Saturday, July 22, 2017

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TECHNOLOGY

Alyssa Milano Cracks the Code for Social Change in "Hacktivist"

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www.cbr.com - For her first comic book project, Alyssa Milano has produced a story ripped from WikiLeaks-driven headlines and inspired by the infamous antics of Anonymous, the hacker-activist collective. With Twit…

The Best SSDs

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thewirecutter.com - Even after two years as our top pick, the Samsung 850 Evo remains the gold standard for SATA SSDs thanks to its high speed, low price, five-year warranty, and great software. Unlike most storage bran…

3 Ingenious Ways to Create Data-Driven Marketing Campaigns

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www.jeffbullas.com - Marketing as we once knew it is dead. In the past, brands that shouted the loudest, gave the most incentives, and had the most authority in their fields won the battle. But today, we haved moved to a…

Game of Thrones season 7 premiere pirated 90 million times, Hollywood shudders

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arstechnica.co.uk - To put those figures into perspective, HBO itself reported an audience of 16.1 million for the GoT premiere on Sunday plus catch-up viewing on DVR and HBO's streaming services—only 1 million more tha…

Lyft launches a new self-driving division and will develop its own autonomous ride-hailing technology

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techcrunch.com - Lyft is betting the future of the road centers on sharing autonomous vehicles. It aims to be at the forefront of that technology with a new self-driving division and a self-driving system car manufac…

AngelList co-founder Babak Nivi out ‘for my own reasons’

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techcrunch.com - “Mr. Nivi has no role at the company” AngelList COO Graham Jenkin told TechCrunch in response to questions regarding the curious absence of the investment platform’s co-founder. It’s atypical for the…

Microsoft targets Fancy Bear’s domains in trademark lawsuit

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arstechnica.com - As the Daily Beast first reported on Friday, Microsoft has been waging a quiet battle in court against the threat group, believed to be affiliated with the GRU, Russia's foreign intelligence agency. …

Microsoft’s most baffling release yet, Surface Laptop is just a laptop

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arstechnica.com - After several years of building systems that compete with, but aren't quite, laptops, Microsoft has built a plain old laptop: the Surface Laptop. I think there's a good chance that the Surface Laptop…

Senator blasts FCC for refusing to provide DDoS analysis

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arstechnica.com - US Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) criticized the Federal Communications Commission for failing to turn over its internal analysis of the DDoS attacks that hit the FCC's public comment system. The FCC dec…

Jeff Bezos dons sunglasses, says look at my big rocket factory

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arstechnica.com - Over the last several months Blue Origin has begun to reveal details about plans to develop a large orbital rocket called New Glenn. The 82-meter-tall booster will have the capacity to lift 45 tons t…

Google Redesigns its Mobile Search | Webdesigner Depot

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www.webdesignerdepot.com - Google’s minimal search page has consistently been heralded as a minimalist masterpiece since it first appeared in 1996. It’s been argued by numerous designers—myself included—that it was the percept…

The 9 Email Mistakes That Make People Ignore Your Messages

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www.fastcompany.com - Yes, it really matters. A 2015 survey of HubSpot Sidekick readers found that 40% of people find bad grammar to be their number-one cold email pet peeve. Canavor says that sending an email message rid…

Facebook, Microsoft, YouTube and Twitter form Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

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Reg Saddler





techcrunch.com - Today Facebook, Microsoft, YouTube and Twitter collectively announced a new partnership aimed at reducing the accessibility of internet services to terrorists. The new Global Internet Forum to Counte…

5 Outstanding Marketing Campaigns You Can Run Without a Developer

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Reg Saddler





blog.wishpond.com - When most marketers hear “email marketing automation”, they think about sending triggered emails to their leads and customers. However, there’s another often-overlooked use for email marketing automa…

YouTube to discontinue Video Editor, Photo Slideshow by September - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you like uploading videos or even just creating picture slideshows on YouTube, at one point or another you’ve probably used their Video Editor and Photo Slideshow tools. But you also probably use …

Bixby can do almost anything through voice command on your Galaxy S8 - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - It took a while for Samsung to actually be able to bring Bixby Voice to English speaking markets, specifically the US, but so far, it looks like the wait is worth it. It may be a beginner compared to…

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, messages…

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 it …

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 of …

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 …

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 make…

GetQuantify.com: A Real-Time Online Collaboration Application for Small Businesses - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Getquantify is real-time online collaboration application for small businesses. Organize your tasks into projects and keep your team up to date. “GetQuantify.com” is a real-time online collaboration …

Mekiwi Oy : Finnish Startup To Manage Daily Life - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Antti Kananen”, CEO of the Finland based start-up “Mekiwi” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up …

