Saturday, April 22, 2017

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TECHNOLOGY

7 Factors That Make a Brand Stand Out

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www.entrepreneur.com - The world is drowning in brands. There are more than 28 million small businesses in the United States, and even more mid- to large-size businesses that increase that number further. Even if only a ...

Don't believe everything you read. - Magnolia Market

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magnoliamarket.com - “People say believe half of what you see, son and none of what youhear But I can’t help but be confused If it’s true, please tell me dear” Marvin Gaye Y’all know best that Chip and I have a love fo...

Reason Behind US' Intention to Target WikiLeaks Founder Assange

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sputniknews.com - Radio Sputnik discussed the issue withKevin Boreham, an international law expert from the Australian National University. “It is due to a lot of things but mainly three dumps of information on CIA’...

Google Pixel and Pixel XL phone backup issue affects some users - SlashGear

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www.slashgear.com - Google Pixel owners have taken to the company’s Product Forums to complain about a new software issue: the phone isn’t backing up properly, in some cases failing to backup everything including call...

What Is SEO And How To Do It Right (The Ultimate Guide for Bloggers)

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blog.thesocialms.com - What is SEO… Do you need more web traffic for your blog? I know you do – everyone wants more traffic. But if you are new to this blogging thing your site probably won’t get a lot of web traffic and...

Torching the Modern-Day Library of Alexandria

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www.theatlantic.com - You were going to get one-click access to the full text of nearly every book that’s ever been published. Books still in print you’d have to pay for, but everything else—a collection slated to grow ...

The Galaxy S8 deals you need today - SlashGear

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www.slashgear.com - It’s the Samsung Galaxy S8‘s big day, and that means there are deals for the taking. If you haven’t already preordered the phone, now is your chance to jump on one of several promotions being offer...

Which Mobile Twitter Apps Do Social Media Experts Use? | Agorapulse

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www.agorapulse.com - Wtith so many Twitter apps out there, how do you choose which one to install on your phone? Let uswhittle the field down to these awesome mobile Twitter clients used by a few of our favorite social...

Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise

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techcrunch.com - Quora just became the unicorn of subjective human knowledge. After eight years carefully cultivating an intelligent question and answer community, it’s just raised an $85 million Series D round co-...

BBM News now available globally on Discover tab - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Aside from texting, calling, taking pictures/video, playing games, and going on social networks, one of the most popular things that mobile users do on their smartphones is to read the news. Whethe...

This Phishing Attack is Almost Impossible to Detect On Chrome, Firefox and Opera

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thehackernews.com - A Chinese infosec researcher has reported about an "almost impossible to detect" phishing attack that can be used to trick even the most careful users on the Internet. He warned, hackers can use a ...

YouTube says it fixed the problem with Restricted Mode that was filtering LGBTQ+ content

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techcrunch.com - YouTube today claims to have fixed an issue with its service that was causing it to incorrectly filter content in “Restricted Mode” andhiding a large selection of LGBTQ+ videos as a result. The com...

Twitch opens up its money-making tools to tens of thousands of non-Partnered channels

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techcrunch.com - On the heels of yesterday’s news about expanded subscription optionsfor partners, video streaming site Twitch today announced another way for its creator community to generate revenue, with the lau...

The augmented reality gold rush is afoot

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techcrunch.com - Who will be the Pixar of AR? Someone oughta be rounding up Hollywood special effects engineers and animated character designers to build an augmented reality content startup. This week’s launch of ...

A Midas List VC on the problem with the Midas List

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techcrunch.com - Earlier this week, Forbes published its annual Midas List, whichshowcases who the outlet believes to be the top investors in the world. Stuart Peterson of Artis Ventures was on the list — very far ...

Waymo accuses Uber of hiding a secret LiDAR device

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techcrunch.com - In preparation for a preliminary injunction hearing next month, Waymo today filed new claims in its lawsuit against Uber, alleging that its competitor withheld information about technology Uber is ...

