Sunday, August 20, 2017

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TECHNOLOGY

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher will consult Trump before giving public Julian Assange information

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www.washingtonexaminer.com - A congressman who met with Julian Assange this week says he will brief President Trump on information from the WikiLeaks publisher about last year's publication of Democratic Party emails. Rep. Dana …

7 Tools Every Digital Entrepreneur Must Use

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www.jeffbullas.com - Being an entrepreneur isn’t all about sitting on a secluded beach somewhere in paradise. If you think that entrepreneurship is about working 2-3 hours a day, then you’re a wrong. An entrepreneur has …

How Telecoms Can Create Loyalty Through Gamification Design - The Octalysis Group Blog

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blog.octalysisgroup.com - Gone are the days when large telecom companies were masters in their own markets. Gone the days that you would sign up with a provider for life. Easily accessible alternatives like Skype, WeChat, Wha…

Watch Six Artists And Designers Draw In Virtual Reality

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www.fastcodesign.com - The latest Google Chrome Experiment is a project called Virtual Art. This enhanced, interactive website allows you to step right into the VR studio and watch six world-renowned artists at work, using…

Android O (Oreo?) to roll out to Pixel, Nexus on solar eclipse day - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Scientists and ordinary citizens with an interest in natural phenomenon are pretty excited for August 21 as it is the day of the full solar eclipse, the first one the US will experience after a hundr…

Mass Effect: Andromeda officially shuts down its single-player updates

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arstechnica.com - Anybody who hoped the troubled Bioware game Mass Effect: Andromeda would get some more single-player content should probably sit down. The game developer chose to deliver bad news to fans on Saturday…

Google needs to pay Apple a small fortune to remain the default search engine on iOS

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techcrunch.com - Apple and Google could be the biggest frenemies in tech. While they both compete like there’s no tomorrow, they also partner on some very specific deals. For instance, Google is paying a ton of money…

Beyond Amazon and Alibaba: what’s next for e-commerce?

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techcrunch.com - Hans Tung is a managing partner at GGV Capital. How do you outsmart an 800 lb gorilla? E-commerce retailers in the two biggest markets – China and the U.S. – grapple with this question every day. Ma…

Family Jumped Their Toyota RAV4 Off A Drawbridge After It Raised Unexpectedly

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jalopnik.com - I always get nervous driving over drawbridges. One family vacationing at the Jersey shore had to think fast and jump their Toyota over a drawbridge because it started to raise while they were on it. …

Android O is O-fficially launching August 21

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arstechnica.com - Google has revealed the launch date for the final version of Android O: August 21. Google will be livestreaming an unveiling event live from New York City at 2:40pm ET to coincide with the solar ecli…

OkCupid bans white supremacist “for life,” asks daters to report others

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arstechnica.com - Dating site OkCupid made the unusual move of announcing that it had given a single member a "lifetime" ban on Thursday—and naming him—in order to make a point. "We were alerted that white supremacist…

Wisconsin lawmakers vote to pay Foxconn $3 billion to get new factory

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arstechnica.com - Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images The Wisconsin Assembly voted 59-30 on Thursday to approve a bill to give incentives worth $3 billion to Taiwan-based Foxconn so that the c…

Wait, Did Facebook Just Build A Kickstarter Competitor?

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techcrunch.com - Facebook’s on a quest to absorb the Internet, and now it looks like it could invade crowdfunding. Today the company released a new Fundraiser product that allows nonprofits to set up a campaign page,…

Five Definitive Rules For Vetting Your First Business Partner

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www.fastcompany.com - If it’s someone you don’t know, make every effort you can to get personal recommendations. A company of two is a bit like a marriage in disguise, and similar considerations should apply. You don’t wa…

Prisma shifts focus to b2b with an API for AI-powered mobile effects

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techcrunch.com - The startup behind the Prisma style transfer app is shifting focus onto the b2b space, building tools for developers that draw on its expertise using neural networks and deep learning technology to p…

5 Tips for Selling Products on Instagram

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Are you wondering how to sell your products on Instagram? Want some tips to get started? To make the most of interactions with customers on Instagram, your images and descriptions need to stand out a…

Skynet booted as Pentagon straps “Mayhem” autonomous AI into critical systems

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www.globalfuturist.org - After seeing the raw power, and potential, of Mayhem, a new breed of Artificial Intelligence (AI) cyber security “supercomputer”, and arguably the future of cybersecurity, that can automatically, and…

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 video teasers preview camera, S-Pen features - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The countdown for the official announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is just a few days away, and all these rumors and “leaks” are just fueling more interest in the phablet, which hopefully will …

5 Accessories That Upgrade Your Smart Phone - Indiegogo Blog

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go.indiegogo.com - We all rely on our smartphones, whether it’s to get us from point A to point B, capture life’s greatest moments or catch Pokemon. Stay connected with these innovative phone accessories, designed to m…

Google, Like Facebook, Unfurls Subscription Tool for Publishers

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adage.com - Alphabet's Google is developing new tools designed to boost subscriptions for news publishers. It follows a similar olive branch from Facebook to an industry that has seen the digital behemoths take …

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 …

ApprovalQ : Email Project Management Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sharif Aly”, Aly of the California – USA based start-up “ApprovalQ” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your …

