Thursday, February 22, 2018

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TECHNOLOGY

Tom Steyer, gun safety groups plan voter registration drive for high school students

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www.politico.com - “We’ve always said the millennials are the biggest and least politically represented group in the U.S. This is exactly why we’re doing what we’re doing,” said Tom Steyer, the Democratic billionaire a…

Google excludes Samsung from biz-focused 'Android Recommended' initiative | TheINQUIRER

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www.theinquirer.net - GOOGLE HAS ANNOUNCED the launch of the Android Enterprise Recommended program, a biz-focused initiative which highlights devices that follow best practices for professional use. The recommendation pr…

Tech companies should stop pretending AI won’t destroy jobs

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www.technologyreview.com - I took an Uber to an artificial-­intelligence conference at MIT one recent morning, and the driver asked me how long it would take for autonomous vehicles to take away his job. I told him it would ha…

Intel Announces 5G-Connected Windows 10 PCs Coming Next Year - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - The launch of Always Connected PCs powered by Windows 10 and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon ARM processors was a serious threat to Intel’s chip business. Not too long ago, the company launched its own Always …

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tpsconsulting.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY The Best Computer Monitors of 2018 Shared by ViewSonic Corp www.pcmag.com - The monitor you're using right now might have come bundled with your desktop PC, or maybe you bought it back whe…

Elon Musk's departure from OpenAI's board might mean big things for Tesla

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futurism.com - On Tuesday, OpenAI announced that Elon Musk, one of the non-profit AI research company’s founding members and foremost benefactors, would be vacating his position on the OpenAI board of directors. Mu…

Bump is a peer-to-peer marketplace for streetwear

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techcrunch.com - As the streetwear and sneaker industry continues to explode in popularity we’re seeing more and more startups popping up to service the industry, all from slightly different angles. Meet Bump, a peer…

The FCC’s order gutting net neutrality is now official — but the fight is just getting started

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techcrunch.com - The FCC’s “Restoring Internet Freedom” order, which vastly curtails the agency’s 2015 net neutrality rules, has officially taken effect by being entered the Federal Register. The order, published Thu…

Gartner reports first ever global decline in smartphone sales

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techcrunch.com - Global smartphone sales have not been firing on all cylinders for several years now but Gartner’s latest figures record the first ever decline since the analyst began tracking the market all the way …

Apple devices are butt dialing 911 from its refurbishing facility – 20 times per day

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techcrunch.com - Since October, emergency responders in Elk Grove and Sacramento County, California have received over 1,600 false alarm 911 calls coming from an Apple repair and refurbishing site in the area. It’s n…

Anchor’s new app offers everything you need to podcast

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techcrunch.com - Broadcasting app Anchor, which helps anyone record and share audio, is relaunching its app today with a new focus on serving the larger podcaster community. While in the past, Anchor was carving out …

Harley Davidson’s EV debut could electrify the motorcycle industry

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techcrunch.com - Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. Harley Davidson will launch its first production e-motorcycle in 2019. Yes, the iconic symbol of American stee…

Lighthouse’s 3D sensing, AI-powered camera is now available for $299

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techcrunch.com - What happens if you take a home security camera, throw it out, and head back to the drawing board with engineers from the world of self-driving cars behind the wheel? That’s the basic premise behind …

Intel lays out its 5G plans ahead of Mobile World Congress

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techcrunch.com - The big story at last year’s Mobile World Congress was 5G. This time out, however, we can expect a lot around 5G. And as for next year’s show? Well, then we’ll finally start talking about some 5G. Mo…

The plague of rationalization

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techcrunch.com - Eric Paley is a managing partner at Founder Collective. There are many reasons startups fail. Unfortunately, we just didn’t have enough time and ran out of money. Unfortunately, the customers just di…

Microsoft’s continuing efforts to be cool

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arstechnica.com - Typically missing from this conversation is anything to do with Microsoft. Sure, it's one of the largest IT companies in the world; sure, it has a huge cloud platform of its own; sure, it has popular…

Intel ships (hopefully stable) microcode for Skylake, Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake

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arstechnica.com - Intel reports that it has developed a stable microcode update to address the Spectre flaw for its Skylake, Kaby Lake, and Coffee Lake processors in all their various variants. The microcode updates h…

Counterfeit certificates sold online make digitally signed malware a snap

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arstechnica.com - A digital signature used by malware that infected the network of Kaspersky Lab in 2014. Counterfeit certificates that generate such fraudulent signatures are being sold online for use in other malwar…

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update reaches 85 percent of PCs