Duolingo launches paid subscriptions as it experiments with new ways to monetize its service

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techcrunch.com - Earlier this week, the popular language learning service Duolingo quietly introduced paid monthly subscriptions in its Android apps. Subscribers get two benefits: theywon’t see ads in the app and t...

Of course Microsoft is working on its own version of the Chromebook

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techcrunch.com - Windows Central has gotten its hands on an internal document highlighting the hardware performance of Windows 10 Cloud, a rumored operating system spinoff expected to be unveiled at next month’s bi...

Weekly Roundup: Facebook’s F8, Confide hit with lawsuit

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techcrunch.com - This week saw movement in two tech lawsuits, Facebook held its annual F8 developer conference and a juice press hardware company came under fire. These are the top stories of the week, and you can ...

New partnership makes Google Play Music the default on all Samsung devices, with double the storage capacity

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techcrunch.com - Samsung and Google today announced a new partnership that will make Google Play Music the default music player and music service including on new Samsung phone and tablets worldwide, starting with ...

Feds Warn Social Media ‘Influencers’ To Stop It Already With The Stealth Ads

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consumerist.com - Like it or not, the fact is that we’ve crossed through the mirror into a world where people are paid lots of money to mention a product, wear an article of clothing, or sip some ab-tightening tea… ...

How Dove Is 'Hacking' Photography to Change the Way Advertising Depicts Women

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www.adweek.com - In college, we were charged with digging through magazines to find ads that depicted either minorities or women in a non-stereotypical (read: notsexy or homemaking) way. It was hard. For every 20 a...

Patent-holding company uses ex-Nokia patents to sue Apple, phone carriers

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arstechnica.com - The largest publicly traded patent-assertion company, Acacia Research, has launched a new lawsuit (PDF) against Apple and all the major cell phone carriers. Cellular Communications Equipment, LLC, ...

Happy 20th b-day, Game Boy: here are 6 reasons why you're #1

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arstechnica.com - Twenty years ago this week, Nintendo released the Game Boy, its first handheld video game console. Excited Japanese customers snatched up the innovative monochrome handheld by the thousands, which ...

Chatting about UX failures — Facebook Messenger – Prototyping: From UX to Front End

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blog.prototypr.io - I recently opened Facebook Messenger after an update to find that they’ve changed the layout slightly. As I entered the latest version of the app not only was I bombarded with “helpful” tips on how...

Minecraft Pocket Edition gets Fallout-themed skins - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Minecraft is getting a post-apocalyptic facelift with the Fallout Mash-Up Pack launching on Minecraft Pocket Edition. It’s all about Minutemen, supermutants, and oversized mole rats (argh!), as Moj...

V-Moda intros Forza Metallo Wireless neckband headphones - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Neckbands seem to be in demand. Aside from the LG Tone series, here’s another pair that can you can use if you want a more luxurious look. V-Moda just introduced the Forza Metallo Wireless which is...

Mirabook transforms your smartphone into a laptop with HD display, keyboard, and trackpad - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The idea of turning the smartphone into a laptop isn’t new. We’ve seen the Superbook from before plus Samsung has recently introduced the DeX Station that transforms the Galaxy S8 into a mini compu...

Net neutrality protestors just Rickrolled the FCC’s monthly meeting

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www.theverge.com - The Federal Communications Commission is holding its monthly meeting right now to vote on a handful of new proposals. But right in the middle of one of FCC chairman Ajit Pai’s first speeches, the r...

Marketing Technology May Never Consolidate (But That's a Good Thing)

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adage.com - You've surely seen those eye charts trying to organize hundreds of marketing technology vendors by category. There are the iconic Lumascapes by Terence Kawaja. And there's my own Chiefmartec.com ma...

Google Plans Ad-Blocking Feature in Popular Chrome Browser

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www.wsj.com - Alphabet Inc.’s Google is planning to introduce an ad-blocking feature in the mobile and desktop versions of its popular Chrome web browser, according to people familiar with the company’s plans. T...