Picovico : Cloud Based Service To Convert Photos Into Videos - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Yogesh Aggrawal”, Global Marketing Associate of the Kathmandu Nepal-based start-up “Picovico” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly …

JobQuotes : Connect Consumers With Local Professionals For Any Project - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Brandon Large”, CEO & Founder of the Aliso Viejo, USA based start-up “JobQuotes” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do a…

CUBICUS SMART TOYS : Child's Daily Activities - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Gema Parreño Piqueras”, CEO of the Madrid – Spain based start-up “CUBICUS SMART TOYS SL” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that …

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

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www.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 yo…

Soundest : App For E-commerce Email Marketing - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Rytis Lauris'; C0-Founder and CEOof the UK- based Start Up “Soundest”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted :…

ShopLocket.com: An E-commerce Platform that Lets Anyone Start Selling Professionally Online in Minutes - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - ShopLocket is the easiest way to sell online. Rather than having to build out a full online storefront or get lost in a marketplace, sellers are able to quickly sell from anywhere that they already h…

SPI 221: An Unknown Way to Boost Sales and Increase the Size of Your List—Back with an SPI Student - The Smart Passive Income Blog

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - It’s my pleasure to welcome back a very special “student” of Smart Passive Income. Kenneth Kelly joins me once again to share how MagicTricksforKids.org has transformed over the past two years, as we…

Amazon Vs. Book Publishers, By The Numbers

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www.forbes.com - An abusive, alcoholic father; a snake-oil salesman; a predatory lion; Nazi Germany: These are some of the metaphors publishers invoke to express their feelings toward Amazon. In a massive, 12,000-wor…

NBCUniversal’s Ad Sales Queen Upended the Industry Once Before. Now She’s at It Again

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www.adweek.com - When the dust settled after this summer’s upfront negotiations concluded, it’s no surprise which ad sales chief had once again secured the biggest windfall. That would be Linda Yaccarino, chairman of…

Facebook and Apple Are About to Take AR Mainstream. Here's How Marketers Are Gearing Up

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www.adweek.com - This past weekend in New York, the United Nations created a Facebook Live filter for World Humanitarian Day that let users overlay their real-time clips with augmented reality, particularly scrolling…

Everything You Need To Know About Online Therapy For Health

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www.bitrebels.com - Nearly half of all Americans will deal with a mental health issue at some point in their life. Every year, tens of millions of people reach out to someone to help with relationship issues, mental tra…

Elon Musk is back to taking fans' ideas to make Tesla ownership even better

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mashable.com - You can call Elon Musk any number of things, but you can't claim that the multi-hyphenate CEO billionaire can't take feedback on his company's work — especially on his one-of-a-kind Twitter profile. …

Google Culture War Blow-Back: 60 Female Workers Prepare Discrimination Suits - Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - Finberg told London’s Guardian newspaper that dozens of current and former female Google workers have complained to him that women are paid less than men, despite having served in comparable position…

Facebook Marketplace to add ticket sales, listings from car dealerships, real estate agents

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www.techmeme.com - Ryne Hager / Android Police: Google will livestream official Android O launch on August 21st; teaser file name suggests it will be called Oreo — Today it has been revealed that Android O, the next …

You're going to hear a lot of FUD about Apple's Secure Enclave being hacked. It wasn't.

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www.imore.com - The curtain has been lifted on Apple's Secure Enclave Processor, but all anyone can see now is the vault behind it. Apple's Secure Enclave locks down user data on iPhone and iPad, including the data …

Two-factor authentication: Everything you need to know!

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Steve Hultquist





www.imore.com - Passwords are weak, broken, and by all accounts, outdated: Having to remember a random assortment of numbers, letters, and possibly (but not always) other characters can be tough on your memory and e…

Becoming A Savvy Iphone User: A Guide

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iphonefindmyphone.com - Having an iphone can save you from having to carry around multiple devices into one piece. For someone new to using an iphone, it can be pretty overwhelming.Even those who have been using the iphone …

How To Maximize The Potential Of Web Marketing

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durac.info - Do you run a business to grow and want to exponentially increase your revenue through expanding demographics? Internet marketing can be the obvious solution.Online marketing allows you to get the sim…

Meijer to restructure I.T. department amid changing retail landscape

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mibiz.com - WALKER — Amid intense competition in the retail grocery sector, Meijer Inc. will trim and restructure its information technology services (ITS) staff in the coming months, MiBiz has learned. While de…

How Peter Thiel's Secretive Data Company Pushed Into Policing | Backchannel

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www.wired.com - When Sergeant Lee DeBrabander marked a case confidential in the Long Beach drug squad’s Palantir data analysis system in November 2014, he expected key details to remain hidden from unauthorized user…

Week in review: WordPress ransomware, NotPetya aftermath - Help Net Security

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www.helpnetsecurity.com - Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news and articles: EV ransomware is targeting WordPress sites WordPress security outfit Wordfence has flagged several attempts by attackers …

Healthcare Providers Can Improve Operations with Cloud Based ERP

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blog.abouttmc.com - It’s a commonplace occurrence for healthcare organizations like hospitals, clinics, retirement homes and private-practicing physicians to find themselves constantly balancing the business-side with t…



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