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arstechnica.com - The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is now on almost all Windows 10 PCs, reaching 85 percent of machines according to the latest numbers provided by AdDuplex. One swallow doesn't make a summer, but t…

The Cadillac CT6 review: Super Cruise is a game-changer

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arstechnica.com - Cadillac's flagship CT6 might not have the best interior in its class. It might not have the sharpest, track-honed handling. It doesn't have a butter-smooth V12 engine. It definitely doesn't have the…

No one has a clue what’s happening with their connected car’s data

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arstechnica.com - The confluence of the technology and automotive industries has given us mobility. It's not a great name, conjuring images of people riding rascal scooters in big box stores or those weird blue invali…

Stimulus: A JavaScript Framework for People Who Love HTML

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webdesign.tutsplus.com - Stimulus is a “modest JavaScript framework”, built by the folks at Basecamp who brought you Rails. It is, in many ways, the opposite of other modern frameworks available today. While you might see so…

Car companies are preparing to sell driver data to the highest bidder

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arstechnica.com - The confluence of the technology and automotive industries has given us mobility. It's not a great name, conjuring images of people riding rascal scooters in big box stores or those weird blue invali…

Motorola looking for ways to help users be more mindful of phone usage

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androidcommunity.com - It’s not really news that we all have a smartphone problem. We’ve seen countless dinners, events, restaurants where everyone is just hunched over their phones without a care for the other humans in t…

Huawei MediaPad M5 10 Pro images leaked yet again

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androidcommunity.com - Huawei isn’t launching a new premium flagship smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain but the company may show off a new MediaPad tablet. The Huawei MediaPad M5 10 Pro was recentl…

Nest Cams’ new features: built-in Google Assistant, 5-day subscription

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androidcommunity.com - It seems that all the devices around us are becoming smarter every day (people are another question though). Even security cameras are not just there to watch over us so to speak, but now, they can e…

Moleskine’s new Pen + Ellipse is a standalone smart pen

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re the type of person who likes both analog writing and digitizing your notes or sketches, Moleskine’s smart writing system is the perfect combination for you. You get the best of both worlds …

Shipping & Logistics: The Basics - Indiegogo Education Center

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entrepreneur.indiegogo.com - As you prepare for your campaign, there are so many things to do–line up your manufacturing, build your email list, prepare your campaign video–and thinking through the logistics of shipping your pro…

What Are the Keys to Real-time Customer Engagement? HTK Offers Some Insight

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www.loyalty360.org - Since 1996, HTK has helped companies connect with their customers in a smarter and more personalized way, to grow profits and increase customer retention, focusing on engagement other than through a …

Zappos Targets Elevated Customer Engagement with Runners

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www.loyalty360.org - Online retailer Zappos views running as not only an incredibly healthy activity for anyone, but also a path toward capturing its customers’ share of attention. In October, the company launched a ne…

The Role of Employee Engagement in Customer Loyalty Strategies

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www.loyalty360.org - Despite the fact that technology drives a considerable portion of brand dynamics and perception, loyalty marketers realize that success boils down to the human element, effectively engaging their emp…

What is a Landing Page? Best Practices & Tactics To Grow Your Business!

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marketaire.com - Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, I will earn a commission that supports my work. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. Ple…

The New Snapchat Design Is a Colossal Mess. And It Won’t Go Away. Here’s Why. - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - When Snap, the makers of Snapchat, debuted on Wall Street at $24 per share with a valuation of $33 billion in March 2017, investors were hyped about the “camera” company. Soon after, Snap experienced…

Join the 2018 Own Your Bold Challenge

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melaniebenson.com - Do you have all your revenue eggs in one basket? It’s the classic situation many entrepreneurs find themselves in – and it’s a precarious place to operate your business from. If you have one big clie…

Hands On: Beta PWA Support in Chrome OS - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - I recently discussed how Google is following Microsoft in supporting Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) on the desktop, in this case in Chrome OS. Here’s an early peek at how this works. The PWA support I’m…

Grammarly Keyboard for Android Picks Up New Customization Features - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Grammarly today updated its Android keyboard with some useful new customization features, further enhancing the value of this unique solution. “People spend 42 percent of their time on their mobile d…

Is the 'Voice Agency of Record' Movement a Legitimate Trend or Just PR Spin?

