Monday, September 19, 2016

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TECHNOLOGY

And the winner of Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF 2016 is… Mobalytics

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techcrunch.com - At the very beginning, there were 25 startups. After three days of incredibly fierce competition, we now have a winner. Startups participating in the Startup Battlefield have all been hand-picked t...

U.S. may seek power to pre-approve self-driving car technology

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reuters.com - WASHINGTON The Obama administration said Monday it was considering seeking the power to review and approve technology for self-driving cars before they hit the road and said U.S. states should not ...

Google Trips app offers all your travel data with offline access

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slashgear.com - Google wants to make your next vacation a little less stressful, and it’s doing so with a new personal tour guide called Google Trips. This app aggregates all the important data about your trip — t...

The Department of Transportation just issued a comprehensive policy on self-driving cars

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vox.com - Automated vehicles (AVs), colloquially known as "self-driving cars," are no longer sci-fi speculation. They are happening. Multiple vehicles with varying levels of automation are already on the roa...

Increase Organic Traffic From Social Media | #InfluencerChat

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digitalmarketer.com - As DigitalMarketer’s resident Social Media Manager, I spend a lot of time observing what others are doing in the social atmosphere. Along with a shortlist of influencers I keep up with daily, one o...

Artificial Intelligence Software Is Booming. But Why Now?

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nytimes.com - SAN FRANCISCO — This is the year artificial intelligence came into its own for mainstream businesses, at least as a marketing feature. On Sunday, Salesforce.com, which sells online software for sal...

What is Google Data Studio and how can you use it?

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searchengineland.com - Analytics has always been a challenge for most digital marketers. It can be confusing, overwhelming and, quite frankly, difficult for the ordinary human to understand and decipher. In many cases, m...

New EU copyright rules: basic fairness or punitive media subsidy?

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searchengineland.com - Years ago the internet effectively destroyed the once mighty business model of newspapers. It has also put considerable pressure on other traditional media and entertainment, which often argue thei...

Lenovo launches affordable Moto E3 Power smartphone in India for $120

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mashable.com - Lenovo-owned Motorola today launched the Moto E3 Power, its latest affordable smartphone for the Indian market. The mid-range smartphone offers a “smudge-resistant” display, an all-day battery life...

New U.S. rules for self-driving cars will focus on testing, cybersecurity

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mashable.com - The Obama administration is weighing in on self-driving cars with a new set of rules for car and tech companies that are expected to bring federal regulations up to date with technology. The U.S. ...

Samsung kicks off its Note7 recall program in the UK

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mashable.com - UK folks who own a Samsung Galaxy Note7, take notice: Samsung has officially started its recall program for the device due to defective, potentially exploding batteries. The company posted instruc...

Capcom Cup's growing prize pool has reached nearly $350,000

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mashable.com - Street Fighter V players have purchased enough DLC to bump up the 2016 Capcom Cup's prize pool by almost $100,000, making this year's tournament the most lucrative one yet. SEE ALSO: Cohen the dog ...

Pushstartr : Database Management Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Ryan Nutley”, CEO of the Ireland based start-up “Pushstartr” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start...

Google Destinations expands to the desktop, rolls out worldwide

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techcrunch.com - Google’s further expansion into travel services isn’t limited to trip planning via the launch of its new Google Trips mobile app – the company has also quietly launched its “Destinations” trip plan...

U.S. federal guidelines for self-driving cars say they will lead to safer roads

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techcrunch.com - The U.S. government revealed its much-anticipated Federal Automated Vehicles policy on Monday evening, detailing its 15-point Safety Assessment to be rolled out fully on Tuesday, which is designed ...

Sony asserts its place at the grownups’ table with new flagship SLR camera

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techcrunch.com - At the Photokina trade show, Sony launched a long-awaited followup to its aging flagship SLR camera. The Sony A99 II sports high-resolution sensors, 5-axis image stabilization, a raft of high-end v...

