Friday, December 15, 2017

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No, Lifting ‘Net Neutrality’ Doesn’t Hurt Gay People

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thefederalist.com - Among the remarkable overreactions to the repeal of net neutrality rules, one of the most bizarre claims asserted that the decision placed LGBT people in harm’s way. I do not pretend to fully underst…

25+ Useful Mac Keyboard Shortcuts for Social Media Managers

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blog.hootsuite.com - I know that hiding right in front of my fingers are shortcuts and secret keys you can press. I’ve searched. I’ve asked. I’ve read. From skipping the boring parts of YouTube videos to razor-sharp sear…

Government's new startup aims to create better services for Canadians

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www.cbc.ca - Imagine if dealing with the government was as user-friendly as buying from Amazon, or streaming from Netflix. That's the goal for the newly-created Canadian Digital Service (CDS). The fledgling team …

Key Resources for Staying Ahead of GDPR

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www.egnyte.com - GDPR will provide EU residents with unprecedented access to their data, creating a major challenge for businesses to achieve GDPR compliance. Watch this video to see how we can help to simplify your …

Twitter officially recognizes tweetstorms with a new threads feature

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www.theverge.com - A few months after being spotted in tests, Twitter’s tool for creating tweestorms is now an official part of the app. Threads, as the company is calling them, let you string together tweets by tappin…

Up to 'ONE BEEELLION' vid-stream gawpers toil in crypto-coin mines

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www.theregister.co.uk - Security experts claim four extremely popular video-streaming websites have been secretly loaded with crypto-currency-crafting code. According to AdGuard, the massive Monero-mining operation was disc…

Comcast to be “unleashed” on rivals when NBC merger conditions expire

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arstechnica.com - Yesterday's repeal of net neutrality rules isn't the only good news Comcast is getting these days. In January 2018, the conditions imposed by the US government on Comcast's 2011 purchase of NBCUniver…

Tango down: Google’s first AR project officially shuts down March 1

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arstechnica.com - The first Project Tango device, the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro. The back of the Phab 2 Pro. Three cameras, two light emitters, one microphone, and a fingerprint sensor in a pear tree. The Phab 2 Pro next to a…

Mozilla’s Mr. Robot promo backfires after it installs a Firefox extension without permission

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techcrunch.com - If you’re a Firefox user, then you may have noticed a weird new extension that suddenly showed up in your browser this week. The extension is called “Looking Glass 1.0.3” and this is its description:…

Pied Piper’s decentralized internet is planned for Dubai, courtesy of startup Moeco

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techcrunch.com - We’re slowly moving from the Big Data era to the “OMG HOW MUCH DATA?!,” to use the technical term. But, all joking aside, it’s getting bigger, or worse, depending on your point of view. By some estim…

Google kills its Tango augmented reality platform, shifting focus to ARCore

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techcrunch.com - Google announced today that it’s shutting down its high-end smartphone augmented reality platform, Tango, in order to focus more on the more mass market ARCore product. The company had already confir…

Alexa skills top 25,000 in the U.S. as new launches slow

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techcrunch.com - Amazon this week officially launched the first skills for Alexa offering premium content that customers can purchase while using the voice apps – a move the company had announced was in the works bac…

Gorogoa review: Beneath four panels hide gaming’s most beautiful surprise

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arstechnica.com - After my last click of the mouse, the screen went to black, with only the word "Gorogoa" flashing. Those seven all-caps letters exploded out of the emptiness I'd just exposed by solving the final puz…

Microsoft is forcing users to install a critically flawed password manager

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arstechnica.com - Microsoft is quietly forcing some Windows 10 computers to install a password manager that contains a critical vulnerability disclosed 16 months ago that allows websites to steal passwords, a research…

Patent pictures show Microsoft is still trying to build a dual screen device

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arstechnica.com - It's eight years since we first heard rumors of Microsoft's Courier, a kind of dual-screen tablet that folded in half like a book, designed for note-taking and sketching and similar tasks. Courier wa…

Why CSS Grid is better than Bootstrap for creating layouts

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hackernoon.com - CSS Grid is a new way of creating layouts on the web. For the first time ever we have a proper layout system available natively in the browser, which gives us a ton of benefits. These benefits become…

Samsung gets patent for wrap-around display for possible next smartphone

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androidcommunity.com - We’ve seen Samsung evolve the display of its flagship smartphones, from the original Galaxy Note Edge with its right side curve, to the dual side curves of the later Edge smartphones, to the Infinity…

Firefox Focus brings quick access to most visited sites, search engines

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androidcommunity.com - Ever since Mozilla launched Firefox Focus a little over a year ago, it has become a popular mobile browser for those who want to protect their privacy and at the same time get a quick loading browser…

LG, Samsung to show off budget phones at the next CES

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androidcommunity.com - Two more weeks before the year is over. Techies usually look forward to the new year because it means new gadgets and technologies to uncover. The first biggest tech event of the year will be the CES…

All-new Mixer app ready with better streaming, push notifications

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androidcommunity.com - This season, we’re forced to attend all the holiday parties and reunions. Our weekends are full of events that will only have you eating and drinking all night. Homebodies may prefer to just be left …

Fifth Essential Reddit AMA focuses on fixes, future features

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androidcommunity.com - As promised and scheduled, the Essential team held its latest Reddit AMA. The last one happened middle of November. It’s actually the fourth and this week’s session was the fifth already. Android Ore…

9 Common Crowdfunding Mistakes People Make (and How to Avoid Them) - Indiegogo Education Center

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entrepreneur.indiegogo.com - Everyone wants their campaign to end up on big, mainstream sites like Mashable, Newsweek, and CNN. While it’s great if you do (we indeed did!), getting the attention of these publications is hard. Su…

HiBy R6: Worlds Most Advanced Android Hi-Fi Player

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www.indiegogo.com - We have developed two body versions for HiBy R6. The aluminum alloy body version comes in 2 different colors (Black or Gray) for individual aesthetic appeal. The stainless steel body uses the 316L st…

Nommi - 4G Hotspot with Unlimited Wi-Fi Worldwide.