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www.adweek.com - “[I]n the next two years, an amazing thing is going to happen: Your brand will speak its first words,” said Will Wiseman, U.S. president of strategy and planning at Omnicom’s PhD Worldwide. Wiseman m…

Snapchat's Ecommerce Strategy Hit a New High When It Sold Out the New Air Jordans in Minutes

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www.adweek.com - Snapchat’s latest viral filter didn’t include a puppy face or a dancing hot dog. Instead, it focused on a life-size Michael Jordan augmented-reality filter promoting the new, unreleased Air Jordan II…

Why Facebook Messenger Will Dominate 2018

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www.adweek.com - When Facebook released Messenger in 2011, most people weren’t aware of the capabilities and benefits it would eventually have. Fast-forward to 2017: There are more than 1.3 billion users and 60 milli…

How to Use a Blog to Rank in Local SEO?

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techtiptrick.com - Marketing is the most important aspect of the business. Every business concern needs marketing to sell its proceeds or services. Until very recently, advertising in the Yellow pages was the best meth…

SearchCap: New Google AdWords keyword planner, Yelp ads & audits

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searchengineland.com - Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. The latest version features streamlined workflows and reflects the design updates in th…

Auditing customer reviews for organic traffic growth without losing speed or attracting penalties

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searchengineland.com - User-generated content on product or service pages can be key to driving conversions and a fantastic way to add unique content to a page. If you don’t have the resources to write good content yoursel…

Arctic ABACO-BZG00-010000 ARCTIC Breeze Mobile – Mini USB Desktop Fan with Flexible Neck and Adjustable Fan Speed I Portable Desk Fan for Home, Office I Silent USB Fan I Fan Speed 1700 RPM – White

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www.btcmeme.com - ARCTIC Breeze Mobile is a portable USB-powered cooling fan that brings you pleasant cool breeze for your personal space. It can be powered by tablets, laptops or portable USB power source such as pow…

ASRock H110 Pro BTC+ 13GPU Mining Motherboard CryptoCurrency

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www.btcmeme.com - This motherboard is specifically designed for mining, the revolutionary digital crypto-currency that may be used anywhere in the world. The abundant onboard PCIe slots guarantee fast Crypto mining, w…

ASUS B250 MINING EXPERT LGA1151 DDR4 HDMI B250 ATX Motherboard for Cryptocurrency Mining (BTC) with 19 PCIe Slots and USB 3.1 Gen1

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www.btcmeme.com - Built for superior cryptocurrency mining performance, the ASUS B250 MINING EXPERT features Triple-ATX12V Power Delivery and Mining Mode BIOS Optimization. PCIe Slot State Detection provides instant G…

Raspberry Pi 3 Essentials Kit – On-board WiFi and Bluetooth Connectivity – 2.5A Power Supply – 32 GB Samsung Evo+

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www.btcmeme.com - What is a Raspberry pi 3? The Raspberry pi 3 is a tiny hand held computer that is used in fun and cool projects. What cool projects can I make with the included Kit ? Here are my top 5 projects that …

JMH Marketing Group - San Diego, CA

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www.thumbtack.com - JMH Marketing Group specializes in all aspects of Digital and Social Media Marketing including Instagram, LinkedIn, Blogs, Video Marketing, Twitter, Facebook, SEO, Local Search and Lead Generation. L…

52,000 Video Baby Monitors Currently Vulnerable to Hackers

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www.infowars.com - As many as 52,000 baby monitors currently contain vulnerabilities that would allow a hacker to remotely intercept their video feeds, security researchers revealed Wednesday. In a report from Austrian…

FutureBit Moonlander 2 Litcoin USB Miner

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www.btcmeme.com - The Moonlander 2 is over 4x the speed, over 5x the efficiency, and nearly 5x the profitability of the first gen Moonlander. This makes the Moonlander 2 the most efficient litecoin miner available The…

The Case Against Google

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www.nytimes.com - Critics say the search giant is squelching competition before it begins. Should the government step in? Shivaun Moeran and Adam Raff met, married and started a company — thereby sparking a chain of e…

Copycat: How Facebook Tried to Squash Snapchat

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www.wired.com - Just before Facebook went public in 2012, Mark Zuckerberg had a bound red book titled Facebook Was Not Originally Created to Be a Company placed on every employee’s desk. The book, written by Zuckerb…

Give Credit: Why Ad Attribution Is Crucial for Future Success

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instapage.com - You know that proving ROI is the only way to get a bigger budget from managers and more revenue from clients, but there’s a reason it’s still one of marketers’ biggest challenges: There’s just too mu…

How to Nurture Audiences with Sequential Retargeting on YouTube

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instapage.com - Appealing to potential customers through rich media advertisements like YouTube video gives you an excellent opportunity to tell a rich story both aurally and visually. The medium offers tons of pote…

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