Saturday, May 20, 2017

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TECHNOLOGY

‘I do not forgive or forget’: Assange responds after Swedish prosecutors drop rape case

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www.rt.com - Detained for 7 years without charge by while my children grew up and my name was slandered. I do not forgive or forget. “Detained for 7 years without charge while my children grew up and my name wa...

When It Comes To Brand Community Success, It's All About The Feels

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www.mediapost.com - As I travel around the country speaking about brand advocacy and engagement, the question I am often asked is, “What makes for a truly successful brand-owned community?” Having worked with many mar...

Julian Assange still faces UK arrest after Sweden drops rape investigation

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arstechnica.co.uk - Julian Assange learned on Friday that Swedish prosecutors had dropped an investigation into an allegation of rape against the WikiLeaks founder, who has been holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy sinc...

Stop killing your social stories with bad headlines and images

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www.cjr.org - If you were breathing and near a computer or TV earlier this month, you couldn’t escape the story abouta passenger violently dragged from an overbooked United Airlines plane. Rather than focusing o...

Microsoft brings OneNote redesign and update across all platforms - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you’ve been a fan of Microsoft OneNote (hello switchers from Evernote!), you’ll be happy with the latest major update that they’re bringing to the note-taking app on your mobile device (and your...

Tame your inbox with the award winning Mailbird [DEALS] - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Is your digital life a mess? Get it organized with one of the most highly rated email clients around, Mailbird. Android Community readers are invited to purchase a Lifetime Pro Plan and save 57% of...

Parking Kitty makes parking in Portland adorable

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techcrunch.com - Portland, Oregon, continued to keep it weird (and cute) this week when it rolled out Parking Kitty, a new app that lets you pay for metered parking. The app is based on Passport, one of the largest...

These are the arguments against net neutrality — and why they’re wrong

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techcrunch.com - The next few months will be full of bitter dissent regarding the FCC’s net neutrality rules, how they should be enforced, and indeed whether they should exist at all. Several primary arguments agai...

Ford to add Android Auto and CarPlay to 2016 Ford SYNC 3 cars via update

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techcrunch.com - Ford is updating a large number of 2016 model year cars equipped with SYNC 3 infotainment software, adding Android Auto and CarPlay to the vehicles with a free, over-the-air update via Wi-Fi, or us...

A Trump FCC advisor’s proposal for bringing free Internet to poor people

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arstechnica.com - When Donald Trump won the presidency, his early decisions made it clear that the Federal Communications Commission would become much less strict in regulating Internet service providers. The FCC tr...

AMD Radeon RX Vega will appear at Computex—but launch comes later

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arstechnica.com - AMD promised more details on its 14nm FinFET Vega architecture—which debuted earlier this week in the form of the compute-focused Radeon Vega Frontier Edition—at Computex in May. But those hopeful ...

10 Typography Tips Every Business Should Know – Prototyping: From UX to Front End

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medium.com - Many people use the words “font” and “typeface” interchangeably, but they actually mean two different things. “Font” refers to the specific thickness, style, or variation to a designed family of le...

More Hacking Groups Found Exploiting SMB Flaw Weeks Before WannaCry

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Reg Saddler





thehackernews.com - Since the Shadow Brokers released the zero-day software vulnerabilities and hacking tools – allegedly belonged to the NSA's elite hacking team Equation Group – several hacking groups and individual...

What Uber Can Teach Every Startup About Preparing for the Future

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Reg Saddler





www.inc.com - Uber is synonymous with disruption and transportation. What started with ridesharing has expanded to autonomous (driverless) vehicles and even plans for flying cars. Whether you love them or loathe...

Google’s AI Chief On Teaching Computers To Learn–And The Challenges Ahead

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Reg Saddler





www.fastcompany.com - If you think of Google performing AI, you’re likely to envision a data center full of servers crunching numbers in the cloud. On that front, the I/O keynote included the announcement of a second-ge...

WikiLeaks Reveals 'Athena' CIA Spying Program Targeting All Versions of Windows

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Reg Saddler





thehackernews.com - WikiLeaks has published a new batch of the ongoing Vault 7 leak, detailing a spyware framework – which "provides remote beacon and loader capabilities on target computers" – allegedly being used by...