Google launches a personalized travel planner, Google Trips

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techcrunch.com - Google today is launching a new mobile application, aimed at helping you better plan your vacations and other travels. Called Google Trips, the iOS and Android app pulls in a combination of data fr...

Etsy buys Blackbird AI to bring more machine learning into its search platform

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techcrunch.com - It’s not just gigantic search engines that are looking to acquire tech and talent around emerging areas like speech recognition. Even design and craft marketplaces can use a little machine learning...

Voice is chat’s next battleground

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techcrunch.com - Chat bots were meh. Sure, they’ll get better. But the upcoming innovation in chat is about being more human, not less. With the proliferation of adequate speech recognition, AI assistants, and wire...

Launching three new cameras, Nikon plunges deep into VR and action cams

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techcrunch.com - In launching its Keymission series of cameras, Nikon is bringing the fight to the doorstep of action cameras and VR camera makers. The cameras range from chest-wearable cams, borderline GoPro clone...

Google confirms October 4th event—prepare for Pixel phones

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arstechnica.com - Google has just blasted the press with invites for an event on October 4th. The company sounds ready to unveil its 2016 smartphones. The teaser page up at https://madeby.google.com/ offers to "Keep...

Hands-on: Blue Hydra can expose the all-too-unhidden world of Bluetooth

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arstechnica.com - My new neighbor was using AirDrop to move some files from his phone to his iMac. I hadn't introduced myself yet, but I already knew his name. Meanwhile, someone with a Pebble watch was walking past...

PB145: Is Your Obsession With Creating New Content Hurting Your Blog?

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problogger.com - Hey there, it’s Darren from ProBlogger here and welcome to Episode 145 of the ProBlogger podcast. Today, I want to talk a little bit about what I would call an obsession that many of us have as blo...

10 Strategies to Take Your Facebook Marketing to the Next Level

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zacjohnson.com - How should brands that rely on Facebook marketing shift strategy in light of Facebook’s latest newsfeed update (which makes brand pages more dependent on users sharing posts with friends)? Facebook...

5 Ways Your Fans Can Help Optimize Your Site for Conversions

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quicksprout.com - I’ve been watching Facebook closely for a long time. I’ve tested hundreds of ad iterations. I’ve worked hard to build organic reach for myself and my clients. Here’s what I’ve concluded: Facebook i...

8 Snapchat Content Ideas That Your Fans Will Love : Social Media Examiner

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socialmediaexaminer.com - In this article, you’ll discover eight ways to create Snapchat content that brings your account to life. For this content hack, interview people one 10-second snap at a time. The “10 snap questions...

How to 10x Your Instagram Marketing

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jeffbullas.com - What social media network should I be using? And guess what? Everyone wants a black and white answer. It is shades of grey. But there is another thing. The goal posts keep moving as the social netw...

Looking for tips to optimize your presence on Pinterest?

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razorsocial.com - It’s hard to deny the power of Pinterest. What started as little more than an online scrapbook back in March 2010 has become one of the fastest growing social networks, with 100 million active user...

Amazon’s SEO Secrets - Iterate Marketing

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iteratemarketing.com - Anyone who has ever tried to market an eCommerce store knows the feeling: You take a survey of the competition and inevitably you run into a few big companies. If you’re in consumer goods maybe you...

AdBlock Plus confuses everyone by selling ads

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thenextweb.com - This is one of those news stories that feels completely surreal, but actually makes a lot of sense. AdBlock Plus, the maker of the plugin that’s caused an unfathomable amount of damage to the best ...

Johnson Banks reveals four options for Mozilla rebrand in an “open design process”

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itsnicethat.com - Branding agency Johnson Banks has revealed four creative routes for the rebrand of Mozilla, the non-profit, free-software community founded in 1998. After unveiling seven possibilities in August, t...

Technical SEO for WordPress

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creativebloq.com - The power and flexibility of WordPress makes it hugely popular with not only developers and designers, but also with their clients. At Heart Internet Wordpress is the most popular customer CMS by a...

