Thursday, July 27, 2017

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Why Promotion is Just as Important as Creation - If Not More!

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www.blogmelovely.com - Welcome back to the #ContentCreateHustler! In this 4-week series, I have been teaching you the simple process I use to create content that makes content creation easy and even fun! I ran into a sligh…

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Demonstrated the Perfect Way to Respond to an Insult

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www.inc.com - We live in a world where the insult has become the weapon of choice. Internet trolls use them to get us riled up. Competitors use them to get us off our game. Sometimes, even those we care about may …

All-New Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches

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24x7itconnection.com - Earlier in my career I did quite a bit of work with Cisco Catalyst switches. Lately, I’ve been mostly working with Cisco Nexus products, due to the time I’ve been spending in the data center. I was e…

What Is The Best Erp Software In The Age Of Big Data?

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www.boredpanda.com - One of the main requirements for an ERP system that’s subject to Big Data technologies is integration with a powerful BI solution. As Jerri Ledford states in an article titled Big Data: The Challenge…

The Lazy Habits of Phishing Attackers

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www.darkreading.com - The next time a crisis communication manager states that their organization suffered from a "highly sophisticated" attack, someone may want to cross-check that with how most attacks are actually carr…

Gas Pump Skimmer Sends Card Data Via Text — Krebs on Security

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krebsonsecurity.com - Skimming devices that crooks install inside fuel station gas pumps frequently rely on an embedded Bluetooth component allowing thieves to collect stolen credit card data from the pumps wirelessly wit…

Got A Hot Tip? Here’s How To Leak Securely To The Press

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www.fastcompany.com - Many of the leaks undoubtedly come from insiders with existing relationships with reporters—the anonymous senior administration officials familiar to readers of political journalism. But media organi…

It took (only) six years for bots to start ditching outdated gender stereotypes

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qz.com - If Apple’s Siri launched today, one wonders if it would still be designed as a slightly sassy, demure female assistant. Maybe not. While Amazon’s Alexa (2014), Siri (2011), and Microsoft’s Cortana (2…

Apple discontinues iPod nano and shuffle and doubles iPod touch capacities to 32GB and 128GB

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techcrunch.com - Get out the Kleenex and hit play on the Boyz II Men musical montages — it’s officially the end of an era. Three years after discontinuing the iPod classic, Apple is finally doing the same to its lowe…

Microsoft’s Imagine Cup crowns its 15th winner, the X.GLU smart glucose meter for kids

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techcrunch.com - Microsoft’s annual Imagine Cup, a global competition of high-tech student projects, reached its culmination this week accompanied by the usual pomp at the company’s headquarters in Redmond. The winne…

BuzzFeed is getting into the smart appliance business with the Tasty One Top

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techcrunch.com - Here’s a sentence I never expected to write: BuzzFeed is making its first smart appliance, the Tasty One Top, available for pre-order. It sounds a little weird for a digital media company to try to s…

Microsoft updates PowerApps and Flow with a focus on deeper integrations and advanced workflows

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techcrunch.com - Microsoft today is launching a couple of major updates to PowerApps, its low-code service for quickly building line-of-business applications, and Flow, its business-centric IFTTT competitor. While th…

GoPro’s CEO believes a simple video editing app holds the key to the company’s future

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techcrunch.com - Nick Woodman thinks QuikStories represents the path forward for GoPro. The company’s founder/CEO doesn’t hold back. “You can say this is the biggest thing we’ve done to simplify the experience of sha…

Hear dispatches from the frontiers of security and privacy at Disrupt SF 2017

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techcrunch.com - Your data is in demand: just about everyone, from hackers and scammers to multinationals and governments wants it. How can you keep it safe? How can we set limits on tracking, advertising, and the fa…

Timekettle’s WT2 real-time translation earpieces enable ordinary conversation across language barriers

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techcrunch.com - At TechCrunch’s event in Shenzhen last month, we had a chance to test out the WT2, a clever and ambitious device from startup TimeKettle. It’s a pair of wireless earpieces; each person in a multiling…

Amazon launches ‘The Hub’, parcel delivery lockers for apartment buildings

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techcrunch.com - Amazon may be getting ever deeper into a range of virtual products like media content and cloud services, but it is also continuing to add more features to lock down the bread and butter of its busin…

Facebook’s Instant Articles restore subscription options they previously stripped

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techcrunch.com - Facebook has announced that news sites which rely on paid subscriptions, limiting readers to a certain number of articles per week, will now be able to do so through Instant Articles. The company has…

Dropbox is reportedly inching closer to a potential IPO

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techcrunch.com - Dropbox may be taking another step in its very slow shuffle toward an IPO, and is now working with Goldman Sachs to prepare documents that could be filed as soon as this year, according to a report b…