Your programmatic platform has an expiration date

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marketingland.com - Listen up, agencies and brands: the programmatic platform you’re using is dying. Actually, it should probably already be dead. Many of the major platforms that marketers know, use and rely on to dr...

Papadakis Konstantinos : Latest Technologies Designed by High Detailed Graphics - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Konstantinos Papadakis”, Developer and Owber of the Greece based start-up “PapadakisKonstantinos” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it ex...

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...

Render.st: An Easy to Use and Affordable Online Render Farm, with a Great Customer Support - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Render Street is an easy to use and affordable render farm for 3D projects with very good customer support. “Render Street”is a global provider of rendering services. Below is the full interview th...

DealTrunk : Browser Extension To Display Best Deals From Online Retailers - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Amanda Wrzeszczynski”,Founder of the Pittsburgh, USA based start-up “DealTrunk” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that you do ...

Codility.com: An Automated Tool for Assessment of Programming Skills - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Codility is an automated tool for assessment of programming skills. As per Mrs. Sobantka; Codility is an automated tool for assessment of programming skills. Codility is designed for software devel...

Pawn Essentials : Flea Market Meets Google Search - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Luke Makris”,CEO & Founder of the Annapolis – USA based startup “PawnEssentials” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you d...

MediaNest : Manage Video Marketing Campaigns on Social Media - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Natasha Robinson”,Co-Founder & CMO at the California- USA based start-up “MediaNest” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that y...

BunchCut : Sort Large Volumes of Images Fast - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Nathalie du Preez”, CEO and Co-Founder of the London and New York based start-up “Bunchcut” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly ...

HeadFunder : Social Crowdfunding Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneurs; Mr. ‘Nolan Thompson and Mr. Chris LaBonty'; Partners at the Start Up “HeadFunder”. Below, is the full interview that we have c...

SPI 235: Beyond the Gumball: How Matt Miller Built a Successful Vending Machine Business and Franchise - The Smart Passive Income Blog

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - Vending machines are a beloved, lucrative passive income stream for so manyentrepreneurs. Today’s guest knows this better than anyone. In fact, he’s transformed his vending machine business into a ...

Paul Thurrott's Short Takes: April 21 - Petri

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www.petri.com - Because it always rains when I drive, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s new schedule for Windows 10 and Office 365, Qualcomm confirms Windows 10 on ARM schedule, Microsoft puts killi...

Why Interactive Ads Are Becoming the Norm for Streaming Platforms

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www.adweek.com - Technology around TV keeps advancing, and advertisers are desperate to keep up with changing viewer behaviors. If people walk out of the room when ads appear on traditional TV, will the rise in str...

YouTube Users and Creators Can Now Report Videos They Feel Were Unfairly Excluded From Restricted Mode

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www.adweek.com - YouTube Friday announced more changes to its Restricted Mode, chief among them the availability of 12 million additional videos and a way for creators and viewers to report videos that they believe...

How to Acquire Valuable Customers With Pinterest Advanced Targeting

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www.adweek.com - Pinterest recently hit 175 million monthly active users, a year-over-year increase of more than 50 percent. Data from Mary Meeker, general partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, reveals that ...

CBS All Access Added a Small Library of Movies to Its Streaming Selection Without Telling Anyone

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www.adweek.com - Earlier this week, CBS All Access added new titles into the thousands it already has in themix. Joining original series like The Good Fight, a spin-off of The Good Wife, are a strange combination o...

Hulu Is Partnering With Tremor Video to Buy and Sell Cross-Screen Video Advertising

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www.adweek.com - Tremor Video, a top provider of software that measures video advertising effectiveness, andstreaming juggernaut Hulu announced Thursday that Hulu has selected Tremor’s sell-side platform to power i...

5 must-dos for SEO beginners

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searchengineland.com - You might disagree, but I see Search Engine Optimization as both an art and a science. You need to be creative in your approaches to please search engines and outsmart competitors while also applyi...

SearchCap: Bing updates copyright removals, Google smart display ads & SEO beginners

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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. Bing Webmaster Tools gains a content removal section for viewing and appealing DMCA t...