Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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9 Powerful Tools That Will Proofread Your Content For You

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www.jeffbullas.com - There’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that having good copy is essential for SEO. Having good copy means that when search engines crawl through your web pages, they see that your content is of a high sta…

Brand Positioning in the Digital Age | Suvonni Digital Strategist Insider | Blog

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suvonni.com - Is your brand positioning relevant in the digital age? In this fast paced world we live in, it often feels like a race. A race to push out content, to be the first to market with a new product or se…

Reverse Engineering Your Competitor’s Content Marketing Campaigns

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www.proposify.com - Getting your content marketing campaigns to cut through the white noise of the marketing industry can be tricky. Creating a new campaign style is great, but you want to make sure it works. What if, i…

Apple unveils plan to repatriate billions in overseas cash, says it will contribute $350 billion to the economy

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www.cnbc.com - Apple today announced a new set of investments to build on its commitment to support the American economy and its workforce, concentrated in three areas where Apple has had the greatest impact on job…

Truecaller app now has backup, contacts list

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androidcommunity.com - Most people nowadays change their smartphones every once in a while, especially when there’s a newer, shinier model. And while you can back up your old device’s content, sometimes the apps’ data don’…

Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin exits COO role, now filled by former Pandora COO Sara Clemens

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techcrunch.com - Twitch today announced its co-founder Kevin Lin will be stepping down from the COO role at the company, amid a series of new executive hires. Lin will continue to work at Twitch in a newly developed,…

Cloudflare Access aims to replace corporate VPNs

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techcrunch.com - If you’re part of a reasonably big company, chances are there are certain resources that are only available via the intranet, internal network, or whatever your company calls it. A common way to acce…

Amazon launches autoscaling service on AWS

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techcrunch.com - One of the primary advantages of cloud computing has always been the ability to scale up to meet short-term needs and scale back when that need has been met. In other words, you don’t have to pay for…

Nomad’s new wireless charging hub is a traveler’s best friend

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techcrunch.com - If you spend any meaningful amount of time in hotels, you’ll know that many of them are still living in the age of the 30-pin adapter, even though most of us have already moved on to Lightning, wirel…

Google’s AutoML lets you train custom machine learning models without having to code

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techcrunch.com - Google today announced the alpha launch of AutoML Vision, a new service that helps developers — including those with no machine learning (ML) expertise — build custom image recognition models. While …

Sweatcoin lets you earn crypto for working out

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techcrunch.com - Want a way to workout and earn some coin? Sweatcoin has risen to the top of the App Store for helping folks get something more than just a glow for taking those daily steps. The startup says it has a…

In-the-wild malware preys on computers dedicated to mining cryptocurrency

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arstechnica.com - Satori—the malware family that wrangles routers, security cameras, and other Internet-connected devices into potent botnets—is crashing the cryptocurrency party with a new variant that surreptitiousl…

The impromptu Slack war room where ‘Net companies unite to fight Spectre-Meltdown

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arstechnica.com - Meltdown and Spectre created something of a meltdown in the cloud computing world. And by translation, the flaws found in the processors at the heart of much of the world's computing infrastructure h…

Hackers can’t dig into latest Xiaomi phone due to GPL violations

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arstechnica.com - Yet another Android OEM is dragging its feet with its GPL compliance. This time, it's Xiaomi with the Mi A1 Android One device, which still hasn't seen a kernel source code release. Android vendors a…

The Windows 10 control panel modernization continues: Fonts get some love

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arstechnica.com - The Windows user interface has a certain archaeological quality to it. While the upper layers tend to be new—using the styling and conventions of the day—dig a little deeper and you can find elements…

Why analysts put GM and Waymo far ahead of Tesla in driverless car race

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arstechnica.com - In November, Waymo announced it would begin testing fully driverless vehicles with no one in the driver's seat. Then, last week, GM petitioned the federal government for approval to mass-produce a ca…

Fitbit Coach arrives on your TV with new Windows 10 and Xbox One apps

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arstechnica.com - Now that FitStar's transition to Fitbit Coach is officially complete, Fitbit is expanding the devices that support its revamped personal training app. The company announced that the Fitbit Coach apps…

Maker of “Free TV” box vows to fight lawsuit filed by Netflix and Amazon

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arstechnica.com - The entertainment industry is lining up against the maker of a "free TV" box in a lawsuit that alleges piracy, but the defendant's lawyer says the industry is in for a difficult and dangerous fight. …

The 2019 Audi A7 makes its North American debut at the Detroit Auto Show

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arstechnica.com - The A7's rear LED lights give the car a distinctive look from behind. On the inside is the newest version of Audi's MMI infotainment system. Those black panels are hard to photograph without picking …

How to Boost UX with Analytics and Customer Journey Mapping — SitePoint

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www.sitepoint.com - A customer journey map is a deliverable created by UX designers (or with the input of UX designers) as a way of helping businesses better understand their users’ needs. By mapping the user journey of…

How To Make A Drag-and-Drop File Uploader With Vanilla JavaScript

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www.smashingmagazine.com - As you might expect, you can register event handlers for these events in the same way you register event handlers for most browser events: via addEventListener. Here’s a little table describing what …

What's New for Designers, January 2018 | Webdesigner Depot

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www.webdesignerdepot.com - Start 2018 by deleting some of those old tools from your computer that you never use in favor of some fresh, new options. While old favorites can be great for a while, there are so many great new ele…