Google’s cord cutter app YouTube TV reaches 2 million downloads

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techcrunch.com - Approximately 2 million people have installed the YouTube TV app, Google’s live TV service aimed at a younger generation of cord cutters, as well as those who never signed up for traditional pay TV i…

i.am+ buys Wink, the smart home hub previously owned by Flextronics

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techcrunch.com - Wink — the smart home hub and platform originally incubated inside the now-defunct Qwirky, and then acquired by Flextronics (now known as Flex) — is now moving on to its third owner. i.am+, the “life…

Judge: Waymo may be in “a world of trouble” if it can’t prove actual harm by Uber

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arstechnica.com - SAN FRANCISCO—At a court hearing on Wednesday, US District Judge William Alsup questioned whether Waymo can really show the harm from Uber's alleged trade secret theft. Waymo has been ordered to subm…

How the Reply All podcast tracked down a man behind a tech support scam

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arstechnica.com - But we never even dreamed of doing what the podcast Reply All has done in an amazing episode that was released Thursday morning: doggedly pursue corporate records, find Facebook profiles of at least …

iPhone-maker Foxconn to build flat-screen display factory in Wisconsin

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arstechnica.com - Foxconn, one of the electronics manufacturers that makes Apple's iPhones, revealed plans today to build a factory in Wisconsin to produce flat-screen displays. Foxconn's total investment in the Wisco…

AMD Ryzen 3 1300X and 1200: True quad-core CPUs for just $130 and $110

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arstechnica.com - Ryzen 3 1300X and Ryzen 3 1200, AMD's budget-focused quad-core CPUs, launch today for $130 and $110 respectively. UK pricing is yet to be confirmed, but don't expect much change from £120 and £100 re…

5 Things Users Want to Know Sooner Rather Than Later | Webdesigner Depot

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www.webdesignerdepot.com - When I go to any website, I’m looking for something. I may want to buy a product, or find information, or browse random memes, but whatever it is, I have a goal in mind. That goal could even be subco…

Clean History for Sketch

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designplugins.com - This plugin helps you to keep your document revision history clean. It fixes Auto Save in Sketch, so you will never loose your work nor free space, and at the same time you will be able to enjoy all …

Social Media Listening - It's About Emotions

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janetfouts.com - Let’s face it, most of us make purchase decisions emotionally, rather than logically. But much of the research we do when marketing products and services is focused on big data, filtered and sifted, …

Here's Why Marketing on Social Media is a Marathon not a Sprint!

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www.social-hire.com - Let me share with you two of the most important things you need to know about social media marketing. Together they explain why so many small businesses fail to get good results - essentially because…

Patching Cell Phone Networks' Critical Flaw With an Open-Source Toolkit

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www.wired.com - In May, a well-known but long-ignored cell network flaw let cybercriminals drain bank accounts across Germany. The process of patching up the holes in Signaling System 7 has proven slow, and mostly r…

EasilyDo has rebranded itself to Edison Software - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - What’s in a name? Well, for a lot of brands whether electronic or non-electronic, apparently a lot. We’ve seen companies gain or lose its customers when it rebrands, so there’s always a risk involved…

Samsung PhoneCast VR brings video streaming compatibility to Gear VR - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Not everyone is really into watching 360-videos for various reasons. But probably almost everyone would want to watch videos on a bigger screen. If you can’t afford to buy a 200-inch TV, you can at l…

Waze is now avaiable on a bigger screen on Android Auto - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - One of the things that Android Auto is probably made for is to have navigation apps available on your car’s bigger screen. It took them quite some time but now Waze is finally available for your car …

Customer Loyalty 101: How to Avoid Alienating Today's Shopper

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loyalty360.org - Winning customer loyalty is a continuous and important objective for retailers, but it's not always an easy task. Unfortunately, alienating customers can be. Several principles apply if you want to a…

Navigating the inbox: Knowing when to say goodbye

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loyalty360.org - Saying goodbye is never easy. It can be difficult and complicated, but when it comes to your email program it may be a necessary task. What makes it so difficult for marketers to say farewell? Largel…

Transform Customer Care with a Moment of Impact in the Call Center

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loyalty360.org - Looking to buy shoes online? Need to upgrade your phone? In the market for a ridesharing app? Today’s customers can buy any one product or service from at least a half-dozen different vendors. So, ho…

Top 10 Customizable WordPress Themes In 2017

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marketaire.com - The Web is a beautiful place of opportunity. With endless marketing and business opportunities, creating a platform for your business has never been so important. However, it’s also incredibly compet…

Rawporter.com: A Mobile Application That Helps People Earn Money for Shooting and Sharing Photos and Videos - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Rawporter helps people earn money for shooting and sharing photos and videos. All items captured with the app or uploaded online are indexed so they become discoverable by search engines and can not …

Brian Zuercher Of VenueSeen On Social Media Photography And Managing Customer Relationships - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Brian Zuercher had a precocious interest in business for a boy from the Buckeye State. He likes his sports, too, but ever since the days of running the school store, the entrepreneurial path has beck…