Prime Reading now available for Amazon Prime subscribers in the UK - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The Amazon Prime membership is a pretty sweet deal if you use a lot of Amazon in your life. And if you’re a big digital book reader, it should make sense to subscribe since you have a lot of readin...

Facebook Messenger streamlines design, Discover tab coming soon - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - There are several things we are sure of in this world, and one of those is that people will complain whenever Facebook tinkers around with one of its products. So get ready for some people ranting ...

YouTube VR gets a worthy update, removes comments in favor of voice feedback - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - YouTube VR was launched last year together with the Google Arts & Culture VR apps for Daydream View. After months of testing, the app is getting an important update that makes YouTube VR a more enj...

What to look out for at Photographica 2017 - Amateur Photographer

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www.amateurphotographer.co.uk - It might come as a surprise to discover there are people out there who buy cameras and never use them. They pay good money for such pieces – often more than they can actually afford – then they put...

The Retail Reckoning: How to Survive the Digital Revolution

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loyalty360.org - For too long, retailers have remained bloated in store footprints and overconfident in mindset. Store experiences refused innovation for decades, while merchants ripped every dollar they could out ...

Webrooming vs. Showrooming: Are You Engaging Both Types of Shoppers?

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loyalty360.org - Webrooming vs. Showrooming: Are You Engaging Both Types of Shoppers? According to Forrester, "webrooming consumers will bring in $1.8 Trillion in sales in 2017." Marketers need to understand this n...

Would You Rather Save Time or Money? Brands Need to Know.

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loyalty360.org - I was speaking at a conference just two weeks ago and was followed by an eloquent, engaging former CMO from a major brand who made the bold statement, “Earnings talk and bull**** walks.” She said i...

Tailor Your Customer Journey for Better CX, with Clutch

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loyalty360.org - With the dawn of advanced technologies in the CX and customer loyalty space, loyalty programs are more equipped than ever before to collect and analyze customer identification data. Why, then, do s...

Stellar Loyalty and Loyalty360 Launch New Mobile Event App, Blending Digital & Physical Experiences

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loyalty360.org - Next generation of event app debuts at Loyalty Expo 2017; Stellar Loyalty CMO Narina Sippy to moderate panel on Customer Loyalty in Travel & Entertainment FOSTER CITY, CA – April 28, 2017 – Stellar...

AccuWeather, Swirl Partner to Forecast a Relevant, Contextual Customer Experience

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loyalty360.org - Making that relevant connection to a customer at the right time is a concept that loyalty marketers everywhere strive for each day. Location and environment are two pivotal pieces of the customer l...

Omnichannel Strategies For Merchants

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loyalty360.org - Flexible payment mechanisms as a central pillar of modern retailing. The term omnichannel may be overused and overhyped, but few would deny that a coherent omnichannel strategy is a fundamental bus...

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...

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

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Debbas





www.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 do...

Imboard : Event Discovery and Promotion App - Start-Ups.Co

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Debbas





www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Dominic Smith”, CEO of the Baltimore USA-based start-up “Imboard” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your ...

How Much Money Does It Take to Start an Online Business? - The Smart Passive Income Blog

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - It wasn’t until 2010, two full years after my initial small investments, when I spent a bit more money for one of the best investments you can make in your business: building an email list. The Ema...

Windows 10 S Will Not Support the Linux Subsystem - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - I could have seen this one going either way, but Microsoft confirmed this week that Windows 10 S will not include or support the Windows Subsystem for Linux. “Windows 10 S does not run command-line...

Here Are 7 Intriguing Digital Marketing Stats From This Week

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www.adweek.com - It’s been another interesting week in interactive marketing statistics and figures. Here arethe seven that particularly caught our eye. 1. Insta-engagement Per SocialBakers’ research released today...

3 Essentials for Increasing Your Facebook Lead Ads Conversion

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Stephan Stavrakis





www.adweek.com - The number of mobile consumers connecting to brands via Facebook advertising is skyrocketing. The company is reaching 1.284 billion users daily, making 84 percent of its advertising revenue from mo...

