up by almost a third in four years. TURKEY Erdogan Opponents the Focus of Wiretapping Raids Twenty-three people detained in investigations of TIB, the telecommunications authority and TUBITAK, Turkey’s Scientific and Technological Research Council. FRANCE Migrants Accuse Police of Brutality in Calais Human Rights Watch report details allegations of beatings and the use of pepper spray on dozens of people, including children. ITALY Police Bust Calabrian Mafia Drug Ring Dozens of mobsters were arrested and more than 1,300 pounds of cocaine and hashish were confiscated in the raids. The operation illustrates how the ‘Ndrangheta mafia has turned Rome into a strategic base. INDIA Tiger Population Up 30 Percent in Four Years The government attributes the increase to its efforts to streamline conservation. Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideos

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