Thursday, May 18, 2017

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TECHNOLOGY

Amazon Charts, Amazon’s new bestseller list, ranks titles by ‘most read’ and more

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techcrunch.com - Amazon has long relied on customers providing feedback and providing other ranking data as part of the process of encouraging more saleson its platform, and now the e-commerce giant is adding a new...

Windows 10 credential theft: Google is working on fix for Chrome flaw | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - Attackers can use Google's Chrome browser to install and automatically run a malicious file on a Windows PC to steal passwords. DefenseCode security researcher Bosko Stankovic has detailed a creden...

Digital Transformation Ready or Not Interop 2017 Las Vegas

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24x7itconnection.com - We are now embarking on a new IT journey, one where we need to be seriously questioning our digital approaches to the business. We call this digital transformation! I am honored an excited to be d...

26 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Try

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www.pcmag.com - Astral projection is the practice that supposedly allows humans to separate their consciousness from their physical bodies and travel anywhere in the universe. It's all crunchy New Age hooey, of co...

Why the FTC's Influencer Disclosure Policy Is Completely Off Target

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www.entrepreneur.com - It appears that some of the world’s most prominent celebrities have found themselves in hot water after failing to disclose sponsored relationships with brands on their Instagram posts. The Federal...

Google Wants to Be Everywhere With Everyone

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www.nytimes.com - Sundar Pichai, the chief executive, began by talking about Google’s impressive reach. Seven of its products — including Search, YouTube and Maps — have more than a billion users each. The Android o...

Facebook is losing the fight against the spread of fake news

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nakedsecurity.sophos.com - Leaked photos showing how Obama practiced Islam in the White House! Trump’s legalization of bald-eagle hunting! … The president’s cancellation of Saturday Night Live!!! They’re all fake news, they’...

Google Home can now integrate with GE, LG, Whirlpool appliances - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re still on the fence about whether Google Home will be a great buy for a home like yours that has many smart appliances, the announcement from Google I/O today should finally convince you. ...

Gallery: All of Android O’s totally revamped Emoji

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arstechnica.com - MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—We're live at Google I/O, where Android O's second developer preview arrived with almost no new announced features. This was mostly an under-the-hood update for the developer ...

The FCC officially proposes to end net neutrality rules (but it’s not over yet)

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techcrunch.com - Today the FCC voted 2:1 to officially propose an order that would eliminate net neutrality rules as we know them. To be clear, the rules are not being adopted today — that vote will be about three ...

Dealmaster: Get a Dell Inspiron 15 5000 laptop with Kaby Lake CPU for just $469

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arstechnica.com - reader comments 0 Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our partners at TechBargains, we've got a new batch of deals to share. Today,you can get a Dell Inspiron 15 5000 notebook, complete with a Core i7 ...

Report: Apple shows it’s taking the Mac seriously with WWDC laptop updates

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arstechnica.com - A new report from Bloomberg indicates that we may get more than just software updates at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference next month. Most notably, both the MacBook Pro and the 12-inch MacBo...

Google Firebase gets Fabric integration, better analytics and an alpha program

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techcrunch.com - Google today announced a slew of updates to its Firebase app platform that touch many of the service’s core features (or will do so in the near future).More than a million developers have now creat...

Sennheiser’s PC 373D Dolby 7.1 gaming headphones sound best with it disabled

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techcrunch.com - Sennheiser is great at doing a lot of things, namely in the audio space. Headphones, microphones and the like. When Sennheiser combines the two and creates a gaming headset, you’d expect it to be p...

No, YouTube’s mobile live streaming is not yet open to all – but it’s very close

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techcrunch.com - YouTube appears to befurther opening up mobile live streaming by dropping requirements on subscriber counts in order to gain access to the feature, according to reports out today. Google, however, ...

Google’s Play Console now gives developers more data about their apps before and after launch

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techcrunch.com - The Google Play Console, Google’s main tool for helping developers manage their Android applications in its store from beta to retirement, is getting a major update at Google I/O today. In the last...

Uber Freight launches to connect truck drivers with available shipments

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techcrunch.com - Uber is now the ‘Uber for trucking’ – Uber Freight is a new service from the ride hailing company that pairs up trucking companies, including independent operators, with loads that need to be haule...

An open letter to everyone who uses the internet

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techcrunch.com - The free and open internet as we know it is at risk. Tomorrow, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote to initiate a process to repeal the strong net neutrality rules that have been i...

Google’s AMP now powers 2B+ mobile pages and 900K domains, loads 2x faster

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techcrunch.com - As Google looks for ways to keeppeople using its own mobile search to discover content — in competition with apps and other services like Facebook’s Instant Articles — the company is announcing som...

Google I/O 2017 VR keynote live blog

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techcrunch.com - We’re here at day two of Google I/O 2017, and the show starts with a keynote specific to Google’s work in VR, led by its head of virtual reality and augmented reality, Clay Bavor. The keynote gets ...

Spotify buys AI startup Niland to develop its music personalization and recommendations

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techcrunch.com - Spotify has made its fourth acquisition of the year after it announced that AI startup Niland has joined its ranks. Paris-basedNiland offered an API-based product focused on providing more accurate...

Google’s Seurat for mobile VR means you can finally truly step into Star Wars

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techcrunch.com - At Google’s I/O developer event on Thursday, the company revealed Seurat, a new tool that allows for rendering of very high resolution immersive content even on mobile VR devices that don’t necessa...

Microsoft will soon open its first two data centers in Africa

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techcrunch.com - Microsoft today announced that it will soon open two data center regions for its cloud-based services in Johannesburg and Cape Town South Africa. This marks Microsoft’sfirst data center expansion i...