Publishers Can Now Use Video Ads Through Google's AMP Pages

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www.adweek.com - In its bid to make the mobile web faster—and more profitable—Google is adding more capabilities to its accelerated mobile pages to help publishers make more money and users waste less battery power...

Is There an AI President in Our Future? That Might Be an Upgrade

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www.wired.com - Is it possible that someday we will elect an AI president? Given some of the recent occupants of the White House, many might consider it an upgrade. After all, humans are prone to making decisions ...

Human Rights Watch Needs an Information Security Director - Schneier on Security

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www.schneier.com - But on another note, as I once said to Nick P some years ago with regards to travelling across borders with laptops etc "I doubt I could harden a PC against the likes of the NSA" when they can get ...

The Iphone Made Easy For You: Things You Should Know

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Rolf Joho




laptopsandnotebook.com - What are iphone app and what can they help you? The following article will answer that question and give you information to make it much easier to use apps to get the most from your iphone. You may...

The Beginner’s Guide to Gamification (10 of 90): Core Drive – Empowerment of Creativity & Feedback

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Yu-kai Chou




yukaichou.com - (Click here to view all the Video Gamification Episodes) Video Tutorial for Gamification Empowerment of Creativity is the 3rd Core Drive in Octalysis. It is the the ability to utilize your own crea...

How Games Compel You to Pay them Obsessively

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Yu-kai Chou





yukaichou.com - (Below is a manuscript snippet of my book,Actionable Gamification: Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards. Please subscribe to the mailing list on the right to order the book when it launches. Thi...

10 Collection Experiences We Can't Live Without - Yu-kai Chou: Gamification & Behavioral Design

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yukaichou.com - This post was written by contributing writer Erik van Mechelen. Collect till you can’t anymore There’s something about collecting things that isan essential part of the human experience. We organiz...

The Elephant In The Room With Hadoop: It Offers Rich Technology With Slimmer-Than-Expected Margins

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Tamara Dull





www.forbes.com - With the strong growth over the past 10 to 15 years of Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google and Yahoo, data center technologies have advanced rapidly from their enterprise roots as IT profe...

How Advancing Location Tech Can Help Revitalize Retail

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Future Lighting





streetfightmag.com - Digital is not the enemy of brick-and-mortar businesses. That was a key message in a Street Fight webinar Thursday, which featured inMarket and the Integer Group. Despite fears of the disruption th...

Shoppers Value Both Digital, Human Engagement: Report

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www.progressivegrocer.com - While consumers increasingly are spending more time shopping online for everything, including groceries, their desire for human interaction isn't lost: both digital and human engagement are critica...

VW aims for youth appeal with fleet of SoWo show cars - Roadshow

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www.cnet.com - Every year, Volkswagen enthusiasts from across the US convene in Georgia for the Southern W├Ârthersee festival, which celebrates vehicles across the Volkswagen Group lineup. This year, VW's bringing...

LastPass now supports 2FA auth, completely undermines 2FA auth

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Lee Munson





www.theregister.co.uk - Password manager LastPass has added a new feature to its software: the ability to store two-factor authentication codes. This is great news. For hackers. Increasingly, people with sense use two-fac...

More than 600K User Accounts Exposed in DaFont Database Theft

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Lee Munson





www.tripwire.com - A hacker compromised more than 600,000 users’ accounts when they stole a database operated by the font sharing site DaFont. In early May 2017, the currently unnamed hacker stole a site database con...

WannaCrypt: Roots, reasons and why scramble patching won't save you now

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Lee Munson





www.theregister.co.uk - I became a Solaris system administrator in the 1990s: first proper job out of university. I read a lot about the Morris Worm – believed to be the first of its type, and of interest to me because th...

Twitter is DOWN: Glitch panics users worldwide

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Jason Cramer





www.dailymail.co.uk - The Twitter website and app appear to be broken, according to reports from around the world. Users on the social media site have reported seeing a message saying; 'Something is technically wrong. T...

Why Elon Musk, not Donald Trump, is the most important person on Twitter

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Jason Cramer





mashable.com - When you hear about Twitter these days, chances are it's because of the latest dispatches from our bombastic, erratic Tweeter-in-Chief, Donald J. Trump. The President's use of the platform is unpre...