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www.indiegogo.com - Nommi is an LTE hotspot with virtual SIM technology and dual wifi for seamless global internet access. Nommi keeps your personal data safe and your costs low while giving you access to millions of ne…

Time to level-up your customer experience

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www.loyalty360.org - These days, delivering engaging experiences is essential to sustaining competitive advantage and earning lasting loyalty. But many brands find themselves struggling to keep up with rising consumer ex…

Back to Basics: Gift Cards, Stored Value, and Rewards

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www.loyalty360.org - You are familiar with gift cards, and you may be considering offering them to customers. But you may have also heard about ‘Rewards,’ ‘Stored Value,’ and ‘Wallet.’ What do these terms mean? How do th…

Making Digital Communications Relevant in a Multiscreen World

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www.loyalty360.org - It’s become almost clichΓ©d to say, but the fact of the matter is that customers today are absolutely addicted to the personal, mobile screens they carry around with them. Whether it’s smartphones, ta…

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…

Top 10 Customizable 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…

The 13-Point Audience Priority List To Refine & Scale Facebook Ads

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marketaire.com - There’s one big common question that Facebook advertisers ask: which audiences should be targeted to complement and maximize the efficiency of campaigns? Thanks to Facebook’s unlimited targeting comb…

iTunes for Microsoft Store Delayed to 2018 - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - At Build earlier this year, Microsoft announced that the software giant is working with Apple to bring iTunes to the Microsoft Store. The app was supposed to launch on the Microsoft Store later this …

The BBC Is Using Facial Coding Technology to Monitor the Effectiveness of Branded Content

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www.adweek.com - It’s not easy to prove the effectiveness of a branded content campaign, but the BBC feels it has come up with a solid solution for its valued brand partners. The iconic global media company’s BBC Sto…

8 Digital Marketing Stats That Grabbed Our Attention This Week

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www.adweek.com - It’s been another busy week in digital marketing. Here’s a look at some of the most intriguing numbers from our coverage, in case you missed any of it. 1. Snap to it On Thursday, Snapchat opened up i…

ABC Owned Station Group Updates Its Local News App With a Bold Redesign

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www.adweek.com - It’s been a busy week for the Walt Disney Company, which announced Thursday it’s acquiring 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion. While the deal doesn’t include the Fox Station Group, that didn’t stop D…

Why Duolingo Is My Favorite Free Language Learning App.

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hubpages.com - I live in the Netherlands. And I love to travel. That is when and where knowing languages comes in handy. Have you always wanted to study a foreign language, but were too afraid to do so? Because you…

What Disney's Acquisition of 21st Century Fox Could Mean for Streaming Services

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www.adweek.com - Yesterday’s bombshell announcement that Disney will be be acquiring 21st Century Fox’s U.S. and global entertainment assets sent shock waves through the entertainment industry. The deal is an all-sto…

Here's Why HQ Trivia, the App That Could Replace Game Shows, Is So Popular

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www.adweek.com - HQ Trivia launched just a few short months ago, but it’s already gained a daily audience of at least 600,000 viewers. The app airs a live trivia contest twice a day with 12 questions in each round an…

Top 5 Android Games You Need To Play In 2018 | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - 2017 was a fantastic year for Android games. The games that dominated the scene included a selection of social games like Gardenscapes, Pokemon GO, Clash of Kings and Lineage II – Revolution. These g…

Long Distance Calling Apps Are The Cheapest Way To Call | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - There’s an app for just about everything, but one sector where tech has been slow to the punch is long distance calling. Long dominated by calling cards, the international calling business has been r…

Can Shared Hosting Providers Ever Protect You From DDoS Attacks | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - DDoS attacks are an old but common game on the web. They can be performed by both the newbie script kiddie and the seasoned hacker alike. Over the years we’ve watched them evolve from being simple at…

Julian Assange: Deep State Still Intent on Removing Trump and Installing Mike Pence

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www.thegatewaypundit.com - Julian Assange tweeted out an ominous warning today to President Trump. Julian Assange: “Trump’s political capital has been openly looted for months now by GOP, CIA, Netanyahu, Goldman Sachs, etc. Ga…

Will The Globalists Use The New Net Neutrality Rules To Shut Off Access To Alternative News Websites?

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www.infowars.com - Many are applauding the FCC’s decision to repeal net neutrality, but I believe that this is a huge mistake. Hopefully the worst case scenarios will not play out, but if they do we could be looking at…

Twitter Allows Racially Motivated Death Threats Against FCC Chair

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www.infowars.com - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The day after the Federal Communications Commission 3-2 vote to repeal the Obama-era “Net Neutrality” rules, Twitter is still allowing to be posted continues dozens of death threat…

Google Chrome now lets you mute those annoying autoplay videos

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mashable.com - Google Chrome just made surfing the web way less annoying. Chrome developers announced Thursday that the newest Chrome update, Chrome 64 Beta, will allow you to mute annoying autoplay videos. This is…

How the administration used Twitter to go on a crime spree - Hot Air

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hotair.com - It wasn’t exactly the tweet heard round the world, but it was apparently enough for the GAO to conclude that the Department of Transportation had broken the law. In one of the stranger stories to cro…

‘They Really Want a War’: Assange-Linked Comedian Blasts Russiagate Subpoena

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sputniknews.com - Brian Becker and John Kiriakou of Radio Sputnik's Loud & Clear spoke to Randy Credico, a comedian and social advocate best known today for his support for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Credico wa…

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