Facebook Messenger debuts a new look focused on improving navigation

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techcrunch.com - Facebook Messenger is getting a new look. No, it’s not getting rid of its Stories feature, Messenger Day, but is instead making a series a smaller changes to the way the content on its home screen ...

Telegram now lets users buys things from chatbots in its messaging app

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techcrunch.com - Messaging app Telegram has dropped a major update today that sees its service gain support for chatbot payments. It has also added short video messages andnew design options for its Instant View re...

Android Pay to expand to new markets, add improved loyalty card features

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techcrunch.com - Yesterday at Google’s developer conference I/O, the company announcedupgrades to its Payment API that will make it easier for end users to switch between their multiple payment cards when checking ...

Facebook, Messenger and Instagram unite with cross-app notifications

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techcrunch.com - Facebook’s family of apps are moving in together. Facebook, Messenger and Instagram are each testing a feature that shows notification counters from the other apps and lets you instantly switch bet...

All the new Google Home features we learned about at I/O

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arstechnica.com - MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—So far, this year's Google I/O has been more about incremental updates than big new products and projects. Google's photo apps and services have gotten a range of updates, and...

LAST CHANCE: Remove Image Backgrounds with PhotoScissors version 3 - only $9.97!

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www.mightydeals.com - Introducing PhotoScissors v3. This incredibly popular Windows and Mac app is now even better than ever! Ever want to put your friend's head on an elephant's body? Not for real, mind you. (That'd be...

The Power of Retweeting – 7 Reasons to RT on Twitter – SMQUEUE

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dev.smqueue.com - 1. Give credit where credit is due – Finding information and sharing good content is important on Twitter. There are people you can call good curators and RTing them will allow you to give credit ...

Tesla Just Formed a Breakthrough Partnership to Make Renewables Affordable

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futurism.com - In a global first, Tesla is joining forces with a utility company in Vermont to deploy Powerpacks and Powerwall 2s in order to supply enough power to the grid during peak usage hours. Green Mountai...

Beware! Hackers Can Steal Your Windows Password Remotely Using Chrome

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thehackernews.com - A security researcher has discovered a serious vulnerability in the default configuration of the latest version of Google's Chrome running on any version of Microsoft's Windows operating system, in...

How to Create More Exposure Using LinkedIn : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Wondering how your business can get more out of LinkedIn? Want to make sure you’re maximizing your LinkedIn presence? LinkedIn has a number of features that will work together to promote your busin...

7 Psychological Tricks to Use in Your Social Media Marketing

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www.socialmediatoday.com - With competition online getting more intense, we all need to do what we can to get ahead. In this post,we’re going to look at what psychology can teach us about marketing in order to give your camp...

Google Just Made Email a Heckuva Lot Easier to Deal With

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www.wired.com - A couple years ago, Google came up with an idea for eliminating the pesky task of writing emails. Instead of asking people to type sentences into a blank box like they’ve always done, the company s...

Steyer Is Getting Tired Of Wasting His Money On Other People, Will Now Likely Waste It On Himself

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www.americarisingpac.org - If you’ve seen some of Tom Steyer’s political ads in recent years, you’ve learned two important facts about the billionaire. The first fact is that Steyer loves to waste money on ads featuring hims...

LG Stylo 3 Plus now available with T-Mobile for $225 - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you like the idea of having a smartphone with a stylus but you don’t like paying the premium price of the Samsung Galaxy Note series (except for the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 of course), then you ...

Android Instant Apps now ready for all developers - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Android Instant Apps will soon allow no full installation of apps on mobile devices before you can use them. This is one way to save your precious memory because you are not required to install app...

Xiaomi Mi 6 gets a teardown video, phone not quite waterproof - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We’re not strangers to teardown videos but honestly, it can be stressful at times especially if the phone is a premium one. It’s either that or we get disappointed that the device we love is not as...

Google Calendar, Todoist finally have 2-way, real-time sync - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If Todoist and Google Calendar are part of your daily productivity process, then you were probably wishing you could easily sync the two of them, without having to go through IFTTT or any other pro...

Android to finally get rid of blob emojis in “O” update soon - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - You’ve probably gotten weird reactions from your Apple and Windows friends when you tried to send some of the emojis. That’s because Android is notorious for having weird, alien-looking turned blog...

Conversational Commerce: Are Brands Getting the Message?

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loyalty360.org - Messaging apps have quickly evolved from a vehicle for chatting with friends and family to a channel for commerce. While these apps have been popular for giving people ability to share GIFs, messag...

Create a Facebook Landing Page In Minutes, Drop Ad Costs By 50%

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marketaire.com - You’re browsing Facebook and you get a new notification – a new fan or customer has liked one of your posts or left a comment about your business! Engagement on your Facebook page can definitely ma...

What is a Landing Page? Best Practices & Tactics To Grow Your Business!

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marketaire.com - You might be a brick and mortar business looking to grow your audience for the first time, or you may be a more seasoned digital marketer – but we’re all travelling down the path with the goal of a...

The Best Flat Design WordPress Themes In 2017

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marketaire.com - If you’ve used iOS or used any of Google’s revamped products, you’ve experienced flat design, a trend that’s overtaking digital design everywhere. With increasing popularity (and my personal love o...

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 likel...

ZWOOKY : Innovative Contact System - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Thomas Stoll”,CIO at the Uerikon – Switzerland based start-up “ZWOOKY ” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what...

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...

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

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www.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...

Fanaka : Automates Sales, Projects and Accounting - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Michael Mbugua”,Founder and CEO at the Nairobi, Kenya based start-up “Fanaka-Hybrid” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that yo...
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