Women Techmakers New York Summit 2016: Women Creating Opportunities in Tech

Meet Saron Yitbarek (Microsoft and Code Newbie), Shanna Gregory (Grace Hopper Academy), Rebecca Garcia (CoderDojo NYC and Next Caller), Christina Morillo (WOC in Tech Chat and Morgan Stanley) in conversation with Rose Robinson of the Anita Borg Institute as they share about their journeys, aspirations, success and failures in the technology industry.

You can learn more about Women Techmakers at WomenTechmakers.com and by visiting us on Twitter (@WomenTechmakers).

Women Techmakers New York Summit 2016: Keynote Address

Meet Heather Cassano, Director of User Experience at Google, as she gives the keynote address at the 2016 Women Techmakers Summit in New York.

You can learn more about Women Techmakers at WomenTechmakers.com and by visiting us on Twitter (@WomenTechmakers).

Women Techmakers New York Summit 2016: Fireside Chat with Minerva Tantoco & Heather Thompson Rivera

Meet Minerva Tantoco (Chief Technology Officer of New York City) and Heather Thompson Rivera (Director of YouTube at Google) as they discuss the local New York tech ecosystem, Minerva's personal trials and triumphs, and why supporting women in technology is crucial to driving innovation.

You can learn more about Women Techmakers at WomenTechmakers.com and by visiting us on Twitter (@WomenTechmakers).

Maximized battery. Metallic beauty - ZenFone 3 Max 5.5” (ZC553KL) | ASUS

ZenFone 3 Max (ZC553KL) is part of the new ZenFone 3 series. The 5.5-inch model comes with an incredibly-long-lasting, high-capacity 4100mAh battery that provides up to 33 days of standby. The ZenFone 3 Max’s rear camera has 2nd-generation laser auto-focus technology for instant clarity in just 0.03 seconds. It offers a metal unibody design and sports a 5.5-inch Full HD display with 2.5D arc, and debuts with a fingerprint sensor, allowing for rapid unlocking of the phone in 0.3 seconds.

Samsung launches startups-incubating program in Israel

Samsung Electronics Co., South Korean tech behemoth, said Monday that it has launched a startups-incubating program in Israel as part of its efforts to help promising startups expand their presence.

The Samsung NEXT Tel Aviv will serve as a center for startups there. A startup may be funded up to US$1 million by Samsung, and the South Korean tech firm will cooperate with venture firms with cutting-edge technologies through a stake purchase and mergers and acquisitions.

Samsung Electronics has invested in a total of 18 local startups there over the past three years.

Samsung, the world's largest manufacturer of smartphones, also operates similar programs in New York and San Fransisco.


Samsung Pay updated with support for Capital One credit cards

Samsung Pay has received a long-awaited server-side update in the United States. The upgrade introduces compatibility for Capital One credit cards in the region, in addition to a multitude of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations.

It’s also worth noting that not all of Capital One’s cards are supported, which means that you’re going to have to head over to Samsung’s website to see which are compatible. If yours isn’t there, don’t worry. The firm is constantly adding new cards to its lineup.

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Daily Deal: Grab yourself a 10,200mAh Samsung Fast Charge External Battery Pack for just $49.99

Is your smartphone’s battery life not quite what it used to be? Can’t go a full day without needing to recharge? If your answer to both of those questions is yes, then why not take advantage of this fantastic Amazon deal? While stock lasts, you can bag yourself a shiny new 10,200mAh Samsung Fast Charge External Battery Pack for just $49.99.

As its name suggests, this particular battery bank has compatibility for Samsung’s proprietary Fast Charge technology, which enables you to charge your battery from 0 to 50 percent in roughly 30 minutes. It also sports support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 — so you’ll be able to enjoy faster charging speeds on even more devices.

If you like the sound of the 10,200mAh Samsung Fast Charge External Battery Pack and want to take advantage of this promotion, hit the Buy Now button below. We strongly advise you to hurry, though, as Amazon only has a limited amount of inventory available for this specific deal, and once it’s gone, it’s gone.

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#IRegistered to vote. Have you?

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On the eve of National Voter Registration Day, we’re doing our part to encourage American voters to get registered for the 2016 election. We've already added in-depth information in Search for registration and how to vote, and now we're adding this same information in Spanish. Now both Spanish and English speakers will be able to get custom, state-by-state information on key registration deadlines, when to get to the polls, and even steps on how to vote early or by mail. We hope this feature helps simplify the registration process for more American voters.

By helping more people get registered, we're also helping ensure more people get to the polls and vote. The majority of Americans who register to vote end up voting — according to the US Census Bureau, in 2012, 86 percent of those who registered also voted in the November election.

Today's Google Doodle encourages people to get registered in time for National Voter Registration Day

YouTube creators also want you to head to the polls and #voteIRL. Tune in to this playlist to see how you can register to vote in the amount of time it takes Ryan Seacrest to host a radio show or The Fung Bros to shoot hoops. Surprising fact: it only takes one minute and 34 seconds! Once you’ve registered, join us in encouraging others along the voting process by sharing a post with #IRegistered on social media.

Registering to vote is just the first step toward casting your ballot in this year’s election. We hope that you’ll be inspired to learn more about the candidates, the issues, and the voting process — and make your voice heard in 2016!


Yo me registre para votar. ¿Y tu? #IRegistered

En la víspera del Día Nacional de Registro de Votantes, estamos haciendo nuestra parte para animar a los votantes estadounidenses para registrarse para las elecciones del 2016. Ya hemos añadido información detallada en búsqueda de como registrarte ycómo votar, y ahora estamos añadiendo esa misma información en español.

Ahora, tanto los hablantes de español e inglés podrán obtener información personalizada, estado por estado sobre las fechas clave de registro, horarios para llegar a las urnas, e incluso los pasos necesarios para votar temprano o por correo. Esperamos que esta función ayude a simplificar el proceso de registro para más votantes estadounidenses.

Al ayudar a que más personas se registren, también estamos ayudando a asegurar que más personas lleguen a las urnas y voten. La mayoría de los estadounidenses que se registran para votar terminan ejerciendo su voto - según la Oficina del Censo de Estados Unidos, en el año 2012, el 86 por ciento de los que se registraron también votaron en las elecciones de noviembre.

El Google Doodle de hoy anima a la gente para que se registren a tiempo como parte del Día Nacional de Registro de Votantes

Los creadores de YouTube también quieren que acudas a las urnas y voten en vida real con la campaña #voteIRL. Te recomendamos sintonizar esta lista de videos para aprender cómo puedes registrarte para votar casi en la misma cantidad de tiempo que le toma a Ryan Seacrest presentar su programa de radio o a los Fung Bros jugar baloncesto. De hecho, te sorprenderá saber que: ¡sólo te tomará un minuto y 34 segundos! Una vez que te hayas registrado, te invitamos a acompañarnos a animar a otros a lo largo del proceso de votar, compartiendo un post utilizando #IRegistered en tus redes sociales.

Registrarse para votar es sólo el primer paso para emitir tu voto en las elecciones de este año. ¡Esperamos que te inspires a aprender más sobre los candidatos, los temas, y el proceso de votación - y al mismo tiempo hacer oír tu voz en el 2016!