SpotLoss: A Device that Keeps Track of Everything from your Keys to your Kids - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - SpotLoss is a device that allows you to keep track of everything from your keys to your phone to your kids. The SpotLoss fob allows you to press a button on the fob to find your phone, or a button on…

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 a…

MassivBrand : New Innovative Home Technology - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Michelle Bair”, Owner – of the Arizona – US based start-up “MassivBrand” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what …

AppAppeal.com: Finding Web Apps Made Easy! - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - AppAppeal reviews and compares web applications to help people find the best web app for their needs. Our quality reviews are comprehensive, objective, and created by professional writers. We do not …

Airwalk Design : Pinterest For Designers - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Daniel Schwarz'; Founder & CEO of the London-based start-up “Airwalk Design”. Below, is the full interview that we have condu…

My Driving Pal : Security and Safety - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Shahram Rezaei”, Founder Of the California – USA based startup “MyDrivingPal” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that you do an…

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 ParreƱo 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 …

Fripito : Up-To-Date Travel Guides - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Irma Stastova”, Marketing and Sales Manager of the Nevada- USA based start-up “Fripito” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that y…

ThinkPad Deals | Save on Business Laptops

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www3.lenovo.com - Part Number: 20HRCTO1WWENUS2 Carbon-Tough Yet Ultralight Intel Core i5-7300U Processor (3MB Cache, up to 3.50 GHz) Specifications may vary depending upon region. Part Number: 20HNCTO1WWENUS3 Power, p…

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2017) Review - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - While I’ve tested my share of premium laptops, I’ve rarely seen it come together in a package as compelling as that of the 2017 ThinkPad X1 Carbon. There’s just one major problem that keeps this devi…

Microsoft Announces New Xbox Game Pass Titles for August - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Starting August 1, Xbox Game Pass subscribers will gain access to an excellent slate of new game titles. Key among them are Dead Rising 3 and Limbo. “More is better is our mantra, and there should al…

Social Marketing and Consumers: 4 Distribution Strategies That Are Still Effective

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www.adweek.com - While creating high-quality content is essential, it won’t do you any good if no one sees it. You have to get it to the right people—your target audience—to attract new customers. When trying to reac…

Hulu Lands Streaming Rights to 5 TGIF Sitcoms, Including Full House and Family Matters

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www.adweek.com - Starting in September, TGIF is back—and it has expanded to all seven days of the week. Hulu has picked up exclusive SVOD streaming rights to five of the most popular shows from ABC’s TGIF comedy line…

This Agency Wants to Help Clients Measure the Real-World Value of Events and Activations

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www.adweek.com - As the media ecosystem continues to splinter and concerns over transparency and accountability grow, more and more big clients are pressing their agencies to provide reliable proof of ROI. That trend…

NPR survey: Americans love their smart speakers, 42% call them 'essential'

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searchengineland.com - Americans love their “smart speakers” and they plan to buy more of them. That’s according to a recent, in-depth consumer study from NPR and Edison Research. The survey polled more than 1,600 responde…

SearchCap: Google AdWords sitelinks, Bing fact labels & mobile techniques

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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. The test displays four enhanced sitelinks with a smaller font size used in the links. F…

Google’s big, new tech launch had lots of SEO #fails

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searchengineland.com - Hot on the heels of Google’s announcement that it has built a job search engine comes Hire, Google’s new recruiting management tool. Available to SMBs, Hire adds an organizational layer into G Suite …

The President Tweets While Twitter Burns, but Don't Overlook the Bright Spots

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adage.com - On Wednesday, the president of the United States used Twitter to issue military directives. The next day, Twitter reported a surprise drop in monthly U.S. users. Anyone who thought Trump's tweet-stor…

How to Ensure Your Facebook Page Complies With Facebook Terms

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Want to be sure your page isn’t disabled (or worse, shut down) for noncompliance with Facebook’s Terms? In this article, you’ll discover four tips to keep your Facebook page in line with Facebook’s T…

Birkenstock CEO Accuses Amazon Of "Modern Day Piracy" - Silver For The People

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www.brotherjohnf.com - zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jul 26, 2017 8:35 PM President Donald Trump might’ve been on to something when he accused the Washington Post of being a “lobbyist weapon For Amazon.” In a rambling …

Snapchat’s ad biz has matured but is still a shiny new object for advertisers – Social Oxygen

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socialoxygen.net - Like many of its users, Snapchat’s advertising business has grown into its awkward teenage years. Fortunately for Snapchat, it’s still considered a cool kid among advertisers; unfortunately for Snapc…

Online Marketing: What Do You Need To Learn?

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clientservicesupport.com - Running your own business is incredibly rewarding, but it also you should be skilled at sales. Internet marketing may make that you can attain the success you need. TIP! Before even thinking about ge…

The 8 Core Drives of Gamification (#8): Loss & Avoidance

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yukaichou.com - (Below is a snippet of Gamification Book: Actionable Gamification – Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards. If you like this blog post, you will LOVE the book.) For a video walk-through, check out: …



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