Counterpoint says Oppo dominates Chinese smartphone market in 2017

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androidcommunity.com - Counterpoint Research’s 2017 smartphone market report for China may seem a little strange without the presence of Samsung, but that’s what they’re telling us in their recently-released findings. Unsu…

Customer Engagement Love Story: Shopbop

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www.loyalty360.org - I’m a marketer (for a company that makes software for other marketers), but I’m also a consumer. The two sides are intertwined. For better or for worse, I can’t turn the marketer off while I shop. Th…

Unlocking Facebook Ad Retargeting Using Website Custom Audiences

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marketaire.com - The power of Facebook ads lies within its ad targeting. It doesn’t matter if your ad copy, imagery, or bidding and optimization are perfect. You absolutely need to target people that are most likely …

The Best Flat Design WordPress Themes In 2017

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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…

Want Successful Landing Pages That Convert? These Are 5 Must Haves!

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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…

SPI 301: How a Data Scientist Pivoted into a New Brand (And Won a Tesla Roadster) - The Smart Passive Income Blog

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - Affiliate marketing isn’t just for recommending hosting companies or your favorite company on Amazon. Today I’m talking to Ben Sullins, the founder of Teslanomics. He tuned into the signals his YouTu…

Stardock Includes Groupy in Object Desktop 2018 - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com -  Stardock announced this week that its Object Desktop 2018…

The 5 Levels of Trust | Jesse Lyn Stoner

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seapointcenter.com - All relationships depend on a foundation of trust. There is a direct relationship between employee trust and performance. Customer trust is a key factor in decisions on purchases. And in our personal…

26 Ways to Sell More Today By Optimizing Your Online Store

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neilpatel.com - When you’re buying from an online store, you’re putting a lot of trust in the merchant. You probably haven’t met any real person from the business or had the chance to touch, feel, or try on the prod…

Roku Is Introducing an OTT Advertising Measurement Service

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www.adweek.com - As TV viewing habits continue to change significantly, marketers are searching for other ways to engage with these fragmented audiences. For instance, more and more marketers are shifting a large chu…

Survey: Smart speaker ownership steals time from smartphones, TV, radio

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searchengineland.com - In a follow-up to mid-2017 research on US smart speaker ownership, NPR and Edison Research have released new findings indicating that nearly 40 million Americans now own the devices. That number is r…

FAQs on new Google Speed Update: AMP pages, Search Console notifications & desktop only pages

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searchengineland.com - Google has just announced its latest algorithm update, named the Speed Update, that will be launching in July of this year. We asked Google several questions about this update, including how this imp…

Sounds.com is a new subscription service for music samples

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www.theverge.com - Music software and hardware company Native Instruments announced today that it’s launching a new subscription platform in the US called Sounds.com. Meant for music creators, Sounds.com is a way to ac…

Despite CES hype, self-driving cars are not for sale

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www.theverge.com - After an onslaught of announcements about self-driving cars at CES, it’s almost hard to believe that even if you want to buy an autonomous vehicle, you can’t. It’s a strange era, as car companies try…

Google's art selfies aren't available in Illinois. Here's why.

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www.chicagotribune.com - The Google Arts & Culture app’s new feature seems to be everywhere as social media streams are flooded with photos of friends and the great works of art that resemble them — that is, nearly everywher…

Hasselblad H6D-400c MS camera produces 400MP 2.3GB images

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www.slashgear.com - Smartphones have gotten quite good, even great, at capturing moments on the fly, but there will always be room for more professional use cases, from super slow mo to very high resolution images. For …

Social media and chat apps dominate the mobile journey

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www.businessinsider.com - This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Social media and chat apps …

346: Why Personal Development and Passion Can Change Your Life by Nina Moorer

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mlmnation.net - “It’s not learning that’s difficult, it’s unlearning.” Nina Moorer shows us what new reps must do in the beginning of their business. And also, one word that is the formula for failure. Learn to crea…

Hawaii’s missile alert interface had a one-word difference between sending a test alert and a real one

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www.theverge.com - After the false missile alert in Hawaii on Saturday morning, a new image from government officials reveals how confusing the alert system is. Instead of pressing a button, operators of the alert syst…

Expert Advice On How To Use Facebook For Marketing

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duracmarketing.com - It is very likely that most of your family is on Facebook. A few of your older relatives may be on there, too. That said, are your customers on Facebook? If you think so, marketing on Facebook might …

BMW Plans to Turn CarPlay Into Subscription-Based Service Next Year

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www.macrumors.com - BMW Plans to Turn CarPlay Into Subscription-Based Service Next Year Wednesday January 17, 2018 5:35 am PST by Joe Rossignol BMW plans to offer CarPlay as a subscription-based service beginning next y…

Want to learn programming? This startup pays you cryptocurrency to study Python

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www.impactlab.net - Blockchain-based skills platform BitDegree has unconventional plans for connecting tech talent and recruiters. Lithuania-based startup BitDegree has an education platform that it hopes will change th…

5 ways the future of retail is already here

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www.chicagotribune.com - Americans' shopping habits are quickly changing, which means retailers and tech start-ups are racing to make over every part of the industry, from the weekly grocery trip to putting together a weeken…

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