WhyWaitTheApp.com: A Mobile Discovery App that Allows Users to Find a Plethora of Info Related to Restaurants & Bars - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - WhyWait is a discovery app that allows users to find the following for restaurants/bars: Happy Hours, Deals, Events, Menus, Images and Social Media Integration. “WhyWait” is a discovery app that allo…

GetEchoed : A Social Platform For People To Act On Their Goals - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Arpita Chakraborty'; Co-founder of the Indian-based start-up “getechoed”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted…

Digital Disruption Common Sense

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cxo-transform.com - Facebook took 3.5 years to acquire 50 million customers, Whatsapp took 15 months, Angry Birds took 15 days. Since 1995 when Clay Christensen and Joe Bower published the HBR article Disruptive Technol…

Rethinking User Interface Design for the TV Platform

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www.toptal.com - A huge majority of consumers these days are cutting the cord with paid TV but this doesn’t mean they have shied away from the big screen to consume their content. According to a data release by Niels…

How to Write Pop-Up Copy That Converts | Wisepops

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wisepops.com - To build effective pop-ups that drive visitors to take action, you have to use the right copy. Having great design is important, coming up with an irresistible offer is essential, timing and placemen…

The Keys To Online Marketing From The Experts

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durac.info - Web marketing can be an invaluable tool to help if you want to start your own business or look to expand a current business. The internet provides tons of information on affiliate marketing, though t…

Tips And Technqiues On Facebook Marketing For Your Business

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duracmarketing.com - There are untold numbers of Facebook users. You probably have some experience with it yourself. If you are a business owner, you should understand that there are ways to reach a completely new sector…

Readalong for Reality is Broken: Introduction - Yu-kai Chou: Gamification & Behavioral Design

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yukaichou.com - This readalong is hosted by Erik van Mechelen, written in the context of the Octalysis framework. Each week in Octalysis Prime, members have the opportunity to meet and discuss this book and other gr…

PopSockets: Expanding Stand and Grip for Smartphones and Tablets – Peace Mandala Tiffany

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popularchristmas.com - Top 10 Best phone cases and pop sockets to Purchase (Review) 2017 What is the best pop socket amazon prime out there on the market? (2017 Review) Top 10 Best phone grip and stand Seller on Amazon (Re…

Walmart expands Pickup Towers for online orders

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www.retaildive.com - Walmart's experiment with giant pickup kiosks must have been successful, as the company is expanding the program to more stores, a Walmart spokesperson told Retail Dive in an email on Friday: “Based …

Girl Scouts of West Central Florida - Case Study - Customers using Egnyte Cloud File Server's online storage, online file backup, FTP server, file sharing - with access control and version management

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www.egnyte.com - The Girl Scouts is the largest girl-serving organization with a Girl Scout chapter in every U.S. zip code. Girl Scout activities give girls a chance to discover, connect and take action with other gi…

Autonomous driving will bring forced obsolescence to cars

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www.theverge.com - The concept of built-in obsolescence should be familiar to anyone that has ever bought a piece of advanced consumer electronics. Back in the early 2000s, a brand new gaming PC would be out of date fa…

13 Reasons You Should Go See Phish In NYC For The Historic 'Baker's Dozen' 13 Concerts

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brobible.com - Tonight is the first of 13 concerts that Phish will play at NYC’s Madison Square Garden between now and August 6th. Over the next 17 days, Phish fans from all over the world will descend upon the Gre…

Egnyte Named EFSS Leader by Ovum

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www.egnyte.com - Since our founding a decade ago we’ve been laser focused on bringing you the best EFSS solution without having the distraction maintaining a parallel consumer-grade solution. 2017 is already poised t…

How The New Egnyte University Boosts Your Productivity

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www.egnyte.com - We’ve been doing some major spring cleaning and we’re excited to bring you a whole new platform for learning about Egnyte! Egnyte University makes it easy for all your users to learn the ins and outs…

VC Jeremy Liew on the Biggest Pitch Mistake He's Seen, and It's a Doozy

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www.entrepreneur.com - Most startups seeking funding will never land a meeting with a venture capitalist. However, most founders will have to sell their idea to someone, be it a partner or new customer. Whatever the situat…

The 5 Greatest Lessons I Learned Working With Steve Jobs During the Apple Turnaround

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www.entrepreneur.com - Working at Apple between the early 1990s through the early 2000s was an exceptionally exciting time, filled with unusually high opportunity for anyone choosing to work toward turning around one of th…

6 SEO Strategies That Are Hurting Your Online Business

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www.entrepreneur.com - Find out how to optimize your website to give your customers experiences that will have the biggest ROI for your business. Register Now » You’ve probably heard of link building, but you might not kno…

First Impressions Matter: Here's How to Make All of Them Great

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www.entrepreneur.com - These days, you’re just as likely to meet your next big client while waiting in line at Starbucks as you are while attending an official networking event, which means that every first impression matt…


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