Play mobile games in style with the Complete SNES30 BT Controller Kit [DEALS] - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - It’s stylish, classic, and just plain fun. Play games on modern console systems with the SNES30 Bluetooth Controller and Retro Receiver Set, offered to Android Community readers at 16% off the reta...

Google Play Store downloads may soon be queued for WiFi - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Saving your mobile data to avoid being capped is probably a goal most users have. So as much as possible, you try to connect to WiFi to avoid using up your allotted data. It’s not just with downloa...

Samsung’s green battery icon indicates new, “safe” Galaxy Note 7 - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Are you still longing to get the Galaxy Note 7 in spite of all the battery safety issues and the “voluntary” product recall? The good news from Samsung is that they have released new batches of the...

Hasselblad reveals X1D mirrorless medium format camera (update) - Amateur Photographer

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amateurphotographer.co.uk - The Hasselblad X1D will initially come with the option of two lenses: a new 45mm and 90mm. The X1D sensor measures 43.8×32.9mm. Speaking at a press launch in Gothenburg, Sweden, Hasselblad CEO Perr...

Is Customer Experience Worse Now?

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loyalty360.org - Customer experience is seen as such a critical differentiator for loyalty marketers today, but has CX worsened in the past two years? That is a question addressed in a new study from BoldChat by Lo...

Textr : Group Messaging App - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sam Getty”, Founder of the Atlanta, Georgia – USA based start-up “Textr” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wha...

SpareFoot.com: The World's Largest Marketplace for Self-Storage - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Sparefoot is a simple and efficient solution for locating storage facilities, comparing prices, and booking storage units online. According to Mr. ‘Betts'; Sparefoot is a simple and efficient solut...

Ekayan: A web based app for people to find out what their friends think about them, and get recognized for what's admirable about them - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - “Ekayan” facilitates you to anonymously admire your friends, and know what your friends think about you. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted with Mr. ‘Gupta’ regarding his start-up ...

Trainoholics : Skill Development Arena - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Sandesh HS'; Founder of the Karnataka – India start-up “TRAINOHOLICS”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted ...

StoryMarkLife.com: A Mobile and Tablet Applications Company for Lifestyle and Business that’s Redefining the Way we Capture and Share Experiences - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - StoryMark Life is a mobile and tablet applications company for lifestyle and business that is redefining the way we capture and share experiences. “StoryMark Life” is a mobile and tablet applicatio...

CMYKC : Uniting Creatives Within Local Kansas City - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Abigail Gallagher, Co–founder at the Missouri, USA-based start-up “CMYKC.” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what y...

Stores.Miscake.com: A Web-Based Service for Creating Online Stores - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Miscake Stores is a service for creating online stores. It is designed both for small merchants and big resellers. Below is the full interview that we have conducted with Mrs. Richardson regarding...

Mangomolo : Stream Personlized Live and On-Demand Content - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Wissam Sabbagh”, CEO of the Beirut – Lebanon based StartUp “Mangomolo” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what ...

Cheekd : Mobile Dating App - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Lori Cheek”, CEO of the USA based start-up “Cheekd” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up is al...

SentioSearch.com: A Social Network that Connects Decision-Makers with Mentors who will Give them the Best Chance to Make Good Decisions and Minimize Regret - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - SentioSearch is a social network that connects decision-makers with mentors who will give them the best chance to make good decisions and minimize regret. “SentioSearch.com” is a social network tha...

Narwall : Personalized Designs for Toys, Apparel and Decor for Kids - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Andrew Fry”, Founder of the startup based in Campbell – United States “Narwall” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you d...

Marketers: Here are a dozen authoring tools to help you get chatty with chatbots

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marketingland.com - In case you didn’t get the memo, marketers now have another channel to wrangle: continuous, intelligent conversations with customers. One of the most common outlets for those conversations is the i...

Bringing '90s nostalgia into a mobile world

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marketingland.com - If we take a look back at the names hitting the headlines over the past couple of months — Pok√©mon, Super Mario and Yahoo — something stands out: ’90s nostalgia is back in a big way. However, brand...